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Vignette Updates Your iPhone Contact Photos Using Social Media

Vignette Updates Your iPhone Contact Photos Using Social Media

Vignette is a new single-purpose utility that solves a small, yet frustrating problem. If you’re like me, you don’t like seeing the gray circles when you’re calling someone or messaging a friend on iMessage. I usually add contact pictures manually. While that’s easy to do for your favorite contacts, it becomes a hassle for your whole contact book. Vignette fixes this problem by searching for photos from social media and linking them to your contacts.

Developer ports Cydia Installer to macOS using Apple’s project Marzipan

Developer ports Cydia Installer to macOS using Apple’s project Marzipan

Ever asked yourselves “Where is Cydia for macOS”? Well, maybe you have, maybe you haven’t. But that’s beside the point. Steve Troughton-Smith, a very well known Apple software enthusiast and hacker has managed to port Cydia to macOS.

Reason Apple Didn’t Buy Tesla in 2013 Was Because They Couln’t Fire Musk

Reason Apple Didn’t Buy Tesla in 2013 Was Because They Couln’t Fire Musk

We recently covered the old 2013 deal between Tesla and Apple, where the latter would have acquired all assets of the former. That, obviously, didn’t happen but we finally have an answer to why. It’s because of Elon Musk.

Is Siri Sexist? The United Nations Seems to Think So

Is Siri Sexist? The United Nations Seems to Think So

If you’ve owned any smartphone from the past 5 years, you know exactly that thing is when you press the home button for too long. Love it or hate it, the United Nation’s certainly falls in the second category.

Man Made Apple Replace 1500 Fake iPhones, Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Counterfeit Goods

Man Made Apple Replace 1500 Fake iPhones, Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Counterfeit Goods

A Chinese man, Quan Jiang, aged 30 has managed to trick Apple into replacing as many as 1500 iPhones that he claimed “wouldn’t turn on” Out of the 3000 devices he attempted to send in, almost half were replaced with new, original Apple iPhones.

Apple Is Planning New Ad Privacy-Respecting Features for Safari

Apple Is Planning New Ad Privacy-Respecting Features for Safari

Privacy has been a huge concern lately, with Facebook’s reputation being destroyed, Google in the fire for collecting data and Apple focusing on pro-privacy ads. All the world want’s to talk about nowadays is their own privacy. And rightly so.

Apple Releases macOS 10.14.5 Security Patch to Resolve MacBook Pro T2 Security Chip Firmware Issue

Apple Releases macOS 10.14.5 Security Patch  to Resolve MacBook Pro T2 Security Chip Firmware Issue

Apple’s T2 chip has been a hassle for hackers and a security blessing for many consumers. However, not every piece of hardware or software is perfect. Apple is now releasing a supplemental update for certain Mac models, that is supposed to fix a “firmware issue”.

Apple Starts a Free Repair Program to Fix ‘Flexgate’ Issues on 2016 MacBook Pro

Apple Starts a Free Repair Program to Fix ‘Flexgate’ Issues on 2016 MacBook Pro

If you’re one of the unlucky ones that have experienced the dreadful “flexgate” issue with your 2016 MacBook Pro, you might be in for a pleasant surprise. Apple is now offering free repairs to every owner of that model affected.

Apple Sends Out Press Invite for WWDC 2019 Opening Keynote on June 3

Apple Sends Out Press Invite for WWDC 2019 Opening Keynote on June 3

Apple today sent out press invites for the opening keynote of WWDC 2019. The company had previously announced that WWDC 2019 would be taking place from June 3-7 in San Jose, California. Like last year, it will be hosted at the McEnery Convention Center.

Apple Will Be ‘Clearer’ about iPhone’s Battery Health and Performance with Users in the UK

Apple Will Be ‘Clearer’ about iPhone’s Battery Health and Performance with Users in the UK

The Competition and Markets Authority in the UK started an investigation against Apple after it realized that it was not immediately clear to consumers that iOS updates could slow down their phones. That investigation has now concluded and Apple has agreed to provide more information to customers about the health of the battery in their iPhones.