Apple had first unveiled APFS, its new proprietary file system, at WWDC 2016 before making it a part of macOS High Sierra in 2017. While APFS comes with its own share of benefits, it does have one issue: it lacks support for Fusion Drives. However, it looks like Apple is finally getting around to solving this issue for good as well.
TSMC has started the production of Apple’s A12 chip that will be used on its upcoming 2018 iPhone lineup based on its 7nm fabrication process. TSMC is going to be the sole supplier of chips in Apple’s supply chain lineup for its 2018 iPhones just like the last few generations.
Apple has worked things down to a routine, so fans expect certain things every year. New iPhones, worthwhile updates to operating systems, and a live stream of its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote.
Apple had previously announced when its annual Worldwide Developers Conference would take place next month, but now it has started sending invites to the major keynote speech.
Razer today announced a new entry-level eGPU enclosure, the Core X. This new eGPU enclosure is compatible with Macs running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 or late. It also comes with a built-in 650W power supply of its own which is good enough to not just power the GPU but also charge your MacBook Pro over USB-C while at it.
Two senior administration officials from U.S. President’s Donald Trump office have revealed that the President does not use a smartphone whose security has been hardened as previous Presidents have done in the past. This puts him at risk of getting hacked or worse, being snooped upon silently.
Apple Reduces 1m USB-C to Lightning Cable to $19 as Rumors Suggest Apple May Drop USB-A for 2018 iPhones
Apple has two versions of its USB-C to Lighting cable, one measuring in at 1m and the other at 2m, with the prices set at $25 and $35, respectively.
Last year, Apple removed hundreds of thousands of VPN apps from the Chinese iOS App Store due to government intervention. Now, it looks like the Chinese government has gone behind apps that make use of CallKit API. This is because Apple is sending developers an email informing them that they need to remove the CallKit framework from their app in China due to government regulation.
A popular “secure” monitoring app, TeenSafe, used by parents to monitor the location, calling history, text messages, and browsing history of their kids has suffered a data breach. The company behind TeenSafe left its servers hosted on Amazon Web Services platform unprotected thereby making them accessible to anyone without a password.
Earlier this year, just after the whole Cambridge Analytica incident was uncovered, it was also revealed that Facebook collects and stores a scary amount of information about you. This led to a huge outcry among consumers who were creeped out by this behavior from Facebook and wondered just how much data other companies had collected about them. Apple has always had a privacy-focused approach and it has always respected the data and privacy of its customers.