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High-Profile Vulnerability in OS X and iOS Discovered, Update to Avoid Potential Threat

High-Profile Vulnerability in OS X and iOS Discovered, Update to Avoid Potential Threat

Vulnerabilities are going to be discovered in software, even as the protections get better. And, sometimes, some are worse for users in the real world than others.

CharityBuzz Will Auction Off a ‘Celebration’ Apple-1

CharityBuzz Will Auction Off a ‘Celebration’ Apple-1

CharityBuzz makes waves with its auctions because it oftentimes auctions off meet-and-greets with the likes of Tim Cook, but now an Apple computer is seeing some attention.

1.6 Million Apple Watch Units Shipped in Q2, 2016; Overall Smartwatch Shipments Decline by 32%

1.6 Million Apple Watch Units Shipped in Q2, 2016; Overall Smartwatch Shipments Decline by 32%

The latest data from research firm IDC estimates that Apple has sold an estimated 1.6 million units of the Apple Watch in the second quarter of 2016. The smartwatch took the lion’s share of the smartwatch market at 47%, with Samsung coming in a distant second with 16% market share. 

FBI Used Apple’s Help to Identify Alleged Owner of KickassTorrents

FBI Used Apple’s Help to Identify Alleged Owner of KickassTorrents

The FBI has been able to identify the alleged owners of KickassTorrents (KAT), the world’s largest torrent website, thanks to help from Apple. The iPhone maker reportedly shared details of an iTunes transaction that allowed investigators to finally locate their suspect.

New Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple for Providing Refurbished Devices Under AppleCare+

New Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple for Providing Refurbished Devices Under AppleCare+

Apple is headed against another class action lawsuit, this one aimed at the company providing refurbished devices, instead of brand new ones, under warranty replacements.

Indian Prime Minster Clears the Way for Apple to Open Its First Retail Store in the Country

Indian Prime Minster Clears the Way for Apple to Open Its First Retail Store in the Country

Bloomberg reports that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared the way for Apple to open its first retail store in the country. The approval comes after Apple’s proposal to open its direct stores was stuck in limbo due to the changing government stance on FDI.

Apple Shares Two New ‘Shot on iPhone’ Videos

Apple Shares Two New ‘Shot on iPhone’ Videos

Apple today released two new videos in its “Shot on iPhone” campaign. The 15-second long videos show the camera prowess of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. 

Iran Government to Ban iPhone If Apple Does Not Register with Anti-Smuggling Office

Iran Government to Ban iPhone If Apple Does Not Register with Anti-Smuggling Office


The Iranian government has warned Apple that its products will be banned in the country if it does not register with the country’s anti-smuggling office. If Apple does not register, the Iranian government will collect the existing iPhones already being used by its citizens in the country.

iOS 10 beta 3 vs. iOS 9.3.2 Speed Test

iOS 10 beta 3 vs. iOS 9.3.2 Speed Test

Apple yesterday rolled out the third beta of iOS 10. Like with the previous beta releases, the third beta of iOS 10 focuses mainly on bugfixes and stability improvements, though it also packs in some minor usability improvements. However, what about speed improvements? Is the latest iOS 10 beta any faster than iOS 9.3.2?

U.S. Army Special Operations Command Switching to iPhone 6s from a Samsung-Manufactured Android Phone

U.S. Army Special Operations Command Switching to iPhone 6s from a Samsung-Manufactured Android Phone

The Special Operations Command of the U.S. Army is looking to replace their Android Tactical Assualt Kit with an iPhone Tactical Assault Kit. The switch will see the Army switch from Samsung-manufactured Android devices to an iPhone 6s.