At the Black Hat Conference earlier this month, Ivan Krstic, Apple’s head of security engineering, gave a presentation about Apple security and announced the company’s new bug bounty program. Now you can watch the whole thing online.
If you’re facing issues it app downloads stuck at “Waiting” status and not downloading the app, here are some steps you can take to try and resolve the issue.
iCloud and Gmail backups have made sure that you never lose a contact ever again, even if you lose your phone. But freak accidents that ruin your contact book might still happen. Bugs might fill your contact book with duplicates for example. If that’s happened with you or if you’ve ended up with a pile of duplicate contacts sheerly through negligence, here are some apps that will help you out.
Apple wants to make it easier than ever to donate organs by allowing fans to register as donors via their iPhone. With a new software update, users will be able to sign up through the Health app that is pre-installed on every device.
I find it really funny but some of the best tech reads on the internet come from email subscriptions. It’s either Benedict Evan’s excellent weekly newsletter on how “mobile is eating the world” or Ben Thompson’s newsletter that manages to convey the business side of technology without confusing normal people. And then there’s all the amazing people who curate the best writing in the form of email newsletter. I particularly enjoy Owen Williams’ Charged newsletter and of course iPhoneHack’s own newsletter is a staple diet.
The Notes app is a convenient place to store quick tidbits of information — a list of items to get at the store on the way home from work, a quick sketch of your garden layout and more. As with most apps, everything is smooth sailing until you accidentally hit the delete button and lose some of that precious data. Thankfully, the Notes app has a recovery feature that’ll let you restore recently deleted content. Read on to find out how you can get your lost Notes data back quickly and with minimal stress.
Living in LA means two things: one, the weather is probably going to be very nice, and two, you’ll need a car to go anywhere over a mile. Having a car is essential for most people’s commute to work, school, or for errands, which is why Apple is investing a lot of time in the car industry. But, there are some things that we can do with our iPhones and iPads right now, that don’t require an Apple Car or Apple CarPlay. You want to get an alert whenever you get into your car or pull into your garage? It’s easier than it sounds, and we’ll show you how.
Android smartphones might look like they’re faster and smoother than the iPhone on paper, but in real world use, that couldn’t be further from the truth. A new study has found Android smartphones crash a lot more than iPhones, and Samsung’s are the most unstable.
Can’t find popular apps in the App Store? You’re not the only one. Widespread search issues are currently preventing a large number of titles from showing up in search results for many users around the world.
The FBI has confirmed that it informed Apple of a vulnerability in its iPhone software on April 14. It’s thought to be the first time the bureau has disclosed a flaw to Apple as part of the so-called Vulnerability Equities Process.