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Exploit That Let FBI into Terrorist’s iPhone Unlikely to Be Shared with Apple

Exploit That Let FBI into Terrorist’s iPhone Unlikely to Be Shared with Apple

The iPhone exploit that allowed the FBI to access an iPhone 5c used by terror suspect Syed Farook is unlikely to be shared with Apple, according to a new report. It is thought the flaw was found by a private company that maintains ownership of it.

How to Use Text Replacement on iPhone and iPad

How to Use Text Replacement on iPhone and iPad

For a lot of people – iPhones and iPads are genuine productivity machines. Especially since iPhone 6 Plus and the 12.9 inch iPad Pro came out. If you do a lot of email or note taking on your iOS device, you end up writing the same thing over and over again.

Reddit Releases Official iPhone App, Offers Free Gold for Early Adopters

Reddit Releases Official iPhone App, Offers Free Gold for Early Adopters

Reddit has today introduced its official app for iPhone, giving fans the ability to browse their favorite subreddits without relying on third-party alternatives. It’s totally free to download, and those who grab it during launch week will get free Reddit gold.

Apple Stops Signing iOS 9.2.1 so You Can No Longer Downgrade from iOS 9.3

Apple Stops Signing iOS 9.2.1 so You Can No Longer Downgrade from iOS 9.3

Apple has stopped signing iOS 9.2.1 — its last iOS 9.2 update — preventing users from downgrading from iOS 9.3 and above. The move comes less than three weeks after Apple made its first iOS 9.3 update available to the public.

Day One 2.0 Journaling App Available for Free through the Apple Store App

Day One 2.0 Journaling App Available for Free through the Apple Store App

Day One 2.0, a popular journaling app for iOS, is currently available as a free download through the Apple Store app. The app is listed at $4.99 on the iOS App Store.

Download Apple’s Exclusive ‘Environmental’ Wallpapers for iPhone and iPad

Download Apple’s Exclusive ‘Environmental’ Wallpapers for iPhone and iPad

Apple is continuing its pro-environment push by offering iOS users three exclusive wallpapers with an environmental theme. The images come days after its big keynote, during which it updated us on its environment plans and introduced us to Liam, its iPhone recycling robot.

Password-Stealing Instagram App Back on the App Store Under New Names

Password-Stealing Instagram App Back on the App Store Under New Names

A password-stealing Instagram app that was pulled from the App Store last November has returned under new names. InstaAgent by Turker Bayram is now being offered as “Who Cares With Me – InstaDetector” and “InstaCare – Who Cares With Me” — both of which are just as malicious as the original.

Researchers Find Hole in iOS Encryption; Apple Promises Fix in iOS 9.3

Researchers Find Hole in iOS Encryption; Apple Promises Fix in iOS 9.3

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University have discovered a bug in iOS that could allow hackers to bypass Apple’s encryption. The flaw has the potential to expose photos, messages, and other personal data stored on iOS devices, but Apple has already promised a fix.

German court rules Apple infringed OpenTV streaming patents

German court rules Apple infringed OpenTV streaming patents

A German court has ruled against Apple in a video streaming patent case with OpenTV. “The claim is predominantly valid and well-founded,” the court said, before stating Apple cannot sell products that make use of the infringing streaming software in Germany.

Apple to double down on iCloud encryption

Apple to double down on iCloud encryption

Apple is working to strengthen iCloud encryption amid its battle with the FBI over an iPhone backdoor. As things stand, the Cupertino company has access to the data backed up to iCloud, and can hand it over in cases like those over the iPhone 5c used by the San Bernardino shooter — but now it wants to change that.