India has signed a new law that demands all smartphones, including the iPhone, must provide a “panic button” feature from January 1, 2017. The move will allow users to notify the nearest security agency when they are in trouble.
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.
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 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, 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.
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 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.
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.