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In the UK, a new law could make Apple’s total encryption a thing of the past

In the UK, a new law could make Apple’s total encryption a thing of the past

One of Apple’s biggest marketing bullet points of recent years has been security, especially towards its mobile products running iOS. But in the United Kingdom, some big changes could make Apple change its tune.

Daylight Saving Time 2015: Your iPhone will automatically ‘fall back’ an hour for DST

Daylight Saving Time 2015: Your iPhone will automatically ‘fall back’ an hour for DST

It’s that time of the year when you have to set the clocks back by an hour as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end in the U.S. At 2 a.m. local time on Sunday, November 1st, daylight saving time (DST) will end.

How to disable all vibrations on your iPhone or iPad

How to disable all vibrations on your iPhone or iPad

Good Vibrations is not only a great song, yes both the Marky Mark and Beach Boys versions, but also a commonly used feature on iOS devices. Vibrations are used for emergency alerts, alarms, and ringtones. But if there comes a time when you want to take a break from your phone vibrating constantly, you now have the option to disable all vibrations, all the time.

How to find and remove ‘KeyRaider’ malware on your jailbroken iOS device

How to find and remove ‘KeyRaider’ malware on your jailbroken iOS device

Researchers have discovered new malware for jailbroken iOS devices that intercepts iTunes traffic to steal your Apple account information. It’s called KeyRaider and it has stolen more than 250,000 accounts so far — and here’s how you can find and eliminate it.

Reasons to switch to iPhone: Regular and timely updates

Reasons to switch to iPhone: Regular and timely updates

Apple is preparing to launch iOS 9, possibly along with new iPhone hardware in the fall. With the debut of a new operating system and new phones, many smartphone owners, especially those on competing platforms, may be considering a switch to iOS and Apple’s hardware. One compelling reason to shift to the iPhone is Apple’s software update policy that pushes out new versions of iOS to a wide range of new and older devices at the same time.

Google’s iOS app gets always-on ‘Ok Google’ and more

Google’s iOS app gets always-on ‘Ok Google’ and more

Google has updated its official Search app for iOS to enable always-on “Ok Google,” and to make other welcome improvements. Users can now perform searches using their voice without having to tap the microphone button.

Goat Simulator for iOS is now free for a limited time

Goat Simulator for iOS is now free for a limited time

Goat Simulator, the crazy game in which you can finally live out your dream of being a goat, is now free on iOS for a limited time. You can claim a promotional code now, courtesy of IGNbut be sure to grab yours before they’re all gone!

iOS devices match Windows PC sales for the first time

iOS devices match Windows PC sales for the first time

Apple reported during its earnings call on Tuesday that a combined total of 57.9 million iPhones and iPads were sold in Q3 2015, which means that for the first time in the history of the iOS platform, it is matching sales of all Windows PCs put together.

Facebook improves location sharing in Messenger, removes always-on tracking

Facebook improves location sharing in Messenger, removes always-on tracking

Facebook has developed a new method of sharing your location in Messenger to make the app safer and to protect your privacy. The service will no longer share your location by default, so it is only broadcast when you explicitly choose to send it.

iPhone’s text bug also affects Twitter and Snapchat

iPhone’s text bug also affects Twitter and Snapchat

The iPhone bug that causes Messages to crash and forces a reboot when a certain string of text is received also breaks Twitter and Snapchat, it has been found. If the same message is received by one of these apps and notifications are enabled, it has exactly the same affect.