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Daylight Saving Time 2016: Did your iPhone or iPad automatically ‘spring forward’ by an hour for DST?

Daylight Saving Time 2016: Did your iPhone or iPad automatically ‘spring forward’ by an hour for DST?

It’s that time of the year once again when you have to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time in the U.S. At 2 a.m. local time today (March 13, 2015), daylight saving time (DST) will arrive with the promise to give you an extra hour of evening light. 

Eddy Cue: If Apple creates iPhone backdoor, criminals and terrorists will get in

Eddy Cue: If Apple creates iPhone backdoor, criminals and terrorists will get in

Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, has defended the Cupertino company’s fight against the FBI in a new interview with Spanish-language news outlet Univision.

Cue insists that Apple isn’t “against the government,” but warns that creating a backdoor to iPhone and other iOS devices will allow criminals and terrorists to get into them.

How to disable system animations without jailbreaking to speed up your iPhone and iPad

How to disable system animations without jailbreaking to speed up your iPhone and iPad

iOS 9 might seem pretty fast and responsive to you, but did you know it can be even faster? If you disable system animations using this neat trick — which requires no jailbreak — you get apps that open and close so fast you won’t have time to lift your finger from the screen.

Steve Wozniak backs Apple’s battle against FBI in Conan O’Brien interview

Steve Wozniak backs Apple’s battle against FBI in Conan O’Brien interview

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has backed Apple’s decision to fight an FBI request to create an iPhone backdoor. During an appearance on Conan O’Brien’s show, Woz warned that “once you create it, there’s a chance hackers can get into it.”

San Bernardino DA suggests gunman’s iPhone could be trigger for ‘cyber pathogen’

San Bernardino DA suggests gunman’s iPhone could be trigger for ‘cyber pathogen’

The San Bernardino District Attorney has told a federal judge that the iPhone used by shooter Syed Farook could be a trigger for a “cyber pathogen.” Michael Ramos is concerned that the device has the potential to damage San Bernardino County’s infrastructure.

iCloud backups aren’t as secure as the data stored on your iPhone

iCloud backups aren’t as secure as the data stored on your iPhone

If you’ve been keeping up with Apple’s ongoing battle against the FBI, you may have heard that authorities could have used an iCloud backup to access the data stored on an iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.

That’s because iCloud backups aren’t as secure as the data secured on iOS devices themselves, and Apple does have the ability to get into them if it needs to. Here’s why, and what you can do to ensure your backups are more secure.

France could charge Apple €1 million for every iPhone it refuses to unlock

France could charge Apple €1 million for every iPhone it refuses to unlock

Apple’s recent court victory suggests it is slowly but surely winning its battle to maintain iPhone privacy in the U.S., but it may not be so successful elsewhere. France is threatening to fine the Cupertino €1 million ($1.08 million) for every iPhone it refuses to unlock.

Extensify brings third-party app tweaks to non-jailbroken iPhones

Extensify brings third-party app tweaks to non-jailbroken iPhones

Want third-party app tweaks without jailbreaking your iPhone? Now you can, thanks to Extensify, which offers a whole host of tweaks that add extra functionality to popular iOS apps like Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and more.

iOS 5 through iOS 9 speed test on iPhone 4s confirms iOS gets slower every year on older devices

iOS 5 through iOS 9 speed test on iPhone 4s confirms iOS gets slower every year on older devices

Those who are still clinging onto older iPhones will tell you that their devices get slower with every iOS update that Apple rolls out — and they’re not wrong.

In a new speed test that compares iOS 5 with iOS 9 and every major release in between, we get confirmation that older firmwares are faster on aging hardware.

Powerful movie editing app Videoshop now available for free through the Apple Store app

Powerful movie editing app Videoshop now available for free through the Apple Store app

Videoshop, the powerful movie editing app that lets you create stunning home movies and full-length feature films on iPhone and iPad, is now available for free through the Apple Store app, down from $1.99. Here’s how you can download it.