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.
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.
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.
iOS 9’s adoption figure has risen again ahead of the public rollout of iOS 9.3, with 79 percent of compatible devices now running a version of Apple’s latest software. That figure is expected to rise again next week when Apple rolls out new features like Night Shift mode.
A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to hacking celebrity iCloud accounts which allowed personal photos and videos to be published online. Ryan Collins faces up to five years in prison for the hack, which was often referred to as “The Fappening” and “Celebgate.”
Apple has published its guidelines for News app ads that will soon start appearing in content feeds alongside articles from your favorite sources. There are six different banners advertisers can choose from plus a pre-roll video option.
Premium password manager OneSafe for iOS is now free (down from $4.99) for a limited time as Apple’s Free App of the Week. OneSafe lets you store sensitive documents, photos, credit card details, and more and protects them all with AES-256 encryption and Touch ID.
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.