Apple today released three new iPhone ads on its YouTube channel in Australia which highlight iMessage encryption, App Store privacy, and iPhone recycling. All the three ads are around 15 seconds in length.
India’s Telecom ministry is working on a Central Equipment Identity Register (CEIR) which will have access to a database of International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers. The new mechanism is expected to discourage mobile theft cases in India and also help trace the stolen devices with relative ease.
Customs officials have seized counterfeit parts worth $120,000 in a raid on a Hong Kong repair shop. According to the officials, the repair shop was using counterfeit parts to fix broken devices including iPhone for international clients.
Cellbrite is known to offer iPhone unlocking services to legal enforcement agencies and other companies. The FBI took help of the Israeli company and reportedly paid it nearly $1 million to unlock the iPhone 5c of the San Bernardino shooter. The same company now claims that it can now unlock any iPhone/iPad running iOS 12.3.
Last year, Apple challenged the status quo with an affordable iPhone XR. The phone was supposed to be Apple’s reply to large screened Android devices. Despite a few letdowns, the iPhone XR did come with impressive battery life. The battery on the iPhone XR is rated to offer up to 25 hours of talk time and 15 hours of internet usage.
It is no secret that when it comes to stealing phones, thieves prefer iPhone! The latest heist was orchestrated by a New York-based group of fraudsters. The fraudsters used identity theft to steal $19 million worth of iPhones and then sold it in the black market. Apparently, the fraudsters ran the scam successfully for many years.
A couple of months ago it was rumored that Apple is readying new hardware that looked like the Tile item tracker. As per the earlier rumors, the Tile could be attached to any item and will be paired with iCloud. Users will be able to get notifications once the tile moves far away from their device.
The 3D Touch debuted on iPhone 6s and has been carried on to all the other models including the latest iPhone XS Max. Earlier on, a rumor had surfaced that Apple is going to ditch the Haptic Touch across all new iPhones and iPad. This was learned by a team of analysts from Barclays, who talked with multiple Apple Suppliers.
Apple just wrapped up the WWDC 2019 held at San Jose McEnery Convention Center. The keynote was packed with a new operating system, security features and a huge list of new additions. Apple also unveiled new hardware, the Mac Pro and the Pro Display XDR display stole the show with mind-numbing specifications and computing prowess.
Apple has baked in a series of security features on the iOS 13. The new Sign-in with Apple is one of them. This feature allows users to sign-in with Apple by using FaceID/TouchID. Meanwhile, Apple masks user email address and other information. In other words, the apps now need to communicate indirectly with the users.