The iPhone has a ton of sensors, including an accelerometer, a gyroscope, a barometer, a magnetometer and more. Ivo Leko, an iOS developer, used the magnetometer for an interesting purpose, something we’ve never seen before.
Yesterday, a research paper put light on new malware called ‘WireLurker’ that is affecting Mac and iOS devices in China. WireLurker attacks iOS devices through USB cables that are attached to a Mac, and works even on non-jailbroken devices.
OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 have a new feature called Phone Relay, that lets you take incoming iPhone calls on your Mac, as long as both devices are nearby and signed into the same iCloud account.
Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus goes on sale in South Korea and 22 other countries this Friday, October 31. So the country’s three biggest mobile carriers including SK Telecom, KT Corp and LG UPlus started accepting pre-orders for the new iPhones began last Friday.
Along with China, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus also went on sale in India on the 17th of October. The two devices launched in India to a good response, with Apple’s authorised resellers opening their stores from 12AM midnight to queues of customers, who wanted to get their hands on the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus before anyone else.