Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Apple is loosening its policies on iPhone trade-ins. Instead of automatically rejecting an iPhone because its water damage indicator is tripped, the company is now accepting these water damaged iPhones for trade-in. This new policy went into effect on Monday.
HP recently hosted a mobile-focused version of the popular Pwn2Own contest. Competing teams went up against iOS and Android, with both platforms succumbing to these savvy groups of hackers. The Keen Team from China targeted iOS in its exploit and became the first ever winning team from the Asian country.
Samsung and Apple are back at it again in a US courtÂ arguing about how much money the Korean company must pay Apple for infringing on its patents.
Apple’s iPhone 5c was seen as a way for the company to broaden the iPhone’s reach by positioning it as the cheaper, mass market device, but the iPhone 5s, starting at $199, outsold the iPhone 5c by a huge margin.
This has led to several rumored cuts in iPhone 5c production, and today, Chinese site C Technology says that Apple further cut production of the device.
While in the early days of the iPhone, software unlocking was quite popular, permanent factory unlocks took them overÂ in popularity due to the unavailability of a software unlock for newer iPhones.
It appears that AT&T is now making it quite difficult for third-party unlock sellers to unlock iPhones in bulk.