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Security Researcher Finds Way to Brute Force Locked iPhone Running iOS 11

Security Researcher Finds Way to Brute Force Locked iPhone Running iOS 11

Matthew Hickey, a security researcher and co-founder of cybersecurity firm Hacker House, has managed to find a way to brute-force his way into an iPhone or iPad running the latest version of iOS. 

Apple Launches a Repair Program for the MacBook and MacBook Pro Keyboard

Apple Launches a Repair Program for the MacBook and MacBook Pro Keyboard

Seemingly out of the blue, and following what feels like months of adamant customer feedback, Apple has just confirmed an issue with the butterfly keyboards used in the 12-inch MacBook and MacBook Pro models.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules the Police Must Obtain a Warrant to Obtain Smartphone Owner’s Location Data

U.S. Supreme Court Rules the Police Must Obtain a Warrant to Obtain Smartphone Owner’s Location Data

In a major privacy decision, the United States Supreme Court has ruled that, in general, warrants are required to collect cellphone data.

An Apple Watch Owner is Suing Apple Because the Smartwatch Might Not be ‘Brilliantly Scratch-Resistant’

An Apple Watch Owner is Suing Apple Because the Smartwatch Might Not be ‘Brilliantly Scratch-Resistant’

Hearing a company call a product “scratch-resistant” isn’t new by any means, but it’s apparently got Apple in a bit of hot water.

Apple Maps Vehicles Collecting Street Data in Japan

Apple Maps Vehicles Collecting Street Data in Japan

Apple vehicles equipped with LiDAR sensors on their roof have started collecting street-level data in Japan from this month. As per the Apple Maps vehicle page, the company’s vehicles will collect street data for Tokyo and Urayasu from June through October.

TSMC to Exclusively Fabricate Apple’s A12 Chip for 2018 iPhones

TSMC to Exclusively Fabricate Apple’s A12 Chip for 2018 iPhones

DigiTimes report citing TSMC’s CEO CC Wei details that the company has started the commercial production of chips built on its 7nm foundry. The company expects its overall production capacity to increase in 2018 by 9 percent to 12 million 12-inch wafers.

Apple is Challenging Four Qualcomm Patents in Ongoing Legal Battle

Apple is Challenging Four Qualcomm Patents in Ongoing Legal Battle

Apple and Qualcomm are currently in a long running legal battle, and Apple has just fired another salvo into the skirmish.

Facebook Messenger Expanding its Translate Feature to All Users in the U.S. and Mexico

Facebook Messenger Expanding its Translate Feature to All Users in the U.S. and Mexico

Back in May, Facebook debuted a brand new translation feature for Messenger, which would allow for business users using the Marketplace feature to translate between two languages more easily.

Report: Apple Aims to Launch AirPower ‘Before Or in September’; Features Custom Chip and Runs Stripped down iOS

Report: Apple Aims to Launch AirPower ‘Before Or in September’; Features Custom Chip and Runs Stripped down iOS

When Apple had unveiled the iPhone X in September last year, it had also showcased AirPower — a Qi-compatible wireless charger that was capable of simultaneously charging the iPhone 8/X, Apple Watch, and the AirPods. Back then, Apple had mentioned a release timeframe of early 2018 for the charger.

Apple Highlights Side Effects of Jailbreaking in New Support Document

Apple Highlights Side Effects of Jailbreaking in New Support Document

Apple has never really been fond of the jailbreaking community and with every new release of iOS, it has tried to make sure that jailbreaking that version of the OS becomes that much more difficult. The company has now published a support page where it actively deters users from jailbreaking their device by highlighting the issues it might create.