Tag: iPhone

Bluetooth Flaw Allows Attackers to Indefinitely Track iPhones, iPads, Macs

Recently discovered Bluetooth flaw potentially allows unscrupulous elements to track Apple devices including iPhones, iPads, Macs and Apple Watches. Apart from Apple devices, the flaw also affects Windows 10 and Fitbit wearables. However, Android devices remain unaffected by the flaw. The finding is part of a research paper published by Johannes K. Becker and David […]

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Apple Could Source OLED Panels for Future iPhones from China’s BOE

Apart from China and the United States, Japan and South Korea are also engaged in a trade war currently. This has reportedly already affected the production of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10 series and it looks like the issue could force Apple to make some changes to its supply chain as well. Apple currently sources […]

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Samsung starts mass-producing 5G- and AI-ready 12Gb LPDDR5 DRAM chips

As wireless networks and mobile CPUs become faster, the speed of the RAM used in portable devices can actually become a performance bottleneck, preventing them from processing data at peak speeds. Samsung is doing its part today to accelerate the performance of next-generation mobile devices, as it announced that it has started mass production of […]

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Apple stops selling budget iPhone 6 and SE in India ahead of fall event

Nearly a year after ending direct sales of the iPhone 6 and SE in most countries, Apple is reportedly phasing out its least expensive models in India, raising the entry price of its flagship product line in a large but notoriously price-conscious market. The Economic Times suggests that the change is part of a strategy shift to […]

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Apple freezes Walkie-Talkie app for Watch over eavesdropping exploit

After facing down an embarrassing Group FaceTime bug that let callers hear audio near unanswered iPhones, Apple is today combatting a similar Apple Watch issue (via TechCrunch): The Walkie-Talkie app introduced last year in watchOS 5 apparently triggers the same sort of iPhone vulnerability, and has been disabled while Apple works on a fix. Apple revealed […]

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Apple Will Kill Of Face ID In 2021’s iPhones In Favor Of In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor

Back in 2017, Apple introduced the world to Face ID, its facial recognition system that future iPhones would be adopting. However, when they introduced it, they removed Touch ID in the process, meaning that users could only rely on facial recognition completely, at least as far as biometric security was concerned. Advertising It is largely […]

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Apple Watch’s Walkie-Talkie App Disabled Due to Eavesdropping Bug

Apple has disabled the Walkie-Talkie app on the Apple Watch due to an eavesdropping bug that allows one to eavesdrop on other iPhone users. Apple was informed about the bug directly via its vulnerability portal. It believes that the vulnerability has not been used against any of its customers. The Walkie-Talkie app continues to remain […]

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New Report ‘Confirms’ 3D Touch Will Be Removed From All iPhone 11 Models

3D Touch is admittedly a rather underused feature of Apple’s iPhones. It was meant to be a revolutionary feature where it introduced the concept of pressure-sensitive display to smartphones. However, the fact that it was hard to find and wasn’t always so obvious, it ended up being very underused. Advertising So much so that according […]

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