Category: iOS

iOS, Operating System

iOS 11 leaves iOS devices more vulnerable to edge-case attacks, says phone-cracking company ElcomSoft

December 1, 2017

Via: 9to5Mac

Changes to the way that Apple protects encrypted iOS backups leave devices more vulnerable to certain types of attack, says ElcomSoft, a Russian company used by law enforcement agencies and others to access iPhones. However, it only applies if the […]

iOS, Operating System

Notch you worry: the best iOS apps optimized for the iPhone X

November 22, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

The Notch and the Horns. While that may sound like the name of an English pub, the horns on the two sides of the notch can actually serve a purpose with their active screen area, believe it or not, and […]

Android Phone, iOS, Operating System, Products

The unthinkable happened: New Android phone crushes iPhone X in speed test

November 21, 2017

Via: Boy Genius

Apple’s hot new iPhone X has it all. From design and display quality to features and performance, the tenth-anniversary iPhone is a class-leading smartphone through and through. The design in particular has been praised to no end. In fact, even […]

iOS, Operating System

Strong and stable: The iOS security guide

November 17, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Apple’s smartphones are highly secure, but if your private or enterprise data matters to you, it’s essential to ensure your iPhone (or iPad) is as secure as possible. Why security matters Just because almost all mobile malware targets Android doesn’t […]

iOS, Operating System

Apple wants to put a 3D sensor on the back of 2019 iPhones to exploit AR’s full potential

November 14, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Another day, another round of idle speculation on a next-gen iPhone… or four. Don’t get us wrong, Bloomberg’s “people familiar” with Apple’s plans are as close to a rock-solid inside source as one can get. It’s just that we’re pretty […]

iOS, Operating System

Mozilla gives Firefox for iOS a UI facelift

November 10, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Firefox for iOS version 10 arrived on Wednesday and delivers the same look and user experience that will debut on the desktop version of the web browser next week. Mozilla has released a redesigned Firefox for Apple’s iPhone and iPad, […]

iOS, Operating System

Winter is coming, and so is a software update for iPhone X responsiveness bug at low temperatures

November 10, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

After literally just fixing a very specific (and annoying) autocorrect bug by rolling out a small update for iOS 11.1, Apple seems to have already started work on a possible 11.1.2 platform revision taking care of another particularly irritating and […]

iOS, News and Press, Operating System

Samsung, Huawei and Xiaomi drove majority of Q3 global smartphone shipment growth

November 3, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Following Canalys estimates of Q3 2017 smartphone sales in the world’s two largest markets, the time has come today for Strategy Analytics and the International Data Corporation (IDC) to release their total global approximations covering the same period. While the […]

iOS, Operating System, Windows

Windows fade as business develops a taste for Apple

October 26, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Apple has set the table and arranged an array of partnerships to help encourage enterprise customers to sit down and eat what’s there. And the plan is working. That’s what happens when hell freezes over Way back at the turn […]

iOS, iPhone, Operating System, Products

Apple eased Face ID accuracy standards to boost production

October 25, 2017


Apple is under the gun to get its flagship iPhone X out the door. The company wanted so badly to produce more iPhone X units that it told manufacturers to lower the accuracy of its facial recognition system, which it […]