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Apple is in preparations for its WWWDC 2022 keynote that will likely introduce iOS 16, iPadOS 16, WatchOS 9, and more. The Apple event is scheduled to take place on June 6, 2022. The tech giant's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WDDC) is typically when Apple announces major software updates, and at times to tease new hardware that's Read more...
Apple's long-rumored mixed reality headset is reported to incorporate 14 cameras that will enable lifelike human avatars in a metaverse environment. The headset is currently expected to be announced by the end of 2023. A mixed reality headset from Apple has been in the works since 2015, and has seen its share of... Read more...
Did you even have a childhood if you did not press your face against a car window during a long road trip? Such an experience may soon be a thing of the past. Apple has filed a patent to add VR systems in its autonomous vehicles that would replace windows. The patent has naturally sparked many jokes, including quips... Read more...
A lawsuit has been filed claiming that a pair of Apple's AirPods Pro earbuds damaged a 12-year-old boy's eardrums when a loud Amber Alert was played. The suit claims the young boy has suffered permanent hearing loss as a result. The complaint filed Monday in Texas identifies the 12-year-old as B.G. and states that... Read more...
Lately, Google has been making some changes to Play Store policies. The company recently announced that Android apps would be barred from using the Accessibility API for recording phone calls. Google also started rolling out a new data safety section to the Play Store that will require app developers to disclose their... Read more...
May 2022 has not been a good month for operating system updates. Microsoft had a problem with Active Directory and later driver crash blue screens of death (BSoD). Now it appears Apple has zero-day security exploit problems affecting many of its major platforms, including macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. An emergency fix... Read more...
According to an unnamed insider, Apple is currently testing USB-C ports and functionality for a future iPhone model. It has been 15 years since the iPhone burst onto the scene, and every one of them has had a proprietary charger, starting with the old 30-pin for the first generation and later following up with the... Read more...
Like cars and motorcycles, certain smartphone models tend to hold their value better than others, potentially getting you a bigger return if you flip it when upgrading to a newer handset. But is there truly a sizable difference between two of the biggest players, Apple and Samsung? There very well might be, according... Read more...
Ian Goodfellow, Apple's director of machine learning, has left the company after three years of service. It is believed that a large part of his decision to leave had to do with Apple's policy on returning to in-person work in its various offices. Apple was able to sway the noted artificial intelligence expert away... Read more...
Admit it, you use the same password for multiple sites. Even if you don't, a lot of people do because it's just too darn difficult to juggle separate login credentials for a multitude of services and websites that you use or visit on a regular basis. Maybe you employ a password manager to keep track of everything, or... Read more...
Almost two months after it first showed up in Apple's online store, the divisive 3-meter long Thunderbolt 4 cable is now in stock and available to buy. That's provided you're willing to pay the requisite $159 asking price, plus another $8 if you want to cut down the estimated delivery time from May 16-23 (free... Read more...
A couple weeks ago, we dug into the iPhone 14 leaks and rumors that have been circulating around the web. While we covered most of the information currently available in that post, there are a couple additional details worth discussing. We recently wrote about how the computer chip shortage seems to show no signs of... Read more...
The answer to the question posed in our headline is...it's complicated. So it goes with many things in life, like an undefined relationship status. That's an apt comparison to Apple announcing that its Self Service Repair program is now available to iPhone owners in the US, because at a glance, there are some things... Read more...
Hello developer, do you have a mobile app that you have been selling for years? How about a free game? You know the product is so solid in its code that it hasn't needed an update in years. Well, guess what? Apple might pull it from the App store despite your tight coding. In a recent post by Apple about App Store... Read more...
We’ve written before about how two-factor authentication (2FA) provides much stronger protection against attackers attempting to access user accounts than a single password. Even so, it’s still important to remain vigilant, as 2FA doesn’t make user accounts unbreachable. We recently reported on Android malware that... Read more...
The USB Type-C connector was devised to be the be-all and end-all of external connectivity. Whether it's carrying DisplayPort video signals, Thunderbolt high-speed data transfers, power delivery, or plain old USB, this port can do just about everything. For the most part, device manufacturers have swarmed towards this... Read more...
Apple recently drew attention when it accidentally revealed an upcoming power adapter. However, even without the company inadvertently teasing its own products, plenty of details are reaching the public through leaks. The design and features of the as yet unrevealed iPhone 14 lineup are quite quickly coming into view... Read more...
As we have alluded to in numerous recent posts, security and malware-related alerts are almost weekly if not more frequent. According to Google's Project Zero, a whopping 58 zero day exploits were found in 2021. That's basically about 1.12 new zero day exploits a week. Project Zero is an initiative from Google... Read more...
Summer will be here before you know it, and then come the usual back-to-school bargains as a new school year approaches. You don't have to wait. Apple's latest generation 14-inch MacBook Pro is deeply discounted right now, and you can also score some pretty sweet savings on various iPad tables and Apple Watch... Read more...
Google is looking to make moving from an iPhone to an Android device less of a headache with a "Switch To Android" app. But if you are wanting to make the move using this new app, you may have to wait a bit longer. Anyone who has ever made the leap from an iPhone to an Android device knows that it can be a chore... Read more...
Cybercriminals are constantly on the hunt for vulnerabilities to exploit, and over the past six months it seems they've been ramping up their efforts to find weaknesses within Apple's ecosystem. According to a recent security report, the discovery of Apple device vulnerabilities surged a rather shocking 467% from the... Read more...
It's been a little over a year since we reviewed the 2020 Mac mini with Apple's M1 silicon inside, and so it's high time for a discount, don't you think? Amazon thinks so, and has marked down the potent little system to match its lowest price ever. You can find the M1 Mac mini (2020) on Amazon for $569.99 right... Read more...
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