iOS 10.2.1 might not seem like much, but it’ll make security folks pretty happy
Alongside MacOS and iTunes updates, Apple released iOS 10.2.1, which weighs in at just over 60MB and includes patches for some key vulnerabilities. The update is now available for download. The post iOS 10.2.1 might not seem like much, but it’ll make security folks pretty happy appeared first on Digital Trends.
Apple updates its software with patches for critical security vulnerabilities; update now
Yesterday’s Apple iOS 10.2.1 does not add any fancy new features to your phone, but it does patch over a dozen major vulnerabilities in the OS. Some of these vulnerabilities will allow hackers full access to your iOS device. Some of these vulnerabilities, listed here, can allow an application to “execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges”. This is geek-speak for “your phone can be comprehensively hacked”. As a Malwarebytes security analyst points out to Wired, t...
Crunch Report | Sprint Takes 33% Stake in Tidal
Sprint takes a 33% stake in Tidal, The SEC is investigating Yahoo, a study from Cambridge on vaccinating fake news, Apple fixes more MacBook Pro bugs and a big Snapchat redesign hits iOS. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
These language apps are almost as good as having a babelfish in your ear
Learning a language other than your own can be tough. Thankfully, these five apps will help you learn a foreign tongue with a variety of lessons, quizzes, and other activities that are designed to make you more fluent. The post These language apps are almost as good as having a babelfish in your ear appeared first on Digital Trends....
Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with MacBook Pro GPU and battery fixes
 Apple has just released an update to macOS Sierra. 10.12.3 is a bugfix update, but it brings some much needed changes for the new MacBook Pro released late last year. With today’s update, Apple has issued a couple of fixes for the graphics chipset in the 15-inch model. Apple has also fixed the Safari icon fetching bug that was affecting battery life. There are many screenshots and videos… Read More ...
Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with MacBook Pro GPU and battery fixes
 Apple has just released an update to macOS Sierra. 10.12.3 is a bugfix update, but it brings some much needed changes for the new MacBook Pro released late last year. With today’s update, Apple has issued a couple of fixes for the graphics chipset in the 15-inch model. Apple has also fixed the Safari icon fetching bug that was affecting battery life. There are many screenshots and videos… Read More ...
Apple releases macOS 10.12.3 with MacBook Pro GPU and battery fixes
 Apple has just released an update to macOS Sierra. 10.12.3 is a bugfix update, but it brings some much needed changes for the new MacBook Pro released late last year. With today’s update, Apple has issued a couple of fixes for the graphics chipset in the 15-inch model. Apple has also fixed the Safari icon fetching bug that was affecting battery life. There are many screenshots and videos… Read More ...
Could Apple’s next iPhones be made in the USA?
Terry Gou, founder and CEO of Apple iPhone manufacturer Foxconn, told reporters Sunday that he is considering investing $7 billion to build a flat-panel fabrication plant in the U.S.A. -- a clear step toward making the iPhone in America. The post Could Apple’s next iPhones be made in the USA? appeared first on Digital Trends....
Foxconn eyes US display plant with Apple
Newly inaugurated US President Trump’s dreams of a “buy American, hire American” period perhaps took one step closer to reality, and it might have to thank Foxconn for that. The electronics manufacturing company, most popular for assembling Apple’s iPhones in China, revealed that it is mulling over establishing a display facility in the US with an investment amounting to $7 … Continue reading...
Apple follows the FTC’s lead, sues Qualcomm for $1 billion
Apple has reportedly followed the FTC's lead and is suing Qualcomm for $1 billion, claiming the company charged onerous royalties for its patented tech and that Qualcomm sought to punish Apple for working with Korean regulators. The post Apple follows the FTC’s lead, sues Qualcomm for $1 billion appeared first on Digital Trends.
Master everyday life with 8 apps you didn’t even know you needed
There are so many apps to choose from nowadays that many of the best apps are often overlooked. We've rounded up some of the most obscure -- and useful -- apps in existence, just in case you want to use something other than Facebook. The post Master everyday life with 8 apps you didn’t even know you needed appeared first on Digital Trends....
Apple considering facial, 2-step recognition as Touch ID replacement
The latest report from Ming-Chi Kuo, the KGI Securities analyst with one of the best track records when it comes to Apple‘s future hardware plans, was released yesterday, and it includes several expectations of what’s to come with the 2017 iPhone. The most notable change is an overhaul of the smartphone’s Touch ID fingerprint reader, replacing it with new biometric … Continue reading...
iOS 11 rumored to introduce FaceTime group video calls
Ever since its introduction, Apple‘s FaceTime has been limited to call between two people, regardless of the device being used. This might finally be changing later this year, as a new rumor suggests that the upcoming iOS 11 will have FaceTime supporting group video calls. While we’re still several months away from iOS 11’s likely debut at Apple’s Worldwide Developers … Continue reading...
Got a broken iPhone screen? Here’s how to fix or replace it
What do you do if your iPhone's screen gets broken? We take you through the options you have to get a broken iPhone screen replaced or repaired. Find out about Apple's warranty, repair costs, and learn whether or not you should repair it yourself. The post Got a broken iPhone screen? Here’s how to fix or replace it appeared first on Digital Trends....
Crunch Report | Apple Suing Qualcomm for $1 Billion
Apple is suing Qualcomm for $1 billion, the hit app Meitu may be collecting too much data, Whitehouse.gov removes LGBT, climate change and more and Kristen Stewart appeared as a co-author on an AI paper. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Wearables have got some work to do this year
 It’s a wait and see moment for wrist-worn devices. After a few years of betting heavily on the space, this most recent CES didn’t offer much; save for two or three smartwatch announcements, some partnerships and a couple of middling bands, the industry seems to have largely shifted its focus toward the connected home and the seemingly attainable dream of sticking Alexa in… Read More ...
iPad Pro 2 release likely joined by 2 more slates
2016 was pretty light on new iPad models, but if new reports are to be believed, we could be looking at a 2017 that’s packed with iPads. Apple is said to be looking to launch three new iPad models in 2017, with mass production getting underway on all three within the first half of the year. That would open the … Continue reading...
Google to shut down old versions of Drive apps suite, so you’ll need to update soon
If you're running old versions of Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides on Android or iOS, you'll need to update soon -- Google is shutting down legacy versions of the apps, and won't let you keep using them for much longer. The post Google to shut down old versions of Drive apps suite, so you’ll need to update soon appeared first on Digital Trends....
Apple updates GarageBand for iOS, adds Touch Bar support to Logic Pro X
Apple has updated its popular GarageBand app for iOS and Logic Pro X for MacOS, making each of them a little bit better via new features, better integration across platforms, and support some new device capabilities, The post Apple updates GarageBand for iOS, adds Touch Bar support to Logic Pro X appeared first on Digital Trends....
Pokemon GO takes on climate change in monster Davos takeover
Niantic has revealed their next sponsorship deal with a brand – Project Everyone, making a push for awareness of The Global Goals campaign at the World Economic Forum. Before now, Pokemon GO had only opened Sponsored Pokestops and Pokemon Gyms in the game Pokemon GO with consumer brands. With this sponsorship deal, Pokemon GO becomes an awareness partner for the … Continue reading...