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Apps & OS, Mobile

Apple Releases iOS Update for Older iPhones to Fix Actively Exploited Vulnerability

September 1, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Apple on Wednesday backported security updates to older iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch devices to address a critical security flaw that has been actively exploited in the wild. The shortcoming, tracked as CVE-2022-32893 (CVSS score: 8.8), is an out-of-bounds write […]


Cybersecurity, Security

7 of the best robocall blocking apps and tools for avoiding phone spam

August 2, 2022

Via: Mashable

If there’s one thing people with iPhones and Android phones can agree on, it’s this: Robocalls suck. Personally speaking, robots call me more than my own mother does. A very concerned “Cynthia Arnold” gets in touch every week or so […]


Computing, Hardware, Mobile, Smartphones

Apple now has 1.8 billion active devices

January 28, 2022

Via: The Verge

Apple made more money than ever during the holiday season, and its growth during 2021 has helped the company add 150 million more active devices. During an earnings call with investors last night, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung continues to lead global smartphone market despite quarterly decline

July 29, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Apple trailed in third place with 48.9 million iPhones shipped, followed by Oppo at 34 million units shipped and Vivo at 33 million. It wasn’t all sunshine and unicorns, however, as global smartphone shipments collectively fell by seven percent quarter […]


Gadgets, Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung is now pretending it never made fun of Apple for selling new iPhones without charger

December 24, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung, which was quick to take a dig at Apple for removing chargers from the iPhone box, is now reportedly planning to do the same. Starting with the Galaxy S21, the South Korean giant is also expected to sell its […]


Mobile, Smartphones

2020 iPhones to have flexible OLED panels from LG

July 24, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

With LG starting mass production of its flexible OLED panels in Korea this year, Apple is reportedly interested in making a deal with the company. It’s believed that the Cupertino-based company will be launching an iPhone with flexible screen in […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Apple plans switch to USB-C for future iPhones, iPod resurrection

January 15, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

An interesting report from the supply chain blog Mac Otakara just came in saying that Apple is planning on phasing out its Lightning port on iPhones in favor of the standard UBS-C connector. According to Mac Otakara’s inside sources, the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

The 9 best apps for your new Windows PC

December 27, 2018

Via: The Verge

Microsoft has done a good job updating its Windows 10 operating system with useful utilities and features, but there’s still room for plenty of third-party apps. If you’ve just received a new PC over the holidays, we have some favorite […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Why are iPhones getting so expensive?

September 27, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has famously said that he had seen many iPhone teardowns or bill-of-materials (BOM) estimates, but nothing was even close to what it really costs to concoct, develop and assemble one unit in total costs over time. […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Apple rebuilds mapping app, but will still tap TomTom

June 29, 2018

Via: DailyMail

Apple is rebuilding the widely used mapping application on its iPhones with data gathered by its own fleet of sensor-equipped vans and with anonymous data from iPhone users that choose to share it. The firm has pledged to ‘take Maps […]


Mobile, Smartphones

All 2018 iPhones to have Face ID, Apple may shrink the notch for the 2019 models

February 7, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Apple is bringing that distinguished gentleman with a storied history as a 3D face-scanning provider – the iPhone X’s notch – to all of its phones this year, reports Korean media. The industry insiders that spilled those beans actually did […]


Smartphones

44% of smartphones activated during the holidays were iPhone models

December 28, 2016

Via: PhoneArena

According to a fresh report from Flurry Analytics, 44% of smartphones activated during the holiday season had the Apple logo on back. Samsung was next, accounting for 21% of holiday phone activations. Huawei and LG were third and fourth with […]