Category: Apple

Flaw Discovered In Apple iMessage Encryption, Reminding Us That Compelled Backdoors Are Idiotic

Flaw Discovered In Apple iMessage Encryption, Reminding Us That Compelled Backdoors Are Idiotic

| March 21, 2016

One of the points that seems to be widely misunderstood by people who don’t spend much time in computer security worlds, is that building secure encryption systems is really hard and almost everything has some sort of vulnerability somewhere. This is why it’s a constant struggle by security researchers, cryptographers and security engineers to continually […]

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Basically Every Single Presidential Candidate Is Totally Clueless As To What's At Stake In The Apple / FBI Fight

Basically Every Single Presidential Candidate Is Totally Clueless As To What’s At Stake In The Apple / FBI Fight

| February 20, 2016

from the you’re-all-wrong dept I guess this isn’t that surprising, but as the big legal fight heated up this week between Apple and the Justice Department over whether or not Apple can be forced to create a backdoor to let the FBI access the contents of Syed Farook’s iPhone, all of the major Presidential candidates […]

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Apple Takes A Swipe At The Credit Card

Apple Takes A Swipe At The Credit Card

| September 13, 2014

It started with the iPod. In 2001, Apple promised to do away with stacks of CDs and put 1,000 songs in your pocket. Thirteen years later, the music industry is unrecognizable: Most brick-and-mortar record stores have closed, and a pocket-size hard drive filled with music seems quaint in a world with YouTube and Spotify. We […]

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Here’s the best sign yet that the iPhone 6 will have a sapphire screen

Here’s the best sign yet that the iPhone 6 will have a sapphire screen

| March 28, 2014

While we don’t know for sure yet whether the iPhone 6 will have a sapphire screen, all the clues we’ve seen lately are certainly pointing in that direction. AppleInsider reportsthat Apple is already planning to build an expansion to its sapphire plant in Arizona even though construction for the plant has yet to be finished. AppleInsider speculates that the plant expansion is “to […]

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Iphone 5S' to reportedly launch by June

Iphone 5S’ to reportedly launch by June

| January 2, 2013

After a seven-month run that took Apple (AAPL) shares to an all-time high in late September, the company’s stock plummeted more than 25% and touched new lows as 2012 drew to an end. According to Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White, Apple’s strong portfolio, a reversal of the negative news trend surrounding the company, and a fresh new “iPhone 5S”  will help the stock […]

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What’s really happening between Samsung and Apple?

What’s really happening between Samsung and Apple?

| November 26, 2012

There’s no commercial relationship in the tech industry that is more bizarre than that between Apple and Samsung. The two tech giants are bitter rivals in the market and the courtrooms, but that doesn’t stop them from enjoying a mutually lucrative relationship, where Samsung provides essential components of the iPhone and the iPad. If you’ve […]

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Apple resumes User Tracking with iOS 6. Here's how to disable it

Apple resumes User Tracking with iOS 6. Here’s how to disable it

| October 17, 2012

by Paul Roberts on October 17, 2012 Apple got caught with its hand in the cookie jar when privacy experts protested the use of a universal device identifier, or UDID, to track the online preferences of iPhone and iPad users. The problems with that model became all too apparent after hackers compromised systems belonging to digital media firm Bluetoad […]

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