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Covid-19 Exposure Logging: Key Privacy Considerations

Recently, both Apple and Google released new updates for iPhone and Android devices. One feature that was added was “Covid-19 Exposure Logging.” The feature is off (for now), and according to the text that accompanies the app, when turned on, it is set to communicate via Bluetooth to other devices.iPhone Android My initial response was that we are
Publish At:2020-09-03 16:25 | Read:167 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Healthcare Android Apple COVID-19 crowdsou

Apple’s notarization process fails to protect

In macOS Mojave, Apple introduced the concept of notarization, a process that developers can go through to ensure that their software is malware-free (and must go through for their software to run on macOS Catalina). This is meant to be another layer in Apple’s protection against malware. Unfortunately, it’s starting to look like notarization may
Publish At:2020-08-31 17:01 | Read:146 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mac Apple bundlore adware catalina fruitfly malware iOS ipad

Apple’s latest updates are out for iPhones and Macs – get them now!

byPaul DucklinWhen it comes to updates, Apple doesn’t do “predictable”.Other organisations such as Microsoft, Mozilla and Adobe are well-known for publishing updates not only frequently but also regularly.Indeed, with those companies, you don’t just get updates at least once a month (or once every four weeks for Mozilla), but the pre-
Publish At:2020-07-17 15:55 | Read:306 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Apple Safari iOS OS X Exploit ios iPhone macOS Patches

iOS 14 Beta Goes Public – Should You Install It?

When Apple unveiled iOS 14 at their annual WWDC developer conference, there was a lot to be excited about. iOS, the operating system that powers iPhones and iPads, is about to get a load of new functions and features to improve the user experience. Android owners will have been amused to see home screen widgets finally appear on Apple devices many years afte
Publish At:2020-07-07 09:40 | Read:291 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Apple iOS iPhone IOS

Will iPhone replace your passport and driver’s license soon?

Apple has actively been working on making iPhone the sole thing people have to carry while out and about. The company has successfully eliminated the need to carry items such as diary, laptop, car insurance card, credit card, home keys, etc. They also recently announced plans to help humanity get rid of the need for car keys. However, in the USA iPhones have
Publish At:2020-07-03 05:55 | Read:349 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology Apple iPhone

Should you jailbreak your iPhone?

Simple and reliable, Apple iPhones are believed to be some of the most secure mobile devices available. Apple security comes down to one factor – very tight control of the operating system and hardware. To better protect users, Apple iPhones and iPads can only install apps from the official App Store. Every app is checked by Apple’s security experts to verif
Publish At:2020-06-29 05:24 | Read:540 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips Apple iPhone jailbreak security

Apple’s New Plans for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac Unveiled at WWDC 2020

It was a different type of presentation at this year’s WWDC. Gone was the venue packed with thousands of developers and journalists, cheering at the announcements of new features, now relegated to memories for this year because of the coronavirus. Instead, Apple presented a very fast-paced pre-recorded keynote outlining where the company is going with
Publish At:2020-06-24 09:27 | Read:292 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iPad iPhone Mac macOS

Managing Battery Life on Macs and iOS Devices

Batteries are essential to our portable devices. For many of us, in our everyday use of Macs and iOS devices, we don’t have to worry too much about this. Modern iPhones and iPads provide a full day‘s battery life, and if you use a portable Mac, you can probably get through the day unless you are using battery-intensive apps.But sometimes you can’t. If you’re
Publish At:2020-06-13 14:46 | Read:421 | Comments:0 | Tags:How To Battery iPad iPhone macOS IOS

Learn How to Use the Secret Features of the iPad and iPhone Control Center

There are a lot of things you can do on your iPhone or iPad, and you can quickly access some important settings, even from the lock screen using Control Center. This interface lets you enable, disable, and adjust a number of settings on your iPhone, and even control things like smart home devices or music playback. But there are a number of secret features i
Publish At:2020-05-30 06:50 | Read:664 | Comments:0 | Tags:How To iOS iPad iPhone

Pablo Escobar’s brother sues Apple for $2.6b over FaceTime flaw

byLisa VaasRoberto Escobar’s company has reportedly filed a $2.6 billion lawsuit against Apple for purportedly having lame-o security – security so bad, his address purportedly got leaked through FaceTime and has led to subsequent assassination attempts.According to TNW and TMZ, former accountant and co-founder of the Medellín drug cartel Roberto
Publish At:2020-05-28 15:14 | Read:478 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Law & order Privacy Security threats Uncategorized eav

Free up space on your iPhone or iPad by offloading apps

Increasingly, Apple devices have fixed internal storage you cannot expand. With Macs, this can be an inconvenience, but it’s usually possible to offload data to external drives. On iOS, that’s not the case. And although you can make use of cloud storage for documents, you’re stuck when apps and games are taking up precious space.On this blog, we’ve outlined
Publish At:2020-05-27 11:30 | Read:374 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software & Apps apps iPad iPhone Storage

New iPhone jailbreak released

byPaul DucklinApple’s latest iOS versions have only been out for a week.The updates are new enough that Apple’s own Security updates page still lists [2020-05-26T14:00Z] the security holes that were fixed in iOS 13.5 and iOS 12.4.7 as “details available soon”.But there’s a jailbreak available already for iOS 13.5, released by th
Publish At:2020-05-26 12:55 | Read:610 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS DMCA Exploit ios iPhone jailbreak right to repair

How to Shoot Video with an iPhone

Shooting video with an iPhone is easy, but you may not know all the many options available on your device. You can choose the resolution and frame rate of your videos, shoot slow motion or time-lapse videos, and you can zoom and use the different lenses on your iPhone, if your model has multiple cameras. But you can also take stills while you’re shooti
Publish At:2020-05-24 08:19 | Read:309 | Comments:0 | Tags:How To iPhone video

iPhone “word of death” could crash your phone – what you need to know

byPaul DucklinIt’s happened again!A weird combination of Unicode characters that make up a nonsense word can crash your iPhone, apparently by confusing the iOS operating system when it tries to figure out how to display the “word”.(We say apparently because we have an iPhone 6+, which is stuck back on iOS 12, and we couldn’t get our p
Publish At:2020-05-03 09:07 | Read:638 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS crash ios iPhone text bomb

Fleeceware on your iPhone? Don’t get caught out while penned up at home

byPaul DucklinTrying to keep your kids entertained?Looking for something to take the “long” out of the forthcoming long weekend? (Ever thought you’d be worried about a weekend being “long”?)Ready to try some new apps, just to see what they’ve got to offer?If you are, please read the latest report from SophosLabs first, ent
Publish At:2020-04-09 15:07 | Read:603 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS App Store fleeceware iPhone

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