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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:146 | 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:142 | 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:98 | 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:163 | 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:71 | 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:385 | 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:417 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS App Store fleeceware iPhone

Phishers and iPhone Thieves Rolling Out Multimillion-Dollar Operations

IBM X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) researchers recently went down the rabbit hole of a physical iPhone theft that was followed by a SMiShing campaign designed to unlock the phone for resale on the black market. As we looked into what was behind the phish, we found a thriving and large-scale operation of over 600 phishing domains d
Publish At:2020-04-09 06:33 | Read:509 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Threat Intelligence Apple Cloud Cloud Securi

iPhone users may get 25$ from Apple for slowing down their devices

Back in 2017, Apple admitted that it purposely slowed down some iPhones as their batteries were aging. Dozens of class-action-lawsuits were immediately filed against one of the most profitable publicly-traded companies in the world. Now, more than two years later, Apple has tentatively agreed to a $500 million settlement that would resolve those pending laws
Publish At:2020-03-09 09:44 | Read:465 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Apple iPhone

9 iPhone and iPad security and privacy features to set up right now

So you've got a new iPhone or iPad, or perhaps even an iPod touch; maybe it's your first, or maybe it's an upgrade from an older model. Security and privacy issues on these devices are arguably even more important than they are with Macs, because, especially with iPhones, you take them with you wherever you go. There are many potential threats to your securi
Publish At:2020-01-03 08:55 | Read:539 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Hey Siri iOS iPad iPadOS iPhone Siri

The little-known ways mobile device sensors can be exploited by cybercriminals

The bevy of mobile device sensors in modern smartphones and tablets make them more akin to pocket-sized laboratories and media studios than mere communication devices. Cameras, microphones, accelerometers, and gyroscopes give incredible flexibility to app developers and utility to mobile device users. But the variety of inputs also give clever hackers new me
Publish At:2019-12-11 16:50 | Read:1251 | Comments:0 | Tags:IoT accelerometer Android camera Google gyroscope Internet o

Will the new iPhone 11 track you even if you tell it not to?

byPaul DucklinStories about privacy blunders by big companies always attract a lot of attention.When that big company is Apple, you can replace ‘a lot’ with ‘a whole lot’.And Apple likes to make public pitches about the privacy its products provide, like the video here:So, when renowned investigative cybersecurity journalist Brian Kre
Publish At:2019-12-09 12:35 | Read:641 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple GPS iPhone Location Services Tracking

Checkm8 jailbreak and AltStore put cracks in Apple’s walled garden

byDanny BradburyJailbreaking iPhones has become a lot harder with each new version of the hardware, but this weekend saw two new announcements that enable people to install apps on their phones. One of them is a traditional jailbreak, while the other is an alternative app store that uses a loophole in Apple’s code-signing process.Jailbreaking is a form
Publish At:2019-09-30 12:45 | Read:1974 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS Mobile App Store iPhone jailbreak jailbreaking

Review: iPhone 11, the iPhone for everyone

Last year, I got on Apple‘s iPhone upgrade program to be able to change my phone every year without having the hassle of selling an old one on eBay. Given that I was spreading the cost out over monthly payments, at 0% interest, I decided to go for the best model: the iPhone XS Max. As I wrote on this blog, it was a wonderful phone, but at a high price. And e
Publish At:2019-09-27 22:10 | Read:1299 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iPhone iPhone 11

Apple updates iPhone, Apple Watch, and iPad; gives info on Apple Arcade and Apple TV+

"Spring ahead, fall new iPhone." I think that's what they say. Like clockwork now since 2014 and the release of the iPhone 4S, Apple this week announced the latest model of the iPhone along with other new products and services.Eschewing the Roman numeral naming for the device, this one goes to 11. (I know, it's a cliché, and fortunately, Apple didn't use it.
Publish At:2019-09-19 16:40 | Read:1032 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Apple Arcade Apple Event Apple TV Apple Watch iPad iPh

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