Sites stealing iPhone data reportedly targeted Uyghur Muslims

[ad_1] It’s not certain if the sites also targeted Android users, although Forbes sources said Android and Windows users were also under the crosshairs. China has used a number of tactics to compromise phones and crack down on Uyghur Muslims. Border guards have reportedly been installing surveillance apps on the Android phones of tourists entering […]

Original Samsung Galaxy Note second only to iPhone in setting trends

[ad_1] In the summer of 2011, Samsung took a chance on a new phone. Meant to complement — and yet also supersede — the Galaxy S series, the Samsung Galaxy Note was a harbinger of things to come in ways Samsung likely never imagined. The phone offered a then-incredible 5.3-inch 1,280p display, a massive battery, […]

Google reveals years-long 'indiscriminate' iPhone hack

[ad_1] Google cybersecurity experts said the operation used hacked websites to implant malicious software in iPhones to access data, photos and user locations Google security experts uncovered an “indiscriminate” hacking operation that targeted iPhones over a period of at least two years and used websites to implant malicious software to access photos, user locations and […]

Apple loosens grip on iPhone repair work

[ad_1] Apple, in a policy shift, will make it easier for consumers to get repairs for iPhones at independent service shops Apple on Thursday said it will begin supplying parts and training to independent repair shops, offering more options to service for devices made by the California tech giant. The change of course came in […]

Apple expected to unveil new iPhone at Sept. 10 event

[ad_1] CEO Tim Cook, pictured introducing the iPhone 4s in 2011, has for years had Apple host events in the fall to launch new iPhone models ahead of the Christmas holiday shopping season Apple sent out invitations on Thursday to a September 10 event at its Silicon Valley campus where it is expected to unveil […]

Apple reportedly shelves 'walkie talkie' iPhone feature

[ad_1] This is the first time we’ve heard of the technology, which went by Project OGRS at Apple. It reportedly used the 900 megahertz radio spectrum, often used by the utility, oil and gas industries. Sources told The Information that it was designed to use Intel cellular modems. It’s unclear why Apple shelved the project, […]

Best tech deals today: Apple iPhone cases, PS4 controllers, Xbox One S bundle

[ad_1] Ars Technica Greetings, Arsians! The Dealmaster is back with another round of deals to share. Today’s list is headlined by a couple of deals on Apple’s Leather Cases for its iPhone XS and iPhone 8/7 phones. The former is down to $25, while the latter is down to $22.49. Only the black models are […]

Best tech deals today: Apple iPhone cases, PS4 controllers, Xbox One S bundle

[ad_1] Ars Technica Greetings, Arsians! The Dealmaster is back with another round of deals to share. Today’s list is headlined by a couple of deals on Apple’s Leather Cases for its iPhone XS and iPhone 8/7 phones. The former is down to $25, while the latter is down to $22.49. Only the black models are […]

AirDrop is making your iPhone vulnerable to attackers

[ad_1] Credit: Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University Whether you’re checking text messages on your smartwatch or sharing selfies with a friend at a concert, it’s becoming easier and easier to send files and information between devices. But this connectivity may come at the expense of security. A team of researchers from Northeastern University and the Technical University […]

Trump tariffs could hit the iPhone

[ad_1] iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Credit: Apple Would you spend an extra $100 for a new iPhone? President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed new tariffs on products made in China, which includes the best-selling consumer device, the Apple iPhone. Consumers would have to fork over $75-$100 extra dollars to buy the latest models, […]