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The worst thing about the MacBook Pro’s non-replaceable SSD

Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro has received plenty of criticism from all sorts of potential buyers, even though the machine is probably one of the best …

Apple’s iPhone call logging is a feature, not a security scare

A Russian company that makes iPhone-hacking software said earlier this week that Apple quietly collects iPhone call data in iCloud, including both …

iFixit Tears Down The Cadillac of MacBooks With The MacBook Pro 15″ with Touch Bar

With the announcement of the latest three new MacBooks, there’s been a lot of confusion everywhere over which model you should pick up, especially …

Apple wants to put Siri in your messages

You may someday have another participant in your group messaging chats: Siri.<p>An Apple patent application published Nov. 17 describes how Siri could be pulled into iMessage chats to help with scheduling and making payments. Any of the participants in a conversation can choose to bring in Siri to …

Apps

Apple considers making iPhones in America, reports claim

Apple is exploring the idea of making iPhones in the US after Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election raised the prospect of a crackdown on American companies that manufacture abroad.<p>Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics giant that assembles the iPhone at enormous facilities in China, has …

The Facebook Messenger bug highlights the importance of security

A team of security researchers from Check Point has exposed a vulnerability on the Messenger for Android app, according to a note posted Tuesday on Facebook's blog.<p>The bug, originally discovered in May, gave hackers the ability to spread malware and modify or remove parts of conversations between …

Messaging Apps

The gaming industry can become the next big target of cybercrime

Video-game-related crime is almost as old as the industry itself. But while illegal copies and pirated versions of games were the previous dominant form of illicit activities related to games, recent developments and trends in online gaming platforms have created new possibilities for …

Cybersecurity

Analyst claims next-gen iPhone 7 to feature 32 GB base storage and up, finally dropping 16 GB models

An IHS Technology analyst has posted on Chinese social media that company supply chain research indicates that the iPhone 7 will feature 32 GB storage as the $199 base model, which would mean Apple would finally drop the much-loathed 16 GB SKU from its lineup with its new flagship smartphone …

Report: Developers losing interest in Apple Watch until apps can run independently

Realm, a company which provides mobile databases to around 100,000 app developers, told <i>Business Insider</i> that its stats show that developers are losing interest in the Apple Watch.<p>“On a weekly basis we’re seeing very few Watch apps, compared to iOS apps,” says VP Tim Anglade. “For every 1,000 new …

Smartwatches

Apple iPhone 7 Plus could exclusively pack dual camera, Smart Connector - Pocket-lint

It looks like the iPhone 7 Plus will debut with more hardware changes than any other iPhone 7 model.<p>Recently-leaked design schematics suggested Apple …

Mobile Technology

Here are the possible directions Apple could go with its next iPhone

The Mac maker is packaging its highest-end tech in its lowest-end package with the iPhone SE. From a product strategy standpoint, it's incredibly smart since it provides a strong product for the large segment of the market that still prefers smaller phones. From a pricing strategy standpoint, the …

iPhone 5s 16GB in Silver or Gray (No-Contract) from $100 shipped (Reg. $300)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Boost Mobile is offering the iPhone 5s Prepaid (No-Contract) in Gray or Silver for <b>$99.99 shipped</b> if you port your current cell …

iPhone

Apple publishes first comprehensive list of CarPlay-compatible vehicles

Having finally accumulated a large enough stable of partners for the platform, Apple on Monday published an official list of current and (some) …

Apple denies plans to build iOS-to-Android migration tool

Apple is not, in fact, working on a migration tool to help iPhone owners switch to Android, a spokesperson said on Monday, in a rare instance of the …

How to Take a Great iPhone Photo

As smart phones keep getting smarter, and built-in cameras get more and more powerful, it’s becoming all too easy to forget the tricked-out DSLR at …

Los Angeles

Apple Denies Rumor That It's Building an iPhone to Android Switching Tool

Apple issued a statement today denying a report from The Telegraph that alleged the company had agreed to build an iPhone to Android tool for …

Tesla's Elon Musk claims an Apple Car is in the works

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is known for expressing some rather colorful opinions and far out predictions, but his latest might be his most …

Apple’s India enterprise boss quits to sell Android phones

Apple’s enterprise mobility head for the India region has quit to set up a new Indian smartphone company, selling Android devices. Sharad Mehrotra …

Enterprise Mobility

Watch this popular Instagrammer’s iPhone blow up with likes

My Instagram posts rarely cross 40 likes, so I don’t mind the app pinging me a couple of times a day to let me know someone has enjoyed my photos. For Demy de Zeeuw, it’s a whole different experience.<p>De Zeeuw runs the Instagram account for the popular sports news apps 433 and its posts receive …

Apps

Happy Holidays from Apple

Hello from Cupertino!<p>We’re delighted to be writing you after another incredible year. We couldn’t be prouder of 2015, and we can’t wait to share with you all the wonderful things we have planned for 2016.<p>We’ve kept busy this year, simultaneously reinventing television, news, and the music industry. …

The new app that serves as eyes for the blind

As computers get better at navigating the world around them, they are also helping humans better navigate that world as well. Thanks to advances in AI and robotics, scientists from IBM Research and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) are working on new types of real-world accessibility solutions for …

Do People in Silicon Valley Ever Turn Off Their Phones?

Even the world's tech leaders crave moments of wifilessness. (Well, some of them.)<p><i>Hearing from the leaders of the tech world is always revealing, and very often surprising. In our second annual Silicon Valley Insiders Poll, a panel of 101 executives, innovators, and thinkers weigh in on some of the</i> …

Silicon Valley

Design your future with a powerful network

When deciding the value of a degree, finding the best educational program is a high priority – whether measured in post-graduation salary, growth opportunities within your current profession, , or a plethora of other goals. While these are obviously important, another factor that potential students …

The Logic Pros: Creating custom-made, tempo flexible Apple Loops

In this week’s episode of <i>The Logic Pros</i>, we are going to be creating our own custom-made Apple Loops. One of the most underused features of Logic Pro X, the Apple Loops browser not only houses thousands of free stock audio and MIDI clips, but also our personal libraries. The elastic nature of LPX’s …

Music Production

OS X El Capitan License: in Plain English

I decided to upgrade my Mac to El Capitan, but my computer said, <b>on one condition</b>: I must “carefully” read and agree with something. It even provided a<p>…

Apple TV 4 and iPad Pro Pre-Orders Begin at Select Authorized Resellers in Europe

Just weeks before the Apple TV 4 is expected to be released worldwide, select Apple Authorized Resellers in Europe have begun accepting pre-orders for the new set-top box. The Apple TV 4 is officially slated to launch in late October, but the majority of orders are unlikely to be fulfilled until …

Apple acquires advanced smartphone artificial intelligence startup Perceptio

Bloomberg reports that Apple has acquired Perceptio, a startup that focuses on developing technology that allows companies to run artificial intelligence systems on smartphones, but without the need for sharing as much user data in the cloud.<p>Perceptio was founded by Zac Stone and Nicolas Pinto with …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple already blocked the first malware for non-jailbroken iPhones

With certain exceptions, most iOS-focused malware targets jailbroken devices whose compromised security makes them easy prey. However, there's been concerns that a recent strain of malware, YiSpecter, can attack even 'pure' devices running stock iOS. Do you have to worry about catching a bug online …