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Yesterday, Apple previewed new child safety features to protect children from predators and limit the spread of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). While these features, which were developed in conjunction with child safety experts, sound great, they also open the door to future privacy issues. The first major part... Read more...
Data misuse and abuse of company tools is a prevalent problem in the tech industry, as we saw when an Apple tech posted a customers explicit images on Facebook. However, this problem is not relegated to people lower in the food chain as Googlefired dozens of employees between 2018 and 2020 for abusing their level of... Read more...
Apple has already embraced mini LED technology on its 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which touts what the company calls a Liquid Retina XDR display. Portions of the screen can get as bright as 1,600 nits (full-screen brightness checks in at 1,000 nits). Looking ahead, Apple has plans of expanding mini LED displays to more... Read more...
In just a matter of months, Apple will unveil its next generation iPhone lineup, presumably called the iPhone 13 series. Leaks and rumors abound and will be even more plentiful as an inevitable launch comes closer into view. Looking beyond the iPhone 13, however, a prominent Apple analyst had some interesting... Read more...
Apples fourth-generation iPad Air has been a very popular entry in its tablet lineup ever since it first debuted in October. Even before the tablet started shipping to customers, retailers like Amazon discounted the tablet by $40, making $559 the everyday price ever since. However, Prime Day is in full effect... Read more...
Apple's iPad tablets are the most popular on the consumer market, but that doesn't mean that development on the devices should come to a standstill. Apple's iPad mini has been around for a long time and hasn't seen any significant design updates in six years. Sure, there have been upgrades to performance and support... Read more...
Apple's upcoming iPhone 13 is rumored to feature an always-on display with a 120Hz refresh rate, the latter of which puts it in the category of several 'gaming' smartphones. Why wasn't a 120Hz refresh rate included iPhone 12 series? It may have been due to the drain it would have on battery life, which is something... Read more...
The antitrust trial between Apple and Epic Games continues today, and Apple is stepping up its defense of iOS, even if it means knocking some of its other products. Last week, the company made an interestingly timed announcement about how the App Storeprevented $1.5 billion in fraud through 2020. Now Craig Federighi... Read more...
When Apple launched the iPhone X back in 2017, it brought a new design quirk to the table: a large display notch. The notch housed the ear speaker, selfie camera, Face ID hardware, and various other sensors. Unfortunately, the notch has remained for successive generations of iPhones and hasn't gotten any smaller with... Read more...
As part of an effort to accelerate its investments in the United States, Apple announced it is committing more than $430 billion over the next five years towards different projects across the country, including a new high-tech campus being built in North Carolina. According to Apple, these investments will lead to the... Read more...
Even if you have never owned one, because of the long-standing boutique quality of their systems, there is a good chance you have heard of Falcon Northwest. Falcon Northwest is one of the earliest and now most well-known boutique system builders around. If I can break from the "royal we" for a moment, Falcon Northwest... Read more...
Nuance Communications is a company everyone has heard from but not many have heard of. The companys technology powers Apples Siri voice assistant alongside various communications for healthcare and enterprise organizations. In 2014, it was rumored that Samsung might be interested in purchasing Nuance, but that... Read more...
We know both Android and iOS collect certain user data and beam it back to each one's respective mothe ship, some of which is necessary for the continued operation of a smartphone, and other a result of privacy opt-ins. But does one or the other go overboard? A new study would have you believe "Google collects around... Read more...
Major events that have traditionally been hosted in-person have mostly gone virtual in light of the pandemic, and the same is true of Apple's next Worldwide Developers Conference. Lest there was any doubt, Apple announced on Tuesday that its WWDC 2021 event will be in an all-online format, and free for all developers... Read more...
If you're a jilted current (or former) owner of a MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro with the oft-maligned butterfly keyboard mechanism, there's some breaking news today. A class-action lawsuit against Apple over the defective keyboards has been certified by Judge Edward Davila on March 8thin the state of... Read more...
In August of last year, Apple gave the iMac a much-needed Comet Lake-H and Radeon Pro Navi refresh, which boosted the sleek all-in-one's performance. Concurrently, Apple sold the iMac Pro, which touted slightly better upgrades for more intensive computing tasks, but it seems people did not necessarily need all that... Read more...
Deepfakes have been around for a few years now, and with each passing day, it seems as though the technology keeps getting better and more lifelike. We saw this last year with a Back To The Future deepfake starring Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Holland, rather than real Doc and Marty. Now, deepfaker and visual effects... Read more...
Apple made the significant shift to 5G wireless with its iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro product families in late 2020. The rumor mill is still churning up fresh fodder on the incoming iPhone 13/iPhone 13 Pro successors with two new incoming features. The latest salvo comes from Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives, who claims... Read more...
Tell us if you've heard this one before: a next-generation iPhone is up on deck with a 120Hz display option. We heard these rumors in the months leading up to the launch of the iPhone 12 Pro/Pro Max, and we evensaw some engineering prototypeswith the feature enabled, but alleged supply channel and battery life... Read more...
When Apple launched the iPhone 12 family last year, the company revealed the usual suspects: a 6.1-inch iPhone 12, a 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, and a 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. However, the company also brought along a fourth member of the family: theiPhone 12 miniwith a small (in this day and age) 5.4-inch... Read more...
When Apple first introduced Face ID with the iPhone X back in 2017, it tossed Touch ID fingerprint recognition into the trash bin for its flagship smartphones. All you had to do was simply lift your iPhone and look at it and would unlock. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has made things a lot harder for those with a... Read more...
Apple has been garnering a lot of praise for its M1 system-on-chip (SoC), the company's first custom Apple Silicon design specifically for its MacBook laptops and Mac Mini desktops. The M1 also represents the beginning of Apple's two-year transition plan to move away from Intel CPUs. This has led to added interest in... Read more...
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