Items tagged with ios

We've seen malware that wants to steal your files, money, or even your identity, but the new "Gold Pickaxe" mobile malware goes a step further. This nasty little piece of software is active on both Android and iOS, and it steals the victim's face. Security researchers warn the malware could be used to create deepfake... Read more...
Has your iPhone been mangling your text when it tries to predict what you're typing? I know that mine has, along with millions of other iPhone owners, and it's all caused by Apple's first attempt at improving the keyboard experience in iOS 17. Of course, iOS 17 launched five months ago, so this has been something that... Read more...
Apple’s upcoming iOS 18, codenamed Crystal, is being billed as the biggest update in the history of the iconic iPhone. This report comes in the midst of the tech titan having to make major changes to its App Store in Europe and the onslaught of AI advancements from competitors. Apple analyst Mark Bloomberg believes... Read more...
Earlier in the year, Apple fixed several vulnerabilities, which, when exploited, allowed Operation Triangulation spyware to make its way onto devices with zero interaction required. Since then, researchers have been uncovering all the components that made up the attack chain for the spyware campaign, and what they... Read more...
Apple has included a key iOS security change with its latest iOS 17.3 beta for iPhone users aimed at keeping potential thieves from accessing pertinent personal data. When the new Stolen Device Protection feature is toggled on, it makes it to where the user has to use Face ID or Touch ID to gain access to critical... Read more...
Apple iPhone users should check whether their phone harbors an unassuming keyboard app in Settings. There's a new third-party keyboard that's designed to collect everything they type and send that information to cybercriminals. British cybersecurity company Certo Software just detailed how keyboard-based iPhone... Read more...
Apple's incoming iOS 17.2 stable release is jam-packed with new features, as well as unlocking Qi2 wireless capabilities for iPhones 13 and 14. Unfortunately, you'll have to wait a while to actually use the new protocol since you can't buy Qi2 chargers just yet. This week, Apple shared the release candidate beta... Read more...
If you've acquired a new Apple product recently this shopping season, you'll want to pay special attention to the latest critical update that has been released. While the plethora of new iPhone, iPad, and Mac buyers are enjoying their brand new devices, a potential danger lurks underneath.  Apple has a new patch... Read more...
Hey Android users, if the only thing preventing you from switching over to an iPhone is the lack of USB-C connectivity, you're apparently not alone. Or so claims the results of an interesting survey, which suggests that the iPhone 15 series could be the one that tempts a large number of Android users to break up with... Read more...
NASA is taking a giant leap forward as it prepares to launch its digital platforms to the next level of entertainment for the benefit of all. The upcoming changes will be taking place on its flagship and science websites, as well as adding the space agency's first on-demand streaming service and upgrading its NASA... Read more...
Pokémon trainers around the world will soon have the opportunity to track their sleep habits in true Pokémon fashion. The upcoming Pokémon Sleep mobile app is now accepting preregistrations through Google Play, with the app coming to both iOS and Android smart devices in late July. Every Pokémon trainer knows that sleep is an essential Read more...
Smartphone users can soon take advantage of AI-assisted writing for emails via the "Help me write" function available in Gmail for Android and iOS. For now, the feature is only available for those who have enrolled as testers of the company's Workspace Labs. Many can attest to how difficult it can be to contrive... Read more...
It's no secret that the Android and iPhone rivalry wages hotter than the Sun oftentimes, but now we have the numbers to prove that (at least in the US) Apple has more loyalists and more converted Android users than ever before. Year-to-year number of iOS users vs platform of previous phone Based on the latest... Read more...
The highlight of Apple's keynote at the Worldwide Developer Conference yesterday was definitely Vision Pro and visionOS. However, the iPhone maker also has a whole slate of new operating systems on the horizon, and went to great trouble to demonstrate a whole host of new features. Yearly iterations are nothing new... Read more...
Google provides a long-awaited and much-needed update to its Authenticator app as the company says we are moving to a passwordless future. The update, available on both Android and iOS, allows users to safely backup one-time codes (OTPs) to a Google account. Most everyone nowadays uses added layers of security when... Read more...
Apple's upcoming WWDC 2023 event is expected to showcase the company's much-anticipated mixed-reality headset. Other announcements could include new MacBooks and a major update to watchOS 10. The star of the WWDC 2023 event in June is expected to be the company's augmented reality (AR) / virtual reality (VR)... Read more...
A Chinese smartphone maker looks set to copy the chicanery of the Apple iPhone 14 ‘Dynamic Island’. Images have leaked showing that Realme has developed a feature it calls the ‘Mini Capsule’ – a moving UI section which disguises the presence of a selfie punch hole camera on the device. The images are the first... Read more...
Apple has released updates to developers across multiple devices, bringing new content and fixes. The new content includes added emoji characters, Safari web push notifications on iPhone and iPad, and a new way for getting developer updates. Updates currently available are iOS 16.4, iPadOS 16.4, macOS Ventura 13.3... Read more...
Apple's latest iOS update brings a new Black History Month design, security updates, bug fixes, and more. One of the major security changes is the addition of Security Keys for Apple ID, allowing users to strengthen the security of their account by requiring a physical security key as part of the two-factor... Read more...
With the lights being shut off for the beloved weather app Dark Sky on iOS, it is time to find another fair-weather friend to let you know when the next cold front is coming through. Dark Sky was bought out by Apple nearly two years ago and officially shut down on New Year's day. When it comes to weather apps, Dark... Read more...
Santa Claus is coming to town, and NORAD is giving everyone an easy way to track the jolly fellow. You can prepare your Santa watch party by visiting the NORAD Tracks Santa website, or by downloading the Android or iOS app. Santa is making a list and checking it twice ahead of his annual trip around the world to... Read more...
Apple's iOS 16.2 and iPadOS 16.2 updates bring a plethora of new features, which include the Freeform app, the new Apple Music Sing app, and the return of external display support to M1 and M2 iPad Pro tablets. Many device updates are filled with mundane security and bug fixes. However, Apple's most recent updates... Read more...
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