Tag Archives: Apple

An iOS Bug That Crashes Your iPhone Is on the Loose

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iPhone users, beware. There’s a new iOS bug out there. The bug is contained in a message with a single character from the Indian Telugu language. When a user of an iPhone running iOS 11.2.5 opens the message, the device will revert to its login screen and require the user to enter his or her PIN again as well as …

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Apple out to Provide Easy Access to Medical Records on iPhone

Medical Records

Apple is testing a way to give iPhone user easy access to their medical records through the Health app. Apple chief operating officer (COO) Jeff Williams confirmed the test to CNBC. The test confirms rumors that came out in June about Apple’s healthcare initiative. (Read: Apple Rumored to Be Working on a Revolutionary Health Care Project) For iPhone and Apple …

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Apple HomePod Is Coming Any Day Now

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved the sale of Apple’s HomePod. It means that the Siri-powered speaker, which reportedly costs $349, would be out on the market anytime now. Delayed Launch Apple was supposed to launch the HomePod last year but decided to delay it to early this year as the company “needed a little more time” to …

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MacBook Turns 10 Years Old

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The MacBook turned 10 years old on Monday and people have been reminiscing how the late Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs whipped it out of an envelope on stage at MacWorld. Since then, as Mashable pointed out, the launching of what’s considered as Apple’s best product even “changed laptops forever.” (Read: MacBook Air. Apple’s Best Product Ever) A Shadow …

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You Can Now Buy Copycat AirPods for Only $36

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Since the holidays, you’ve been itching to get a pair of AirPods at the Apple Store, but it costs $159. Fret no more because Amazon is selling copycats of Apple’s product that’s becoming ubiquitous. (Read: 11 AirPods Tips and Tricks You Should Know About) One of those copycats is the Frelop earpieces that are compatible with most Bluetooth-enabled gadgets, according …

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Apple Ordered to Explain Older iPhone Throttling

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Four Republican legislators, including the head of the energy and commerce committee, have asked Apple CEO Tim Cook to explain its revelation last month about the slowing down of iPhones with older batteries. (Read: Apple Confirms iOS Scales Back the Performance of Old iPhones Sometimes) A Reuters report said the request was contained in a letter from the legislators that …

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Apple Taps Watch to Monitor Irregular Heartbeat

Apple Watch

The Apple Watch will be used by its manufacturer to detect irregular heart rhythms as part of a study to be conducted along with the Stanford University School of Medicine. Apple announced that it had developed a Heart Study App that will look out for irregular heartbeats. (Read: What Causes Abnormal Heart Rhythms?) Innovative Study Apple said the app “is …

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Amazon Echo: Buy the Limited Red Edition and Help Fund Efforts vs. AIDS

Amazon Echo

Amazon has come out with the second generation of its Echo speakers, and customer reviews of the product have been positive, garnering an average of 4 stars out of 5. And on December 6, the online retail giant will add a limited edition Echo with red charcoal fabric cover. What makes the product special is that $10 of the purchase …

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Apple Probes Swelling of IPhone 8 Plus Batteries

Swelling of IPhone 8 plus batteries

Following reports of the swelling of iPhone 8 batteries, Apple has assured that the incidents don’t pose any danger to mobile phone users. A Vice News report said the iPhone maker had assured that “the incidents do not represent a safety concern, but that a battery swelling has the caused the problems.” A spokesperson for Apple has been quoted by …

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