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Tim Cook Deposition Date Set for June 27

Tim Cook

Apple chief executive officer Tim Cook will give a deposition on June 27 in relation to a countersuit filed by Qualcomm. The deposition date was contained in a court filing dated April 4. Cook’s deposition is the latest move in the messy legal row between the two tech giants, Mashable noted. $1 Billion Lawsuit Apple slapped Qualcomm with a $1 …

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Siri Bug Reads out Your iPhone’s Hidden Notifications

Siri Bug

Are you an iPhone or an iPad user? If so, you should read this. There is a Siri bug on iOS 11 that lets the voice assistant read out loud your hidden third-party notifications. Thus, other people within earshot can hear what those notifications are. Brazilian site Mac Magazine first discovered the bug and 9to5Mac.com reported about it. Mac Magazine …

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Apple Wants to Buy Cobalt Directly from Miners

Cobalt

Apple is negotiating with cobalt miners to buy the mineral directly from them, according to a Bloomberg report, quoting people familiar with the matter. (Read: Apple in Talks to Buy Cobalt Directly from Miners) Cobalt is a primary ingredient in lithium-ion batteries used in Apple’s devices like the iPhone, iPad, and MacBooks and according to the Bloomberg report, the tech …

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An iOS Bug That Crashes Your iPhone Is on the Loose

iOs bug

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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Developer Warns iPhone Users of iOS Bug

iOS bug

    A software developer has warned iPhone users of a newly-discovered iOS bug that has a text link that can freeze and crash their gadget. iPhone users, however, need not worry as an Apple spokesperson confirmed to Mashable that “a fix is coming in a software update next week.” (Read: When You Absolutely Should Not Upgrade Your iPhone) Bug …

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Apple Ordered to Explain Older iPhone Throttling

iPhone throttling

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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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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