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Apple Releases the Last Major Updates for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra





Apple has recently released iOS 10.3.3 and macOS 10.12.6. These updates are supposed to be final ones before the new versions come out.


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Written by Nathalie

Friday, July 21st, 2017. 22:49

Apple Seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Beta 6 to Developers and Public Testers



Along with the sixth iOS 10.3.3 beta for developers and public testers, Apple has released a new build of macOS Sierra 10.12.6. The update contains a number of minor enhancements and improves the stability, performance, and security of compatible Mac computers.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017. 20:41

Apple Releases New iOS 10.3.3 Beta to Developers and Public Testers



Apple has released the sixth beta of iOS 10.3.3 to developers and public beta testers. The update contains a number of bug fixes as well as security, stability, and performance improvements.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017. 20:24

Apple to Replace Touch ID with Face Scanner



According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is testing facial recognition technology that should replace the Touch ID fingerprint scanner in future iPhone models.The new biometric authentication system will be based on new 3D and eye scanners. People familiar with the matter claim it will be more secure and reliable than fingerprint recognition.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017. 19:13

Apple Seeds New iOS 10.3.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Betas



Apple has released iOS 10.3.3 beta 5 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 beta 5 to developers and public testers. Both updates contain bug fixes as well as security, stability, and performance improvements. There are no major new features, though.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, June 29th, 2017. 11:57

iOS 11 Beta and iOS 10.3.2 Beta Can Be Jailbroken [Images]



KeenLab researchers have recently jailbroken both iOS 11 beta and iOS 10.3.2. The images proving this fact were shown at the MOSEC security conference and shared by the Alibaba security engineer. Apple hasn’t patched all the vulnerabilities that can be used to hack iPhones and iPads.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, June 24th, 2017. 12:28

Apple Releases First iOS 11 Beta to Developers



Apple has released the first beta of iOS 11 to developers. The update brings new Control Panel with customizable elements, redesigned Lock Screen with a new notifications view, as well as the all the revamped App Store and improvements to Siri to compatible devices. There also some bug fixes and security tweaks.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017. 11:41

Apple Announces iOS 11, macOS 10.13, and watchOS 4



Apple has announced a bunch of updates at WWDC. These updates include iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11. Each software version brings new features, bug fixes, and security improvements.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, June 5th, 2017. 23:08

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Beta 2



Apple has released iOS 10.3.3 beta 2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 beta 2 to developers and public testers. The updates contain a minor changes and improvements for compatible devices as well as bug fixes.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017. 16:28

Apple Released Three New 'Switch to iPhone' Ads [Video]



Apple has released three new commercials urging Android users to switch to the iPhone. Today's’ short ads highlight the security, better performance of Apple’s hardware and software, and the ease of moving contacts to an iPhone. The videos are available either below, or on Apple’s YouTube channel.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, May 29th, 2017. 20:29

Hackers Bypass Galaxy S8 Iris Recognition Using Printed Photo



German hackers from Chaos Computer Club tricked the iris scanner on the Galaxy S8. They managed to unlock the phone with the help of a printed photo and a contact lens, which means almost anyone can bypass Samsung’s security system and get access to the phone and sensitive data stored on it.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017. 18:32

iOS 10.3.1 Jailbreak May Be Released Soon



Security researcher Adam Donenfeld will soon release a kernel exploit for iOS 10.3.1. The information about firmware vulnerabilities may be used to create the jailbreak of this iOS version. The researcher says he won’t release a tool for jailbreak himself, but may help those who decide to do this.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, May 20th, 2017. 13:33

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5



Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to users worldwide. The updates contain a number of performance and security improvements as well as bug fixes.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017. 11:31

iPhone 8 to Have Touch ID on Back Panel After All – Analysts



According to a rather controversial report from a Hong-Kong research firm CLSA, the Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the rumored OLED iPhone 8 will be located on the back panel. The report is based on the information from Apple suppliers, but it contradicts persistent rumors about Apple’s plans to integrate Touch ID beneath the screen glass cover.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, May 8th, 2017. 20:33

Apple Seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 5 to Developers



Apple has released the fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to developers. The update contains a number of security, stability, and compatibility improvements. No new features or design changes have been spotted so far.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, May 1st, 2017. 23:44