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New macOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta Is Out for Developers





Along with the fourth beta of iOS 10.2, Apple has made a new macOS Sierra 10.12.2 beta available for developers. The build number is 16C53a and the update contains minor bug fixes and stability improvements. There are also new emojis that were first spotted in iOS 10.2.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016. 13:17

New iOS Vulnerability Has Been Discovered [Video]



Anyone can access your passcode-locked iPhone contacts list and photos using Siri. A new vulnerability has been recently discovered by a number of YouTubers and immediately shared online.

One of the first to notice the problem with iOS security was a guy nicknamed EverythingApplePro. He used a number of phones, including older iPhone 4S running iOS 8, to demonstrate that the issue has been present for quite a long period of time. All iOS devices that support Siri and have iOS 8-iOS 10.2 on board are vulnerable, so be careful.


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Saturday, November 19th, 2016. 17:16

Apple Stores iPhone Call Logs in iCloud Without Your Awareness



Apple stores the information about the incoming, outgoing, and missed calls in iCloud. The report comes from a Russian security firm Elcomsoft that managed to get the call logs from Apple’s cloud storage using special software.


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Friday, November 18th, 2016. 13:16

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Apple Releases New iOS 10.1.1 Build to Users Worldwide



Apple has just released a new build of iOS 10.1.1 to users worldwide. The release is a bit of surprise, provided that crucial bugs were fixed with previous version of iOS 10.1.1 and there are no new features or visible enhancements in the latest update.


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Thursday, November 10th, 2016. 13:08

Apple Releases Second macOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta to Developers



Apple has released the second beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 to developers for testing. According to the company, the update contains a number of bug fixes and enhancements of security, stability, and performance. The build number of the latest update is 16C41b.


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Wednesday, November 9th, 2016. 13:15

Apple Seeds Second iOS 10.2 Beta to Developers



Apple has released the second beta of iOS 10.2 to developers for testing. The update contains a number of minor bug fixes as well as security and stability enhancements.


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Tuesday, November 8th, 2016. 14:08

Apple Releases iOS 10.1.1, iOS 10.2 Beta to Developers



Apple on Monday released iOS 10.1.1 with a fix for the issue making it impossible to view the Health app data for some users. The release of the updated firmware version comes about a week after the release of iOS 10.1 that contained some minor improvements as well.


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Tuesday, November 1st, 2016. 11:35

Apple Releases macOS Sierra 10.12.1 to Users Worldwide



Apple has released macOS Sierra 10.12.1 to users worldwide. The update, according to Apple, contains stability, compatibility, and security enhancements for all compatible Mac computers.


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Tuesday, October 25th, 2016. 12:23

Apple Releases iOS 10.1 to Users Worldwide



Apple released iOS 10.1 with new Portrait camera mode for the iPhone 7 Plus, transit directions for Japan, and a wide number of bug fixes and stability improvements for Messages, Maps, Apple Watch, and other areas of the operating system.


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Tuesday, October 25th, 2016. 12:20

Apple Releases iOS 10.0.3 With Fixes for Cellular Connectivity Issues



Update: iOS 10.0.3 is available only for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Apple has released iOS 10.0.3 with a fix for cellular connectivity issues reported by a number of users from all over the globe. If you own a compatible iPhone running a previous version of iOS 10 and face problems connecting to the cellular network, especially after turning off the Airplane mode, you should definitely give this update a try.


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Monday, October 17th, 2016. 23:47

iOS 10 Adoption Reaches 54% - Apple



Apple has just announced that iOS 10 adoption has reached 54%. The figure is based on the statistics gathered by the App Store, so it includes only those devices that have been active over the last couple of weeks.


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Tuesday, October 11th, 2016. 17:57

iPhone 7 Users Complain About Activation Lock Issues



A growing number of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users are complaining about the Activation Lock issue affecting their brand new smartphones. According to the most popular reports from MacRumors forums and Twitter, many phones are linked to Apple IDs that do not belong to the owners of these devices. Apple removed the Activation Lock from several handsets after getting proofs of ownership from their owners. The company also agreed to replace several affected units. Still, it has to comment on the issue.


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Thursday, October 6th, 2016. 20:29

Zerodium Offers $1.5 Million for iOS 10 Zero-Day Exploit



A security firm called Zerodium has promised $1.5 million to anyone who finds a zero-day vulnerability in iOS 10. The award for finding a similar vulnerability in iOS 9 was previously $1 million.


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Saturday, October 1st, 2016. 15:40

Apple Releases Second macOS Sierra 10.12.1 Beta to Developers



Apple has released the second beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 to developers for testing. The update contains numerous bug fixes along with security, stability, and performance enhancements for all compatible Mac computers. The build number of today’s update is 16B2333a.

The macOS Sierra 10.12.1 update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.

If you have a compatible Mac and a developer account, you can download and install the latest beta right now. You can get additional information about the update on Apple’s website for developers.

It is currently unknown what new features Apple has added to macOS Sierra 10.12.1. The release date remains unknown as well. Stay tuned for more updates on the issue.




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Wednesday, September 28th, 2016. 12:03

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days.

Most of the articles this week are connected with the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, new versions of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra as well as jailbreak and security flaws of the latest firmware version.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, September 25th, 2016. 11:46