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Security Researchers Find New Security Flaw in iOS 10





A new security flaw in iOS 10 has been recently found by a firm called Elcomsoft. According to the researchers, the flaw makes it easier to access encrypted iOS 10 backups made using iTunes as the backup process ignores some security checks that were present in iOS 9 and older versions of Apple’s operating system.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, September 25th, 2016. 11:25

Apple Releases iOS 10.0.2 with Several Bug Fixes



Apple has released iOS 10.0.2 with a number of bug fixes to users worldwide. In particular, the update resolves an issue with headphone audio controls not working, Photos app quitting when enabling iCloud Photo Library, and some app extensions not turning on. iOS 10.0.2 is recommended for all users of compatible iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch units.


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Saturday, September 24th, 2016. 9:36

Apple Releases iOS 10, But Don’t Update Right Now



As promised, Apple on Tuesday released iOS 10 to users worldwide. The latest major update contains a number of noticeable design changes, new features, and security enhancements for compatible iPhones and iPads.

Below you can take a look at the main fields of improvements found in iOS 10.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016. 10:06

Apple Seeds New Versions of macOS Sierra to Testers



Apple has released new pre-release versions of macOS Sierra to developers and the members of the public beta testing program. The build number is 16A313a. The latest update contains a number of stability, security, and performance enhancements.


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Tuesday, August 30th, 2016. 19:13

Apple Fixes Vulnerabilities Used to Spy on Users in iOS 9.3.5



Apple has recently released iOS 9.3.5 with a number of security fixes and other minor enhancements. Most importantly, the latest update fixes the vulnerabilities used by various government agencies throughout the world to spy on criminals, journalists and those who represent threat or interest to the country or other official bodies. In total, there had been three vulnerabilities that Apple patched.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, August 26th, 2016. 17:33

iOS 9.3.4 Has Been Jailbroken! [Video]



iOS 9.3.4 has been successfully jailbroken. Below you can watch a video showing an iPhone 6 with the latest version of firmware on board being jailbroken with the help of the application called OverSky. The app has been developed by a team of hackers called Team OS and it uses iOS vulnerabilities different from those utilized by the Pangu team to hack iOS 9.3.3. It is currently unknown whether we will see a public utility for hacking Apple devices.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, August 25th, 2016. 21:46

Apple Releases New macOS Sierra Beta to Developers and Public Testers



Apple on Monday released a new version of macOS Sierra to developers and the members of the public testing program. The seventh build contains a number of security, stability and performance improvements as well as some bug fixes.


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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016. 22:19

New MacBook Pro to Get Touch ID Power Button and OLED Touch Panel



New rumor has recently appeared on the Internet that suggests the next-generation MacBook Pro, which is expected to be launched in the fall, will feature a Touch ID power button as well as the anticipated OLED touch sensitive panel instead of functions keys. Today’s rumor goes in line with previous reports from Ming-Chi Kuo and other reliable insiders.


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Tuesday, August 9th, 2016. 18:37

Apple Releases iOS 9.3.4, Kills Pangu Jailbreak



Apple has just released iOS 9.3.4 to users worldwide. The release comes only a couple of weeks after the release of the last update, iOS 9.3.3. According to the company, the latest version of the mobile operating system contains some security fixes. In other words, iOS 9.3.4 kills Pangu jailbreak, so if you plan to have your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch jailbroken, stay away from the update.


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Friday, August 5th, 2016. 10:14

Apple Releases iOS 10 Beta 4 to Developers



Aside from releasing the fourth beta of iOS 10 developers for testing purposes, Apple has also seeded macOS Sierra Beta 4 for developers.


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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016. 0:37

Pangu Releases English Version of iOS 9.2-iOS 9.3.3 Jailbreak



The Pangu team has released an English version of their semi-tethered jailbreak for iOS 9.2-iOS 9.3.3. Apart from the support for new language, the new tool is compatible with both Mac, Linux and Windows and includes Cydia Impactor that allows you to sideload the Pangu app onto your compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.


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Saturday, July 30th, 2016. 0:18

Apple to Add Iris Scanner to iPhone in 2018 - Rumor



According to the latest report from DigiTimes reporters, in 2018, the iPhone will get a brand new biometric scanner. The supply chain insiders are sure that Apple will add an iris scanner to the next-generation iPhone to enhance its security features.


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Tuesday, July 26th, 2016. 16:15

New Public Betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Are Out



Apple has released the second public beta of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra to those users who have a valid public tester account. If you have a compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch for iOS 10 and Mac computer for macOS Sierra, you can sign up for Apple’s public beta testing program and try out the new software right now.


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Thursday, July 21st, 2016. 19:48

Apple Releases OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 to Users Worldwide



Aside from making iOS 9.3.3 available for all users, Apple has just released OS X El Capitan 10.11.6. Just like the firmware for iPhones and iPads, the latest version of Apple’s operating system for Macs is a minor update that brings stability, security and performance enhancements as well as bug fixes. The update is recommended for all users of compatible Mac computers.


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Tuesday, July 19th, 2016. 0:11

Apple Releases iOS 9.3.3 to Users Worldwide



Apple has just released iOS 9.3.3 to users worldwide. The latest update is compatible with the iPhone 4s or later, iPad 2 or later, iPad mini or later as well as with the fifth and sixth-generation iPod touch.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016. 0:01