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Apple Seeds iOS 9.3.2 Beta 2 to Developers





Apple has released the second beta of iOS 9.3.2 to developers. The latest update contains a number of bug fixes, stability improvements and security enhancement and should be installed only by those who need the software for testing purposes. It is not recommended to install the latest build on your main device as it can cause compatibility issues, crashes and freezes.


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Thursday, April 21st, 2016. 1:17

Average User Unlocks Their iPhone About 80 Times a Day



According to the data revealed during a special event dedicated to the security of Apple devices, an average iPhone user unlocks their phone about 80 times a day. Apple claims that 89% of those who own a device with Touch ID have the security feature enabled and use it.


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Tuesday, April 19th, 2016. 23:06

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Most of the articles this week deal with the new 4-inch iPhone SE and the widely-rumored iPhone 7 that is expected to be released in September. There’re also some posts that tell us about the latest version of Apple’s iOS 9.3.1 and new betas of OS X 10.11.5, watchOS 2.2.1 and tvOS 9.2.1.


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Sunday, April 10th, 2016. 14:22

Apple Seeds First Betas iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5 El Capitan, tvOS 9.2.1 and watchOS 2.2.1 to Developers



Apple has released first betas of iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5 El Capitan, tvOS 9.2.1 and watchOS 2.2.1 to developers for testing. It is not entirely clear what improvements each version contains, but most likely these are minor bug fixes and security enhancements.


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Thursday, April 7th, 2016. 11:21

New Security Vulnerability Found in iOS 9.3.1 [Video]



A man named Jose Rodriguez has recently discovered a new iOS 9.3.1 vulnerability that allows to bypass the passcode and get access to contacts and photos stored on the device. Take a look at the video to see how one can get access to someone else’s phone.


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Wednesday, April 6th, 2016. 13:10

Apple Releases iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2



Aside from announcing the 4-inch iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro, Apple has also unveiled iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2. Each and every version has been thoroughly tested by the developers and public testers and is now available for download.


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Monday, March 21st, 2016. 21:16

President Obama: 'You Cannot Take an Absolutist View'



The President of the United States Barack Obama had an interview yesterday, in which he shared his opinion about the current encryption conflict and what the results of it may be in the future.


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Saturday, March 12th, 2016. 23:58

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Pangu to Release Jailbreak for Apple TV 4 Next Week



The Pangu team has officially announced it will release a jailbreak for the fourth generation Apple TV as soon as next week. The announcement came alongside the debut of the untethered jailbreak for iOS 9.1, which can now be downloaded from Pangu’s official website.


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Saturday, March 12th, 2016. 22:30

Samsung Didn’t Give Full Support to Apple in Confrontation Against FBI



A major conflict between Apple and the FBI about privacy problems and encryption has been widely reviewed in media recently and is still going on in court. Probably, every significant figure in technology world and among politics has already spoken in defense of Apple or the FBI.


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Friday, March 4th, 2016. 23:07

Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 to Developers



Apple has today seeded the fourth beta of iOS 9.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 to registered developers for testing. Each version contains minor enhancements and bug fixes aimed at making it more stable and efficient.


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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016. 1:24

Find My iPhone Feature Helps Police Find Kidnapped Teenager



According to the latest report from NBC News, Apple’s Find My iPhone feature helped Pennsylvania State Police to find a kidnapped teenager earlier this month. The 18-year-old victim had been taken 150 miles away from her home by her ex-boyfriend, but the mother managed to use the Find My iPhone feature to determine the location of her daughter’s phone and reported everything to the police.


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Saturday, February 20th, 2016. 18:10

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New Vulnerability Affects Third-Party Mac Apps



As noted by a bunch of reliable news websites, a wide number of third-party Mac apps are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. The vulnerability in Sparkle, an open source framework, which is used by many developers to make the update process easier, can let hackers execute malicious JavaScript code when the infected app or apps perform checks for updates. According to security researchers, uTorrent and a ‘huge’ number of other applications that are available outside the App Store are prone to the aforementioned vulnerability.


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Wednesday, February 10th, 2016. 19:01

Apple Releases OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 Beta 3 to Developers



Aside from making iOS 9.3 Beta 3 available for developers, Apple has also seeded the third pre-release OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 version. The first OS X 10.11.4 beta was released on January 11th, so the developers have been testing the operating system for nearly a month now. According to Apple, the latest beta is a minor update that contains bug fixes and a number of other enhancements.


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Tuesday, February 9th, 2016. 11:47

Apple Admits Third-Party Repairs Can Brick iPhone 6 Units



Earlier this year, iPhone 6 users have begun complaining about a rather strange problem. According to the most recent complaints, the iPhone 6 units with Touch ID home buttons repaired by third-party companies can become unresponsive or broken for good after the software update. A number of users have seen the ‘error 53’ immediately after the update to a newer iOS version. One of such users was a Guardian freelance photographer.


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Friday, February 5th, 2016. 20:29

Apple Releases OS X El Capitan 10.11.3 to Users Worldwide



Aside from making iOS 9.2.1 available for download all over the world, Apple has recently publicly released OS X El Capitan 10.11.3. The latest update contains a number of stability and security enhancements as well as some bug fixes aimed at making the operating system more stable and efficient. Just like iOS 9.2.1, OS X 10.11.3 is recommended for all users of compatible Mac computers.


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Wednesday, January 20th, 2016. 17:12