News tagged ‘Car’
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.
Apple to Release Smart Glasses in 2018 - Rumor
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is working on the smart glasses. The device will connect to the iPhone to work and feature Carl Zeiss optics and possibly the support of augmented reality.
Check Out This MacBook Pro Parody Ad [Video]
A new parody video has been recently spotted on YouTube mocking Apple’s new MacBook Pro. The short clip highlights all the things that the new 13-inch and 15-inch laptops lack, for example, MagSafe, HDMI, card reader and other ports, high-quality front-facing camera and more.
The creators of the video summarised all weak points of the new laptops that were discovered after the release. The parody MacBook Pro ad is available below, so you can watch it right now.
What do you think about this parody? Do you think that the updated MacBook Pro lineup is a failure? Leave your comments below this short post.
Half of Former Galaxy Note 7 Users to Switch to iPhone – IDC
According to the latest report from IDC, nearly a half of former Galaxy Note 7 units are planning to switch to the iPhone. This seems to be true as Apple reported a record number of Android switchers in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016. The results of the survey can’t be taken for granted as they include data from only 24 Galaxy Note 7 users. Still, they demonstrate a possibility for Apple to benefit from Samsung’s misfortune.
Another iPhone Catches Fire Damaging Vehicle
Another iPhone 7 has caught fire causing serious damage to the owner’s vehicle. According to 7 News, Mat Jones, a surfing instructor from Australia, left his iPhone 7 in a car and the phone caught fire. When he returned, he discovered that the device seriously damaged the vehicle. Looks like soon the jokes about Galaxy Note 7 won’t be so funny.
Apple Stops Signing iOS 9, Releases New iOS 10 Beta
Apple has stopped signing iOS 9.3.5, which means it is no longer possible to downgrade or restore your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to this version of firmware. Along with that, the company did the same thing to iOS 10.0.1.
Apple Launches Apple Pay in New Zealand
Following the launch of Apple Pay in Russia earlier this month, Apple has launched the payments system in New Zealand. Currently, Apple Pay is available only for the customers of one bank called ANZ Bank. They can add their credit and debit Visa cards and start using the system for sending payments and making purchases at McDonald's, Glassons, Hallenstein Brothers, and K-Mart.
Samsung Permanently Stops Galaxy Note 7 Production
Samsung has permanently stopped the production of the Galaxy Note 7. Such decision comes after dozens of reports about exploding handsets from both old and new batch that was believed to be safe. The company will focus on the development of the new Galaxy S8 model as well as sales of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
Samsung Halts Production of Galaxy Note 7 for Safety Reasons
Samsung has temporarily stopped the production of the infamous Galaxy Note 7. Such a difficult decision comes after numerous reports about exploding smartphones from the new batch that was deemed safe.
Apple Confirms iPhone 7 Launch Dates for New Countries
Apple has confirmed the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 launch dates for a couple of new countries.
In particular, on October 14th, local retailers will start selling new devices in Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro, and Turkey. On October 15th, the iPhone 7 will become available in Jordan and Oman. On October 20th, both new handsets and smartwatches will go on sale in Israel. Finally, on October 21st, the sales of the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch will begin in Maurice, Madagascar, Maroc, Ukraine, and Uganda.
Apple launched the iPhone 7 in India on Friday. Currently, the new device is available on all major markets.
Apple Launches Apple Pay in Russia
Apple Pay has started working in Russia marking the tenth country of the service availability. Since its launch in the USA in 2014, Apple’s contactless payment service has debuted to the United Kingdom, China, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Hong Kong, France, Singapore, and Russia.
Currently, Apple Pay works only with Mastercard cards issued by Sberbank. With time, however, the service will start working with other major banks and retailers including ATAK, Auchan, Magnit, Azbuka Vkusa, Media Markt, M.Video, and several others. Moreover, soon Apple Pay will start working at Eldorado and Burger King.
Apple is steadily expanding Apple Pay to major markets. Soon the service will debut in New Zealand.
Some iPhone 7 Units Show Cellular Connectivity Issues
Some iPhone 7 users report that their devices fail to reconnect to the cellular network after being used in the Airplane mode. Apple has reacted to the problem and, according to the internal documents obtained by reporters, is investigating the issue.
Apple to Remove Headphone Jack from Macs Soon?
Looks like Apple plans to ditch the headphone jack across all devices its produces. MacBook users have recently begun receiving emails from the company with something like a questionnaire asking about various MacBook Pro features. One particular question of the survey is of the greatest interest for us. Here it is: "Do you ever use the headphone port on your MacBook Pro with Retina display?"
Apple Lays Off Dozens of Employees Working on Self Driving Car
According to the latest report from the New York Times, Apple has recently laid off dozens of its employees working on the rumored car project. The company has made Bob Mansfield responsible for the development of the self-driving electric vehicle and shut down a part of the project, that is why a number of employees now have to look for a better workplace.
iPhone 6SE Retail Packaging Appears Online [Images]
Several images showing what appears to be a retail packaging for the rumored iPhone 6SE have been recently spotted on the Internet. Even though the images may be fake, they go in line with the rumor that surfaced online back in July. According to this rumor, the next-generation iPhone will be called the iPhone 6SE, not the iPhone 7 as many expect.
I recommend to take the photos with a few pinches of salt as there are some inconsistencies.