News tagged ‘Contacts’
New iOS Will Let You Disable Touch ID in Case of Emergency
The rumored emergency features appeared in iOS 11 beta. The update includes turning off the Touch ID with Sleep/Wake button.
Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of macOS High Sierra and iOS 11 to Developers
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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.
New MacBooks to Get Additional ARM Chip
Apple is working on a new ARM-chip that will be added to the next-generation MacBook. According to Bloomberg, this new chip will work simultaneously with the main processor and be responsible for low-power mode features of the laptop. This is a bit similar to the chip that makes the Touch Bar work on the 2016 MacBook Pro.
Apple Adds ‘Report Junk’ Option to iCloud Calendar
Apple has recently added a new “Report Junk” button to the iCloud Calendar for the web. The button allows to delete the spam invite from an unknown sender and report this user to Apple.
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.
New iOS 10 Concept Reveals How Dark Mode May Look Like on iPhone
We all know that Apple may soon announce the next generation of its mobile operating system, iOS 10. Ahead of this big event, different rumors and mockups surface on the Internet suggesting how the new firmware version may look like.
The images shared by iHelpBR reveal the latest iOS 10 concept featuring the dark mode for the entire system. This same concept also shows new multitasking on iOS as well as some minor design changes. You can take a look at the images below to understand what I mean.
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.
Apple Denies Rumor About Development of App for iPhone to Android Switchers
Earlier this week, a rumor appeared on the Internet suggesting that Apple was developing a special tool for Android switchers. The tool was supposed to be used to transfer contacts, messages, music, videos etc. from a compatible iPhone to an Android phone. The rumor was shared by The Telegraph and became quite popular among the reporters writing tech news.
In reality, Apple doesn’t plan to develop any tools for people switching from iPhones to Android devices. Apple spokesperson denied the rumor and claimed the company is focused only on those who switch from Google’s Android to iOS. This is the usual practice for large smartphone manufacturers.
Apple Seeds iOS 9.1 Beta 4 and tvOS Beta 3 to Testers
Apple on Tuesday seeded the fourth iOS 9.1 beta to developers and the member of the public beta testing program. The release took place one week after the release of the previous iOS 9.1 beta and iOS 9.0.2 with fixes and minor tweaks. Just like previous betas, this one contains a number of stability, security and performance improvements.
Apple Releases iOS 9.0.2 with Bug Fixes and Security Improvements
Apple has released iOS 9.0.2 to users worldwide. The update comes one week after the release iOS 9.0.1 and contains a number of minor enhancements and bug fixes aimed at making the operating system more stable, efficient and secure.
Apple to Launch Trade-in Program for Android and BlackBerry Users
According to the latest rumors, Apple is currently planning a new campaign to lure Android switchers. The guys from Cupertino will soon launch a new trade-in program that will allow Android and BlackBerry users to change their old devices for a gift card, which will let them get a discount when purchasing an iPhone. The trade-in value of old handsets will be determined by Apple Store employees. Everything is simple here: the better your smartphone works and feels, the more you get.
128GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Owners Continue Reporting Crashing and Boot Loop Issues
According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, a relatively wide number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners have encountered an issue that causes constant crashes and restarts of their devices. After such crashes, the smartphones get stuck in a boot loop and it takes much time to bring them back to normal functioning. What is interesting about this particular glich is that it affects primarily the iPhones with 128GB of storage on board and those that have their storage full or nearly full.
Two-Factor Authentication Is Now Available on iCloud.com
Apple has just enabled its two-factor authentication system on iCloud.com. This means that the access to popular iCloud.com apps like Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Pages, Numbers, Keynote or Mail is restricted until the user enters a special verification code received from Apple.
iOS 8 Beta vs iOS 7 Comparison [Photos]
Without further ado, here are a load of screenshots showing off iOS 8 and iOS 7 side-by-side: