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Apple Launches Apple Pay Cash in USA
Having issued the iOS 11.2 major update, Apple added the Apple Pay Cash feature for the US users. Now users can attach money directly in the iMessage.
Apple Employees are Testing Apple Pay Cash
Apple has extended the testing of Apple Pay Cash to its employees. This will help Apple get more data about possible bugs or errors and fix them before the official release.
Apple Released Update to iOS 11
Apple has just released iOS version 11.0.1, one week after major version came out.
The reason for Face ID fails on demonstration is security of iOS — Apple
Face ID failed to work on stage, Apple explained it was not a bug or error but the security feature in work.
FBI Paid $900,000 to Unlock San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone
As it turns out, the Federal Bureau of Investigation paid over $900,000 to obtain tools required to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. The information comes from a senator Dianne Feinstein, so we can believe it for sure. The details were shared during an oversight hearing where the senator was questioning FBI director James Comey, The Associated Press
Saurik Releases Cydia 1.1.28 with Several Improvements
A hacker nicknamed Saurik has released an updated version of Cydia that contains a number of under-the-hood improvements.
Below you can take a look at the list of changes found in Cydia 1.1.28.
Apple Removes iCloud Activation Lock Status Page
Apple has quietly removed the iCloud Activation Lock status page from its website. This means that it is now impossible to check whether the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch you’re supposed to buy second-hand is locked before you actually get it. It is unclear why the company has decided to shut down such a useful page.
Apple Releases iOS 10.2 Beta 5 to Developers
Apple has released iOS 10.2 beta 5 to developers for testing purposes. The latest update has a build number 14C89 and features a number of bug fixes and improvements, mostly for the new TV app that should replace the Videos app. Apple has also added some new wallpapers to the latest version of firmware. It appears there are no new features in this update.
India to Purchase Cellebrite’s Technology of Unlocking Lock iPhones
According to the latest report from reliable insiders, Indian government is planning to purchase the technology developed by Israeli firm Cellebrite that was used to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter earlier this year.
Apple Pulls iOS 9.3.2 Update, Working on Fix for Bricked iPad Pro Units
Several days after the release of iOS 9.3.2 to users worldwide, Apple has pulled the update because of numerous reports claiming it bricks some 9.7-inch iPad Pro models. The company remains silent, but those iPad Pro users who haven’t yet updated their devices don’t see iOS 9.3.2 in the Software Update section. This indicates that the update has been indeed pulled and that Apple engineers are currently working on a fix for the problem.
Apple Releases iOS 9.3.2, Update Bricks Some iPad Pro Units
Apple has recently released iOS 9.3.2 with numerous bug fixes and a number of minor stability, security and performance enhancements to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users worldwide.
According to the release notes, the latest update fixes the problem that caused various sound quality issues with Bluetooth accessories connected to the iPhone SE. Apart from that, iOS 9.3.2 addresses the issue with dictionary, VoiceOver and typing email addresses in the Mail and Messages apps while using certain keyboards.
FBI Paid Less Than $1 Million to Unlock San Bernardino iPhone
According to the latest report from Reuters, the FBI paid less than $1 million to get access to the iPhone used by the San Bernardino terrorist. Earlier this month, rumors appeared on the Internet suggesting that the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation had to pay $1.3 million to obtain the exploit capable of penetrating into the locked iPhone 5c with iOS 9 on board. These same rumors suggest that the phone was unlocked by a firm called Cellebrite.
Apple vs. FBI: Trial Is Over, Officials Don’t Need Apple Assistance
The FBI has withdrawn the lawsuit against Apple. This happened as the organization managed to gain access to the iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino shooters without Apple’s assistance or approval. It is currently unknown who helped the FBI unlock the phone, but most likely this was an Israeli firm called Cellebrite.
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.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Most of the articles this week deal with the upcoming 4-inch iPhone 5se that is expected to be announced at a media event on March 15th and the full-size iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus that will be launched in the fall. There’re also some posts related to the bugs found in iOS, the launch of Apple Pay in China and several other topics.