News tagged ‘Intel’
Apple Hit With Lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities
The first class action against Apple is started in the US over Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that affect Intel, ARM and AMD processors. Despite some fixes have already been issued, two people from US started a lawsuit on behalf of all users who purchased a device with the processor designed by Apple, including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV devices.
Apple’s Meltdown and Spectre Patch Slows Down iOS Performance Significantly
Apple recently issued a patch for the vulnerabilities named Meltdown and Spectre, that have been found in the Intel processors. The patch should have been installed on every device that received the update, but there’s a pitfall. Despite Apple assured customers the fix won’t slow down the devices, it actually did.
Advertisers Lose Hundreds of Millions of Their Profit Because of New Safari Feature
The Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature Apple introduced in Safari led to a million dollars loss to advertising companies.
A Recently Discovered Vulnerability Affects All Apple Products, Some Patches are Issued
Apple has confirmed that the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that have been discovered by researchers from Google Project Zero affected all Apple products. The vulnerability impacts Intel, ARM and AMD processors. These are hardware vulnerabilities that require a software patch.
2018 iPhone Will Feature Two Sim Cards and Faster LTE
According to the memo to clients, issued by Ming-Chi Kuo, new iPhones will support gigabit LTE speed and two sim cards, like Samsung’s flagships.
Apple May Cease Partnership With Qualcomm
Qualcomm was reportedly trying to prevent Apple from producing iPhones in China. According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple is thinking about ceasing the partnership with Qualcomm and instead buy parts for iPhone and iPad from Intel or MediaTek.
Apple Releases macOS High Sierra
As soon as macOS High Sierra becomes available, you will be able to click on Apple logo — About this Mac — Software Update and download the new version.
New Safari Cookies Policy Makes Advertising Companies Angry
In Safari 11 Apple is going to introduce the new feature, called Intelligent Tracking Prevention that will block the third-party cookies from tracking the information about user searches.
Apple Announces iOS 11, macOS 10.13, and watchOS 4
Apple has announced a bunch of updates at WWDC. These updates include iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11. Each software version brings new features, bug fixes, and security improvements.
Apple Announces New MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and iMacs
Just a couple of moments ago at the WWDC keynote, Apple has announced new MacBook models. The company has refreshed the entire lineup of its laptops, including the 12-inch MacBook, both 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro, and even the 13-inch MacBook Air that was last updated in 2015.
What to Expect from WWDC 2017
Apple’s WWDC conference kicks off this Monday. During the opening keynote, Apple CEO Tim Cook and other executives should make a number of important announcements and hopefully unveil several new products. Let’s find out what to expect from the upcoming developers conference.
Apple Is Working on Dedicated AI Chip for Future Devices
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is working on a special chip that will control the artificial intelligence features on future iPhones and other devices. The chip is called the Apple Neural Engine and it is designed to offload the main processor and graphics chip of the device to improve its battery life.
Pangu Team Shows Off iOS 10.3.1 Jailbreak on iPhone 7
The Pangu team has demonstrated the jailbreak of iOS 10.3.1. This happened during the Janus Mobile Security & Threat Intelligence Platform Release Event that took place in China. According to the images shared on Weibo, the developers managed to hack the iPhone 7 running iOS 10.3.1 and launch Cydia on the device.
Apple Starts Selling Refurbished 13-inch MacBook Pro Units with Touch Bar
Apple has started selling refurbished 13-inch MacBook Pro units with Touch Bar. The refurbished models are $270–300 cheaper than the new ones, so if you want to save some money, you should definitely take a look at the available configurations.
Several New iMacs Are Coming This Year – DigiTimes
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Apple will release two new iMac models in the third quarter of 2017. The production is set to start in May and the supplier is Quanta Computer. Moreover, the company is working on a completely revamped model that will hit the store shelves at the end of 2017.