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Serious Vulnerability Affecting Older Macs Discovered in OS X
A new OS X vulnerability has been recently discovered by a security researcher Pedro Vilaca. This vulnerability affects Macs that are older than one year and lets the cyberthieves control the computer remotely even after it is restored to factory settings of formatted. The aforementioned exploit opens a massive hole in the security of Apple's OS X, which is currently called the most reliable and protected operating system on market.
Apple Wants Apple Watch to Work 19 Hours in Active/Passive Mode
As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino are expected to release their long-anticipated Apple Watch as soon as in March. While we know that the smartwatch will be equipped with Apple S1 processor, a number of sensors capable of tracking user’s physical activity and a bunch of other useful features, we have no idea of the battery capacity of the wearable device.
Meet Another Possible Apple Watch Rival: Microsoft Band
More than a month after Apple, Microsoft has today officially announced its smartwatch. The new wearable device is called Microsoft Band and I must admit it is totally different from the Apple Watch and other market rivals. It should be noted, however, that it is very difficult to call the new gadget a smartwatch; because of its design and the price tag of $199, it is rather a fitness tracker.
iPhone 5 vs. Alleged iPhone 6 [Images]
Several new images that show Apple's iPhone 5 compared to what appears to be a long-anticipated iPhone 6 have been recently shared by yaya888.
New iPhone 6 Renderings [Photos]
A couple of iPhone 6 renderings showing a space gray, silver and gold models appeared on the Internet earlier today. The renderings seem to be based on the recent leaks connected with the specs and the design of the upcoming handset.
Apple Releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.4
Apple on Monday officially released OS X Mavericks 10.9.4. The new version of the operating system for Macs contains a number of important improvements and bug fixes. OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 is recommended for all users since “it improves the stability, compatibility, and security” of the computer.
4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Mockups [Video]
More and more iPhone 6 mockups appear on the internet ahead of the release of the handset. What they show is a device with either a 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch screen, thinner display bezels and a slimmer design.
Apple's iWatch to Feature Curved OLED Display?
Another rumor, which deals with Apple's iWatch, appeared on the Internet today. According to the latest report from Nikkei, the guys from Cupertino will show us their new wearable device in October. Moreover, the same source claims that the iWatch will be equipped with a curved OLED display. Together with your iPhone, it will monitor your health.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
The week has nearly come to an end, so I think we should take a look at the list of the most interesting posts. Let's start.
If to speak about popular articles, they deal mostly with the iPhone and the iWatch. In particular, over the past few days a couple of physical mockups have appeared on the Internet that show how Apple's next-gen handset might look like. Nearly all of the mockups are based on the leaked schematics and renderings, that is why they look a bit similar.
New 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Physical Mockup
UPDATE: Another iPhone 6 mockup has appeared on the Internet late this morning. It is said to be based on the leaked 4.7-inch iPhone schematics. You can take a look at the mockup below.
A couple of images showing something what appears to be a physical mockup of the next generation iPhone with a 5.5-inch display have been spotted on the Internet. The mockup seems to be based on renderings shared by a Japanese website MacFan last month.
Apple Offers Trade-In Program for iPhone 5 with Faulty Sleep/Wake Button
A couple of days ago, Apple announced that there're some iPhone 5 models with faulty Sleep/Wake buttons. The company promised to repair all of the defective handsets for free and claimed that was the only way out for users.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It's Sunday today, so let's take a look at the list of most popular posts of the last seven days.
As to the most interesting news and rumors, this time they deal mostly with the upcoming iPhone 6 and iOS 8. Both are expected to debut this fall.
Apple Starts iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Button Replacement Program
Apple has initiated an iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake button replacement program. The guys from Cupertino plan to recall a number of iPhone 5 models because of an issue, which can make the button "stop working or work intermittently". This is what
iPhone 6 Case Compared to iPhone 5s, Nexus 5 and Galaxy Note 3 - Video
So far, we have seen several different cases for the upcoming 4.7-inch iPhone 6. In a video below we can see one of such cases compared to Apple's iPhone 5s, Google's Nexus 5 and Samsung's Galaxy Note 3. The video has been uploaded to YouTube by a user nicknamed Unbox Therapy.
Photo Showing iPhone 6 Cases Leaks Online
A photo showing two alleged cases for iPhone 6 has recently leaked online. One case is designed for a 4.7-inch handset and the other one for 5.5-5.7-inch iPhone. While it is still unknown whether the photo is legitimate or not, it is still better than nothing.