Apple Reportedly Notified Some U.S. State Department Employees They May Have Been Targeted by NSO Group Spyware

Apple has notified at least nine U.S. Department of State employees that they may have been targeted by state-sponsored spyware created by Israeli company NSO Group, according to a Reuters report citing four people familiar with the matter. Last month, Apple filed a lawsuit against NSO Group to “hold it accountable” for state-sponsored spyware targeting […]

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Apple Aims to Cut Down on Spyware With Lawsuit Against NSO Group

Apple today announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Israeli firm NSO Group and its parent company with the aim of holding it accountable for targeting Apple users with spyware used for surveillance purposes. In the lawsuit, Apple offers up information on how NSO Group infiltrated the devices of iPhone owners and how it […]

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Rare ‘WristMac’ Wearable From 1988 Could Sell for Up to $100,000 at Auction

A rare wearable Macintosh accessory from 1988 called the “WristMac” today goes up for auction at ComicConnect. The WristMac is an early example of wearable technology made by Ex Machina, Inc. and Seiko. While it was not made by Apple, the device served as a programmable wristwatch that could be connected to a Macintosh and […]

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AAPL Stock Sets New All-Time High Following Latest Apple Car Rumors

Right on the heels of a fresh round of rumors about Apple’s autonomous car project, Apple’s stock price spiked to a new all-time high today, touching $157.87 per share before pulling back slightly. The previous all-time intraday high was set back on September 7 at $157.26, and Apple’s stock is now up over 21% so […]

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Apple’s Arguments Against Sideloading on iOS: All Your Questions Answered

Sideloading is a fancy word for downloading an app binary from non-official platforms or the open internet and installing it on a device like a normal app. The practice is allowed on Android, granting users the flexibility of downloading apps from official or non-official app stores and the open internet. The iPhone, on the other […]

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Apple’s Increasing Focus on Health Seen in Recent Hiring Trends, New Board Member

Apple has been talking for years about the role it wants to play in human health, led by the Apple Watch and its array of health-related features. With the Apple Watch maturing and Apple increasing its integration of health-focused hardware and software, several pieces of evidence suggest the company is positioning itself for an even […]

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Apple Begins Selling New Accessories, Including Updated Rotor Riot Game Controller for iPhone and iPad

Apple today began selling an updated version of the Rotor Riot game controller with newly added “Home” and “Options” buttons. The controller, designed for use with the iPhone and iPad, is priced at $49.99 on Apple’s online store and delivers in one to two days. Rotor Riot is advertised as the only Lightning-connected, full-sized game […]

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Apple Begins Selling New Accessories, Including Updated Rotor Riot Game Controller for iPhone and iPad

Apple today began selling an updated version of the Rotor Riot game controller with newly added “Home” and “Options” buttons. The controller, designed for use with the iPhone and iPad, is priced at $49.99 on Apple’s online store and delivers in one to two days. Rotor Riot is advertised as the only Lightning-connected, full-sized game […]

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Apple Announces ‘Business Essentials’ Service for Small Businesses

Apple today announced the debut of Apple Business Essentials, a new subscription-based service that will offer device management like setup and onboarding, iCloud storage, and optional 24/7 access to Apple Support for small businesses with up to 500 employees. Apple Business Essentials will enable small businesses to easily configure, deploy, and manage Apple products from […]

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Johnson & Johnson Chairman Alex Gorsky Joins Apple’s Board of Directors

Apple today announced that Alex Gorsky, the chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, has joined its board of directors. In a statement, Apple CEO Tim Cook called Gorsky a “visionary in healthcare,” and said that Apple will benefit from his expertise. “Alex has long been a visionary in healthcare, applying his tremendous insight, experience, […]

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Here Are the Latest Dates You Can Order Apple Products in Time for Christmas

If you are planning to purchase an Apple device, accessory, or gift card for someone as a Christmas gift this year, Apple has shared the latest dates that these items can be ordered by with free shipping to ensure delivery prior to December 25 in the United States. Apple has also provided “order by” deadlines […]

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DoJ Arrests Hacker Involved With REvil Group That Stole Apple’s MacBook Pro Schematics

The United States Justice Department today announced that it has arrested Ukrainian Yaroslav Vasinskyi for his involvement with REvil, a group that executed ransomware attacks against businesses and government entities in the United States. REvil in April targeted Apple supplier Quanta Computer and stole schematics of the design of the 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro […]

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iPhone X Modded With USB-C Port Listed on eBay With Bids Topping $85,000

Earlier this week, robotics student Ken Pillonel shared a video explaining how he modded an iPhone X with a functional USB-C port in place of the usual Lightning connector. The USB-C port works for both charging the iPhone and data transfer. Pillonel also put the device up for auction on eBay, and bids are already […]

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iCloud Private Relay Down for Some Users

Apple’s iCloud Private Relay option is not working for some users, according to Apple’s System Status page. The feature is experiencing an outage and is unavailable at the current time. According to Apple, the outage started at 11:40 a.m. Pacific Time and it is ongoing. Those who are having ‌iCloud‌ Private Relay issues may have […]

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Niantic’s ‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ Augmented Reality Game Shutting Down

Niantic has experienced major success with augmented reality game Pokémon Go, a title that still has a loyal fanbase, but unfortunately, its Harry Potter-themed game has not fared as well. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is going to be shut down on January 31, 2022 as a result. First introduced in June 2019, Harry Potter: Wizards […]

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iPhones and Apple Watches Could Detect a Car Crash and Auto-Dial 911 Starting Next Year

Apple is planning a new feature for the iPhone and Apple Watch that would enable the devices to detect if you are involved in a car crash and automatically dial 911 for emergency services, according to The Wall Street Journal‘s Rolfe Winkler. Apple plans to launch the feature in 2022, according to the report, which […]

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