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Email encryption flaws can expose Apple Mail, Outlook, and Thunderbird messages

Ahead of a full release of details on May 15, European researchers and the EFFare providing an early warning that messages encoded with PGP/GPG and S/MIME are vulnerable to a set of serious security vulnerabilities — an issue impacting over 20 email clients. As there are “currently no reliable fixes for the vulnerability,” the researchers are advising users to … Read more...

Apple faces class action lawsuit over failing MacBook butterfly keyboards

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Apple’s polarizing butterfly keyboard design is now causing the company some legal issues. A new class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple, alleging that the company knew about the reliability issues of the design before launch, yet released it anyway…

As outlined by AppleInsider, the lawsuit was filed in the Northern District Court of California and includes both

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Apple offering battery replacement program for some 13-inch MacBook Pros

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Apple has today begun rolling out a battery replacement program for the non Touch Bar 13-inch MacBook Pro.

The company says there is an issue with a small number of MacBook Pros manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017. Affected users can mail in their MacBook Pro, find an Apple Authorized Service Provider, or visit an Apple Retail Store.

To … Read more...

How to run your business from your smartphone: 11 tips

With stronger compute power, smartphones are becoming a more adept enterprise tool. Here’s how to leverage the power of a mobile device to keep your business running smoothly.

With faster speeds, stronger devices, and more work being done in the cloud, working from a smartphone is now a reality for many businesses. Hardware, software, and networking advances allow professionals, including … Read more...

I don’t think Apple can fix the iOS mess it’s created

Apple has turned iOS from a sleek, streamlined, easy-to-use operating system into a ghastly horror show.

Apple knows iOS has deteriorated, but it plans to fix that

Word has it that Apple is putting on hold some of the features it had planned for iOS 12 in order to concentrate on trying to fix the problems that it’s allowed to … Read more...

Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel

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  • Move would be major blow to Intel, Apple’s Mac chip supplier
  • Apple working on software platform to merge iPad, Mac apps

Apple Inc. is planning to use its own chips in Mac computers beginning as early as 2020, replacing processors from Intel Corp., according to people familiar with the plans.

The initiative, code named Kalamata, is still in the … Read more...

Apple Watch Now Offers Some Pretty Awesome Tools for Skiers

Finally, the Apple Watch Series 3 recognizes that skiing and snowboarding are exercise, too.

Beyond the convenience of on-your-wrist text messages and meeting reminders, perhaps the most compelling reason to swap out your analog timepiece for something smarter is Apple Watch’s physical activity tracking features. Reaching daily activity goals with the help of the watch almostmakes exercise fun, but … Read more...

The iPhone is Dead

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I’ve switched back-and-forth between iPhone and Android in the past and I’ve always felt the iPhone edged out any Android phone, but not anymore.

I switched to a Galaxy S8 months ago and I don’t see myself going back to iPhone, even the X. The iPhone is dead to me. Here’s why.

iPhones don’t age well

On my iPhone 6+, … Read more...

The death of macOS Server

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What do you call a server with no server functionality? Junk. Apple is done with the server business.

Apple has long had a love/hate relationship with server operating systems and hardware. When Apple wanted to be a serious business player, it would play up its server offerings. When Steve Jobs focused Apple on consumers with iPhones and Macs, its server … Read more...

Average smartphone prices are way up, thanks to the iPhone X and Galaxy Note 8

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2017 was a bumper year for flagship phones. The Galaxy Note series was back after the Galaxy Note 7 battery debacle, and Apple released the most expensive iPhone ever made. The flagship hype didn’t have much of an effect on the total number of smartphones sold, but it did make one big change to companies’ bottom line: The average selling … Read more...