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Apple’s coolest keyboard trick became even better in iOS 12

What if I told you that ultra-precise text editing and selection is not only possible, but easy, on all Apple gadgets running iOS 12?

If you, like me, have been struggling to edit that typo in a slab of text you just wrote on your iPhone on iPad, you may have missed a feature that lets you turn your keyboard … Read more...

New hack bypasses iPhone’s lock screen on iOS 12

Apple’s iPhone is advertised as a highly secure device, which is why it’s a bit funny when someone easily beats its security shortly after a major new version of iOS is released.

A YouTube video posted last week alleges that it’s possible to bypass the lock screen of an iPhone running iOS 12 without knowing the password, and access both … Read more...

Facebook and Instagram add dashboards to help you manage your time on social apps

You can now set reminders to tell you when you’ve spent too much time browsing your feeds

Facebook and Instagram are introducing a new dashboard to tell you how long you’ve spent inside their apps, along with tools for setting daily limits and temporarily muting your push notifications. The new set of features, called “Your time on Facebook” and “Your … Read more...

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...