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Apple’s response to Epic threatens the future of VR, AR, TV, and films | VentureBeat

August 20th, 2020 · No Comments

This is an unfortunate response from Apple. In the end I think it will backfire on them. And I think Tim Cook will have to take back this statement “we do not retaliate or bully people; it’s strongly against our company culture.” Source: Apple’s response to Epic threatens the future of VR, AR, TV, and […]

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Category: Apple iOS · Apple OSX · General · Technology · Virtual Reality

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iOS 14 Includes Redesigned Field Test Mode – MacRumors

July 28th, 2020 · No Comments

Source: iOS 14 Includes Redesigned Field Test Mode – MacRumors I didn’t know this even existed in the current iOS!!

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Apple Disputes Some Details of Google’s Project Zero Report on iOS Security Vulnerabilities

September 12th, 2019 · No Comments

Apple says the attack was “narrowly-focused” rather than a broad-based exploit of iPhones as described. Fewer than a dozen websites targeting Uighur Muslims were affected, according to Apple. Further, Apple says that Google created a false impression of mass exploitation, causing fear among iPhone owners.

Google also got the length of the attacks wrong. Apple says the websites were operational for approximately two months rather than two years, with the vulnerabilities fixed 10 days after Apple learned about them. Fixes were already in the works when Google approached Apple.

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Category: Apple iOS · Security · Technology

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Apple Identifies Issue With GasBuddy App Causing Some iPhones to Become Unresponsive [Updated] – Mac Rumors

October 23rd, 2018 · No Comments

This is very curious that a single app can cause an iPhone to misbehave like this. This shouldn’t happen regardless of what the app is doing. I suspect we will hear more about this in the coming days. Source: Apple Identifies Issue With GasBuddy App Causing Some iPhones to Become Unresponsive [Updated] – Mac Rumors

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Apple Watch Had Record Year With Estimated 18M Shipments in 2017, Topped Entire Swiss Watch Industry Last Quarter – Mac Rumors

February 17th, 2018 · No Comments

So, are we still calling the Apple Watch a failure? Interestingly, it appears that this growth has resulted in Apple Watch shipments coming in higher than all Swiss watch brands combined for the first time last quarter, according to IDC research director Francisco Jeronimo.‏ In other words, Apple is now the biggest watchmaker in the […]

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macOS High Sierra Vulnerability Allegedly Allows Malicious Third-Party Apps to Access Plaintext Keychain Data – Mac Rumors

September 26th, 2017 · No Comments

This certainly seems like a pretty huge vulnerability.

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Category: Apple OSX · General · Technology

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Whaddya know, iPad and Apple Watch are selling like crazy again

August 2nd, 2017 · No Comments

For those that keep telling me that Apple isn’t doing well or isn’t doing anything new or isn’t doing that great. Source: Whaddya know, iPad and Apple Watch are selling like crazy again

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Applying Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Our Early Results

June 6th, 2017 · No Comments

We’ve developed an algorithm to use the Apple Watch to detect atrial fibrillation — the most common heart arrhythmia — with higher accuracy than previously validated methods.

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Apple Named Worlds Largest Wearables Vendor With an Estimated 3.5M Apple Watch Shipments in Q1 2017 – Mac Rumors

May 6th, 2017 · No Comments

For those saying the Watch is a failure I give you this: Source: Apple Named Worlds Largest Wearables Vendor With an Estimated 3.5M Apple Watch Shipments in Q1 2017 – Mac Rumors

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Apples Echo-Like Smart Speaker With Siri and AirPlay Could Debut as Early as WWDC – Mac Rumors

April 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Source: Apples Echo-Like Smart Speaker With Siri and AirPlay Could Debut as Early as WWDC – Mac Rumors

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