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Apple fixes iOS bug that allowed unauthorized access to HomeKit devices

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Apple has fixed a bug in iOS 11.2 that allowed unauthorized access to HomeKit accessories including smart locks, the company told 9to5Mac in a statement. “The issue affecting HomeKit users running iOS 11.2 has been fixed. The fix temporarily disables remote access to shared users,

Amazon Prime Video is now available on Apple TV

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At last Amazon Prime Video app is available on Apple TV. The Amazon Prime Video app lets users with a Prime subscription stream Amazon exclusive shows. Apple kept the video streaming service away from Apple TV, refusing to sell Apple’s

Apple acquires podcast search startup Pop Up Archive

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Apple announced the acquisition of Pop Up Archive an Oakland based online platform focussed on building tools to transcribe, organize and search audio files. The news first reported by Neiman Lab says that Pop Up Archive ended its Audiosear.ch product

Apple Pay Cash is now available for all iPhone users in the US

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Apple’s money transfer service- Apple Pay Cash is now rolling out to all the iPhone users in the US. The update will be arriving gradually to those who’ve downloaded iOS 11.2, which launched two days back. Last month, Apple had launched Apple

Apple working on an 9.7-inch affordable iPad for 2018: Report

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Apple is planning to launch its most affordable 9.7-inch iPad in 2018, according to a report from DigiTimes. The report states that the newer version of the iPad will be priced at US$259 (Rs 16,7000), which is even lower (US$329)

Apple releases iOS 11.2 update with ‘I.T’ autocorrect fix

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iOS 11.2, which was released at midnight on the weekend, fixes an autocorrect bug that was causing the word “it” to be autocorrected to “I.T” on earlier versions of iOS 11. The update also brings Apple Pay Cash and support for faster 7.5W Qi wireless

Apple releases update to fix macOS security flaw

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Apple has released a security update for macOS High Sierra that fixes the serious security flaw that let anyone log into your Mac without your password. The critical bug, which gained attention after it was tweeted by developer Lemi Ergin, lets anyone

macOS High Sierra bug allows root access without password

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Apple’s macOS High Sierra has a serious bug that allows anyone to log in just by putting “root” in the user name field. Needless to say, the hack is quite easy to pull off. It can be triggered through the Mac’s

After Samsung, Apple could also be looking at a foldable iPhone

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Samsung’s plans for a foldable smartphone– Galaxy X are no world secret. And while this smartphone may debut as early as next year, looks like arch-rival Apple is also working on similar lines. The Cupertino-giant has filed a patent for an iPhone

Apple may launch ‘Made in India’ iPhone SE 2 early next year

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Apple is gearing up to launch ‘Made in India’ iPhone SE 2 in early 2018, according to Taiwan’s Economic Daily News. The report said the upcoming device will be exclusively manufactured by Wistron in Bangalore, India and will be released worldwide.

Apple’s 2018 iPhone models may feature dual SIM and improved LTE support

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Apple is trying to outdo itself by introducing dual SIM and gigabit LTE support in 2018 iPhone models, reports KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who has previously correctly predicted Apple’s activities. He has shared a report in which he claims that

Apple acquires AR startup Vrvana for $30M

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Apple recently acquired an augmented reality-based startup called Vrvana, reports TechCrunch. The deal was reported to be around $30 million. Vrvana created mixed-reality headset named Totem, but it never released. The headset was designed to merge AR and virtual reality

Apple delays the release of HomePod until 2018

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Apple has postponed the release of its HomePod speaker until 2018. The reason behind the delay is that the company needs more time to work on the speaker which is set to compete with Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices and Google Home

Apple releases iOS 11.1.2; fixes cold weather bug on the iPhone X

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Seems like Apple’s problems are not going to end anytime soon. Barely days after it released a software update for the keyboard auto-correct issue with the iPhone X, the company has made another update available to the users. Apple released

Apple planning to put a rear facing 3D sensor in 2019 iPhone models

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Apple is working on a new 3D sensor system for 2019 iPhone models a technology different from the TrueDepth sensor that it uses in the iPhone X models, Bloomberg reports. The technology is in development at Sony, Panasonic, Infineon Technologies, and STMicroelectronics.

iPhone X’s Face ID already under scanner from hackers

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Barely ten days have gone since the launch of Apple‘s iPhone X and a cybersecurity firm claims to have fooled the Face ID technology in the smartphone using a mask. Vietnamese security firm Bkav released a blog post and video showing that they

iPhone X users reporting green line on their OLED display screens

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Just days after the launch of Apple’s iPhone X, some users are reporting problems with their OLED display screens. The users are complaining about a persistent green line on the edges of the phone screen. The green line does not

Apple releases iOS 11.1.1 update for iPhones and iPads with autocorrect bug fixed

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Apple has released iOS 11.1.1 for the iPhone and iPad users with a small but important update. The latest software update contains a fix for the autocorrect bug in the iOS 11.1 that has been changing the letter “I” to

Apple acquires image sensing startup InVisage Technologies

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Apple has acquired an image sensing startup called InVisage Technologies that develops solutions to improve imaging capabilities on space-constrained devices, like smartphones, TechCrunch reports. InVisage’s key product is called QuantumFilm, which combines software technology and material science to create smaller imaging technology that

Apple’s next iPad to come with Face ID and slimmer bezels

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Apple is working on a new iPad that will include many features borrowed from recently launched iPhone X such as Face ID, slimmer bezels and of course no Home button. According to Bloomberg, the redesigned iPad could make its debut as early