Tag Archives: iPhone

Judge Sides With Apple in NY Drug Probe iPhone Case

A US magistrate judge in New York ruled Monday that police overstepped the law when they called on Apple to unlock the iPhone of a suspected drug dealer. The ruling could signal Apple is on sound footing in a separate but similar battle with the US government over being forced to help crack into an iPhone used by one of ... Read More »

Now Control Your Dumb, AA-Battery Powered Devices With Your iPhone

You can now utilise your iPhone to control your TV’s remote, toys, and other devices that are powered by AA batteries. A company has found a way to utilise HomeKit, the home automation framework Apple introduced with iOS 8 to control a range of devices. HomeKit is a framework for communicating with and controlling connected accessories in a user’s home. ... Read More »

iPhone SE, 9.7-Inch iPad Pro to Launch on March 21: Reports

Apple is expected to hold its first public event of the year during the week of March 21. The Cupertino-based company will reportedly utilise this supposed small-scale event to announce a 4-inch iPhone dubbed iPhone SE, a 9.7-inch iPad Pro model, and a range of new Apple Watch models alongside more accessories. While earlier reports pointed to March 15 as ... Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Defends Resistance in FBI iPhone Case

Apple CEO Tim Cook got a standing ovation Friday at his first stockholder meeting since his company’s epic clash with the FBI unfolded. He defended the company’s unbending stance by saying: “These are the right things to do.” On Thursday, the tech giant formally challenged a court order to help the FBI unlock an encrypted iPhone used by a murderous ... Read More »

Google, Facebook, and Others Plan Briefs Supporting Apple’s iPhone Case

Alphabet Inc’s Google, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc will all file or sign on to amicus briefs in support of Apple Inc’s fight against a magistrate’s order, which requires it to help the US Federal Bureau of Investigation break into a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. Sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that Google and Facebook would make ... Read More »

Apple Challenges FBI’s iPhone Demand as ‘Oppressive’

Apple on Thursday asked a court to quash a judicial order that would force the company to help the Justice Department unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, arguing that the order imposed an “unprecedented and oppressive” burden on the tech giant. The motion to vacate was the latest step in a high-stakes legal battle that ... Read More »

iPhone 5se Design Tipped in New Leak, to Look Like iPhone 5s

Apple is widely reported to be working on a 4-inch iPhone 5se, which it plans to launch on March 15. The supposed smartphone will have innards largely similar to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. But as for the design, it appears Apple is inclining towards the design of the iPhone 5s, but with some noticeable changes – such as ... Read More »

Unlocking San Bernardino iPhone Would Be ‘Bad for America’ – Apple CEO

Apple chief Tim Cook on Wednesday said that complying with a court order to help the FBI break into an iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters would be “bad for America,” and set a legal precedent that would offend many Americans. “Some things are hard, and some things are right, and some things are both – this ... Read More »

Apple Sees Solid Support in iPhone Encryption Fight: Poll

Nearly half of Americans support Apple Inc’s decision to oppose a federal court order demanding that it unlock a smartphone used by San Bernardino shooter Rizwan Farook, according to a national online Reuters/Ipsos poll. Forty-six percent of respondents said they agreed with Apple’s position, 35 percent said they disagreed and 20 percent said they did not know, according to poll ... Read More »

Coca-Cola Unveils VR Cardboard Headset for iPhone

Coca-Cola has published a short video showcasing its own virtual-reality headset for iPhone made out of its recycled cardboard 12-can packaging. The VR cardboard headset for now seems like an experiment by the company, and it is not known if the company will actually market the product. The YouTube video published by the company shows some steps how you can ... Read More »