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iOS 12.1 exploit lets you bypass the lockscreen and access contacts

Apple just released iOS 12.1 that aims to fix some irritating issues such as the “soft selfies” bug on the new iPhone XS and XS Max and also brings the controversial throttling feature for the iPhone X and iPhone 8. But that it also comes with a lockscreen exploit that lets you access contacts without unlocking the phone. Just hours ... Read More »

iOS Web Attack Surfaces That Can Crash and Restart Your iPhone, iPad

HIGHLIGHTS A new iOS hack has been found that restarts iOS devices The hack uses all the available resources on the system This brings a kernel panic that ultimately brings a sudden restart While Apple is busy in the last-minute preparations of iOS 12, a security researcher has shown a proof-of-concept webpage that uses CSS to crash and restart your iOS-running iPhone or ... Read More »

WWDC 2018: iOS 12 to Bring Digital Health Features, ARKit 2.0 to Be Launched, and More Predictions

HIGHLIGHTS WWDC 2018 is now less than a week away It kicks off on June 4 in San Jose, California Here are some announcement predictions for the keynote address In recent months, Apple has been criticized for the addictive nature of its devices. Next week, the company plans to unveil software to help cure people of their iPhone habit. On Monday, Apple will hold ... Read More »

Google Maps Uber Booking Integration Removed From Android, iOS Apps

Google Maps has now taken away a handy Uber feature that let users book rides without leaving the app. In early 2017, Google had added the ability to book Uber trips via Maps, but it appears the convenience was short-lived. Since Google has quietly pulled the feature from Maps, it is not certain when the direct Uber booking was removed. Notably, you will still see the ... Read More »

iPhone X Plus Resolution, Aspect Ratio Allegedly Spotted Thanks to iOS 12 Testing

HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone X Plus is expected to launch in September this year The variant is expected to sport a 1080×2336 pixels resolution Pixel density will be similar to the on iPhone X Apple is expected to refresh its iPhone range sometime in September this year. As per rumours having emerged in the past few months, we can expect three models to make an appearance ... Read More »

Google’s Advanced Protection Program Now Supports Apple’s iOS Apps

HIGHLIGHTS Apple apps can now access Google data of Advanced Protection users Google earlier restricted the access to only Google apps This program protects users’ data from phishing and hacking Last October, Alphabet’s Google launched an Advanced Protection Program in order to provide stronger security for varied users such as government officials and journalists who are at a higher risk of being ... Read More »

iOS 11.3 Reportedly Makes Some Aftermarket iPhone 8 Displays Unresponsive

HIGHLIGHTS iOS 11.3 is found to make aftermarket iPhone 8 displays unresponsive The update apparently impacts the microchip powering the iPhone display Apple hasn’t yet clarified the move While iOS 11.3 brought a bunch of new features to enhance the user experience, the same iOS update is reported to make the touch functionality of the iPhone 8 unresponsive if it uses an aftermarket display ... Read More »

iOS 12 Update Said to Bring Animoji on FaceTime, Revamped Do Not Disturb, and More

Apple’s annual software upgrade this fall will offer users plenty of new features: enabling a single set of apps to work across iPhones, iPads and Macs, a Digital Health tool to show parents how much time their children have been staring at their screen and improvements to Animojis, those cartoon characters controlled by the iPhone X’s facial recognition sensor. But just as important this year ... Read More »

iOS 11.1 Issue Autocorrects ‘i’ to ‘A’; Apple Details Workaround Ahead of Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has released a three-step guide to manually fix issue The issue changes the letter “i” to letter “A” An update with its fix is likely to be rolled out soon Some users with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running iOS 11.1 have reported an annoying issue that autocorrects the letter “i” to the letter “A” and a symbol ... Read More »

Twitter Confirms It Is Testing a ‘Tweetstorm’ Feature on Android, iOS

Twitter’s under-testing Tweetstorm feature was spotted back in September, and at the time, was hidden from users. The feature allows the Twitterati to easily create chains of individual tweets that exceed Twitter’s 280-character limit for messages. Now, it’s starting to show on alpha and beta builds of the Twitter app for Android and iOS. “Back in September, a developer discovered a hidden feature in ... Read More »