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Monday June 17, 2019. 05:42 PM
Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite released a new product it claimed can extract data from any device running up to iOS 12.3.
The latest Apple Store, Xinyi 13, opened over the weekend in Taipei. Live music performances and huge queues marked the event.
Apple wants to finance six small-budget movies per year, looking at ideas that are more likely to win the Academy Awards.
Last week we reported that iOS 13 NFC will support Japanese identity cards. Now the German Federal Ministry of Interior announced support for its ID cards as well. The Federal Ministry of the Interior, for construction and homeland welcomes this important step. This will...
NASA has an amazing archive of items from its various missions. Following five years of begging for access, photographer Benedict Redgrove is set to publish over 200 photos of the archive in a new book, Nasa – Past and Present Dreams of the Future. It will launch on...
Giving the commencement address to Stanford’s Class of 2019, Tim Cook said tech giants must take responsibility for the “chaos” they cause.
Washington has turned its fire on Big Tech in recent months. Big names on the Democratic side have been keen to put forward policy proposals during their runs for the White House. However, a freshman Republican is also making waves. Missouri Senator Josh Hawley gave an...
Friday June 14, 2019. 11:02 PM
Bluetooth beacons are small devices that some stores hide throughout the building. Apps on your phone can pick up the signals they emit and send information back. In order to track you or trigger an action like a coupon or message to your phone, companies need you to install ...
Now that the Mac Pro has been announced, it’s time to put it into perspective against the 2017 iMac Pro.
Mattel’s new Hot Wheels Smart Track Kit is available exclusively in Apple Stores. Vehicles cost US$6.99, the Race Portal is US$39.99, and the Smart Track Kit is US$179.99. With the Hot Wheels Smart Track Kit, Hot Wheels id vehicles can be raced on a track that incorporates ...
Per various deals to offer the iPhone with certain cellular plans, Apple is making Comcast and Charter sell other Apple devices too.
If you hang around privacy or security forums long enough, you’ll eventually come across the term “threat model.” Here’s what they mean.
Bill Stasior previously led Siri development at Apple. He sat down to discuss virtual assistants and how they can improve in the next 3-5 years.
Activbody, Inc., announced that its flagship product, the portable smart fitness device Activ5, is now available at apple.com and in select Apple Stores. The Activ5 is unique because, with its companion training app, users are able to access and track their activity from...
Madonna is teaming up with Apple for a special Today at Apple Music Lab. People who sign up with work on remixing her song Crave.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont for a discussion of surveillance and courts, and John Kheit’s take on Mac Pro punditry.
We have a deal on the QiStone2 Wireless Portable Charger. This device has an 8,000mAh battery, a USB-C charging port, and a standard USB charging port—in addition to its Qi wireless charging ability. It’s $59.99 through our deal.
Dr. Mac says, “While it’s quaint that the Mac Clipboard has remained virtually unchanged for three decades, I’ve never understood why Apple has avoided adding new functionality to the Clipboard. Today’s Macs have plenty of horsepower and can easily manage more than one...
Facebook is preparing to launch a new cryptocurrency. The Wall Street Journal found that the project has backing from some of the biggest names in finance and e-commerce. Facebook Inc. has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc., Mastercard Inc., MA...
Apple’s new Mac Pro is a great machine, but John Kheit argues that it leaves a hole for enthusiasts, and that those enthusiasts are walking away from Apple.
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