Tag Archive: iPhones


Apple confirms iMessage bug is crashing iPhones

Apple confirmed today the existence of the “Unicode of Death” security exploit in iMessages. “We are aware of an iMessage issue caused by a specific series of unicode characters and we will make a fix available in a software update,”… Read more ›

Apple Watch on pace to beat iPhone’s first-year sales

Apple Watch orders are currently coming in at a rate of around 30,000 units per day — according to analytics provided by Slice Intelligence, which combed through the e-receipts of around 14,000 online shoppers who used Slice’s services. Although there… Read more ›

UC Berkley researchers have hit a major milestone in the creation of usable AI. They’ve created a new set of algorithms that will allow robots to learn through trial and error — much like humans learn new tasks. With this… Read more ›

A serious security flaw affecting approximately 1,500 iOS apps makes them vulnerable to hackers looking to swipe passwords, bank account info and other sensitive data, according to a new report. The bug, which security analytics firm SourceDNA identified last month,… Read more ›

A serious security flaw affecting approximately 1,500 iOS apps makes them vulnerable to hackers looking to swipe passwords, bank account info and other sensitive data, according to a new report. The bug, which security analytics firm SourceDNA identified last month,… Read more ›

Take better selfies with your iPhone’s timer mode

It can be tricky to get the best shot when taking a selfie or group shot with your iPhone. If you want a better angle than the length of your arm can provide (or your ridiculous selfie stick will telescope… Read more ›

Looking for more evidence that China is set to take over from the U.S. as Apple’s biggest market? According to a report from the Chinese-language news outlet Tencent, Foxconn is currently buying 50,000-60,000 second-hand iPhones per day through worldwide channels, and then… Read more ›

The iPhone is more advanced than it’s ever been, but there’s one thing Apple’s smartphone can do no better than the Nokia 3310 I had when I was a teenager: stop you getting calls at inappropriate times. That may be… Read more ›

Following the “Bendgate” rumors which dogged the iPhone 6 Plus last year, it was inevitable that Samsung’s next flagship phone was going to come under scrutiny the moment it landed in the hands of customers. Samsung all but invited the… Read more ›

Whispers about three new iPhones set to arrive this September are emanating from Apple’s Chinese supply chain — suggesting that we may be set to receive the expected iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, alongside a 4-inch iPhone referred to currently… Read more ›