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iPhone jailbroken again
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 03 March 2021 12:10

iPhone jailbroken again


Unc0ver says it works on the iPhone 11


The Unc0ver iPhone hacking team has released a new jailbreak tool for almost every iPhone, including the most recent models.

iPhone switches off pacemakers
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 15 January 2021 11:35

iPhone switches off pacemakers


Apple is all heart

When Apple revived MagSafe with the iPhone 12 lineup,there was a question among people in the know about if the beast would play nice with medical devices like pacemakers.

Apple stored iPhone data without consent claims Noyb
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Breaching EU privacy laws

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been reported to privacy watchdogs by activist Max Schrems over Apple’s online tracking tool, saying it breached European law by allowing iPhones to store users’ data without their consent.

Apple caught in another child labour scandal
Published in News
Tuesday, 10 November 2020 11:55

Apple caught in another child labour scandal


Uncovered by the FT rather than its own checks

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been hit by another child labour scandal, this time involving its Pegatron supplier.

Police charity buys iPhone hacking tool
Published in News
Tuesday, 29 September 2020 11:41

Police charity buys iPhone hacking tool


Backdoor policing 

The San Diego Police Foundation, an organisation that receives donations from corporations, bought iPhone unlocking technology for the city's police department.

EU could force Apple to open iPhone payment tech
Published in Mobiles


Just working on the legislation

The European Union is weighing legislation that could force Apple to open iPhone payment technology to competitors.

New iPhone announcements likely to disappoint
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 24 September 2020 11:55

New iPhone announcements likely to disappoint


But fanboys will still buy it

A leak of the fruity cargo cult Apple's coming iPhone 12 has revealed another pile of suck for users to have to put up with.

iPhone antithesis gets glowing reviews
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 12:01

iPhone antithesis gets glowing reviews


Fairphone 3+ cheaper and more useful for owners

The Fairphone 3+ is getting glowing reviews and reviewers have noted that the idea is totally the opposite to Apple's model in every way.

Broadcom hints of iPhone delays
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 04 September 2020 11:53

Broadcom hints of iPhone delays


Later than most

Apple supplier Broadcom has warned that a ramp-up of annual chip shipments would be later this year than most, which some are seeing as a sign the next iPhone will arrive after the usual late September launch date.

Intel losing the iPhone contract was the beginning of the end
Published in Mobiles

 
According to Michael Bruck

Former chief of staff to Intel CEO Andrew Grove - and later general manager of Intel China-  has been telling the world plus dog how Intel’s fall from grace can be traced back to a butterfly flapping its wings 15 years ago.