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WWDC 2018: Takeaways so far.

The WWDC Conference for Apple developers is in currently in full swing. Here are some of the key takeaways so far.   IOS 12 iOS 12 has been announced with a whole host of new features including augmented reality support, improvements to photos, and new shortcuts to help Siri perform tasks, such as ordering coffee. The [...]

By | 2018-06-05T12:06:01+00:00 June 5th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on WWDC 2018: Takeaways so far.

New iOS update disables touchscreen on iPhone 8

Fool me once, shame on you, feel me twice, shame on me.  Its this phrase that echoes through my mind as the latest iPhone update released by Apple has an interesting side effect to it for the iPhone 8, disabling any 3rd party replacement screens rendering the device unusable.  It's still unknown whether this is [...]

By | 2018-04-12T10:29:03+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Cell Phones, Hardware News|Comments Off on New iOS update disables touchscreen on iPhone 8

Apple files patent for dual touchscreen device

For those of you who were a big fan of the changeable touchbar on the new Macbooks, but wanted them to take that idea a little farther, I have some good news for you.  With the latest redesign of the MacBook Pro, Apple introduced the Touch Bar, a small OLED display that replaced the function [...]

By | 2018-03-01T14:42:34+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Hardware News, Software News|Comments Off on Apple files patent for dual touchscreen device

The true cost of OLED Screens and Smartphones

Samsung and Apple are not only main competitors in the global smartphone market, but also heavily depend on each other. Apple uses the production facilities of the South Korean technological giant, using it to build numerous components for its gadgets, and Samsung is actively receiving an impressive profit. Sales of the iPhone X were not [...]

By | 2018-02-19T12:31:50+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Cell Phones, Hardware News, IT News|Comments Off on The true cost of OLED Screens and Smartphones

IOS 11 and Battery Degradation

The scandal surrounding Apple in which they deliberately slow down old iPhone models as their batteries deteriorate, is rapidly gaining momentum. The company has repeatedly made official statements, apologized to its users and even reduced the cost of replacing batteries in their smartphones from $79 to $29. However, the avalanche only seems to be starting. One by one, Apple has had [...]

By | 2018-01-18T10:58:31+00:00 January 18th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on IOS 11 and Battery Degradation

Be careful, a malicious link could crash your iPhone.

If you send a malicious link that has spread to Twitter on iPhone, the device will freeze or go into reboot. The "Messages" application will then stop working. The scary part is you don't even need to click on the link to activate it, just being sent the link can be enough to crash the [...]

By | 2018-01-18T10:59:05+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Cell Phones|Comments Off on Be careful, a malicious link could crash your iPhone.

New study shows apple might slow down older iPhones

Sorry Barry, but this time its not all in your head.  People have half joked half complained about a conspiracy where smart phone manufactures were purposefully slowing down their  older devices to help encourage them to upgrade to the latest and greatest phone at no insignificant cost.  Well if you were one of those people [...]

By | 2017-12-20T12:41:14+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Cell Phones|Comments Off on New study shows apple might slow down older iPhones

MacOS High Sierra: A Fatal Flaw.

A huge flaw has recently been discovered in the newest operating system High Sierra on Apple laptops and desktops. This flaw gives a would be attacker the ability to access the admin rights to your system without a password. In fact, the only word needed is "root." After the initial login the assailant wont have [...]

By | 2017-11-28T18:05:02+00:00 November 28th, 2017|IT News, IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on MacOS High Sierra: A Fatal Flaw.

Is Your Mac Giving You Too Much Heat?

Before we begin to eliminate Mac overheating, we need to understand the essence of the issue.  The reasons for the increased heating could be different, and in case of Apple laptops, it is a rather dense placement of internal components that makes their devices not only elegant, but compact as well.  Despite the device's energy [...]

By | 2017-11-15T12:51:56+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Hardware News, IT news and stories|Comments Off on Is Your Mac Giving You Too Much Heat?