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Apple fixed a flaw that let people 'bomb' your iPhone and cause it to stop working

Apple fixed a flaw that let people 'bomb' your iPhone and cause it to stop working

23 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Some Apple products including the iPhone would crash when sent a specific series of Telugu or Bengali letters. Apple fixed the "text bomb" bug in a software update. Apple...
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Swype keyboard for Android & iOS discontinued

43 minutes ago   |   Liliputing   |   6 articles

One of the things that made the original iPhone different than most smartphones that had come before was that it didn't have a physical keyboard and didn't need a stylus. Apple...
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How to Patch Macs, iPads Against Device-Crashing Bug

1 hour ago   |   Laptop Mag

The iPhone isn't the only device that Apple has patched to protect against a device-crashing flaw triggered by a text featuring a specific Indian language character.Yesterday...
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7 easy tweaks to breathe new life into your Apple Watch

7 easy tweaks to breathe new life into your Apple Watch

1 hour ago   |   Macworld

I was over the moon about the Apple Watch when it was first announced. At the time, I was feeling intense jealousy over Android Wear watches that couldn't work with my iPhone...
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Killing it: Apple kills supposedly killer bug

Killing it: Apple kills supposedly killer bug

1 hour ago   |   Macworld

The Macalope thinks it must exhausting being an Apple nay-sayer. You have to constantly scan the news so that when anything negative happens regarding Apple you can quickly...
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Apple Issues Fix for iPhone-Crashing Bug: How to Get It Now

Apple Issues Fix for iPhone-Crashing Bug: How to Get It Now

2 hours ago   |   Tom's Guide   |   4 articles

The bug that allowed a single text character to crash iPhones has been fixed. Here's how to get the patch and protect your phone.
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The iPhone, the Pixel, and the tragic anxiety of having to choose

The iPhone, the Pixel, and the tragic anxiety of having to choose

2 hours ago   |   The Verge

I've had a restless weekend that's spilling over into my work week. Or maybe it's more accurate to say that my work week has spilled over into my weekend. Whatever it is, I've...
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BBC micro:bit beats Apple's iPhone 6S at maths

BBC micro:bit beats Apple's iPhone 6S at maths

3 hours ago   |   The Inquirer

Smartphone comes second last in 'Grand Digital' competition
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Apple rolls out iOS 11.2.6 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Apple rolls out iOS 11.2.6 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

5 hours ago   |   TechRadar   |   4 articles

Were you a victim of the recent ‘ Telugu Unicode ' bug that's doing the rounds? Stuck with your iPhone looping reboots and your Springboard being out of control? In the past...
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Apple patches iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS for message crash bug

6 hours ago   |   ZDnet   |   4 articles

Start your day with a raft of patches for your iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, Apple TVs, and Macs.
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Sony takes on ride-hailing in Japan as Uber looks for partners

Sony takes on ride-hailing in Japan as Uber looks for partners

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Xperia XZ2 Compact Prototype Leaks Without 3.5mm Jack

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Apple Issues Fix for iPhone-Crashing Bug: How to Get It Now

Apple Issues Fix for iPhone-Crashing Bug: How to Get It Now

The bug that allowed a single text character to crash iPhones has been fixed. Here's how to get the patch and protect your phone. Read more ...

“Dumbo” octopus rears adorable head on video for first time

“Dumbo” octopus rears adorable head on video for first time

One glance at the image below and you will know where the Dumbo octopus gets its name. The giant “ears” on top of the cephalopod's head are fins that it uses to swim. The image... Read more ...

Spotify's latest job listings show it's ramping up efforts to produce hardware

Spotify's latest job listings show it's ramping up efforts to produce hardware

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Chef InSpec 2.0 helps automate security compliance in cloud apps

Chef InSpec 2.0 helps automate security compliance in cloud apps

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Spotify might be building a smart speaker of its own

Spotify might be building a smart speaker of its own

Spotify appears to be working a smart speaker that it says will be "category defining," according to new job listings. "Spotify is on its way to creating its first physical... Read more ...

Microsoft urges Windows Phone diehards to move on as it kills notifications

Microsoft urges Windows Phone diehards to move on as it kills notifications

Firm has also binned live tile updates and 'Find my phone' Read more ...

Amazon will reward Prime members for shopping at Whole Foods

Amazon will reward Prime members for shopping at Whole Foods

Amazon has announced that its Rewards Visa will now offer users the same level of reward when they shop at Whole Foods as they receive at Amazon itself. Eligible Prime members... Read more ...

Tandem launches a credit card that offers cashback and no fees when spending...

Tandem launches a credit card that offers cashback and no fees when spending abroad

Tandem, the U.K. challenger bank that recently acquired the banking arm of the famous Harrods department store partly in order to get its banking license back on track, has... Read more ...