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IPhone X2: 2018 iPhones to offer faster charging to 'better compete' with Android OEMs

8 days ago   |   By The Inquirer

Report claims firm will upgrade from 5V 2A to 9V 2A and 5V 3A charging circuitry
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Apple is reportedly closing a security loophole on iPhones that will prevent police from accessing them

Apple is reportedly closing a security loophole on iPhones that will prevent police from accessing them

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple is changing the default settings on iPhones, stopping people from exploiting a security loophole to gain access to devices using the charging and data port.
Police sometimes use this loophole to gain access to devices.
Apple has butted heads with law enforcement about unlocking iPhones before. In 2016, it refused to help the FBI break into the phone of the San Bernardino gunman.
Apple is reportedly changing the default settings on iPhones to close a loophole which can be used to access locked phones via the charging and data port.
The software update, reported by The New York Times...
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2018 iPhones to support faster charging technology, says report

2018 iPhones to support faster charging technology, says report

8 days ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Apple is expected to introduce much faster charging in its trio of new iPhones, due to launch later this year, according to a research note by Jun Zhang of Rosenblatt Securities. The note, which was passed on to Apple Insider, says that Apple will upgrade its charging circuitry from 5V 2A to 9V 2A and 5V 3A, although it doesn't say if and how these will be split across the new iPhone models.
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The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus already support fast charging if you use a USB-C to...
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