Carl Franzen
at 10:52 AM Aug 26 2016
Mobile // 

If you have an iPhone, stop what you're doing and update it to the latest operating system, iOS 9.3.5 (to do this, go to your Settings app, tap "General," and then "Software Update." Then tap "Download and Install"). Why? As Motherboard reports today, security researchers have found a new malicious program that can secretly bypass the security on your iPhone and capture almost all of your data, including all your texts, phone calls, emails, even burrowing into your Facebook and Gmail apps.

Corey Mueller
at 10:24 AM Jul 29 2016
Mobile // 

The iPhone 7 official release date is still unknown, and avid Apple users are getting antsy to know what new features the popular smartphone will have. This YouTube clip may hint at one feature, or rather, lackthereof.

Xavier Harding
at 13:05 PM Jul 28 2016
Mobile // 

Apple is no stranger to the billion-with-a-B milestone. The computer company counts its profits in billions, its app download figures in billions and the amount of shade CEO Tim Cook throws at FBI director James Comey in billions as well. Now the company has another figure to attach the word to: one billion iPhones sold.

Kelsey D. Atherton
at 11:51 AM Jul 1 2016
Mobile // 

We like to think of our phones as our own, tools that we purchase and then control once they're in our possession. That's only ever partially true, even if we get the phone without a contract through a company. But there are ways for people to have even less control of their elaborate pocket computers. Like this patent recently granted to Apple, which would allow infrared transmitters set up in specific locations to prevent phones from recording video or audio.

Coby McDonald
at 10:46 AM Jun 22 2016
Mobile // 

An app called I SEA made a splash last week when it purported to give anyone, anywhere the power to save Mediterranean migrants. With just a smartphone, a few spare minutes, and a sharp eye, users of I SEA could help spot migrant-laden vessels in distress and alert authorities. Numerous publications including Reuters, Wired, Fast Company, and Newsweek published positive coverage.

Ryan F. Mandelbaum
at 11:02 AM Jun 15 2016
Mobile // 

Apple's WWDC 2016 developer event in San Francisco is the company's software-focused conference, and even Apple Music has joined in the fun. Earlier today, Apple introduced changes to its streaming music app for iOS and Android.

Dave Gershgorn
at 11:02 AM Jun 15 2016
Mobile // 

Apple is opening up their messaging platform to developers, so you can do things like pay a friend with SquareCash, send a custom sticker, or collaboratively order food.

 
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