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iPhone Slowdowns : Chinese Consumer Group Latest to Question Apple

Despite apologising for slowing down iPhone models with ageing batteries and offering a new battery replacement programme, Apple continues to face questions regarding the issue. Now, a Chinese consumer group has reportedly asked the company for more information regarding slowing down older iPhones and has demanded an answer before

Apple investors urge action to curb child gadget addiction

Various studies and surveys have shown that the usage of smartphones and social media negatively affect children’s mental and physical health. Two Apple investors are urging the iPhone maker to take action to curb growing smartphone addiction among children. Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System,

Apple on Spectre, Meltdown Vulnerabilities: All Mac, iOS Devices Affected

HIGHLIGHTS Apple said recent updates protect its devices from Meltdown Mac and iOS devices still affected by Spectre, but fix coming Spectre fix will involve a patch for its Safari browser On Thursday, Apple confirmed that all Mac systems and iOS devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws, but that no known exploits have impacted

Apple on Spectre, Meltdown Vulnerabilities: All Mac, iOS Devices Affected

HIGHLIGHTS Apple said recent updates protect its devices from Meltdown Mac and iOS devices still affected by Spectre, but fix coming Spectre fix will involve a patch for its Safari browser On Thursday, Apple confirmed that all Mac systems and iOS devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws, but that no known exploits have impacted

Apple Acquires Canadian Software Startup

Apple Inc. will acquire a Canadian startup that specializes in creating software development tools for coders.  Buddybuild disclosed the deal in a blog post on Tuesday in which it indicated that its staff will join Apple’s Xcode engineering group. (See also: Apple Needs Its Own Streaming Service: Bernstein.) The acquisition is in

One of Steve Jobs’ most famous Apple flops will be released for free in 2018

The Apple Lisa, one of the very first commercial computers with a graphical user interface. Next year, the Computer History Museum plans to release the Apple Lisa operating system for free, as open source. Apple Lisa was a famous Apple flop, selling only 10,000 units on a

Apple Watch With EKG Heart Monitoring Feature Said to Be in Testing

HIGHLIGHTS This move would turn Apple Watch into a medical device Apple Watch currently has a more basic heart rate monitor EKG accessories are already available for the Apple Watch Apple is developing an advanced heart-monitoring feature for future versions of its smartwatch, part of a broader push by

Apple Watch Gets First EKG Reader in AliveCor KardiaBand

HIGHLIGHTS AliveCor KardiaBand approved by FDA It detects irregular heartbeat, cause of stroke KardiaBand costs $199 AliveCor’s KardiaBand has become the first medical device accessory for the Apple Watch, after being approved by the US’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The KardiaBand is an electrocardiogram (EKG) reader, which

iPhone X Unavailability Pulls Down Apple Smartphone Market Share: Kantar

The unavailability of the iPhone X during the three months ended October pulled down the market share for Apple’s iPhones in some key regions, while phones running on Google’s Android recorded higher sales, data from a research firm showed on Tuesday. The market share for Apple’s iPhones, as measured by sales

Apple, Samsung Face New iPhone Damages Trial

A US judge has ordered a new trial to determine how much Samsung Electronics Co should pay Apple Inc for copying the look of the iPhone. US District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California issued an order late on Sunday, 10 months after the US Supreme Court set aside a $399 million (roughly