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Samsung and Huawei crush Apple's smartphone global market share

Samsung and Huawei crush Apple's smartphone global market share

It’s funny how quickly things can change. Three months ago it seemed like Apple was on track to grab the global smartphone market share crown from Samsung, only to be shoved into third place by Chinese maker Huawei. What does this mean for Apple? Must read: The stupid reason Apple is using to try to […]

Beats' Powerbeats Pro preorders start May 3, launch May 10

Beats' Powerbeats Pro preorders start May 3, launch May 10

Is it possible to leave the Apple ecosystem? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani if it’s feasible to happily leave the Apple ecosystem after being invested in their products. Read more: https://zd.net/2XtjT4v Apple will begin taking preorders for the Beats Powerbeats Pro wireless headphones on May 3 on Apple.com in the […]

Malvertising campaign abuses Chrome for iOS bug to target iPhone users

Malvertising campaign abuses Chrome for iOS bug to target iPhone users

Image: Oscar Gutiérrez/CNET A massive malvertising campaign is exploiting a vulnerability in the Chrome for iOS mobile browser to redirect iPhone and iPad users to adware, scams, and other malicious sites, ZDNet has learned today from Confiant, a cyber-security firm specialized in tracking malvertising campaigns. The company said it had reported the bug to Google, […]

Mozilla wants Apple to change users' iPhone advertiser ID every month

Mozilla wants Apple to change users' iPhone advertiser ID every month

Apple cracks down on apps that record iPhone users’ every tap and swipe iOS app developers have been capturing how users interact with screens without gaining user consent. Mozilla has launched a petition today to get Apple to rotate the IDFA unique identifier of iOS users every month. The purpose of this request is to […]

The Black Hole: It's time for Apple to ditch the MacOS trash can

The Black Hole: It's time for Apple to ditch the MacOS trash can

Black hole image captured for the first time (CNET) Every image of a black hole you’ve seen was just an illustration. Until now. The Event Horizon Telescope captures one of the most powerful objects in existence. And basically, it’s the Eye of Sauron. If you haven’t heard the news this week, an international team of […]

iOS 12.2 fixes bug that granted apps hidden access to the microphone

iOS 12.2 fixes bug that granted apps hidden access to the microphone

Apple released yesterday iOS version 12.2 that, like never before, includes fixes for a considerable number of security-related issues, including some that are downright disturbing. In total, the company fixed 51 security flaws. Probably the scariest security bug, at first glance, is CVE-2019-8566, a vulnerability in Apple’s ReplayKit. Used by various iOS apps, this is […]

iPhone data row: Now Apple clears Google, Facebook to run private iOS apps again

iPhone data row: Now Apple clears Google, Facebook to run private iOS apps again

Facebook and Google employees get to use Apple iOS apps again Google and Facebook have regained enterprise certificates to run internal iOS apps with employees. Google and Facebook employees can once again use private iOS apps after Apple reinstated the necessary enterprise certificates. The iPhone maker yesterday had yanked the certificates from both companies for […]

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