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Apple: 'Here's why ditching iPhone Lightning port for a standard charger is a bad idea'

Apple: 'Here's why ditching iPhone Lightning port for a standard charger is a bad idea'

Myths and (one) truth about iPhone Lightning cables Makers of third-party Lightning cables for iPhones keep pushing falsehoods to try to dupe people into buying their cables. Read more: https://zd.net/2IF5IF8 iPhone maker Apple has given its not-so-surprising response to the European Commission’s proposal for a standard phone charger. According to Apple, that rule would […]

You can now use an iPhone as a security key for Google accounts

You can now use an iPhone as a security key for Google accounts

Image: Google Last April, Google announced that users could use the chips inside their Android smartphones as a de-facto security key for their Google accounts. Starting this week, Google has expanded this feature to iPhones. Google users will be to register their iPhone as a two-factor (2FA) method for their Google accounts, similar to how […]

As Apple plots to drop iPhone ports, Europe plans law to give all phones same charger

As Apple plots to drop iPhone ports, Europe plans law to give all phones same charger

Myths and (one) truth about iPhone Lightning cables Makers of third-party Lightning cables for iPhones keep pushing falsehoods to try to dupe people into buying their cables. Read more: https://zd.net/2IF5IF8 European lawmakers want to require smartphone manufacturers to provide a common charger for all mobile phones. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Monday […]

Why is your iPhone's battery draining so fast?

Why is your iPhone's battery draining so fast?

iPhone battery issues are, by far, the most common iPhone issues I come across. While it’s true that batteries are consumable items, and as such will wear out over time, many times the problem with the iPhone is not the battery but an app, or maybe even the charger. Must read: Upgrade your office with […]

How to keep hackers, snoopers, and thieves out of your iPhone

How to keep hackers, snoopers, and thieves out of your iPhone

iPhones and iPads are, out of the box, quite robust and secure platforms. But with a few tweaks you can harden that security dramatically without adding too much burden to your day-to-day usage of the device. #1: It all starts with a really good, strong passcode It all starts with a really good, strong passcode […]

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