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New Bill Prevents Federal Agencies Purchasing Apple Products

Apple is currently in congress talking to and explaining the impact that removing or bypassing protection on their iPhones would have if they followed a court order to do so for the FBI. In what may…

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Husband to San Bernadino Victim Backs Apple in iPhone Unlock Case

With the likes of Microsoft and Facebook supporting them, Apple is gearing up for their battle against the FBI over the iPhone unlock case from the San Bernadino shooting. In a surprise move, Apple has gained…

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Former Heads of NSA & Homeland Support Apple In Encryption Battle

In its recent arguments against the FBI, Apple has found companies rallying behind its arguments that you can’t force a company to break its own protection without risking others. Even Microsoft have come out saying that…

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District Attorney Says Apple Must Unlock iPhone

Apple is currently in the midst of a legal battle against the FBI. The FBI requested Apple’s help in unlocking an iPhone by creating a modified piece of software that would allow them to effectively bypass…

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Palmer Luckey Comments On Why Oculus Rift Doesn’t Support Mac

It would seem like Mac-using fans of the Oculus Rift may just be out of luck. Oculus founder Palmer Luckey spoke to ShackNews at an Xbox event and had some harsh comments about the popular Apple…

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Apple and FBI Go Before Congress In Privacy Talks

Apple vs the FBI has been and looks to be, one of the biggest legal debates of 2016 with large groups like Microsoft even speaking out in defence of the iPhone developer in their bid to stop…

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Apple Told All Writs Act Can’t Force Them To Unlock iPhone

Recently Apple has been involved in court battle after court battle, with the largest battle being the San Bernardino case against the FBI. In the case, the FBI are looking to use an 18th-century law, the…

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Apple Will Unveil iPhone 5SE During Week of March 21st

With each passing week, more and more details about Apple’s new mini iPhone are leaking out. Named both the iPhone 5SE or just the SE, the new phone will be a replacement 4-inch model for the…

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Microsoft: Windows PCs ‘Do More’ Than Macs

The PC Vs Mac debate has been hotly discussed and analysed for what seems to be since the dawn of time. Over the years, there’s been various arguments which outlines the benefits and drawbacks of both…

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What if McDonald’s Advertised like Apple?

  Imagine if a McDonald’s advertisement looked as captivating as one produced by Apple. Picture a Big Mac and fries marketed with minimalist type, a white background, and CEO rattling off terms like “refined,” “complexity,” and “extraordinary.”…

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Samsung Win Latest Round in Patent War With Apple

Samsung and Apple have been embroiled in a costly patent war for the past few years, with the root cause being the supposed infringement of a number of Apple’s patents by the Korean electronics firm. It…

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New 4-Inch iPhone is Apparently Much Cheaper

There’s been a deluge of rumours regarding Apple’s upcoming 4-inch handset, and its purpose in the current market place. Theoretically, the “iPhone SE” is designed to be a replacement for the iPhone 5s launched in 2013. It’s not…

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Apple Name Upcoming 4-inch iPhone

Apple has had a new iPhone in the works for a little while now, which is a cut smaller than the current iPhone 6S. This iPhone will be packing a 4-inch screen and in many ways…

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Apple Reportedly Working on iCloud Security to Lock Out Law Enforcement

Apple is currently facing an uphill battle against the FBI regarding the security of their iPhone devices. In order to reinforce their stance of being unable and unwilling to hand over the keys to personal information…

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Apple’s Official Response To The FBI Is Here!

In the last few weeks, the news has been awash with a single topic when it comes to technology, Security. Brought to life by a judge ordering Apple to unlock an iPhone, a move which has…

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Microsoft Supports Apple in FBI Encryption Case

Speaking at a hearing today, Microsoft president and chief legal officer, Brad Smith announced that the company ‘wholeheartedly’ support one of their competitors, Apple in the long-running case between Apple and the FBI. In case you’ve…

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Apple Touch ID Can Be Hacked Using Play-Doh

A Chinese startup has exposed a dangerous flaw in Apple’s Touch ID biometric security verification system: it can be hacked using children’s modelling material Play-Doh. Jason Chaikin, President of mobile security firm Vkansee, demonstrated that Play-Doh…

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FBI Responds to Apple over San Bernardino iPhone Stance

Following Apple’s refusal to allow the FBI to bypass the encryption on the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooting suspects, the FBI director has released an open letter to the company, using the language…

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Bill Gates “Disappointed” by Reports He Supports FBI over Apple

Yesterday, Bill Gates weighed in on the current feud between Apple and the FBI over the decryption of an iPhone belonging to a mass shooting suspect, during which he reportedly came out in support of the…

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Over Half of Americans Think Apple Should Comply with FBI

Despite Apple’s firm stance against the FBI’s recent requests to unlock a criminal’s iPhone having won them the support of many who believe in digital privacy, a recently published Pew survey reports that the majority of…

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Bill Gates Thinks Apple Should Unlock Their iPhone

Apple is currently involved in a heated legal battle with the FBI. The FBI want access to an iPhone, but Apple refused to unlock the phone over concerns that bypassing their own security measures would set…

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Tim Cook Urges Apple Employees to Stand Firm Against FBI in Leaked E-Mail

Following Apple’s refusal to bypass the decryption of its iPhones in order to comply with a legal mandate on behalf of the FBI, the company’s CEO Tim Cook has sent an internal e-mail to Apple Employees…

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Apple Would Have Given Government Data But Someone Changed The Passcode

It seems like every time I look at the news another company has put in their chips on the Apple vs FBI discussion. From being told to allow the FBI access, to finding a way to give…

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U.S. Agencies Told to Find Ways Through Encryption

Security is one of this year’s biggest buzzwords when it comes to technology, with cases like Apple vs the FBI. With everyone wanting to protect their data, from you and me to companies like VTech and…

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Windows Phone Market Share Falls

Microsoft’s entry into the smartphone market has been extremely challenging due to the popularity of Android handsets, and Apple’s loyal user base. Despite the company’s best efforts to hone a user-friendly operating system, it’s really struggled…

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Apple Releases Software Update to Fix ‘Error 53’

Some iPhone users recently encountered a very worrying message which disabled their handset. The ‘Error 53’ code occurs when an unofficial repair shop replaces the connector between the Touch ID sensor and iPhone home button. Usually, it’s…

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The White House Says the FBI Is Not Requesting an iPhone Back Door

One of the most controversial topics regarding Apple right now is related to a court order that was issued by a judge in California on Tuesday, which forced the company to unlock a certain iPhone 5c running…