Latest iPhone iOS 14.3 Update Makes Privacy A Priority

If you have a smartphone, and these days, almost everyone has at least one, you’re incredibly easy to track. That’s especially true if you have more than a handful of apps on your phone, because apps are notoriously bad about demanding access to details about you they don’t need in order to function. From the app maker’s perspective, it’s easy …

New iPhone Security Hack Allows Total Takeover Of Device

Do you own an iPhone? If so, although you may not know the name, you owe Ian Beer your thanks. Recently, he discovered an absolutely devastating iPhone hack that allowed attackers to take complete control over a target device from a distance with absolutely no action required on the part of an unsuspecting victim. In virtually every phone hack out …

Recent iOS Update Addresses A Number of Security Vulnerabilities

If you use an Apple device running iOS, then you’ll want to update to the latest version (14.2) immediately. In the latest update, Apple has patched a trio of ‘Zero Day Vulnerabilities’ known to have been used by hackers to exploit unpatched systems. The three issues addressed are as follows: CVE-2020-27930 – This issue is a remote code execution flaw …

Mac And Android Added To GravityRAT Malware’s Targets

Malware comes in all shapes and sizes. Some strains copy and encrypt files. Others serve annoying ads. Still others work quietly in the background, mining this or that cryptocurrency using your computer’s processing power to do it. GravityRAT is a different sort of creature. It has been actively developed since at least 2015 by Pakistani hacker groups, and has been …

Upgrade Older Phones To Get New Pokemon Go Updates

Are you a Pokemon Go fan? If so, we’ve got bad news. Beginning in October of this year (2020), your game will stop working on older Android and iOS devices. Support is officially being discontinued for Android 5, iOS 10, and iOS 11. Additionally, the company is ending support for the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 6. If you’re using any of …

Apple Music Might Be Draining Some iPhone Batteries

Apple users are in a state of absolute uproar. Recently, battery life has taken a hit, with batteries draining more quickly than ever, sending legions of iPhone users on a hunt to track down the culprit or culprits. Early indications are that more than one app is responsible for the drastic reduction in battery life, but the most commonly identified …

A List Of Devices That Will Support The iOS 14 Update

By the time you read these words, Apple will likely be previewing iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 at the all-virtual WWDC 2020. While the latest version of Apple’s OS will no doubt be packed with features you’ll love, unfortunately, it may not be compatible with some older iPhones and iPads. That could mean you’ll have to pay for a pricey …

iPhone Update Includes COVID-19 Contact Tracing And Mask Detection

The latest release of iOS and iPadOS (13.5) is out, and contains the usual variety of bug fixes and modest improvements. In addition to the usual fare though, it also makes an important change to the way FaceID works for users wearing a mask. Also, it contains an important new COVID-19 Contact Tracing feature. Some months ago, Apple and Google …

Another Text Bug Could Crash Your iPhone

The more things change, the more they stay the same. When Apple released iOS 11 a few years back, the company had a serious issue revolving around text messages and foreign language character sets. In that earlier case, the problem revolved around a certain string of Sindhi characters that had the result of locking the OS up and causing the …

Apple Announced A New Low-Priced iPhone

Rumors have been swirling for months about Apple and the possibility that they’ll release a successor to their iPhone SE. Recently, the company put a pin in all the speculation and unveiled their second-generation iPhone SE. It looks like an iPhone 8, but lacks the upgraded internals. The best part? When the company starts taking pre-orders on April 17th, you’ll …