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Apple

DHS Seized Aftermarket Apple Laptop Batteries From Independent Repair Expert Louis Rossman

Louis Rossmann says US Customs and Border Patrol seized $1,000 worth of laptop batteries, claiming they were counterfeit.
Matthew Gault
Jason Koebler
3 days ago
Apple

The iPhone’s New Parental Controls Block Searches for Sex Ed, Allow Violence and Racism

Apple's iOS 12 explicit content filters block sex educational materials, but allows porn subreddits and white supremacist content.
Samantha Cole
4 days ago
Hacking

The Cybersecurity World Is Debating WTF Is Going on With Bloomberg’s Chinese Microchip Stories

No one is really sure who to believe after Businessweek's bombshell story on an alleged Chinese supply chain attack against Apple, Amazon, and others.
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.9.18
Apple

Apple's New Proprietary Software Locks Will Kill Independent Repair on New MacBook Pros

Failure to run Apple's proprietary diagnostic software after a repair "will result in an inoperative system and an incomplete repair."
Jason Koebler
10.4.18
Hacking

The Worst Hack in Science Fiction Has Allegedly Already Happened in Real Life

Chinese hackers planted a malicious chip into computer equipment used by a slew of US companies, including Apple and Amazon, according to a report from Bloomberg Businessweek.
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
10.4.18
Hacking

We Spoke to an Ex-NSA Hacker Who Has Organized the First-Ever Mac Security Conference

Despite their reputation, Mac computers have bugs, vulnerabilities, and even malware targeted at them. With their rising popularity in the workplace, it’s “the perfect” time for a Mac-only security conference.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.28.18
Right to Repair

This 17-Year-Old Has Become Michigan's Leading Right to Repair Advocate

When Surya Raghavendran dropped his iPhone, he learned to repair it himself. Now he wants to protect that right for everyone in his home state of Michigan.
Matthew Gault
9.25.18
cybersecurity

There's No Longer Any Excuse For Not Using a Password Manager

Autofill passwords on Android and iOS 12 means that "I'm lazy" is no longer an excuse for not using LastPass or 1Password.
Jason Koebler
9.24.18
Internet Insecurity

Apple Has Started Paying Hackers for iPhone Exploits

Despite their value in the grey market, security researchers are reporting bugs as part of the Apple iOS Bug Bounty program, and some are getting rewards.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.14.18
iPhone Xs

Apple No Longer Sells Any iPhones With a Headphone Jack

With the introduction of the iPhone XS, XR, and XS Max, Apple took the iPhone 6S and iPhone SE out of its online store.
Jason Koebler
9.12.18
Internet Insecurity

Apple Killed TouchID Live In Front of Thousands of Eyewitnesses

RIP TouchID, 2013-2018.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.12.18
Apple

Buying an iPhone XS Is Bad for the Planet

Keeping your old iPhone 'is the best thing for the planet,' Apple says as it introduces the iPhone XS.
Jason Koebler
9.12.18