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Right to Repair
Right to Repair

Watch a Repaired iPhone Suddenly Stop Working After it Gets an iOS Update

The iOS 11.3 update broke iPhones that have some aftermarket touchscreens.
Matthew Gault
4.20.18
Phone Crackers
Phone Crackers

The Cat-and-Mouse Game Between Apple and the Manufacturer of an iPhone Unlocking Tool

The confusion over a security feature in the iOS 11.3 beta shows Apple might be trying to hinder GrayKey, the popular iPhone-unlocking device for cops.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Joseph Cox
4.18.18
Apple
Apple

Stop Using 6-Digit iPhone Passcodes

Now that police agents can allegedly crack iPhones protected with passcodes made of six numbers, it’s time to use longer, harder to guess and crack alphanumeric passphrases.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.16.18
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

Apple Sued an Independent iPhone Repair Shop Owner and Lost

Apple said an unauthorized repair shop owner in Norway violated its trademark by using aftermarket iPhone parts, but a court decided in favor of the shop owner.
Jason Koebler
4.13.18
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

FTC Says 'Warranty Void If Removed' Stickers Are Bullshit, Warns Manufacturers They're Breaking the Law

Federal law says you can repair your own things, and manufacturers cannot force you to use their own repair services.
Matthew Gault
4.10.18
Apple
Apple

The New iOS Update Killed Touch Functionality on iPhone 8s Repaired With Aftermarket Screens

iPhone 8 devices that worked fine prior to the iOS 11.3 update have suddenly stopped working.
Matthew Gault
4.9.18
Apple
Apple

How to DIY Upgrade an iPhone From 16GB to 128GB of Storage

YouTuber Strange Parts upgrades his iPhone's storage capacity by 800 percent.
Matthew Gault
4.6.18
Apple
Apple

Apple's Position on Privacy Is Paying Off

Silicon Valley is reeling with algorithmic and privacy-related controversies. Meanwhile, Apple is laughing.
Jason Koebler
3.28.18
Apple
Apple

BREAKING: Apple Mouse, Keyboard Come in a Different Color Now

Space Grey accessories will be more expensive than the original versions.
Jason Koebler
3.27.18
Apple vs FBI
Apple vs FBI

FBI Barely Tried to Hack San Bernardino iPhone Before Going to Court With Apple

A new report by the Department of Justice’s Office of Inspector General found that the FBI could have done more before going to court and arguing it needed Apple's help to unlock an alleged terrorist's phone.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.27.18
Apple
Apple

The Most Powerful Mac Is 6 Years Old and Not Sold By Apple

The Mac Pro Upgrade community is taking old "cheese grater" Mac Pros and putting cutting-edge graphics cards in them. The specs often outperform even top-of-the-line new Apple computers.
Jason Koebler
3.27.18
good ideas
good ideas

Someone Recreated HyperCard, Apple's 80s Programming Tool Invented on Acid

ViperCard recreates Apple's classic software, which Bill Atkinson thought up while totally high.
Jordan Pearson
3.27.18