Apple

privacy

Delete All Your Apps

It's not just Facebook: Android and iOS’s App Stores have incentivized an app economy where free apps make money by selling your personal data and location history to advertisers.
Jason Koebler
12.10.18
porn

Apple Sucked Tumblr Into Its Walled Garden, Where Sex Is Bad

Tumblr announced Monday that it will ban adult content after December 17.
Jason Koebler
Samantha Cole
12.3.18
Hacking

Malware Companies Are Finding New Ways to Spy on iPhones

Kaspersky Lab’s found evidence that a small spyware government contractor sells iOS malware, showing it may not be as rare as some people think.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.27.18
ITunes

Supreme Court Weighs Whether Apple’s App Store Is a Monopoly

Looming Supreme Court ruling could impact antitrust enforcement for years.
Karl Bode
11.26.18
Cyber Monday

The Best Cyber Monday Tips

Cyber Monday is here and we’re here to help you.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.25.18
The Weakest Link

How to Securely Get Rid of Your Devices

How to clean out that drawer of old phones, laptops, and hard drives without having to worry about someone getting their hands on your data.
Lucian Constantin
11.13.18
Right to Repair

Amazon Is Kicking All Unauthorized Apple Refurbishers Off Amazon Marketplace

Amazon told independent refurbishers that it will now only allow "authorized resellers" to sell Apple products on Amazon Marketplace.
Jason Koebler
11.9.18
Apple

Why a Helium Leak Disabled Every iPhone in a Medical Facility

The bizarre incident happened during the installation of an MRI machine and was a surprise to everyone except Apple.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.30.18
Apple

Apple Finally Made New Versions of the Good Computers

The Mac Mini and MacBook Air FINALLY get a refresh in Apple's best event in years.
Owen Williams
10.30.18
Right to Repair

In Groundbreaking Decision, Feds Say Hacking DRM to Fix Your Electronics Is Legal

The new exemptions are a major win for the right to repair movement and give consumers wide latitude to legally repair the devices they own.
Jason Koebler
10.25.18
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
10.19.18
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
10.18.18
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