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Apple iPhone 7 event: By the numbers

Image: CNET/CBS Interactive Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook and other key staff took to the stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco to announce the next iPhone. During the keynote, the company’s management, lead engineers, vice-presidents, and key personnel dished out a series of updates. 11 iterations ...

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Bye, bye rotten apps: Apple aims to clean up the App Store

Screenshot by Jason Cipriani/ZDNet Apple on Thursday sent an email to developers, revealing the company’s plans to rid the App Store of rotten apps. Starting Sept. 7 — the same day Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 7 and a new Apple Watch — the company will begin evaluating ...

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Apple slams door on jailbreakers with iOS 9.3.4 update

iOS 9.3.4 fixes a vulnerability used for jailbreaking iOS devices. Apple’s cat and mouse game with the jailbreaking community continues as the company releases an update to slam the door in the face of those wanting to jailbreak their device. See also: Here’s why Apple doesn’t care about updating Macs ...

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Move over Android, iOS also has a fragmentation problem

If you mention fragmentation, people’s minds instantly go to Android, where developers have to cater for tens of thousands of devices from over a thousand makers, and the problem is getting so bad that big names are dropping support for all but the most popular Android devices. But fragmentation is ...

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How to undo iOS 10's most annoying feature

With iOS 10, Apple made a fundamental change to the way the Touch ID sensor worked, and it’s a particularly annoying change. Previously, you just had to tap the Home button, and then you were into your device. But with iOS 10, Apple tweaked it so that you are now ...

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iOS 10 is a total mess

I’ve been using the iOS 10 public beta for a week now, and I think I can sum it up in three words — it’s a mess. For the purposes of this column I’m going to ignore what are obvious bugs — yes, there are bugs, lots of bugs, lots ...

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