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Apple patent could prevent 'illegal' iPhone recording

(Image: file photo) Apple has been awarded a patent that could help — and hinder — depending on how you look at it. The patent, granted on Tuesday by the US Patents and Trademark Office, allows an iPhone or iPad camera to receive infrared data that can be used to ...

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iOS 10 will make 40 percent of all iPads obsolete

Here’s an interesting fact: Every iPad that Apple had sold, with the exception of the iPad 1 (which first went on sale in April 2010 and was discontinued a year later, and over that time some 15 million units were sold), can run the latest iOS release. At yesterday’s WWDC ...

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Apple WWDC 2016: 12 big takeaways

Developers are going to take an even bigger part in shaping iOS 10, macOS and watchOS 3. #1: Apple Watch is capable of a lot more that the first-gen OS let on Native apps, instant launch, a dock, a Control Center and so on are now possible. We might have ...

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Why do iOS updates keep wrecking iPhones and iPads?

iOS updates are shipping with more and more show-stopping bugs. Once upon a time, I would encourage people to download and install iOS updates as soon as they were released. But that was before Apple started shipping iOS updates that contained show-stopping bugs that killed vital features, broke apps, or ...

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Apple's latest iOS update is bricking the iPad Pro

Apple’s latest iOS 9.3.2 update appears to be bricking the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. On Monday Apple released the iOS 9.3.2 update to fix a handful of bugs in the mobile platform, but it seems to have added a new – and quite serious – one that’s affecting owners of the ...

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Apple patent hints at multiple nibs for Pencil

Apple only recently debuted a stylus that provides iPad owners with useful functionality, but a patent award shows the company has been thinking about it for a while. The patent was filed in 2011 and was recently awarded to the company. Many of the functions described in the patent describe ...

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