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Apple needs to make it easier to update older iPhones

Apple and Google: Two approaches to privacy issues Both companies talk up the importance of protecting your data, but make opposite cases for whether you should share it. Read more: https://zd.net/2vWUsg8 So, following an investigation from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Apple has decided to be more ...

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Android and iOS devices impacted by new sensor calibration attack

A new device fingerprinting technique can track Android and iOS devices across the Internet by using factory-set sensor calibration details that any app or website can obtain without special permissions. This new technique — called a calibration fingerprinting attack, or SensorID — works by using calibration details from gyroscope and ...

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Apple prepares fix for crippling App Store bug

America’s favorite brands — where’s Apple? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Chris Matyszczyk about a new survey that came out declaring that Apple is not one of America’s top 25 brands. Read more: https://zd.net/2WhrKSC Having problems downloading new or updated apps from the iOS App Store because you can’t dismiss ...

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Apple's silver linings are not enough to offset the storms

Has consumer trust in Apple declined? After a recent blunder regarding the AirPower wireless charger, ZDNet’s Adrian Kingsley-Hughes talks with TechRepublic’s Karen Roby about the level that Apple consumers trust the tech giant. Read more: https://zd.net/2D9uB8P Is there anything going that can save Apple from the hole it is in? ...

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Beats' Powerbeats Pro preorders start May 3, launch May 10

Is it possible to leave the Apple ecosystem? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani if it’s feasible to happily leave the Apple ecosystem after being invested in their products. Read more: https://zd.net/2XtjT4v Apple will begin taking preorders for the Beats Powerbeats Pro wireless headphones on May ...

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Malvertising campaign abuses Chrome for iOS bug to target iPhone users

Image: Oscar Gutiérrez/CNET A massive malvertising campaign is exploiting a vulnerability in the Chrome for iOS mobile browser to redirect iPhone and iPad users to adware, scams, and other malicious sites, ZDNet has learned today from Confiant, a cyber-security firm specialized in tracking malvertising campaigns. The company said it had ...

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