FBI untouchable while iPhone wide open
The FBI is really rubbing it into Apple by offering to unlock some Apple gear for coppers investigating a murder.
Galaxy S7 selling better than expected
It looks like Samsung is back on track with its Galaxy S7 and selling more than expected, just as its main rival Apple appears to be stuck in neutral.
Apple delays key release until next year
Fruity cargo cult Apple is not going to release a “new” iPhone until next year, according to Wall Street analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
And the Tame Apple Press said it was impossible
All those people who claimed that Apple's "superior, super, cool security" was impossible to crack woke up to a dose of reality this morning when the FBI said it had managed to do it, and did not need Jobs' Mob's help.
Not so shadowy after all
The Israeli outfit which is hacking the iPhone for the FBI counts Apple as one of its clients.
Israel's Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensic software, has been named as the outfit which is helping the US Federal Bureau of Investigation's attempt to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California shooters.
iPhone lineup would become on par with three-model iPad lineup
According to a recent Chinese media report, Apple may be switching its naming scheme on the Plus-sized iPhone models for its tenth-generation iPhone 7 launch later this fall, to one that is more consistent with new product announcements in the third quarter of 2015.
Requires iOS 8 and above
Over the past seven and a half years since the App Store launched in July 2008, Apple’s mobile application market has blossomed from a size of just 500 applications at launch to more than 1.5 million as of last month. Unfortunately, even with all of these apps readily available, the company has been reluctantly strict in allowing developers the ability to change application functionality with their own third-party enhancements. Until last summer, the process was mostly restricted to jailbroken iOS devices and there have been few app tweaks available for non-jailbroken devices, until now.
You do not need to rewrite the operating system
Colourful IT candidate John McAfee showed how much rubbish Apple is putting into print by demonstrating that you don’t need to rewrite anything to allow the FBI access to a terrorist’s iPhone.