Chinese deliver blow to Apple where it hurts
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 December 2019 11:05

Chinese deliver blow to Apple where it hurts


No one believes in the cargo cult any more

Apple's iPhone shipments in China fell more than 35 percent in November, marking their second straight double-digit decline as sales of the cheaper iPhone 11 remained sluggish.

US people will not pay more than $1000 for a smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Unless they are really really stupid and rich

Beancounters at analyst outfit NPD have added up some numbers and worked out that less than 10 percent of Americans are actually spending $1,000 or more on a smartphone.

Apple fixes Intelligent Tracking Protection system
Published in News


It was neither intelligent and could be tracked

The software genii at the fruity cargo cult Apple have had to updated its Intelligent Tracking Protection (ITP) system in its WebKit browser engine because it could be tracked.

Apple accused of misusing DCMA
Published in News
Thursday, 12 December 2019 10:49

Apple accused of misusing DCMA


Trying to prevent jailbreaking

Security researchers are accusing Apple of abusing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to take down viral tweets and Reddit posts that discuss techniques and tools to hack iPhones.

Apple spied ex star CPU engineer
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 13:40

Apple spied ex star CPU engineer


Analysis:
Checked his cloud iMessages

A shocking development occurred as it seems that Apple has hacked Gerard Williams’ phone, and read his iMessages. Gerard Williams’ is an ex-star CPU designed that left Apple and now works as the CEO of Nuvia.  All this to prove that Gerard was daydreaming on his job at Apple and had an idea to launch Nuvia while still at Apple.

Apple is no longer the world's largest public company
Published in News


Aramco's $1.9 trillion IPO

Apple has been well and truly dethroned as the world's largest public company, after Saudi Aramco, the Arabian oil-giant started trading publicly this morning.

US senators get hot under the collar over Apple and Facebook encryption
Published in News


Threaten regulation

US senators pummeled Apple and Facebook executives over their encryption and threatened to regulate the technology unless the companies make encrypted user data accessible to coppers and spooks.

Apple sues its former chief architect
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 11:08

Apple sues its former chief architect


Should have told us he was going to set up his own business

Apple is suing the former chief architect of its iPhone and iPad microprocessors, who in February quit to co-found a data-centre chip design.

How the PC outlived Steve Jobs
Published in News
Monday, 09 December 2019 14:08

How the PC outlived Steve Jobs


Even in Apple land

The Tame Apple Press, in its bid to push its favourite company, made a staggering claim – thanks to Steve Jobs and his iPad the PC was officially dead.

Flagship iPhone spies on users
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 06 December 2019 11:07

Flagship iPhone spies on users


Even when it is turned off

Fruity cargo cult Apple is in the middle of another spying row after security researcher and journalist Brian Krebs noted that the flagship iPhone 11 Pro will track a user’s location, even when location settings are turned off.