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iPhone users left out of Europe scheme
Published in News
Thursday, 21 June 2018 15:25

iPhone users left out of Europe scheme


Use Android, UK government says

A scheme to allow European Union citizens who want to stay in the UK after the country leaves next year will exclude people who use iPhones from registering.

Apple software geniuses strike again
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 June 2018 10:20

Apple software geniuses strike again


Latest update is borked

Apple's latest iOS update is so borked that the fruity cargo cult is not saying anything about it

Apple fined for bricking old iPhones down under
Published in Mobiles


Fine is probably not going to hurt

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been slapped rigorously about the chops with a wet bus ticket by an Aussie court which decided that it was wrong to brick iPhones which had been fixed at non-authorised repairers.

Trump assures Apple it is safe from tariffs
Published in Mobiles


Consumer electronics not covered

President Donald Trump told Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook that the US government would not levy tariffs on iPhones assembled in China.

Supremes will decide if Apple is a monopolist
Published in News


Repeat offender

The Supreme Court will review a 2011 class-action lawsuit against Apple, accusing the company of operating an illegal monopoly by not allowing iPhone users to download mobile apps outside of its own App Store and reduce consumer choice.

GrayKey works round Apple's iPhone security improvements
Published in Mobiles


Didn't take long

Yesterday the Tame Apple Press was full of praise that Apple had worked a way around police methods to bypass its security on phones owned by criminals. However, it looks like Jobs' Mob's wizard security has already been bypassed within hours of it being announced.

Apple's Swift is not up to snuff
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 10:42

Apple's Swift is not up to snuff


After four years developer writes "Dear John" to Swift

Four years after it was released to the enthusiasic applause of the Tame Apple Press, a group of developers have been looking at the progress of Apple's programming language Swift and found that Jobs' Mob created a  chocolate teapot.

Foxconn waking up to Apple dependence
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 10:32

Foxconn waking up to Apple dependence


Someone has done an intervention

It appears that Foxconn is getting increasingly worried about its dependence on the fruity cargo cult Apple.

Apple's gold watch is now obsolete
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 09:28

Apple's gold watch is now obsolete


For $10,000 it is getting Beyoncé a joke

The fruity cargo cult Apple has shown how pointless it is to spend cash on its high end gear by obsoleting its most stupidly expensive product two years after releasing it.

Apple snubs EU tax inquiry
Published in News
Monday, 04 June 2018 11:31

Apple snubs EU tax inquiry


Says the cash will prejudice its tax appeal 

Fruity cargo cult Apple is snubbing an EU investigation into tax evasion saying that if it were involved, it would prejudice its challenge to an EU order to pay up to 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes to Ireland.