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Apple downgrades hard drive speeds
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 12:32

Apple downgrades hard drive speeds


Technology is moving too fast for Apple

Apple today announced updates to the MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro and while the Tame Apple Press enthuses about price drops the fact that Jobs' Mob is moving to older and slower technology is not getting much of a mention.

iPhone explodes in 11 year-old’s hands
Published in Mobiles


Apple quickly investigates without saying she was holding it wrong

An 11-year-old girl’s quick thinking saved her when her iPhone caught fire while she was playing with it at her home in California.

Apple gives up on VR and AR
Published in IoT
Friday, 12 July 2019 12:52

Apple gives up on VR and AR


Too hard

ThefFruity cargo-cult Apple has decided that augmented virtual reality is not going to be super, cool, and game-changing, and it has given up on the project.

Apple kills off 12-inch MacBook
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 10 July 2019 12:57

Apple kills off 12-inch MacBook


Average world standards raised by a fraction

Fruity cargo cult Apple has finally given up on its 12-inch MacBook and got rid of the model

Mac version of Zoom turns on your camera
Published in News
Tuesday, 09 July 2019 13:22

Mac version of Zoom turns on your camera


Turns on your device even when you don’t want to

Security researcher Jonathan Leitschuh has publicly disclosed a severe zero-day vulnerability for the Zoom video conference app on Macs that could allow websites to turn on user cameras without permission.

Apps ignore restrictions
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 July 2019 13:09

Apps ignore restrictions


Even saying no is not enough

Security boffins have found more than 1,000 Android apps that skirted restrictions, allowing them to gather precise geolocation data and phone identifiers behind your back.

Apple continues to disappoint Wall Street
Published in News


Analysts pray it can claw back money by offering “services”

Fruity cargo-cult Apple is continuing to disappoint the cocaine nose-jobs of Wall Street with its lacklustre performance, but it has convinced them that it will make a fortune selling services.

Apple kills butterfly with scissors
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 05 July 2019 12:02

Apple kills butterfly with scissors


These butterflies are just so unreliable

Apple is to ditch the butterfly mechanism used in MacBooks since 2015, which has been the root of reliability issues and is about as popular as the Boston Strangler with Mac users.

Apple’s sign-in insecure
Published in News
Friday, 05 July 2019 11:56

Apple’s sign-in insecure


You get that when you mess around with standards

An outfit behind the OpenID open standard and decentralised authentication protocol, has penned an open letter to Apple saying its "Sign In with Apple" feature is insecure.

Ireland opens another privacy investigation into Apple
Published in News


Turd’s a charm

Apple’s primary regulator in the European Union, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the Fruity Cargo Cult.