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Why Apple’s Huge Security Flaw Is So Scary

February 23rd, 2014 | by Gizmodo

On Friday, Apple quietly released iOS 7.0.6, explaining in a brief release note that it fixed a bug in which "an attacker with a privileged network position may capture or modify data in sessions protected by SSL/TLS." That's the understated version.


Digital Music Sales Just Dropped for the First Time Since iTunes

January 3rd, 2014 | by Gizmodo

In 2013, digital music sales declined for the first time since Apple launched the iTunes Store 10 years ago. Are streaming music services like Rdio and Spotify to blame? Nielsen SoundScan just released its annual music sales numbers and while none of the news is good, the digital music sales numbers are particularly troubling to the recording industry


Here’s Why the iPhone 5S Accelerometer Is So Screwed Up

October 16th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

A few weeks ago we confirmed reports that the iPhone 5S motion sensors were embarrassingly off. Some enterprising devs have investigated the problem, and figured out that at its root, it's indeed a hardware design issue that Apple either overlooked or ignored.


Apple’s New iPad Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

October 15th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

It's official; Apple's hosting an iPad unveiling extravaganza on October 22nd, 364 days after l ast year's Cupertino tablet party . Here's what to expect from the new iPad and iPad Mini. iPad Mini 2 Let's begin with the best-case scenario: Apple will announce the widely rumored iPad mini with a retina display


iPad 5 to Mimic the Mini’s Looks, Suggests Latest Parts Leak

September 30th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

The iPad 5 looks as though it’ll be taking its design cues from the little tablet that could, the iPad Mini, if the latest supply chain leak is to be believed. SW-Box has gotten its hands on what it claims is the latest Apple tablet shell, and it’s looking decidedly Mini-like.


Retail Therapy: Inside the Apple Store

September 26th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

An Apple employee is never supposed to point when giving directions in their store. For example, when asked where the iPhone cases are sold, a specialist should either gesture with an open hand or, preferably, walk the customer to the proper location. If you've ever wandered into an Apple Store just to covertly check your email, you know it's no big deal! Apple wants you to feel right at home in their stores


Apple Speaks Out About Foxconn Suicides

September 5th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Foxconn has gone into serious damage control this week , with CEO Guo Tai-ming inviting 100 members of the press to view the facilities today. Even Apple and Dell, two companies whose products are produced in Foxconn's factories, have spoken out. Apple released a statement saying that they are "saddened and upset by the recent suicides at Foxconn," confirming that they are "in direct contact with Foxconn senior management and we believe they are taking this matter very seriously." While most of the media fixates on the relationship between Foxconn and Apple, for want of a sexier story, Dell meanwhile has also spoken about the suicides, saying that: "We expect our suppliers to employ the same high standards we do in our own facilities


10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Google Maps Master

August 31st, 2013 | by Gizmodo

The Maps Wars are on in earnest—with Apple Maps now finding its feet after a shaky start, and Bing Maps forming an integral part of Windows Phone, Google Maps can't afford to stand still.


Yep, This Adorable Mini Macintosh Is Fully Functional

August 28th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple's compact Mac mini isn't as popular as it once was, but the company could easily make it a hot seller again if they just followed John Leake's lead and turned it into a miniature Macintosh . At one-third the size of the original, it's pretty much too cute to resist.


Apple, the iPhone, and the End of Surprise

August 26th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

This might not be a video of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5c. It might not show that Apple's next flagship will look nearly identical to the iPhone 5. It might not reveal that the current black and white models will be joined by a gold—pardon, champagne version—when they are announced on Sept.


iPhone 5S Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

August 20th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Apple's rumored to be dropping its next iPhone September 10 . Sure, year two of an iPhone design cycle typically means an incrementally improved upon device, but it could be a bigger launch than anticipated—and not just because of the rumored iPhone 5c


Report: Apple’s Next iPhone(s?) Coming September 10th

August 11th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

According to a report from AllThingsD , Apple will be taking the lid off of its new iPhone a month from today, on September 10th. Save the date for what should be a big day—especially if it's not the only debut Apple's got up its sleeve


What If Buying Hard Cider Was Like Buying an Apple Product

March 28th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Somersby Cider in the UK created a cheeky commercial that pokes fun of Apple product launches by imagining a world where buying hard cider is like getting a new iPhone. The Genius Bar would be a real bar and workers would talk about how many cores inside the apple, how many pits and how to use the "in to face" and dock the glass of hard cider.


How Apple’s Password-Reset Security Breach Worked

March 23rd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Yesterday, The Verge uncovered a security breach that allowed malicious users to reset Apple ID passwords with nothing but an email and the user's birthday . Luckily, the process didn't leak out in full before the whole thing was patched up, but now iMore was able to reproduce the hack step by step and now it's sharing details on how the whole thing worked



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