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Apple plans to turn off USB data access on iPhones

Apple has been the at the centre of a debate regarding user privacy and demands for backdoor access from authorities. They have held steadfast against calls from the US government, but tools allowed police to bypass the security measures Apple put in place. That could all change if Apple decides …

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Apple bans cryptocurrency mining on iOS devices

The App Store guidelines are constantly changing under Apple’s watch. Whether the changes are for the better remains to be seen but Apple has now stated in no uncertain terms that Cryptocurrency Mining is completely banned on iOS devices. Apple Insider first discovered the multiple guideline changes that affect the …

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Apple begins to chip away at €13 billion payment in Irish tax

Back in 2016, the European Commission ruled that Apple owed €13 billion in back-taxes, which the governing body branded as ‘illegal state aid’. While Ireland and Apple are still disputing the ruling, the iPhone manufacturer has now paid out €1.5 billion ($1.76bn) towards the overall sum. The money is currently …

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Apple’s iPhone SE 2 renders suggest it might launch in June

When the rumour mill started turning for the impending iPhone SE 2, many believed it would sport Apple’s polarising notched display. Subsequent reports shocked onlookers when the handset was supposedly spotted in the wild looking much like the company’s classic iPhone 4. It seems that the notched display isn’t totally …

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Apple CEO attributes second quarter success to iPhone X

iPhone X sales have been in question since the release of the expensive premium handset, with analysts constantly lowering expectations throughout 2018. Apple CEO Tim Cook has since defended sales of its flagship smartphone, crediting the iPhone X for the company’s best-ever second quarter for sales. Apple surprised analysts on …

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iPhone SE 2 images appear to have leaked online

While Apple moved away from the traditional headphone jack with the iPhone 7, it looks like there will still be new devices hitting the iPhone line-up with it on board. This week, some new images leaked online claiming to show off the iPhone SE 2, which we recently heard a …

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Apple is supposedly in talks with Samsung to lower OLED cost

While Apple has relentlessly been shifting outside supply chains in-house, it still has to rely on its competitor Samsung for its access to OLED displays. Both companies are said to be in negotiations, with Apple trying to lower the price of the screens, which could factor into the rumoured lower …

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Don’t expect Apple to unify iOS and macOS any time soon

Over the last few years, Apple has gone through some internal changes. The iOS and macOS development teams were merged, which led to renewed speculation surrounding future plans to merge the two operating systems. While that may sound feasible to some, Apple CEO, Tim Cook, is very much against the …

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