iPhone 16 microphones, Apple Watch flashlight, and Emergency SOS on the AppleInsider Podcast

This week, we're all being spied on — a little — while some sources are hearing news about iPhone 16 microphones, and others are having their lives saved by Emergency SOS on their iPhones.Hosts William Gallagher and Wes Hilliard get into the good.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderDec 8th, 2023

Apple’s Shortcuts could be a shortcut to a privacy nightmare

According to a recent security report, it seems that Apple’s Shortcuts has a vulnerability that allows access to sensitive data. The post Apple’s Shortcuts could be a shortcut to a privacy nightmare appeared first on Phandroid. One adv.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News13 min. ago

A critical Shortcuts vulnerability was fixed in iOS 17.3

According to research performed by Bitdefender, prior to the iOS 17.3 update, a malicious Shortcut could capture sensitive data like photos and send it to an attacker.Apple's Shortcuts appShortcuts are built into iOS, iPadOS, and macOS to provide use.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 min. ago

Apple users are increasingly falling victim to malware, phishing, and viruses

In a report going over the state of malware in 2024, device management firm Jamf says that 9% of mobile users were caught by phishing, while 20% of companies were at risk because of bad smartphone configurations.Jamf logoJamf is a service for compani.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 min. ago

Apple still tops in contracting US smartphone market

Figures for US smartphone sales in January 2024 hit a new low, but Apple's iPhone continues to increasingly dominate the market.iPhone 15 Pro lineupPrevious preliminary reports from Counterpoint Research for the whole of 2023 showed a return to grow.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 min. ago

Don"t use a smartwatch or smart ring for blood glucose monitoring just yet

As more wearables promise noninvasive ways of measuring your blood glucose levels, the Food and Drug Administration has gone on record saying the technology hasn't earned its seal of approval.Apple Watch health trackingOn Wednesday, the FDA released.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 min. ago

7 hidden iMessage features you need to be using

Over the years, Apple has introduced many new features to the Messages app — and some of them are easy to overlook. Here are 7 hidden features you need to use......»»

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This 2023 movie should’ve been nominated for Best Picture. Here’s why you should watch it now

One of 2023's best movies is a masterful depiction of longing and loneliness that was robbed of a Best Picture nomination. Here's why you should watch it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News45 min. ago

CSAM scanning would be abused, says Apple – using argument it originally rejected

When Apple announced its own approach to CSAM scanning, many of us warned that the process used to check for child sexual abuse materials would ultimately be abused by repressive governments to scan for things like political protest plans. The Cup.....»»

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US iPhone market share continues to rise despite declining smartphone sales

US iPhone market share continued to rise last month, despite a continued decline in all smartphone sales, according to a new market intelligence report. The report shows that US smartphone sales for the start of the year continued a long-term down.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

Apple’s iMessage just got its security beefed up tremendously

Apple has announced that they will be beefing up security and privacy of iMessage through the use of a post-quantum cryptographic protocol. The post Apple’s iMessage just got its security beefed up tremendously appeared first on Phandroid......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

"Flower Moon" director Martin Scorsese honored by Berlin Film Festival

Apple TV+ "Killers of the Flower Moon" director Martin Scorsese has been awarded the prestigious Honorary Golden Bear by the Berlin International Film Festival, which also hosted a feature-length discussion with him.Martin Scorsese at the Berlin Inte.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

The United States cellular network is struggling this morning

It's not just you — AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon are having issues across a wide swathe of the US this morning.A 5G signal meter on an iPhone 12So far, it's not clear why T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon are all having issues this morning. Symptoms vary,.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

Future Apple Pencil could be modular with new features added by swappable sleeves

Apple is researching whether interchangeable sleeves for the Apple Pencil could give users a choice of controls, sensors, or even extended battery life.A possible future Apple Pencil wth mre controlsThe Apple Pencil lineup has been accused of being c.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

The best iPhone 14 Pro cases: 20 best ones in 2024

Your iPhone 14 Pro is a big, beautiful hunk of metal and glass. Be sure to protect it with some of the best cases available. We suggest a few here......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

You’ll be waiting a while longer for blood glucose tracking on smartwatches

Apple and Samsung are preparing to add blood glucose analysis capability to their smartwatches. The FDA says it hasn't certified any such device yet......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 13 min. ago

Upgrade to iPhone 15? You’ll need this cable for CarPlay

Apple changed the charging port from Lightning to USB-C with the iPhone 15. A USB-C charging cable comes in the box, but upgraders may need to purchase a separate cable to continue using CarPlay. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News11 hr. 44 min. ago

ESR Qi2 MagSafe Car Mount review: a practical upgrade over clamp-based car phone holders

MagSafe chargers free your iPhone from clunky holders with clamps and suction cups, making ESR's Qi2 MagSafe car charger a practical, cost-effective way to bring wireless charging to your car.ESR Qi2 Car Charger review - strong enough magnet for bump.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News11 hr. 44 min. ago

iMessage gets a major makeover that puts it on equal footing with Signal

How Kybers and ratcheting are boosting the resiliency of Apple's messaging app. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) iMessage is getting a major makeover that makes it among the two messaging apps most prepared to withstand th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 13 min. ago

iMessage dodged EU"s "gatekeeper" label, but WhatsApp didn"t. Here"s why.

Apple has managed to avoid strict regulation in the EU when it comes to iMessage. Apple just received some rare good news from the EU.The European Commission announced on Tuesday that it closed its market investigation into four services &ndash.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 44 min. ago

App Review"s sudden enforcement of an in-app gift rule catches a meditation app off guard

Insight Timer is a popular meditation app that allows students to tip teachers directly, but an App Review mistake that took over a year to catch has forced the developer to adopt in-app purchases and pay Apple's 30% commission.Insight Timer on the A.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News14 hr. 12 min. ago