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Saturday, 03 August 2013 22:11

Security issue with iPhone chargers


At one of the presentations at the security conference BlackHat USA 2013, researchers from the American University George Tech have demonstrated a method of hacking the iPhone by using seemingly safe charger to charge the battery. Billy Lau, Yeongin Jang and Chengyu Song took advantage of the failure to charge that allowed them to connect to the USB port on any iPhone, bypassing security mechanisms that prevent arbitrary installation of the software, and finally install their own harmful programs. These programs can then be transferred and hidden in the same way as Apple hides their own built-in apps.

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Wednesday, 31 July 2013 21:53

Apple Supplier Facing Heat over Chinese Labor


Pegatron, one of Apples suppliers, is facing heat over the working conditions in its factories in China.  Some of the 86 alleged violations include failing to pay wages, mandatory overtime, and insufficient worker training. The full 60 page report by New York based China Labor Watch can be read here.

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Wednesday, 31 July 2013 20:26

Cheaper iPhone confirmed


Beside the critics about the working conditions in the Pegatron company, which is one of Apple's biggest partners which assembles their devices, looks like Apple said more than they planned in their report. Organization China Labor Watch has announced one of the most convincing evidence so far that Apple has started with the production of a cheaper version of the iPhone.

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013 19:38

Flipboard is Now Heading to Web Browsers


Approximately 75 million of mobile users created more than 2 million magazines and now they are given the possibility to do the same with the Internet browsers, company's CEO, Mike McCue announced.

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Sunday, 21 July 2013 22:52

Is this the "cheap" iPhone?


For quite some time now we were hearing all sorf of rumors about the possible launch of cheap or cheaper iPhone, and lately we've been showered with supposed photos of the device, some of them were showing prototype, some production models. This time, the supposedly cheap iPhone in all its glory appears alongside iPhone 5.

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With the upgrade to version v2 10.1 for iPhone, WhatsApp has implemented several major changes to their popular application. The most important change for users is certainly the one regarding the billing model. As posted on the official blog, instead of 99 cents users had to pay when downloading apps, iPhone users will have to pay 99 cents per year to be able to use the app.

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Thursday, 18 July 2013 14:43

New pictures of iPhone 5S


According to the Chinese portal EXP Review, an unnamed source from the component suppliers of Apple gadgets, sent them a few pictures of the new iPhone 5S and most importantly, found a few new interesting technical features.

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Wednesday, 17 July 2013 22:05

Concrete iPhone


Ever since Apple released its first iPhone, the market for various supplements for the same is increasing. And within those accessories you will always find a fast selection of screen and damage protectors.

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According to data collected by Retrevo, 81% of current iPhone owners will buy Apple's mobile phone again when the time comes to replace the current device.

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According to Reuters, Apple is working on a whole range of variations of the iPhone for the next year. They mentioned a variety of colors, so we wont have just black and white as it is now, and devices should come with screens of 5.7 and 4.7 inches, which should compete with Samsung's smartphones, which in this segment has much greater success than the iPhone since mid 2012.

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