Apple

News

Bob Dylan Died 11 Years Ago, According to Siri

Ask how old the (extremely alive) singer-songwriter is, and Apple's virtual assistant will tell you he passed on April 24, 2008, at age 66.
Drew Schwartz
3 days ago
tech

Someone Uploaded What Look to Be Apple’s Internal iPhone Repair Videos

What appear to be 11 Apple videos describe repair procedures, show special tools, and reference specific material.
Matthew Gault
4 days ago
labor

While Apple Is Launching an iPhone, its Largest Competitors Are Going on a Climate Strike

Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft workers have all pledged to strike on September 20.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
4 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The New iPhone 11 Pro Is Triggering People’s Trypophobia

People afraid of seeing holes clustered together aren't enjoying the phone's three cameras.
Shamani Joshi
9.14.19
Apple

You Don't Need an iPhone 11 Unless Your Current Phone Is Literally Unusable

The practically, morally, and financially responsible thing to do is to use your current phone for as long as possible.
Jason Koebler
9.11.19
Hacking

Apple Disputes Google’s Claims of a Devastating iPhone Hack

Apple says that Google oversold the nature of the hack and that it quickly fixed the vulnerability.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.6.19
Hacking

This Has Been the Worst Year for iPhone Security Yet

After several high profile attacks and embarrassing slip-ups, Apple’s perception as the secure consumer device is starting to crack.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.1.19
Hacking

Google Says Malicious Websites Have Been Quietly Hacking iPhones for Years

It may be the biggest attack against iPhone users yet.
Joseph Cox
8.30.19
Technology

A New Generation of Students Is Teaching Us How to Reduce E-Waste

In colleges and universities across the United States, students are taking classes on how to repair our electronics that normally end up as e-waste.
Madeleine Gregory
8.26.19
security

Microsoft Contractors Listened to Xbox Owners in Their Homes

Multiple contractors working for Microsoft explain how they listened to audio captured by Xbox consoles.
Joseph Cox
8.21.19
Hacking

Apple’s Lawsuit Against a Startup Shows How It Wants to Control the iPhone Hacking Market

Apple sued Corellium, a company that makes virtual copies of iOS for researchers to practice hacking the iPhone on.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.16.19
Another Day Another Hack

This Counterfeit iPhone Is Riddled With Backdoors and Malware

Fake devices look real but are rife with unpatched operated systems, outdated kernels, and a universe of dodgy backdoors and malware, researchers have found.
Karl Bode
8.16.19
0114