Right to Repair
Why Tens of Thousands of Perfectly Good, Donated iPhones Are Shredded Every Year
A single electronics recycler has had to destroy 66,000 iPhones in the last three years because of the iPhone's Activation Lock.
The Prototype iPhones That Hackers Use to Research Apple’s Most Sensitive Code
Very few people have heard of them, but "dev-fused" iPhones sold on the grey market are one of the most important tools for the best iOS hackers in the world.
How Hackers Break into iCloud-Locked iPhones
In this week’s episode of CYBER, Motherboard talks about the complex, underground industry of breaking into iCloud-locked iPhones, which brings together thieves, coders, and hackers from around the world.
How Hackers and Scammers Break into iCloud-Locked iPhones
In a novel melding of physical and cybercrime, hackers, thieves, and even independent repair companies are finding ways to "unlock iCloud" from iPhones.
Anyone Can Spy on You With FaceTime. Here's How to Turn It Off
A new bug allows anyone to listen in on your iPhone and, for now, there's no fix.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Teen Who Sold a Kidney for an iPhone Is Now Bedridden for Life
"Why do I need a second kidney? One is enough," said Wang Shangkun, who has since suffered organ failure.
You Can Now Get $1 Million For Hacking WhatsApp and iMessage
Companies that buy and sell exploits, or zero-days, are now willing to offer seven figures for hacks that allow spies and cops to steal WhatsApp, iMessage and other chat app messages.
The Weakest Link
How to Securely Get Rid of Your Devices
How to clean out that drawer of old phones, laptops, and hard drives without having to worry about someone getting their hands on your data.
Yes, Apple and Samsung Have Been Slowing Down Your Phone On Purpose
Both companies are being fined millions in Italy for forcing customers to install updates.
Predictive Text Reviews
We Had an iPhone's Predictive Text Review Classic Nu Metal Albums
Apple's algorithms did a better job of explaining Limp Bizkit than we ever could, anyway.
Predictive Text Reviews
We Had an iPhone's Predictive Text Review Kanye West's Albums
Because honestly, who cares enough to write about him anymore?
Here’s the First Teardown of the iPhone XS
A Dutch YouTuber tears down the new iPhone XS and reveals that not much has changed from the previous model.