Apple

Hacking

It’s Almost Impossible to Tell if Your iPhone Has Been Hacked

A recent vulnerability in WhatsApp shows that there’s little defenders can do to detect and analyze iPhone hacks.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Why AirPods Are a Social and Environmental Disaster

We sat down with Caroline Haskins, author of 'AirPods Are a Tragedy,' to dig deep into the human cost of the ubiquitous buds.
VICE Staff
5.13.19
future relics

AirPods Are a Tragedy

Apple claims that AirPods are building a “wireless future.” Many people think they're a symbol of disposable wealth. The truth is bleaker.
Caroline Haskins
5.6.19
Right to Repair

Apple Is Telling Lawmakers People Will Hurt Themselves if They Try to Fix iPhones

An Apple lobbyist brought an iPhone to meetings with California lawmakers and said consumers could hurt themselves by puncturing a lithium-ion battery.
Jason Koebler
4.30.19
Apple

Is It GOOD or BAD to Use a Dynamite-Triggered Avalanche for an Apple Ad? We Asked Scientists

Apple’s “Don’t mess with Mother (Nature)” video—produced by the Camp4 Collective to promote the iPhone XS—included footage of a man-made avalanche.
Caroline Haskins
4.18.19
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.
Jason Koebler
4.12.19
Recipe

Raw Sunchoke, Apple, and Cheddar Salad Recipe

Crunchy, crispy, bright, and simple, this recipe is everything you want in a salad.
Julia Sullivan
4.11.19
Right to Repair

Internal Documents Show Apple Is Capable of Implementing Right to Repair Legislation

A leaked internal document obtained by Motherboard outlines a program that looks almost exactly like the requirements of right to repair legislation that has been proposed in 20 states.
Jason Koebler
3.28.19
Right to Repair

Elizabeth Warren Calls for a National Right-to-Repair Law for Tractors

It would apply only to farm equipment, but Warren becomes the most powerful national politician to support a consumer's right to repair the things they own.
Matthew Gault
Jason Koebler
3.27.19
Apple

The Most Powerful iMac Pro Now Costs $15,927

An iMac Pro with 256 GB of RAM pretty much just exists for bragging rights.
Matthew Gault
3.19.19
Apple

Spotify Files Antitrust Complaint Against 'Apple Tax' In EU

Spotify alleges that Apple uses its ownership over iOS and the App Store to impose an 'Apple tax' that stifles competition.
Rob Dozier
3.13.19
Views My Own

Trump's Weird Lie About Whether He Said 'Tim Apple' Is Making Us Dumber

How long can the president keep denying reality? A long time, it turns out!
Harry Cheadle
3.11.19
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