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Apple dangling more goodies while tackling technology addiction

/ Jun 5, 2018

Apple dangling more goodies while tackling technology addiction

Apple will offer more ways for people to limit the time they spend on iPhones while introducing features designed to make its products even more indispensable. The paradox emerged Monday as Apple executives previewed new versions of free software due out this fall. The forthcoming controls ...

Brazilian agency requires Apple to inform consumers on batteries

Jan 4, 2018

Brazilian agency requires Apple to inform consumers on batteries

A Brazilian state agency responsible for consumer issues notified Apple Inc. on Wednesday that it must explain how Brazilian owners of iPhones will be able to buy battery replacements at lower prices. Procon-SP, an agency in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil's richest and most ...

Apple admits iPhones designed to slow as batteries age

/ Dec 22, 2017

Apple admits iPhones designed to slow as batteries age

Apple on Thursday confirmed what some conspiracy theorists had suspected: that it intentionally slows performance of older iPhones as batteries weaken due to age. The admission played into concerns that Apple was stealthily nudging iPhone users to upgrade to newer models, by letting them think ...

CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix: WikiLeaks

/ Mar 24, 2017

CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix: WikiLeaks

New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn't disable by resetting their devices. Security experts say the exploits are plausible, but suggest they pose little threat to typical users. They say ...

Device enables endoscope images to be viewed on iPhones

/ Apr 7, 2016

Device enables endoscope images to be viewed on iPhones

Optical equipment maker Microscope Network Co. and the University of Tsukuba have developed a system that enables doctors to monitor and save endoscope images on Apple Inc. iPhones. The system, comprising a lens equipped with an endoscope attached to an iPhone camera, allows high-resolution images ...