Posts Tagged ‘apple’

Apple’s con job on irreparable AirPods

Apple is a deceitful corporation, which it should be charged for something called ‘profiteering’, anti-competitive behaviour or any other ‘criminal’ act under consumer law. With regards to repairing (battery problem/charging port) AirPods, Apple stated: “It’s more economical just to swap the case out”. Is that factually true? See ~10min video: Source

Recent Wins Inspire Organizing At Trader Joe’s, REI, Target, And Apple

“Seven months ago if you asked me about a union I would’ve said, ‘I don’t know, cops have them?’” says Sarah Pappin, a shift supervisor at a Seattle Starbucks. But on June 6, she and her co-workers voted unanimously to join Starbucks Workers United, part of an upsurge of organizing by younger workers with little […]

US senators declare war on Apple’s Lightning port, calling for one charger to rule them all – will Australia follow?

Well, here’s something that should have happened a long, long time ago. Following the European Union’s example from just last week, the US could make USB-C charging mandatory across the consumer electronics industry soon, at least if the Secretary of Commerce heeds the advice of a trio of Democratic senators. While Ed Markey, Elizabeth Warren, […]

Apple M1 Flaw Can’t be Fixed — PACMAN Panic

Apple’s M1 chip isn’t as safe from buffer overflows as previously thought. M1 and other designs based on ARMv8.3 can have their protections neutered. MIT researchers have worked out they can brute-force the protective “pointer authentication codes” (PAC) without being detected—even in kernel memory. Once again, it’s the fault of our old friend: Speculative execution. Their […]

Apple tracks you, even if you don’t have Apple devices

We investigate what data iOS on an iPhone shares with Apple and what data Google Android on a Pixel phone shares with Google.  We find that even when minimally configured and the handset is idle both iOS and Google Android share data with Apple/Google on average every 4.5 mins.  The phone IMEI, hardware serial number, […]

Apple iPod Creator Warns Against Facebook’s Metaverse: ‘We Don’t Need More Technology Between Us’

The creator of the Apple iPod has warned that the newly developing online metaverse runs the risk of damaging human social interactions and creating additional toxicity online. Tony Fadell says “we don’t need more technology between us.”

EU could start enforcing Digital Markets Act rules on Apple, Google, Meta in Spring 2023

You may have heard so far that the European Union has been preparing to have a say in how big tech companies like Apple, Google, and Meta operate. We are talking about a legislation dubbed the DMA (Digital Markets Act) which the European Commission has been rigorously preparing for a while. Now, The Verge reports […]

Apple wants your iPhone to replace your passport and driver’s license

             AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. The next step in Apple’s goal of making the iPhone the sole thing anyone has to carry, continues with the […]

DOJ secretly spied on Apple and Google accounts of Project Veritas and its security detail

Just a few weeks after Microsoft revealed that President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has been secretly spying on investigative reporting outlet Project Veritas, Apple and Google have revealed that they were also subject to secret surveillance orders that required them to hand over information from the professional and private accounts of Project Veritas […]

Report claims Apple saved $6.5 billion by removing charger and EarPods from iPhone boxes

Apple’s not giving you a charger with your new phone has nothing to do with ‘caring’ about the planet but rather about their profits. Removing the charger and EarPods from the iPhone box allowed 70% more devices to fit on a pallet More boxes on a pallet would allow Apple to ship more phones to […]

Russia Removed From Apple Maps

CUPERTINO, CA—In an unprecedented effort to put additional pressure on Russia, Apple Inc. has announced they will be removing the entire country from Apple maps.  “As far as we’re concerned, Russia no longer exists on our detailed map of the entire world,” said CEO Tim Cook from his vacation home in Beijing. “And if Apple […]

Apple Unveils ‘Pregnant Man’ Emoji in New iPhone Update

Apple has unveiled a new pregnant man emoji for all iPhone users as part of its ‘woke’ update to be unrolled later this year. Despite the fact that men cannot get pregnant, Emojipedia’s emoji draft list that included a ‘pregnant man’ emoji was approved for some users in September 2021. BYPASS THE CENSORS Sign up […]

CBP Seizes Shipment Containing 50,000 Fake Apple AirPods, 920 Nintendo Video Game Consoles From China

Customs agents working at the Port of Houston seized a shipment containing 50,000 fake Apple AirPods and 920 Nintendo video game consoles early last month for violating intellectual property rights (IPR), U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced on Thursday. The officers discovered the illegitimate products after inspecting a shipment of goods arriving from China into the United […]

USPS Begins Accepting Apple Pay for Online Payments

The U.S. Postal Service has begun to accept Apple Inc. Apple Pay on its website for certain services. What Happened The same is not yet possible over-the-counter. In the frequently-asked-questions section of its website, USPS lists Apple Pay as an accepted form of payment for The Postal Store, P.O. Box Online, Every Door Direct Mail, Click-N-Ship, […]

Is a ‘Giant iPad’ What Apple Needs to Not Be a ‘Laggard’ in the Home Market?

A giant iPad may be the key to people’s homes for Apple Inc., according to tech journalist Mark Gurman. What Happened: Gurman noted that the Tim Cook-led company has been “a laggard” in the home market and is behind rivals Amazon.com Inc. and Alphabet Inc. Apple has cornered just 5 percent of the smart speaker market, […]

Apple App Store Analysis: McDonald’s Passes DoorDash, Walmart, and Disney

McDonald’s Corp.’s stock has been trending higher during the month of November and the company’s app is moving up with it. The fast-food app began the month ranked 45th, but has since seen download volume and usage surge. The McDonald’s app is ranked 18th in the “Top Free Apps” category in Apple Inc’s app store as […]

Goldman Sachs Sees 21 Percent Upside in Jamf, Courtesy Apple

Goldman Sachs analyst Brian Essex assumed coverage of Jamf Holding Corp (JAMF) with a Buy rating and $38 price target, implying a 21 percent upside. The stock’s recent pullback presents a buying opportunity, Essex tells investors in a research note. The analyst says Jamf has established itself as a “leading Apple Inc (AAPL) native enterprise” […]

Apple Melts up Into Blue Skies: Is the Stock Headed for $200?

Apple Inc. was trading up 3.5 percent and made a new all-time high on Tuesday as it led the S&P 500 up 2 percent higher by mid-day. Apple has been the strongest of the tech giants recently, making a series of new all-time highs over the past 13 trading days despite the general markets experiencing […]

Apple Alerts Biden Admin Officials Their Phones Hacked By Israeli Spyware

By Tyler Durden There’s been a huge revelation in the ongoing saga of the Israel-based NSO Group Pegasus spyware scandal. To recap, NSO Group was recently blacklisted by the United States after months ago a major journalistic investigation exposed that the technology was repeatedly used by abusive governments to infiltrate the devices of journalists, activists, and even […]

Apple sues Israeli firm NSO Group to stop spyware use on iPhones

Tech giant Apple announced on Tuesday that they would sue NSO Group, an Israeli firm known for its spyware that can hack into phones. Apple is seeking to ban NSO Group “from using any Apple software, services, or devices.” “State-sponsored actors like the NSO Group spend millions of dollars on sophisticated surveillance technologies without effective […]

Apple finally allows you to fix iPhones yourself

    Apple has finally caved to users demanding the ‘right to repair’, allowing owners of iPhones, MacBooks, and other devices to tinker with their electronics at home instead of bringing them to notoriously expensive service centers. Called Self Service Repair, the feature is set to launch “early next year” in the US before expanding […]

ICO Probes Companies Including Apple, Google

The UK’s data protection regulator contacted 40 companies in the areas of social media, gaming, video, music streaming, including Apple Inc. and Google, Financial Times reports. The Information Commissioner’s Office aims to investigate their interactions with children, including location tracking, personalizing content or advertising, and serving up behavioral nudges, like automatically playing videos endangering children online and […]

South Korea Lawmaker Says Apple, Google Not Doing Enough to Comply With App Store Law

SEOUL—Apple Inc and Alphabet’s Google are not doing enough to comply with a South Korean law that bars dominant app store operators from forcing app developers to use their payment systems, a lawmaker who spearheaded the amendment told Reuters. South Korea, the first country to impose legislation curbing the tech companies’ payment policies, is expected […]

Apple App Store Analysis: Starbucks Heats up as the Weather Cools Down

As the weather cools off, the Starbucks Corp. mobile app is heating up. The Starbucks app is the 67th most downloaded application in the Apple Inc. app store as of Friday. The app was ranked 141st on the list at the end of October, before seeing download volume increase at the beginning of November, according […]

Snowfall, political violence and Covid devastate Kashmir’s apple farmers

Untimely snowfall, migration of workers following terror attacks and the overall political uncertainty has added to the woes of apple farmers in the Kashmir Valley, already reeling from the impact of the Covid pandemic. The untimely snow on October 23-25, has caused extensive damage caused to apple trees resulting in destruction of at least 40 percent […]

This OTC Automaker Stock Riding EV Momentum Has Better 1-year Returns Than Apple, Nio, and GM

German automaker Volkswagen Group’s (VWAGY) over-the-counter stock has fetched far more handsome returns over the past year than U.S. tech giant Apple Inc. and Shanghai, China-based electric automaker Nio Inc. Just as rival legacy automakers, Volkswagen is dedicating billions of dollars and setting a tighter deadline to switch to a fully electric vehicle portfolio. Volkswagen […]

PreMarket Prep Plus: Why Sean Udall Is Buying DraftKings, Apple

The Apple logo is seen on the outside of Bill Graham Civic Auditorium before the start of an event in San Francisco, Calif., on Sept. 7, 2016. (Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images) Even with the indexes at all-time highs, The Udall Report’s publisher Sean Udall still has a few issues on his “buy” radar. The […]

Apple Watch Will Now Warn You When You’re Enjoying Life Without A Screen

CUPERTINO, CA—Apple has just announced an exciting new update to its WatchOS. Using a combination of motion sensing, heart rate monitoring, and machine learning, the Apple Watch can now detect when you’re actually enjoying a moment of life away from the screen and will instantly interrupt. “The problem with the iPhone and the iPad was […]

Apple Takes Down Bible App in China to Appease Communist Regime

Apple has removed a popular Christian Bible app in China after the Chinese government deemed that the app violated Communist laws. Bible App by Olive Tree and Quran Majeed have been taken down due to alleged “compliance issues,” the tech giant told the BBC. Apple refused to give details about what the compliance issues were, but directed […]

Apple to Sell Fewer iPhones as Chip Crisis Bites, JP Morgan Says

J.P. Morgan on Tuesday became the second brokerage in two weeks to cut its forecast for Apple Inc.’s iPhone sales for the crucial holiday quarter as the global chip shortage and factory closures in Asia finally catch up to the technology giant. The brokerage trimmed its iPhone revenue estimate to $63 billion for the first […]

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