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Apple releases new Watch and iPad, but no sign of the iPhone 12

Apple releases new Watch and iPad, but no sign of the iPhone 12

Technology
Apple has launched a range of new products in its September event, but - for the first time in years - it has not released a new iPhone.Three new Apple Watches were shown off, as was the updated version of watchOS. The marquee new feature is a pulse oximeter which allows the wearable to detect blood oxygen levels by using red and infrared light to measure the colour of wearers' blood.This will be used with researchers in three studies focusing on respiratory diseases, including asthma and COVID-19. Image: Apple Watch and iPad took the centre stage, with no iPhone announcement The Apple Watch 6 will be available for £379 from 18 September, while the high-end version with GPS and cellular capabilities costs £479.
MTA asks Apple’s help to solve iPhone mask issues

MTA asks Apple’s help to solve iPhone mask issues

Technology
New York's mass transit agency wants Apple to come up with a better way for iPhone users to unlock their phones without taking off their masks, as it seeks to guard against the spread of the coronavirus in buses and subwaysBy DAVID PORTER Associated PressAugust 10, 2020, 3:57 PM3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleNEW YORK -- New York’s mass transit agency wants Apple to come up with a better way for iPhone users to unlock their phones without taking off their masks, as it seeks to guard against the spread of the coronavirus in buses and subways. In a letter to CEO Tim Cook obtained by The Associated Press, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Patrick Foye said riders have been seen removing their masks to unlock their phones using face-recognition techn
Global lockdowns take bite out of Apple iPhone sales

Global lockdowns take bite out of Apple iPhone sales

Business
Apple has reported a hit to key iPhone sales as coronavirus lockdowns, beginning in China, forced stores to close.The second quarter of the tech firm's financial year, January to March, saw overall revenue rise by just 1% to $ 58.3bn - knocked by a fall of almost 7% in smartphone sales to $ 28.9bn compared to the same period last year. The company pointed to a sharp decline in premium phone sales in China - its key growth market - from the end of January through February but said sales there were now heading in the right direction as COVID-19 social distancing measures had been relaxed and stores re-opened. Image: Apple Store outlets were able to re-open in mid-March in China but are closed across much of Asia Apple said its rev...
Report: Default iPhone email app vulnerable to ‘0-click’ attacks

Report: Default iPhone email app vulnerable to ‘0-click’ attacks

World
April 23 (UPI) -- Apple's default email app for iPhones and iPads contains a flaw that makes it vulnerable to hackers, according to a report by a San Francisco cybersecurity firm. The report by ZecOps released Wednesday states that the Mail app -- which comes standard on products that run Apple's iOS operating system -- is vulnerable to "0-click" attacks. Such email-based cyberattacks are unique in that they don't require the victim to download a file or click an infected link. "The attack's scope consists of sending a specially crafted email to a victim's mailbox enabling it to trigger the vulnerability in the context of iOS MobileMail application on iOS 12 or maild on iOS13," the report states. ZecOps said the vulnerability allows hackers to remotely execute code on victims' devices an...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Technology
iTunes Store/App Store for week ending 03/01/20:By The Associated PressMarch 3, 2020, 7:35 PM2 min read Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. TouchRetouch ,ADVA Soft GmbH 3. Heads Up! , Warner Bros. 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 6. Procreate Pocket Savage Interactive, Pty Ltd 7. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 8. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 9. NBA 2K20, 2K 10. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Rockstar Games Top Free iPhone Apps: 1. Slap Kings, Gameguru 2. TikTok - Make Your Day, TikTok Inc. 3. YouTube: Watch, Listen, Stream, Google LLC 4. Cut and Paint, MagicLab 5. PicsArt Photo Editor + Collage, PicsArt, Inc. 6. Instagram, Instagram, Inc. 7. Snapchat, Snap, Inc. 8. Trivia.io , 8SEC 9. Facebook, Facebook, Inc. 10. Messenger Facebook, Inc. Top Paid iPad...