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Apple changes AirDrop security for all with iOS 16.2 after backlash over restrictions in China

Apple is clamping down on AirDrop privacy settings for all its users with the iOS 16.2 update, after backlash its recent restrictions were impacting the feature’s use in China. In November, repo

Apple limits AirDrop ‘Everyone’ option to 10 minutes in China

A change in the iOS 16.1.1 update for Chinese users is turning some heads. Apple is restricting the “Everyone” option in AirDrop to 10 minutes on iPhones purchased in mainland China, accor

Terra’s Do Kwon looks for redemption with Luna token rebirth

Is Terra’s Do Kwon the Bernie Madoff of crypto? Hello and welcome back to the¬†Chain Reaction¬†podcast, where we unpack and explain the latest crypto news, drama and trends, breaking it down blo

Snap accelerator names its latest cohort

Yellow, the accelerator program launched by Snap in 2018, has selected ten companies to join its latest cohort. The new batch of startups coming from across the U.S. and international cities like Lond

An iOS bug in AirDrop let anyone temporarily lock-up nearby iPhones

Apple has fixed a bug in iOS 13.3, out today, which let anyone temporarily lock users out of their iPhones and iPads by forcing their devices into an inescapable loop. Kishan Bagaria found a bug in Ai

AirDrop gets an upgrade in iPhone 11

AirDrop, Apple’s proximity-based, built-in file sharing feature and home to teen meme exchanges, is getting an upgrade with the new iPhones. At Apple’s iPhone press event on Tuesday, the c

Study: 6 in 10 Americans have heard about Bitcoin

While crypto may be obvious to us overlords of digital media, awareness of all facets of cryptocurrency still belongs to a small – but growing – minority. In a large scale survey by Survey

Apple Wants The Link Between Your Devices To Be You, Not A Shared Wi-Fi Network

Apple has made some changes to its core inter-device sharing protocols in iOS 8, including AirPlay and AirDrop. AirDrop, the simple file sharing mechanism introduced in OS X Lion and iOS 7, now works

Filesharing App Airlike Is Bump Without The Clashing Of Fists

Similar to <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/09/16/bump-mobile-contact-sharing-app-acquired-by-google-will-stay-alive-for-now/">Google-acquired</a> Bump, <a target="_blank" href="http://airlike.me"

NFC Stands For Nobody F****** Cares And Apple Gets That

If you think QR codes are a bad joke then consider NFC. Near Field Communications' evangelists have been trying to get smartphone owners to share stuff by bumping and grinding their phones for years.