Apple sends out invites for March 21 event, likely for new iPad and smaller iPhone

Apple has just issued for its next press event on Apple Campus in Cupertino. The event is going to happen on March 21. As usual, Apple wrote a cryptic message on its invites. "Let us loop you in," the

Justice Department appeals pro-Apple decision in New York iPhone case

Authorities in New York have taken the first step to appealing a judge's ruling last month that denied a request for information held on an iPhone.

Apple vs FBI: Lavabit warns FBI’s “extraordinary” action may drive US businesses offshore

Lavabit, the former encrypted email provider that shut down its service in 2013 after the FBI demanded its encryption keys, has filed an amicus brief in support of Apple in its legal battle with the a

Apple’s best defense against the FBI is the one it can’t share publicly

With Apple vowing to resist the FBI’s demands for an iPhone backdoor in the San Bernardino case all the way to the Supreme Court, many people assume the company is motivated purely out of principle

FBI forcing Apple to weaken iOS security could endanger lives, warns UN

The legal tussle between Apple and the FBI over a locked iPhone, and the security weakening measures the security services want the iOS maker to take to help it extract data on the device, has now att

San Bernardino DA claims Syed Farouk’s iPhone may house ‘cyber pathogen’

On Thursday, the San Bernardino District Attorney speculated that the phone in question may be housing a "dormant cyber pathogen" that threatens the county. The DA's comment represents the first time

Apple vs FBI: Read Apple’s Opening Statement To Congress Tomorrow

Apple's general counsel Bruce Sewell will testify before a congressional Judiciary Committee tomorrow. The hearing has been convened to discuss what is being described as "The Encryption Tightrope" --

Apple Files Motion To Vacate The Court Order To Force It To Unlock iPhone, Citing Constitutional Free Speech Rights

In a discussion with Apple executives today, TechCrunch was informed that Apple had filed a Motion to Vacate in the case of the FBI compelling Apple to assist in unlocking an iPhone belonging to Syed

Apple Plans To Make iPhone And iCloud More Secure To Keep The Government Away

Apple is already thinking about ways to make it harder to hack iPhones, reports say. According to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/25/technology/apple-is-said-to-be-working-on-a

Most Americans Support FBI Over Apple, Finds Pew

Pew Research Center <a target="_blank" href="http://www.people-press.org/2016/02/22/more-support-for-justice-department-than-for-apple-in-dispute-over-unlocking-iphone/">has released</a> a study on th

The iPhone Camera As A Professional Tool

Foodie magazine <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bonappetit.com">Bon Appétit</a> has done something quite risky with this month's issue. Photographers have left their cameras at their desks and us

Apple Gets An Extension In iPhone Unlock Case, Response Now Due February 26th

Apple has received an extension in the timeline that it has to reply to a court order to modify an iPhone for the FBI. The deadline, originally Tuesday, has been pushed out to Friday, February 26th, T

No, Apple Has Not Unlocked 70 iPhones For Law Enforcement

The more highly technical the basis of a story, the more likely it is that some key detail will get jacked up by a journalist trying to translate it for the public. Call it Panzer's Law. It's only

Apple Apologizes And Updates iOS To Restore iPhones Disabled By Error 53

Apple is issuing an updated version of iOS 9.2.1 for users that update their iPhones via iTunes only. This update will restore phones ‘bricked’ or disabled by Error 53 and will prevent future iPho

Global Smartphone Sales Growth Slows To 2008 Levels, Says Gartner

Global smartphone sales in Q4 2015 experienced their slowest growth rate since 2008, according to Gartner's latest market report. The quarter saw sales of Apple's iPhone decline for the first time, wi

Why Apple Is Fighting Not To Unlock iPhones For The Government

This current order is all about Apple refusing to unlock a single device for the FBI. It is not to be confused with the related, but bigger, battle over the government forcing tech companies to weaken

Why Apple Is Right To Reject The FBI’s Push To Brute Force iPhone Security

Apple is under pressure from the FBI to backdoor iPhone security. But how will any technology company be able to offer trusted services to consumers if government-mandated backdoors are being forced u

Apple May Ditch Samsung For Next iPhone Chip

Apple and Samsung have been asymmetric competitors for years, fighting to grab smartphone market share and partnering when it comes to chips. According to a recent report from <a target="_blank" href=

Repairing Your iPhone Home Button From An Unofficial Repair Shop Can Brick Your Phone

Going to an unauthorized Apple technician to repair your home button can cost you a lot of money. On Friday, The Guardian <a target="_blank" href="http://www.theguardian.com/money/2016/feb/05/error-53

iPhone 7 Could Have A Flush Rear Camera

Chances are you hate this protruding camera module pictured above on your current iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s. According to a new rumor on the iPhone 7 design (via <a target="_blank" href="www.macrumors.com
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