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New OS X malware could fool the average, non-technical user

While most who read this blog won’t be deceived by this, a new malware discovered by Malwarebytes directs users to a scam website download illegitimate software that could potential infect their Macs. Via 9to5Mac, lead researcher at Malwarebytes Thomas Reed says he found malware on a scam page hosted on the official Advanced Mac Cleaner…

Failed Apple Pay dispute with Australian banks, ruling set for October

Australian banks have been denied permission to act as a monopolistic cartel in the country, Reuters reports. Banks in the country have been resisting the adoption of Apple Pay, saying that it insures hefty fees and no user control. Apple says Australian banks are creating an anti-competitive environment by not allowing payment services such as Apple…

Report: No cellular on Apple Watch 2, focusing on GPS for fitness

Bloomberg reports that the Apple Watch 2 will not include cellular connectivity. Instead, the new Watch will include built-in GPS instead to improve new fitness features of the Watch. For example, in watchOS 3 and iOS 10, the Activity app will now map your run using the iPhone’s GPS. Though, that doesn’t throw the cellular idea out the window. The…

Intel embraces ARM, possible Intel-based iPhone in the future?

Future iPhones could feature ARM-based chips from Intel suggests analysts. This follows an interesting change of heart from the chip maker this week (via Fortune). Up until this point, Intel has been offering chipset only based on their own architecture. Now, the company has announced that it will also be producing ARM-based chips. This would put them…

Another source points to 256GB storage option for iPhone 7

Citing industry sources, DigiTimes reports that the iPhone 7 will be available in a 256GB storage configuration. As it currently stands, nearly all reports point to a 32GB base configuration, and having a larger top-tier model can add to the hype. NAND flash vendors have increased chip prices citing strong demand for new smartphones particularly the…

Apple Pay adds more banks and credit unions in the United States

Almost two years later, Apple Pay is still adding more banks and credit unions across the world. This latest update specifically adds new partners in the United States. Here’s the list: Bank of St. Francisville Bank of Winnfield & Trust Company Billings Federal Credit Union Central Bank (OK) Citizens Business Bank City County…

This year’s iPhone will be called ‘iPhone 7’ and ‘iPhone 7 Plus’, no ‘Pro’ model

With everyone calling the next iPhone model the ‘iPhone 7’, some may forget that it may not be called that. With the new model expected to look very similar to the iPhone 6/6s, Apple may call it something else to echo that it won’t be a radical change. There have also been several rumors saying that the larger 5.5-inch model will be called the iPhone 7…