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Apple releases watchOS 3.2 with new Theater Mode and SiriKit support

Apple has today released watchOS 3.2 to the public. watchOS 3.2 includes support for Theater Mode, and SiriKit applications. Here’s how Apple describes Theater Mode: Theater Mode lets users quickly mute the sound on their Apple Watch and avoid waking the screen on wrist raise. Users still receive notifications (including haptics) while in Theater…

Apple releases iOS 10.3 to the public

Apple has today released iOS 10.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The latest update includes support for a new file system, Find my AirPods, CarPlay improvements, and more. iOS 10.3 is the first version to include Find my AirPods support. As the name insists, it will help users find their AirPods if misplaced by playing a loud, high-pitched…

TSMC to start mass production on the 10nm A11 processor for iPhone 8 in April

While we’re not expecting the iPhone 8 (and the iPhone 7s’) until September, Apple’s suppliers have to start ramping up production for components before then. Today, the Economic Daily News is reporting that TSMC will begin mass production on Apple’s A11 processor in April. The A11, which will be powering the iPhone 8, will be using a 10nm process. In…

Here’s 69 new emoji coming to Unicode 10 this summer

In November, the Unicode Consortium previewed 51 emoji that are being planned to be released this summer. Now, the consortium has has updated the list with a total of 69 emojis. It’ll likely be coming to iOS later in the release cycle. Emoji 5.0 is the complete list of new emojis planned for release in mid-2017. This update is currently in draft…

‘iPhone 8’ to still launch in September, but in limited quantities

According to Barclays analysts Blayne Curtis, Christopher Hemmelgarn, Thomas O’Malley, and Jerry Zhang, Apple’s high-end 5.8-inch OLED iPhone is still on track for a September launch date. Although, it warns that the majority of stock won’t be available until later in the fourth quarter. The prediction suggests that Apple’s tenth-anniversary iPhone…

More WikiLeaks documents detail Mac-related CIA exploits

Today, WikiLeaks continues to leak more information in what they call their “Vault 7” series which covers CIA-related programs that were built to breach into Mac computers. Today’s leak goes beyond iOS devices into more complex hardware such as Macs. The leakers claim that the CIA has Mac-related vulnerabilities that “persists even if the operating…

Apple denies breach of 600M iCloud accounts from hackers

Apple has officially responded to claims that a group of hackers were able to obtain more than 600 million iCloud accounts. In a statement to Fortune, the company says there are no breaches in its system and that its user data is safe. According to Apple, the data hackers claim to have were from “previously compromised third-party services.”…