Tag Archives: iOS

Apple Core 002: Storing Passwords in the Notes app

Episode 002: Security is the theme here. Peter, Josh, and Andy go in-depth as to why security is important. In addition to security, the guys go over the third beta on iOS, OS X, tvOS, and watchOS, Peter revisits the iPad Pro, and Apple’s latest product in its Apple Stores. How to subscribe to Apple Core: Subscribe via RSS feed Open in the…

‘Error 53’ may lead to a lawsuit against Apple

I’ve been trying to avoid writing an article about the ‘Error 53’ fiasco because honestly I believe it’s a non-issue. If you get your screen replaced by a third-party, it’s your responsibility to know that the third-party may or may not be using Apple certified parts. With Touch ID, however, replacing your screen gets a bit more difficult because it…

Apple adds an additional 50 banks and credit unions to Apple Pay

In Apple’s continued expansion of Apple Pay, the company has added another 50 U.S. banks to the company’s mobile payment service. Apple Pay is available for iPhone 6 and above and Apple Watch in-store via NFC. The service is also available in-app for any iPad supporting Touch ID. Here’s the list: 1st MidAmerica Credit Union Achieve…

California bill could compromise iPhone security

California Assembly Member Jim Cooper (D-9th) introduced Assembly Bill 1681 (AB 1681) on January 20, 2016. The bill would require that any smartphone manufactured on or after January 1, 2017, and sold in California after January 1, 2017, be able to be decrypted and unlocked by its manufacturer or OS provider. While Cooper probably has good intentions…

How to hide default apps on iOS 9.3 beta 1

For years, iOS users have expressed their desires for the ability to hide some default iOS apps, like Stocks and Tips. Using Apple Configurator 2.2 beta with iOS 9.3 beta 1 (and a developer account), it is now possible to hide individual stock apps from the home screen. Heads up: This process requires the device to be in “Supervised” mode, which can be…

TiP Year in Review: First generation products, services, and more

2015 was a big year for Apple, the company unveiled a lot of new first-generation products, services, and accessories. There’s a lot to cover and this could easily become a long 3,000 word post (post edit: it is), but we’ll only be going over the essentials. Products Starting in March with Apple’s Spring Forward event, the company first started with…