Tag Archives: iPhone

iOS 9 adoption rate now at 86 percent

Earlier this week, Apple has updated its App Store dashboard with new iOS adoption numbers. According to the new stats, the iOS 9 adoption rate is now at 86 percent across its iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices that contact the App Store. As for those who are on iOS 8, numbers remain the same at 11 percent, while the previous iOS versions have gone…

MMS malware vulnerability found in older versions of OS X and iOS

A Cisco researcher has discovered a vulnerability in OS X and iOS that could allow an attacker to gain access to your files and stored password by sending a malicious image. Cisco Talos has discovered a vulnerability in the way in which the Image I/O API parses and handles tiled TIFF image files. When rendered by applications that use the Image I/O API,…

Small number of users planning to upgrade to iPhone 7, poll says

According to a survey done by Quartz, only 9.3% of U.S. iPhone users will be upgrading to the iPhone 7 due to the design looking similar to the iPhone 6/6s. In contrast, 25.2% would upgrade if the next iPhone had a brand new design. Right now, it’s unclear whether Apple is holding back a design change specifically for the 10th anniversary iPhone, or if…

Iran sends ultimatum to Apple to officially register or be banned

A local news agency in Tehran earlier reported that the Iranian government officials sent out an ultimatum to Apple Inc. According to the report, Apple is being asked by government to have the business officially registered; otherwise their products will be banned and the existing ones will be ‘collected.’ The order comes from Iran’s anti-smuggling…

Apple Pay officially launches in France

At WWDC 2016, Apple announced that it would be expanding its Apple Pay mobile payments service to France, and now the company has fulfilled the promise and is now live in the country. With the addition of France, Apple Pay is now available in 8 countries. Apple Pay is supported by Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards from Banque Populaire,…

Fake gun iPhone case creates issue at London airport

Last year, police departments started taking action against those who used gun-shaped iPhone cases. If not obvious enough, police departments noted that using such cases was a “terrible idea” and would put people in danger. Regardless, a man in London could be facing charges for having a gun-shaped iPhone case in his pocket while going through the London…