Tag: iphone

FCC Opens 3.5GHZ OnGo Band for Commercial Use to Improve 4G and 5G Connectivity

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given the approval to OnGo which uses the 3.5GHz band for use in a wide variety of scenarios including improving mobile data speeds and connectivity on 4G and 5G networks. OnGo is backed by the CBRS Alliance comprising of over 159 member companies including Google, Qualcomm, Intel, Ruckus […]

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Jeff Bezos, The World’s Richest Man’s iPhone Was Reportedly Hacked Via WhatsApp

Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man and the owner of Amazon, had his iPhone hacked after he received a suspicious message over WhatsApp from the personal account of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Bin Salman. Both of them were having a friendly chat when the latter sent Bezos the malicious file. The results […]

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Apple Reportedly Dropped End-to-End Encryption for iCloud Backups After FBI’s Objection

Citing sources, a Reuters report claims that Apple decided against iPhone users fully encrypting their iCloud backup due to pressure from the FBI. The company had seemingly wanted to offer end-to-end encryption for iCloud backups two years ago. However, due to concerns raised by the FBI and its operational technology division, Apple ended up dropping […]

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2020 iPhones Could Feature Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization

A new report from Digitimes citing “industry observers” note that some variants of the 5G iPhones due to launch next year will come with sensor-shift stabilization technology. Apple currently uses optical image stabilization across the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 on the primary and telephoto sensor. Sensor-shift stabilization technology is more advanced than OIS and it […]

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iPhone 11 Pro Fails to Impress in Popular Blind Camera Comparison

Last year, YouTuber MKBHD did a blind camera comparison in which the $300 Pocophone managed to beat the iPhone XS, iPhone X, and other flagship Android smartphones. This year, the YouTuber is back with a similar comparison and the results are once again surprising! This year’s comparison included all the heavyweight smartphones launched this year […]

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Apple Confirms iPhone 11 Pro Collects Location Data Even with Location Services Disabled

A security researcher has discovered that the iPhone 11 Pro intermittently collects location data even when location services are disabled on the device. Apple has confirmed to the researcher that this is expected behavior which is a bit puzzling. Apple explains in its privacy policy that your iPhone will periodically send geo-tagged locations of nearby […]

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Apple Calls Russian Law Requiring Local Apps to Be Pre-loaded Equivalent to Jailbreaking

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the legislation which requires all smartphones, TVs, and other electronic gadgets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with Russian software. The law will go into force on July 1, 2020. The law has been heavily criticized by tech companies and retailers who say that it has been drafted and […]

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