Tag: Apple

Apple iPhone 11 black

Apple’s iPhone 11 Crowned as the world’s most-popular smartphone in Q1 by Research Firm...

Smartphone sales in Q1 were heavily impacted by the full and partial lockdowns around the world. Despite this, some phew phones managed to win...

Siri Continues To Tap into Your Conversations Despite Apple’s Apology, Whistle-blower Claims

Last year, Apple’s voice assistant Siri put the company under pressure for listening in on people’s conversations without consent, after a whistleblower’s report. The company’s...

Harmony OS Can Rival Google and Apple, Huawei Exec Says

Last year after the US banned Chinese OEM Huawei from freely trading with US-based companies, the company went ahead and launched its own OS....
iPhone 11 Series phones

iOS 13.5 Update Makes it Easy To Unlock Your iPhone While Wearing A Face...

In a new update rolled out recently, Apple is now making it easier to unlock your iPhone while wearing a face mask. The feature...
Google Apple logo

Apple and Google Ban Location-Based Tracking in Contact Tracing Apps

Two tech giants – Apple and Google – have recently announced unanimously that they are banning location-based tracking in contact tracing apps. The two...
Apple Logo

Mass Production of 2020 Flagship iPhones Delayed by a Month

Apple is pushing back mass production of 2020 iPhones by a month, WSJ reports. Citing “people familiar with the matter,” the publication notes that...
iPhone SE all color variants

A Less Expensive, More Powerful iPhone Is More Welcome

Last week Apple introduced a new iPhone, which is not only cheap but also small in size. At just 4.7inches, the iPhone SE favors...
Second generation iPhone SE

Apple Will Donate Part Of iPhone SE Product Red Profits To COVID-19 Relief Fund

On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, Apple announced a new iteration of its smallest iPhone since 2016, iPhone SE. It starts at just $399, despite...
iPhone SE all color variants

Apple’s Cheapest iPhone Officially Announced Going for Around Ksh 40,000

As rumoured before, Apple has finally announced the iPhone SE2. The iPhone SE 2 ships with iPhone 8’s design, one of Apple’s iconic designs,...

Sophos Reports discovers 30 Fleeceware Apps Targeting iPhone users

Sophos has published a new report showing how Apple device users are being targeted by applications that overcharge users through costly subscriptions or unscrupulous...
Apple logo art

Apple Safari Browser Starts Blocking Third-Party Cookies By Default

Apple Safari browser 's latest update blocks third-party cookies by default. The update is a big privacy leap, especially to Safari's reputation in the...
Apple Logo

Apple Temporarily Shuts Down All Retail Stores Outside China Until March 27

Apple has temporarily closed its stores around the world, except those located in China, in response to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak. The company CEO,...
Apple Mac Store

Apple Smartphone Sales In China Severely Dropped In February

Amid the global crisis of the Covid-19 outbreak, smartphone companies are feeling the pinch. The problems started with the cancellation of the world’s largest...
iPhone X

It’s OK to Clean and Disinfect your iPhone, Apple Says as the Coronavirus Epidemic...

Apple has finally given an OK to users of its products to disinfect products they own from the company. The iPhone maker has, for...
iPhone 7

Apple’s New Developer Guidelines Permits Apps To Send Push Notification Ads

The advertising industry is huge, raking in billions in terms of revenue each year. With the proliferation of mobile devices, advertising has taken a...
iPhone X with case

Apple Weighs Letting Users Set Their Default Apps On iPhone, Report

Almost all tech companies are currently or have previously faced scrutiny around the world for their anti-competitive practices. Apple is no exception. The company...

Sustainable tech: How to stay green in 2020

The immense level of sustainability challenges our planet faces grows more apparent and pressing by the day. Evidence suggests that the Earth’s surface has...
Apple logo art

Apple Warns Revenue Miss Due To Effects Of Coronavirus

Apple has on Monday warned that they expect to miss their revenue targets for the second quarter due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. “......
Apple logo art

French Watchdog Fines Apple $27 Million For Slowing Down Old iPhones Without Users Consent

The Directorate General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Prevention (DGCCRF), a competition and fraud watchdog has fined Apple €25 million (slightly over $27...

Huawei Surpasses Apple To Become The Second-Best Selling Smartphone Brand Globally In 2019

Huawei had a rough time in 2019. From the US blacklist that barred the company from trading with its partners to being prohibited from...
Apple logo art

Apple Fined $837 Million For Infringing Wi-Fi Patents From The California Institute Of Technology

Apple, together with its close partner Broadcom have to pay a total of $1.1 Billion in fines for infringing three WIFI patents from the...
iPhone, MacBook, iPad

Apple Says It Has 1.5 Billion Active Devices Globally

In a report released by the trillion-dollar valuated American tech giant, Apple now says that it has over 1.5 Billion active devices around the...
Apple iCloud logo

Apple Drops Plans To Encrypt iCloud Backups After FBI Complained – Report

Apple has put itself in a unique spot in the industry, continuously selling its brand as privacy-focused. In most cases, that is true, but...
iPhone 11 pro max

iPhone 11 Pro Users Finally Granted The Power Over Location Tracking

Apple’s 2019 iPhone 11 series phones were great. However, it was unfortunate that users who bought the iPhone 11 Pro models could still be...
iPhone X

Your iPhone Can Now Be Used As A 2FA Security Key For Google Accounts

Google has announced that it now supports iPhones to be used as a security key for securing Google accounts. Which means that you can...

Apple, Google And Amazon Team Up To Bring Compatibility To Smart Home Devices

In a rare and unexpected move, Apple, Google and Amazon have announced pooling their resources together to bring compatibility between smart home devices. Even...
Photo: Creative Commons/Butz 2013

Apple Dominates The Wearable Market, As Apple Watch, AirPods, and Beat Headphones Gain Popularity

Apple still is the leader of the wearable market in 2019. According to data from IDC, Apple’s Q3 Shipments surged to hit 29.5 million...
Intel modem

Apple Now Owns Intel’s Smartphone Modem Business

Despite investing billions in its smartphone modem business over the years, Intel was forced out of the market by Qualcomm. The company sold its...
iPhone 11 Pro

iPhones May Be Banned From Russia Next Year, Here is Why

Russia has passed a law that bars the sale of certain devices in the country without Russian made software pre-installed. The move, according to...
iOS 13

Apple reveals plans to reduce software bugs in future major OS updates

Apple has run into problems in both initial window releases of iOS 12 and iOS 13. With the latest version, users have been complaining...
smartphones

Global Smartphones Shipments increased in Q3, first time in two years

After two years of a continuous slump in sales, the smartphone industry has finally ticked up a little bit. According to the research firm, Canalysis,...
iOS 13

Apple’s iOS 13.2 Officially Rolling Out With New Privacy Features, Deep Fusion Camera Technology...

Since the iPhone 11 series launch in September, Apple’s new devices have not disappointed in terms of photography. But there was one more thing...
AirPods Pro

Apple AirPods Pro Launched With Active Noise Cancellation Going for $249

Apple fans, your beloved company Apple has a new set of AirPods. The new AirPods are called the AirPods Pro and have several improvements...
iPhone 8

iPhone SE 2 Will Cost $399, Reports

After reports of the iPhone SE successor surfaced last week, Apple Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has added a few tidbits on the story so far....
iPhone 11 series renders

Apple Set to Announce iPhone 11 Series today – How to Watch Live

Apple’s new series of iPhones, the iPhone 11 is set to be launched today. And as usual, there have been many leaks regarding the...
Apple back iPhone

iPhones have been Quietly Hacked by Malicious Websites for Years, says Google

In what appears to be one of the deadliest attacks ever to grace the iOS land, Google has revealed a report stating hacked websites...

Smartphone Sales Dipped Again in Q2 2019, Gartner Report

The latest report from Gartner an analytics firm reveal smartphone sales are still on a slump. The firm stated a total of 368 million...

Why You Should Upgrade to iOS 12.4.1 ASAP!

If there is a company that has been working hard to keep its mobile OS out of trouble with hackers is Apple. The company...
airpods-bluetooth-device-phone-accessories

Bluetooth has a Serious Flaw that Exposes Millions of Devices Vulnerable to Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers have detailed a report that showcases a flaw in Bluetooth dubbed KNOB (Key Negotiation Of Bluetooth). KNOB allows an attacker to break the...

Facebook Also Pays Contractors to Transcribe Your Messenger Voice Messages

Enough has been said about Facebook, especially paired along with privacy matters. Despite the fines and warnings, Facebook is not yet done with invading...
Apple back iPhone

Apple Will Not Let You Check Your Battery Health Status After Being Serviced by...

In a move to make its users stick to Apple Store and Apple dealers only for repairs, Apple is reportedly locking down the battery...

Samsung Smartphones Offer the Best 4G LTE Downloads Speeds, Study Reveals

According to a recent report, it has been revealed that Samsung phones offer faster downloads speeds edging out competitors like Apple and Huawei. The...
Apple back iPhone

Apple will Offer Security Researchers Special “Unlocked” iPhones for Bug Hunting on iOS.

Following the launch of the Apple Bug Bounty program for iOS back in September 2016, the company wants to even cement its research program...

Apple Suspends Siri Grading Program that had Humans Listen to Your Recordings

After we had got wind of Apple employing contractors to listen to your audio recordings from Siri, the company has officially stated they are...
Apple's Logo Background reflection

iMessage has a Mysterious Security Bug That Apple Is Yet to Patch

Two Google Project Zero bug hunters (Silvanovich and Samuel Groß) have revealed details on an iOS security flaw that could be capitalized on via...
Photo: Creative Commons/Butz 2013

Trump Pushes Apple to Make Mac Pro Parts in the US

If you follow US President Donald Trump, you know his ways and what Twitter means to him. Trump on Friday went on Twitter stating...

Apple is no Different! They also Hire Contractors to Listen to Your Siri Recordings

After German Google Assistant audios were leaked, it became clear that Google employs people to listen to your recordings. But for them, that is...
Photo: Creative Commons/Butz 2013

Apple Bets On 5G as it Acquires Intel’s Modem Business For $1 Billion

Apple has today announced taking over the majority of Intel’s modem business valued at $1 billion. This means that Apple, in the future, will...

Big Tech Companies to Be Reviewed By the US over Anti-Competitive Practices

The US Department of Justice yesterday launched a probe to investigate big tech companies on whether they engage in anti-competitive practices. The review will investigate...
Apple Logo

NSO Group’s Malware Now Capable of Spying on Data Stored in iCloud, Reports

The NSO Group, a famous Israel security firm has reportedly developed tools which can be able to scrape data from cloud services. This could...

How To Stop People From Swiping Through Your Photos On iPhone

It is embarrassing handing over your phone to other people to have them see a specific photo then, all of a sudden, they are...

Less Than 50% of iPhone Users Know Their Phone Model, Survey

If there’s something so close to people these days is their smartphone. But how well do you know your phone? Well, a survey has revealed...
Apple MacBook Pro

Apple boosts its chip team by hiring an ex-ARM, AMD, and Intel architect

Apple has recently hired an industry professional in everything chips. Mike Filippo is an experienced CPU designer that has worked both for the most...

Apple devices that won’t get iOS 13 or iPadOS 13

Apple just held its 2019 WWDC keynote Event which was held at San Jose McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, California. The event saw the...
ipod touch 7th generation

Apple revives iPod Touch with A10 Fusion Chipset and 256GB internal storage

iPod Touch has been on the abandoned projects by Apple since 2015. But now the company has announced the new iPod Touch-7th gen which...

Choosing Between The iPhone 7, 8, XR, XS

Millions of people now own and rely upon a smartphone for everyday life. They can talk and interact with the world on a regular...

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max Specs, Price and availability in Kenya

Redington Kenya Ltd – Telecom Distribution has officially introduced the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max in Kenya. The new iPhones will retail from Ksh. 140,000...

Here’s how you can stream today’s Apple’s iPhone launch event

It's Wednesday, September 12, 2018, and this is the day we expect Apple to unveil a new iPhone. Actually, we are expecting three new...

Apple Hysteria and Its Change In Pricing: Scaling To A $1000 iPhone

The iPhone is one of the most exciting pieces of technology that we have witnessed in our lifetimes, and it only keeps evolving. Love...

Can iPhone 8 Outperform Galaxy S8 Later This Year?

Rather you are an Apple follower or a Samsung follower, I’m sure you can agree that this is looking to be a big year...
Image source: iPhone 7 news and updates

Apple is launching the iPhone 7 on Wednesday, September 7th

Apple is launching its next flagship handset, the iPhone 7 next week. The company has sent out media invitations for the event scheduled for...
Photo: Creative Commons/Butz 2013

Apple patents technology will block your phone camera from taking videos

Like anybody else one of the things I love doing is filming live performances using my smartphone whenever I attend a live concert. I...

Apple Just Launched iPhone SE; Here is the pricing and Availability

Apple has today introduced a 4-inch iPhone SE, what it is calling it the most powerful phone that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges,...

New iPhone 6s and 6s Plus to come with 3D touch screen technology

Apple has unveiled its iPhone 6s and 6s Plus that come with a new 3D touch screen. At a special event at the Bill Graham...

Apple Watch to be available in Nine Countries on Friday April 24

Apple Watch™, Apples’ most personal device yet and the newest innovative addition to its ecosystem, will be available on Friday, April 24 to customers...

What to expect from today’s Apple Watch event

Apple is holding one of its famous product-announcement events today in San Francisco. Most—if not all—of the event is expected to focus on the Apple...

Apple overtakes Samsung in global smartphone sales: Report

Apple Inc sold the most number of smartphones globally in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for the first time since...

Next iPhone to be powered by Samsung Processors

Samsung Electronics will be supplying processors for next Apple iPhone according to a report published in South Korean Maeil Business Newspaper. The newspaper report...

”Being gay is among the greatest gifts God has given me” Apple CEO Tim...

‘’While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: I’m proud to be...

Facebook unveils new anonymous chat app ‘Rooms’

Facebook has launched a new app that will allow people to set up online chat rooms. Called ‘Rooms.’, the app will let you create a chat room...

Man Claims iPhone 6 Bent and Caught Fire in His Pocket

The iPhone 6’s questionable bendiness — perhaps better known as #Bendgate — might have just become a lot more serious. A man, Phillip Lechter, claims his...

Apple Unveils the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display

    Apple finally unveiled the much awaited 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display on Thursday.  The iMac features what apple is calling ''the world's highest...

Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days

Apple Inc said it sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale on Friday, underscoring...

Hands on with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

By Nixon Kanali, Nairobi Apple officially  launched The iPhone 6 on Tuesday, the thinnest iPhone ever made at just 6.9mm  together with larger iPhone 6 Plus...

Apple launches free iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program

By Nixon Kanali, NairobiDo you own an iPhone 5? Does it run out of battery in half the time that it should? Well, then Apple is...

Chinese government excludes Apple products from its procurement lists

The war between China and Apple could just be getting tougher after the Chinese government excluded products from its procurement lists because of security concerns, Bloomberg News has reported. According...

iPhone 6 release set for September 9, reports

By Nixon Kanali Apple could be launching  its long-anticipated large-screen iPhone 6 on September 9 if reports by the online news site Re/code on Tuesday are anything...

Apple said to be studying solar motion charging for iWatch

Apple has been testing both solar and wireless charging for the rumoured iWatch, according to a report published in Sunday's New York Times. The report...

CONNECT WITH US

5,199FansLike
1,254FollowersFollow
3,290FollowersFollow
800SubscribersSubscribe

TRENDING

Tech for humanity: Preparing for the next phase

ICT has been critical to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and transforming society over the long term. But the key to progress is laying the...

24Bit Podcast Episode 21: Our Experience with the Huawei Y7p (No...

In this latest episode of our 24Bit podcast Emmanuel Chenze, Nick Kanali and Dickson Otieno discuss the Huawei Y7p which is Huawei first device...

EDITOR'S PICK

DHL acquires minority stake in UK-based Link Commerce

DHL Express has today announced its minority stake acquisition in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that helped the logistics company develop its hugely...