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US govt says no reason to doubt Apple, other firms' China hack denials

US govt says no reason to doubt Apple, other firms' China hack denials

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WASHINGTON: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Saturday it currently had no reason to doubt statements from companies that have denied a Bloomberg report that their supply chains were compromised by malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese intelligence services.

How to Force Restart or Hard Reset the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

How to Force Restart or Hard Reset the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

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Apple in 2017 changed the method to force restart or hard reset an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus.

Stunt Woman Tests Apple Watch With Violent Fake Falls

Stunt Woman Tests Apple Watch With Violent Fake Falls

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It seems like everyone's curious about how the Apple Watch 4 detects falls. The Washington Post reports: In the interest of science, I've tried jumping off ledges and throwing myself onto furniture. The thing never went off. (The feature is on by default only for people older than 65, but I turned mine on.) It's possible, even likely, that the Watch could tell I was faking.

Firefox to support Google's WebP image format to make browsing easier

Firefox to support Google's WebP image format to make browsing easier

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Due to its open source nature, the Firefox WebP support comes easy for Mozilla. However, because of Apple arrangements, outsider iOS programs — even Google Chrome — must use the same web engine as used on Safari.

iPad Pro Unveil Date: Exactly When The New Tablet Will Be Revealed

iPad Pro Unveil Date: Exactly When The New Tablet Will Be Revealed

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Rumors are beginning to swirl about when the next iPad Pro will be unveiled. Though it may be hard for Apple to find a quiet week…

Simple fix will stop your iPhone from receiving sexually explicit pictures via AirDrop

Simple fix will stop your iPhone from receiving sexually explicit pictures via AirDrop

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Apple's AirDrop feature allows an iPhone user to send photos, videos, documents and other files to other iPhone units nearby. For AirDrop to work, both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth have to be turned on. But some iPhone users are taking advantage of this technology to send sexually explicit pictures to strangers. This act even has its own name, "cyber-flashing."

Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Why I Finally Fell for This Wearable

Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Why I Finally Fell for This Wearable

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Google Pixel 3 XL Hits Stores, Early 'Review' Evokes iPhone XS Max

Google Pixel 3 XL Hits Stores, Early 'Review' Evokes iPhone XS Max

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A fresh Pixel 3 XL 'review' drives home that Google has adopted key design facets of Apple's biggest phone.

Apple executive murder case: Amethi SHO sent to police lines for backing accused cop

Apple executive murder case: Amethi SHO sent to police lines for backing accused cop

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Words flow from hands at Mill Neck Apple Festival

Words flow from hands at Mill Neck Apple Festival

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For Celeste Sassine, the 2018 Mill Neck Apple Festival was more than just an opportunity to sample fall fruits in a scenic setting. It was a chance to practice what you teach.

Demand for 3D sensing components expected to take off in wake of Face ID success

Demand for 3D sensing components expected to take off in wake of Face ID success

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Back in February 2017, nearly seven months before Apple unveiled the Apple iPhone X, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that the front facing camera on what was then called the iPhone 8, was going to be "revolutionary." Kuo was right. Of course, by now we recognize that the analyst was talking about the TrueDepth Camera, which helps drive Face ID. Apple considered this feature to be such a success, that all three 2018 models sport the TrueDepth Camera and use Face ID instead of Touch ID to unlock the device and for identity verification.

iOS 12 now installed on 50% of active devices, outpacing iOS 11 adoption

iOS 12 now installed on 50% of active devices, outpacing iOS 11 adoption

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Apple launched iOS 12 with much fanfare earlier this month but early adoption appeared sluggish. However, in the following weeks, iOS 12 adoption has actually outpaced iOS 11 now, according to data from Mixpanel.

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