Technology – Apple faces probe by Paris prosecutors over ‘planned obsolescence’

Paris prosecutors have launched a probe of US tech giant Apple over suspected “planned obsolescence” in some of its iPhone models. It comes after a complaint by the association Stop Planned Obsolescence (HOP or Halte a l’Obsolescence Programmee) that followed Apple’s admission last month that it intentionally slowed down older models of its iPhones over time.… Please follow and like us:

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Experts say Foxconn pledge on US jobs hard to implement

Doubts have increased whether Asian tech giant Foxconn can fill the 13,000 new jobs it needs to start the $10 billion new plant it has pledged to build in the US state of Wisconsin. “They’re not going to get (the incentives) if they don’t provide the jobs and don’t provide the capital investment,” Wisconsin Governor Scott… Please follow and like us:

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Samsung And Apple’s Race To Smartphone Supremacy

Samsung and Apple have been rivals ever since they debuted their first devices, a decade ago. Over the years, they have sued each other but also worked with each other — Samsung has supplied the hardware for many Apple iPhones over the years. Both companies have had a strong 2017 — Apple has become the most… Please follow and like us:

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How to choose the right smartwatch for you

Your wrist deserves the best. Which smartwatch best suits your needs? Apple When choosing a smartphone, you’ll find lots of models to compare and contrast—at least you know whatever handset you pick will be able to perform the same standard tasks, such as making calls, sending texts, and running your favorite apps. When it comes to… Please follow and like us:

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Hidden tricks you didn’t know your iPhone could do

10 features to take advantage of Plenty of features and functions hide behind the iPhone’s unassuming exterior. Noah Silliman/Unsplash Both iPhones and Android devices have their pros and cons, but the general consensus is that iOS is a little easier to pick up and use, while Android offers more in the way of customization and configuration.… Please follow and like us:

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Here’s why Apple reportedly almost booted Uber from the App Store

Apple CEO Tim Cook once threatened Uber CEO Travis Kalanick saying that Apple would remove the ride-sharing app from the App Store after Here’s why Apple reportedly almost booted Uber from the App Storelearning that Uber had breached Apple’s privacy rules, according to a recent report by The New York Times. During a 2015 meeting, Cook reportedly accused Kalanick of allowing Uber to devise a system… Please follow and like us:

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Apple’s Claims That Hacking Tools Are Outdated Is False, Whistleblower Site Says

WikiLeaks denied Sunday its release of CIA hacking tools was outdated and insisted many of the #Vault7 tools are from last year. WikiLeaks tweeted claims the hacking tools will not work on newer Apple products are false. Earlier, WikiLeaks called Apple’s statement “duplicitous.” Read: CIA Hacking Tools For Macs, iPhones Revealed WikiLeaks has been slowly releasing… Please follow and like us:

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FBI Official to Tech Word: Try to Understand Us

So what was the FBI doing at the South by Southwest Conference and Festivals in Austin, Texas, primarily known for music, movies and interactive media? James Baker, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s general counsel, took the stage at a hotel in Austin, Texas, on Monday to present a human face to the issues of encryption and… Please follow and like us:

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