Apple pumps up its Amazon listings with iPhones, iPads and more

Apple pumps up its Amazon listings with iPhones, iPads and more

The new iPhone XR will soon be available directly through Amazon. James Martin/CNET Amazon has signed a deal to expand the selection of Apple products on its sites worldwide. The world’s largest e-commerce company said Friday it’ll soon start selling more Apple products directly and have access to Apple’s latest devices, including the new iPad Pro, iPhone…

iOS 12.1 with Group FaceTime, new emoji, dual-SIM hits iPhones Tuesday

iOS 12.1 with Group FaceTime, new emoji, dual-SIM hits iPhones Tuesday

Sarah Tew/CNET Apple’s iOS 12.1 update will arrive on iPhones and iPads on Tuesday, the same day the company will launch its newest iPads and Macs. With iOS 12.1 you’ll be able to video chat with up to 32 of your closest friends using Apple’s Group FaceTime. Group FaceTime automatically detects who’s talking and makes the image of that…

Apple makes it impossible for police to unlock iPhones with GrayKey devices

Apple makes it impossible for police to unlock iPhones with GrayKey devices

Apple fiercely opposes the idea of weakening iPhone encryption so that it could unlock devices for law enforcement agencies. But there are plenty of hackers and security companies that are always looking for vulnerabilities that could be used to jailbreak devices and unlock password protected devices. Earlier this year, we saw many reports claiming that…

Forensics firm urges police not to look at screens of iPhones with Face ID

Forensics firm urges police not to look at screens of iPhones with Face ID

  By Roger Fingas Saturday, October 13, 2018, 04:09 pm PT (07:09 pm ET) While U.S. police are now sometimes forcing suspects with Face ID-ready iPhones to unlock their devices, Apple’s technology is simultaneously making that a risky proposition, one security firm is warning agencies. Elcomsoft is spreading the warning in a slide presentation, telling…

Dual-SIM and eSIM on Apple’s 2018 iPhones: Everything you need to know

Dual-SIM and eSIM on Apple’s 2018 iPhones: Everything you need to know

When Apple announced the new iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR on Sept. 12, one particular feature captured the imagination of international travelers and multiple phone-owners alike: the dual SIM. Josh Miller/CNET If the processor is your phone’s brain, the SIM, or subscriber identity module, is its soul — a tiny, little chip that stores…