Day: August 8, 2018

5 Ways to Spot an ‘Apple’ Phishing Email So You Don’t Get Scammed

By most accounts, phishing attacks are not only becoming increasingly common — they’re also getting much more sophisticated. But while anyone can be targeted by a phishing account, not everyone has to be a victim of the scam. Keeping a few things in mind when you receive an unsolicited communication can go a long way in […]

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Dual-SIM 6.1″ LCD iPhone Might Be Exclusive to China (Here’s Why)

Apple may release at least one iPhone with dual-SIM functionality this year. But a new report suggests it could be a China exclusive. A source within Foxconn told Taiwanese publication Economic Daily News that a variant of this year’s 6.1-inch LCD iPhone with dual-SIM dual standby would be a “unique model for China.” In other words, there’s a good chance that […]

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iPhone shipments could be delayed after Apple chip supplier is hit by a virus

The chipmaker for Apple has warned shipments of the new iPhones could be delayed after its production line was hit by a computer virus. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which also produces the chips for other Apple devices, was forced to close down several of its factories over the weekend in order to recover from […]

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Here’s What’s New in iOS 12 Developer Beta 6

Apple on Monday released the sixth beta version of its upcoming iOS 12 operating system update. And while the new beta doesn’t change a lot, there are still some notable additions. It’s only been a week since Apple rolled out iOS 12 beta 5. We’re also rapidly approaching the general release of iOS 12 itself, so these […]

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How to Easily Convert Video Files to Other Formats on a Mac for Free

Although a range of video formats are supported by macOS, there are certain popular formats that cannot be played by Mac’s default video player software, QuickTime Player. For instance, it cannot play videos of MKV format and in such cases, users have to turn to third-party softwares, such as VLC, to play unsupported videos. Moreover, you […]

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Is AppleCare Worth It? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

If you’ve recently bought or looked at a new Apple product, you probably came across AppleCare, the service plan that Apple offers when you purchase a new iPhone, iPad, MacBook, etc. As a buyer, you may be tempted to click past or ignore all AppleCare offerings, passing them off as stuff you would never waste […]

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Malware Halts Apple A12 CPU Production, iPhone Launch Delay Anticipated

Apple’s Far East component suppliers and product assembly partners are in full-gear putting the pieces of the company’s upcoming iPhone models together. And while we still have a good five-weeks to go until Apple officially unveils these new models, unlike last year, we’ve only come across one major report suggesting they may be delayed — […]

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If it’s not already too late – this is why you should wait before updating your iPhone

If you’ve been putting off updating to the latest iPhone software, we have some good news for you Are you one of those people who updates your iPhone software at the earliest possible moment? If not, we’re not judging you. Maybe you’ve had a lot on this month, what with the World Cup and Love Island going […]

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How to banish spam calls and make them go straight to voicemail

Blocking numbers is one thing, but it might be possible to detect spam callers before they’ve even spoken to you There are few things more annoying than spam phone calls. There you are, just going about your business, and suddenly you’re answering a call from someone you’ve never spoken to before, who wants to sell […]

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Does your iPhone keep dying? How to clean up your overworked apps

There could be a simple way to save yourself a great deal of iPhone battery woe There’s nothing more frustrating than leaving the house with a fully-charged phone battery, only for it to tick down towards zero at an alarming rate. We’ve all read reports about problems with battery life on the devices, with a recent […]

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