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Apple iPad Pro 12.9in (Apple M1, 2021) review: Falls just short of greatness
The 12.9in Apple iPad Pro on a couch
tablets

Apple iPad Pro 12.9in (Apple M1, 2021) review: Falls just short of greatness

More of a laptop alternative than ever with a stupendous display but iOS still has flaws
16 Jun 2021
Apple patches iOS 12 after hackers exploit WebKit Engine flaws
A blue model of the iPhone 12
zero-day exploit

Apple patches iOS 12 after hackers exploit WebKit Engine flaws

The emergency patch addresses two bugs abused to launch remote code execution attacks
15 Jun 2021
Apple fixes three macOS flaws under active attack
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malware

Apple fixes three macOS flaws under active attack

The patches come days after execs lamented the 'unacceptable' volume of Mac malware
25 May 2021
iPhone 12 mini review: Mini phone, major fun
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Mobile Phones

iPhone 12 mini review: Mini phone, major fun

It’s the tiniest iPhone available, but it certainly isn’t short on power
14 May 2021
Most iPhone users plan to buy Apple AirTags
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Hardware

Most iPhone users plan to buy Apple AirTags

They intend to use the devices to track keys, pets, luggage — and other humans
13 May 2021
Tech giants lobby US to fund chip production
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Hardware

Tech giants lobby US to fund chip production

Industry heavyweights ask Congress for $50 billion in chip manufacturing subsidies
11 May 2021
Apple faces UK class-action over "excessive" App Store charges
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Policy & legislation

Apple faces UK class-action over "excessive" App Store charges

The claim alleges that Apple deliberately shuts out competitors by forcing customers to use its own payment processing system
11 May 2021
Apple's AirTag tracker has already been hacked
White Apple AirTag with a smiling emoji on it
hacking

Apple's AirTag tracker has already been hacked

An IT security researcher redirected the device’s finding feature to his own website
10 May 2021
Just 13% of iOS users opt into being tracked by third-party apps
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privacy

Just 13% of iOS users opt into being tracked by third-party apps

Most users are, as expected, choosing not to be tracked following the launch of Apple’s transparency tool
10 May 2021
Apple patches exploited iOS and macOS WebKit flaws
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zero-day exploit

Apple patches exploited iOS and macOS WebKit flaws

iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch users may have been subject to arbitrary code execution
4 May 2021
Component shortage bites Apple, but M2 chip could still arrive soon
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Hardware

Component shortage bites Apple, but M2 chip could still arrive soon

Supply crunch affects MacBook and iPad production
30 Apr 2021
Apple charged over breach of EU anti-competition rules
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Policy & legislation

Apple charged over breach of EU anti-competition rules

The tech giant could now face a fine of up to 10% of its global turnover
30 Apr 2021
Mac sales "supercharged" as Apple smashes revenue targets
Apple Mac Mini
components

Mac sales "supercharged" as Apple smashes revenue targets

CFO warns Apple could take a $4 billion hit due to ongoing chip shortage
29 Apr 2021
Australian watchdog slams Apple and Google's app market power
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Policy & legislation

Australian watchdog slams Apple and Google's app market power

The ACCC has provided a number of suggestions the companies could adopt to address its concerns
28 Apr 2021
Apple doubles down in the US with $430 billion investment
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business intelligence (BI)

Apple doubles down in the US with $430 billion investment

The company pledges billions for jobs, research, infrastructure, and a new campus
27 Apr 2021
IT Pro news in review: Security by Design expanded, Apple's bright new iMac, 12-year-old sues TikTok
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Policy & legislation

IT Pro news in review: Security by Design expanded, Apple's bright new iMac, 12-year-old sues TikTok

Catch up with this week's top tech stories
23 Apr 2021
App makers take shots at Apple in Senate hearing
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Development

App makers take shots at Apple in Senate hearing

App developers say the company uses its app store to further its own business interests
22 Apr 2021
Apple unveils M1-powered iPad Pro and iMac at April 2021 event
Purple iMac 2021 with all-new Magic Keyboard
tablets

Apple unveils M1-powered iPad Pro and iMac at April 2021 event

The new Apple Silicon hardware will be available to order from April 30
20 Apr 2021
Apple announces 'Spring Loaded' hardware event for 20 April
Apple's Spring Event
Hardware

Apple announces 'Spring Loaded' hardware event for 20 April

This is the company’s spring event where it could announce its new iPad Pro lineup and AirTags
14 Apr 2021
Apple to send exec to App Store Senate hearing after initially declining
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Policy & legislation

Apple to send exec to App Store Senate hearing after initially declining

Apple claims it was simply seeking alternative dates when it initially declined
12 Apr 2021
Apple set to launch new iPad Pro models this month despite supply issues
iPad Pro 2020
Business strategy

Apple set to launch new iPad Pro models this month despite supply issues

Issues affecting the production of mini-LED displays could mean the top-end 12.9in model is in short supply
12 Apr 2021
Epic files complaint against Apple with UK's competition watchdog
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Policy & legislation

Epic files complaint against Apple with UK's competition watchdog

The firm argues that Apple's App Store rules are "a clear violation of the UK Competition Act of 1998"
31 Mar 2021
Apple's online-only WWDC 2021 will kick off on 7 June
Apple WWDC 2021 to go ahead in June
operating systems

Apple's online-only WWDC 2021 will kick off on 7 June

Announcements, sessions and labs set to be made available online at no cost for developers
30 Mar 2021
Tech employees think big tech is too powerful
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Technology

Tech employees think big tech is too powerful

A new survey of tech workers finds eye-opening results
16 Mar 2021