More than 90 global privacy groups urge Apple to abandon CSAM surveillance
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More than 90 global privacy groups urge Apple to abandon CSAM surveillance

Groups warn the tech could be exploited by “abusive adults”
19 Aug 2021
Apple shifts stance on CSAM scanning following widespread criticism
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Apple shifts stance on CSAM scanning following widespread criticism

The tech giant will now only flag images that had been supplied by clearinghouses in multiple countries
16 Aug 2021
Apple says it will reject government requests to use child sexual abuse image scanning for surveillance
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Apple says it will reject government requests to use child sexual abuse image scanning for surveillance

The tech giant claims it has always "steadfastly refused" to work with agency requests that potentially erode privacy
10 Aug 2021
Privacy concerns mount over Apple's plan to scan iPhones for child sexual abuse images
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Privacy concerns mount over Apple's plan to scan iPhones for child sexual abuse images

Edward Snowden publicly criticised Apple’s decision, comparing the tech giant’s flagship devices to surveillance agents
6 Aug 2021
How to turn off battery throttling on an iPhone
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How to turn off battery throttling on an iPhone

Willing to sacrifice battery life for performance; here's how to turn off iPhone throttling
18 Jun 2021
UK watchdog to investigate Apple and Google's mobile 'duopoly'
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Policy & legislation

UK watchdog to investigate Apple and Google's mobile 'duopoly'

The Competition and Markets Authority will examine whether the tech giant's dominance stifles competition and reduces innovation
16 Jun 2021
Ten-year-old iOS 4 recreated as an iPhone app
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Ten-year-old iOS 4 recreated as an iPhone app

A developer has built a 'pixel-perfect' replica of the iPhone 3G's operating system called 'OldOS'
10 Jun 2021
WWDC 2021: Apple unveils iOS 15, macOS Monterey and more
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iOS

WWDC 2021: Apple unveils iOS 15, macOS Monterey and more

We take a look at all the features Apple revealed for its desktop, smartphone and tablet operating systems
8 Jun 2021
WWDC 2021: What to expect from Apple's developer conference
Apple WWDC 2021 to go ahead in June
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WWDC 2021: What to expect from Apple's developer conference

All eyes on Cupertino for fresh MacBook Pros, an update to the M1 processor, iOS 15 and more
7 Jun 2021
Apple says amount of malware on Macs 'no longer acceptable'
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Apple says amount of malware on Macs 'no longer acceptable'

Craig Federighi suggests Apple found and removed 130 types of malware in 2020 alone
20 May 2021
Just 13% of iOS users opt into being tracked by third-party apps
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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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Apple patches exploited iOS and macOS WebKit flaws

iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch users may have been subject to arbitrary code execution
4 May 2021
Apple charged over breach of EU anti-competition rules
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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
Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update
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Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update

The update breached the tech giant's rules about collecting and sharing location data
12 Apr 2021
Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage
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Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage

Delays come despite recent assurances that semiconductor shortage will have a 'limited impact' on Apple
8 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
How to block a number on iPhone
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How to block a number on iPhone

Tired of scam callers? Here's how to block unwanted calls on iOS
16 Mar 2021
Apple launches its privacy-label database
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Apple launches its privacy-label database

The labels reveal what type of data Apple apps collect when you use them
12 Mar 2021
UK competition watchdog to probe Apple's 'unfair developer terms'
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Policy & legislation

UK competition watchdog to probe Apple's 'unfair developer terms'

Apple’s 30% ‘app tax’ and potential dominance in the UK app market comes under scrutiny
5 Mar 2021
Epic Games files EU antitrust complaint against Apple
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Epic Games files EU antitrust complaint against Apple

The Fortnite developer has accused the tech giant of “abusive conduct” that breaches European competition laws
17 Feb 2021
Apple iPhone 12 review: Cutting edge nostalgia
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Apple iPhone 12 review: Cutting edge nostalgia

The iconic smartphone's old-school design is a breath of fresh air
5 Feb 2021
iPhone users can soon use Face ID while wearing a mask
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iPhone users can soon use Face ID while wearing a mask

No more frustrating passcodes, but there is one Apple Watch-sized catch
2 Feb 2021
Facebook escalates Apple feud with own privacy pop-ups
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Facebook escalates Apple feud with own privacy pop-ups

The incoming iOS 14 update means Facebook could record revenue losses of as much as $5 billion
2 Feb 2021