Apple has already bent over backwards in a bid to keep doing business in China, but it’ll have to bend a little further. As of the end of February, the company will host mainland Chinese users’ iCloud keys on servers located within the country — and they’ll be jointly run by a state-backed company, Guizhou Cloud Big Data Industry. The company has no choice if it wants to keep offering iCloud to Chinese users, as the law now requires that any cloud services have domestic ownership and store their data within China’s borders.
Soon, you’ll be able to engage in high-speed turtle shell slinging from anywhere in the world on a Mario Kart mobile game.
Currently getting over-funded on Kickstarter, the ALL Controller has gamers salivating over the idea of a single controller for all of your gaming needs.
Fingerprint readers, like the TouchID on an iPhone, exist to make your device extra secure while keeping the process of unlocking it easy. Computer scientists at New York University and Michigan State are poised to turn that security benefit on its head. Like a master key that can open any lock, these researchers developed digital “master prints” that could emulate a variety of partial fingerprints enough to hypothetically hack into a device.
Would you be interested in a new, premium-model iPhone featuring a curved screen? If so, things are really starting to look up. The latest rumor surrounding Apple‘s next iPhone release is that Tim Cook and company have ordered millions of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels from Samsung, Mashable reported Tuesday. Given that Apple is also rumored to be announcing a trio of new phones later this year, this massive OLED order means at least one model may boast a curved screen.
Your privacy is important, and now more than ever, it seems like everyone is trying to put eyes on your personal data. That might include advertisers, governments, or some weird voyeur in your life. The good news is you can do a few things to your iPhone to make it more secure and privacy friendly without ruining the experience.
On Tuesday, the US Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple a patent that gives credence to those rumors of an edge-to-edge OLED iPhone. For years, users have longed for a phone that’s totally made up of a screen—no bullshit bezel needed—and this looks like one way it could happen.