HomeKit bug allowed hackers to open smart locks

December 11, 2017

Image: Apple Apple has fixed a vulnerability in its HomeKit internet-of-things platform that allowed a hacker to take remote control of users’ gadgets, including smart locks.  9to5Mac first wrote about the vulnerability, which it says is “difficult to reproduce.” Still, it was dangerous. If there was one iPhone or iPad running iOS 11.2 connected to a HomeKit user’s iCloud account, that account was vulnerable. An attacker could potentially tamper with…

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The new MacBook Pro doesn’t have a USB port, so snag this gadget to save your sanity

December 7, 2017

One centre contributes an additional USB-C, two USB-As, SD, and microSD to your Mac . Image: HomeSpot Just to let you know, if you buy something featured now, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you’re in line to be knack a MacBook Pro this holiday season( even if it’s from yourself ), you’re most probably equal responsibilities energized and afraid. Why worried, you ask? With each new Apple product…

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Apple offers gift cards worth up to $150 for Black Friday

December 1, 2017

Image: Apple The award for the least surprising Black Friday event this year goes to Apple. The company launched its Black Friday page early on Friday, offering gift cards worth up to $150 with select purchases of Apple gadgets. SEE ALSO: Here are the best places to buy Apple products on Black Friday If you buy an Apple Watch Series 1, you’ll get a $25 Apple Gift Card. Purchasing an…

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A new 4-inch iPhone is launching next year, report says

November 30, 2017

Image: Mashable/ tyler essary A cheaper form of the iPhone could propel in the next few months. According to a new report from China Economic News Service that quotes afford bond informants, Apple plans to launch an updated version of its smaller iPhone SE early next year. SEE ALSO: Here are the best places to buy Apple concoctions on Black Friday CENS was pointed out that Apple is readying a…

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The 12 secret iPhone X tips and tricks everybody should know

November 26, 2017

The iPhone X with its glorious notch.Image: lili sams/mashable The iPhone X ushers in a new age of all display, notches, facial recognition, Animoji, and new gestures for controlling everything. You may find yourself confused by how to do things without a home button and notice many features have been moved around. To help you get the hang of things quickly, we’ve compiled the 12 best hidden tips that’ll help…

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Next year’s iPhones could have ridiculously fast internet speeds

November 25, 2017

Apple iPhone X is a smaller handset than the iPhone 8 PlusImage: lili sams/mashable Now that you’ve had plenty of time to come to grips with the iPhone X’s notch, let’s talk about next year’s iPhone. Yeah, seriously. In a new investor research note obtained by AppleInsider, KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo said he believes next year’s iPhone(s) may support gigabit LTE, which would significantly speed up your internet upload…

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Apple acquired augmented reality headset startup Vrvana for $30M

November 25, 2017

As Apple reportedly ramps up work to ship an augmented reality headset in 2020, it has acquired a startup from Montreal, Canada that could help it get there. TechCrunch has learned that Apple has acquired Vrvana, maker of the Totem headset — which had rave reviews but never shipped. The deal was for around $30 million, two sources tell TechCrunch. We contacted Apple, and the company declined to comment, but also did not…

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15 Mac-tastic Gifts for People Who Worship All Things Apple

November 25, 2017

They wait in line for iPhones. They love the Apple Watch even though they just use it for Swarm notifications. They insist Siri is the best voice assistant. They still have every iPod they’ve ever owned, all the way back to the first one. These people live and breathe for Cupertino’s latest, so they have all the gadgets already. Here’s some stuff you can get them to compliment their favorite…

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Apple’s new visitor center is as beautiful and ridiculous as you’d expect

November 21, 2017

Image: apple Steve Jobs’ last-place large-scale campaign is ultimately ready for the public — but you have to go to Cupertino to see it. I’m talking, of course, about Apple’s famed “spaceship” campus. Though employees moved in months ago, and Apple propelled the iPhone X in the recently minted Steve Jobs Theatre , none of the campus has been open to the public — until now. On Friday, Apple officially…

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Apple 13in MacBook Pro (2017) review: battery life to get through a working day

November 17, 2017

With its build quality, excellent keyboard and improved longevity, this is one of the nicest computers you can buy but it will cost you Apples 13in MacBook Pro for 2017 now has battery life that matches the power of the hardware and the beauty of the design, even if it is still very expensive. When the new, redesigned MacBook Pro was iPhone X comes with with Face ID it perhaps…

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