Cellebrite, a Petah Tikva, Israel-based vendor that's become the U.S. government's company of choice when it comes to unlocking mobile devices, is telling customers its engineers can now circumvent the security of devices running iOS 11.Read More
The world of Apple Inc was a bit more busy today, so we have some fascinating stories on today's podcast:
- Go to YouTube.com with Safari and you'll no longer see an option to watch video in 4K resolution
- Studio Neat's Dan Provost figures out that the rumored 10.5-inch iPad Pro could pack the same resolution as the 12.9-inch model with the higher pixel density of the iPad mini
- Sometimes, the hackers get hacked...
Steve discovers that the "Brazilian Death Flu" is actually a mild case of pneumonia, so hopefully he'll be on the mend now that he's on medication. In this last work day before the Christmas holiday (and Hanukkah begins on the 25th as well), we have just a few items to tide you over until Monday:Read More
Today's indirect Apple news is brought to you by the FBI, Griffin Technology, and Walmart... You'll know what we mean by indirect when you listen to the stories we have for you today.
- That worthless FBI iPhone hack cost a lot of money...
- Griffin's coming out with a new accessory on Monday that owners of the 12-inch MacBook will appreciate
- Walmart updates its app to make contactless payments, but doesn't have all the necessary pieces in place to make it work
As you'd expect for the Friday before a holiday weekend, it's quite the slow news day in the world of Apple. We have a few stories for you, though:
- The cost of out-of-warranty repairs for the Apple Watch Sport Edition has dropped
- Want one of the new Apple Watch bands as soon as possible? Try buying the band online, then pick it up locally at your nearby Apple Store
- Apple has asked the feds for a delay in another request for iPhone data, based on the government's recent disclosure that it has retained the services of an Israeli smartphone forensic technology company in order to get information from a San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone