How to find refurbished laptops and the best deals for those on a tight budget

If you can’t afford a brand new laptop, a refurbished model is a great alternative that offers the same high spec for a much lower cost. There are plenty of major online and high street retailers including eBay, Amazon and Currys PC World that offer great value refurbished versions of some of the most coveted tech brands – including Apple […]

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Apple, Google under fire for Saudi app that lets men track women

Apple and Google are facing heat over a controversial Saudi Arabian app that allows men to track and restrict the movements of their wives and daughters. Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Tuesday that the tech giant will “take a look” at Absher, an app created by Saudi Ministry of Interior’s National Information Center. Among the app’s main features is an […]

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Apple finally releases update to prevent FaceTime eavesdropping

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple has released an iPhone update to fix a software flaw that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using FaceTime. The bug enabled interlopers to turn an iPhone into a live microphone while using Group FaceTime. Callers were able to activate another person’s microphone remotely even before the person has accepted or rejected the call. Apple […]

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Apple shows Facebook who has the power in an app dispute

When Facebook employees woke up on Wednesday last week, many found they could not perform even the most basic work tasks. Their calendars were not working. Nor were campus maps that help people find their co-workers. They were unable to check Facebook's latest shuttle bus schedule. And they could not see what the company's cafeterias were serving for lunch. That's […]

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Apple vs. Facebook and Google: What has the tech superpowers feuding

Apple took a bold stance this week as it removed access to their technology used internally at Facebook and Google – leaving them scrambling. Both Facebook and Google were accused of violating Apple’s privacy policies – by using an app that is able to track browsing data, private messages and location data. And Apple clearly wasn’t happy; in retaliation, it […]

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Facebook’s latest privacy scandal sparks feud with Apple

The Apple-Facebook standoff over consumer privacy is heating up amid news the social media colossus had been tracking the iPhone habits of customers as young as 13. Apple, run by Chief Executive Tim Cook, stripped its nemesis, helmed by Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, of key developer privileges it needs to test its products on the iPhone, bringing the hammer down […]

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FaceTime bug that allows eavesdropping was flagged to Apple over a week ago

SAN FRANCISCO (NYTIMES) – On Jan 19, Grant Thompson, a 14-year-old in Arizona, made an unexpected discovery: Using FaceTime, Apple’s video chatting software, he could eavesdrop on his friend’s phone before his friend had even answered the call. His mother, Michele Thompson, sent a video of the hack to Apple the next day, warning them of a “major security flaw” […]

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