Hackers use security utility to lock Macs in blackmail scheme

The “Find My X” service for Apple’s various devices is being co-opted by hackers to lock various systems and handsets in order to demand a Bitcoin ransom payment for their unlocking.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/21/hackers-use-security-utility-to-lock-macs-in-blackmail-scheme.html

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iPhone X's hottest new feature might come to every new iPhone next year

Apple’s 2017 iPhone lineup is particularly interesting because it features devices with completely different authentication schemes.

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Apple Watch Series 3 LTE doesn't work, and Apple just admitted it

Reviews of Apple’s new LTE-enabled Apple Watch finally hit the web this morning, three days before the official product launch, and there seems to be something of a theme amongst them.

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Apple’s New A11 Bionic Packs One Hell of a Wallop

Apple’s A11 Bionic SoC packs a punch compared with previous iterations of the core — enough that it’s starting to muscle in on Intel’s Core family, at least in some tests.

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Apple iPhone 8 event: Tech giant makes final preparations for new devices

Apple’s online store is down ahead of the anticipated launch of the tech giant’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone X devices Tuesday.

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iPhone 8 specs just leaked hours before Apple's big event

Now that Apple’s iPhone lineup for 2017 has been thoroughly spoiled by leaks, one of the few mysteries that remains is how the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will stack up against the iPhone X.

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Apple iPhone 8 leak may have revealed key details of the hotly-anticipated device

A series of weekend leaks may have sapped some of the surprise of Apple’s big product event Tuesday, including the names of the new iPhones.

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Nasty Mac malware can control your webcam and record everything you type

Apple’s Macs are a lot less susceptible to malware and virus attacks than their Windows-based counterparts, but they’re not malware-proof.

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PC Market Shipments Slip Again, Macs Mostly Flat

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Apple’s newest Mac refresh doesn’t appear to have helped the company very much, but stagnant growth is preferable to the decline hitting the rest of the PC market.

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iPhone 8 said to feature next-gen 3D laser technology

Citing a source familiar with Apple’s plans, Fast Company reports that Apple’s iPhone 8 will incorporate an advanced system of 3D lasers on the back designed to enhance the user experience when running augmented reality apps.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/13/iphone-8-said-to-feature-next-gen-3d-laser-technology.html

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Apple's next iPhone is getting a design surprise no one has talked about yet

If there’s anything consistent about Apple’s iPhone rumors, it’s that the iPhone 8 will come with a glass chassis.

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Report: Siri Hobbled by Apple’s Obsession with User Privacy

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A new report from The Wall Street Journal blames Apple’s lack of progress on equal parts hubris and an excessive concern with privacy.

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New leak claims to reveal final iPhone 8 and iPhone 7s Plus designs

With Apple’s big WWDC 2017 keynote and the unveiling of iOS 11 now behind us, attention is quickly turning back to the most hotly anticipated launch of the year.

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Apple’s iMac Pro Is a Workstation-Class System With Intel CPUs, AMD graphics

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Apple’s new iMac Pro will feature Intel Xeons and AMD’s Vega GPU, start at $5,000, and be available in December 2017. It’s easily the most powerful all-in-one we’ve ever seen, but the price tag for that final configuration remains unknown.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250407-apples-new-imac-pro-5000-workstation-class-system-intel-cpus-amd-graphics?source=Computing

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