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GrayShift‘s GrayKey iPhone forensics tool disassembled in FCC photos

New images of GrayShift‘s GrayKey have surfaced via an FCC filing, giving a close look at the iPhone unlocking device in use by law enforcement officials to gain access to secured iPhones.A side view of the GrayKey toolThe GrayKey device first gained notoriety in 2018, as a relatively inexpensive encryption bypass tool primarily intended for use by the police and law enforcement organizations. It is meant to allow investigators entry to a l

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VMWare Fusion 12 debuts with macOS Big Sur support, more

Software virtualization firm VMWare on Tuesday released Fusion 12 with support for Apple‘s macOS Big Sur, eGPU compatibility, DirectX 11 app and game integration, performance improvements and more.Teased in June ahead of an official announcement in August, VMWare Fusion 12 comes packed with the usual tools to get Windows, and a host of some 200 Supported operating systems, up and running on the latest Mac software.As a host, Macs can run Wi

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‘Apple Express‘ store streamlines online order pickups, Genius Bar appointments

Apple is trialing a new in-and-out store concept in California as it prepares for an unprecedented annual fall hardware launch cycle set to take place in the era of coronavirus.Source: Marci Harris via TwitterDubbed "Apple Express," the reimagining of Apple‘s brick-and-mortar retail experience centers around online order pickups and Genius Bar appointments. Read more...

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24-Hour Deal Zone: 450 off loaded MacBook Air (16GB RAM, 512GB SSD) today only

In celebration of Apple‘s "Time Flies" event, B&H Photo is slashing the price of a premium MacBook Air with 16GB of memory and a 512GB SSD by 450 for 24 hours only.Flash MacBook Air dealAs excitement builds for the Sept. 15 Apple event, Apple Authorized Reseller B&H Photo is issuing a flash Deal Zone on a 2019 13-inch MacBook Air in the sleek Space Gray finish. This particular model has a 1.6GHz Intel Core i5 dual-core (8th Gen) chip, 16GB

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Ad group urges ‘dialogue‘ with Apple about iOS 14 privacy features

A group representing digital media and advertising industry organizations has penned an open letter to Apple urging the tech giant engage in dialogue before instituting potentially restrictive iOS 14 privacy changes.Credit: AppleThe letter, signed by The Partnership for Responsible Addressable Media, is a reaction to Apple‘s new policies that make certain user tracking tags opt-in on a per-app basis in iOS 14. That policy has sparked backla

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New AirPods firmware enables Spatial Audio, automatic switching

Apple released new firmware for the AirPods Pro and second generation AirPods on Monday, with build number 3A283 now available to download and install.New AirPods firmwareThe update replaces the previously available firmware, build number 2D15 for the second generation AirPods, and build number 2D27 for AirPods Pro. This marks the fifth firmware update Apple has issued for the AirPods Pro since launch. Read more...

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Leaker details supposed iPad Air, iPad specs ahead of ‘Time Flies‘ event

Leaker Evan Blass predicts that Apple will release both an iPad Air and an 8th-generation iPad at its Sept. 15 event, alongside an "Apple Watch Series 6" and "Apple Watch SE."Credit: Andrew O‘Hara, AppleInsiderIn a tweet Monday, Blass forecast that Apple will release a successor to both its iPad Air 3 and the seventh-generation iPad at a special event on Tuesday. Consensus has been that Apple plans to release either an iPad successor or iPa

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Review: Nikon Z5 is an entry-level full-frame mirrorless camera that feels anything but entry-level

The full-frame, mirrorless Nikon Z5 will up your photography game without breaking the bank, and has a wealth of connectivity features that fit perfectly into the Apple ecosystem.The all-new Nikon Z5 entry-level mirrorless full-frame cameraOver the last few years, we‘ve seen the mirrorless camera market explode. All the major players have jumped aboard with flagship mirrorless models designed to entice users to make the switch. Simultaneous

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CBP defends seizure of OnePlus Buds, claims trademark violation

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol defended its seizure of 2,000 pairs of OnePlus Buds, claiming that they violate Apple‘s trademarks for AirPods.Credit: OnePlusEarlier on Monday, the agency claimed to have intercepted 2,000 counterfeit AirPods units. In its announcement, the CBP was seemingly unaware that they had, in fact, seized legitimate OnePlus Buds and not knockoff AirPods. Read more...

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Google Pixel 5, Pixel 4a with 5G support coming on Sept. 30

Google on Monday announced that the Google Pixel 5 flagship and mid-range Pixel 4a 5G will launch on Sept. 30, alongside new Chromecast and smart speaker updates.Credit: GoogleThe Mountain View company gave users a sneak peak at the Google Pixel 5 in August when it launched the Google Pixel 4a. At the time, Google said that the device could arrive later in the fall. Read more...

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AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro firmware version 3A283 now available

Apple released new firmware for the AirPods Pro and second generation AirPods on Monday, with build number 3A283 now available to download and install.New AirPods firmwareThe update replaces the previously available firmware, build number 2D15 for the second generation AirPods, and build number 2D27 for AirPods Pro. This marks the fifth firmware update Apple has issued for the AirPods Pro since launch. Read more...

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Google hit with 3 billion lawsuit in UK over YouTube data harvesting

A new lawsuit filed in the UK alleges that Google‘s YouTube platform knowingly violates privacy laws in the country by tracking children online.Credit: Szabo ViktorThe complaint is being filed on behalf of more than five million British children under the age of 13 and their parents, and seeks damages of 2 billion pounds (about 3 billion). The lawsuit is being brought to the UK‘s High Court by researcher and privacy advocate Duncan Mc

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Apple assembly partners to benefit from India‘s 6.6B production initiative

Apple‘s iPhone assembly partners in India are expected to benefit from the country‘s 6.6 billion Production-Linked Incentive Scheme, an initiative to encourage the production of smartphones in the region.Apple CEO Tim Cook on a visit to India in 2016Reports in August revealed assembly partners Foxconn, Pegatron, and Wistron had all applied to take part in the PLI Scheme, which doles out financial incentives for increases in smartphone

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How to move your data and apps to a new iPad

When you buy your first-ever iPad, Apple makes it particularly quick and easy to get going. As soon as you buy your second, though, then you need to take these certain steps to get the new one working just how you like.How to set up a new iPadPerhaps the most likely thing is that you are buying a new 10.2-inch iPad as a replacement for the old one. A new model will be faster, it‘s bound to have a bigger screen, and now that you know how you

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Apple Watch saves cop stabbed during an arrest

The Apple Watch has been credited with helping the life of a police officer stabbed in Arizona, by allowing him to speak to his dispatcher when his radio failed to function properly.In a Facebook video published on Friday, the Pinal County Sherriff‘s Office shares radio recordings and an interview with Sgt. Sosa of the Superior Police Department, about an incident that occurred in February. The video explains that Sosa was attempting to arr

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Power button Touch ID on more iPads in 2021, smaller notch on 5.4-inch ‘iPhone 12‘

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo doesn‘t expect the "iPhone 12" to sport a 120Hz display, but he does believe that upcoming iPad Air models will have Touch ID in the power button and new Apple Watches will feature blood oxygenation sensors.Credit: Andrew O‘Hara, AppleInsiderApple is set to debut new products at a virtual "Time Flies" special event on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The event is expected to focus on new "Apple Watch Series 6" and "iPad Air" mo

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Power button Touch ID on more iPads in 2021, smaller notch on 5.4-inch ‘iPhone 12‘ says Ming-Chi Kuo

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo doesn‘t expect the "iPhone 12" to sport a 120Hz display, but he does believe that upcoming iPad Air models will have Touch ID in the power button and new Apple Watches will feature blood oxygen sensing.Credit: Andrew O‘Hara, AppleInsiderApple is set to debut new products at a virtual "Time Flies" special event on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The event is expected to focus on new "Apple Watch Series 6" and "iPad Air" models

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HyperDrive Gen2 18-in-1 USB-C Hub available now

The final model in the Hyperdrive docking station lineup is the Gen2 18-in-1 USB-C Hub, and it is now available for purchase.The HyperDrive Gen2 18-Port HubThe Gen2 line of HyperDrive hubs double the previous generation‘s transfer speed and power delivery. Each of the three models are capable of at least 4K60Hz HDR video output. Connectivity includes 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB-A ports, a 300MB/s UHS-II MicroSD/SD 4.0 card reader, and 100W USB

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Apple‘s wearable AR hardware ambitions may not start with ‘Apple Glass‘

Former Apple executive Jean-Louis Gassee says that the first version of "Apple Glass" is much more likely to be a virtual reality headset than an augmented reality wearable.Credit: OculusRumors about the supposed augmented reality glasses have surfacing for several years alongside more general Apple AR reports. And, more recently, leaks have suggested that "Apple Glass" could debut in 2020 or 2021. Read more...

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Verizon acquires low-income carrier Tracfone for 6.25B

Verizon is increasing its customer base by pushing into the low-income cellular market, by announcing an acquisition of major virtual mobile network Tracfone for more than 6 billion.Announced on Monday, the agreement with America Movil will see it transfer ownership of Tracfone over to Verizon, upon completion. As Tracfone is the largest prepaid mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) in the United States, this means Verizon will gain a considerab

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University of California San Diego launches Apple-Google framework COVID-19 app

University of California San Diego will launch a new coronavirus exposure notification app designed with the Apple-Google framework, with wide availability by the end of September.The voluntary program, which will be available to students, faculty, and staff, works the same as many other tracker apps that have been developed this year. While the framework has been available for some time now, California‘s Department of Public Health has bee

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New Amazon deals: 899 MacBook Air (2020), record low price on Apple AirPods Pro

Shoppers looking for a budget-friendly Mac can save 100 on Apple‘s latest MacBook Air, with the standard 2020 model dropping to 899 ahead of the "Time Flies" event. AirPods Pro have also hit the lowest price ever on Amazon.899 MacBook Air dealAmazon‘s 899 MacBook Air deal matches the lowest MacBook Air price we‘ve seen on the standard 2020 configuration, which features a 10th gen dual-core Core i3 procssor, 8GB of RAM and a 256G

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G2H camera & the new HomeKit-enabled AppleInsider Studio, on the HomeKit Insider podcast

This week on HomeKit Insider, we detail the latest news, try out the G2H HomeKit camera, and answer user questions. Plus we‘ve got a walkthrough for you of all the HomeKit functionality going into our new video studio.HomeKit Insider: A new AppleInsider podcastThis week saw what might be the power of HomeKit fans, or it might have all been just a mistake. LG has seemingly backpedaled after it revealed it had no plans to support HomeKit on s

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‘Apple Watch Series 6,‘ ‘iPad Air 4‘ highlight Apple ‘Time Flies‘ event without ‘iPhone 12‘

Tuesday‘s "Time Flies" event will feature the "Apple Watch Series 6" and a new "iPad Air," but a new report claims that the "iPhone 12" is coming in October, and Apple Silicon Macs in November.The Apple Watch Series 5Rumors have suggested the annual September special event will center around some of Apple‘s products, with the "iPhone 12" being held back for a later second event. According to one report, that seems to be the case for t

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