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Watch dwayne johnson siri ad for apple, we think it's lit.

When it comes to creative ads, you can put Apple on the list of companies that sure knows how to create that catchy ad and this ad is one of them.

In this ad, we see The Rock and Siri getting along so well you would almost believe this is how smart and efficient Siri is (alot of iPhone users would agree with this). Anyways the point of the Advert is for we Apple consumers to rejuvenate our faith in Siri.

The 3minute 45 seconds ad looks like a trailer of a robotic alien movie and at the end we see The Rock dominating the day by storming on the robot.

Check it out!!!





As at the time of writing this piece, it has gained over 2.2Million views on Apple's official YouTube Channel. Thanks to Dwayne ?



iPhone 8's metal frame just got leaked and it looks authentic! See photos.

Amids the latest news from Apple, we learnt the Californian giant tech company will be announcing 3 new iPhones this fall and they are iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus and iPhone 8.

All of this phones comes in the same screen sizes as the iPhone 7 recently launched which is 4.7 and 5.5 with LCD displays while the iPhone 8 comes with an OLED display and it's 5.6 diagonal.

While we anticipate for this announcement to be official, what's your take on this iPhone 8 frames ?




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With the coming of Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant, Siri is finding that she's no longer the biggest bully in the sandbox.

She's not going to take this lying down though as there are possible plans to power her up to being the biggest bully again.

If reports coming out of Israeli gadget site The Verifier are true, then with the iOS 11 could come an even smarter Siri.

The source claims that Apple will be upgrading Siri with AI smarts, allowing the voice assistant to anticipate your actions by learning your behavior over time. Tied to users rather than devices, the AI learnings will carry over from your phone to your linked Mac and Apple TV device too, bringing personalized predictive text and messaging to each Apple product you own.


Now this is unverified and could well be smoke, but recent Apple patents have certainly pointed towards Apple taking Siri in this direction.

With Apple's WWDC 2017 is set to kick off on June 5 we will definitely know more  about this and see if it's true.






So a group of hackers threatened Apple and stated that if a ransom wasn't paid, they would remotely wipe millions of Apple devices. 

Apple then came out to say that both the iCloud and Apple IDs are safe and that they will be actively monitoring the situation.


Little is known about the situation but according to an email sent to BGR, the hacker group calling themselves the Turkish Crime Family is claiming that their threat is still valid and if Apple does not pay the ransom, they will indeed proceed with the wipe which they claim the deadline is on the 7th of April.

The message reads, “[We] requested $100,000 for each of our members which is 7 in total or $1 million worth in iTunes vouchers for instant resale at 60% of the original gift card value + Some private stuff that we have agreed not to publicize as we believe it may ruin Turkish Crime Family and Apple relations. The second thing is worth more to us than money.”

What Apple's next step will be is unknown and it is entirely possible that could try to settle things behind the scenes. 

Apple maintains that the iCloud and Apple IDs are safe and any device in danger is due to third party applications.







Apple’s iPhone 8 has been teasing Apple fans for the last couple of months with the various rumours, leaks and the like. What probably excited people the most was the OLED display.

Earlier reports had claimed that the iPhone 8 was going to come with a curved OLED display, but some fresh remarks from IHS Markit analyst Wayne Lam (via MacRumors) hint that the iPhone 8’s display will essentially sport the same flat design as the iPhone 7.



“We anticipate Apple will adopt a flat implementation of OLED design on their special iPhone model,” Lam said, “which is analogous to the current 2.5D glass design.”

Lam’s remarks can't be dismissed out of hand especially when you consider the recent Macotakra report claiming that Apple still hasn’t selected a final design and feature-set from a selection of iPhone 8 prototypes.

So with that in mind, it might not be the best option to assume that the iPhone 8 is coming with curved display.


While that's a bummer, it doesn't mean the iPhone 8 won't be insane. It is widely believed that the iPhone 8 will feature improved battery life, wireless charging capabilities, an improved IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, enhanced Siri features, facial recognition, and much more (all for $1000 or more).

There are also rumblings that the iPhone 8 will introduce some new and intriguing augmented reality features. Tim Cook has been uncharacteristically effusive when discussing the technology, even going so far as to compare its potential impact to that of the smartphone itself.

So all in all it's not all bad, a little heartbreaking, but not all bad.





Well...bad new Apple fans. It seems the iPhone 8 (which has never been announced or confirmed yet) is going to be delayed.

Why? Well according to sources it's because of the proposed new 3D camera system made by STMicroelectroncs.


The iPhone, specifically the iPhone 7 Plus, already has a dual camera system so the super special and unorthodox iPhone 8 Anniversary Edition should probably have something better right?


And what's better than a 3D camera? The camera is said to use 3D imaging technologies, possibly laser-based, that could be used for facial recognition and, augmented reality.

This camera system will supposedly be made by STMicroelectronics, according to sources. There’s one problem: STMicro is supposedly not yet ready to provide Apple the number of components needed for an iPhone that is expected to sell like pancakes. Despite the speculated $1,000 price tag. As such, STMicro is asking for a bit more time to fulfill the order.

So yeah, it seems the iPhone 8 will have to wait for a while.






Yesterday, one of the biggest scandals to ever surface was uncovered as Wikileaks leaked a ton of data that revealed the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had been spying on people.

This also included efforts to hack iPhones. The leaks detail a number of iOS exploits that can be used to bypass security on devices. 

According to TechCrunch, Apple responded to the situation stating that a lot of the vulnerabilities had already been patched.

According to Apple, “Apple is deeply committed to safeguarding our customers’ privacy and security. The technology built into today’s iPhone represents the best data security available to consumers, and we’re constantly working to keep it that way. Our products and software are designed to quickly get security updates into the hands of our customers, with nearly 80 percent of users running the latest version of our operating system. While our initial analysis indicates that many of the issues leaked today were already patched in the latest iOS, we will continue work to rapidly address any identified vulnerabilities. We always urge customers to download the latest iOS to make sure they have the most recent security updates."

Apple stated that from their investigations, many of the exploits detailed were patched in the latest version of iOS, and that it will continue to patch identified vulnerabilities. 

They went on to urge users to download and install the latest version of iOS so as to ensure that they have the most recent security updates.



For more on the "Year Zero" document, you can have a look at the Wikileaks
' website.










Ask anyone on the street which they'd prefer in an Android and an iPhone and you'd get different answers, but most people would probably (albeit grudgingly) accept that the iPhone is more efficient.

But is that really the case?

According to a new research report released by the Blancco Technology Group, the failure rate on Apple’s iPhone is far greater than it is on competing Android devices. Not only that, but the failure rate experienced by iOS users has only increased with each passing quarter over the past year.

According to technology news agency BGR, the report states that iOS devices during the last quarter of 2016 experienced a failure rate of 62%. By way of contrast, Android smartphones during the same quarter saw a failure rate of 47%. Also of note is that Apple’s iPhone 6 continues to be the worst offender among varying iPhone models.



For the purpose of the study, failure refers to when a device (iPhone or otherwise) doesn't do what it should, this includes camera problems, touchscreen problems, battery charging issues, software errors and so on.

The report says “The iPhone 6 has been the worst performing iOS device consecutively for four quarters with the highest failure rate compared to other models,

“25 percent in Q1 2016, 29 percent in Q2 2016, 13 percent in Q3 2016 and 15 percent in Q4 2016.”

This is probably referring to the issues that plagued the iPhone 6. A lot of people complained about a problem with the touch screen that was called the Touch Disease. 

What happened there was that a large number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners began noticing that the touchscreen on their device either stopped working or only worked intermittently. Other users, meanwhile, found that the responsiveness of the iPhone’s touchscreen display became temperamental and less responsive. Once the problem became too large to ignore, and perhaps motivated by a rash of bad press, Apple in November agreed to fix affected devices.

Apple didn't cover themselves in glory when they went on to blame iPhone owners themselves. Apple’s multi-touch repair program reads in part: “Apple has determined that some iPhone 6 Plus devices may exhibit display flickering or Multi-Touch issues after being dropped multiple times on a hard surface and then incurring further stress on the device.”

According to BGR, iPhone 6 issues aside, the issues said to impact iPhone owners most frequently include overheating, crashing apps and “headphone malfunctions.”

Blancco in their report was favourable towards Android phones, but this does not include Samsung devices which they said were the worst of the bunch. 

The report said “Samsung consistently had the highest failure rate among Android manufacturers for five quarters in a row,

 “At 27 percent in Q4 2015, 43 percent in Q1 2016, 26 percent in Q2 2016, 11 percent in Q3 2016 and 16 percent in Q4 2016.”





So it's not been really long since Apple moved their iPhones from pin style accessories to Lightning compatible hardware (2012) and you'd think that would be that for a while at least.

But alas, a report in the Wall Street Journal suggests that Apple is getting ready to drop the port in favor of USB-C.

Apple introduced the Lightning connector back in September 2012 (you'd say 5 years is a long time, but is it?) along with the iPhone 5 and since then it has become the standard port for all iOS devices. For the Mac though, it seems Apple is being a tad more progressive shifting away from the MagSafe and Thunderbolt to the USB-C port.

Apple pulls in money from licensing the Lightning port through its "Made for iPhone" program so a shift is a bit strange.

READ: VIDEO OF iPHONE MELTING SENDS THE INTERNET INTO FRENZY


But it seems like Apple will be creating a new division in its iPhone line, opening up the scope for new peripherals and apps, this could also have the potential issue of causing some chaos with a new port.


The move (if true) could be a brave one from Apple and will definitely lead to speculation that Apple wants to create a separate "iPhone Pro" line. 

We could also see Apple adding USB-C to the iPad, and thus taking the device more in the direction of being a more fully-featured tablet computer to compete with the likes of Microsoft's Surface line.

If it does turn out to be true, it will raise an interesting debate as to Apple's plans for the lightning connector, but i guess there's still time.





It's one we've been waiting for and according to some new reports it just might be coming to pass.

The iPhone might be getting wireless charging.

In the simplest of terms this just means that your phone can be charged without the need to plug the device into a socket.

Apple has joined forces with an industry group called the Wireless Power Consortium in the biggest indication to date that it is working on the technology. 

it is speculated that Apple is going to add inductive wireless charging to the iPhone 8, or iPhone X. 

READ: iPHONE 8 BATTERY WILL BE INSANELY IMPRESSIVE

Earlier reports had initially suggested that Apple would bypass the technology, used in Samsung's Galaxy, Google's Nexus and Microsoft's Lumia, and wait until it had developed long-range wireless charging.

Although Apple wasn't previously a member of the Consortium, which develops industry standards, it does already use Qi wireless charging for its Watch.

Separate rumours about the iPhone 8, due for release this year in celebration of the device's 10th anniversary, suggest it could have a curved edged OLED screen, a bit like Samsung's Galaxy S7 Edge. The rumours have gained weight recently with Apple reportedly purchasing 60 million OLED display panels from Samsung Display.



It seems Apple is also going to ditch the home button on the iPhone X to make way for an edge-to-edge display. 





One of Donald Trump's main points when running for the office of the President of the United States was to create more jobs for Americans and one of the ways he planned to do this was to have more companies establish their manufacturing outfits in the United States.

Apple has been one of Trump's targets as he tried to get them to reduce manufacturing in China and open a factory in the USA.

Well, according to quotes attributed to Apple's CFO Luca Maestri this won't be happening anytime soon.

READ: iPHONE 8's BATTERY WILL BE INSANELY IMPRESSIVE

Speaking at a Goldman Sachs conference yesterday, he answered a question about overseas manufacturing and according to the Verge was quoted as saying; “One of the points that we are making in Washington is the fact that we have been a very large contributor to the US economy during the last decade,” Maestri said. “We made billions of investments in the United States. In the last 10 years, we created about 2 million jobs in this country — in the developer community in our retail stores in our call centers and through the supplier chain.”

Maestri went on to talk more about Apple’s US-located call centers, and how it is “very, very difficult to speculate” on Apple’s manufacturing plans given that Trump has outlined no specific policies yet. He did, however, point out that a border tax on imported goods “would end up burdening the end consumer.”

So it seems that Apple will not be playing ball with Trump especially considering that they'll have to move around a lot to make it to America which could prove cumbersome.






It's all about the battery.

While Samsung's Note 7 might have had problems with their battery, but this particular component remains seen as very, very important part of any smartphone.

Apple gets it, which is why they are planning to make the battery life of the iPhone 8 "Insane".

Apple’s iPhone 8 will reportedly incorporate a new type of battery technology that will help improve battery life, and in the process, appease users who have long lamented Apple’s preoccupation with thinness at the expense of stellar life.

READ: Mini iPhone 8 To come Without Wireless charger or 3.5mm Dongle

A report courtesy of MacRumors states that reputed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has asserted that  Apple’s next-gen iPhone will be about the same size as the current 4.7-inch iPhone 7 but will deliver battery life akin to, if not better than, what the iPhone 7 Plus provides. 

Kuo claims that the iPhone 8 will deliver battery life improvements across the board. Furthermore, battery life will also be bolstered by the device’s OLED display, a more power efficient display technology compared to the LCD screens currently used in existing iPhone models.



According to Kuo, "As battery material tech isn’t likely to see major breakthroughs in the next 3-5 years, mainboard area can only be reduced via stacked SLP, which makes space for larger battery and extended usage time. Thanks to stacked SLP, we expect the OLED iPhone to have similar dimensions to a 4.7” TFT-LCD iPhone, and have comparable battery capacity (equipped with around 2,700 mAh L-shaped 2-cell battery pack) to a 5.5” TFT-LCD iPhone."
To put this in context, the iPhone 7 Plus offers 13 hours of LTE browsing, 15 hours of Wi-Fi browsing, and 60 hours of wireless audio playback. So if with this the iPhone 8 plans to be insanely impressive, then you can just imagine what we're looking at.

So fingers crossed as we get more info for what might be the greatest iPhone ever.




One of the main talking points for the iPhone 7 and now 8 has been the wireless charging feature it comes/is to come with.

It seems there will be a 5-inch “tweener” iPhone 8 coming in-between 2017’s 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones and from reports it seems it will have a different set of rules for charging and accessories. 

According to Makotakara, a “tweener” iPhone-- first rumored in December-- is in the works for this year. 

The plan according to the report was to find an in-between phone instead of replacing either the existing 4.7- and 5.5-inch sizes currently offered in the shape of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. It was reported to plan to borrow the dual-camera system of the larger iPhone 7 Plus, but flip the twin lenses 90-degrees.

READ: UPCOMING iPHONE 8 COULD COST OVER N500k

The story is back and reports suggest that the 
5-inch iPhone is still on the roadmap. It will have a glass back panel, rather than the metal of the current iPhone design, and support wireless charging.

What could frustrate most people with plans to buy it will be the absence of the wireless charger in the box. Instead, it’s claimed, a regular USB Type-A charging cable will be bundled; if people want a wireless charger, then they’ll have to buy it separately. Apple is believed to be supporting the most recent version of the Qi standard for that, with up to 15W power transfers.

That would make sense, given Qi’s growing popularity in the market. Already supported by several generations of Samsung Android phone, the technology is also present in a number of cars, which offer wireless charging pads in the dashboard. Paired with wireless CarPlay, the site suggests, that would make it far more likely that people would use the infotainment system as they drive.



It's still not known for sure if we will indeed get this phone as Apple are yet to comment on it, but if we do, it'll join the growing list of things from Apple to be excited about this year.







When the iPhone 7 came out, it was high priced especially for Nigerians who were going through a recession. It immediately became a status symbol, anyone who owned an iPhone 7 was automatically seen as a 'Big boy'. well, the iPhone 8 is looking to blow that out of the water.


New reports indicate that with all the new features coming with the new iPhone, it WILL NOT be cheap. According to Fast Company, the 10th anniversary iPhone - which might go by the name iPhone X - could go for as much as $1,000 (about £800/N500,000).

Considering that the 256GB iPhone 7 Plus already goes for $969, the idea of a thousand dollars or more isn't ridiculous.

With that said, this could mean that Apple will be releasing their most expensive product till date.


Why will the iPhone 8 be so expensive, though, it can't be that dope can it? Well it seems that it can Let's look at what it has shall we. 

The iPhone 8 according to reports going to have a curved AMOLED screen along with a 5.8-inch screen.

There's also increased memory, a new sensing technology, and a better camera, are also rumored, all of which could further bump up the smartphone's production costs.

We won't know for sure how much to shell out until Apple gives the word later this year, but we anticipate there being different models - namely the iPhone 7S, iPhone 7S Plus and iPhone 8 - to give customers a chance to opt out of more expensive features, similar to the dual-lens camera exclusive to the iPhone 7 Plus.





Everyone and their mother is rubbing their collective hands in anticipation of the iPhone 8 which is slated to come out later this year, but now they might now have cause to holler and whoop.

According to information gathered by BlueFin Research Partners and shared by Barron's Tech Trader Daily, Apple may begin the production of the iPhone 8 sooner than usual.


While there has been some indication that Apple will step up production of the iPhone 8 starting in June, this does not automatically translate to the phone coming out earlier, so...err...while you can whoop and holler, it might not mean much.
READ: REPORTS HINT AT IPHONE 8 WRAPAROUND SCREEN


According to reports, there has been a 300% increase in iPhone 8/X builds in the June quarter, now sitting at 9M. As a result, overall June quarter builds have increased from 45M to 48M, with the sharp increase in iPhone 8 offset somewhat by modest declines in legacy models.

Now looking at the information critically, it really does make sense for Apple to step up production especially considering just how many changes and new features the iPhone 8 is supposed to have. 

Starting production earlier means that Apple will have enough time to improve yield rates and work out manufacturing issues, and could potentially lead to better supply when the iPhone 8 launches in September.

What we know of the iPhone 8 so far is that it could feature an edge-to-edge OLED display, perhaps with curved edges, and a glass backing.

Wireless charging in some form is expected to be included in the device, but it is not yet clear if it will be Apple Watch-style inductive charging or a longer-range over-the-air charging solution. Also it's said to have a 
 faster, more efficient A11 processor, advanced biometrics like facial recognition or iris scanning, a new Taptic engine and 3D Touch advancements, and camera improvements. 

We will just have to wait and see how this all pans out. It is hoped that an earlier production helps Apple produce a proper phone that they can be proud of.




President Donald Trump has not had the easiest time being President of the United States, what with people not liking him and all. He cemented himself in the hall of fame of all things hated when he implemented what is being called a Muslim ban.

What this means is that immigrants from 7 nations (Islamic nations) would be restricted severely from entering into the country. 
The tech industry have been quick to fight this seeing as a lot of tech talent that make the companies the behemoths they are today is gotten from some of these nations. As many as 97 companies including some of the biggest names in tech have banded together to file a legal brief in opposition of Trump’s executive order on immigration.

In an amicus brief filed late on Sunday in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 97 companies clearly stated their opposition to Trump’s controversial executive order, which bars refugees and valid visa holders from seven Muslim countries from entering the United States. A US District judge temporarily lifted the immigration ban late on Friday night, but Trump and his staffers have already stated their intention to fight the judge’s decision.
If you're curious as to which companies are leading the charge, you can check them out below (Look out for Apple, Facebook and Netflix)

LIST OF AMICI CURIAE

1. AdRoll, Inc.
2. Aeris Communications, Inc.
3. Airbnb, Inc.
4. AltSchool, PBC
5. Ancestry.com, LLC
6. Appboy, Inc.
7. Apple Inc.
8. AppNexus Inc.
9. Asana, Inc.
10. Atlassian Corp Plc
11. Autodesk, Inc.
12. Automattic Inc.
13. Box, Inc.
14. Brightcove Inc.
15. Brit + Co
16. CareZone Inc.
17. Castlight Health
18. Checkr, Inc.
19. Chobani, LLC
20. Citrix Systems, Inc.
21. Cloudera, Inc.
22. Cloudflare, Inc.
23. Copia Institute
24. DocuSign, Inc.
25. DoorDash, Inc.
26. Dropbox, Inc.
27. Dynatrace LLC
28. eBay Inc.
29. Engine Advocacy
30. Etsy Inc.
31. Facebook, Inc.
32. Fastly, Inc.
33. Flipboard, Inc.
34. Foursquare Labs, Inc.
35. Fuze, Inc.
36. General Assembly
37. GitHub
38. Glassdoor, Inc.
39. Google Inc.
40. GoPro, Inc.
41. Harmonic Inc.
42. Hipmunk, Inc.
43. Indiegogo, Inc.
44. Intel Corporation
45. JAND, Inc. d/b/a Warby Parker
46. Kargo Global, Inc.
47. Kickstarter, PBC
48. KIND, LLC
49. Knotel
50. Levi Strauss & Co.
51. LinkedIn Corporation
52. Lithium Technologies, Inc.
53. Lyft, Inc.
54. Mapbox, Inc.
55. Maplebear Inc. d/b/a Instacart
56. Marin Software Incorporated
57. Medallia, Inc.
58. A Medium Corporation
59. Meetup, Inc.
60. Microsoft Corporation
61. Motivate International Inc.
62. Mozilla Corporation
63. Netflix, Inc.
64. NETGEAR, Inc.
65. NewsCred, Inc.
66. Patreon, Inc.
67. PayPal Holdings, Inc.
68. Pinterest, Inc.
69. Quora, Inc.
70. Reddit, Inc.
71. Rocket Fuel Inc.
72. SaaStr Inc.
73. Salesforce.com, Inc.
74. Scopely, Inc.
75. Shutterstock, Inc.
76. Snap Inc.
77. Spokeo, Inc.
78. Spotify USA Inc.
79. Square, Inc.
80. Squarespace, Inc.
81. Strava, Inc.
82. Stripe, Inc.
83. SurveyMonkey Inc.
84. TaskRabbit, Inc
85. Tech:NYC
86. Thumbtack, Inc.
87. Turn Inc.
88. Twilio Inc.
89. Twitter Inc.
90. Turn Inc.
91. Uber Technologies, Inc.
92. Via
93. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
94. Workday
95. Y Combinator Management, LLC
96. Yelp Inc.
97. Zynga Inc.






Top jailbreak expert, Luca Todesco has reportedly released a beta 7 of his Yalu102 jailbreak tool and the changelog specifically stated that all 64-bit iPhones and iPads are now supported except the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. 

That may not always be the case as Todesco himself stated according to WCCFTech, "The iOS unlocking tool for iPhone 7 will be updated at some point." 

While Todesco did not mention when exactly the iPhone 7 crack will arrive it is relatively safe to assume that his statement means that Yalu102 will work with the latest iPhone models soon enough.


His tweet said, 

To clear it up: Yalu1011 for iPhone 7 will be updated at some point. Just not a priority right now. Got stuff to do.


— qwertyoruiop (@qwertyoruiopz) February 1, 2017





The report also noted,"All those who might have lost hope should see this is a light at the end of the tunnel."








Apple's iPhone 7 sold very well. It sold very, very well. It sold very, very, very well, you get what i mean.

In fact it's sold so well that they've broken multiple records already. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook,“We’re thrilled to report that our holiday quarter results generated Apple’s highest quarterly revenue ever, and broke multiple records along the way. We sold more iPhones than ever before and set all-time revenue records for iPhone, Services, Mac, and Apple Watch,” 


In a letter to investors, the company said, “Revenue from Services grew strongly over last year, led by record customer activity on the App Store, and we are very excited about the products in our pipeline,”.

READ: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT iOS 10.3

A breakdown of the numbers show that the company took in $78.4 billion in revenue and sold 78 million iPhones.

This is welcome news as Apple had been in a bit of a losing streak in terms of profits and revenue but it seems like the iPhone 7 has changed all that bringing Apple back into contention in terms of revenue generated.

Apple reported a profit of $17.8 billion and said its earnings per share were boosted by the high demand for the larger models of its iPhones, which have higher margins. On the earnings call, Chief financial officer Luca Maestri said that customer satisfaction with iPads, and the new iPad pro, was very high. He predicted strong growth in that category.


With this, it will be interesting to see what happens when the iPhone 8, slated for release later this year, is launched. Good times ahead for Apple fans.




Yesterday, users of the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch were treated to a new iOS update-- the iOS 10.3 beta.

Naturally as with every new update, some new, kickass features have been integrated.

READ: HOW TO USE PROMETHEUS SOFTWARE TO UPGRADE/DOWNGRADE IOS

According to a report on 9to5 Mac, the new iOS 10.3 beta update will bring to the fray some new apps that include:"Find My AirPods" and others. What this would be able to do is locate the devices mentioned on the app's names. 

That's not all, Safari's Reduced Motion preference in web apps was also added as was a new "Music App" on "Podcasts" app, and new Apple File System (APFS) support.


One feature that is sure to get users excited is the floating keyboard which is designated for smaller iPads. For now, it can be enabled through code settings in 7.9 or 9.7-inch iPads.






The debate as to which OS trumps the other between the Google's Android and Apple's OS will continue to rage as long as both systems exists, it does seem that Apple is winning-- or at least they are in the eyes of the British military.

According to a new report from TechRepublic, the UK Ministry of Defence recently have chosen Apple’s iPhone 7 as the “device of choice” for sensitive communications that warrant the utmost security against malicious actors.

Also reported is that BT, England's communication giant is already doing their utmost to heighten the security safeguards on the iPhone 7 for military and defense personnel. 

Once done, the users of these secured iPhones will be able to adjust the security mode of their device depending on the level of sensitivity a particular communication demands. The report also adds that BT is also working on methods to develop “secure storage containers” for top-secret data.

From the looks of things though it seems like the initial plan was to work with the Samsung Note 4. According to Steve Bunn, BT’s technical business manager for defence, work on a secured communications device was initially with Samsung.

“But as more and more development and testing was done,” Bunn explained, “the security associated with it wasn’t deemed to be sufficient, so that’s why we moved [to iPhone].”

Now this seems like a slight on Samsung, so to make nice BT issued a follow-up statement indicating that the Note 4’s security wasn’t inadequate.

“We would like to clarify that the MoD has not expressed any views about the suitability of dual-persona technology from specific handset/technology vendors and is prototyping a range of devices,”

So which OS do you think is more secure, the Android or Apple's OS?
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