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iOS 10 & MacOS Sierra abandon PPTP VPN; focus on better encryption
It seems that iOS 10 and macOS Sierra users can't use PPTP VPNs, after it was discovered that the new systems no longer support older security.
Symantec finds fraudulent jailbreaking site that's tricked 100,000 iOS users
Scammers are now going after unwitting users who want to jailbreak their iOS devices, and are spoofing popular jailbreaking site TaiG to do it.
Are Apple upgrades sabotaging older models?
"Apple’s planned obsolescence strategy allows it to rake in huge profits while the environment and consumers pay."
Facebook introduces 360 photos
This medium enables new opportunities for creativity, and we’re excited to see what kinds of 360 photos get shared on Facebook.
Apple makes its latest move with the smart home
Home highlights Apple’s overriding strategy when it comes to the smart home: to become the central enabler.
Windows to dominate detachable tablet market
Demand for detachable tablets is set to bolster Windows tablet play, with Windows devices expected to dominate the detachable market come 2020.
Apple ups education focus with latest acquisition
Hot on the tail of releasing a slew of new education features with iOS 9.3, Apple has acquired LearnSprout, an education technology start-up.
Apple wants to help you with your budding music career
Want to tap into your musical potential? Apple is on your side, bringing new and refreshed music apps to the App Store.
What Apple's latest iOS update means for educators
Apple's latest iOS update brings a range of new features designed specifically for the education system, including shared iPads and the Classroom app.
Step by step: how to get back into your iOS device if you're locked out
An iOS device will lock its owner out if the wrong passcode is entered six times in a row. We show you how to get back in.
New Backstab cyberattack targeting iOS devices
The BackStab attacks see cyber criminals use malware to remotely infiltrate computers, with iOS devices particularly vulnerable.
Harcourts Real Estate wins elite Apple recognition
Apps designed to improve Harcourts Real Estate agents productivity - and the customer experience - have won recognition from Apple.
Adoption of iOS 9 huge, despite Wi-Fi Assist failings
Adoption of iOS 9 has hit 60%, far surpassing the previous update of iOS 8 despite several controversies.
The handy new feature in iOS 9 you may not be aware of
Wi-Fi Assist is being touted as one of the best features to come out of the upgrade.
iOS 9 just days away
“With iOS 9 we focused on strengthening the foundation of iOS with a deep focus on quality."
Everything Apple has told us about the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus
“The only thing that has changed with iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus is everything,” says Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.
Why it's time to reconsider FileMaker
Version 14 is completely geared toward mobility and is being enthusiastically embraced in the ANZ region, according to Joel Katz, FileMaker APAC MD.
Apple and Cisco team up to target iOS enterprise users
Apple and Cisco will focus on optimising Cisco networks for iOS devices and apps and integrating the iPhone with Cisco enterprise environments.
Android Wear app for IOS to launch soon
After waiting for what seemed like an eternity, it’s finally happened - Android Wear smart watches can finally play nice on iPhones.
Android to remain dominant OS as mobile phone market slows
IDC says that despite Apple’s continued success with its variants of the iPhone, it will be challenged to take Android share.
Asia Pacific leads the way in mobile adoption
"More businesses are embracing mobility and by 2020, 80% of the world will own a smartphone and there will be 2-3 times more smartphones than PCs."
iOS vulnerability targets corporate data
Appthority has identified a critical iOS ‘Quicksand’ vulnerability that enables malicious apps to harvest enterprise credentials.
Organisations choose iOS over Android for secure mobile apps
Organisations are adopting an increasing variety of apps to secure corporate information, and choosing iOS over every other operating system.
WhatsApp for iOS updated
The new version 2.12.5 includes the ability for users to include videos in chat backups.