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Police iPhone decryption sees high demand, Apple makes them wait

Police iPhone decryption sees high demand, Apple makes them wait

It turns out that the security features on the iPhone are so robust, that police are unable to decrypt them in order to gain access to possibly crucial information on suspects' devices. This has led to federal agencies getting a hold of Apple in order to decrypt iPhones for them, but it turns out that so many devices are being requested for decryption, that Apple had to make a waiting list.

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iMessage bug omits last word of specific messages

iMessage bug omits last word of specific messages

A bug plaguing the iMessage instant messaging feature on iOS and Mac OS X devices omits the last word of certain messages after the instant message is sent and received. This issue affects both the iPhone as well as Macs, and it appears to both the sender and the receiver. So far, The Verge has discovered two phrases that seem to be affected by the issue. The first phrase being anything that involves President Barack Obama's name, and the second affecting the phrase, "The best prize is a surprise."

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iMessage DDoS attacks foreshadow a bigger threat

iMessage DDoS attacks foreshadow a bigger threat

Recently, several iOS developers became victims to an iMessage DDoS attack that crashed their app and inhibited their devices. The attacks were executed using a simple AppleScript, where the attackers are able to send out an unlimited, fast-pace amount of messages to the recipient. Depending on the content of the message, the app would either crash, or would shell out notifications at an annoyingly, alarming rate.

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Apple Willow Glass “iWatch” smartwatch could be very curved indeed

Apple Willow Glass “iWatch” smartwatch could be very curved indeed

Apple's much-rumored smartwatch could be the first broadscale implementation of Corning's flexible Willow Glass, potentially opening the door to an iOS-connected timepiece that wraps its display fully around the wrist. Speculation of an Apple-made Pebble rival resurged over the weekend with chatter that the Cupertino firm was working with Foxconn on a power-efficient companion device to the iPhone, featuring a curved glass screen. Exactly how curved that might be was unclear, but according to the New York Times the flexed wearable could be wrapped entirely about the wearer's arm.

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Apple OS X Mountain Lion Review

Apple OS X Mountain Lion Review

Apple's OS X Mountain Lion is here, but can it maul Windows 8? The much-anticipated update promises more iOS-style streamlined simplicity for your MacBook or iMac, further strengthening the ties between mobile and desktop with a healthy serving of iCloud and a fair few features borrowed from the iPad and iPhone. We've been using the final version of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 to see whether it's really the cat's meow. Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Apple touts massive iOS 5 adoption at WWDC 2012

Apple touts massive iOS 5 adoption at WWDC 2012

This week at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference it was announced that iOS was not only doing quite well on its own, it was eating Android's lunch as far as installed user base was concerned. Scott Forstall mentioned that 365 million iOS devices were sold through March 30th, 2012, and of those, the vast majority were working with iOS 5. This was compared to Android where only a small sliver of the pie was dedicated to Android 4.0, their newest version.

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Meet Apple OS X Mountain Lion

Meet Apple OS X Mountain Lion

Seven months ago Apple launched OS X Lion; now, 19m copies later, it's ready to preview OS X Mountain Lion. The next update for Mac isn't expected to hit the Mac App Store for download until this summer, but SlashGear caught up with Apple to find out the top ten - or in fact eleven - headline features of Mountain Lion, as well as get our hands on early version of the developer preview. iMessage jumps to OS X, along with Game Center and Notifications, and plenty more, as Apple narrows the gap between iPad and Mac. Read on for all the details.

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Jobs schemed Apple WiFi carrier plot for original iPhone

Jobs schemed Apple WiFi carrier plot for original iPhone

Steve Jobs explored establishing Apple as a WiFi-based carrier rival, wireless expert John Stanton has confirmed, aiming "to replace carriers" in the run-up to the launch of the original iPhone in 2007. Stanton - an operator chief turned venture capitalist - revealed his discussions with Jobs back in the years between 2005 and 2007 during a speech this week at the Law Seminars International event in Seattle, ComputerWorld reports, having "spent a lot of time talking about whether synthetically you could create a carrier using Wi-Fi spectrum."

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iOS 5 is now installed on 1 out of 3 compatible Apple devices

iOS 5 is now installed on 1 out of 3 compatible Apple devices

After posting some downright amazing sales numbers earlier today, free adoption of the iPhone 4S' most important addition has reached its own milestone. One out of every three Apple devices across the iPad, iPhone and iPod lines is currently running the new iOS 5, at least among those devices that qualify for it. That's the iPhone 4 and 3GS, the iPod Touch's third and fourth generation, and all current models of the iPad.

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