Category: Apple

Apple reveals worldwide national security requests for customer data

Apple published its biannual transparency report Friday, revealing how many requests were made worldwide by governments for user data. Between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2019, Apple said governments made 31,778 requests for devices — around 500 more than in the first half of 2018. Apple provided data including which customers are associated with which

Hacker Who Blackmailed Apple For $100,000 Gets No Prison Time

A self-proclaimed hacker, who allegedly has access to more than 300 million iCloud accounts and blackmailed the Cupertino tech giant Apple, recently, pleaded guilty in London. The 22-year-old Kerem Albayrak from North London threatened to factory reset iCloud accounts if Apple fails to give his demands. He was sentenced recently to a two-year suspended jail

These are the best Black Friday phone deals

Black Friday is almost here. The big shopping weekend actually starts on Thursday, November 28th, which is Thanksgiving in the US. If you’re in the market for a new phone, we’re cataloging the best offers you’ll be able to get from retailers. Whether you’re looking for deals on unlocked phones, or carrier deals with big

Apple reportedly announces a surprise event for December

Apple has reportedly sent out an invitation for an event on Dec. 2 in New York City. The purported invite, tweeted out by Lifewire Tech’s Lance Ulanoff Monday and also reported on by 9to5Mac, features a gold-colored App Store logo. Apple’s press event will be held at 4 p.m. ET, according to CNBC. “Loved by