Month: February 2017

Korean prosecutors charge Samsung head, other execs with bribery & embezzlement

South Korea prosecutors on Tuesday indicted the acting head of the Samsung Group — Jay Y. Lee — for bribery and embezzlement, leveling similar charges at four other executives as… Read more »

Nokia rebrands Withings, launches HealthKit competitor ‘Patient Care Platform’

Nokia is making a bigger push into the healthcare market, announcing at Mobile World Congress that the health and fitness accessory maker Withings will rebrand its products under the Nokia… Read more »

Mobile data price-war continues as AT&T announces a $60 ‘unlimited’ deal – with catches, of course

If you’re looking for a new ‘unlimited’ mobile data plan, the competition between carriers continues to offer cheaper deals. All four major carriers have announced new or revised tariffs this… Read more »

Apple prompting iOS 10.3 users to enable two-factor authentication w/ push notification

Apple has started prompting iOS 10.3 beta users to enable two-factor authentication with a new push notification. The prompt has only started appearing over the last 24 hours or so… Read more »

Apple shifts policy, says third-party screen repairs no longer void iPhone warranty

Apple is apparently changing its long-standing policy regarding third-party iPhone screen repairs. According to a memo sent to Apple retail employees, a customer having their device’s screen repaired by a third-party… Read more »

Apple says ‘looking into’ video of apparent iPhone 7 Plus meltdown

Apple is investigating the circumstances behind a widely circulated video showing a partially melted, smoking iPhone 7 Plus, the result of what appears to be a major device malfunction, reports… Read more »

Apple cut ties with server vendor after potential security issues were found

A new report today from The Information shares that Apple found potential security issues with at least one server early last year. Apple purchased the server from Super Micro Computer and was… Read more »