Category: Apple iPhone news and reviews

Google AI Researchers and NASA Discover Two New Planets

Researchers from Google, the University of Texas at Austin, and NASA have used an artificial intelligence algorithm to discover two new exoplanets, dubbed Kepler 80g and Kepler 90i. Kepler 80g is now the sixth planet known to orbit the star Kepler 80. The latter, on the other hand, has turned out to be the eighth […]

Patent Hints Siri Could Detect Whispers — And Whisper Back

Siri is already pretty smart. But in the future, the digital assistant might be even able to tell if you’re whispering to it — and would respond quietly in return. That’s an improvement discovered in a newly unearthed Apple patent. The patent, 20170358301, was first applied for in 2016 and was published Dec. 14 by […]

The Dalai Lama Just Launched a Free iOS App

The Dalai Lama is coming to iPhone. The Buddhist monk and exiled Tibetan spiritual leader has launched his own free app on the iOS App Store. The app, simply dubbed Dalai Lama, will allow users to stay up to date with the 82-year-old Buddhist monk, as well as view photos and watch live video streams […]

Successful Untethered Jailbreak of iOS 11.2.1 on iPhone X Reported

Security researchers have successfully jailbroken iOS 11.2 and iOS 11.2.1 on the iPhone X, according to a new report. The jailbreak was reportedly carried out by researchers at Alibaba’s Pandora Labs, Redmond Pie reported. Pandora Labs Head Song Yang confirmed to the outlet that the iOS 11.2.1 jailbreak is untethered — meaning that the device […]

Apple Confirms a Modular Mac Pro Is Still in the Works

While the historic release of its powerful (yet incredibly expensive) iMac Pro largely dominated news headlines on Thursday, Apple seized on the opportunity to reiterate amid the hysteria that it’s currently working on other ‘Pro’-grade hardware, too — including an upgradeable modular Mac Pro computer. Towards the end of its official press release announcing availability of […]

Apple Maps Now Features Indoor Maps of 30+ Airports

There’s nothing better than getting on a plane and going on holiday, but airports are big places with lots of people running about – so it’s easy to get lost when you don’t know your away around. And if you continue to struggle to navigate the airport, you could end up missing your flight. Apple is […]

Apple Seeds New HomePod Firmware Alongside iOS 11.2.5 Beta

Apple today released a developer beta for iOS 11.2.5, and alongside it, the company seeded new firmware for HomePod. Of course, the HomePod isn’t even out yet. As such, the new firmware isn’t available via the Developer’s Portal. Instead, it’s only available to install by early HomePod testers — which, at this point, is basically […]