Toddler activates iPhone lock out on mother’s phone for 47.8 years

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The little one was meant to be watching kids videos but turned on the lock screen instead. A toddler in China managed to enter the wrong password on the iPhone lock screen enough to block access for almost 48 years. The child continually entered the wrong password on the screen. The kid had been watching educational videos on the iPhone and had been left unsupervised. The Shanghai family must now face an iPhone lock out for over 25 million minutes. A South China Morning Post report stated that the two…

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iPhone X unveiling underscores Apple’s pricing strategy angle

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The Californian device maker has launched a new luxury smartphone with an even higher price tag. Apple’s new iPhone X has made a luxury splash in a lineup of devices that has always been known for its technological advancements. This smartphone has been designed to rise above previous iPhones, and it has the striking price tag to match. Moreover, it looks as though this higher price point could be the ongoing trend for the brand. The luxury iPhone was first unveiled on Tuesday’s Apple event and will cost consumers a…

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Is Indian iPhone manufacturing coming soon?

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As President Trump tries to return manufacturing jobs to the United States, Apple may have other plans. Apple execs have been meeting with officials from the Indian government regarding iPhone manufacturing in the country. The company appears to be considering India as a new possible location for its smartphone manufacture. According to reports from CNNMoney, the devices could one day be made in Bangalore. Apple has released a statement stating that it was appreciative of the reception it received from the Indian government. Apple appreciated the “constructive and open dialogue…

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Time’s 50 Most Influential Gadgets list places the iPhone at the top

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The publication has said that no tech device has ever had a greater impact on the world than the Apple smartphone. Time magazine has now released its list of the devices it has listed among its 50 Most Influential Gadgets of all time and the iPhone has been given the very top position as having the greatest impact on the way people live their daily lives including both work and playtime. The publication named that smartphone over any other tech device created in recent history. Other than the iPhone, the…

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FBI may be able to crack iPhone mobile security without Apple’s help

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The much-anticipated court hearing was brought to an abrupt halt as it may no longer be necessary. The FBI recently revealed that it may have come up with a method of breaking through the mobile security of an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terror attack shooters. This caused the Federal Bureau of Investigation to suddenly vacate the court hearing to force Apple to unlock the smartphone. It now looks as though Apple’s help may not be necessary in cracking the mobile security code on the iPhone. This…

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New York iPhone mobile security drug case appealed by Justice Department

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The ruling that blocked the government from being able to access information in a locked smartphone is being appealed. The Justice Department called a recent mobile security ruling by a New York judge “an unprecedented limitation” on judicial authority and has now called for a Brooklyn federal court to overturn the decision that stopped officials from being able to force Apple to write code that would unlock an iPhone linked to a drug case. This appeal has been made following the decision laid down by U.S. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein.…

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Mobile security app to unlock an iPhone was on device used by San Bernardino shooter

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That said, while the service was actually paid for, the shooter never installed it onto his smartphone. As the battle between the U.S. Justice Department and Apple Inc. raged on over the mobile security of an iPhone that had been used by one of the shooters in San Bernardino, California, it was revealed that a software to unlock the device had actually been purchased by the deceased criminal but had never been installed. The feature the shooter had purchased would have provided the FBI with access to the device. The…

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iPhone sales should essentially level off this year

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Analysts are predicting that this year will see nearly no growth at all for the Apple smartphone. If there’s anything Apple has never needed to worry about before, it’s been its iPhone sales, as the popularity of the brand has been very strong from the time that the smartphone was first invented. However, analysts are now predicting that this year’s sales growth will be just slightly more than 1 percent. When all is said and done, iPhone sales are remaining nearly flat, this year. That is a massive plummet from…

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Is the Facebook mobile app draining iPhone batteries?

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Users have been complaining that the application is running their devices out of power. Following complaints that the Facebook mobile app is rapidly consuming the power from iPhone, the social network says that it is working on repairing the issues that are behind the problem. That said, Facebook is denying that it is the continual location tracking that is behind the battery drain. The problem that iPhone users have been having with the mobile app is that it not only consumes a lot of battery when the application is open,…

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Wearable technology is taking off with the Apple Watch

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Apple Watch pre-orders draw more attention to wearable technology A new generation for wearable technology may have dawned now that Apple Watch pre-orders are available. Over the weekend, pre-orders for Apple’s new wearable device were made available, and many people have already ordered their Watches. On the first day that the pre-orders went live, more than 1 million people ordered an Apple Watch, some of whom may be waiting several months after the Watch is official released to receive the device that they paid for. Basic Apple Watch costs approximately…

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iPhone 6 problems continue as devices bend easily

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Tight pockets and subjecting the Apple smartphone to force can distort the shape of the device. The iPhone 6 has already sold out in many stores across the United States, showing that the Apple smartphone is exceptionally popular and desirable, but some of those who have managed to get their hands on the device are discovering that there is a downside that is taking away from the joy of ownership. Millions of these mobile devices have already sold since their release earlier this month. While the iPhone 6 remains a…

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