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U.S. Antitrust Legislation Would Require Users to Be Able to Delete All Pre-Installed Apple Apps [Updated]

U.S. Antitrust Legislation Would Require Users to Be Able to Delete All Pre-Installed Apple Apps [Updated]

By MacRumors Update: Bloomberg inaccurately interpreted the original comments and has since drastically changed the wording of its article. The original Bloomberg piece said that Apple would be prohibited from pre-installing its own apps on iPhones. The updated Bloomberg article has been rewritten to clarify that the antitrust legislation prohibits Apple from preventing users from removing Apple-created apps on their Apple […]

‘Location Off Should Mean Location Off’: Google Hit With Lawsuit Over Data Collection ‘Schemes’

By Jack Phillips In the latest update of a lawsuit against Google, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich alleged that the tech giant has continued to collect location data even after users turn off tracking on their smartphones and other devices, citing concerns from Google employees about the company’s data-collection practices. According to documents that were submitted in court by Brnovich’s […]

Redesigned AirPods are coming soon, report claims

By Samuel Axon AirPods would have shorter stems, and AirPods Pro might have no stems at all. Apple will release redesigned AirPods in 2021 and follow up with a new version of AirPods Pro in 2022, according to a new report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman and Debby Wu, citing people “with knowledge of the matter.” The new […]

Vulnerable Dell driver puts hundreds of millions of systems at risk

By Ionut Ilascu A driver that’s been pushed for the past 12 years to Dell computer devices for consumers and enterprises contains multiple vulnerabilities that could lead to increased privileges on the system. It is estimated that hundreds of millions of Dell computers, from desktops and laptops to tablets, received the vulnerable driver through BIOS […]

Hackers Used ‘Mind-Blowing’ Bug to Sneak Past macOS Safeguards

By Lily Hay Newman The vulnerability was patched Monday, but hackers had already used it to spread malware. WITH MACOS MALWARE on the rise, Apple has been busy in recent years adding layers of protections that make it a lot more difficult for malicious software to run on Macs. But a vulnerability in the operating system, […]

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