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Apple Fixes FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug

07/19/2016, No one likes being eavesdropped on, especially by people that they don’t know. It’s not really about the content of the conversation, but rather simple basic privacy. Now Apple’s FaceTime had a bug that allowed third-parties to eavesdrop on...

Apple Fighting Call For Ban On iMessage And Facetime

05/29/2016, VirnetX, a patent licensing firm, was recently awarded $625 million after a jury ruled in its favor, finding that Apple has wilfully infringed on four of its patents. The company isn’t going to stop chasing Apple even after that verdict. It’s...

Apple Hit With $2.8 Billion Lawsuit Over iMessage & FaceTime

05/10/2016, There are advantages and disadvantages of being such a big corporation like Apple. The advantage is that you have brand recognition and everyone pretty much knows about you. The disadvantage is that because everyone knows about you that you can sometimes...

OS X 10.11.4 Update Causing Some iMessage, FaceTime Login Problems

03/23/2016, Whenever a software update has been made available, it’s always good news since it means that problems are addressed, there are security improvements, and sometimes even new features. Unfortunately from time to time software updates actually end up...

Apple Files For Mistrial In $625 Million VirnetX Lawsuit

02/05/2016, A couple of days ago, a court ruled against Apple in a patent infringement lawsuit, in which the company suing Apple, VirnetX, won. The court ordered Apple to pay the company an eye-watering $625 million in damages, a number that was actually more than...

Apple Ordered To Pay $625 Million Over FaceTime Patent Infringement

02/04/2016, Some of you guys might recall a company by the name of VirnetX, which for the most part has been labelled a patent troll. Now the company has gone after tech giants like Apple in the past, and at one point Apple even lost a lawsuit to them in which they...

Apple Patent Allows For Screen & App Data Sharing Over FaceTime

02/24/2015, One of the perks of using software like Google Docs is that it allows for live collaboration between users, so edits and changes made to the document will be reflected in real time, thus allowing for teams to work together on a singular document at the...

Apple Brings Two-Factor Authentication To iMessage And FaceTime

02/12/2015, Remember last year when celebrity photos from iCloud were leaked online? Many blamed iCloud’s poor security which is something Apple quickly addressed why introducing two-factor authentication to the service which was basically an added layer of...

Apple Hit With Lawsuit Over FaceTime Patents

09/19/2014, With the amount of money that Apple is making and the pile of cash they are sitting on, it is no surprise that they are constantly being targeted by patent trolls who are hoping to make a quick buck by forcing Apple to settle patent infringement lawsuits....

Apple May Hide FaceTime Camera Behind The Speaker

08/07/2014, The iPhone’s design is regarded by some as the most simplest of them all but it appears that Apple thinks it can do more. A patent application discovered today shows that the company is tinkering with an idea that just might make the front of the...

Apple Patent Hints At FaceTime Designed For The Enterprise

07/30/2014, Apple’s recent announcement of their partnership with IBM is definitely a sign that the Cupertino company has serious plans to get into the enterprise market. However what works for regular consumers might not necessarily work for enterprise customers,...

FaceTime Issues Can Be Resolved By Updating To iOS 7

04/25/2014, When Apple announced iOS 7 last year, it was met with both heavy praise and criticism at the same time. Those who praised it said that it was about time that iOS got a makeover, and those who criticized it felt that the changes were too drastic and that...

Apple Stepping Up Camera Efforts In Recent Job Listings

03/12/2014, Apple’s iPhones have typically been known for their cameras and for the ability to capture great photos. Obviously one cannot compare iPhone photos to that of a proper camera, but as far as smartphone cameras are concerned, they are surprisingly pretty...