Apple Under Investigation From South Korean Regulator

Reuters reports that Apple is currently under fire in South Korea as the country’s antitrust regulator launches an investigation into “some matters”, without disclosing further details. Jeong Jae-chan, the head of the anti-competition body, said during a parliamentary hearing Tuesday that the agency was taking a closer look at Apple’s business practices in the country.

Apple to Launch iPhone 7 in Black Color, Not ‘Deep Blue’

Remember the iPhone 5’s Darth Vader-like black appearance? It’s still my favorite iPhone colorway even though Apple has since moved to a more subdued Space Gray finish for subsequent models. Mac Otakara, the Japanese publication which claimed the iPhone 7 would come in a new Deep Blue variant, has now backtracked on the report, saying the device would include a Space Black colorway akin to the Apple Watch.

Alleged Rear Panel of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Leaks; Shows off the Larger Camera Hole

New spy photos allegedly reveal that the iPhone 7 will have a larger camera and the iPhone 7 Plus / Pro will get a dual lens camera. The photo also shows the antenna bands being placed at the top and bottom edges to give the rear of the phone a clean look.

Apple’s Use of Differential Privacy in iOS 10 is Opt-In

iOS 10 and macOS Sierra tap into an interesting technology, called Differential Privacy, which makes possible data collection from a large number of users without compromising individual user’s security and privacy. Re/code has now learned from Apple that Differential Privacy will be opt-in only, meaning privacy-minded folks won’t be required to use the feature unless they specifically want to.

Apple Discontinues Thunderbolt Display; Only Available until Stock Last

Late Thursday Apple announced it’s discontinuing the Thunderbolt Display. In a statement provided to several news sites, the company said remaining inventory is still available through its retail channels and Authorized Resellers, but production has been stopped.

Alleged iPhone 7 Pricing Reveals 256GB Model and ‘Pro’ Variant

Citing a post on Chinese social network Weibo, PocketNow reported this morning that the flagship 256-gigabyte version of the iPhone 7 Plus could price-match the top-of-the-line 128-gigabyte iPhone 6s Plus model. According to the leaked pricing, the next iPhone lineup would include 32/64/256GB models for the 4.7-inch iPhone 7.

Apple Music and iTunes 12.4 Bug Results in Issues Related to Tracks Shorter than 60 Seconds

There seems to be a bug in iTunes 12.4 which causes playback issues with Apple Music tracks shorter than 60 seconds, MacRumors reported today.

iOS 10 Beta Has an Unencrypted Kernel; Makes It Easier to Discover Security Flaws and Jailbreaks

MIT Technology Review has discovered that the kernel in iOS 10 beta is unencrypted, making it a lot easier for technology-minded users, jailbreak developers and the like to take a peek under iOS’s hood and pinpoint any potential vulnerabilities.

Judge Dismisses ‘Error 53’ Lawsuit in Favor of Apple

A United States district court judge has tossed so-called ‘Error 53’ lawsuit against Apple out of the window on grounds that the plaintiffs “lack standing to pursue injunctive relief”. The plaintiffs argued that the iOS 9 software update causing certain devices with a faulty Touch ID or Home button, like the iPhone 6, to be bricked has resulted in permanent data loss.

How to downgrade from iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.2

In case you've installed iOS 10 beta 1 that Apple seeded a few days back and wish to downgrade your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to iOS 9.3.2, then you are so lucky because Apple still signing this firmware ipsw file. Many iOS user may find iOS 10 beta 1 is a bit buggy or maybe it is running slow on their devices. Downgrading to a previous version is quite easy.

Resources found in iOS 10 suggest cellular data toggle possibly coming to Control Center

iOS 10 contains tons of great features that Apple talked about in the keynote and we've already seen some hidden features that were spotted in iOS 10 beta 1. New features aside, many people have been digging through iOS 10 beta in search for unannounced features, or upcoming devices.

Concept Shows What an Apple Bluetooth Keyboard Looks Like with an OLED Touch Bar

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is adamant that one of the standout hardware features of a next-geneation MacBook is an OLED display which would replace the row of physical function keys. If that’s the case, and knowing how Apple works, we might easily see this OLED touch bar come to a next-generation Magic Keyboard.

iOS 10 Has Already Been Jailbroken by iH8sn0w [Video]

Believe it or not, iOS 10 has been jailbroken by the Canadian iOS hacker iH8sn0w. Earlier today the hacker has demonstrated on video a jailbroken iPhone 5 running iOS 10 earlier today, offering a glimpse of hope that Apple’s latest version of its mobile operating system that debuted in beta last week, could be eventually be jailbroken.

iOS 10 Increases the Amount of Available Storage on Your iPhone

Most of us suffer from a lack of storage on their devices after upgrading to a newer software. But it seems that this matter does not apply to iOS 10. Number of Reddit users who are already running Apple's first beta of iOS 10 are claiming that they have more space on their devices after upgrading — especially with the 128GB models.

Facebook Messenger Adds a New ‘Home’ Section for a New Inbox Experience

Facebook is trying to “reinvent the inbox” with Home, a new tab in the mobile Messenger app designed to make it easier to start conversations with the service’s more than 900 million unique mostly users. David Marcus, Facebook’s Messenger boss, said on Thursday that with the new Home tab his company is aiming to make Messenger simpler to use by presenting more relevant information.

Dark Mode resources discovered in iOS 10

It was widely expected that Apple would be introducing a Dark Mode in iOS 10. Instead, the company announced the feature for tvOS 10, with no mention of bringing it to iOS thereby disappointing everyone. Now, many developers are reporting that they have found a Dark Mode for many of the system apps in iOS 10 including in Safari, Alarms, and iTunes.

Apps stuck on "Installing.." ? Here's how to fix it

iOS apps can sometimes glitch out in the middle of the installation. When it happens you will see the "installing.." indicator on the app icon for ages without moving and nothing happens. Most of the time the fix is easy, but sometimes, things get a little more complicated. In this piece, we’ll talk about what you can do to rectify the situation of apps getting stuck in the infinite “Installing…” limbo.

Apple is Killing Off The Game Center App with iOS 10

Apple has removed the Game Center app from the first betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra. The change appears to be permanent, according to the iOS 10 Preview release notes. Although it’s still available in Settings, “the Game Center app has been removed,” reads the document.

New in iOS 10: Ability to delete stock apps

We all have a 'crappy folder' in which we put inside it all useless stock apps that most of us don't use like iBooks, Voice memos, Compass apps and etc... The good thing in Apple's new operating system iOS 10, it allows you to delete stock apps. Apple didn’t mention anything about this during the keynote, but after installing the initial iOS 10 beta, we can confirm that many stock apps are deletable in Wiggle mode.

Apple seeds first beta of iOS 10 to developers

Apple took the stage at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote and officially announced the next major update to iOS: iOS 10.

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