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Apple releases iOS 11.1.2 to fix iPhone X screen issues in cold weather

(Image: Jason Cipriani/ZDNet) Shortly after the iPhone X launched, users complained that the display became unresponsive when using the phone in cold weather. Apple acknowledged the issue and promised a fix via a future software update. On Thursday, Apple released iOS 11.1.2 with the fix. Additionally, the update is supposed ...

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Microsoft to integrate third-party security information into its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service

Microsoft is partnering with other security vendors to integrate their macOS, Linux, iOS, and Android security wares with its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) service. (Image: Microsoft) On Nov. 8, Microsoft announced the first three such partners: Bitdefender, Lookoutm and Ziften. These companies will feed any threats detected into ...

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iPhone 8 off to a slow start

With a full weekend of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus sales now over, leading mobile engagement platform Localytics took a look at the data it has been collecting and found that Apple’s new handsets are off to a slow start. Must read: The one must-have accessory for all iPhone ...

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Ex-NSA hacker drops macOS High Sierra zero-day hours before launch

(Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) Just hours before Apple is expected to roll out the new version of its desktop and notebook operating system, macOS High Sierra, a security researcher dropped a zero-day. Patrick Wardle, a former NSA hacker who now serves as chief security researcher at ‎Synack, posted a video of ...

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Apple iPhone 8 Plus costs $295.44 to make, says IHS Markit

Dissecting Apple’s iPhone 8, iPhone X launch Apple’s iPhone 8 Plus has a bill of materials cost of $288, a sum higher than any previous iPhone, according to IHS Market. Toss in $7.36 in manufacturing costs, and the total expense to make the iPhone 8 Plus is $295.44. Don’t cry ...

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iOS 11.0.1 update causes havoc for some iPhone and iPad users

(Image: Jason Parker/CNET) It seems that no matter how many people participate in Apple’s beta program, the rollout of a new release seems to bring with it endless woes for some users. Must read : Here are the Apple products you shouldn’t buy (and three that you can’t buy anymore) ...

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What's it like using the world's fastest smartphone?

Apple A11 Bionic processor I should be awed by the fact that I own the world’s fastest smartphone, but to be honest it’s all a bit underwhelming. Must read: iOS 11 battery life is terrible According to Geekbench benchmarks, the A11 Bionic processor that powers the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 ...

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