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How to tell if your iPhone battery needs replacing

How to tell if your iPhone battery needs replacing

Video: Healthy iPhone battery or not, you can still get a replacement for $29 Late last year it came to light that Apple has included code in the iOS operating system that throttles the performance of iPhones if the battery is showing signs of wear. The good news is that Applewill carry out a battery […]

iPhone X tips and tricks

iPhone X tips and tricks

iPhone X tips and tricks | ZDNet This web site uses cookies to improve your experience. By viewing our content, you are accepting the use of cookies. To find out more and change your cookie settings, please view our cookie policy. iPhone X button layout Published: January 2, 2018 — 14:30 GMT (06:30 PST) Caption […]

Touch-based identity faces an uncertain future after Face ID

Touch-based identity faces an uncertain future after Face ID

Image: Apple/CNET Five years ago, Apple bought an obscure components company called AuthenTec for more than $350 million, one of the largest purchases in its history. The acquisition enabled the launch of Touch ID, a rapid fingerprint recognition technology that would become a hallmark of iPhones. Apple’s current-generation iPhone 8 series uses Touch ID, but […]

Apple releases iOS 11.2.1 with HomeKit vulnerability fix

Apple releases iOS 11.2.1 with HomeKit vulnerability fix

Video: Change these iOS 11 privacy and security settings now It’s time to update your iOS devices, again. Apple on Wednesday released iOS 11.2.1. The update fixes an issue with Apple’s HomeKit home automation service that could allow unauthorized remote access to HomeKit devices such as a smart lock on the front door, lights, or […]

Google Project Zero 'tpf0' exploit whets appetite for iOS 11 jailbreak

Google Project Zero 'tpf0' exploit whets appetite for iOS 11 jailbreak

Google’s Project Zero iOS bug hunter Ian Beer has released details about an iOS 11 exploit that could offer up a jailbreak for iOS 11.1.2. Beer last week teased that he had an exploit called ‘tfp0’, which is short for the kernel task port in iOS, and has today followed with an exploit using two […]

Tech's leaps, limps and likes: The 7 trends that defined 2017

Tech's leaps, limps and likes: The 7 trends that defined 2017

With 2017 almost in the record books, it’s worth a review of the main topics as well as what we learned from them. Here’s a look at the seven trends identified by ZDNet editors and a crib sheet to the broader video discussion. 2015 The Year’s Best Tech for Work and Play ZDNet takes a […]

Best cheap smartphones: $300 (and much less) can buy mobile satisfaction

Best cheap smartphones: $300 (and much less) can buy mobile satisfaction

The Apple iPhone X starts at $1,000, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 at $950, and the Google Pixel 2 XL at $849. These manufacturers and wireless carriers tend to offer monthly payment plans to help people accept these high prices, but no matter how you slice it the price of flagships is still huge. Thankfully, […]