Tag Archives: iPhone

Researchers: Malware can run on iPhones that are switched off

[German]A smartphone that is switched off is not off – we know this from movies where batteries are removed from smartphones and the devices are placed in a refrigerator or tin cans. It is certainly possible to run malware on … Continue reading

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Report: Apple tests iPhones with USB-C port

[German]Anonymous sources reported to Bloomberg, Apple is testing future iPhone models that replace the current Lightning charging port with the more widespread USB-C port. This would be an absolute paradigm shift for Apple and its customers. Advertising

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iOS 15.1.1 is supposed to eliminate call bugs on iPhone 12 and 13

Apple has released the update to iOS 15.1.1 for its iPhones. It is a maintenance update that is supposed to fix user-reported calling issues for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13. Some users complain about dropped calls on these models. … Continue reading

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Tianfu Cup 2021: Exchange 2019 and iPhone hacked

[German]I think the developers at Apple and Microsoft – as well as some other software companies – will have their work cut out for them. At the Chinese Tianfu Cup 2021, which is currently (Oct. 16./17. 2021) underway, there was … Continue reading

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Motorcycle vibrations can damage cameras on iPhone

[German]Motorcyclists should think twice before buying modern smartphones with image stabilizers and mounting them as a navigator on the machine. iPhones in particular seem to have a problem with vibrations on the machines, as this can permanently damage the camera … Continue reading

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Magnets in iPhone 12 affect pacemakers

[German]The iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and MagSafe accessories contain built-in magnets or may generate magnetic fields. Apple points out that these devices can interfere with defibrillators and pacemakers. Advertising

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iPhone: iOS 14 bug prevents SMS and iMessages notifications

[German]Users of iPhones running iOS 14 are complaining that they are not getting notifications for incoming SMS text or iMessages messages. This appears to be a bug in iOS 14 that can also affect notifications from other apps. Advertising

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Over 3.6 million users install Fleeceware in iOS

[German]Now it's the turn of Apple users with iOS who download apps from the Apple Store. These were contaminated with so-called fleeceware, as Sophos security researchers have found out. Advertising

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iOS 13.4.1 fixes VPN bug and Facetime issues

[German]Apple has released an update from iOS to version 13.4.1 on April 7, 2020. It is a bug-fix update, which should fix a bug in Facetime as well as the bug in VPNs. Furthermore there are further fixes. Advertising

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Covid-19: Apple allows to disinfect devices (e.g. iPhone)

[German]A brief note for users of Apple products like iPhone, iPad, iPods or Macs. In times of the coronavirus, the manufacturer has made it clear that people are allowed to clean the displays and, if necessary, cases with mild disinfectants. … Continue reading

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