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Top iOS news of the week: iPhone accessories cause camera glitches, Russian store closed, not guilty

Reports of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus camera problems due to cases with magnets Owners of the new iPhone should be aware that some camera glitches are being caused by cases that attach via magnets. Apple doesn’t recommend that iPhone case makers use magnets, but some use them anyway. The magnetic interference affects the Optical Image Stabilization feature, and also… Read more →

Apple Pay responsible for 1 percent of November digital payments, Google Wallet garners 4 percent

I enjoy using Apple Pay on my iPhone 6 Plus and according to an ITG investment research report Apple Pay is having a significant affect on mobile payments. The report states that Apple Pay was responsible for 1 percent of the digital payment dollars spent in the month of November, that included Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Google Wallet accounted… Read more →

Cheap Black Friday/Cyber Monday Android tablets riddled with vulnerabilities and security headaches

Cheap tablets on offer over Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have seemed like a good deal, but security researchers warn that some of these devices may be riddled with vulnerabilities, security misconfigurations, or even security backdoors. Security firm Bluebox Labs went out and purchased over a dozen of Black Friday “bargain” Android tablets from prominent retailers such Best Buy,… Read more →

Cisco elevates patent battle against Arista with ITC complaint

The brewing legal war between Cisco and Arista gained momentum amid a battle of the blog posts on Friday. Read this Patent wars end with a whimper as Apple-Samsung fizzles Apple’s latest courtroom drama fizzled, with the company winning a verdict against Samsung that didn’t even come close to paying its legal bills. Is it time for Apple to end… Read more →

BBC Documentary Shows Harsh Conditions for Workers in iPhone Factories

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