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Apple to replace some MacBook, MacBook Pro keyboards due to problems

Apple said it will replace the keyboards of a “small percentage” of MacBook and MacBook Pro models due to issues such as repeat letters, characters that do not appear and keys that don’t respond consistently. In a support post, Apple said it will service the keyboards free of charge. The models eligible are: MacBook (Retina, 12-­inch, Early 2015) MacBook (Retina,… Read more →

A hacker figured out how to brute force iPhone passcodes

(Image: file photo) A security researcher has figured out how to brute force a passcode on any up-to-date iPhone or iPad, bypassing the software’s security mechanisms. Since iOS 8 rolled out in 2014, all iPhones and iPads have come with device encryption. Often protected by a four- or six-digit passcode, a hardware and software combination has made it nearly impossible… Read more →