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iOS 11 has a ‘cop button’ to temporarily disable Touch ID

Apple is adding an easy way to quickly disable Touch ID in iOS 11. A new setting, designed to automate emergency services calls, lets iPhone users tap the power button quickly five times to call 911. This doesn’t automatically dial the emergency services by default,...

Blocking Robocalls on iOS and Android

Blocking Robocalls on iOS and Android We were hit with 2.53 million robocalls in June alone, or roughly 976 robocalls for every second of the month. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has cited the statistics YouMail Robocall Index released as a definitive...

iOS 10.3 Fixes Exploit That Caused iPhones to Repeatedly Dial 911

iOS 10.3, released earlier this week, fixes a major vulnerability that could cause iPhones to repeatedly dial 911, reports The Wall Street Journal. In the United States, 911 is an emergency telephone number that summons police, fire, and EMS services. The 911 security...

6 persistent phone charging myths, debunked

Charging your phone should be easy — just plug it in and forget about it. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of bad advice out there that is actually doing more harm than good. Let’s debunk it, shall well? First, a note about exploding phones: Almost all...

Here's everything Apple announced on Tuesday

Apple announced a load of new products on Tuesday morning. From glamorous red iPhones to cheap new iPads, the California tech company unveiled updates, refreshes, and accessories for many of its product lines. Apple didn’t hold a big media event to coincide with...