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# iPhone

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2022
# iCharged
Brazil judge fines Apple €20.1m over iPhones sold without chargers
The decision came after Brazil’s justice ministry slapped a separate fine of nearly €2.5 million on Apple in September over the same issue.
# Your Say
Poll: How often do you update your phone's software?
Do you keep the system up to scratch?
# security issue
Apple warns of security flaw for iPhones, iPads and Macs
Security experts have advised users to update affected devices.
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# Technology
Embattled Apple unveils new products including iPhone 13
Apple still possesses massive reach in the digital world and beyond, and manages to be worth over $2 trillion.
# update now
Apple issues emergency security update for all of its users following 'zero-click' hack
The flaw affected all Apple’s operating systems, researchers said.
# Unveiling
Apple prepares to unveil the iPhone 12
There could be as many as four different versions of the new iPhone, reports say.
# dud money
Gardaí arrest man in Dublin after €1,100 phone is bought with counterfeit €20 notes
A search warrant was obtained and the iPhone was seized.
# Apple TV
Apple unveils new iPhones and streaming service to rival Netflix
The TV+ service will launch in more than 100 countries on 1 November and is set to cost €4.99 per month.
# conned
Fake iPhones on the rise as gardaí alerted to counterfeiter operating in west Dublin shop
The con was occurring in a well-known electronics shop based in west Dublin.
# Privacy
Apple fixes bug that allowed FaceTime users to listen to a person before they answer call
In some cases, users could also watch a person before they answered the FaceTime call.
# Apple
Bug allows Facetime users to listen to and, in some cases, watch a person before they answer call
Apple is working to fix the issue.
# screen time
Now you can finally limit how often you use apps on your phone
Here’s how to use Screen Time if you’re an iOS user.
# Your Say
Poll: How often do you buy a new phone?
Three new iPhones were launched during the week.
# Technology
Here's what you need to know about Apple's three new iPhones
The company has also launched an upgraded smartwatch that detects falls.
# location history
Google records people's movements even when told not to
The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.
# selfies
An Irish influencer has shown just how different the cameras on the iPhone and a Samsung are when it comes to selfies
Which is which?
# IMF
iPhone exports accounted for a quarter of Ireland's economic growth last year
That’s according to a new report by the International Monetary Fund.
# Clonee
Gardaí investigate after taxi driver has phone stolen by two men with 'fake' gun
There has been a spike in similar incidents in the area recently.
# keep the change
Why will the new iPhone cost more in Ireland than in the US?
There was quite a reaction to the new iPhone’s price tag of $999.
# a grand phone
Fancy the new iPhone X? Prices are going to start at €1,179
Will you be buying it?
# fón gaoithe
The Wind Phone art project in the Dublin Mountains has been destroyed
The phone booth has been destroyed after just weeks of being installed by a Dublin-based art group.
# making a difference
'Technology is the great equaliser' - how two apps for those with impaired sight are levelling the playing field
The two apps have been developed in conjunction with National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI).
# howya siri
This guy put Siri to the test with the thickest of Irish accents
You’ll never be able to forget Benedict Cumberbatch’s date of birth after this video.
# Tweeter in chief
Donald Trump has moved from Android to iPhone
Trump had been using an older Android device, belived to be a Samsung.
# NightSkies
Wikileaks releases CIA hacks of Apple devices (that users can't undo)
Security experts say the exploits are plausible, but suggest they pose little threat to typical users as they require physical access to devices.
# London
'She's not breathing': Boy (4) uses Siri to call emergency services to save mother
Once through to emergency services, the boy was able to say what his address was.
# watch your spending
Here are the new updates Apple announced this morning
Apple just announced a load of new products today.
# u-turn
Apple is changing the iPhone's charging port again
The switch to a USB-C port would put the Apple product on par with others across the industry.
# So old
13 horrifying things that were true ten years ago
What a difference a year makes.
# aladdin sane
There's a little emoji tribute to David Bowie in the newest iPhone update
The newest batch of emojis is expected to arrive later this month.
# zoom in
Your iPhone now has a hidden magnifying mode that you can use
Can’t make something out? Maybe inverting colours can help.
# Apple Crumble
Disgruntled customer smashes up smartphones at Apple store in France
The scene, captured on camera and posted on the Internet, has gone viral in France.
# apple worship
These cheering fans queued for days to get their hands on the new iPhone 7
Sales have been better than expected.
# Upgrade
The latest major update for your iPhone is here, and this is what it brings
iOS 10 brings an expanded iMessages, rejigged lock screen and a handier way to check notifications.
# New Arrivals
Apple has announced the new iPhone 7
Say goodbye to the headphone jack, and say hello to dual-lens camera and water resistance.
# Coming Up
This is what you should expect from Apple's major iPhone event tonight
The start of September is the time Apple unveils its new iPhone and a few changes are bound.
# Final prep
The iPhone gets one last 'important security update' before iOS 10 launch
Turns out not every bug was squashed in the last update.
# Australia
Cyclist hospitalised after iPhone 'explodes' under his leg
The British man was cycling when he fell on his phone and it burned his leg.
# Milestone
It's official: Apple has sold a billion iPhones
It took more than nine years for it to pass that marker.
# cross the line
Apple is expected to announce a major milestone tonight
But it may not help it reverse a slowdown in iPhone sales.