Still looking for a reason to upgrade to iOS 8? Security firm Trend Micro released a report on Wednesday revealing that some of the most dangerous spyware it has ever seen is making the rounds on iOS devices, but is far more effective on iOS 7 than on Apple’s latest operating system release.
The spyware is part of something Trend Micro is calling Operation Pawn Storm, “an active economic and political cyber-espionage operation that targets a wide range of entities, like the military, governments, defense industries, and the media.”
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Last week, Apple released its sixth iOS 8 update into the wild. The iOS 8.1.3 update is now available for all devices capable of running iOS 8, including the aging iPhone 5. Today, we want to take another look at the iPhone 5 iOS 8.1.3 update and tell you about five things we think all iPhone 5 users need to know, right now, about iOS 8.1.3 and the future.
In the months that have followed the iOS 8 update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, Apple’s rolled out a series of new iOS 8 upgrades that have delivered new features but more importantly, have brought much needed bug fixes to iOS 8 users. iOS 8 brought tons of new features and enhancements to iPhone and iPad users but it also brought a number of iOS 8 problems along with it.
Apple is better than Google. Google is better than Apple. The iPhone is better than Android phones. Android is better than the iPhone. The argument will rage on for years to come, and the truth is all four of those statements are accurate. The iPhone is better than Android… at some things. Android is better than the iPhone… in some ways. And so on.
We’ve covered a few posts in recent history that explain various ways Android phones are better than the iPhone, and now it’s time to take a look at the flip side of the coin and examine why the iPhone is better than Android handsets.