Apple dominates 64-bit mobile chip devices as rival smartphone makers wait for a 64-bit version of the Android OS, but that early lead could dissipate in the next four years, ABI Research said on Tuesday.
Macworld's Dan Moren offers a reason to be optimistic about the future of Apple's new CarPlay in-car, iPhone user interface after its less-than-enthusiastic reception: Apple's expertise in developing and updating software.
Apple's CarPlay user interface will not only add complexity to existing in-vehicle infotainment systems, it would virtually take away the keys from automakers who plan their own systems and interfaces.
A subtle mistake in how Apple implemented a basic encryption feature that shields data from snooping also affects many desktop applications that rely on the code, according to a noted security researcher.
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The first thing you notice when you pick up Apple's new iPad Air is how light it feels. But there's more to the Air than it's new slender look and feel. Michael deAgonia offers his first impressions of the new tablet.