Yes, but this is a newly reported bug on OS X 10.8.4 and iOS 6.1.3 that affects CoreText API so it will likely be fixed in the near future. The text linked to is the same as appears in a screen shot on the Ars Technica article:
The article then goes on to explain the following:
There's a new bug in town, and it's here to crash your Mac and iPhone
Foxconn did indeed install "suicide nets". And they worked. It's a well known fact that many people wanting to commit suicide are not thinking straight and can be stopped if anything interferes with their plans. Taking an action that saves lives when it is obvious that this action is opening the company up to attacks by all internet trolls is surely ...
I'm afraid the US government and AAPL are very different things.
Apple does not have its own currency, nor powers to raise taxes, so its capacity to effect change on its environment is largely determined by its cash pile. It is now, like Porsche, essentially a hedge fund with a retail arm (Braeburn Capital, AAPL's fund, for the story read this article on ...
The product often mentioned as having "high Apple tax" is iPad. But in fact Samsung has higher margin on Galaxy Note 10.1, than Apple on iPad.
On the other hand however, Samsung also makes Nexus 10 for Google, which sells at much, much lower margin.
Apple gets hefty margin from iPhone 5, however Samsung gets similarly high margin from Galaxy S3. Again, ...
Was an air hostess electrocuted by her iPhone 5
No, she was electrocuted by her cheap Chinese charger.
A Chinese woman was electrocuted whilst holding an iPhone. However ...
The phone was an iPhone 4 not an iPhone 5
She had just stepped out of a bath (so may have been wet and dripping water)
The charger was not an Apple product but a cheap Chinese fake.
There was a discussion at security stackexchange about this issue.
The top rated answer says:
Yes, it is possible. However, that runs the risk of destroying the device without getting the data off first, which is undesirable. It also does not achieve the political goals of forcing Apple to assist in decrypting the device, paving the way with precedent ...
Here is a more detailed excerpt, including the quote from the alleged recording, from New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr's written testimony at the Senate committee hearing:
Recently, a defendant in a serious felony case told another
individual on recorded jailhouse call that “Apple and Google came
out with these softwares that can no ...
The answer is yes, there are alternative means for gaining access to the Apple Iphone 5c device running on IOS9 that exist which might not require the manufacturer's assistance which is agreed by security expert sites such as this.
Some of the alternative methods for gaining access to the device are
Method #1: Accessing a computer synchronized with iCloud ...
There has been a new iOS bug lets anyone crash your iPhone with a text message; theguardian.com reported on May 27, 2015:
A bug in Apple’s iOS means that anyone can crash an iPhone by simply sending it a certain string of characters in a message.
It required sending an SMS to the victim, not him opening an link:
The text string is very specific and is ...
I realize this is an old question, but on the off-chance you haven't already found it, the interview in question appeared in the March 8, 1982 issue of InfoWorld. You can read the whole thing here:
Apple's Steven P. Jobs talks to IW
We didn't have much money to make molds. So we hired an outfit in Mountain View. [...] It got so bad at one point that we ...
Retina Display is unhealthy, but it's unrelated to the resolution. It's the fact, that it's offered only as glossy display, no matte option.
Queensland University of Technology page on "High gloss computer screens"
This web page contains health and safety considerations for Macintosh
– Apple ‘glass’ or high gloss monitor screens.
Reflections and ...
There is little disagreement that AES-256 cannot be cracked (it's still the US Gov't standard for encrypting Top Secret documents) or that the cryptographic key (UID key) cannot be extracted by software means.
However, there is whole range of physical, invasive techniques with which it is feasible (albeit difficult) to extract UID key from the ...
Computer Eye Strain: 10 Steps for Relief says, "Choose a display with a dot pitch of .28 mm or smaller."
According to MacBook Air - Technical Specifications (with the help of Display PPI (Pixels Per Inch) Calculator), the 13-Inch MacBook Air's dot pitch is 0.1989 mm (127.68 PPI), smaller than 0.28 mm.