For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with WhyWood to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win something a little bit out of the ordinary – a high quality wooden iPhone and Apple Watch dock made primarily by hand in Switzerland.
The WhyWood Dockit W3, made from oak or walnut, can charge multiple devices all at once.
It has a 7.5W wireless charger for charging the latest 2017 and 2018 iPhones at maximum wireless charging speed, a Lightning port for charging the AirPods or Apple TV Remote, and a built-in magnetic Apple Watch charger for charging the Apple Watch Series 1 through 4 models.
Each dock is available with a black or white [...]
Two weeks ago, Facebook announced that it discovered a security breach allowing hackers to steal Facebook data from millions of accounts, and today, Facebook shared further data on just what was accessed.
To get the Facebook data, hackers took advantage of a security flaw in the social network’s „View As“ code, a feature designed to let people see what their profile looks like to someone else. The Facebook access tokens that hackers were able to obtain are basically digital keys that allow people to stay logged in to Facebook.
According to Facebook, hackers used a set of accounts that they controlled that were connected to Facebook friends. An [...]
Apple’s iOS 12 operating system, released on September 17, is now installed on 53 percent of active devices introduced in the last four years.
Apple shared the installation statistics on its App Store support page for developers, which was updated today.
iOS installation rates are being broken down in a new way. The 53 percent statistic applies only to devices released in the last four years. Amid all devices, 50 percent are running iOS 12.
Of devices released in the last four years, 40 percent are running iOS 11 and 7 percent are running an earlier version of iOS. Among all devices, 39 percent continue to run iOS 11 while 11 percent use an earlier [...]
Facebook today announced the launch of a new 3D photos feature that uses the Portrait Mode feature of the iPhone and other smartphones with dual lens cameras.
Facebook manipulates the Portrait Mode photo to display the scene in 3D, using the depth information between the subject in the foreground and the background.
Whether it’s a shot of your pet, your friends, or a beautiful spot from your latest vacation, you just take a photo in Portrait mode using your compatible dual-lens smartphone, then share as a 3D photo on Facebook where you can scroll, pan and tilt to see the photo in realistic 3D–like you’re looking through a [...]