Tag: Apple

Apple rolls out faster, cheaper MacBook Airs

Apple has updated the MacBook Air with faster processors and lower prices in the US as of April 29. Now starting at US$899, the MacBook Air features new processors, faster flash storage, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, up to 12 hours of battery life and Apple’s iLife and iWork apps.

Is Apple collaborating with the NSA?

Apple has been accused of working with with the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) to spy on iPhone users, according to a report on TechCrunch. A recently leaked 50-page catalogue that lists all the hacking tools NSA agents have access contains a “DROPOUTJEEP” malware that apparently targets the iOS platform. Security researcher Jacob Applebaum notes that the promised 100 percent success rate implies the cooperation of Apple with the NSA.