Stories by Dan Moren

iOS 7 lock-screen bypass allows access to photos, contacts, social networking

Settle into your seats for the Return of the Lock-Screen Bypass, Part XVII: The iOS 7-ing. Once again, someon's figured out a way to access data from your iPhone or iPad without entering your lock code. (You do have a lock code, don't you?) As for what makes this time different from all other times, it's the first instance of a bug of this type in Apple's newest OS.

Dan Moren | 20 Sep | Read more

Remains of the Day: Face-off

Now you can report bugs to Apple in style. Elsewhere, Apple puts a new face on FaceTime and Android takes a shot across Apple's sleek and sophisticated bow. The remainders for Tuesday, September 3, 2013 are the beginning of the end.

Dan Moren | 04 Sep | Read more

AgileBits teases significant revamp of 1Password for OS X

While Apple's announcement of the forthcoming iCloud Keychain feature of iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks might have seemed like dire news for products like AgileBits's 1Password, the latter company's not about to throw in the towel. On Friday, it teased a sneak peek at the forthcoming 1Password 4 for Mac, a complete redesign and re-engineering of what represents the first major update to the password manager on OS X since 2009.

Dan Moren | 23 Aug | Read more

Remains of the Day: Kyrie Ellison

What does it truly mean to be ... Apple-y? One analyst gives it his best shot. Elsewhere, a billionaire hands down judgment on Apple without Steve Jobs, and London trash cans are collecting more than just rubbish. The remainders for Tuesday, August 13, 2013 burn a gem-like flame.

Dan Moren | 14 Aug | Read more

Remains of the Day: Norway, no how

Developers are welcomed back into Apple's fold, Steve Jobs once considered going consumer-only, and one Scandinavian country says no-no to 3D flyovers. The remainders for Monday, August 12, 2013 are transmitted exclusively in Norse code.

Dan Moren | 13 Aug | Read more

Remains of the Day: Jungle boogie

Malware gets nasty about your surfing habits, Apple may want its own answer to Kinect, and the sounds of endangered species are the new hot sounds to listen to on your iPod. The remainders for Tuesday, July 16, 2013 will let the boogie flow.

Dan Moren | 17 Jul | Read more

Remains of the Day: Crimes and misdemeanors

iOS apps are still using UUIDs, and your iMessages may not be as secure as you thought, but that one guy is really, really sorry that he sold that iPhone 4 prototype. The remainders for Wednesday, June 26, 2013 have done their time.

Dan Moren | 27 Jun | Read more

Mac OS X 10.8.4 fixes iMessage ordering issue, more

Even though eyes are on next week's Worldwide Developers Conference, which is rumored to usher in the next major update to OS X, Apple hasn't stopped supporting its current version. The company on Tuesday released Mac OS X 10.8.4, bringing numerous fixes and improvements.

Dan Moren | 04 Jun | Read more

Remains of the Day: Charge!

Your iPhone may be getting more than just power from that charger. Elsewhere, the patent lawsuit is coming from inside the law firm and the iHernia of Mac portable concepts. The remainders for Monday, June 3, 2013 are large and in charge.

Dan Moren | 04 Jun | Read more

Remains of the Day: Single digits

Apple's got its finger on the pulse of security development, the iPhone should not be a number but a free man, and a former Apple exec is on the market once again. The remainders for Tuesday, April 9, 2013 are getting with the program.

Dan Moren | 10 Apr | Read more

Remains of the Day: Back in a flash

One analyst contends that Apple's real business model is storage, which at least explains why it's building such a huge new headquarters. Plus, your iMessages are really way more secure than they probably need to be. The remainders for Thursday, April 4, 2013 will be right back.

Dan Moren | 05 Apr | Read more

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