This isn’t exactly what Apple had actually prepared for the week leading up approximately their huge press conference at Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9th. Rather of enjoying the customer buzz about its approaching product refresh, Tim Cook and team were busy handling allegations that an iCloud security breach led to a hacker leaking lots of private naked celeb graphics to the internet. Although Apple states none of the taken passwords were leaked from the company’s servers, Tim Cook needed to concentrate on defending Apple’s iCloud service rather of preparing to announce the iPhone 6.
Cook mentioned to The Wall Street Journal that the ‘celebs’ iCloud accounts were jeopardized when hackers properly addressed security questions to get their passwords, or when they were victimized by a phishing fraud to get user IDs and passwords.’ Cook also revealed that Apple would be including additional security functions in iOS 8 to secure users from future attacks. Users who still want to opt out of iCloud image sharing can learn the best ways to do so right here.
iPhone 6, iWatch and iPad Air 2
Apple introduced a live page on Apple.com that showcases a countdown clock and a message the reads:
‘Live video from our special event will be right here. Therefore will certainly a whole lot more. Join us at Apple.com on September 9 at 10 a.m. PDT to follow every minute.’
While the consensus is Apple will reveal two new bigger iPhone 6 models and its very first wearable gadget on September 9th, KGI Securities expert Ming-Chi Kuo thinks the company will certainly likewise reveal the second-generation iPad Air at the occasion. In a note to investors Ming-Chi stated the brand-new tablet will be thinner than its predecessor and include an improved Touch ID finger print sensor. Ming-Chi also claims that the iPad 2 will certainly be readily available in gold like the iPhone Fives.
Apple has also welcomed leading fashion editors and blog writers to the keynote, according to Reuters.
‘Apple is forging closer ties to the fashion world as it plots its foray into the fertile field of wearable innovation, trying to win over a crucial crowd that might prove crucial to the success of customer gizmos used around the body.’
Moto 360 Sells Out
Motorola’s new smartwatch the Moto 360 sold out within a few hours after being launched on Friday. Interest in the brand-new watch was so high up on BestBuy.com that the seller is now permitting clients to book a design at retail locations. The $250 smartwatch includes a timeless circular design and it’s geared up with a 1.5-inch full color LCD touchscreen, built-in heart rate monitor and pedometer.
Angry Birds Keeps on Trucking
Rovio Entertainment launched Angry Birds Stella to the App Shop and a retro 80s trailer for its upcoming Transformers tie-in.
Angry Birds Transformers will be offered on October 15, 2014.