Slack for iOS Is Now Easier to Use with Redesigned Bottom Bar, Compose Button, More

Earlier this year, Slack introduced a major update for the desktop app. Now the app has received a major update for iOS. The whole layout seems to be redesigned with navigation moved to bottom bars. The bottom bar includes “Home”, “DMs”, “Mentions”, and “You.” Previously, the menu could be accessed by swiping on the three-dot line menu. Slack believes the redesigned bottom navigation bar will help users navigate faster than before. The Slack update on iOS seems to have borrowed some elements from the desktop app. Slack gets the Lightning…

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iPhone 12 leak: CAD-based renders show design, 120Hz screens and 3x zoom camera tipped

iphone 12 prototype

The telephoto camera will also be exclusive to the Pros, agree leaksters. It will go up to 3x magnification (the 11 Pros have 2x) and will support night mode as well. Apple is allegedly working on periscope designs, but that’s not happening this year.Jon Prosser, who supplied much of the info for the video above, has released his own video with yet more iPhone 12 details. Starting with the names, the four models will be called iPhone 12 (5.4”), iPhone 12 Max (or perhaps 12 Plus, 6.1”), iPhone 12 Pro…

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Rumour: 14-inch MacBook Pro Could Launch in 2021

The new 13-inch MacBook Pro announcement from Apple disappointed many since rumors had pointed to the company launching a machine with a 14-inch display. Instead, Apple retained the same screen size and just bumped the specs of the machine to new Intel 10th-gen processors along with more RAM and base storage across all models. A Twitter account that has previously leaked details about many upcoming Apple products accurately, is now pointing to the 14-inch MacBook Pro launching next year. There have been rumors of the 14-inch MacBook Pro using a…

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Major Thunderbolt Security Exploit ‘Thunderpsy’ Allows Hacker to Steal Data from Encrypted Drive, Partially Affects macOS

A major security flaw has been discovered in Thunderbolt that affects all PCs featuring the port. This includes Windows, Linux, and even Macs. The flaw allows a hacker to access data on a machine that is locked and even if its drive is encrypted. Inadequate firmware verification schemes Weak device authentication scheme Use of unauthenticated device metadata Downgrade attack using backwards compatibility Use of unauthenticated controller configurations SPI flash interface deficiencies No Thunderbolt security on Boot Camp These vulnerabilities lead to nine practical exploitation scenarios. In an evil maid threat…

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Report: Apple is Considering Moving Nearly a Fifth of Its Production From China to India

We expect Apple to produce up to $40 billion worth of smartphones, mostly for exports through its contract manufacturers Wistron and Foxconn, availing the benefits under the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme. “We don’t have ecosystem ready, which could support any large-scale deployment. The ecosystem right from skilling to ancillaries is almost negligible. This weakens confidence of anyone wanting to plan big and long term,” said Faisal Kawoosa, founder at research agency TechArc. [Via Economic Times]

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