Epic CEO fears Apple’s influence on the metaverse

Credit: Epic Games AppleInsider may earn an affiliate commission for purchases made through links on our site. Epic CEO Tim Sweeney believes Apple is a major “roadblock in the way of Epic’s vision of a metaverse.” On Thursday, Epic Games discussed its plans for the metaverse at the Game Developers Conference 2023. The … Read more

Feds stalked suspects with an Apple AirTag, the report says

Apple AirTags can be useful for things like finding your keys or keep an eye on luggage. But it is also common knowledge that the small quarter size tracking devices, can be used in less appetizing ways. People have been charged AirTags are used to enable stalking. Police have claimed that the devices are identical … Read more

Apple will spy on employees to enforce return mandate: report

Apple will reportedly monitor employee attendance to ensure they meet a company requirement that they report to the office at least three days a week. The iPhone maker — which has always touted its strict privacy rules — will review badge records to track attendance at its headquarters in an effort to crack down on … Read more

Patent shows Apple could put selfie camera on future smartwatch

Apple is trying to come up with new ways for users to quickly take a selfie or use FaceID without digging in their pocket for their phone. a newly unveiled patent from Apple shares that the company is looking at a wearable device with a “protrusion” for a camera above the watch face and positioned … Read more

The DEA quietly turned Apple’s AirTag into a surveillance tool

Apple AirTags could be useful as a police surveillance device, according to a DEA warrant. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images) The Washington Post via Getty Images Apple’s quarter-sized location tracker was hidden in a pill press by the DEA for surveillance. The AirTag’s small size and reliability can make it an attractive tool … Read more

Apple Reportedly Takes Attendance Amid Back to Office Push

Apple has struggled to force its employees back to the office with its hybrid work plan, even if it is employees were largely hostile to the whims of the Cupertino company. As if we’re all back in grade school, Apple is the next company reportedly on hand to ensure its staff commutes to the office … Read more

Future Apple Watch could get cameras for photography and Face ID

Apple’s proposal would be less bulky than the existing third-party Wristcam AppleInsider may earn an affiliate commission for purchases made through links on our site. Apple has big plans for cameras in future Apple Watches, if they can be fitted without making the watch awkward to wear – and if the cameras can … Read more

Apple, Microsoft, Tesla fall to hackers during Pwn2Own Vancouver 2023

What could happen if some of the world’s most skilled hackers targeted some of the biggest technology names at the same time? That’s what we find out when the Pwn2Own Vancouver 2023 hacking competition kicked off yesterday, and some tech titans fell into some serious zero-day security action. On this one day, March 22, Apple … Read more

Apple, Alphabet and Meta oppose US espionage law

Article hero image AppleInsider may earn an affiliate commission for purchases made through links on our site. Apple, Alphabet and Meta are lobbying to curtail a tool that gives intelligence agencies the right to collect and access the personal information of US citizens. Big Tech is trying to change the way Section 702 … Read more

Apple may soon have leaked mysterious AirPods

Apple AirPods Pro Max. Are there any new AirPods about to launch? David Philan Apple’s AirPods come in four different versions: AirPods Pro, now in their second generation, AirPods Max, AirPods third generation, and the older, but still on sale, AirPods second generation. But it could be that something else in the world of AirPods … Read more