• Scary Bluetooth Exploit Can Wipe Nearby iPhones

    7 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Bluetooth is a wireless connectivity option that we use quite a bit, whether it's pairing devices with headphones, speakers, keyboards, or mice. Unfortunately for iPhone users, it seems that a Bluetooth exploit has been discovered where it can actually be used to remotely wipe nearby iPhones. The scary thing about this exploit is that the iPhone owner does not need to do anything on their end, which means that you don't need to click any suspicious links, open strange emails, and so on. According to a tweet by the researcher who discovered it, it seems that it can be as simple as the...
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  • How to add wireless charging to the OnePlus Nord N200

    How to add wireless charging to the OnePlus Nord N200

    7 days ago - By Phandroid

    Budget phones are budget for a reason. Obviously some of the ways that manufacturers can reduce the price is by using a cheaper, lower-powered chipset. We are also talking about using lower resolution and maybe lower quality displays without all the bells and whistles like a faster refresh rate. In some cases, like with the OnePlus Nord N200, the successor to last year's N100, the company has also compromised by not giving the phone wireless charging. For some, this isn't a big deal, but for others, wireless charging is too big of a convenience to ignore. Thankfully by spending a few extra...
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  • Alleged Bluetooth exploit can remotely wipe nearby iPhones

    Alleged Bluetooth exploit can remotely wipe nearby iPhones

    8 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    A security researcher / hacker is claiming to have found a significant remote code execution exploit on iPhone and iPad devices running software up to iOS 15. Supposedly, a malicious actor could use the exploit to remotely wipe a nearby iPhone, without the owner of the device doing anything.
    The exploit is hands-off from the perspective of the user, such that they even suggest that riding a bike through a city surreptitiously wiping iPhones is a legitimate possibility. Based on the screenshot of the email with Apple security, the issue has been addressed in iOS 15.1.
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  • You Can Now Use an iPad as a Wireless Second Screen for a PC With a Luna Display Update

    You Can Now Use an iPad as a Wireless Second Screen for a PC With a Luna Display Update

    8 days ago - By App Advice

    The great Luna Display is taking a big step forward with a new update. You can now use your iPad as a wireless second display for any PC starting with version 5.0.
    On your iPad, the Luna Display app provides full support for touch gestures, Apple Pencil, and an external keyboard.
    A wireless solution can also be used if Wi-Fi isn't available.
    Windows users also need to purchase an additional Luna Display dongle, available in a USB-C or HDMI version. A Mac-only version is available in a Mini DisplayPort option
    For a limited time, you can purchase the dongle for 20 percent off, $104. .
    The...
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