AppleCare fraud scheme used more than 1,000 fake iPhones from Hong Kong

The report said that the mother and son were caught when Swiss customs officers intercepted two packages with 50 iPhones that were determined to be fake. However, it remains unclear how the customs officers recognized the counterfeit iPhones, even as the Apple Store staff did not.

Apple says cloud gaming apps like Google Stadia violate iOS app store rules

“Our customers enjoy great apps and games from millions of developers, and gaming services can absolutely launch on the App Store as long as they follow the same set of guidelines applicable to all developers, including submitting games individually for review, and appearing in charts and search,” Apple added in the statement.

Apple confirms it won’t allow game streaming services like xCloud and Google Stadia on iOS devices

For the same reasons, Google’s Stadia streaming service has also been a no-show on iOS, though there’s a fairly useless management app that doesn’t actually let you stream. Valve’s Steam Link encountered the same problems, before Valve appealed a rejection from the App Store on the basis that it’s a “LAN-based remote desktop” rather than […]

How to speed up Windows

SSDs (solid-state drives) don’t suffer the effects of defragmentation because there’s no spinning disk to hunt around to find data, meaning you don’t need to worry about defragging them. In fact, you don’t want to defrag SSDs — they wear out over time, and the process of defragging them would shorten their lifespans. Instead, SSDs […]

How to use Nearby Share on Android devices

Google said Nearby Share would soon become available to transfer between Chromebooks and Android phones. Digital Trends reached out to Google to find out when the feature would be available to more Google devices and phones. We will update this story when we hear back.

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 7

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has instructed the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia, which also is in charge of Uzbekistan, to contact the workers to get updated on their conditions, and talk to concerned companies and local authorities to ask for necessary measures to take care of the health of the workers.

Trump issues order banning U.S. transactions with TikTok in 45 days

The app has been downloaded over 175 million times in the United States and over one billion times globally, according to the executive order, which claims that the app automatically captures “vast swaths of information” from its users, posing risks to U.S. “national security.”

Coronavirus: ‘I survived, but am now living a nightmare’

‘A lot to learn’Dr Michael Head, senior research fellow in global health at the University of Southampton, told the BBC that while little is known at this stage about long-term effects of the virus, stories like Jennifer’s are becoming increasingly common.

Commentary: Pompeo’s dirty tricks against China a shame

Washington has never stopped abusing national and political power to repress law-abiding Chinese tech companies. Although Washington has failed to give any credible evidence to support its claim that Huawei poses a security threat, it has spent months piling pressure on other countries to exclude the Chinese tech giant from their 5G networks. More recently, […]

Friday briefing: Vulnerable children left in filthy cells, says custody monitor

‘I will hold them accountable’ – President Emmanuel Macron, visiting Beirut, has promised aid for the shattered city from France and the world but demanded a “new political deal” from Lebanon’s leaders and pledged to press them hard for change. “I am going to talk to them … I will hold them accountable,” Macron said. […]