Android malware is a serious issue that affects millions of people, no matter what you hear from Google. It's one of the reasons the iPhone is still better than Android after all these years. We recently learned about a new type of malicious...Show More Summary
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The patent uses infrared to tell your phone to disable video recording so you can focus on enjoying the show.
Cirrus Logic kit offers native Lightning connectivity for headphones and headsets.
The patent, which includes a diagram of an iPhone being disabled in a live music setting, was approved on June 28.
With rumors strongly suggesting Apple's next-generation iPhone will lack a traditional headphone jack, supplier Cirrus Logic this week announced the release of a new development kit that will enable companies to make Made for iPhone-certified Lightning headphones.
A pair of photos published on Wednesday show what are claimed to be Lightning-ready versions of the EarPods bundled with iPhones, presumably intended for Apple's "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus."
Why would Apple ever want to stop its customers from using their own phones?