Category: Apple

Apple releases iOS 11.2.1 with HomeKit vulnerability fix

Screenshot by Jason Cipriani/ZDNet It’s time to update your iOS devices, again. Apple on Wednesday released iOS 11.2.1. The update fixes an issue with Apple’s HomeKit home automation service that could allow unauthorized remote access to HomeKit devices such as a smart lock on the front door, lights, or a thermostat. The issue was first…

Google launches three experimental photo apps for Android, iOS

CNET/CBS Interactive Google on Monday launched three experimental photography apps for iOS and Android to test experimental technology. Google is calling the three apps, Storyboard, Selfissimo!, and Scrubbies, part of “appsperiments” inspired by Google’s Motion Stills app. The new apps rely on object recognition, person segmentation, stylization algorithms, efficient image encoding, and decoding technologies. The…