Tagged: Popular


iPhone XR – the most popular Apple smartphone in the US

The iPhone XR became the best-selling Apple smartphone in the third fiscal quarter of 2019. This follows from a report published by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP).

The iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR accounted for 67% of total iPhone sales in the United States in the third quarter of 2019, with the iPhone XR alone accounting for 48%.

Moreover, CIRP notes that since 2015, no iPhone model has so convincingly dominated. Then most buyers chose the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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WhatsApp will run on the most popular push-button phones

WhatsApp messenger is now available to owners of budget phones running KaiOS. This was reported by the developers of the operating system on its website.

As a rule, in KaiOS phones, the RAM size does not exceed 512 MB, which causes difficulties for third-party developers when porting modern applications.

Now the WhatsApp messenger can be downloaded from KaiStore, and installed, for example, on a Nokia 8110 4G or Alcatel OneTouch Go Flip.

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Popular application quietly activates Mac camera (updated)

Security researcher Jonathan Leitshu found a zero-day vulnerability in the Zoom video calling application on Mac computers. Malicious sites add users to macOS video conferencing without their knowledge.

This became possible due to the installation of local Zoom servers in macOS. They continue to work even after uninstalling the application and can reinstall it without the user's permission.

Zoom developers explained that a local server is needed to store information about settings. Updates to the Safari browser caused each time Zoom was launched, users had to re-configure the application. Chromium and Mozilla also discovered a vulnerability, but did not find a way to close it.

Representatives of the company have promised to release an update with the correction of an error this month.

In older versions of Zoom, Leitshu discovered a vulnerability to DDoS attacks.

UPD: Zoom released an update …