Aussie banks criticised, Androids ‘QuadRooted’, iOS grows, Tetris-like game, LGBT TV


Apple says Australian banks’ request poses a security threat to the iPhone — Apple has launched a “blistering attack” on three of Australia’s big banks [which are also New Zealand’s three big banks, since we allowed our pecuniary sovereignty to slip away], saying their request to collectively negotiate over digital wallet access to the iPhone will compromise the handset’s security, reduce innovation and blunt Apple’s entry into the payments market in Australia.

900 million Android devices using Qualcomm chips suffer from security vulnerabilities — Security research firm Check Point revealed at the Black Hat USA 2016 summit that 900 million Android devices using Qualcomm chips suffer from a set of security vulnerabilities dubbed ‘QuadRooter.’

iOS starts growing again in the US and EU5 — The latest smartphone operating system data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows that iOS returned to growth in the US and EU5 (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom), accounting for 31.8% and 18.2% of smartphone sales, respectively, in the second quarter of 2016.

1010! for iOS is fun, addictive, and just enough like Tetris to love — Tetris lovers, Bryan Chaffin have a game for you called 1010! (The bang is part of the name.) 1010! is clearly rooted in the tradition of Tetris, but it changes some things around. It’s fun, challenging, and has that just-one-more call.

Revry launches as the first LGBT streaming app for Apple TV —
The all-new app – available on tvOS, Chromecast and Roku – aims to provide the best “queerated” entertainment.


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