Motherboard: Hacker Releases First Public Jailbreak for Up-to-Date iPhones in Years

Motherboard: Hacker Releases First Public Jailbreak for Up-to-Date iPhones in Years. “Apple has mistakenly made it a bit easier to hack iPhone users who are on the latest version of its mobile operating system iOS by unpatching a vulnerability it had already fixed. Hackers quickly jumped on this over the weekend, and publicly released a jailbreak for current, up-to-date iPhones—the first free public jailbreak for a fully updated iPhone that’s been released in years.”

Neowin: Google reveals exploits for five interactionless security flaws in iOS

Neowin: Google reveals exploits for five interactionless security flaws in iOS. “In recent years, Google’s Project Zero team has helped discover security vulnerabilities in the company’s own products, as well as those developed by other tech giants. Earlier this year, it revealed a high severity flaw in the MacOS kernel, after Apple did not fix the issue within the allotted 90-day period. Now, two members of the team, Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel Groß have disclosed details regarding four of five ‘interactionless’ security issues in iOS.”

MakeUseOf: The 8 Best Calendar Apps for Your iPhone

MakeUseOf: The 8 Best Calendar Apps for Your iPhone . “It’s hard to decide which iPhone calendar app you should use. The App Store is full of possibilities—each has a distinct set of pros and cons, and in some cases, is designed for a different subset of users. That said, some iOS calendars stand out above their competitors. Curious? Keep reading as we look at the best calendar apps for iPhone.”

Gizmodo: How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use

Gizmodo: How to Make Any Smartphone More Accessible and Easier to Use. “We’re not all blessed with 20/20 vision, super-sharp hearing and the dexterity to easily operate a touchscreen—and even for those of us who are, it’s unlikely to last. Whether you’re adapting a phone for yourself or a friend or family member, these are all the ways you can adapt Android and iOS to make them more accessible.”

Lifehacker: Try Out iPhone Automation with This List of 150+ iOS Shortcuts

Lifehacker: Try Out iPhone Automation with This List of 150+ iOS Shortcuts . “I confess, I haven’t really touched iOS shortcuts much since the feature’s big debut last September, but don’t let my laziness dissuade you from fiddling around with them. If you’re just getting started, you should find some awesome premade shortcuts to integrate into your device instead of spending way too much time figuring out how to build your own. That’s fun too, but there’s no need to jump in the deep end just yet.”