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Yoni Heisler

Since 2015
Top Channel Apple
Articles 5,442

Bio

Yoni Heisler has been writing about Apple and the tech industry at large for over 15 years. A life long Mac user and Apple expert, his writing has appeared in Edible Apple, Network World, MacLife, Macworld UK, and TUAW. When not analyzing the latest happenings with Apple, Yoni enjoys catching Improv shows in Chicago, playing soccer, and cultivating new TV show addictions.

iPhone Security

New iPhone hacking tool can reportedly access a user’s iCloud data

July 19th, 2019

An Israeli security company with a track record of developing some of the most advanced and sophisticated mobile hacking tools we’ve ever seen has upped the ante considerably. According to a report from the Financial Times, the NSO Group is selling an updated version of its famed Pegasus tool that can not only access information …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk says most cars lack the ‘soul’ that Tesla vehicles boast

July 18th, 2019

As opposed to most CEOs who singularly concern themselves with turning a profit, Elon Musk’s overarching strategy with Tesla was to revolutionize the transportation industry itself and motivate others to embrace electric vehicles. Hardly a revelation, Musk in his first Master Plan — which was penned all the way back in 2006 — said the …

AirPods

Apple explores the possibility of manufacturing AirPods in Vietnam

July 17th, 2019

Apple has long made a habit out of diversifying its supply chain whenever possible, which is why it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the company is poised to begin a trial production of next-gen AirPods in Vietnam. According to a report from the Nikkei Asian Review, Apple has tasked its manufacturing partner …

Netflix Streaming

Netflix plans to launch a cheaper, mobile-only plan in a major market

July 17th, 2019

Though there were a few bright spots in Netflix’s earnings report today, investors didn’t react too kindly to the company’s big miss on adding new subscribers. With Netflix anticipating 5 million new subscribers for the quarter, the streaming giant only managed to add about 2.7 million new subscribers. As a point of contrast, Netflix during …

Netflix Earnings

Despite massive earnings, Netflix is struggling to attract new subscribers

July 17th, 2019

Netflix released its earnings report for the June quarter and posted EPS of $0.60, a solid beat over initial estimates of $0.56. Revenue came in exactly where analysts expected, with the streaming giant generating $4.92 billion in revenue for the quarter gone by. That notwithstanding, the chief metric analysts tend to judge Netflix on has …

Sprint Hack

Sprint says hackers used Samsung’s website to access customer account data

July 16th, 2019

In late June, hackers managed to access an unknown number of Sprint accounts by exploiting a security loophole on Samsung’s “add a line” website, according to a new report from ZDNet. According to Sprint, which sent out a letter to impacted subscribers, some of the information possibly accessed by the hackers includes the following: first …