Latest Tech News: Sep 19th, 2pm


by Wochit

Yahoo relaunched a customizable homepage called ?My Yahoo,? a product that hadn?t been touched in six years. Then, in attempt to propel the launch forward, Marissa Mayer took to her personal Twitter account and started retweeting users who promised to make the new product their homepage in exchange for a Mayer ?RT.?
The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C aren't even on store shelves yet, but the devices have already been torn apart. However, the dissections didn't offer much to surprise customers. Australian iPhone repair company iExperts published images of the iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, and iPhone 5S all opened up for the world to see. One interesting note was that the iPhone 5S' TouchId fingerprint sensor comes with an extra metal clip that needs to be removed to open the case. The iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C don't have that clip.
Apple may be releasing a next-generation iPad and iPad mini 2 in a space gray color and removing the current slate color from their iPad lineup.
Two security researchers have posted an outline for a talk about Apple's iMessage security to be presented next month. The report claims that Apple can ? but not that it does ? intercept iMessages and read them if it wishes. Apple had previously claimed, via its security documents, that iMessages were encrypted end-to-end and were unable to read them.