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Blessed Apple Patent Hints at an Urgently-Needed iPhone Update

[2018-10-11 04:00:00]

Relief from the ceaseless spam calls tormenting iPhone users across America may finally be in site: Apple is developing software that can detect the robot calls hiding behind fake numbers and warn users not to pick up. The update would attempt to verify the legitimacy of incoming calls by checking various technical aspects of the number. We know this thanks to a recently filed patent claim titled “Detection of spoofed call information” which was submitted by Apple and published Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trade Mark Office. The filing didn’t explain how the notification would appear on users’ screen, but it’s easy to imagine some sort of red exclamation point or signifier that would pop up alongside a suspicious number.... Blessed Apple Patent Hints at an Urgently-Needed iPhone Update

Blessed Apple Patent Hints at an Urgently-Needed iPhone Update


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