The iPhone maker has issued an apology to its customers in China over the recent scams which have helped nefarious users hack into Apple ID accounts that weren’t protected with two-factor authentication.
Apple has removed thousands of “illegal” gambling apps from Chinese App Store in a move that could help quell the latest challenge for the iPhone maker in its most important market outside of the United States.
The rumored 6.1-inch next-gen iPhone with dual-SIM feature may be exclusive to China, according to Taiwan’s Economic Daily News. Citing sources within Foxconn, the outlet reports that the rumored model is “regarded as a unique model” to the mainland market.
Apple has been talking with telecom companies in China to find ways to reduce spam received through its iMessage service. This news comes just days after China began criticizing the iPhone maker for allegedly allowing illegal content on its platform.