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You'll soon be able to unlock your Mac with your iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor
You'll soon be able to unlock your Mac with your iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor
According to sources, Apple is working on allowing you to use your phone's Touch ID fingerprint sensor to unlock your Mac computer. The update ...... 21 May 2016
TIME selects iPhone as the most influential gadget ever
TIME selects iPhone as the most influential gadget ever
TIME magazine has released its list of 50 most influential gadgets of all time. The winner is not a surprise but there's a lot of variety further back. ...... 05 May 2016 - 1 comment
Apple released quarterly results, iPhone sales down first time ever
Apple released quarterly results, iPhone sales down first time ever
Apple has released the first quarterly earnings of 2016. As expected, the results weren't as impressive as quarters in recent history. The most ...... 27 Apr 2016
FBI will help local authorities unlock iPhones
FBI will help local authorities unlock iPhones
According to a new report, FBI officials will help local law enforcement in unlocking iPhones and other electronic devices. The FBI recently ...... 03 Apr 2016 - 4 comments
U.S. iPhone users spent $35 on apps, games last year
U.S. iPhone users spent $35 on apps, games last year
According to a new research report from Sensor Tower, the average U.S. iPhone user spent $35 on apps and games in 2015. 71 percent of that ...... 29 Mar 2016 - 1 comment
IHS: 64GB model iPhone only costs Apple $12 more than base 16GB model
IHS: 64GB model iPhone only costs Apple $12 more than base 16GB model
According to market research firm IHS, it only costs Apple $12 more to build a 64GB model iPhone compared to a base 16GB model. The company ...... 29 Mar 2016 - 3 comments
Apple to allow two employees to stand for cross-examination in encrypted iPhone case
Apple to allow two employees to stand for cross-examination in encrypted iPhone case
Apple has said this weekend that the U.S. government and Apple will be able to cross-examine each other's witnesses in court, and that the tech ...... 20 Mar 2016
Facebook, Snapchat, Google looking to increase encryption for their devices
Facebook, Snapchat, Google looking to increase encryption for their devices
According to multiple reports, top tech companies like Facebook, Google and Snapchat are all working on increasing the encryption of their devices ...... 15 Mar 2016
Apple's new patent suggests a waterproof iPhone?
Apple's new patent suggests a waterproof iPhone?
While most of the US was concentrating yesterday on turkey and pumpkin pie the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent by Apple, ...... 27 Nov 2015
Apple reports strong quarter but the iPad is in serious trouble
Apple reports strong quarter but the iPad is in serious trouble
Apple reported their quarterly earnings today, with all metrics basically in-line. The company reported $51.5 billion in revenue, and $11.1 ...... 28 Oct 2015 - 3 comments
HTC: No, Apple actually copied our design
HTC: No, Apple actually copied our design
Following claims that their new One A9 copies the design of the iPhone, HTC has struck back, stating that HTC actually pioneered the look. ...... 23 Oct 2015
Apple confirms new iPhone event for September 9th
Apple confirms new iPhone event for September 9th
Apple has confirmed that its upcoming iPhone event will take place on September 9th at 10AM PST at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. ...... 28 Aug 2015 - 3 comments
Samsung runs out of Galaxy phones to loan out in new 'Test Drive' program
Samsung runs out of Galaxy phones to loan out in new 'Test Drive' program
Samsung announced last week that for $1, iPhone owners could test out new Galaxy smartphones for 30 days in an effort to get some users to switch over. ...... 24 Aug 2015 - 1 comment
Report: Apple's iPhone event to be held on Sept. 9
Report: Apple's iPhone event to be held on Sept. 9
If you have been following the smartphone industry for a few years it should be painfully obvious that Apple is about to release a new iPhone ...... 08 Aug 2015 - 1 comment
Apple to ramp up production of new iPhone to record levels
Apple to ramp up production of new iPhone to record levels
According to a new report, Apple is preparing to ramp up production of its next generation iPhone to record levels. Apple is allegedly asking ...... 09 Jul 2015 - 2 comments
Samsung's profits fall tremendously as larger iPhones eat into sales
Samsung's profits fall tremendously as larger iPhones eat into sales
Samsung Electronics announced this week that its profits fell 39 percent year-over-year as Apple's latest offerings cut into sales. For the ...... 29 Apr 2015 - 1 comment
Report: 2016 iPhones will use Intel chips
Report: 2016 iPhones will use Intel chips
According to a new report, Apple will begin using Intel chips in 2016 for its iPhones sold in Asia and Latin America. Reportedly, the iPhone ...... 13 Mar 2015
Took long enough: Google Calendar finally available for iPhone
Took long enough: Google Calendar finally available for iPhone
iPhone fans rejoice! Google has released their native Google Calendar app for the iPhone this week. Similar to its Android counterpart, the ...... 11 Mar 2015
Apple products are back in Russia, but with significant price boost
Apple products are back in Russia, but with significant price boost
Last week, we reported that Apple shut down their Russian online store due to the "extreme" depreciation of the Russian currency, rubles. ...... 24 Dec 2014
Apple forced to stop online sales in Russia as currency falls apart
Apple forced to stop online sales in Russia as currency falls apart
Apple has stopped online sales of its products in Russia today citing the "extreme" depreciation of the Russian national currency, the ruble. ...... 17 Dec 2014 - 3 comments
Apple Stores to allow iPhone purchases with carrier financing starting this month
Apple Stores to allow iPhone purchases with carrier financing starting this month
According to new reports, a vast majority of the Apple Stores in the U.S. will begin offering iPhones with carrier financing programs later this month. ...... 13 Aug 2014
Analyst: iPhone phablet delayed until 2015
Analyst: iPhone phablet delayed until 2015
Connected KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released another research note this week, claiming that Apple's alleged iPhone 6 phablet model ...... 15 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
Costco now selling iPhones, iPads at discount
Costco now selling iPhones, iPads at discount
Major retailer Costco has begun offering iPhones and iPads, each with significant discounts. The company's Mobile Online Store is already ...... 27 Jun 2014 - 11 comments
T-Mobile is first carrier to support upcoming iOS 8 Wi-Fi calling
T-Mobile is first carrier to support upcoming iOS 8 Wi-Fi calling
While it was easily overlooked in the excessively long WWDC keynote today, Apple announced that with iOS 8 you will be able to save minutes ...... 03 Jun 2014 - 4 comments
Apple significantly grows market share in Japan
Apple significantly grows market share in Japan
Apple has seen its smartphone market share grow to 36.6 percent in Japan following release of the latest iPhones by DoCoMo. Compared to the ...... 14 May 2014
Apple iPhone trade-in program now live in stores
Apple iPhone trade-in program now live in stores
Apple's iPhone trade-in program for U.S. retail stores is now live. Older iPhone owners (4 and 4S) will be able to get higher trade-in values ...... 11 May 2014
Apple CarPlay brings the iOS experience to your car dashboard
Apple CarPlay brings the iOS experience to your car dashboard
This morning, Apple announced the launch of CarPlay, bringing the iOS experience to automobiles starting in 2014. iPhone 5, 5C and 5S users ...... 04 Mar 2014 - 8 comments
Apple opens first retail store in Brazil
Apple opens first retail store in Brazil
Apple has finally opened their first retail store in Brazil, a nation that has one of the fastest-growing smartphone populations. CEO Tim ...... 18 Feb 2014 - 1 comment
Survey: iPhone owners admit to being blindly loyal to the phone
Survey: iPhone owners admit to being blindly loyal to the phone
According to a new survey, about 1200 of 2000 iPhone users questioned said they will always switch to the latest iPhone when it is time to upgrade, ...... 15 Feb 2014 - 34 comments
Security researcher: Attackers can DDoS your iPhone using Snapchat
Security researcher: Attackers can DDoS your iPhone using Snapchat
Internet security researcher Jaime Sanchez has discovered and posted a vulnerability found in the Snapchat mobile app that could allow attackers ...... 09 Feb 2014 - 1 comment
iOS7 jailbreak released
iOS7 jailbreak released
After a relatively short wait, the latest version of Apple's iOS7 has been finally, successfully jailbreaked. The jailbreak is now available ...... 22 Dec 2013 - 1 comment
Apple: Here are the top apps of 2013 for iPhone
Apple: Here are the top apps of 2013 for iPhone
Apple has released some interesting figures for its App Store, revealing the top iPhone apps, both paid and free, for the year. Earlier this ...... 18 Dec 2013
China Mobile to start iPhone pre-orders this week
China Mobile to start iPhone pre-orders this week
According to their website, China Mobile will begin taking pre-orders for the iPhone starting on Thursday. The carrier's advertisement comes ...... 10 Dec 2013
Ryan Seacrest invests seven figures in keyboard for iPhone
Ryan Seacrest invests seven figures in keyboard for iPhone
Millionaire entertainment mogul Ryan Seacrest has invested over $1 million in a new startup that will bring a full QWERTY keyboard to the iPhone 5/5S. ...... 06 Dec 2013 - 4 comments
Apple class action suit over data privacy dismissed outright
Apple class action suit over data privacy dismissed outright
A federal judge has dismissed a class action lawsuit against Apple over data privacy, stating that the plaintiffs failed to "show they had relied ...... 28 Nov 2013
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