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Apple iPhone 6s Best-Selling Smartphone Of 2016: How Did Others Fare?

The iPhone 6s outsold all other smartphones in 2016 in terms of shipment. Apple’s rival Samsung, however, only managed to capture the fifth spot in the list of the best-selling smartphones for 2016.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech

Excited To Own An iPhone 8 On Launch Day? Good Luck Getting One

The iPhone 8 will still launch despite the limited supplies in stock. The rumored flagship phone is expected to come out in September.

Apple

WikiLeaks Exposes CIA Tools Targeting MacBooks And iPhones: Here's What They Do

WikiLeaks has released Dark Matter, the second part of the series of documents containing hacking and surveillance tools developed by the CIA. The tools described in Dark Matter target the Mac computers and iPhones of Apple.

Security

Apple Acquires Automation Tool Workflow, Makes It Free For Everyone: Why This Matters

Apple has completed inking a deal with Workflow, an automation app for iOS. Apple hasn’t shared what it plans to do with the acquisition, but improved automation might just be the next big thing on future iOS releases.

Apps/Software

Red Alert: Apple China’s Website Curiously Drops AIDS Charity Branding For New Red iPhone 7

Apple has recently launched its red iPhone 7 in partnership with AIDS group (RED). But in China where HIV is a controversial issue, the (PRODUCT)RED branding is missing in Apple China.

Apple

You Can Now Buy Apple Watch Nike Sport Band Separately For $49

Apple has announced the availability of Nike Sport Bands separately for Apple Watch users. The sport band can be purchased from Apple’s official website for $49, including other types of bands like the Woven Nylon Bands and Hermès bands.

Wearable Tech March 23, 2017

Samsung DeX Station And 5,100 mAh Power Bank For Galaxy S8 Leaks Ahead Of Launch

A 5100 mAh powerbank and dock station may be launched for the Samsung Galaxy S8. The powerbank and DeX station may be priced at $75 and $161, respectively.

Gadgets March 23, 2017

Apple Under Threat By Hackers: Will Remotely Wipe iPhones If No Ransom Paid

Turkish Hackers have threatened that they will wipe out iPhones remotely unless Apple agrees to pay their ransom demand. The hackers have stated that they will wipe out 200 million iCloud accounts if their demands are not met.

Apple March 23, 2017

New iPad Vs iPad Air 2: How Are The Two Apple Tablets Different?

The iPad Air 2 has made way for its successor - the new iPad. The latest 9.7-inch tablet is a faster version of the iPad Air 2 and will look to rise to popularity because of its lower price tag of $329.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 23, 2017

Apple Launches (Product) RED iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus, Updated iPhone SE: Pricing, Options, And Availability

Apple has officially announced new (Product) RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in bold and vibrant red avatars, as well as an upgraded iPhone SE with double the storage. Here's all you need to know about pricing and availability.

Apple March 22, 2017

iTunes 12.6 Introduces New ‘Watch Anywhere’ Feature For Easier Movie Rental Playback Across Devices

Apple has now made it easier for users to watch movie rentals in iTunes across devices. Starting with iTunes 12.6, users can now finish a rental on a separate iDevice even if the film wasn’t rented using it.

Apps/Software March 22, 2017

Apple Launches New 9.7-Inch iPad At $329 To Replace iPad Air 2: What Does The New Model Bring?

Apple has announced a new 9.7-inch iPad coming to take the place of the iPad Air 2, which is now discontinued. The new model is more affordable at a $329 starting price and packs a beefier A9 processor as well as other attractive highlights.

Apple March 21, 2017

Apple Patent Hints At Shape Changing Mobile Devices

Apple has acquired a patent to develop user interfaces that can change shape and dimensions. This is a novel concept which could be used for many exciting innovations in MacBook and iPhones.

Apple March 21, 2017

Viral Video Dreams Made Easier As Apple Launches Its Latest iOS App Clips

Apple has announced the launch of its video editing app called Clips. It is an easy-to-use iOS app that lets users combine videos, photos and music to create a shareable video clip.

Apple March 21, 2017

Here's How A Samsung Galaxy S8 Looks Next To iPhone 7 And Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 has leaked again. The Galaxy S8 is placed between the iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7 edge in the leaked image.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 21, 2017

Apple Store Down: New Products Coming Up?

The online Apple Store went down on March 21 for maintenance. As a result, there are now speculations about the release of new Apple products like the iPad Pro and the Apple Watch.

Apple March 21, 2017

Apple Will Feature 'Water Drop Design' In iPhone 8 As Homage To Original iPhone

A new report claims that the iPhone 8 will feature a 'water drop design' in the form of a curved back. The design will be a homage to the original iPhone released in 2007.

Apple March 21, 2017

Apple May Launch iPhone SE, New iPhone 7 Plus, And iPad Pro This Week

Apple could launch an upgraded iPhone SE and a new hue for the iPhone 7 Plus in March. Apple's online store's planned maintenance on March 21 has fueled speculations that the devices may launch this week.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 21, 2017

Is Augmented Reality iPhone’s Next Big Thing? Here Are The Signs Apple Is On It

Augmented reality is slowly reaching ordinary consumers and companies are beginning to capitalize on this. Apple, for one, seems to be seriously working on its own AR tech based on recent business moves.

Apple March 20, 2017

Apple Extends AppleCare+ For iPhone Purchase Window From 60 Days To 1 Year

Apple has extended the window for purchasing AppleCare+ for iPhone. The extended protection plan was previously available to buy up to 60 days after purchasing the smartphone, but the window now stretches to one year.

Apple March 20, 2017

Apple Paid No Taxes For 10 Years In New Zealand

Apple is embroiled in a tax evasion controversy in New Zealand. The company reportedly paid no taxes in the country since the last 10 years, which have fueled tax evasion allegations.

Business Tech March 20, 2017

Pokémon Trainers, Take Note: Game Boy Emulator Brings 'Pokémon Yellow' To Apple Watch

The Giovanni emulator by iOS software developer Gabriel O'Flaherty-Chan has made it possible to port 'Pokémon Yellow' into the Apple Watch. Is the game able to be properly played on the smartwatch?

Video Games March 20, 2017

Growing Human Tissues On Apples: Regenerative Medicine Gets A Leg Up From Biohacking Advancements

Marking a new advancement in biohacking to add traction in regenerative medicine, scientists at the University of Ottawa have grown human tissues on apples. It shows plant kingdom offers affordable open source materials vis-à-vis costly organic methods.

Biotech March 20, 2017

Man Gets Electrocuted While Charging iPhone In Bath: Here's Why You Shouldn't A Charge Smartphone In Water

The death of a British man from electrocution while charging his iPhone in the bath, has highlighted the dangers of such actions. Experts have advised people to restrict usage of electronic devices near water.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 20, 2017

10.5-Inch iPad Pro 2: Specs And Features To Expect

The 10.5-inch iPad Pro 2 is going to be unveiled pretty soon along with three other tablets, and to get a good idea of what's coming, here are the specs and features to expect.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 20, 2017

Jailbreak iOS 10.2.1: How To Spot Fake Jailbreaks

More bogus offers for the latest jailbreak crop up as demand for an Apple iOS 10.2.1 rises. Here's how to spot a fake and avoid getting scammed.

Apps/Software March 19, 2017

Meet iPhone 7 Plus Retro: Vintage Design, Multicolor Apple Logo And More

The iPhone 7 Plus can be snagged in a vintage look courtesy accessory maker Colorware. The iPhone 7 Plus Retro is available in limited quantities and will set consumers back by $1899.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2017

Apple iPhone 8 May Include Facial Recognition, Should Samsung Be Worried?

Apple has filed for a new patent for incorporating a facial recognition technology in its devices. The patent filing suggests that Apple may incorporate the security feature in its iPhone 8, just like the Galaxy S8.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2017

MacBook Pro 2017 Specs, Design, Release Date: Everything We Know So Far

Waiting for the 2017 MacBook Pro? Here are some of the rumors and the things we know so far about Apple’s next offering in the Pro line up

Apple March 18, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Feature Could Be Used For Making Mobile Payments

Samsung Galaxy S8 will reportedly be using the facial recognition feature for making mobile payments. The Samsung flagship is also rumored to be equipped with iris and fingerprint scanners.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2017

Apple Found Guilty Of Price-Fixing In Russia

The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service has found Apple guilty of price-fixing in Russia. The company could face a fine of up to 15 percent of its sales in the country.

Apple March 16, 2017

Hype Around iPhone 8 May Overshadow Samsung Galaxy S8 Sales

Samsung may not generate as much sales for the Galaxy S8 as it did for the Galaxy S7. The hype surrounding the iPhone 8's improved features may overshadow the demand for Galaxy S8.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 16, 2017

iMac 2017 Specs And Release Date Rumors: New iMac Arriving This Month?

Apple has not delivered an iMac refresh since 2015 and it would be about time for an upgrade. Will the 2017 iMac finally make its debut at Apple's upcoming March event?

Apple March 16, 2017

A Whopping 187,000 Apps Could Become Incompatible With iOS 11, Analytics Firm Says

About 8 percent of all App Store titles will be removed by the time iOS 11 arrives, new reports suggest. The mass removal reportedly stems from Apple’s decision to cut ties with 32-bit apps completely.

Apps/Software March 16, 2017

iPhone 8 OLED 3D Touch Panel To Drive Up Smartphone Price, Costs 60 Percent More To Make

The OLED screen of the new iPhone 8 is quite costly to manufacture, according to reports. The new touch sensor is being manufactured at a 60 percent increased cost which would likely push the price tag of the upcoming device.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 15, 2017

Apple To Launch 4 iPads: Are You Ready For 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2, iPad Mini Pro, And More?

Apple will apparently launch the next-gen iPad Pro models of the 12.9-inch and 9.7-inch variants. It will also launch the iPad mini Pro and a 10.5-inch iPad Pro tablet in multiple colors and storage options.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 15, 2017

If You Can’t Beat Them, Hire Them: Apple Hires Renowned iOS Jailbreaker And Security Expert Jonathan Zdziarski

Apple is bringing Jonathan Zdziarski, a renowned iOS security expert and digital forensics consultant, on board to join its security team. Zdziarski broke the news on his personal blog.

Business Tech March 15, 2017

iPad Pro 2 Features And Rumors: When Will Apple Unveil The New Tablet?

Rumors have been swirling on the iPad Pro 2 since last year. Here is a quick review on the rumored specifications and features for the iPad Pro 2, including when it will be unveiled.

Apple March 14, 2017

Apple May Reveal New iPads Next Week: New Models Spotted Being Tested In Public

Supply chain sources claim that Apple is preparing to announce new products as soon as next week. The devices are expected to be new models of the iPad, supported by the fact that they were spotted being tested in public.

Apple March 13, 2017

iPhone 8 To Sport Flat OLED Screen, Despite 'Curved' Rumors

The Phone 8, Apple’s tenth anniversary smartphone may come with a flat OLED display and not a curved one. It is also being suggested that iPhone 8 may come with 2.5D glass covering.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 13, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 8: Which Premium Smartphone Should You Wait For?

Two smartphone heavyweights are all set to clash later in 2017. In the battle between the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the iPhone 8, which one of the devices fares better in terms of its design, specs and features?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 11, 2017

WikiLeaks Want Apple, Google, Samsung To Come Together Against CIA

Vault 7, the codenamed program used by CIA to spy on normal people in the name of security was hacked by WikiLeaks. To stand against it, the organization is hoping to join hands with Apple. Google and Samsung.

Security March 10, 2017

Apple Beats Samsung, Is Top Smartphone Maker In US

A comScore survey has revealed that Apple has beaten Samsung to become the most popular OEM in the U.S. Apple's market share in the U.S. is 44.6 percent, which was fueled by the holiday season.

Apple March 10, 2017

Apple’s Solar Island In Japan To Boost Clean Energy Promise

Boosting the clean energy pledge of Apple, operations in Japan will be moving to 100 percent renewable energy use thanks to local supplier Ibiden’s 20 new facilities. Among them is a solar island that will generate 12 MW of solar power.

Earth/Environment March 10, 2017

Thought iPhone 8 $1000 Price Tag Is Steep? Louis Vuitton iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Cases Can Burn A Hole In Your Pocket

Louis Vuitton has introduced a new range of covers for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The premier Eye-Trunk Cases from the luxury brand will set consumers back by $5,500 for the most expensive option.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 9, 2017

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