Topic: Apple

Apple Falls 'Silent' Amid Continuing iOS 10 Problems

Despite mounting consumer complaints, Apple remains silent over the issue of battery problems in its iPhones. Other issues have also surfaced after users updated their units to iOS 10.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 21, 2017

iOS 11 Could Allow Group FaceTime Video Calls

An unverified report by an Israeli technology blog claims that Apple may introduce group calling on FaceTime with iOS 11. Apple is expected to unveil iOS 11 some time in 2017.

Apple January 21, 2017

Qualcomm Under Siege: Apple Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against Chip Maker For Inflated Royalty Payments

Apple has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Qualcomm for unfair charges on royalties. The accusations come just days after the FTC filed a complaint against the chip maker for anti-competitive practices.

Business Tech January 21, 2017

Is Apple's Wi-Fi Assist Using Up Too Much Data? Here's How To Check If The iOS Feature Is Out Of Control

Apple's Wi-Fi Assist has been controversial ever since it was added to iPhones. There have been reports that the feature uses up too much data, but there is a way to check if Wi-Fi Assist is out of control.

Apple January 20, 2017

Apple AirPods Deal: $25 Discount Brings Sale Price Down To $135 At Best Buy [Video]

Best Buy is offering a limited time deal of $25 off a $100+ order through its online store. This can be applied to Apple's new AirPods, which aren't on sale anywhere.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 20, 2017

No New iPads In The First Half Of 2017, But Apple Planning 3 iPad Models For The Second Half: Report

Apple has been rumored to unveil its new iPad line in the spring, but a new report indicates a notably longer wait. Citing supply chain sources, the report claims the new 9.7-, 10.5- and 12.9-inch iPads will not arrive until the second half of this year.

Apple January 20, 2017

Apple To Launch Mysterious 5.8-inch iPhone X In 2017?

Apple fanatics have plenty to be excited about, as rumors suggest that the new iPhone may be called iPhone X. The phone may replace the Phone 8 as estimated by analyst Timothy Arcuri.

Apple January 20, 2017

iPhone 8/iPhone X To Feature Facial And Gesture Recognition For One Handed Use Via Laser And Infrared Sensors

A new report claims Apple will add new features to the iPhone 8/iPhone X to allow one handed use. Laser and infrared sensors will allow for facial and gesture recognition.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 20, 2017

Apple TV App Slowly Integrating Netflix

Apple’s latest update has partly integrated Netflix with its TV app. Now users can stream Netflix content directly from the TV app without getting redirected to the Netflix app.

Apps/Software January 19, 2017

Super Bowl 51 Can Be Streamed Live Via Fox Sports Go On Apple TV And iOS

Fox Sports has announced that it will be live streaming the Super Bowl LI on its website. The live stream will be accessible through various platforms like Apple TV and Roku.

Life & Style January 19, 2017

Apple Pencil 2 Rumored To Be Unveiled In March With New iPad Pro: Here Are Some Possible Features

There are rumors that the Apple Pencil 2 will be unveiled in March alongside new models for the iPad Pro. What new features could the updated accessory offer to users?

Apple January 19, 2017

Apple Blamed For Allowing Texting While Driving: Will The Lawsuit Hold Up In Court?

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Apple for allowing texting while driving. The lawsuit claims that Apple has had the technology to prevent the dangerous practice but has so far refused to implement it.

Apple January 19, 2017

iPhone Battery Replacement Program Rumor: Apple Denies The Same

Apple has a free battery exchange program for its faulty iPhone 6s smartphones. Rumors claim that Apple may extend the replacement program to the iPhone 6 as well; however, Apple denies such claim.

Apple January 19, 2017

Apple's Music Apps Get Updated: Touch Bar Support For Logic Pro X, New Interface And Features For GarageBand

Apple states that the latest updates to GarageBand and Logic Pro X are huge, as they introduce more powerful features that will please professional audio producers. The update is free for those who already own the apps.

Apple January 19, 2017

Morgan Stanley Reduces iPhone Shipment Estimate For 2017

Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty has forecasted a 7 percent decrease on iPhone shipments for 2017. However, revenue increase for 2018 has now been estimated to grow by 20 percent.

Apple January 18, 2017

Malicious Text Message Can Freeze iPhone, iPad Or iPod Running On iOS 10 [Video]

iOS is facing a security threat in the form of a malicious text that can be sent to any iPhone on iOS 10. This text causes the phone to crash and freeze for two to three minutes before rebooting itself.

Apple January 18, 2017

MacBook Pro (15-inch) vs Dell XPS 15: Which Laptop Would You Buy?

Both the 15-inch MacBook Pro (2016) and the 2017 Dell XPS 15 are top-notch laptops which are looking to lure consumers. Here's a comparison of the two laptops' specs to help you decide which is the better buy.

Computers January 18, 2017

Apple Palo Alto Store Temporarily Closed For Repairs After Burglary

The Apple Store in Palo Alto, California, has been temporarily closed for repair after the smash-and-grab burglary in December 2016. Apple has not mentioned on its official webpage, when the store will reopen again.

Apple January 18, 2017

iMessage May Have Violated 15-Year Old Patent, Alleges A New Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Apple has been accused of infringing a 15-year-old patent by Seatoun Media, which alleges that several of the company's products are misusing its technology. Apple has not responded to the allegations.

Apple January 18, 2017

iPhone 7 Plus And iPhone 7 Are Top Performers On AnTuTu Benchmark

AnTuTu has recently released a list of smartphones ranked on the basis of how they fared in its performance test. The iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 were the top two performing handsets in the test.

Apple January 17, 2017

Apple Spiking App Store Prices In UK: 25 Percent Hike Due To Brexit Currency Swings

In the Brexit aftermath, Apple has implemented a 25 percent price hike across its UK App Store. The new prices should go into effect within the next seven days.

Apple January 17, 2017

2017 MacBook, MacBook Pro Power Up With Kaby Lake Processor: Here Are The Advantages

Apple insider Ming-Chi Kuo is hinting Apple will be using Kaby Lake processors for its 2017 notebook releases. The company will also be increasing the memory of the MacBook Pro and MacBook, according to the analyst.

Apple January 17, 2017

Jet Black iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus Extremely Prone To Scratches, Just Like Apple Warned

Several Reddit users have complained that the Jet Black iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are prone to scratches. The Jet Black color has been the most sought after hue for the iPhone after the new handsets launched in September 2016

Apple January 17, 2017

Apple Rumored To Release 15-Inch MacBook Pro With Up To 32 GB Of RAM In Q4

Famed KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that Apple will release a 15-inch MacBook Pro in the fourth quarter that will have 32 GB of RAM as an option. The move will be made possible by Intel's Kaby Lake processors.

Apple January 16, 2017

HTC U Ultra vs iPhone 7 Plus: Should Apple Worry?

HTC has unveiled the Android-powered U Ultra smartphone which is up for preorder. With quite a few high-end features on board, the handset may pose stiff competition to the iPhone 7 Plus.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 16, 2017

AirPods TV Ads Go Live: Apple Showcases How The Wireless Earbuds Are 'Practically Magic' With The iPhone 7

Apple has released the first video commercial for the AirPods. It featured the dancer Lil Buck trying to show why the wireless in-ear headphones are considered by Apple as practically magic.

Apple January 16, 2017

Foxconn, Sharp May Still Build An LCD Manufacturing Plant In The US: Report

Sharp states that it is carefully considering the possibility of building an LCD facility in the United States. Some sources estimate that it will cost around $8 billion if it will be as large as the similar Sharp LCD facility in Guangzhou, China.

Business Tech January 16, 2017

Ditching Your MacBook For Surface Book? Here's What One Apple Fan Advises

A loyal fan of Apple products shares his experience in attempting to switch to the Microsoft Surface Book. He advises others to think hard before making the switch.

Computers January 15, 2017

iPhone 8 Rumors: Apple Eyeing New Method Of Charging The Smartphone Battery

Apple's next-generation iPhone 8 is rumored to feature an innovative method of charging its battery. With wireless charging support expected to be offered, charging the iPhone on the move would get easier.

Apple January 14, 2017

Apple Looking To Expand Apple Music By Offering Original TV Shows And Movies: Should Netflix, Spotify, And Amazon Worry?

Apple is said to be thinking about producing original TV shows and movies, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The original content will be made available to Apple Music subscribers who pay the monthly fee of $10.

Apple January 13, 2017

Apple iOS And Related Services Revenue Could Surpass $1 Trillion In 2017, Predicts Analyst

The future looks promising for Apple per predictions from analyst Horace Dediu. Apple's iOS and related services could generate a total profit of $1 trillion in 2017.

Apple January 13, 2017

Amazon, Samsung, Google, Apple: Big 4 Driving Smart Home Device Sales

Amazon, Samsung, Google and Apple lead the charge in the smart home device market, driving its sales. The revenue returns for smart home hardware and services is estimated to hit $195 billion by 2021.

Smart Home January 13, 2017

Apple TV App Size Limit Increased By 20 Times: tvOS Software Cap Goes From 200 MB To 4 GB

Apple has lifted its 200 MB size limit for tvOS apps, now putting the cap at 4 GB. If that's not enough, developers can also take advantage of a 20 GB On-Demand Resources leeway Apple has also set in place.

Apps/Software January 13, 2017

New MacBook Pro Finally Receives Consumer Reports Recommendation, Because Apple Really Wants It

Apple went through a lot of trouble to acquire a Consumer Reports recommendation for the 2016 MacBook Pro. The publication initially deprived the laptop of a recommendation due to its inconsistent results in battery life testing.

Apple January 12, 2017

Apple Class-Action Lawsuit Over App Store Monopoly Revived By US Appeals Court

Apple is now fair game. According to a U.S. appellate court, the public can now begin suing the company for its practice, which a group of iPhone users claim as anticompetitive.

Apple January 12, 2017

Is Your iPhone Hackable? FBI Says iPhone 5c Is

FBI investigations surrounding the San Beranardino shooting have posed questions pertaining to the credibility of the iPhone encryption module. The iPhone 5c is hackable as the FBI was able to get an anonymous vendor to perform the task.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 12, 2017

Apple AirPods Racing Ahead: 26 Percent Share In Headphone Market

Apple AirPods have taken the headphone market by storm by garnering 26 percent of market share. The accessory's success in such a short span is reflective of how wireless headphones are becoming the new trend.

Apple January 12, 2017

Apple ‘Carpool Karaoke’: James Corden Host Replacements Named For New Apple Music Series

Apple Music has finally revealed the hosts for its version of James Corden’s ‘Carpool Karaoke.’ Rather than a single host, the new series will feature a multitude of guest pairings.

Internet January 12, 2017

Foxconn Sales Fall First Time In 25 Years, Is Apple To Blame For The Dip?

Apple's assembly partner Foxconn has reported a $136.38 billion revenue for 2016, which is a 2.81 percent slide from 2015. Foxconn's sales have slid for the first time since 1991.

Apple January 11, 2017

Tony Fadell Tells The Story Behind The iPhone's Prototype Software And iPod-Like Virtual Click Wheel

It’s been 10 years since Apple revealed the original iPhone, sending the smartphone industry into a frenzied whirlwind, but the original user interface could have been something so far removed from what it eventually became.

Apple January 11, 2017

Sonos CEO Steps Down After 14 Years Due To Heated Smart Speaker Competition

Sonos' John MacFarlane has already tendered his resignation after 14 years serving as the company's CEO. He will also relinquish his board seat, merely staying as a mentor for the company's employees.

Business Tech January 11, 2017

Apple's Swift Creator Chris Lattner Joins Tesla As VP Of Autopilot Software

Chris Lattner, head of Apple’s Swift programming language, is moving to Tesla as the new VP for its autopilot software, according to reports. Tesla announced Lattner’s welcome Tuesday, excited for him to 'accelerate the future of autonomous driving.'

Apps/Software January 10, 2017

iPhone 8 To Ditch Aluminum Chassis In Favor Of Stainless Steel

Reports suggest that the iPhone 8 will come with a stainless steel chassis. Like the iPhone 4, the next-gen smartphone will use stainless steel instead of aluminum.

Apple January 10, 2017

Apple Pinpoints Reasons Behind Failed Consumer Reports Recommendation For MacBook Pro: Faulty Testing Method, Bug In Safari

Apple has pinpointed the reasons why the new MacBook Pro did not receive a recommendation from Consumer Reports. According to Apple, the publication's testing was flawed, and that it triggered a bug in Safari.

Apple January 10, 2017

Apple Teaming Up With Carl Zeiss To Launch AR Glasses In 2018: Rumor

According to a report, Apple is now working on an AR technology in collaboration with optics manufacturer Carl Zeiss. The leaks purportedly came from an insider source, who also revealed that the partnership will produce a pair of AR glasses.

Apple January 10, 2017

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