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Surveillance Footage Shows An iPhone 6 Plus Explode In A Las Vegas Store In 20 Seconds

An iPhone 6 Plus exploded in an unidentified Las Vegas store in May. No one was hurt, and the cause of the explosion was likely an overheated battery.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 12, 2018

Black Dot Bug Freezes iMessage on iPhones And iPads: Here's What To Do Until Apple Rolls Out A Fix

The black dot bug, first seen on WhatsApp, is freezing iMessage on iPhones and iPads. Apple will likely roll out a patch soon, but users victimized by the black dot can try a workaround in the meantime.

Apple May 9, 2018

iOS 11.4 Secret Feature: What Can You Do With 'USB Restricted Mode'?

Apple is planning to roll out a new iOS update in the coming days or weeks and with it comes the new 'USB Restricted Mode.' The new feature, spotted in the beta version of iOS 11.4, will make the iPhone much harder to hack into.

Apple May 9, 2018

Apple Might Stop Including A Free Lightning To Headphone Jack Adapter This Year

The three iPhone models rumored to arrive this year won’t come with a free headphone jack adapter, analysts predict. Apple may truly be phasing out wire-based experiences once and for all.

Apple May 1, 2018

Apple Is Done With 3D Touch, Says Trusted Analyst

The rumored 6.1-inch iPhone for 2018 won’t have 3D Touch functionality. It’ll be removed entirely from future models as Apple tries to cut costs in display construction.

Apple April 28, 2018

12 Reasons Why The iPhone X Is The Real Deal

Apple's new iPhone X has new features like a longer battery life, Face ID, and a TrueDepth camera. Here are 12 reasons why this is a good smartphone and why you should get it if you're planning to spend on a new phone.

Products April 25, 2018

iPhone 8 Selling Better Than iPhone X? This Survey Says It's True

A survey by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners revealed that the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now selling better than the iPhone X. Does this mean that Apple will really kill the iPhone X soon?

Apple April 25, 2018

Dumb Ways You Are Slowly Killing Your Cell Phone But Never Realized It

Without even realizing it, you are probably damaging your cell phone on a daily basis. Here are 20 ways you might be destroying your cell phone and the ways you can protect it.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 24, 2018

Apple Will Keep Buying iPhone OLED Screens From Samsung, But Is That A Problem?

The Wall Street Journal claimed that LG is struggling to become the second supplier of OLED screens to Apple, which may have to continue depending on rival Samsung for the component. Is that really a problem, though?

Apple April 23, 2018

Apple Is Reportedly Launching A 6.1-Inch iPhone With A $550 Starting Price In 2018

A report has said that Apple is going to launch two budget iPhone models that start at $550 in 2018. They are believed to come with a 6.1-inch LCD display, and one of the two will have dual-SIM functionality.

Apple April 18, 2018

iPhone App EverDrive Showcases Americans’ Driving Habits Through 781 Million Miles Of Data

Insurance company EverQuote Insurance just released a study that showcases Americas’ driving habits through their app, EverDrive. The study was collected from 781 million miles of data by the app’s users.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 18, 2018

The iPhone X Made Much More Money Than All Android Smartphones Combined

According to a report by Counterpoint Research, the iPhone X made 35 percent of the profits of the smartphone industry in the fourth quarter of 2017. All Android smartphone manufacturers, meanwhile, generated a total of 14 percent.

Apple April 18, 2018

US Police Buying Graykey iPhone Unlock Tool That Can Crack Even iOS 11 Devices

Federal law enforcement and local police departments have reportedly been purchasing GrayKey, an encryption-bypassing tool that allows them to crack iPhones. GrayKey use among law enforcement is reportedly on the rise, as the technology can crack even iOS 11 devices.

Apple April 15, 2018

Apple's 2018 Flagship iPhone Could Cost A Lot More Than The iPhone X

The new generation of Apple's iPhone will be more expensive than the $1,000 iPhone X. UBS analysts Steven Milunovich and Benjamin Wilson made the prediction based on an analysis of average sales prices.

Apple April 14, 2018

US Teens Prefer iPhones vs Android Phones, And That Won't Change Anytime Soon

A PiperJaffray survey revealed that teenagers in the United States overwhelmingly prefer iPhones over Android phones. The trend will likely remain the same in the near future, as most teens are planning to buy an iPhone as their next smartphone.

Apple April 12, 2018

iPhone 8, iPhone X Ambient Light Sensor Disabled After Third-Party Repairs, Even With Authentic Replacement Screens

After third-party repairs, the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X ambient light sensor has stopped working, according to reports. That's despite repairers using an authentic replacement screen.

Apple April 11, 2018

35 Amazing Facts About Apple You Didn't Know

Apple had a lot of secrets, from its inception to today. There are some that are now out in the open, which will hopefully give fans a better understanding of its history and what goes on inside the headquarters.

Company April 11, 2018

Mophie's New Charge Stream Pad+ Brings Fast Wireless Charging To iPhones And Samsung Phones

Mophie has announced the new Charge Stream Pad+. It's the accessory maker's 10W wireless charger made for Apple and Samsung handsets, from the iPhone X to the Galaxy S9.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 5, 2018

Apple Working On iPhone That Will Have Curved Screen And Respond To Hand Gestures

Apple is working on a completely new technology for future releases of the iPhones. They are rumored to have curved screens and feature touchless controls.

Apple April 4, 2018

The Rise Of The Smuggler Drones? $80 Million Worth Of iPhones Flown Into China

Authorities took down a major smuggling operation that utilized drones. The smugglers used drones to fly a pair of 200-meter cables between Hong Kong and Shenzhen in mainland China, sneaking $80 million worth of iPhones across the border.

Gadgets March 31, 2018

Apple's New iPhone And iPad Cases Are Themed After Spring

Apple revealed a new lineup of color for its first-party accessories. The new products apparently flaunt spring-related themes and are available for the Apple Watch, iPad, and iPhone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 30, 2018

Apple Rolls Out Battery Health Menu With iOS 11.3: Here's How To Disable iPhone Battery Throttling

Apple has rolled out iOS 11.3, and one of the mobile operating system's new features is the Battery Health menu. Through it, users will be allowed to view battery information and disable iPhone battery throttling.

Apple March 29, 2018

iOS Camera App Bug Could Open Up Malicious Website On iPhone: Here’s How To Avoid It

The Camera app on iOS has a buggy QR code scanner. It can be used to fool users into thinking they’re going to be taken to a particular website, but actually, they might end up in a malicious site instead.

Security March 27, 2018

Apple To Launch Foldable iPhone That Doubles As Tablet In 2020

An analyst from Bank of America Merrill Lynch claimed that Apple is working to launch a foldable iPhone in 2020. This will follow up the innovation that the company showed with the iPhone X.

Apple March 25, 2018

iPhone And Apple Watch Calling 911 On Their Own: Here's How To Prevent Emergency SOS Accidents

Emergency SOS, introduced in iOS 11, may be a lifesaver, but it may also place iPhone and Apple Watch owners in embarrassing situations. Here's how to prevent the feature from calling 911 on its own.

Apple March 19, 2018

Here's What Steve Jobs's 1973 Job Application Looks Like

An online auction posted a job application form submitted by Steve Jobs in 1973. The document is reportedly an authentic piece of tech history related to Apple's growth in the industry.

Apple March 14, 2018

Baby In China Locks iPhone For 47 Years After Pressing Wrong Passcode Repeatedly

A toddler in China locked an iPhone for 47 years after pressing the wrong passcode repeatedly. The mother is up for a long waiting game.

Apple March 8, 2018

Apple's Most Legendary Products That You May Have Forgotten

Since its founding in the 1970s, Apple has produced some of the greatest gadgets of all time — including desktop computers, laptops, and mobile devices that revolutionized the way we connect.

Products March 1, 2018

Apple Repair Facility In California Accidentally Calls 911 Too Often: 1,600 False Alarms From iPhones Since October 2017

An Apple repair facility is causing trouble in Elk Grove and Sacramento County in California for making too many accidental 911 calls. The culprit for the 20 false alarms daily is likely the Emergency SOS feature introduced in iOS 11.

Apple February 23, 2018

What It Takes To Change Batteries: Customers Report Terrible Experiences With Apple’s Battery Replacement Program

Apple launched its iPhone battery replacement program after the company admitted that it was deliberately throttling older models to avoid too much battery strain. However, users are reporting that it’s not an easy process.

Apple February 22, 2018

Apple Reportedly Seeking To Buy Cobalt Directly From Miners To Use In Li-Ion Batteries

Apple was reportedly in talks to secure a multi-year deal to purchase cobalt directly from miners. Cobalt is a key ingredient for Li-Ion batteries and there are industry fears of shortages.

Apple February 21, 2018

New iOS Bug Crashes iPhones And Blocks Access To iMessages, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, And More

A new iOS 11 bug is wreaking havoc, crashing iPhones and disabling access to several third-party apps. The bug entails a message with an Indian language character.

Apple February 15, 2018

Google Pixel Sales Grew To 3.9 Million Units In 2017, But That's Less Than iPhones Sold Per Week

Google Pixel and Pixel 2 sales doubled to 3.9 million units in 2017. However, that figure barely makes a dent on the smartphone market, as Apple ships that many iPhones in less than a week.

Google February 14, 2018

iPhone Source Code Leakster Reportedly A Former Apple Intern

Apple's leaked iPhone source code was recently posted on Github. Reports confirm that a former intern stole the code and even more from the company.

Apple February 11, 2018

Apple Tells GitHub To Remove Leaked iOS Source Code 'iBoot'

Apple has ordered the leaked iOS source code iBoot removed from GitHub. The company insisted there is no security threat following the leak, which could lead to the discovery of system vulnerabilities and creation of iOS jailbreak.

Apple February 8, 2018

'Biggest iPhone Code Leak' On GitHub: Here's Why iBoot Leak Worries Security Experts

Someone has leaked iBoot on GitHub. There are missing files so it can’t be compiled, but hackers might still take advantage of this iPhone source code to find vulnerabilities in iOS and create jailbreaks.

Security February 8, 2018

Apple Reportedly Discussing iPhone Financing Options With Goldman Sachs

Apple is reportedly in talks with investment bank Goldman Sachs, looking to offer financing options for customers who want to buy an Apple device. The talks are in the early stages for now, but could make Apple products more accessible.

Apple February 8, 2018

How To Disable iPhone Throttling In Apple's Latest iOS 11.3 Beta

Apple promised new battery health features and options for customers with older iPhones, and the latest iOS 11.3 beta 2 delivers. Here's what you need to know about performance management and how to disable it.

Apple February 7, 2018

NYPD Cops Receive 36,000 iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Units To Fight Crime

The NYPD has begun its replacement program to swap over 36,000 obsolete Windows Phone units. Police officers will receive an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus as an upgrade free of charge.

Apple February 6, 2018

Bye Bye, Qualcomm: Apple Will Use Intel Baseband For Future iPhone Models Instead

Apple might be jettisoning Qualcomm altogether. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo states that the Cupertino company will soon rely on Intel exclusively for baseband components of future iPhone models.

Apple February 6, 2018

Chinese Man Made $1.1M Selling Fake Apple Products In US Through Dream Digitals

A 43-year-old Chinese man on a student visa in the United States pleaded guilty to selling counterfeit Apple products in the country. The man made more than $1.1 million from the scheme and is now facing prison time.

Apple February 5, 2018

Apple To Release Software Update That’ll Fix Forced Throttling This ’Spring’

Apple will release a software update that’ll bring new battery features, including a toggle to turn off throttling, this spring. The announcement comes amid the U.S. Justice Department’s investigation on Apple’s forced throttling practices.

Apple February 2, 2018

Justice Department Begins Investigating Apple Over iPhone Battery/Slowdown Controversy

The U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating Apple over its practice of throttling down older iPhone models without the knowledge of users. The investigation is in early stages.

Apple January 31, 2018

iPhone Battery: How To Improve Your iPhone's Battery Life And Performance

Looking for ways to improve your iPhone's battery life? We've created a handy guide and tips that will boost your iPhone's battery life and performance in no time.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 30, 2018

Apple Is Bringing Digital Health Records To The iPhone

In the new iOS 11.3 beta, Apple added a major update to the Health app. The company is bringing medical records to iPhones, aiming to make things easier for patients.

Apple January 27, 2018

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