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Apple Says iPhones Don't Spy On Users, But Here's How To Make Sure

Apple gave its assurance that iPhones are not listening to user's conversations. However, for those who are still concerned that their iPhones are functioning as spying devices, there are some ways to protect against it.

Apple August 9, 2018

iPhone Chip Supplier TSMC Forced To Shut Down Factories Due To Computer Virus

TSMC, Apple's sole supplier for the main processor of iPhones, was forced to shut down several factories due to a computer virus. How will this affect the upcoming 2018 iPhone models?

Apple August 5, 2018

Apple Market Value Officially Reaches $1 Trillion, The First Company To Do So

Apple has officially become a trillion-dollar company, the first American-based brand to reach that milestone in the stock market. Can it keep the honor, though?

Apple August 3, 2018

Apple Is Reportedly Making Dual-SIM iPhone Models, According To Dug-Up Code In iOS 12 Beta

Apple might introduce a new feature on future iPhones. Code buried within the latest iOS 12 beta includes mentions to a second physical SIM tray, suggesting dual-SIM iPhones are on the horizon.

Apple July 31, 2018

2018 iPhone Leaks: Here's Our First Look At The iPhone X Plus And Budget iPhone X

Infamous leaker Benjamin Geskin uploaded pictures that allegedly show dummy units of the iPhone X Plus and the budget iPhone X. The two 2018 iPhone models look very similar to the current iPhone X, but with certain differences.

Apple July 31, 2018

iPhone Banned In India? It May Happen, If Apple Doesn't Give In To The Government

Apple is struggling with iPhone sales in India, but it may face an even bigger issue soon. The government may ban iPhones if Apple continues to refuse approval for an anti-spam app developed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.

Apple July 23, 2018

Apple Struggles In India This Year With Less Than A Million iPhones Sold So Far

Apple’s journey to dominate the Indian smartphone market don’t seem to be working. Bloomberg says it has barely sold 1 million iPhones in the first half of 2018, and sales predictions for the rest of the year aren’t so positive.

Apple July 16, 2018

Apple Reportedly Upgrading Every Product In Its Lineup This Fall, Even The Mac Mini

Apple is preparing a whole slew of upgrades this fall, if analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is correct, which he nearly always is. Expect upgrades for Apple’s entire product lineup, save for the iPod.

Apple July 12, 2018

Apple Fixes iPhone Bug That Crashed Apps For Mentioning Taiwan Or Using Taiwan Flag Emoji

A friend told security researcher Patrick Wardle in April that China was trying to hack her iPhone. It turned out to be a peculiar bug that caused apps to crash whenever the word 'Taiwan' or the Taiwan flag emoji appeared.

Apple July 11, 2018

How Do You Know If Someone Is Rich? Ask If They Own An iPhone Or iPad, Study Says

Owning an iPhone or iPad is the best indicator that a person is rich. Researchers had a 69.1 percent chance of correctly guessing whether people belonged to the high-income bracket if they own an iPhone.

Apple July 9, 2018

Apple To Launch 2018 iPhone Models With New Color Options, Like Blue And Orange

Apple will launch new colors for this year's iPhone models, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The 6.5-inch OLED iPhone will come in black, white, and gold, while the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will come in gray, white, orange, blue, and red.

Apple July 6, 2018

Rumor: AirPods Case Will Soon Be Able To Charge Your iPhone Wirelessly

Apple is developing new ways for the iPhone to get some juice. According to a new report, you might soon be able to wirelessly charge your iPhone with an AirPods charging case.

Apple June 27, 2018

Should You Jailbreak Your iPhone? Apple Vehemently Says No In Updated Support Page

Apple quietly refreshed an official support page to issue a stern warning against jailbreaking iPhones. Apple outlined the risks of unauthorized modifications to the iOS, but will that be enough to deter iPhone owners from jailbreaking?

Apple June 26, 2018

Apple Responds To Discovery Of iOS Vulnerability That Allows iPhone Brute Force Hack

A security researcher claimed that he found an iOS vulnerability that allows hackers to guess an iPhone's passcode through brute force, which is basically trying all possible combinations. Apple issued a response to the alleged exploit.

Apple June 25, 2018

Australia Slaps Apple With $9M Fine For Misleading Users About 'Error 53' Bug

Apple misled consumers about its Error 53 iOS bug that bricked devices, and now, it has to pay. An Australia federal court hit Apple with an AU$9 million fine, or about US$6.8 million.

Apple June 20, 2018

New Feature In iOS 12 Will Share Location With 911 Immediately During Call

Apple's upcoming iOS 12 for the iPhone will have a new feature for emergency situations. iPhones will now share the location of the user automatically when they call 911.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 18, 2018

iOS 12 Screen Time Feature Will Show You Use Your iPhone Too Much

Screen Time, one of the new iOS 12 features, will surprise people by showing them how much they use their iPhone. Even Apple CEO Tim Cook was surprised by the incredibly detailed information provided by Screen Time.

Apple June 18, 2018

What Privacy? Grayshift Comes Up With Workaround For USB Restricted Mode Of iOS 12

Grayshift revealed that it has already found a way around the 'USB Restricted Mode' in iOS 12. The security feature disables the phone's USB data connection if the phone has not been unlocked for an hour.

Apple June 18, 2018

Here's How Memoji In iOS 12 Works

Apple introduced 'Animojis' for its Messages app last year, but with iOS 12, users will be able to create characters based on their appearance. The 'Memojis' feature allows users to customize their own avatar.

Apple June 18, 2018

South Korean Carrier Sells New Apple iPhone 3GS, And Everyone's Asking Why

A South Korean publication reported that a local carrier plans to resell original stock of the Apple’s ancient iPhone 3GS model. The phone, which Apple introduced in 2009, will retail for a mere $40.

Apple June 15, 2018

Apple's USB Restricted Mode To Make Cracking iPhones Harder For Criminals, Police

Apple has outed the upcoming USB Restricted Mode, and it'll give criminals a tougher time breaking into iPhones. However, in the same vein, law enforcement will also face the same difficulties.

Apple June 13, 2018

Apple Announces New Health Records App Development Software For iPhones

Apple invited developers and researchers to expand their digital health community by creating new apps through its Health Records API. iOS users will be able to store their medical records in this new app.

Apple June 5, 2018

iOS 12 Best Features iPhone And iPad Users Will Love

Apple announced a host of new features that will be coming to the iPhone and iPad with the iOS 12 update. Some of the best improvements include group FaceTime, group notifications, and Screen Time.

Apple June 5, 2018

Next iPhone X, 'iPhone X Plus', And New 6.1-inch iPhone Model To Sport OLED Display: Report

Apple has reportedly decided to ditch LCD screens for OLED displays in all three of its iPhone models planned for release next year. The news sent shares of Apple's main supplier, Japan Display, tumbling by 10 percent.

Apple May 29, 2018

Apple To Launch Triple-Lens Camera For iPhone In 2019, Analyst Says

Apple will launch a triple-lens camera iPhone next year, according to Deutsche Securities analyst Jialin Lu. Apple will further support augmented reality with the feature, which will be copied from the popular Huawei P20 Pro.

Apple May 29, 2018

iOS 12 Will Open Up NFC Capabilities, Like Unlocking Doors Using Your iPhone

The next major iOS update will finally make NFC chips on iPhones more useful. A rumored software update, which is already being used in the Apple HQ, will allow iPhones to unlock doors and pay for transit fares.

Apple May 28, 2018

Apple Starts Mass Production Of 7-NM A12 Chips For New iPhones

Apple has reportedly begun mass-producing its new A12 chips. The 7-nm processors will bring new improvements to the next generation of iPhones, including faster apps, better storage, and more efficient batteries.

Apple May 26, 2018

Apple Knew iPhone 6 Bending Issue Was Real: 'Bendgate' Still Alive

Apple apparently knew all about the iPhone 6 bending issue but kept saying that there were no engineering issues with the smartphone. The information, revealed from internal documents filed in court, brings the spotlight back to the Bendgate controversy.

Apple May 25, 2018

Legrand Radiant Lets You Convert A Wall Outlet Into An iPhone Wireless Charger

Legrand just unveiled its Radiant wall plate, which introduced industry's first in-wall wireless charger. It is supposed to replace a standard outlet so that users can tuck away their phones and charge it without cables.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 24, 2018

Belkin's Lightning To 3.5mm Audio Cable For iPhones Can Save Users From Dongle Hell

Belkin just revealed its 3.5mm to Lightning audio cable, which aims to reduce the number of cables needed to connect an iPhone to the car stereo or a speaker. The cable is MFi-certified as Apple updated its MFi program.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 24, 2018

Apple Offers $50 Credit To Customers Who Paid For iPhone Battery Replacement in 2017

Apple is offering a $50 credit for customers who availed an iPhone battery replacement last year, but not everyone is eligible. Here is how you can get the $50 credit, which is related to the controversial iPhone throttling issue.

Apple May 23, 2018

Apple Quietly Drops USB-C To Lightning Cable Price: What Does This Mean For This Year's iPhones?

Apple quietly reduced the price of its USB-C to Lightning Cable from $25 to $19. The price change might look insignificant, but it may have something to do with what Apple is planning for this year's new iPhones.

Apple May 22, 2018

Samsung's New Ad Makes Fun Of Apple's iPhone Throttling Issue

Samsung released its latest advertisement with the same old formula: a person having trouble with an iPhone and getting the new Samsung handset instead. This time, though, it mocked Apple's battery throttling issue.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 21, 2018

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

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