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2019 iPhones Will Come With Redesigned Antennas, Says Ming-Chi Kuo

Apple will switch to a new antenna for the iPhones due this year. It’ll revert to traditional ones for the 5G variants in 2020, though.

Apple May 6, 2019

Apple Watch Lost In The Ocean Still In Working Condition When It Was Found 6 Months Later

Southern California surfer Robert Bainter lost his trusted Apple Watch at sea some months ago. The resilient watch was returned to him recently in perfect working condition.

Apple April 27, 2019

Your iPhone Might Soon Get More NFC Features, Like Using It As A Bus Pass: Report

It appears Apple might have a lot in store this June for its WWDC event. One of them could be major upgrades to NFC on iPhones.

Apple April 23, 2019

2019 iPhones Might Sport Ultra-Wide Lens, Says Ming-Chi Kuo

When Ming-Chi Kuo predicts something, it’s usually correct. If his latest statements are true, then expect an ultra-wide lens on two of this year’s iPhones.

Apple April 19, 2019

iOS 13 To Bring System-Wide Dark Mode, Undo Gesture, And More Interface Changes

iOS 13 will bring a number of aesthetic changes both to iPhone and iPad. Apple’s next WWDC starts June 3, and there might be more information by then.

Apple April 16, 2019

Oregon College Students Tricked Apple Into Replacing Fake iPhones From China

Apple lost nearly $1 million after replacing more than 1,400 counterfeit iPhones with new ones. Two Chinese students from Oregon were charged with wire fraud, trafficking counterfeit goods, and submitting false and misleading information on export declaration.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 6, 2019

Apple's 2019 iPhones Could Feature Reverse Wireless Charging

A new rumor says that Apple's 2019 iPhones could feature reverse wireless charging. That means it can wirelessly charge other devices, such as the second-generation AirPods, the Apple Watch, and other iPhones.

Apple March 25, 2019

What's In An iPhone? UK Scientists Throw Apple Smartphone Into A Blender To Find Out

Two researchers from the University of Plymouth placed a smartphone in a blender to find out its contents. Upon identifying the element composition, the research called for better recycling efforts from smartphone companies.

Apple March 19, 2019

iPhone Stops Arrow, Saves Australian Man's Life

An iPhone saved the life of its owner after it stopped an arrow. Authorities arrested the assailant while the victim suffered minor injuries in his chin.

Apple March 15, 2019

Apple's New iPhone Ad Shows How Much 'Privacy Matters'

Apple has released a new iPhone ad that focuses on privacy. The commercial shows real-life scenarios and situations where 'privacy matters' in a relatable and funny way.

Apple March 14, 2019

Best iTunes Alternative: Transfer iPhone Photos And More Data With DearMob iPhone Manager

DearMob iPhone Manager is a handy tool that enables you to transfer and back up photos, music, videos, contacts, books, messages, apps, and a lot more. It offers a safe and convenient way to back up and retrieve your entire iDevice data, allowing you to conveniently switch to a new iPhone or iPad.

DearMob March 7, 2019

Apple Store’s New Repair Policy Will Now Reportedly Fix iPhones With Third-Party Batteries

Apple is updating its store repair policy to include iPhones with third-party batteries. Previously, authorized service centers aren’t allowed to repair iPhones with third-party components.

Apple March 6, 2019

This Could Be Apple's Solution To Prevent Its Foldable Phones From Breaking

The USPTO recently published a patent application from Apple, and it possibly has something to do with a foldable iPhone. In short, it shows a heating method that could prevent flexible screens from breaking.

Apple February 28, 2019

Apple COO Jeff Williams On Increasing Product Price Points: 'It's Something We're Very Aware Of'

Apple COO Jeff Williams delivered a speech on Feb. 22 at Elon University. There, he made it clear that the company is aware of the concern over the increasing price points for its products.

Apple February 25, 2019

Intel's 5G Modems Not Coming To Phones Until 2020, Making 5G iPhone Unlikely Until Then

Intel confirms that its 5G modem chips won't be in phones until 2020. By the same token, Apple's first 5G iPhone likely won't materialize until then.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 22, 2019

Apple's Foldable iPhone Patent Gets Turned Into Renders: Here's What It Could Look Like

Recently, a patent for a foldable iPhone was uncovered. Now it's been turned into renders, and they give a good look at what the bendable phone could turn out to be.

Apple February 21, 2019

Apple's New Tutorial Videos Teach You Photography Features Of The iPhone XR, iPhone XS

Apple has released four new tutorial videos focused on photos and the iPhone on its YouTube channel. Among them is a clip that highlights the depth control feature of the iPhone XR and iPhone XS.

Apple February 19, 2019

2019 iPhone Models Will Still Have Lightning Ports Instead Of USB-C: Report

2019 iPhone models are said to sport Lightning ports instead of USB-C. What's more, they're rumored to be bundled with the same-old 5W USB-A charger, meaning users still won't be able to use fast-charging from the get-go.

Apple February 11, 2019

Popular iOS Apps Found To Secretly Record Your iPhone Screen, Put Your Personal Data At Risk

An investigation by TechCrunch found that a lot of popular iOS apps are secretly recording iPhone users' screens. This method of gathering data known as 'session replaying' may inadvertently expose sensitive information and put them at risk.

Security February 6, 2019

Apple Working On Triple-Camera iPhone With A USB-C Port

An iPhone with three cameras will reportedly be released this year. Plus, Apple is apparently testing USB Type-C versions of the entire 2019 iPhone lineup.

Apple January 31, 2019

Major FaceTime Bug Lets You Listen To Audio Before The Person Accepts Your Call

A bug has been discovered in FaceTime that leaves recipients vulnerable to spying. Apple has acknowledged the issue and said it’ll release a fix shortly.

Apple January 29, 2019

Apple Thinks iPhone Demand Will Increase Because Of Climate Change: Wait, What?

Global warming will make people realize iPhones are super useful, which will increase their demand. It’s not just Apple that stands to benefit in this global disaster, though.

Apple January 24, 2019

iPhone Will Say Goodbye To LCD In 2020: Hello, OLED

Apple will move to OLED displays come 2020, according to a new report. That means no more iPhone models with LCDs in two years, and perhaps no more ‘budget’ models, either.

Apple January 23, 2019

Apple's Contest Can Put Your iPhone Photo On A Billboard

iPhone users may have a chance to get their photos that were taken via Apple smartphones to be featured in billboards and other marketing channels of the tech company. Entries should be submitted on or before Feb. 7.

Feature | Tech January 22, 2019

Turns Out The iPhone X Can Fit Into The iPhone XS Battery Case Just Fine

Apple says the new iPhone XS Smart Battery Case isn't compatible with the iPhone X. However, after a few tests here and there, it can actually work with the older iPhone.

Apple January 16, 2019

Apple Releases Battery Cases With Wireless Charging Support For The iPhone XS, XS Max, And XR

Apple is rolling out three new battery cases for its latest iPhone lineup. Called the Smart Battery, they are designed to extend the battery life of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.

Apple January 15, 2019

Apple Couldn't Use Qualcomm Chips For 2018 iPhones Because Qualcomm Refused To Sell Them

Apple chief operating officer Jeff Williams reveals that the Cupertino brand wanted to use Qualcomm modems for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. However, the chipmaker refused to sell them.

Apple January 14, 2019

Chinese Retailers Cut Down iPhone Prices Due To Weak Demand

Local resellers in China are giving away huge discounts on iPhones as Chinese consumers continue to go for cost-effective and feature-rich alternatives. Are the latest iPhones still worth the cost?

Apple January 12, 2019

Apple Plans To Release 3 New iPhones This Year

Apple will be launching three new iPhones this year, with one succeeding the iPhone XR, reports said. The highest-end will have three rear cameras, while the other two, dual lens.

Apple January 12, 2019

Huawei Sends A New Year’s Tweet — From An iPhone

Huawei wished everyone a Happy New Year in 2019 by tweeting from an iPhone. The social media employees involved have since been allegedly demoted, and their salaries have also been reduced.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 5, 2019

Cyber Researcher Who Claims To Have Bypassed Apple's Face ID Cancels Public Talk

After claiming to have bypassed Apple's Face ID, a security researcher withdraws from his scheduled presentation about the matter. This was at the request of his employer, which called the work 'misleading.'

Security January 3, 2019

Tim Cook: Apple Could Lose $9 Billion In iPhone Sales Over Weak Demand

Apple has revised its forecast for Q1, dropping the original number by $9 billion. Cook cites weakened iPhone demand, particularly in China and other developed markets, as the reason for underwhelming sales.

Apple January 3, 2019

Analyst Reduces iPhone Production Forecast, Cuts iPhone XS Max Estimation By Nearly Half

iPhone production is forecast to go down for the first quarter of 2019 because of weak demand. The iPhone XS Max is expected to take a huge hit, with estimates getting cut by 48 percent.

Apple December 30, 2018

AT&T Reportedly Developing Wireless Charger That Powers iPhone and Apple Watch Simultaneously

Filings at the FCC and the Wireless Power Consortium reveal that AT&T is developing a wireless charger that’ll top up an iPhone and an Apple Watch at the same time. It’ll cost $100 when released, although it’s unclear when.

Gadgets December 30, 2018

Sony To Supply 3D Camera Sensors For iPhone 11

Sony is reportedly ramping up production on 3D Time of Flight cameras following manufacturers’ orders. Apple is apparently one of those customers, which implies the next iPhones will come equipped with 3D sensors.

Apple December 29, 2018

Apple Will Begin Producing Top-End iPhones In India This 2019

Apple could begin manufacturing top-end iPhone models in India via Foxconn. The company already makes iPhones in the country, but only older and lower-end models.

Apple December 27, 2018

Android Users Are Switching To iOS Because Of The iPhone XR

More users are taking the plunge and switching from Android to iOS. According to a research report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, it's largely because of the iPhone XR.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 27, 2018

Twitter For iPhone Now Allows You To See Most Recent Tweets First: How To Switch To Reverse-Chronological Feed

Twitter has rolled out an update for iPhone users that lets them enable a reverse-chronological feed. This meant that fresh tweets will appear at the top regardless of their popularity across the platform.

Apps/Software December 19, 2018

Cydia Store For Jailbroken iPhones Is Shutting Down

Jay Freeman announced that Cydia Store is shutting down starting immediately. The main reason for the closure is that the service is not making profits anymore.

Apps/Software December 16, 2018

Rumor: iPhone eSIM And Dual SIM Support Coming To Verizon In December

Verizon might reopen eSIM activations for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR this December. According to a leaked internal memo, the carrier is ready to offer dual SIM support once again following a software snag.

Apple November 22, 2018

Amazon Will Finally Sell Apple Products Directly, But Not All Of Them

Apple will soon sell its products on Amazon directly. Beginning January, only Apple and authorized resellers will be allowed to sell Apple products on the store.

Apple November 10, 2018

Apple Apparently Won’t Release A 5G iPhone Until 2020, And You Can Blame Intel

Apple won’t release an iPhone capable of 5G until 2020. Its chosen modem provider, Intel, is still having some problems with its 5G chip.

Apple November 3, 2018

When It Comes To Smartphone Lifespan, Brand Name Matters More Than Hardware

Many critics have denounced smartphone manufacturers in recent years for producing devices that quickly become obsolete, creating a "planned obsolescence" that is costly for consumers and the global environment. Yet while many consumers clamor for increased "repairability" - and thus longer lifespans - for these devices, a new Yale-led study finds that there is a more important factor in determining how long smartphones remain in use: Brand cache.

October 16, 2018

Apple Original Content Will Be Free For iOS And tvOS Device Owners

Apple, which is investing $1 billion into original programming, is planning to give away the content for free. The Apple streaming service, apparently, was not planning to challenge Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Apple October 11, 2018

Students Can Now Use Their iPhone And Apple Watch As Campus ID

Students from Duke University, the University of Alabama, and the University of Oklahoma may now use their iPhone and Apple Watch as their contactless campus ID. When will the feature be available to all schools in the United States?

Apple October 3, 2018

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