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Topic: iPhone

RunKeeper for iOS adds 'Goal Coach' for personalized guidance and motivation

04/24/2014, 11:04 am

Popular iPhone fitness application RunKeeper saw a significant update on Thursday with the addition of "Goal Coach," a new free feature that allows users to set achievable but challenging goals as they train.

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Purportedly 'leaked' iPhone 6 case compared with iPhone 5s, Nexus 5 and Note 3 in video

04/23/2014, 10:04 pm

A video published on Wednesday compares a case supposedly built to wrap Apple's next-generation iPhone with Google's LG-made Nexus 5 and Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 phablet, offering new perspective on the device's possible size.

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Rumor: Apple's 'iPhone 6' may sport curved edges, display glass

04/23/2014, 07:04 pm

A report on Wednesday claims Apple's next-generation iPhone may employ a curved chassis design and accompanying display glass, a vast departure from the substantially squared-off design used on existing Apple handsets.

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Rumor: Apple taps Catcher for metal casings on next-gen 'iPhone 6'

04/23/2014, 09:04 am

A pair of investment firms believe casing supplier Catcher has secured a sizable chunk of Apple's anticipated "iPhone 6" metal casing orders, as the company lines up suppliers for a handset launch later this year.

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Apple shows off iPhone 5s multimedia creation prowess in 'Powerful' ad

04/22/2014, 11:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a new commercial for its flagship iPhone 5s, showing off the handset's digital media creation capabilities through a slew of music, movie making, translation and exploration apps.

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After putting Google on the hook for infringement of iPhone patents, Samsung lied about it

04/22/2014, 11:04 pm

Even more startling than the news from today's trial that Google offered to indemnify Samsung for Android's infringement of Apple's iPhones patents is the fact that Samsung falsely stated in court filings that that it had not been "seeking indemnification from any third party."

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Duet Bluetooth tag helps alert iPhone owners as soon as they lose their device

04/22/2014, 03:04 pm

iPhone owners have a new option to ensure that their handset stays by their side with the Duet, a small Bluetooth-connected device that can be attached to a bag or keys and sounds an alarm if it moves more than 10 meters from a paired smartphone.

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Rumor again claims Apple's jumbo-sized 5.5" iPhone will launch after new, larger 4.7" model

04/22/2014, 08:04 am

Claims that Apple's rumored 5.5-inch iPhone will bow months after its purported 4.7-inch sibling were backed up Tuesday with a new report from Taiwan claiming that Apple may be having trouble fitting an ultra-slim battery for the new device.

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Apple, Inc. and the pursuit of affordable luxury electronics

04/19/2014, 05:04 pm

In an industry captivated by cheap commodity components, Apple's ability to command healthy profit margins for "magical," premium priced products designed to delight users--rather than just solve basic problems in a cost effective way--has confounded analysts and pundits for the better part of 40 years. It appears Apple will continue to introduce upscale new products in 2014, rather than following the industry into a race to the bottom in pricing.

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How Apple dodged the Heartbleed bullet

04/18/2014, 02:04 pm

In 2011, Apple told its developers that it would be deprecating OS X's Common Data Security Architecture including OpenSSL, describing it as an outdated relic of the late 1990s. Nearly three years later, OpenSSL was hit by a severe flaw that affected a wide swath of vendors and their users, but not Apple.

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Marissa Mayer wants Apple to ditch Google for Yahoo! as default iOS search engine

04/16/2014, 06:04 pm

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is reportedly working on a plan to convince Apple to change the default iOS search engine from Google to a new Yahoo solution, which could deal a significant blow to Google's ad income.

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Apple launches smaller-capacity 8GB iPhone 5c in Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, Czech Republic, more

04/16/2014, 08:04 am

Apple has continued to slowly expand availability of its new entry-level 8-gigabyte iPhone 5c model, with the handset debuting in a number of additional countries this week, including Italy and Sweden.

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Case purportedly for Apple's 'iPhone 6' supports claims of power button on upper right side

04/16/2014, 08:04 am

As they have done in years past, case makers are once again betting on unconfirmed designs rumored for Apple's next iPhone, with one manufacturer betting this year's model will sport a larger display and a sleep/wake button moved to the upper right side.

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Samsung email targeted Steve Jobs' death as "our best opportunity to attack iPhone"

04/16/2014, 03:04 am

Samsung executives discussed Steve Jobs' passing as "unfortunately" having an "unintended benefit for Apple," and at the same time, "our best opportunity to attack iPhone," in internal memos marked "highly confidential," presented in the Apple v. Samsung trial.

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Apple joins tech heavyweights, wireless carriers in smartphone anti-theft initiative

04/15/2014, 06:04 pm

A group of smartphone industry giants, including Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft, signed on to a voluntary program spearheaded by the U.S. wireless industry that looks to incorporate anti-theft technology into handsets by July 2015.

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Samsung braced for "iPhone 5 Tsunami," targeted an "attack" on Apple's customer base

04/15/2014, 06:04 pm

New confidential internal memos presented in the Apple v. Samsung trial detail a "counter tsunami plan" Samsung hoped to set up in response to Apple's iPhone 5 launch, in order to distract from its own Galaxy product vulnerabilities it described as "plastic feeling" with "lack of key feature."

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Metal iPhone 6 mockups make appearance at Hong Kong electronics show

04/15/2014, 05:04 pm

Adding to a slew of iPhone 6 related "leaks," a case maker at the 2014 Hong Kong Electronics Fair on Tuesday showed off a tooled metal mockup purportedly representative of Apple's next-generation iPhone 6.

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Amazon's iPhone competitor purportedly revealed in photos with 6 cameras, 3D UI

04/15/2014, 12:04 pm

A series of snapshots hit the web Tuesday showing what is alleged to be a prototype of Amazon's upcoming first-party smartphone, with a 4.7-inch display and 6 cameras that are said to power a unique three-dimensional user interface.

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Closer look at alleged 'iPhone 6' front panel suggests 5.1" screen with 16:9 ratio

04/15/2014, 11:04 am

Whether it's legitimate or not, a newly revealed front panel claimed to be for Apple's next-generation iPhone appears to show a part for a 5.1-inch display with a screen ratio of 16 to 9.

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Rumor: First photo of supposed 'iPhone 6' front panel surfaces

04/15/2014, 04:04 am

A single photo of what appears to be a larger than normal iPhone front panel assembly showed up on Chinese microblogging website Sina Weibo on Tuesday, offering what could be the first look at Apple's next-generation handset.

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