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Topic: iPhone

Apple's 'Romeo and Juliet' ad puts iPhone 7 Plus camera in focus

12/05/2016, 09:12 pm

Apple on Monday released its latest iPhone ad, a touching 30-second short highlighting the dual-camera system introduced with iPhone 7 Plus.

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Netflix top grossing iPhone app after enabling content downloads

12/05/2016, 08:12 pm

Less than a week after enabling downloads of select TV shows and movies for offline viewing, Netflix on Monday beat out popular games and rival streaming services to become the top-grossing iPhone title for the first time ever.

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Apple issues new public & developer iOS 10.2, macOS 10.12.2 betas, plus dev-only watchOS 3.1.1 beta

12/05/2016, 01:12 pm

Apple on Monday issued a sixth iOS 10.2 beta and a fifth macOS 10.12.2 beta to developers and public beta testers, as well as a fourth watchOS 3.1.1 developer beta, all of which include unspecified bug fixes and performance improvements.

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Netflix uses 'chunk' analysis on downloaded video to save space, retain quality on iPhone

12/05/2016, 11:12 am

On iOS devices, Netflix has broadened how it handles encoding videos for downloading, looking at a feature in short chunks, and making decisions on how each piece should best be handled.

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South Korean developers complain Apple's iOS app refund terms causing financial problems

12/05/2016, 10:12 am

Developers in South Korea are decrying the iOS App Store's refund policy, saying that they are spending an inordinate amount of time cracking down on customers who have claimed to need a refund for an app's purchase by minors, yet are still consuming resources.

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UK police turn to stealing in-use iPhones from suspects on the street, bypassing encryption

12/05/2016, 09:12 am

U.K. law enforcement has turned to legalized "street robbery" to avail themselves of suspected criminals' iPhones, snatching them after the owner unlocks them to prevent contents from being irretrievable by forensics teams.

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Apple switches App Store pricing to local currencies in 9 countries

12/02/2016, 01:12 pm

In nine markets, Apple will soon move to using local currencies on the App Store, according to an official notice to developers.

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Apple issues iOS 10.2 beta 5 to public & developers

12/02/2016, 01:12 pm

Apple on Friday released a fifth beta of iOS 10.2 to developers and public beta participants, its second update of the test software in just four days.

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Apple blames iPhone 6s battery problems on air exposure during manufacturing

12/02/2016, 12:12 pm

Elaborating on an unfolding issue with iPhone 6s shutdowns, Apple on Friday linked the problem to gaffes during the manufacturing process.

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UL safety testing shows 95 percent of counterfeit iPhone chargers lack safeguards, are unsafe

12/02/2016, 10:12 am

A commissioned report of 400 fake Apple chargers bought from all over the world found that 99 percent of them were unsafe, and didn't have sufficient safeguards to protect users and plugged-in devices.

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Taiwan indicts Foxconn manager on stealing & selling 5,700 iPhones

12/02/2016, 10:12 am

An ex-senior manager with Foxconn, Apple's main assembly partner, was reportedly indicted in Taiwan on Friday for stealing and selling some 5,700 iPhones in China.

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Consortium forms out of worries Apple could monopolize AMOLED supply with future iPhones

12/02/2016, 09:12 am

Several major Chinese smartphone vendors are forming a consortium with a supplier to invest in AMOLED production in 2017, mainly out of worries that Apple will end up monopolizing panel supplies with upcoming iPhones, according to reports.

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iHeartRadio steps into on-demand streaming with latest app updates

12/01/2016, 03:12 pm

Adding more competition to an already tough marketplace, iHeartRadio on Thursday released iOS and Android app updates allowing listeners to stream music on-demand with a paid subscription, thanks to a partnership with Napster.

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New Apple tool lets iPhone 6s owners check for free battery swap eligibility

12/01/2016, 01:12 pm

People worried about whether their iPhone 6s qualifies for Apple's free battery replacement program can now check directly via the company's website.

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Apple scaling back iPhone 7 production as early demand fades - report

12/01/2016, 10:12 am

Apple is cutting down on iPhone 7 orders from suppliers as the initial wave of consumer demand subsides, a report claimed on Thursday.

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HSBC expands Apple Pay functionality to Singapore, offers incentive to users

12/01/2016, 09:12 am

Adding to a day of expansion, HSBC has announced that cardholders in Singapore can begin using the Apple Pay mobile payment service effective Thursday.

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Apple to use drones, indoor navigation data to improve Maps in 2017

12/01/2016, 08:12 am

Apple is preparing to use drones, indoor mapping, and better car navigation to improve its Maps apps for iOS and macOS, a report said on Thursday.

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Gooligan malware roots 1M Android phones in "largest Google account breach to date"

11/30/2016, 07:11 pm

A new strain of Android malware dubbed "Gooligan," thought to be "the largest Google account breach to date," is already in active circulation and three-fourths of the Android installed base is vulnerable. Once infected, devices give hackers access to the users' Gmail, Google Photos, Docs, Drive and other Google services accounts.

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Tim Cook tells iPhone 7 customer to expect AirPods in the 'next few weeks'

11/30/2016, 01:11 pm

Responding to a customer's email, Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that the long-awaited AirPods are "finalizing" and expected to ship in the "next few weeks," in time for the holiday season.

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Apple Pay to launch in Spain on Thursday with just one bank - report

11/30/2016, 10:11 am

Making good on an earlier promise, Apple will finally launch Apple Pay in Spain this Thursday, Dec. 1, a new report reveals.

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