12/02/2015, 09:12 am
In spite of Apple's discontinuation of Black Friday promotions, both the iPad and, to a lesser extent, the iPhone exhibited some of the highest increases in new device activations over the holiday shopping weekend, according to a study published on Wednesday.
12/01/2015, 08:12 pm
Apple continued its iPhone 6s commercial campaign on Tuesday by airing a pair of ads focusing on the handset's hardware capabilities and iOS 9's "Hey Siri" functionality.
12/01/2015, 01:12 pm
Google has updated two of its key iOS apps, bringing 3D Touch support to Chrome, and direct quick replies to Hangouts notifications -- including on the Apple Watch.
12/01/2015, 10:12 am
If Apple does indeed get into rumored person-to-person money transfers via Apple Pay, the company stands to lose money on each transaction in the short term, accepting the losses as a way to further drive adoption of its mobile payment service, analysts believe.
11/30/2015, 05:11 pm
AT&T, the nation's second largest cellular carrier, intends to raise rates for subscribers grandfathered in to unlimited data plans early next year, tacking on a moderate increase of $5 per month.
11/30/2015, 03:11 pm
U.S. big-box retailer JCPenney is currently testing Apple Pay support for its store cards, with plans for an official introduction sometime in the spring of next year, a shopper's anecdote indicated on Monday.
11/30/2015, 12:11 pm
Apple on Monday launched (Product)Red options for its official leather cases for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, channeling a portion of the proceeds towards charity.
11/27/2015, 09:11 pm
Apple remained the dominant platform for holiday mobile shoppers as iPad and iPhone users accounted for 78.3 percent of mobile e-commerce orders over Thanksgiving Day. Buyers using any device using some form of Android contributed only 21.5 percent of online orders.
11/27/2015, 05:11 pm
Apple's next-generation iPhone design is so thin that engineers are mulling the removal of the standard 3.5mm headphone jack, meaning users might have to invest in Lightning or Bluetooth-connected headphones, according to a rumor on Friday.
11/25/2015, 04:11 pm
Apple is working to switch to OLED displays for iPhones beginning in 2018, a major Japanese publication reported on Wednesday.
11/25/2015, 10:11 am
As part of its latest "Un-carrier" promotion, T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that it will pay an extra $200 per line for every Sprint customer who switches to its service, with no trade-in required.
11/25/2015, 09:11 am
Apple has allegedly reached a tentative agreement with China UnionPay, which could see Apple Pay come to China via UnionPay's 5 million or more NFC-equipped point-of-sale terminals.
11/24/2015, 03:11 pm
While smartphone-based person-to-person payment services are convenient, they aren't necessarily a secure or guaranteed way to receive money. If you're doing business with an unknown person, such as selling an item on Craigslist, you should just stick to cash. Here's why.
11/24/2015, 03:11 pm
Amazon, Google, and Microsoft on Tuesday updated key iOS apps with support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, simultaneously adding a number of other features. [Updated with Google Drive info]
11/24/2015, 12:11 pm
The 2017 Mirage hatchback will be Mitsubishi's first U.S. car with support for Apple's CarPlay standard, according to an announcement from the Japanese automaker.
11/24/2015, 10:11 am
Pebble has introduced a new beta feature for its Pebble Time smartwatches called Text Reply, allowing iPhone owners to send voice or preset replies in reaction to text messages.
11/24/2015, 09:11 am
Digital photography specialist DxO on Tuesday announced upcoming availability of the first major app update for its iPhone-connected DxO One camera, promising to augment the accessory with advanced photo functions, an Apple Watch companion app and more.
11/23/2015, 11:11 pm
Rumors of Apple's entry into the Chinese mobile payments market gained momentum on Monday, as sources reportedly told Dow Jones and other outlets current plans hold for an Apple Pay launch by February 2016.
11/23/2015, 05:11 pm
T-Mobile got into the holiday spirit this week by giving existing mobile subscribers three months of unlimited LTE data, the first perk the carrier's a month-long "Un-Carrier Unwrapped" promotion.
11/23/2015, 01:11 pm
Microsoft on Monday released updates to its Skype apps for iPhone and iPad, adding shortcuts for detected data, as well as making it easier to get back to a call in progress.