06/20/2016, 05:06 pm
A rumor circulating at Computex Taipei 2016 claims Apple plans to bundle a Lightning-to-3.5mm plug adapter with its standard EarPods headphones when "iPhone 7" ships this fall, hinting at a move away from the 3.5mm jack format.
06/20/2016, 02:06 pm
New components claimed to be bound for Apple's next-generation "iPhone 7" suggest the handset will feature dual SIM trays and a 3.5-millimeter headphone jack, though it's hard to place much confidence in the leaks.
06/17/2016, 09:06 am
The design of Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is too similar to the 100C phone by Shenzhen Baili, and violates that company's patents, the Beijing Intellectual Property Office ruled on Friday.
06/15/2016, 03:06 pm
Two and a half months after the launch of the Apple iPhone SE, the company still hasn't caught up with demand -- a somewhat surprising issue for Chief Executive Tim Cook, whose noted strengths are in logistics and operations.
06/14/2016, 12:06 pm
During its WWDC keynote, Apple solidified rumors by announcing that Apple Pay will be coming to France, Switzerland, and Hong Kong in the next several months.
06/13/2016, 09:06 am
The chairman of Hon Hai -- better known as Foxconn -- is reportedly telling subordinates that demand for Apple iPhones will stay weak until early next year, despite an anticipated fall launch for new models.
06/12/2016, 09:06 pm
On Monday, Apple will finally reveal an assortment of new technologies and initiatives it's been working on over the past year. Here's a look at some of the ideas Apple likely--or hopefully--has on its agenda.
06/12/2016, 02:06 am
Philips' latest entry into the Hue smartbulb line should strike a good balance between cost and features for most people, even if there are some rough edges the company could stand to polish.
06/10/2016, 04:06 pm
As Apple prepares to show off its latest iOS 10 at Monday's Worldwide Developer Conference, it faces a purported threat of Peak iPhone sales, potentially complicated by a lengthening replacement cycle for new smartphones. But there's also another problem: how to recycle or otherwise manage the increasingly large volume of old iPhones it has already sold. The problem itself could offer a solution: a second life for old iPhones.
06/10/2016, 12:06 pm
Apple's next-generation handset will be a big win for chipmaker Intel, as the so-called "iPhone 7" series will reportedly ditch Qualcomm LTE modems for certain models, including AT&T in the U.S.
06/09/2016, 09:06 pm
A highly questionable rumor from East Asia on Thursday claims Apple will replace the venerable Space Gray colorway with a new "Deep Blue" shade when it launches the next-generation iPhone this fall.
06/09/2016, 04:06 pm
LG Innotek will be the exclusive supplier of dual-lens camera modules for Apple's "iPhone 7 Plus," expected to ship this September, a Korean report claimed on Thursday.
06/09/2016, 04:06 pm
In a push to reclaim some of the smartphone space dominated by Apple and Samsung, Lenovo-owned Motorola on Thursday unveiled a new hardware project called "Moto Mods," a series of swappable accessories that can bring new capabilities to the Moto Z line of handsets.
06/09/2016, 01:06 pm
Apple's U.K. branch on Thursday premiered a new "Shot on iPhone" ad, "The Beautiful Game," exploiting the UEFA European Football Championship beginning on Friday.
06/08/2016, 12:06 pm
A slower rate of technical improvements in the iPhone, coupled with new carrier financing plans phasing out two-year subsidies, have helped to change how frequently mobile customers upgrade their Apple handset, a new study has revealed.
06/07/2016, 05:06 pm
A fresh survey published ahead of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference suggests updates to Siri and the unlocking of the digital assistant's software development kit could be a key factor in future iPhone adoption, a topic of keen interest coming off Apple's first ever handset sales contraction.
06/07/2016, 03:06 pm
On Tuesday the U.S. International Trade Commission launched an investigation into Apple and AT&T, following up on a complaint by San Jose's Immersion that various products are violating its haptic feedback patents.
06/07/2016, 12:06 pm
Apple Pay is reportedly launching in Switzerland next Monday, June 13 -- the same day that WWDC kicks off, potentially signaling that an expansion throughout Europe could be announced.
06/07/2016, 09:06 am
Samsung is considering announcing not one but two smartphones with bendable OLED screens as soon as early 2017, which could potentially be more radical designs than what's rumored for Apple's own OLED phones that year, a report said on Tuesday.
06/06/2016, 08:06 pm
T-Mobile at its latest "Un-carrier" event on Monday announced a fresh set of incentives designed to woo subscribers, including a stock program for customers, weekly giveaways and free Gogo Wi-Fi service on domestic flights.