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Topic: iPhone

Phyn Plus promises iPhone-connected water pressure monitoring

01/08/2018, 10:01 pm

Phyn -- a joint venture between Belkin and plumbing supplier Uponor -- has announced the Phyn Plus, an accessory that monitors home water systems for leaks and other presssure-related problems.

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Apple responds to investor criticism over heavy smartphone use by children, says parental controls already in place

01/08/2018, 08:01 pm

Responding to recent criticism over the potential negative impact smartphone use might have on children, Apple on Monday said it has long provided device owners, specifically parents, with a number of controls and built-in protections to safeguard young users.

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Do-it-yourself Abode Iota security system features HomeKit integration, 1080p camera

01/08/2018, 07:01 pm

Home security company Abode has expanded their system with the new Iota gateway, bringing HomeKit compatibility to the do-it-yourself solution.

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Apple could bring glass back to 'iPhone SE 2,' rumor says

01/08/2018, 04:01 pm

The next-generation iPhone SE may feature the same style of glass back as the iPhone X, according to one rumor, possibly signaling the addition of wireless charging to the device.

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French government investigates planned obsolescence allegations amidst iPhone slowdown controversy

01/08/2018, 04:01 pm

The French government is reportedly investigating a recent private complaint against Apple, which charges that the company's decision to slow down iPhones with weak batteries is a form of planned obsolescence meant to sell new hardware.

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Apple releases iOS 11.2.2 for iPhone and iPad, supplemental macOS 10.13.2 security update [u]

01/08/2018, 01:01 pm

Escalating its response to the processor vulnerabilities revealed recently, Apple has made iOS 11.2.2 available for the iPhone and iPad, and has issued a supplementary security update for macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 to further deal with the "Meltdown" attack vector and the "Spectre" vulnerability for the first time.

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Netatmo adding Apple HomeKit to Welcome indoor camera by end of March

01/08/2018, 12:01 pm

Netatmo's indoor security camera, the Welcome, will be getting HomeKit support later in the first quarter, the company announced on Monday.

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DJI shows off iPhone-ready Osmo Mobile 2 gimbal with better battery life, easier controls

01/08/2018, 10:01 am

Drone maker DJI has revealed the Osmo Mobile 2, an upgraded version of its stabilizing smartphone gimbal, set to launch through apple.com on Jan. 23.

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Wemo Bridge adds Apple HomeKit to Belkin's line of smarthome accessories

01/08/2018, 09:01 am

At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show Belkin made good on years of promises and launched the Wemo Bridge, which lets other Wemo smarthome accessories link with Apple's HomeKit.

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Shareholders ask Apple to study impact of iPhone addiction on young users

01/07/2018, 10:01 pm

A pair of major Apple shareholders have issued an open letter asking the company to study the impact of heavy smartphone use by children and teenagers, as well as offer more parental restrictions on iPhones.

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Neutrogena SkinScanner iPhone attachment features 30x lens, 12 LED lights, skin moisture sensor

01/05/2018, 11:01 am

Skin care company Neutrogena has introduced an iPhone attachment and companion app that are used in tandem to evaluate a skin condition, and suggest products and care routines to help the user's complexion.

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AppleInsider podcast discusses Intel's bad week, Apple's iPhone battery situation, Chicago snow, Spotify, more

01/05/2018, 08:01 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Mike and a special guest discuss the three-pronged attack against modern CPUs, continues the iPhone battery debacle debate, delves into the $16 billion Spotify copyright lawsuit, and talks about the iMac Pro.

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Watch: Why Apple slows down older iPhones and what you can do about it

01/04/2018, 08:01 pm

Apple recently revealed that it throttles the performance of older iPhones with degraded batteries in order to prevent potential operational troubles like random shutdowns. Find out more about modern battery technology and how you can avoid unwanted performance hits in this video.

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Apple's App Store rakes in over $890M during Christmas week, $300M on New Year's

01/04/2018, 05:01 pm

Starting on Christmas Eve, App Store shoppers spent over $890 million in a period of just seven days, Apple revealed on Thursday, adding that people spent another $300 million on New Year's Day alone.

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Samsung's Exynos 9810 mobile processor follows Apple's A11 chip with machine learning features

01/04/2018, 11:01 am

Samsung has launched its newest application processor for mobile devices, the Exynos 9 Series 9810, but claimed new features to the processor line, including depth-sensing face detection and deep learning capabilities, suggest Samsung may be borrowing some concepts from in Apple's A11 Bionic, used in the iPhone 8 and iPhone X.

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Apple Pay promotion gives Instacart purchasers free delivery through January 10

01/04/2018, 10:01 am

Apple has teamed up with Instacart, granting users free delivery -- assuming that they pay with Apple Pay.

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TiVo's Next-Gen Platform aims to help cable TV providers stream to Apple TV, iPhone, iPad

01/04/2018, 10:01 am

TiVo has revealed a plan to make it as easy as possible for viewers to watch the programming they want, with the announced "Next-Gen Platform" claimed to help provide cable and streaming service providers device and operating system-agnostic methods for content distribution, including to the Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad.

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TSMC said to have locked up all 'A12' chip orders for Apple's 2018 iPhones

01/04/2018, 09:01 am

Chip manufacturer TSMC has reportedly secured all of Apple's "A12" processor orders for this year's iPhones, once again scoring a coup over Samsung.

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Older, jailbroken iPhones or Apple TVs possibly susceptible to CPU kernel vulnerability

01/04/2018, 07:01 am

An ARM security update for the Cortex A8, Cortex A9, and Cortex A15 processors issued late on Wednesday suggests that older Apple iOS-based devices may be impacted by the CPU bug -- but they would have to be jailbroken, and running malware locally for the exploit to work.

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Brazilian state says Apple refused to sign notification on iPhone battery issues

01/03/2018, 04:01 pm

Apple employees have declined to sign a notification requiring them to tell Brazilian iPhone owners how they can get discounted battery replacements, according to a state agency.

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