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Topic: iPhone

Apple briefly allows, pulls jailbreak app on iOS App Store

08/29/2016, 04:08 pm

An app ostensibly for browsing Dribbble passed through Apple's App Store review process despite coming loaded with a hidden feature that allowed users running iOS 9.3.3 or earlier to jailbreak their device.


Sept. 7 Apple event to be live streamed, Siri updated with relevant jokes

08/29/2016, 04:08 pm

As expected, Apple will be video streaming the Sept. 7 release event through its regular channels, and Siri's responses have been updated with humorous quips to "see you on the 7th."


New lawsuit accuses Apple of turning blind eye to 'touch disease' on iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

08/29/2016, 03:08 pm

A new class action lawsuit against Apple claims that the company has been aware of the so-called "touch disease" on 2014 iPhones for some time, and unfairly refused to repair affected devices at no cost.


'iPhone 7' sales pitch seen as key for 275M iPhone owners running devices more than 2 years old

08/29/2016, 03:08 pm

The success of this year's "iPhone 7" could depend largely on Apple's ability to convince a growing number of users on pre-iPhone 6 models that it's time to finally upgrade, one analyst believes.


T-Mobile tweaks unlimited One plan in response to complaints, adds One Plus tier

08/29/2016, 01:08 pm

Responding to early criticism of its One unlimited plan, T-Mobile on Monday announced some significant changes, including the creation of a "One Plus" tier costing an additional $25 per month.


Philips adds Motion Sensor, upgraded smartbulbs to HomeKit-enabled Hue line

08/29/2016, 10:08 am

Philips has introduced several new products to its Apple HomeKit-capable Hue lighting system, most notably the Motion Sensor, which can be used to trigger different actions based not just on movement but the time of day.


Alleged 'iPhone 7' series specs could detail Apple's next-gen cameras

08/29/2016, 08:08 am

An iPhone spec leaker has shed some information on the forthcoming "iPhone 7" release, reiterating some figures that have been suspected for some time -- and possibly exposing specific camera details for the first time.


Sources: iPhone 6 series 'touch disease' now accounting for about 11% of Apple Store repairs

08/26/2016, 02:08 pm

Exclusive AppleInsider research points to about 11 percent of an Apple Store's daily iPhone service traffic to be related to the so-called "touch disease" problem, eclipsing all other individual issues dealt with by retail personnel on a day-to-day basis.


'iPhone 7' production affected by low yields on waterproof speaker, dual camera - report

08/26/2016, 11:08 am

As Apple gears up to launch its next-generation iPhone, key components reportedly face production issues, with low yields allegedly seen for the new dual-lens camera expected on the "iPhone 7 Plus."


Intel plots attack on Apple's partnership with TSMC, looks to build A-series chips by 2018

08/26/2016, 11:08 am

As Intel looks to muscle its way into the smartphone CPU business, the chipmaker has reportedly set its sights on competing with TSMC, the firm currently responsible for the A-series processors found in the iPhone, iPad and more.


Apple again rumored to axe iPhone home button in 2017

08/25/2016, 09:08 pm

Apple is again rumored to be on track to remove the iconic physical home button from its flagship mobile product, the iPhone, when a next-generation version of the device launches next year.


Apple to integrate Japan's FeliCa tap-to-pay standard in next-gen iPhone, report says

08/25/2016, 08:08 pm

Apple is reportedly working to release a special iPhone model for the Japanese market that will integrate a specific iteration of Sony-developed FeliCa technology, a longstanding tap-to-pay solution for smartphones.


Dangerous, targeted iPhone attack nullified by Apple with iOS 9.3.5 patch

08/25/2016, 03:08 pm

More details have emerged about the need for the iOS 9.3.5 patch, which looks to have terminated a trio of exploits capable of a remote jailbreak and mass exfiltration of data from a target's iPhone, including device and account passwords.


WhatsApp says it will share some data with Facebook for ads & other purposes

08/25/2016, 01:08 pm

Messaging service WhatsApp on Thursday updated its user terms and privacy policy, revealing that it will start sharing phone numbers and some analytics data with its parent company, Facebook.


Spigen rolls the dice, launches 33 protective cases for Apple's unannounced 'iPhone 7' lineup

08/25/2016, 11:08 am

Case manufacturing company Spigen appears to be the first to deliver protective cases for the "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus" to the consumer market, though whether they will actually fit the rumored devices remains to be seen.


Apple Maps team enhances Japanese station data, setting stage for transit directions in iOS 10

08/25/2016, 09:08 am

Apple is reportedly improving the detail of its train/subway station mapping for Tokyo and other Japanese cities, preparing for the long-awaited arrival of public transit directions.


Suspect order assembly sheet purports to confirm 256GB 'iPhone 7' capacity

08/24/2016, 05:08 pm

A noted smartphone product leaker known for collecting data from Chinese manufacturers has published an assembly sheet for the "iPhone 7," but there does not appear to be any clear designation on the paper that directly points to Apple as the client.


Microsoft updates Word Flow iOS keyboard with built-in search tools, 3D Touch & more

08/24/2016, 01:08 pm

Microsoft has released a significant 2.0 upgrade of its Word Flow keyboard for the iPhone, mainly adding a wide range of integrated search functions.


Unlikely photos of "iPhone 6 SE" packaging appear, contain some questionable details

08/24/2016, 09:08 am

A series of photos have popped up purporting to show packaging for a new "iPhone 6 SE," but may be photo manipulations, combining the iPhone 6 and iPhone SE boxes.


UK supermarket giant Asda tests support for Apple Pay

08/23/2016, 04:08 pm

Major U.K. supermarket chain Asda is currently in real-world testing of Apple Pay, despite its parent company, Walmart, not offering any compatibility whatsoever in North America.