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Topic: iPhone

Comcast brings Xfinity Mobile nationwide, iPhone users must buy or rent

08/17/2017, 03:08 pm

Four months after a limited initial launch, Comcast on Thursday expanded its Xfinity Mobile service to all Xfinity internet customers across the U.S., with some other limitations in tow -- most notably that people buy or rent a new phone.

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Encryption key for iPhone 5s Touch ID exposed, opens door to further research

08/17/2017, 02:08 pm

Just prior to a hacker's conference, a participant has revealed that the iPhone 5s Secure Enclave has been hacked, and the decryption key for it has been revealed. However, at present, there is nothing for iPhone users to immediately worry about.

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McDonald's uses 'iPhone 8' render to promote Australian iPhone app

08/17/2017, 10:08 am

McDonald's Australia is using a render of Apple's upcoming "iPhone 8" in an email promoting the company's "mymacca's" iPhone app, various social media posts noted on Thursday.

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Alleged Apple 'iPhone 8' internal part mistakenly identified, could instead be external charging pad

08/17/2017, 08:08 am

A pair of pictures purporting to be from the "iPhone 8" wireless charging feature are clearly too large to be internal parts, but could possibly be part of the device's external charging pad.

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Luxury carmaker Genesis adds remote start feature through iPhone Google Assistant app

08/16/2017, 01:08 pm

Luxury automotive car manufacturer Genesis has rolled out an update for its vehicles, allowing users to issue voice commands to start the car, lock the doors, and more -- all through the Google Assistant app.

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Apple's iPhone 7 & 7 Plus top Q2 smartphone market, beating Samsung's Galaxy S8

08/16/2017, 12:08 pm

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus held on as the world's most popular smartphones in the June quarter, according to research data published on Wednesday, handily relegating Samsung's newer Galaxy S8 flagship to third place.

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TSMC, other Apple suppliers say Taiwan power outage had little impact as 'iPhone 8' rollout nears

08/16/2017, 11:08 am

Several Taiwanese companies in Apple's supply chain -- including processor maker TSMC, and assembly firm Pegatron -- are insisting that a major blackout which hit the island on Tuesday did little to disrupt production, a serious concern given the imminent arrival of new iPhones.

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Apple's glass-backed 'iPhone 7s' rumored to be slightly bigger in all dimensions, except for lens bump

08/15/2017, 02:08 pm

Though sharing a 4.7-inch LCD, Apple's "iPhone 7s" will be slightly larger than the iPhone 7 in all respects, according to alleged design schematics, one exception being a thinner lens bump on the back.

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How to secure AirDrop on your iPhone to prevent unwanted photos on the subway

08/15/2017, 01:08 pm

Reports have circulated that miscreants are sending unsolicited, inappropriate images to people in public venues. While Apple's default settings prevent this, AppleInsider shows you how to check the setting, and lock it down, if you've changed it for some reason.

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Apple, Facebook, Google & others sign brief concerned about warrantless location tracking

08/15/2017, 12:08 pm

Several high-profile technology companies, including Apple, have submitted a amicus brief in a key case at the U.S. Supreme Court, expressing concerns about warrantless police access to cellphone location data.

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Apple halts returns & exchanges in Hong Kong ahead of 'iPhone 8' launch

08/15/2017, 11:08 am

Apple Hong Kong has stopped accepting most returns and exchanges for online orders made on or after August 15, in what's likely a preeemptive measure against scalpers ahead of this fall's launch of the "iPhone 8," "iPhone 7s," and "iPhone 7s Plus."

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Apple's iPhone loses out in new contactless payment support for Beijing public transit

08/15/2017, 09:08 am

Yikatong, the company handling payments for Beijing's public transit, this week enabled contactless payments for riders using Android -- but has reportedly skipped support for the iPhone.

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Google could pay Apple up to $3B to hold default search status on iPhones

08/14/2017, 04:08 pm

Google could end up paying Apple as much as $3 billion this year to remain the default search engine on iPhones and iPads, an analyst estimated on Monday.

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Sony previews new XAV-AX200 receiver with Apple CarPlay support

08/14/2017, 03:08 pm

Sony on Monday revealed the XAV-AX200, its latest aftermarket receiver with support for Apple's CarPlay, due to ship in North America by the end of the year.

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TSMC in mass production of 10nm 'A11' chips for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

08/14/2017, 10:08 am

TSMC is reportedly churning out 10-nanometer "A11" processors for Apple's "iPhone 8," which is likely to be announced early next month -- even if a ship date is still nebulous.

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Rumors tap Apple's new 'iPhone 8' color as 'blush gold,' models coming in 64 & 128GB

08/14/2017, 09:08 am

At Apple's primary assembly partner, Foxconn, the copper-tinged version of the "iPhone 8" is known internally as "blush gold," according to rumors circulated over the weekend.

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Hands on: Due 2.5 for iPhone bolsters Apple Watch reminders and fixes more sync issues

08/13/2017, 03:08 pm

The persistent, nagging To Do app Due adds watchOS 3 features in its latest version 2.5 update to keep you working, and focused on your critical task at hand.

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Barclays survey suggests Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program well suited for 'iPhone 8' pricing

08/11/2017, 05:08 pm

A new research note suggests demand is soft amongst existing iPhone owners, suggesting that only 18 percent of current iPhone owners are interested in an "iPhone 8" costing $1000 and up with cash out of pocket, but $50 a month isn't unreasonable -- a figure essentially matched by Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program.

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First look: Acton Blink S, a lightweight iPhone-connected electric skateboard

08/11/2017, 12:08 pm

Landing on the more portable and affordable side of iPhone-connected electric skateboards is Acton's new Blink S, an 11-pound ride that lets you adjust settings and track stats through a Bluetooth-connected iPhone app.

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Apple assembly partner Foxconn reports disappointing quarter ahead of 'iPhone 8'

08/11/2017, 09:08 am

Hon Hai -- better known as Foxconn -- reported net income of just $589 million in the June quarter, missing analyst forecasts ahead of Apple's launch of the "iPhone 8" and "iPhone 7s" this fall.

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