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Topic: iPhone

Samsung reportedly spending $21B to expand OLED capacity for 'iPhone 8,' future devices

06/30/2017, 09:06 am

Possibly flush with OLED screen orders for the "iPhone 8," Samsung is reportedly beefing up its production capacity by building new factories at a pair of new sites in South Korea.

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Apple's first iPhone was also the first to realize the potential of the smartphone

06/29/2017, 11:06 pm

The iPhone was the phone I'd wanted all along. I had been trying to use cell phones as if they were iPhones for years, but nothing really stuck.

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Dr. Applelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the iPhone

06/29/2017, 10:06 pm

It was 2008. I had just recently returned to the U.S. after a three-year stint in Japan, the place where all tech lover dreams come true, and iPhone was all the rage. But I wasn't convinced.

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Apple posts short movie 'Detour' by Michel Gondry shot entirely on iPhone

06/29/2017, 09:06 pm

As part of its ongoing iPhone advertising campaign, Apple on Thursday posted to its French website a short film called Detour, which was shot entirely using iPhone 7 hardware by French director Michel Gondry.

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Apple's iPhone changed both the face of phones and personal computing

06/29/2017, 08:06 pm

Though Apple co-founder Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone at the MacWorld Expo on January 9, 2007, it would not be until Friday, June 29, 2007, that it officially went on sale. You had one choice in cellular carriers, AT&T, and though it did not support the then-new 3G network or have any apps, it was described as "revolutionary" and "game-changing" by the press.

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10 years ago -- Apple's iPhone as seen on AppleInsider and by our readers

06/29/2017, 03:06 pm

AppleInsider was heavily invested the the launch of the original iPhone, and you were too. Here's some of the things we said about it at launch -- and what somer of you thought then.

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Apple Pay gets MLB stadium expansion, support for Greenlight cards for kids

06/29/2017, 03:06 pm

Apple Pay is now available for the first time or in expanded fashion at several more Major League Baseball stadiums, according to an announcement. Parents, meanwhile, have gained the option to let their kids use Apple Pay through Greenlight debit cards.

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Original iPhone keyboard designer shows off Apple's 'Wallaby' hardware prototypes

06/29/2017, 03:06 pm

A new image shows a pair of early iPhone prototypes used during the creation of the device's software, allowing developers to build the revolutionary touchscreen keyboard that, back in 2007, was actually controversial.

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An iPhone switch story from a reluctant Android switcher

06/29/2017, 02:06 pm

The iPhone launched 10 years ago, but Roger switched much more recently, in 2015. On the milestone anniversary of Apple's groundbreaking handset, he tells his story.

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Apple email campaign encourages trade-in upgrades to iPhone 7 ahead of 'iPhone 8'

06/29/2017, 01:06 pm

A new email marketing campaign from Apple is nudging owners of other smartphones -- and older iPhones -- to trade them in towards an iPhone 7, just months from when the "iPhone 7s," "7s Plus" and "8" are likely to be announced.

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Apple's iPhone is 10 years old, but its creation was decades in the making

06/29/2017, 11:06 am

The iPhone is a story of decades. It wasn't just invented by a scrappy team of inventors or willed into existence by one man brainstorming an idea.

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First class graduates from Apple's Naples, Italy Developer Academy with VP Lisa Jackson on hand

06/29/2017, 11:06 am

The first class from Apple's Naples, Italy Developer Academy on the grounds of the University of Naples Federico II has graduated, and Vice President Lisa Jackson was there to commemorate the occasion.

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'Tonight there's gonna be a jailbreak:' A poor man's guide to the first iPhone

06/29/2017, 10:06 am

It was 2007, and I really wanted a first-generation iPhone, but I did not have a lot of money. I did, however, have the technical knowhow necessary to save a few bucks.

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Technology in Apple's first iPhone made it the best communications tool for a family in crisis

06/29/2017, 08:06 am

Everybody else has talked about the amazing touchscreen, or ground-breaking telephony, or even the flexibility of the internet with you at all times. But, there were practical reasons beyond just tech fetishism to get an iPhone in the early days, though.

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New video offers up-close look at 'iPhone 8' dummy

06/28/2017, 07:06 pm

A video published on Wednesday provides one of the best looks yet at a supposed "iPhone 8" dummy unit that has been floating around the web, joining together an aluminum chassis and bezel-free front glass seen in alleged parts leaks.

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Honda adds Apple CarPlay to some 2018 Fit configurations

06/28/2017, 12:06 pm

Honda on Wednesday filled in an important gap in its support for Apple CarPlay, finally announcing compatibility for the Fit hatchback line via 2018 models, which launch in July.

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Qualcomm demos under-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor destined for mobile in 2018

06/28/2017, 09:06 am

Qualcomm and smartphone vendor Oppo have demonstrated a prototype of a fingerprint sensor that works under common materials used for smartphones, like displays, glass, and aluminum that will see use in consumer devices in the summer of 2018.

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Apple enables Maps Transit directions in Madrid

06/27/2017, 08:06 pm

Apple this week activated Transit directions in Madrid, Spain, offering users in the area access to local bus, train and metro travel data.

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US Federal Trade Commission gets go-ahead for antitrust suit against Qualcomm

06/27/2017, 05:06 pm

A U.S. Federal Trade Commission lawsuit leveled against Qualcomm before the start of a separate case by Apple can continue in spite of overtures for a dismissal from the chipmaker, a California court ruled this week.

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Wide Open West joins as 14th US TV provider for Apple's single-sign on feature

06/27/2017, 01:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday added Wide Open West -- better known as WOW! -- to the ranks of U.S. TV providers supporting its single sign-on feature for iPhones, iPads, and the Apple TV.

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