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Topic: iPhone

Nintendo's 'Mario Kart Tour' for iOS will be 'free-to-start'

02/08/2018, 11:02 am

The next big mobile collaboration between Nintendo and DeNA -- "Mario Kart Tour" -- will be "free-to-start," according to DeNA's CEO, Isao Moriyasu.


Apple diversifying supply of Face ID camera providers for 2018 iPhone line

02/08/2018, 08:02 am

Reports from the supply chain suggest that Apple is widening its supplier lists for the 2018 iPhone lineup, with the new report also saying that LG Innotek will be the main vendor instead of Sharp.


Nest absorbed into Google to better battle HomeKit, Alexa for home automation supremacy

02/07/2018, 03:02 pm

Google is merging the Nest and the native Google Home hardware team to "supercharge" the goal of conquering the smarthome market.


Apple blames misdirected Search Ad reports on 'processing error,' makes corrective changes

02/07/2018, 02:02 pm

A mistake in which Search Ads Basic reports were sent to the wrong developers was linked to a "processing error," and safeguards have been put in place to prevent a repeat incident, Apple said this week.


Apple Pay picks up 26 more US banks & credit unions

02/07/2018, 01:02 pm

Apple has updated its roster of banks and credit unions with Apple Pay to include 26 more U.S. institutions, filling in a shrinking number of coverage gaps.


Apple cracks down on unsanctioned use of its emoji designs in third-party apps

02/07/2018, 10:02 am

Apple appears to be taking a harder stance against developers using its custom emoji font, known as Apple Color Emoji, even in the case of apps that have been using the art for years.


Apple support page discusses iPhone performance management, throttling options in iOS 11.3

02/06/2018, 03:02 pm

Apple has published a new page about lithium ion batteries in an iPhone, discussing how they work in simple terms, why throttling is necessary, and how iPhone performance management works in iOS 11.3.


Apple unveils second iOS 11.3, tvOS 11.3 betas for developer testing [u]

02/06/2018, 01:02 pm

Two weeks after the debut, Apple has updated the iOS 11.3 beta adding the first Battery Health beta features, and also deployed a new tvOS beta version.


Apple considering whether to offer rebates for full-price iPhone battery purchases

02/06/2018, 01:02 pm

Apple may offer rebates to people who bought a full-cost replacement iPhone battery to get around throttled performance, according to a newly-published response from the company.


Glucose sensor app said to be first third-party title to access Apple iPhone's NFC

02/06/2018, 09:02 am

An app for Abbott's FreeStyle Libre glucose reader is said to be the first third-party iOS title to make use of the NFC chip in Apple's iPhone, previously reserved only for Apple Pay.


NYPD begins rolling out 36,000 iPhone 7, 7 Plus handsets to Manhattan cops

02/05/2018, 08:02 pm

As part of a planned switch away from Microsoft's defunct Windows Phone platform, the New York Police Department recently began issuing officers their choice of iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus handsets, devices some cops are already lauding as the "ultimate tool" to fight crime.


Telegram was pulled because of child pornography, says Apple's Phil Schiller

02/05/2018, 01:02 pm

The "inappropriate content" that saw Telegram briefly disappear from the App Store last week was child pornography, Apple's marketing chief explained in response to a customer question.


Lesser-known Android phone makers copy look of Apple's iPhone X

02/05/2018, 10:02 am

A pair of relatively unknown Android phone makers are reportedly copying the look of Apple's iPhone X without actually offering identical features.


Apple, Cisco partnering for enterprise cybersecurity insurance program focused on iPhone, iPad, Mac

02/05/2018, 09:02 am

A new "industry-first offering" from Cisco, Apple, Aon, and Allianz has been launched, allowing businesses small and large to utilize Apple devices, and Cisco security hardware, and in doing so, qualify for a "enhanced cyber insurance" program protecting the company from the financial impact of a cyber attack.


Samsung's vice chairman pardoned in time for the Olympics it's sponsoring

02/05/2018, 07:02 am

A South Korean corruption scandal involving millions of dollars in bribes made by Samsung's de facto leader Lee Jae-yong in exchange for government favors has been conveniently pardoned just in time for Samsung to sponsor the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.


Small number of iPhone X users screens not waking quick enough to field phone calls

02/04/2018, 11:02 pm

A small number of new #iPhoneX owners have been reporting that a call will sometimes come in to the device, the phone's screen will not wake and respond to a touch quick enough to answer.


Next-gen 6.1-inch LCD iPhone again predicted to outsell OLED models

02/04/2018, 04:02 am

KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes consumer demand for a next-generation 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will outpace that of two OLED models rumored to debut during this fall's refresh cycle, buoying suppliers of LCD panels, aluminum chassis and other related components.


KGI: Intel might be exclusive modem supplier for 2018 iPhone lineup, Qualcomm iced out

02/04/2018, 01:02 am

According to noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Intel's baseband chips are expected to power communications across Apple's entire 2018 iPhone lineup, a supplier switch that, if true, would deal a major blow to market leader Qualcomm.


Chinese counterfeiter made over $1.1M trafficking phony iPhones, iPads in US

02/02/2018, 06:02 pm

A Chinese national living in the U.S. on a student visa will be sentenced in May after pleading guilty to conspiracy and trafficking of counterfeit Apple products including iPhones and iPads, a scheme for which he earned more than $1.1 million.


Apple activates repair program for iPhone 7 models impacted by 'No Service' issue

02/02/2018, 05:02 pm

Apple on Friday initiated a repair program for iPhone 7 devices affected by an issue that caused a "No Service" message to display in the status bar even when cellular network coverage is available, saying a faulty logic board component is to blame for the error.