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Topic: iPhone

Court throws out lawsuit blaming lack of texting 'lock-out' technology in iPhone caused car accident

08/25/2017, 12:08 pm

A California judge has thrown out a suit brought against Apple by the father of a college student killed in a road accident by a texting driver, one where it was claimed Apple had failed to incorporate technology into the iPhone that would prevent it from working while the user is driving.

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Apple stockpiling 'massive' supply of camera lens modules ahead of 'iPhone 8'

08/25/2017, 10:08 am

Since July, Apple has reportedly been working to secure a "massive" quantity of camera lens modules for this fall's new iPhones -- something that could be aided by one of its suppliers launching a new factory by the end of September.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to make announcement in Austin on Friday [u]

08/24/2017, 10:08 pm

An unverified tip claims Apple CEO Tim Cook is planning to make an important announcement in the augmented reality/virtual reality space in Austin, Tex., on Friday, and might also reveal the date of an expected September iPhone event, AppleInsider has learned.

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Leaked images allegedly show 'iPhone 7s' display assembly

08/24/2017, 04:08 pm

A set of new photographs is claimed to depict the entire display assembly for the 'iPhone 7s,' with the images appearing to show the front glass, the rear side of the display panel, and the flex cables of the component, revealing relatively few changes will be made to the refreshed iPhone's appearance.

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Survey finds 70 percent of iPhone loyal and won't switch, 40 percent want 'iPhone 8'

08/24/2017, 02:08 pm

Approximately 70 percent of iPhone users will not consider purchasing any other smartphone, the results of a recent survey by Fluent reveals, with 40 percent of respondents looking to upgrade to an iPhone planning to choose the upcoming 'iPhone 8.'

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New report claims OLED 'iPhone 8' will start at $999, not higher $1200 price point

08/24/2017, 01:08 pm

A new report detailing why people stick with the iPhone has little in the way of new details about the "iPhone 8" -- but claims that the phone will cost $999, according to unspecified sources familiar with the situation.

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Leak shows alleged logic boards for Apple's 'iPhone 7s'

08/24/2017, 10:08 am

A new photo purports to show logic boards intended for Apple's "iPhone 7s," a product that has seen far fewer leaks than the company's flagship "iPhone 8."

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Disney uses 'Pokemon Go'-like AR in iPhone app to promote upcoming 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

08/24/2017, 09:08 am

Disney is going to promote upcoming movie 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' using augmented reality (AR) on iPhones and iPads, with a promotion that requires users to scan codes to unlock AR experiences with characters from the film using the 'Star Wars' iOS app.

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'Assassin's Creed,' 'Game of Thrones' iPhone games 'soft launched' outside the U.S.

08/23/2017, 03:08 pm

Game developers are known to hold 'soft launches' of games, limiting the release to a few countries for testing, with 'Assassin's Creed: Rebellion,' 'Brawl Stars,' and 'Game of Thrones: Conquest' currently playable in countries around the globe for initial testing -- but not for U.S. players.

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Virgin Mobile extends $1 year of unlimited iPhone data to bring-your-own switchers

08/23/2017, 10:08 am

Just ahead of Apple's anticipated announcement of new iPhones, U.S. carrier Virgin Mobile has opened its offer of a year of unlimited service for $1 to existing iPhone owners switching over, not just people buying a new iPhone.

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Carrier-sourced rumor suggests 'iPhone 8' launch event will take place on September 12

08/23/2017, 10:08 am

Apple is supposedly planning to reveal the 'iPhone 8,' 'iPhone 7s,' and the 'iPhone 7s Plus' on September 12, according to a French report citing a number of sources within European carriers preparing for the impending iPhone launches.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' to come with 64, 256 or 512GB of storage, 3GB of RAM - report

08/23/2017, 09:08 am

Apple is planning to ramp up storage options across the board with this fall's "iPhone 8," selling 64-, 256-, and 512-gigabyte models, according to a Chinese report.

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Anker bets on designs for Apple's 'iPhone 8,' 'iPhone 7s' & '7s Plus' with new cases

08/22/2017, 04:08 pm

A well-known accessory maker, Anker, has announced a series of cases for Apple's "iPhone 8," "7s," and "7s Plus," even though the anticipated devices are still weeks away from being revealed.

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Video: Calibration machine video allegedly shows Touch ID embedded into 'iPhone 8' Apple logo

08/22/2017, 03:08 pm

AppleInsider discusses a new iPhone 8 video, allegedly depicting a Touch ID calibration machine -- and the sensor for the technology on the back of the phone.

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Apple & Qualcomm squabble, lay out early arguments in San Diego court hearing

08/22/2017, 12:08 pm

Lawyers squared off in a San Diego federal court last Friday in an initial hearing of Apple's lawsuit against Qualcomm, with the latter standing accused of antitrust violations and breach of contract.

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Report highlights 3D facial recognition, camera tech as Apple's original efforts in 'iPhone 8'

08/22/2017, 11:08 am

While there are many anticipated features for this fall's "iPhone 8," only a handful of them will actually be novel within the smartphone world, a report pointed out on Tuesday.

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Video purports to show testing of Apple 'iPhone 8' with rear-mounted Touch ID

08/22/2017, 09:08 am

A video published on Tuesday allegedly shows Apple's "iPhone 8" in quality control testing -- with a rear-mounted Touch ID sensor, despite most recent rumors discounting that possibility.

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Videos in iOS 11 beta show alternate Control Center, app switcher gestures on iPhone without Touch ID

08/21/2017, 09:08 pm

A pair of tutorial videos found in Apple's latest iOS 11 beta release depict what appears to be an alternate Control Center interface and app switcher swipe gestures never before previewed.

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AirPods ship times drop to 2-3 weeks from Apple amid immediate availability from resellers

08/21/2017, 06:08 pm

AirPods ship times from Apple's online store have dropped below one month for the first time since the popular headphones debuted more than eight months ago, though third-party resellers have stock available for immediate purchase.

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Apple AI expert Tom Gruber's TED Talk video about Siri's 'humanistic AI' viewable on YouTube

08/21/2017, 03:08 pm

A talk from a TED conference in April by Apple AI expert and Siri co-founder Tom Gruber is now available to watch on YouTube and the TED website, with Gruber sharing how Apple's digital assistant Siri and 'humanistic AI' can be used to help humans become smarter.

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