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Topic: iPhone

Rumor: Apple working on cheaper HomePod for launch this year

03/07/2018, 05:03 pm

A somewhat questionable report out of Taiwan on Wednesday says Apple is working on more affordable editions of stalwart product lines including iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as a lower priced HomePod.


Upcoming 'Jurassic World Alive' for iPhone swaps Pokemon with dinosaurs

03/07/2018, 12:03 pm

The latest "Pokemon Go" clone to be announced is Ludia's "Jurassic World Alive," which will see people "collecting" creatures in augmented reality via their iPhone.


Supply chain makes claim that Apple is already planning to ditch the iPhone X notch in fall 2019 releases

03/07/2018, 09:03 am

A questionable report from South Korean sources suggests that Apple is preparing a new display without a notch -- for phones 18 months down the road.


Digital boardgame 'Scythe' nears Mac and iOS release, 'Rome: Total War' for iPhone delayed until summer

03/06/2018, 04:03 pm

Asmodee reveals the current state of its upcoming digital board game "Scythe" arriving soon on Mac and iOS, as Feral Interactive delays the release of the iPhone-compatible version of "Rome: Total War" until the summer.


Broadcom's Qualcomm takeover plans pose national security risk, US Treasury says

03/06/2018, 02:03 pm

The U.S. government considers there to be possible national security risks in Broadcom's proposed $117 billion acquistion of Qualcomm, enough to warrant a full-scale investigation, the U.S. Treasury's deputy assistant secretary for investment security said in a letter to the two Apple suppliers.


Watch: Share purchased iPhone or iPad apps with family members with iCloud

03/06/2018, 01:03 pm

Have you ever purchased an expensive app on your iPhone and wondered if you could share it with your family or a select group of friends? AppleInsider shows you how to see if you can, and how to do it.


20 more US banks and credit unions added to Apple Pay payment providers list

03/06/2018, 12:03 pm

Apple has once again updated its roster of banks and credit unions supporting Apple Pay, this time adding 20 more U.S. entities.


Family seeks additional $600,000 from Apple above insurance payment after blaming iPhone charging cable for house fire

03/06/2018, 09:03 am

A family in British Columbia has demanded Apple pay it $600,000 to help cover uninsured losses endured from a farmhouse fire in October 2016, one claimed to have been started by an overheating cable used to charge an iPhone 6.


Video demonstrates iPhone 6s performance before and after battery replacement

03/06/2018, 12:03 am

A video posted to YouTube over the weekend compares the operating performance of an iPhone 6s before and after its battery is replaced, demonstrating in real time the nominal gains users can expect to see when a device is no longer software throttled.


iPhone owners aren't upgrading to iPhone X due to price, lack of exciting features, survey suggests

03/05/2018, 07:03 pm

A recent survey conducted by Piper Jaffray suggests many existing iPhone owners are resisting the urge to upgrade to iPhone X because the latest and greatest model does not present enough of a benefit to overcome its high price tag.


Grayshift becomes second service to promise forensic unlocks for Apple's iPhone 8 & X

03/05/2018, 03:03 pm

Adding to the evidence that Apple's latest iPhones are no longer safe from hackers -- legal or otherwise -- a second company has come forward selling its ability to break in.


Google search iPhone app gets iMessage support, iOS 11 drag-and-drop & share sheet option

03/05/2018, 02:03 pm

Google on Monday announced several upgrades for its iPhone and iPad search app, designed to weave it more deeply into everyday use.


Mophie at work on Qi-certified battery charging case for Apple's iPhone X

03/05/2018, 12:03 pm

Apple accessory maker Mophie has won Wireless Power Consortium certification for the "Juice Pack Air for iPhone X," which should make it the first Qi-compatible battery case for the smartphone.


Stanford students put down their iPhones to protest Apple not doing enough to curb device addiction

03/05/2018, 12:03 pm

Students from Stanford staged a technology addiction protest outside the Palo Alto Apple Store on Saturday, declaring Apple is not doing enough to prevent iPhone and iPad users from constantly checking their devices, urging the company to make changes that could help take the user's focus away from their smartphone's apps.


Microsoft plans to deepen integration of Cortana in Outlook for iOS

03/05/2018, 11:03 am

Microsoft is reportedly planning to increase the integration of Cortana in Outlook for iOS, with the digital assistant said to be undergoing internal testing that could eventually allow users of the popular email client to manage their iPhone-based messages using verbal requests alone.


Malaysian Apple retailer swarmed by bargain hunters seeking $50 iPhone 5s

03/05/2018, 11:03 am

Malaysian Apple retailer Switch was forced to cancel a clearance event with the iPhone 5s for $50 and iPads as low as $77, after a throng of 11,000 descended upon the company's warehouse sale.


'Blatant, desperate' CFIUS investigation request postpones Broadcom's $117B Qualcomm bid

03/05/2018, 10:03 am

The U.S. Treasury Department's Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) has ordered Apple supplier Qualcomm to delay a shareholders meeting 30 days, postponing -- if not potentially derailing -- Broadcom's attempted $117 billion hostile takeover.


Dialog Semiconductor chief believes Apple will stay a power management chip customer until 2020

03/05/2018, 09:03 am

Apple will continue to be a major customer of Dialog Semiconductor, the chip manufacturer's chief executive has claimed in an interview, insisting Dialog will continue supplying components for use in a number of Apple products until 2020, despite rumors that the iPhone producer may change how it sources some of its power management hardware.


Finisar tour shows 700,000-square foot facility closer to producing TrueDepth VCSELs for Apple's supply chain

03/05/2018, 08:03 am

Apple supplier Finisar intends to make its new 700,000 square foot facility in Sherman, Texas the 'VCSEL capital of the world,' the firm's vice president and general manager revealed, as part of tour of its under-construction production lines that will eventually supply the laser-based components used in the iPhone X as well as other industries.


Cellebrite executive insists iPhone unlocking has a 'public safety imperative'

03/04/2018, 11:03 am

Cellebrite offers its services to law enforcement for the welfare of the public, an executive of the security firm known for breaking the security of iOS and other devices claims in an interview, while also stressing the firm's tools are not a major risk to the privacy of iPhone users in general.