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Pokemon Go hits Canada & 26 European countries, server struggles stall Japan launch

07/18/2016, 10:07 am

Despite a possible weekend assault by hackers, Pokémon Go is now available in 35 countries, with a Japanese launch on hold pending an expansion of much-needed server capacity.


US Army's Special Operations switching tactical kit from Android to iPhone - report

07/18/2016, 09:07 am

The U.S. Army's Special Operations Command, or SOCOM, will be switching from Android to the iPhone for a situational awareness kit issued to soldiers, according to a report.


Leaked video highlights alleged differences between 'iPhone 7' and iPhone 6s

07/18/2016, 08:07 am

A new video from China allegedly shows a semi-functional functional "iPhone 7" with the same features and design as previous photo and video leaks, offering another glimpse of what Apple's next iPhone is expected to look like.


Rumor: TSMC to be exclusive manufacturer of both Apple's 'A10' & 'A11' chips

07/18/2016, 08:07 am

Apple competitor Samsung could be on the outs for the next two generations of iPhone processors, according to a new rumor, which claims that rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company will be the sole provider of both the "A10" and "A11" CPUs.


GlaxoSmithKline targets arthritis in first ResearchKit study by a drug company

07/15/2016, 09:07 pm

Apple's ResearchKit was quickly adopted by clinical studies at a series of universities and hospitals, but a new iOS app focused on rheumatoid arthritis from pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline marks the first time a drug company has made use of the framework.


FIS Cardless Cash to enable Touch ID banking at 70,000 ATM machines

07/15/2016, 08:07 pm

While select banks have already begun rolling out card-free ATMs for iPhone users with Apple Pay, a new partnership between FIS Cardless Cash and ATM network Payment Alliance International promises to bring similar security and card-free convenience to iPhone users via an app that authenticates via Touch ID.


MetroPCS expands sales of Apple's iPhone line to all of US

07/15/2016, 01:07 pm

T-Mobile's prepaid MetroPCS brand on Friday began nationwide sales of Apple's current iPhone range, plus the iPhone 5s, following a soft launch in Florida.


Spark developer says some users locked out of Apple IDs, blames own servers

07/15/2016, 09:07 am

A number of users of the popular email app Spark reported being locked out of their Apple IDs overnight, something developer Readdle later linked to server upgrades it was making.


Pokemon Go European launch widens as T-Mobile, Sprint offer promotions for US players

07/15/2016, 08:07 am

Pokémon Go continues its European deployment in Italy, Portugal, and Spain, with T-Mobile and Sprint offering various enticements for players of the vastly popular title in the U.S.


Microsoft wins Apple-aligned case against U.S. over warrant for foreign emails

07/14/2016, 06:07 pm

A U.S. Federal Court has ruled in Microsoft's favor in a closely-watch case involving a warrant the government obtained for a customer's emails stored on an Irish server. The ruling frees U.S. companies from being forced to hand over customer data if it's not being stored within the U.S.


New video shows alleged 'iPhone 7' casings in silver & space gray

07/14/2016, 05:07 pm

Adding to an ever-growing set of parts leaks, a video uploaded on Thursday purports to show the rear casings of two "iPhone 7" units, apparently in line with designs seen elsewhere.


DxO One Lightning camera for iPhone & iPad arrives at Best Buy's online & retail stores

07/14/2016, 03:07 pm

DxO's dedicated iPhone and iPad Lightning-connected camera, the DxO One, expanded its sales reach this week with a launch at Best Buy's U.S. online store, and a select number of retail locations.


Apple plans to build better iPhone cameras with new research center in France

07/14/2016, 02:07 pm

A new Apple research center in the town of Grenoble, France, will apparently focus on improving imaging technology, likely for better cameras in future iPhones and other devices from the company, according to a new report.


Leaked 'iPhone 7' dummy units show device in same colors as Apple's iPhone 6s

07/14/2016, 09:07 am

A newly-published image of alleged dummy "iPhone 7" models for accessory manufacturers suggests that Apple will ship the device in the same colors as the iPhone 6s, despite recent reports of new or altered color options.


Pokemon Go launches in the UK, is now the biggest mobile game in US history

07/14/2016, 08:07 am

The Pokémon Go deployment rolls on with the game appearing in the U.K. App Store overnight on Thursday, one day after the title went live in Germany.


Rumor: Battery in Apple's 'iPhone 7' will be 14% bigger than iPhone 6s

07/13/2016, 04:07 pm

A new rumor claims that although the next-generation iPhone is expected to be the thinnest model ever, Apple will still manage to squeeze in a 1960mAh battery, coming in just over 14 percent larger than the battery in the iPhone 6s.


Pokemon Go update fixes login problems, sponsored game content coming soon

07/13/2016, 02:07 pm

The blockbuster hit Pokémon Go was issued its second update on Wednesday, fixing login problems. In addition, code inspections seem to point to fast food chain McDonalds as a future app sponsor, potentially for in-game "Pokestop" locations.


Facebook Messenger gains 3D Touch, Lightroom for iOS gets direct RAW imports

07/13/2016, 01:07 pm

Facebook on Wednesday updated its Messenger iPhone app with support for 3D Touch, while Adobe released a new version of Lightroom for iOS, making important additions such as direct import of RAW files, and support for keyboard shortcuts on iPads.


New photos of alleged Lightning EarPods for Apple's 'iPhone 7' match recent leak

07/13/2016, 11:07 am

New images posted on Wednesday are said to depict Lightning-equipped EarPods intended for Apple's "iPhone 7," which is commonly expected to ditch a 3.5-millimeter headphone jack when it ships this fall.


Apple supplier LG Display pivots towards OLEDs in face of slower iPhone sales, Chinese competition

07/13/2016, 09:07 am

LG Display will boost its investment in OLED production, according to the company's CEO, in order to cope with being pinched by slowing iPhone sales and competition from Chinese panel suppliers.