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Topic: iPhone

Rumor: Apple to use same manufacturer, processing method for Touch ID in next iPhone

02/11/2014, 08:02 am

Production of the Touch ID fingerprint sensor in Apple's next iPhone will remain identical to the iPhone 5s, utilizing an 8-inch processing method run by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., according to the latest rumor.

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Apple lowers MFi & Lightning licensing fees, paving way for more affordable iOS accessories

02/07/2014, 07:02 am

Apple last month again pared back the fees it charges third-parties and accessory makers who wish to manufacture official (MFi) electronic accessories, AirPlay audio accessories, and game controllers that connect to its iPods, iPhones, and iPads.

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Top selections from Pebble's new smart watch app store

02/05/2014, 09:02 pm

Pebble's newly launched smartwatch app store came pre-populated with over 1,000 apps and watch faces to sift through. AppleInsider spent a few weeks with Pebble 2.0 before it debuted on Monday and dug up a few of the most useful apps to get new Pebble owners started.

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Samsung wants Olympians to hide the Apple logo on their iPhones during opening ceremonies

02/05/2014, 02:02 pm

Samsung is giving a free Galaxy Note 3 to every athlete competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics, butthose who receive one are reportedly required to ensure that the Apple logo is nowhere to be seen if they use an iPhone to record events at the opening ceremonies.

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Apple has reportedly resumed iPhone 4 production for sale in developing markets

02/04/2014, 06:02 pm

A report on Tuesday claims Apple has returned the discontinued iPhone 4 to production, though the three-generation-old handsets will be available only to very specific markets in India, Indonesia and Brazil.

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Gazelle's new promo pays $10 extra on your iPhone, iPad and Mac trade-ins

02/04/2014, 01:02 pm

Gazelle is launching a promotion in February for new iPad buyers and iPhone users whose contracts are just coming to term, offering a $10 bonus on cash payouts to help offset the cost of purchasing a newer iOS device.

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Rumor: 'iPhone 6' may sport 10MP f/1.8 camera with interchangeable lenses

02/04/2014, 12:02 pm

Apple may be planning a major upgrade to the rear-facing camera system in its next-generation handset, according to a new rumor out of the Far East.

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Pebble opens doors to app store with over 1K apps and watch faces

02/03/2014, 01:02 pm

Following the launch of its "Steel" series smart watch lineup last week, Pebble on Monday rolled out a version update for its eponymous iOS app, granting the wearable devices access to a new custom-built app store already populated with more than 1,000 titles.

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Apple sued by University of Wisconsin over A7 chip at heart of iPhone, iPad

02/03/2014, 10:02 am

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the patent licensing arm of the University of Wisconsin, alleges in a newly-filed lawsuit that Apple's A7 processor infringes a university-developed patent that improves "the efficiency and performance of contemporary computer processors."

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iPhone 5c catches fire in student's pocket, causes second-degree burns [u]

02/03/2014, 08:02 am

A middle school student in Kennebunk, Maine was hospitalized late last week and treated for second-degree burns after an iPhone 5c tucked away in the student's pocket caught fire.

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Sony update brings higher ISO, MP4 1080p videos to iPhone-connected QX10 & QX100 lenses

01/31/2014, 01:01 pm

Sony this week issued firmware updates for its QX10 and QX100 wireless iPhone-controlled camera lenses, bringing higher ISO speeds and full high definition 1080p video recording support in the MP4 format to both models.

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PayPal wants to partner with Apple on iPhone mobile payment platform - report

01/30/2014, 09:01 am

Online payment giant PayPal has reportedly been pitching Apple a potential partnership --one that could see PayPal handle back-end security measures for a future iPhone-driven mobile payment system.

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Apple releases iOS 7.0.5 to address iPhone network issues in China

01/29/2014, 01:01 pm

Apple on Wednesday pushed out a minor update for its mobile platform in the form of iOS 7.0.5, intended to address some network issues associated with the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c when being used in China.

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AT&T beats Street with $6.9B Q4 profit, shows strong contract customer retention

01/28/2014, 07:01 pm

Despite more impressive pre- and post-paid subscriber growth from rival U.S. telcos, AT&T managed to post a profit of $6.9 billion on $33.6 billion in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2013.

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First look: Pebble 2.0 update and smart watch appstore for Apple's iPhone

01/28/2014, 01:01 pm

With its new Steel smart watch shipping today, Pebble is gearing up for this week's launch of its new appstore, with major launch partners Foursquare, GoPro, Yelp and ESPN. AppleInsider offers a first look at the new storefront included in the Pebble 2.0 update.

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Moshi launches SenseCover touch-enabled flip cover case for Apple's iPhone

01/28/2014, 11:01 am

Mobile accessory maker Moshi on Tuesday unveiled the SenseCover, a flip cover case for Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c featuring embedded sensors that allow users to swipe to answer phone calls or silence alarms without exposing the iPhone's touchscreen.

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British spy agency said to target Apple's iPhone with remote surveillance exploit kit

01/28/2014, 08:01 am

The U.K.'s Government Communications Headquarters has reportedly developed a set of iPhone exploits that can turn Apple's handsets into live, remotely-accessible microphones and GPS trackers, according to new documents from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

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Samsung widens lead in worldwide smartphone marketshare, smaller OEMs rising

01/27/2014, 08:01 pm

According to a fresh report from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung shipped a record 86 million smartphones worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2013, boosting its stake of the worldwide market as Apple's share fell over the same period.

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Apple's Tim Cook hints at expanded mobile payment strategy and more for Touch ID

01/27/2014, 06:01 pm

While stopping short of announcing an comprehensively outlined strategy for facilitating mobile payments, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook linked the concept with iPhone 5s' Touch ID system.

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Tim Cook admits iPhone 5c share lower than expected, says demand was 'different than we thought'

01/27/2014, 05:01 pm

Though Apple doesn't break down sales of individual iPhone models, Chief Executive Tim Cook admitted on Monday that sales of the iPhone 5c represented a smaller mix of total handset sales than his company anticipated.

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