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Topic: iPhone

Case maker gambles big on Apple's rumored 'iPhone 8' design, builds 9 cases for edge-to-edge display

06/20/2017, 01:06 pm

Olixar -- the company behind a recent "iPhone 8" screen protector -- on Tuesday launched a complete series of cases for Apple's upcoming phone, banking on rumored features such as an edge-to-edge OLED display and a vertically-aligned rear camera.

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Apple product security team briefing shows 99% drop in stolen iPhone cases from 2014 to 2016

06/20/2017, 11:06 am

A new report sheds some light on Apple's anti-leak department, with employees for the Global Security Team coming from the NSA, FBI, Secret Service, and U.S. military supervising an operation that deals with more people per day in the production lines in China than the TSA does in airports.

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Pioneer's Lightning-connected Rayz Rally promises room-filling sound for music, calls on iPhone

06/20/2017, 10:06 am

The Pioneer Rayz Rally is an external wired iPhone speaker, powered through the device's Lightning port, and is suitable for both small areas, and conference rooms.

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Apple claims recent Supreme Court ruling makes Qualcomm iPhone IP agreement invalid

06/20/2017, 09:06 am

Apple has escalated its legal attack on Qualcomm, declaring the iPhone broadband chip license agreement is invalid, and the manufacturer is illegally double-dipping in its demand for a royalty payment for chip technology in conjunction with charging for the chips.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' orders, Samsung demands impacting Chinese component supply for other vendors

06/20/2017, 09:06 am

Supply chain reports suggest that Apple's and Samsung's rapacious demand for smartphone components will deeply impact parts available for other manufacturers, with industry-wide shortages expected in the second half of 2017.

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Ring ships Apple-compatible Video Doorbell 2, says HomeKit coming to other accessories

06/19/2017, 11:06 pm

Ring on Monday launched the Video Doorbell 2, a Mac-, iPhone-, and iPad-compatible smarthome accessory that makes several key upgrades over its predecessor.

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Alleged 'iPhone 8' screen protector shows edge-to-edge layout, 'dip' for front-facing sensors

06/19/2017, 08:06 pm

Photos and video of a screen protector -- purportedly for Apple's "iPhone 8" -- may support the idea that the device will have an edge-to-edge display, excluding only a small area for an earpiece and front-facing sensors.

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Apple teaming with startup Health Gorilla for iPhone medical record plans

06/19/2017, 06:06 pm

Apple's efforts to centralize medical records on the iPhone are being done with the help of a small startup called Health Gorilla, and will focus on making it easier to share those records with different healthcare providers, a report said on Monday.

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Ikea's plans for ARKit revealed, virtual shopping tool will launch in fall with iOS 11

06/19/2017, 12:06 pm

Briefly teased at the WWDC keynote, flat-pack furniture company Ikea has officially declared that it is working on a ARKit catalog for the iPhone that will launch at some point in late 2017.

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Deals: 128GB red iPhone 7 for $728 ($21 off); 2017 13" MacBook Pro $1,249 ($50 off); 20% off iPhones & iPads at eBay; $20 off 2017 13" Touch Bars

06/17/2017, 02:06 pm

Shoppers this week can save $20 to $70 instantly on Apple's brand-new 2017 MacBook Pros with prices starting at $1,249. Or save 20% on a variety of iPhones and iPads on eBay with coupon and no sales tax in a majority of states. Apple's red iPhone 7 is also $21 off with no tax collected on your order.

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Upcoming Apple Pay shopping event in San Francisco offers discounts for iPhone-based mobile payments

06/16/2017, 05:06 pm

Apple is holding an event in San Francisco next weekend to promote the use of Apple Pay in stores and restaurants, with a number of merchants in two popular shopping areas offering exclusive discounts for customers using Apple's mobile payment platform to pay for goods and services.

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IBM opens new 'Garages' to boost development of MobileFirst apps for iOS

06/15/2017, 01:06 pm

IBM on Thursday announced an expansion of its "Garage" concept, introducing yet more physical offices meant to speed up the creation of MobileFirst iOS apps for enterprise clients.

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Twitter launches redesigned iOS app with new look, use of Safari's in-app viewer

06/15/2017, 12:06 pm

Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out a new edition of its app for Apple's iPhone and iPad, giving it a new look and interface, as well as making some functional improvements including more convenient use of Safari for viewing links.

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Former iOS head Scott Forstall to talk iPhone's creation at Computer History Museum

06/15/2017, 11:06 am

Scott Forstall -- Apple's former head of iOS development -- will appear at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. on June 20 to talk about the origins of the iPhone, according to an announcement.

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iOS quarterly market share grows in China as Apple's iPhone outpaces local vendors

06/15/2017, 09:06 am

Apple is increasing the market share of iPhones and iPads in a number of key markets, according to a report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, with iOS noted as posting a strong period-on-period gain in urban China after sales of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus outpaced those of local rivals Oppo and Huawei.

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Report claims Apple expanding CareKit, working on iPhone health record repository feature

06/14/2017, 10:06 pm

Apple appears to be working on a digital medical record initiative to simplify getting all of a patient's information to every caretaker that needs it, and will take advantage of the iPhone's near-ubiquity in U.S. health care to do it, according to a new report.

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E3 2017: Nexon's 'Durango' exiting long development, releases for iOS in tail-end of 2017

06/14/2017, 09:06 pm

Nexon's survival title "Durango" has made an appearance at the 2017 E3, showing off a combination of isometric role-playing and survival in a creature-infested post-apocalyptic world.

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Schiller refutes book's account that he demanded physical keyboard in early iPhone

06/14/2017, 08:06 pm

A forthcoming book's accuracy about the early development of the iPhone has come under fire by Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller and Tony Fadell, with both denying a story that Schiller vigorously demanded a physical keyboard during development of the original iPhone prototypes was accurate.

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Wisconsin location reportedly under consideration for US Foxconn factory

06/14/2017, 07:06 pm

Sources claim that Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has set its sights on Wisconsin as a location for its U.S. plant -- but governmental sources in the state note that any firm deal is still some time away.

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Apple partner Wistron says 'iPhone 7s Plus' will include wireless charging, improved waterproofing

06/14/2017, 01:06 pm

In an apparent breach of Apple's secrecy protocols, Wistron's chief executive told reporters on Wednesday that this fall's anticipated "iPhone 7s Plus" will add wireless charging, and also improve on the water resistant design introduced with the iPhone 7 series.

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