08/20/2015, 10:08 am
Apple's iPhone continues to gain marketshare despite a slowing global smartphone market during the second quarter, doing particularly well in China -- where the overall market actually shrunk by 4 percent year-over-year.
08/19/2015, 12:08 pm
Composition testing of what is purportedly a shell for Apple's next-generation iPhone confirms previous reports that the new device will move to 7000-series aluminum, an alloy first introduced to Apple's lineup with the Watch.
08/18/2015, 12:08 pm
Apple on Tuesday updated its list of official Apple Pay-backing card issuers with 18 more U.S. institutions, putting the current total close to the 500 mark.
Qualcomm still modem supplier for 'iPhone 6s,' but could cede some orders to Intel in 2017, rumor says
08/18/2015, 09:08 am
Qualcomm is still the only official modem supplier for new iPhones shipping next month, although Intel could start taking up orders in 2017, a report said on Tuesday.
08/17/2015, 03:08 pm
German carriers are reportedly preparing to launch Apple's next flagship handset -- typically known as the "iPhone 6s" -- on Sept. 18, a date in line with a rumored press event earlier in the month.
08/17/2015, 03:08 pm
A graph that purports to show GeekBench 3 scores for Apple's anticipated A9-series application processors paints a picture of significant performance improvements, beating out even Samsung's latest 8-core chips.
08/17/2015, 11:08 am
U.S. carrier Sprint on Monday launched "iPhone Forever," a monthly fee plan designed to ensure a subscriber always has the latest iPhone model, available for a limited time at a discounted price.
08/14/2015, 02:08 pm
U.K. institution Lloyds Bank on Friday sent an email to its customers, informing them that Apple Pay support is coming "very soon" for credit and debit card holders.
08/13/2015, 11:08 am
South Korean electronics giant Samsung on Thursday officially unveiled its new jumbo-sized Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+, a pair of 5.7-inch handsets designed to compete against Apple's smash hit iPhone 6 Plus.
08/13/2015, 10:08 am
Asian tech heavyweights HTC and Lenovo have revealed plans to slash their respective workforces and restructure their mobile phone units, moves designed to stem financial losses as the companies struggle to compete in the global mobile marketplace.
08/12/2015, 02:08 pm
Chipmaker Intel may have won as much as half of the orders for modems in Apple's next-generation iPhones shipping this fall, an analyst with Northland Capital Markets claimed on Wednesday.
08/12/2015, 11:08 am
MCX's CurrentC mobile payment platform may not officially launch until 2016, since the consortium is working to get things right, CEO Brian Mooney said in an interview published on Wednesday.
08/12/2015, 10:08 am
The shift of U.S. carriers from contract subsidies to installment pricing for smartphones could speed up upgrade cycles for Apple's iPhone, according to a new memo by financial services firm Piper Jaffray.
08/12/2015, 09:08 am
Law enforcement officials have continued to make their case against the new, heftier encryption introduced last year by Apple and Google for their respective mobile operating systems, charging once again that the changes are standing in the way of capturing murderers, pedophiles, sex traffickers, and terrorists.
08/11/2015, 06:08 pm
Mobile app marketing firm Fiksu on Tuesday discovered two new iPhone device identifiers in its dataset for July, suggesting Apple's tests of next-generation hardware do not include a rumored low-end model dubbed "iPhone 6C."
08/11/2015, 05:08 pm
AT&T on Tuesday started to rollout iPhone Wi-Fi calling support for devices running the latest beta version of iOS 9, with a number of users across the U.S. reporting successful activation of the new feature.
08/11/2015, 01:08 pm
Apple is asking Samsung and TSMC to accept price cuts on orders of A9 chips for its new iPhones, but TSMC's inclination to decline could result in the supplier having to scale back production capacity, a new rumor claimed on Tuesday.
08/11/2015, 11:08 am
Pharmacy chain Rite Aid on Tuesday annnounced that starting August 15, all of its U.S. stores will begin offering Apple Pay and other wireless payment options, marking a turnaround for a company that last year intentionally blocked Apple's mobile payment system.
08/11/2015, 10:08 am
While a new "iPhone 6s" series is widely expected to be unveiled next month, rumors of a so-called "iPhone 6c" have been less certain. But one rumor published on Tuesday claims that a new, colorful iPhone lineup will indeed launch alongside the latest flagship models.
08/11/2015, 09:08 am
The Chinese government's decision to deliberately devalue the yuan on Tuesday could have a serious impact on sales of the iPhone and other Apple products, but under the right conditions prove a boon to suppliers like Hon Hai/Foxconn and Pegatron, analysts said.