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Apple reportedly in talks to buy cobalt, key Li-ion battery ingredient, directly from miners

02/21/2018, 02:02 am

Apple is reportedly in talks to secure long-term cobalt supplies directly from miners, a strategy designed to buffer reserves of the key lithium ion battery ingredient as the company competes with car makers looking to use the metal in electric car production.


AT&T to launch mobile 5G in Atlanta, Dallas and Waco in 2018

02/21/2018, 12:02 am

After teasing an initial rollout phase for its next-generation 5G network in January, AT&T on Wednesday got a little more specific by naming the first three cities that will gain access to the speedy mobile technology by the end of 2018.


Apple adds 22 more banks to list of institutions supporting Apple Pay

02/20/2018, 05:02 pm

Apple continues its expansion of financial insitutions that will process Apple Pay transactions, with the latest additions bringing 22 more to the table.


Apple posts three new tutorial videos covering iPhone photography

02/20/2018, 04:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday published a fresh batch of tutorial videos to its official YouTube channel covering different facets of iPhone photography including overhead photos, black and white snapshots, and slo-mo timing.


AirPlay 2 disappears from newest iOS 11.3 & tvOS 11.3 betas

02/20/2018, 04:02 pm

Despite prior support in Apple's development track, AirPlay 2 appears to have been removed from the third iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3 betas, issued earlier on Tuesday.


Apple issues third beta releases for iOS 11.3, macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, tvOS 11.3

02/20/2018, 01:02 pm

Apple has updated three OS beta releases, with third revisions of the High Sierra 10.13.4, iOS 11.3, and tvOS 11.3 now available for developer testing.


Swype add-on keyboard discontinued, pulled from iOS App Store

02/20/2018, 08:02 am

One of the first third-party keyboards for iOS, Swype, has reached its end of life, and will see no more updates or development effort by its parent company.


Samsung to more than halve OLED production due to slow iPhone X demand, Nikkei says

02/19/2018, 11:02 pm

Piling on to its own rumors of slower than expected iPhone X demand, Nikkei on Tuesday said Samsung is drastically slashing OLED output in response to Apple's supposed decision to cut production of the flagship handset.


iPhone and Apple Watch Emergency SOS feature save woman, child after collision

02/19/2018, 10:02 am

After a horrifying collision with a drunk driver at a stoplight, a woman saved her life by calling for help with her Apple Watch with its SOS feature.


Nikkei pushing iPhone X production cuts as reason Samsung is looking for OLED screen customers

02/18/2018, 02:02 pm

A new report suggests that Samsung is "casting about" for OLED panel production, under the premise that it is being caused by soft iPhone X demand and production cuts -- which don't appear to be grounded in reality.


Subaru readies 2019 Ascent SUV with Apple CarPlay standard

02/16/2018, 02:02 pm

Subaru this week announced pricing for its latest SUV, the 2019 Ascent, which will come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on every trim when it rolls out this summer.


Apple puts Belkin screen protector for iPhone X back on sale after earlier recall

02/16/2018, 11:02 am

Belkin's InvisiGlass Ultra protector for the iPhone X is once again available through Apple, following a December recall due to quality problems.


Clearhaus support brings Apple Pay to over 5,000 more European online stores

02/16/2018, 10:02 am

Danish payments firm Clearhaus on Friday announced the rollout of Apple Pay to over 5,000 Nordic online stores, done in partnership with payments provider QuickPay.


Blippar developing 'WordPress of AR' to feed Apple's ARKit, Google's ARCore

02/16/2018, 09:02 am

Early entry into augmented reality solutions company Blippar has two new products, with one being a universal kit to develop ARKit and ARCore applications and provide them data.


Shazam iPhone app updated, may herald future services integrated into Apple Music

02/15/2018, 04:02 pm

The Apple-owned Shazam service has updated its app for the first time since the aquisition, and has added lyric syncing in real-time to a played song, better search results display, and an all-new track menu providing access to all the information the service has.


Apple says all new iPhone apps must support iOS 11 SDK, iPhone X display as of April

02/15/2018, 04:02 pm

Starting in April, developers submitting new titles to the iOS App Store will have no choice but to use the iOS 11 SDK -- and if they're supporting the iPhone, offer iPhone X display compatibility.


'An incredible money-making machine:' Apple's iPhone captures record 51% of global smartphone revenues

02/15/2018, 12:02 pm

For the first time ever, Apple's iPhone captured more than half of all global smartphone revenues in a single quarter, outperforming the rest of the industry on the strength of the premium-priced iPhone X.


Microsoft 'Photos Companion' iPhone app allows for easy transfer of pictures to Windows 10 PC

02/15/2018, 09:02 am

Seeing a need in education, Microsoft has developed an app to pull all the pictures off multiple iPhones and mobile devices and store them locally on a central Windows 10 machine.


New Apple webpage touts apps & technology for augmented reality on iOS

02/14/2018, 02:02 pm

Apple has created a new mini-site promoting ARKit, the company's augmented reality platform for iPhones and iPads, as well as recent hardware advances made to enhance the technology.


Rear-facing 3D sensing technology possibly slated for fall 2019 iPhone, allowing Apple to press AR advantage

02/14/2018, 12:02 pm

With the iPhone X just three months out of the gate, and discussions about the 2018 iPhone refresh starting, eyes are starting to look at 2019, with new supply chain discussion by an investment analyst firm suggesting that Apple is now working on a world-facing 3D sensor to assert dominance in augmented reality.