Cyber Monday Is Here. Get the Lowest Prices ANYWHERE on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated Dec 1st

Topic: iPhone

Google Chrome for iOS gets 3D Touch, Hangouts gains notification replies via Apple Watch

12/01/2015, 01:12 pm

Google has updated two of its key iOS apps, bringing 3D Touch support to Chrome, and direct quick replies to Hangouts notifications -- including on the Apple Watch.


Apple likely to lose money on person-to-person money transfers through Apple Pay

12/01/2015, 10:12 am

If Apple does indeed get into rumored person-to-person money transfers via Apple Pay, the company stands to lose money on each transaction in the short term, accepting the losses as a way to further drive adoption of its mobile payment service, analysts believe.


AT&T to raise unlimited data pricing to $35 a month in February

11/30/2015, 05:11 pm

AT&T, the nation's second largest cellular carrier, intends to raise rates for subscribers grandfathered in to unlimited data plans early next year, tacking on a moderate increase of $5 per month.


JCPenney tests Apple Pay for store cards, plans full rollout in spring 2016

11/30/2015, 03:11 pm

U.S. big-box retailer JCPenney is currently testing Apple Pay support for its store cards, with plans for an official introduction sometime in the spring of next year, a shopper's anecdote indicated on Monday.


Apple's leather cases for iPhone 6s, 6s Plus now shipping in new (Product)Red versions

11/30/2015, 12:11 pm

Apple on Monday launched (Product)Red options for its official leather cases for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, channeling a portion of the proceeds towards charity.


Apple's iOS clinches 78.3% of U.S. mobile online shopping over Thanksgiving, 360% more than Android

11/27/2015, 09:11 pm

Apple remained the dominant platform for holiday mobile shoppers as iPad and iPhone users accounted for 78.3 percent of mobile e-commerce orders over Thanksgiving Day. Buyers using any device using some form of Android contributed only 21.5 percent of online orders.


Apple rumored to ditch headphone jack on 'iPhone 7' for Lightning connector audio

11/27/2015, 05:11 pm

Apple's next-generation iPhone design is so thin that engineers are mulling the removal of the standard 3.5mm headphone jack, meaning users might have to invest in Lightning or Bluetooth-connected headphones, according to a rumor on Friday.


Apple planning jump to OLED for 2018 iPhones, report claims

11/25/2015, 04:11 pm

Apple is working to switch to OLED displays for iPhones beginning in 2018, a major Japanese publication reported on Wednesday.


T-Mobile offers $200 per line for Sprint customers who switch this holiday

11/25/2015, 10:11 am

As part of its latest "Un-carrier" promotion, T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that it will pay an extra $200 per line for every Sprint customer who switches to its service, with no trade-in required.


Apple, China UnionPay have 'preliminary' agreement on Apple Pay, report says

11/25/2015, 09:11 am

Apple has allegedly reached a tentative agreement with China UnionPay, which could see Apple Pay come to China via UnionPay's 5 million or more NFC-equipped point-of-sale terminals.


PSA: Don't use P2P money transfer services like Venmo with people you don't know

11/24/2015, 03:11 pm

While smartphone-based person-to-person payment services are convenient, they aren't necessarily a secure or guaranteed way to receive money. If you're doing business with an unknown person, such as selling an item on Craigslist, you should just stick to cash. Here's why.


Amazon Video, Microsoft OneDrive & Google Drive for iOS update with 3D Touch [u]

11/24/2015, 03:11 pm

Amazon, Google, and Microsoft on Tuesday updated key iOS apps with support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, simultaneously adding a number of other features. [Updated with Google Drive info]


2017 Mirage will be first US Mitsubishi model with Apple's CarPlay

11/24/2015, 12:11 pm

The 2017 Mirage hatchback will be Mitsubishi's first U.S. car with support for Apple's CarPlay standard, according to an announcement from the Japanese automaker.


Pebble Time gets beta voice & preset replies for iPhone text messages

11/24/2015, 10:11 am

Pebble has introduced a new beta feature for its Pebble Time smartwatches called Text Reply, allowing iPhone owners to send voice or preset replies in reaction to text messages.


DxO One app update to bring Apple Watch support, extended manual control, more

11/24/2015, 09:11 am

Digital photography specialist DxO on Tuesday announced upcoming availability of the first major app update for its iPhone-connected DxO One camera, promising to augment the accessory with advanced photo functions, an Apple Watch companion app and more.


Apple Pay to reportedly launch in China by February

11/23/2015, 11:11 pm

Rumors of Apple's entry into the Chinese mobile payments market gained momentum on Monday, as sources reportedly told Dow Jones and other outlets current plans hold for an Apple Pay launch by February 2016.


T-Mobile promo gives existing users 3 months of free unlimited LTE data

11/23/2015, 05:11 pm

T-Mobile got into the holiday spirit this week by giving existing mobile subscribers three months of unlimited LTE data, the first perk the carrier's a month-long "Un-Carrier Unwrapped" promotion.


Skype iOS apps update with in-chat data detection, better multitasking

11/23/2015, 01:11 pm

Microsoft on Monday released updates to its Skype apps for iPhone and iPad, adding shortcuts for detected data, as well as making it easier to get back to a call in progress.


Square launches NFC mobile card reader with Apple Pay support

11/23/2015, 11:11 am

Square on Monday officially launched a new mobile card reader compatible with Apple Pay, something that could potentially boost the latter platform's support outside of major retail chains.


MasterCard offers Londoners free Monday rides for using Apple Pay

11/23/2015, 09:11 am

In a special promotion, MasterCard is briefly letting people ride the Transport for London network for free on Mondays so long as they use Apple Pay.