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Topic: iPhone

AT&T pulls plug on 2G network, ending cellular data for Apple's 2007 iPhone

01/17/2017, 04:01 pm

U.S carrier AT&T has announced the shutdown of its 2G network, in the process killing off support for some older phones -- including Apple's original iPhone, which didn't offer any faster cellular options.

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Apple denies imminent iPhone 6 battery exchange program in the works

01/17/2017, 10:01 am

After rumors circulated claiming that the iPhone 6 family will be the next recipient of a battery exchange program, AppleInsider has been told that the report is incorrect, as there is apparently no justification for a wide program to fix issues.

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What history teaches about Apple's windows of opportunity for 2017

01/16/2017, 11:01 pm

If you listen to groupthink critics on Apple, you'll hear that the company is deeply troubled by too much reliance on iPhone sales, aging Mac Pro and Mini offerings that haven't been updated in years and a stagnating market for iPads that has fallen precipitously since Peak iPad occured in 2014. They're wrong, here's why.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 could get updated S Health app to counter Apple's HealthKit, CareKit

01/16/2017, 02:01 pm

Samsung's next flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, could include a new S Health app with features above and beyond Apple's HealthKit and CareKit -- including the ability to schedule online consultations with doctors, or even pay medical fees.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' prompts rival smartphone makers to clamber for OLED supplies

01/16/2017, 12:01 pm

Worried that Apple will monopolize OLED supply capacity for this year's "iPhone 8," a number of smartphone vendors are said to be racing to secure some that capacity for their own OLED products.

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Samsung testing confirms battery problems to blame for Galaxy Note 7 fires

01/16/2017, 10:01 am

Internally, Samsung has concluded that the battery -- and not any faults in software, or other hardware -- was reportedly to blame for the fires that led to the recall and ultimate cancellation of the Galaxy Note 7.

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Apple partner Pegatron could boost US manufacturing capacity by 3-5x, if pressed

01/16/2017, 09:01 am

The chairman of Apple supplier Pegatron has revealed that his company could expand its operations in the U.S. by three to five times, should it be necessary -- but even that won't make much of a dent in Apple's iPhone and Mac production needs.

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Hands on with Airmail 1.5, managing Apple Mail, Gmail, and Exchange on iOS

01/15/2017, 05:01 pm

Users can connect a series of Airmail functions to speed up your work, and weed out important emails from the less-so. AppleInsider shows you how, and when, to use the app.

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US appeals court reopens Apple v. Samsung iPhone design suit in wake of Supreme Court ruling

01/13/2017, 12:01 pm

In the aftermath of a critical Supreme Court ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reopened a long-standing Apple lawsuit accusing Samsung of copying the iPhone's design.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' to gain tougher IP68 water and dust resistance - report

01/13/2017, 11:01 am

When it launches later this year, Apple is reportedly planning to make the water and dust resistance of the "iPhone 8" even better than the iPhone 7, upgrading it to an IP68 rating.

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HTC's new U series phones follow Apple's iPhone 7 in eliminating headphone jacks

01/12/2017, 12:01 pm

In a surprise announcement, HTC on Thursday revealed two new flagship phones, the U Ultra and U Play -- both of which, like Apple's iPhone 7, abandon a headphone jack in favor of digital-only audio.

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With Verizon, Comcast, Spectrum customers still waiting, Cable One joins Apple's Single Sign-On

01/12/2017, 11:01 am

Apple has added cable company Cable One to its Single Sign-On feature for iOS and tvOS, while most cable subscribers in the U.S. still can't utilize the feature at all.

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Apple revenues from iOS ecosystem should exceed $1 trillion this year, analyst says

01/12/2017, 03:01 am

According to independent analyst Horace Dediu, Apple's iOS hardware ecosystem and related services is on schedule to generate a cumulative $1 trillion sometime in 2017, a milestone for a consumer product.

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Tony Fadell explains early iPhone development process

01/11/2017, 05:01 pm

Former Apple executive Tony Fadell discusses the genesis of what would become the iPhone, Steve Jobs' insistence about a rotary dial in software, and the evolution of the iPod in a new interview.

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Data shows Apple clawing back iPhone share in US, but ceding ground in China

01/11/2017, 11:01 am

Apple's iPhone continued to gain more U.S. marketshare towards the end of 2016, according to research data published on Wednesday, but saw setbacks in China, facing tough competition from local and often cheaper alternatives.

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Average iPhone price higher in US than many other countries, survey finds

01/11/2017, 10:01 am

Americans are paying more for their iPhones than citizens of 38 other countries, according to a study into the average cost of electronics around the world, with a difference between the U.S. and the cheapest country's prices found to be more than $220.

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Video shows early competing iPhone prototypes developed by Tony Fadell and Scott Forstall

01/11/2017, 01:01 am

A video posted to the internet on Tuesday shows two very early iPhone prototypes running differing software versions of Apple's "Acorn OS," one developed by a team led by Tony Fadell and another by Scott Forstall's group.

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Apple CareKit integrates with Tresorit ZeroKit to secure patient data in the cloud

01/10/2017, 07:01 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced its CareKit development framework, designed to create apps that let healthcare professionals continue followup care with patients, is now integrated with Tresorit's ZeroKit, which provides end-to-end encryption of users' account credentials and their health data to the cloud.

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AT&T to raise unlimited data plan pricing to $40 in March

01/10/2017, 06:01 pm

Just over a year after AT&T raised rates for subscribers grandfathered in to unlimited data plans, the company once again intends to bump up prices another $5 per month come March.

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Rumored 'iPhone 8' stainless steel chassis could expand Apple's American supply chain

01/10/2017, 11:01 am

If Apple does indeed switch to a Jabil-made stainless steel chassis for the "iPhone 8," the company could expand its comparatively small American supply chain and appease U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump, who has pushed for more domestic manufacturing.

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