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Topic: iPhone

LIFX intros Beam accent lighting compatible with Apple's HomeKit

10/03/2017, 04:10 pm

LIFX on Tuesday announced the Beam Kit, a new HomeKit-ready lighting package that adds multicolored accents to walls.

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Ikea adds color changing bulb to Tradfri home automation line, HomeKit support still coming

10/03/2017, 04:10 pm

Ikea has made a color-changing light bulb in its Tradfri line more commonly available, potentially giving home automation-minded users a less expensive way to go beyond simple illumination.

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Apple continues weekly update cycle with iOS 11.0.2, containing iPhone 8 call crackling fix

10/03/2017, 01:10 pm

Two weeks since the original release, and one week after the last minor update, Apple has released iOS 11.0.2 with rectification of crackling sounds during calls on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and other assorted fixes.

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Thyng iPhone app update allows application of user's media on any surface with ARKit

10/03/2017, 12:10 pm

Augmented reality developer team Thyng has released version 4.0 of its creation software, allowing users to cover any surface on an iPhone or iPad's screen with their own video and video content.

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YouTube update allows shared video playback on iPhone through iMessage without exiting the app

10/03/2017, 11:10 am

An update on Tuesday morning to the YouTube app brings video sharing and inline viewing to iMessage without recipients needing to leave the application.

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Philips expands Hue's HomeKit support, Chamberlain ships new MyQ Smart Garage Hub

10/03/2017, 09:10 am

Philips on Tuesday updated the Hue iOS app and firmware with retroactive Apple HomeKit support for its Tap, Dimmer Switch, and Motion Sensor accessories. Chamberlain meanwhile upgraded its MyQ Smart Garage Hub, which supports HomeKit when paired with the MyQ Home Bridge.

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MLB testing iPhone, Apple Watch NFC technology for contactless ticketing

10/03/2017, 02:10 am

Major League Baseball on Monday announced the Oakland Athletics recently trialled a contactless ticketing system that relies on Apple NFC assets to let customers enter the stadium with the tap of an iPhone or Apple Watch.

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Comparing iPhone 8 charging speeds with fast charge, wireless and more

10/02/2017, 11:10 pm

With the launch of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, Apple introduced its smartphone user base to fast charge technology capable of delivering an up to 50 percent charge in just 30 minutes. AppleInsider takes a closer look at the technology and how it compares to traditional -- and wireless -- charging methods in this video.

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New 'Local Data Mode' coming soon to iOS to prevent DJI drones from sharing location information

10/02/2017, 02:10 pm

Following complaints from the public and the U.S. Department of Defense, DJI has rolled out a Local Data Mode update to prevent controlled drones from connecting to the internet, and sharing location information with servers located throughout the world -- including China.

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Apple chip supplier TSMC preps first-ever 3-nanometer factory as founder announces retirement

10/02/2017, 01:10 pm

Signalling likely improvements in the performance and size of Apple products, Apple processor manufacturer TSMC on Monday announced plans to establish the world's first 3-nanometer production facility.

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TrueDepth Camera with Face ID could limit Apple's iPhone X production to 30M units this year

10/02/2017, 12:10 pm

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has slashed his forecast for iPhone X shipments this fall to between 30 million and 35 million units, though he also told investors that any negative reaction to production issues could make for an attractive opportunity to buy more shares of AAPL.

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Safeway says Apple Pay rolling out across US stores in October

10/02/2017, 12:10 pm

Grocery chain Safeway has confirmed that it's currently spreading Apple Pay to its 912 U.S. stores, a process it expects to last through the month of October.

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Federal judge rules FBI not obligated to reveal details about San Bernardino iPhone 5c penetration tool

10/02/2017, 10:10 am

More than a year after the original filing, a judge has ruled that the FBI is not required to disclose any information on how it entered the iPhone 5c gathered as potential evidence in the San Bernardino shooting incident.

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Samsung manufacturing arms poised to make $4 billion more from iPhone X than Galaxy S8

10/02/2017, 08:10 am

If estimates and supplier predictions are correct, Samsung is poised to reap $14.3 billion in parts delivery alone from just the iPhone X through 2019, with the Galaxy S8 gathering only $10.1 billion.

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Video: iPhone 8 Plus A11 Bionic versus iPhone 7 Plus A10 Fusion performance test

10/01/2017, 08:10 pm

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus come loaded with Apple's new A11 Bionic processor. AppleInsider takes a look at everything it brings to the table, and how it compares to the A10 Fusion from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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Hands On: OmniGraffle gains drag and drop for iOS 11 on iPad and iPhone

10/01/2017, 03:10 pm

A refresh of the long-time Mac drawing app from the Omni Group now pulls in images and text from other apps.

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New Apple video ad shows the effects of Portrait Lighting mode in the iPhone 8 Plus

09/30/2017, 05:09 pm

Apple is promoting the photographic capabilities of the iPhone 8 Plus in a new advertisement released on Saturday morning, with the ad highlighting the new Portrait Lighting mode included with the iPhone by showing the effects users can produce using the feature.

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Apple reportedly 'looking into' pair of iPhone 8 Plus with split screen from swollen battery

09/30/2017, 10:09 am

After reports circulated on social media about two iPhone 8 Plus exhibiting a swollen battery out of the millions shipped, Apple is reportedly looking into the situation surrounding the accounts and the phones themselves -- as it nearly always does.

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Video: iPhone 8 Plus versus iPhone 7 Plus speaker comparison - electronic, rock, and bassy music

09/30/2017, 10:09 am

With a new iPhone comes new speaker hardware -- AppleInsider takes a listen to the iPhone 8 Plus, and compares it to the 2016 iPhone 7 Plus.

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Sphero launches iPhone-controlled & programmable Sphero Mini

09/29/2017, 08:09 pm

Robot maker Sphero on Friday released the Mini, a smaller version of its signature robot that can be controlled via a Bluetooth-connected iPhone or iPad.

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