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Topic: iPhone

Microsoft updates Skype iPhone & iPad apps with overhauled interfaces, more

09/03/2015, 04:09 pm

Microsoft on Thursday released major updates of its Skype apps for iPhone and iPad, redesigning their interfaces for better ease-of-use and more visual appeal, while giving iPad users access to options like location sharing and interactive notifications.


Latest comScore figures show iPhone growing and cementing US marketshare

09/03/2015, 04:09 pm

Updated comScore analytics data published on Thursday suggests that Apple's U.S. smartphone share is still increasing in the U.S., despite the imminent arrival of new models.


Key 'iPhone 6s' upgrades reaffirmed to be Force Touch, rose gold color, improved cameras & Touch ID

09/03/2015, 10:09 am

When Apple announces its next-generation iPhones next week in San Francisco, the sales pitch for consumers will almost certainly include Force Touch, a new color option, and upgrades for Touch ID and the already class-leading camera system.


Apple supplier Japan Display alludes to increased iPhone orders ahead of Sept. 9 event

09/03/2015, 03:09 am

Japan Display CEO Mitsuru Homma dropped some clues regarding Apple's upcoming iPhone release on Thursday, saying his company's biggest client, widely thought to be Apple, is increasing orders despite a soft Chinese market.


New 'iPhone 6s' photos reportedly confirm slightly larger design

09/02/2015, 07:09 pm

A set of photos posted to the Web on Wednesday supposedly show a next-generation iPhone partially assembled from leaked parts being measured with a pair of calipers, revealing the device is slightly larger than current models in all dimensions.


Apple Pay picks up 18 more US banks ahead of Sept. 9 press event

09/02/2015, 11:09 am

Apple on Wednesday added 18 more U.S. banks to the roster of Apple Pay card issuers, in what could be the last such update before bigger plans are announced on Sept. 9.


Rumor: Apple considering going back to 'glass-to-glass' touch panels for 2016 iPhones

09/02/2015, 09:09 am

Apple is reportedly testing the notion of reverting to G/G (glass-to-glass) touch panels for 2016 iPhone models, out of alleged frustration with obstacles presented by the in-cell technology the company has been using in recent years.


Gazelle paying up to $480 cash for old iPhone trade-ins; vows to beat Apple, carrier offers until Sept 9th

09/02/2015, 12:09 am

If you plan to purchase an iPhone 6s later this month, now's the time to help fund that upgrade by making plans to trade in your existing iPhone before its value plummets. And for the next 7 days, Gazelle is offering up to $480 cash for old iPhones alongside a guarantee to beat any competitive offer from Apple or its big four US wireless partners.


Apple patents smart smoke detection system for iPhone

09/01/2015, 02:09 am

According to a patent granted to Apple on Tuesday, iPhones, iPads and other branded equipment could one day sport onboard smoke detection hardware to alert users, and interested parties, of a potentially dangerous situation.


T-Mobile cracks down on subscribers 'stealing' tethered data

08/31/2015, 06:08 pm

Beginning on Monday, T-Mobile USA will start taking action against people spoofing the carrier's network to "steal" unlimited tethering data, according to a blog post by CEO John Legere.


University of Oklahoma adopts Apple Pay at all campus terminals

08/31/2015, 04:08 pm

Starting this week the University of Oklahoma will be offering Apple Pay campus-wide, making it the first such university in the country to do so, the school announced on Monday.


Apple continues enterprise push with new Cisco partnership, will optimize networks for iOS

08/31/2015, 02:08 pm

Corporate users will soon have one more reason to choose Apple's mobile devices over those from other firms, as networking behemoth Cisco is set to team up with the Cupertino company to optimize enterprise networks for iPhones, iPads, and iOS apps.


Google's Android Wear gains compatibility with Apple's iPhone

08/31/2015, 11:08 am

Google on Monday announced Android Wear for iPhone, bringing support for the search giant's wearable device platform, as well as select devices, to Apple's best selling handset.


Pulled Huawei Watch listing may back claims of Android Wear coming to iOS

08/28/2015, 03:08 pm

A deleted Amazon page for the upcoming Huawei Watch may add to evidence that Google is planning to make the Android Wear platform compatible with iOS devices.


Samsung offers 'Test Drive' participants cash, Google Play credit for switching from iPhone

08/28/2015, 11:08 am

People participating in Samsung's "Ultimate Test Drive" program -- allowing iPhone owners to try a Galaxy S6, S6 Edge+, or Galaxy Note 5 for 30 days -- are being offered up to $200 in perks if they actually switch.


Purported 'iPhone 6s' box suggests Apple will keep entry-level capacity at 16GB

08/28/2015, 09:08 am

A sticker claimed to be for the packaging for Apple's anticipated "iPhone 6s" shows a 16-gigabyte capacity, suggesting that Apple will stick with that memory level for its entry-level model.


Square launches Appointments iPhone app for booking, managing clients

08/27/2015, 04:08 pm

Mobile payment firm Square on Thursday launched Square Appointments, a combination service and iPhone app for businesses dependent on client bookings.


Instagram loosens limits, enables portrait, landscape modes for photo & video

08/27/2015, 03:08 pm

Facebook on Thursday released an update to its Instagram apps for iOS and Android, opening up the media-sharing service to posts in landscape and portrait ratios.


PayAnywhere to launch Apple Pay-compatible card reader at Apple Stores

08/27/2015, 02:08 pm

A company called PayAnywhere is preparing to launch a self-named card reader that could help bring Apple Pay support to small businesses, which have so far mostly foregone the technology.


Rumor: New display with Force Touch could make 'iPhone 6s' slightly heftier

08/27/2015, 02:08 pm

A leaked display component purportedly destined for Apple's next-generation iPhone has been measured up and comes in heavier and thicker than its counterpart in the iPhone 6, suggesting that the addition of Force Touch might make the "iPhone 6s" bigger than its predecessor.