Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated Feb 3rd

Topic: iPhone

Apple again rumored to drop 3.5mm headphone jack from 'iPhone 7' for Lightning, Bluetooth

01/05/2016, 05:01 am

Rumblings out of East Asia again suggest Apple will ditch the industry standard 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of a Bluetooth wireless/Lightning audio solution, potentially forcing customers invested in the stalwart format to purchase new gear.

204 comments

Honeywell debuts Lyric Round thermostat for HomeKit, Polar ships iPhone-compatible Balance smartscale

01/04/2016, 05:01 pm

Honeywell on Monday announced a new HomeKit-ready thermostat, the Lyric Round, while Polar launched an iPhone-connected weight scale, the Balance.

10 comments

Apple's CarPlay coming to some Dodge, Chrysler & Jeep vehicles later this year

01/04/2016, 03:01 pm

Fiat Chrysler on Monday revealed that a select group of Dodge, Chrysler, and Jeep models rolling out this year will support Apple CarPlay, as well as Google's Android Auto.

5 comments

Samsung warns it will have a tough year in 2016

01/04/2016, 01:01 pm

While a cadre of Apple watchers have predicted doom for the iPhone maker this year, Samsung has actually warned that it faces stronger than predicted competition this year and that it expects 2016 to be a particularly difficult business environment. That's due in large part to fierce competition and reduced business from its number one competitor and supplier: Apple.

33 comments

Apple pushes iOS 9.2.1 beta 2 to developers

01/04/2016, 01:01 pm

Apple on Monday released the second beta version of iOS 9.2.1, giving registered developers another look at the next iteration of the mobile operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

5 comments

Ford to bring Apple's CarPlay to all Sync 3-equipped 2017 vehicles

01/04/2016, 02:01 am

Leading up to the start of CES, Ford on Monday announced that all 2017 vehicles equipped with Sync 3 infotainment systems will bake in support for CarPlay and Android Auto, offering deep smartphone integration to both iOS and Android device owners.

15 comments

Rumor calls for 256GB option on iPhone 7 Plus, but some details sound implausible

01/02/2016, 02:01 pm

The same Chinese website that detailed purported specifications for an upcoming iPhone 6c has now claimed that Apple's flagship iPhone 7 Plus will ship later this year with a 265GB storage option. However, the site's historical credibility is questionable.

29 comments

iPhone fitness apps to help you keep that New Year's resolution

01/01/2016, 03:01 pm

Getting fit is ultimately about time, effort, and determination -- you can do it without any technology -- but there are a number of iOS apps out there that can help keep you on track past that critical first month.

6 comments

Times Square & Philips Hue New Year's Eve apps will help you ring in 2016

12/31/2015, 11:12 am

iPhone users celebrating New Year's Eve by following the ball drop in New York City's Times Square have a few iOS apps to enhance their evening, including the event's official app, and a unique Philips-based app synced with the company's Hue lighting system.

0 comments

AT&T quietly begins supporting voice-over-LTE calls to other carriers

12/31/2015, 10:12 am

Some AT&T subscribers should now finally be able to place VoLTE (voice over LTE) calls to people on other carrier networks, increasing the chances of better call quality and multitasking.

12 comments

T-Mobile says it's 'optimizing' YouTube video, not throttling it

12/30/2015, 04:12 pm

Looking to deflect allegations, T-Mobile denied that it's throttling YouTube for users of its Binge On perk, instead saying that it's presenting "mobile optimized" content.

7 comments

AT&T will stop offering 2-year contract subsidies for new smartphone purchases on Jan. 8

12/30/2015, 03:12 pm

U.S. carrier AT&T has made repeated efforts to eradicate two-year contract subsidies for new smartphone purchases, and that plan will become absolute in just a few weeks, a leak from the company has revealed.

23 comments

Apple to host artistic iPhone photography & iPad illustration workshops at retail stores

12/30/2015, 10:12 am

Apple is beginning a new series of retail workshops meant to teach its customers more artistic skills, not just technical ones, according to an announcement.

3 comments

Apple to source iPhone OLEDs from Samsung and LG, report says

12/29/2015, 08:12 pm

Adding to a growing number of rumors claiming iPhones will soon integrate OLED display technology, a report out of South Korea claims Apple is close finalizing a supply agreement that will see both Samsung and LG Display provide the necessary panels for the future handsets.

34 comments

Apple's iPhone sales up 133% in rapidly growing Middle East & Africa region

12/29/2015, 03:12 pm

While smartphone sales growth is slowing in many mature markets, annual shipments in the Middle East & Africa grew by 31 percent in Q3, nearly 3x faster than the global rate. Apple's premium iPhone sales grew by 133 percent in the region to enter the top five vendors by volume.

5 comments

'iPhone 6c' to boast larger battery than iPhone 5s, 2GB of RAM, production to start in Jan. - report

12/29/2015, 11:12 am

Though Apple's new 4-inch iPhone will sport the same screen size as the iPhone 5s, it will feature a number of internal improvements, including more RAM, a faster A9 processor, and a larger battery, according to a new report.

57 comments

Apple's 'iPhone 7' lineup said to be waterproof, sport new antenna-concealing tech

12/29/2015, 10:12 am

Catcher Technologies will help supply chassis components for upcoming iPhones said to be both waterproof and use "new compound materials" to conceal their antennas, according to a new rumor.

39 comments

What's next for Apple in 2016: a focus on HomeKit, Apple Pay & Maps ecosystems

12/29/2015, 08:12 am

In 2015, Apple dramatically enhanced its ability to make money, and at the same time incrementally dismantled the profit engines of its competitors, leaving them even weaker for their next match in 2016. But Apple has several weaknesses related to the core strength of its existing ecosystems that it needs to address over the coming year if it wants to retain and enhance its brand of excellence that drives sales of its premium, profitable hardware.

37 comments

Hyundai bringing CarPlay to Sonata in next quarter via paid SD card upgrade

12/28/2015, 11:12 am

Hyundai will finally be adding Apple CarPlay support to the Sonata in the first quarter of 2016, over a year later than promised, in the form of a paid upgrade.

9 comments

Apple requests another $179 million in supplemental damages from Samsung

12/24/2015, 06:12 pm

Three weeks after finally receiving $548,176,477 from Samsung over the South Korean company's infringement of Apple's design and technology patents dating back to a 2012 jury verdict, the iPhone maker has filed for another $178,659,870 in supplemental damages and $1,192,490 in interest payments.

35 comments