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Topic: iPhone

The revolution Steve Jobs resisted: Apple's App Store marks 10 years of third-party innovation

07/10/2018, 06:07 am

The first iPhone saw release in 2007 with a fairly barebones selection of apps, none of which were made by outside developers. That changed when Apple opened the gates to developers a year later with iPhone OS 2.0, invigorating a sector and forever changing what it meant to be an "Apple developer."

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Researchers find loophole that extends USB Restricted Mode's hour-long timer

07/09/2018, 11:07 pm

Just hours after Apple debuted USB Restricted Mode in its latest iOS 11.4.1 firmware, security researchers discovered an easy to implement workaround that prevents the feature from working as intended.

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Apple to supply iPhones, training for Disney '#DreamBigPrincess' videos shot by women

07/09/2018, 05:07 pm

Displaying the two companies' close ties, Apple will play a crucial role in a Disney PR campaign intended to rehabilitate the latter's role models for young girls.

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Review: Belkin's trio of new wireless chargers target iPhone users

07/09/2018, 05:07 pm

When Apple debuted the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X last September, the company also announced partnerships with both Belkin and Mophie on a pair of wireless chargers. Just under a year later, much has changed. The market has become increasingly saturated with countless wireless products from competitors, but Belkin is looking to set itself apart from the crowd with its latest offerings.

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US lawmakers query Apple, Alphabet CEOs over smartphone personal data policies

07/09/2018, 03:07 pm

U.S. lawmakers have sent a request to the chief executives of Apple and Alphabet about how the personal data of their customers is handled on iPhones and Android smartphones, seemingly in an expansion of the government's privacy investigation following Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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Apple's iOS 11.4.1 update makes USB Restricted Mode active

07/09/2018, 03:07 pm

With iOS 11.4.1, Apple has quietly turned on USB Restricted Mode, a feature designed to make it harder for hackers -- as well as spy and law enforcement agencies -- to gain physical access to iPhones and iPads.

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Apple releases iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1 & watchOS 4.3.2 [u]

07/09/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2 and tvOS 11.4.1, cleaning up most of its major platforms. The iOS update is of particular interest for security conscious users, as it marks the first publicly available firmware to include Apple's new USB Restricted Mode.

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Apple's latest iPhone X ad uses Face ID to ease password worries

07/08/2018, 05:07 pm

Apple has published a new commercial to its YouTube channel, with a video highlighting the usefulness of Face ID on the iPhone X to help its users stop worrying about forgetting passwords for online services.

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Many iPhone thefts, the girlfriend of a mob boss, and an Apple Store: The latest from the Apple crime blotter

07/08/2018, 08:07 am

In this latest Apple crime roundup, iPhones get stolen in a variety of ways, the girlfriend of a mob boss asks for her phone back from the police, and an Apple Store gets hit for a pile of accessories.

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How to use Continuity Camera in macOS Mojave and iOS 12

07/06/2018, 12:07 pm

Continuity Camera is a new feature debuting in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave that allows users to easily insert photos and scans into documents on their Mac from their iPhone or iPad. AppleInsider shows you how to use the image-capturing function.

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Steve Jobs, Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes, and when the 'reality distortion field' fails

07/06/2018, 10:07 am

The disgraced Theranos founder modeled herself after Steve Jobs, in everything from speaking style to wardrobe. But, as an acclaimed new book about the debacle shows, Jobs-like vision couldn't mask a product that didn't work.

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Microsoft at work on iPhone & iPad app for Movies & TV customers

07/06/2018, 09:07 am

Microsoft is reportedly developing iOS and/or Android clients for Movies & TV, a native Windows equivalent of Apple's iTunes Store.

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Podcast discusses Intel's modem woes, analyst predictions for 2018 iPhone, and marketing companies reading Gmail

07/06/2018, 08:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider PodcastVictor and Andrew talk about 5G, Intel losing Apple's modem business, and the prospect of humans reading your email.

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Apple's latest 'Shot on iPhone' short films capture the essence of soccer

07/06/2018, 02:07 am

Apple on Thursday published a trio of "Shot on iPhone" short films that take an intimate look at the beautiful game, which for many transcends boundaries to act as a force of identity, meditation and inspiration.

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NSO Group employee allegedly stole, attempted to sell 'Pegasus' iOS malware for $50M

07/06/2018, 12:07 am

A disgruntled employee at NSO Group, an organization that creates tools to exploit iPhones and other mobile devices, allegedly stole the firm's infamous "Pegasus" code and tried to sell it to unauthorized buyers for upwards of $50 million in cryptocurrency.

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Hands-On: LIFX's Tile wall lighting with Apple HomeKit

07/05/2018, 11:07 am

Having recently reviewed the Beam, we thought we'd take a look at LIFX's other recent entry into lights as decorations, the Tile.

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Apple's cheaper iPhones are not the volume sellers pundits predicted: iPhone 8, X are

07/05/2018, 11:07 am

It's not news that Apple is grabbing all the profits in the smartphone industry. But new data shows that Apple's most expensive new iPhone flagships are accomplishing this largely on their own, indicating that analyst chatter about smartphone users really wanting cheaper devices is totally delusional.

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LG nibbles at Samsung's monopoly on OLED screens for future iPhones

07/05/2018, 10:07 am

LG Display is indeed joining the supply chain for Apple's 2018 OLED iPhones, and will reportedly be delivering somewhere between 3 and 5 million panels -- an amount higher than suggested in other recent rumors.

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Some of Apple's 2018 iPhones may come in new colors like Blue and Orange

07/05/2018, 08:07 am

Apple is working on three colors for this fall's 6.5-inch OLED iPhone, and five for the 6.1-inch LCD model, according to well-connected TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple won't use Intel's 5G modem in future iPhones [u]

07/05/2018, 07:07 am

Intel will not be supplying Apple with radio chips in a future iPhone release, a report claims, with the chip producer said to have stopped development of parts that would have enabled 5G cellular communications on an upcoming version of Apple's smartphone.

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