06/22/2016, 05:06 pm
Unlike past tick-tock iPhone refresh cycles, Apple's upcoming "iPhone 7" is expected to feature a design largely similar to the current iPhone 6 series, but internal component changes like a "dual specification" ambient light sensor could render existing cases and protective films incompatible.
06/22/2016, 03:06 pm
With rumors continuing to suggest Apple plans to introduce an all-new iPhone design with an OLED display next year, it's likely not a coincidence that display suppliers Samsung and Sharp are both indicating they plan to expand OLED shipments before the end of 2017.
06/22/2016, 02:06 pm
Shenzhen Baili -- the company that recently won a Chinese patent ruling over the iPhone 6 -- is now a shadow of its former self, a report said on Wednesday.
06/21/2016, 05:06 pm
A U.S. District Court judge in California has tossed one of two lawsuits against Apple over "Error 53" glitches, triggered when an iOS device's Touch ID technology is altered by an unofficial technician.
06/21/2016, 02:06 pm
Logitech-owned Ultimate Ears on Tuesday announced a software update for its Boom 2 and Megaboom Bluetooth speakers, letting users trigger Apple's Siri or Google Now without having to reach for their phone or tablet.
06/21/2016, 01:06 pm
Though Apple has historically introduced a major redesign of its iPhone every two years, this year's upgrade will look largely the same, with the largest change being the elimination of the 3.5-millimeter headphone jack, a new report claims.
06/20/2016, 05:06 pm
A rumor circulating at Computex Taipei 2016 claims Apple plans to bundle a Lightning-to-3.5mm plug adapter with its standard EarPods headphones when "iPhone 7" ships this fall, hinting at a move away from the 3.5mm jack format.
06/20/2016, 02:06 pm
New components claimed to be bound for Apple's next-generation "iPhone 7" suggest the handset will feature dual SIM trays and a 3.5-millimeter headphone jack, though it's hard to place much confidence in the leaks.
06/17/2016, 09:06 am
The design of Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is too similar to the 100C phone by Shenzhen Baili, and violates that company's patents, the Beijing Intellectual Property Office ruled on Friday.
06/15/2016, 03:06 pm
Two and a half months after the launch of the Apple iPhone SE, the company still hasn't caught up with demand -- a somewhat surprising issue for Chief Executive Tim Cook, whose noted strengths are in logistics and operations.
06/14/2016, 12:06 pm
During its WWDC keynote, Apple solidified rumors by announcing that Apple Pay will be coming to France, Switzerland, and Hong Kong in the next several months.
06/13/2016, 09:06 am
The chairman of Hon Hai -- better known as Foxconn -- is reportedly telling subordinates that demand for Apple iPhones will stay weak until early next year, despite an anticipated fall launch for new models.
06/12/2016, 09:06 pm
On Monday, Apple will finally reveal an assortment of new technologies and initiatives it's been working on over the past year. Here's a look at some of the ideas Apple likely--or hopefully--has on its agenda.
06/12/2016, 02:06 am
Philips' latest entry into the Hue smartbulb line should strike a good balance between cost and features for most people, even if there are some rough edges the company could stand to polish.
06/10/2016, 04:06 pm
As Apple prepares to show off its latest iOS 10 at Monday's Worldwide Developer Conference, it faces a purported threat of Peak iPhone sales, potentially complicated by a lengthening replacement cycle for new smartphones. But there's also another problem: how to recycle or otherwise manage the increasingly large volume of old iPhones it has already sold. The problem itself could offer a solution: a second life for old iPhones.
06/10/2016, 12:06 pm
Apple's next-generation handset will be a big win for chipmaker Intel, as the so-called "iPhone 7" series will reportedly ditch Qualcomm LTE modems for certain models, including AT&T in the U.S.
06/09/2016, 09:06 pm
A highly questionable rumor from East Asia on Thursday claims Apple will replace the venerable Space Gray colorway with a new "Deep Blue" shade when it launches the next-generation iPhone this fall.
06/09/2016, 04:06 pm
LG Innotek will be the exclusive supplier of dual-lens camera modules for Apple's "iPhone 7 Plus," expected to ship this September, a Korean report claimed on Thursday.
06/09/2016, 04:06 pm
In a push to reclaim some of the smartphone space dominated by Apple and Samsung, Lenovo-owned Motorola on Thursday unveiled a new hardware project called "Moto Mods," a series of swappable accessories that can bring new capabilities to the Moto Z line of handsets.
06/09/2016, 01:06 pm
Apple's U.K. branch on Thursday premiered a new "Shot on iPhone" ad, "The Beautiful Game," exploiting the UEFA European Football Championship beginning on Friday.