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Topic: iPhone

Videos in iOS 11 beta show alternate Control Center, app switcher gestures on iPhone without Touch ID

08/21/2017, 09:08 pm

A pair of tutorial videos found in Apple's latest iOS 11 beta release depict what appears to be an alternate Control Center interface and app switcher swipe gestures never before previewed.

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AirPods ship times drop to 2-3 weeks from Apple amid immediate availability from resellers

08/21/2017, 06:08 pm

AirPods ship times from Apple's online store have dropped below one month for the first time since the popular headphones debuted more than eight months ago, though third-party resellers have stock available for immediate purchase.

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Apple AI expert Tom Gruber's TED Talk video about Siri's 'humanistic AI' viewable on YouTube

08/21/2017, 03:08 pm

A talk from a TED conference in April by Apple AI expert and Siri co-founder Tom Gruber is now available to watch on YouTube, with Gruber sharing how Apple's digital assistant Siri and 'humanistic AI' can be used to help humans become smarter.

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Apple Pay likely to get boost from Visa & Mastercard mandating contactless payment terminals

08/21/2017, 11:08 am

Apple Pay should get a major lift within the next five years from a pair of factors, according to new research, most notably contactless support demanded by credit card giants Visa and Mastercard.

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Minus Touch ID, Apple's 'iPhone 8' may enter mass production in 'third week of September'

08/21/2017, 10:08 am

The "iPhone 8" may finally enter full-scale production in the "third week of September," an analyst claimed on Monday, reinforcing predictions that the device will be available in limited numbers that month -- but will likely not have Touch ID embedded in the display.

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Photos show alleged display assembly, flex cables for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

08/21/2017, 09:08 am

Images published over the weekend are claimed to show an assortment of parts for Apple's "iPhone 8," including a display assembly, a Lightning connector, and associated flex cables.

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Barclays iPhone app update allows for payments to be sent to contacts with Siri

08/21/2017, 08:08 am

Barclays has taken advantage of Siri integration to add the ability to pay people and business that have already paid in the past just using Siri.

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How to shoot the Aug. 21 solar eclipse on an iPhone

08/19/2017, 12:08 am

On August 21, for the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will trace a coast-to-coast path across the U.S. Here's some tips on how to capture it with your iPhone.

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Case manufacturer says Apple likely to ditch Touch ID in 'iPhone 8'

08/18/2017, 06:08 pm

Accessory maker Nodus believes Apple will abandon Touch ID fingerprint technology when it releases "iPhone 8," information the case maker gathered from supply chain sources as it worked on designs for the forthcoming handset.

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Apple silently kills off some colors for iPhone, iPad & Apple Watch accessories

08/18/2017, 11:08 am

A variety of colors for official Apple accessories are reportedly vanishing from the company's online and retail stores, suggesting that it's phasing out some options, and/or allowing stocks to deplete before new devices arrive this fall.

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Small $500 device shown to brute force hack iPhone 7 lock screen passcodes, but could take days to work [u]

08/18/2017, 10:08 am

A unique new exploit is said to take advantage of just Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus running recent firmware, utilizing a small device to brute force hack and bypass the iOS lock screen passcode of up to three handsets at a time.

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YouTube TV comes to 14 more US cities like Boston, Seattle & Pittsburgh

08/17/2017, 03:08 pm

Google's nascent YouTube TV on Thursday expanded into 14 more U.S. cities, a few notable places being Baltimore, Boston, Las Vegas, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Seattle, and Tampa.

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Comcast brings Xfinity Mobile nationwide, iPhone users must buy or rent

08/17/2017, 03:08 pm

Four months after a limited initial launch, Comcast on Thursday expanded its Xfinity Mobile service to all Xfinity internet customers across the U.S., with some other limitations in tow -- most notably that people buy or rent a new phone.

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Encryption key for iPhone 5s Touch ID exposed, opens door to further research

08/17/2017, 02:08 pm

Just prior to a hacker's conference, a participant has revealed that the iPhone 5s Secure Enclave has been hacked, and the decryption key for it has been revealed. However, at present, there is nothing for iPhone users to immediately worry about.

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McDonald's uses 'iPhone 8' render to promote Australian iPhone app

08/17/2017, 10:08 am

McDonald's Australia is using a render of Apple's upcoming "iPhone 8" in an email promoting the company's "mymacca's" iPhone app, various social media posts noted on Thursday.

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Alleged Apple 'iPhone 8' internal part mistakenly identified, could instead be external charging pad

08/17/2017, 08:08 am

A pair of pictures purporting to be from the "iPhone 8" wireless charging feature are clearly too large to be internal parts, but could possibly be part of the device's external charging pad.

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Luxury carmaker Genesis adds remote start feature through iPhone Google Assistant app

08/16/2017, 01:08 pm

Luxury automotive car manufacturer Genesis has rolled out an update for its vehicles, allowing users to issue voice commands to start the car, lock the doors, and more -- all through the Google Assistant app.

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Apple's iPhone 7 & 7 Plus top Q2 smartphone market, beating Samsung's Galaxy S8

08/16/2017, 12:08 pm

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus held on as the world's most popular smartphones in the June quarter, according to research data published on Wednesday, handily relegating Samsung's newer Galaxy S8 flagship to third place.

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TSMC, other Apple suppliers say Taiwan power outage had little impact as 'iPhone 8' rollout nears

08/16/2017, 11:08 am

Several Taiwanese companies in Apple's supply chain -- including processor maker TSMC, and assembly firm Pegatron -- are insisting that a major blackout which hit the island on Tuesday did little to disrupt production, a serious concern given the imminent arrival of new iPhones.

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Apple's glass-backed 'iPhone 7s' rumored to be slightly bigger in all dimensions, except for lens bump

08/15/2017, 02:08 pm

Though sharing a 4.7-inch LCD, Apple's "iPhone 7s" will be slightly larger than the iPhone 7 in all respects, according to alleged design schematics, one exception being a thinner lens bump on the back.

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