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Topic: iPhone

Apple asks court to reconsider denial of $439M VirnetX lawsuit rehearing

08/09/2019, 08:08 am

Apple has asked the Federal U.S. Court of Appeals to hold another hearing for its case against VirnetX, insisting last week's failed attempt to get an en banc hearing should have been allowed due to the same court invalidating some of VirnetX's patent claims just minutes beforehand.

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Face ID attention detection security defeated with glasses and tape

08/08/2019, 05:08 pm

Security researchers were able to bypass Face ID's "liveness" detection on the iPhone and iPad Pro with everyday items, defeating what is considered the industry's most advanced biometric security system using little more than a pair of glasses with tape affixed to the lenses.

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'Apple Music for Artists' analytics tool exits beta, available for all musicians

08/08/2019, 01:08 pm

Apple has given all musicians a way to examine the listening habits of their fans, with 'Apple Music for Artists' exiting an extended beta test program on Thursday.

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Fifth public beta of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13 now available

08/08/2019, 01:08 pm

A day after the most recent developer beta of tvOS 13, iOS 13, and iPadOS 13, Apple has made the same build available for public beta testers.

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Samsung removes ads mocking Apple after removing headphone jack

08/08/2019, 09:08 am

The newly announced Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is missing a 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of a single USB-C port, and it used to mock Apple in advertising for removing it. Now, Samsung is trying to revise history by deleting the ads in question.

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Apple Card opened up to more users ahead of official launch

08/08/2019, 08:08 am

Apple has increased the number of people who can sign up for Apple Card ahead of its official launch, with more iPhone users now able to apply for the credit card from their devices.

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iOS 12 now installed on 88 percent of compatible devices

08/08/2019, 08:08 am

Updated adoption statistics released by Apple show that iOS 12 adoption rates have reached 88 percent on compatible devices, a month before iOS 13 is set to release.

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Ultrasonic touch detection could help iPhone screens work better in the rain

08/08/2019, 08:08 am

A future version of the iPhone could work better in the rain or the bath by detecting only touches of the display by the user, with Apple coming up with a way to tell the difference between finger tips and raindrops using ultrasonic acoustic sensing.

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Apple facing antitrust examination in Russia

08/08/2019, 06:08 am

Russia has joined the list of countries taking a look at alleged antitrust law violations by Apple, this time, over removal of parental monitoring applications from the App Store.

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New 'Service' battery message in iOS pushes consumers toward official replacement

08/07/2019, 10:08 pm

When installing a third-party battery, or a genuine replacement, outside of Apple's authorized repair network, the latest version of iOS displays a new "Service" battery message in the Settings menu that suggests the cell has an undiagnosed problem, disallowing users from accessing Battery Health information.

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Apple, Eli Lilly study seeks to determine whether iPhone and Apple Watch can detect dementia

08/07/2019, 06:08 pm

A research paper published this week reveals Apple and pharmaceutical titan Eli Lilly and Company are working together to determine whether consumer devices like iPhone and Apple Watch can manage Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

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Everything new in iOS 13 beta 6

08/07/2019, 04:08 pm

Developer beta 6 of iOS 13 has been released. Here are all the changes found this time around including tweaks to folders, Control Center, and more.

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Apple uploads four 'Shot on iPhone' ASMR videos to YouTube

08/07/2019, 01:08 pm

Apple has released four Apple ASMR videos that were shot on the iPhone to its Apple YouTube channel, each focusing on different popular triggers.

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'Right to Repair' debate in DC continues, focuses on monopoly busting

08/07/2019, 12:08 pm

Right-to-repair advocates -- and opponents -- are filing opinions with the US Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, all hoping to influence the debate on whether or not tech firms have the right to dictate how and where their devices are repaired.

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Apple shines spotlight on Teacher Coding Academies

08/07/2019, 08:08 am

Apple is hosting a series of training sessions for teachers, intended to instruct them on how to best educate the next generation on how to use the principles of coding in everyday tasks.

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Apple owners would pay up to $600 more for a folding iPhone

08/07/2019, 08:08 am

In a recent survey of iPhone owners, interest is fairly high in a folding iPhone, and surveyed users will reportedly pay up to $600 more for it.

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AT&T says it lost $5 million a year from illegal unlocking scheme

08/06/2019, 02:08 pm

A man has been accused of paying employees of AT&T over a five-year period to illegally unlock large numbers of iPhones and other devices, an act that is alleged to have cost the carrier an average of around $5 million per year in lost revenue.

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Apple 'Nice' Face ID ad song usage was like winning 'a major award'

08/06/2019, 01:08 pm

The voice behind the 'Nice, so nice' soundbite played in the recent iPhone Face ID commercial, producer Latroit, revealed he was overjoyed by the inclusion of the song 'Nice' on the ad's soundtrack, likening it to winning an award.

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Trump open to China trade deal talks to minimize new tariff impact

08/06/2019, 12:08 pm

New tariffs on Apple products imported to the United States from China are again in question, as White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow suggests President Donald Trump is still open to making a trade deal that could change the situation.

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SoftBank president hints 2019 iPhone sales start on Sept. 20

08/05/2019, 06:08 pm

SoftBank president Ken Miyauchi during a quarterly earnings presentation Monday jokingly implied that this year's iPhone refresh will hit store shelves ten days prior to the end of September, a date that falls squarely in line with Apple's typical release timeline.

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