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Another Clue About Apple's Next iPhone May Have Just Dropped

More evidence has emerged that Apple’s next iPhone will have a new design and a feature that allows it to detect a user’s face.<p>Some developers appear …

Some analysts doubt the Chinese will pay $1,000 for ‘iPhone 8’ when they spend most of their time in WeChat

But the iPhones that followed, the iPhone 6s and 7 (as well as their 6s Plus and 7 Plus bigger brothers), didn't manage to do as well, and Apple has lost significant market share as a result, from a 13% peak in 2015 to less than 10% now.<p>The 10th anniversary iPhone is supposed to debut later this …

iPhone 8 design leaked by Apple's own code

Apple appears to have inadvertently revealed the design of the upcoming iPhone 8 in the code of its new HomePod speaker.<p>The new device, set to be unveiled in September, will have a facial recognition security system and an edge-to-edge screen, the leak suggests.<p>The technology giant revealed the …

Mobile Technology

Apple Patent Details How iPhones, Headsets May Use Augmented Reality

Apple hasn’t been modest about expressing its interest in augmented reality and a recent patent filing details where the company might take its work …

Apple Just Killed Off 2 Iconic Products, And People Are Super Sad

"Goodbye old friend!"<p>Apple’s iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle music players are sadly no more.<p>On Thursday, the California tech giant confirmed it had discontinued the production and sale of the two devices which its late founder Steve Jobs first launched in 2005.<p>Apple also revealed that it was …

iPod Nano

Apple kills off iPod Nano and Shuffle, marking the end of an era

The smartphone has claimed another victim as the once best-selling app-free music players are taken off the Silicon Valley company’s roster<p>Apple has killed off the last remaining app-free music players in its roster, the iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle, leaving nothing but multi-use, connected devices …

iPod Nano

Apple removes iPod nano and shuffle from website hinting at discontinuation

<b>Update:</b> We’ve confirmed with Apple that iPod nano and shuffle are indeed discontinued and will eventually be removed from sale in retail stores too. Apple has also updated the iPod touch lineup in the process, now offering only 32GB and 128GB models at reduced prices.<p>Apple today quietly removed its …

iPod Nano

The iPhone 8 will reportedly debut later than expected and in limited quantities

The device is reportedly going to be unveiled alongside the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, which will be Apple's usual refreshes of last year's models. The tenth anniversary iPhone, on the other hand, is rumoured to feature an entirely new design with things such as an edge-to-edge organic …

LCD Maker Japan Display Seeks Nearly $900 Million in Bank Loans Ahead of First iPhone With OLED Display

Loss-making LCD manufacturer Japan Display has reportedly asked banks and its largest shareholder for around 100 billion yen, or roughly $897 million, to fund restructuring efforts, according to <i>Nikkei Asian Review</i> and <i>Reuters</i>.<p>The Tokyo-based manufacturer of liquid crystal display panels, also known …

You Should Update Your Apple Devices Immediately to Fix a Major Security Flaw

Apple has released a new software update for iOS and MacOS. For users of iPhones, iPads and Mac computers, downloading the patch is critical to …

Intel sides with Apple, accuses Qualcomm of sinister motives

How the tables have turned: Intel is now a victim of anti-competitive practices and has decided to side with Apple against Qualcomm.<p>Qualcomm has been under fire for its alleged antitrust practices over the past few years: just two years ago, it was slapped with a record-breaking $1 billion fine in …

Mobile

State Farm Sues Apple For Over $75,000, Claims Defective iPhone Caused House Fire

Wisconsin resident Xai Thao and her home insurance provider State Farm have jointly sued Apple for over $75,000 this week, claiming the company sold Thao a defective and dangerous iPhone 4s that started a fire in her home last year.<p>The lawsuit, filed in U.S. district court, alleges the house fire …

New iPhone 8 Details Reveal Expensive Secrets

Following my exclusive earlier this week, I can confirm exactly what the iPhone 8 looks like. But when will you be able to buy Apple's biggest redesign yet and at what cost? This is where the bad news starts…<p>The ever reliable 9to5Mac has obtained a new report from J.P. Morgan which states the …

Mobile Technology

Report Claims LG Will Be Sole Supplier of Batteries for Next Year's 'iPhone 9'

LG Chemical will be the sole supplier of batteries for Apple's "iPhone 9" next year, according to <i>The Korea Economic Daily</i>. If the report is accurate, the South Korean firm has scored a big win, since Apple usually takes a multi-vendor approach when it comes to sourcing batteries for its …

Apple aims to get an iPad in the hands of every hospital patient

Apple has made great strides in health in the last few years, and if it gets its way, there will be an iPad in the hands of every hospital patient.<p>It’s already started with a smattering of hospitals around the U.S., including Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego, MetroSouth Medical Center in …

iPhone 8 Exclusive: Apple's New Design 'Confirmed'

iPhone 8 leaks have been unparalleled and a growing number suggest Apple is planning to deliver its biggest ever iPhone redesign to celebrate the range’s 10th anniversary. Now with exclusive new information I can confirm that will happen…<p>Working with case designer Nodus, I have been able to obtain …

Mobile Technology

Apple Stopping Ad Blockers Outside Of Safari On iOS

According to a recent report Apple is now stopping ad blockers that are blocking adverts in third party apps in iOS.<p>It was reported that recently …

Apps

Apple Launches Large-Scale Apple Pay Promotional Campaign in China

Apple today launched a large-scale promotion in China offering special discounts for consumers who use Apple Pay, in the company's latest bid to counter the dominance of rival digital wallets in the country.<p>Between July 18 and 24, Apple device owners who use the mobile payment system to make …

Apple says it's cracking down on leaks — but all the reports about the iPhone 8 show just how hard that will be

The crowd couldn't have been friendlier. Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi, Apple's heads of marketing and software engineering, respectively, were being interviewed by blogger and podcaster John Gruber, whose Daring Fireball blog has been a must-read for Apple enthusiasts for over a decade.<p>The two …

IPhone 8

If the rumors are true, the iPhone 8 won't be worth its massive cost

It's not the screen size. It's not the colors it'll come in. It's not how good the camera will be or how long the battery lasts.<p>It's the reported cost of the phone, which analysts and Apple experts think will cost at least $1,000, and how Apple will justify the high price for a device that by all …

Mobile Technology

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple's Brave Design Decision

“Maybe the next one?” It’s a line tech upgraders often say when a new smartphone release doesn’t fulfil all their wishes. But new information suggests it might actually be better to skip Apple’s 2017 iPhones altogether…<p>Asian media giant Nikkei has revealed Apple will upgrade all its iPhones to OLED …

Mobile Technology

Apple speaks out about Imagination’s ‘misleading’ claims

Apple has finally hit back at British chipmaker Imagination Technologies for its “inaccurate and misleading” claims.<p>Imagination, which has been manufacturing graphics chips for iOS devices for the past decade, has been taking stabs at Apple since it revealed the company will be developing its own …

Apple Leak Shows iPhone 8 Is Massive

Supersized smartphones is clearly the trend of 2017: massive new displays crammed inside phones with super skinny bezels. And the iPhone 8 looks set to make the biggest leap of them all…<p>Following multiple design leaks and cases sent to me from third parties, new information from Weibo (via …

Mobile Technology

Apple Watch's Toy Story Face Goes Live in watchOS 4 Beta 2 With Numerous Characters and Animations

During Apple's WWDC keynote this year the company debuted new features coming in watchOS 4, some of which include fresh watch faces for Apple Watch. Following in the footsteps of the animated Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse faces, watchOS 4 is gaining new Disney characters for Apple Watch wearers in …

The iPhone was born because Steve Jobs hated some guy at Microsoft

...and no, it wasn’t Bill Gates<p>Some of humanity’s greatest achievements were borne of noble causes. Take the Taj Mahal, for example, which was …

After Apple revealed it will develop its own graphics chips, Imagination Technologies put itself up for sale

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Imagination Technologies, the British company that has lost 70 percent of its value following a dispute with its biggest customer Apple, said on Thursday it had put itself up for sale.<p>The company said in April that Apple had notified it of its decision to develop its own graphics chips …

This off-brand MacBook charger is a lot cheaper than Apple's and slightly more powerful

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon I've written about USB-C before; it's the next standard cable type that every major tech company is beginning to adopt.<p>This new …

Apple's watchOS4 - The One Thing You Missed That Watch Owners Will Love

I’ll be reporting on all the new features that have just gone into the developers’ beta of watchOS 4 here soon, ahead of the software’s release in the fall, but first, here’s what I think is the neatest change, and the one that’s gone scarcely noted.<p>It’s the way you navigate the Watch – so it’s …

Smartwatches

iPhone 8 laser supplier hints device could launch in October

The launch of the iPhone 8 may not happen until October of this year, based on the comments of one of Apple’s suppliers that is making a key component for the new device.<p>Apple allegedly plans to take its augmented reality tech to the next level by adding lasers to the iPhone 8. One of the companies …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Trump as Apple Car Comes Into Focus

Most of our weekly recaps of Apple news are based on reports and rumors from people with supposed ties to the company. But this week was …