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SteelSeries announces full-sized Made-for-iPhone/iPad bluetooth game controller

We previously reviewed the first Made-for-iPhone/iPad “Stratus” controller launched by SteelSeries and today the company announced a full-sized version with the introduction of Stratus XL:<p>The Stratus XL Wireless Gaming Controller features a console-style layout with a pressure-sensitive directional …

Will Apple’s Fingerprint Sensor Come to MacBooks?

Larry Ciaccia, the former CEO of AuthenTec, which Apple acquired in 2012, says the company had been working on embedding sensors in glass, plastic, and even underneath laptop trackpads.<p>Years ago, as AuthenTec began selling its biometric products to hardware makers, the company envisioned a time …

iPhone 5S Touch ID hacked by fake fingerprints

Hackers claim to have beaten Apple's Touch ID fingerprint security already, using movie-style fake fingerprints to break into the iPhone 5S.<p>Hackers claim to have beaten Apple's Touch ID fingerprint security already, using movie-style fake fingerprints to break into the iPhone 5S.<p>The iPhone 5S and …

How Apple has changed since Steve Jobs

Since Steve Jobs passed away two years ago Saturday, Apple has experienced no shortage of scrutiny.<p>Investors, the media and the public alike have targeted the company, accusing it of failing to innovate. Critics claim the company has lost its edge, merely updating existing products and not creating …

Samsung to Assist with Production of Apple's Next-Generation A8 Chip

Back in June, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) struck a three-year deal with Apple to produce A-series chips for iOS devices beginning in 2014. The move was seen as part of Apple's strategy of moving away from rival Samsung for component supplies, although Samsung was soon after …

Apple Surpasses Coca-Cola To Become Most Valuable Brand

For the first time in 13 years, Coca-Cola is no longer considered to be the most valuable brand in the world. The new statistic comes via the Interbrand survey of the world’s most valuable brands, which has been measuring brands since 2000.<p>It’s not that Coke has lost value–its just been usurped by …

Analyst: Both iPhone 5s And 5c Outselling The Samsung Galaxy S4 At AT&T And Sprint

Apple’s new iPhone strategy appears to be paying healthy dividends for the company, according to a new research note from analyst firm Canaccord Genuity. The iPhone 5s is outselling the older Samsung Galaxy S4 at all four major U.S. retailers according to the firm’s findings, but the surprising …

iPhone 6 will raise screen size close to 5 inches, says analyst

Apple's iPhone 6 will jump in screen size to almost 5 inches from the current 4 inches. At least, that's the claim from Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White.<p>After meeting recently with an Apple supplier, White expressed confidence that a new big-screen iPhone will emerge next year, as reported by …

Mobile Technology

Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Pro in October

Now that the ink is drying on Apple's deal with China Mobile, supply chain rumors are emerging about Apple’s next significant product releases. Digitimes reports that according to “sources from the upstream supply chain,” Apple is planning to release a 5-inch iPhone 6 “phablet” this coming May and …

Just How Thin And Light Could The iPhone Air Be?

The Apple Fantasy Prototyping League (AFPL!) is out in full force for the iPhone 6—make that the iPhone Air. Along with a Samsung-style 5-inch screen, many design concepts have been focusing on extreme thinness as an important selling point of the next iPhone.<p>For a reality check, above is an image …

Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 hits Release Preview, but no tab syncing like Windows 8.1

Microsoft's latest Release Preview of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 brings most of the improvements that the company is building into its Windows 8.1 browser. Available to download today, the preview includes new F12 developer tools, WebGL support, and improved JavaScript performance. While …

The most luxurious phone we've ever held, made of titanium and calfskin (pictures)