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Apple introduces iOS 12

Apple announced the next version of iOS at its WWDC developer conference. While iOS 12 won’t be available before the fall, it’s always interesting to get a sneak peek at the next version of iOS.<p>Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi first talked about some numbers. 81 …

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iOS 12 will reportedly include new NFC features, enable iPhones to become secure hotel room keys

The Information reports that Apple will be taking a big leap in iOS 12, giving some third-party developers full access to the NFC chip inside iPhones, first introduced with iPhone 6.<p>The report says Apple wants the iPhone to be used in many more contactless interactions beyond Apple Pay payments, …

Apple now lets you download a copy of all the data it has on you

Apple is now giving users the opportunity to download a copy of all the data the company has collected from them. This includes App Store and iTunes activity, Apple ID account and device information, online and retail store activity, AppleCare support history, and more.<p>The tool is part of Apple’s …

Microsoft demos its Xiaoice assistant talking to humans on the phone

Google isn’t the only company with an artificially intelligent assistant that can place calls. At an AI event in London today, Microsoft showed Xiaoice, the company’s social chat bot for Chinese markets, holding a full duplex (two-way) phone conversation with a human on the other end of the …

Exclusive: Android P is Google’s most ambitious update in years

How the new update could help you use your phone less<p>This year, Google is doing something different with Android. Instead of showing you all the ways you can use its phone operating system to do more, it’s creating features to help you use it <i>less</i>.<p>Android P, due out later this year, will have a new …

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Apple delays production of cheaper $799 MacBook Air

Volume production of Apple’s budget MacBook Air has reportedly been delayed until the second half of 2018, according to sources in the supply chain.<p>Usually reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo previously said he expected the next-gen MacBook Air to launch during the second quarter of this year, …

World’s most famous Apple analyst may no longer be reporting on Apple

When it comes to analysts and Apple-watchers, Ming-Chi Kuo is one of the most accurate sources out there; having covered the Cupertino company in his job at KGI since early 2012.<p>However, it seems that Kuo is moving on to greener pastures for a job with another firm. Unfortunately for Apple fans, …

Comment: The iPad precedent may predict the future of Apple’s MacBook line-up

Back in 2015, I gave my view of how I’d revamp the MacBook line-up. Leaving aside the specific sizes, based on a then-rumor that never panned out, I suggested that it didn’t make sense to retain three categories.<p>It seemed to me untidy to have a range which ran MacBook Air then MacBook then MacBook …

Best Buy’s 24-hr. Sale includes up to $550 off MacBooks, Apple Watch S3 from $289, iPads, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Best Buy is starting your week with a new 24-hour flash sale that’s slated to run through Monday. Today’s sale includes the usual …

Mark Zuckerberg Testimony: Day 2 Brings Tougher Questioning

Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire founder and chief executive of Facebook, faced a much tougher crowd on the House side of Capitol Hill in his second day of congressional testimony.<p>Over the two days, there were nearly 10 hours of hearings, during which almost 100 lawmakers grilled Mr. …

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Congress releases Mark Zuckerberg's prepared testimony ahead of Wednesday's hearing

Congress has released Mark Zuckerberg's prepared testimony ahead of a Wednesday hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.<p>It's one of …

Internet

Apple Introduces (PRODUCT)RED Edition iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, Available to Order April 10

Apple today introduced a (PRODUCT)RED edition of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, available to order on Apple.com starting Tuesday, April 10, after 5:30 a.m. Pacific Time, and in Apple Stores starting Friday, April 13.<p>PRODUCT(RED) editions will be available with 64GB or 256GB storage for the same …

Bloomberg: Apple is working on iPhones with designs and features like nothing we’ve ever seen

Apple’s tenth-anniversary iPhone X marked the first big redesign on the company’s smartphones since 2014, when Apple finally relented and released an …

Amazon just passed Alphabet to become the world's second most valuable company

Amazon has passed Alphabet and now trails just Apple among the list of the world's most valuable companies.<p>The e-commerce giant rose 2.7 percent on …

Stock Markets

SpaceX's Giant Falcon Heavy Rocket Takes Off for the First Time

Elon Musk’s rocky rapport with President Donald Trump appears to be on the mend, and it only took 5 million pounds of thrust to patch things …

Intel Core i5 vs i7

As much as AMD’s Ryzen CPUs made a big comeback for the red team in 2017, Intel’s Core i5 and i7 CPUs are still the most popular processors you can …

Protect your iPhone with these essential iOS security tips

Chances are that you haven't purchased the iPhone X yet, but you're probably already running the shiny new iOS 11. And yup, this is a great …

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Someone broke Twitter with a 35k character tweet

And you thought 280-character tweets were bad. Over the weekend, two German men (who presumably were unfamiliar with the saying that brevity is the soul of wit) figured how to trick Twitter into letting them post a 35,000 character tweet. Twitter has since deleted the post, although it lives …

Apple Warns iPhone X Has A Nasty New Surprise

Google’s Pixel 2XL is a fabulous smartphone whose reputation has been dragged through the mud. This is due to its display which has a blue tint at angles and isolated reports of OLED ‘burn-in’. Now Apple has just warned the iPhone X, the most expensive iPhone ever released, carries the same</i> …

Mobile Technology

People Are Dropping Their iPhone X’s And Sharing Their Expensive Horror Stories

On November 3rd, the iPhone X was released into the wild and Apple fanatics (or people looking to make a quick buck) are scooping them up across the country. According to various reports, the $1000 iPhone X has sold out in over 20 major cities, and online orders are backed up at least three to four …

Mobile Technology

India has the slowest Internet speeds in Asia, but things are changing slowly

Despite having one of the largest number of Internet users in the world, India's ambitious digital ambitions continue to be hindered by slow Internet …

Telecoms

Apple Watch Series 3: New Information Revealed

We are coming up on the first anniversary of the Apple Watch 2, which was very well received. <i>The Daily Express</i> claimed that with the Watch Series 2, …

Massive iPhone Leaks Confirm 25 New Features

This is quite remarkable. Apple’s iPhone 8 may already be the most leaked iPhone in history and we have learned a huge amount about what this potentially game changing phone will deliver. But now two of the world’s most famous leakers have delivered the mother lode…<p>In new reports KGI Securities’ …

Mobile Technology

Apple Maps Now Shows Apple Park 3D Models, Campus Walkways

Apple has quietly updated its Maps app to include additional 3D coverage of the new Apple Park campus location in Cupertino, California.<p>The enhanced detail includes a "Map" view with 3D building models as well as access roads running in and out of the campus. Traffic directions, pedestrian …

Apple Slices- Apple News and Rumors Abound as We Near WWDC

Apple’s WWDC Keynote is a little over a week away, and the rumors and stories regarding upcoming devices are coming fast and furious. Apple is also actively hiring and working on some exciting new technologies that we will see in future devices. Let’s jump right into some of the best news of the …

The iPhone 8 will reportedly avoid the Galaxy S8's most glaring flaw

You can breathe easier now, iPhone fans: Apple might have solved the biggest challenge facing your favorite upcoming smartphone.<p>Apple has reportedly …

Mobile Technology

The iPhone 8 Is Reportedly Ditching One Of Its Most Useful Design Features

Ever since there’s been an iPhone, there’s been a home button. But, apparently, no longer. Or, at least, not a physical one.<p>Digitimes is reporting that Apple has licked the rumored problems with the fingerprint sensor, and it doesn’t involve putting it on the back. Instead, they’ve embedded it in …

Mobile Technology

Samsung investigating Galaxy S8 ‘iris hack’ | tech

Samsung Electronics is investigating claims by a German hacking group that it fooled the iris recognition system of the new flagship Galaxy S8 …

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Essential Practices for Mobile App Testing You Should Always Follow

Every new day, thousands of new apps are launched. WithThe post Essential Practices for Mobile App Testing You Should Always Follow appeared first on …

Ticwatch 2: an impressive and affordable smartwatch just got more affordable

Smartwatches <b>divide opinion</b>, and it’s no surprise why. Some of you might feel reluctant to fork out <b>$300+</b> on a device which has no more functionality than the phone in your pocket.<p>But if you’re a bit of a tech-head, they’re a <b>pretty cool gadget</b> to add to your collection. If you’re in the market for a …