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Is the iPhone getting a new screen?

What's in a screen? For Apple, it may be the key to the next iPhone.<p>Rumors are circulating that Apple, the Cupertino, California-based tech behemoth, is working out deals with LG and Samsung to use a different type of screen technology in the iPhone. The screens would change to organic …

Tim Cook is over discussing the ‘hump’ on the new iPhone Smart Battery Case

Apple’s first ever battery iPhone case has generated a range of reactions and emotions. Some people simply can’t get over the hump.<p>I caught up with …

Apple bumps iTunes Match and Apple Music upload limit to 100,000 songs

Apple users are now able to store a lot more music in the cloud. Following a June announcement by internet software and services SVP Eddy Cue, the company has "started rolling out support" for iTunes Match and Apple Music libraries of up to 100,000 songs — the previous limit was 25,000. Cue …

Apple, Microsoft, and Google are trying to incite a quiet app revolution

Reports have been circulating that Google is working on a hybrid operating system that combines the best of Android and Chrome OS, while simultaneously promising to keep supporting the two independently.<p>It's the perfect example of this dilemma in minature.<p>Google, a company famously and perpetually …

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Meet The Yamaha Motobot: A Robot That'll Learn To Ride Motorcycles Better Than Humans Can

Yamaha is delving into the world of autonomous vehicles in a way befitting the unique company that it is: by building a robot that is capable of learning to pilot a motorcycle better than a human can, but not just any human.<p>The Yamaha Motobot aims to outperform an elite world champion—nine-time …

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LG's new Watch Urbane is Android Wear's first LTE-equipped smartwatch

The watchphone is finally starting to become a reality.<p>While not the first smartwatch with cellular connectivity (Samsung's made a few already), LG's …

H2-Woah! iPhone 6s may be secretly waterproof

Apple hasn’t advertised the iPhone 6s as being waterproof, but it seems that the new handset (unofficially) isn’t totally adverse to taking a dip.<p>In a new video test, YouTuber Zach Straley submerged both the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in a bowl of water and let them sit there for an hour, powered …

Mobile Technology

This supersonic car is built to go faster than the speed of sound

Engineers have banded together to create a supersonic car that's built to travel faster than a bullet from a handgun.<p>At 3.6 miles per minute, the Bloodhound Supersonic Car has the potential to break the world-land-speed record.<p><i>Produced by Emma Fierberg. Video courtesy of Reuters.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On …

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Ultrathin 'invisibility cloak' can match any background

In the movie "Predator," an alien uses a cloaking device to hide in plain sight, but the effect is far from perfect: The alien's attempt to conceal itself is thwarted by distortions of light bending around it. Now, researchers have built an ultrathin "invisibility cloak" that gets around this …

Chinese men urged to donate sperm to earn money for the new iPhone 6S

Social media set alight after adverts appeared encouraging donors to visit sperm banks in order to afford the iPhone 6S, reports said<p>Chinese men are being encouraged to donate sperm in order to earn enough money to buy the latest iPhone, according to reports.<p>The adverts, from sperm banks in several …

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Here's our iPhone 6s giveaway winner!

Apple has officially announced the iPhone 6s and everyone is getting excited. Fans are getting their pre-orders in or making plans to hit up the …

LG G Flex 2 can be yours for just $250, in new condition!

Last month well-known Ebay seller <i>qualitycell</i> offered up the LG G Flex 2 for just $290 in brand new condition. That was a hell of a price for a Snapdragon 810-powered device that isn’t even quite a year old yet. If you didn’t jump on it then, you’ll be happy to know it is back for even cheaper at …

Mobile Technology

iOS 9 adblocker apps shoot to top of charts on day one

Peace becomes number one paid app in US, forcing publishers to adapt to new reality<p>Less than a day after the launch of iOS 9, Apple’s latest operating system, content blocking software is at the top of the app charts worldwide.<p>In the UK, two content blockers have hit the top 20 paid apps, with …

Launch Center Pro for iOS gets widget shortcuts back years after Apple rejection

Launch Center Pro, the iOS utility that offers shortcuts to various features inside apps, now has a Notification Center widget that lets you launch your custom actions from wherever you are in the OS. Other apps like Workflow have similar functionality, but Launch Center Pro's addition is …

A New Apple Feature Will Quickly Eat Up Your iPhone Storage

Live Photos turn your photos into mini videos–and will reportedly take up twice as much space as a regular photo.<p>If you have a 16 GB iPhone, odds are you do a fair amount of digital housekeeping every month. I know I do: My photos, videos, iMessages, and sometimes apps themselves wind up getting …

Why the iPad Pro could be good for Microsoft

Apple Inc.'s new iPad — though not expected to sell like crazy — could lift the entire market for large, touchscreen slates, boosting the fortunes of Microsoft, Dell and several other hardware makers.<p>Going on sale in November, the iPad Pro comes with features and accessories designed to make it …

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iPhone 6S and 6S Plus preorders are now live

Apple fans, start your laptops<p>It wouldn't be September without a late night spent hitting refresh on your browser window trying to buy the new iPhone. And so here we are again, as preorders are now live on Apple's site. You can also preorder online with AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, or T-Mobile (who makes …

Why the New iPhone Camera Is Gonna Make You Take Better Pics

Three words: deep trench isolation.<p>Apple unveiled the new iPhones today, and one of the most exciting bits of news to come out of the event involves one of the most-used parts of an iPhone: the camera.<p>Obviously, by upgrading its main camera from 8 to 12 megapixels, the new camera will allow for …

Apple Gets Hardcore About Its Hobbies

The iPad wasn’t versatile enough for business. The iPhone camera wasn’t sharp enough for photographers. And none of Apple’s products were fast enough for diehard gamers. Until today.<p>The resounding theme of Apple’s big press event was that it got serious about making its mainstream products powerful …

How to watch Apple's iPhone 6S live stream

Apple's newest line of iPhones is here, and you can watch the unveiling on Apple's website.<p>The company is holding one of its most anticipated events …

Report: the iPhone 6s will get 'always-on' Siri mode

As usual before an Apple event (which is today, in case you've been cave-bound), the rumor mill is churning out new information. We're now hearing that Apple TV will run an all-new operating system called osTV, based on iOS 9, according to <i>9 to 5 Mac</i>. It'll reportedly carry a similar interface to …

Apple event tidbits: $799 iPad Pro price, always-on ‘Hey Siri’, ‘tvOS’ details

We’ve already run down most of what we’re expecting from the new iPad Pro, iPad mini 4, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, Apple Watch bands, and the new gold Apple Watch Sport colors expected to be announced at Apple’s September 9th event. On the eve of the event, we’ve received some additional details …

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Huawei is the new Samsung

Huawei's big launch at IFA this year is the 5.5-inch Mate S. That phone's headline feature? Force Touch, the ability of the touchscreen display to sense varying levels of pressure, which can be used to do cool things like weighing oranges. It's a feature that's been rumored to be coming to the next …

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Huawei's fight to fix its image and conquer the smartphone world

"Man, China gets all the good phones."<p>This is the kind of comment we've been hearing a lot lately. But, very few of those Chinese smartphones make it to Western markets. Besides, some folks remain skeptical of Chinese smartphones -- either due to bad experience in the past or because of fears over …

'iPhone 7' Thickness Likely to Approach iPod Touch

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new report that suggests next year's "iPhone 7" could be Apple's thinnest smartphone yet, with a thickness of somewhere between 6.0mm and 6.5mm, which Kuo mentions is a near similar measurement of the current iPod touch's 6.1mm. As a comparison, the …

Mobile Technology

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people? | Ian Sample

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

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