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Why Apple doesn’t need a ‘revolutionary’ iPhone

In Apple’s most recent earnings call, Tim Cook revealed that the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus set a record for the most iPhone sold in a single quarter. …

Tim Cook Just Reminded Everyone That Steve Jobs Was the Son of an Immigrant

During a speech at the University of Glasgow in Scotland on Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook reminded students that the company’s late founder, Steve …

Apple patents wearable battery charger for Watch 2

Apple might be looking for a new way to improve the Watch 2 battery life, if a patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this month is to be believed.<p>The patent shows two possible designs for a wearable battery charger, one that is embedded into the wristband and another that sits …

Wearable Tech

Patent shows 3D camera tech that could make its way to iPhone 8

With a wide range of applications from augmented reality to gesture tracking, photography, and even mapping, 3D-scanning technology is truly one of …

Apple's premium 'iPhone X' could cost more than a grand

Apple later this year will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. Love it or hate it, Apple’s iconic smartphone single-handedly changed the …

iCloud was quietly storing years of cleared browsing histories

This morning, a Russian forensics firm named Elcomsoft announced a way to extract years’ worth of web browsing records from Apple’s iCloud storage system, a method first reported by <i>Forbes</i>. Those records included site names, URLs, and when a given site was visited. Cleared browsing records are also …

Someone invented an iPhone case that doubles as a phone charger

Finally, someone was smart enough to design an iPhone case with a built-in charger. It's called the 'EZ Charge Case' and it's perfect for all you …

Apple is giving away three months of Apple Music with wireless Beats products

Even if you’re already a subscriber<p>BeatsX, Apple’s newest pair of $149 wireless earbuds, will finally hit store shelves tomorrow after a few months of delays. But it turns out there’s a slight silver lining, because buyers will find a card inside with a code that’s good for three free months of …

Tech Trends

New MacOS virus uses old Windows tricks to get into your laptop

While Mac malware tends to be a rather rare occurrence, Ars Technica reports security researchers have discovered two separate, new macOS viruses that rely on old Windows tricks to get into your laptop and steal your data.<p>One of the attacks, documented by software firm Objective-See, exploits an …

What’s next for Apple Watch? How sleep tracking, cellular, and an always-on display could be major improvements

Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2 both address a major flaw of the first-generation model with significant speed improvements, and all Apple Watches benefit from a performance boost and a simpler interface with watchOS 3. So what’s next for Apple Watch and watchOS this year? Let’s take a look at …

BeatsX Earphones Come With Three Free Months of Apple Music

One day away from their official launch, new information is beginning to come out about the BeatsX Earphones thanks to a couple of hands-on videos and reviews that have been posted online. In Jonathan Morrison's newest video, titled BeatsX Wireless vs Apple AirPods, the YouTuber has discovered that …

Apple’s next iPhones may come with wireless charging

It sounds like most if not all of the iPhones that Apple is planning to release this year could come with wireless charging. <i>MacRumors</i> obtained a note from the reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who writes that Apple is developing wireless charging features for three iPhones to be …

Why the iPhone 7 Plus camera is a major milestone

We roll our eyes when Tim Cook introduces a new iPhone and says, “This is the best iPhone ever” each year. But the iPhone 7 Plus will be different.<p>Sure, ambitious upgrades remain in the pipeline, but the remarkable camera in the iPhone 7 Plus will make this year’s model memorable. Fifty years from …

It looks like there’s going to be three iPhone models released in 2017

After a pretty mixed 2016, Apple might be shaping up for a big 2017.<p>According to rumor blog AppleInsider, the Chinese publication cnBeta is reporting that corporate documents leaked to the Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo suggest Apple plans to introduce three distinct models of the iPhone. …

Mobile Technology

How to Get Early Access to New iOS and Android Features

Whether you’ve picked an Android or Apple smartphone, there is an official beta program you can sign up for that will give you a sneak preview of …

Google Nexus

Are you getting spam on your iPhone calendar? Here's how to make it stop

Fellow iPhone users of the world, are you getting weird spam events in your calendar? For the lucky few who have no idea what we’re talking about, …

14 Signs Your Smartphone or Tablet Has Been Hacked

It's critical to take action quickly, but most people don't recognize when it happens. Here's how to tell.<p>Today's smartphones are powerful computers that allow us to perform tasks that only a generation ago would have been considered science fiction. The devices also often contain a tremendous …

Apps

Apple Sacrifices Developers With Controversial MacBook Pro Updates

Apple’s launch of its new MacBook Pro range continues to attract controversy. Although there are some key features that can be used to sell the machine to consumers, omissions in the design of the laptops are hurting one of Apple’s key audiences for the hardware. Developers are definitely not happy.<p>…

MacBook Pro

Is the brand new MacBook Pro upgradeable?

A brand new MacBook Pro version is on sale in Apple stores and on Apple’s site, and the laptop isn’t cheap. That’s not necessarily unexpected, …

A High-Level Foxconn Executive Just Confirmed Longtime iPhone 8 Rumor

It’s an open secret within the tech community that Apple withheld major innovative design overhauls from the iPhone 7 this year because they wanted to save the jaw-dropping changes for next year’s 10th-anniversary iPhone, which will very likely skip the S branding and be called iPhone 8 (personal …

Apple's New Macbooks Are Dumping the Escape Key

Escape is more important than you might think, and programmers are not happy.<p>The new Macbook Pros are here, and they've got a few shiny new features. Four Thunderbolt ports (but no MagSafe), and a fancy strip of touchscreen called the Touch Bar. You may notice, however, that this new strip of …

No hardware Escape key on new MacBook Pros? Don’t fret, macOS Sierra lets you remap the Escape action to a modifier key

After seeing the leaks for the upcoming MacBook Pro, many people have wondered how their workflows might be hindered by the removal of the hardware Escape key. While it’s very likely that an Escape key will be able to be mapped to the OLED Magic Toolbar, macOS Sierra contains another handy …

Apple CEO Tim Cook says you won’t have to give up your privacy to have a great AI assistant

Apple CEO Tim Cook doesn’t think the future of artificial intelligence will infringe on users’ privacy, the way it does now. Responding to a question about Apple’s virtual assistant Siri on a call to discuss the company’s latest quarterly earnings, Cook said:<p>“In terms of the balance of privacy and …

Artificial Intelligence

Apple's annual profits fall for first time in 15 years as iPhone sales decline

Company has sold 45.5m iPhones in current quarter, down 5% from last year as analysts worry that the world has reached ‘peak Apple’<p>Apple has reported its first decline in annual sales and profit in 15 years. The Silicon Valley company, which had bounced back from near bankruptcy in 1997 to become …

Apple's iPhone sales keep falling

Apple just announced its financial results for its Q4 2016, and it's not looking good: This quarter marks the third straight of declining revenues. The company pulled in revenues of $46.9 billion, down about 9 percent from the same period last year. Each of its key products was down as well. Apple …

iPhone 7 vs. 7 Plus vs. 6S vs. SE: Which iPhone is right for you?

For whatever reason, you need a phone now and it's got to be an iPhone. With four good ones to choose from, things can get complicated fast. You have the new models -- the iPhone 7 and bigger iPhone 7 Plus (is the dual camera worth it?) -- or you could save some bucks and buy last year's 6S or 6S …

Mobile Technology
IPhone 7

8 easy ways to guard your privacy on your iPhone

Phone security isn't the most rock-and-roll topic to ponder, but with nefarious types getting more and more devious, it's something worth putting a …

It's Official: Google Is the New Apple

Yesterday's 'Made by Google' event showed us a glimpse of the future. Remember when the other guys used to do that?<p>Yesterday, Google held an event to announce its vision for the future. The company also launched multiple new products, including a new flagship phone to compete with the iPhone.<p>That's …

Satya Nadella

Google's New Phones Target Apple But They Could Hurt Samsung More

Google’s product launch on Tuesday was as much a jab at Apple’s iPhone as a sales pitch for its new Pixel phones, with executives from the Mountain …