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This is Apple's App of the Year

Apple (appl) released its picks for the best iOS apps of the year on Wednesday, and the top app shouldn’t be a surprise. The live-streaming video …

Hands On With Apple’s $99 Smart Battery Case

In a fairly uncharacteristic move, Apple launched a new product today with little to no fanfare. Called the Smart Battery Case, it’s a $99 wrap for the iPhone 6 and 6s meant to compete with the likes of the Mophie Juice Pack.<p>Looking for a battery case? Wondering if its worth making the jump from …

iOS 9.2 ‘might’ fix the blackout problem some iPad Pros have, says Apple

Shortly after the iPad Pro launched in November, Apple acknowledged an issue facing some numbers of users (luckily not myself) where the tablet would become unresponsive after a period of charging. At the time, Apple said it was aware of the issue and was investigating.<p>Three weeks later, Apple has …

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Apple's 25 Best iPhone Apps of the Year

Klodjana Dervishi<p>Jun Imaizumi<p>Francis Olarte<p>Kinyat Chan<p>Gayle Tan<p>Dan Carr<p>Klodjana Dervishi<p>James Bogue<p>David Kalonick<p>Brendan Ó Se<p>Chris Cotter<p>Pei …

Apple versus Samsung: who had the better 2015?

Samsung's most compelling 2015 offering was arguably its Gear VR headset. This Galaxy smartphone accessory brings a high quality virtual reality …

Pro Tip: How to sign PDFs on your iPhone

There are times when you need to sign a contract or other document that comes over via email. You could print it out, sign with a pen, and then scan it back to the recipient, of course, but that takes forever. Might as well fax it.<p>If you get a PDF form via the Mail app on your iPhone, however, you …

Apple’s Tim Cook comments on iPhone 6/s battery case: It’s for overnight trips, not daily charging

There’s been no shortage of controversy surrounding the new iPhone 6/s battery case released yesterday. Most complaints were around the capacity which is at the low end, the shape, or its actual existence which would seem to indicate that Apple made the iPhone 6 with too small a battery.<p>Tim Cook, …

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Apple releases iOS 9.2 beta 3 to developers and public testers

Apple has released a third beta version of iOS 9.2 for developers and public beta testu users to try. The two previous builds of this operating system introduced support for AT&T’s new NumberSync system and changes to embedded Safari browsers that allow them to load all extensions. It also adds …

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The best iPad Pro cases, covers, keyboards & accessories

With iPad Pro officially going on sale tomorrow (possibly at midnight tonight Cupertino time if Apple follows past launches), it’s time to move our attention to accessories for the device.<p>Will you go the Apple route and stock up on the official but pricey Apple keyboard, case & cover, and Apple …

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Report claims iPhone 6s isn’t selling as fast as Apple thought it would

Apple is reportedly slashing iPhone 6s orders by 10% according to analysts, as the demand for the best iPhone yet is weaker than expected. Credit …

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Some Users Reporting Issues With Touch ID Under iOS 9.1

An increasing number of iPhone users are reporting issues with Touch ID under iOS 9.1. The users say Touch ID is proving to be slow to unlock, or …

iPhone 7 concept imagines radical design changes Apple might already be toying with

The iPhone 6s is already selling better than its predecessors, according to official launch weekend numbers, and while the jury is still out on …

Mobile Technology

The worst thing about the iPhone 6s

After a week with the new iPhone 6s, it has become beyond clear that Apple did a fantastic job on this year’s iPhone. The speed increase is just …

Mobile Technology

How to Use the New, Improved Spotlight Search

In iOS 8, Spotlight was capable of searching within the data of your device; meaning, you were limited to searching information such as the location of an app, email, or song. Now, Spotlight is its own Search engine, News center, and Nearby locator, and includes Siri suggestions. We're going to …

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Buying an iPhone 7: How to Set Up Your New iPhone the Right Way

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iPhone 6s Camera Review: Apple Is No Longer the King of Mobile Photos

As an Apple-toting photographer, the thing I look forward to most about each iPhone update is the camera. This year’s 6s and 6s Plus promised not …

People are complaining that the new iPhone fingerprint sensor is too good

Antonio Villas-Boas/Tech Insider<p>One of the improvements Apple brought to the new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus is a more responsive fingerprint …

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iOS 9: iPhone Battery Dying? Emergency? Low Power Mode to the Rescue

iOS 9 introduces a new feature to the iPhone called "Low Power Mode." Like Apollo 13 on the way to the Moon, it shuts down non-essential services in …

Do You Have The New iPhone in Your Hands? What Do You Think?

Gizmodo wrote about our first impressions, our thoughts on 3D Touch, and put the camera through its paces, but I’m curious about your experience. Are …

Should Apple discontinue the 16GB iPhone?

In the wake of the launch of the iPhone 6S/6S Plus, the tech journalism sphere was awash with outrage about the continued existence of the 16GB iPhone. This bottom tier is "insulting," in an era when most Android manufacturers now sell their flagship phones with at least 32GB of built-in storage. …

Drop test shows iPhone 6s is tough, but not unbreakable

“Stronger glass on a molecular level,” blah, blah, blah. Drop your Apple iPhone 6s and the screen can still crack.<p>David Rahimi, host of the PhoneBuff channel on YouTube, flew to Australia to get his hands on an iPhone 6s and 6s Plus before the rest of the world to put both phones through a drop …

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In pictures: The iPhone 6s launch in London

It's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus launch day around the world, and just a couple of hours ago sales kicked off in London, with the festivities centered …

5 ways ‘Hey Siri’ will change your life for the better

iOS 9’s new always-on “Hey Siri” feature promises to be a game changer for iPhone 6s-owning users of Apple’s AI assistant. For the first time ever, these owners won’t have to plug in their handsets in order to use Siri’s new voice activation tech.<p>So how exactly will this untethered “Hey Siri” …

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Unboxing photos of my new iPhone 6s 128GB in Space Gray

I know better than to try to compete with my colleague Dom Esposito when it comes to videos, but here in the meantime are some photos of my shiny new iPhone 6s 128GB in Space Gray emerging into the outside world for the first time …<p>There are, of course, no surprises. Aside from the prettier …

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Here are the coolest things you can do with the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

So you bought the new iPhone. Whether you’re jumping to Apple for the first time or upgrading from an iPhone 5S, you could probably benefit from learning the features, tips, and tricks that will help you get the most out the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. The arrival of the new phones also brings with it a …

Apple Could Trap You Forever With Its New 'Upgrade Program'

The new monthly payment plan seems incredibly tempting -- but let us talk you out of it.<p>It’s not enough that Apple wants us to buy a new phone every year. Now it seems to want a little bit of our soul, too.<p>Apple's updated batch of iPhones will hit shelves next week. They're expected to sell like …

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No More Apple Announcements Until Spring?

Apple went big with its September announcement. In one day, Apple announced updates to iOS and the Apple Watch, the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the iPad Pro (and briefly, the iPad mini 4), and the new Apple TV. Traditionally, new iPhones are announced in September, and new iPads in October, …

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Smarter Siri, better battery life in Apple software update

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's iPhones and iPads are getting free software updates Wednesday, including battery improvements and a smarter virtual …

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Apple will be laughing about the 16GB iPhone 6s all the way to the bank

Apple’s new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus aren’t significantly more expensive to make than their predecessors, new research shows, which might further …

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Don’t worry, 3D Touch will still work with screen covers

Apple’s new 3D Touch technology will work even if you cover your display with a protective screen, says Apple’s senior VP of marketing, Phil Schiller.<p>Because the new iPhone 6s can sense the amount of pressure exerted on its display, some Apple fans have worried that the new Peek and Pop technology …

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