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The Smartphone Market Shrinks For The First Time Ever

It’s not just Apple.<p>The global shipments of smartphones shrank 3% in the first quarter of this year, from the same period last year, according to Strategy Analytics’ latest research. This is the first time ever that the smartphone market declines, year-on-year.<p>“It is the first time ever since the …

Apple: What Liam the Robot Can't Do

What’s not to love about Liam?<p>As portrayed in the video that debuted at last week’s Apple event—and has since been viewed on YouTube 1.6 million …

Apple

Here's how much money Apple makes when you buy a 64GB iPhone instead of a 16GB model

Reuters/David Gray<p>Your choice of whether to buy a 16 gigabyte model of the iPhone or a 64 gigabyte model matters a great deal to Apple.<p>That's because …

Mobile Technology

Why the new iPad Pro has such a good camera

You might have noticed that the new iPad Pro has a high-performance 12-megapixel camera that can record 4K video.<p>Sure, you can use it to take photos and videos of your family vacation, but that’s not what it’s for.<p>It’s for capturing super-sharp, high-res photos and videos and working with them on …

IPad Pro

No, The 9.7 iPad Pro Won't Replace A Windows Laptop

Apple is now pushing the iPad as the “ultimate” PC replacement. Nice try.<p>Phil Schiller said this past week when Apple rolled out the 9.7-inch iPad Pro at an event in Cupertino that “You may not know this, but the majority of people who come to an iPad Pro are coming from a Windows PC,” he said, …

‘World’s biggest Apple Store’ opens in award-winning shopping mall on Saturday [Gallery]

The title of the world’s largest Apple Store has moved around the world a few times, but the location Apple announced four years ago as its biggest flagship store opens on Saturday in Dalian, China. The store is in the spectacular-looking Olympia 66 shopping mall at 66 Wusi Lu in the Xigang …

Apple Store

Poll: If the rumors are true, will the redesigned antenna lines transform the iPhone 7’s looks?

Let’s face it, whatever anyone thinks about the rest of the iPhone 6/6s design, those antenna lines running across the back of the phone have never been popular.<p>The need for them resulted from Apple’s decision to switch to an all-aluminum casing. Radio signals can’t pass through the metal, so Apple …

Dell brings Linux to its latest XPS 13 laptop

Have you coveted the Skylake-powered version of Dell's near-borderless XPS 13 laptop, but wished it would ship with an open platform like Linux instead of Windows? Now's your chance. Dell has released a new version of its XPS 13 Developer Edition that comes with Ubuntu Linux 14.04 out of the box. …

Galaxy S7 Giving iPhone 6s Trouble On (At Least) Two Fronts

A new Samsung or Apple phone is a game of one-upmanship. So, it shouldn’t come as a great shock that Samsung’s just-released phone is besting the iPhone 6s in (at least) two key areas.<p>Among a host of tweaks and improvements, Samsung has come through with a better camera and display. So, how does …

Phones

Feature Request: Family Sharing w/ individual payments, shared iCloud storage upgrades, more

I’ve never been a Family Sharing user, Apple’s feature that allows families to share iCloud account access for things like photos and music on both iOS and Mac. But I recently decided to upgrade my Apple Music account to a family plan to take advantage of the discount as I encourage family members …

Apple Music

Apple Experiments With Replacing Genius Bar With Some Wooden Benches

There are benches and there are tables. That is all.<p>Good news for people who find it intimidating to walk up to a counter for tech support: in new …

Apple Invents Emergency Alert System

SAN FRANCISCO—Apple has filed a patent for a medical monitor that can sound an alert based on irregularities in a user’s temperature, heart rate, …

Microsoft Builds Evernote Importer for OneNote – MacStories

Jason Snell, writing at Six Colors:<p>Today Microsoft announced a new Evernote importer app that lets you bring your Evernote data into its excellent OneNote application. If you’ve been thinking of leaving Evernote—especially if you’re already paying for Office 365, so you’re paying for OneNote—it’s …

The Minix NEO C hub made my tiny MacBook a desktop powerhouse

On launch, Apple’s new MacBook didn’t have much going for it with regard to accessories. Now that USB-C is more familiar to device manufacturers, we’re getting some really powerful plug-in devices, and Minix’s NEO C is no different.<p>The hub plugs into a MacBook’s USB-C port and offers a lot of …

Here's all the evidence that Apple is working on wireless charging

There's a growing amount of evidence that this will change soon, however.<p>Bloomberg reported in January that Apple has been working on a wireless-charging technology with partners that would allow its devices to siphon power from "further away from than the charging mats used with current …

Wireless Charging

New Jailbreak Tool Released For iOS Devices: It's Not What We're Waiting For

Today saw a somewhat strange move from the Chinese Pangu team, which has released a new jailbreak tool, but only for devices using iOS 9.0-9.1. The move has caused somewhat of a backlash online, with many users having devices on newer versions of iOS and awaiting a compatible jailbreaking tool.<p>The …

Hasbro wants to turn your iPhone into a 3D scanner

Toy-making giant Hasbro wants to bring its kiddy-friendly offerings into the twenty-first century with a nifty smartphone accessory, which would let people scan their favorite toys using their iPhone.<p>Unless their favorite toy happens to be an iPhone, that is. Hey, given Apple’s popularity among …

3D Scanners

Apple Addresses Biggest Myth About How To Save iPhone Battery Life

<b>It’s a widely</b> held belief that quitting unused apps on your iPhone will save its battery life.<p><b>According to</b> Apple’s Head of Software Development Craig …

The smaller iPhone SE could be a really big deal

By far the biggest rumor about Apple’s upcoming event—and, I suppose, simultaneously the <i>smallest</i>—is the so-called iPhone SE (and may we hope that it …

How to arrange and sort files in OS X El Capitan’s Finder

The Finder in OS X El Capitan has four ways to view your files: icon view, list view, column view, and Cover Flow view. But it also gives you many …

Operating Systems

Opinion: Why Apple should build iPhones even it can't unlock

If Apple wants to truly improve security for all of its customers, and stave off future government requests to help unlock iPhones, it should sell …

iPhone 7 might match Galaxy S7’s best new feature, and it’s Samsung’s fault

The camera of the Galaxy S7 is without a doubt one of the best new features in Samsung’s newest flagship series. In fact, when unveiling the new …

Tech Five: Apple iPhone event confirmed

Is a new, smaller iPhone coming to the rescue for Apple? Let's look at technology stocks to watch Friday:<p>Apple. The tech giant confirmed it will host an event March 21, where it's widely expected they will reveal a new iPhone with 4-inch touchscreen. The company is also expected to reveal a new …

This Simple Modification to the MacBook’s Power Adapter Changes Everything!

- Mar 11, 2016<p>It’s hard to believe that one small change to the MacBook’s power adapter can make it a completely different experience, but that’s …

Closing iPhone apps won’t save your battery life, confirms Apple

Years ago, you could go more than a day or so without having to plug your phone in to charge. These days as phones get more powerful, and …

'iPhone SE' rumors spark hopes that Apple will continue to sell iPhone 5s at $350 or less

Analysts on Wall Street expect the new 4-inch "iPhone SE" may be priced at $450, taking the place of the entry-level iPhone 5s. But if Apple were to …

iPhone

LG G5 phone and 'friends' are coming to the U.S. in early April

When I first saw the LG G5 and the many accessories and gizmos that LG launched alongside the phone, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona late …

Google unveils new Android 'N'

In a surprise unveiling, Google has given the world its first look at the next version of Android.<p>The yet-to-be-named Android update, codenamed "Android N," features a split-screen mode, improved notifications and better battery life. Google unveiled a preview version of Android N for developers …

Apple accuses US government of 'smear' in iPhone case

The US government has said security levels on the iPhone are a "deliberate marketing decision" and that Apple taking the San Bernardino unlocking …

Apple iPad Air 3 (iPad Pro Mini) Case Leaked Ahead Of March 21 Launch Event

Apple has officially announced that it will be holding a launch event on March 21. Rumors suggest that the company will be unveiling a smaller …