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Roundup: Everything to expect at WWDC 2018, including iOS 12, macOS 10.14, and more

After months of suspense, we’re finally just a few days away from the biggest week of the year for many Apple fans. The annual Worldwide Developer Conference officially kicks off on Monday at 10AM PT with Apple’s annual keynote address.<p>During that keynote address, we can expect Tim Cook and other …

Apple

Why Apple Investors Anxiously Await The iPhone 7

Apple’s every other year major iPhone upgrade cycle may be haunting its stock.<p>At the beginning of 2015, Apple shares reached a series of new all-time highs, largely due to blockbuster performance from the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Customers–especially in China–loved the first iPhone models with …

Apple Loop: New iPhone Leaks, iPad Air 3's Launch Date, iOS 9.2.1 Reveals Secret iPhone Powers

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the reveal of the iPhone 5SE, why it has limited storage, the secret features inside iOS 9.2, analysis on Apple’s quarterly results and guidance, why new iPhone sales are flat, the new iPad Air, the paywall …

IPad Air

Flashbacks and Forecasts: HTC in 2016

The smartphone industry is in turmoil. Commoditization, market saturation, and plain old competition are weakening the position of established players, while hungry newcomers are seeing opportunities everywhere. Only the strongest will be able to grow in 2016, but the fate of smaller players is …

Apple underestimated how many people were using its News app

Eddy Cue says 'we don't know what the right number is'<p>Apple News only launched last September, but the app might have more users than the company previously thought, Apple's Eddy Cue said yesterday — Apple has been underestimating the number of people who read stories on its Apple News app since …

Wall Street

EE recalls all Power Bar mobile phone chargers over fire risk

EE has issued a recall for all its Power Bar portable chargers because of a fault that can cause overheating and a fire safety risk.<p>The move by the telecoms firm comes just four months after an initial recall of one batch of the portable chargers amid reports they could overheat and explode. The …

Mobile

Apple made the iPhone 6s nearly waterproof and didn't tell anyone

Leave it up to Apple to downplay a surprisingly useful engineering feat: A water-resistant iPhone. It turns out the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sport a combination of new technology that makes them far more resistant to liquid damage than past iPhones, iFixit reports. Apple packed in a new gasket around …

Mobile Technology

You can now unlock your iPhone 5S for free

The unlock clock is finally expiring on iPhone 5S and 5C phones in the US. The two-year commitments attached to many US-sold phones are now ending. Because of an industry agreement and a 2013 law those phones can be legally unlocked to be used on any carrier’s network that technically supports it. …

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

Lego

Everything Apple announced at its September 2015 event

A couple hundred hints later, Apple has finally revealed what Siri had up her sleeves… along with a slew of other announcements.<p>Here’s a quick recap of everything you need to know from today’s keynote. As always, click through to the full articles for more details.<p>Apple Watch x Hermes, plus a few …

That's not the Hamburglar! Food mascot makeovers we loved to hate

From the slimmed-down Little Chef to a sexed-up Captain Birdseye, our favourite food characters are never the same for long<p>Last time we saw the Hamburglar, he was a chubby, scheming kid. But McDonald's new version of the iconic character, revealed yesterday, is a rather different beast - a …

A third of new iPhone users in Europe are switching from Android

Apple's attempts to convince Android users to switch to iOS are having an effect in Europe. New data from Kantar WorldPanel shows that in the first quarter of 2015, close to 33 percent of new iPhone sales were to former Android users — something that Apple CEO Tim Cook boasted about during Apple's …

Sign in to Flipboard with Your Google Account

There’s a convenient new way for iOS users to sign in to—and sign up for—Flipboard: through their Google account. (This feature is already live on Android.)<p>Signing in through Google Single Sign On (SSO) gets you going on Flipboard with the tap of one button. The SSO feature takes care of “filling …

Social Media

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Apple gets sued for licensing allegedly plagiarized art

A Brazilian neo-pop artist is suing Apple for ripping off his artwork for the company’s “Start Something New” marketing campaign. Is Apple guilty, or is it just a mistake?<p>The artist in question is Romero Britto, a 51-year-old artist who has lived in Miami, Florida, since 1989. His work is known for …

One of the coolest things about the Apple Watch may be a feature no one really talks about

It will be able to share your heartbeat, prompt you to stand up when you've been sitting all day, and, of course, show you the time in a bunch of different ways.<p>But, one of its most interesting capabilities is a somewhat minor one that's easily overlooked.<p>Apple's industrial design chief Jony Ive …

Here are all of the phones that can get Google's massive new Android update today

In fact, only 1.6% of active Android devices are running on Android 5.0 even though it's been available for three months.<p>Since each phone manufacturer needs to modify the software for their phones and carriers have to approve the update, it can take a really long time for Android software updates …

David Cameron announces free WiFi on UK trains by 2017

TSGN, Southeastern, Chiltern and Arriva Trains Wales will all offer free WiFi by 2017, the Prime Minister has announced<p>Rail passengers will be able to access free WiFi on trains throughout England and Wales from 2017, David Cameron has announced.<p>The Prime Minister <b>told MPs</b> that it was “vital for …

Trains

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist websites

Hacker group Anonymous have released a video condemning the Paris attacks, saying "freedom of expression has suffered an inhuman assault"<p>Hacker group Anonymous have released a video and a statement via Twitter condemning the <b>attacks on Charlie Hebdo</b>, in which 12 people, including eight journalists, …

'Far Cry 4' And The Problem Of Too Much To Do

A week or two ago, Erik Kain wrote a great piece on the “gamification” of many RPGs, namely how inserting a crafting system into any and every game that can hold one is killing a lot of the inherent fun of loot. Requiring players to collect 20 plants or 30 metal scraps in order to build something …

Boris Johnson caught in mid-air drama with 'off his head' passenger

Boris Johnson was caught up in a mid-air drama as he tried to reason with an abusive air passenger who later had to be detained by the police<p>Boris Johnson has intervened in an attempt to calm a passenger who became abusive and violent on an international flight from Kuala Lumpur to London.<p>A member …

Airplanes

5 Can't-Miss iPhone Apps You Should Download This Week

It seems like hundreds of new iPhone apps pop up every week, but which ones should you bother trying? We explored the App Store and found five apps …

the best and worst of Lamborghini

No car company on the planet has been consistently braver or bolder than Lamborghini. Ever since its inception in 1963, the firm has taken more …

Sports Cars

Next iPhone Rumored to Carry Glasses-free 3D Display

Taiwanese media website <i>Economic Daily News</i> [Google Translate] (via <i>GforGames</i>) is reporting that Apple may be gearing up to introduce a glasses-free 3D display on next year's iPhone. The site also reports that Apple is aiming to create a 3D "hardware and software ecosystem."<p><i>Economic Daily News</i> also …

New iOS 8 Update Promises Faster iPhones

It would be kind to say iOS 8 got off to a rocky start. WiFi, battery life and Bluetooth problems, a withdrawn fix that did more harm than good and finally a solid fix in the shape of iOS 8.1 more than a month later. But now Apple has finished putting out fires, it is ready to give owners of older …

Why Coca-Cola is the best hangover cure

Call the "Black Doctor"! Send for the "Red Ambulance"! Supermodels say there's only one thing to cure a hangover: a can of Coke<p>There is no all-consuming black hole of despair quite like a hangover. That incessant pounding on your temples, as if some malign goblin has taken up residence inside your …

Alcohol

Should Yorkshire puddings be served with anything but roast beef?

The Oxford Union last week debated whether Yorkshires should be eaten with chicken. We've canvassed our experts - and now it's time to have your say<p>Traditionalists argue that Yorkshire puddings should only be served with roast beef - and, as a result, many of us have suffered the horror of being …

Apple iPhone and iPad 'Banned in Russia' from 2015

Russia is set to ban the Apple iPhone and iPad from next year as a result of a new law that forces online services operating in the country to store …

How Google's Material Design In Android Lollipop Will Reduce Fragmentation

With the launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop (Gordon Kelly has more on the launch here on Forbes), the biggest visible change to Android over the last few years is being rolled out. The ‘Material’ UI design extends the metaphor of ’cards’ across the platform, as well as the smart use of whitespace, …