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KGI: Apple to drop aluminum iPhone casing in 2017 in favor of new ‘all glass’ enclosure with AMOLED screen

In a new report by KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo, the reliable Apple analyst claims that the iPhone will be seeing a major redesign in 2017, dropping the iconic aluminum casing for an all-glass enclosure with AMOLED screen. This follows on from another of Kuo’s reports in late March, where he first suggested …

Mobile Technology

Google is trying to make smartphones that can solve problems on their own

He called it "transformative," and said that Google was "rethinking everything we're doing" in the context of machine learning.<p>A subset of artificial intelligence, machine learning is an approach in which "neural network" computers use algorithms to sort through large sets of data, discovering …

Machine Learning

How Apple’s wireless EarPods could change the way we hear everything

Recent reports suggest Apple might ship wireless, noise-canceling EarPods with the iPhone 7. From a hardware perspective, these headphones would be very similar to hearing aids.<p>With the right feature set, these devices could change the way we hear digital audio and pave the way for transformative …

Medical Technology

Microsoft’s HoloLens battery lasts up to 5.5 hours

Microsoft has started allowing developers to experience its HoloLens headset at the company's flagship store in New York City recently. While app makers can experiment with various tools, Microsoft has been hesitant in providing details like retail availability, pricing, and battery life. Bruce …

Apple wants to let you make payments through texts, phone calls, and emails

Evidence that Apple wants to combine payments and iMessage is piling up. And it looks like the tech giant doesn’t plan to stop there.<p>A patent filing published earlier this month (Dec. 2015) indicates that Apple is not only looking at allowing people to send money over its text messaging service, …

Apple Pay

Here's everything we know about Microsoft's augmented reality headset HoloLens

Rather than doubling down on mobile, Microsoft has decided to look into the future — and the result is HoloLens.<p>The headset, which has been at least three years in the making and is rumoured to be released sometime in early 2017, is all part of the new "One Windows" strategy that sees Microsoft …

Augmented Reality

Apple has an idea that would change the iPhone's screen as we know it

While these alterations have been substantial — such as the move from the glass back of the iPhone 4/4S to the all-aluminum design of Apple's most recent iPhones — the basic form factor has stayed the same.<p>However, Apple has an idea that would radically change the way you use your iPhone.<p>The …

Incorporated

Google receives patent for hologram technology through wearables

Google is looking to take its Google Glass creation to the next level with its recently attained patent of holograms for Glass.<p>The new patent will …

iPhone 7 rumors have already started: It could have a new waterproof material

The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus launched just a few days ago — so of course there's already speculation about the iPhone 7.<p>According to the Japanese Apple …

Facebook’s new videos are like nothing you’ve ever seen

Facebook is working with its virtual reality branch Oculus to bring 360-degree videos to your News Feed.<p>“Our goal at Facebook is to connect you with …

Inside iOS 9: HomeKit Gains Simpler Set Up, Pre-Defined Scenes, Triggers and More

HomeKit officially became available in June, with the launch of the first HomeKit-compatible products, but as we've highlighted in reviews, Apple's home automation platform is still in need of some work to make it a viable choice for most users.<p>With iOS 9, Apple is debuting several new HomeKit …

Home Automation

Apple grows operations in Lund, Sweden for work on 'advanced mapping technology'

Apple is reportedly expanding its operations in Lund, Sweden, where the company is now believed to be working on "advanced mapping technology" for …

Sweden

Future phones could zap motion sickness away with electricity

Motion sickness can make road trips and carnival rides less fun or even, in really bad cases, turn them into an absolute nightmare. The solution to that, according to a group of researchers at Imperial College London? A zap of electricity to the brain. The team strapped subjects during their …

Google inviting very small number of developers into futuristic Project Soli

Google's Project Soli, first demonstrated at I/O earlier this year, is making its way to developers — albeit very slowly to start. The company has sent out applications to what it says is "a small number of developers" who may be interested in receiving an alpha Soli dev kit. "It's very limited," a …

This is why going Post-PC made me more productive

I've been living in the post-pc world for over 18 months now and I absolutely love every minute of it! So I thought I should share some of my …

Apps

Microsoft app turns iPhone into 3-D scanner

If you keep track of the ways the iPhone is a revolutionary tool, you can soon add 3-D printing the growing list.<p>A Microsoft research team has created an app that turns any smartphone camera into a 3-D scanner without the need for extra hardware.<p>The MobileFusion app could open the world to 3-D …

Microsoft

Future iPhones could have 7-day fuel cells

Apple may be interested in putting hydrogen-powered batteries in future iPhones, extending battery life up to 7 days per charge. Best of all? You’d charge your iPhone through the headphone jack.<p>Hydrogen-powered batteries have a big advantage over lithium-ion power cells: battery life. By mixing …

Energy

Report: iPad Pro will enter production by October

The drumbeat of iPad Pro rumors gets louder by the day. Now the company's larger-screen iPad is set to begin production September or October, …

Apple's Jay Blahnik outlines Apple Watch health and fitness strategy, future device features in interview

In an interview published this week, Jay Blahnik, Apple's director of Fitness and Health Technologies, spoke at length about Apple Watch hardware and …

Smartwatches

Video: iOS 9 multitasking on the iPad Air 2 | Ars Technica

Only Apple's newest, fastest tablet supports all the new features.<p>If you've read our overview of the iOS 9 Public Beta, you already have some idea …

Apple has been working on a dual lens camera module for the iPhone for three years

According to the company Altek’s CEO Xiaru Wen, has Apple been working on a dual-camera lens for the iPhone for three years. Altek is the company …

Mobile Photography

Everything you need to know about Apple TV and HomeKit

If you're running iOS 8, you control your HomeKit accessories with Siri; outside your home, Siri talks to your Apple TV.<p>Now, if you're doing this on …

Tim Cook's attacks on Google and Facebook reveal a giant problem for Apple's future

"Our privacy is being attacked on multiple fronts," Tim Cook said earlier this week. "I'm speaking to you from Silicon Valley, where some of the most prominent and successful companies have built their businesses by lulling their customers into complacency about their personal information. They're …

John Gruber

What the Apple guys are saying about Google I/O

Excerpts from the commentary I’ve seen so far. More as it comes in.<p><b>Neil Cybart, Above Avelon</b>: “Google I/O reinforced to me that Google and Apple are …

Microsoft invites Android and iOS apps to join Windows 10

Microsoft's Terry Myerson confirmed onstage at Build what many of us suspected in the hours leading up to the event -- the company's going to make it easier for developers to bring Android apps into the Windows Store. To make this possible, Myers said, Windows phones "will include an Android …

uBeam’s Ultrasound Wireless Charging Is Real, And About To Be Really Funded

What if wireless power at a distance actually worked? It does. uBeam invented a way to wirelessly send energy up to 15 feet away with ultrasound.<p>What if you could slap a wireless charging case on your phone and charge it while you move around or use it? uBeam invented that too. While early uBeam …

Apple has spent years working on a type of product that Steve Jobs famously hated

The patent application, filed in 2011, is for an "active" stylus that includes electronic components that can interact with touch-screen devices.<p>Apple's patent says the type of sensor it is developing "can significantly improve stylus sensing" "without incurring significant additional cost."<p>Here is …

Walter Isaacson

Microsoft partners with Google's Android rival Cyanogen

Cyanogen, the startup that wants to take Android from Google, has a powerful new partner: Microsoft.<p>The two companies formally announced a …

Future iPhones could advise your friends to quit bugging you

The iPhone is more advanced than it’s ever been, but there’s one thing Apple’s smartphone can do no better than the Nokia 3310 I had when I was a teenager: stop you getting calls at inappropriate times.<p>That may be about to change, however, as a newly-published patent describes an Instant …

iPhone

This project in Google's secret research lab could change the future

It's not just about making sure our cell phones last a little longer, though that's a nice side-effect too. Really, what's going on is that the new wave of wearable devices, flying drones, electric cars, and what-have-you are going to have higher and more specific power needs than what you get with …

Clean Energy