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Apple iPhone 5s 16GB pre-paid in Space Gray for $99 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Walmart is offering the Apple iPhone 5s with 16GB of storage on Straight Talk Wireless for <b>$99 shipped</b>. The device is available in …

This iPhone rival's touchscreen could read your finger first

The first phone to successfully integrate a fingerprint sensor in the screen may not be an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy at all. It could be a phone from Chinese brand Vivo, which isn't well known outside China.<p>A Vivo Twitter post hints that the company will "unlock" "a new solution" at a trade show …

People are now looking to WhatsApp for news, study says

People are increasingly worried about fake news from Facebook, so they're looking to other places to stay informed -- like WhatsApp.<p>No, really. This trend has "jumped significantly" and is demonstrated in "a number of markets," according to the Digital News Report, a study from the Reuters …

It only took hackers three weeks to jailbreak iOS 11

A few days ago we saw a video that showed the various iOS 11 features inspired by jailbreak apps or Android. At the time, I said that Apple should …

The iPhone only exists because Steve Jobs 'hated this guy at Microsoft'

Former head of iOS, Scott Forstall, opens up about how Apple’s iconic device came from late CEO’s dislike for the husband of one of his wife’s friends<p>If it wasn’t for one particular executive at Microsoft, whom Steve Jobs seemingly hated with a passion, Apple may never have created the iPhone or …

iOS

PSA: Watch CBS Sunday Morning tomorrow for a special 10th anniversary iPhone segment

<i>Update: The piece is now online.</i><p>This year marks the 10th anniversary of the original iPhone and while Apple celebrated earlier this year, this month marks the anniversary of when the device was released to the public. To celebrate, CBS Sunday Morning is airing a special segment on the device …

Video shows off over 25 new features and changes in Apple’s latest iOS 11 beta

Apple’s new iOS 11 software might not look like a huge update at first glance, but we can assure you that it is. The company has included thousands …

Switching to Grayscale Is the Perfect iPhone Trick to Combat Distraction

A ten-second trick to save your attention span<p>If your love–hate relationship with your iPhone is more on the hate side, having morphed from curious fascination into all encompassing obsession, well, join the club.<p>We all spend too much time engrossed in our phones, idly unlocking them only to be …

Color Blindness

Latest iPhone 8 dummy images further corroborate glass back, in-screen Touch ID, more

The iPhone 8 leaks continue this weekend with images emerging of yet another dummy unit. Shared on Twitter by leaker Onleaks, the dummy model corroborates much of what we’ve seen many times in the past related to the iPhone 8’s design, including a glass back, vertical dual-camera design, and …

Apple Must Be Loving Samsung's Fiery Debacle

The dual-camera system on iPhone 7 Plus is a major selling feature. So is the fact that they don't catch on fire for no reason. Image source: Apple.<p>As far as PR crises go, it really doesn't get any worse than this. Or rather, it doesn't get any better than this, depending on your perspective. …

IPhone 7

Apple is scaling back its autonomous car ambitions and focusing on creating self-driving software

The wheels seem to be coming off Apple’s efforts to build an autonomous car.<p>The tech giant’s widely rumored self-driving car division, reportedly called “Project Titan” internally, is changing focus, unnamed sources familiar with the project told Bloomberg. The news organization reports that Apple …

Automotive Industry

The MacBook Pro reviews are in and they’re categorically “meh”

After about four years, Apple has finally overhauled its flagship laptop, the MacBook Pro.<p>The new machines are thinner, lighter, and potentially faster than their predecessors. They also come with a fancy new tiny touchscreen sitting atop the keyboard, called a Touch Bar, which replaces the …

MacBook Pro

Apple 'Lacks Courage' For Innovation, Says Analyst (But Wait A Minute)

Apple is headed for a “decade-long malaise” — according to a Wall Street analyst. But I like what I see going into 2017.<p>“We believe Apple lacks the courage to lead the next generation of innovation…instead [it] will become more reliant than ever on the iPhone,” according to Andrew Uerkwitz, an …

Apple adds another manufacturer to its iPhone 8 team

Apple has added a third manufacturer to its stable for the 2017-era iPhone 8, according to a new report.<p>The newcomer? Wistron, which previously gained experience as an Apple supplier on secondary iPhone handsets such as the iPhone 5s and, reportedly, the iPhone SE. It will join established Apple …

How to fix a broken Home button in the iPhone 5c

There are two security screws that secure the screen to the frame and they sit on each side of the dock connector. Use your <b>5-point security</b> …

Tip of the Day: Reachability Lets You Use Your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus One Handed

If you're having trouble accessing items at the top of the screen on your new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, give your overstretched thumb a break and start using Apple's new Reachability feature to pull the top of the screen within reach.<p>Tapping twice (not clicking) on the Home button will cause the iPhone 6 …

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12-inch ‘iPad Air Plus’ schematics point to spring 2015 release

Enough reports have accumulated for us to say with fair certainty that there will be a larger iPad ‘Pro’ in the first half of next year, although nothing super concrete has been agreed upon regarding specs.<p>Now Japanese magazine Mac Fan has published what it claims are schematics for the “iPad Air …

iOS 7.1.2 Update for iPad Was Released This Week: Security Fix & More

At the beginning of this week Apple released iOS 7.1.2 – the latest version of the iPad and iPhone operating system.<p>iOS 7.1.2 brings a fix to a well-known security vulnerability related to attachments and the iOS Mail app. Here’s the brief description text for this latest iOS update:<p>• Improves …

iOS

Deals: Enter To Win a MacBook Air

A MacBook Air is about the closest laptop relative to an iPad – especially the 11 inch model. And today our featured iPad Insight Deal offers a chance to enter to win a free one. Here’s the details on the giveaway offer:<p><b>Win An 11″ MacBook Air!</b><p><i>Whether in a classroom, office, plane, around the house,</i> …

You could win a Multi-Sync Keyboard [Deals]

If you are like most people, you have a number of connected devices in your home or business. Of course, you have your iPhone, your computer, and you probably have an iPad or two kicking around also.<p>Wouldn’t it be great to have one keyboard that will easily work with all three without having to …

How to Fix connection errors in Mail for iPhone or iPad

For a lot of people, the built-in Mail app on their iPhone or iPad is a perfectly fine way to get their email. But even though it's easy to use and a …

Verizon to Offer 4G LTE To Prepaid Customers From July 17th (Rumor)

According to a new report, Verizon may soon launch 4G LTE services for its prepaid customers, who are stuck on 3G, which doesn’t provide users with …

Apple grabs TAG Heuer sales chief in tipped iWatch push

Apple is reportedly bulking up its iWatch launch team, having poached the sales director of TAG Heuer as it readies the wearable for what’s widely …

Deal of the Day: Amzer ShellCase w/ Holster for iPhone 5/5S

For today only, buy the Amzer ShellCase w/ Holster for iPhone 5/5S and save 64 percent!<p>The form fit rear shell of this case is impact resistant for …

Apple iPhone Increases U.S. Smartphone Market Share

Apple’s iPhone is one of the best selling smartphones in the U.S., and now the company has managed to increase its market share or the U.S. …

Mobile

Boston school uses iPhone for Earth photo mission

Students have captured images of Earth after launching their own mission.<p>The pupils, from Giles Academy in Boston, Lincolnshire, used a balloon fitted with an iPhone and camera to take pictures from 18 miles above the planet.<p>A parachute system was then used to return the equipment - which was …

Apple makes first distribution deal with Middle Eastern retail outlet

Jarir has previously sold Apple products, though they had to be acquired through third-party retailers, a process that took three to six months.<p>What …

Lock screen: The Ultimate Guide

Because Lock screen is the first screen you land on when you boot up or wake up, it serves as both assistant and gatekeeper — it keeps you informed …