• Apple Aims to Use Only Recycled Materials

    Apple Aims to Use Only Recycled Materials

    The Cupertino tech giant in its 2017 Environmental Responsibility Report, released today, said it aims to have a "closed-loop" supply chain, "where products are built using only renewable resources or recycled material.Those are lofty goals, which Apple admittedly isn't 100 percent sure how to accomplish.
  • Smartphone Market: Not Dead Yet

    Smartphone Market: Not Dead Yet

    Is smartphone market dying?Not according to IDC, which released new figures today that indicate the smartphone market is actually growing.
  • Apple Pledges $1B to Boost US 'Advanced Manufacturing'

    Apple Pledges $1B to Boost US 'Advanced Manufacturing'

    During a Wednesday interview with CNBC "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the Cupertino tech giant has been thinking about how it can get more people in the US to do "advanced manufacturing.He added that Apple is "not satisfied," however, with the number of jobs it's created here so far.
  • 10th Anniversary iPhone 8 Expected October

    10th Anniversary iPhone 8 Expected October

    To celebrate the smartphone we're expecting a revolutionary 10th anniversary iPhone 8, and now we're hearing that phone won't suffer any delays and will arrive in October.In fact, we can expect three new iPhone models to be unveiled in September and sold in October.
  • Steve Jobs Wanted Jeff Goldblum as 'The Voice of Apple'

    Steve Jobs Wanted Jeff Goldblum as 'The Voice of Apple'

    But if things had turned out differently, Hollywood actor Jeff Goldblum might have added another role to his long list of credits: the voice of Siri.Speaking on the Today Show in Australia recently, Goldblum revealed that Apple's late cofounder and CEO Steve Jobs once offered him the opportunity to do some voiceover work.
  • Qualcomm Ramps Up Apple Fight, Sues iPhone Makers

    Qualcomm Ramps Up Apple Fight, Sues iPhone Makers

    The fight between Apple and Samsung is getting uglier.Qualcomm on Wednesday filed suit against Apple device manufacturers Foxconn, Pegatron, Wistron, and Compal Electronics — the companies responsible for iPhone and iPad assembly — for refusing to pay their licensing fees.
  • Ford Enables CarPlay, Android Auto on 2016 Models

    Ford Enables CarPlay, Android Auto on 2016 Models

    An update to Ford's infotainment system will bring Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to all of its 2016 model year cars, the automaker announced on Friday.And Android Auto and CarPlay offer many more features besides navigation, from access to streaming music to the ability—via CarPlay only—to talk to Siri, Apple's personal voice assistant.
  • New Apple Ads Explain Why You Should Get an iPhone

    New Apple Ads Explain Why You Should Get an iPhone

    After someone comes up behind him to push the piano to the right-hand side of the frame, beneath an iPhone banner, he suddenly becomes a virtuoso.In yet another, a man is stuck running in slow motion until he reaches the iPhone banner, where he's able to sprint.
  • Apple’s ‘Siri speaker’ may debut as early as next week

    Apple’s ‘Siri speaker’ may debut as early as next week

    It seems as if we’re just a few days away from Apple unveiling a Siri-enabled speaker similar to Amazon’s range of Echo devices and Google’s Home offering.” Notably, Bloomberg’s sources claim the speaker won’t include a display, setting it apart from Amazon’s recently launched Echo Show speaker that offers extra functionality via its 7-inch color touchscreen.
  • Here’s how to watch Apple’s WWDC 2017, and what to expect

    Here’s how to watch Apple’s WWDC 2017, and what to expect

    But we wouldn’t be surprised to see new hardware, too — potentially new MacBook Pro models, a 4K-capable Apple TV, and the iPad Pro 2.That never materialized, but Apple might take the opportunity to roll it out this time around.
  • Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Arrives in December

    Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Arrives in December

    As expected, Apple on Monday introduced a Siri-backed smart speaker, dubbed HomePod, which is expected to launch in December for $349.Echo devices are intended as a way for owners to get information and tap into the Amazon store to purchase items, but Apple is positioning HomePod as, first and foremost, a music speaker.
  • Augmented, Virtual Reality Headed to Macs, iPhones

    Augmented, Virtual Reality Headed to Macs, iPhones

    Using ARKit, developers will be able to create AR apps that work with people's existing iPhones.The upshot is that Apple's entrance into the AR industry will make iOS devices the largest AR platform in the world, according to Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi.
  • Escape Your Commute With the Gorgeous Monument Valley 2

    Escape Your Commute With the Gorgeous Monument Valley 2

    Weary commuters and bored college students play some games to pass the time (ahem, Candy Crush Saga), but there are other games, like Monument Valley, that make people wish they had more time to play.The beautiful graphics and fanciful storyline of Monument Valley get a reprise in the title's sequel, which hit the App Store on Monday following its unveiling at Apple's WWDC.
  • Apple's iPhone Horizon Machines Heading to Third-Party Repair Centers

    Apple's iPhone Horizon Machines Heading to Third-Party Repair Centers

    When this happens to an iPhone, Apple can fix the display using one of its proprietary screen fixing machines called a Horizon Machine.Although Apple denies legislation is influencing this decision, it's worth pointing out any right to repair laws would impact Apple's lucrative repair service business.
  • Soon, you’ll be able to complain to businesses directly on iMessage

    Soon, you’ll be able to complain to businesses directly on iMessage

    A short post about Business Chat is already showing on the company’s website ahead of an official unveiling on Friday, June 9 at this week’s WWDC event in San Jose, California.Launching as part of iOS 11 in the fall, Apple is touting Business Chat as “a powerful new way for businesses to connect with customers directly from within Messages.
  • Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod

    Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod

    At the Wired Business Conference today in New York City, the exec behind Alexa—Amazon's SVP of Devices David Limp—explained how he thinks Apple's connected speaker fits into the landscape.There's plenty of talk about pitting the features, pricing, and specs of Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo, and Google Home against one another.
  • Galaxy S8 Had No Major Impact On Samsung's Sales

    Galaxy S8 Had No Major Impact On Samsung's Sales

    The Galaxy S8 isn't having a huge impact on Samsung's sales, according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.1 percent," Guenveur said.
  • Bigger doesn't always mean better. But for the iPad Pro, it definitely does

    Bigger doesn't always mean better. But for the iPad Pro, it definitely does

    Today, we have an iPad Pro review for you, but first let’s explain the growing confusion over the iPad lineup.7-inch iPad Pro — but it lacked “Pro” specifications and capabilities, such as support for the Apple Pencil.
  • We tested popular smartwatches to find the uncontested best

    We tested popular smartwatches to find the uncontested best

    We love the unusual, fun messaging features, such as being able to send haptic taps directly to another Apple Watch.The Sport is available in black, titanium grey, or concrete grey, and it’s one of the best-looking Android Wear 2.