• The SEcret iPhone Is More Fun for Less Money

    The SEcret iPhone Is More Fun for Less Money

    The iPhone SE puts the iPhone 6s's processor and the iPhone 6's modem into the iPhone 5s's body, but it's more than just those parts.This is the iPhone you're less likely to dive into, so you're more likely to spend time looking at and thinking about the world around you.
  • Apple Illegally Fixed iPhone Prices in Russia

    Apple Illegally Fixed iPhone Prices in Russia

    The ruling comes after a months-long investigation that began last summer into Apple's retail practices in the country, the Financial Times reported.The FAS ruling applies to iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 pricing, with Apple reportedly telling retailers that it would terminate sales agreements if the devices were not sold at approved prices.
  • Spotify is the best streaming music service, but its competitors aren’t far behind

    Spotify is the best streaming music service, but its competitors aren’t far behind

    The world of on-demand music streaming has never been more crowded.Whether you’re into music discovery, streaming radio, or the highest audio resolution you can find, these are the best on-demand streaming services in the land.
  • Apple's Clips App Targets Social Media Video Fiends

    Apple's Clips App Targets Social Media Video Fiends

    For times when you want to share a more polished video with your followers, you might want to check out Apple's new Clips app.Announced today alongside an updated iPad, Clips lets you combine video clips, photos, and music into a complete video that you can upload to your social network of choice.
  • Hidden Tips for Mastering iOS 10

    Hidden Tips for Mastering iOS 10

    With the release of every new mobile operating system—especially Apple's iOS—there comes a slew of new features.Like iOS 9 and iOS 8 before it, iOS 10 is no exception.
  • Apple Starts Rejecting Apps if Name Includes Price

    Apple Starts Rejecting Apps if Name Includes Price

    Developers will take any advantage they can get in the overly crowded app stores for Apple's platforms, and that includes reminding potential customers that their app is completely free to use.To that end, it's common to see "free" included as part of the app name.
  • Apple Replacing PowerVR With In-House GPU

    Apple Replacing PowerVR With In-House GPU

    The desire for control even extends as far as the processor at the heart of the iPad and iPhone, which Apple designs itself.Now it seems, Apple is bringing the design of the GPU in-house, too.
  • Apple May Turn Siri Into a Voice Security Guard

    Apple May Turn Siri Into a Voice Security Guard

    If you own a device running Siri, all it takes to get her attention is to utter the phrase "Hey, Siri.Patently Apple discovered a patent filed by Apple describing a system where Siri is capable of learning to recognize specific voices.
  • Qualcomm Countersues Apple With Serious Allegations

    Qualcomm Countersues Apple With Serious Allegations

    Furthermore, Qualcomm fired back with allegations that Apple beached and mischaracterized agreements and negotiations between the two companies, and more.Perhaps most damning, Qualcomm is claiming that Apple "chose not to utilize the full performance of Qualcomm's modem chips in its iPhone 7" and "misrepresented the performance disparity between iPhones using Qualcomm modems and those using competitor-supplied modems.
  • Geek Builds Own iPhone Using Chinese Market Parts

    Geek Builds Own iPhone Using Chinese Market Parts

    When in Shenzhen, he couldn't fail to notice the abundance of cell phone parts available to buy at the markets of Huaqiangbei.What's clear from his experiment is, not only is making an iPhone possible, it can be done using recycled parts.
  • iPhone Thief Outsmarted at Coachella Music Festival

    iPhone Thief Outsmarted at Coachella Music Festival

    Music festivals are all about good times, but there's one thing that can instantly kill your vibe: having your smartphone stolen.A bunch of Coachella-goers found themselves in this less-than-ideal scenario over the weekend, but instead of pouting about not being able to Snapchat or text their friends, they got smart.
  • Report Tips 3 New iPhones, Including Premium Model

    Report Tips 3 New iPhones, Including Premium Model

    More rumors about Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup have emerged, with Bloomberg on Tuesday corroborating earlier rumors that Apple is readying three new iPhones for release this fall: upgraded versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, along with a "new top-of-the-line handset with an overhauled look.But don't expect the screen's curve to be too dramatic.
  • 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.