• 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.
  • 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.
  • Protect your privacy with our 5 favorite security apps for iPhone

    Protect your privacy with our 5 favorite security apps for iPhone

    If you’re concerned about privacy, then we also strongly recommend using one of the best iOS VPN apps to safeguard your online activity.We’ve gathered together a list of some other iPhone security apps that you might want to try.
  • The Bitplay Snap! 7 makes smartphone photography feel like photography again

    The Bitplay Snap! 7 makes smartphone photography feel like photography again

    The Bitplay 7 case and lens series is designed to make taking photos with a thin touchscreen device actually feel like using a camera again.The Bitplay 7 case takes all the positives of smartphone photography (convenience, simplicity, immediate sharing) and wraps them in a body that’s designed for actual photography.
  • 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.
  • T-Mobile Will Pay Off Your Phone if You Switch From Verizon

    T-Mobile Will Pay Off Your Phone if You Switch From Verizon

    The offer will be available starting May 31 for Verizon customers with an iPhone 6s or newer or Google Pixel.As part of the deal, you'll need to pay T-Mobile $15 a month to insure your current handset.
  • AnchorFree Hotspot Shield Elite (for iPhone)

    AnchorFree Hotspot Shield Elite (for iPhone)

    That's why virtual private networks (VPNs), like AnchorFree's Hotspot Shield Elite, are so important.In previous versions, Hotspot Shield also injected an ad into webpages, an ad linking back to its own domain.
  • KeepSolid VPN Unlimited (for iPhone)

    KeepSolid VPN Unlimited (for iPhone)

    With a virtual private network (or VPN), such as VPN Unlimited from KeepSolid, you can rest assured that your browsing is encrypted and private.A company representative confirmed to us that KeepSolid VPN Unlimited does not do this.
  • TunnelBear VPN (for iPhone)

    TunnelBear VPN (for iPhone)

    Netflix has gotten wise and started blocking VPN access, but it hasn't blocked TunnelBear on iPhone yet!Other VPN services like TorGuard VPN (for iPhone) go even further, accepting prepaid gift cards from other merchants, such as Starbucks and Subway.
  • 12 Great iPhone Camera Apps

    12 Great iPhone Camera Apps

    As far back as 2011, even the pros recommended picking up an iPhone instead of a point-and-shoot camera.Back then, the iPhone had an 8-megapixel rear camera with a maximum aperture of f/2.
  • 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.
  • The Best VPN Apps for the iPhone

    The Best VPN Apps for the iPhone

    Once you've connected with a hotspot, your iPhone's default behavior is to connect with that same hotspot automatically next time it comes in range.For the best security, use your VPN and also connect using HTTPS whenever it's available.
  • Virgin Mobile offers a year of unlimited cell service for $1, with a catch

    Virgin Mobile offers a year of unlimited cell service for $1, with a catch

    An 32GB iPhone SE from Virgin Mobile will cost $279, and iPhone 6 costs $319, and an iPhone 7 will start at $650, according to Virgin’s website.The changes aren’t just coming to Virgin — they’re also coming to Apple, which will start offering Virgin Mobile subscriptions at its retail stores.
  • How to Get iOS 10

    How to Get iOS 10

    Here's how to get iOS 10.With the announcement of the new iPhones last week, we learned about some iOS 10 features that are unique to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.