Tag Archives: iPhone

Apple Unveils New Huge iPhone XS Max [VIDEO]

The Verge reports: Apple has announced its next generation of iPhones, and one of them is by far the biggest iPhone yet. The two new models are called the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. They look almost identical to their predecessor, but there are two immediate differences: for one, they’re both available in gold, unlike last year; and more ...

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BRITAIN: Defense Secretary Has Speech Interrupted By iPhone Siri Because He Used The Word “Syria” [VIDEO]

Gizmodo reports: For modern smartphone owners, it’s a common enough of an occurrence. You’re just sitting there, talking about whatever, when suddenly you say something that triggers the digital assistant on your phone. Now normally, you’d probably get annoyed for a second, tap a button to dismiss the interruption, and then continue with whatever you were doing. But if you’re, ...

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Mueller Caught Manafort’s Witness Tampering When Encrypted Messages Backed Up To His iCloud Account

Vice News reports: Tech pro tip to Paul Manafort: Encrypting messages doesn’t mean much if your iCloud is backing them up. President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager may now be going to jail for witness tampering, after Robert Mueller’s team accessed his iCloud account and found evidence he was trying to shape the testimony of two witnesses in his bank ...

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New iPhone Ad Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage [VIDEO]

CNET reports: Australia made same-sex marriage legal in December, after more than 61 percent of the country declared in a survey that they were for it. Apple was on the side of the majority, making its feelings clear well before the survey. So its latest iPhone X ad — specifically for the Australian market — celebrates some of the first ...

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Apple Sued Over Purposely Slowed-Down Older Phones

Reuters reports: Apple Inc defrauded iPhone users by slowing devices without warning to compensate for poor battery performance, according to eight lawsuits filed in various federal courts in the week since the company opened up about the year-old software change. The tweak may have led iPhone owners to misguided attempts to resolve issues over the last year, the lawsuits contend. ...

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Apple Buys Shazam In $400 Million Deal

The Guardian reports: Apple has bought Shazam, a London-based app that allows smartphone users to identify music, for a reported $400m (£300m). The US company, which revolutionised music with the introduction of the the iPod and iPhone, said Shazam was a natural fit for its Apple Music streaming service. “Apple Music and Shazam are a natural fit, sharing a passion ...

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Samsung Rips Apple Fanboys In New Ad [VIDEO]

Mashable reports: Blink and you might just miss this easter egg, but it’s a gem. Samsung’s latest ad follows an avid iPhone user who eventually decides to switch sides after ten years. The minute-long ad manages to majorly throw shade at the iPhone, highlighting all the criticisms it’s faced over the years: its lack of stylus, non-waterproof phones, and of ...

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CNET Gives The iPhone X Their Drop Test [VIDEO]

CNET reports: If you just spent $1,000 or more on an iPhone X, put a case on it now! Apple’s tenth-anniversary iPhone has a slick new look with a nearly bezel-less screen, glass back and stainless steel frame. Just like the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, the glass back allows the X to have wireless charging– but it also means ...

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iFAIL: Apple’s New Facial Recognition Thingy Doesn’t Recognize Face Of Dude Giving Launch Demo [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: During Apple’s demo on stage of the iPhone X’s Face ID, which is supposed to let a user unlock the phone by looking at it, the feature failed. Oops. The new Face ID feature is supposed to be more accurate and secure than Touch ID, which currently lets iPhone users unlock their devices with a fingerprint. But what ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Apple Unveils New $1000 iPhone

Allegedly $1000. The Verge reports: After months of speculation and anticipation, we’re only a few moments away from Apple’s big event where the company is expected to announce the new iPhones, along with updates to the Apple Watch and Apple TV. The spotlight is expected to be firmly on the iPhone X, a new, top-of-the-line model that’s rumored to feature ...

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Apple Launches Red iPhone 7 As HIV/AIDS Fundraiser

CNET reports: Apple on Tuesday unveiled a variant of its flagship phone as part of the (Red) program, which funds programs that combat HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. The special edition of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will come in 128-gigabyte and 256GB configurations, starting at $749. They will go on sale Friday. While Apple has long ...

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Google Launches “iPhone Killer” Pixel Phone [VIDEO]

TIME reports: Google on Tuesday unveiled two new smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL, during an event in San Francisco. The Pixel will have a 5-inch screen, while the larger model will include a 5.5-inch display. The Pixel is available for preorder immediately. The lineup starts at $649, or $27 per month. Verizon is the exclusive carrier partner in the ...

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Apple’s Tweet Upstages Tim Cook’s iPhone 7 Reveal

TMZ reports: Apple’s big reveal for iPhone 7 was upstaged thanks to its own Twitter account … where images of the new phone were leaked even before CEO Tim Cook could unveil it. Cook was right in the middle of the iPhone debut presentation from Apple HQ — but hadn’t actually shown the device … when a few tweets went ...

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New iPhone Technology Remotely Disables Cameras

The Guardian reports: House Democrats were able to garner wall-to-wall media coverage of their sit-in by broadcasting live from a congressman’s smartphone on 23 June. Yet that may not be possible in the future if a new patent recently granted to Apple is an indication of technology restrictions to come. The patent shows that Apple may allow iPhone cameras to ...

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Woman Denounces Social Media By Shooting And Sledge-Hammering iPhone While Kids Watch [VIDEO]

So THIS started to go viral a few days ago. From the Daily Mail: Hell hath no fury like an angry Southern mom. Taking away electronics is a common parental punishment, but this mother decided to take it one step further – and shoot up her children’s iPhones with a rifle. ‘I hereby denounce the effects that social media have ...

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CALIFORNIA: FBI Unlocks San Bernardino Terrorist’s iPhone On Their Own, Drops Lawsuit Against Apple

From the Los Angeles Times: Federal officials on Monday dropped their legal fight against Apple after unlocking the iPhone used by an assailant in last year’s San Bernardino terror attack, leaving unsettled a vexing debate over privacy and security amid rapid advances in technology. The move comes a week after Justice Department officials put a sudden hold on their demands ...

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Donald Trump Calls For Apple Boycott

Donald Trump today called for a boycott of Apple until the company hands over proprietary security information which will allow the federal government to hack the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist. Earlier this week Apple CEO Tim Cook vowed to fight a court order which commands the company to provide that data to the FBI. Today Apple was granted ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Denounces Federal Court’s Order To Hack iPhone Of San Bernardino Terrorist

Apple CEO Tim Cook today issued a lengthy public letter which forcefully denounces a federal court’s order that his company provide the means to hack the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino terrorists.  The Associated Press reports: Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook says his company will fight a federal magistrate’s order to hack its users in connection with the ...

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Five Apple Predictions For 2016 [VIDEO]

Strictly for the fanboys: “With 2015 coming to a close, we take a look at what Apple might have in store for customers in 2016.”

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REPORT: iPhone 7 To Be Unveiled On September 9th

According to multiple tech sites, Apple will announce the release of the iPhone 7 on September 9th. There’s still debate on whether Apple’s 2015 device will be called the iPhone 7 or iPhone 6s — most people have their money on the latter, following Apple’s usual device patterns. The ‘S’ updates are more about what’s inside the device than outside, ...

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