Tag Archive: iPhones


Legislators closer to forcing Apple to help unlock iPhones

A bill that would force companies to help law enforcers decrypt private communication is one step closer to becoming a reality, after a draft was published this week. Called the Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016, the bill would stop companies including Apple refusing to help organizations like the FBI, provided that proper court […]

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Meizu Pro 6 is latest Android to swipe iPhone’s 3D Touch

Samsung didn’t adopt the iPhone’s pressure-sensitive display for its latest Galaxies as some reports promised it would, but other Android makers are already using it. The latest is Meizu, which today unveiling its incredibly attractive Pro 6 smartphone with “3D Press” technology, plus a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED display, a ten-core Helio X25 chipset, and a […]

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Apple suppliers battle it out over iPhone’s AMOLED displays

Two Apple partners, Foxconn and Samsung, are battling it out to win orders to provide Apple with the next-gen displays for its future iPhones. Samsung is a leader in OLED display research and AMOLED production, and is reportedly “on the fast track” to build a dedicated facility with the sole purpose of supplying the high […]

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A pair of apps to clean up your iPhone’s act [Deals]

Our mobile devices have to be cleaned out regularly, a time-consuming and often frustrating task. Unfortunately Apple doesn’t really provide the best tools for doing the job, often leaving bits and pieces of apps and files behind, or ignoring the storage methods of various third-party apps. That’s why this bundle is a must for anybody […]

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Galaxy S7 to arrive in March with iPhone’s best feature

Samsung’s next-generation Galaxy S7 will get its grand unveiling in March, and its big selling point will be an iPhone-like pressure-sensitive display, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing sources familiar with the company’s plans. It’s thought the Galaxy S7 won’t be a massive departure from the Galaxy S6, and could well carry a very familiar design. […]

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Samsung on the up again as iPhone’s share falls in key markets

Samsung saw its market share grow last quarter for the first time in 2015, as Android continues to dominate the market worldwide. Google’s platform also saw growth throughout Europe’s “big five” markets, while Apple’s fell for the first time in over a year. Android’s market share has been declining in Europe’s top five markets — that’s Great […]

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6,000 iPhones will upgrade United Airlines’ customer service

The iPad has helped airlines replace the outdated paper flight manuals pilots used to lug around. Now Apple’s first phablet is ready to help revolutionize the way United Airlines provides customer service. United Airlines revealed today that it plans to distribute over 6,000 iPhone 6 Plus units to customer service representatives at its hubs across […]

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Apple’s Plus-size iPhones grow ever more popular

The share of Apple’s iPhone Plus models is gradually growing compared to “regular size” iPhones, according to a new report. Research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners notes that the percentage of iPhone customers who bought the larger iPhone 6s Plus in its first 30 days on sale increased to 37 percent, up significantly from the 25 […]

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Apple has a crazy invention for self-drying iPhones

Apple has been taking steps to make the iPhone more water resistant than it has been previously. However, a newly-published patent application suggests the company may go even further — by using cutting-edge electrode technology to actively expel water that has become trapped in the device, rather than just fighting to keep it out. Here’s how […]

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Wikipedia’s founder thinks Apple should stop selling iPhones in the U.K.

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has branded a new proposed law banning encrypted communications in the U.K. as “stupid,” and says that if it is passed, Apple should stop selling iPhones in the country out of principle. “I would like to see Apple refuse to sell iPhone in UK if government bans end-to-end encryption,” Wales posted […]

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