Tag Archive: iPhones


We are one step closer to the end of Touch ID as we know it. Following on from Apple’s recent patent filing concerning “finger biometric sensing pixels” for future iPhones, tech R&D company Sonovation has announced that it’s discovered a way of… Read more ›

A 21-year-old Amazon employee in India has been arrested for allegedly stealing $ 12,500 worth of electronics — including numerous Apple devices — while working in the packing department of the company’s warehouse. Pramod Bhamble placed orders himself, but instead of… Read more ›

New iPhone’s A9 processors enter mass production

Having spent the best part of 2015 battling over who would win orders from Apple, TSMC and Samsung have both started volume production of the new A9 chips for the upcoming iPhone 6s, according to a new report. Things haven’t been… Read more ›

Whether you’re talking about an iPhone or a MacBook, extending battery life is one of the biggest challenges faced by both engineers and users. According to a new patent application published today, one of the ways Apple is looking to… Read more ›

Let’s be clear: It is incredibly dangerous to do anything with your phone while you’re driving. You shouldn’t be texting, checking your mail, or swiping through Tinder when you should be focused on all of the people and giant, dangerous… Read more ›

Law enforcement has a love-hate relationship with the iPhone. Features like Activation Lock have helped crack down on smartphone thefts, but there’s always the lurking threat of someone asking Siri about 9/11 and accidentally dialling 911 in the process. The… Read more ›

The incremental “s” iPhones are usually considered fairly minor compared to the full-number models (iPhone 5, 6, etc.). That’s not looking like it will be the case this year, however, with a new report claiming that Apple has placed an… Read more ›

Future iPhones could be unlocked with a selfie

Apple may have banned selfie sticks at WWDC, but the company was today granted a patent revealing how future iPhones could be unlocked by snapping a quick photo of yourself. Entitled “Low threshold face recognition,” the patent describes a means of “reducing… Read more ›

Samsung’s samey marketing team is back with another ad for the new Galaxy S6 and S6 edge that again picks on the iPhone. This time, it’s for the lack of wireless charging, which comes built-in on the South Korean company’s… Read more ›