Apple fighting iPhone 6, 6 Plus copycat claim in Beijing

Apple, which has long accused competitors of copying the look of its iPhone, is getting the same treatment. Little-known Chinese company Shenzhen Baili claims that Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus look too much like its own 100C phone. Last month, Beijing’s intellectual property regulator responded to the accusation by ordering a ban on […]

Samsung sold more high-end smartphones in India than Apple

After facing fierce competition from Chinese and local smartphone brands in India, Samsung has improved its product lineup and its Galaxy J series has become a best-seller in the country. A new report now claims that the South Korean smartphone giant is doing better than expected in the premium smartphone segment. According to a new […]

Apple invites WWDC 2016 scholarship winners to June 12 orientation

People who won a scholarship to attend Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June are now being invited to attend a special orientation session on the Sunday before the conference, June 12. The orientation begins at 11 a.m. Pacific time, and will run until 5 p.m., Apple said in a message sent to scholarship holders. On […]

The MacBook Air might be dying, but that’s a good thing

A new report suggests that Apple plans to kill off the MacBook Air line this year, and focus instead on the 12-inch Retina MacBook and slimmer-than-ever MacBook Pro models. The company is yet to announce its 2016 MacBook lineup soon, but this new report is in line with what a previous rumor claimed – that […]

iOS 9.3 isn’t out yet, but this new app will give your iPhone its best new feature

Apple’s next major update of its popular mobile platform is still at least a couple of weeks away from being released, but you don’t have to wait another minute to begin enjoying its best new feature. Or, at least some functionality very similar to iOS 9.3’s best new feature. Sure you can join the public […]

Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s: Which phone can survive these brutal drop tests?

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge have begun shipping early, which means some people have already started dropping them against concrete to assess their built quality and resistance to breaks. And what better device to pit them against than their archenemy, the iPhone 6s? YouTube channel EverythingApplePro put a Galaxy S7 edge and iPhone […]

Apple says no to GovOS: FBI’s demands conflict with U.S. law and the Constitution

Apple has hired Geneva-based Frederic Jacobs, one of the world’s leading advocates for end-to-end encryption, and the developer of Edward Snowden-endorsed iOS messaging app Signal, to its Core OS Security team. This team oversees the framework for developers to access certificates, private and public keys, and cryptographic keys, which stores user data without exposing it […]

Real world iPhone 6s adoption data contradicts Apple supplier channel check rumors

The product mix of iPhone models in Apple’s real world installed base of users shows smooth adoption of iPhone 6s models and no evidence of a decline in demand that would require unexpected production cuts. This publicly available data severely undercuts the supply chain rumors supporting a narrative of “Peak iPhone” and reactionary order slashing. […]

Apple’s secret display lab could be testing an OLED alternative

Yesterday we learned that Apple was developing its own new display technology at a “secret laboratory” in Taiwan. Now a new report claims to reveal exactly what the Cupertino company is up to. According to DigiTimes, Apple is likely focused on developing micro-LED displays, an emerging technology that’s expected to compete directly with OLED. Micro-LED […]

GoPro shares surge more than 10% after Apple acquisition speculation

Shares of action cam maker GoPro jumped 16% on Thursday after market analysts speculated that the company may be an acquisition target for Apple. GoPro shares opened at $17.25 and rose as high as $19.56 on Thursday before closing at $18.83. The spike began when FBR Capital Markets and Co. research analyst Daniel Ives listed […]