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 […]

iOS 9.3.2 beta 2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch released

Apple just released the second beta for iOS 9.3.2, software that it’s currently testing for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. According to 9to5Mac, the new beta isn’t as major as other releases and should primarily focus on “Dictionary, iBooks, Safari, and Simulator.” The most recent consumer-facing release of iOS was iOS 9.3, which added […]

Skype, Snapchat, other iOS apps add 3D Touch commands, Apple blocks weight scale app

With Skype for iPhone, users can now press down on the app’s homescreen icon to display a range of Quick Actions. Inside the app users can “peek” into shared locations, photos, contacts and URLs, as well as recent conversations, displaying instant messages or live video calls. The latest Snapchat update adds a pair of Quick […]

Leak: This is HTC’s iPhone

Samsung created a top secret 132-page document to show its engineers how to copy the iPhone pixel by pixel, and the company still never managed to pull off anything that was anywhere near as shameless as the iPhone ripoff HTC is about to unveil. Seriously… just look at this thing. We’ve seen a number of […]

iPhone 6s: Everything we expect to see in Apple’s next-gen iPhones

In about 24 hours, Tim Cook will take the stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California and officially unveil Apple’s next-gen iPhone lineup. Likely to be called the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus, Apple’s upcoming iPhones promise to deliver a number of compelling new features that should keep the […]

Google Maps for iPhone was just updated – here are 5 big changes

Google certainly had a big day on Tuesday, having unveiled a new logo along with some other updates. Beyond its new logo though, the company also updated a few of its most popular apps, including Google Maps for the iPhone and iPad. Hundreds of millions of iOS users enjoy Google Maps on their iOS devices […]

Apple patents smart smoke detection system for iPhone

According to a patent granted to Apple on Tuesday, iPhones, iPads and other branded equipment could one day sport onboard smoke detection hardware to alert users, and interested parties, of a potentially dangerous situation. Apple’s U.S. Patent No. 9,123,221 for “Wireless device networks with smoke detection capabilities,” as issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark […]

Windows 10: more Microsoft apps are coming to Android and iPhone

  After cutting 7,800 staff and taking a $7.6bn loss on its Windows Phone division, Microsoft’s chief executive Satya Nadella intends to ramp up the company’s invasion of iPhone and Android with its apps and services. While the write-down has been seen as effectively neutering the remainder of the smartphone business Microsoft bought from Nokia […]

Apple reportedly preps biggest iPhone order ever for new devices

  Apple plans to build more iPhones than ever before for the new models expected later this year, according to a report. The Cupertino, Calif., smartphone giant has asked suppliers in Asia to make 85 million to 90 million units of two new iPhones with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens for release later this year, according […]

Next generation iPhone with Force Touch already being built

  Apple suppliers have allegedly begun manufacturing iPhones with Force Touch, technology that was first introduced in the Apple Watch. Bloomberg on Friday said Force Touch will be a marquee feature of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, devices that are expected to be unveiled later this year. The report lines up with a previous […]