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Apple is working with General Electric to create "industrial" applications on iPhone and iPad that'll be used by enterprise customers. This work is yielding, among other things, a new SDK targeted at the Internet of Things. Apple CEO Tim Cook referred to GE as an "ideal partner."
Last month, Apple officially unveiled three new iPhones - iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X. The flagship iPhone X has yet to become available, with expected release date on November 3, while the two iPhone 8 models are already available for purchase. Unfortunately for Apple, the
The charge that Apple is no longer as innovative as it once was under the leadership of Steve Jobs is baseless, says Eddy Cue, Apple's senior VP of internet software and services. The executive spoke about Apple's ongoing innovative streak during an interview with Livemint.
A batch of iPhone X units has left China for the first time, with the devices coming from Foxconn. According to Xinhuanet, the manufacturer shipped 46,500 units from Zhengzhou and Shanghai to the Netherlands and United Arab Emirates, respectively. It's a relatively small batch.
Foldable smartphones are just around the corner and we know that Samsung and ZTE will be among first to release such devices. But they aren't the only ones that are working on foldable smartphones, as even Apple is already preparing foldable iPhones.
Stylus support hasn't been included with Apple's iPhones so far, but it could arrive within the next couple years. According to The Korea Herald, the company is considering a new version of the Apple Pencil for a stylus-ready smartphone that'll debut as early as 2019.
Face ID could entirely replace Touch ID on next year's iPhones, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The analyst's latest investors note indicates Apple is likely to move solely to facial recognition for its mobile biometric security. Face ID will debut on the iPhone X.
The legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple is growing with a new lawsuit filed in China, which Qualcomm hopes will lead to the iPhone being banned in the region. Bloomberg reports the patent-related lawsuit could lead to iPhone manufacturing and sales being blocked.
Apple wants to come out with a foldable iPhone, but it's not working with Samsung on the project. Instead, it has reportedly turned to LG. The Bell says they're working together on a foldable OLED display and LG Innotek will be working on a flexible printed circuit board.
Apple products have made their way into the majority of American households, with 64% of Americans now owning at least one device from the company. According to CNBC's All-America Economic Survey, the average US household has 2.6 products from the ubiquitous tech company.
While we have seen various new smartphones in 2017, it looks like people still like Apple products. According to a research by IHS Markit, the Apple iPhone 7 was the best selling smartphone globally during the first half of 2017. The second place was reserved for another
It is clear that new iPhones are not selling nearly as good as they used to in the past. When it comes to iPhone X, which has yet to be released, things could be even worse for Apple due to production issues. According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the so-called
It'll take Apple's competitors 2.5 years to catch up to the camera technology found in its iPhone X, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Previously, he suggested it'd take 1-2 years for Android phone makers to offer the same functionality. He's updated his estimate.
The FBI doesn't have to disclose the hacking tool it used to break into the iPhone 5C used by Syed Farook, the terrorist responsible for 2015's San Bernardino attack. Judge Tanya Chutkan refused to order the agency to reveal the tool and the company that created it.
Just days after we reported about the iPhone 8 Plus that exploded in Taiwan, or should we say a battery destroyed the shell and pushed out the screen, another owner of the new model experienced the same thing. Because of these reports, Apple has decided to open an
At the moment, Apple is experiencing the bad side of OLED panels that are currently causing delays to its flagship iPhone model. Due to production issues of OLED panels, the iPhone X is not yet available for pre-order and will launch early in November in limited quantities.
Apple is facing pressure from the FCC and others to turn on the FM radio included in every iPhone. FCC chairman Ajit Pai has released a statement stating he hopes the company will "reconsider its position" on the matter in the wake of recent natural disasters.
Apple is giving consumers access to more information about how Face ID works and the degree of privacy protection it affords on a new privacy page. This page also explains some aspects of how apps, Siri, Apple Pay, and Touch ID function on the company's devices.
KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says reports indicating the iPhone 8 is doing poorly have been exaggerated. Although the phone is definitely seeing fewer sales than the iPhone 7, Kuo believes the market has viewed this situation in an "excessively negative" way.
It is known for a while that iPhones are overpriced and nothing has changed with new models. With the release of new models, nothing has changed. In fact, the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are even more expensive, starting at $699 and $799, respectively. For comparison, the