While many techies consider iOS 9 to be more of an under-the-hood-improvements kind of software update, the new mobile operating system did add a few really cool features that make your overall iOS experience much more enjoyable. With...Show More Summary
In a story that underscores the ever-increasing camera quality on Apple’s iPhones, a TV station in Switzerland recently decided to abandon traditional TV cameras and replace them with iPhones. Originally spotted by PetaPixel, the TVShow More Summary
After revelations last month that Apple chose to use two different A9 chip fabrications in its new iPhone 6s models, a number of benchmarking tests have surfaced to suggest that the TSMC variant may offer longer battery life than its Samsung counterpart. Show More Summary
Smartphone companies copy each other all the time, and that includes Apple. We know, we know. But there’s one vendor that finds itself in the news for copying its top rival a bit more often than most, and there is actual evidence that appeared in court suggesting that Samsung copies Apple more actively than other companies. Show More Summary
Apple will begin selling both the Apple TV and iPad Pro online in “late October” according to a new report from 9to5Mac. Citing reliable sources, the report notes that both devices are not scheduled to arrive in Apple retail stores until early November, but that they would be available online in late October. Show More Summary
The news that Apple dual sourced its A9 chips for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus has been a point of discussion over the past few weeks, especially when new battery tests on the phones pointed towards the TSMC chips outperforming those made by Samsung. Show More Summary
Apple announced that enhanced versions of all seven of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books are now available in the iBooks Store for download on iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Mac. These exclusive editions contain “interactive animations and elaborate artwork” as well as the full original text of the saga. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know today. 1. Amazon is reportedly considering making its own TV service. It has talked to CBS and NBC about carrying their channels. 2. Apple design chief Jony Ive says he can now work on "naughty, under-the-radar activities" now that he's the company's chief design officer. Show More Summary
If you were missing apps in your purchase history, good news—they're coming back! A couple of weeks ago Mac App Store apps disappeared from the purchase history tab, making re-downloads impossible. It was a bug, Apple fixed it, and purchase histories were restored. Show More Summary
Both Facebook and Apple believe they've built a better home for news content on mobile devices—self-contained apps where load times are fast and ads are discreet—but Google isn't going to lie down without a fight.The result is the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project, a new open-source HTML standard... Continue reading
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As ad blocking has gained popularity and news sites have become slower to load, companies like Facebook and Apple recently began offering to host news content on behalf of publishers to improve the experience. The idea of handing off...Show More Summary
John Paczkowski, writing for Buzzfeed last week: In a recent interview with BuzzFeed News, Apple CEO Tim Cook said universal search in Apple TV is not something that the company plans to reserve for key content partners. “At launch we’ll...Show More Summary
Technology giants—Apple, Facebook, Snapchat and now Google—want to take charge of how we get and see news on our phones. Google on Wednesday was the latest company to announce a... To view the full story, click the title link.
U.K. bank Barclays plans to launch support for Apple Pay early next year, according to a customer’s blog post. Mike Jobson wrote Barclays CEO Ashok Vaswani asking when Barclays would make the digital payment method available and he claims...Show More Summary
Google on Wednesday demonstrated a way to make news articles load much faster on mobile Web browsers, as it aims to rival efforts from Facebook, Snapchat and Apple.
Months after recalling the Beats Pill XL over battery overheating concerns, Beats has revealed the Beats Pill+ ($230), the company’s first speaker offering since it was bought by Apple last year. Not yet available for purchase, the Pill+...Show More Summary
In his final report to a U.S. district judge, antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich said Apple has made progress, but persistently raised objections to requests for information, Reuters reports. Bromwich acknowledges that the company has...Show More Summary
On the fourth anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death, ABC News obtained a never-before-seen video of Jobs which depicts a somewhat rare look at the former Apple CEO’s softer side. The video was provided by Apple and is perhaps intended toShow More Summary