Tag Archives: iphone

FBI won’t be forced to reveal San Bernardino iPhone hacking tool

The Associated Press, USA Today and Vice News have failed in their attempt to reveal the hacking tool the FBI used to access San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook's iPhone.

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iPhone 8 Plus battery expansion: Apple investigating details

It would appear that the iPhone 8 Plus may have a manufacturing problem on its hands – maybe, possibly. Two and possibly three separate events seem to have appeared in which the iPhone 8 Plus’s display has popped up from its sides. Sort of like a warped piece of wood popping up from a outdoor deck, or a plastic tupperware … Continue reading

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Apple acquires AI tech that seeks to understand your photos

At WWDC this year, Apple announced that iOS11 would have a new and improved Photos app, thanks in part to machine learning and AI. Apparently some of the advancements in this technology could be due to the acquisition of Regaind, a French startup tha...

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Drone ban for Statue of Liberty and other popular destinations inbound

In what marks a new first for the administration, the FAA will ban civilians and companies from operating drones in and around major Department of Interior destinations throughout the US.

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iPhone 8, Galaxy S8 face off in a blender

Most, but definitely not all, of the smartphone torture durability tests you see on YouTube are meant to mentally prepare users for the fate that awaits them should they accidentally drop, or scratch, or burn, their precious device. But how often do you accidentally drop your phone inside the swirling metal mass of death known as a blander? Probably never, … Continue reading

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This iOS 11 setting isn’t new, but it is essential

It’s not strictly new, but this iOS setting just changed the way I use apps, download apps, and keep apps to use in the future. This isn’t the way I used to do things – I’d usually test and app until a “would you PLZ rate our app, THX” popup occurred, then I’d delete the app immediately

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iPhone 8 Plus is now DxOMark’s highest rated phone camera

Camera benchmark specialists DxO just recently revised their testing procedures and ratings to make room for modern smartphone camera features. And that update may have just given Apple the advantage to reclaim the title of King of Smartphone Cameras

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Apple says iPhone 3D Touch multitasking gesture will return in iOS 11

On iOS 10, the iPhone had two ways of bringing up the multitasking feature for quickly switching between apps: the commonly known double-tap of the home button, or a 3D Touch gesture that used a firm press on the left edge of the screen.

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The $2,000 iPhone is coming

Like many, I was unsurprised and generally unmoved by the iPhone X. We can blame leaks for that.

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Apple’s former GPU maker Imagination agrees to £550 million sale

Losing Apple as a customer can be rough for a supplier, as Imagination Technologies found out.

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