iPhone 2007
A factory-sealed, 4GB original iPhone from 2007 has sold at auction for US$190,373, breaking the record for any iPhone auction sale, according to LCG Auctions, the Louisiana-based auction house who held the sale.
iOS 16
Apple unveiled iOS 16 today, bringing a wealth of new features including the ability to edit messages you already sent in the Messages app, the ability to customize the way your lock screen looks, new automations for sharing pictures in Photo Libraries with friends and a whole lot more.
Researchers from the Technical University (TU) of Darmstadt's Secure Mobile Networking Lab examined the low-power mode (LPM) implementation on iPhones and discovered that it could allow attackers to operate malware even on switched-off iPhones.
Erase iPhone
Apple has published a nice new video, explaining how you can set up your new iPhone by transferring your data from your previous one, and how you can prepare your previous iPhone for Apple Trade-In.
NXP Semiconductors now offers beta Ultra-Wideband (UWB) development tools from its NXP Trimension portfolio that interoperate with the U1 chip in supported Apple products. The beta development tools will allow developers to kick-start the design of innovative applications that interact with UWB enabled Apple products including iPhone and Apple Watch, unleashing the ability to create more precise, directionally aware app experiences.
iOS 12
Apple has increased the cellular download limit of iOS for iPhones and iPads from 150 MB to 200 MB. The maximum has been 150 MB since September 2017, but now the company is upping the limit to give users more flexibility, meaning they can now download big apps, games, and even video podcasts over a cellular connection.
iPhone 7 Battery
Apple issued its first revenue guidance revision in over a decade in part due to soft iPhone sales. Apple placed most of the blame on weakness in the great China area, which was compounded by the country's trade war with the United States.
BBM for iPhone
Creative Media Works has announced the latest update to BBM for iPhone, which brings the ability to send images or videos without compression, voice notes & large messages support in groups, new image and video viewer in groups and iPhone X support.
Android Pay
Google has continued the expansion of Android Pay, as the company launched its mobile payments system in Belgium. Users will be able to pay at over 85,000 retail locations with Android Pay, including Carrefour, McDonald's, Media Markt, H&M, and more.
Apple today introduced iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus featuring new advanced camera systems that take pictures like never before, more power and performance with the best battery life ever in an iPhone.
Apple has released the third iOS 10 public beta. Members of Apple's Beta Software Program can download the previews now on registered devices, or simply update on the phone from public beta 2.
Apple today previewed iOS 10, featuring a huge update to Messages that delivers more expressive and animated ways to message friends and family.
Samsung have officially unveiled the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge. The S7 and S7 edge are similar in many respects, except the former has a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED Quad HD screen and the latter a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED Quad HD screen — both offering 2560×1440 resolution.
eBay PayPal
BlackBerry recently released updates to BBM for Android, BBM for BlackBerry and BBM for iOS which brought Paypal payments via BBM to Canada. This confused many beta users as betas had already implemented Paypal not only to the UK but to the UA, France, Germany, Italy, South Africa and Spain.
Apple has sent out invitations for this year's iPhone event. The tag line reads "Hey Siri, give us a hint!". It is of course expected that hint will include the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and possibly the new Apple TV.
Apple Pay UK
Apple Pay has officially launched in the UK. Apple Pay will allow iPhone users to "tap-and-pay" with their smartphones and Apple Watch for the first time, marking the first time the software will be available outside the US.
Apple today announced Apple Watch will be available in Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan beginning Friday, June 26 from the Apple Online Store, Apple’s retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers.
Apple will announce Q2 FY15 earnings on April 27, 2015. Apple will provide live audio streaming of its FY 15 Second Quarter Results Conference Call using Apple’s industry-leading QuickTime multimedia software.
You have probably heard of the iTunescard, also called the iTunes voucher. With these vouchers you can buy your favorite music and movies in the iTunes Store. But did you know that you can also use the iTunes vouchers in the App Store and iBooks Store?
Apple has released a public beta for iOS 8.3 OS. This is the first time Apple is inviting non-developers to test a forthcoming iPhone software release.
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Creating a new standard for design, craftsmanship and performance, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge seamlessly blend premium materials with the most advanced Samsung technology to offer consumers an unmatched mobile experience.
Flipboard has announced that it is adding Topics support for UK and Indian users of the application. Originally introduced in October, 2014, Flipboard Topics allow users to easily follow news and views from hundreds of sources that are available on the application.