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You've likely heard the phrase, 'If you can't do the time, don't do the crime', which dates back to at least the 1970s and has been repeated countless times since, even in an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants. A couple of 33-year-old Chinese nationals—Haotian Sun of Baltimore, Maryland and Pengfei of Germantown... Read more...
Apple is now on the record that a piece of advice given as gospel, that a wet phone needs to be chucked into a container with some rice to save it, is something that should be actively avoided. The iPhone maker says that users shouldn’t put an “iPhone in a bag of rice. Doing so could allow small particles of rice to... Read more...
Has your iPhone been mangling your text when it tries to predict what you're typing? I know that mine has, along with millions of other iPhone owners, and it's all caused by Apple's first attempt at improving the keyboard experience in iOS 17. Of course, iOS 17 launched five months ago, so this has been something that... Read more...
Unsurprisingly, Apple has been experimenting with prototype foldable clamshell iPhones that fold width-wise. With Samsung, Google, and OnePlus—in the US, at least—already making headways into that niche market, it would be silly for Cupertino NOT to be playing around with the idea of a foldable iPhone either. Here's... Read more...
Ming-Chi Kuo, a prominent analyst at TF International Securities who often focuses on Apple, has a dour outlook for the company’s upcoming iPhone 16. Kuo lays out several challenges that Apple’s smartphones will face once they release, including the increasing prevalence of AI along with changes in what prospective... Read more...
Apple has maintained an iron grip on iPhone apps since it first rolled out the App Store in 2008, but the EU aims to change that. The European Union's Digital Markets Act (DMA) is forcing Apple to open up iOS software, but it's doing so in possibly the most obnoxious way it can. Some major tech firms, including... Read more...
Apple’s upcoming iOS 18, codenamed Crystal, is being billed as the biggest update in the history of the iconic iPhone. This report comes in the midst of the tech titan having to make major changes to its App Store in Europe and the onslaught of AI advancements from competitors. Apple analyst Mark Bloomberg believes... Read more...
One would think that Apple being forced by the European Union (EU) to support sideloading apps and outside payment systems for its App Store would be music to Spotify's ears. Alas, one would be wrong. That's because even though Apple is legally required to comply, it's doing so in a way that is drawing ire from... Read more...
Apple might be the top smartphone brand as it relates to market share after edging out Samsung for the distinction, but it isn't celebrating by cutting prices or offering new promotions to keep the momentum going. In fact, the Cupertino outfit just shuffled its trade-in values on iPhones, Apple Watches, Macs, and... Read more...
On a normal flight, you might flip your phone to airplane mode and enjoy some content or go to sleep. That plan might change if the side emergency escape door gets blown off, depressurizing the plane in the blink of an eye at 16,000 feet. Further, it might ruin cut short the content you're watching as you are going... Read more...
There have been a few times in recent memory that Apple has gotten into some trouble with its business practices, but none were so egregious as the “batterygate” scandal, which happened a few iPhone generations back. With this incident, though, Apple was served and agreed to pay a $500 million class action settlement... Read more...
There's a cool new accessory that will give your iPhone 14 and 15 a physical keyboard just like an old-school Blackberry. Ideal for typists who lament using on-screen keyboards, Clicks Creator is available now... as long as you can stomach the price.  Targeted at creative folks with plenty of cash to burn, the... Read more...
Apple is currently working on the successor to iOS 17.2, which promises some great new features. However, the Cupertino-based company must first solve an issue that was incurred by early adopters of the second beta releases for iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3, which caused a number of devices to be stuck in a boot... Read more...
Microsoft has spent most of the last couple of decades playing catchup in an number of key growth markets. Microsoft, however, is now in a leadership position in the AI space thanks in part to its partnership with OpenAI. The company's GPT-infused Copilot has popped up in Windows, Office, Bing, Edge, and now it's on... Read more...
Piper Sandler’s 46th semi-annual 'Taking Stock with Teens' survey is officially out, and it shows Apple continues to dominate the smartphone market with this age group. As far as food goes, Chick-fil-A continues to be the big winner among fast food brands for Generation Z. It’s impressive just how dominant Apple... Read more...
The iPhone is by far Apple’s most popular product, but the Cupertino giant will look to make 2024 a banner year for other devices, too. According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the company is going to focus on AirPods, Apple Vision Pro, and Apple Watch. Meanwhile, the iPhone will remain mostly the same as the prior... Read more...
Apple has included a key iOS security change with its latest iOS 17.3 beta for iPhone users aimed at keeping potential thieves from accessing pertinent personal data. When the new Stolen Device Protection feature is toggled on, it makes it to where the user has to use Face ID or Touch ID to gain access to critical... Read more...
It didn’t take long for Apple to figure out a way to block a new Android app designed to circumvent its blue bubble of solitude, a move that promptly caught the ire of a US Senator. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts put the tech giant on blast via her X/Twitter account following the news of Apple blocking the... Read more...
Apple iPhone users should check whether their phone harbors an unassuming keyboard app in Settings. There's a new third-party keyboard that's designed to collect everything they type and send that information to cybercriminals. British cybersecurity company Certo Software just detailed how keyboard-based iPhone... Read more...
As Android smartphone owners wait for Apple to implement RCS support to its iPhones, they can take advantage of an app called Beeper Mini that will get rid of the green bubbles when texting with an iPhone user. Beeper Mini: Chat With iPhones brings many of the features of iMessage to an Android phone, and without... Read more...
A couple was sadly robbed and had their truck stolen in a pair of brazen thieves right outside their Washington D.C. apartment. While occurrences like this happen way too often, what's bizarre about this theft was in the midst of the robbing, the perpetrators took one look at the victim's Android phone and decided to... Read more...
If you've acquired a new Apple product recently this shopping season, you'll want to pay special attention to the latest critical update that has been released. While the plethora of new iPhone, iPad, and Mac buyers are enjoying their brand new devices, a potential danger lurks underneath.  Apple has a new patch... Read more...
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