Siri report card from analyst Gene Munster indicates distinct improvement over the years

Siri report card from analyst Gene Munster indicates distinct improvement over the years

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 4S, they included Siri to make the “S” variant of their popular device stand out. Since then, the digital personal assistant has seen plenty of improvements to make the feature more helpful. A new report wants to show just how much better Siri is doing since 2012.

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Kobe Bryant confirms talks with Apple’s Jony Ive about product design

Kobe Bryant confirms talks with Apple’s Jony Ive about product design

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is one of the most successful players to ever step on the court in the National Basketball Association. The shooting guard is a sixteen-time all-star, five-time NBA champion and one of the highest scorers in the history of the league. But entering his age 36 season, the athlete is approaching retirement and beginning to show interest in other business opportunities. 

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Navigate and Talk Without Taking Your Hands Off The Wheel [Deals Hub]

Navigate and Talk Without Taking Your Hands Off The Wheel [Deals Hub]

It’s important to remember never to text and drive. Using your phone for any purpose while behind the wheel is a risk you shouldn’t take. But we do understand how handy a phone can be while on the road. You can communicate, navigate, and stay entertained without having the phone in your hand. The Universal Car Mount makes it possible, and it’s on sale now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

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Rumor: ‘iPad mini Air’ could be be 30% thinner

Rumor: ‘iPad mini Air’ could be be 30% thinner

The second half of this year is gearing up to be an exciting one if you are a fan of Apple products, as the company is expected to take the wraps off new iPhones, iPads, the so-called “iWatch” and possibly new Macs and beyond. The latest rumors surround the so-called “iPad mini Air,” which is expected to be 30% thinner than its predecessor. 

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Video: New Features and Changes in iOS 8 Beta 4

Video: New Features and Changes in iOS 8 Beta 4

Apple seeded the fourth beta version of iOS 8 to developers yesterday. Apple continues to surprise us by including new features and changes in the beta versions.

To recap, here are some noteworthy new features and improvements we’ve noticed in iOS 8 beta 4:

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Apple denies creating ‘backdoor’ services in iOS for government agencies

Apple denies creating ‘backdoor’ services in iOS for government agencies

Ever since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked documents that reveal how the NSA collects phone records on millions of customers and has software to spy on iOS device owners, major tech companies like Apple have faced an onslaught of criticism and investigation into how the personal information of users is being handled. 

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Chinese vendors accepting online pre-orders for iPhone 6

Chinese vendors accepting online pre-orders for iPhone 6

Talk about jumping the gun. According to the Wall Street Journal, some Chinese vendors on the Alibaba marketplace have already began accepting pre-orders for the oft-rumored iPhone 6. Apple is widely expected to announce the next-generation smartphone in just a few months, alongside the public release of iOS 8. 

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Apple granted comprehensive iWatch patent

Apple granted comprehensive iWatch patent

In what amounts to one of the more telling signs that Apple could be working on the so-called “iWatch” smartwatch, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple with an exhaustive patent for an electronic wristwatch and various possible implementations of the device.

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iPhone 6 reportedly gearing up for mass production, combined orders set to reach 70 to 80 million units

iPhone 6 reportedly gearing up for mass production, combined orders set to reach 70 to 80 million units

Expectations for the iPhone 6 are high, from Apple to consumers, and a new report suggests that Apple has just entered another phase to prepare for those expectations, and that demand.

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Apple begins airing ad for the MacBook Air, calls it the ‘notebook that people love’

Apple begins airing ad for the MacBook Air, calls it the ‘notebook that people love’

The MacBook Air put a new twist on having a thin-and-light notebook, with many companies trying to emulate the success of the Air-branded family. Of course, the MacBook Air lineup has plenty of admiration, and Apple is highlighting that love in a new TV ad.

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