Future iPhones might be able to detect smudged displays

Future iPhones might be able to detect smudged displays

Apple today filed a patent that describes a patent which prevents the iPhone from turning off the display when it is smudged. 

OS X El Capitan beta 6 includes more references to a 21.5-inch 4K iMac

OS X El Capitan beta 6 includes more references to a 21.5-inch 4K iMac

Apple’s latest OS X El Capitan beta, which was seeded to registered developers on Monday, includes yet more references to a 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display. The discovery comes days after a reliable analyst reported that Apple will refresh its iMac lineup this quarter.

Twitter trials dedicated News tab inside its iOS app

Twitter trials dedicated News tab inside its iOS app

Twitter has begun trialing a dedicated News tab inside its mobile apps, which makes it easier to find breaking news. The experimental section appears in the middle of the app’s navigation bar on iOS, but it’s currently only available to a select few.

Report: iPhone 6c to use advanced ‘FinFET’ chips, launch in Q2 2016

Report: iPhone 6c to use advanced ‘FinFET’ chips, launch in Q2 2016

Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6c will take advantage of advanced “FinFET” processors to deliver increased performance alongside greater power efficiency, a new report claims. But the device won’t be launching this fall as originally anticipated.

Australian carrier Telstra giving away free 12-month Apple Music subscription with Go Mobile plans

Australian carrier Telstra giving away free 12-month Apple Music subscription with Go Mobile plans

The largest carrier in Australia, Telstra, today announced that it would be giving bundling a 12-month subscription of Apple Music with its 12 or 24 month Go Mobile Plan on iPhone.

Apple seeds OS X El Capitan beta 6 to developers

Apple seeds OS X El Capitan beta 6 to developers

Ever since June, when Apple officially unveiled OS X El Capitan, the next iteration of Apple’s desktop operating system, betas have been trickling out.

Daily App Deals: Save on games and productivity tools such as Broken Age, Status Board and more (August 3)

Daily App Deals: Save on games and productivity tools such as Broken Age, Status Board and more (August 3)

We have some great apps for you today that are discounted for a short duration in the App Store, including Broken Age, Status Board and others. Some deals may expire quickly — even on the same day of this post. If there is a discounted app that you like, grab it while it is still on sale.

The first firmware worm, ‘Thunderstrike 2,’ capable of infecting Macs has been created by researchers

The first firmware worm, ‘Thunderstrike 2,’ capable of infecting Macs has been created by researchers

Earlier this year, an exploit known as “Thunderstrike” made waves, and now the name is resurfacing thanks to a newly-created threat to Macs.

Nico Gerard’s Pinnacle Collection lets you attach an Apple Watch to the strap, now up for pre-order

Nico Gerard’s Pinnacle Collection lets you attach an Apple Watch to the strap, now up for pre-order

The Apple Watch is a device worthy of its own strap, especially when connected to one of the metal bands, or even the leather options, that Apple has on offer.

Top 5 Flight Simulators for iPhone

Top 5 Flight Simulators for iPhone

Some genres of game transcend computing platforms, persisting from generation to generation. ‘Flight Simulator’ was one of the very first PC games and similar ways to get up in the virtual air have existed on every computing platform, desktop or mobile, ever since. iOS offers a wide range of possible titles (over 100 in all) in the Store – but where should you start? What, after extensive testing, are the top 5 flight simulation games on the platform?