The first-gen iPhone was launched all the way back in 2007. A new book called “The One Device”, written by Brian Merchant, gives readers the chance to relive the years leading up to the iPhone launch.
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications, CRTC, today announced that customers will no longer have to pay carriers to unlock their smartphones starting from December 1.
Most iPhone users are aware that if it is dropped once or twice, the screen is bound to be shattered. This is not necessarily a concern thanks to Apple’s comprehensive coverage plan (limited to a few countries), although getting your broken screen fixed takes quite a bit of time. But that will no longer be the case if a new report is to be believed.
When you buy a second-hand iPhone from somewhere, there’s always a lingering doubt about its history. What if it was stolen and belonged to someone else originally? Apple initially offered a tool which helped customers ascertain if an iPhone belonged to someone else. However, it’s no longer available and has mysteriously disappeared. So what are your options now?
As per a new report, Apple is working heavily on augmented reality and considering the inclusion of a bunch of AR related features for the next iPhone, which is scheduled to launch in September this year.
Richard Bull, a resident of the UK, was found dead in his bath after charging his iPhone through an extension cord outside the bathroom. It is said that the charging adapter and the cable made contact with water and subsequently led to Mr. Bull’s death.
The Federal Trade Commission has said that ‘Breathometer’, which is supposed to measure blood alcohol levels of customers with smartphones, doesn’t exactly perform as described. The results shown by the product and the app weren’t backed up by science, the FTC said.
iPhone fans have been calling out for a new design, and although we’re expected big changes next year, Apple could have something even more special up its sleeve for the future. The company has patented a folding smartphone that can clip onto your clothes.
Apple takes privacy very seriously — much more seriously than most of its rivals — but it seems it’s not quite as innocent as it makes out. A Russian security firm has discovered that the company is pulling call history from every iPhone that has iCloud enabled.
Now that Apple is moving away from traditional USB ports and focusing on the smaller, reversible USB-C connector with its latest Macs, it’s more difficult to connect other devices — such as your iPhone. But do you even connect your iPhone to your Mac anymore?