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Beijing police shut down counterfeit iPhone factory

Beijing police shut down counterfeit iPhone factory

Beijing police have closed down a counterfeit iPhone factory that has produced more than 41,000 knockoff handsets worth as much as 120 million yuan ($19 million). Nine people have also been arrested in connection with the operation.

15 interesting facts we learned from Apple’s Q3 2015 earnings call

15 interesting facts we learned from Apple’s Q3 2015 earnings call

Apple announced its Q3 2015 earnings on Tuesday, and as always, there is lots to take away. So that you don’t have to trawl through all the reports to catch up, we’ve put together a handy list of 15 interesting facts that’ll teach you all you need to know.

iOS devices match Windows PC sales for the first time

iOS devices match Windows PC sales for the first time

Apple reported during its earnings call on Tuesday that a combined total of 57.9 million iPhones and iPads were sold in Q3 2015, which means that for the first time in the history of the iOS platform, it is matching sales of all Windows PCs put together.

iPhone thief revealed in accidental selfie

iPhone thief revealed in accidental selfie

A burglar is being hunted by police after taking an accidental selfie on a stolen iPhone. The man is believed to have activated video recording inadvertently while carrying out the robbery in Los Angeles.

Eight years ago today, Apple launched the iPhone

Eight years ago today, Apple launched the iPhone

Oh how time flies. Today marks a momentous anniversary for Apple and its iPhone lineup, and a considerable shift in an entire industry.

‘Shot on iPhone’ campaign earns Apple top Outdoor Lions prize at Cannes Festival

‘Shot on iPhone’ campaign earns Apple top Outdoor Lions prize at Cannes Festival

Apple’s ‘Shot on iPhone‘ campaign, which showcases photos and videos taken on an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, scooped the top prize in the Outdoor Lions category at the Cannes Grand Prix Festival this week.

Two-day-old iPhone 6 ‘explodes’ while owner was on a call

Two-day-old iPhone 6 ‘explodes’ while owner was on a call

A two-day-old iPhone 6 allegedly exploded in Gurgaon, India, while its owner was on a call. Fortunately for him, he was using the handset’s speakerphone at the time, and he was able to throw the device out of his car window when he noticed sparks coming out of it.

iPhone’s text bug also affects Twitter and Snapchat

iPhone’s text bug also affects Twitter and Snapchat

The iPhone bug that causes Messages to crash and forces a reboot when a certain string of text is received also breaks Twitter and Snapchat, it has been found. If the same message is received by one of these apps and notifications are enabled, it has exactly the same affect.

New policy could prevent Apple from selling iPhones with two-year AT&T contracts

New policy could prevent Apple from selling iPhones with two-year AT&T contracts

AT&T is reportedly gearing up to make major changes to its smartphone sales policy which could prevent third-party retailers from selling handsets on two-year contracts. The move could mean that you won’t be able to get your next iPhone on AT&T from an Apple Store.

President Obama used someone else’s iPhone to send his first tweet

President Obama used someone else’s iPhone to send his first tweet

Barack Obama was given his own Twitter account on Monday, six years after becoming President, and he promptly published his first tweet. The greeting was sent from an iPhone, but according to the White House, it wasn’t Obama’s own device.