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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.

Bentley once again uses iPhones to shoot latest ad

Bentley once again uses iPhones to shoot latest ad

Bentley last year created quite a buzz when it completely shot the ad for its new vehicle — the Mulsanne — on an iPhone 5s and then edited it on the iPad Air.

Analyst iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus predictions: Force Touch, 12-megapixel camera, A9 chip with 2GB RAM

Analyst iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus predictions: Force Touch, 12-megapixel camera, A9 chip with 2GB RAM

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a decent track record when it comes to Apple predictions, is back with some exciting information about the upcoming iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. In addition to Force Touch technology, the devices are expected to have faster CPUs, more RAM, and better cameras.

Apple grabs more smartphone market share in U.S. as iPhone success continues

Apple grabs more smartphone market share in U.S. as iPhone success continues

The larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus continue to be a success among U.S. consumers, helping Apple increase its share of the smartphone market once again. The Cupertino company saw its share increase 1% in comScore’s latest figures, while rival Samsung’s dropped 1.4%.

Apple patent hints at future iPhones with two rear-facing cameras

Apple patent hints at future iPhones with two rear-facing cameras

We’ve seen smartphones with two rear-facing cameras before; last year’s HTC One M8 is the first that springs to mind, and the company’s old Evo 3D used two sensors for snapping 3D images. According to a new Apple patent, future iPhones could get them, too, to bring you better photos.