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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.