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Apple Reportedly Extending iPhone’s Major Upgrade Cycle to Three Years

Apple Reportedly Extending iPhone’s Major Upgrade Cycle to Three Years

A report from Nikkei claims that Apple is extending the iPhone’s full-product cycle from two to three years. Up until now, the company has launched a major refresh of the iPhone every two years, with the minor ‘S’ upgrade in the following year focusing on speed and camera improvements.

New Report Finds Android Smartphones Crash a Lot More Than iPhones

New Report Finds Android Smartphones Crash a Lot More Than iPhones

Android smartphones might look like they’re faster and smoother than the iPhone on paper, but in real world use, that couldn’t be further from the truth. A new study has found Android smartphones crash a lot more than iPhones, and Samsung’s are the most unstable.

Apple Unable to Restore Data From Lost Teen’s iPhone

Apple Unable to Restore Data From Lost Teen’s iPhone

Apple has been unable to restore data contained on an iPhone belonging to a teen that was lost at sea. The family of Austin Stephanos, who went missing with friend Perry Cohen, were hoping the device could provide vital information that may help track them down.

29-Year Study Finds Our Cellphones Aren’t Giving Us Brain Cancer

29-Year Study Finds Our Cellphones Aren’t Giving Us Brain Cancer

Remember when cellphones really took off and everyone was worried they’d fry our brains? Well, it turns out we have nothing to worry about. A 29-year study has found there’s no link between cellphones and brain cancer.

App Store Currently Affected by Widespread Search Issues [Updated]

App Store Currently Affected by Widespread Search Issues [Updated]

Can’t find popular apps in the App Store? You’re not the only one. Widespread search issues are currently preventing a large number of titles from showing up in search results for many users around the world.

LAPD Hacks Into ‘Shield’ Actor’s iPhone 5s for Murder Investigation

LAPD Hacks Into ‘Shield’ Actor’s iPhone 5s for Murder Investigation

The Los Angeles Police Department has successfully hacked into an iPhone 5s belonging to the wife of The Shield actor Michael Jace as part of a murder investigation, according to a report from Los Angeles Times, which cites a search warrant filed with the court.

iOS 9.3.2 Beta 4 Speed Test Shows Small Speed Improvements on Older iPhones

iOS 9.3.2 Beta 4 Speed Test Shows Small Speed Improvements on Older iPhones

Apple rolled out its fourth iOS 9.3.2 beta on Tuesday, and while it may not be in its final form yet, it’s already showing some performance improvements over iOS 9.3.1 on older iPhones. See them for yourself in the speed tests below.

FBI Disclosed iPhone Vulnerability to Apple on April 14

FBI Disclosed iPhone Vulnerability to Apple on April 14

The FBI has confirmed that it informed Apple of a vulnerability in its iPhone software on April 14. It’s thought to be the first time the bureau has disclosed a flaw to Apple as part of the so-called Vulnerability Equities Process.

Highlights from Apple’s Q2 2016 Earnings

Highlights from Apple’s Q2 2016 Earnings

Apple announced its Q2 2016 earnings, and as expected, the results were a mixed bag. Decline was the buzzword for the day with the strong performances of the Services division offset by a drop in iOS device sales. To find out more about Apple’s quarterly performance, read on for our easy-to-digest summary of the earnings report and subsequent conference call.

New Indian Law States the iPhone Must Provide a ‘Panic Button’ From 2017

New Indian Law States the iPhone Must Provide a ‘Panic Button’ From 2017

India has signed a new law that demands all smartphones, including the iPhone, must provide a “panic button” feature from January 1, 2017. The move will allow users to notify the nearest security agency when they are in trouble.