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Apple Invents Compact Telephoto Lens System for iPhone That Folds Away

Apple Invents Compact Telephoto Lens System for iPhone That Folds Away

If you want a smartphone with an optical zoom lens, you have to settle for a bulky device with a huge hump in its back. But a new Apple invention for a compact telephoto lens that folds away when not in use could change that for future iPhones.

Apple Reveals the Average iPhone is Unlocked 80 Times a Day

Apple Reveals the Average iPhone is Unlocked 80 Times a Day

iPhone addiction is real. You might not think you use your device a lot, but you might be surprised by how much you check it throughout the day. According to Apple, the average iPhone unlocks their handset 80 times every single day.

Hacker Demonstrates Ability to Snoop on iPhone Calls and Text Messages, Track User Location

Hacker Demonstrates Ability to Snoop on iPhone Calls and Text Messages, Track User Location

Apple takes security and privacy seriously, which gives us peace of mind when we buy a device like the iPhone. But they’re not immune to hacking and snooping. To prove this, German hacker Karsten Nohl demonstrated his ability to snoop on phone calls and text messages during an episode of the CBS show 60 Minutes.

Apple Recovered $40 Million in Gold From Recycled Devices Last Year

Apple Recovered $40 Million in Gold From Recycled Devices Last Year

Apple’s recycling push might not be solely about protecting the environment. It seems used devices can also mean big money, with the company recovering an estimated $40 million worth of gold from recycled iPhones, iPads, Macs, and other devices.

Huawei Hopes to Outperform Apple in China Within 3 Years

Huawei Hopes to Outperform Apple in China Within 3 Years

Huawei is hoping that it can surpass Apple in the China smartphone market within three years. The company, which is based in China, also hopes to outperform Samsung within five. Its aim for 2016 is to ship 140 million devices worldwide. 

Exploit That Let FBI into Terrorist’s iPhone Unlikely to Be Shared with Apple

Exploit That Let FBI into Terrorist’s iPhone Unlikely to Be Shared with Apple

The iPhone exploit that allowed the FBI to access an iPhone 5c used by terror suspect Syed Farook is unlikely to be shared with Apple, according to a new report. It is thought the flaw was found by a private company that maintains ownership of it.

Apple Watch and iPhone are Teens’ Favorite Smart Devices

Apple Watch and iPhone are Teens’ Favorite Smart Devices

Apple Watch is the smartwatch favored by teens, while the iPhone continues to be the most popular smartphone, according to surveys carried out by Piper Jaffray. A whopping 75 percent of teens who own an iPhone said their next device will also be made by Apple.

Apple’s Plan to Sell Used iPhones in India Faces Backlash

Apple’s Plan to Sell Used iPhones in India Faces Backlash

Apple’s bid to increase its success in India by selling used iPhones hasn’t been well-received by local companies, who are concerned that the move will increase the amount of electronic waste and jeopardize their future. Industry executives are now fighting Apple’s plan.

Can’t Activate iPhone or iPad After Installing iOS 9.3 Software Update? Here’s How to Fix It

Can’t Activate iPhone or iPad After Installing iOS 9.3 Software Update? Here’s How to Fix It

If you’ve updated to iOS 9.3 and you’re having trouble activating your iPhone or iPad, don’t worry. You’re not the only one with this problem, and fortunately, there are a couple of workarounds that should fix it. Here’s what you can try.

Download Apple’s Exclusive ‘Environmental’ Wallpapers for iPhone and iPad

Download Apple’s Exclusive ‘Environmental’ Wallpapers for iPhone and iPad

Apple is continuing its pro-environment push by offering iOS users three exclusive wallpapers with an environmental theme. The images come days after its big keynote, during which it updated us on its environment plans and introduced us to Liam, its iPhone recycling robot.