Mary Meeker’s latest Internet Trends Report for KPCB is out, and it doesn’t deliver good news for Apple. For the first time ever, iOS is expected to suffer a decline in global smartphone shipments during 2016, while Android will continue to see good growth.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.