Apple has never shied away from waving goodbye to aging standards and technologies, having helped kill off the floppy disk, FireWire, and more recently the optical drive. Next on its hit list is the 3.5mm headphone jack, which will be dropped from the iPhone 7, according to a recent rumor.
Why it makes sense for Apple to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack for the all-in-one Lightning connector in iPhone 7
Apple has invented an automated iPhone bumper system that doubles as a flotation device, with retractable shock absorbers made from buoyant materials. The invention is detailed in a patent that was first published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced major improvements that are coming to Bluetooth in 2016, and you can expect to see them making their way to future Apple devices like the iPhone 7 — and some existing ones as well. Not only is Bluetooth going to get faster, but it will also boast better range, and become more intelligent for smart devices.
Verizon has asked the FCC to allow it to enable Wi-Fi calling on its network. The move comes just weeks after AT&T was granted a waiver by the regulatory body, allowing it to offer Wi-Fi calling to its customers for the first time.
Apple began accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus on September 12th, and has received an unprecedented number of orders for the launch weekend.
How many times have you been saved by your iPhone when you need help? One Fresno State student is even more grateful for his after it stopped a bullet during an armed robbery on campus.
New hydrogen battery technology developed by British firm Intelligent Energy allows the iPhone 6 to run for a whole week in between charges. The company is rumored to be working closely with Apple to move the technology forward.