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 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.
Apple’s mission to make the world a greater place means it’s more environmentally friendly than most Silicon Valley giants. So much so that it built an amazing iPhone disassembly robot called Liam that pulls apart old devices to salvage the parts for recycling.
An iPhone 6 caused panic on an Alaska Air flight this week after bursting into flames 90 minutes away from landing. Anna Crail, a college sophomore, was watching a movie on her device en route to Hawaii when flames began “shooting out” of it.
Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt can probably have all the Nexus smartphones he wants absolutely free, but it seems he’s not interested in those. During a recent trip to South Korea, Schmidt was caught snapping photos on an iPhone.
Apple’s recent court victory suggests it is slowly but surely winning its battle to maintain iPhone privacy in the U.S., but it may not be so successful elsewhere. France is threatening to fine the Cupertino €1 million ($1.08 million) for every iPhone it refuses to unlock.
Apple, with its new iOS 9.3 upgrade, appears to have added a feature for IT administrators that could upset a lot of employees. According to a PDF on the company’s Developer Center, employers will be able to dictate where app icons sit on company iPhone home screens.