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A $34 dongle helps the iPhone in conducting HIV tests with ELISA like accuracy

A $34 dongle helps the iPhone in conducting HIV tests with ELISA like accuracy

An intelligent team of biomedical engineers at Columbia University have developed a $34 dongle that connects to the iPhone and is capable of detecting HIV and syphilis. 

iPhone thefts are falling in big cities thanks to Activation Lock

iPhone thefts are falling in big cities thanks to Activation Lock

Thanks to their high resale value, iPhones have always been a big target for pickpockets and thieves. But in big cities like New York and San Francisco, iPhone thefts are falling drastically, all because of Activation Lock.

Apple to ban accessory makers who design cases for the iPhone and iPad based on rumors and leaks

Apple to ban accessory makers who design cases for the iPhone and iPad based on rumors and leaks

Just before the launch of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus in fall 2014, Apple demanded that all leading case and accessory makers for its devices sign an agreement that prevents them from creating cases and covers for upcoming Apple devices based on leaks and rumors. 

Rumor: iPhone 6s to feature an 8-megapixel camera yet again

Rumor: iPhone 6s to feature an 8-megapixel camera yet again

We have heard quite a bit of rumors about the iPhone 6s featuring a dual-lens camera that will give it a huge jump in image quality. However, according to analyst Jeff Pu, Apple will be once again using an 8MP sensor on the iPhone 6s. 

This is how the Chinese game the iOS App Store rankings

This is how the Chinese game the iOS App Store rankings

The above image, which shows a Chinese lady sitting in front of hundreds of iPhone 5cs’, has gone viral on Chinese social media websites. The image shows how the Chinese are gaming the rating system of the App Store. 

Here’s everything you need to know about unlocking your iPhone from February 11

Here’s everything you need to know about unlocking your iPhone from February 11

If you live in the United States and are using an iPhone or any other smartphone that is locked to its carrier, here’s some good news for you. Starting from February 11, you will be easily able to unlock your phone through your carrier. 

Obama wanted to buy a ‘boatload of Apple stock’ after seeing the original iPhone

Obama wanted to buy a ‘boatload of Apple stock’ after seeing the original iPhone

When Apple launched the original iPhone back in 2007, it managed to wow a lot of people. While there were others who dissed the phone, it was praised by many, including President Obama, who got a sneak peek at the handset before its public announcement.

iPhone beats Android in U.S. smartphone sales for the first time in three years

iPhone beats Android in U.S. smartphone sales for the first time in three years

Record demand for Apple’s latest iPhones have helped it beat rival Android-powered smartphones in U.S. sales for the first time in three years — but only just. While the company’s iOS devices accounted for 47.7 percent of the sales, Android handsets accounted for 47.6 percent.

An iPhone 5s was used to shoot the best movie of Sundance Film Festival

An iPhone 5s was used to shoot the best movie of Sundance Film Festival

Tangerine — a hit movie at this year’s Sundance Film Festival — was shot entirely on an iPhone 5s. The decision was taken by the indie writer and director of the movie, Sean Baker, who took this decision not only due to budget constraints but also because of how easy it was to shoot in public using an iPhone 5s. 

Apple is closer than ever in overtaking Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone supplier

Apple is closer than ever in overtaking Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone supplier

Many analysts believe that Apple might be closer than ever in overtaking Samsung as the biggest smartphone vendor in the world.