Apple patents smoke detectors that could work in a range of devices, notify emergency services and more

Apple patents smoke detectors that could work in a range of devices, notify emergency services and more

Apple patents are a great way to see the types of ideas that are floating around within the Cupertino headquarters, and an even better way to start dreaming of new devices for the future.

iOS 8.1.1 on the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 improves performance only in a few key areas

iOS 8.1.1 on the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 improves performance only in a few key areas

One of the pillars that Apple has built itself upon is delivering updates to older devices, especially as the main competition lacks that same sort of ideal.

Here’s why you can’t use Touch ID to unlock your iPhone after rebooting

Here’s why you can’t use Touch ID to unlock your iPhone after rebooting

Touch ID is one of my favorite features of the iPhone ever since it was introduced last year. Unlike fingerprint scanners that I had used on laptops and the frustration with them, Touch ID just works.

Foxconn to setup a sixth-generation $2.6 billion factory to manufacture displays for Apple

Foxconn to setup a sixth-generation $2.6 billion factory to manufacture displays for Apple

In a bid to better meet Apple’s demand, Foxconn today announced that it will be spending $2.6 billion over the next two years to build an advanced sixth-generation factory in Taiwan that will exclusively supply displays to Apple. 

Analyst raises price target on Apple to $135; expects strong demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus even in Q1 2015

Analyst raises price target on Apple to $135; expects strong demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus even in Q1 2015

Thanks to the strong demand of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, analyst Gene Munster from Piper Jaffray has raised his estimated price target on Apple from $120 to $135. Other analysts have also raised their estimates for Apple over the last few weeks. 

Scan Documents Anywhere, Anytime with Doxie Go [Deals Hub]

Scan Documents Anywhere, Anytime with Doxie Go [Deals Hub]

It’s 2014. Isn’t it about time you go paperless? There’s no need to keep stacks and stacks of paper around when you can store it all on your computer, keeping it safe and even easier to sort through. Stop trying to cram more receipts and reports into the same drawer and pick up Doxie Go instead. It’s available on sale right now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

Apple supplier Corning unveils tougher more shatter resistant Gorilla Glass 4

Apple supplier Corning unveils tougher more shatter resistant Gorilla Glass 4

Corning, the manufacturer of the popular Gorilla Glass, today unveiled the fourth generation of its Glass that offers greater protection against drops.

Morgan Stanley’s conservative estimate pegs Apple Watch first year shipment to 30M units

Morgan Stanley’s conservative estimate pegs Apple Watch first year shipment to 30M units

In a investor note published by Morgan Stanley today, the company said that the Apple Watch will blow past Wall Street’s expectation, which has led the company to raise its financial estimates for Apple.

Sony drops Aaron Sorkin’s biopic on Steve Jobs; Universal studios to reportedly take over

Sony drops Aaron Sorkin’s biopic on Steve Jobs; Universal studios to reportedly take over

In a very shocking move, Sony Pictures has dropped Aaron Sorkin’s biopic on Steve Jobs and has “put in turnaround.” This is a pretty surprising and strange move from Sony especially since it has been developing the movie since the last couple of years.

Apple adds business listing information to Apple Maps from new data providers

Apple adds business listing information to Apple Maps from new data providers

In a continued effort to improve Apple Maps, Apple has partnered with ten new data providers. The company has been recommending users who are submitting their business data via its new Business Portal tool to contact one of the ten new companies for listing their business on Apple Maps.