Author Archives: Killian Bell

‘Supercapacitor’ Battery Prototype Charges in Seconds, Lasts for Days

‘Supercapacitor’ Battery Prototype Charges in Seconds, Lasts for Days

Scientists from the University of Central Florida (UCF) have developed a “supercapacitor” battery prototype that could allow smartphones and other gadgets to run for days on a single charge. What’s more, the battery charges in seconds, and has a much longer lifespan.

Tim Cook Called President-Elect Donald Trump After Election Victory

Tim Cook Called President-Elect Donald Trump After Election Victory

Apple CEO Tim Cook called President-elect Donald Trump following his election victory over Hillary Clinton, Trump has confirmed. It’s unclear what the topic of conversation was, but Trump mentioned Apple a number of times during his campaign.

Apple Invents Foldable iPhone That Can Clip Onto Your Clothes

Apple Invents Foldable iPhone That Can Clip Onto Your Clothes

iPhone fans have been calling out for a new design, and although we’re expected big changes next year, Apple could have something even more special up its sleeve for the future. The company has patented a folding smartphone that can clip onto your clothes.

Security Firm Finds Apple Stores Call History From Every iPhone

Security Firm Finds Apple Stores Call History From Every iPhone

Apple takes privacy very seriously — much more seriously than most of its rivals — but it seems it’s not quite as innocent as it makes out. A Russian security firm has discovered that the company is pulling call history from every iPhone that has iCloud enabled.

Apple Invents Method of Integrating Siri Into iMessage

Apple Invents Method of Integrating Siri Into iMessage

Siri rivals like the new Google Assistant are now available inside messaging apps, allowing you to quickly get useful information on the go. Now Apple has patented a method of integrating Siri into iMessage that will provide similar functionality.

Apple Restores Butt-Like Peach Emoji in iOS 10.2 Beta 3

Apple Restores Butt-Like Peach Emoji in iOS 10.2 Beta 3

Many iOS users weren’t happy that Apple altered the peach emoji in iOS 10.2 beta 1 to make it look less like a butt. But following complaints, its original look has been restored in iOS 10.2 beta 3, which first rolled out to developers on Monday.

13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar Teardown Reveals Fixed SSD, Speaker Grilles Are Purely Cosmetic

13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar Teardown Reveals Fixed SSD, Speaker Grilles Are Purely Cosmetic

Apple’s new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is soon hitting store shelves, and iFixit has already gotten its hands on the 13-inch model for a customary teardown. The teardown reveals some interesting tidbits, like a fixed SSD and speaker grilles that are purely cosmetic.

Poll: Do You Want Apple to Make iPhone 8’s Display Even Bigger With a Bezel-Less Design?

Poll: Do You Want Apple to Make iPhone 8’s Display Even Bigger With a Bezel-Less Design?

According to recent rumors, Apple will make its smartphone displays even larger for next year’s iPhone 8 series, but reduce the size of the displays around the screen so that the handset’s footprint isn’t that much bigger. But do you want a larger iPhone display?

Singapore’s First Apple Store Looks to be Delayed by 3 Months

Singapore’s First Apple Store Looks to be Delayed by 3 Months

Singapore may be waiting a little while longer to get its first Apple store. Work first started on the new location back in July, and it was expected to be completely by the end of October. A notice at the site now confirms building work will continue until late January.

New MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar Escape Key is Bigger Than it Looks

New MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar Escape Key is Bigger Than it Looks

A lot of people were upset with Apple for removing the physical escape key from the new MacBook Pro to make room for its fancy Touch Bar and Touch ID, but the company has taken some steps to ensure the virtual ESC key is easy to hit for touch typists.