New red iPhone 7 already modded with black display on front
Apple‘s new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have just launched, and it’s hard to argue against how awesome the color looks on the iconic smartphone. Well, on the back side, that is. What you can argue against is Apple’s choice to go with the white plate on the display side of the device as opposed to black. This is, … Continue reading...
A win for Apple in Beijing as court overturns iPhone patent ruling
 Apple has bigger fish frying in the world of intellectual property. But it must be a relief that an IP court in Beijing has handed the smartphone pioneers a win. On Friday, the courts overturned a May 2016 ruling that said Apple had violated design patents of a small, and now defunct, Chinese company called Shenzhen Baili. The disputes were over the exterior design of the iPhone 6 and 6… Read More ...
The pen is mightier than the finger: The best styli for all your needs
The stylus is currently undergoing a resurgence, namely due to the popularity of tablets. Here are some of our favorites models for doodlers and note-takers alike, from the Adonit Pixel to the Apple Pencil. The post The pen is mightier than the finger: The best styli for all your needs appeared first on Digital Trends.
Dell’s XPS 15 vs Apple’s MacBook Pro 15, which premium laptop is the best on the market?
The Dell XPS 15 and the Apple Macbook Pro 15 are impeccable, so to find out which premium laptop is the best on the market today, we're going to have to dig deep and get very, very picky. The post Dell’s XPS 15 vs Apple’s MacBook Pro 15, which premium laptop is the best on the market? appeared first on Digital Trends....
Apple refutes the security vulnerabilities disclosed as part of WikiLeaks Vault 7 ‘Dark Matter’
A day after WikiLeaks published its second archive of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) files claiming the agency developed hacking devices for Apple products, the Cupertino-based tech company has refuted security vulnerabilities in its products. Wikileaks on Thursday released documents, originated with the CIA, which detailed methods for compromising Apple devices if an agent was able to gain physical access to the device, TechCrunch reported. “We have preliminarily assessed the Wikil...
Four year old boy in London uses Siri to save his mother’s life
Roman, a four year old boy who lives in Croydon, south London saw his mother in a deathly situation. Her eyes were closing and she appeared to be not breathing. The boy unlocked his mother’s iPhone by pressing her finger on the home button, and then used Siri to call emergency services. Paramedics and police rushed to the location, and were able to provide life saving first aid to his mother. The incident was reported by the BBC. The home was occupied by Roman, his twin brother, and a...
WikiLeaks releases Vault 7 “Dark Matter” Apple malware, with Doctor Who inspired “Sonic Screwdriver”
The latest set of documents released under the WikiLeaks Vault 7 disclosures, is called “Dark Matter”. The Dark Matter release contains several CIA tools that infected Apple Mac firmware, that allowed CIA software to be persistently present on Apple hardware. The malware had the capability to survive on the compromised machines and continue to operate even after operating system re-installs. The Dark Matter tools were developed by the Embedded Development Branch (EDB) ...
Apple says recent Wikileaks CIA docs detail old, fixed iPhone and Mac exploits
 Apple says that its preliminary assessments of the Wikileaks documents released today indicate that the vulnerabilities it details for iPhone and Mac were fixed years ago. The documents, which originated with the CIA, detailed a variety of methods for compromising — breaking into — Apple devices if an agent was able to gain physical access to the device. The leaks were a part of… Read More ...
Apple’s plea gets rejected once again; Govt remains firm on its stand
Apple plea to seek concessions does not seem to working. According to a new report, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitaraman in the Rajya Sabha said, that the government has denied most of the demands of iPhone maker Apple. This is not the first and surely not the last time. Apple executives have been approaching the government time and again, seeking relaxations on customs duty on raw materials (called manufacturing and repair inputs), yield loss on inputs, components and capital e...
Super Mario Run for iOS got a HUGE update: Here’s what’s new
Super Mario Run for iOS has been updated to version 2.0, and with the update comes a huge list of new features. The expected minor improvements and small changes aside, those who update will get a greater segment of the game to play even if they haven’t bought it, meaning free players are no longer limited to Toad Rally and … Continue reading...
Apple’s plea gets rejected once again; Govt remains firm on its stand
Apple plea to seek concessions does not seem to working. According to a new report, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitaraman in the Rajya Sabha said, that the government has denied most of the demands of iPhone maker Apple. This is not the first and surely not the last time. Apple executives have been approaching the government time and again, seeking relaxations on customs duty on raw materials (called manufacturing and repair inputs), yield loss on inputs, components and capital e...
Samsung is aiming to widen access to contactless payments
 While Samsung’s most high profile contactless payment push is the eponymous Samsung Pay — aka its mobile payments product, which competes with the likes of Apple Pay and Android Pay — the company is today bigging up another approach it’s backing, with the not so catchy name of Contactless Companion Platform (CCP). Read More ...
Apple’s plea gets rejected once again; Govt remains firm on its stand
Apple plea to seek concessions does not seem to working. According to a new report, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitaraman in the Rajya Sabha said, that the government has denied most of the demands of iPhone maker Apple. This is not the first and surely not the last time. Apple executives have been approaching the government time and again, seeking relaxations on customs duty on raw materials (called manufacturing and repair inputs), yield loss on inputs, components and capital e...
Apple patent turns iOS devices into laptops
We can discover a lot of interesting stuff by looking at patent filings, and a new patent from Apple definitely falls within that category. At first blush, the drawings in the patent seem to show a device that looks just like a regular old laptop. The major difference, though, is that the laptop can’t operate without some kind of host … Continue reading...
Apple’s plea gets rejected once again; Govt remains firm on its stand
Apple plea to seek concessions does not seem to working. According to a new report, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitaraman in the Rajya Sabha said, that the government has denied most of the demands of iPhone maker Apple. This is not the first and surely not the last time. Apple executives have been approaching the government time and again, seeking relaxations on customs duty on raw materials (called manufacturing and repair inputs), yield loss on inputs, components and capital e...
Hackers demand Apple pay up or millions of iCloud accounts will be wiped
Hackers are attempting to extort Apple by threatening to wipe the iCloud accounts and connected devices unless Apple pays a ransom. It's unclear exactly how many accounts were accessed. The post Hackers demand Apple pay up or millions of iCloud accounts will be wiped appeared first on Digital Trends.
How to take a screenshot on an iPad
The ability to capture screenshots may not be the iPad's most glamorous feature, but it's one of its most useful. Here's how to do so, whether you want to share images with tech support or friends. The post How to take a screenshot on an iPad appeared first on Digital Trends.
Apple acquires Workflow, the popular iOS automation tool
The mobile app market looks so easy to get into but staying in the business is a whole different game. Never mind competing with rivals, sometimes you even end up competing with the very makers of the platform you’re building upon. Many a popular app ended up that way (hello, Night Shift), so perhaps you can count yourself lucky when … Continue reading...
Apple has not given up on its plans for make-in-India after govt. rejects its demands
Senior executives of iPhone maker Apple today held detailed deliberations on their demands related to duty concession with officials of the finance ministry. The meeting assumes significance as the revenue department has rejected the demands of the US-based technology major. According to sources, the duty wish-list was discussed at the meeting, which was attended by key executives of the company. Apple India has sought concessions, including duty exemption on manufacturing and repair units, comp...
Apple’s iPhone 6s was most popular smartphone of 2016 — and it wasn’t close
In 2016, the iPhone 6s became the most-shipped smartphone in the world, followed by the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 6s Plus. This puts the iEmpire's hardware well ahead of the competition. The post Apple’s iPhone 6s was most popular smartphone of 2016 — and it wasn’t close appeared first on Digital Trends....