Tag Archives: iPhone

Android Is as Secure as iOS on the iPhone, Claims Platform Security Chief

  When it comes to security, most experts and tech geeks bet their money on iOS over Android. However, Adrian Ludwig, Director, Android Security at Google, stresses that Android is at par with iOS and the iPhone, and even thinks that it will become better than its rival in the future. At the O’Reilly Security conference in Manhattan, Ludwig spoke ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Tech Being Tested by Foxconn: Report

iPhone 8 rumours are cropping up steadily, and the latest one hints at a change many Apple fans will love. The 2017 upgrade is expected to support wireless charging, and now it is being reported that manufacturer Foxconn has already started building the required components to be embedded within the iPhone. Nikkei Asian Review reports that the wireless charging capabilities ... Read More »

Man Changes Name to iPhone 7 to Get the Latest Apple Smartphone for Free

The craze for iPhones is nothing new, with oft-quoted stories about people selling kidneys to buy the devices, but this one might be a first even among Apple fans. A Ukrainian man has legally changed his named to iPhone 7 to score a free unit of the latest Apple smartphone. While the smartphone costs approximately $850 in Ukraine, 20-year-old Olexander ... Read More »

Woman Makes 20 Boyfriends Buy Her an iPhone 7 Each, Then Sells Them to Buy a House

In a tale that has elicited equal parts amusement and equal parts derision, a woman in China made her 20 boyfriends buy her an iPhone 7 apiece, which she traded in to put a deposit on a house. It is not a surprise that she was able to sell all the iPhone units she had too, considering the public’s love ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Plus to Sport OLED Display, Sharp CEO Hints

Just last week, a Nikkei-based report of Apple introducing three iPhone 8 variants in 2017 surfaced online. One of the three variants – a 5.5-inch variant that may bear the Plus moniker – was said to be a premium offering sporting an OLED display panel. Now, a fresh report further testifies Apple’s interest in OLED panels, hinting that the iPhone ... Read More »

iPhone Supplier InvenSense Said to Be Exploring Sale

InvenSense Inc, a US semiconductor company that makes motion sensors for Apple and Samsung, is exploring strategic alternatives, including a possible sale, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. InvenSense shares jumped as much as 13 percent on the news, and were trading up 61 cents at $7.48 by late afternoon, giving the company a market capitalisation of nearly ... Read More »

Half of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Users Shifted to iPhone After Recall: Survey

Samsung has asked all of its Galaxy Note 7 buyers to get their handsets replaced. To end the bad phase, Samsung is offering cash, a Galaxy S7/Galaxy S7 Edge, or even an upgrade programme for next year to placate customers. A small survey done by IDC sheds light on what Samsung Galaxy Note 7 users are inclined to opt for, ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Tipped to Come in 3 Sizes, All-Glass Back Casing, and Bezel-Less Display

The iPhone 7 is just a month old, and rumours of what Apple is planning for its ten-year iPhone anniversary next year is already cropping up. A fresh report hints that the iPhone 8 will sport an all-glass back, and come in three variants instead of two. Furthermore, there is another report claims the three-variant rumour is untrue. A report ... Read More »

Google Pixel XL Has Similar Cost-to-Price Ratio as iPhone 7 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Google with its Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones is looking to do what Apple has been doing for years – integrate in-house software and hardware to build a pure-experience smartphone. Leveraging from its Android fan base, Google aims to provide the best Android experience with top-notch hardware. Hence, the pricing of the smartphone is at par with other premium handsets, ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Plus Demand May Hit Apple’s Profits This Holiday Season

Apple Inc said it was caught off guard by how many people want to buy its biggest smartphone, the iPhone 7 Plus, and the miscalculation may hit profits this holiday season. The technology leader is not sure it can make as many units of the iPhone 7 Plus as consumers want in time for the Christmas shopping rush, Apple’s Chief ... Read More »