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Category Archives: iPhone

Sketchy rumor suggests iPhone 7 could feature flush touch-sensitive Home button, waterproof and dustproof casing

The iPhone 7, expected to debut later this year, is not believed to be a major design overhaul from theiPhone 6s, but that doesn’t mean it won’t include some substantial exterior changes, at least according to one sketchy Chinese rumor site. The reports indicate that the iPhone 7 could feature a digital touch-sensitive Home button, essentially making the iPhone front completely flush, replacing the ... Read More »

iPhone Upgrade Program now available from Apple’s online store

With the launch of the iPhone 6s last year, Apple also introduced the iPhone Upgrade Program, a way to make installment payments on a new iPhone and upgrade every year if you’d like. And starting today, it’s available online. You can now enroll in the iPhone Upgrade Program when buying an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plusfrom Apple’s online store. ... Read More »

What’s your favorite Android feature?

More than any other mobile operating system out there, Android has felt like a developer’s experiment unleashed into the real world, to get continuous, real-time feedback in an effort to make it the best possible OS available. Google’s mobile OS has come such a long way, with plenty of rough patches and hurdles over the years, to become what it ... Read More »

Who is buying Apple’s 4-inch iPhone?

iPhone SE might be helping Apple attract more new users from Android compared to previous recent iPhone launches, according to the latest data on sales of the new device from Slice Intelligence. Specifically, Slice points to the higher number of SE buyers coming from Android compared to the iPhone 6S: Early data from Slice Intelligence indicates that the SE may ... Read More »

Apple releases OS X 10.11.4 beta 7 with Messages & Notes improvements, more

In addition to releasing the seventh beta of iOS 9.3 yesterday, Apple today has released OS X 10.11.4 beta 7 to developers and public beta testers. Beta 7 comes just a week after beta 6 was released. Much like iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4 enables Notes users to optionally protect entries behind a password. Protected notes are only visible on Macs ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Tipped to Be Just 6.1mm Thin and Sport Stereo Speakers

Corroborating several previous reports that tipped Apple would be ditching the 3.5mm audio jack to make its next iPhone slimmer, a new report tips the iPhone 7 will be up to 1mm slimmer than its predecessor – but will retain the same design. The report adds the iPhone 7 will sport a dual-speaker setup, and a thinner cut-out for the ... Read More »

Is Your Next Phone a Gionee?

BARCELONA—Gionee isn’t well-known in the U.S., but some consumers have probably encountered its phones because they often rebranded as Blu phones. The Blu Pure XL$349.00 at Amazon, which received a solid 3.5 out of 5 stars in our review, is a rebranded Gionee Elife E8. With that in mind, we did a quick hands-on with three of Gionee’s most recent devices here at MWC. Gionee ... Read More »

Hands On With Fairphone 2

BARCELONA—The Fairphone 2 isn’t new to Mobile World Congress; it’s already available for sale in Europe and is being shipped out to consumers who pre-ordered. What makes it special is that it is completely modular, similar to Project Ara, which is expected to have a 2016 test launch in Puerto Rico. Fairphone 2 functions on the same principles as Project ... Read More »

New Apple Plan Lets You Pay Off iPhone in Installments

A new Trade Up With Installments plan from Apple will allow consumers to hand in a used iPhone, Android, or Windows device and apply the value to a new iGadget, which can be paid off in installments over 24 months. Assuming you’ve kept your handset in pristine condition over the years, it’s possible to earn a max trade-in value of $100 for the iPhone 4 ... Read More »

Apple scores a win in All Writs Act fight against US government

The US Department of Justice cannot force Apple to provide the FBI with access to a locked iPhone in a routine Brooklyn drug case, a magistrate judge has ruled. US Magistrate Judge James Orenstein from the United States District Court Eastern District of New York concluded that Apple is not obligated to assist government investigators against its will, and noted ... Read More »

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