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iPhone 7 was a top holiday gift, but Apple Watch is fading

More iPhone 7 devices were unwrapped over the 2016 holidays compared with Google Pixel smartphones, according to new data released by analytics service Mixpanel. Specifically, in the first few days af

Apple’s bulletproof Wall Street growth story came to a halt this year

This year was an interesting one for Apple — but not necessarily in a good way. iPhones aren't selling the way they used to, the Apple Watch isn't a big hit and Alphabet is emerging as a bigger and

Nintendo learns a multi-billion dollar lesson that Mario is no guarantee for success

Nintendo has not had a good past few days, despite its original superstar Mario finally hitting the iPhone. The company’s shares have dropped about 15 percent in the past five days, which once a

Super Mario Run lands on the iPhone today

It was only announced in September, but for Nintendo fans, it amounts to years of waiting, as Nintendo dragged its heels and refused to give in to the seeming inevitability of Mario’s smartphone deb

Giroptic iO puts a live-streaming 360 camera onto your iPhone

A couple of weeks ago, we saw an Indiegogo campaign launch from Insta360 for an Android-only 360 camera accessory that attached to the headphone jack of the phone. As with most VR-related (and headpho

Copy and paste trick could unlock iOS 10 devices in Lost Mode

Lost and stolen iOS devices could be at risk if ne'er-do-wells learn of this blunt-force method of getting past Activation Lock. No special equipment or technical know-how is required, which means any

The end of the Apple dynasty?

Chrys Bader Contributor Chrys Bader was previously the co-founder and chief designer at Secret, a product manager at Google, and a YCombinator alumni. Query him on Whale. Apple is misplaying the hand

Report: Apple asked manufacturing partners to explore making iPhones in the U.S.

Foxconn, Apple’s key manufacturing partner, is among a number of supply chain companies that are said to be exploring the potential to relocate iPhone production facilities from Asia to the U.S

China threatens to squeeze iPhone sales if Donald Trump initiates a trade war

Apple and top automakers could be among the U.S. businesses that suffer if President-elect Donald Trump plays hardball with China over trade.

You can now buy a refurbed iPhone directly through Apple’s site

Some good news for folks looking to shave a hundred bucks or so off an iPhone, while still getting all the benefits that going through Apple’s official channels entail. The company is now stocking r

Here’s Apple’s new iPhone ad for Game 7 of the World Series

Apple released a new video ad just in time for Game 7 of the World Series (that’s baseball, and it’s not really a “world” cup). And this is a good one. Like previous ads, Apple is focusing on

Get ready for a me-too CES

That record scratch you just heard came from thousands of designers and R&D specialists who suddenly have to remake 3D models of laptops, phones and desktops. That sigh is coming from hundreds of

The mobile wars are over

It’s time to call it: The mobile wars are over. The mobile market was once vibrant and variegated, a virtual coral reef of odd devices aimed at specific users. There was a phone with a 3D camera! Th

Apple’s new ad focuses on background animations for Messages

Apple is releasing a new video advertisement for the iPhone and iOS. Like previous ads, this video shows a stark departure from its predecessors. You can feel Tor Myhren’s influence on this ad. The

Weekly Roundup: Apple’s auto rumors, GoPro’s new devices and CZI’s $3B pledge

This week, Yahoo came clean about a 2014 hack, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan announced a huge investment to cure disease, rumors swirled around possible car tech acquisitions for Apple and the AI

The JBL Reflect Aware is the first of a new crop of Lightning-only headphones

As we hurtle noiselessly into a dystopian future, headphone makers have already started offering Lightning-only earbuds, something that should give early adopters some solace but might be a hard sell

Hands on with the iPhone 7 Plus’ crazy new Portrait mode

It’s a software feature that uses the two lenses of the iPhone 7 Plus to create the look and feel of an image shot with portrait settings on a camera with a telephoto lens. Simply put: a pleasin

There’s an Intel modem and an extremely skinny A10 chip inside the iPhone 7

While the rest of the iPhone obsessed world was getting ready to stand in line or just impatiently waiting for their pre-order to arrive, the teams at iFixit and Chipworks were sharpening their tools

News orgs sue FBI for details on San Bernardino iPhone exploit

The Associated Press, Vice Media and Gannett, the parent company of USA Today, sued the FBI today in an attempt to uncover information about how the law enforcement agency was able to unlock an iPhone

Apple’s iPhone 7 will be super limited in stores and all jet black and Plus models are sold out

Apple has issued a statement tonight that is essentially setting expectations for those who hoped they’d be able to walk into an Apple store on Friday and pick themselves up an iPhone. The state
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