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The out-of-focus lights may hint at a dual camera on the next iPhone.

See you on the 7th: The iPhone event invitations are out!

Apple sent out its invitations for this year's media event. It will happen on the 7th of September, like predicted, and probably give us a new iPhone and Apple Watch to talk about.
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The right emergency number will be called automatically based on your location. (Bild: Apple)

Apple: Watch will soon be able to save your life

New WatchOS 3 that will be released together with iOS 10 allows the Apple Watch to dial the local emergency number and inform contacts.
What will the next iPhone look like? In early September we might know more.

Apple: Finally, the date for the iPhone launch is here... or is it?

There are new dates for the 2016 launch of Apples iPhone that would make sense. However, they are still only rumours.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

September 2016 update. Here's a list of the best XL-sized smartphones - with screen sizes of 5.5 inches and greater - we've reviewed in the last few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchase decisions.
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Messenger app WhatsApp will soon get new features. (Photo: Screenshot)

WhatsApp: New features coming soon

WhatsApp doesn't develop the Android and iOS version of its App together. So the two operating systems will get different new features.
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Spyware: App warns of Pegasus infection

Spyware Pegasus can infect iOS devices and get extensive usage rights on the phone. There is now an app that warns of an infection.
Four precise linear actuators, but no screen: Moment.

Moment: Wearable with haptic feedback, without screen

Like a smartwatch on your wrist, but without a screen – that's Moment. Plus, you brain is supposed to learn from the haptic feedback.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak comments on dropping the 3.5 mm audio jack

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak comments on dropping the 3.5 mm audio jack

"If it's missing the 3.5mm earphone jack, that's going to tick off a lot of people".
Photo shows alleged storage capacity options for the upcoming iPhone refresh (Source: https://twitter.com/the_malignant)

Apple iPhone 7 could come with up to 256 GB of storage capacity

Ein neuer Leak behauptet, dass Apples nächstes iPhone eine Version mit 256 GByte Speicher bekommen könnte.
Malware Pegasus attacks iOS devices and might have been used against journalists and oppositionals.

iOS: Malware Pegasus had extensive access

The cyber weapon can log passwords, trace calls and more. iPhone users should update their phones as soon as possible.
Will your iPhone automatically collect data about thiefs?

Apple: New patent helps you find out who stole your iPhone

Biometric data including photos of the face, finger prints and voice recordings could be collected after your iPhone has been stolen.
Touch disease is most likely a late effect of Bendgate.

Late bendgate effects: Is Apple ignoring dying touchscreens on the iPhone 6?

iPhone 6 users are complaining about touchscreen problems on their two year old iPhones. Is Apple ignoring a structural problem with their first iPhone 6 design?
Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch now offers iOS compatibility in beta stage

Gear S2 iOS beta program begins

After a long delay, it looks like both the Gear S2 and the Gear Fit 2 are now compatible with iOS devices, at least as part of a beta program.
Samsung and Apple continue to dominate the smartphone market (Source: Canaccord Genuity)

Samsung and Apple continue to dominate the smartphone market

Both manufacturers almost exclusively collect all profits made in the smartphone market with larger profit margins than the rest of the competition.
By chance, Barbra Streisand got the date for the latest update that might bring Siri to the Mac.

Apple: Barbra Streisand as oracle for updates

Singer and actress Barbra Streisand was annoyed of Siri pronouncing her name wrong. So she just called Apple and asked them to change it. In this call, she obviously got the date for the next system updates.
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Face Off: Apple MacBook 12 Core m3, Core m5, and Core m7

Face Off: Apple MacBook 12 Core m3, Core m5, and Core m7

Core m3, m5 or the m7? Apple's MacBook 12 is available with different processors. Therefore, many users would want to know which chip they should get. Is the inexpensive Core m3 sufficient, or should you get the faster Core m7? And what are the implications on the heat development as well as the battery runtimes? We will answer all these questions in the following article.
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 927 g
Apple iPhone upcoming 5.8-inch high-end AMOLED model to launch in 2017 or 2018

Apple to launch three iPhone models next year

The upcoming iPhone trio is expected to include two LCD-based 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models, as well as a high-end OLED-based 5.8-inch model.
Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

Andromium Superbook will be a second display for both Windows and Macs

The Kickstarter campaign has met its goals to begin producing a notebook shell that can act as external displays for Windows PCs, Macs, and Android devices.
Lifestage: Video first and funny frames. (Picture: Facebook)

Facebook: New app "Lifestage" wants to win over Snapchat users

"Lifestage" is Facebook's attempt to win over younger users who find that Facebook is just not cool enough. The app is mainly designed for high school kids.
Android and iOS duopoly growing larger

Android and iOS duopoly at record levels as of Q2 2016

The steady fall of Windows Mobile 10 and BlackBerry OS have paved the way for Google and Apple to take nearly 100 percent of the worldwide smartphone market.
Apple could unveil three new iPad models come 2017 with potential for OLED in 2018

Apple could unveil three new iPad models come 2017 with potential for OLED by 2018

Analysts are expecting lower iPad sales this year with a comeback in 2018 should Apple incorporate flexible OLED panels onto its iPad series.
Apple MacBook Pro refresh could be smaller and thinner with AMD Polaris GPU options (Source: Martin Hajek)

Apple MacBook Pro refresh could be smaller and thinner with AMD Polaris GPU options

A Bloomberg report lines up almost perfectly with existing rumors regarding a secondary OLED display and Touch ID functionality for the next generation of MacBook Pros.
Latest iPhone 7 rumors claim 3 GB RAM, no audio jack, no IP68 certification, and new color options

Latest iPhone 7 rumors claim 3 GB RAM, no audio jack, no IP68 certification, and new color options

We've compiled a quick update on some of the newest rumors one month before Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6s successor(s).
Samsung already mocking smartphones with no audio jack

Samsung already mocking smartphones with no audio jack

The slight jab during the Galaxy Note 7 presentation was clearly aimed at Lenovo and the speculation surrounding Apple's upcoming iPhone refresh and its potential Lightning-only port.
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Apple iOS App Store on iPad tablet

Apple's iOS 9.3.4 update now available

Although iOS 10 is very close to launch, Apple has just launched a new iOS 9 update that fixes a vulnerability of the previous version and, apparently, nothing more.
Polar M600 Android Wear smartwatch with GPS and music streaming capabilities

Polar announces M600 Android Wear smartwatch

This new smart wearable offers GPS tracking, heart rate monitoring, as well as support for music streaming without a phone, and has a pre-order price of $329.95 USD.
Apple iPhone 7 adapter purportedly leaked and tested

Apple iPhone 7 adapter purportedly leaked and tested

The video shows the adapter working with iOS 10 Beta, but attempts on older models running iOS 9 or lower proved unsuccessful.
Apple iPhone 7 earphones could come from Beats

Apple iPhone 7 earphones could come from Beats

According to at least one wholesale supplier, Apple could reveal Lightning and Bluetooth-based earphones and even a next generation "Watch 7" with eSIM options.
LG to increase R&D on OLED production

LG to invest more heavily on OLED production

The South Korean manufacturer will throw another 1.75 billion USD in OLED manufacturing.
Apple shares up 6 percent despite negative quarterly figures

Apple shares up 6 percent despite negative quarterly figures

Investors remain headstrong as Apple's recent Q2 2016 revenue dip was not as bad as analysts were predicting.
Apple iPhone sales have reached the one billion units mark

Apple has sold one billion iPhone handsets so far

After two straight quarters of declining sale figures, Apple leaves the one billion iPhone units sold barrier behind.
Apple iPhone SE cannibalizing iPhone 6 and 6s sales

Apple iPhone SE cannibalizing iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s sales

Market research company shows that a percentage of users who have upgraded from an older iPhone model to the newer iPhone SE would have considered an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s instead.
Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch, global smartwatch market falling for the first time

Smartwatch shipments fall for the first time

While global shipments fell 32 percent in the second quarter, Apple's smart wearables faced an impressive downfall - no less than 55 percent.
TSMC may be producing the next generation of Apple SoCs

TSMC may be producing the next generation of Apple SoCs

The Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer could be responsible for both the unannounced Apple A10 and Apple A11 SoCs for future iPhones.
Microsoft planning to launch a modular iMac rival

Microsoft iMac rival could be in the works

The Redmond giant is apparently getting ready for the rebound of the PC market with a modular device that could act as an iMac alternative, a portable TV set, or even a gaming console.
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Hands-on video compares an alleged iPhone 7 against the iPhone 6s

Hands-on video compares an alleged iPhone 7 against the iPhone 6s

The hands-on video shows what appears to be a dummy 4.7-inch iPhone 7 against the current generation iPhone 6s. A new camera, antenna setup, and Lightning port can all be observed.
Upcoming iPhone 7 expected to have a larger capacity internal battery

Upcoming iPhone 7 expected to have a larger capacity internal battery

User @OnLeak claims a 1960 mAh internal battery on the new iPhone compared to 1715 mAh on the current iPhone 6s.
Latest leak claims Apple will drop the common audio jack on the iPhone 7

Latest leak claims Apple will drop the common audio jack on the iPhone 7

A picture of Lightning-only earbuds is another hint that Apple may be moving away from the universal 3.5 mm audio port found on nearly every consumer smartphone.
Intel XMM 7360 modem could be in half of all iPhone 7 units produced

Intel XMM 7360 modem could be in half of all iPhone 7 units produced

The deal could bring in $1.5 billion USD into Intel's pockets according to analysts from Cowen and Company.
Razer Mechanical Keyboard Case for Apple iPad Pro 12.9 with Bluetooth connectivity and metal kickstand

Razer unveils mechanical keyboard case for iPad Pro

Featuring Bluetooth connectivity and a metal kickstand, this accessory uses the world’s first low-profile mechanical switch for mobile devices.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Android flagship outsells Apple's iPhone 6S in the US

Samsung Galaxy S7 is outselling the iPhone 6S in the US

The Galaxy S7 series recorded a market share of 16 percent in the US, while Apple's iPhone 6S and 6S Plus only got a slice of 14.6 percent of their home market.
Samsung Pay customers are happier than those using Apple Pay

Samsung Pay beats Apple Pay once again

After outgrowing Apple Pay, now Samsung's mobile wallet also records a higher customer satisfaction number than its competitor.
Next Apple iPhone could launch with 32 GB of internal storage space

Next Apple iPhone could launch with 32 GB of internal storage space

The Wall Street Journal says the next iPhone is just a few months away, but it won't be a huge update from the current iPhone 6s series. Better water resistance, bigger battery life, a thinner chassis, and omission of the audio jack could all be on the table.
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Apple iOS 9 split view feature on iPad tablet

Apple releases first public beta of iOS 10

This release can be downloaded even by those without a developer account and comes with a new lock screen design, some overhauled apps, and more.
Walmart Pay app for Android and iOS works in over 4,600 stores across the US

Walmart Pay hits 4,600 over stores in the US

This free mobile-payment service that was announced back in December 2015 is now available for users of Apple and Android devices, supporting an impressive number of cards.
Tidal streaming service might soon be acquired by Apple

Apple might buy Jay Z's Tidal music streaming service

Apple aims to gain control of Tidal's exclusive music catalog but the talks are far from a conclusion right now.
Apple discontinuing its 27-inch Thunderbolt display

Apple discontinuing its 27-inch Thunderbolt Display

A successor to the Thunderbolt Display is nowhere to be seen as Apple sells of it remaining stock.
Apple patent reveals all-glass curved display

Apple patent reveals all-glass curved display

The curved glass display takes the concept of the Samsung Galaxy Edge to the extreme with virtual volume buttons and sliders.
Zeiss unveils universal VR One Plus headset for 129 Euros

Zeiss unveils universal VR One Plus headset for 129 Euros

The headset will launch this August and be compatible with most Android and iOS smartphones from 4.7-inches up to 5.5-inches in screen size.
New rumors claim no dual cameras for iPhone 7 Plus

New rumors claim no dual cameras for iPhone 7 Plus

A supposed Foxconn insider is casting doubt that the iPhone 6s Plus successor will be equipped be dual rear cameras due to technical problems.

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)