Intel Wins a Space in Apple’s next iPhone

10:26 AM, Mar. 12th, 2015 · · iPhone

Intel has reportedly won a space inside the next iPhone model, and that's coming at Qualcomm's expense. Intel's new 7360 LTE modem will replace Qualcomm's LTE chip in iPhones sold in Asia and Latin America.

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Sourcing at least LTE chips from Intel should have Qualcomm worried. If Intel manages to impress Apple with its designs, that could cut deep into Qualcomm's LTE chip sales to the company.

The CIA Has a Secret War against Apple Encryption

10:04 PM, Mar. 10th, 2015 · · iPhone

The CIA Has a Secret War against Apple Encryption

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is engaged in an active campaign to break Apple's encryption technologies in order to broaden its ability to surveil anyone, anywhere. According to The Intercept, the CIA has waged a multi-year effort to find vulnerabilities in iOS, iPhones, and iPads that it can exploit.

Apple Sold 700 Million iPhones, Claims 120 Million Apple Store Visitors in Q4 2014

3:08 PM, Mar. 9th, 2015 · · iPhone

Apple has sold more than 700 million iPhones to date, according to CEO Tim Cook. During the company's "Spring Forward" media event, Mr. Cook offered several factoids that would be monumental achievements for any other company, including the fact that it now has 453 retail stores that saw 120 million visitors during the December quarter alone.

iOS 8.2 Available for iPhone, iPad with Apple Watch App

3:01 PM, Mar. 9th, 2015 · · iPhone

As promised, iOS 8.2 for the iPhone and iPad was released Monday following Apple's "spring forward" media event where Apple Watch and the new ultra-thin MacBook were shown off. iOS 8.2 includes support for the soon to ship Apple Watch, and sports a new Apple Watch app.

Apple to Release iOS 8.2 Today with Apple Watch Support

2:24 PM, Mar. 9th, 2015 · · iPhone

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced on Monday that iOS 8.2 will be available today with support for the coming release of Apple Watch. The update includes a new Apple Watch app that lets you browse and download Apple Watch apps, plus watch videos, and set up Friends notifications.

Apple Expands HealthKit with ResearchKit for iOS

1:29 PM, Mar. 9th, 2015 · · iPhone

Apple is expanding HealthKit for iOS 8 with a new platform called ResearchKit as a way to collect medical data when patients are outside of their doctor's office. Apple's Jeff Williams said the platform will make it possible for health care professionals to get up to date and accurate patient data in near real time instead of waiting weeks or months between doctor visits.

Q Card Case for iPhone 6 Plus Uses Credit Card Slot as Kickstand

4:40 PM, Mar. 4th, 2015 · · iPhone

CM4 Q Card Case for iPhone 6 Plus

The Q card case for iPhone 6 Plus from CM4 holds three cards/cash, provides drop protection, and has a very clever way to provide a kickstand with two position options. A screen protector and a micofiber cleaning cloth are provided. It comes in five colors, and Nancy liked it.

Gartner Says Apple Beat Samsung in Smartphones in December Quarter

9:11 PM, Mar. 3rd, 2015 · · iPhone

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Gartner announced on Tuesday that Apple topped Samsung in smartphone sales during the December quarter of 2014. While Apple has long made between most and all of the hardware profits in the smartphone industry, this is the first time in many years that Apple can claim to be the top smartphone maker in mere units-sold terms.