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iPhone X: The hardware behind Face ID

iPhone X: The hardware behind Face ID

If you think that it’s just a simple camera taking a picture of your face that’s powering the Face ID biometric system on Apple’s new iPhone X, you’re dead wrong. Must read : Buying a new iPhone just got more expensive There are two hardware components to Face ID (the technology that replaced Touch ID […]

Everything we know about the iPhone X

Everything we know about the iPhone X

What to expect from Apple’s iPhone event Over the weekend someone leaked a Golden Master (GM) build of iOS 11 to 9to5Mac, an Apple news website. A few hours later, the site — along with a couple of developers — started reporting on code found within the update, revealing features, and, yes, even the names […]

Apple iPhone toppled: Huawei takes second spot in global sales for first time

Apple iPhone toppled: Huawei takes second spot in global sales for first time

Huawei is not hugely popular in the US, but sales in China, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East moved it into second spot behind Samsung in July. (Image: Counterpoint) Seven years after entering the smartphone race, Huawei now sells more smartphones worldwide than Apple — yet none of the Chinese company’s models is in […]

This one chart shows how bad things are at Apple

This one chart shows how bad things are at Apple

Here’s every mistake Apple has made in the past five years There’s a problem facing Apple that the fanboys want to ignore and that the executives in Cupertino won’t acknowledge: Stalled revenue growth. Must read: Apple products you shouldn’t buy (and three that you can’t buy anymore) Business Insider has a chart from Guggenheim Securities […]

Why I'm now using Android and might skip the iPhone 8

Why I'm now using Android and might skip the iPhone 8

(Image: ZDNet) I could forgive you for not reading this piece. This is exactly the kind of article I hate reading from other people, because of its introspective and highly speculative nature. I prefer to make my judgments on available facts, not on hearsay or rumors. This happens, of course, every year. I’m talking about […]

iOS 11 'cop button': Shortcut disables your iPhone's Touch ID and calls SOS

iOS 11 'cop button': Shortcut disables your iPhone's Touch ID and calls SOS

Image: Kia/Twitter/Apple iOS 11 has a new safety feature that could help when your back’s against the wall. The iPhone’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor is great for quickly unlocking your device, but it’s also been used by law enforcement to circumvent legal restrictions on demanding a passcode. Reverting to passcode access only currently requires a […]

How Apple makes its billions — and no, it's not all down to the iPhone

How Apple makes its billions — and no, it's not all down to the iPhone

Last quarter, Apple generated almost $6 billion of free cash flow during what is regarded as its weakest quarter. When it comes to metrics such as revenue, operating income, free cash flow, and net cash, Apple dwarfs Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet. How does it do this? Read more: Your next iPhone could be $100 cheaper, […]