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Why Apple likes to keep secrets (and why it has a lot of secrets to keep)

Why Apple likes to keep secrets (and why it has a lot of secrets to keep)

What’s Apple keeping under wraps? Apple is a notoriously secretive company, choosing to keep things under wraps until it has a product ready for market, as opposed to the likes of Google and Amazon, which fire out regular press releases highlighting what the company is working on. See also: It’s not just Macs: Almost everything […]

Why every iPhone 7 spec and rumor points to virtual reality

Why every iPhone 7 spec and rumor points to virtual reality

What if the iPhone 7 Pro is actually the brains of a virtual reality/augmented reality headset? This morning I read my ZDNet colleague Adrian Kingsley-Hughes’ column regarding Apple’s apparent uncaring attitude about the Android flagship smartphone competition’s tech specs, particularly as it pertains to the rumors regarding what parts are going to make their way […]

It's not just Macs: Almost everything Apple sells is old and stale

It's not just Macs: Almost everything Apple sells is old and stale

Apple’s entire lineup feels old, stale, and is in desperate need of a refresh. I remember when Apple’s hardware lineup was full of cool, shiny, and most importantly, new stuff. Now it’s entire lineup feels old, stale, and is in desperate need of a refresh. See also: Why Apple doesn’t care that flagship Android smartphones […]

Adding GPS to the Apple Watch is a dumb idea

Adding GPS to the Apple Watch is a dumb idea

Image: CNET The current Apple Watch doesn’t have GPS and it still only lasts for one day. Adding GPS to a smartwatch focused on complementing your smartphone and providing mobile apps just doesn’t make sense. Rumors of a new Apple Watch continue to appear with the latest from a KGI analyst stating that one model, […]

Apple slams door on jailbreakers with iOS 9.3.4 update

Apple slams door on jailbreakers with iOS 9.3.4 update

iOS 9.3.4 fixes a vulnerability used for jailbreaking iOS devices. Apple’s cat and mouse game with the jailbreaking community continues as the company releases an update to slam the door in the face of those wanting to jailbreak their device. See also: Here’s why Apple doesn’t care about updating Macs iOS 9.3.4 is “an important […]

IDC: Samsung continues leading the smartphone market with strong Galaxy S7 sales

IDC: Samsung continues leading the smartphone market with strong Galaxy S7 sales

Samsung remained the leader in worldwide smartphone shipments, with 77 million phones shipped in the second quarter. Recent reports showed the Samsung Galaxy S7 outselling the Apple iPhone 6s, and today’s IDC worldwide quarterly mobile phone tracker report confirmed Samsung continues to lead the smartphone market thanks to strong S7 sales. As ZDNet’s Jason Perlow […]

The silver linings amidst crumbling iPhone, iPad, and Mac sales

The silver linings amidst crumbling iPhone, iPad, and Mac sales

What’s really worrying though is not only have iPhone sales gone weak, the safety net that Apple built around the iPad and the Mac is evaporating. Apple narrowly beat Wall Street expectations, but the third quarter was pretty bad for hardware sales. Let’s begin with iPhone sales, which at 40.4 million, is the lowest sales […]

iOS 10 hints at water-resistant iPhone

iOS 10 hints at water-resistant iPhone

iOS 10 has added the ability to check whether there’s water in the Lightning port. See also: How to undo iOS 10’s most annoying feature If you’re unlucky enough to get water in the Lightning port, iOS 10 throws up this handy message: Be aware though that this feature only seems to be present on […]

Move over Android, iOS also has a fragmentation problem

Move over Android, iOS also has a fragmentation problem

If you mention fragmentation, people’s minds instantly go to Android, where developers have to cater for tens of thousands of devices from over a thousand makers, and the problem is getting so bad that big names are dropping support for all but the most popular Android devices. But fragmentation is also a growing problem for […]

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