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An ex-Apple engineer created brilliant new iPhone software that would make Apple jealous — take a look

2019-07-22 12:11

This is one of the coolest iPhone user-interface concepts we've seen.

This viral photo app that makes you look old has been all over everyone's social media feeds. Here's how to use it.

2019-07-18 12:45

People are using FaceApp's age filter to see what they would look like as an old person. Here's how to use it.

Apple is catching up with Android by slowly killing the iPhone's much-criticised notch, reports say

2019-07-13 12:20

Apple's 2020 iPhones will have a new screen with a smaller notch, and suppliers are said to be developing full-screen displays with no cutouts at all.

Samsung’s next major smartphone is coming next month, but it could be more difficult than ever to convince people to buy it

2019-07-07 16:01

Samsung is expected to release its Galaxy Note 10 next month. But it sounds like there may not be much that differentiates it from the Galaxy S10.

Apple's new iOS 13 software for iPhones, with a bunch of new features, is now available in beta — here's how to download it

2019-06-27 08:39

Apple's new iOS 13 software for iPhones and its iPadOS update for tablets has launched in beta. Here's how to download it today.

Apple is expected to release its first 5G iPhone next year. Here's everything we've heard about it so far.

2019-06-24 16:40

Apple's new iPhones in 2020 are rumored to be the first with support for 5G connectivity, a more advanced 3D camera and other benefits.

It sounds like Apple may address one of the biggest drawbacks to its cheaper iPhone XR next year

2019-06-20 08:27

Apple's 2020 iPhone XR sequel will have a better screen, thanks to the OLED tech found in today's pricier iPhones and rivals from Google and Samsung.

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is expected in just a couple months — here's what we've heard so far

2019-06-14 19:27

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is coming soon and rumors are a little inconsistent, but the Galaxy S10 surely offers a few clues as to what to expect.

Apple's iPhone X introduced the 'notch' trend 2 years ago. Now, smartphone makers are trying to kill it once and for all.

2019-06-09 11:20

Apple's iPhone X featured a small cut-out, or "notch," to house a facial recognition system, and most other smartphone makers followed suit.

 

Huawei's mysterious operating system isn't the 'plan B' Android replacement we expected it to be

2019-07-20 12:30

Huawei's Hongmeng OS was expected to be an Android alternative developed in response to Trump's ban. But a company executive says that's not the case.

Check out the new emoji coming to your iPhone later this year

2019-07-17 10:36

Apple's new emoji for 2019 include more disability-orientated options like a guide dog, new foods like falafel, and many more.

This is the latest sign that Trump could be easing up on the United States trade ban with Huawei

2019-07-15 17:43

The US may approve licences for companies to start selling to Huawei again in as little as two weeks.

Sony is reportedly making a foldable smartphone, suggesting folding screen technology might not be a passing trend

2019-07-09 08:57

Foldable smartphones are off to a rocky start, but the biggest tech companies in the world are dedicated to make them happen.

It only took 4 months for the future of the smartphone to crash and burn

2019-06-28 14:06

Everyone was talking about foldable smartphones in late February. Four months later, their future is up in the air.

Instagram head denies widely-held belief that Instagram and Facebook listen in through smartphones

2019-06-26 11:11

Instagram denies the persistent belief that it's listening in on users. "Doing so would be super problematic for a lot of different reasons."

I use these 15 little YouTube tricks on a daily basis, and it makes the experience so much better

2019-06-23 20:41

There are a bunch of little tips and tricks for YouTube on both mobile devices and computers that you might not have come across yet.

5 things you need to know in SA business today and the 9 most useful features coming to your iPhone later this year

2019-06-18 06:30

Announced at WWDC 2019, iOS 13 adds a ton of quality-of-life improvements, including performance enhancements and an optional system-wide dark mode.

Google reveals the design of its next smartphone months ahead of schedule, after it started to leak all over the internet

2019-06-13 10:58

In an unusual move, Google teased an image of its upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone, which we're not expecting until October.

Apple just gave owners of older iPhones 4 great reasons not to upgrade to a new device

2019-06-05 17:02

Apple's iOS 13 iPhone operating system might breathe new life into your older iPhone, even something as old as the iPhone 6S.

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