Apple And GE Partner To Bring Industrial Software To The iPhone

General Electric announced a partnership with Apple on Wednesday to bring its industrial software closer to iOS devices. A new version of GE’s industrial software, Predix, will soon be available for developers to build apps natively in iOS. Predix collects and analyzing the huge amounts of data coming off big industrial systems like wind turbines, power plants, oil rigs and rail lines. The software serves […]

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How to switch from Android to iPhone

Somehow, for years, you resisted the lure of the iPhone. You happily stuck with Android, while rolling your eyes at Apple fanboys and fangirls camping out ahead of the launch of a new device. You accepted the fact that it’s harder to find fitted cases and other accessories for your less popular smartphone. You even argued with friends about which operating […]

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Apple is reportedly reinventing the iPhone’s fingerprint reader

Future iPhones may revolve around more than just an eye-catching curved display. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who frequently (though not always) has a knack for hardware scoops, believes that Apple is designing a whole new Touch ID fingerprint reader for future iPhones and iPads. In order for Apple to virtually eliminate bezels, it needs a reader that sits under […]

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Apple’s next iPhone rumored to have facial recognition powered by a new ‘laser sensor’

Apple’s next iPhone could include some “form of facial/gesture recognition,” according to a research note distributed to clients by Cowen and Company on Wednesday. The note includes several new details about Apple’s upcoming iPhone, which is expected to launch in September. “Other features appear to include some form of facial/gesture recognition supported by a new laser sensor and an infrared […]

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Apple has sold its billionth iPhone in key milestone for tech giant

Apple (AAPL) has sold the billionth iPhone, CEO Tim Cook announced at an employee meeting in Cupertino, California on Wednesday. “iPhone has become one of the most important, world-changing and successful products in history. It’s become more than a constant companion. iPhone is truly an essential part of our daily life and enables much of what we do throughout the […]

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Android Has A New Weapon In The iPhone War

As Samsung and Qualcomm kiss and makeup, there’s every chance that the latter’s new 820 chipset could be powering the Galaxy S7. This is important for a number of business and technological reasons, as Forbes contributor I an Morris details here.  For consumers, however, there’s one real standout feature that Qualcomm is hoping will give Android the edge over Apple’s […]

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