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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Samsung told to stop copying iPhone

After a years-long court battle, Apple finally got what it wanted: A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that Samsung smartphones can no longer copy certain iPhone features. In a 2-1 decision, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled that Samsung has to update its smartphones’ software to remove slide-to-unlock, autocorrect and quick link software that directly mimic Apple’s similar features […]

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