With iPhone X, Apple is hoping to augment reality for the everyman

Sep 14, 2017 - 4:22 PM

The iPhone X is here which means Apple’s push into augmented reality AR begins in earnest

Samsung is currently the sole supplier of the iPhone X's OLED screen

Sep 14, 2017 - 3:42 PM

Apple is in urgent need of finding a second source of OLED a KGI Securities analyst says

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 Labisindaw Belo looks after her grandchid inside Al-Qayriya Madrasa, an evacuation center in Balo-i, Lanao del Norte. the parents of the child had to 60 days after the Marawi siege started, the Internally Displaced are still not sure if they have a home to return to. Government forces are still fighting the IS-linked Maute group in Marawi city. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

WATCH: A rundown of Apple's new iPhones in 2 minutes

Sep 13, 2017 - 9:03 PM

Here s a rundown of the iPhone 8 8 Plus and the X s specs and features

IPHONE X. The X has a new edge-to-edge display called 'Super Retina'. Photo from Apple.

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Mengenal fitur dan spesifikasi 3 iPhone terbaru

Sep 13, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Apple baru saja memperkenalkan iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus dan iPhone X

NEW IPHONES. The X, the 8 Plus and the 8 are introduced at Apple's September 12 event. All photos from Apple

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WATCH: Meet the iPhone X

Sep 13, 2017 - 11:36 AM

Here s a sneak peek of the newest most advanced iPhone that Apple has built

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APPROVED BUDGET. Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday jubilantly pose and flash the famous clenched fist sign of President Rodrigo Duterte after the lawmakers approved on second reading House Bill 6215 or the 2018 General Appropriations Bill (GAB). Photo from the House Press and Public Affairs Bureau

Apple unveils 3 new iPhones, hails 'biggest leap forward'

Sep 13, 2017 - 3:39 AM

Meet Apple s new batch of iPhones the X the 8 and the 8 Plus See their specs and features here

NEW IPHONES. The X, the 8 Plus and the 8 are introduced at Apple's September 12 event. All photos from Apple

What to expect from Apple at its September 12 event aside from iPhones

Sep 12, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The iPhone 8 and X aren t the only stars of the Apple show

iOS 11. The new version of the mobile OS may get a lot of stage time at Apple's event. It is shown here on the iPad and iPhone. Image from Apple

Here's how you can watch Apple's iPhone event

Sep 12, 2017 - 6:54 PM

Watch live as Apple unveils its new iPhones among other products at its special September 12 event

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13 rumored iPhone 8 details solidified by iOS 11 leak

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:40 AM

The code for the phone s new OS leaks from Apple s servers Here s a list of iPhone 8 details that have emerged from the leakage days before Apple s September 12 event

APPLE. The Apple logo is seen on the outside of Bill Graham Civic Auditorium before the start of an event in San Francisco, California on September 7, 2016. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

20 rumored specs and features of the next iPhone

Sep 06, 2017 - 7:28 PM

Excited for the next iPhone? Here s how it has shaped up online before its official reveal on September 12

Huawei overtakes Apple in global smartphone market for the first time

Sep 06, 2017 - 4:45 PM

The Chinese giant moves to second place in sales race outselling Apple in June and July 2017 according to research firm Counterpoint

HUAWEI. The brand's logo appears at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017, June 28 to 30, 2017. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Tinder is now top-grossing app in Apple's app store

Sep 04, 2017 - 10:30 AM

New premium service that allows users to see who liked them propels app to the top

EXTRA FEATURES. Tinder's 'Gold' service has helped the app attract more downloads since its introduction. Image from Tinder

Samsung okay to test self-driving cars in California

Sep 01, 2017 - 1:55 PM

The company most of us know for smartphones and other gadgets has joined the self driving car race in California

NEW MARKETS. Samsung attempts to expand its scope by stepping into the self-driving car race. Photo by Ed Jones/AFP

Apple sets likely iPhone event for September 12

Sep 01, 2017 - 1:48 PM

Analysts expect a major design refresh for the next iPhone

IPHONE 7. The next iPhone is rumored to have a significantly different appearance from its predecessors such as the 7 pictured here. Photo by Jack Taylor / AFP

Apple's deep pockets could take on Hollywood, Netflix

Aug 18, 2017 - 6:33 PM

While Apple has not revealed any plans publicly a report that the iPhone maker could spend a billion dollars on its own shows suggests more disruption for a sector seeing rapid changes

APPLE AND STREAMING? This file photo taken on June 13, 2016 shows the Apple logo displayed on a screen at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference presentation at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California.  File photo by Gabrielle Lurie/AFP

Apple sells 41 million iPhones in past quarter, profit up by 12%

Aug 02, 2017 - 10:06 AM

The iPhone accounts for 60 of the company s revenue even as other product and service categories improve

BIG REVEAL. Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPhone 7 during an event inside Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 US time. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Apple removes some VPN services from Chinese app store

Jul 31, 2017 - 1:05 AM

Two major providers ExpressVPN and Star VPN slam the tech giant s decision

The iPod nano and shuffle are no more

Jul 28, 2017 - 12:14 PM

The discontinuation is the final nail in the coffin for iPods that don t have internet connectivity

RIP NANO. The iPod Nano is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco, California. File photo by Justin Sullivan/AFP

Trump hails $10B investment from Apple supplier Foxconn

Jul 27, 2017 - 11:24 AM

The businessman turned president made the announcement side by side with the Taiwanese tech giant s CEO Terry Gou as he tried to show his America First economic rhetoric is making a difference

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Terry Gou (C), Chairman of Foxconn, an electronics supplier, during an announcement that the company will open a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, July 26, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump says Tim Cook promised 3 new U.S. plants – report

Jul 26, 2017 - 12:41 PM

Analysts say however that moving manufacturing back to US is unlikely for Apple which relies on a dense ecosystem of companies in Asia

BIG CHIEFS. Apple CEO Tim Cook (L) listens to US President Donald Trump during an American Technology Council roundtable at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 19, 2017. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Apple to invest $900 million in Danish data plant

Jul 10, 2017 - 6:53 PM

The facility will help to handle data from iMessages answers from the voice activated assistant Siri and song downloads from iTunes Apple s director for the Nordic countries Erik Stannow says

APPLE. The Apple logo is seen on the outside of Bill Graham Civic Auditorium before the start of an event in San Francisco, California on September 7, 2016. File photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

LOOK: New Apple store's roof looks like a giant MacBook Air

Jun 23, 2017 - 3:43 PM

The store is located in Chicago Some take photos and videos before the Apple logo is rolled up

APPLE. A picture shows the Apple logo outside the Apple store in Covent Garden in London August 30, 2016. File photo by Daniel Lean-Olivas/AFP

The 10 biggest announcements from Apple's WWDC 2017

Jun 06, 2017 - 8:32 PM

Here s what you can expect from Apple s laptops all in ones and operating systems in the coming months

IMACS. Apple's computers get Intel's latest chip, the Kaby Lake processors. Screenshot from Apple

My favorite from WWDC 2017: an auto-reply feature while user drives

Jun 06, 2017 - 8:10 AM

iOS 11 s new Do Not Disturb While Driving feature tells message senders that a user is driving and silences incoming alerts Senders also have the option of marking a message urgent to bypass it

Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google

Jun 06, 2017 - 7:37 AM

The smart speaker is being framed as a music centric device that as Apple VP Phil Schiller describes it has the power to rock the house

SMART SPEAKER. Apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference in San Jose, California on June 5, 2017. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Apple says payouts from App Store total $70 billion

Jun 01, 2017 - 11:00 PM

Apple also says downloads have grown over 70 over the past 12 months fueled by hit games like Pokemon Go and Super Mario Run

A worker handles a newly arrived Apple iPhone 7 at an electronic store in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on April 07, 2017. File photo by Eitan Abramovich

Apple now leads wearable computing with smartwatch

May 05, 2017 - 11:24 PM

While Apple does not release sales figures for its Apple Watch the estimate by Strategy Analytics shows a 59 jump in sales from a year earlier with 3 5 million units sold in the first 3 months of the year

Apple starting US tech manufacturing fund with $1B

May 04, 2017 - 4:23 PM

The tech giant creates a fund to get more people in the US to do advanced manufacturing

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Apple delivers higher profits, but iPhone sales slip

May 03, 2017 - 9:23 AM

Apple says its profits climbed 4 9 to slightly more than 11 billion on revenue rising 4 6 to 52 9 billion in the quarterly that ended April 1

TOP SELLER. A worker handles a newly arrived Apple iPhone 7 at an electronic store in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on April 07, 2017. Eitan Abramovich/AFP

What can we expect from the iPhone 8?

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:03 PM

It s been 10 years since Apple released the original game changing iPhone? Can the next model do the same?

BIG EXPECTATIONS. Will the 10th anniversary iPhone make iPhones exciting again?

Apple, Google, Amazon looking to acquire Toshiba's memory chip unit – report

Apr 03, 2017 - 5:27 PM

Toshiba is the world s number two supplier of memory chips for smartphones and computers behind South Korea s Samsung

Apple akan merilis iPhone 7 merah dan memperbarui iPhone SE

Mar 23, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Apple akan mendonasikan sejumlah hasil penjualan setiap iPhone merah untuk Global Fund guna memerangi penyakit HIV dan AIDS

Apple introduces 'easy-to-use' video editing app

Mar 22, 2017 - 4:35 PM

Apple s Clips wants to make it easier for people to edit videos on their mobile devices

FILTER FEVER. Apple joins the special effects and filters craze with its new app, 'Clips'. Photos from Apple

Apple to release red iPhone 7, update iPhone SE

Mar 21, 2017 - 11:15 PM

Apple will donate an unspecified amount to the Global Fund to fight HIV and AIDS for each Product Red iPhone sold

Spotify extends streaming lead with 50 million subscribers

Mar 03, 2017 - 5:55 PM

The music streaming service maintains lead over Apple Music and Tidal in spite of exclusive material appearing on the rival platforms

STREAMING LEADER. The Spotify logo is pictured on a football table placed in a playroom at the company headquarters in Stockholm on February 16, 2015. Photo by Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

Smartphone maker Huawei catching up on Samsung, Apple – study

Feb 15, 2017 - 4:53 PM

Chinese makers succeeded in winning market share over last year and Huawei now seems to be the main rival to the two giants even if the gap remains large Gartner analyst Annette Zimmermann says

HUAWEI. CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group Richard Yu introduces the Huawei Mate 9 phone as he delivers a keynote address at CES 2017 at The Venetian Las Vegas on January 5, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Tech firms must do more against 'fake news' – Apple boss

Feb 11, 2017 - 7:59 PM

Too many of us are just in the complain category right now and haven t figured out what to do says Apple chief executive Tim Cook

FAKE NEWS. Facebook in particular has come under pressure for failing to take action against fake news. File photo by Karen Bleier/AFP

Apple to start building iPhones in India

Feb 03, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Apple which has not commented on the minister s statement remains a relatively small player in India where sales of its smartphones lag those of rival Samsung

APPLE IN INDIA? The Apple logo is seen on the outside of Bill Graham Civic Auditorium before the start of an event in San Francisco, California on September 7, 2016. File photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Apple is world's top smartphone vendor after record iPhone sales

Feb 01, 2017 - 11:52 AM

The tech giant sets new record with 78 3 million iPhones sold in past quarter

RECORD SALES. Apple on January 31, 2017 reported that its profit for the past quarter slipped 2.6 percent to $17.9 billion even as iPhone sales jumped to a new high. Revenue in the quarter climbed to an all-time record $78.4 billion compared with $75.9 billion in the same period a year earlier, the company said in its earnings update for the fiscal first quarter. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Silicon Valley denounces Trump immigration ban

Jan 30, 2017 - 4:46 PM

The US tech industry fears the immigration ban could have an adverse effect on progress and innovation

SPEAKING OUT. Apple CEO Tim Cook is one of the Silicon Valley leaders to have spoken about US President Donald Trump's immigration law. / AFP PHOTO / Josh Edelson

Monopoly suit against Apple's App Store gets new life

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:47 AM

The suit initially filed in late 2011 seeks hundreds of millions of dollars in damages based on the reasoning that the lack of competition pushed app prices higher

Smartphone revolution blazes on as the iPhone celebrates 10th anniversary

Jan 09, 2017 - 4:42 PM

We look back at the original iPhone s impact on the tech industry a decade since it was launched

LOOKING BACK. This file photo taken on January 9, 2007 at the Macworld Conference in San Francisco, California shows the late Apple executive Steve Jobs unveiling the iPhone. Photo by Tony Avelar/AFP

Apple removes New York Times app from China store

Jan 05, 2017 - 4:59 PM

The latest development marks the latest move by Beijing to suppress the newspaper s publications in China

NOT IN CHINA. The New York Times App as shown on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Screen shot from The New York Times website.

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Dec 22, 2016 - 10:36 PM

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Nokia sues Apple for patent infringement

Dec 22, 2016 - 9:20 AM

The lawsuit claims that Apple products have been using Nokia technologies without the proper licenses