Tag: apple iphone

US Court: Police can’t force people to unlock their phone with biometrics

More U.S. judges are siding with citizens’ privacy rights when it comes to mobile device searches. A judge for the U.S District Court for the Northern District of California recently ruled that U.S. law enforcement cannot force people to use their face, finger, or other biometric method to unlock their device. This remains true even […]

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The iPhone turns 12: Here’s how it compares to the best Android phone of 2018

Apple announced the iPhone twelve years ago today. We all know it wasn’t the world’s first smartphone, yet few would argue its place among the world’s most important smartphones. Android would not be where it is today were it not for Apple’s first flagship phone. But where exactly is Android today? At the end of […]

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Apple will update China iPhones to prevent ban, but Qualcomm still fighting

Apple will send software updates to several iPhone models in China to remove features disputed by Qualcomm as illegal. This will, hopefully, avoid a Chinese iPhone sales ban. However, Qualcomm is at the same time fighting for the potential sales ban to cover even more iPhone models. Apple admitted that if it cannot avoid the Chinese […]

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In big win for Qualcomm, Apple must cease sale of iPhone models in China

A Chinese court granted some preliminary injunctions against Apple on behalf of Qualcomm. The preliminary injunctions force Apple to cease Chinese sales of major iPhone models, including the iPhone X. This news represents a big win for Qualcomm in its years-long fight against Apple over patent infringement. Chip manufacturer Qualcomm announced today that it received […]

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Project Fi is now Google Fi, adds support for iPhones and many more Android phones

Google announced it has renamed Project Fi to Google Fi. Google also announced Google Fi support for many more phones, including iPhones and those from Samsung, LG, Motorola, and OnePlus. iPhone users can sign up through the new Google Fi app, which is currently in beta. Following rumors that Google would rename Project Fi into Google […]

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An Android fanboy spends an enlightening week with an iPhone

Despite working at Android Authority, I’ve used iPhones, iPads, iMacs, MacBooks, and lots of other Apple products. I’ve always preferred Android because I feel it fits more with my needs, what with its extremely customizable interface as well as the wealth of options when it comes to hardware design and pricing. Since Android works better […]

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Samsung & Google Phones Have Faster Internet Than the Latest iPhones

Samsung and Google phones have faster internet speeds than Apple’s iPhone 8, the 8 Plus, and the iPhone X, according to new data reported by Bloomberg. Internet connection speed measurement service Ookla, which makes the Speedtest app, found that Apple’s latest iPhone models lagged behind in internet download speeds compared with equivalent models from competitors. The iPhone […]

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