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Hackers Stole the Biggest Number of Apple Accounts Ever with iOS Malware

Think twice before jailbreaking your iPhone. A recent rash of malware has helped hackers steal over 250,000 Apple accounts, the largest theft of its kind. The malware only affects jailbroken devices, but if you get pwned, hackers can not only peek your password but also make App Store purchases without your permission. » 8/31/15 12:40pm Yesterday 12:40pm

iPhone 6s Rumor Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

How do you make the best iPhone ever even better? That’s the perennial question, one that’s inevitably easier to answer as Apple releases innovative new products. This year, the fan universe finds a plethora of clues in the company’s wearable computer. The iPhone 6s, these clues suggest, will be a giant Apple Watch. » 8/28/15 2:15pm Friday 2:15pm

The iPhone 6s' Biggest Upgrade Is All About That Camera

The iPhone 6s seems to be a boring upgrade as far as aesthetics go. Surprise! It’s going to look almost identical to the year-old iPhones already out there. But as we approach ever closer to that September 9 Apple event, more leaks are fleshing out what exactly the 6s is going to deliver on the inside. And it looks… » 8/27/15 1:25pm Thursday 1:25pm

Apple's Next iPhone Event Is September 9

As we expected, Apple’s next iPhone will be announced on September 9, 2015—the same date as last year’s iPhone event. We’re expecting Force Touch, better cameras, and better processors all wrapped in a similar looking design. But Mega iPads and Apple TV (set-top box and streaming service) are expected to also make an… » 8/27/15 12:25pm Thursday 12:25pm

Could You Charge an iPhone with the Electricity in Your Brain?

Ever since Morpheus explained how the machines use humans as batteries in The Matrix, we’ve been fascinated by the idea. But can the human body actually generate enough current to do anything useful? We decided to find out, by asking experts how long it would take a human brain to charge an iPhone. » 8/12/15 11:50am 8/12/15 11:50am

Force Touch on the iPhone 6s Is All About Saving You Time

As is true with most past “s” editions on the iPhone, Apple’s newest pocket-friendly device will see some changes on the inside—and not so much the outside. One of the biggest additions is Force Touch, the deep-press tech that lets your finger do more interesting things onscreen, and now we know how it might work. » 8/11/15 9:05am 8/11/15 9:05am

Kaboom Gives You Self-Destructing Messages You Can Share Anywhere

Android/iOS: “Self-destructing messages” are mostly BS. There’s no way to ensure the message is ever really gone, and most apps require all your friends to sign up just to share messages. Kaboom solves at least the latter problem, by letting you share those timed messages anywhere, with anyone. » 8/09/15 10:44am 8/09/15 10:44am

Are Kill Switches Really Enough to Deter Smartphone Thieves?  

When California became the first state to require new smartphones to have a built-in kill switch—a way to disable and brick a device when it goes missing—it seemed like the days of rampant smartphone theft were finally over. After all, who would sell a completely bricked iPhone to some sucker person, amirite?
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This Tiny iPhone Charger Has 128GB of Extra Storage Built Right In

Leaving home without your smartphone’s charging cable is as disastrous as forgetting the device itself. That’s why ultra-compact charging cables are suddenly so popular, and with 128GB of extra storage onboard, PhotoFast’s new MemoriesCable might be the only one iPhone users will want to consider. » 7/21/15 10:40am 7/21/15 10:40am