Apple redesigns Touch ID sensor for upcoming OLED iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Using acquisition assets from Authentic and Privaris


According to the latest report from supply chain sources, Apple has been working hard to redesign the fingerprint sensor mechanism used in its Touch ID feature on the iPhone, and will release a new in-house solution for the upcoming OLED iPhone later this year in collaboration with TSMC process technology.

iPhone's emergency glitch still not fixed
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 11:08

iPhone's emergency glitch still not fixed


911 glitch was the tip of the ice-burg

Last year the iPhone suffered from a security glitch that caused iPhones to repeatedly dial 911 without user intervention.

Boffins turn all stolen phones into a Samsung Note 7
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Still better than an iPhone


Researchers have developed new technology that can prevent stolen phones turning  into a smouldering blob of plastic, or the case of an iPhone a beautiful looking, reassuringly expensive smouldering blob of plastic.

Apple’s killing of the headphone jack not to be repeated
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Industry thinks it is funny

Wandering around the Mobile World Congress 2017 one thing is really clear – the industry is not rushing to copy Apple’s move to kill off the headphone jack.

Apple steered boat crashes into ferry
Published in Games
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 11:42

Apple steered boat crashes into ferry


Captain thought he could run on Apple Maps and an iPad

It is a while since we have had a story about an Apple fanboy who relied entirely on Apple Maps and ended up getting lost. But this guy was dumb enough to use his iPad to do his course navigation on his boat.

iPhones more likely to break than Android
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:08

iPhones more likely to break than Android


Particularly if you put them near me and a hammer

Apple’s build quality has dropped down the loo, according to mobile diagnostics outfit Blancco Technology Group.

iPad supply chain sees doom ahead
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:58

iPad supply chain sees doom ahead


Not sure if the new iPad Pro will save their bacon


Those responsible for inflicting the iPad on the world are experiencing a rather large slice of karma, thanks mostly to their dependence on the fruity tax-dodging cargo cult.

Gore dumps half his Apple stock
Published in News
Monday, 27 February 2017 12:45

Gore dumps half his Apple stock


Inconvenient truth

It is starting to look like Apple board member Al Gore has had to face the inconvenient truth that the fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult is doomed to go the way of the polar bear.

Samsung beat Apple to the punch
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Friday, 24 February 2017 10:52

Samsung beat Apple to the punch


Removed the home button first


Leaked snaps of Samsung’s coming next generation smartphone show that once again the outfit has beaten its rival Apple to the innovation punch.

Apple tries to fix "unexpected shutdowns"
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Friday, 24 February 2017 05:09

Apple tries to fix "unexpected shutdowns"


Mostly affects iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S / Plus users


A month ago, Apple introduced iOS 10.2.1, the latest software update to its mobile device users, which is now being praised for its ability to reduce the amount of “unexpected shutdowns” for both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S users.