Asus Zenfone 5Z launch set for June 15: Still a modern flagship smartphone?

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Asus was the first smartphone maker to announce Google Android-based devices – the Zenfone 5Z and Zenfone 5 — with iPhone X-inspired notch-based screens at the Mobile World Congress held in February. Now, after almost four months, the company is gearing up to launch the Zenfone 5Z on June 15, according to… Continue reading Asus Zenfone 5Z launch set for June 15: Still a modern flagship smartphone?

Apple shuns the tech industry’s apology tour

Sorry, Apple’s not sorry. There has been a theme at the tech industry’s big conferences this year: Facebook and other tech giants keep telling us that they’ve learned from their mistakes and are going to be a lot more thoughtful about the far-out stuff they plan on doing in the future. Apple has been cool… Continue reading Apple shuns the tech industry’s apology tour

Amid growing spat with Facebook, Apple increases privacy controls

Apple Inc. executives rarely call out Facebook Inc., but they made more moves on Monday to limit the social network’s data collection. In iPhone, iPad, and Mac software updates later this year, Apple’s default Safari web browser will show a pop-up window asking users for permission before loading share buttons from social networks including Facebook.… Continue reading Amid growing spat with Facebook, Apple increases privacy controls

Apple iPhone X: Issues with FaceID? Apple could replace your device

iPhone X owners who are facing problem with the FaceID unlock scanner may get a new device if their smartphone cannot be repaired, a report has claimed. According to a report in MacRumors, the Cupertino-based company “updated its service policy for a limited number of iPhone X units that might be experiencing issues with Face… Continue reading Apple iPhone X: Issues with FaceID? Apple could replace your device

Long queues outside Apple stores ahead of iPhone X launch

In a blast from the past, there are long lines already forming in cities around the world for tomorrow’s iPhone X launch. After the iPhone 8’s muted rollout in late September, the lines of people willing to wait overnight suggest massive demand for the iPhone X – despite its US $1,000-plus price tag. In Singapore,… Continue reading Long queues outside Apple stores ahead of iPhone X launch

Apple, Samsung face fresh iPhone damages trial: US judge

A US judge has ordered a new trial to determine how much Samsung Electronics should pay Apple for copying the look of the iPhone. US District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California issued an order late on Sunday, 10 months after the US Supreme Court set aside a $399 million award against Samsung for… Continue reading Apple, Samsung face fresh iPhone damages trial: US judge

Apple’s iPhone X to have 3D facial scanner, OLED screen, improved cameras

Apple’s most important new phone for years will be called the iPhone X, according to a leak of the company’s latest mobile operating system. Strings of software code inside of the leaked operating system, first detailed by Apple news website 9to5Mac, show the expected three new phones will be called the iPhone 8, iPhone 8… Continue reading Apple’s iPhone X to have 3D facial scanner, OLED screen, improved cameras