Australian banks want to charge people for choosing Apple Pay

Apple has filed a formal complaint with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, claiming that Australian banks want access to the iPhone's NFC antennas so they can implement their own digital wallets.

It turns out that the iPhone SE is selling briskly in the U.S. and Europe

Apple's iPhone SE, its diminutive complement to the pricier iPhone 6s, sold well in European territories and the United States this past fiscal quarter. That's according to market research firm Kantar.

You can now create music videos via SoundHound and Flipagram

SoundHound and Flipagram are teaming up to offer a new way to create music videos within the SoundHound app. The music you recently discovered will automatically be added into the short video you film.

Otterbox’s Universe case turns your iPhone into a jack of all trades 2:10

The Otterbox Universe Case System turns your iPhone 6/6S or iPhone 6/6SS Plus into a Jack of all Trades with third-party accessories that you can snap onto the case. Swap out different modules in seconds for more functionality…

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…

iHome’s Zenergy line of connected products gets your sleep back on track

iHome's new Zenergy series of connected alarm clocks get your sleep on track with color-shifting LEDs synchronized with your body's circadian rhythm. The first clock is available in two models.

Apple's new patent describes a curved screen smartphone with touch controls

A newly filed Apple patent hints at a curved-screen smartphone with edge controls. It's the second edge-to-edge handset concept that the company's filed in the past several weeks.

Apple dishes out Pay upgrades with fifth MacOS 10.12 developer beta

Apple released the fifth beta of MacOS 10.12 Sierra to developers, adding a few features such as Apple Pay-compatible device sniffing and a keychain update. It arrives one week after beta four hit developers with emoji changes.

You can pre-order Fossil’s new Q Wander, Q Marshal smartwatches as of Friday

Fossil announced the Q Wander and Q Marshal earlier this year, and the two devices are finally going on sale this week. The watches will be up for pre-order on Friday and in stores August 29.

Apple denies price-fixing allegations in Russia as federal agency investigates

The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service, Russia's governing antitrust body, said it was pursuing claims that Apple conspired to price fix iPhones in the country. It's the second time an American tech company has run afoul of the agency this year…

Touch too much: The next MacBook Pro may support fingerprint scanning

Rumors that Touch ID will be coming to Apple's MacBook Pro line later this year are growing louder, alongside the murmurs of a new type of function key that will help set apart the MacBook line once again.

Google Maps lets you save offline areas to the SD card, adds Wi-Fi only mode

Google Maps now has a Wi-Fi only mode that shuts off data access for the app -- useful if you're trying to save your data. It's even more useful if you have downloaded areas for offline use, and you can now save them to your SD card.