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Jubilant iPhone owner beats Apple in court after Geniuses ‘wiped away his life’

A London iPhone owner has sued and beaten Apple in court, after retail store staff erased his device to cure a problem, deleting photos and contacts at the same time. No backup existed, and he has been paid nearly $3,000 in compensation.
Mobile

This crazy case makes your iPhone feel like a OnePlus 2, but it also holds a secret

OnePlus, the Android smartphone manufacturer, has launched an iPhone case. Covered in its trademark Sandstone textured material, the case actually holds a secret -- inside the box is an invitation to buy a OnePlus X, and it could be the…
Mobile

Look Ma! No hands! Hansnap straps on phones for shooting photos and video

A new startup called Hansnap has hit its Kickstarter funding goal for what it calls “the world’s first hand-mounted smartphone filming system” -- a hand strap for mounting a handset or action camera for hands-free shooting.
Social Media

Tumblr wants more of your GIFs, comes up with a tool so you can easily create them

Ever wanted to easy make GIFs from your own pictures and videos, then share them on Tumblr? Now you can with GIF Maker, a new feature in Tumblr's iPhone app that simplifies the GIF making process.
Mobile

Apple takes home 94 percent of smartphone market profit

Apple takes the lion share of the smartphone market profit, surpassing its own record of 92 percent to reach 94 percent this quarter. The only other profitable mobile company is Samsung, which takes 11 percent of the profits from the mobile…
Mobile

Is Apple beefing up its own apps’ rankings in the App Store?

Apple may be promoting its own apps on the iPhone App Store instead of giving fair billing to apps that deserve Top Chart positions. It is also possible that the problem is due to a bug.
Mobile

Firefox for iOS finally shows up 1:41

Yes, it's true. Four years after the browser hit Android, Mozilla has finally gotten around to launching its Firefox browser for Apple's mobile devices.
Mobile

Don’t expect to see an AMOLED screen on an iPhone until at least 2019

AMOLED screens might be good enough for the Apple Watch, but apparently not for the iPhone. Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities believes Apple is likely to use LCD panels on its iPhone for the next few years.
Android Army

Apple and Samsung dominate US smartphone sales, combine for 66 percent market share

When it comes to smartphones in the U.S., there’s Apple, Samsung, and the rest. In the quarter ended in September, those two giants accounted for two-thirds of all smartphones sold in the U.S., according to Kantar Worldpanel.
Mobile

Apple patents Touch ID “panic mode” for iPhone

Apple's newest patent details new gestures that iPhone users might be able to implement on the Touch ID sensor, including a panic mode to lock the phone and contact the police, in case of emergency.
Photography

Flickr app for iOS 9 adds 3D Touch, Spotlight search for faster navigation

Flickr's updated app for iOS 9 adds support for 3D Touch. With a press and hold on the screen, you can now pull up Quick Actions and easier photo scrolling. You can also now search your Flickr photos via Spotlight.