Make the most of your iPhone with these awesome accessories

If you’re looking for convenient iPhone accessories and ways to make the most of your new-fangled Apple device, then check out 10 of our current favorites. These could also be great gifts for iPhone owners.

iPhone sales plummeted, but Apple Music saved the day

Apple's earnings report for the third fiscal quarter is in, and we take a look at the numbers. Sales of the iPhone, iPad, and Mac are down across the board from this time last year, but revenue from services is up.

Charge and sync with one of our favorite Lightning cables for iPhone

If you’re looking for a replacement Lightning cable, a spare, or maybe something a little longer or tougher than Apple’s offering, we’ve got you covered. Here are seven of our favorite Lightning cables on the market.

Activists ask Apple to ditch patent for remote iPhone camera deactivation

Users of the online activist platform Care2 have written up a petition asking Apple to never implement its recently patented method of remotely disabling iPhone cameras at “sensitive events.”
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Snowden developing iPhone battery case with hidden spy tool

To detect revealing mobile transmissions that could be used to locate journalists, Edward Snowden and hacker Andrew “Bunnie” Huang are developing a spy monitoring tool that doubles as a battery case.
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Police create a 3D mold of a dead man’s finger to unlock an iPhone

Police in Michigan recruited a university professor to create a 3D mold of a dead man's finger, which they intend to use to unlock and iPhone. It's the first time the technique's been employed in an active investigation.

Dissatisfied iPad owners take Apple to court over AppleCare+

According to a lawsuit filed in a Northern California District Court, the "refurbished" devices sent to replaced damaged ones under AppleCare+ are not functionally equivalent to "new."

BlackBerry CEO slams Apple for putting its reputation 'above the greater good'

During the BlackBerry Security Summit, BlackBerry CEO John Chen criticized Apple for not helping the FBI get into a terrorist's iPhone. He believes that by doing so, Apple showed it cares more about its reputation.

The Army is reportedly swapping its buggy Android devices for iPhones

The U.S. Army is reportedly fed up with glitchy Android devices. It's swapping its current collection for new iPhones that it has concluded operate more smoothly and reliably.

iBan? Iran wants to put an end to iPhone smuggling by banning product altogether

In an effort to curb iPhone smuggling, Iran's anti-smuggling office announced a new project that forces phones sold in the country to be registered. As for the iPhone, Iran plans to ban it if Apple does not register.

Apple hit with a patent lawsuit over the iPhone’s battery charging tech

Texas-based firm Somaltus LLC filed a complaint against Apple, accusing the Cupertino company of violating its "Integrated Battery Service System" patent with the way an iPhone is charged.

It took a lawsuit for Apple to consider an iPhone repair center in Russia

Thanks to a lawsuit brought against the company in June, Apple is reportedly considering building an iPhone repair center in Russia. Building such a center might increase Apple's share of the Russian phone market.