Apple
Wearables

Haier’s new SOS Connected smartwatch helps you keep tabs on kids and seniors with GPS

Haier's SOS Connected Smartwatch packs hardware and software features that help you to keep track of the ones you love, young and old. Availability and pricing have yet to be announced.
Mobile

Apple shares in 2015 suffered their first negative year in eight years

For the first time since 2008, Apple shares experienced a down year in 2015. Some analysts believe this is a sign of Apple's momentum finally slowing down, though Wall Street remains optimistic.
Computing

Griffin’s new range of USB-C accessories shines at CES

Mobile accessory maker, Griffin has unveiled a long list of new accessories at CES 2016. There’s a full range of USB-C cables, a couple of unusual accessories, and more rugged, Survivor-branded bags and cases.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: AT&T kills contracts, a deep space habitat, and $100 3D printers

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
Apple

Apple raises iPhone, iPad prices in Germany to pay royalties to porn filmmakers and actors

The iPhone and iPad is a bit more expensive in Germany, thanks to a deal that will benefit creative professionals, including pornographic filmmakers. The agreement will add about 5-7 euros ($5.50-$7.70) to each device’s price.
Mobile

Check out these five great new apps for to start off 2016 with a bang

Every week we parse through the various app stores so you don't have to go through the hassle. With the new year, take a look at Microsoft's Selfie app, or Neqtr, a new dating app for "socially conscious people," and more.
Mobile

Apple may let you pay via text, call, or email soon

A new patent filed by the tech giant suggests that you'll soon be able to pay by way of a text, phone call, or email. I would tell you to hold onto your wallet, but it doesn't really look like that's the culprit anymore.
Mobile

Apple has to pay $348 million in fines for tax evasion in Italy

After an investigation revealed that the tech giant failed to pay its taxes in Italy between 2008 and 2013, Apple has settled with prosecutors in Milan to the tune of $348 million.
Mobile

Furious iPhone 4S owners sue Apple for $5M, alleging iOS 9 crippled their phones

A recent class-action lawsuit filed by more than 100 iPhone 4S owners accused Apple of crippling the iPhone 4S' performance with iOS 9, while also failing to warn other owners of such a decline.
Mobile

The IP-Box can guess your iPhone's passcode in under 17 hours

A court case in New York City revealed the existence of the IP-Box, a device that can theoretically force its way into your iPhone by guessing your passcode in under 17 hours. However, it may not be as reliable as you think.
Mobile

Apple made half of all phones and tablets that were unwrapped this Christmas

Apple's were the most popular mobile devices activated over Christmas this year, stealing a nearly 50 percent marketshare, according to the latest data. Meanwhile phablets are increasing in popularity.
Mobile

More Beats radio options coming, as Apple files trademarks for four new stations

Apple has trademarked four new Beats stations, hinting at more radio choices in the near future for Apple Music customers. The four new stations will follow the naming convention set by Beats 1, named Beats 2, 3, 4, and 5.