Report: LG Will Be the Sole Supplier of iPhone 9 Batteries

A new rumor Friday from the Korea Economic Daily, citing an unnamed source in the chemical industry, alleges that Apple has chosen LG subsidiary LG Chem as an exclusive supplier of L-shaped two-cell batteries for next year’s iPhone model, tentatively named “iPhone 9”.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Unveiling Set for August 23

As rumored, Samsung will be unveiling an eighth-generation Note phablet next month.
According to a press release issued Friday, the Unpacked media event will be taking place on Wednesday, August 23 at Park Avenue Armory in New York City at 11am EST.

Apple Names Deirdre O’Brien Vice President of People

Apple today announced that it is creating a new role, Vice President of People, to be held by its Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Operations, Deirdre O’Brien, starting this fall.

Apple Reportedly Working on Car Batteries With Chinese Manufacturer

Tesla is building its massive Gigafactory in order to reduce the production cost for their electric vehicle battery by thirty percent and now Apple is rumored to be secretly working on automotive battery research and development though no specific details were provided.

Download iOS 10.3.3 with Bug Fixes and Security Improvements [Direct links]

Apple has released iOS 10.3.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. iOS 10.3.3 includes bug fixes and improves the security of your iPhone or iPad.

How to download YouTube videos to your iPhone's camera roll [No JB required]

One of the worst things I hate the most about official YouTube app is that it doesn't let you download videos so you can watch it offline anytime you want. Fortunately there is a workaround for bypassing this restriction without even having to jailbreak. By using a file management app such as Document 6, and an online YouTube video downloader service, you can easily download and save your favorite videos from YouTube to your iPhone’s Camera Roll.

Samsung to Resume Producing Apple A-Series Chips in 2018

Samsung Electronics has not been building Apple-designed mobile chips for iPhone and iPad for almost four years now, but the South Korean conglomerate is rumored to be sharing Apple orders with rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) from next year.

Former Apple Creative Director Believes Company Has ‘Fundamentally Changed’ After Steve Job’s Death

Hugh Dubberly, a former Apple creative director and former member of Samsung’s global design advisory board, was cited¡ in The Wall Street Journal’s write-up Monday as saying that the pipeline that Steve Jobs started is now over. “It’s not so much that Samsung has gotten better, but Apple has fundamentally changed,” he added.

Apple Reportedly Leasing Equipment to Suppliers to Meet iPhone 8 Production Demands

Apple has puzzled industry watchers by investing tens of millions of dollars in production equipment for iPhone 8’s rigid flexible printed circuit board, which connects chips with parts such as the display, camera and so forth, ET News reported Friday.

WhatsApp now allows you to share files of any format

WhatsApp has just received a new update allowing users to quickly share files of any format with their friends. The max size is 100MB on Android and 128MB on iOS. The new feature makes it easy to share mp3s, APKs, archives or any other type of file with your contacts.

Apple Releases Second Public Beta of iOS 11 [Download]

Apple on Wednesday released iOS 11 public beta 2, which has the same features as a third developer-only beta that was seeded to developers two days ago.

Apple Adds PayPal as Payment Option for App Store, iTunes Store

PayPal announced today that it’s expanding support for App Store and other purchases made with Apple ID across Apple devices to eleven new markets, including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Spain, Canada, Mexico, Israel and Australia.

Apple to Spend $921 Million on Second Data Center in Denmark

Apple will build another iCloud data center in the Danish city Aabenraa near the German border, its second in the country, Apple’s Nordic director Erik Stannow told Reuters today.

Apple Releases iOS 11 Beta 3 to Developers [Download]

Apple today seeded a third beta of iOS 11 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to its registered developers and members of the Apple Developer Program. To deploy iOS 11 beta 3 (build number 15A5318g), use the Software Update mechanism in the Settings app on your device with an appropriate configuration profile installed, which can be obtained from Dev Center.

How to enable Parental Control on iPhone and iPad

You don't have to hover over your children's shoulders, watching their every move, in order to keep them safe. Apple has a number of parental control features for the Mac to help protect them as they browse the internet, use apps, and play games. You can even set time limits for your little ones' computer activities so they don't overuse their allotted screen time. Here's how to set up and manage Parental controls on your Mac.

Geohot unveils new $88 accessory for hacking your car

Hacker and founder of, George Hotz, has announced the launch of an $88 accessory for hacking your vehicle.

Apple Says Imagination Technologies Claims ‘Inaccurate and Misleading’

Apple has hit hard at the accusations that its former mobile GPU supplier Imagination Technologies leveled at the Cupertino tech giant. According to the iPhone maker, Imagination’s “unsubstantiated allegations” made recently in their annual report to investors are “inaccurate and misleading,” Bloomberg reported Friday.

Apple isn’t paying bug hunters nearly enough for iPhone exploits

Last year, Apple launched an invite-only bug bounty program where it was offering security researchers and hackers up to $200,000 for disclosing bugs in iOS. However, the program seems to have failed to take off as researchers and hackers as reluctant to report bugs to Apple as they are too valuable.

Apple to Launch Three New IPhones in 2018 with OLED Display

Apple will use advanced organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels in all new iPhones launched from the second half of 2018, according to industry sources cited in a report Thursday by Japanese outlet Nikkei.

Samsung is Working on a Bixby Smart Speaker to Rival Apple's HomePod

The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that Samsung has been developing a wireless speaker powered by its Bixby personal assistant to take on the rival Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple HomePod devices.
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