Tag Archives: iPhone

WSJ: Next iPhones to feature Force Touch screens, come in pink

Like the look of that Force Touch tech in Apple Watch’s screen and the newly-announced 12-inch MacBook’s trackpad? Well, the technology could also be coming to the iPhone, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. In the report, it is revealed that Apple’s next-generation iPhone models will retain the 4.7- and 5.5-inch form factors but will gain…

Third party Apple Watch apps introduced in keynote

Kevin Lynch came on stage to demonstrate some of the first third party apps that will be available for Apple Watch. These have presumably been developed in Apple’s “secret lab,” where Apple has collaborated with developers to optimize and debug their apps, so they will be ready for launch. Instagram Instagram allows you to view photos, and like &…

Apple announces ResearchKit for medical research

In addition to HealthKit, which aims to sync health and fitness data between apps, John Williams (COO of Apple) described that they discovered a potential for medical research along the way. To address this, Apple is releasing ResearchKit, which allows medical researchers to create apps that can assist in medical research. As one example, Apple showed…

Apple announces 700 million iPhones sold, 49% year-over-year growth

At today’s Spring Forward event, Tim Cook announced that Apple has recently sold over 700 million iPhones. Along with this impressive number, it was revealed that the iPhone’s year-over-year growth is at 49%, compared to just 26% for the rest of the industry. Tim Cook also pointed out that the iPhone is the #1 selling smartphone in the world, with a 99%…

Phablets lead mobile growth, media consumption

Phablets are here to stay, according to new data from Flurry. The plus-sized smartphone form factor outpaced all other devices in usage growth year-over-year, gaining an incredible 148%. Thanks to the popularity of devices like the iPhone 6 Plus, usage of phablets has skyrocketed in the last year. Between January 2014 and January 2015, the device…

Apple bested Samsung in smartphone sales for Q4 2014

Apple surpassed Samsung in terms of smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2014 to become the number one smartphone vendor. Samsung had previously held the top spot since 2011. According to the numbers from Gartner, shown below, Apple narrowly edged Samsung out of first place with sales of 74.8 million to Samsung’s 73 million. Apple also claims a…

Apple launches ‘Shot on iPhone 6′ ad campaign, showcases beautiful iPhone photographs from around the world

Over the weekend, Apple refreshed its homepage with a new advertising campaign for the iPhone 6 showing off the incredible capabilities of the in-built camera, iOS apps and iPhone accessories. The World Gallery on Apple’s site features shots from 77 individuals in 70 cities across 24 countries all taken using Apple’s latest iPhone hardware. For each…