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Apple removes (PRODUCT)RED branding for red iPhone in China

Yesterday’s announcement of a red iPhone 7/Plus wasn’t just noticeable due to a mid-cycle color addition, but also because it represented Apple’s greatest ever support for (RED), an AIDS-fighting charity. However, all mentions to the charity seems to have been removed on Apple’s Chinese website, TechCrunch reports. It’s worth noting that this isn’t a…

Man passes away after attempting to charge his iPhone while in the bath

A British man was electrocuted after attempting to charge his iPhone while he was using it in the bath, reports the Daily Mail. The investigator for the case says that he will be writing a letter to Apple about the case. The man, Richard Bull, ran an extension cord from a plug socket outside his bathroom, and placed the charger on his chest while using…

Apple Pay launches in Ireland, with support for KBC and Ulster bank

Apple Pay today launched in Ireland. The service allows customers with an NFC-enabled iPhone or Apple Watch to pay via contactless terminals. Apple Pay will be rolling out to KBC and Ulster bank initially, with more on the way. The service requires iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, or any Apple Watch. It also works in-apps with iPads with…

Trump’s new FCC chairman believes that manufacturers should enable the FM chips in smartphones

The Trump administration’s new chairman believes that smartphone manufacturers should enable the FM radio in the devices. Recode reports that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai believes that access to FM radios inside of smartphones is a public safety issue. Pai notes that enabling the radio would be better for public safety as internet/cell phone service isn’t…