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‘Panic button’ will be required for iPhones in 2017 in India

According to the Indian Express, a new motion signed into Indian law enforces all phones, including iPhones, to feature a ‘panic button’ which will ping the device’s location as well as call local authority. The new law will begin to take place starting January 1, 2017. iPhones have had GPS ever since the iPhone 3G, however, the new law will force…

iPhone Upgrade Program now offered through Apple’s website

When Apple announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus last year, they talked about a new program that enticed users to upgrade their phone every year instead of a two-year cycle. Called the iPhone Upgrade Program, the program was only available to customers who made purchases through Apple Stores. Today, this upgrade program will no longer be limited to…

Sharp to begin mass production on OLED displays

To no surprise, Sharp is planning to build out multiple supply lines to start creating OLED displays. Recently purchased by Foxconn, the company plans on building OLED displays for future iPhones (via DigiTimes). Sharp will set up one 4.5G and two 6G AMOLED production lines with monthly capacity of 13,000, 11,500 and 34,500 glass substrates respectively,…

Apple adds another 32 banks and credit unions to Apple Pay

In Apple’s continued expansion of Apple Pay, the company has added another 50 U.S. banks to the company’s mobile payment service. Apple Pay is available for iPhone 6 and above and Apple Watch in-store via NFC. The service is also available in-app for any iPad supporting Touch ID. Here’s the list: Alaska Airlines/Horizon Airlines Employees…

Some Sprint users are affected by LTE bug, fix is on the way

With the release of iOS 9.3.1 yesterday fixing some issues, it seems as though some users who are on Sprint may be having connectivity issues when connected to LTE. According to several users across social media, they have been unable to connect to LTE on iOS 9.3, forcing them to resort to slower 3G data in order to get a working connection. Sprint has…

FBI will help unlock iPhone, iPod used in Arkansas homicide case

It’s been a few days after the FBI has successfully unlocked the iPhone 5c used in the San Bernardino case and it seems as though they’re not backing down. According to a new report from the Associated Press, the agency will be helping the four in a  homicide case in Arkansas and will be unlocking an iPhone and iPod. The report notes that the FBI will…