After Apple announced it would offer customers replacement batteries for the iPhone 6S batch that randomly shuts off, the company now knows why the problem occurred: Air. Specifically, ambient air a crucial battery component was exposed to for too long.
The Android-iOS conflict has been raging ever since both mobile operating systems entered the marketplace. For the most part, Apple has been on the winning side of the debate, both in terms of critical acclaim and sales. Then Google released the Pixel XL.
I've been using Google's flagship smartphone for a few weeks now, and it’s been highlighting the iPhone's glaringly lacking key features. Here are eight ways the Pixel XL trumps Apple's competitor.
When someone close to you has something terrible or sad happen to them, it's tough to know exactly what to do or say. The keys are to be specific, don't dismiss or gloss over what's happening, and always keep an open ear. Here's what we mean.
Three weeks after Donald Trump won a historic victory to become the 45th president of the United States, the media postmortems continue. In particular, the role played by the media and technology industries is coming under heavy scrutiny in the press, with Facebook’s role in the rise of fake news currently enjoying considerable coverage. This represents a shift from earlier in the campaign, when the volume of media airtime given to Trump was often held culpable for The Apprentice star’s political ascendancy.
In truth, a Trump presidency is – in part – a reflection of the status and evolution of the media and tech industries in 2016. Here are 10 ways that they combined to help Trump capture the White House in a manner not previously possible. Without them, Trump might not have stood a chance.
iiNet has shut down its Sydney office and most of the staff have been made redundant. The Internet service provider (ISP) was acquired by TPG over a year ago. Here are the details.
An overflowing, overwhelming inbox is a common lament. How do we manage this constant stream of incoming messages? The Atlantic's James Hamblin has five golden rules you can follow.
Mac: Spark, one of our favourite email apps for iPhone and iPad, has made the jump to Mac. Now you can use all of your custom filters, gestures and smart notifications on your laptop or desktop — and it's still free.
In a lengthy post in the official hub for site announcements, the CEO of Reddit, Steve Huffman, has apologised for comprising users' trust in the site by "attempting to troll the trolls" and added that the site will be "taking a more aggressive stance against toxic users and poorly behaving communities". If you're a Reddit user, here's what you need to know.
It's easier than ever for someone to create a website and post completely made up stories that become international headlines. This makes it harder to tell truth from fiction or share news with others who may not be able to tell the difference either. Luckily, fake news isn't too difficult to spot. Here's how, and how to filter it out of your feeds.
iOS: There are always a few hiccups when you jump ship from one platform to another. If you're switching to Android from iPhone, for example, don't forget to disable iMessage.
The smartphone you use everyday is a complex machine that is made up of a number of different components. But when you break it down, there are around 75 elements - that's two-thirds of the periodic table - that go into the creation of a smartphone. Some of these elements are extremely prevalent while others are exceptionally rare. Why does this all matter? Let's find out.
Apple's Renew program pays you in Apple gift cards and good Earth vibes to recycle old iPhones, iPads, Macs, and other devices. Here's what you can expect to get back if you send in your used stuff.