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Apple’s patented cracked screen sensors could lead to more durable iPhones

Apple’s patented cracked screen sensors could lead to more durable iPhones Patently Apple caught wind of a proposal from mid-2015 that uses sensors to characterize a crack and identify its location on a phone’s cover glass.First, it would help Apple gain insight as to the circumstances in which its devices break.

Apple was just granted a patent for a touchscreen that reads fingerprints

Apple was just granted a patent for a touchscreen that reads fingerprints The iPhone’s home button could soon disappear.The patent itself was first spotted by AppleInsider, and was made public on Tuesday by the U.

MashTalk: Should Apple be required to provide instructions on how to fix your iPhone?

MashTalk: Should Apple be required to provide instructions on how to fix your iPhone? On this week's podcast, the Mashable tech team discusses Apple's resistance of so-called "Right-to-Repair" laws, Facebook's new manifesto, and the return of "unlimited" data plans in the U.First on the agenda is, of course, the topic of "Right-to-Repair" laws.

Apple's latest ad campaign uses giant tweets to convince you to buy an iPad Pro

Apple's latest ad campaign uses giant tweets to convince you to buy an iPad Pro The tech giant's latest iPad Pro ads heavily feature Twitter — but nope, Apple isn't buying the social network.The ads all feature giant print-outs of tweets.

It's getting closer: Apple’s famous developer nference to return to San Jose

It's getting closer: Apple’s famous developer nference to return to San Jose According to Apple, each year during WWDC, millions of talented developers around the world learn about Apple's platform technologies ranging from programming languages like Swift to breakthrough developer APIs like SiriKit, HomeKit, HealthKit and CarPlay.“These Apple technologies inspire developers to continue creating incredible experiences for every aspect of customers’ lives and improve the way they manage their smart homes, cars, health and more for over one billion active Apple devices,” the tech giant says.

Phishers bypass ntent blockers and target Apple users in latest attacks

Phishers bypass ntent blockers and target Apple users in latest attacks A simple replica login page is fooling Apple users into falling for a phishing attack, which is using a font substitution tactic to avoid virus software detection, MailGuard reports.The login page mimics Apple’s real page, but instead its aim is to collect Apple IDs and passwords from unsuspecting users.

Apple has reportedly bought the Israeli tech firm RealFace

Apple has reportedly bought the Israeli tech firm RealFace On the heels of recent rumors that the upcoming iPhone will have a means of biometric authentication (other than fingerprint scanning) comes the news that Apple has acquired RealFace, an Israeli tech firm specializing in facial recognition.The report comes from Israeli site Calcalist (via MacRumors) which claims Apple bought the Tel Aviv-based company for "several million dollars.

Apple will launch 4 new iPads in March, report claims

Apple will launch 4 new iPads in March, report claims Hold on to your seats, iPad fans: Apple might revamp its entire iPad lineup as soon as March 2017.According to a report from Macotakara (link partially in Japanese), Apple will launch a quartet of iPad Pro machines, in four sizes: 12.

Unlocking the iPhone 8 could be as easy as looking at it

Unlocking the iPhone 8 could be as easy as looking at it Just imagine unlocking your iPhone just by looking at it.According to the latest report from KGI analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, whose Apple predictions often turn out to be accurate, the next iPhone could be capable of that and more thanks to a "revolutionary" front-facing 3D camera system.

Apple rumored to announce complete refresh of iPad lineup this spring

Apple rumored to announce complete refresh of iPad lineup this spring The rumor mill currently points to a complete refresh of the iPad lineup with new features, new sizes, and more.According to Mac Otakara (via MacRumors), Apple will hold an event this spring to announce its new iPad lineup.

Apple will reportedly switch its glass supplier for the Apple Watch 3

Apple will reportedly switch its glass supplier for the Apple Watch 3 But what exactly will the release of the Apple Watch Series 3 bring?The firm has been unable to produce the Apple Watch’s particular brand of glass at scale, reportedly because of the smartwatch’s curved surface.

Apple might be creating its own version of Bitmoji

Apple might be creating its own version of Bitmoji On Monday, Apple was granted a patent for an "avatar editing environment" that looks a lot like Bitmoji, the popular app from Snapchat-owned Bitstrips.They can also modify face shapes and skin color and will be able to choose whether to create the avatar automatically or manually.

Apple patents avatar creation app that looks like its version of Bitmoji

Apple patents avatar creation app that looks like its version of Bitmoji The tech giant has been granted a patent for a product listed as “avatar editing environment” that looks like its version of Snap’s popular Bitmoji app or the Nintendo Mii.In the vein of Bitmoji, the avatars look cartoonish rather than “real” in the illustrations Apple has provided.

Apple's new 'Apple Park' spaceship campus will open in April

Apple's new 'Apple Park' spaceship campus will open in April If you think Apple's products are impressive, just wait until you see the company's brand new campus.He intended Apple Park to be the home of innovation for generations to come," Apple’s current CEO, Tim Cook, said in the press release.

Why the heck did Apple just buy iCloud.net?

Why the heck did Apple just buy iCloud.net? 14, Lei said "iCloud.In comparison, Apple reportedly bought iCloud.

teve Jobs’ spaceship-like ‘Apple Park’ is finally finished, and it opens in April

teve Jobs’ spaceship-like ‘Apple Park’ is finally finished, and it opens in April For months, we’ve come to call Apple’s next campus “spaceship” because of its UFO-like shape, but Apple’s had another name in mind.The new 175-acre headquarters in Cupertino will officially be called ‘Apple Park.

Almost 80 percent of Apple devices are on iOS 10, latest figures reveal

Almost 80 percent of Apple devices are on iOS 10, latest figures reveal In the five months since then, nearly 80 percent of active iOS devices have adopted it.The Cupertino company frequently updates the number of devices on its latest operating system based on App Store data, and the latest numbers as of February 20 say that 79 percent of active iOS devices run some version of iOS 10.

‘Apple Spaceship’ is now ‘Apple Park,’ employees set to move in April

‘Apple Spaceship’ is now ‘Apple Park,’ employees set to move in April Workers in Cupertino are starting to put the finishing touches on Apple’s monumental new headquarters, widely known as the Apple Spaceship.In fact, that’s just what Apple co-founder Steve Jobs called it when he first presented the plan to city managers in 2011.

Is Apple opening the actual best office in the world?

Is Apple opening the actual best office in the world? To honour his memory the theatre at Apple Park will be named the Steve Jobs Theater, Apple says.The Steve Jobs Theater is situated atop a hill — one of the highest points within Apple Park — overlooking meadows and the main building.

iPhone users spent so much money in the App Store last year

iPhone users spent so much money in the App Store last year Congratulations, iPhone users: you spent a ton of money on apps last year.Right after the holiday season, Apple touted huge App Store sales.