Why the iPhone has a mysterious little hole next to its camera?

The iPhone has a hole next to its rear camera lens. It’s easy to miss because it’s so small, and you might never have noticed it before, let alone wondered what it’s for. However, the hole actually serves a very important purpose. It is, in fact, a microphone, one of three on the device. Another is hidden under the speaker grill on the front, and another sits on the phone’s bottom edge. The

Apple adds PayPal support to its ecosystem

Apple has now added the support for online payment gateway PayPal for purchases through its ecosystem, including iTunes, the App Store, Apple Music and iBooks across iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices using a PayPal account. The PayPal support is available for users in the US, Britain, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Austria, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. “This provides a secure and versatile payment method to meet the

I'm just more determined at this point to win an award, says Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet is “determined” to win the Best Supporting Actress at the forthcoming BAFTA Awards, which will be aired on Sunday (February 14). The 40-year-old is nominated for the prestigious award for her performance as Joanna Hoffman in Steve Jobs, a biopic on the late Apple co-founder, reports “I don’t know if I’m necessarily hopeful (about winning), but I’m just more determined at this point. You know I really

Sundar Pichai gets $199 million in stock grant, biggest ever given to a Google executive

Google Inc.’s chief executive officer, Sundar Pichai has been awarded a record $199 million stock grant from Alphabet, the parent company that now owns the global search engine giant as part of a recent corporate reshuffling. Google’s newly crowned CEO, India-born Sundar Pichai has received 273,328 Class C shares on February – reports Bloomberg —  that will grant him quarterly increments through 2019 should he remain on the job. The

Error 53: Apple you're malfunctioning

Since the morning, Apple has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. The Guardian has reported that an software update for iOS is disabling iPhones, which have been repaired by non-Apple authorised parties. This is a problem that iPhone users are facing all over the world. The problem, which has been technically defined as a Error 53 issue, is related to an iOS device’s Touch ID scanner. To

Apple patents 'smart pen' capable of detecting hand movements

Tech giant Apple has been granted a patent for a stylus design of a smart pen capable of detecting hand movements that enables translation into digital line drawing s and text, adding into the list of their new innovations. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has patented Apple’s communicating stylus that employs accelerometers, wireless communication hardware and onboard storage to transfer hand-written notes and drawings on to the display of a digital device,

Lindsay Lohan launches her own game

Looks like actress Lindsay Lohan is following in Kim Kardashian’s footsteps as she has launched her own game — Lindsay Lohan’s The Price of Fame — for Apple, Android and tablets. The 28-year-old actress collaborated with Space Inch, the company behind “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood”, and developed her very own application, reports announced the news via her blog and Twitter Friday.“I’ve developed a new mobile game called The Price Of

Christian Bale Will Not Play Steve Jobs in Biopic After All

British The Dark Knight star Christian Bale has pulled out of a planned biopic of late Apple founder Steve Jobs, industry media reported on November 3.Christian – the second actor to decline the role after Leonardo DiCaprio – discussed the part with Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle, but no deal was reached, according to industry journal Variety.The Oscar-winning star had conflicting feelings about the role, and concluded that he simply wasn’t right for it,

iPhone 6 is the best smartphone ever made: Reviewers

Bigger is better and Apple Inc  has finally realized that and given iPhone users a product that may be low on novelty but high on improvements, reviewers wrote. Most reviewers say that the iPhone 6 is the best smartphone available or “ever made”, while the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has been described as a “phablet” that will give competition to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd`s Galaxy S line of `big` Android

Apple to launch iPhone 6 today

Apple is all set to unveil two models of iPhone 6 – with 4.7″ and 5.5″ screens. There are also speculations that the technology giant will also unveil its first wearable technology. While the smaller iPhone will have a 4.7-inch screen (a popular size among Android phones), the larger model’s screen will measure 5.5 inches diagonally, making it a “phablet” that would compete with Samsung’s Galaxy Note and other phones.

Will Chris Martin take new girlfriend Jennifer Lawrence on Coldplay tour?

Chris Martin’s new girlfriend Jennifer Lawrence has reportedly been invited to join Coldplay on the road. Things could be heating up between Martin and the Oscar-winning actress, who hit headlines earlier this month after it was reported that they were seeing each other, are said to be “enjoying each other” at the moment, the Mirror reported. According to sources the Coldplay frontman doesn’t want to be away from his kids,

Apple suppliers begin production of new iPad tablets

Apple Inc`s suppliers have begun manufacturing new iPad tablets in an attempt to revive flagging sales of the tablet, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.Apple, which helped create the tablet market in 2010 with its first iPad, has seen growth plummet from 2012, as larger phones became more popular and people delayed replacing their tablets.Mass production of the iPad with a 9.7-inch (24.6-cm) screen has already started,