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

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

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 contactmusic.com.Lohan announced the news via her blog and Twitter Friday.“I’ve developed a new mobile game called The Price Of

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.

iPhone addict dragged, attacked by fed-up girlfriend in Beijing station

A girlfriend who was fed-up with her boyfriend’s iPhone obsession had to drag her boyfriend from a China subway with his cellphone in hand as he refused to let-go his prized possession. The images caught on a mobile camera has gone viral on the web. The woman was reportedly frustrated with her boyfriend’s constant usage of the iPhone. She then decided to drag him off his seat & out of

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,

Sony Bets Big on Selfie Boom

Sony Corp said on Thursday it would invest 35 billion yen ($345 million) to increase production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets, as the company courts handset makers to get more orders for front-facing camera sensors, used to take selfies. The Japanese firm said it will increase production of stacked CMOS sensors at two factories on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, while completing work on a factory in

Swatch Denies Working With Apple for the Smartwatch iWatch

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group has denied a media report saying it was working with technology company Apple on a smartwatch, a wearable device with interactive functions. Technology website VentureBeat said in a report on Wednesday Apple was working with “at least one partner, Swatch” on a smartwatch project, citing an unnamed source. A spokeswoman for Swatch Group said on Thursday the report was unfounded. She said the only business relationship

China Doesn't Want to Embrace Apple?

China was the star of Apple ‘s quarterly earnings on July 22. But the relationship isn’t reciprocal. Seen from the People’s Republic, the U.S. tech group is far from the leader, and faces a bitter battle with large rivals U.S. consumers have barely heard of, like Xiaomi and Coolpad. As they gain share too, Apple will struggle to be more than an also-ran. Apple’s phone surge in China looks impressive

iPhone 5S and 5C Earn Apple $7.7 Billion Profit!

The California-based company Apple posted a profit of $7.7 billion on revenue of $37.4 billion in the three months period to June 28, an increase of 11.6% from a year ago. Apple said it sold 35.2 million iPhone in the quarter, a rise of nearly 13% from the same period a year earlier. “Our record June quarter revenue was fueled by strong sales of iPhone and Mac and the continued