If you've got an iPhone, stay wary of any suspicious links that your friends or enemies might send you any time soon. YouTube, Vimeo and other reputable video hosting services are perfectly safe, but there's one particular video link doing the rounds at the moment that can lock up your iPhone and require a hard reboot.
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For over a year, Australia's largest banks have been engaged in a quiet war with Apple. Their goal is to force the world's largest technology company to open access to the iPhone's NFC chip and allow collective bargaining over Apple Pay. Apple is fighting back, of course, and the next few weeks and months will determine the future of mobile payments in Australia.
With today's release of Apple's iOS 10.1 software update for the iPhone, a standout feature that the company demonstrated at its September announcement but that didn't make it into the initial release of iOS 10 is here. If you invested in an iPhone 7 Plus, then you can now use its dual camera to capture portrait photos with smoothly blurred out-of-focus areas.
"Bring back the audio jack." That's the tagline used by a line of phone cases for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus that promises restores the 3.5mm headphone jack that Apple removed from the new handsets. The creators of the Fuze Cases also claim their product can double the phones' battery life. Read on to find out more.
Even if shopping online and having your new gadget delivered to your doorstep is quicker, simpler and more reliable than ever, plenty of people still lined up through the cold night to secure themselves a chance of buying a new iPhone. Hey, it's tradition.
Here's what the line in Sydney outside the main Apple Store — almost certainly the largest line in Australia — looks like.
The rumours were right: this morning, a brand new iPhone SE was announced by Apple. The smaller phone is nearly identical in hardware to the larger iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, but it's a lot friendlier to smaller hands and slimmer pockets. It's also the cheapest iPhone ever, which is nice too. Here's how much you'll pay, and when you can buy one in Australia.
4AM (AEDT) on Tuesday morning — set your alarm. That's when Apple will get up on stage at its Cupertino campus and probably announce a brand new iPhone, as well as a smaller iPad Pro, and maybe even a new Apple Watch. We'll be watching live, and sharing our thoughts with you. Come join in if you're awake!
A forthcoming iPhone could feature two camera lenses instead of one, allowing users to zoom in at high resolution and record two types of video simultaneously before seamlessly splicing them together. Apple outlined the potential plans in a patent application for a dual-lens smartphone camera design filed earlier this year.
There have been a ton of melodramatic statements made about Apple's current disagreement with the FBI — many of them from Apple itself! But a tweetstorm from Piers Morgan might take the cake.
Get a new iPhone for Christmas? Sorry – it's already old news. 2016 is the year of the iPhone 7 — get used to it. With sales stalling for the first time in the iPhone's history, Apple needs to pull something truly impressive out of the bag to bring the love back, and now's as good a time as any to gather up the best iPhone 7 rumours swirling around the high-tech ether.
Depending on where you are in Australia and what year you're in, school starts back again tomorrow or Friday — urgh. Here are 10 apps, as suggested by Apple, to install on your high school iPad and do some ol'-fashioned book-learnin' — whether you're in the classroom, on the train or bus, or sitting in your room at home.
The iPhone has evolved — again. It now has 3D Touch, which adds the tactile, touchscreen equivalent of a right click to what was previously an all-or-nothing, tap-or-don't-tap device.
It has a massively improved camera, and the ability to shoot GIF-esque Live Photos that function primarily as still images, but that come to life with sound and movement when pressed. It has a much stronger chassis, more than twice as sturdy as the previous model. It's much, much more powerful and uses that power where you want it to, in the speed of Touch ID fingerprint unlocks and of apps loading.
All of these factors contribute to the iPhone 6s being, yes, the best iPhone ever.