Today is Oscars day. Are you ready for La La Land to clean up? Even though Hidden Figures should win pretty much everything, and not just because it's about rockets?
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On Wednesday an Arizona teen tweeted a video of her iPhone 7 Plus smouldering in its thick plastic case after it apparently exploded. Apple is "looking into it," according to a company spokesperson.
D-Link has a new security camera. But it doesn't look like a security camera. In fact, it looks like something out of Oblivion or Horizon Zero Dawn — it's a sleek metal cylinder, with a 180-degree wide-angle lens and night vision and the ability to hook up to your Apple gadgets wirelessly.
3D Touch might be on of iOS's most unique and most ignored features. Using sensors in your iPhone it knows exactly how hard you're pressing and contextually gives you a whole slew of cool options for your particular press. If you've just bought yourself a new iPhone 6s or 7 or you've forgotten just how useful 3D Touch can be, we're here to help — these are some of the smartest shortcuts available thanks to Apple's pressure-sensitive screen tech. Give a firm 3D Touch press on your iPhone's screen and all these options are open to you.
Some of the biggest names in the smartphone business — including Apple, LG and Huawei — now make phones with dual-lens cameras installed, and other manufacturers are tipped to follow suit soon. Not all phone makers use two lenses in the same way: on the Huawei P9 one takes shots in black and white to tease out more information about light, whereas on the iPhone 7 Plus you get the advantage of 2x optical zoom for a closer look at your subjects (one lens is wide-angle, and one is telephoto).
While Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank, and Westpac have been pushing for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to allow the banks to negotiate as a group for access to Apple Pay, and now just the Near Field Communication (NFC) function on iPhones, Macquarie Bank and ING Direct customers will now have access to Apple Pay.