Apple bans use of two chemicals in iPhone assembly
Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy ...
Scarcity of elements in products like smartphones needs addressing, say scientists
Many of today's technological innovations from the iPhone to electric motors for hybrid cars require the use of materials—elements—that are scarce or difficult to obtain. As demand for these devices grows, the problem ...
Microsoft India team develop secure Peer-to-Peer acoustic NFC system
Google's ADM phone finder coming this month
Eavesdropping on lithium ions
(Phys.org) —Lithium ion batteries are at the energetic heart of almost all things tech, from cell phones to tablets to electric vehicles. That's because they are a proven technology, light, long-lasting ...
Apple dials up effort to meld iPhone with cars
Apple is accelerating the race to make smartphone applications easier and safer to use in cars.
US senator concerned about Apple fingerprint tech (Update)
A U.S. senator is asking Apple for more clarity on privacy and security concerns he has with its use of fingerprint recognition technology in the new iPhone 5S.
Review: With Galaxy S5, Samsung proves less can be more
Samsung Electronics Co. has produced the most formidable rival yet to the iPhone 5S: the Galaxy S5. The device, released over the weekend, is the fifth edition of the company's successful line of Galaxy S ...
Apple expected to reveal new iPad line as tablet market heats
Apple is expected to rev up its iPad line Tuesday as the tablet market heats up with competition from devices powered by software from Google and Microsoft.
Tests: New iPhones less durable than iPhone 5 (Update)
As Apple pitches its newest smartphones, users may find something lacking compared with last year's model: They could break more easily.
Review: Small changes make a big difference with the iPad Air
Apple's new iPad Air represents a refinement of the company's tablet concept, not a revolution. But that doesn't make it any less compelling.
Apple launches iPhone trade-in program in US (Update)
Apple on Friday began letting US iPhone owners trade in their smartphones for credit toward buying new models.
Apple mulling move into mobile payments
Apple is considering launching a mobile-payments service for its iPhone and iPad, which would compete with major players such as PayPal, The Wall Street Journal said Friday.
Report: NSA can access most smartphone data
The U.S. National Security Agency is able to crack protective measures on iPhones, BlackBerry and Android devices, giving it access to users' data on all major smartphones, according to a report Sunday in ...