Device enables endoscope images to be viewed on iPhones

Apr 7, 2016

Device enables endoscope images to be viewed on iPhones

Optical equipment maker Microscope Network Co. and the University of Tsukuba have developed a system that enables doctors to monitor and save endoscope images on Apple Inc. iPhones. The system, comprising a lens equipped with an endoscope attached to an iPhone camera, allows high-resolution ...

China's smartphones gaining ground with same bang, less buck

Feb 24, 2016

China's smartphones gaining ground with same bang, less buck

Move over, Apple and Samsung. The next big smartphone might be from little-known Chinese brands such as TCL and Oppo. Along with other Chinese phone makers such as Huawei and Xiaomi, Chinese brands have surpassed Samsung in China and are encroaching on Apple’s turf. ...

U.S. government, Apple ratchet up fight over encryption

Feb 20, 2016

U.S. government, Apple ratchet up fight over encryption

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a motion on Friday seeking to compel Apple to comply with a judge’s order to unlock the encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters, portraying the tech giant’s refusal as a “marketing strategy.” In response, ...

Apple now accepting banged-up iPhones for trade-in

Feb 6, 2016

Apple now accepting banged-up iPhones for trade-in

Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade. Until now, Apple offered credit to iPhone owners only if the device had an intact screen and working buttons. Apple hopes that with more leeway, applicable ...

Jan 2, 2015

Apple customers sue over shortage of storage space in iOS 8

Apple Inc. misleads consumers about the amount of storage space used by its iOS 8 operating system in iPhones, iPods and iPads, two users claimed in a suit targeting the software, adding a new wrinkle to a product introduction that has been riddled with ...

Jul 23, 2014

Apple profit climbs along with iPhone sales

Apple on Tuesday reported that its quarterly profit climbed with strong iPhone demand, but a decline in iPad tablet sales put a damper on its results. The California-based company posted a profit of $7.7 billion on revenue of $37.4 billion in the three months ...

Apple, IBM put aside differences with landmark deal

Jul 16, 2014

Apple, IBM put aside differences with landmark deal

Apple Inc. and International Business Machines Corp. are putting aside a rivalry started at the dawn of the personal-computing era to get more businesses to embrace iPhones and iPads. The deal unveiled yesterday gives Apple access to an IBM sales force that will recommend ...

Jan 1, 2014

Apple denies NSA has 'backdoor' access to iPhones

Apple said Tuesday it had no “backdoor” in its products after a security researcher and a leaked document suggested the U.S. National Security Agency had unfettered access to the iPhone. Apple said in an email to AFP that it “has never worked with the ...

Docomo unveils 10 new Android smartphones

Oct 10, 2013

Docomo unveils 10 new Android smartphones

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NTT Docomo Inc. unveiled 10 new smartphones Thursday to beef up its non-iPhone lineup for the winter-spring season and improve its competitiveness in a tight market. Given that rivals KDDI Corp. and Softbank Corp. only launched six and four new smartphones, respectively, powered by ...