Apple brings innovation and competition to auto industry, Ford says

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Tim Cook wanted to use the BMW i3's body for Apple Car.
Tim Cook wanted to use the BMW i3's body for Apple Car.
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We still don’t even know if Apple is really building an car (even though there are a lot of signs that it is), but whatever the iPhone-maker’s next play in the auto-market is, the company’s about to generate a lot of innovation and competition in the market, says Ford CEO Mark Fields.

Breakthrough could finally bring wireless charging to iPhone

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Would you buy an iPhone that charges wirelessly?
Would you buy an iPhone that charges wirelessly?
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Wireless charging has been on Apple fanboys’ wish list of iPhone features for a few years now, and while it’s unlikely that Apple will bring the technology to the iPhone 6s, Qualcomm just made a breakthrough in wireless charging that would be perfect for the iPhone’s metal body.

Has the OnePlus 2 got what it takes to tackle the iPhone?

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The OnePlus 2 has an all-new design and better specs.
The OnePlus 2 has an all-new design and better specs.
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OnePlus this week announced its long-awaited OnePlus 2, and despite its sub-$400 price tag, it has all the features and specifications it needs to give the latest flagships some tough competition — including Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 810 processor, up to 4GB of RAM, and a much-improved camera.

But OnePlus smartphones are all about beating the latest flagships. Does the OnePlus 2 have what it needs to do that? Find out below.

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Moto X Style beats iPhone 6, Xperia Z3+ in pro camera tests

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Moto X Style boasts one of the most impressive smartphone cameras to date.
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When Motorola announced its new Moto X Style earlier today, the company said it had one of the top three smartphone cameras in the world, based on testing by the experts at DxOMark. Now those test results have been published, and it turns out Motorola was not lying.

Its new handset is actually ranked the second-best smartphone camera to date, second only to the Galaxy S6.

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Apple Music won’t take a byte out of your T-Mobile data

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T-Mobile CEO John Legere is playing the iPhone card for all it's worth.

In great news for music lovers, T-Mobile is adding Apple Music to its “Music Freedom” program, meaning customers can now listen to Apple’s streaming music service without using up their monthly data allowance.

T-Mobile already offers Spotify, Pandora, Google Music and more than two dozen other streaming services on Music Freedom, and users were apparently clamoring for Apple Music to be added to the list.