Integrating your iPhone with your Dell computer just got far easier. A significant update to Dell Mobile Connect lets users mirror applications running on their iOS handset to their Windows computer. Wireless files transfers between the two were also added.
iPhone and Mac top Fortune’s list of ‘greatest designs of modern times’
Fortune asked experts what product designs they consider truly great, and Apple features very prominently in the responses. iPhone and Mac captured the top two places in the list of 100, and has four products in the top 20.
They beat out some other amazing designs, from Lego bricks and the 747 to the Apollo 11 spacecraft.
iPhone shortages ensue after coronavirus slammed Apple supply chain
Production halts in China last month caused by the COVID-19 outbreak have resulted in iPhone shortages in some US stores, according to market analysts.
Fortunately, Apple’s top contract manufacturer said today it’s ramping production back up.
Apple adds third company to exclusive list of iPhone manufacturers
Apple reportedly will expand the number of companies that can assemble iPhones. Luxshare Precision could join a rather exclusive club, according to reliable analyst, supposedly to reduce the risk that problems with one manufacturer will cause a shortage of iPhone units.
EU regulators move closer to banning Lightning cable
In a move that seems squarely aimed at killing Apple’s Lightning port, a large majority of the European Parliament voted in favor of establishing a common charger standard for mobile devices.
This is only a step in a process that is likely to see the Lightning connector banned from devices sold in Europe, but it’s a significant one.
Mother saves daughter’s life with Find My Friends app
When 17-year-old Macy Smith was late coming home and didn’t answer her phone, her mother knew something was wrong. But she was able to track the girl down thanks to the Find My Friends application on her daughter’s iPhone, even though Smith was trapped in a wrecked car at the bottom of an embankment.
Mobile officially tops TV as American’s biggest time waster
US adults spend more time on their phones and tablets than watching traditional televisions. While phone use has been on the rise for years even as TV use dropped, the most recent annual survey done by eMarketer is the first in which mobile devices came out on top.
Only a few years ago, TV use was significantly ahead of phones and tablets. Not any more.
Even Huawei’s CEO prefers iPhone
Rising trade tensions have brought calls in China to boycott Apple devices in favor of Huawei handsets, but the iPhone has an unlikely cheerleader: the CEO of Huawei admits he buys iPhones for his family.
“One can’t narrowly think love for Huawei should mean loving Huawei phones,” said CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei.
Apple Store rampage; Brit trashes $50,000 worth of iPhones and iPads
There are a lot of expensive and breakable items in any Apple Store, as a man in Leeds, UK demonstrated earlier this year. He was accused of walking into an Apple retail location and destroying £40,412 ($52,267) worth of merchandise.
iPhone, Apple Watch could get poison gas sensor
Apple is considering adding a poison gas sensor to its mobile products. This would enable your iPhone or Apple Watch to detect if you’re being exposed to carbon monoxide or another harmful chemicals.