Mobile Devices
Apple says iPhones remain on sale in China following court injunction  TechCrunch · 2 hours
Apple has filed an appeal to overturn a court decision that could ban iPhone sales in China, the company said on Monday, adding that all of... more
Epic Games Removes Infinity Blade Trilogy From App Store  Gadgets 360 · 3 hours
Fortnite creator Epic Games has removed the Infinity Blade trilogy from the App Store. The original Infinity Blade, Infinity Blade 2, and Infinity Blade 3 can no longer be purchased... more
Qualcomm Says It Won Case Banning Sale of Older iPhones in China  Gadgets 360 · 4 hours
Apple said on Monday it had filed a request for reconsideration with the court, the first step in appealing the ban. more
Apple Pay Launches in Germany  MacRumors · 4 hours
Apple Pay made its long-awaited debut in Germany this evening, allowing iPhone and Apple Watch users in the country to finally take advantage of the contactless... more
Samsung Kills Headphone Jack in Latest Smartphone After Years of Mocking Apple  MacRumors · 5 hours
Samsung today introduced its latest smartphone, the Galaxy A8s. It is Samsung's first smartphone with an Infinity-O display, which has a truly edge-to-edge, uninterrupted... more
Epic Games Removes 'Infinity Blade' Trilogy From App Store  MacRumors · 6 hours
Epic Games today announced that its Infinity Blade role-playing game trilogy has been removed from the App Store.... more
Google Lens arrives in iOS search app  TechCrunch · 7 hours
Google is bringing its Lens visual search feature to the iOS Google app, giving iPhone users a new way to search the web on mobile. By tapping on the Google Lens icon, you dive... more
Epic removes all Infinity Blade games from the App Store  THE VERGE · 7 hours
Infinity Blade, the medieval fighting / role-playing mobile game series from Epic Games, is no more,... more
Google Lens visual search now rolling out to Google app for iOS  9to5Google · 9 hours
Google Lens began widely rolling out to Android in March and got a big update at I/O 2018 with real-time results and smart text... more
Google Lens visual search now rolling out to Google app for iOS  9to5Mac · 9 hours
Google Lens began widely rolling out to Android in March and got a big update at I/O 2018 with real-time results and smart text... more
Conquer impending New Year's resolutions with up to $50 off a Fitbit  Windows Central · 9 hours
Step to it. Getting healthier is one of the most common New Year's resolutions. Here's another statistic: 80% of resolutions fail by February. One... more
Hands-On With the iPhone XR Clear Case From Apple  MacRumors · 12 hours
It took nearly two months following the on-sale date for the iPhone XR, but Apple's highly anticipated clear... more
The Latest: Apple to appeal iPhone ruling in China  ABC NEWS · 13 hours
Apple says it's appealing a Chinese court ruling that would ban some iPhones in China as part of a long-running patent dispute with chipmaker Qualcomm. more
Chinese court bans some iPhones over Qualcomm dispute  ABC NEWS · 13 hours
U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm says it's won an order in a Chinese court banning some Apple phones in China over alleged patent infringements more
Google Fit gets improved activity logging and a breathing exercise  TechCrunch · 13 hours
Google Fit, Google’ s activity-tracking app for Android, is getting a small but meaningful update today that adds a few new features that’ll likely make its regular users... more
Instagram is bringing voice messaging to your DMs  THE VERGE · 13 hours
Instagram has added a voice messaging feature to its Direct messages. The feature allows users to send each other audio... more
LSAT is going digital and Surface Go is the chosen tablet for admissions  Windows Central · 13 hours
LSAT is going digital and Microsoft Surface Go is leading the way. When applying for law school, you'll need to sit the... more
Are iPhones really banned in China? video - CNET  CNET · 13 hours
From The 3:59 show: We break down the latest legal spat between Apple and Qualcomm. more
Apple, Qualcomm legal battle heats up in China (The 3:59, Ep. 501) - CNET  CNET · 13 hours
The iPhone maker is facing a possible ban in China, Qualcomm is trying to destabilize Apple and Intel, and Europe... more
Location data from a gas station app sold for $9.50 per 1,000 people - CNET  CNET · 13 hours
A 2017 lawsuit between GasBuddy and Reveal Mobile shows just how much your location data is worth. more
Business owners need to teach staffers about password safety  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
It may seem obvious: Companies' computers, mobile devices and accounts need very secure passwords more
First look: HyperDrive USB-C Hub for 2018 iPad Pro [Video]  9to5Mac · 15 hours
Hyper, the prolific third-party Apple hardware maker, has created a new device that addresses one of... more
LG Watch W7 review: two hands too many  THE VERGE · 15 hours
A unique design doesn’t make LG’s latest smartwatch a winner Continue reading… more
Google Maps' For You recommendations come to iOS - CNET  CNET · 15 hours
Google's For You tab brings up places you may like based off of the neighborhoods or interests you follow. more
iPad Pro's potential becomes clear with this $99 HyperDrive USB-C hub - CNET  CNET · 15 hours
Exclusive: Sanho's six-port HyperDrive USB-C Hub shows that Apple made the right choice when it ditched the Lightning port. more
Grab Samsung's newest wireless fast charging stand for only $30 today  Windows Central · 16 hours
Wires are soooo last year. For today only, Amazon is offering the Samsung Qi fast charge wireless charger stand for just $29.99. This is the newest... more
Apple denies iPhone import ban in China  BBC · 16 hours
Chip-maker Qualcomm says it has won an injunction against Apple in a continuing dispute over intellectual property. more
See Sanho's HyperDrive USB-C Hub for iPad Pro - CNET  CNET · 16 hours
The six-port dock shows what USB-C can do for the iPad Pro -- and it works with ordinary laptops, too. more
iPad Pro future comes closer with $99 HyperDrive USB-C hub - CNET  CNET · 16 hours
Commentary: Sanho's six-port HyperDrive USB-C Hub shows how great it is that Apple ditched its proprietary Lightning port. more
Qualcomm wins court injunction banning Apple from importing older iPhones in China  THE VERGE · 16 hours
Qualcomm just scored a major victory in its ongoing legal battle with Apple: the chipmaker won a preliminary injunction from a Chinese court that... more
Google Maps’ new personalized suggestions come to iOS  TechCrunch · 17 hours
A more personalized version of Google Maps is now arriving on iOS. At Google’s I/O developer conference earlier this year, the company introduced a series of new features designed to help Google... more
Samsung Galaxy A8s and Honor View 20 launch w/ punch-hole display cutouts  9to5Google · 17 hours
Samsung and Honor have both officially unveiled two of the world’s first smartphones with display holes in the form of the Samsung Galaxy A8s... more
The latest iPad is up to $80 off at Target and Amazon  THE VERGE · 18 hours
Both Amazon and Target have knocked down the price of the latest iPad. Amazon’s $40 off promo was appealing last this week, though the... more
Huawei Honor View20 and Samsung A8s have hole-punch cameras  BBC · 18 hours
Two smartphones with cameras encircled by their screens are launched within hours of each other. more
Get 3 months of no-contract Mint Mobile cell service for free* - CNET  CNET · 18 hours
Actually, it's $20 up front, but you immediately get that cash back in the form of, well, cash back! Your only cost... more
Google Maps’ new For You tab of personalized recommendations launches on iOS  THE VERGE · 18 hours
Google launched its personalized For You section of recommendations in Google Maps on Android back in June, and today, it announced a big expansion... more
China's new games censors take tough stance  BBC · 18 hours
A panel of experts bans nine mobile games and sends another 11 back for changes. more
Top up your phone wirelessly with charging pads and stands for under $30  Windows Central · 19 hours
These chargers will work with any Qi-enabled smartphone. Amazon has a couple of wireless chargers on sale today with up to 30%... more
Nokia 9 Delayed Till Early 2019 Citing Camera Production Issues: Report  Gadgets 360 · 21 hours
Nokia 9 is expected to be what HMD Global’s much-awaited flagship smartphone will be called, if and when it is launched. more
Samsung Galaxy A8s With Infinity-O Display, Triple Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications  Gadgets 360 · 21 hours
Apart from the Infinty-O display, the Samsung Galaxy A8s also sports triple rear cameras, up to 8GB of RAM, and a rear fingerprint sensor... more
Poco F1 Price in India Cut, Now Starts at Rs. 19,999  Gadgets 360 · 22 hours
Poco F1 has received a price cut in India. The smartphone is Xiaomi's mid-range phone with top-end specifications. more
16-Year-Old Reportedly Electrocuted Wearing Headphones Connected to Charging Smartphone  Gadgets 360 · 23 hours
There seems to be no information around the brand of the smartphone, pair of earphones, or the make of the charger being used. more
More Fortnite Samsung Galaxy Skins on the Way: Report  Gadgets 360 · 24 hours
Fortnite Android users with a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or a Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 may be getting new skins according to a recent datamine. more
The 48-megapixel phones are coming  THE VERGE · 1 day
Sony and Samsung both announced 48-megapixel image sensors designed for smartphones earlier this year, and we’re starting to hear details of the first devices to make... more
'Outdated' IT and old computers found in Welsh schools  BBC · 1 day
Schools are too far behind technology such as smartphones and iPads in teaching IT, a watchdog says. more
PUBG Mobile Vikendi Map Release Date Leaked, Officially Hits Beta on Monday  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
The mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will reportedly get the highly-awaited snow terrain map Vikendi on December 20. It's available in beta starting Monday. more
Huawei Mate 20 Pro Update Brings November 2018 Security Patch, Face Unlock Optimisations: Report  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Huawei Mate 20 Pro, the Chinese phone maker’s current-gen flagship smartphone, has received its latest software update that brings several... more
Samsung Galaxy A8s Specifications, Images Spotted on TENAA Ahead of Launch Today  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
The dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy A8s is said to sport a 6.39-inch display panel, which is rumoured to be of the Infinity-O kind with a... more
Amazon Targets Airports for Checkout-Free Store Expansion  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
For months, the world's largest online retailer has been expanding Amazon Go, where customers scan their smartphones at a turnstile to enter. more
9to5Rewards: Win Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro from ZUGU CASE [Giveaway]  9to5Mac · 1 day
In case you missed the announcement last week, we’ve teamed up with our sponsor ZUGU CASE to give readers... more
Bordeaux Apple store robbed and vandalized in French riots  9to5Mac · 1 day
Apple Sainte-Catherine in Bordeaux, France was robbed and looted Saturday night by French “yellow vest” protestors. The vandals smashed... more
O2 'to seek millions' in damages over data outage  BBC · 2 days
The mobile phone operator is understood to be demanding damages from supplier Ericsson. more
Cyber Monday
iPhone XS Max beats Mate 20 Pro in speed test after Huawei was ‘confident’ it would outpace Apple’s flagship
[Update: Now available at 50% off] Hyper unveils the first iPad Pro USB-C hub with HDMI, USB-A, headphone jack, SD slot, more
Review: The Huawei Mate 20 feels like an appetizer to a more feature-packed main meal [Video]
First look: HyperDrive USB-C Hub for 2018 iPad Pro [Video]
Bordeaux Apple store robbed and vandalized in French riots
iPhone XR ranked #1 single-lens mobile camera by DxOMark, now endorsed by Apple
Holiday Deal Hub: Exclusive deals for 9to5Mac readers!
Review: iPhone XR Clear Case – is it worth the premium price? [Video]
What’s new in watchOS 5.1.2 [Video]
Apple removes war simulation game from App Store for using Taliban as enemies
Review: Huawei Watch GT a smartwatch without the brains [Video]
ConnectSense unveils HomeKit-enabled dual smart plug with energy monitoring and more
LEGO’s ARKit Playgrounds app launches with NINJAGO theme after WWDC demo
Sayonara Wild Hearts is the next game from cult mobile studio Simogo
Nokia 8.1 goes official w/ Snapdragon 710, notched 6.18-inch display, Android Pie, €399/$450
Dictator simulation Tropico coming to iPhone as well as iPad [Video]
Exploration Game 'Gone Home' Expanding to iOS on December 11
Apple cracking down on third-party screen time & parental control apps as iOS adds native Screen Time feature
What’s new in iOS 12.1.1? [Video]
First alleged Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus renders show off ‘punch-hole’ display cut-out, six cameras