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Ten years ago, Apple's iPhone reinvented the smartphone market, made apps commonplace and brought millions of customers to AT&T. And the iPhone platform, which accounts for a big chunk of Apple's profit, keeps improving as multiple rivals target the device.

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iOS 10 tip: Built-in iOS apps you should replace with third-party apps

iOS 10 tip: Built-in iOS apps you should replace with third-party apps

iOS 10 gives iPhone and iPad users the ability to delete built-in apps such as Mail, FaceTime, and Music and replace them with third-party apps. But which apps should you choose? Deleting a built-in app is the same as deleting any other app, just press and hold on the icon on the Home screen until they jiggle, and then tap the X. Press the Home button when you're done. (Updated Nov 1, 2016)

November 1, 2016 by in iOS

Ten great accessories for your iPhone 7

Ten great accessories for your iPhone 7

Apple's annual iPhone updates always generate plenty of new accessories, and the headphone-jack-free iPhone 7 is getting more than its fair share. Here's our guide to the best audio accessories, battery packs and other add-ons for your shiny new iPhone.

October 6, 2016 by in iPhone

Ten cases to protect your new iPhone 7

Ten cases to protect your new iPhone 7

The jet black iPhone 7 looks cool, but Apple's small print warns that it might be subject to 'micro-abrasions' that mar its high-gloss surface: so here's our guide to the best cases for your expensive new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus.

September 26, 2016 by in iPhone

Tech execs talk up iPhone 'freemium' models

At mediabistro.com's Freemium Summit in San Francisco, mobile phone developers discuss how they’re using a freemium business model to attract users and monetize revenue to their iPhone apps. The freemium model is well suited to the mobile platform because Apple allows for the implementation of microtransactions inside their apps, the execs add.

March 30, 2010 in iPhone

Macworld 2010: Controlling a telescope via iPhone

At Macworld 2010 in San Francisco, Tim DeBenedictis, product architect of Carina Software, unveils the company's SkyVoyager iPhone app, which enables users to find stars, clusters, and galaxies in the night sky. He also demos SkyFi, a device that offers users the ability to use their iPhone as a telescope controller.

February 11, 2010 in iPhone

Apple introduces iTunes 9

Jeff Robbin, Apple's VP of consumer applications, demonstrates the newest iTunes store and the home-sharing feature, which allows up to five authorized computers in one home to share music, TV shows and apps.

September 9, 2009 in iPhone

Which smartphone platform should developers aim for?

For start-ups without a lot of time or money, is it smarter to develop for the iPhone first or the Android OS? Panelists at the AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford discuss the pros and cons of each platform. With 65,000 apps available, the iPhone may be the most popular smartphone, but that also means that many more apps can eclipse yours. Panelists include Purnima Kochikar, vice president of the Nokia Community and Developer Forum; Dorrian Porter, CEO of Mozes; Simon Khalaf, CEO of Flurry; and moderator Mark Newhall, co-founder of IdealWave Solutions and INmobile.org.

July 30, 2009 in iPhone

CIOs discuss their approach to mobile security

At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Peter Solvik, managing director at Sigma Partners, talks to a panel of CIOs about their how they're making mobile devices more secure in the enterprise and whether their employees prefer the BlackBerry over the iPhone. The panel includes: Matt Carey, chief information officer of Home Depot; Karenann Terrell, CIO of Baxter; and Lars Rabbe, former CIO of Yahoo.

May 8, 2009 in iPhone

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