Apple Inc.’s Tim Cook and Google’s Sundar Pichai made their first appearances at China’s World Internet Conference, bringing star power to a gathering the Chinese government uses to promote strict online censorship. Apple’s chief executive officer gave a surprise keynote at the opening ceremony on Sunday, calling for future internet and AI technologies to be […]

The iPhone X has been out on the market for just a week, and the much-hyped device appears to have its first big hardware flaw. Some early X owners are already reporting issues with their $999-plus premium devices shortly after putting them into daily use.  SEE ALSO: How to charge your iPhone X twice as […]

Qualcomm Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, in what would be the biggest-ever takeover of a chipmaker. Broadcom is speaking to advisers about the potential deal, said the people, who asked not to be identified because talks are private. The offer of about $70 a share would include cash and stock and is […]

I think it’s time to admit that Apple’s insane, convention-breaking bet on delivering an iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and the astonishing iPhone X all within weeks of each other was a winning strategy. Don’t look at me like you’re not surprised. Virtually everyone, including me, predicted a possible disaster. It was a feeling that […]

Image: lili sams/mashable Phone makers like Apple, Google, and Samsung have mastered the art of making desirable smartphones that command premium prices.  But they’re screwing up with the software big-time, and it’s starting to look really embarrassing. When you’re asking people to pony up $1,000+ for a phone, these mistakes are inexcusable. SEE ALSO: Which […]

iPhone XImage: Dustin Drankoski/Mashable Saving for an iPhone X? Perhaps you’ve sold a car or taken an extra job to finance the ultra-expensive new Apple phone? Well, you’ll probably be disappointed to know that the $999+ iPhone X actually costs around $370 to produce, according to IHS Markit.  SEE ALSO: Let’s take a trip down […]

The iPhone X is finally in peoples’ hands, and right on cue, some thirsty idiots customers are already dropping their $1,000 phones on the concrete… for testing purposes, of course. Why you’d ever intentionally destroy an iPhone X is beyond me, but I guess somebody out there needs to test how durable Apple’s newest phone […]