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Topic: Iphone

Adblock Plus Develops First Mobile Ad Blocker for iPhones

New product will likely be an ad-free mobile Web browser

A top ad-blocking service is targeting mobile this year, and plans its first product that could zap paid marketing on iPhones. Adblock Plus, the European software company that has shaken…

This Vodka Brand's App Uses Beacons to Light Up Bottles With Custom Messages

Tech's new gift is more than a novelty

Beacons have been a buzzy topic for digital marketers in the past year, but mostly, brands have just used them to push out offers and coupons. Now, Medea—a maker of…

17 First Impressions of Periscope, Twitter's Meerkat Killer

The livestreaming video app is simple, powerful and a little bit annoying

Welcome to the tipping point, when livestreamed mobile video officially became part of our digital world's everyday social experience. Today, Twitter officially launched Periscope, which it bought as a startup and…

Apple Shared Several Astonishing Stats Today That Have Nothing to Do With Watches

700 million iPhones sold, 700,000 Apple Pay retailers and more

Apple's event in San Francisco today isn't only about the Apple Watch. CEO Tim Cook started the product demonstration with a quick update on some of the company's latest devices…

Apple Lets Weed Apps Into Its Store After Petition from Pot Companies

'Rare' reversal following ban

Apples and pot have long been a popular combo—pot pipes fashioned out of apples are a thing—and now iPhones are a more versatile tool for enterprising marijuana fans. The company…

Weed Apps Are Dazed And Confused Over Apple's Unpredictable Policies

Petition asks iPhone gatekeeper to chill out

Weed tech companies have an Apple problem. They face uncertain rules when navigating its App Store policies, and now a petition is circulating asking the iPhone maker to lighten up. These…

Get Ready for More Mobile Ads on Your iPhones as Apple Launches New iAds

Taps tech partners to develop marketing machine

Apple is finally showing it is serious about mobile advertising. Its iAd business has gone through several iterations and struggled, and the company is now tapping the ad tech community…

Apple Sells Out of Its First Large-Screen iPhone After Years of Resisting Phablets

Steve Jobs was wrong about going big

What's that you said, Steve Jobs? No one's going to buy that large phone? Apple's visionary founder got a lot right, but he appears to have been wrong about supersized phones.…

Luke Wilson May Singlehandedly Save Books, Newspapers and CDs

The Skeleton Twins star still shuns digital in favor of traditional media

Specs Who Luke Wilson Age 42 Accomplishments Co-stars in The Skeleton Twins with Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader (in theaters Sept. 12); writer and co-director (with brother Andrew Wilson) of the short film…

Apple Says Nude Celebrity Photo Leaks Were Targeted Hacks

Maintains that its cloud is secure

Apple's cloud is safe, the company has said in response to claims that a security flaw in its photo-storing software allowed hackers to grab naked images from celebrities' personal accounts. It…

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