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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Aug. 20, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 18, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. True Skate, True Axis 9....

AP Explains: US sanctions on Huawei bite, but who gets hurt?

Aug. 20, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

Chinese technology giant Huawei has yet to feel the full force of U.S. sanctions due to temporary exemptions and other uncertainties. Nonetheless, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says he expects no permanent relief because of the political climate in Washington. In an interview with The Associated Press, he also...

Huawei expects no relief from US sanctions but is confident

Aug. 20, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday he expects no relief from U.S. export curbs because of the political climate in Washington but expressed confidence the company will thrive because it is developing its own technology. Ren Zhengfei also said he doesn't want relief...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Aug. 13, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 11, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 7. Pocket Build, MoonBear LTD 8. True Skate, True Axis 9....

Millennial Money: How to outsmart smartphone scammers

Aug. 13, 2019 11:05 AM EDT

Your smartphone is your confidante, your hand-held connection to the world — and one of your biggest vulnerabilities. Scammers can take advantage of day-to-day tasks that seem innocuous, like checking a bank balance or charging a phone at a public USB port, to exploit personal information for their profit....

Huawei unveils phone system that could replace Android

Aug. 9, 2019 8:33 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google's Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant's efforts to insulate itself against U.S. sanctions. The announcement of HarmonyOS highlights the growing ability of Huawei, the No. 2 global smartphone brand...

Samsung ditches headphone jack after jabs at jackless rivals

Aug. 7, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung executives have long poked fun at rivals for ditching the headphone jack in smartphones. With the new Galaxy Note 10, the company will now be doing exactly the same thing. The Note 10, announced Wednesday, squeezes in more battery power and other goodies, but at the cost of the...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Aug. 7, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

App Store Official Charts for the week ending August 4, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 4. iSchedule, HotSchedules 5. Pocket Build, MoonBear LTD 6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 7. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 8. Procreate Pocket, Savage...

The Apple credit card is here

Aug. 6, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apple credit card designed primarily for mobile use is here. Some iPhone users who requested a notification about Apple Card will get invites Tuesday to apply through Apple's Wallet app. The company plans to expand sign-ups more broadly in the coming weeks. The card, announced in March...

Apple's quarterly profit falls as iPhone sales sputter

Jul. 30, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's iPhone sales are still sputtering while the company tries to offset the decline by milking more money from digital services such as music. The latest evidence of the iPhone's waning popularity had been expected. Even so, the confirmation in Tuesday's fiscal third-quarter...