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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Nov. 13, 2018 1:19 PM EST

App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 11, 2018: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Plague Inc.,Ndemic Creations 4. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 5. iSchedule, HotSchedules 6. Bloons TD 6,Ninja Kiwi 7. NBA 2K19, 2K 8. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 9. ...

Swastika sent to phones of students at Chicago-area school

Nov. 9, 2018 3:34 PM EST

OAK PARK, Ill. (AP) — Some students at a suburban Chicago high school received an image of a swastika on their smartphones days after racist graffiti was found scrawled on school property. Oak Park and River Forest High School informed parents by email that the image appeared on students' devices while...

Smartphone makers bet on foldable screens as next big thing

Nov. 7, 2018 5:46 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the past few years, the smartphone industry has been searching for a breakthrough to revive a market mired in an innovation lull and a sales slump. A potential catalyst is on the horizon in the form of flexible screens that can be folded in half without breaking. Samsung and...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Nov. 6, 2018 6:24 PM EST

App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 4, 2018: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 5. Stardew Valley, Chucklefish Limited 6. iSchedule, HotSchedules 7. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 8. NBA 2K19, 2K 9. Toca...

Russia tightens control of anonymous messenger apps

Nov. 6, 2018 8:45 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Tightening its control over popular anonymous chat apps, the Russian government has approved regulations that would identify users by their cellphone numbers. The measures signed Tuesday by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev are part of Russia's moves to clamp down on smartphone messenger...

Chilling phone video shows passengers boarding fatal flight

Oct. 31, 2018 11:03 PM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Like untold numbers of spontaneously shot smartphone videos, Paul Ferdinand Ayorbaba's most recent was not a work of art, full of the backs of heads and the constant bobbing and disorientating pans and zooms that are a signature of mass digital culture. But its mundane details...

Samsung reports 3rd-quarter profit surge on demand for chips

Oct. 31, 2018 2:32 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. has posted a record operating profit for the last quarter with robust demand for its mainstay memory chips compensating for a slowdown in its smartphone business. The South Korean technology giant on Wednesday said its operating profit during the...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Oct. 30, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

App Store Official Charts for the week ending October 28, 2018: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1.Stardew Valley, Chucklefish Limited 2. Minecraft, Mojang 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Toca Life: Neighborhood, Toca Boca AB 5. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 6. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 7. iSchedule, HotSchedules 8. Bloons TD...

The Latest: New iPads embrace facial recognition

Oct. 30, 2018 11:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Apple's product event in New York (all times local): 8 a.m. Apple's new iPads will resemble its latest iPhones as the company ditches a home button and fingerprint sensor to make room for the screen. As with the iPhone XR and XS models, the new iPad Pro will use...

With mobile pay, you can go without a wallet at checkout

Oct. 30, 2018 10:05 AM EDT

When you're at the checkout line this holiday season, you could juggle your bags and dig into your purse or billfold for your credit or debit card. Or you could use that phone you're already clutching, or that new smartwatch strapped to your wrist. Many stores now accept mobile wallets, a technology that lets...