Although rumors of Apple's use of sapphire crystal displays on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus never materialized, according to a new rumor, it looks like Apple is now entrusting production to Foxconn.
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The mobile giant plans to scale back the number of unique mobile phone devices it produces by up to 30% in order to save money and increase profits after sales declines in previous months.
A man in China bought 99 iPhone 6 handsets and arranged them in a heart shape, in an attempt to impress his girlfriend as he proposed to her, in front of friends and onlookers. She was not impressed.
Microsoft has announced that it is dropping the requirement of an Office 365 subscription for its Office apps on iOS and, soon, on Android, effectively making Office free across all mobile devices.
A Russian news agency has revealed that the country is set to impose a ban on Apple devices connecting to the US due to storage of iCloud data overseas, which has been forbidden by a recent law.
A Microsoft infographic shows how many of its products - including a Lumia 635, wireless speaker, two headsets, portable charger and more - you can get for less than half the cost of an iPhone.
Apple has released iOS 8.1, which is available to download now, and includes various features such as Instant Hotspot, Continuity improvements and support for the company's Apple Pay service.
Microsoft's personal assistant is improving at an incredible rate. The latest update to Cortana brings new contextual app suggestions, evening glance, flight info and more.
Microsoft has released an updated version of its Skype app for iPhone, with improvements to optimize the UI to display more conversations and messages on the larger iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
With all of the negative press that Apple has received over bending phones, one user is testing the "bendability" of several different phones and found that the new Note 4 isn't very bendable.
Previously exclusive to Android, Google's News & Weather app is now available on iOS, offering content from 65,000 publications around the world - but don't expect it on Windows Phone any time soon.
From bendy iPhones and the iOS mess, to Xbox One, Galaxy Notes, the cheapest Windows 8.1 tablet ever and The Fappening (Pt II), we look back at highlights from this week's top news on Neowin.
Better late than never, Microsoft's Windows Phone platform picks up the important news aggregate app Flipboard and is now available for download.
Thanks to the drama surrounding the iPhone 6 Plus, which some users report is 'bending' under normal conditions, Apple showed off its testing facility that is apparently still running Windows XP.
Brunette Shoot Blondes might not ring a bell, but the Ukrainian indie/electro/pop band is making waves with their new video "Knock Knock." The new video uses 14 different Apple devices to tell a story
With the iPhone 6 now out, and Nokia's top-of-the-line Lumia Icon readily available too, we put their two cameras against each other to see who has the better glass at the top end of the market.
Apple has announced that they sold a total of 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices over the weekend which is a personal best for the company and shows that there was pent up demand for a new phone.
Apple has topped the CoolBrands list yet again - but Google and YouTube also made it into the top-10, as did Instagram. However, Twitter fell out of the top-20, while Microsoft was nowhere to be seen.
Deciding to queue for a technology device is a big deal for many people, but how is the experience and is it really worth all those hours of standing up in the hope of getting hold of something new.
Gullible iPhone users have fallen foul to a hoax that is trending on Twitter that claims you can "quickly charge" your iPhone in any "standard household microwave" but it's all fantasy.
Apple has released the next major update to iOS today, iOS 8, and if you want to get it on to your device today, we have the links and the process to update your device after the jump.
A Foxconn worker has been detained by police, accused of smuggling numerous iPhone 6 handset shells out of a factory in China, and selling them to a third party for around $160 each.
Apple's iPhone 6 will be released on Friday and it will come with NFC - but if you were thinking that the company might let you build apps that make most of this this new feature, think again.
From new Windows and more Windows Phones, to new devices with changing prices, bigger iPhones, and the (non-)death of Nokia, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news on Neowin.
Although the Apple Store is still down for maintenance, carriers like AT&T and Verizon have begun their pre-order process. Looking at inventory levels, it looks like the iPhone 6 Plus is the favorite.
With the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, you might still need the iPad mini or other small-sized tablet. With the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, you may realize that there's no need for that any longer.
Later today, Apple will hold their highly anticipated iPhone 6 keynote and if you can't be there but want to watch it live, here is what you will need to do to view the action.
A new survey polling users of the BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Phone platforms has found that WP users remain the most dedicated; that is, they're the least likely to switch to Apple's iPhone 6.
Earlier today, a video appeared of a real iPhone 6 and now that same user has uploaded more videos that go over nearly all the details of the new device before Apple has announced it.
A new report shows slight gains by both Apple and Microsoft in the platform market-share for smartphones within the US. Android takes a small hit.
In its recent 5.4 update, iPhone users will be able to take advantage of a new group calling feature through the Skype application.
The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times have both recently claimed that Apple will release two new iPhones and a smartwatch along with a host of new and innovative features for the devices.
From bad design to buggy code, Apple has a list of reasons for rejecting apps from being released to the iTunes app store and now the company has revealed the most common ones on its website.
A source is stating that Apple might release two versions of its upcoming 4.7-inch iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 will either utilize Corning's Gorilla Glass or Apple's Sapphire Crystal Display.
Apple has sent out invitations to an event scheduled for September 9, at which it is expected to launch its new larger iPhones and, perhaps, its new iWatch wearable device.
For years, the iPhone has been rumored to have NFC and support mobile payments, but if you are willing to believe the rumors from trusted sources, this time Apple is getting serious about payments.
Apple has long held the number one spot in sales, but the release of the Galaxy S5 and its variants meant that Samsung's market share of LTE smartphones in Q2 2014 greatly surpassed Apple's.
A Copenhagen-based developer has discovered a vulnerability that allows telephone numbers in Safari pages on the iPhone to automatically place calls, to any number including the expensive ones.
The first completely assembled images of the upcoming iPhone 6. Although we have seen leaked parts for the better part of the year, this is the first time that we get to see it completely assembled.
AdThief, a malware developed by a Chinese hacker, has been reported to have infected over 75000 iPhones and iPads combined, according to a paper published by a security researcher.
Apple could unveil a new Lightning Cable that has a reversible USB port; this new cable will bring a bit more convenience to a port that hasn't changed over the past two decades.
A Chinese website has posted images of the assembly parts and battery specifications of the upcoming iPhones, and has also revealed that the larger iPhone could be known as iPhone 6L.
Samsung is following up on its 'wall-huggers' ad campaign targeting iPhone users, by placing ads around wall charging points in airport terminals, encouraging them to get a Galaxy S5 instead.
Microsoft has released a new app to the iTunes app store called "SNIPP3T" to give users the latest scoop on their favourite celebrities along with the ability to follow them on social media.
New parts have leaked and show us a different side of the upcoming iPhone 6. Along with its sleek lines and thin profile, it looks like Apple will also throw in a bit of nostalgia for the iPhone 6.
With health and fitness being all the rage, iOS 8 has certainly beefed up in that respect adding a multitude of features through the upcoming HealthKit app, including tracking your breathing!
2K Games has announced the original "BioShock" will make its way to Apple's iOS platform, though details on the games release are limited beyond that it's "coming soon."
A sleep monitoring device called Sense has broken the $1 million mark in just a week on Kickstarter, shattering an original threshold of $100,000. The sleek device will launch in November 2014.
In a sign of the times, Ford Motor Company has decided to drop BlackBerry, who previously supplied company-issued phones for Ford's many employees, in lieu of Apple iPhones.
Apple has announced that it sold 35.2m iPhones, 13.3m iPads and 4.4m Macs in its third-quarter results for its 2014 fiscal year, generating $37.43bn in revenue and net profit of $7.7bn.