Apple just unveiled its iPhone 14 line. Here’s how Apple’s iconic smartphone has changed the world forever since 2007.

Steve Jobs unveils the iPhone in 2007. AP The original iPhone, which debuted 15 years ago, set the stage for the modern smartphone. Over the years, Apple’s iPhone has evolved into a powerful computer with professional-grade cameras. Here’s a look at how the iPhone has changed since its launch in 2007. About 15 years ago, the technology world changed forever.  Back on June 29, 2007, when Apple co-founder and late CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the original iPhone, he called it “an iPod, a phone, and an internet communicator,” all in one. Although Jobs knew that the iPhone would change the way we communicate and access the internet, perhaps even he… Read More

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The new iPhone 14 will be available in 5 colors — here’s how they look

Reuters Apple just announced new phones at its annual September event, including the iPhone 14. The iPhone 14 starts at $799 and comes in 5 colors. The colors are different from those available on the iPhone 14 Pro. Apple just introduced the newest iPhone, the iPhone 14 on September 7. Apple The new iPhone 14 comes in five colors, one less option than last year’s model. Reuters The first option is blue. Apple It’s a very light, understated tone compared to other blue iPhones Apple has sold in the past. Apple Next up is purple. Apple This shade is also quite light, and Apple seems to be embracing pastels this… Read More

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Why the White House says you might need a COVID booster every year

A syringe with a booster COVID-19 vaccine is held by a Nomi Health worker in West Valley City on Thursday, July 14, 2022. The new, updated COVID-19 booster shots now available are just the start of annual vaccinations to protect Americans against the virus, federal officials say. Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News The new COVID-19 booster shots now available are just the start of annual vaccinations to protect Americans against a virus that isn’t going away. That’s the message from the White House as the updated booster doses are rolling out nationwide to doctors offices, pharmacies and public health agencies. The shots are the first to be targeted at COVID-19… Read More

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How to preorder new AirPods Pro

Apple’s second-gen AirPods will run $249 and launch on September 23rd. | Image: Apple Apple’s “Far Out” event on Wednesday introduced a number of devices to Apple’s existing product lineup, including the iPhone 14, a ruggedized Apple Watch, and an updated version of the AirPods Pro. The second-gen AirPods Pro are set to launch on September 23rd for $249.99 and will be available to preorder starting on Friday, September 9th. Apple will continue to sell the entry-level AirPods at their original price of $179; however, it appears Apple is discontinuing the original AirPods Pro with the release of the second-gen model. Not much has changed aesthetically from the previous iteration… Read More

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How the iPhone 14 compares to the best Android phones of 2022

The iPhone 14 Pro measures up to the latest Android phones in many ways, including a fast-refreshing display. | Image: Apple The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro have arrived. So, just like we always do, it’s time to dissect those specs. Apple’s 2022 iPhones have different processors, depending on the one you get. They also have different camera systems. Notably, the iPhone 14 Pro sports an always-on display and support for up to a 120Hz refresh rate. That just scratches the surface as to what’s new here. If you’re curious about how these new iPhones compare to models from the past, we’ll have you covered pretty soon with a… Read More

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23 books that are absolute page-turners, according to Goodreads

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. From gripping thrillers to juicy romance stories, these are the books readers consider to be the biggest page-turners. Amazon “Page-turners” are books we simply cannot put down.  Goodreads has ranked the top page-turners among readers. These picks include romance, thriller, and fantasy reads. Getting lost in a book is a great feeling — we turn and turn the pages, blissfully lost in an enthralling story until the end. Our favorite page-turners can be swoon-worthy romances, gripping thrillers, or contemporary fiction novels that are just endlessly engrossing. Goodreads, the world’s largest platform for readers to rate and… Read More

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Apple’s Fitness Plus soon won’t require an Apple Watch for signups

You’ll be able to work out — and meditate — without an Apple Watch. | Image: Apple Apple announced on Wednesday that iPhone users will be able to subscribe to its premium Fitness Plus workout subscription service even if they don’t have an Apple Watch. Previously, you couldn’t join the service without owning one of Apple’s smartwatches, which made signing up an expensive proposition. Since you need an iPhone to set up an Apple Watch, you’d have to own two Apple devices to join Fitness Plus. But with Apple bringing the Fitness app to the iPhone with iOS 16, no Apple Watch required, it makes sense that Apple would make… Read More

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Klutzes rejoice: AppleCare Plus now covers unlimited repairs

Don’t drop it! But if you do, it’s not the end of the world. | Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge If you’re the kind of person who’s always dropping your phone, AppleCare Plus may have just become a much better deal. As MacRumors points out, the service now covers “unlimited repairs for accidental damage protection.” According to an archived version of the AppleCare Plus page from last month, you used to be limited to “two incidents of accidental damage protection every 12 months.” Before you toss your phone in the air in celebration, though, do note that the service fees and deductibles are still around — a screen… Read More

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Everything you need to know about debit card fraud — from how it happens to how long you have to report it

The Electronic Funds Transfers Act outlines debit card protections for consumers. Nastasic/Getty Images Debit card fraud may happen through card skimming or when someone steals your physical card. Debit cards don’t offer as much protection as credit cards, and you can lose money. To reduce risk, review your bank statements frequently and avoid using your card at certain places. A debit card can be a useful tool for accessing money in your bank account, but you’ll want to be mindful of where and when you use it. If you’re a victim of debit card fraud, you may be liable for significant fraud losses if you don’t report it quickly to… Read More

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Blooom investing review: Automated management for 401(k)s, IRAs, and other employer-sponsored plans

Blooom offers automated portfolio management for employer retirement plans and more. Blooom; Insider Insider’s experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Bottom Line: Blooom Automated Investing is great for retirement investors looking for a low-cost, hands-off approach to wealth-building. However, Blooom only manages IRAs held at Fidelity, so you may need to consider other options if you aren’t willing to open a Fidelity IRA.  Overall rating Feature Insider rating (out of 5) Fees 4.00 Investment… Read More

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