The Chinese-made taptic engine, which mimics the sensation of being tapped on the wrist, proved to be defective so Apple switched to a different supplier, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The acquisition follows an accusation of patent infringement against the Chinese company.
The new handset from Chinese smartphone maker Oppo will reportedly come packing an octa-core MediaTek processor and a 20.7-megapixel rear camera.
If there's anything that we've learned from Mobile World Congress, it's that Shenzhen manufacturers are ridiculously good at copying everyone -- and each other.
The company that brings Blizzard's online games to China is now aiming to bring its own games to the Western market, backed by its billionaire chairman.
Meteors captured on video as fireballs lighting up the night sky are becoming more common thanks to ubiquitous smartphones. Except this one was no space rock.
Chinese New Year begins Thursday. Get into the spirit by downloading apps to determine your Chinese zodiac sign or to help you find festive recipes. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports in this Tech Minute.
Su Daocheng, who says he is "addicted" to inventing, spent two months on the development of the petrol-powered beast.
Revenue in China helps boost the company to a record second quarter, but the iPad remains a weak spot for Apple.
People may be curious about the Apple Watch, which got delivered to customers around the world on April 24. But when it comes to money, Apple's first wearable won't even be a blip in its financials.