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Ever since Apple (Nasdaq:AAPL) launched its iPhone X at the beginning of November, the narrative has mostly revolved around supply. Early supply constraints were attributable to component bottlenecks and process challenges that were hindering the production ramp, but it appeared that production ...

When it comes to sweeping redesigns, compromises are inevitable. It's impossible to push a product forward without taking a few risks, some of which will pay off, and some of which won't. For the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, Apple opted to mix things up with a brand new Face ID system, the death of the ...
Comcast is starting to make it easier and cheaper to sign up for Xfinity Mobile, its new mobile phone service, by allowing people to bring their existing phones to the network instead of requiring them to buy new ones. At first, this only applies to iPhones, but Comcast says it expects to add phones from other ...
Another year, another iPhone. Possibly two or three. The rumour mill never stops grinding when it comes to Apple's next coveted smartphone. Here, we take a look at the rumours and speculation about this year's new iPhone, as well as what features we'd like to see in the new iPhone for 2018.
A South Korean consumer group has filed a criminal complaint against Apple CEO Tim Cook over slower iPhone devices, after probes in Europe into allegations the firm had deliberately shortened the life of its handsets. Apple is already facing lawsuits in the United States and elsewhere over accusations ...

The Macalope is, of course, talking about the members of the tech punditry corps, who only ever look at the iPhone whenever there's a problem. Writing for The New York Times, Farhad Manjoo says "It's Time for Apple to Build a Less Addictive iPhone." (Tip o' the antlers to Philip, D_CMills and ...
When we look at the hybrid attempted within the Surface range and consider the incremental improvements in iPads that steadily provide PC-style features within a mobile device, it seems inevitable that at some point the operating systems used on both Macs and iPads (and by inference iPhones) will, not ...
A bug has been discovered in iOS that crashes the Messages app and can freeze or restart your phone when you're sent a specially-engineered website link. The bug was discovered by software developer Abraham Masri, who gave it the catchy -- if slightly alarmist -- name of "chaiOS." It exploits the fact ...
Apple will allow iPhone users to switch off the performance reductions that the company has introduced in the last year to counteract the effects of ageing batteries, Tim Cook has said. However, the Apple CEO advised users not to do so, warning that it could result in unexpected restarts of their smartphones ...
Yet even though Apple is not part of the ad business, it exerts lots of control over it. Every tech company needs a presence on the iPhone or iPad; this means that Apple can set the rules for everyone. With a single update to its operating system and its app store, Apple could curb some of the worst excesses ...
The iPhone cycle will disappoint this year, according to one Wall Street analyst, who issued a rare downgrade of one of the market's most popular stocks. Longbow Research lowered its rating for Apple shares to neutral from buy, predicting the company will ship fewer iPhones than expected in fiscal 2018.
There's been a battle among iPhone owners for years: to update your phone or to not update your phone? For newer handsets, it wasn't an issue. An OS update meant you had the latest features and security patches--and if you're going to pony up for the newest iPhone, you're going to take advantage of ...
It's been about two weeks since the technology giant fessed up to releasing an update designed to slow down older phones with batteries that were on the verge of fizzling out. To make up for it, Apple at the end of December announced that it would reduce the price of out-of-warranty batteries, which are ...
One very important caveat is that Office Depot and OfficeMax are not Apple Authorized service providers, meaning their replacement batteries are not supplied by Apple, and having an aftermarket battery installed can void your iPhone's warranty, although iFixit argues that Apple cannot do so under U.S. ...
iPhones ($1,149.00 at Apple) are like cigarettes. They are addicting and marketed to kids. Similar to cigarette manufacturers being forced to curb their advertising and sales efforts toward children, Apple has been urged to address phone addiction among its youngest customers. In response, Apple has ...
Apple (AAPL) claimed good intentions: It said that a recent software update helped prevent iPhones from suddenly shutting down. The company insists that it has "never -- and would never -- do anything to intentionally shorten the life of any Apple product." Apple has since apologized and made battery ...

When Apple promised to replace old iPhone batteries for $29 after its slowdown debacle, there was always going to be a queue for new parts. Well, for owners of the iPhone 6 Plus, the queue will likely be a bit longer than expected. According to internal documents seen by MacRumors, Apple won't have ...
Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity--you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use to customize your iOS experience.
Apple is planning a significant investment in LG Innotek to secure supply of 3D sensing modules for next-generation iPhone and iPad models ... chain issues it experienced with 3D sensing modules late last year, ensuring availability of the new iPhone X, iPhone X Plus, and iPad Pro is more plentiful.
…despite its amazing face recognition technology (Face ID), that worked for me perfectly even in complete darkness, the iPhone X actually breaks the magical user experience the Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant got us used to since it launched the first iPhone over 10 years ago.
In other words, after you've had your iPhone's battery replaced once this year, the device must explicitly fail the diagnostic test to qualify for any additional battery replacements for $29. If the test passes, a customer can still choose to have the battery replaced, but Apple's standard $79 fee applies.
We've seen rumors about the timing of an updated iPhone SE release for a few months now, but the only feature change expected has been a speed boost. Now a new rumor claims the new iPhone SE could pick up a popular feature from the iPhone 8 and iPhone X…
Apple users have been urged to update their iPhones and other devices, as the effects of a deeply dangerous computer vulnerability still spread across the world. Last week, security researchers found they had found a security flaw so dangerous that fixing it could cause computers to slow down or even ...
An overheated iPhone battery injured a repairman in an Apple store in Zurich and prompted the evacuation of around 50 people from the shop on Tuesday due to smoke, Swiss police said. Zurich police said the incident occurred as the repair worker was removing the battery, which overheated and burned ...
French authorities are investigating whether Apple deliberately slows down older iPhones in order to increase sales, AFP reports. The move follows a complaint by a French consumer group, HOP, that campaigns against planned obsolescence and which filed a complaint against Apple in December.
To make it easier to type with one hand, simply hold down the globe button on your keyboard and select one of the layouts from the mini menu. There are options for left, right and middle - so whatever your texting style, you will be catered for. If you've recently bought yourself an iPhone, have a look at our ...
Early iPhone X rumors claimed that it would be the first Apple smartphone to ship with support for wireless charging. But rather than require the use of a wireless charging pad, the iPhone would recharge wirelessly at a considerable distance. That turned out to be wishful thinking. The iPhone X does have ...
Tuesday's most notable loser happens to be Apple (Nasdaq:AAPL), as the technology giant has seen its shares down well over two percent all day long. The reason for the big drop has to do with a report of production cuts for the iPhone X in the coming months. For those who might not have followed the ...
I've been using the iPhone X Leather Folio since I received the iPhone X at launch. As I noted in my initial hands-on impressions, the Leather Folio is a well-designed case that also serves as a wallet for storing credit cards and cash. Although my initial impressions were very favorable, many of you wanted ...
A recent report that Apple would cut its sales forecast for the iPhone X appears to have "cast a shadow over everything," closely followed trader Art Cashin told CNBC on Wednesday. He spoke a day after Apple posted its worst day since August. Taiwan's Economic Daily newspaper, citing unidentified ...
Today's topics include a lawsuit against Apple for distributing software updates that slowed down iPhones; Alphabet's announcement that Eric Schmidt is stepping down as executive chairman; the Guardian Project's Haven personal privacy app; and the launch of Microsoft's Adaptive Application Controls ...
Even if you're in the iPhone Upgrade Program, you might have an old iPhone languishing in a drawer somewhere unused. And if you buy your iPhone outright each year, you can usually recoup a good amount of that cost by selling the old model every time you upgrade. Here's what you need to know ...
iPhone owners aren't happy with Apple, and they're letting the company know with lawsuits. Five iPhone users filed a lawsuit in New York yesterday and are seeking class-action status over Apple intentionally slowing down their phones as the devices' batteries aged. USA Today first reported the lawsuit, ...
If you got a new iPhone or iPad for Christmas, you may have an old one that you're ready to sell or trade in to get a bit of extra cash. You'll want to make sure to ... If you're selling your iPhone and have an Apple Watch linked to it, you're going to want to unpair it first. Make sure your iPhone and Apple Watch ...
Per the Chicago Sun-Times, a lawsuit was filed in Illinois on December 21 on behalf of five iPhone owners, alleging that iPhones "were engineered to purposefully slow down or 'throttle down' the performance speeds." This "needlessly subjects consumers to purchasing newer and more expensive iPhones ...
Why would anyone buy a $50 wireless charging pad when they can buy one for $13 on Amazon? Because the RAVPower Fast Wireless Charger really is that much better than cheap chargers. This charger is made from premium aluminum that complements your iPhone or Android phones, and it features a ...
Furthermore, Apple says that users can now buy a full-price iPhone without going through the pre-authorization process, another move that significantly speeds up the checkout process. Instead of going through the pre-authorization process, users will simply activate later. Note this process has been ...
Apple's iPhone celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. iPhone was first introduced in 2007 by Steve Jobs, and it has come a long way since then. When iPhone was launched in 2007, it was called the Jesus phone, the one that everyone wanted, and other manufacturers wanted to mock. The iPhone was ...
The iPhone X is an extremely expensive device, costing £999 or more if you buy it outright. Most people end up paying much more than this by committing to two-year contracts with their mobile carriers. There's a better value way of avoiding these costs and buying an iPhone X directly from Apple, called the iPhone Upgrade ...
Tomorrow, Amazon is expected to launch discounts on several more of its devices -- matching most of its Cyber Monday pricing. As reported on earlier this week, Best Buy is running a three-day Apple sale (ending tonight, Saturday, December 9th) which offers discounts on the new iPhones and iPad Pro.
"And taking them apart to break the microphone isn't any harder than fixing it." In fact, physically disconnecting a MacBook's microphone is a simple, five-minute job that anyone can do with little more than a couple of cheap tools, Wiens says. Disabling an iPhone's mics presents a greater challenge, but it's ...
Flickr says that nine out of ten of its most popular devices are taken up by different iPhones. The top three spots were occupied by the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S and iPhone 5S in that order. The only non-iPhone to place in the top ten was the Canon 5D Mark III, which came in 9th place. While Canon came in ...
The KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently suggested that Apple would make three new iPhones next year. Two of them are expected to be successors to this year's iPhone X: a new, equal-size 5.8-inch model and an additional Plus-size 6.5-inch variant. There will also reportedly be a third "budget" ...
Although 2017 will see Apple generate billions of dollars in profit and only add to its ever-growing cash hoard, 2018 looks even more promising. Several reports this week surfaced saying Apple could have a lucrative 2018. In addition to reports that Apple will offer three new iPhones next year in a bid to ...
Apple's iPhone remains the most popular camera used by the Flickr community, the photo-sharing site revealed today in its annual review of camera rankings and top photos. This year, the iPhone beat out other camera makers - like Canon and Nikon, the number two and three respectively - by accounting ...
With the year nearly done Apple has picked out what it thinks are the best apps and games of 2017, highlighting one app and one game for iPhone and the same for iPad. On the iPhone front Calm won app of the year. This is a meditation app with guided meditations of various lengths and focused on ...
We've waited years for the iPhone to support wireless charging. We wanted that convenience, we said. We wanted to be just like our Android brethren, we said. And now, I'm happy to share that we can all unite over a wireless Pikachu charger. A company called TeknFun just announced the Pikachu, which ...
The iPhone X is probably one of the best Christmas gifts this year, whether you're buying it for a special someone or for yourself. It's also a pricey gift. Regardless of how you're paying for it, you're still going to shell out more money for an iPhone X than any other smartphone. That's why iPhone X deals are ...
An analyst envisions a future where Apple will lease iPhones, iPads, Macs and services such as iCloud and Apple music. Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images. Most Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) analysts agree that 2018 will be all about the iPhone X for Apple, but some investors are already growing concerned ...


 

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