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iPhone 8 Sales In Trouble: iPhone 7 And iPhone X Are To Blame

According to information from various sources, analysts claim that the iPhone 8 is not selling well. Some customers have preferred the cheaper iPhone 7, while others have been waiting for the premium iPhone X.

Apple

Apple Loses Lawsuit To Patent Troll VirnetX, Ordered To Pay $440 Million

Apple badly lost the lawsuit filed by patent troll VirnetX, who accused the company of infringing patents with iMessage and FaceTime. Apple, which has been ordered to pay $439.7 million, will launch one final appeal.

Apple October 17, 2017

Apple To Release iPhone With Apple Pencil Support In 2019: Here’s Why Steve Jobs Would Be Pissed

Apple might unveil an iPhone with a built-in stylus as early as 2019, according to new rumors. It might use a different technology than Samsung’s S Pen, though.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 16, 2017

iOS 11 Now Running On 47 Percent Of All Apple Devices, But Adoption Is Slower Than iOS 10

iOS 11 has now been installed by nearly half of all Apple device users just three weeks after the update was released. But adoption could have been faster if the iPhone X was released early.

Apps/Software October 14, 2017

Apple To Abandon Touch ID For Face ID In 2018 iPhone Lineup, Says KGI Analyst Kuo

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in his latest investor note explains that, despite initially believing Apple might readopt fingerprint technology, it’s now probable that all 2018 iPhone models will move to Face ID and abandon Touch ID.

Apple October 14, 2017

Qualcomm Files Lawsuit To Stop Apple From Selling iPhones In China: Here’s Why It Won’t Work

Qualcomm has filed a new lawsuit against Apple to stop it from selling or manufacturing iPhones in China. It’s the latest in both companies’ long-running legal battle, which started earlier this year.

Apple October 14, 2017

Apple Cofounder Steve Wozniak Creates Online University For People Who Want To Work In Tech

Steve Wozniak is launching a university called 'Woz U,' which provides people with the necessary skills to land jobs in tech. It doesn’t seem like much now, but Wozniak has grand ambitions for the educational platform.

Internet October 14, 2017

Apple Reportedly Working With LG To Release A Foldable iPhone In 2020

Apple is apparently trying to create a foldable iPhone, and LG is reportedly supplying the displays. This means Apple will rival Samsung’s rumored foldable smartphone, but it’s also a way for the company to wriggle free from Samsung’s OLED monopoly.

Apple October 12, 2017

Apple Plans To Beat Netflix And Amazon Video With Reboot Of Steven Spielberg’s ‘Amazing Stories’

Steven Spielberg and Bryan Fuller will be heavily involved in rebooting 'Amazing Stories,' which is expected to be one of Apple’s first original programs. The iPhone maker is certainly serious on beating Netflix and Amazon at their own game.

Apple October 11, 2017

Google To Buy Apple For $9 Billion? Dow Jones Releases Fake News Due To 'Technical Error'

Dow Jones reports claimed that Google agreed to purchase Apple for $9 billion. The transaction would have changed the technology industry, but people all over the world knew right away that it was fake news.

Google October 10, 2017

2018 iPad Pro Models Could Boast An iPhone X Feature, AKA Face ID: Report

Apple recently unveiled the iPhone X, introducing the Touch ID replacement Face ID. Now a report says that the Cupertino brand may equip 2018 iPad Pro models with the facial recognition technology too.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 10, 2017

iPhone X In The Wild Excites Apple Fans, But Supply Will Be Extremely Limited Until Next Year

The good news is that the iPhone X has been spotted in the wild, further exciting Apple fans. The bad news, however, is that the iPhone X supply will be extremely limited until the first quarter of 2018.

Apple October 9, 2017

How To Switch From The iPhone To The Google Pixel 2, And 3 Reasons Why

Google has taken the wraps off the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, and it's not wasting time in converting iPhone users to the other side. At that, here's how to switch from iPhone to Pixel 2.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 8, 2017

How Old, Crappy Phones Inspired The iPhone, And Other Key Takeaways From A New Jony Ive Interview

Jony Ive, Apple’s design chief, graced The New Yorker TechFest to talk about his work. He shared pretty interesting tidbits about the original iPhone, his relationship with Steve Jobs, and his design process.

Apple October 8, 2017

Think Apple Deliberately Slows Down Old iPhones Over Time? Think Again, Suggests Benchmark Analysis

Futuremark has now released a data analysis that looks into the performance of older iPhones over the years, and the conclusion is interesting. It turns out Apple doesn’t seem to be intentionally slowing down old iPhone models.

Apple October 7, 2017

Apple Is ‘Aware’ Of iPhone 8 Battery Swelling Issues And Is ‘Looking Into It’

Several people have been reporting that their iPhone 8 is cracking open because of a swollen battery. Could this be a potentially huge disaster similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7?

Apple October 7, 2017

iOS 11.0.2 Upgrade Won't Solve Your Problems, And Downgrading No Longer An Option: Apple, Help!

Apple released iOS 11.0.2, but it made matters even worse for some iPhone and iPad owners. Unfortunately, users who have upgraded to iOS 11.0.2 or iOS 11.0.1 are stuck with these versions, as downgrading is no longer an option.

Apple October 6, 2017

Uber App For iOS May Have Secretly Taken iPhone Screenshots, And Apple Allowed It

Another controversy has struck Uber, as its iOS app was discovered to have the ability to take screenshots of users' iPhones. Surprisingly, Apple actually gave Uber permission to use the code in its app.

Apps/Software October 6, 2017

Apple Watch Series 3 LTE Issues Now Fixed With watchOS 4.0.1 Update

You can forget all about your LTE issues with the Apple Watch Series 3, as the Cupertino brand has now released the new watchOS 4.0.1 update to fix the problem.

Apple October 5, 2017

More iPhone 8 Plus Owners Report Cracked Open Cases Due To Battery Swelling: Is It Time To Panic?

More cases of the iPhone 8 Plus cracking open due to swelling batteries have been reported in addition to the first incidents last week. Should owners of the smartphone start to panic?

Apple October 5, 2017

Move Over, iPhone 8: Google Pixel 2 Now Has The Best Camera, Says DxOMark

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have now dethroned the iPhone 8 in DxOMark camera rankings. This seems to suggest that this year’s Pixel devices will once again have the best cameras in the market.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 5, 2017

Apple Fixes iPhone 8 Crackling Issue Via Latest Update: How To Check If You’re Affected

Apple has rolled out a new software update that fixes crackling noise issues on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. It was a software issue after all, so no need to panic over a possible antennagate situation.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 4, 2017

It's A Tie: Samsung Galaxy Note 8, iPhone 8 Plus Both Top DxOMark's Mobile Camera Ranking

DxOMark has just declared the new number 1 smartphone in mobile photography, but the winner is not one but two: the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 4, 2017

Samsung Has Already Won The Galaxy Note 8 vs. iPhone X Rivalry: Here's Why

Apple has not yet launched its premium smartphone, but Samsung has already won the Galaxy Note 8 vs. iPhone X rivalry. This is because Samsung stands to earn a lot of money from its intriguing relationship with Apple.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 2, 2017

iPhone Hacking Tool Used By FBI In San Bernardino Case Will Remain A Secret

A federal court ruled that the FBI can keep the vendor and price of its iPhone hacking tool a secret. The tool was used to unlock the iPhone 5C of one of the shooters of the 2015 San Bernardino tragedy.

Apple October 2, 2017

You Might Want To Skip iOS 11.0.1 After Reading These User Problems

Many iPhone and iPad owners started experiencing a variety of problems after upgrading to iOS 11. Apple rushed out iOS 11.0.1 to fix some of the issues, but it apparently made things even worse for some users.

Apple October 2, 2017

You Can Now Buy An iPhone Dongle That Lets You Charge And Use A Headphone Jack At The Same Time

A new Belkin dongle will allow iPhone owners to charge their device and listen to music through wired headphones at the same time. The adapter will likely make people miss the 3.5 mm headphone jack even more.

Apple October 1, 2017

A Few iPhone 8 Plus Units Have Cracked Open: Will It Be Like The Galaxy Note 7?

Apple is investigating two cases of iPhone 8 Plus units that cracked open along the sides. The cause appears to be the iPhone 8 Plus battery, raising concerns that the device will end up like Samsung's explosive Galaxy Note 7.

Apple October 1, 2017

Galaxy Note 8 Faster Than iPhone 8 Plus In Real-World Speed Test

The Galaxy Note 8 beat the iPhone 8 Plus in a real-world speed test carried out by YouTuber David Rahimi for his PhoneBuff channel. The result is surprising, given the dominant benchmark scores of Apple's A11 Bionic chip.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 29, 2017

FCC Wants Apple To Activate iPhone FM Radio Chips, But There's One Major Problem

FCC chairman Ajit Pai renewed the call for the activation of FM radio chips in smartphones. Pai singled out Apple in his statement, but there is one major problem in enabling the feature on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X.

Apple September 28, 2017

Apple Sheds More Light On iPhone X's Face ID Security Via Technical White Paper

Apple has published a six-page technical white paper that addresses some of the questions and security concerns surrounding the new iPhone X's Face ID feature.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 28, 2017

iOS 11 Battery Life Problems? Here Are Some Things To Try While Waiting For A Fix

Many users have suffered from an iOS 11 battery life issue ever since upgrading to the new mobile operating system. While waiting for a fix from Apple, here are some things to try to extend battery life.

Apple September 27, 2017

Amazon And Apple Are Friends Again: Apple TV 4K Listing Shows Up On Amazon Momentarily

It seems Amazon is set to sell the Apple TV again after pulling them out way back in 2015. Several people noticed that an Amazon listing for the 4K-capable media player showed up, but it has since been taken down.

Apple September 27, 2017

Apple Working To Fix iPhone 8 Crackling Noise Issue: Hardware Defect Or Software Problem?

Some iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus owners have complained about a crackling noise during phone calls. Apple said that it will soon fix the problem, which is already the second major one among the company's newest devices.

Apple September 27, 2017

Apple Launches macOS High Sierra With Massive Security Risk That Allows Hackers To Steal Passwords

A former NSA hacker revealed a vulnerability that allows hackers to steal passwords stored in a Mac computer just as Apple launched macOS High Sierra. What can users do to protect themselves from the exploit?

Apple September 26, 2017

Apple Doesn’t Want Bing Anymore: Siri, Spotlight Search Results On Mac And iOS Will Now Come From Google

Apple has decided to rely on Google search results instead of Bing, further increasing Google’s presence on iOS and macOS platforms. Bing, on the other hand, will remain in some form, but perhaps not for long.

Apple September 26, 2017

iPhone 8 Drop Test Shows Just How Fragile That Glass Back Is

A series of drop tests by SquareTrade showed the fragility of the glass back of Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. How does the durability of the iPhone 8 glass back compare to that of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

Apple September 25, 2017

Take Note, Clumsy Apple Fans: The iPhone 8 Glass Back Is Very Expensive To Replace

Apple fans upgrading to the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X should be extra careful not to break the glass backs of the smartphones. The costs to replace them are very expensive, even when under AppleCare+ extended warranty.

Apple September 25, 2017

iPhone 8 Teardown Complete: Here Are The Most Important Things That We Learned

iFixit has completed the latest installment of its teardown series, this time on the iPhone 8. Here are the most important things we learned about the new Apple smartphone, including its repairability.

Apple September 23, 2017

iPhone 8 Plus Cameras Ranked Best By DxOMark: Sorry, Google Pixel And HTC U11

The results are in: iPhone 8 Plus has the best-performing cameras in the market, according to a new DxOMark test. Still, Apple’s new flagship is not without flaws.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 23, 2017

Hackers Lock Out iPhone And Mac Users, Demand Bitcoin Ransom: Here's How To Stay Safe

Hackers have exploited Apple's Find My iPhone and Find My Mac services to lock users from their devices and hold them ransom. Here are some ways to protect yourself before it's too late.

Security September 22, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Camera Will Take Amazing Videos: Will It Be Enough To Dethrone iPhone X?

Samsung has developed a new image sensor that would make the Galaxy S9 camera even more amazing. Will the new feature be enough to make the upcoming device a clear winner over the iPhone X?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 22, 2017

The iOS 11 Control Center Buttons For Wi-Fi And Bluetooth Don't Work The Way You Think They Do

The revamped Control Center is one of the best new features of iOS 11, which Apple recently rolled out to supported devices. However, the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth buttons do not work the way that most users would think they do.

Apple September 20, 2017

Apple Watch Series 3 LTE Reliability Issues Might Make You Think Twice About Buying It

The Apple Watch Series 3 currently has reliability issues for its LTE connectivity feature. Apple will soon roll out a patch, but that might not be enough to solve the device's biggest problem.

Apple September 20, 2017

Think It’s Too Expensive? $999 iPhone X Is ‘Value Price,’ Says Apple Chief Tim Cook

Tim Cook doesn’t think the iPhone X is expensive. In 'Good Morning America,' the Apple chief addressed claims saying the company’s new flagship is too expensive.

Apple September 20, 2017

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