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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

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

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

Even Bill Gates Is Now Using An Android Phone, But Will He Ever Switch To iPhone?

Even the former CEO of Microsoft can’t be bothered to use a Windows Phone. Bill Gates has now confirmed that he’s using an Android phone, one loaded with Microsoft apps.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech 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

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

Sprint Offers Customers Free iPhone 8 Deal: Here's What You Need To Do

Sprint has launched a free iPhone 8 deal for new and existing subscribers. Here are the requirements to take advantage of the offer, which will allow customers to take an 18-month lease on the iPhone 8 for $0 per month.

Apple September 19, 2017

The iPhone X Can Keep Up With The MacBook Pro, Thanks To The A11 Bionic Chip

Benchmark scores have shown that the iPhone X is capable of keeping up with the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro. The amazing performance is made possible by the latest Apple processor, the A11 Bionic chip.

Apple September 15, 2017

Apple Skips iPhone 7s, Goes Straight To iPhone 8: What Changed From The iPhone 7?

Apple skipped the iPhone 7s and went straight to the iPhone 8. Here are the differences between the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 8 for customers who might not be willing to pay $1,000 for the iPhone X.

Apple September 12, 2017

Shots Fired: Qualcomm Implies Android Always Beats Apple In Smartphone Innovation

Qualcomm just threw shade at Apple as their dispute heightens. It just published a post that highlights several smartphone innovations, saying Android had always been the first to implement them all.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 12, 2017

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Looks Awesome: Can The $500 Device Challenge The $1,000 iPhone 8?

Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Mix 2 a day before Apple announces the premium iPhone 8. The $500 Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 looks awesome, but does it have what it takes to challenge the $1,000 iPhone 8?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 12, 2017

How To Watch Apple iPhone 8 Event Live Stream And What To Expect

Apple will finally unveil its most-anticipated 10th-anniversary iPhone on Sept. 12. Here’s how to livestream the iPhone 8 keynote and what to expect based on rumors, leaks, and speculation.

Apple September 11, 2017

Sorry, Apple Fans: The iPhone 8 Will Be Delayed, Multiple Reports Say

Apple will unveil the iPhone 8 in its upcoming Sept. 12 event, but the arrival of the device to the market will be delayed. Multiple reports confirmed the case, attributing the delay to various factors.

Apple September 9, 2017

iOS 11 GM Leaked, ‘Confirms’ iPhone 8 Features Like True Tone Display, Face ID, And More

Seems like Apple just has to deal with facts of the modern tech era: everything gets leaked. The iPhone 8 is now practically revealed thanks to the iOS 11 GM firmware, which shows key specs of the upcoming flagship.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 9, 2017

iPhone 8 Rumor: It Seems Apple Might Really Get Rid Of Touch ID

The iPhone 8 will lose a key security and biometric feature that Apple helped popularize. New reports say Apple might actually ditch Touch ID and replace it with facial recognition technology.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 8, 2017

The Steve Jobs Theater, Where Apple Will Unveil The iPhone 8, Has A Big Secret

Apple is set to unveil several new devices, including the highly anticipated iPhone 8, on Sept. 12. The Steve Jobs Theater, where the event will be held, reportedly contains a big secret that will make the unveiling more dramatic.

Apple September 7, 2017

iPhone 8's Rumored $1,000 Starting Price Too Much? You Can Probably Blame Samsung For That

The word in town is the iPhone 8 will hit the shelves with a $1,000 starting price, and that high price point could be because of Apple's transition to OLED panels and Samsung's dominance in the display market.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 7, 2017

This Is The Most Exciting iPhone 8 Feature, Survey Says: Do You Agree?

A survey conducted by Creative Strategies revealed the iPhone 8 feature that customers are unexpectedly most excited about. The survey also gauged the interest among potential customers for the upcoming premium Apple smartphone.

Apple September 6, 2017

Let's Hope That These iPhone 8 Rumors Are True: $900 Price Tag And Blush Gold Color

Rumors involving the iPhone 8 continue to swirl as the world waits for its official unveiling. The latest ones claim that the iPhone 8 price is lower than expected, and that there will be a blush gold color option.

Apple September 6, 2017

Leaked Video Allegedly Shows iPhone 8 In Action For The First Time: Is It Real?

A leaked video allegedly shows a working iPhone 8 in action for the first time. Its authenticity, however, is being questioned due to several suspicious details that have been spotted in the video.

Apple September 5, 2017

The iPhone 8 Price Will Range From $1,000 To $1,200: Will The Premium Apple Smartphone Be Worth It?

Multiple reports have now claimed that the iPhone 8 price will range from $1,000 to $1,200. The premium Apple smartphone will be the first iPhone to have a four-figure price tag, but will it be worth it?

Apple September 5, 2017

The iPhone 8's Official Release Date Is Sept. 22, Carrier Says: Rumor

According to O2, a UK carrier, the iPhone 8 has a Sept. 22 release date. If that's indeed the case, then Apple's upcoming flagship will be up for grabs in just a few weeks.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 4, 2017

With The Home Button Gone, iPhone 8 Users Will Get Another Way To Wake Up Siri

The iPhone 8 will have no home button, eliminating one of the ways for users to wake up Siri. However, an iOS developer discovered that there will be another way to activate Apple's digital assistant in the upcoming premium smartphone.

Apple September 4, 2017

What Will Apple Name The Upcoming 2017 iPhone Models? Here Are The Rumored Options

Apple is set to unveil its 2017 iPhone models, believed to be named the iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, and the iPhone 8, at a Sept. 12 event. However, new reports claim that the smartphones will have different names.

Apple September 3, 2017

iPhone 8 To Be The First Device Ever Unveiled Inside The Apple Spaceship Campus: Mark Your Calendars

Apple has now scheduled a special event on Sept. 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater inside the Apple Campus. The iPhone 8, a new 4K-capable Apple TV, and the Apple Watch Series 3 are each expected to make an appearance.

Apple September 1, 2017

The iPhone 8 Won’t Have A Home Button So Prepare To Use More Gestures

A new report claims Apple will remove the home button, one of the key components that made the iPhone so iconic in its earlier years. Apple will reportedly try to solve that with gestures.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 31, 2017

iPhone 8 Announcement Date Set For Sept. 12: This Could Be The Most Important Apple Event In Years

A report claims that Apple will hold the iPhone 8 announcement event on Sept. 12. This could be the company's most important event in years, as it is also set to unveil a variety of other devices.

Apple August 28, 2017

iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Will Be Slower And Incompatible With Current Charging Pads: What Gives, Apple?

A report claims that the iPhone 8 wireless charging feature will be slower than standard speeds, and will be incompatible with the charging pads that are currently in the market. Will Apple really do this?

Apple August 28, 2017

iPhone 8 Price Starts At $999, Report Claims: Apple Fans, Are Your Wallets Ready?

A report claims that the iPhone 8 price will start at $999, which would make it the most expensive Apple smartphone ever released. The price tag could go as high as $1,199 for the top-end model of the device.

Apple August 26, 2017

Should You Buy The Galaxy Note 8, Or Wait For The iPhone 8? Here's Our Answer

Samsung launched preorders for the Galaxy Note 8, while Apple has not yet unveiled the iPhone 8. Should customers in the hunt for a new smartphone buy the Galaxy Note 8 now, or should they wait for the iPhone 8?

Apple August 25, 2017

iPhone 8 To Make Sure You Never Run Out Of Space With 512 GB Storage: Rumor

If a new iPhone 8 rumor is correct, then Apple fans are in for a treat. A treat in the form of a whopping 512 GB of built-in storage for the upcoming flagship, that is.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2017

Goodbye Touch ID, Hello Face ID For iPhone 8? Apple's Facial Recognition Tech Can Read Faces In 'Millionths Of A Second'

Will Apple replaced the Touch ID fingerprint recognition system with the Face ID facial recognition system in the iPhone 8? From what we've heard about the feature, it is definitely a possibility.

Apple August 22, 2017

Rumored iPhone 8 Delay Debunked By Apple Insider, But You'll Have To Say Goodbye To The Rose Gold Option

Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo debunks iPhone 8 delay rumors, claiming that the smartphone will launch alongside the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus. However, this year's iPhones will only come in three colors, not including rose gold.

Apple August 9, 2017

The iPhone 8 Facial Recognition System Sounds Amazing: Face ID Of Apple Rumored To Work Even At Odd Angles

More details about the iPhone 8 facial recognition system have been found in HomePod firmware code. The feature, reportedly named Face ID, could allow users to unlock the smartphone even when it is lying flat on a table.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 7, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Release Date Leaked: Smartphone Will Launch Same Day As LG V30, Before Apple iPhone 8

A source has leaked the Galaxy Note 8 release date for South Korea, and likely also for the rest of the world. Samsung will launch the smartphone alongside the LG V30 and before Apple releases the iPhone 8.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 4, 2017

iPhone 8 Leaked Via HomePod Firmware: ‘Confirms’ Bezel-Less Display, Face Unlock, And More

The iPhone 8, doused in speculation as ever, gets clearer each day. Via Apple’s leaked HomePod firmware, developers have discovered that the iPhone 8 will have a bezel-less screen and an infrared face unlock feature.

Apple August 1, 2017

Some iPhone 8 OLED Displays Will Be Made By LG As Apple Attempts Supplier Diversity: Rumor

Apple has tapped LG Display to supply OLED panels for the iPhone 8, according to rumors. The move might allow for quicker production and more bargaining power for Apple now with two OLED suppliers working on the flagship phone.

Apple July 31, 2017

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