Tag: iPhone X

Apple Improves iPhone X Availability: Shipping Dates Drop To Just A Few Days

Apple has been having trouble keeping up with iPhone X demand, but it seems better now. iPhone X availability has improved and shipping estimates are now down to 1-3 days in some markets.

Apple December 12, 2017

Apple Says The Important Thing Is To Be The First To Make Tech 'Fantastic'

For Apple, beating the competition to the punch of a new idea doesn't matter. What's important is being the first to make it 'fantastic,' such as the Face ID and the iPhone X notch.

Apple December 7, 2017

iPhone X Falls Behind Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, And Even iPhone 8: Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports ranks the iPhone X below the Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note 8, and even the iPhone 8 in its recommended list of smartphones. That's because its durability and battery life aren't on par with the competition.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 6, 2017

Apple's Most Expensive iPhone Available Unlocked In US: SIM-Free iPhone X Now On Sale

Apple's expensive iPhone X is now available for purchase unlocked and SIM-free in the United States. The smartphone is compatible with both GSM and CDMA networks, but don't expect attractive installment options.

Apple December 6, 2017

Apple Releases iOS 11.2, Fixing Some Things And Breaking Others: Should You Upgrade?

Apple released iOS 11.2 to take care of the iOS restart bug, but the update was not ready for prime time just yet. Since it was rushed out, iOS 11.2 is not bug-free and some might be better off skipping this one.

Apple December 5, 2017

OnePlus 5T Wins Fast Charging Showdown; iPhone 8 And iPhone X Fail To Keep Up With Android Smartphones

A special report by Tom's Guide crowned the OnePlus 5T as the winner of a fast-charging showdown between current flagship smartphones. The iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, meanwhile, failed to keep up with their Android counterparts.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 4, 2017

Why Face ID Only Supports One Face, According To Apple Exec Craig Federighi

Apple’s Face ID is secure, fast, and probably the next big thing in the world of biometric unlocking for smartphones. But why does it support only one face? Apple software engineering VP Craig Federighi explains.

Apple December 4, 2017

iPhone X Powered By Qualcomm Gets Faster LTE Speeds Than Intel Variant

LTE speeds and performance on the iPhone X depend on which model you have. Based on a study, Qualcomm-powered variants can get faster LTE speeds than the Intel versions.

Apple December 2, 2017

iPhone X Delivery Time Improves In US: You Only Have To Wait For 1 Week Or Less

iPhone X deliveries have ramped up during the Thanksgiving weekend and are closing the supply-demand gap. Online Apple store in the US is showing Dec. 8 as the delivery date.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 2, 2017

Qualcomm Wants To Ban iPhone X Sales On AT&T And T-Mobile

Qualcomm requested the U.S. International Trade Commission to stop the imports of certain iPhone models, including the iPhone X, that run on AT&T and T-Mobile. These devices use rival Intel's modems, while those on Verizon and Sprint use Qualcomm's.

Apple December 1, 2017

The Samsung Galaxy S9 And LG G7 Will Launch In January To Fight Back Against The iPhone X

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and LG G7 are expected to launch earlier than expected in January. Apple's rivals are hastening their plans to release their next flagship devices to provide a better challenge against Apple's premium smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 28, 2017

Twitter Made Animoji Karaoke A Thing, And Now It’s An Official iPhone X Ad

A singing Animoji is better than a regular Animoji. That appears to be the case in Apple’s latest iPhone X ad, with a concept plucked right out of Twitter.

Apple November 28, 2017

Google Docs, Slides, And Sheets Updated For iPhone X And iPad Owners: Here's What's New

Google Docs, Google Slides, and Google Sheets have been updated to make the interface of the apps work properly with the iPhone X. The updated apps also enable the drag-and-drop feature for the iPad.

Google November 28, 2017

Apple Offices In South Korea Raided By Authorities Ahead Of iPhone X Launch

South Korean authorities raided Apple’s offices just before it was about to launch the iPhone X in the country. The incident is expected to raise lingering questions about the Korean Fair Trade Commission’s shady practices.

Apple November 24, 2017

Apple Supplier Foxconn Allegedly Uses Illegal Student Labor In iPhone X Assembly Line

Apple supplier Foxconn is allegedly using illegal student labor in one of its factories for the assembly of the iPhone X. The students are being forced into overtime hours and are required to complete an internship to graduate.

Apple November 22, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S9 Benchmark Scores Fail To Impress When Compared To iPhone X

The leaked Samsung Galaxy S9 benchmark scores do not match up to the scores recorded by the iPhone X. However, there are other factors in determining the real-world performance of a smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 20, 2017

Android Manufacturers To Equip Smartphones With 3D-Sensing Capability: Face ID-Like Feature Heading Their Way?

Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi, and other smartphone vendors are reportedly going to equip their 2018 smartphones with a 3D-sensing feature, which is expectedly similar to the iPhone X's Face ID.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 19, 2017

Apple Rolls Out iOS 11.1.2 Update That Fixes iPhone X Cold Weather Issue

Just a week after reports on the iPhone X cold weather issue started surfacing, Apple has released iOS 11.1.2, which will apparently fix the display’s responsiveness when taken out into cold weather. The update doesn’t contain major new features, though.

Apps/Software November 18, 2017

A 10-Year-Old Used Face ID To Unlock His Mom's iPhone X: Will All Families Have The Same Problem?

A 10-year-old boy was able to unlock his mother's iPhone X using his face. Should iPhone X owners worry that the Face ID feature of Apple is unsafe and that random people can unlock their devices?

Apple November 15, 2017

Apple Wants The 2019 iPhones To Have Laser-Based 3D Sensors: What Will They Be Used For?

Apple is working to integrate rear-facing, laser-based 3D sensors into the 2019 iPhone models. The new system will perform 3D mapping by releasing lasers on objects and then calculating the time for the lasers to bounce back.

Apple November 14, 2017

iPhone X Owners Complain About Distortion, Crackling Sounds From Earpiece

Apple’s $999 iPhone X, released just two weeks ago, is already showing several problems. After suffering from the green light of death and becoming unresponsive in cold weather, some units are now exhibiting buzzing sounds and distortion.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 14, 2017

Apple To Release 3 iPhones Next Year, All With The Bezel-Less iPhone X Design

Apple is apparently going full iPhone X next year. Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that there will be three iPhone models in 2018, and all of them will feature the bezel-less design of the iPhone X.

Apple November 13, 2017

Face ID Tricked By A $150 Mask: Should iPhone X Owners Worry?

A Vietnamese security firm was able to trick Apple's Face ID security feature through an elaborate mask that cost $150 to make. Should iPhone X owners worry about this discovery?

Apple November 12, 2017

Green Line Of Death Plaguing iPhone X Displays

The Google Pixel 2 XL is not the only phone to exhibit display problems this year. Apple’s $999 iPhone X is showing signs of quality problems, too, now with several users suffering from the green line of death.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 11, 2017

The iPhone X Actually Has A Home Button: How To Use It If You’re Sick Of Gestures

Because the iPhone X doesn’t have a home button, users are required to learn a new gestures-based navigation system to properly interact with their handset. As it turns out, the classic home button can be resurrected.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 10, 2017

The iPhone X Screen Apparently Becomes Unresponsive In Cold Weather: Apple To Release Software Fix

Multiple iPhone X owners have been reporting that their screen stops working in cold weather. Apple has now acknowledged the reports, saying it’s currently working on a software update that’ll fix the issue.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 10, 2017

Here's How To Squeeze The Most Out Of The iPhone X Battery

iPhone X owners can try this method to extend the $999 smartphone's battery life. It gives the device a retro look though, which may actually be awesome for fans of the aesthetic.

Apple November 9, 2017

It Costs Apple Just $357 To Make The $1,000 iPhone X

The Apple iPhone X is the most expensive iPhone yet at $999. But did you know it only costs a fraction of that price tag to produce it?

November 9, 2017

If You Want To Remove The iPhone X Notch, There's An App For That

The iPhone X notch is one of the biggest criticisms of Apple's latest smartphone. Users who would like to get rid of the ugly design can try a free-to-download app named Notcho.

Apple November 8, 2017

Apple To Release 2 iPhone X Successors Next Year: Are You Ready For The iPhone X Plus?

Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed that there will be two iPhone X successors next year, one of which is expected to be the iPhone X Plus. The smartphones will both feature OLED displays and Face ID.

Apple November 8, 2017

The iPhone X Is 'The Most Breakable iPhone Ever': Not A Good Thing For A $999 Smartphone

SquareTrade, after performing several tests, declared the iPhone X as 'the most breakable iPhone ever.' That's not a good thing to hear for a $999 smartphone, so you might want to at least protect it with a case.

Apple November 6, 2017

What Can Fool Your iPhone X's Face ID? Probably Your Brother

The iPhone X just got tricked by brothers who aren't twins, unlocking itself via Face ID with the unregistered sibling's face. That goes to show that the facial recognition technology isn't foolproof, but that doesn't mean it's not secure.

Apple November 6, 2017

Samsung Goes After Apple In New Savage Ad: Mocks Dongles, The iPhone X Notch, And More

Samsung has released a new ad for its Galaxy devices, and unsurprisingly, it’s going after Apple’s phones yet again. With a longtime iPhone user as the protagonist, Samsung manages to show how its phone have always been better.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 6, 2017

Apple Says Burn-In And Color Shifting On iPhone X Are ‘Normal’

The iPhone X has now been released, and for many, it’s the first time they’re going to experience an OLED display, and also the first time they’re going to encounter OLED-specific problems. Here’s what Apple says.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 4, 2017

More Than 300 iPhone X Units Stolen From A UPS Truck At San Francisco Apple Store

Thieves just stole over 300 iPhone X models in front of an Apple Store in San Francisco just days before the phone was about to hit shelves across the country. Orders for pick-up at the store will remain unaffected, though.

Apple November 3, 2017

Apple Will Share Face-Mapping Data To App Developers: Should iPhone X Owners Be Concerned?

Apple will allow developers to access the face-mapping data collected by the TrueDepth camera of the iPhone X. Apple has guidelines to prevent the inappropriate usage of the data, but privacy advocates have still raised concerns.

Apple November 2, 2017

The iPhone X Release Was Supposed To Be Next Year, But Apple Took The Risk

A senior Apple executive revealed that the iPhone X was originally planned to be released in 2018. However, the company took the risk of accelerating its development to be able to launch the iPhone X this year.

Apple November 2, 2017

Best Buy No Longer Sells Overpriced iPhone X After Wave Of Customer Complaints

Best Buy received complaints from customers after it decided to add an extra $100 charge for outright purchases of the iPhone X. The retailer has succumbed to the backlash and is now only offering the iPhone X through carrier-specific plans.

Apple November 1, 2017

iPhone X Impressions, Videos Are Out Early As Apple Takes Odd Release Strategy

More and more details of the iPhone X are turning up online after Apple sent out a few review units and invited a couple of YouTubers over its New York penthouse to take the handset out for a spin.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2017

The iPhone 9 Supply Will Not Be Dragged Down By Face ID Components: Good News For Apple

The iPhone X supply shortage has been well-chronicled, and attributed to issues with Face ID components. According to famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, next year's iPhone models will not suffer from the same problem.

Apple October 30, 2017

Apple Engineer Fired After Daughter's iPhone X Hands-On Video Goes Viral

An Apple engineer has just been fired after his daughter uploaded an exclusive hands-on video of the iPhone X. Apple really hates leaks, especially if it’s about a flagship phone that’s yet to be released.

Apple October 30, 2017

Early iPhone X Videos, Images Give A Glimpse Of What To Expect From Apple's 'Future Of The Smartphone'

Apple fans everywhere can now get a close look at the highly anticipated iPhone X by way of early packaging and unboxing images and videos.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 29, 2017

Best Buy Is Charging $100 More For An iPhone X, Says It’s Because Of Flexibility

Best Buy is selling the iPhone X for $100 more than its original retail price but only for customers who want to pay for the device upfront. Those who’ll opt for an installment plan will get it without added costs.

Apple October 28, 2017

iPhone X Screen Repair To Cost $279, Out-Of-Warranty Damage $549: Why You Need AppleCare+

Apple is going to charge you $279 to replace the screen of your iPhone X or $549 for damage outside the warranty, but AppleCare+ will bring those down to $29 and $99 respectively.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 27, 2017

iPhone X Pronunciation: How Apple Wants You To Say It (Hint: It's Not 'Ex')

There's a slight chance you might be pronouncing 'iPhone X' wrong. From the look of things, it's not called the iPhone 'ex' at all, according to Apple.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 27, 2017

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