Apple says the new iPhone XS Smart Battery Case isn't compatible with the iPhone X. However, after a few tests here and there, it can actually work with the older iPhone.
Apple January 16, 2019
Apple is rolling out three new battery cases for its latest iPhone lineup. Called the Smart Battery, they are designed to extend the battery life of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.
Apple January 15, 2019
Apple chief operating officer Jeff Williams reveals that the Cupertino brand wanted to use Qualcomm modems for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. However, the chipmaker refused to sell them.
Apple January 14, 2019
Local resellers in China are giving away huge discounts on iPhones as Chinese consumers continue to go for cost-effective and feature-rich alternatives. Are the latest iPhones still worth the cost?
Apple January 12, 2019
Apple will be launching three new iPhones this year, with one succeeding the iPhone XR, reports said. The highest-end will have three rear cameras, while the other two, dual lens.
Apple January 12, 2019
Huawei wished everyone a Happy New Year in 2019 by tweeting from an iPhone. The social media employees involved have since been allegedly demoted, and their salaries have also been reduced.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 5, 2019
After claiming to have bypassed Apple's Face ID, a security researcher withdraws from his scheduled presentation about the matter. This was at the request of his employer, which called the work 'misleading.'
Security January 3, 2019
Apple has revised its forecast for Q1, dropping the original number by $9 billion. Cook cites weakened iPhone demand, particularly in China and other developed markets, as the reason for underwhelming sales.
Apple January 3, 2019
iPhone production is forecast to go down for the first quarter of 2019 because of weak demand. The iPhone XS Max is expected to take a huge hit, with estimates getting cut by 48 percent.
Apple December 30, 2018
Filings at the FCC and the Wireless Power Consortium reveal that AT&T is developing a wireless charger that’ll top up an iPhone and an Apple Watch at the same time. It’ll cost $100 when released, although it’s unclear when.
Gadgets December 30, 2018
Sony is reportedly ramping up production on 3D Time of Flight cameras following manufacturers’ orders. Apple is apparently one of those customers, which implies the next iPhones will come equipped with 3D sensors.
Apple December 29, 2018
Apple could begin manufacturing top-end iPhone models in India via Foxconn. The company already makes iPhones in the country, but only older and lower-end models.
Apple December 27, 2018
More users are taking the plunge and switching from Android to iOS. According to a research report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, it's largely because of the iPhone XR.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 27, 2018
Twitter has rolled out an update for iPhone users that lets them enable a reverse-chronological feed. This meant that fresh tweets will appear at the top regardless of their popularity across the platform.
Apps/Software December 19, 2018
Jay Freeman announced that Cydia Store is shutting down starting immediately. The main reason for the closure is that the service is not making profits anymore.
Apps/Software December 16, 2018
Verizon might reopen eSIM activations for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR this December. According to a leaked internal memo, the carrier is ready to offer dual SIM support once again following a software snag.
Apple November 22, 2018
Apple will soon sell its products on Amazon directly. Beginning January, only Apple and authorized resellers will be allowed to sell Apple products on the store.
Apple November 10, 2018
Apple won’t release an iPhone capable of 5G until 2020. Its chosen modem provider, Intel, is still having some problems with its 5G chip.
Apple November 3, 2018
Many critics have denounced smartphone manufacturers in recent years for producing devices that quickly become obsolete, creating a "planned obsolescence" that is costly for consumers and the global environment. Yet while many consumers clamor for increased "repairability" - and thus longer lifespans - for these devices, a new Yale-led study finds that there is a more important factor in determining how long smartphones remain in use: Brand cache.
October 16, 2018
Apple, which is investing $1 billion into original programming, is planning to give away the content for free. The Apple streaming service, apparently, was not planning to challenge Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Apple October 11, 2018
Students from Duke University, the University of Alabama, and the University of Oklahoma may now use their iPhone and Apple Watch as their contactless campus ID. When will the feature be available to all schools in the United States?
Apple October 3, 2018
Apple has rolled out iOS 12, which comes with several new features. Here are some of the best ones to try out, including Memojis, Screen Time, and Live Listen for AirPods.
Apple September 19, 2018
On Jan. 1, 2019, Apple will increase prices of replacement batteries not covered by warranty. Batteries for more recent iPhones will be $49, and batteries for the iPhone X will be $69 beginning next year.
Apple September 14, 2018
Apple finally unveiled the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR. Here's a quick rundown of what the three 2018 iPhone models offer, along with their release dates and prices.
Apple September 13, 2018
Apple fans have various options on how to watch Apple's Sept. 12 event live. They can watch through Apple's official website, the Events app on the Apple TV, or on Twitter.
Apple September 12, 2018
A leak revealed that Apple will name the 2018 iPhones as the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Plus, and the iPhone XC. The official monikers will soon be revealed, but among all other rumors, these names make the most sense.
Video Games September 10, 2018
Apple will reportedly name the larger iPhone X successor the iPhone XS Max, pushing the smartphone's branding into even stranger territory. The price of the 6.5-inch OLED iPhone was also leaked, along with those of the two other 2018 iPhones.
Apple September 7, 2018
A security feature already found in the Vivo X21 will give Android smartphones an edge over Apple's iPhones in the near future. Its most high-profile appearance will be on the Samsung Galaxy S10, which will be released next year.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 5, 2018
An exclusive report by 9to5Mac revealed that this year's OLED iPhones will be named the iPhone XS, and a concept video showed how amazing they will look. However, the name of the smartphones is weird and confusing.
Apple September 3, 2018
Apple sent out media invites for a Sept. 12 event, which will be held at the Steve Jobs Theater. Shortly after the invitations were released, 9to5Mac shared the first look at the upcoming OLED iPhones and the new Apple Watch.
Apple September 1, 2018
Apple is set to make its best performance with the launching of its latest iPhone series in mid-September. The shipment of the latest iPhones will reach 70 to 75 million by the end of the year.
Apple August 30, 2018
Huawei has overtaken Apple as the second largest smartphone company in terms of units sold worldwide in the second quarter of 2018. Huawei sold 49.8 million devices, while Apple sold around 44.7 million phones.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 29, 2018
Apple is expected to roll out its 5G-compatible phones by 2020. However, Apple is taking it easy as it has to shell out an additional $21 per unit for the use of 5G technology.
Apple August 24, 2018
Apple is rumored to be unveiling three new iPhones this September. According to market analyst TrendForce, two of them will have apple Pencil support and be offered in 512 GB.
Apple August 16, 2018
Apple gave its assurance that iPhones are not listening to user's conversations. However, for those who are still concerned that their iPhones are functioning as spying devices, there are some ways to protect against it.
Apple August 9, 2018
TSMC, Apple's sole supplier for the main processor of iPhones, was forced to shut down several factories due to a computer virus. How will this affect the upcoming 2018 iPhone models?
Apple August 5, 2018
Apple has officially become a trillion-dollar company, the first American-based brand to reach that milestone in the stock market. Can it keep the honor, though?
Apple August 3, 2018
Apple might introduce a new feature on future iPhones. Code buried within the latest iOS 12 beta includes mentions to a second physical SIM tray, suggesting dual-SIM iPhones are on the horizon.
Apple July 31, 2018
Infamous leaker Benjamin Geskin uploaded pictures that allegedly show dummy units of the iPhone X Plus and the budget iPhone X. The two 2018 iPhone models look very similar to the current iPhone X, but with certain differences.
Apple July 31, 2018
Apple is struggling with iPhone sales in India, but it may face an even bigger issue soon. The government may ban iPhones if Apple continues to refuse approval for an anti-spam app developed by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.
Apple July 23, 2018
Apple’s journey to dominate the Indian smartphone market don’t seem to be working. Bloomberg says it has barely sold 1 million iPhones in the first half of 2018, and sales predictions for the rest of the year aren’t so positive.
Apple July 16, 2018
Apple is preparing a whole slew of upgrades this fall, if analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is correct, which he nearly always is. Expect upgrades for Apple’s entire product lineup, save for the iPod.
Apple July 12, 2018
A friend told security researcher Patrick Wardle in April that China was trying to hack her iPhone. It turned out to be a peculiar bug that caused apps to crash whenever the word 'Taiwan' or the Taiwan flag emoji appeared.
Apple July 11, 2018
Owning an iPhone or iPad is the best indicator that a person is rich. Researchers had a 69.1 percent chance of correctly guessing whether people belonged to the high-income bracket if they own an iPhone.
Apple July 9, 2018
Apple will launch new colors for this year's iPhone models, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The 6.5-inch OLED iPhone will come in black, white, and gold, while the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will come in gray, white, orange, blue, and red.
Apple July 6, 2018
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