News tagged: Apple iPhone
Just days after we reported about the iPhone 8 Plus that exploded in Taiwan, or should we say a battery destroyed the shell and pushed out the screen, another owner of the new model experienced the same thing. Because of these reports, Apple has decided to open an
At the moment, Apple is experiencing the bad side of OLED panels that are currently causing delays to its flagship iPhone model. Due to production issues of OLED panels, the iPhone X is not yet available for pre-order and will launch early in November in limited quantities.
Apple is facing pressure from the FCC and others to turn on the FM radio included in every iPhone. FCC chairman Ajit Pai has released a statement stating he hopes the company will "reconsider its position" on the matter in the wake of recent natural disasters.
Apple is giving consumers access to more information about how Face ID works and the degree of privacy protection it affords on a new privacy page. This page also explains some aspects of how apps, Siri, Apple Pay, and Touch ID function on the company's devices.
KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says reports indicating the iPhone 8 is doing poorly have been exaggerated. Although the phone is definitely seeing fewer sales than the iPhone 7, Kuo believes the market has viewed this situation in an "excessively negative" way.
It is known for a while that iPhones are overpriced and nothing has changed with new models. With the release of new models, nothing has changed. In fact, the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are even more expensive, starting at $699 and $799, respectively. For comparison, the
More manufacturing issues with the iPhone X are going to further limit the device's availability even compared to the already anticipated limited availability for its November launch. The Wall Street Journal reports the handset's Face ID sensors are responsible for the issue.
Apple revealed the iPhone X alongside the iPhone 8 earlier this month, but it hasn't confirmed the device's internal specs. Though we know it's the highest-end iPhone ever made by the company, Apple has kept its full spec list under wraps. But details have now appeared online.
Due to wireless charging, Apple had to replace the rear metal panel with glass on new iPhone models, and with addition of glass, there is a higher risk of breakage in the event of an accidental drop. The only problem is that the repair of a broken rear glass panel costs more than
Apple Phone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are already available for order, while Apple is gearing up to launch pre-order for iPhone X on October 27, while the actual shipments start on November 3. Ahead of the launch, Apple has reportedly told suppliers of iPhone X components to reduce
It looks like Microsoft wasn't ready for the new iPhones. As Apple started shipping its new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus smartphones, users have started reporting that Skype is not working on new devices. It is unknown why the app crashes, but the mysterious bug will be fixed soon.
While all eyes are currently on the new iPhone X, Apple is hoping to have a big success with the iPhone 8 lineup as well. As we all have expected, the new iPhone 8 family is basically the same as the old iPhone 7 with a fresh coat of paint, glass back and improved specifications.
Apple has reportedly encountered another production delay with the iPhone X that'll push the phone's production start date to mid-October. News of this delay comes from a Barron's investor note, which says no manufacturing has taken place despite preorders opening up next month.
Apple is waiting to see how consumers respond to the iPhone X's Face ID feature before deciding on whether to fully adopt the technology, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. If the feature is "well received," Apple is likely to use the TrueDepth Camera and Face ID through its lineup.
We're starting to learn about the market's response to Apple's latest devices. According to a report from KGI, the iPhone X appears to be taking some sales away from the iPhone 8 and the LTE Apple Watch Series 3 is performing "significantly" better than anticipated.
Apple has increased the cost of screen replacements for all of its most recent iPhone models by $20. Replacements are now more expensive for owners of the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 7, and 7 Plus. This change rolled out over the weekend and the new prices also apply to the iPhone 8.
Unlike iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, Apple is having problems with availability of its flagship smartphone. Apple iPhone 8 lineup will go on sale on September 22, while the iPhone X is expected to go on sale on November 3, with pre-orders starting on October 27.
While some people praise how good new Face ID feature is, others are worried about some security things. US officials have already said that they are worried about intrusions, but what about when somebody is in trouble and can't use the feature to unlock the phone.
When Apple unveiled next generation iPhones, there was no talking about the battery life or RAM amount. Thanks to TENAA, we have now learned more about those two details and things are not looking good for Apple. The RAM amount is the same as last year's iPhones, but
Before it's even become available, some people are voicing concerns about Apple's Face ID, including US officials. The new security system uses facial recognition to lock your device and apps, but there are concerns it won't adequately protect against intrusion.