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2017

Apple's 2018 iPhone X will have new metal frame allowing for faster wireless data transfers

Monday November 06, 2017

Supply chain reports suggest that Apple will expand it's casing business for the 2018 iPhone to Catcher and Casetek, with a new casing required to improve data transmission quality.

iPhone 8, iPhone X active use data suggests that the pair crush iPhone 6s, iPhone 7 first-week metrics

Monday November 06, 2017

A new study about actual users of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X shows that combined adoption of the two models during the first few days of use as a percentage of the total user base is higher than that of the iPhone 6s or 7 at the same time in rollout.

iPhone X tips: Maximize battery life with 'dark mode' inverted colors and grayscale

Monday November 06, 2017

Apple's switch to an OLED display on the iPhone X means users who dig into the settings of the device can squeeze out more battery life, reducing the power consumption of the screen and extending the time needed between charges. AppleInsider tells you how to do it.

Apple offers temporary fix for iOS 11 'i' bug until future software update arrives

Monday November 06, 2017

Apple has acknowledged the existence of a bug in iOS 11 concerning the autocorrection of the letter 'i,' by offering affected users a work around via its support pages until a software update is released that solves the issue.

SquareTrade iPhone X drop-test video disagrees with iFixit's repairability assessment

Monday November 06, 2017

Device insurance purveyor SquareTrade calls the iPhone X the "most breakable iPhone ever" in a series of drop tests -- but the assessments that the company did of the repairability differ with iFixit's teardown of the device.

Apple offers 30-minute online training sessions to iPhone X purchasers

Monday November 06, 2017

To acclimate users to the iPhone X, Apple is offering a phone conversation with an Apple Specialist, while watching a video on a computer to "help you go further" with the new device.

The best Thunderbolt 3 docks for Apple's MacBook Pro and 2017 iMac

Sunday November 05, 2017

The inclusion of Thunderbolt 3 on the MacBook Pro and iMac has created an entire industry of docks and other accessories that take advantage of Thunderbolt 3's high bandwidth and power delivery capabilities, by providing more ports that can expand a Mac's connectivity. AppleInsider compares some of the best options on the market.

Blizzard 'Overwatch' installer may herald macOS version coming soon

Saturday November 04, 2017

An executable which appears destined for a macOS version of shooter "Overwatch" has been discovered -- but after completing an install process, the binary delivered appears to be for Windows.

How Apple Watch laid the foundation for iPhone X

Saturday November 04, 2017

With a vibrant, full-faced OLED screen sporting handsomely-rounded corners edged in polished stainless steel, passive biometrics that "just work" to authenticate you without conscious effort, buttery smooth swipe navigation for multitasking and a simple side control to invoke Siri and Apple Pay, iPhone X is nothing like other phones. But it's exactly like Apple Watch, which began paving the way for a generational iPhone leap back in 2014 at its introduction next to the more basic styling of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

iPhone X tips: Miss the home button? Here's how to add a virtual one

Saturday November 04, 2017

The removal of the home button on the iPhone X is a bold decision by Apple, but some customers may find themselves pining for the way things once were. Thankfully, the home button is not gone entirely, as iOS allows you to add a customizable virtual one to your screen. AppleInsider explains how to do it.

These low-cost wireless Qi chargers will juice your new iPhone X or iPhone 8

Saturday November 04, 2017

One of the main features of the iPhone X is the ability to wirelessly charge the battery, but some of the options on the market are fairly expensive. AppleInsider rounds up some of the better value options on the market that you can buy right now.

This week on AI: iPhone X review & launch, Apple's big Q4, Qualcomm takeover rumors & more

Saturday November 04, 2017

Friday was the big day: the global launch of the iPhone X. Check out all of our related news and more, including our in-depth review.

iPhone X launch draws an enthusiastic line all day at Union Square, San Francisco

Friday November 03, 2017

One month after the earlier launch of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus drew lines of its own, buyers excited for iPhone X again flocked to Apple's retail stores to be among the first to get the new phone. At San Francisco's flagship Union Square location, a line of over 200 were waiting when the doors opened, and even hours later there were new arrivals joining a line down the block in the early afternoon.

Video: The iPhone X ultimate Face ID test

Friday November 03, 2017

A centerpiece feature of Apple's iPhone X is Face ID, which completely replaces Touch ID. Here's how -- and how well -- the technology works in practice.

Apple seeds iPhone X-specific version of iOS 11.2 beta 2 to developers

Friday November 03, 2017

Hot on the heels of the phone's global launch, Apple has released an iPhone X version of iOS 11.2 beta 2 for developers.

Broadcom could make offer for Apple foe Qualcomm this weekend

Friday November 03, 2017

Chipmaker Broadcom is allegedly planning to bid for Qualcomm, in a move which could have major ramifications for the latter's ongoing legal battles with Apple.

iPhone X support document discusses Super Retina OLED screen off-angle viewing, image persistence

Friday November 03, 2017

A new support document discussing the Super Retina OLED display in the iPhone X addresses user viewing angles, as well as the possibility of image persistence when a display shows a faint remnant of an image that hadn't moved in a long period of time.

Temporary iPhone X activation problems occur as AT&T, Verizon servers get slammed [u]

Friday November 03, 2017

Some users with a new iPhone X are being stymied by error messages when trying to activate the device, caused by massive load on AT&T and Verizon's servers.

Apple's 'A Guided Tour' video walks users through iPhone X Face ID, Animoji, and more

Friday November 03, 2017

To accommodate the millions of new iPhone X users, Apple has posted "A Guided Tour" on YouTube, showing users Face ID, Animoji, Portrait Lighting, and new gestures used to navigate the phone.

'i' spy an iOS 11 bug: Erroneous Unicode character being displayed in Messages

Friday November 03, 2017

Some iPhone users running any flavor of iOS 11 are seeing a bug when they enter the letter I in an iMessage to another user. AppleInsider explains what's going on, and how to work around it until the issue is solved by Apple.