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Topic: iPhone

Apple stores will have iPhone X launch units for walk-in customers -- but arrive early

10/24/2017, 08:10 am

Apple on Tuesday revealed that it will have limited inventory of the iPhone X available for walk-in customers the day of its Nov. 3 release. However, the company added that prospective buyers are "encouraged to arrive early," as availability will be limited.

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Supply chain suggests Apple will only get half of the iPhone X deliveries it wants in 2017

10/24/2017, 08:10 am

New reports from unnamed supply chain sources claim that difficulty in production of the Face ID sensor suite has held up production of the iPhone X so much, that Apple is only going to get about 20 million units delivered before the end of 2017.

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FBI director says smartphone encryption hindering investigations 'across the board'

10/23/2017, 08:10 pm

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Sunday revealed strong smartphone encryption has prohibited his agency from gleaning data from more than half of the devices it attempted to access in the past 11 months, hindering progress in a wide range of ongoing investigations.

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Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, announce iPhone X discounts ahead of launch

10/23/2017, 07:10 pm

With just days to go before iPhone X preorders go live, three major U.S. carriers on Monday announced their respective discounts, deals and trade-in incentives for the device, some of which can save buyers up to $350.

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Apple opens up pre-approval for iPhone X buyers in iPhone Upgrade Program

10/23/2017, 03:10 pm

People in Apple's annual iPhone Upgrade Program can now get their loans pre-approved ahead of this Friday's iPhone X preorders, a critical step if they want a chance at getting one of the few launch-day units likely to be available.

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Survey finds iPhone X & 8 purchase intent at highest level since Apple launched the iPhone 6

10/23/2017, 03:10 pm

Amid concerns over the debut of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, a new survey finds that the trio of those phones plus the iPhone X is generating considerable buying buzz, with 69 percent of North American consumers planning to buy a new iPhone within the next 3 months.

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Fifth iOS 11.1, fourth tvOS 11.1 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 developer betas arrive [u]

10/23/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple has again short-cycled the developer testing release cycle with a new fifth beta of iOS 11.1 accompanying fourth betas of macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 and tvOS 11.1.

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COO Jeff Williams praises TSMC for 'intense' relationship with Apple, 100% supply of A11 Bionic processor

10/23/2017, 11:10 am

Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams spoke at TSMC's 30th anniversary celebration, and not only praised the company for an "intense" relationship with Apple developing the A11 Bionic processor, but also noted that the iPhone will be a driving force to advance artificial intelligence in the future with implications for the world.

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With iPhone X imminent, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus selling close to what an 'iPhone 7s' would

10/23/2017, 09:10 am

New data collated from the retail chain suggests that the iPhone 8 Plus outsold the iPhone 8 in September, with the pair grabbing 10 and 8 percent of total U.S. iPhone sales across the entirety of the third calendar quarter, with the pair only available for eight days of the measurement period.

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Apple Pay heading to four new countries in days, Wallet passes coming to all Ticketmaster locales

10/23/2017, 09:10 am

Apple Pay should be launching in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and the United Arab Emirates within a matter of days, and the service is also arriving at more U.S. merchants, platform executive Jennifer Bailey revealed at Sunday's Money 20/20 conference.

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Apple and Samsung headed back to court for iPhone patent damages retrial

10/23/2017, 08:10 am

The first Apple versus Samsung smartphone trial is headed back to the courtroom again, with the presiding judge ordering a new trial to determine damages for Samsung's willful violation of Apple's design patents in an early round of smartphones because of a century-old law overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Review: Logitech's Circle 2 Wired is the best camera with Apple's HomeKit - for now

10/22/2017, 02:10 am

Logitech's Circle 2 has been available for a little while, but only recently did the company add HomeKit support to the Wired model -- making it just one of two security cameras in the entire smarthome market with that integration. The results are reasonably good, but some missing features prevent a whole-hearted recommendation.

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New video catches Apple's iPhone X ahead of Nov. 3 release date

10/21/2017, 05:10 pm

A video uploaded on Saturday appears to show yet another iPhone X "in the wild," despite even preorders having to wait until next Friday.

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Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Google Pixel 2 XL: camera is only part of the package

10/20/2017, 09:10 pm

A new review looking at camera images captured by Apple's iPhone 8 and Google's HTC-built Pixel 2 declared iPhone the overall winner in a series of shots where both phones actually performed well. But despite Google's framing of 'camera score' as the only criteria for modern smartphones, there's a lot more of interest to buyers than just a phone's still camera.

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Project Loon balloons bring LTE service to Puerto Rico with help from Apple

10/20/2017, 07:10 pm

Google parent company Alphabet on Friday said it is collaborating with AT&T, Apple and various government agencies to deliver limited wireless internet access to Puerto Rico via the company's Project Loon balloons.

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Retail head Angela Ahrendts promises Apple won't upsell shoppers on $999 iPhone X

10/20/2017, 02:10 pm

In a Friday interview, Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts said she's instructed clerks not to try and upsell people on the iPhone X, which starting at $999 may be out of reach for many people.

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Key Apple & Foxconn executives to meet amid iPhone X production woes

10/20/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple COO Jeff Williams will reportedly be meeting with Foxconn chairman Terry Gou when he visits Taiwan later this month, where he's expected to bring up the topic of production bottlenecks possibly hurting the iPhone X.

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Delta allegedly switching flight crew hardware from Surface to iPad in early 2018

10/20/2017, 01:10 pm

Airline Delta is allegedly in the process of switching its staff from Windows-based devices to iOS, with flight attendants set to replace Nokia handsets with the iPhone 7 Plus in early 2018, while pilots will apparently see their Microsoft Surface tablets exchanged for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro.

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Apple urges iPhone Upgrade Program members to get 'head start' on iPhone X order process

10/20/2017, 11:10 am

Apple is encouraging participants of its iPhone Upgrade Program to be prepared for the release of the iPhone X, inviting customers to go through a pre-approval process for the upgrade a few days before it ships on October 27.

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Apple to stockpile 2-3M iPhone X units prior to launch, component shortage eases in November

10/20/2017, 01:10 am

Apple's iPhone X production woes are nearing an end, according to well-informed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who says shortages of key components like specialized handset circuit boards should resolved in November.

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