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Topic: iPhone

iPhone 7 supply remains constrained, Apple viewed as unlikely to catch up to demand by end of year

11/18/2016, 10:11 am

Retail availability of the iPhone 7 --particularly the jumbo-sized iPhone 7 Plus --remains in short supply just a week before Black Friday, a new survey has found, suggesting Apple is still struggling to satisfy consumer demand for its latest-generation handset.

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Flawed 3rd-party chargers reportedly culprit in Apple's China iPhone 6 investigation

11/18/2016, 09:11 am

Sources close to the investigation on Chinese iPhone 6 models failing with what appears to be a charged battery have told AppleInsider that the main cause of the problems appear to be not related to Apple engineering, but is directly related to the proliferation of low-quality third-party charging peripherals in the country.

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New iPhone lock screen exploit reveals contact information without passcode

11/18/2016, 09:11 am

A new exploit requiring precise timing in conjunction with physical access to a device that has Siri enabled on the lock screen has surfaced, giving attackers the ability to view contact information, including photos, and message logs.

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Apple activates iPhone 6 Plus repair program to address 'touch disease'

11/17/2016, 06:11 pm

In what appears to be a response to the so-called "touch disease" problem, Apple on Thursday initiated a special program to repair iPhone 6 Plus devices exhibiting screen flicker issues due to multiple drops on a hard surface.

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Mozilla launches ad-blocking Firefox Focus browser for iOS, Twitter updates notifications for iOS 10

11/17/2016, 01:11 pm

Mozilla on Thursday launched a new privacy-focused iOS Web browser, Firefox Focus, while Twitter started rolling support for iOS 10's more detailed notifications.

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Apple exploring the possibility of moving iPhone manufacturing to United States

11/17/2016, 12:11 pm

Primary iPhone assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron are said to have been evaluating the ability of the company to shift production of Apple's mobile devices to the U.S., with the verdict mixed on if the move would be cost-effective.

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Dual-lens cameras expected to be the de facto iPhone standard by 2018

11/17/2016, 10:11 am

A recent analyst note predicts that the iPhone's installed base will migrate over to optical image stabilization in both camera lenses across most of the line in 2017, with about 85 percent of the line sporting a camera similar to that in the iPhone 7 Plus by 2018.

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Apple automatically uploading iPhone call logs to iCloud, forensics firm says [u]

11/17/2016, 09:11 am

Any iPhone user with iCloud Drive enabled is having their call logs automatically uploaded to Apple servers -- without their consent, and whether or not they have backups enabled, a Russian security firm said on Thursday. [Updated with statement from Apple]

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Apple's new high-end OLED 2017 iPhone expected to feature 5.1"-5.2" display

11/17/2016, 08:11 am

Apple is widely expected to introduce a new premium iPhone model in 2017 featuring an all-new design and OLED display, but the screen will be sized somewhere in between the current iPhone and iPhone Plus, according to one well-connected insider.

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French retailer claims Nov. 30 shipping ship date for Apple AirPods

11/17/2016, 08:11 am

A French reseller has started pre-orders of the Apple wireless AirPods, and is telling customers that the highly sought-after device will ship on Nov. 30.

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Report reconfirms 2017 OLED iPhone to be limited by panel supplier yields

11/17/2016, 12:11 am

A report late Wednesday reconfirms rumors of an OLED iPhone variant anticipated to debut in 2017, noting the advanced display technology might be limited to higher-end models as panel manufacturers currently lack the ability to handle Apple's expectedly large order volume.

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Audi, Kia & Genesis announce new vehicles ready for Apple's CarPlay

11/16/2016, 01:11 pm

Several automakers have announced new CarPlay-ready vehicles in anticipation of this week's Los Angeles Auto Show, among them Kia, and luxury brands Audi and Genesis.

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Apple Pay's international expansion continues with more banks in China & Russia

11/15/2016, 04:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its roster of banks and credit unions supporting Apple Pay with additions in China and Russia, extending the platform's international footprint even further.

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Jony Ive speaks on means and methods of 'Designed by Apple in California' book

11/15/2016, 04:11 pm

In an interview about the new "Designed by Apple in California" coffee-table book, Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive speaks about how the title was composed, documentation of the processes used to build the products in the book, and Apple's history.

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Apple purged 47,300 broken & outdated App Store titles in October

11/15/2016, 02:11 pm

Apple began its promised purge of the iOS App Store in October, pulling some 47,300 titles, according to third-party research data published on Tuesday.

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Dual-lens cameras expected on both Apple's OLED and 5.5" LCD 2017 iPhone models

11/15/2016, 12:11 pm

With Apple apparently gearing up to launch three new iPhones next year, two-thirds of them will include dual-lens camera designs, though users who prefer the 4.7-inch form factor will reportedly be out of luck.

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China looks into sudden iPhone 6 & 6s shutdowns plaguing some Apple customers

11/15/2016, 10:11 am

The China Consumers Association on Tuesday asked Apple to investigate complaints that some iPhone 6 and 6s units are shutting off suddenly and permanently, despite nominally having plenty of charge left.

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Super Mario Run for iPhone coming Dec. 15, unlocked for $9.99

11/15/2016, 09:11 am

More details for Nintendo's 'Super Mario Run' for iOS have been announced, with the game being released on Dec. 15 with a single $9.99 in-app purchase opening up the entire game for users.

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'Designed by Apple in California' book released in $200 and $300 editions [u]

11/15/2016, 08:11 am

Apple on Tuesday announced the release of a new hardbound book chronicling 20 years of design, expressed through 450 photographs of past and current Apple products ranging from the original iMac to the Apple Pencil.

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KGI: iPhone 7 demand has peaked, suppliers to revise down forecasts

11/15/2016, 12:11 am

Though Apple is still showing shipment delays on iPhone 7 Plus orders -- and Jet Black iPhone 7 units -- noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo infers early buzz around Apple's latest flagship smartphone is flagging, and as such believes overall shipments have peaked.

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