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Topic: iPhone X

Giveaway: Enter to win an iPhone X case from Casetify, 15 winners will be drawn

10/27/2017, 12:10 pm

On the heels of our iPhone 8 case giveaway, Casetify is partnering with AppleInsider again this week to offer readers the chance to win a case for the new iPhone X. Fifteen winners will each receive a gift card code to use on any Casetify X case priced at $49 or less.

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iPhone X orders held up by credit freezes put in place after Equifax hack

10/27/2017, 11:10 am

Some customers scrambling to preorder the hotly anticipated iPhone X early Friday morning hit an unexpected roadblock: Credit freezes put in place after the Equifax data breach held up authorization of payment plan loans.

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New iPhone X? Lock in a $20 cash bonus when you trade in your old device

10/27/2017, 11:10 am

With iPhone X deliveries underway, now is the time to lock in a price for your used device before values drop. Plus, take advantage of a $20 cash bonus on iPhone and iPad trades (on top of competitive payouts) with our exclusive coupons.

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Boost & Virgin Mobile customers to get Apple's iPhone X on Nov. 10

10/27/2017, 11:10 am

U.S. prepaid carriers Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile -- both connected to Sprint -- have announced that they will officially launch the iPhone X on Nov. 10, a week after Apple, Sprint, and many other parties.

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iPhone X out-of-warranty repairs eclipse iPhone 8 Plus at $549, screen repairs run $279

10/27/2017, 09:10 am

Apple has announced repair costs for the iPhone X, with AppleCare+ fees remaining the same as other phones, but out of warranty fees commensurate with the higher retail price of the phone, and similar in price to screen repairs on the Galaxy S8 with Samsung parts.

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Just as it did with iPhone 8, Best Buy tacks $100 extra onto upfront payments for iPhone X [u]

10/27/2017, 09:10 am

Customers in a rush to preorder the iPhone X from Best Buy on Friday morning may be in for a bit of sticker shock when they double-check the final bill, as the retailer tacked on an extra $100 for full-price purchases of the handset [updated with comment from Best Buy].

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Apple sells out of launch day iPhone X supply in matter of minutes

10/27/2017, 04:10 am

Launch day supply of Apple's iPhone X was exhausted mere minutes after the handset went up for sale early Friday, with rabid demand driving delivery estimates out 4 to 5 weeks for all models, on all carriers.

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Apple's iPhone X goes up for preorder online [update: launch units sold out]

10/27/2017, 03:10 am

As scheduled, Apple took iPhone X preorders live on Friday shortly after 12:01 a.m. Pacific, through the dedicated Apple Store app for iOS and the Apple.com online storefront.

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Apple online store goes down in preparation of iPhone X preorders

10/26/2017, 08:10 pm

As has become tradition, Apple on Thursday took its online store offline as the company prepares for an inevitable crush of iPhone X preorders, scheduled to go live a minute after midnight on Friday, Pacific time.

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Apple's expanded Century City store in LA to launch alongside iPhone X on Nov. 3

10/26/2017, 02:10 pm

Apple has announced that its revamped Century City store -- on Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles -- will open Nov. 3, just in time to host people hunting for an iPhone X at retail.

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How to preorder iPhone X with Apple's battle-tested Apple Store app

10/26/2017, 01:10 am

Apple's iPhone X is by far the most hotly anticipated device of 2017. With all signs pointing to a quick sellout of initial stock, prospective buyers will have to go into Friday's preorder process with a game plan.

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Apple denies it reduced accuracy of Face ID to aid iPhone X production

10/25/2017, 12:10 pm

In a statement, Apple has directly refuted claims that Face ID has been compromised by changes in how it certifies parts for the Face ID system.

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Microsoft kills Kinect just as Apple dives into facial recognition with iPhone X Face ID

10/25/2017, 12:10 pm

With days until the launch of the iPhone X and its Face ID camera array, Microsoft's own motion sensing and facial recognition system for Xbox, dubbed Kinect, has been officially discontinued after a long period of languish. AppleInsider explains how Apple and Microsoft's separate facial recognition technologies -- one failed, one upcoming -- both share common roots.

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Rumor: Apple dials back Face ID requirements to improve iPhone X production, still better than Touch ID

10/25/2017, 08:10 am

A new report claims that Apple has loosened up testing requirements for the Face ID sensor array to improve yields of both the dot projector and the lenses associated with the system -- but given the timing of the iPhone X unveil and a white paper about the security of the feature, the technology is still 20 times less prone to false positive identification than Touch ID.

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Apple homepage gets iPhone X makeover ahead of Friday preorders

10/25/2017, 12:10 am

Apple on Tuesday updated its homepage with dynamic graphics and links touting various iPhone X features, like the TrueDepth camera and Face ID, in an effort to advertise the handset ahead of a start to preorders this week.

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Apple iPhone X app switching mechanics shown off in short video

10/24/2017, 11:10 pm

As the launch of iPhone X approaches, videos showing off Apple's new flagship smartphone are making their way to social networking sites. The latest offers a brief look at the revamped app switcher, a multitasking UI element that lets users cycle through full-screen apps.

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iPhone X video shot at Apple HQ shows practical use of Apple Pay, Animoji [u]

10/24/2017, 10:10 am

A YouTube video shot inside the One Infinite Loop Apple headquarters Caffe Macs restaurant depicts the iPhone X "in the wild," being used to pay for a meal with Apple Pay, as well as other basic uses.

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Apple's Angela Ahrendts calls rumors of being Cook's successor 'fake news'

10/24/2017, 09:10 am

In denying rumors that she's lined up to replace Tim Cook whenever he exits as CEO, Apple's senior VP of retail -- Angela Ahrendts -- borrowed a phrase from U.S. President Donald Trump.

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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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