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Topic: iPhone

Apple issues iOS 12.1.2 with eSIM connectivity fixes

12/17/2018, 04:12 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 12.1.2, a minor patch designed to fix problems with eSIM support on the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max, as well as cellular connectivity with those phones in Turkey.

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T-Mobile launches eSIM app for iPhone XR & iPhone XS

12/17/2018, 02:12 pm

On Monday the U.S. branch of T-Mobile launched its promised eSIM app, enabling people with an iPhone XR, XS, or XS Max to add a secondary line through the carrier.

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iPhone Face ID not fooled in fake head test as Android rivals fail

12/17/2018, 12:12 pm

A 3D-printed head has shown that while Apple's Face ID is a secure biometric authentication system, other facial recognition systems used by Android-based smartphones are able to be fooled and unlocked by the fake cranium.

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Apple did consider including both Face ID and Touch ID on an iPhone

12/17/2018, 09:12 am

Apple could have included a facial recognition system similar to Face ID on an iPhone while retaining Touch ID, with regulatory filings revealing the company did consider having both forms of biometric security on the same device as part of a wider authentication system.

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iPhone saves woman's life after shipwreck near Japan

12/17/2018, 09:12 am

A woman's iPhone was instrumental in summoning rescue, after a chartered boat capsized off the coast of Japan dumping her and her friends in the ocean.

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Apple manufacturer Foxconn not negotiating with Qualcomm over $9B royalties dispute

12/17/2018, 07:12 am

Foxconn is not in talks to settle an antitrust lawsuit it and other Apple assembly partners have leveled against Qualcomm, with its lawyers readying for a protracted legal battle.

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Jailbreaking takes a hit as Cydia "app store" shutters

12/15/2018, 12:12 am

The end may be nigh for iOS jailbreaking as the Cydia Store officially shut down this week, depriving a once thriving community of an important app distribution platform.

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Class action suit alleges Apple lies to customers over size & resolution of iPhone X, XS & XS Max

12/14/2018, 03:12 pm

A class action lawsuit launched on Friday accuses Apple of making fraudulent marketing claims about both the size and pixel count of its OLED iPhone displays, claiming the company literally cuts corners.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Here are the best stocking stuffers for Apple fans

12/14/2018, 02:12 pm

While everyone thinks about buying larger gifts for the holidays, there's the often-overlooked area of stocking stuffers, smaller gifts to accompany the main presents. AppleInsider offers suggestions of handy items that fall under this category.

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Ming-Chi Kuo says iPhone XR demand is weak, cuts sales estimates for Q1 2019

12/14/2018, 09:12 am

Ming-Chi Kuo has cut his expectations for iPhone unit shipments after the holiday season, citing the lower iPhone XR demand is a sign that the iPhone's sales are likely to decline heftily on an annual basis.

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Apple plans increase in Pegatron iPhone assembly to skirt China ban alongside iOS 12 patch

12/14/2018, 08:12 am

Besides just an iOS 12 patch, Apple may shift some of its iPhone production between its assembly partner to mitigate some of the effects of the Chinese sales ban in its patent fight with Qualcomm.

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Saving your iPhone battery life, doctors at Apple, and potential iPhone bans on the AppleInsider Podcast

12/14/2018, 08:12 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor speaks with Jason Appelbaum, CEO of Evercharge.net about changing our charging habits to increase battery longevity. Victor and William talk about Qualcomm, injunctions banning iPhone sales, and more.

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Review: Kingston Bolt is an easy way to add extra storage to your iPhone or iPad

12/14/2018, 01:12 am

Kingston Bolt is a dual-purpose Lightning/USB drive that effortlessly allows you to store or backup photos and videos from a compatible iOS device.

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Apple to address Chinese iPhone ban with software update

12/14/2018, 12:12 am

After a Chinese court issued a preliminary injunction against certain iPhones for infringing on Qualcomm patents, Apple on Friday said it plans to resolve the issue with a software update expected for release next week.

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Qualcomm cannot use Apple's move to Intel chips as evidence in antitrust case, judge rules

12/13/2018, 10:12 pm

Qualcomm's defense in a pending U.S. antitrust action was dealt a blow on Thursday, as a federal judge ruled that evidence regarding Apple's supplier partnership with Intel is inadmissible in a coming trial.

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Hands on: Neato's iPhone-controlled Botvac D7 Connected

12/13/2018, 12:12 pm

The Botvac D7 Connected is the top-of-the-line robot vacuum from California's Neato, with nearly all of the features you could theoretically want to see in an autonomous cleaning device for your home. We're just starting our review, but here's an early glimpse.

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Qualcomm urging Chinese courts to extend sales ban to iPhone XS & XR

12/13/2018, 09:12 am

Qualcomm is attempting to extend the iPhone ban in China, and is in the process of filing additional lawsuits in the courts to extend the iPhone sales restriction to Apple's latest hardware releases.

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Qualcomm could still win an iPhone ban in the US at the hands of the USITC

12/13/2018, 07:12 am

A panel of judges at the US International Trade Commission is reviewing a previous ruling that the agency made, and it could overturn a decision that an iPhone ban is not in the public interest if Apple infringed a Qualcomm patent.

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2019 iPhones may use touch-integrated OLED for thinner displays, says questionable report

12/12/2018, 12:12 pm

Samsung might be supplying Apple with a new touch-integrated OLED panel allowing for thinner iPhones, a report claimed on Wednesday.

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Qualcomm argues continued Chinese iPhone sales violate court injunction

12/12/2018, 11:12 am

Qualcomm has reportedly presented a Chinese court with video evidence that Apple is still selling iPhones in the country, and insisted that this violates an injunction imposed earlier this week.

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