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Topic: iPhone

Trump refuses to give up iPhones, Chinese and Russian spies eavesdrop on calls [u]

10/24/2018, 08:10 pm

President Donald Trump's unwillingness to ditch Apple's iPhone in favor of more secure hardware has granted Chinese and Russian spies an open door into his private phone conversations, according to a new report.

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IBM seeing great returns on over 277,000 Macs and iOS devices issued to employees

10/24/2018, 03:10 pm

IBM revealed over 277,000 macOS and iOS devices have been deployed to IBM employees around the globe with the 130,000 Macs in-place leading to consistently less IT support required over PC counterparts.

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Apple showcases bokeh-enhanced Portrait photos shot with iPhone XS

10/24/2018, 01:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday took the unusual step of officially announcing a series of photos shot using the Portrait mode on the iPhone XS, specifically calling attention to the Depth Control feature which lets people adjust simulated depth-of-field after a photo has been taken.

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Accelerated modem chip rollout could make 5G possible in 2019 iPhones

10/24/2018, 11:10 am

Major 5G chipmakers like Qualcomm and MediaTek are reportedly moving up their launches by a quarter, which could theoretically make a 5G iPhone possible in late 2019, if still improbable.

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Listen as Apple's iPhone XS Max takes on Google's Pixel 3 XL in our smartphone speaker test

10/24/2018, 10:10 am

Continuing AppleInsider's video series comparing Apple's iPhone XS Max to Google's Pixel 3 XL, this installment takes a closer look -- or listen -- at the two flagships' speaker systems.

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Jamf launches Setup and Reset apps to assist in iPhone & iPad deployments

10/24/2018, 10:10 am

The Apple-focused device management platform Jamf is launching two new apps for iOS devices, Setup and Reset, intended to make common actions easier for both device users and IT administrators.

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Samsung brand ambassador sued for $1.6 million for using iPhone X in public

10/24/2018, 09:10 am

Russian brand ambassador for Samsung Ksenia Sobchak is reportedly being sued by the South Korean smartphone producer, for allegedly being caught in public using an iPhone X instead of handsets she was supposed to be promoting.

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Italy fines Apple $11.4M over iPhone battery slowdown controversy

10/24/2018, 08:10 am

Italy's antitrust regulator has fined Apple 10 million euros ($11.4 million) and Samsung 5 million euros ($5.7 million), following an investigation into smartphones being slowed down by operating system updates and allegations of planned obsolescence by the manufacturers.

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Apple shares iPhone XR reviews ahead of Friday launch

10/23/2018, 08:10 pm

As it did with the iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 in September, Apple on Tuesday collected a sampling of favorable iPhone XR reviews in a press release crafted to generate interest in the handset ahead of its launch this week.

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Early iPhone XR reviews praise performance & battery life

10/23/2018, 09:10 am

Some of the first iPhone XR reviews are emerging ahead of the product's official launch on Friday, pointing out some limits for Apple's device, but maintaining an overall positive tone.

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Apple confirms 'beautygate' fix for iPhone XS camera arriving in iOS 12.1

10/23/2018, 07:10 am

The so-called "beautygate" may soon be coming to an end, as Apple will be fixing the bug causing the smooth skin effect on photographs taken by the iPhone XS' front-facing camera when it releases iOS 12.1 to the general public in the future.

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It took Apple four days to sell initial iPhone XR supply

10/23/2018, 02:10 am

Apple late Monday sold out of launch day iPhone XR supply in the U.S. and beyond, with orders placed through the company's online storefront now showing estimated delivery dates pushed out to November.

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Teen intent to buy iPhone hits record 86 percent, Android wallows at 10 percent

10/22/2018, 11:10 pm

Apple's popularity with U.S. teens has not waned, as new data from Piper Jaffray suggests 82 percent of the demographic owns an iPhone, and even more say they plan to buy one in the near future.

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Apple reportedly working with GasBuddy after update leaves iPhones unresponsive [u]

10/22/2018, 05:10 pm

Apple on Monday informed employees it has identified an issue with gas price tracking app GasBuddy that causes iPhones running the title to become unresponsive.

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Review: Ultimate Ears' Boom 3 is a solid Bluetooth speaker with a few minor advantages

10/22/2018, 02:10 pm

The latest incarnation of Ultimate Ears' core Boom speaker is a solid option for iPhone, Mac, or iPad owners who want to wirelessly stream their music with a few small perks over some of its rivals.

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One month later: iPhone XS against the iPhone X in the real world

10/22/2018, 10:10 am

At the launch of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, most reviewers including ourselves agreed that those who purchased an iPhone X should skip the iPhone XS model and wait another year. After a month with the iPhone XS Max, the answer isn't so clear cut.

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iPhone XR repair pricing revealed, screen replacement is $199

10/22/2018, 10:10 am

Apple has announced repair costs for the iPhone XR, with AppleCare+ fees remaining the same as other phones, but out of warranty fees commensurately lower in comparison to the retail price of the phone, and similar in price to screen repairs on the Galaxy S9 with Samsung parts.

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iPhone XR name inspired by 'extra special' sports cars, says Phil Schiller

10/22/2018, 10:10 am

Prior to the availability of the iPhone XR and after the pre-orders started, Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller had an interview to talk about the road to the device, and why Apple made it so soon after the technology behind it debuted in the iPhone X.

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Bearish analyst fears weak iPhone XS & iPhone XR sales, but still expects ASP to climb

10/22/2018, 09:10 am

Preorders for the iPhone XR are better than the equivalents for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, according to Rosenblatt Securities' Jun Zhang, but that hasn't stopped the analyst from reducing expectations for the value-oriented iPhone release.

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Apple's iPhone XS Max smashes Google's Pixel 3 in benchmark testing

10/20/2018, 02:10 pm

AppleInsider is running Apple's iPhone XS Max and Google's brand new Pixel 3 through a gauntlet of tests to see which of the two flagship smartphones reigns supreme. In this first installment of our special video series we compare the iPhone's A12 Bionic processor against the Pixel 3's Snapdragon silicon.

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