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Topic: iPhone

Apple developing own iPhone cellular modem, hirings and insiders say

12/12/2018, 10:12 am

A new Apple job listing is suggesting that the company is looking to break the shackles of Qualcomm and Intel for the iPhone in the future, raising the possibility again that Apple might make its own cellular modem.

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Apple planning to 'sit tight' on Chinese iPhone production unless tariffs spike

12/12/2018, 09:12 am

Apple and its suppliers will allegedly hold onto the current Chinese-based production model for iPhones even if the U.S. imposes a 10 percent tariff, but may re-examine the situation if that rises to 25 percent, according to one report.

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Verizon app update allows entirely app-based eSIM activation for iPhone XS, XR

12/11/2018, 05:12 pm

Verizon on Tuesday updated its customer service app, My Verizon, with support for fully app-based eSIM activations on the latest iPhone XS, XS Max and XR.

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There is a lot of needless investor panic about the Chinese iPhone 'ban'

12/11/2018, 03:12 pm

News broke on Monday about a ban on iPhone imports and sales in China -- and as you'd expect, a chorus of analysts freaked out about it immediately. Here's why they're wrong, and that the ruling isn't anything more than a negotiating tool by Qualcomm.

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First public beta test versions of iOS 12.1.2, tvOS 12.1.2, macOS 10.14.3 arrive

12/11/2018, 01:12 pm

As it traditionally does Apple has opened up the beta testing process, and has made the first public beta test versions of iOS 12.1.2, tvOS 12.1.2, and macOS 10.14.3 available to willing testers.

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Tips: How to perform 15 different swipes & gestures for navigation on an iPhone

12/11/2018, 11:12 am

There are 15 different gestures you can perform on your iPhone or iPad, not even including app-specific ones. AppleInsider maps out the obvious, the obscure, and the forgotten swipes of iOS, and shows you how to use them all.

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Egypt says Apple is violating competition rules, has 60 days to act

12/11/2018, 08:12 am

Apple and its regional distributor have 60 days to change how they do business in Egypt or face with legal corrective action by the Egyptian Competition Authority, according to a new government decree.

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Apple Pay launches in Germany with support for 15 banks and services

12/11/2018, 12:12 am

Making good on promises to take Apple Pay live in Germany before year's end, Apple on Tuesday activated services of its mobile payments solution in the region with support for 15 financial institutions including Comdirect and Deutsche Bank.

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Review: Caviar's luxury $4,600 iPhone has more gold than purpose

12/10/2018, 02:12 pm

If you've ever wondered what it is like to use a custom modified $4,600 gold and carbon iPhone with a built-in solar charger, AppleInsider has you covered.

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Apple Pay could launch in Germany this week after long wait

12/10/2018, 11:12 am

After one of the most conspicuous gaps in Apple Pay's European coverage, Germany may finally be getting access to the payment platform this week.

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Some iPhone apps handing precise location data to as many as 40 businesses

12/10/2018, 10:12 am

Despite Apple's strict controls on privacy, a number of iOS apps are not only tracking precise location information on anonymized users but sharing it with third-party businesses -- sometimes dozens of them, a report revealed on Monday.

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Qualcomm wins import & sales ban on iPhones shipping with iOS 11 in China

12/10/2018, 09:12 am

Qualcomm has won a preliminary order in a Chinese court banning the import and sale of iPhones with older versions of iOS installed out-of-the-box, over software patents that Apple was found to have violated in iOS 11.

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Verizon switches on eSIMs for owners of iPhone XS, XS Max & XR

12/07/2018, 04:12 pm

U.S. carrier Verizon is beginning to activate eSIM lines for Apple's dual-SIM iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max, according to subscribers.

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Apple appears to have three new Smart Battery Cases ready to go

12/07/2018, 03:12 pm

If clues in Apple's recently released iOS and watchOS updates are anything to go by, we may see new Smart Battery cases for all three of the latest iPhones before the end of 2018.

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Qualcomm, Michael Simmons on DJay, Ron Johnson on Steve Jobs, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

12/07/2018, 08:12 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor speaks with Michael Simmons who works with Algoriddim on DJay, which was a part of the iPad Pro keynote this year. Victor and William talk about Qualcomm, opposition research PR firms, 5G phones, and more.

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Apple's iPhone XR named best single-lens smartphone by DxOMark

12/07/2018, 06:12 am

The photography software firm's benchmarking arm praises Apple for improvements to flash but criticizes zoom shots and low-light images. For overall quality, the iPhone XR still beats the previous best phone, the Google Pixel 2.

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Apple Store app sends rare push notification to promote new iPhone models

12/07/2018, 12:12 am

Apple on Thursday sent out a rare push notification promoting its latest iPhone XR and XS models to iPhone Upgrade Program members, continuing an advertising blitz that began with a limited time trade-in offer last month.

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T-Mobile previews eSIM activation app for iPhone ahead of December launch

12/06/2018, 06:12 pm

In preparation of a wide public launch expected before the end of the year, T-Mobile on Thursday previewed eSIM activation app for iPhone that will allow iPhone XS and XR owners to configure a second line on their device without visiting a retail store.

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Hands on: Twelve South leather cases for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

12/06/2018, 04:12 pm

As they do every year, Twelve South refreshed their lineup of cases -- Journal, BookBook, and SurfacePad -- for the latest iPhones. We tested them out on our new iPhone XS Max to see how they hold up.

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ConnectSense ships HomeKit-ready Smart Outlet 2

12/06/2018, 03:12 pm

ConnectSense on Thursday released the Smart Outlet 2, a HomeKit-compatible accessory that fits on top of a standard North American wall outlet.

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