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Topic: iPhone

2018 iPhone SE predicted to be a minor upgrade, if it happens at all

01/29/2018, 12:01 pm

While rumors of a next-generation iPhone SE continue to swirl, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities is skeptical, telling investors on Monday that he's not sure Apple has the resources to debut its fourth iPhone model in just a matter of months.

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Another January, another misleading iPhone supply cuts story from Nikkei

01/29/2018, 11:01 am

Everyone in the industry should know that "channel checks" of Apple suppliers offer largely worthless data. But every January, Japan's Nikkei newspaper unloads a report suggesting that Apple is scrambling to slash production of its newest iPhone because of disappointing sales. Every year that report has been false, and every year the tech media falls for it.

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Apple reaches settlement, licensing agreement with Immersion following iPhone haptic feedback lawsuits

01/29/2018, 09:01 am

Immersion has announced it has made a deal with Apple, entering into a settlement with the iPhone producer as well as setting up licensing agreements for its haptic feedback technology, an arrangement that is extremely likely to halt all of Immersion's current patent infringement lawsuits against Apple.

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Apple said to be cutting iPhone X production in half due to slow sales

01/29/2018, 09:01 am

Apple has reportedly told suppliers that it's dropping March-quarter iPhone X production from the more than 40 million it predicted to about 20 million, delivering a multi-billion dollar impact to the supply chain.

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Up to three Macs coming with T-series security chips, shift to Apple CPU inevitable

01/29/2018, 08:01 am

Over the years, Apple has amassed personnel and materials to become a chip design juggernaut, with a new report claiming that Apple is including the T-series chip in forthcoming Mac models including a laptop refresh and a new desktop model, and has its eyes on replacing Intel as the supplier of the Mac CPU.

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6.1" LCD 2018 iPhone expected to account for 50% of Apple's new iPhone shipments

01/28/2018, 06:01 pm

New details on Apple's anticipated 6.1-inch LCD iPhone expected later this year were shared by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo on Sunday, who believes the handset will be a huge hit with consumers, offering capabilities of the iPhone X at a lower price point.

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Logitech now shipping Harmony Hub replacements to owners of discontinued Harmony Link

01/26/2018, 04:01 pm

After announcing that its Harmony Link remote control device will no longer operate as of March 2018, Logitech promised free Harmony Hub replacements to all users of the product, and is now making good on its promise.

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Latest supply chain rumor suggests Apple could continue to sell current iPhone X model into 2019

01/26/2018, 03:01 pm

Rumors from Apple suppliers are now at odds with one another, as a new report contradicts earlier claims that the current iPhone X would be completely replaced by a new model later this year. Instead, it is suggested that Apple could stick with its usual strategy of continuing to sell previous year's models.

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New Apple ad for iPhone X Animoji features Grammy nominees Childish Gambino, Migos

01/26/2018, 03:01 pm

Apple continues to embrace Animoji karaoke in its latest YouTube spot, using Childish Gambino's song "Redbone," as well as "Stir Fry" by Megos.

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iPhone X doomsayers lack basic reading comprehension skills (or they're purposefully dishonest)

01/26/2018, 02:01 pm

Assorted media venues lit up when AppleInsider, based on actually reading an analyst's note, reported that the current iPhone X may be discontinued after one year. Unfortunately, many of those reports failed to accurately convey the substance or context of the rumor, instead opting to weave a narrative they seemed intent on telling.

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Supply chain chatter suggests Apple considering two OLED, two LCD iPhone models for fall 2018

01/26/2018, 10:01 am

A new report from the Chinese supply chain suggests that Apple is continuing to evaluate multiple sizes for the fall 2018 releases, with the latest claim saying that the the company is evaluating a 5.7-inch and 6-inch LCD device, plus both a 6-inch and 6.4-inch OLED iPhone.

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'iPhone SE 2' production rumored to begin soon, ship in May or June

01/26/2018, 09:01 am

A supply chain report has seemingly validated previous rumors that Apple is working on a successor to the iPhone SE, with the device going into production in the second quarter, and shipping in May or June of 2018.

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First beta of iOS 11.3 now available to public beta program participants

01/25/2018, 02:01 pm

A day after the release of the developer's beta, Apple has made available the first public beta of iOS 11.3.

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iOS 11.3 to add support Advanced Mobile Location for first responders

01/25/2018, 09:01 am

In iOS 11.3, Apple is adopting support for Advanced Mobile Location, a much more accurate way for phones making emergency calls to report the location of the caller. The move should spur more governments to add support for AML to assist in responding to life-threatening emergencies.

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Apple working on new Books e-reader application, heralded by renaming in iOS 11.3 beta

01/25/2018, 07:01 am

Apple appears poised to refresh its iPhone and iPad e-reader app, Books, after years of few changes.

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Estimates peg iPhone X shipments at 29M in Q4 2017, 7M of which went to China

01/23/2018, 09:01 pm

Apple shipped some 29 million iPhone X units in the last quarter of 2018, according to fresh estimates from Canalys, making it the best-shipping smartphone for the period.

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Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, and tvOS 11.2.5

01/23/2018, 01:01 pm

Apple has updated its entire suite of operating systems, shipping updates macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, and tvOS 11.2.5 to the public on Tuesday.

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Entry-level 2018 6.1-inch iPhone may be LCD, cost between $700 and $800

01/23/2018, 12:01 pm

An investor's note is shedding some more light on previous prognostications, saying again that moving at least some iPhone X features to the entire line will boost sales volume -- and has some predictions on specifications of the 6.1-inch LCD model.

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After speculative reports of slow sales, iPhone X is now said to be in the "high end of the industry range"

01/23/2018, 10:01 am

Just one week after delivering a widely-distributed report speculatively suggesting that 'weak demand' might result in Apple canceling production of iPhone X this summer, analysts are now lining up to shift their stories in the days before Apple releases its actual fiscal Q1 performance data for the winter quarter. In a remarkable turn, iPhone X is suddenly said to be selling well, and scuttlebutt about slashed component orders is again looking uninformed.

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Man causes explosion in Chinese electronics store by biting replacement iPhone battery

01/23/2018, 09:01 am

A man in an electronics store in China caused a replacement battery for his iPhone to explode by biting the component, according to a report, with footage from the incident quickly becoming a viral hit in the country within days of being uploaded to a video sharing service.

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