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Topic: iPhone

T-Mobile offers 'free' iPhone 7 with Black Friday trade-in promotion

11/22/2016, 04:11 pm

The U.S. branch of T-Mobile on Tuesday announced a series of Black Friday-related promotions, most notably letting people get a "free" 32-gigabyte iPhone 7 or 7 Plus with a qualifying trade-in.

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Circulating five-second video causes Apple iPhones to freeze

11/22/2016, 11:11 am

iPhone owners are cautioned to be careful about tapping unsolicited links as a new five-second MP4 video, currently being shared online, is causing devices to freeze not long after it's played.

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Pundits believe Apple's Jony Ive no longer involved in iPhone, Mac product design [u]

11/22/2016, 10:11 am

According to numerous reports said to be out of Apple headquarters, the company's Chief Design Officer Jony Ive hasn't contributing much to Apple's consumer goods design as of late, and has been more interested in architecture and similar projects for the last few years.

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Apple patents foldable iPhone with flexible display that can clip onto clothing

11/22/2016, 03:11 am

An Apple patent published Tuesday reveals the company has for years been actively investigating a hinged iPhone format, with designs calling for a flexible metal-backed OLED display capable of being folded in half.

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Instagram introduces live video in Stories, self-destructing content in Direct

11/21/2016, 12:11 pm

Instagram on Monday launched two potentially radical changes to its photo- and video-sharing service, including support for live videos within Stories.

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Apple's 2018 iPhone could use TSMC-made 7nm processors - report

11/21/2016, 10:11 am

Apple chip supplier TSMC could make use of its new 7-nanometer manufacturing technique for the processors in 2018 iPhones, a new Chinese-language report suggests.

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Apple to replace batteries of iPhone 6s units suffering from unexpected shutdowns [u]

11/21/2016, 01:11 am

It seems Apple has run into its own smartphone battery troubles. Days after the company launched an iPhone 6 Plus repair program for units impacted by so-called "touch disease" faults, a new initiative activated on Sunday seeks to replace a batch of iPhone 6s batteries causing unexpected device shutdowns.

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Apple confirmed limiting iPhone 7 Qualcomm modem to keep performance on par with Intel chip

11/18/2016, 07:11 pm

A follow-up report regarding iPhone 7 download speeds confirms Apple is indeed limiting the performance of Verizon/Sprint units with Qualcomm modems to keep parity with AT&T/T-Mobile versions running Intel's new communication package.

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Jeep joins support for Apple CarPlay with 2017 Compass

11/18/2016, 02:11 pm

At this week's Los Angeles Auto Show, Fiat Chrysler's Jeep division revealed its first vehicle with support for Apple CarPlay built in, the 2017 Compass.

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Apple accused of throttling iPhone 7 performance on Verizon to match slower speeds on AT&T

11/18/2016, 01:11 pm

In an effort to offer a uniform experience on the iPhone 7 regardless of carrier, Apple could be reducing the top speeds capable on Verizon, keeping them on par with rival carrier AT&T, a new investigation alleges.

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iPhone 7 supply remains constrained, Apple viewed as unlikely to catch up to demand by end of year

11/18/2016, 10:11 am

Retail availability of the iPhone 7 --particularly the jumbo-sized iPhone 7 Plus --remains in short supply just a week before Black Friday, a new survey has found, suggesting Apple is still struggling to satisfy consumer demand for its latest-generation handset.

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Flawed 3rd-party chargers reportedly culprit in Apple's China iPhone 6 investigation

11/18/2016, 09:11 am

Sources close to the investigation on Chinese iPhone 6 models failing with what appears to be a charged battery have told AppleInsider that the main cause of the problems appear to be not related to Apple engineering, but is directly related to the proliferation of low-quality third-party charging peripherals in the country.

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New iPhone lock screen exploit reveals contact information without passcode

11/18/2016, 09:11 am

A new exploit requiring precise timing in conjunction with physical access to a device that has Siri enabled on the lock screen has surfaced, giving attackers the ability to view contact information, including photos, and message logs.

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Apple activates iPhone 6 Plus repair program to address 'touch disease'

11/17/2016, 06:11 pm

In what appears to be a response to the so-called "touch disease" problem, Apple on Thursday initiated a special program to repair iPhone 6 Plus devices exhibiting screen flicker issues due to multiple drops on a hard surface.

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Mozilla launches ad-blocking Firefox Focus browser for iOS, Twitter updates notifications for iOS 10

11/17/2016, 01:11 pm

Mozilla on Thursday launched a new privacy-focused iOS Web browser, Firefox Focus, while Twitter started rolling support for iOS 10's more detailed notifications.

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Apple exploring the possibility of moving iPhone manufacturing to United States

11/17/2016, 12:11 pm

Primary iPhone assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron are said to have been evaluating the ability of the company to shift production of Apple's mobile devices to the U.S., with the verdict mixed on if the move would be cost-effective.

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Dual-lens cameras expected to be the de facto iPhone standard by 2018

11/17/2016, 10:11 am

A recent analyst note predicts that the iPhone's installed base will migrate over to optical image stabilization in both camera lenses across most of the line in 2017, with about 85 percent of the line sporting a camera similar to that in the iPhone 7 Plus by 2018.

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Apple automatically uploading iPhone call logs to iCloud, forensics firm says [u]

11/17/2016, 09:11 am

Any iPhone user with iCloud Drive enabled is having their call logs automatically uploaded to Apple servers -- without their consent, and whether or not they have backups enabled, a Russian security firm said on Thursday. [Updated with statement from Apple]

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Apple's new high-end OLED 2017 iPhone expected to feature 5.1"-5.2" display

11/17/2016, 08:11 am

Apple is widely expected to introduce a new premium iPhone model in 2017 featuring an all-new design and OLED display, but the screen will be sized somewhere in between the current iPhone and iPhone Plus, according to one well-connected insider.

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French retailer claims Nov. 30 shipping ship date for Apple AirPods

11/17/2016, 08:11 am

A French reseller has started pre-orders of the Apple wireless AirPods, and is telling customers that the highly sought-after device will ship on Nov. 30.

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