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Topic: iPhone X

Apple's expanded Century City store in LA to launch alongside iPhone X on Nov. 3

10/26/2017, 02:10 pm

Apple has announced that its revamped Century City store -- on Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles -- will open Nov. 3, just in time to host people hunting for an iPhone X at retail.

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How to preorder iPhone X with Apple's battle-tested Apple Store app

10/26/2017, 01:10 am

Apple's iPhone X is by far the most hotly anticipated device of 2017. With all signs pointing to a quick sellout of initial stock, prospective buyers will have to go into Friday's preorder process with a game plan.

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Apple denies it reduced accuracy of Face ID to aid iPhone X production

10/25/2017, 12:10 pm

In a statement, Apple has directly refuted claims that Face ID has been compromised by changes in how it certifies parts for the Face ID system.

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Microsoft kills Kinect just as Apple dives into facial recognition with iPhone X Face ID

10/25/2017, 12:10 pm

With days until the launch of the iPhone X and its Face ID camera array, Microsoft's own motion sensing and facial recognition system for Xbox, dubbed Kinect, has been officially discontinued after a long period of languish. AppleInsider explains how Apple and Microsoft's separate facial recognition technologies -- one failed, one upcoming -- both share common roots.

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Rumor: Apple dials back Face ID requirements to improve iPhone X production, still better than Touch ID

10/25/2017, 08:10 am

A new report claims that Apple has loosened up testing requirements for the Face ID sensor array to improve yields of both the dot projector and the lenses associated with the system -- but given the timing of the iPhone X unveil and a white paper about the security of the feature, the technology is still 20 times less prone to false positive identification than Touch ID.

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Apple homepage gets iPhone X makeover ahead of Friday preorders

10/25/2017, 12:10 am

Apple on Tuesday updated its homepage with dynamic graphics and links touting various iPhone X features, like the TrueDepth camera and Face ID, in an effort to advertise the handset ahead of a start to preorders this week.

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Apple iPhone X app switching mechanics shown off in short video

10/24/2017, 11:10 pm

As the launch of iPhone X approaches, videos showing off Apple's new flagship smartphone are making their way to social networking sites. The latest offers a brief look at the revamped app switcher, a multitasking UI element that lets users cycle through full-screen apps.

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iPhone X video shot at Apple HQ shows practical use of Apple Pay, Animoji [u]

10/24/2017, 10:10 am

A YouTube video shot inside the One Infinite Loop Apple headquarters Caffe Macs restaurant depicts the iPhone X "in the wild," being used to pay for a meal with Apple Pay, as well as other basic uses.

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Apple's Angela Ahrendts calls rumors of being Cook's successor 'fake news'

10/24/2017, 09:10 am

In denying rumors that she's lined up to replace Tim Cook whenever he exits as CEO, Apple's senior VP of retail -- Angela Ahrendts -- borrowed a phrase from U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Apple stores will have iPhone X launch units for walk-in customers -- but arrive early

10/24/2017, 08:10 am

Apple on Tuesday revealed that it will have limited inventory of the iPhone X available for walk-in customers the day of its Nov. 3 release. However, the company added that prospective buyers are "encouraged to arrive early," as availability will be limited.

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Supply chain suggests Apple will only get half of the iPhone X deliveries it wants in 2017

10/24/2017, 08:10 am

New reports from unnamed supply chain sources claim that difficulty in production of the Face ID sensor suite has held up production of the iPhone X so much, that Apple is only going to get about 20 million units delivered before the end of 2017.

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Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, announce iPhone X discounts ahead of launch

10/23/2017, 07:10 pm

With just days to go before iPhone X preorders go live, three major U.S. carriers on Monday announced their respective discounts, deals and trade-in incentives for the device, some of which can save buyers up to $350.

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Apple opens up pre-approval for iPhone X buyers in iPhone Upgrade Program

10/23/2017, 03:10 pm

People in Apple's annual iPhone Upgrade Program can now get their loans pre-approved ahead of this Friday's iPhone X preorders, a critical step if they want a chance at getting one of the few launch-day units likely to be available.

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Survey finds iPhone X & 8 purchase intent at highest level since Apple launched the iPhone 6

10/23/2017, 03:10 pm

Amid concerns over the debut of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, a new survey finds that the trio of those phones plus the iPhone X is generating considerable buying buzz, with 69 percent of North American consumers planning to buy a new iPhone within the next 3 months.

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With iPhone X imminent, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus selling close to what an 'iPhone 7s' would

10/23/2017, 09:10 am

New data collated from the retail chain suggests that the iPhone 8 Plus outsold the iPhone 8 in September, with the pair grabbing 10 and 8 percent of total U.S. iPhone sales across the entirety of the third calendar quarter, with the pair only available for eight days of the measurement period.

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New video catches Apple's iPhone X ahead of Nov. 3 release date

10/21/2017, 05:10 pm

A video uploaded on Saturday appears to show yet another iPhone X "in the wild," despite even preorders having to wait until next Friday.

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Retail head Angela Ahrendts promises Apple won't upsell shoppers on $999 iPhone X

10/20/2017, 02:10 pm

In a Friday interview, Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts said she's instructed clerks not to try and upsell people on the iPhone X, which starting at $999 may be out of reach for many people.

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Key Apple & Foxconn executives to meet amid iPhone X production woes

10/20/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple COO Jeff Williams will reportedly be meeting with Foxconn chairman Terry Gou when he visits Taiwan later this month, where he's expected to bring up the topic of production bottlenecks possibly hurting the iPhone X.

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Apple urges iPhone Upgrade Program members to get 'head start' on iPhone X order process

10/20/2017, 11:10 am

Apple is encouraging participants of its iPhone Upgrade Program to be prepared for the release of the iPhone X, inviting customers to go through a pre-approval process for the upgrade a few days before it ships on October 27.

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Apple to stockpile 2-3M iPhone X units prior to launch, component shortage eases in November

10/20/2017, 01:10 am

Apple's iPhone X production woes are nearing an end, according to well-informed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who says shortages of key components like specialized handset circuit boards should resolved in November.

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