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Topic: iPhone Xr

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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iPhone assembler Pegatron may move to Indonesia over tariff fears

12/07/2018, 08:12 am

Apple's iPhone assembly partner Pegatron appears to be making a move to Indonesia to sidestep the US/China trade dispute, despite recent news of a truce.

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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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UBS cuts Apple target over potential smartphone market slowdown, iPhone XR sales

12/06/2018, 02:12 pm

The smartphone market may be in decline, which, coupled with allegedly weak iPhone XR demand and more users looking at older iPhone models, is forcing UBS to cut its estimate for Apple's stock price.

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Rosenblatt cuts AAPL target again, citing worries over 'Services' growth and low iPad Pro sales

12/06/2018, 07:12 am

Analysts have started looking at the iPad Pro, and iPhone sales beyond the holiday quarter for reasons to cut Apple stock target price estimates, with a historically bearish one dramatically scaling back his target price.

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AT&T flips switch on iPhone XS and XR eSIM support in US [u: Verizon rumored for Friday]

12/05/2018, 05:12 pm

AT&T became the first major U.S. carrier to support Apple's eSIM technology with the rollout of iOS 12.1.1 on Wednesday, providing owners of iPhone XS and XR models access to two numbers on a single device.

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Apple finally releases the $39 iPhone XR Clear Case

12/05/2018, 12:12 pm

The iPhone XR Clear Case is now available, and is the first case produced by Apple for the model, after a month of nothing official from the company.

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Apple iPhone XS awarded smartphone camera of the year, Google Pixel 3 runner-up

12/05/2018, 12:12 pm

Apple's iPhone XS beat out other rivals for 2018's best smartphone camera award from Digital Photography Review, notably Google's Pixel 3.

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Bloomberg continues iPhone panic mongering by conflating Apple's Give Back trade-in program with price slashing

12/05/2018, 08:12 am

Bloomberg is back with a story that presents Apple's trade-in program as being an example of desperate price slashing in response to supposedly flagging sales of what Apple has actually stated is its most popular phone -- the iPhone XR.

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Apple's largest supplier reported 24 percent surge in revenues from OLED display, components sales

12/04/2018, 10:12 am

Apple's largest supplier-- and the primary source of the flexible OLED panels used in iPhone X and the new iPhone XS lineup-- reported 24 percent year-over-year growth in its Q3 revenues from its semiconductors, memory, and display panel unit, an increase it attributed to "increasing demand for flexible [OLED] panels." That supplier was Samsung, and the "major customers" it credited clearly included the world's largest seller of high-end OLED phones. Why aren't Samsung's results attributed to being an "iPhone supplier"?

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Apple shifting marketing staff, pushing trade-ins to expand sales of 2018 iPhones

12/04/2018, 09:12 am

Apple is reportedly changing up its tactics to boost sales of the iPhone XS and iPhone XR, to boost sales of its flagship product for the holiday season.

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Compared: Fortnite on the iPhone XR versus Note 9

12/01/2018, 02:12 pm

Fortnite continues to be a wildly popular mobile game, but while it has been shown to be a great game to play on the iPhone XS Max by AppleInsider, it has yet to be put through its paces on the iPhone XR. As a recent Fortnite update enabled the 60 frames per second option on iOS, now is the ideal time to see how the cheaper iPhone option for 2018 fares against the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

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iPhone XR is topping XS & XS Max in sales, says Apple's Greg Joswiak

11/28/2018, 04:11 pm

The iPhone XR has been beating sales of the iPhone XS and XS Max every day since the phone launched on Oct. 26, Apple marketing VP Greg Joswiak said in an interview published on Wednesday.

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High iPhone XR sales in China not enough to stop iPhone production estimate cuts

11/21/2018, 07:11 am

Sales of the iPhone XR picked up in China during the country's "Singles Day" retail event, Jun Zhang from Rosenblatt Securities claims, but the boost isn't enough to prevent the analyst from further reducing its production estimates for iPhones over the next two quarters.

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Cyber Monday 2018 iPhone deals: Free iPhone XR; iPhone 7 for $5 per month; BOGO iPhone 8

11/21/2018, 01:11 am

Sprint's Cyber Monday deals are already in effect with buy one, get one free offers, $100 off the Apple Watch Series 4, and iPhone 7 devices for just $4.17 a month.

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Adobe Lightroom CC adds support for 2018 iPads and iPhones, new Apple Pencil gestures

11/16/2018, 03:11 pm

Adobe has issued an update for Lightroom CC that makes the photograph editing app work properly with Apple's latest iPhone releases, while the iPad version of the app supports the new iPad Pro range and the updated Apple Pencil.

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