Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated June 27th
 

Topic: iPhone

Samsung's Galaxy S resale value dropped twice as fast as iPhone X this year

03/07/2019, 07:03 am

Despite concerns voiced about the price of iPhone X, Apple's modern Face ID models have proven to be the company's most popular phones. In part, that's because buyers know they can invest in the latest iPhone and later resell it to buy the next new model, because iPhones retain a resale value much better than premium-priced Androids.

21 comments

Wistron gearing up for assembly of newer iPhone models for Indian market

03/07/2019, 07:03 am

Apple assembly partner Wistron is preparing to expand its iPhone production capabilities into newer models, according to an Indian government official, with the contract manufacturer believed to be moving into assembling the latest Apple releases like the iPhone XS and iPhone XR.

2 comments

Samsung predicted to ship up to 45M Galaxy S10 units in 2019

03/06/2019, 07:03 pm

On the back of strong pre-order demand, research analyst Ming-Chi Kuo on Wednesday revised shipment predicts for Samsung's new Galaxy S10 smartphone lineup, estimating the South Korean tech giant will move between 40 and 45 million units in 2019.

4 comments

Benchmark showdown: Samsung Galaxy S10+ versus iPhone XS Max

03/06/2019, 05:03 pm

Samsung's latest and greatest Galaxy S10+ is on our test bench, so we pitted it against Apple's flagship iPhone XS Max to see which phone takes the crown in our a benchmarking showdown.

28 comments

Apple's Everyone Can Code being used in 4,000 schools, 80 community colleges in US

03/06/2019, 05:03 pm

Speaking at introductory remarks before Wednesday's American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting in Washington, D.C., Apple CEO Tim Cook detailed that there were over 4,000 U.S. schools using "Everyone Can Code" materials, with 80 community colleges also participating in the initiative.

4 comments

Hackers using stolen iPhone prototypes to probe security and develop iOS exploits

03/06/2019, 02:03 pm

Hackers are taking advantage of "dev-fused" iPhones, meant only for internal usage within Apple, to discover how systems and sensitive components in the smartphone function, with the publicly-unavailable variant now a highly prized tool for security researchers searching for vulnerabilities in the hardware and in iOS.

12 comments

Sonos One 'Gen 2' smartspeaker has upgraded internals, same exterior design [u]

03/06/2019, 01:03 pm

Starting Thursday Sonos will sell a revised "Gen 2" model of its AirPlay 2-compatible One smartspeaker, largely similar to the original but better futureproofed. [Corrected with Thursday launch date]

8 comments

Apple's 'iPhone can do what?' site refresh highlights privacy, usability, and entertainment [u]

03/06/2019, 01:03 pm

Apple has refreshed part of its website detailing the iPhone's key features, with the "iPhone can do what?" page highlighting the smartphone's different functions and services, including those relating to privacy, usability, and entertainment.

6 comments

Apple assemblers saved 7.6 billion gallons of water, says 2018 Supplier Responsibility Progress Report

03/06/2019, 12:03 pm

Apple has released its 13th Supplier Responsibility Progress report, and has noted that all final assembly sites for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, AirPods, and HomePod are now certified Zero Waste to Landfill, conserving billions of gallons of water and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

6 comments

Fitbit challenging Apple Watch with $160 Versa Lite smartwatch, new Inspire & Ace 2 fitness trackers

03/06/2019, 10:03 am

Fitbit on Wednesday launched a handful of new wearables to challenge the Apple Watch, led by the Versa Lite, a less expensive version of its Versa smartwatch.

44 comments

Hunter Douglas brings promised HomeKit support to window blinds

03/06/2019, 08:03 am

The number of HomeKit-ready window shades and blinds grew this week, thanks to the addition of long-delayed support by Hunter Douglas.

7 comments

Online Chinese stores now cutting iPhone XS Max price by up to $250

03/06/2019, 06:03 am

Two months after mass discounts previously led to price cuts on some iPhone models, vendors in China are expanding that to now also include the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.

1 comments

Apple Store repair policy update allows servicing of iPhones with third-party batteries

03/05/2019, 01:03 pm

Apple has changed its policies regarding repairs via Apple retail outlets, with customers who have replaced the battery of their iPhone with an aftermarket model installed by a third-party repair shop now able to be repaired at the Genius Bar as well as at Apple Authorized Service Providers.

1 comments

Apple may have trouble finding 5G modems for 2020 iPhones if it doesn't make its own

03/05/2019, 12:03 pm

Apple may only be planning to add 5G to 2020 iPhones, but even then the company might have a hard time acquiring needed modems, according to analysts.

42 comments

NSA's domestic metadata collection going unused, could be ended permanently

03/05/2019, 09:03 am

The U.S. National Security Agency has allegedly left its metadata collection system -- first exposed by Edward Snowden in 2013 -- unused for months, and it could vanish completely in the near future.

24 comments

Apple supplier Corning working on foldable glass for future phones

03/05/2019, 07:03 am

The firm Apple has tapped for its screens since the very first iPhone is working on glass that can be folded and expects to succeed by the time folding phones are mainstream in a couple of years.

19 comments

Lutron ships Smart Fan Speed Control with Apple HomeKit

03/04/2019, 12:03 pm

The Caséta by Lutron Fan Speed Control with HomeKit support has just been made available, letting people upgrade their ceiling fans without having to pay hundreds of dollars for a new model.

12 comments

Apple hunts for program manager to help respond to Siri criticisms

03/04/2019, 10:03 am

Apple is searching for a Siri engineering program manager to keep tabs on how the world is reacting to the AI assistant and transform any criticism into real-world improvements.

51 comments

Qualcomm v. Apple modem patent suit kicks off in San Diego court

03/04/2019, 09:03 am

A San Diego federal court on Monday began hearing an eight-day trial brought by Qualcomm, charging that Apple violated three patents through its use of Intel modems in iPhones.

3 comments

UE's Boom 3 Bluetooth speaker gets customizable patterns & colors

03/04/2019, 08:03 am

Logitech's Ultimate Ears on Monday debuted myBoom Studio, a site where people can customize their own version of the popular Boom 3 Bluetooth speaker.

0 comments