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Topic: iPhone

Apple replaced 11M iPhone batteries under 2018 repair program, 9M more than average

01/15/2019, 01:01 am

At an all-hands employee meeting in January, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that some 11 million iPhone batteries were replaced as part of a special 2018 repair program, a figure up to 11 times what the company would have expected under normal circumstances.

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Rumor: Apple developing seventh-generation iPod touch, mulling USB-C for next iPhone

01/14/2019, 07:01 pm

Industry scuttlebutt from CES 2019 suggests Apple is looking to market a next-generation iPod touch device to stimulate services revenue from Apple Music and the App Store. Separately, sources claim the company is working to integrate USB-C into a 2019 iPhone model.

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Nike teases Tuesday reveal of new iPhone-controlled self-lacing sneakers

01/14/2019, 03:01 pm

One of the features of Nike's self-lacing sneakers for the mass market -- set to be announced Tuesday -- will be smartphone control, including the iPhone, according to a teaser video.

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Apple's iPhone a big priority for U.S. corporate spending in 2019

01/14/2019, 02:01 pm

Corporations are preparing to increase their spending on Apple products over the next 12 months, a survey of chief information officers has revealed, with companies set to provide more iPhones to employees than in the last four years.

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Face ID, Touch ID unlocks can't be compelled by law enforcement, rules federal judge

01/14/2019, 11:01 am

The police cannot force a person to unlock their iPhone with Face ID or Touch ID, a U.S. federal judge has ruled, a move that effectively provides users the same protection for the biometric security for their devices as previously afforded to passcodes.

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Apple Pay may reach Slovakia & Czech Republic this spring

01/14/2019, 09:01 am

Filling out important gaps in the European market, Apple Pay is reportedly poised to arrive in Slovakia and/or the Czech Republic somewhere between late February and early March.

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Samsung has a long history of mocking Apple before copying it

01/14/2019, 09:01 am

Stop us if you've heard this one. Apple makes some change to its iPhones, Samsung's PR company mocks the very idea -- and finally Samsung copies it. Sometimes the company keeps a low profile, sometimes it shouts about Apple's missteps, but always, always Samsung then goes the same way.

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Apple chip supplier Dialog ekes out Q4 revenue goals despite iPhone slump

01/14/2019, 09:01 am

Suffering relatively little fallout from Apple's disappointing iPhone sales, Dialog Semiconductor said on Monday that it expects to hit the low end of revenue guidance for the December quarter.

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Apple's AirPower charging mat may not be cancelled after all

01/12/2019, 11:01 am

If reports out of the Chinese supply chain can be believed, Apple's AirPower charging accessory has very recently begun mass production with an established Apple manufacturing partner building the device.

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Video: Rounding up the 2019 iPhone rumors, including USB-C, 5G, and more

01/12/2019, 11:01 am

It is the start of a new year, and there's already a number of rumors circulating about Apple's iPhone releases for 2019. Based on the chatter we've been hearing, there could be some big changes for the iPhone arriving later in 2019, including a shift to USB-C and a triple-camera setup on the rear.

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Nevada man thanks Siri for surviving serious Jeep crash

01/11/2019, 05:01 pm

A man who crashed his Jeep near Pahrump, Nev., credits Siri on his iPhone for saving him from paralyzing and potentially fatal injuries.

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5G iPhone might have Samsung or MediaTek modems, says Apple's Tony Blevins

01/11/2019, 03:01 pm

Apple has considered the possibility of using modems from Samsung and MediaTek in its future 5G devices, testimony at a US Federal Trade Commission trial with Qualcomm reveals, with an Apple executive confirming there is a possibility of the two companies providing modems for the forthcoming 2019 iPhone refresh.

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TCL, LG under pressure from customers about AirPlay 2 compatibility

01/11/2019, 02:01 pm

With the news that Apple's AirPlay 2 is coming to several major TV brands, some people have begun pressuring more companies to support the technology, or for those that are onboard to update older sets.

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How to keep your iPhone from repeatedly dropping Wi-Fi network connections

01/11/2019, 12:01 pm

You either never get this problem or you get it so often that it's extremely irritating. If your iPhone keeps switching back to 4G cell when you know you're on a Wi-Fi network, this is what you need to do.

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Ikea's HomeKit-compatible Smart Shades come to the US on Apr. 1

01/11/2019, 10:01 am

Revealed earlier this week during CES 2019, Ikea's low-cost Smart Shades now have a precise U.S. launch date, Apr. 1.

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Three iPhones likely coming in Sept. 2019, with one a refresh of the LCD iPhone XR

01/11/2019, 07:01 am

Apple will produce another iPhone with a LCD display in its 2019 refresh alongside OLED-based models, but LCD might get dropped in 2020 in favor of OLED across the board.

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Apple slashes iPhone XR prices for Chinese resellers in bid to kickstart demand

01/10/2019, 05:01 pm

Apple has reportedly knocked down the pricing of iPhone XR units sold by Chinese channel resellers by about $100, hoping to revive the market's sagging iPhone sales.

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US carriers again vow to better control data access after pay-to-track scandal

01/10/2019, 01:01 pm

Major U.S. carriers have for a second time promised to better control data access after a site successfully tracked down a T-Mobile phone by paying a bounty hunter $300.

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HSBC again slashing AAPL target, based on continued iPhone and China woes

01/10/2019, 11:01 am

HSBC has joined the ranks of analysts and investors who have lowered their expectations for Apple after the company's revenue warning, with the firm seeing issues both with the iPhone's average selling price and how the company is handling multiple issues in China.

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Apple assembly partner Foxconn says December revenues down, blames 'consumer category products'

01/10/2019, 09:01 am

Apple's primary assembly partner, Foxconn, said on Thursday that it saw revenues for the month of December drop 8.3 percent year-over-year, likely a reflection of weak iPhone demand.

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