Some older Apple iPhone models are experiencing rapid battery draining after iOS 11.4 update

Some older Apple iPhone models are experiencing rapid battery draining after iOS 11.4 update

posted: 13 Jun 2018, 15:06

Apple iPhone users are up in arms over the way their batteries have been draining rapidly ever since they installed iOS 11.4 on their devices. More than 1,300 comments have been posted on...

Judge Koh releases documents that show Apple knew the iPhone 6/6 Plus would bend

Judge Koh releases documents that show Apple knew the iPhone 6/6 Plus would bend

posted: 24 May 2018, 14:25

Remember #Bendgate? Back in September 2014, just days after the launch of the Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus, several owners of the latter model complained that the handset would bend if carried...

Apple iPhone X was still on top of the smartphone world in March

Apple iPhone X was still on top of the smartphone world in March

posted: 19 May 2018, 12:15

Counterpoint Research released its list of the top selling smartphones during March, the latest data available. Remaining on top during the month was the Apple iPhone X, with 3.5% of the market. In second place, with 2.3%...

Latest Samsung Galaxy S9 video ad throws a barrage of jabs at Apple's old and new iPhones

Latest Samsung Galaxy S9 video ad throws a barrage of jabs at Apple's old and new iPhones

posted: 17 May 2018, 08:57

Samsung has never been afraid to take jabs at Apple, but its latest video ad for the Galaxy S9 can be safely presumed a clear declaration of war...

Memo from Apple: $29 Battery replacements available for all included iPhone models with no delay?

Memo from Apple: $29 Battery replacements available for all included iPhone models with no delay?

posted: 10 May 2018, 18:10

Late last year, Apple apologized for slipping in software allowing it to throttle the CPU on older iPhone models with weak batteries. Those units would reboot when faced with a complex...

Malaysian retailer Switch cancels $50 Apple iPhone 5s sale after getting mobbed

Malaysian retailer Switch cancels $50 Apple iPhone 5s sale after getting mobbed

posted: 05 Mar 2018, 11:41

Switch, an authorized Apple retailer in Malaysia, was about to hold a massive clearance event on older iPhone and iPad models. With the price of the Apple iPhone 5s cut to $50, and iPads starting at $79,...

Apple explains CPU throttling to Canadian government, denies planned obsolescence

Apple explains CPU throttling to Canadian government, denies planned obsolescence

posted: 01 Mar 2018, 21:33

Apple has already explained to its customers why it throttled the CPU on several older units. Back in December, when it was discovered that certain iPhone models were set by Apple to run slower, the...

You might have to wait two weeks to replace the battery inside your Apple iPhone 6

You might have to wait two weeks to replace the battery inside your Apple iPhone 6

posted: 19 Jan 2018, 22:03

Late last month, Apple apologized for quietly using software smuggled into certain iPhone models which throttled the CPU of these handsets. Apple explained that it was forced to do this so that these...

Woman spends $100 for what she thought was the iPhone 6; instead, she bought 11 potatoes

Woman spends $100 for what she thought was the iPhone 6; instead, she bought 11 potatoes

posted: 27 Nov 2017, 17:12

Over the years, we've passed along stories about consumers who thought they were buying an Apple device only to be victimized by a scam. Whether it was the 22-year old South Carolina woman who...

Walmart customer irate after his iPhone 6 order for Black Friday is cancelled

Walmart customer irate after his iPhone 6 order for Black Friday is cancelled

posted: 25 Nov 2017, 00:25

What good is a Black Friday ad if all of the products being advertised are already sold out? That is what Walmart shoppers were complaining about after the discounter's Black Friday stock was sold out on...

Frayed Apple iPhone 6 charger cable electrocutes Vietnamese teen

Frayed Apple iPhone 6 charger cable electrocutes Vietnamese teen

posted: 17 Nov 2017, 21:52

You might recall back in July 2013 when we told you about a 23-year old stewardess who was electrocuted when she answered a call on her Apple iPhone 5 while it was charging. That seemed to kick off a series of other incidents...

Benchmarking tests reveal that Apple is not slowing down older iPhone models

Benchmarking tests reveal that Apple is not slowing down older iPhone models

posted: 08 Oct 2017, 02:51

One of the latest rumors making its way throughout the Apple iPhone community is that Apple deliberately slows down the performance of older iPhone models every time the newest versions of the handset are...

Where to get the best price for your iPhone 6/7 sale or trade-in

Where to get the best price for your iPhone 6/7 sale or trade-in

posted: 12 Sep 2017, 18:12

To offset the price of the new iPhones that Apple announced, iOS fans are traditionally selling or trading in their older handsets, and adding some extra dough on top of the money they get in exchange. This year, though,...

Deal: Get the 32GB iPhone 6 with AT&T prepaid service for $199.99

Deal: Get the 32GB iPhone 6 with AT&T prepaid service for $199.99

posted: 20 Aug 2017, 11:28

Since the iPhone 6 usually sells for around $300, you'll be saving $100 when you buy the iPhone 6 via Best Buy. There's a catch though, as Best Buy only sells the AT&T prepaid version of iPhone 6 32GB (Space Gray)...

Nearly two thirds of the iPhones sold in the last 10 years are still in use

Nearly two thirds of the iPhones sold in the last 10 years are still in use

posted: 19 Jul 2017, 05:51

The iPhone has turned ten less than a month ago. And as we wait for the next-generation iPhone 8 to come out, we came across an interesting piece of information. Apparently, nearly two thirds of all iPhone...

For $19.99, you can add wireless charging to your Apple iPhone 6 and up (charging pad required)

For $19.99, you can add wireless charging to your Apple iPhone 6 and up (charging pad required)

posted: 25 Jun 2017, 12:58

If the rumors are right, wireless charging is a feature that will finally be offered to iPhone users later this year. Wireless charging should be available on the 10th anniversary edition...

Deal: 32GB Space Gray iPhone 6 is just $200 without contract at Virgin Mobile

Deal: 32GB Space Gray iPhone 6 is just $200 without contract at Virgin Mobile

posted: 09 May 2017, 11:00

Virgin Mobile has a great deal on the iPhone 6 32GB Space Gray, as the smartphone is on sale for just $199.99. Although the carrier claims customers save $250 off of MSRP you actually save $145 considering...

32GB Apple iPhone 6 (2017) is cut in price by 15% in Malaysia

32GB Apple iPhone 6 (2017) is cut in price by 15% in Malaysia

posted: 23 Apr 2017, 23:39

Last month, we told you about the 32GB Apple iPhone 6 (2017) that was being offered in certain European and Asian countries. The idea was for Apple to kill two birds with one stone. The device is lower priced than the Apple...

"Eye," the iPhone case with an Android phone on back, raises over $600,000 on Kickstarter

posted: 13 Apr 2017, 17:18

Last month we told you about "Eye." This is a case for the Apple iPhone that includes a separate Android screen on the back. At the time, the accessory had raised $97,000 on Kickstarter surpassing...

Australian regulator sues Apple for disabling iPhone, iPad units that received third party repairs

Australian regulator sues Apple for disabling iPhone, iPad units that received third party repairs

posted: 06 Apr 2017, 00:18

Apple is being sued again. Today, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) instigated the suit, filing the action in the country's Federal Court. The regulatory agency...

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