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Benchmark confirms: aging batteries are the main reason for slowing iPhones

Benchmark confirms: aging batteries are the main reason for slowing iPhones

posted: 19 Dec 2017, 03:17

Just last week, a Reddit thread uncovered a surprising iPhone behavior: as more and more users report slow iPhone performance, battery life seems to be the unexpected culprit. It's expected for a battery to...

Apple iPhone 8/8 Plus sales lag behind the iPhone 6s/6s Plus during their respective launch quarters

Apple iPhone 8/8 Plus sales lag behind the iPhone 6s/6s Plus during their respective launch quarters

posted: 24 Oct 2017, 10:24

Just a week ago, we told you that a survey conducted by KeyBanc Capital Markets revealed that the 2016 Apple iPhone 7 was outselling the brand new Apple iPhone 8. So while we have...

What's the best iPhone to buy right now? (2017 holiday season)

What's the best iPhone to buy right now? (2017 holiday season)

posted: 24 Oct 2017, 06:47

Alright, so the new iPhones are out and holidays are fast approaching. If you've got your mind set on getting an Apple handset for yourself or a loved one, there's probably no better time in the year to do so.

Apple releases iOS 11.0.3, its fourth update in the last four weeks

Apple releases iOS 11.0.3, its fourth update in the last four weeks

posted: 11 Oct 2017, 14:30

For the fourth time in the last four weeks, Apple has disseminated an update to iOS 11. Today, iOS 11.0.3 was released, apparently for the sole purpose of exterminating a couple of bugs that were affecting users of the...

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...

3D Touch gesture to access the app switcher will return with future iOS 11 update

3D Touch gesture to access the app switcher will return with future iOS 11 update

posted: 21 Sep 2017, 19:53

A gesture that Apple had to drop from iOS 11 due to a "technical constraint," will return in a future update of the company's mobile operating system. The dropped gesture allowed iPhone users to quickly...

Here's what iPhones and iPads are compatible with Apple's augmented reality ARKit framework

Here's what iPhones and iPads are compatible with Apple's augmented reality ARKit framework

posted: 20 Sep 2017, 08:58

iOS 11-bundled ARKit is out and neat augmented reality apps are already available for users to download and freely use on their iOS 11-powered devices...

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...

"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...

Watch a man build his own iPhone 6s from spare parts bought on the street

Watch a man build his own iPhone 6s from spare parts bought on the street

posted: 13 Apr 2017, 02:50

You can buy pretty much everything in China, provided you know exactly where to look – and youtuber Scotty Allen wanted to prove that. So he decided to go on a quest to build his own iPhone 6s entirely from spare...

Best daily tech deals (smartphones, headphones, accessories) - March 29

Best daily tech deals (smartphones, headphones, accessories) - March 29

posted: 29 Mar 2017, 08:10

An iPhone 6s, a pair of Beats headphones, and a banging 256GB SanDisk microSD cards – all well discounted – are our favorites here!

Window to purchase AppleCare+ for the iPhone is extended to one year

Window to purchase AppleCare+ for the iPhone is extended to one year

posted: 19 Mar 2017, 11:07

Apple has made a significant change to extended warranty AppleCare+. Previously, those who purchased an Apple iPhone had 60-days after buying the handset to add the AppleCare+ plan. Starting now, that period of time...

Russian anti-monopoly agency finds Apple guilty of price-fixing with the iPhone

Russian anti-monopoly agency finds Apple guilty of price-fixing with the iPhone

posted: 15 Mar 2017, 02:47

Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has found Apple guilty of price-fixing various Apple iPhone units that were sold through 16 local retailers in the country. According to the FAS, Apple set the...

Kickstarter project

Kickstarter project "Eye" allows you to run an Android phone on your Apple iPhone

posted: 14 Mar 2017, 01:23

Kickstarter project "Eye" has just eclipsed its goal of raising $95,000. With 32 days to go, the Apple iPhone case has raised over $97,000. So why is there so much excitement over a case for the iPhone?...

Apple belatedly reveals bug fix that was on iOS 10.2.1

Apple belatedly reveals bug fix that was on iOS 10.2.1

posted: 24 Feb 2017, 00:00

Even though iOS 10.2.1 was released last month, only now is Apple revealing that the update included a bug fix for certain models of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Apparently, some of these iPhone models...

Apple iPhone 6s explodes after charging

Apple iPhone 6s explodes after charging

posted: 16 Dec 2016, 00:08

So what is going on with the Apple iPhone 6s? Some models are having issues with the battery, which Apple says is due to the introduction of too much ambient air during the manufacturing process. As a result, some units hit 30% battery life and immediately...

South Korea might investigate Apple iPhone 6s #Batterygate

South Korea might investigate Apple iPhone 6s #Batterygate

posted: 13 Dec 2016, 21:26

The Apple iPhone 6s has been having a problem with the battery on some units that were manufactured in September and October of 2015. Apple offered a free battery replacement for those whose iPhone 6s carries a serial number within...

Best Buy has a sale on Apple devices that ends tomorrow

Best Buy has a sale on Apple devices that ends tomorrow

posted: 09 Dec 2016, 16:25

Just because the major sales events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday are all finished with, it doesn't mean that there aren't any deals being offered. Starting today and running through tomorrow night (that's Saturday), Best Buy...

Apple iPhone 6s battery issue hits more phones than thought

Apple iPhone 6s battery issue hits more phones than thought

posted: 07 Dec 2016, 10:23

If you've been following what is known now as #Batterygate, you know that Apple is replacing the battery for free on certain versions of the Apple iPhone 6s. Originally, Apple offered the free cell replacement for units produced...

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