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Apple posts new video tutorial showing you how to use Apple Pay on the iPhone X

Apple posts new video tutorial showing you how to use Apple Pay on the iPhone X

posted: yesterday, 12:45

When Apple unveiled its tenth anniversary model in September, it was obvious that certain features would require some tweaking due to the replacement of Touch ID with Face ID. One of those features is Apple...

Autofocus issue on Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus fixed with update to iOS 11.2.1

Autofocus issue on Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus fixed with update to iOS 11.2.1

posted: yesterday, 10:32

A bug that was making it impossible for the rear camera to autofocus on some models of the Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, is easily exterminated by installing iOS 11.2.1. The latest build...

Apple's new iPhones top the sales charts and Google searches

Apple's new iPhones top the sales charts and Google searches

posted: yesterday, 02:34

Counterpoint lists the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus as the world's most popular smartphones in terms of sales for that month, followed by Samsung's big-screen Note 8 and S8+ phones. Out of the top 10 most sought-after phones in October...

Apple doubles down on Face ID, grants $390 million to TrueDepth sensor maker Finisar

Apple doubles down on Face ID, grants $390 million to TrueDepth sensor maker Finisar

posted: 2 days ago, 09:20

The iPhone X hit initial production snags precisely on account of the fact that one of the component suppliers couldn't churn out sensors fast enough to satisfy the quality control. Now that production...

The iPhone X adoption rate is way above the iPhone 8 or 8 Plus

The iPhone X adoption rate is way above the iPhone 8 or 8 Plus

posted: 2 days ago, 08:22

Despite the unseen $999 starting price of the iPhone X, Apple may have a hit on its hands, it seems, as the handset's adoption rate outpaces those of the iPhone 8 or the 8 Plus. Since Apple never cites sales breakdowns, we...

The best fast chargers for your iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus

The best fast chargers for your iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus

posted: 3 days ago, 07:30

While Apple's new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X have fast charging circuitry built in, they ship with regular chargers that take more than two hours to top up an iPhone 8, for example, or three for the iPhone X, as you can see in out testing...

Verizon and AT&T aren't spending top dollar to advertise the iPhone X

Verizon and AT&T aren't spending top dollar to advertise the iPhone X

posted: 3 days ago, 01:54

The latest ad spending data from the big four US carriers is in, and it turns out that only one of the top 5 most expensive advertising outlays features Apple's latest and greatest iPhone X. Apple is not known for...

Microsoft Edge app for iOS gets iPhone X optimization

Microsoft Edge app for iOS gets iPhone X optimization

posted: 3 days ago, 23:02

Yesterday, we told you that the Microsoft Edge app has already rung up over one million downloads on the Google Play Store. That figure was reached just one week after the app was taken out of beta. The app is also available from the...

Apple iPhone X orders for most U.S. carriers are now being delivered in one to three business days

Apple iPhone X orders for most U.S. carriers are now being delivered in one to three business days

posted: 3 days ago, 12:37

The last time we checked in on the delivery times posted by Apple for iPhone X orders, it was the end of November and units purchased that day were shipping in five business days....

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iPhone "Xc" concept shows what a cheaper, colorful and plastic iPhone X could look like

posted: 11 Dec 2017, 03:05

What if Apple revived the iPhone 5c idea with a colorful new version of the iPhone X, an iPhone "Xc" of sorts?...

Here's why T-Mobile, Verizon or AT&T reps don't really push the iPhone X

Here's why T-Mobile, Verizon or AT&T reps don't really push the iPhone X

posted: 11 Dec 2017, 02:43

If you think store reps are enjoying huge incentives to push this or other phone to you, that's obviously not the whole story, as a recent report by Chris Matyszczyk suggests. Going around carrier stores, he couldn't...

Consumers prefer receiving software updates to buying a new phone

Consumers prefer receiving software updates to buying a new phone

posted: 10 Dec 2017, 11:45

In the old days, when carriers would subsidize the purchase of a new phone every other year, smartphone users were on a defined two-year cycle. But now, with consumers shouldering the cost of buying a new phone themselves,...

Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller says Android's Face ID attempts will

Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller says Android's Face ID attempts will "all stink"

posted: 10 Dec 2017, 00:12

Apple has raised the bar for smartphones with the debut of Face ID on the Apple iPhone X. And that means that we are bound to see Android manufacturers start offering competing versions of the feature....

Apple iPhone X suppliers report weak November shipments, and expect this month to be worse

Apple iPhone X suppliers report weak November shipments, and expect this month to be worse

posted: 08 Dec 2017, 13:42

November was apparently a rough month for companies that supply Apple with components for the iPhone X. On a sequential basis (month over month), camera lens manufacturer Largan Precision...

Report: 2018 OLED Apple iPhone models to feature single-cell

Report: 2018 OLED Apple iPhone models to feature single-cell "L" shaped battery

posted: 08 Dec 2017, 10:44

Just the other day, we passed along a report from Japan's Nomura Securities about what we can expect to see from the 2018 iPhone models. The brokerage house says that Apple will release three models, one...

Apple's marketing VP dubs the iPhone X notch 'one of the most sophisticated pieces of technology'

Apple's marketing VP dubs the iPhone X notch 'one of the most sophisticated pieces of technology'

posted: 08 Dec 2017, 03:41

There's little doubt that the iPhone X is Apple's most controversial phone in recent memory, mainly on account of the "notch and horns" approach to achieving its touted "all-screen"...

Apple probing the iPhone X's cold weather mishaps, puts a supplier in the freezer

Apple probing the iPhone X's cold weather mishaps, puts a supplier in the freezer

posted: 06 Dec 2017, 08:02

Remember the iPhone X's cold-weather-gate, where some units' touchscreens apparently froze for a few seconds upon wide and abrupt temperature changes, like getting out of your house in the winter? Well,...

Buyers, beware of iPhone X replicas, or you may end up paying $880 for... Android

Buyers, beware of iPhone X replicas, or you may end up paying $880 for... Android

posted: 06 Dec 2017, 06:54

A grand will get you the iPhone X in the Apple Store, but if you want a similar-looking Android, you can save some money, and go with $880 instead. Not that the Chandler, Arizona couple that bought an...

Consumer Reports ranks the iPhone X lower than Galaxy S8... and iPhone 8, too

Consumer Reports ranks the iPhone X lower than Galaxy S8... and iPhone 8, too

posted: 06 Dec 2017, 03:39

The Consumer Reports' take on Apple's newest iPhone X is finally in, and, after perusing it for a while, the renowned testing grounds for all things capitalist and consumerist, came in with the verdict: "meh."...

Google Pixel 2 vs iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8 portrait camera comparison: is one camera really enough?

Google Pixel 2 vs iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8 portrait camera comparison: is one camera really enough?

posted: 05 Dec 2017, 15:19

The Google Pixel 2 is one of the many phones that have such a Portrait Mode. What's interesting, however, is that it needs only a single camera to produce the effect. Most other phones,...

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