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Apple falls, Android gains in US market share, and the iPhone X is to blame

Apple falls, Android gains in US market share, and the iPhone X is to blame

posted: 05 Dec 2017, 08:08

The share of Android phone sales in the US got boosted by the whopping 8% year-on-year in that period, mainly at the expense of Apple. Given the sales trends of the iPhone X, however, Apple is likely to announce...

The iPhone X is in the thoughts and prayers of many potential buyers, tip analysts

The iPhone X is in the thoughts and prayers of many potential buyers, tip analysts

posted: 05 Dec 2017, 02:34

More than a third of the respondents in a Barclay's survey who intend to get an iPhone, are eyeing the X. This is good news for Apple, as those indicate a healthy interest in the latest and greatest...

Apple introduces new colors for its iPhone X silicone cases and Apple Watch sport bands

Apple introduces new colors for its iPhone X silicone cases and Apple Watch sport bands

posted: 04 Dec 2017, 23:51

Apple added some new iPhone X and Apple Watch accessories for those shopping on the company's online store. Those sporting the tenth anniversary iPhone model can now pick up a silicone case for...

SIM-free iPhone X now available in the US

SIM-free iPhone X now available in the US

posted: 04 Dec 2017, 19:38

Prices for the SIM-free, unlocked iPhone X don't differ from the prices you have to pay when buying carrier versions of the handset...

New Gmail iOS app update adds iPhone X support, third-party email accounts

New Gmail iOS app update adds iPhone X support, third-party email accounts

posted: 04 Dec 2017, 18:39

Google's Gmail iOS app now takes full advantage of the unusual screen of the iPhone X...

How to check if your iPhone X has a Qualcomm or Intel wireless modem inside

How to check if your iPhone X has a Qualcomm or Intel wireless modem inside

posted: 04 Dec 2017, 09:06

If you want to know whether you have an Intel XMM7480 modem in your iPhone X, or the more capable Qualcomm gear, here's what you need to do...

Thanks to the X, Apple may sell record 90 million iPhones, hit $700 average price

Thanks to the X, Apple may sell record 90 million iPhones, hit $700 average price

posted: 04 Dec 2017, 07:40

Hot on the heels of an analyst report that Apple may have moved 15 million iPhone X units so far, and 6 million around the Black Friday week alone, now comes another market research that tangentially...

Palm Pre vs iPhone X: Qualcomm wants iPhones banned for misusing Palm OS interface patents

Palm Pre vs iPhone X: Qualcomm wants iPhones banned for misusing Palm OS interface patents

posted: 04 Dec 2017, 04:59

In a tit-for-tat move, Qualcomm responded to Apple's patent counterclaim last week by adding Palm into the mix. So far, it has accused Apple of infringing on connectivity, power efficiency,...

Face ID got broken on iPhone X with the iOS 11.2 update? Here's how to fix it

Face ID got broken on iPhone X with the iOS 11.2 update? Here's how to fix it

posted: 04 Dec 2017, 02:39

In terms of software updates, Apple had a pretty rough time last week, with the iOS 11.1.2 causing some users' iPhones to get looped when getting local notifications with schduled reminders. Thankfully, Apple...

The iPhone X may turn into a privacy disaster, so Apple changed the Face ID apps policy

The iPhone X may turn into a privacy disaster, so Apple changed the Face ID apps policy

posted: 01 Dec 2017, 09:31

It remains to be seen whether Apple has actually opened the floodgates of privacy abuses from marketers, and declared an open season on your facial expressions with the iPhone X. Other manufacturers...

Verizon vs AT&T iPhone X versions tested, big advantage for Qualcomm's modem in weak-signal scenarios

Verizon vs AT&T iPhone X versions tested, big advantage for Qualcomm's modem in weak-signal scenarios

posted: 01 Dec 2017, 08:50

The X16 is the modem of choice for all flagships sold in the US this year, as it allows CDMA network tapping, and allows up to 1Gbps downloads, but since the Intel chip maxes...

Apple iPhone X online orders now ship in approximately a week

Apple iPhone X online orders now ship in approximately a week

posted: 30 Nov 2017, 23:53

Remember when online orders placed for the Apple iPhone X wouldn't ship for five to seven weeks? Apple has finally been able to work down that backlog to the point that orders placed online will ship in about one week. In fact,...

The best kickstand cases for iPhone X

The best kickstand cases for iPhone X

posted: 30 Nov 2017, 23:37

If you want to buy a nice kickstand case for your iPhone X, check out our recommendations right here...

Qualcomm seeks to ban the AT&T and T-Mobile Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Qualcomm seeks to ban the AT&T and T-Mobile Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

posted: 30 Nov 2017, 18:01

The back and forth legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm picked up some steam during the last two days. As we told you last night, Apple is now accusing the chipmaker of infringing on eight Apple...

Google adds iPhone X support to Maps and Home iOS apps

Google adds iPhone X support to Maps and Home iOS apps

posted: 30 Nov 2017, 16:29

Google Maps, one of the most downloaded apps in the App Store, now finally makes full use of the iPhone X's unusual display...

Analyst sees iPhone X leading to a 'super long cycle' for Apple

Analyst sees iPhone X leading to a 'super long cycle' for Apple

posted: 30 Nov 2017, 14:45

Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson wrote a note to the firm's clients today that is very bullish as far as Apple is concerned. Of course, the securities house has been high on the tech titan going back to the days when Gene...

Jony Ive is dismissive of the Apple iPhone 7, Apple iPhone 7 Plus design

Jony Ive is dismissive of the Apple iPhone 7, Apple iPhone 7 Plus design

posted: 30 Nov 2017, 12:19

What does it mean when a chef dismisses the taste of his own food? We'd say it would be similar to what Apple's design guru Jony Ive thinks about his own work on the 2016 Apple iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus....

The best battery cases you can get for the iPhone X right now

The best battery cases you can get for the iPhone X right now

posted: 29 Nov 2017, 08:23

A shell that both protects your phone and extends your battery life up to an extra charge and a half. Doesn't sound too bad, does it? Well, we plowed through the currently-available battery cases and thought we'd share some...

iPhone X vs Galaxy Note 8 vs LG V30: blind camera comparison!

iPhone X vs Galaxy Note 8 vs LG V30: blind camera comparison!

posted: 29 Nov 2017, 07:00

It's time for a blind camera shoot-out between the iPhone X, the Galaxy Note 8 and the LG V30! Which one has the best camera?...

Analyst says Apple sold 6 million units of the iPhone X on Black Friday with 15 million sold to date

Analyst says Apple sold 6 million units of the iPhone X on Black Friday with 15 million sold to date

posted: 28 Nov 2017, 16:22

If you've been wondering how well the tenth anniversary edition of the Apple iPhone has been selling, an analyst by the name of Jun Zhang, who toils for Rosenblatt China Technology,...

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