Several years ago, Apple was hit with several class action lawsuits over the “batterygate” scandal. For those who are unfamiliar, basically the company was accused of throttling their devices. Now it looks like if you’re living in the US, you will be entitled to claim $25 from the company as part of the settlement agreement Apple had reached with prosecutors.
As phones get older, they start to fail in a variety of ways. This is a natural process due to wear and tear. However when phones start to fail in a similar way, that’s when it starts to get a bit suspicious, as is the case with the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in which there are a number of reports of devices being sent in for repair due to […]
It seems that following the iOS 11.3 update, some iPhone 7 and 7 Plus owners are reporting issues with their microphones. According to the reports, some users are claiming that they can’ be heard during phone calls or FaceTime video calls. The good news is that Apple is aware of the problem and plan to address it.
At one point in time, mobile platforms like iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry were all battling for a slice of the pie, with organizations such as the NYPD opting to get on board with Microsoft’s Windows Phone. However fast forward to 2018 and it looks like the NYPD is done with Windows Phone and have since moved on to the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.
A couple of years ago, it seems that some iPhone 7 users were affected by a bug that resulted in their handsets showing that they had “No Service”. This was an issue seems to have been caused by disabling Airplane mode, after which the phone loses cellular connectivity completely and the only way to get it back is by restarting the device.
If Apple’s new iPhones are a bit too expensive for your liking, you’ll be pleased to learn that the company has started to offer refurbished iPhone 7, 7 Plus on its website. What this means is that if you don’t mind a product that has been used before, then you will be able to get one on the cheap as the prices start at $499 for the 32GB iPhone 7 […]
If you’re shopping for a couple of new phones, you’ll be interested to learn that T-Mobile has recently announced that they will be running a promotion in which customers who purchase an iPhone 7, 8, or X will be able to get another iPhone for free, or up to $700 in rebate, depending on the phone that they have chosen.
There are many factors that can influence a person’s decision to purchase a phone, such as display size, resolution, processor, camera, and etc. Storage is also just as important as there are people who might still prefer the old school way of storing photos and videos, and Apple has given iPhone users a larger option with 256GB of storage.
This year we saw Apple announce the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and the iPhone X. The latter represents the latest in Apple’s design and technology and can be considered to be a very beast compared to the iPhone 8. This might explain why there have been reports to suggest that the iPhone 8 isn’t doing as well as it could because customers are waiting for the iPhone X.
Whenever new phones are announced, a lot of the attention is focused on things like the handset’s design, display vividness, resolution, size, camera megapixels, processor speed, and so on. However not much attention is paid to the speakers, although with the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, Apple did emphasize on how its new speakers would be louder than before.
For the past several quarters, Apple’s iPhone sales have been on the decline which some are attributing to the market being saturated, while others are saying that Apple hasn’t really done anything new to the iPhone in the past three generations. However it is expected that Apple’s new iPhones are meant to bring back a period of a super cycle for the company.
Did you break the screen on your iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus? If you take it in for a replacement at Apple, you’ll have to spend more than you would have in the past. Apple has raised prices for screen replacements across the board without much fanfare. Screen replacements previously started at $129 for the iPhone 6S.
The Jet Black finish for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus proved to be a hit so much so that the company had a hard time of meeting demand for this particular color option. Apple previously offered this color option with the 128GB and 256GB models of the handsets. Since they were the more expensive models, they were out of the reach of most customers. Apple is now offering […]
One of the “courageous” things Apple did when they introduced the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus was remove the headphone jack. However it did inconvenience quite a lot of users who might not have been so ready to cut the cord, but it seems that it did not stop YouTuber Strange Parts from trying to rectify the problem himself.
The market share of Apple’s iOS platform isn’t quite as huge compared to Android. However in terms of actual smartphones, it seems that is where Apple might have Android beat, or at least when you compare them brand to brand. This is according to Strategy Analytics whose latest report claims that Apple’s iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are the world’s most popular smartphones.
For a while now, Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus has been dominating in the speed tests, beating out pretty much every phone released in 2016, and even topping the 2017’s Samsung Galaxy S8. However it seems that Apple could have finally found its match in the recently announced OnePlus 5.
iPhone photography is a big thing and as we have seen in the past, Apple’s iPhones have proven to be very popular amongst photo sharing websites such as Flickr where it accounted for 8 out of 10 of Flickr’s top devices. Now if you’re a relative novice to the iPhone photography scene and wouldn’t mind some pointers, you’re in luck as Apple has since shared some tips for its users.
There’s no denying the fact that iPhones sell really well. They’ve been a cash cow for Apple for almost a decade now and a new report released today suggests that Apple’s smartphones continue to bring in record-breaking numbers. The report says that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were the number one and two best-selling smartphones in the first quarter of this year.
According to Apple’s latest financials, iPhone sales are still continuing to decline, although admittedly the recent drop wasn’t as bad as some have expected and was bolstered largely by the iPhone 7 Plus whose demand was greater than Apple had anticipated. However it seems that there is a chance that sales might not even have declined at all.
When Apple launched their new iPhones last year, the iPhone 7 Plus clearly stood out more than the iPhone 7. While the regular and Plus models aren’t new, the main difference here is that the iPhone 7 Plus came with a dual camera setup, and it was also priced higher than the regular iPhone 7.