Apple Debuts A New Redesigned Online Refurbished Store

Apple’s products have never been referred to as cheap. However if for whatever reason you must own an Apple product, then chances are you might already be familiar with the fact that Apple sells refurbished products on its website. In fact the company has recently launched a redesigned online refurbished store.


Facebook Denies Mark Zuckerberg Ordered Execs To Stop Using iPhones

Earlier this year following Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook made a statement which basically suggested that Apple would never make their customer their product, essentially saying that they would never sell their customer’s information the way Facebook did.


iPhone X Exploit Lets Hackers Steal Your ‘Deleted’ Photos

We all know that sinking feeling of accidentally deleting a file or photo and not having any way of recovering it. This is why iOS devices, when a photo is deleted, it gets sent to a “Recently deleted” folder which basically gives users about a month or so to recover it, after which it will be deleted permanently.


Apple Reportedly Looking To Develop Its Own Modem For The iPhone

What a lot of companies do is that they source components and tech from other companies to use in their products. For example a lot of camera companies actually rely on Sony’s sensors for their products, and on the mobile front, save for a handful of companies, many rely on Qualcomm to supply the chipsets for their phones.


Advertising

SIM-Free iPhone XR Now Available For Purchase

Contracts are fine if you are hoping to get a phone whose prices are subsidized, and if you don’t mind sticking with a carrier for the next 2 years or so. However if you enjoy the freedom of being able to switch between carriers, then buying a phone that isn’t locked to a particular carrier might be the way to go.


iPhone X Reportedly Explodes After Updating To iOS 12.1

Updates are usually seen as good things because they typically contain things like bug fixes, performance improvements, new features, and so on. However in the case of Twitter user Rocky Mohamadali, it seems that recently updating his iPhone X to iOS 12.1 had less than desirable results.


Moment Launches Telephoto Lens Attachment For The iPhone

When it comes to camera clips/attachments for the iPhone, brands such as OlloClip come to mind. However if you are looking for alternatives, perhaps something a bit in the premium range, then you might be interested to learn that Moment has recently launched a new telephoto lens for the iPhone.


Apple Patents Display With A Hole For The Front-Facing Camera

One of the criticisms people seem to have with modern smartphone design is that they come with a notch. The notch is something of a necessity because that’s where components like sensors and cameras will be housed, and this is required if manufacturers want to achieve an edge-to-edge display with minimal bezels.


Woman Accused Of Remotely Wiping iPhone To Destroy Evidence

If you’ve ever lost an iOS device or had it stolen, then you might be familiar with the Find My iPhone feature that lets you either remotely lock your device, locate it, or remotely wipe it. This is useful if you don’t want people to know what’s on your device and if you want to lock it to prevent people from reselling it.


Apple’s iPhone Was The Top-Selling Phone During Alibaba’s Singles Day

Over the years, Apple has been losing ground to Chinese companies who have been successful at making phones at great prices, but also come with competitive specs and features. A good example would be Huawei who managed to beat Apple to become the world’s second largest smartphone company.


Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Slashes His iPhone XR Estimates

The iPhone XR is almost identical to the iPhone Xs in terms of design, and for the most part it shares the same hardware as well save for a few differences here and there. However the most appealing thing about it was its price, where it is priced several hundred dollars cheaper than the iPhone Xs, which is why some analysts were initially optimistic about the handset.


Apple’s Face ID Component Supplier Has Been Acquired For $3.2 Billion

When Apple introduced the TrueDepth camera system in the iPhone X, this meant that the company had to turn to new suppliers for the components necessary for the technology behind features like Face ID. Finisar has been known as the company that supplies to the necessary components to Apple, and now it looks like they might have been bought out.


Analyst Claims Apple’s iPhone XR Inventories Are ‘Bloated’

Is the iPhone XR selling well, or is it selling poorly? That seems to be something that analysts can’t quite agree upon. Initial reports claimed that the iPhone XR pre-orders had outpaced the pre-orders of the iPhone 8, but later it was suggested that production boosts for the iPhone XR had been cancelled due to alleged low demand.


2019 iPhones Could Use Different Antenna Tech To Reduce Costs

One of the criticisms that many have leveled at Apple is the increasing cost of the iPhone, in which the base flagship model now costs $1,000. However there is some good news and that is if you were holding out for 2019’s iPhone is that there is a chance that prices could remain the same.