When Apple first announced plans to kill off the headphone jack, many made fun of them, although to be fair, Apple did give them a fair bit of ammunition by proclaiming that their decision was a brave one. One of the companies that mocked Apple relentlessly over the years was Samsung, who put out ad after ad mocking the iPhone’s lack of a headphone jack.
It is no secret that Apple isn’t a fan of third-party repair centers. There are plenty of reasons why this could be, such as how third-party repair centers might not follow the same protocols employed by Apple which could further damage the device. Or it could be that they’re worried that using non-genuine components could result in a different experience.
Need to cancel a recurring subscription for your iTunes account? Unfortunately, it’s not always the most obvious, but our guide will walk you through the steps you need to take to cancel your subscriptions.
The trade war between the US and China is still ongoing. We imagine that it will be a while before things smoothen out, but unfortunately, in the meantime, it looks like Apple might have gotten caught in the crossfires because US President Donald Trump just announced a 10% import tax.
Ever since Apple introduced the Apple Pencil to the iPad, many have been wondering if there could ever be a time when the Apple Pencil could eventually support the iPhone. So far, the stylus has been an exclusive to the iPad lineup, but now according to a report from Business Insider, that could change with the 2019 iPhones.
One of the ways that the current generation iPhones use to sense depth, which is used to map and measure a person’s face for its Face ID security system, is by relying on infrared technology. However, that is expected to change in the 2020 iPhones where according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the company’s 2020 lineup could come with time-of-flight (ToF) 3D sensors.
In recent years, Apple has introduced water-resistance to its iPhones. However, it should be noted that Apple has never advertised its phones to be completely waterproof, just water-resistant up to a certain point. However, the company is looking at ways to improve on that, thanks to a recently-discovered patent.
Yesterday, it was confirmed that Apple would be acquiring most of Intel’s modem business for a cool $1 billion. It was largely speculated that this could be part of Apple’s plan to eventually create their own modems, but when exactly these Apple-made modems will be released is anyone’s guess.
When Apple launched the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR last year, we’re sure that the company had anticipated that it would be a smashing success. While it was definitely no flop, it was not quite the hot seller as anticipated, largely due to the prices set by the company which priced the phone way out of budget for most.
If the rumors are true, Apple is said to be ditching 3D Touch in its 2019 iPhones. Instead, Apple will be replacing it with Haptic Touch, a feature that debuted in 2018’s iPhone XR. As such, it’s not surprising to learn that in a new report from 9to5Mac, the publication is claiming that Apple’s 2019 iPhones are all expected to come with a revamped taptic engine.
Apple is rolling out a new update for older iPhones and iPads to fix a GPS bug. The update is meant for customers using an iOS device that was launched in 2012 or earlier. Those users should check for an update on their device since Apple is now rolling out a new software update for them.
Apple’s lower-cost iPhones like the iPhone 5c and the iPhone SE weren’t exactly the best-selling iPhones around. Instead, that honor went to Apple’s higher-end iPhones, but that seems to be shifting with the iPhone XR in which according to the latest data from CIRP, it has been revealed that the iPhone XR was the best-selling iPhone in the US for Q3 2019.
If you have been following Apple-related news, you might have heard reports of how Apple could be working on developing their own smartphone modems. This is by no means a small undertaking, and as such, Apple definitely needs all the help that they can get, which is why it’s not surprising that they could be eyeing Intel’s modem business.
Apple’s A-series of chipsets are pretty powerful. Based on the benchmarks we’ve seen, Apple has made huge strides to the point where some of their newer chipsets are almost comparable to those of the company’s MacBook laptops, essentially suggesting that Apple has managed to bring near-desktop like performance to their mobile phones and tablets.