Tag Archives: iPhone

iPhone 7 Top-Selling Smartphone Globally in First Half of 2017: IHS Markit

Last year’s iPhone models have performed admirably well, as per a new report. IHS Markit claims that globally, the iPhone 7 outsold all other smartphones in the first six months of 2017. The next in that list was the iPhone 7 Plus, giving Apple two market leaders. The top bestselling smartphones were rounded off by two Samsung models and one more iPhone model. ... Read More »

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Review

It’s not very often that two new iPhone models are upstaged at their own launch, but that’s exactly what happened at Apple’s September event this year. The iPhone X was the star of the show, the cool new kid everyone wanted to hang out with, while the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were relegated to the role of the ... Read More »

Apple Looking to Buy Advanced LCDs From Japan Display for Future iPhone Models: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Some future iPhone models may have LCD screens Apple is in talks with Japan Display for advanced LCD screens Japan Display’s advanced LCDs offer near bezel-less screens Apple may not be ready to completely ditch LCD screens just yet, if numerous reports are to be believed. The Cupertino-giant, which recently made the switch to OLED screen on an iPhone ... Read More »

Reliance offers Jio users buyback option on Apple’s latest iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio is offering to buy back from its customers Apple’s latest iPhone models after a year’s use for 70 per cent of their price as part of a joint strategy to increase Jio’s data sales and help the U.S. firm expand in the Indian market. The move also marks a further escalation of the cut-throat competition in ... Read More »

iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K Receive Rare Mixed-Bag Reviews

HIGHLIGHTS Apple launched three new iPhone models, new Apple TV, and Apple Watch The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are now available in select markets The new products have received mixed reviews from critics Despite the strength of its brand, Apple Inc. occasionally releases a product to mediocre reviews – remember the original Apple TV or Apple Watch? But reviewers have rarely been as ... Read More »

Spoiler alert: Google’s Pixel event will still be more exciting than Apple’s iPhone X reveal

So much for the element of surprise. With two weeks to go until Google’s big end-of-year event, we already know everything that’s going to be announced. After months of rumors and speculation surrounding the Pixel 2 event, Droid-Life dropped a bomb yesterday and published images and prices for everything Google is about to release. You might remember that the same thing happened right ... Read More »

Sprint offers iPhone 8 for $0 a month with a trade-in

Sprint is offering a 64GB iPhone 8 for $0 a month if you trade in an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus or one of Samsung’s 2017 flagships – Galaxy S8, S8+ or Note8. Those… are not cheap devices to trade in. And to be clear the “$0 a month” is after you get $29.17 in credit for the 18 monthly payments for ... Read More »

As more people pre-order, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus shipping estimates lengthen

Apple kicked off the first wave of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus pre-orders today and the initial stock is already beginning to dwindle. At the beginning of the day buyers from most of the 29 countries that made the first wave of sales were seeing shipping times between 22 and 25 September but now shipping estimates are falling back to between 1 and 2 weeks. It ... Read More »

iPhone X Face ID fail: A feature, not a bug

When the moment of truth arrived at the Apple event on Tuesday, iPhone Xfailed. During the world premier of the device’s lauded Face ID biometric security system, it took Craig Federighi three times to get face ID to unlock his demo phone. But don’t worry, Apple says. That’s supposed to happen. When Federighi began the iPhone X demo, he naturally started with a ... Read More »

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have smaller batteries than last year’s iPhones

  When Apple announces a phone, it talks more user experience and less numbers. That doesn’t work for TENAA, however, the wireless authority that certifies gadgets for use in China. So, here are the battery capacities of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The milliamp hour numbers have gone down 8% for both sizes of iPhone. And the phones themselves have not ... Read More »