Tag Archives: iPhone

iPhone 8 Sees ‘Better Than Expected’ Sales as iPhone X’s Super Cycle Pushed to 2018: Ming-Chi Kuo

When Apple begins shipping the iPhone X next month, the handset is expected to be in limited quantity, KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a note, corroborating several recent reports with similar findings. This expected long waiting period has already created a panic among customers, Kuo wrote, saying that many of them are purchasing the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus instead. According to Kuo, iPhone 8 sales ... Read More »

iPhone X Feels Like an Evolution of the iPhone, but Not of the Smartphone

Apple needed to wow skeptics with its 10th-anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X. (That’s pronounced “iPhone 10,” for the curious.) As expected, Apple showed off a phone with an edge-to-edge screen, advanced facial recognition technology and no home button. I got to try it out, spending some brief time with the phone at Apple’s launch event Tuesday. ALSO SEEiPhone X First Impressions This is ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Ties With iPhone 8 Plus for Best Smartphone Camera: DxOMark

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sports dual cameras It has been rated 94 out of 100 iPhone 8 Plus also received similar score Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has tied with the iPhone 8 Plus for the best smartphone camera rating by DxOMark. For smartphone camera quality, the DxOMark review is considered one of the biggest reference points. The iPhone 8 Plus earned ... Read More »

Belkin 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar Lets You Simultaneously Charge, Listen to Your iPhone

HIGHLIGHTS The Belkin 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar is priced at $34.99 It comes with a Lightning port, and a 3.5mm audio jack It is available on the Apple and Belkin website Last year, just after the launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus without the headphone jack, Belkin launched the Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar adapter to bring back the lost functionality of ... Read More »

iPhone X’s Face ID: Accepts Only One Registered User, Has Quick Option to Disable It, Support Most Sunglasses

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone X will only permit one user’s Face ID to be registered The company says Face ID will work with most sunglasses There is an option to quickly disable Face ID feature Face ID, the new authentication technology that Apple introduced with the iPhone X earlier this week, will only permit one user’s face to be registered with the iPhone X at launch, ... Read More »

iPhone X Supply Will Be Limited This Year, Will Only Meet Demand in 2018: KGI

HIGHLIGHTS Kuo predicts iPhone X shipments to be around 40-45 million in 2017 In 2018, the shipments should go up to 80-90 million units Kuo says iPhone X supply-demand equilibrium will be met in 1H18 While the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are already up for pre-orders, the anniversary edition iPhone Xwill go on sale on November 3, with pre-orders starting from October 27. Now ... Read More »

Apple Watch Series 3 Offers Just One Hour Battery Life for Phone Calls, Requires iPhone 6 or Above

Apple Watch Series 3, which the Cupertino-giant announced alongside the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X earlier this week, brings with it a feature that most smartwatches out there don’t have: the ability to make cellular voice calls. However, if you’re looking to purchase the Apple Watch Series 3, you wouldn’t want to make a habit of making phone calls using the watch. ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Gesture Interface Spotted in iOS 11 Beta, Ultra-Fast Facial Recognition Tipped: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS 40 million iPhone 8 units are expected to be shipped this year iOS 11 video shows how app switcher works on iPhone 8 iPhone 8 tipped to sport facial recognition, ditch Touch ID iPhone 8 leaks continue to pour in steadily, and the fresh batch brings in more information on how the new iOS 11 interface will work on the ... Read More »

iPhone Ban: Tech Group Sides With Apple in Qualcomm Dispute

HIGHLIGHTS Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook among those against Qualcomm Qualcomm is seeking a ban on iPhone using chips other than its own Tech giants say that doing so would cause “significant shocks to supply” A group representing major technology companies has aligned itself against Qualcomm in its legal dispute with Apple by calling on regulators to reject Qualcomm’s bid to ban the import of ... Read More »

iPhone 8 could be called iPhone Pro; launch in September

Rod Hall, a renowned analyst from J.P. Morgan has something to say about the iPhone. Contrary to the recent reports, he thinks that the iPhone 8 will be launched on time. So going by his claims we will get to see the device in September. However, initially, it will be available only in limited quantities. Interestingly, he believes that Apple’s ... Read More »