Apple limits bulk online purchases of iPhones amid coronavirus supply constraints

Apple is limiting bulk purchases of iPhones and other products as it faces supply constraints related to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Apple’s online store began limiting U.S. customers to two units of each iPhone model per person this week. Customers can still buy more than two iPhones in one order, but they would have to be different … Read more Apple limits bulk online purchases of iPhones amid coronavirus supply constraints

Apple says its ultra wideband technology is why newer iPhones appear to share location data, even when the setting is disabled

This week, security reporter Brian Krebs asked why the newest iPhone 11 Pro appeared to be sending out a user’s location even when the user disabled Location Services in their phone’s settings, in conflict with Apple’s privacy policy and the express wishes of the user. Apple  told Krebs it was “expected behavior” and that there were no security … Read more Apple says its ultra wideband technology is why newer iPhones appear to share location data, even when the setting is disabled

Latest Apple patents reveal Apple is working towards slimming the iPhone’s camera bump

Smartphone photography is getting better every year with top brands leading advancements in smartphone photography, particularly in flagship devices from Apple, Google, and Huawei. While sensors have been improving in size and processing abilities have advanced, the lenses in front of the sensors have remained the same, for the most part. A few Chinese phone … Read more Latest Apple patents reveal Apple is working towards slimming the iPhone’s camera bump

Apple Might Double the Refresh Rate With 120Hz Display on iPhones in 2020

There have been 15 different iPhone models so far, and all can be described with an almost similar description when it comes to the display. However, this may not hold true for upcoming iPhones. While each new iPhone evolves on the progress of its predecessors, the 2020 iPhone may bring some amazing surprises for Apple … Read more Apple Might Double the Refresh Rate With 120Hz Display on iPhones in 2020

Will 5G Make Apple’s iPhones Even More Expensive?

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to launch its first 5G-capable smartphones sometime in 2020. On Apple’s most recent earnings call, analyst Katy Huberty asked CEO Tim Cook to comment on “how the company approaches a new technology like [5G], given the higher cost but also potentially significant benefit?” The analyst also asked Cook to provide some insight into … Read more Will 5G Make Apple’s iPhones Even More Expensive?

Samsung rumored offering foldable display samples to Apple for future iPhones

The samples reportedly measure 7.2 inches, just 0.1 inches smaller than the main panel on the Samsung Galaxy Fold, according to South Korea’s ETNews. The site didn’t offer many other details, but did say that while Samsung is currently able to produce about 2.4 million foldable displays per year, it’s contemplating ramping up to 10 million. Samsung would be … Read more Samsung rumored offering foldable display samples to Apple for future iPhones

China court grants Qualcomm injunction against Apple, banning sale of some iPhones

China court bans import, sale of nearly all iPhone models   15 Hours Ago | 06:45 A court in China has granted Qualcomm an injunction against Apple. The court has banned the import and sale of nearly all iPhone models in China, according to a statement Monday from Qualcomm. Apple is already disputing the scope of … Read more China court grants Qualcomm injunction against Apple, banning sale of some iPhones

Apple’s Slowing of iPhones Being Probed by US DOJ, SEC: Reports

US authorities are investigating Apple’s slowing of older iPhones, according to published reports. The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg reported Tuesday that the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are probing whether Apple violated securities laws. In December, Apple apologised for the slowdown after a blogger’s tests revealed the secretive practice. Apple has previously been rebuked by … Read more Apple’s Slowing of iPhones Being Probed by US DOJ, SEC: Reports

Apple Ditching The iPhone’s Touch ID For 3D Facial Recognition Technology Could Be A Bad Idea

According to recent reports, Apple is going to replace Touch ID with facial-recognition technology on the iPhone, and it might start things off with the iPhone 8. The thing is, it’s not exactly as reliable as fingerprint security, which is evidenced by the workarounds to the Samsung Galaxy S8’s iris scanner. For what it’s worth, Apple’s technology won’t … Read more Apple Ditching The iPhone’s Touch ID For 3D Facial Recognition Technology Could Be A Bad Idea

Apple shipped 2.5M iPhones in India in 2016

Apple set a record for biggest amount of sold iPhones in India for 2016 with 2.5 million units, according to Counterpoint research data. In Q4 the company sold 62% of all the “premium” devices in India with price over $450 thanks to the iPhone 7 launch. In overall sales volume, however, Apple isn’t anywhere close … Read more Apple shipped 2.5M iPhones in India in 2016