Category: iPhone

Apple Hikes iPhone Price in Japan by Nearly a Fifth

TOKYO—Apple Inc. has hiked by nearly a fifth the cost of its flagship iPhone phone in Japan, which is battling a weakening yen currency and rising inflation. The Cupertino, California-based manufacturer’s entry level iPhone 13 now costs 117,800 yen ($870), Apple’s website showed, compared to 99,800 yen previously. With the dollar up 18 percent against…


UK Consumer Champion to Sue Apple for $950 Million Over iPhone ‘Throttling’

A British law firm says it and consumer champion Justin Gutmann are taking Apple to the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal, claiming £768 million ($950 million), in a dispute over a power management tool on older iPhones that could affect 25 million Britons. Gutmann has accused the company of deliberately slowing down the performance of iPhones—what is…


If You Have These Models of iPhone, iOS 16 Won’t Be Supported

Apple, Inc.’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference is almost around the corner. The highlight of the software-focused event is the release of the latest versions of the company’s operating system, named iOS 16 for iPhones and iPadOS 16 for iPads. Bloomberg columnist Mark Gurmanis preparing Apple users to expect “fairly significant” enhancements across the board with the new…


This Hidden IPhone, iPad Feature Can Really Improve Your Audio, Video Calling Experience

The iPhone and other Apple devices have a not-so-conspicuous feature that can improve the quality of audio and video calls, the Verge reported. Apple devices powered by either iOS 15 or macOS Monterey—including iPhone, iPad and the Mac—have a feature called “Voice Isolation” that helps to accomplish this. This setting can be accessed only when a…


iPhone 14 Expected to Take Much Better Selfies Than Previous Models

Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) is reportedly making changes to its camera supply chain management and that could mean an upgrade to “high-end standards” for the upcoming iPhone’s selfie camera. What Happened LG Innotek’s products will feature on the iPhone 14’s front camera and the South Korean firm has started to mass-produce components for the Cupertino-based tech giant, Korea IT News reported on Monday….


Apple Projects Billions in Revenue Loss Over Supply Constraints from China Amid Lockdowns

Beijing’s strict COVID-19 control policies have significantly limited Apple’s consumer product output, according to one of its suppliers. In April, the iPhone maker predicted that supply constraints would cost the company up to $8 billion in revenue for the current quarter. Taiwanese contract manufacturer Pegatron, one of Apple’s largest suppliers for specific iPhone models, on…


Your iPhone Is Susceptible to Malware Attack Even When Switched Off

Apple Inc.’s iPhone is not immune to malware attacks when it is switched off, researchers at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany said in a research paper titled “Evil Never Sleeps.” A new type of malware developed by researchers at the university can infest the iPhone. Even with a user-initiated shutdown, the iPhone can be located through the…


Apple Supplier Foxconn Weathers It All To Report Highest Quarterly Profit In 8 Years

Apple, Inc.’s iPhone assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. turned in forecast-beating results for the first quarter, defying the odds that included COVID lockdowns in China, supply challenges, input price inflation and demand slowdown. What Happened Hon Hai, widely known as Foxconn, reported a 5 percent increase in its first-quarter net income to NT$29.45…


Apple’s Newest Line Dominated iPhone Sales in Q1: What It Could Mean for Earnings

New research released ahead of Apple Inc.’s March quarter results, due on April 28, points toward strong uptake for the latest iteration of its iPhones. What Happened The entire Apple iPhone 13 lineup had the largest share of the total iPhones sold in the United States in several years, in the March quarter, market research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP)…


Taiwan iPhone Maker Pegatron Suspends Operations at Two China Plants

TAIPEI—Taiwan’s Pegatron Corp, which assembles iPhones for Apple Inc, said on Tuesday it had suspended operations at its Shanghai and Kunshan plants in China due to the strict COVID-19 protocols. The Chinese regime has put Shanghai under a tight lockdown since late March and neighbouring Kunshan has also tightened curbs to control the country’s biggest…