Tag Archives: iPhone

iPhone X Production Costs See Foxconn Profit Fall

Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn said Tuesday its third-quarter profit dropped by more than a third, dragged by costs associated with producing the latest iPhone model. Also known as Hon Hai, the firm is the world’s biggest contract electronics maker and assembles Apple’s iPhones. Its net income in July-September fell 39.3 percent from a year earlier to TWD 21 billion ($696… Read More »

DxOMark awards iPhone X camera the highest score yet for photos

The best display and the best still camera belong to the same phone – the Apple iPhone X. Or at least if you believe DxO to be the ultimate authority on this, which you probably shouldn’t. Anyway, the company gave the iPhone X 101 points for photography, edging out Samsung Galaxy Note8 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro (both scored 100). DxO… Read More »

Apple Sold 46.7 Million iPhone Units and 10.3 Million iPad Units Last Quarter

Apple Inc on Thursday reported better-than-expected earnings and offered a rosy forecast for the holiday shopping season, allaying investor concerns about production delays on the new iPhone X and demonstrating remarkable strength across its growing line of products and services. The stellar earnings report came just as the iPhone X went on sale Friday morning in Australia. Long lines were forming… Read More »

Google Pixel 2 XL Sports Tougher Back Panel Than iPhone 8 Plus, Reveals Drop Test

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones were launchedearlier this month, and are now available to buy in markets such as the US and UK. As expected, we are starting to see different tests showing the Pixel 2 phones subjected to torture. A latest video has surfaced showing the Google Pixel 2 XL going through drop test alongside the iPhone 8 Plus.… Read More »

Android Smartphone Makers Looking at iPhone X-Like Face ID Feature: KGI’s Kuo

Apple’s Face ID, the new biometric feature that Apple introduced with the iPhone X, could soon trickle down to Android smartphones. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Android smartphone makers are increasingly inquiring about 3D-sensing technologies. Without identifying any of these OEMs, Kuo said that before Apple officially unveiled the iPhone X, Android smartphone makers were looking at embedding fingerprint… Read More »

iPhone 8 Users Complain of ‘Crackling’ Earpiece Sound, Apple to Release Fix Soon

Just days after being made available for purchase, the iPhone 8 is giving trouble to some users. There are several users complaining about a crackling sound coming from the handset’s earpiece that is causing a disturbance on phone calls. Thankfully, the Cupertino-based company has acknowledged that some customers are facing this issue and that it is already working on a… Read More »

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

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 the 3.5mm audio jack. Last year’s Charge RockStar comes with two Lightning ports which essentially will allow you to use the Lightning EarPods and the Lightning cable for charging, at… Read More »

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

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 that availability details are out, KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a fresh note predicting shipment numbers for the iPhone X for this year, and for next year as well. Kuo claims… Read More »

Apple Launches New urBeats3 Earphones, BeatsX Earphones, iPhone Lightning Dock Variants

The major takeaways from the Apple’s 10th anniversary event earlier this week were iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K. While these products were launched with much fanfare, Apple quietly launched one new product without any mention – urBeats3 earphones. The new urBeats3 earphones feature two models – one with a Lightning connector and other with regular… Read More »

AT&T Opens iPhone Price War With Buy-One-Get-One-Free Offer

And so it begins. The promised truce among wireless carriers is over. After vowing to avoid a repeat of the blistering iPhone price war of last year, AT&T will fire the first shot – offering a free iPhone with the purchase of another, for customers who also subscribe to its DirecTV satellite service. The buy-one-get-one-free promotion starts Friday and applies… Read More »