iPhone News

Kuo: iPhone X Sales Lower Than Expected in China Due to Longer Upgrade Cycle

Kuo: iPhone X Sales Lower Than Expected in China Due to Longer Upgrade Cycle

In his latest investor note, Apple analyst Ming Chi Kuo from KGI Securities claims that Apple will ship around 18 million iPhone X units in the first quarter of 2018. This is a far lower number than what other analysts have predicted for the same period.

Apple Revamps iOS and macOS App Store Web Interface

Apple Revamps iOS and macOS App Store Web Interface

Apple has rolled out a new design for the App Store links of iOS and macOS on the web. The new design is based on the revamped App Store that Apple debuted with iOS 11 last year.

Report: iPhone 8 Sales Lower Than Expected; Apple Vendors Reduce Component Production As Sales Slowdown

Report: iPhone 8 Sales Lower Than Expected; Apple Vendors Reduce Component Production As Sales Slowdown

With the holiday season over and peak demand for iPhones now over, Apple suppliers have reduced the component production for the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus. The lower orders are in line with previous years where Apple suppliers reduce their total production due to lower demand.

LG Display and Sharp Competing for OLED Panel Orders from Apple for 2018 iPhone

LG Display and Sharp Competing for OLED Panel Orders from Apple for 2018 iPhone

A new report claims that Sharp and Japan Display are also gearing up to get OLED orders from Apple this year. Right now, Samsung is the sole supplier of OLED panels to Apple, with LG Display expected to join the supply chain this year.

iPhone 6 Shows Huge Drop in Performance after iOS 11.2.2 Update Thanks to Meltdown and Spectre Patch

iPhone 6 Shows Huge Drop in Performance after iOS 11.2.2 Update Thanks to Meltdown and Spectre Patch

Apple recently released the iOS 11.2.2 update containing security patches for Meltdown and Spectre — two major CPU vulnerabilities that were revealed to the public at the beginning of this year. Apple had confirmed that all its devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre and that it had already rolled out partial fixes for them.

iPhone 6 Plus Battery Replacements Delayed until Late March by Apple Due to Supply Issues

iPhone 6 Plus Battery Replacements Delayed until Late March by Apple Due to Supply Issues

Apple has informed its authorized repair stores and Apple Stores across the globe that iPhone 6 Plus replacement batteries are in short supply and won’t be available before late March to early April in the United States and other regions.

Stellar iPhone X Sales Reported in Japan, China, and Britain

Stellar iPhone X Sales Reported in Japan, China, and Britain

The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel reveals that the global iOS market share declined by 3.8 percent to 39.8 percent in the United States for the period ending November 2017 despite the launch of the iPhone X and iPhone 8. However, one must keep in mind that the launch of the handsets was staggered, with the iPhone X being available in short supply.

U.S. Commerce Committee Chairman Questions Apple over Slowing down of Older iPhones

U.S. Commerce Committee Chairman Questions Apple over Slowing down of Older iPhones

Ever since Apple revealed that it slows down older iPhone due to their aging batteries, the company has been subjected to heavy criticism and over two dozen lawsuits and counting. The revelation has also led various government bodies from across the world to investigate Apple’s move. Adding to that list is the U.S. government whose officials have questioned Apple over the issue.

Apple Faces French Criminal Probe over Alleged Slowing down of iPhones Every Year

Apple Faces French Criminal Probe over Alleged Slowing down of iPhones Every Year

French customers and Apple fans have filed a criminal complaint against Apple for slowing down features of the iPhone each year. This comes as the company recently admitted and subsequently apologized for slowing down iPhones. Apple was even slapped with a class action lawsuit in the U.S. after the news broke out.

Two Activist Shareholders of Apple Urge the Company to Study the Effects of iPhone Overuse on Kids’ Mental Health

Two Activist Shareholders of Apple Urge the Company to Study the Effects of iPhone Overuse on Kids’ Mental Health

Apple Inc. has a lot of investors scattered across various sectors. Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (Calstrs) are some of the bigger investors who hold $2 billion worth of Apple shares. These two activist groups have jointly raised concern over the effects of iPhone use on the kids’ mental health and are urging Apple to conduct studies and research on the matter.