A new Counterpoint Research points to Apple shipping a record 48.9 million iPhone units in Q2 2021. This represents a 30 percent YoY growth, though shipments were down by 18 percent from the previous quarter.
In April this year, LG announced that it would exit the smartphone business. The company assured software support and honor standard warranties. Soon enough, Apple entered into talks with LG and sell iPhones in its store. However, LG had to cease the discussions with Apple due to backlash from local companies who feared increased competition. Finally, LG is now ready to sell iPhones in its Korean LG best shop.
Apple yesterday released the iOS 14.7 update with a fix for the malicious Wi-Fi bug and a bunch of other security improvements. However, amidst all those changes, a bug seems to have slipped through Apple’s testing that prevents iPhones from automatically unlocking Apple Watch after the iOS 14.7 update.
According to a new report released by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), new smartphone activation during the last year was even split between iPhone and Android.
Xiaomi has managed to surpass Apple to become the second-largest smartphone OEM in the world in Q2 2021. Despite the strong consumer interest in iPhone 12, Apple slipped to take the third spot. This was the first time Xiaomi managed to surpass Apple in terms of smartphone sales.
Spain’s Consumer Rights Group Demands Compensation From Apple for Slowing Down iPhones After iOS 14.5 Update
Feeling your iPhone has slowed down with the recent iOS 14.5 or iOS 14.6 update? Turns out, you’re not alone. Spain’s Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU) has sent a letter to Apple saying the latest iOS updates have damaged the performance of their device. The consumer group is now demanding compensation for slowing down iPhones with iOS 14.5 update.
Apple has always been one of the first companies to add new emojis to the iPhone. According to a new report by Emojipedia, new emojis including biting lips, saluting face, crying face with happiness, peek a boo, and many more emojis might be coming to the iPhone this year.
Last month we reported a weird bug that disables iPhone WiFi when connected to a network named “%p%s%s%s%s%n.” Now Apple has fixed the bug in the latest iOS and iPad OS 14.7 beta.
It was previously reported that major tech companies in China, like TikTok’s ByteDance and Alibaba, were developing a tool that could bypass App Tracking Transparency. A new report published today claims that Apple has successfully blocked Chinese firms’ attempts of bypassing ATT by using the Chinese Advertising ID (CAID).
It seems that the iOS WiFi bug situation is only going to get worse as another WiFi SSID (access point name) has been discovered that disables WiFi on your iPhone. Not only connecting to the WiFi with this SSID disables WiFi, but it also requires a complete hard reset of your iPhone for the WiFi to work again.