Tag Archives: iPhone

iPhone Sales Decline in China, Europe, and the US: Kantar Worldpanel

Apple said earlier that it anticipates to see the first decline in the iPhone sales this year, and it appears that its smartphone is already losing grips in places. According to the latest figure from Kantar Worldpanel, Android sales growth is surpassing iOS in the United States, Europe, and China, year on year. Market and research firm Kantar Worldpanel says ... Read More »

Apple’s Used iPhone Sales Strategy Meets Resistance in India: Report

Apple is reportedly planning to sell used iPhone devices in India, for which the company is seeking permission from the government of India. The company is said to be waiting for approvals to import and sell refurbished iPhones in India. The new strategy to boost iPhone sales has however been met with backlash from a newly formed Mobile and Communications ... Read More »

iPhone Shipments This Year to Remain Below 200 Million Units: Report

Reports about dropping iPhone shipments were already making rounds in a few markets, with several analysts also predicting a sharp decline for Q1 2016 from a year ago. The iPhone has peaked, is the general consensus, with little chance of Apple ever beating the 74.8 million iPhone units shipped in a single quarter record from Q4 2015. Now, a reliable ... Read More »

iPhone SE Sees Tepid First Weekend Sales, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Fares Better: Report

The iPhone SE isn’t garnering tons of interest, it appears. According to the latest market share numbers, Apple’s newest iPhone currently assumes only 0.1 percent of all iPhone models. The 9.7-inch iPad Pro, on the other hand, seems to be faring well in the market. Mobile engagement platform Localytics reports that during its official first weekend of sales, the iPhone ... Read More »

iPhone SE Costs Apple $160 to Build and Assemble: IHS

The iPhone SE is the cheapest iPhone you can purchase from Apple. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it also costs considerably less to manufacture compared to other iPhone models. According to research firm IHS, the iPhone SE roughly costs $160 to build and assemble. Folks at IHS cracked open the iPhone SE and analysed the innards to ... Read More »

iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus Lock Screen Bypass Lets Anyone Access Contacts, Photos

Apple may have fixed the bug that was causing several apps to crash on iPad and iPhone when clicking a link, but a new bug discovered since remains unpatched. A lock screen bypass has been discovered that allows users to view contact and photo albums on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus without unlocking the smartphones with a pass code ... Read More »

iPhone SE 64GB India Price Revealed

Apple at its ‘Let Us Loop You In’ event last month unveiled the new iPhone SE and also revealed that the new 4-inch iPhone would go on sale in 100 countries by May. The Cupertino-based giant had also confirmed that India price of the iPhone SE would be Rs. 39,000 for the 16GB storage model. It hadn’t revealed the price ... Read More »

iOS MDM Protocol Vulnerability Exposes iPhone, iPad to Attack: Report

Another vulnerability has been found in iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system. The mobile device management (MDM) interface for iOS, according to security researchers, can be exploited to gain complete access to the device. Apple insists that it’s not a vulnerability, but a social-engineering trick. Security researchers at Check Point Software Technologies claim that an approach dubbed “SideStepper” can allow an ... Read More »

FBI Trick for Breaking Into iPhone Likely to Leak, Limiting Its Use

The FBI’s method for breaking into a locked iPhone 5c is unlikely to stay secret for long, according to senior Apple Inc engineers and outside experts. Once it is exposed, Apple should be able to plug the encryption hole, comforting iPhone users worried that losing physical possession of their devices will leave them vulnerable to hackers. When Apple does fix ... Read More »

What’s Inside the iPhone SE? Teardown Reveals Exact Specifications

Apple says the newest addition to its smartphone lineup – the iPhone SE – is largely the same as last year’s iPhone 6s, only in a 4-inch form-factor. It has detailed a few specifications of the iPhone SE, but characteristically, not all. If the little information we had wasn’t good enough for you, good thing the hard-working souls at Chipworks ... Read More »