Tag Archives: iPhone

iPhone Sudden Shut Down Problem? This Is What Apple Has to Say

It was reported late last month that some iPhone users are facing battery issues in that their phones were abruptly shutting down even with sufficient battery life remaining. After hearing multiple complaints, Apple issued a replacement process for those iPhone 6s users who were facing such shutdowns. Apple has now issued a statement on its Chinese website regarding the issue. ... Read More »

Researchers Claim to Have Bypassed iPhone, iPad Activation Lock

Hemanth Joseph, a Kerala-based security researcher, has identified a bug running in iOS 10.1 version of Apple’s operating system that allowed him to bypass the Activation Lock on an iPad. The Activation Lock in Apple’s iPhone or iPad is hard for someone other than owner of the device to hack and set it up as a new device. Joseph claims ... Read More »

Google Pixel Was More Popular Than iPhone 7 During Black Friday Sales, Claims Analytics Firm

Users made the most of the big discounts during the Black Friday sale last week – which extended over the weekend till Cyber Monday. Deep discounts on tech products saw users lapping up smartphones and tablets in huge numbers, and the newly released iPhone 7 and Google Pixel saw an increase in sale numbers – or specifically, new device activations. ... Read More »

Some iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 Update

Even though the battery capacity on Apple’s devices is not impressive when compared on paper with its Android competitors, the optimisation of hardware with iOS ensures that the battery life is never a concern for the users. However, the iOS 10.1.1 update has reportedly broken this perfect blend between hardware and the software for some users, resulting in certain devices ... Read More »

iPhone 4 Reportedly Survives Even After Spending a Year at the Bottom of a Lake

Photo Credit: Buzzfeed Apart from this year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, all the previous generation iPhones were not officially water resistant. However, in an interesting turn of events, a 2010-released iPhone 4 reportedly managed to survive underwater for about a year and even turned on after being dried. iPhone 4 owner Michael Guntrum went ice fishing in March ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Being Developed With Over 10 Prototypes, Including Curved OLED Display Model

Apple has of course started work on the iPhone 8 scheduled for next year and the smartphone is expected to come with significant upgrades to celebrate the ten-year anniversary. One of the big changes is expected to be the shift to OLED screens and the Cupertino company is reportedly considering to introduce a curved display in at least one of ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phone Users Report Screenshots From iPhone 7 Plus Devices Are Being Distorted

After being plagued by Bluetooth pairing and LTE connectivity issues, Pixel phone users are now reporting another bug. According to user reports, screenshots sent from an iPhone 7 Plus to a Google Pixel or Google Pixel XL phone are getting distorted automatically. The distorted screenshot issue is being discussed on a Google Product forums page extensively, and users are reporting ... Read More »

iPhone 8 May Sport LG-Made Dual Cameras for 3D Photography

Apple is rumoured to be working with an LG subsidiary to bring 3D photography to iPhone 8. The Korean Economic Daily, citing people familiar with matter, reports that the Cupertino-based giant is working with LG Innotek to add a dual-camera setup to the next iPhone to capture 3D imagery. The sources claim that Apple is now “studying how to apply ... Read More »

iPhone Users More Dishonest Than Android Smartphone Users, See Their Phones as Status Objects: Study

  When opting for a smartphone, customers usually compare hardware specifications, the operating system, and even the visual aesthetics of the devices. However, a new study claims that the choice of your smartphone might reveal some of your personal characteristics as well. Interestingly, the study suggests that iPhone users tend to be more dishonest compared to Android users and also ... Read More »

iPhone 8 to Feature Wireless Charging, Says KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo

The iPhone 8 rumours are picking up speed and the latest one again backs previous claims of wireless charging support. Noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has reiterated that the iPhone 8 will support wireless charging. Kuo notes that wireless charging adapters will be bundled with just the premium models, and the base model buyers will have to buy it as ... Read More »