Here Are the iOS 11 Features That Are Not Available on Older iPhones

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Rajesh Pandey.
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Apple usually has a habit of updating older iOS devices to the very latest version of the OS. iOS 11 is no different in this regard with the company only dropping support for older 32-bit devices. Continue reading

iPhone 8 and iPhone X Do Not Support T-Mobile’s 600 MHz LTE Network

Posted on September 18, 2017 by Rajesh Pandey.
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Earlier this year, T-Mobile purchased the 600 MHz spectrum in an FCC auction which it confirmed would use for 5G network rollout in 2019. Until then though, the company will be using the spectrum to improve its network in rural parts of the US. Continue reading

Apple Has Smaller Profit Margin on iPhone X Due to Higher Component Cost

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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Despite the high price tag, Apple is expected to have a smaller profit margin for the iPhone X. This is due to certain components including the 5.8-inch bezel-less OLED display and the TrueDepth camera system being significantly expensive. Continue reading

Google Tez is a Mobile Payments App Powered by UPI for India

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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Google today debuted a new payment app in India for iOS and Android devices dubbed Tez — meaning fast.  While the company has only released the app in India so far, it does intend to launch it in other Asian countries as well over the coming months. Continue reading

LTE On Apple Watch Series 3 Will Not Work For Customers on Prepaid Plans

Posted on September 17, 2017 by Rajesh Pandey.
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Last week, Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE capability. Soon after the announcement, all major US carriers provided information on the pricing and plans they will be offering for the smartwatch. What, however, most carriers failed to mention is the fact that customers on a prepaid plan will not be able to use Apple Watch 3 over LTE. To be able to enjoy LTE connectivity on Apple Watch Series 3, customers must be on a monthly postpaid plan. Continue reading

Early iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K Pre-Orders Now Shipping to Customers

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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Ahead of the September 22nd launch date for the iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, and the 4K Apple TV, Apple has started shipping out pre-orders of customers who placed their orders on September 15. Continue reading

How To Buy a Wireless Charger for iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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With its 2017 iPhone lineup, Apple has finally gotten around to adding Qi wireless charging support to them. While not truly wireless, Qi wireless charging is the closest we can come to experiencing wireless charging on a device right now. It is also the most popular wireless charging standard out there with plenty of flagship Android devices supporting it. Continue reading

iOS 11 GM vs iOS 10.3.3 Speed Test

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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Soon after the iPhone event ended last week, Apple released the Golden Master build of iOS 11. The final version of the OS after a string of beta, the GM release is likely also to be the final public release of iOS 11 provided Apple does not come across any major showstopping bugs. So, how does iOS 11 GM perform when compared to iOS 10.3.3 on older iOS devices like the iPhone 6s and iPad Air? Continue reading

iPhone X Face ID FAQ: Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s New Authentication System

Posted on September 16, 2017 by Rajesh Pandey.
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Ever since Apple unveiled the iPhone X earlier this week and demoed Face ID on stage, there has been a lot of speculation surrounding it. Many people believe Face ID is not going to be as convenient as Touch ID or it is not going to be as safe as the latter despite Apple claiming otherwise. Continue reading

Apple Updates App Store Guidelines to Ban Virus Scanning Apps, Ensures Apps Using ARKit Offer a Rich Experience

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Rajesh Pandey.
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Apple has updated its App Store Review Guidelines to prevent developers from creating and uploading anti-virus and malware scanning apps to the iOS App Store.  Continue reading

AirPower Is Not a Qi Wireless Charger; Features Improvements Proposed By Apple To the Standard

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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Apple did not provide much information about AirPower, its wireless charging mat, except for providing us with a glimpse of it and a tentative launch date of 2018. Many assumed that AirPower was just a regular Qi wireless charger capable of charging the new iPhones, AirPods, and Apple Watch simultaneously. Continue reading

Chinese Ride-Hailing Service Didi Starts Accepting Apple Pay

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Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi in which Apple invested $1 billion last year has now started accepting Apple Pay as a payment option. This will allow Chinese customers to use their iPhone to pay for their rides on Didi. Continue reading

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Shipping Estimates Slip to 1-2 Weeks

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Rajesh Pandey.
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iPhone shipping estimates have traditionally slipped to a few weeks within minutes of pre-orders going live. This time around though, things seem to be different. Likely due to low demand thanks to the iPhone X and robust supply, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus shipping estimates have taken longer to slip than usual. Continue reading

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Pre-Orders Are Now Live

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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As scheduled, Apple has now started accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, 4K Apple TV, and Apple Watch Series 3 through its online store and Apple Store app. The pre-orders have only gone live in the US for now, with the new iPhones going up for pre-order throughout the day in other markets of the world. Continue reading

iPhone Upgrade Program FAQ: Everything You Need to Know to Buy iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus!

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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If you are looking to upgrade to an iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or the iPhone X when is available for pre-order, Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program is your best bet. While you can always sell your existing iPhone and pay the difference to upgrade to the latest and greatest iPhone from Apple, the company’s iPhone Upgrade Program makes things easier and hassle free. Continue reading

4K Content Starts Appearing on iTunes Store Ahead of 4K Apple TV Launch

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With the 4K Apple TV going up for pre-order later today, Apple has started rolling out 4K HDR content in the iTunes Store. All 4K movies in the App Store carry a ‘4K’ and ‘Dolby Vision’ tag.  Continue reading

Ahead of iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 Pre-orders, Apple’s Online Store Goes Down

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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Apple has taken down its online store ahead of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus pre-orders in just a few hours from now. Apart from the new iPhones, Apple will also start accepting pre-orders for the 4K Apple TV and the new Apple Watch Series 3. Continue reading

Poll: Do You Plan to Buy iPhone 8 or Wait for iPhone X?

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are all set to go up for pre-order on September 15 at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time, while the iPhone X will go up for pre-orders on October 27. Apart from the huge difference in their availability, there is also a huge difference in the price and feature set of the three devices.  Continue reading

Rumor: AirPods Wireless Charging Case to Launch in December for $69

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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At its iPhone launch event earlier this week, Apple showed an AirPods case with wireless charging feature built-in. The revised AirPods case features a battery indicator outside of the case and has support for Qi wireless charging.  Continue reading

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Battery Capacities Revealed

Posted on by Rajesh Pandey.
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If you have gone through the detailed spec sheet of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, you’d notice that Apple says they have the same battery life as the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Ideally, this would have meant the handsets have the same or almost the same batteries as their predecessors. Continue reading