Apple gets preliminary approval to pay $500 million to settle iPhone throttling lawsuit
Apple has to wait for the final approval to pay $500 million to settle several lawsuits because it decided to throttle iPhone performance
iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 refurbs are available from $145 on Amazon
You can get a renewed iPhone 6s or iPhone 7 for a great price on Amazon right now, prices start at $149
iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE will likely not get iOS 13
With iOS 13, Apple could be revising its compatibility list, and the iPhone 6 drops off the list, complete with its Plus sibling, and the iPhone SE.
Pocketnow Daily: iPhone prices going up? Samsung Galaxy Fold launch date & more (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about Trump’s actions that increase tariffs on Chinese imports that may affect Apple, Galaxy Fold launch and more.
Apple boosting some iPhone trade-ins by $100 toward iPhone XR and XS
If you’re holding onto an iPhone 5s, you’re not getting any extra credit and neither are iPhone X owners. But you’ve lucked out if you’ve got an iPhone 6s.
2018 iPhones
This year’s new iPhone models may surpass iPhone 6 record sales
These year’s iPhone model lineup may surpass the record sales that were established back in 2014 with the iPhone 6, or that’s what supply chains think
Macbook pro
Best Buy’s Apple Back to School event has great deals in many Apple devices
Best Buy’s Apple Back to School gives us great deals on Apple products like the MacBook Air and Pro models, iPad Pros, some iPhone models and more
iPhone SE, iPhone 6s suffer fast battery drain on iOS 11.4
Those with older iPhones are being advised to turn off location services and keep Wi-Fi on. Replacing the battery might not matter.
Samsung brilliantly taunts Apple yet again with hilarious new Galaxy S9 ad
Samsung’s always imaginative marketing department strikes again, pitting the Galaxy S9 against the archaic iPhone 6 to remind the world of Apple’s performance throttling scandals.
Apple’s iPhone X ‘comfortably’ dominated Europe’s ‘fatigued’ Q1 smartphone market
Both Samsung and Apple contributed to Europe’s shrinking Q1 2018 smartphone shipment numbers, but the iPhone X was easily the continent’s most popular model, according to Canalys.
HTC uses iPhone 6 components in U12+ event teaser for a cheeky purpose
People have noticed that parts from the iPhone 6 and other phones were featured in a teaser image for HTC’s next big phone. The company says that’s exactly the point it wants to make.
Apple fails to explain why iPhone throttling was not disclosed to Canadian government
The behavior was covered under umbrella language explaining the measures it took to stop iPhones from suddenly shutting down with the iOS 10.2.1 software update.
Bring Your Own iPhone to Xfinity Mobile now, more phones soon
Comcast’s cellular service is now ready to accept your old iPhone from another carrier, as long as it is not from one certain carrier.
Apple now facing at least 26 lawsuits for undisclosed iPhone throttling
Untimely disclosure of its throttling practice has garnered Apple some vitriol and litigation from unhappy customers hearing about this for the first time.
Class action lawsuit filed for iPhone 7 slowdown, Apple’s battery strategy
Apple is slowing down the performance of older iPhones as far back as the iPhone 6 for the sake of “prolonging” usability, but these people don’t see it that way.
It’s not a bug, it’s a feature: Apple defends performance reductions on old iPhones
Apple has quickly reacted to iPhone slowdown accusations, admitting it intentionally put a cap on the 6, 6s, SE and 7 performance to “prolong their life.”
Walmart’s Black Friday 2017 deals include $300 gift cards for iPhone X, 8 and Galaxy Note 8 buyers
In addition to discounted Google Home and Home Minis, Fitbits and iPads, Walmart will offer gift cards with the iPhone X and Note 8 for Black Friday.
New dbrand Grip case is very grippy
The company showed off how grippy its new case is with a racecar. It’s also drop-resistant and up for orders from October 1.
Verizon says most iPhone 7 cases will work with iPhone 8
And for that matter, a selection of iPhone 8 cases will be back-compatible with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Yes, really.
iPhone warranty eligibility guidelines leaked
Apple’s warranty eligibility rules cover the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone 7. The leaked guideline is only just a guideline, though.
iPhone 6s is most bought smartphone in three continents
According to ScientiaMobile, Apple has taken 18 slots in the top five sets of the six major continents. Samsung has taken ten.
Taiwan Mobile selling iPhone 6 (2017) in 32GB gold SKU
It’s only in a 32GB memory configuration and in the gold color. It sounds ridiculous, but it seems that Apple is playing the price game.
T-Mobile iPhone trade-in promo can get you the latest for only $100
If you have an old iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, you’re at best advantage to trade up to the iPhone 6s or 6s Plus. iPhone 5 owners have options, too.
Chinese company commercializes Android OS case for iPhones with MESUIT
A month after we saw a developer hack Android onto an iPhone, it seems that a Chinese manufacturer has worked its way into a commercialized product.