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.
Apple v. Samsung ends, the HTC U12+ begins | #PNWeekly 306
Nearly seven years later, we may finally have reached the end of this argument between two bickering tech giants. That and a really big phone this week on our show!
Apple internally knew about iPhone 6 bendgate, touch disease
Despite the public front that Apple put up about the structural integrity of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, court documents say the company knew all about the truth.
iPhone X is top-selling smartphone in March, four others join top ten list
Three Android smartphones in the budget range flank the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ for top sales in that OS, but it’s Apple all the way in these rankings.
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 captured 86 percent of Q4 2017 smartphone profits, 35 percent came from the iPhone X alone
Apple is the unrivaled world heavyweight champion of smartphone profits, according to the latest Counterpoint Research analysis, with the iPhone X proving particularly lucrative during Q4 2017.
At least 59 iPhone throttling lawsuits could turn into one giant class action lasting many years
Legal experts don’t expect courts to find Apple guilty in a class action lawsuit relating to the iPhone throttling scandal, but Cupertino obviously doesn’t need the prolonged bad publicity.
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.
With iPhone battery replacement program, Apple may give rebates to those who paid full price
That’s according to a Senate committee chairman. That committee has released a letter from Apple that answers some of its questions about the program.
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.
iPhone 6 Plus battery replacements are reportedly unavailable until March or April
If you’re looking to replace your crumbling iPhone 6 Plus battery and hopefully improve CPU performance in exchange for just $29, get ready for a long wait.
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.
You can get a discounted iPhone battery replacement without having to pass any test
In order to make the discounted iPhone battery replacement process as smooth as possible, Apple is waving the typical diagnostic tests and requirements.
Did Apple tell anyone about iPhone slowdowns earlier?
There was a claim floating around for a short minute saying that Apple had told everyone it was throttling performance on older iPhones in February.
Pulling back on the iPhone 7 throttle | #PNWeekly 285
It’s good for the iPhone because the battery might screw your life up, the company says. It’s sorry, it says. We have our say on what Apple is saying about iPhone processor throttling.