We are wrapping up the year in mobile tech news from Apple's battery throttling bungle to the nightmare and adrenaline rush that was Techtober!
Will the iPhone SE 2 sport an iPhone X-style notch? No one can say for sure, but Chinese screen protector manufacturers seem to think so, while "supply chain sources" tell Forbes contributor Gordon Kelly a different story.
No iPhone SE 2, no iPad Pros with Face ID, no refreshed MacBooks, and certainly no Apple Watch Series 4. Still, there's plenty of exciting software stuff reportedly slated for WWDC 2018 announcements.
There have been hints that the iPhone SE sequel would not be happening in June after all. And there's still hesitation about sizing and design.
If you take a look at the picture above, you'll see the fruits of a case rendering. Will this get the pre-orders Olixar wants?
This may not be good news for those expecting an ultra-low-cost iPhone SE (2018), but one more source predicts an iPhone X-inspired notch and "all-screen" design for the compact handset.
If these iPhone SE 2 renders prove authentic, which is a pretty big if, the original model's 4-inch screen would increase to around 4.7 or 5 inches with absolutely no change to the overall product dimensions.
The Trump White House has yet to sign off on key aspects of the net neutrality repeal. Sprint and T-Mobile and merging... again... and more in our show!
It looks like we'll be seeing glass on the iPhone SE 2 as well as the headphone jack that some have said would never be returning to an iPhone.
At this point, it sounds like the sequel to 2016's budget iPhone will adopt a design that allows it to have one feature that the other, more expensive iPhones have.
A 4-inch iPhone SE 2 may well be right around the corner, according to yet another semi-reliable source, but the original's headphone jack is reportedly a goner.
Apple seems to have a new iPhone planned for an official release over the next couple of months or so, and we can only think of one suspect - a diminutive iPhone SE 2.
According to analysts from UBS, Apple plans on increasing its price spread for iPhones this year. Imagine an $800 difference base models.
Apple has invested with a partner to build and run a factory in India just so it can sell its own phones in the country. It might put the factory to better use than it currently does.
A report claims that the company may purchase up to 130 million OLED displays for two premium iPhone models coming out this fall.
What does it look like to you? Maybe it could be the real iPhone X. Why are we even paying a shred of attention to this anyways?
Several major software and hardware announcements have been rumored for the Worldwide Developers Conference in the first week of June.
In the midst of all the MWC coverage we're pulling off, we've got to keep to our promise of a weekly mobile tech podcast. And we have the perfect iPhone to do it with. Yes, iPhone.
It's a modest upgrade from the original iPhone SE for a two-year cycle, but there's plenty of intrigue going into the politics around it.
On this week's show: the Trump administration plays with nationalizing private-sector infrastructure, the spec wars continue on in China and Huawei prepares for launch.
If one is to even come out, a sub-$500 iPhone would only get basic improvements in internal hardware, not Face ID and a Super Retina Display.
Forget everything you thought you knew about Apple's 2018 iPhone lineup, and start reconsidering the possibility of only one next-gen OLED model.
According to a recent report, the iPhone SE refresh coming this year will not only be about a performance increase. Wireless charging might be included in the 2018 iPhone SE refresh.