Get a new iPhone XS 64GB on pre-paid service for just $766.50 right now

You can get a new 64GB iPhone XS if you are willing to use it for one year on Simple Mobile’s pre-paid services for a low price

Processor throttling is coming to the iPhone XS and XR with iOS 13.1

You are getting processor throttling in your iPhone XS and XR with the latest update of iOS 13.1, that will also solve other bugs in your device
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iPhones made in India to hit shelves next month, sources claim

iPhones assembled in India, the iPhone Xs and the iPhone Xr, made at Foxconn’s local assembly plant, could hit the shelves soon.

Report: Apple owes Samsung penalties because iPhones didn’t sell well

A report from Korea describes how Apple might need to pay Samsung penalties because iPhone sales were slow and it didn’t acquire enough OLED panels.

Galaxy phone trade-in values worse because iPhones launch earlier

The one thing that we know for sure in the smartphone trade-in market is that the Apple event in September really shakes things up.

Caviar Presidents series of gold-plated iPhone XS starts at a cool $4,990

The Russian brand has been gilding gold to phones of all sorts, but with it being President’s Day, Caviar is getting presidents on the iPhone XS.

Apple won’t give numbers, so CIRP estimates 62 million iPhone sales

If Apple won’t talk about its dropping iPhone sales, than the market will take their guesses. One research firm has given its number and it ain’t pretty.

Almost 60 percent of OLED production in 2018 was toward smartphones

Millions of square meters of OLED displays went to smartphones last year. Most of the money made in the industry came from smartphones, too.

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Also on our show, Sony’s 52-megapixel smartphone camera, LG’s dual-wielding at MWC 2019 and the tussle with Apple, Google and Facebook this week.

In-Depth: Why did iPhone revenue tumble 15 percent?

A strong US Dollar has caused runaway price hikes in emerging markets that have made the new iPhones unappealing to foreign buyers.

Apple 1Q19 earnings mark first holiday decline since 2000 [U]

The company that has built itself on the iPhone has been undone by the iPhone, at least for this holiday season. Sales in Greater China slumped hard.

Apple sold more iPhone Xr models than iPhone Xs and Xs Max combined

iPhone Xr sales in the U.S., for the fiscal quarter that ended December 29, 2018, were better than those of the iPhone Xs and Xs Max combined.

New Best Buy’s Apple event brings deals on MacBooks, Watches and more

Best Buy may be the place to go if you want to get a new MacBooks Air, MacBook Pro, an Apple Watch Series 3 or a new iPhone

New Apple Smart Battery case available for iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr

The new Apple Smart Battery case is available for all three new iPhone models, meaning iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr. It costs $129.

11 million iPhone batteries replaced by Apple in 2018 have hurt iPhone sales

The reason why the iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr are not selling as well could be the 11 million iPhone batteries Apple replaced last year.

Taiwan electronics industry failing because of iPhone XS

The National Development Council blamed Apple’s lack of innovation for its declining iPhone sales affecting Taiwan’s manufacturing industry.

Chinese retailers continue to heavily discount iPhone prices

Chinese retailers move to discount iPhone prices even more, and more and more of them, by as much as $178. Read the report!

Apple cutting iPhone production by 10 percent for this quarter

Apple is cutting iPhone production yet again, if this recent report is accurate, this time, by ten percent, for the January-March quarter.

Apple may have found a way to get rid of the notch created by Face ID

Apple may have finally found the way to get rid of the Notch while keeping all the benefits of Face ID, and we could even see bezels disappear

The iPhone XR could be responsible for Apple’s sales problems

It seems that the main cause for Apple’s sales problems is the iPhone Xr and how much was expected from this “low-cost” iPhone

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We discuss the major downturn in iPhone sales plus rank the best and worst trends to happen to a smartphone in 2019 all on this week’s show!

Qualcomm pays to enforce iPhone sales ban in Germany

The ban is covering more than the 15 Apple Stores in the country — it will also affect sales of the iPhone 7 and 8 at more than 4,000 resellers.

Apple revises down 1Q19 earnings estimate, could post first holiday decline since 2000

Weaknesses in the Chinese market compounded the sinkhole collapse of this holiday season for Apple.

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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!

Another bank makes another cut in its iPhone XS sales forecast

It will be a fairly fallow winter for Apple if it doesn’t manage to make 45 million iPhone shipments this upcoming quarter.