News tagged ‘iPhone’
YouTube Fixed Fast iPhone Battery Drain
The YouTube app for iOS has been updated and the update fixed the drastic battery drain. iPhone’s battery has been drained significantly not only while watching videos, but also when YouTube app has been working in the background.
Apple Bought the Augmented Reality Startup
The report from TechCrunch tells that Apple has obtained the company Vrvana that works on AR headsets. Apple paid around $30 million for the startup. The headset is called Totem.
Apple Applied for a Patent for Foldable Display
Patently Apple informed about Apple has applied for a patent for flexible displays. This fact corroborates with earlier rumors about Apple’s collaboration with LG on a foldable iPhone that may be created in the future.
2018 iPhone Will Feature Two Sim Cards and Faster LTE
According to the memo to clients, issued by Ming-Chi Kuo, new iPhones will support gigabit LTE speed and two sim cards, like Samsung’s flagships.
New Concepts of iPhone X Plus and iPhone SE with OLED Display and Notch — Video
So far there is no information about the next generation of iPhone X nor of iPhone SE, but the German-based magazine Curved has imagined how these models can look like in 2018. Curved represents new models as “iPhone XS”, “iPhone X” and “iPhone XL”.
New Cool Feature of Face ID Discovered
The iPhone X users still finding new features that Apple packed into its flagship. One of them has been discovered by a Reddit user, and it’s quite cool.
Apple May Switch to MicroLED Screens instead of OLED
iPhone X with OLED display has just been launched but Apple is already working on microLED technology to implement it into the future iPhones. microLED screens offer better brightness, colors and power efficiency. Apple is now collaborating with TSMC to find an alternative solution to the manufacturing challenges.
HomePod Won’t Be Released This Year, Delayed Until 2018
Apple tells that it needs more time to prepare for the launch of the smart speaker.
Apple Watch with LTE will Make Emergency Calls Without a Carrier
One of the Reddit users found that the Apple Watch model with LTE can call 911 without a carrier plan. In the thread, he described how he tried to call emergency without a carrier.
iPhone X Included in the Top 25 Best Inventions of 2017
According to the TIME magazine, iPhone X is one of the best inventions of 2017, the magazine included Apple flagship to the top 25 list. TIME placed iPhone X along with inventions like glasses that give sight to the blind or a spacecraft that will probe beyond the surface of Mars.
Apple Released iOS 11.1.2 with Fixes for Cold Weather and Video Bugs
Apple issued an update that fixed recent bugs. In iOS 11.1.2, Apple fixed the issue when iPhone X didn’t respond to touch in cold weather. Besides, Apple also fixed the distortion of Live Photos on the phone. The update is available for all users and can be downloaded over the air.
The bug with a bad response to touch has been revealed a week ago and Apple has already patched it. The company is working on the improvements to its software, having fixed the autocorrect and Hey, Siri bugs. Still, there is a lot of work to do, as the major release iOS 11.2 is going to add 7.5W wireless charging and Apple Pay Cash options.
Apple Enabled 7.5W Wireless Charging in iOS 11.2 Beta
Apple enhanced its wireless technology, now iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X can charge with 7.5-watt. Initially, the devices supported 5W.
Face ID is Fooled by a Ten Year Old Boy — Video
Face ID can be fooled by another person, especially if it’s your sibling. A video shows how this happened.
iPhone X is Experiencing a Sound Issue
A few days ago some Reddit users started reporting a buzzing or crackling sound coming from the earpiece. The issue is reproducing while playing audio at high volume, the top earpiece is affected.
Apple Gives Green Light to Apps that Hide the iPhone X Notch
Apple continues letting notch-masking apps to the App Store. Last week Apple already approved an app of that kind and now another one has been added to the App Store. It’s unlikely for the company that usually makes changes and don’t give a chance to the customers to step back, but here we are.