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iPhone X has a 99% customer satisfaction rate, according to Tim Cook. He told this at the shareholder meeting that took place on February, 13. iPhone X is indeed impressive with the combination of power and design packed into one device.
According to The Financial Times report the growing number of iPhone X users faced an issue with their iPhone X: the device’s screen doesn’t wake up when someone is calling so the Accept and Decline buttons don’t appear and users cannot answer calls.
When iPhone X has been released, the co-founder of Apple Inc. Steve Wozniak didn’t upgrade his iPhone 8. Tim Cook then decided to send him an iPhone X personally. Having used it for some time, Steve Wozniak then shared his opinion about this year’s Apple flagship.
Apple stopped signing older iOS 11 versions prior to 11.2.5, namely iOS 11.2, 11.2.1 and 11.2.2 to make sure users run the latest versions of the software.
Apple is going to delay some new features of iOS 12 to improve the stability of the platform, but the multi-platform apps should appear in 2018. The reports from Bloomberg and Axios inform that iPad apps running on Mac are to come out this year.
Apple may release a new iPhone for the middle market this year, according to the prediction of the Digitimes analyst Luke Lin. The new model will feature wireless charging ability, but there will be no TrueDepth camera with 3D sensing ability.
A report from Digitimes says that Apple may discontinue iPhone X this year as soon as new models are released in September. If this is to be true, iPhone X will be the second model after iPhone 5 with only one year of a lifespan.
Apple recently issued a patch for the vulnerabilities named Meltdown and Spectre, that have been found in the Intel processors. The patch should have been installed on every device that received the update, but there’s a pitfall. Despite Apple assured customers the fix won’t slow down the devices, it actually did.
The Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature Apple introduced in Safari led to a million dollars loss to advertising companies.
Apple has confirmed that the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that have been discovered by researchers from Google Project Zero affected all Apple products. The vulnerability impacts Intel, ARM and AMD processors. These are hardware vulnerabilities that require a software patch.
Apple started to replace batteries for iPhone 6 and later for the reduced price $29. Earlier Apple announced it will start replacing batteries in late January, but now the company changed the terms and started replacing the batteries immediately.
Apple usually slashes the prices for its smartphones after the new model is released. But a report from the supply chain sources say that the price for iPhone X may be cut in early 2018.
Apple’s Face ID authentication method is considered to be quite secure and sophisticated. At least, Android has nothing to oppose talking about security and that’s why Face ID was designed to authenticate payments.
Earlier reports claimed that the performance issues of the older iPhone models could be related to the old battery and if the battery is changed to a new one, the issues may be solved. John Poole, the Geedbench founder, discovered that the performance issues were related to the battery age.
The iPhone X delivery time has improved to 1-2 days in USA, United Kingdom, and some other countries. This means Apple has ramped up the production enough to meet the demand for its flagship at least for the moment.