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Sorry Apple, Samsung’s Note 7 Loss Is China’s Gain

Turns out, Samsung’s Note 7 disaster wasn’t the boon for Apple many predicted it would be, at least not yet. According to new data from Gartner, Apple didn’t benefit from Samsung’s exploding smartphone gaffe, but three Chinese handset makers did. The companies — Huawei, Oppo and BBK Communication Equipment — together accounted for 21 percent of the smartphones sold worldwide ... Read More »

Apple releases iOS 10.1 beta 5 for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, & macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 5

Apple has just released the fifth iOS 10.1 beta, marking the second developer beta released this week. iOS 10.1 includes the Portrait camera for iPhone 7 Plus that applies a DSLR-like blur effect over photos using the dual lens system. The iOS 10.1 beta 5 is a larger download, weighing in at 1.95 GB. The beta is available to registered developers ... Read More »

Note 7 flameout means millions of new iPhone owners

Samsung may have acknowledged that its disastrous Galaxy Note 7 debacle is likely to cost it $5.3 billion, but the real cost — the negative impact on customer loyalty — may turn out to be the real killer. That’s according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who suggests that around 5-7 million ex-Note 7 customers will become new iPhone 7 customers as a result of ... Read More »

Apple rolls out iOS 10.0.3 to fix iPhone 7 connectivity issues

Apple has rolled out iOS 10.0.3 to address cellular connectivity issues with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The update is not available to download on older handsets, which were not affected by the bug. This is only a minor iOS release, weighing in at just 75.4MB. But it’s important for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus owners, many of ... Read More »

Google Pixel review roundup: iPhone’s toughest Android competitor

Google stepped up its fight against the iPhone with its new Pixel smartphone, but has it found a formula that’s good enough to worry Cupertino? The Pixel looks pretty at first glance, and it’s the first handset to offer Google’s latest Android 7.1 Nougat software. It also promises a great display, stunning photos, and peak performance. Here’s what the first ... Read More »

iOS 10 compatibility: Will your iPhone and iPad support the new iOS 10 update?

The wait is over… well, sort of. Apple has officially confirmed the iOS 10 release date, but the new iPhone and iPad-friendly update won’t hit your device until later this week – Tuesday, September 13 to be precise. With new iOS 10 features aplenty on their way – we’re talking everything from a facial recognition-equipped Photos app to a smarter Siri, via a reworked ... Read More »

Could Samsung start deactivating Note 7 handsets if they’re not returned?

We should’t have to tell you at this point, but Samsung is pretty serious about you returning those recently launched Galaxy Note 7 handsets. After being banned from use on aircrafts and literally tearing through a jeep over the past week, reports have circled the web indicating that the tech giant could start deactivating the combustible devices, after widespread reports of ... Read More »

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What’s the difference and which is best for me?

The wait is over, the iPhone 7 is real. And so is the iPhone 7 Plus. Great, now we have to make a decision. Arghh. Sure, line the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus up next to each other and size is the most obvious difference. But there’s more separating these two than just the added inches. There are also key features and must-have ... Read More »

What to Do With Your Old iPhone

DID YOU JUST preorder a new iPhone? Planning to upgrade in the near future? Give some thought to how you can make the best use of that old device you’re leaving behind. Sell It to Amazon You could sell your device as an independent seller on Amazon, but the easier path is to let Amazon sell it for you. You ... Read More »

This week’s top stories: All of our iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 & AirPods coverage in one place

In this week’s top stories: Apple unveils the iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2, and its new wireless AirPods, and we fill you in on everything you need to know about the new devices. Apple officially took the wraps off iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2 this week. We brought you our usual live coverage of the event where the company also ... Read More »

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