Run, Don’t Walk to Replace Your iPhone Battery

HIGHLIGHTS Apple last month acknowledged it slows down iPhones with older batteries Apple apologised for not communicating this to users, and dropped prices Users can get their battery replaced for significantly less money now Rarely is tech advice this cut-and-dry: If you bought an iPhone in 2016 or earlier, make an appointment at a Genius Bar (or Apple support centre) as soon as possible. Apple just started a program that can make old iPhones feel new again – for just $29 (Rs. 2,000 plus taxes in India). An Apple store or repair shop will…

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All 3 iPhone Models in 2018 to Have Bigger Batteries: KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo

HIGHLIGHTS The batteries will be L-shaped, much like the iPhone X Battery is expected to increase by 10 percent in the 2018 iPhone models An increase of an hour or two is expected Rumours for the 2018 iPhone variants are already afloat and reputed iPhone analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, in his latest investor note, writes that Apple is planning to increase battery capacity for next year’s iPhones by borrowing the L-shaped battery unit last seen on the iPhone X. This development comes as a whiff of fresh air for iPhone users. Kuo predicts…

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iPhone With Dual-SIM Support Due in 2018, Apple Looking to Intel for Modems: Kuo

Amid the success story of the iPhone X, Apple is now reported to be bringing new iPhone models in 2018 with dual-SIM support. The Cupertino company is also rumoured to be in talks with Intel to provide 5G modems on a future iPhone to deliver a faster experience. Supporting two networks with dual-SIM card slots is quite common among handsets developed by companies like Samsung and Xiaomi. But if we believe the latest research note by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone models that would be debuted in the second half of 2018, as the successors of…

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iPhone X Has the Most Colour Accurate Display Ever Tested, Claims DisplayMate

HIGHLIGHTS DisplayMate claims ‘textbook perfect calibration’ on iPhone X The iPhone X has 22 percent larger aspect ratio than traditional ratio The front glass is claimed to be 50 percent stronger than previous models While Apple is busy improving the supply of the iPhone X, a new report by DisplayMate has emerged that praises the display technology of the new iPhone model. The display calibration and testing firm claims that the OLED-based Super Retina display of the iPhone X is the “most colour accurate” display. The report developed by DisplayMate President Dr. Raymond…

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Apple Will Offer 4 iPhone 8 Colors, Including A Mirror-Like Option, Leaker Claims

Benjamin Geskin tweeted that the 2017 OLED iPhone, known to many as the iPhone 8, will come in four colors, one of which is what the reliable leaker refers to as a mirror-like option. The information follows a report from last week by famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who claimed that the iPhone 8 will offer fewer color options compared to previous iPhone models. Mirror-Like Option For iPhone 8 In Geskin’s tweet revealing the mirror-like option for the iPhone 8, he attached an image to illustrate what exactly users can expect for the new…

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iPhone SE now starts at $119.76 on Sprint, $248.88 on Verizon, $249.90 on AT&T

Best Buy has started a big July 4 sale, and among the many deals that are to be had we found some very interesting price cuts for Apple’s iPhone SE. The handset which normally starts at $449.99 at the retailer can now be had for as little as $119.76 if you choose the 16GB model, activate it on Sprint, and use the carrier’s installment plan to pay for it. In that case, you will only shell out $4.99 per month for the phone over two years. The 64GB iPhone SE for…

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OnePlus 5 Seen Defeating iPhone 7 Plus in New Speed Test Video

After the launch of OnePlus 5 earlier this month, a third-party speed test showed that the latest flagship from the company not only boasts capable hardware but comfortably defeats other Android flagships in terms of speed of launching apps. Now, the latest speed test has revealed that OnePlus 5 does not only beat its Android competition but also trumps iPhone in the same aspect. In a video speed test performed by popular YouTube channel PhoneBuff, David Brahimi put up the OnePlus 5 against iPhone 7 Plus in a speed test that involved two laps of launching certain apps…

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How to Record iPhone Calls for Free

Recording phone calls is a pretty straightforward process on Android, but that’s not the case on iPhone. The App Store has some call recording apps, but we haven’t found any that work in India. None of the call recording apps on the US App Store which actually work are free, so you’re going to have to shell out some cash up-front if you want to record phone calls. Now, recording phone calls is a bit of a grey area. We strongly advise against recording a phone call without permission. If…

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Amazon Sale Offers: Deals You Can Get on OnePlus 3T, iPhone 7, iPhone 6, and More

The sale season continues with the new Amazon sale that started Monday and continues till tomorrow. The three-day Amazon Smartphone Sale offers deals and discounts on OnePlus 3T, Moto G5 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, Coolpad Note 5 Lite, and many others. The new Amazon sale will end tomorrow, so if you are in the market for a new smartphone, then you should probably check out the deals here. But it’s not just smartphones that are on discount, as the new Amazon sale provides deals on laptops, televisions, earphones, power…

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iPhone 8 May Indeed Sport Bezel-Less Display With Touch ID Embedded, Patent Tips

Even amidst several reports of a delay in the iPhone 8, new developments about its features continue to leak online. Now, Apple has been found to have recently been granted some major patents, indicating the arrival of at least two big features on the iPhone 8 – an edge-to-edge display and Touch ID embedded into the screen. Patently Apple reports that USPTO has granted as many as 56 new patents to Apple ranging to different use-cases on the upcoming iPhone. The report specifically highlights three major patents – one which…

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