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Apple shows the way with iPhone X

While brands like Huawei, Xiaomi, Vivo and Oppo are offering less expensive alternatives at a range of $300 or even lower, Apple is upping the ante with the.....»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarSep 13th, 2017

Apple to release software update to resolve iPhone slowdown: CEO

Apple Inc will release a software update that will allow users to turn off a feature that slows down iPhones when batteries are low on charge, Chief Executive Tim Cook told ABC News......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Apple to pay $38B in US taxes on repatriated profits

  SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Apple announced Wednesday it would pay about $38 billion in taxes – likely the largest payment of its kind – on profits repatriated from overseas as it boosts investments in the United States. The iPhone maker said in a statement it plans to use ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

Apple facing slew of Russian lawsuits over slow iPhones

MOSCOW, Russia – Seven lawsuits have been launched in Russia and "hundreds" dozens more are in the pipeline against US tech giant Apple which has already admitted to slowing the performance of older iPhone models, a lawyer for some of the plaintiffs said Wednesday. "We have sent seven lawsuits to Moscow ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

Smoking iPhone battery forces evacuation at Zurich store

GENEVA, Switzerland – An overheated and smoking iPhone battery forced the evacuation of about 50 people from an Apple Store in Zurich on Tuesday, January 29, and left an employee slightly injured, police said.   Staff at the store near Zurich's central train station called police after noticing the smoke and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Apple urged to study iPhone addiction in children

NEW YORK, USA – Two large shareholders have urged Apple to study whether iPhones are proving addictive for children and that intensive use of the smartphones may be bad for their mental health, Bloomberg News reported Monday. "There is a growing body of evidence that, for at least some ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

WATCH: Why the Huawei Mate 10 was among 2017 s best flagships

MANILA, Philippines – The year 2017 saw a slew of amazing phones. There was Samsung's comeback with the S8 and the Note 8, Apple's redesigned iPhone, the iPhone X, and an army of Chinese brands with increasingly competitive specs matched with affordability.  Top among these Chinese brands was probably Huawei's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Old iPhone batteries qualified for discounted replacement; refunds may be offered

INQUIRER.net stock photo Old iPhone owners are being given the red carpet treatment by Apple. The company has just confirmed that all iPhone batteries will be eligible for the replacement discount, re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2018

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Apple on Thursday, December 28, apologized to its customers for slowing down the performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount replacement batteries for some of its handsets. The move by Apple responded to an uproar from iPhone users – and a series ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

SAN FRANCISCO, United States --- Apple on Thursday apologized to its customers for slowing down performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount replacement batteries for some of its handsets. The move by Apple responded to an uproar from iPhone users -- and a series of lawsuits -- after news of the battery problems stoked concerns the company was unfairly nudging consumers to upgrade. "We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down. We apologize," Apple said in a message to customers on its website. "We've always wanted our customers to be able to use their iPhones as long as possible. We're proud that Apple products are known for their durability, and fo...Keep on reading: Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Apple gets sued after saying it slows down aging iPhones

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple, Inc. defrauded iPhone users by slowing devices without warning to compensate for poor battery performance, according to eight lawsuits filed in various federal courts in the week since the company opened up about the year-old software change. The tweak may have led iPhone owners to misguided attempts to resolve issues over […] The post Apple gets sued after saying it slows down aging iPhones appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Asia markets edge up as commodities rise, Apple fears ease

HONG KONG: Asian markets edged upward Wednesday in thin holiday trading, with investors shrugging off a negative Wall Street lead as fears over lacklustre iPhone demand eased, and commodities rose. Shares in Apple, the biggest US company by market capitalisation, had slumped 2.5 percent Tuesday, mirroring a move by its Asian suppliers, after a report [...] The post Asia markets edge up as commodities rise, Apple fears ease appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Apple admits to slowing iPhones as batteries age

SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Apple on Thursday confirmed what some conspiracy theorists suspected, that it intentionally slows performance of older iPhones as batteries weaken from age. The admission played into concerns that Apple was stealthily nudging iPhone users to upgrade to newer models by letting them think it was the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

Apple slows some older iPhones because of flagging batteries

On Monday, the blog Primate Labs, a company that makes an app for measuring the speed of an iPhone’s processor, published data that appeared to show slower performance in the Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 models as they aged. #BeFullyInformed Apple slows some older iPhones because of flagging batteries On Monday, the blog Primate… link: Apple slows some older iPhones because of flagging batteries.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

iPhone slowdown for old models addresses aging battery issues, says Apple

iPhone users have recently taken note of performance slowdowns with older models and made it known on the Internet. Apple says the slowdowns are intentional, to address problems that may occur with an aging battery pack. Lithium-ion batteries are known to deteriorate over time. This means they hold less charge and would require more frequent recharging. The lower power output could lead to devices suddenly shutting down in an effort to preserve internal components. According to a statement made by Apple to The Verge, the company chose to slow down older iPhone models to compensate for the aging batteries. By lowering the demand the device makes of the battery, the older iPhone ...Keep on reading: iPhone slowdown for old models addresses aging battery issues, says Apple.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

LOOK: Hard work continues to pay off as Blue Eagles each receive iPhone X for UAAP Championship

Life is definitely sweet for the UAAP season 80 men’s basketball champions Ateneo Blue Eagles. A day after being honored in style by Ateneo via the #BEBOBonfire, the Blue Eagles receive the promised iPhone X, provided by one of their team backers, Manny V. Pangilinan. Twin brothers, Matt and Mike Nieto, Anton Asistio, Aaron Black, Raffy Verano, Finals MVP Thirdy Ravena, nearly the whole squad took to Instagram to flaunt their new Apple handsets. In Thirdy’s Instagram story, the fresh new phones are seen neatly stacked on a table, before being given away to the champs. After taking down season 79 champions De La Salle University in a gripping Finals series that went the distance, the Blue Eagles were promised to be rewarded the latest Apple iPhone, as well as a trip to Hong Kong. After being celebrated in style and rewarded in  kind, Ateneo’s hard work continues to pay off.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 10th, 2017

Apple planning lower-cost iPhone for 2018 – reports

MANILA, Philippines – The hype for the iPhone X hasn't fully subsided yet, but talks for Apple's next batch of phones have already begun.  Just like this year, 3 new iPhones are going to be introduced next year, according to a source by the Nikkei Asian Review – the most ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2017

UAAP Finals: M.V.P. to give every member of Ateneo champion squad an iPhone X

Winning a title, at any sport must be a pretty fulfilling experience. In the case of the UAAP season 80 men's basketball champions Ateneo Blue Eagles, their title win helped them avenge last year's loss at the hands of their bitter rival De La Salle University. Aside from the emotional pain the season 79 loss Ateneo had to endure, months and months of hard work also came into play, in their search for improvement. But all of those happened in the past. The Blue Eagles are now champions, and their main backer, Pinoy mogul Manny V. Pangilinan wasted to time in making his wards remember that hard work truly does pay: In celebration, Pangilinan announces that he will be sponsoring an iPhone X for every member of the team. — The GUIDON (@TheGUIDON) December 3, 2017 The Blue Eagles are set to receive Apple's newest handset as a customary bonus to collegiate sports teams who win championships. Surely, this just made Ateneo's championship victory all the more sweeter......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2017

Apple releases Philippine off-contract prices for iPhone 8 series, iPhone X

MANILA, Philippines – Got your wallets and credit cards ready? Apple   has released its pricing details for the off-contract models of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X.  While Globe and Smart have released details on their iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2017

The iPhone X now has an official PH release date

MANILA, Philippines – Apple has posted the release date of their sought after, hype-heavy iPhone X in the Philippines: December 1, 2017. The date was posted on Apple's Philippine iPhone X page, where it says "Available 1.12" right below the first paragraph on the page.  Here's a screenshot: In case you ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2017

Apple tax avoidance plan laid bare in leaked documents

SAN FRANCISCO, United States --- Apple shifted much of its offshore wealth in the face of a tax crackdown on a haven it had in Ireland, according to reporting Monday on the Paradise Papers on the iPhone maker's tax strategy. After the US technology colossus stated publicly in 2013 that it was paying its proper share of taxes, it moved the bulk of its untaxed overseas cash to the Channel Islands jurisdiction Jersey, the New York Times and BBC reported based on a once-secret cache of documents referred to as the Paradise Papers. The documents shared with some media outlets by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has exposed tactics the wealthy and po...Keep on reading: Apple tax avoidance plan laid bare in leaked documents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2017