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iOS 11.0.2 update brings call quality improvements for iPhone 8

Second iOS 11 update eliminates the crackling noise during phone calls with the iPhone 8. Apple has just unleashed their second minor iOS 11 update with build number 15A421. It’s available for iPhone, iPad and iPod devices, bringing a number of fixes and improvements, most notably of which is the fix for the crackling audio during phone calls with the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. We’ve reported last month that some iPhone 8 owners experienced strange noise coming from the earpiece during phone calls, and that Apple promised to fix this bug with an update. iOS 11.0.2 also[…]

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iPhone 8 Plus’s Portrait Lighting showcased in a new video

See how to create dramatic studio lighting effects. Apple has today released a new video advertisement for iPhone 8 Plus, highlighting the new portrait mode features that are exclusive to the 5.5-inch phone. You can watch the video uploaded to the official Apple channel in YouTube below: The ad shows the different settings you can use in the Portait Mode with the iPhone 8 Plus. The feature is exclusive to the new Plus model, and works pretty well, even in the current Beta mode. It utilizes the new dual-lens camera configuration on the iPhone 8 Plus in order to simulate[…]

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Apple working to fix the crackling noise during phone calls with iPhone 8

The company acknowledged a software bug, fix coming soon. Apple’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were released last week, but some users reported annoying crackling sounds during phone calls from the device’s earpiece. Fortunately, the issue should be fixed soon. According to Apple, the small number of devices that have been affected can expect a software update for iOS to eliminate the intermittent in-call static and noise. The Verge has published a statement from Apple: “We are aware of the issue which is affecting customers in a small number of cases,” an Apple spokesperson said. “Our team is[…]

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iPhone 8 Plus adoption higher than all previous ‘Plus’ models after the first weekend

But the iPhone 8 market share is lower than the iPhone 7. Mobile engagement platform Localytics has released a report covering the first weekend of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus sales. The company released the two new models on September 22, while the $999 iPhone X won’t arrive before November 3rd. According to the report, the market share of both new iPhone 8 models is lower compared with the previous models during the first weekend of sales. Last year’s iPhone 7 had a 1% adoption rate, while the iPhone 7 Plus had 0.2%. At the same time, in the[…]

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Crackling noise during phone calls reported by iPhone 8 users [Updated]

Some users have problems with the call quality from iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. It’s not something rare to write about problems with new smartphones on the market, especially if we are talking about the world’s most popular one – the iPhone. Do you remember ‘bendgate’?Apparently, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are not an exception, as after a few days on sale some customers have reported bad audio quality during phone calls. MacRumors has started a forum discussion about the problem, and we can read that many owners have described similar experience – annoying crackling sounds from the[…]

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iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are the best cameraphones according to DxOMark

Apple iPhone 8 Plus gets 94 points, iPhone 8 scores 92. DxOMark, a specialized website dedicated to image quality, has updated their Mobile ranking after testing the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. According to DxOMark, Apple’s iPhone 8 Plus is the best smartphone camera at the moment with a score of 94 out of 100. Thanks to an improved dual-lens camera system on iPhone 8 Plus that features a wide and a telephoto lens, iPhone 8 Plus offers improved image quality for both photos and videos. The overall score of 94 is a new record, beating the former leaders[…]

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iPhone 8 launch September 22 Australia Sydney

Not much excitement about the iPhone 8 in the Apple Stores

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have been released today. There’s not much excitement about the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 in Australia, at least not yet. The new iPhones have just gone on sale in the first countries this morning, but the line was shorter than previous launches. Fewer than 30 people were waiting for iPhones outside of the Apple’s Store in Sydney, while in previous years there were hundreds. At the same time, Twitter users inform about fewer customers in other Apple stores. But the number of people lining up outside the physical stores has also dropped[…]

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iPhone 8 speed and durability tests [Watch Video]

Watch how capable the iPhone 8 actually is. From today, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are available for purchase in many countries in the world, and as you might expect the first videos putting the devices to tests are also here. The first video tested the iPhone 8 Plus’s speed and how the device holds up against its predecessor – iPhone 7 Plus. The test comparison shows that despite the giant leap in the benchmark tests, iPhone 8Plus is only marginally better than iPhone 7 Plus. The new model is definitely better in all day-to-day tasks like browsing[…]

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Sprint offers a free iPhone 8 if you trade in an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus

Upgrade offer: trade in iPhone 7 and get a free iPhone 8. Spring has an amazing offer in the United States. The wireless provider has announced a free iPhone 8 with 64GB storage for both new or existing customers. To get the offer, you have to trade in your old iPhone 7 or 7 Plus in a good condition. Futhermore, all current users of iPhone 6 / 6s / 6 Plus or 6S plus could get a 50% off the price of the new iPhone with a FREE activation (save $30). The device payments are down to $14.58 per month[…]

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iPhone X has a strong impact on iPhone 8 sales

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus currently ships in one week. A report covering the first week of pre-orders for Apple’s new products has been published by KGI Securities. According to the research firm, Apple’s new iPhone X has an impact on the iPhone 8 pre-orders. While Apple already released the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, the flagship phone won’t be coming before the end of October, so many customers are waiting to place a pre-order for the premium model. Apple typically ships the new iPhones in 3-6 weeks after the pre-order, while the new iPhone 8 line is shipping[…]

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