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Latest iOS update fixes autofocus problems with iPhone X and iPhone 8

iOS 11.2.1 also includes some other improvements. Yesterday, Apple released the first public update of iOS 11.2, bringing fixes to HomeKit remote sharing, and some under the hood tweaks and improvements to the operating system. Apparently, the update has significantly improved the performance of the autofocus on the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Focus problems were noticed by users after the iOS 11.2 release a week ago, connected with the inability to focus on a subject while taking a photo. It has been reported that the camera was struggling to focus, constantly switching between both lenses while[…]

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Hurricane Irma, iPhone 8 and X top the Google Search in 2017

iPhone is the most popular Consumer Tech in Google Search. Apple’s iPhone 8 and X are among the top 3 of the world’s most popular search terms on Google in 2017, according to a new publication. Hurricane Irma has been the most popular search term this year, followed by the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. It’s worth mentioning that earlier this year most of the researchers and fans believed that the 10th anniversary model would be called the iPhone 8, which has definitely influenced the score. Apple called it the iPhone X, while a model called iPhone 8 offered a[…]

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iPhone 8 is better than iPhone X, says Consumer Reports

Apple’s flagship iPnone ranked below the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Apple has three new smartphones for this season – the iPhone 8 / 8 Plus, and the flagship iPhone X. The 10th anniversary model offers something unique that the other two doesn’t, and while for many it is the superior phone overall, there are some areas in which it definitely performs poorly. According to tests by Consumer Reports, the iPhone X is not as durable as the iPhone 8 line. Although all models have glass backs, the iPhone X had poor performance in durability tests simulating real-world accidents. Additionally,[…]

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Apple is the leading smartphone manufacturer in the UK

Apple has a 34.4% share in the United Kingdom. One of every three smartphones sold in the UK market is an iPhone, according to Counterpoint. Their latest report covers the third quarter (Q3) of 2017, and despite the fact that Apple’s sales declined on a year-to-year basis, the company maintained its leading position. Apple’s share is 34.4%, just 0.4% ahead of Samsung. Counterpoint said that the sales of the iPhone 8 were weaker than expected in the last months of September, which is probably because of the similar design to the iPhone 7, and all those users waiting for the[…]

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iOS 11.2 will increase the wireless charging speeds

iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus will support 7.5W charging speeds after the update. Currently, the wireless charging speeds of the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus and 8 are limited to 5 watts, despite the fact that the Qi-based technology theoretically supports up to 15W. Fortunately, the situation is about to improve very soon, as Apple has already boosted the wireless charging speeds in the public beta of iOS 11.2. The latest official version of iOS – 11.1.1 – supports speeds at 5W, while iOS 11.2 Beta supports 7.5 watts. iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus do support[…]

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The best cases for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Buy a quality case for your new iPhone. Many accessory makers have launched cases, covers and protectors for the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, so we’ve decided to review the best options you can find. Spigen Hybrid Ultra 2 – from $11.99 Spigen has launched an ultra hybrid case with Clear Air cushion technology for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. It’s made of a hybrid structure to ensure better protection of your device. It is quite slim, doesn’t add bulkiness to your elegant iPhone, and doesn’t block the wireless charging for iPhone 8. This is the second[…]

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iPhone 8 production drops as customers prefer the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus

Lower than expected demand for iPhone 8. Apple has three new iPhones in late 2017, and the demand has not been equally divided between the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. The company launched the iPhone 8 duo more than a month ago, and the demand for both the 4.7 and the 5.5 inch model has probably reached its peak. According to KGI, Apple has already reduced the orders for iPhone 8, and the company’s assembly partner Pegatron expects a 50% decline in the next quarter, which means the demand is lower than expected. As KGI notes, the[…]

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iPhone X first weekend sales as strong as the iPhone 7

iPhone X and iPhone 8/8 Plus combined first weekend adoption is higher than the 2015 and 2016 models. Localytics has revealed in a new report that the combined market share of the iPhone X and iPhone 8 & 8 Plus during the first few days on the market is higher than the total user base of the 2015 and 2016 models in the first weekend. According to the report, iPhone X adoption rate was 0.93% in the first weekend, which is higher than the iPhone 8/8 Plus combined share (0.3% + 0.4%) after a weekend on sale. iPhone X sales[…]

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iPhone 8 production halved as everyone waits the iPhone X

Apple shares drop 2% after the 50% production cut. Apple’s new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus might not be outselling the last year’s iPhone 7/7 Plus, but the company’s biggest weapon has not been launched just yet. The iPhone X, the special model announced along with the regular iPhone 8 line, is coming to the market next month possibly attracting customers with its innovative hardware and software features. We are now hearing that Apple has reduced the orders for the iPhone 8 line for November and December by 50%, which is not unexpected news. But the problem for Apple is[…]

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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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