iPhone 7 beaten by HTC 10, LG G5 and Galaxy S7 in a battery test

A new test shows that the iPhone 7 has a relatively poor battery life Without doubts, the battery life is not among the strongest points in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, regardless of the miracles Apple does with the software optimization. As expected, Apple included a tiny 1960mAh battery in the 4.7-inch model, and a slightly larger in the 5.5-inch model. However, the new phones could potentially have the worst battery life compared with rivalling flagships. A new test performed by Which? shows[…]

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iPhone 7 users complaining about unstable LTE connection

An LTE bug causes problem for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 users Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are facing problems with the LTE connectivity, according to many users on AT&T and Verizon in the US. The problem described in some of the Apple-fan forums seems to in the software, but only for the new models because users of iPhone 6 are not reporting the same issue. The phone is unable to connect automatically to the LTE network when it is out of WiFi[…]

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Exploding Galaxy Note 7 has boosted sales of the iPhone 7

26% of the users who returned their Note 7 are buying an iPhone A significant number of the Samsung owners who returned their problematic Galaxy Note 7 handsets are switching to Apple’s iPhone, according to a new survey. Samsung’s ambitions to release a powerful phablet before the iPhone 7 Plus launch have resulted in many problems in the smartphone, most notably in the battery department. Samsung had to recall all the smartphones sold and replace the problematic battery, but meanwhile Apple has slowly rolled out[…]

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Jet Black iPhone 7 is a market hit, but very hard to find

The jet black casing is difficult to manufacture Just expanding the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus markets to 28, Apple is facing serious stock shortages of the jet black color variants. This color appears to be the most popular among the consumers, despite the fact that the jet black iPhone 7 is prone to scratches. Because of the complexity of the manufacturing process of that particular casing color, including a nine-step anodization and polishing process to create that glossy finish, up to 40% of[…]

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In-store reservations of iPhone 7 limited to members of the Upgrade Program

Only members of the program will be able to reserve an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus Reserve and Pick up from the physical stores is now officially harder for those who want a new iPhone in the United States. The company requires a 24-month installment loan if a user wants to reserve and get the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus from one of the many physical stores around the US. However, many customers were able to place an iPhone reservation and then successfully[…]

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iOS 10.1 comes with a portrait mode and some improvements

The first iOS 10.1 beta adds a bokeh effect for portraits Apple has rolled out the first public beta of iOS 10.0 to developers. The new version includes a few minor improvements to the operating system and a new feature for photos. Apple to planning to release 10.1 to public testers soon, before the update reaches the Production devices later in 2016. iOS 10.1 Beta 1 allows users to capture photos with an iPhone 7 Plus and its dual-lens camera combo using a mode called[…]

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iPhone 7 component costs are $220 for the basic version

iPhone 7 costs higher for Apple than the iPhone 6s Apple will probably earn less from each iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus sold on the market, compared with what Apple earned from the previous generation of phones. According to IHS Markit and their iPhone 7 teardown, the basic model includes components that accounts for $219.80. The component costs for the iPhone 7 are $37 higher than those for the iPhone 6s, which means Apple will earn less for each sale, assuming that the other[…]

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iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus hit the stores, the 128 GB variant is the most popular

The new iPhones are now officially on sale Apple’s retail locations and online stores around the world have begun selling the new models, while the first customers have already received their shipments made in the last two weeks. As usual with the iPhone launches, the new smartphones caused plenty of impatient customers lining up around the stores to get a device. Now as a few days has passed, we can learn that the bigger 5.5-inch iPhone is more popular than the 4.7-inch variant in the[…]

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iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are now official with many improvements

Force-sensitive home button, improved camera and more Apple yesterday announced its 2017 hardware refresh to the iPhone. The 7th major version comes in two screen sizes – 4.7-inch & 5.5-inch. Despite the fact that Apple increased the numbering from 6 to 7, the new iPhone are not so dramatically different compared with the old generation. However, there are a number of small, visible and hidden changes which every fan of the iPhone should admire. The new models feature a 64-bit processor A10 Fusion which, according[…]

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Early benchmark tests reveal a quite capable iPhone 7

iPhone 7 is faster than the iPad Pro While everybody’s eyes are on the big Apple event tomorrow, waiting to see what Tim Cook has cooked up, the iPhone 7’s leaks and rumors haven’t stopped popping up. The latest leak comes in a form of a benchmark test, to reveal us interesting details about the 4.7-inch iPhone 7’s performance. The Geekbench test has listed a device codenamed iPhone 9,3 with 2GB of RAM, which means we are talking about the smaller iPhone (4.7-inch). We have[…]

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