Tag: iPhone

Apple is now the world’s largest smartphone vendor

In the fourth quarter of 2020, Apple has become the worlds larger vendor of smartphones, overtaking previous top spot holder, Samsung. According to data from Gartner Apple hasn’t been at this status, since 2016. Apple sold a lot of new iPhones in the last quarter of 2020, with 80 million sold an increase of 20 million when compared to that same quarter in 2019. This extra demand has come from […]

Upcoming iOS 14.4 might start letting you know if the iPhone camera has been repaired with aftermarket parts

We are due to see iOS 14.4 pretty soon, with the expected launch of the controversial tracking opt in message. But iOS 14.4 may also notify users if the camera used in the phone is supplied from a aftermarket source, i.e if the camera system has been replaced or repaired in a place where non genuine Apple components were used. The following message may appear on the screen: Unable to verify […]

iPhone 8 and later now support FaceTime HD at 1080p

Up until recently, the only devices that actually supported FaceTime HD was the iPhone 12 line of phones, so the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max but this week, as reported by MacMagazine Apple has seemed to have updated the tech specs for the iPhone 8 and later, now specifying that they all now support FaceTime HD 1080p. The only difference between the iPhone […]

More cars are getting support for wireless CarPlay

More and more cars seem to be offering wireless CarPlay in their new vehicles, as the rumour of the next iPhone not including any Lightning port whatsoever. For example, in the US, Hyundai is adding wireless CarPlay to the 2021 models of the new Tuscon, Santa Fe, Venue and Palisade. Here in the UK, the latest Volkswagen Golf 8 now has wireless CarPlay too. Wireless CarPlay uses a combination of […]

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro now up for pre-order

Earlier this week, Apple launched the new iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max and starting today the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro are both up for pre-order on Apple’s website as well as carriers too. The pre-order is now live in around 30 countries. For those who wanted the larger iPhone 12 Pro Max and the smaller new iPhone 12 mini, […]

Good Morning America had first ‘hands on’ today of iPhone 12

Popular morning show in the US, Good Morning America had the first public hands on time with the new iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro this morning following the event this week on Tuesday. The show didn’t have the smaller iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max as those are due to be available next month. ABC News tech reporter Becky Worle spoke about the new phones, the new […]

iPhone 11 Pro discontinued, iPhone XR and iPhone 11 to stick around

Yesterday, Apple announced the new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro and has a result the lineup now means the iPhone 11 Pro has been discontinued leaving the iPhone 11 and iPhone XR as the two older models. The iPhone SE has the same SoC as the iPhone 11 and was introduced earlier this year and sits at the entry level price of £399 / $399. Apple has also chose […]

All iPhones on sale now don’t include EarPods or a USB Charger

Apple just announced the new iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro and part of the news was that Apple is no longer including wired EarPods or the USB charger brick in the box to reduce the excesses of packaging and help reduce the environmental impact of iPhones. This change doesn’t only apply to the new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, but also the rest of the […]

Apple could be launching new products this week, via a press briefing

Noted Apple leaker, Jon Prosser said this week on Twitter that he is expecting Apple to hold a media event tomorrow on Tuesday 8th of September to announce the new Apple Watch Series 6 and the new entry level iPad. He did say that the event date is “not locked in.” Apple press release is currently scheduled for Tuesday (September 8) at 9:00am EST — though, I should note that […]

This years iPhone may have a 120Hz screen

Nearly every year for the past ten years, Apple has unveiled a new update to the iPhone in September and while we are a few months away, rumours for the ‘iPhone 12’ for this year are starting to pop up online. According to some rumours, the new iPhone for 2020 is going to get a much faster refresh rate on the display and improvements to the camera. These rumours come […]