The new iPhone XS and XS Max support faster wireless charging speeds — and so do these 3 wireless chargers

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Getty The new iPhone XS and XS Max have several hardware improvements over last year’s models, but one a big one is that they can be wirelessly charged faster, which […]

Cops told suspect he had to open iPhone X with his face, so he did

Enlarge / The iPhone X running iOS 11. (credit: Samuel Axon) An Ohio man currently being prosecuted for possession of child pornography is believed to be the first person to have unlocked his Face ID-enabled iPhone after being presented with a warrant and being ordered to do so by law enforcement. The case of United […]

Some iPhone XS units won’t charge until you wake the screen

It wouldn’t be a major phone launch without some teething troubles, and the iPhone XS appears to be no exception to the rule. Some device owners on Apple’s forums, Reddit and Unbox Therapy (among others) have reported that their units won’t charge properly through the Lightning cable until the screen wakes up. In certain cases, […]

ITC judge denies Qualcomm’s request, won’t stop iPhone imports

While the patent lawsuit battle between Qualcomm and Apple is far from over — remember how long it took for things to get settled with Samsung? — we do have an update. On Friday, U.S. International Trade Commission judge Thomas Pender found (PDF) that the iPhones violate one of Qualcomm’s patents, but still refused to […]

iFixit’s iPhone XS and XS Max teardown: Like the iPhone X with a couple surprises

iFixit When we went hands-on with the iPhone XS and XS Max, we were mainly struck by how similar they felt to the iPhone X—particularly the iPhone XS. But it turns out that inside, it’s the iPhone XS that diverges with an unusual new battery design. iFixit tore down both phones and provided analysis and […]