Gorilla Glass-maker plans to produce glass suitable for folding iPhones

Enlarge / A folding phone by Oppo. (credit: Brian Shen) According to Wired, glass-maker Corning is “working on ultrathin, bendable glass that’s 0.1 millimeters thick and can bend to a 5 millimeter radius” that may be usable for smartphone displays within two years. Corning produces Gorilla Glass used in Apple’s iPhones, as well as in […]

Apple will repair iPhones with third-party batteries

In a change to its longstanding policy, Apple is apparently repairing iPhones with third-party batteries at its Genius Bars and Apple Authorized Service Providers. This is a about-face from its previous stance, which was to refuse repairs on iPhones with aftermarket batteries. According to MacRumors, which saw a copy of Apple’s internal memo regarding the […]

Bloomberg report reveals details about iOS 13, plus iPhones and iPads through 2020

Enlarge / From left to right: the iPhone 8, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR, and the iPhone XS Max. (credit: Samuel Axon) Bloomberg reporters Mark Gurman and Debby Wu, who have a track record of accurately reporting major Apple product features before they are announced, published a new report today describing features in 2020’s […]

Apple says iPhones were down 15% last quarter, but everything else was up 19%

Enlarge / iPhones are seen at an Apple Store in Tianjin, China. (credit: Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images) Apple today shared its fiscal first-quarter revenue with shareholders. As investors feared and as previously warned, Apple posted revenue of $ 84.3 billion for the quarter ending in December, missing revenue expectations in the quarter by around […]

Apple will update iPhones in China due to Qualcomm’s patent claim

Now that a Chinese court has granted Qualcomm an injunction against Apple that could block the sales of several older iPhone models (6S through X), Apple says it can fix things with a software update. When the ruling came down Apple said only devices running pre-iOS 12 software were in violation. All of the phones […]

I’ve tried every single iPhone currently available — here’s my ranking of the 7 iPhones you can buy right now (AAPL)

Edgar Su/Reuters If you want to buy an iPhone right now, you have seven different options to choose from.  From the brand-new, futuristic iPhone XS to the old-but-good iPhone 7, the current iPhone lineup has a range of devices and price points.  At this point, I’ve tried all seven of Apple’s current iPhones. And although […]

Chase Adding iPhones, MacBooks and More to Ultimate Rewards

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China suggests Trump should ditch ‘tapped’ iPhones for Huawei

China is trolling Trump. In an official response to the allegations that it and Russia are spying on the President’s trio of iPhones, a top-ranking Chinese official said: “If they are very worried about iPhones being tapped, they can use Huawei.” The snarky reply signals to the ban on the use of Huawei devices by […]

Police told to avoid looking at recent iPhones to avoid lockouts

Police have yet to completely wrap their heads around modern iPhones like the X and XS, and that’s clearer than ever thanks to a leak. Motherboard has obtained a presentation slide from forensics company Elcomsoft telling law enforcement to avoid looking at iPhones with Face ID. If they gaze at it too many times (five), […]