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iPhone 11, iPhone XI or iPhone X2: What's the story so far with the new 2018 iPhone?

iPhone 11, iPhone XI or iPhone X2: What's the story so far with the new 2018 iPhone?

By Dan Grabham

Welcome to our roundup of all the new iPhone rumours. Three iPhones arrived last year in the form of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X and now we've also had (Product)Red editions of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, too. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus... Read more

Apple iPhone SE2: Specs, rumours and everything else you need to know

Apple iPhone SE2: Specs, rumours and everything else you need to know

By Dan Grabham

Apple’s iPhone X and iPhone 8 flagship phones might grab the headlines but there are still stacks of people out there buying smaller-screened mid-range devices like the iPhone SE.Apple realised post-iPhone 6 that there was no iOS alternative to those... Read more

Apple might debut iPhone SE 2 in May with no headphone jack

Apple might debut iPhone SE 2 in May with no headphone jack

By Elyse Betters

The next iPhone SE could arrive this spring.After talking to iPhone case manufacturers at the Global Sources Mobile Electronics trade-show, Japanese blog Macotakara claimed Apple is making a second-generation iPhone SE, with plans to announce the device... Read more

Apple might launch new iPhones well before its usual autumn event

Apple might launch new iPhones well before its usual autumn event

By Elyse Betters

Well, it looks like Apple has been real busy.According to filings pulled from the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) database, which were spotted by French website Consomac, Apple has a bunch of unreleased iPhone models with the model numbers A1920, A1921,... Read more

Apple's hot new iPhone 8 Plus (Product) Red edition is here

Apple's hot new iPhone 8 Plus (Product) Red edition is here

By Cam Bunton

It's been years since Apple first took to the stage with U2's Bono to announce the first (Product) Red iPod. Since then, Apple has launched numerous bright red products - mostly accessories - with the aim of raising money to go towards HIV/Aids charities.... Read more

Where to buy the new red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Where to buy the new red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

By Dan Grabham

Apple has announced the special edition (Product)Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus and they're available now. Both are black on the front, with red aluminium backs.The special edition iPhone joins iPhone 8 in space grey, silver and gold. There's no red iPhone... Read more

Apple to launch an iPhone with triple-lens camera in 2019, says report

Apple to launch an iPhone with triple-lens camera in 2019, says report

By Max Langridge

Apple may follow in the footsteps of Huawei and release an iPhone with a triple-lens camera system in 2019, according to Taiwanese news outlet Economic Daily News.  Huawei P20 Pro triple camera explored: Everything you need to know about Huawei's camera... Read more

Best iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus cases: Protect your new Apple device

Best iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus cases: Protect your new Apple device

By Britta O'Boyle

The Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus were announced alongside the iPhone X and Apple Watch Series 3 at the company's event in September. The two devices succeed the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, bringing improvements in hardware as well as a glass rear over aluminium... Read more

Apple's making curved iPhone screens that support air gestures

Apple's making curved iPhone screens that support air gestures

By Elyse Betters

Apple is developing touchless iPhones with curved displays.According to Bloomberg, these displays will gradually curve inward from top to bottom, where as every iPhone model in the past, with the exception of the iPhone X, have used flat displays. The... Read more

The best iPhone X deals for April 2018

The best iPhone X deals for April 2018

By Hassan Mohammed

The Apple iPhone X is available in two colours, space grey and silver. It comes in two storage size variants with SIM-free pricing for the 64GB version from £47.95 a month from Apple or £999.99 SIM free.The 256GB iPhone X costs £55.15 a month from... Read more

What is Apple Pay, how does it work, and how do you set it up?

What is Apple Pay, how does it work, and how do you set it up?

By Elyse Betters

Apple Pay is a payment system designed to change the way you shop. The company has been leading the way in the effort to move consumers from physical wallets packed with cards to a world in which your iPhone or Watch does all the work. iOS 11 tips and... Read more

How do Apple's new data and privacy features work across its devices

How do Apple's new data and privacy features work across its devices

By Elyse Betters

Your data might as well be gold.It's becoming clearer than ever that your name, email address, phone number, passwords, interests, and other types of data - or metadata - is desirable to not only hackers but also companies. Every day, there is some new... Read more

Apple iOS 11.3 is here: Huge update adds Battery Health, new Animoji, Business Chat, and more

Apple iOS 11.3 is here: Huge update adds Battery Health, new Animoji, Business Chat, and more

By Elyse Betters

Apple has released a major update to iOS 11.The update, iOS 11.3, is technically one of a dozen official updates to the iOS 11 operating system since it debuted in September. It arrives more than a month the launch of iOS 11.2.6, a minor update that brought... Read more

Apple AirPower: Is the wireless charging mat for iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods coming soon?

Apple AirPower: Is the wireless charging mat for iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods coming soon?

By Rik Henderson

The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X all feature wireless charging. They work with hundreds of Qi charging mats and accessories already available - including in-car charging stations.But Apple is also about to come out with its own AirPower mat for... Read more

2018 iPhone X 2 could cost as little as £635

2018 iPhone X 2 could cost as little as £635

By Rik Henderson

A leaked investor memo claims that you could get yourself an iPhone X for as little as $899 (£635) this year. That's a distinct drop from the minimum of $999 being charged for this year's model.The price drop is suggested because it is claimed that Apple... Read more

Apple might ditch its current phone design for a foldable iPhone in 2020

Apple might ditch its current phone design for a foldable iPhone in 2020

By Elyse Betters

Apple is the latest tech giant exploring the possibility of foldable smartphones, according to a new report.The company wants to launch an all-new iPhone in just two years. It will have a totally refreshed design, CNBC has reported, citing analyst Wamsi... Read more

Apple's very own MicroLED screens could arrive in the next few years, says report

Apple's very own MicroLED screens could arrive in the next few years, says report

By Max Langridge

Apple is said to be secretly developing its very own screens that use MicroLED technology, according to a report from Bloomberg. What is MicroLED? The TV tech set to take on OLED explained Apple has turned to third-party display manufacturers such as... Read more

Apple Maps adds local bike share scheme locations

Apple Maps adds local bike share scheme locations

By Dan Grabham

Apple likes to add new features and data points into Maps, the latest of which is the addition of bike sharing data for more than 175 cities across 36 countries.You can search for the specific bike share system in your city in the search field in Apple... Read more

Apple WWDC 2018: How to watch and what to expect

Apple WWDC 2018: How to watch and what to expect

By Elyse Betters

Apple's developer conference is around the corner, and we're predicting what the company will announce here.Apple puts on a mostly-annual developer conference in California to showcase new software, software updates, and - sometimes - technologies that... Read more

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat to launch by end of March

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat to launch by end of March

By Max Langridge

Ever since Apple announced the AirPower wireless charging mat at the iPhone X launch in September 2017, we've been in the dark as to when we can expect to see it on shelves. Apple itself has remained coy about the release date, simply stating it would... Read more

How the Red Cross brought conflict to life using Apple's ARKit

How the Red Cross brought conflict to life using Apple's ARKit

By Dan Grabham

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has used Apple’s ARKit to create a new augmented reality app to show the devastation caused by war.The free app is called Enter the Room and, seen through the eyes of a child, the idea is you get a... Read more

Apple might launch a 6.5-inch 'iPhone X Plus' in gold this autumn

Apple might launch a 6.5-inch 'iPhone X Plus' in gold this autumn

By Elyse Betters

If you haven't heard already, Apple is supposedly working on a super-sized iPhone X that it might launch this autumn. A few reports have claimed that the company wants to roll out a plus-sized version of the iPhone X, but now, a new report from the very-credible... Read more

2018 iPhone X will come with smaller notch, claims Barclays

2018 iPhone X will come with smaller notch, claims Barclays

By Rik Henderson

The Apple iPhone X refresh for 2018 will have similar TrueDepth facial recognition on its front facing camera but with a smaller notch, claim analysts working for Barclays bank.Based on reports and meetings they had during CES in January, analysts Andrew... Read more

Apple iPhone X problems: Common problems and how to fix them

Apple iPhone X problems: Common problems and how to fix them

By Elyse Betters

If you're a new iPhone X user, you might have realised that there are a few problems and annoyances with Apple's new super handset. At £999/$999, one would expect perfection, but, of course, nothing is perfect - not even the latest and greatest from... Read more

China taking over world's phone market, sales results show Apple and Samsung should beware

China taking over world's phone market, sales results show Apple and Samsung should beware

By Rik Henderson

Counterpoint's report on the global sales of smartphones in both the last quarter and the whole of 2017 are in. And, while they continue to make good reading for Apple and Samsung, they both need to look over their shoulders at the rapid rise of Chinese... Read more

Apple wants a more stable iOS, so don't expect major features in iOS 12

Apple wants a more stable iOS, so don't expect major features in iOS 12

By Elyse Betters

Apple has different plans for iOS this year.The company wants to delay some key features until next year, according to Axios. One of those features is a complete refresh of the home screen. In the meantime, Apple plans to fix performance and quality issues... Read more

The Apple iPhone SE 2 may not happen anymore, according to reliable source

The Apple iPhone SE 2 may not happen anymore, according to reliable source

By Max Langridge

Usually reliable leaker of all things Apple, Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new report, obtained by MacRumors that casts some serious doubt over an iPhone SE 2 launching later this year.  Apple iPhone 2018: What's the story so far? Kuo's reasoning? He says... Read more

Apple will discontinue, rather than reduce the price of iPhone X later this year

Apple will discontinue, rather than reduce the price of iPhone X later this year

By Max Langridge

Apple is expected to discontinue the £999 iPhone X later this year when it announces a new model, rather than reduce its price and keep it in the lineup. Apple usually keeps the current iPhone as an option, but reduces the price by around £100, but... Read more

Apple iPhone X tips and tricks: Master Apple's greatest iPhone

Apple iPhone X tips and tricks: Master Apple's greatest iPhone

By Stuart Miles

Got a new iPhone X? Or thinking about getting one? With such a huge change to the design of the phone, including the ditching of Touch ID and the introduction of Face ID, how you control and use the new iPhone changes too.We've put together a number of... Read more

Apple will let you turn battery throttling off with a future iOS update

Apple will let you turn battery throttling off with a future iOS update

By Max Langridge

Late last year, it was discovered that Apple intentionally slows down older iPhones to prevent random reboots. Many iPhone owners always thought their phones slowed down around the time a new model was due to be released, but Apple admitted it included... Read more

Apple's 2019 iPhone might reduce notch, combine Face ID and camera

Apple's 2019 iPhone might reduce notch, combine Face ID and camera

By Elyse Betters

We're like eight months away from the new iPhone.Excited? No? Well, get pumped, because you know Apple is going to introduce a new smartphone every autumn, and this year should be no different, so, of course, the rumour mill is firing up with the latest... Read more

Apple iPhone SE 2 to get glass back panel, may feature wireless charging

Apple iPhone SE 2 to get glass back panel, may feature wireless charging

By Max Langridge

Towards the end of 2017, the Economic Daily News in China reported that Apple would release a new version of the iPhone SE in 2018. Since then we haven't heard too many rumours surrounding a new wallet-friendly iPhone, but now a new report on tekz24.com... Read more

Apple apologises for slowing iPhones, offers sale on battery replacements

Apple apologises for slowing iPhones, offers sale on battery replacements

By Elyse Betters

Apple wants you to know its sorry.The company just published a letter to apologise for a “misunderstanding", or rather, for the fact that it slows older iPhones. Apple recently admitted it pushes out an update that throttles the CPU of older iPhones... Read more

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software

By Stuart Miles

Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.The new OS from Apple brings a host of new features, tips and tricks. We've worked our way through the operating system in order... Read more

Controversy: Apple responds to claims that it throttles older iPhones with degraded batteries

Controversy: Apple responds to claims that it throttles older iPhones with degraded batteries

By Elyse Betters

 There has always been crazy conspiracies about electronic manufacturers deliberately slowing down their old products in order to get consumers to upgrade to their newer products, but as a turns out, this may actually be true - or at least it seems to... Read more

Apple imagined a version of Siri that can whisper responses to you

Apple imagined a version of Siri that can whisper responses to you

By Elyse Betters

Siri sucks to use in public.Think about it: whether you're in a library or a grocery store, it's awkward to use Siri. She's loud. But, imagine if she could whisper. Would you use it more then? Apple seems to be asking itself this very question, according... Read more

Apple iPhone SE could be set for a comeback in 2018

Apple iPhone SE could be set for a comeback in 2018

By Max Langridge

Apple's wallet-friendly iPhone SE (wallet-friendly by Apple standards, that is) could make a return to stores according to a report from the Economic Daily News in China. The news outlet's report says that Wistron, the Indian company responsible for building... Read more

All 2018 iPhones could support gigabit LTE data transmission speeds

All 2018 iPhones could support gigabit LTE data transmission speeds

By Max Langridge

You can expect data speeds of the entire 2018 iPhone lineup to be vastly improved, as they will allegedly support gigabit LTE transmission and 4x4 MIMO standards, according to usually reliable industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Apple iPhone 2018: What's the... Read more

Apple's 2019 iPhone might feature a laser-based 3D sensor on the back

Apple's 2019 iPhone might feature a laser-based 3D sensor on the back

By Elyse Betters

The iPhone X is barely a month old and already people want to know about future iPhones and what they might feature.Well, the rumour mill is already discussing the 2019 iPhone: according to a Bloomberg, Apple is developing a “3D sensor” for the back... Read more

Apple to release three iPhones, including iPhone X Plus in 2018

Apple to release three iPhones, including iPhone X Plus in 2018

By Max Langridge

Following his prediction that Apple will release two iPhone models with OLED screens in 2018, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has revealed the screen sizes he expects them to sport and claims a third LCD-screen iPhone will be launched alongside them.... Read more

Apple has fixed the strange iOS bug that wouldn't let users type 'I'

Apple has fixed the strange iOS bug that wouldn't let users type 'I'

By Elyse Betters

Users who downloaded iOS 11.1 - and couldn't type the letter "I" as a result - now have a permanent fix.Apple recently rolled out a software update to iOS 11 in order to deliver new emoji characters and a fix for the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability, but it... Read more

Apple could make the move to OLED for all iPhones in 2018

Apple could make the move to OLED for all iPhones in 2018

By Max Langridge

Not even a week after the iPhone X has hit Apple Stores, rumours surrounding its successors have begun circling. Ming Chi-Kuo, the KGI Securities analyst who always has something to say regarding future Apple releases, has said there will be two iPhones... Read more

7 custom iPhone X models that are so luxe you likely can't afford them

7 custom iPhone X models that are so luxe you likely can't afford them

By Elyse Betters

Apple's iPhone X is already lux enough, but some companies are taking it to the next level - plating it gold and encrusting it in precious stones.That's right. We've all heard about 24K gold Android phones from high-end manufacturers, such as Vertu, but... Read more

Apple releases iOS 11.1 with new emoji and more for iPhone and iPad

Apple releases iOS 11.1 with new emoji and more for iPhone and iPad

By Elyse Betters

Apple has a treat for you on Halloween.The company just released iOS 11.1, the first major update to the iOS 11 operating system, for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Mind you, iOS 11.1 is arriving more than a month after iOS 11 was first released to the... Read more

How to take a screenshot with the iPhone X

How to take a screenshot with the iPhone X

By Stuart Miles

In the past taking a screenshot on the iPhone was a simple thing that was the same on every new iPhone that was created. Press on the power button and the Home button at the same time, and viola, a shot of the screen was saved to your Photos. With the... Read more

How do you say iPhone X? Here's how Apple wants you to pronounce it

How do you say iPhone X? Here's how Apple wants you to pronounce it

By Elyse Betters

You're probably saying iPhone X the wrong way.In September, Apple introduced three new iPhones: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. If you didn't watch the company actually unveil those smartphones - specifically, the flagship, tenth-anniversary... Read more

Apple fully embraces wireless charging with PowerbyProxi buyout

Apple fully embraces wireless charging with PowerbyProxi buyout

By Elyse Betters

Apple is going all in on wireless technology.The company recently purchased PowerbyProxi, a firm that makes wireless power solutions, according to Stuff. Apple's senior vice president of hardware engineering, Dan Riccio, told Stuff that the PowerbyProxi... Read more