Latest Apple phone news

iPhone XI (iPhone 11) and iPhone X Plus specs, release date, news and rumours
iPhone XI (iPhone 11) and iPhone X Plus specs, release date, news and rumours By Dan Grabham

We're now around a month away from the launch of a new iPhone - or, more accurately, two or three new 2018 iPhones. 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... Read more

Apple's new job listings show it wants to make custom health chips
Apple's new job listings show it wants to make custom health chips By Maggie Tillman

Apple is developing yet another custom chip for its various devices, according to job listings spotted by CNBC.The company appears to be working on a dedicated custom health chip. Such a chip would help its devices handle biometric data. Apple is no stranger... Read more

Please let this happen: Apple could add multiuser support to Siri
Please let this happen: Apple could add multiuser support to Siri By Maggie Tillman

It's no secret that Siri is trailing way behind its younger competitors at this point - and lack of multiuser support is a prime example.Not only do Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant offer multiuser support, but they can recognise users by voice and automatically... Read more

Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: Will we get a new iPhone SE?
Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: Will we get a new iPhone SE? By Dan Grabham

We'll get a new iPhone XI and iPhone X Plus in September, but we're still thinking there will probably be an iPhone SE update in the interim. Apple is still selling plenty of iPhone SE, despite the phone now being two years old and the basic chassis... Read more

Is the Apple AirPower wireless charge mat release date soon?
Is the Apple AirPower wireless charge mat release date soon? By Dan Grabham

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 soon to come out with its own AirPower mat for... Read more

Apple just pushed pause on launching Group FaceTime
Apple just pushed pause on launching Group FaceTime By Maggie Tillman

Apple has quietly removed a major feature coming to iPhones, iPads and Macs: Group FaceTime calls.The Cupertino, California-based company removed Group FaceTime from the latest iOS 12 and MacOS Mojave betas, which were rolled out on 13 August, and it... Read more

It looks like Apple is working on iPhone dual-SIM support
It looks like Apple is working on iPhone dual-SIM support By Dan Grabham

It looks like Apple is working on dual-SIM support for future iPhones.The evidence was uncovered by 9to5Mac within the iOS 12 beta 5 code - there are references to "second SIM status", "dual SIM device" and "second SIM tray status". That last one is... Read more

Apple sold fewer iPhones than expected - but still made loads of cash
Apple sold fewer iPhones than expected - but still made loads of cash By Dan Grabham

Apple sold fewer iPhones than expected in the last three months but still managed to make more money than hoped because of the £999/$999 iPhone X price. Unsurprisingly, the iPhone X was Apple's most popular iPhone."We couldn't be happier with how things... Read more

8 of the most stunning Apple stores around the world
8 of the most stunning Apple stores around the world By Stuart Miles

Apple is renowned for its impressive stores around the world. Whether they are purpose built or retro-fitted into old buildings, and whether you like Apple or not, you have to admit it's like no other retail chain in the world. To celebrate, we've picked... Read more

iOS 12 features, release date and more
iOS 12 features, release date and more By Maggie Tillman

Apple's iOS 12 will officially come to iPhones and iPads later in the year but you can download the public beta now. Check out How to download the iOS 12 beta.The next major update to the iPhone and iPad's mobile operating system was rumoured to be all... Read more

iOS 12 first impressions: What's Apple's new iPhone and iPad software like?
iOS 12 first impressions: What's Apple's new iPhone and iPad software like? By Dan Grabham

The final version of iOS 12 will be downloadable to your iPhone and iPad in September, but before that a public beta has been launched. Check out How to download the iOS 12 beta.iOS 12 will run on an extensive list of iPhones and iPads. But, essentially,... Read more

Apple's new iPhone colours might not be what you expect
Apple's new iPhone colours might not be what you expect By Rik Henderson

It has been known for a while that Apple will be bringing three new handsets to market this year, with two sizes of a premium iPhone X replacement and a cheaper iPhone with a 6.1-inch LCD screen.The latter of which is also said to be the first phone to... Read more

Want to fix your iPhone or Mac? These leaked Apple vids show how
Want to fix your iPhone or Mac? These leaked Apple vids show how By Maggie Tillman

It's expensive to have Apple or other shops fix your Apple devices, but now, thanks to leaked internal videos, you can save some money. Apple iPhone X review: The future of Apple smartphones Apple iPhone X problems: Common problems and how to solve them... Read more

Apple shows off new upcoming emoji including - finally - ginger ones
Apple shows off new upcoming emoji including - finally - ginger ones By Maggie Tillman

World Emoji Day is 17 July, and Apple is celebrating the event by introducing 70 new emoji characters, including gingers.Apple has shared details on emoji that are coming to iOS devices "later this year" as part of the Unicode 11 emoji release. It plans... Read more

Apple's cheaper LCD iPhone will have iPhone X style super-thin bezel thanks to advanced LED backlight
Apple's cheaper LCD iPhone will have iPhone X style super-thin bezel thanks to advanced LED backlight By Rik Henderson

Apple is reportedly adopting Japanese manufacturer Nichia's 0.3t LED chips for its 6.1-inch cheaper LCD iPhone, with the result being similar brightness to previous LCD models but with the same sort of super-thin bezel as the iPhone X.DigiTimes' industry... Read more

Apple releases second iOS 12 public beta for anyone to test
Apple releases second iOS 12 public beta for anyone to test By Maggie Tillman

Apple has released the second public beta of iOS 12.The company launched the first iOS 12 public beta late last month, giving anybody - or, non-developers - a chance to test the unfinished software ahead of its final release for all iPhone and iPad users... Read more

Apple's next iPhone could come in several new wild colours
Apple's next iPhone could come in several new wild colours By Maggie Tillman

Apple is reportedly planning to introduce new iPhone colours when it launches the next iPhone later this year.The new colours include grey, white, blue, red, and orange. However, they'll be limited to a less-expensive model, which will still come with... Read more

iPhone X Plus and iPhone 9 video leak reveals new iPhone designs
iPhone X Plus and iPhone 9 video leak reveals new iPhone designs By Chris Hall

We're expecting the launch of new iPhones in September, and all rumours are point to a cheaper iPhone 9 with a single camera, but moving to a bezel-free design with a notch, and a larger iPhone X Plus - taking the bezel-free design into a larger device... Read more

iOS 12 system requirements: Will iOS 12 run on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch?
iOS 12 system requirements: Will iOS 12 run on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch? By Rik Henderson

Earlier this month Apple previewed some of the features that are coming in iOS 12, the next version of its mobile operating system. And now it has released the iOS 12 public beta so you can have a go with the new operating system yourself. Well, if... Read more

The iOS 12 public beta is here! Here's how to download it now
The iOS 12 public beta is here! Here's how to download it now By Dan Grabham

iOS 12 will be with us in September alongside new iPhones. But Apple has today announced that the iOS 12 public beta is live and available for download. Developers have been able to get hold of the new iPhone OS since Apple's developer conference in... Read more

When will the iOS 12 public beta be released?
When will the iOS 12 public beta be released? By Dan Grabham

UPDATE: The iOS 12 beta has now been released - check out How to download the iOS 12 betaiOS 12, the next major iteration of Apple's mobile OS, will be with us in September alongside new iPhones. But when will we be able to get hold of a public beta of... Read more

Leaked image of 6.1-inch LCD Apple iPhone confirms single-lens camera and Face ID
Leaked image of 6.1-inch LCD Apple iPhone confirms single-lens camera and Face ID By Max Langridge

Apple has for some time now, been said to be releasing three new iPhones at its annual September hardware event: two with OLED screens and one with an LCD screen. An rendered image of the latter has been obtained by BGR, revealing its full design.  iPhone... Read more

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally launch by September
Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally launch by September By Max Langridge

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally be available to buy by September this year, according to a report from Bloomberg. Apple AirPower: Is the wireless charging mat for iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods coming soon? Apple AirPods 2: When will... Read more

Is this what the new iPhone X Plus and 6.1-inch iPhone will look like?
Is this what the new iPhone X Plus and 6.1-inch iPhone will look like? By Rik Henderson

A few days ago we posted professional-looking rendered images of two of the much-rumoured new iPhones, which are coming this autumn.Now there are even better shots available, based on alleged leaked CAD designs from the production line. They not only... Read more

What is Memoji? Apple's new Animoji explained
What is Memoji? Apple's new Animoji explained By Maggie Tillman

Apple has brought more fun effects to the Messages camera.Messages, also know as the iMessage app, is Apple's messaging platform across iOS devices and Mac devices. Last year, with the introduction of iPhone X, Messages added a new feature called Animoji.... Read more

Apple WWDC 2018: All the announcements that matter
Apple WWDC 2018: All the announcements that matter By Maggie Tillman

Apple's developer conference has happened, and we're rounding up what the company announced.Apple puts on an annual developer conference in California to showcase new software, software updates, and - sometimes - technologies that developers can leverage... Read more

2018 Apple iPhone and iPhone X Plus revealed in amazing renders
2018 Apple iPhone and iPhone X Plus revealed in amazing renders By Rik Henderson

Apple's developers conference, WWDC, kicks off today with a keynote at 6pm BST and we'll likely see some new products and software announced. Pocket-lint will be in attendance and will bring you all the news as it happens.There won't, however, be any... Read more

Apple might unveil iOS 12 with new digital health tools at WWDC 2018
Apple might unveil iOS 12 with new digital health tools at WWDC 2018 By Maggie Tillman

Apple's WWDC 2018 is set to kick off next week, and thanks to a new report, we now know what to expect.WWDC, also known as the Worldwide Developers Conference, commences on 4 June with an opening keynote, where company executives typically unveil the... Read more

Apple to use iPhone NFC chip to unlock doors and more with iOS 12
Apple to use iPhone NFC chip to unlock doors and more with iOS 12 By Max Langridge

Apple is due to unveil iOS 12 at its annual WWDC, which kicks off next Monday 4 June. One of the features now thought to be coming to the newest version of Apple's mobile operating system is expanded capabilities for the built-in NFC chip on the iPhone,... Read more

Did Apple know the iPhone 6 could easily bend? Yep, internal tests show
Did Apple know the iPhone 6 could easily bend? Yep, internal tests show By Maggie Tillman

Remember Bendgate?Well, to refresh your memory, in 2014, users began to complain that their iPhone 6 devices - specifically, the iPhone 6 Plus - were bending with normal use. In a statement to Pocket-lint, Apple suggested the entire situation was overblown... Read more

New iPhones are go: Apple starts production for new 7nm A12 chips
New iPhones are go: Apple starts production for new 7nm A12 chips By Rik Henderson

Apple has reportedly started production on its next-generation mobile processors, expected to be called A12.The new chips will drive the forthcoming 2018 iPhone models and, most likely, new iPad Pro tablets too."People familiar with the matter" told Bloomberg's... Read more

Apple and Samsung developing ultrasonic in-display sensors; won't appear until 2019
Apple and Samsung developing ultrasonic in-display sensors; won't appear until 2019 By Max Langridge

With the notch trend introduced by the Apple iPhone X in full swing, attention is now turning to the next big mobile trend, in-display fingerprint sensors. Samsung has been said to developing its own sensor for some time now - it was originally said to... Read more

Apple iPhone SE 2 to launch in September; Face ID still rumoured
Apple iPhone SE 2 to launch in September; Face ID still rumoured By Max Langridge

After many reports claimed the Apple iPhone SE 2 would launch some time in Spring, a fresh report out of China claims Apple's budget smartphone will now launch at its regular September event instead.  Apple iPhone SE2: Specs, rumours and everything else... Read more

Apple's 2019 iPhone could sport three rear cameras like Huawei P20 Pro
Apple's 2019 iPhone could sport three rear cameras like Huawei P20 Pro By Elyse Betters

There are rumours that a future iPhone will have three rear cameras, and a new report adds more weight to the speculation.To be clear: the rumours are about a 2019 model. And a new research note from the Taipei Times has suggested Apple is likely to... Read more

Apple iPhone SE 2 renders surface showing notch and Face ID
Apple iPhone SE 2 renders surface showing notch and Face ID By Max Langridge

The Apple iPhone SE 2 rumor mill has been working in overdrive lately, there's so much information appearing online that it's tricky to sort the genuine leaks from mere speculation. The latest likely falls into the latter camp, but it's interesting nonetheless.... Read more

Apple's 2018 6.1-inch iPhone model might not come with 3D Touch
Apple's 2018 6.1-inch iPhone model might not come with 3D Touch By Elyse Betters

Would you miss Apple's 3D Touch if your iPhone didn't come with it?In January, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a great track record when it comes to revealing yet-to-be-announced news on upcoming Apple products, said we should expect three... Read more

Apple cuts down iPhone X orders due to of lack of demand
Apple cuts down iPhone X orders due to of lack of demand By Max Langridge

While Apple hasn't released official sales numbers, the general consensus is that the iPhone X hasn't quite lived up to tech giant's expectations. 'It's a stunning phone and without doubt Apple's best to date, but it's high price tag has put a lot of... 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

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

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