Apple has announced that a bunch of iOS 15 features will not be making their way to devices older than the iPhone XR. Additionally, some features are exclusive to the iPhone 12 for now.
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Apple has announced that iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus devices produced after October 2018 are eligible for a free repair if they're failing to boot. A serial number checker determines eligibility.
Apple might have discontinued certain older iPhone models but that doesn't mean you still can't purchase them. Sure, used is an option, but buying new comes with peace of mind and a guarantee.
Apple today announced its new trio of iPhones, the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr, but that means that it's also killing off some older ones, like the iPhone X, 6s, and SE, along with Apple Watch Series 1.
Apple has acknowledged throttling older iPhones to conserve batteries that have started to wear out. The consumer response has been more than 23 lawsuits and counting, despite an attempt to make good.
Apple's decision to offer battery replacements at a discount for older phones experiencing slowdowns may incur a significant financial cost to the company, with possibly 16M iPhones sales lost.
While stories of Apple throttling older iPhones to push people to get new ones has been around for a few years, Apple has decided to address the issue, addressing device shutdowns and older batteries.
A report by the Wall Street Journal details Apple's plans to start manufacturing the iPhone 6, 6S and SE in Bangalore, India. Apple will reportedly be working with Taiwanese manufacturer, Wistron.
According to a statement from Apple, the latest version of iOS fixes unexpected shutdowns in 70% of iPhone 6 models and 80% of iPhone 6s models. iPhone 7 devices were not affected by the issue.
Two weeks after the delayed launch of its AirPods, owners reported battery draining issues with their charging case. Now, some owners say that the AirPods are losing their connection during calls.
A statement made last week by Apple has been updated, hinting that more devices may be affected by the issue than first thought. An iOS update is due next week, with updated battery diagnostic tools.
Apple has posted an article to its Chinese support page explaining the cause of recent unexpected shutdowns on iPhone 6s devices. The shutdowns stem from of a "controlled ambient air" exposure issue.
Apple has announced a worldwide program to provide free battery replacements for "a very small number of iPhone 6s devices" that have been affected by "unexpected shutdown issues".
The China Consumers Association is asking Apple to investigate why certain iPhone models have suddenly stopped working. A "considerable number" of users is reportedly being impacted by the issues.
For the first time ever, Apple is now selling refurbished iPhones on its website. You can get the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus at discounted rates, which come with a full one year warranty.
Apple's new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will launch on Friday with iOS 10 on board - but if your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch is on this list, you'll be able to upgrade it to iOS 10 from today.
Apple announced today that iOS 10 will roll out as an update on September 13 - but if your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch isn't on the list of devices eligible to upgrade, you're out of luck.
The Aalborgs University in Denmark conducted a study, finding out which smartphones perform best on a weak signal. It concluded that Microsoft's Lumia 640 blasts other phones in signal performance.
iPhone users seem to be bored with the device's design, as a new survey has revealed that current owners might not upgrade to the upcoming smartphones if Apple does not make a drastic change.
Apple's new iPhones will reportedly feature only a few "subtle changes" - but it's said to be planning to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack to make the devices even thinner, and water-resistant.
Apple is giving students and teachers free wireless Beats headphones with the purchase of an eligible Mac, iPhone 6 or 6s, or iPad Pro. The deal is part of the firm's Back to School promotion.
Battery cases have traditionally offered more battery life at the expense of bulk and weight. Air Case is aiming to change that perception with its latest offering for the iPhone.
There's often compromise when it comes to adding a protective battery case to a device. Air Case is looking to change that with their new protective battery case for iPhone measuring in at 3.8mm.
Straw - the polling app created by a team of Microsoft employees - has been updated, introducing 3D Touch support on iPhones, and a range of improvements across iOS, Android and Windows Phone.
After it was discovered that setting your 64-bit iPhone or iPad to January 1, 1970 bricks it, Apple has now confirmed this happens with any date before May 1970 and that a fix is on the way.
A new flaw in iOS can easily break almost any Apple device including the iPhone 6s Plus and the most recent iPads. And triggering it is as simple as manually setting your device to a specific date.
Microsoft has updated its digital assistant to version 1.4.0 on iOS, bringing various new features including a Today View, 3D Touch support, faster loading times, better voice interactions, and more.
Battery cases for the iPhone are a dime a dozen. But, KUKE's case offers a slimmer profile, additional storage and the ability to charge via a standard Lightning cable.
Apple says it's investigating an issue that prevents the battery percentage indicator from updating, and which appears to be related to changing the time, or time zone, on some iPhones.
As originally announced at Apple's September event, Facebook has today started rolling out Live Photos support in its iOS mobile app. The feature will be added over the coming months.
OnePlus has created a protective case for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. While this might seem odd, it's actually a clever delivery system for invites to purchase a OnePlus handset.
It was bound to happen sooner or later, but companies have finally caught up and surpassed Apple when it comes to their devices taking better photos. Eight Android handsets rank above Apple's "6s".
Apple offers one of the most reliable handsets on the market. Its expansive app library, unwavering support make it a compelling buy. But, is this the best the smartphone market has to offer?
According a recent report, models of the iPhone have different versions of the A9 chip powering them, produced by either Samsung or TSMC. The Samsung version apparently leads to lower battery life.
Microsoft today announced its two new flagships, the Lumia 950 and 950 XL. Read on to see how they stack up against the competition from Apple, Samsung and Google.
According to Fstoppers, a leading photography website, 4K video on Apple's latest iPhone looks far superior to video shot on the Nikon D750.
From Vivid broadband and Stagefright's second coming, to Microsoft mistakes, Activision's 'terror attack', and a huge flagship with a tiny screen, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Apple's new iPhones get dunked in water for a side by side test in a new video. iFixit's tear-down reveals how Apple's engineers achieved hydro resistance.
The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have been benchmarked in a variety of tests, revealing the power of these new devices. The latest-generation phones outpaced many of their competitors and set new records.
Apple's latest iPhones only went on sale a few days ago (although pre-orders have been open for longer) - but the company says that it's already sold 13 million of them, setting a new record.