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.
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It appears that the new iPhone 8 units are not resonating with users as well as previous iterations of the Apple smartphones have, according to a new statement from an analyst citing retail feedback.
Apple is rumoured to launch an advanced iPhone variant in a couple of weeks, and to tackle the threat of losing sales, Samsung might be planning to launch its next flagship earlier than usual.
Today, Apple began sending out press invitations for its next big event on September 12, where the company is expected to launch three new iPhones, an Apple TV that supports 4K, and a new Watch.
The iPhone 8 will reportedly be available for purchase starting from September 22. Apple is expected to unveil the device at an event on September 12, with an expensive price tag of $999.
The new top-tier iPhone - due to be unveiled alongside the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus next month - will reportedly cost "around $999", but the 512GB model will no doubt cost considerably more.
Industry sources that spoke to Asian news site Nikkei claim that Apple is planning to launch three iPhone models with organic light emitting diode (OLED) displays in the second half of next year.
Every week there is a new batch of alleged iPhone images and rumors. The latest to hit the internet gives us another glimpse of the upcoming handset, showing off a rear without a Touch ID sensor.
According to a new leak from an alleged presentation in China, it states that Apple's upcoming iPhone will indeed have the Touch ID sensor located under the glass of the front display.
The CEO of Wistron - the Taiwanese company which assembles iPhones - has confirmed that the next generation of iPhones will be equipped with wireless charging and a waterproof body.
Someone claiming to have a "friend in the industry" has managed to leak photos of the front and rear of the upcoming iPhone 8, as well as the rear panels of the iPhone 7S and 7S Plus.
The Wall Street Journal has corroborated some previous iPhone rumors with its own sources, saying that many of the recent reports are in fact correct. The anniversary iPhone model will be special.
Apple and Samsung Display were rumored to have signed a deal for 100 million OLED display panels last year. Now, Apple is reportedly hungry for more, and wants an additional 60 million panels.
Whatever the next iPhone ends up being called, a rumor that just won't die has popped up again, this time seemingly with backing from the companies that will supply parts for its wireless charging.
A report has suggested that Apple might be preparing to launch a 5-inch version of the iPhone with a vertical dual-camera module during its next release cycle in fall of 2017.
There have been rumors that Apple is prepping a higher-end model of its iPhone for next year. The new handset could offer an OLED display and might even come in a curved variant.