• The headphone jack issue is only getting worse

    6 days ago - By PhoneDog

    It's been an exciting week for the mobile industry. On Tuesday, Apple released not one, not two, but three new iPhones: the iPhone 8 , 8 Plus, and iPhone X , making the iPhone the talk of the town. Determined not to be forgotten, Google also released a teaser page for its Pixel 2 event on October 4 th , which sparked some conversation regarding the upcoming Pixel as well. Unfortunately, the conversation steers in an unpleasant direction as it becomes increasingly evident that the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL won't feature the headphone jack.
    It's fascinating how a feature as seemingly...
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  • If you think the iPhone X's $1,000 price tag is expensive, see how much it costs around the world

    If you think the iPhone X's $1,000 price tag is expensive, see how much it costs around the world

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Apple set a new pricing bar for ultra-premium smartphones with the iPhone X, which costs a whopping $1,000 in the US.
    Indeed, few phones, at least their base models, break the four-digit price mark. $1,000 is a lot to ask for a device that may only last a couple years before you buy another one. We haven't tested the iPhone X's performance yet, but even if we did, it would be hard to predict how long Apple's new A11 Bionic chip turning the wheels inside the iPhone X would carry it before it started to slow down.
    But if you live outside the US, the iPhone X's price tag could be an...
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  • This is the $60 wireless charger Apple prefers for the iPhone X and iPhone 8

    This is the $60 wireless charger Apple prefers for the iPhone X and iPhone 8

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    One of the biggest new features on Apple's iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus is wireless charging.
    That means instead of plugging in your new phone, you can simply place it on a special charging mat.
    But Apple didn't release its own wireless charger for the iPhone X and iPhone 8. It teased its own, but that won't come out until sometime next year. (Reports from Apple's factories have been negative .)
    But in the meantime, Apple said, you can use any charger that uses the Qi standard - the same wireless charging format that Samsung and other phone makers use.
    But for Apple fans, that may...
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  • Apple is still selling the iPhone 6s for a lower price, and it's a steal

    Apple is still selling the iPhone 6s for a lower price, and it's a steal

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Apple recently announced its shiny new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X on Tuesday, and they bring new features and faster performance than any previous iPhone.
    However, I'm here to tell you that you that Apple is still selling the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus for $450 and $550 repectively, and they're an absolute steal if you're not a heavy smartphone user. Better yet, you can get the 32GB iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus refurbished by Apple itself from Apple's Refurbished Mac Store.
    I can understand if the word "refurbished" puts you off, but my experience with refurbished Apple...
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