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2018 iPhone headphone jack dongles tipped axed

2018 iPhone headphone jack dongles tipped axed

Analysts suggested this week that 2018 iPhones of all sorts might well do away with in-box dongles. That means no more headphone jack at all for the average user - not unless they want to pay extra for said dongle purchased separately. This would be the first time Apple released an iPhone with no in-box access to a headphone jack since the dawn of the iPhone.

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Apple iOS 11.4 released: Messages in iCloud, AirPlay 2, more

Apple iOS 11.4 released: Messages in iCloud, AirPlay 2, more

Apple's iOS 11.4 update has been released, and with Messages in iCloud support, there's more to it than just AirPlay 2. The new version - which is arriving on iPhone, iPad, and the HomePod - was announced earlier today, with its support for bringing some much-needed features to Apple's smart speaker.

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iPhone owners are about to reach a crossroads

iPhone owners are about to reach a crossroads

At Display Week, Apple engineers took telling peeks at next-gen screen technologies of several telling sorts. Hardcore Apple devotees might find themselves at a crossroads in years to come, if what we're seeing Apple look at this week gets utilized in future Apple product. Especially when it comes to those Apple fans who use the iPhone because they've always used the iPhone, not because of new features - the next generation might be hard to swallow.

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Big iPhone leak shows new display (size)

Big iPhone leak shows new display (size)

Now that Apple changed the iPhone schedule with X, a new wave is in store for 2018. But what's the size set going to be - and will there be three phones, or just two? This morning a set of blueprint-like plans landed on our tip desk with the suggestion that they'd close the gap.

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Snapchat ads unskippable: How to delete (the app)

Snapchat ads unskippable: How to delete (the app)

A new feature on Snapchat makes 6-second advertisements unskippable. They're real, they're here, and they're not going away any time soon. As such, it's time to discuss once again how to delete an app - namely Snapchat. It's actually pretty easy when it comes down to it. If you just want to get rid of notifications, we've got a guide for that too.

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Stop mobile notifications now!

Stop mobile notifications now!

Today I'm going to show you how to get rid of mobile notifications entirely. I'll start with a few major sources for notifications, and we'll get a little more general. I'm not going to spend much time trying to convince you to throw your smartphone down a sewer drain today - but that IS the fastest way to do away with notifications entirely. If you're unable to destroy your smartphone, continue on.

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iPhone SE 2018: How the notch works

iPhone SE 2018: How the notch works

Today we're having a peek at a mockup of the iPhone SE 2018 based on leaks from the past week. We're exploring the viability of the leaked models that've appeared - with regard to the software and the hardware that'd need to work with said hardware. This is a test. If this had been a news story based on Apple products straight from Apple, we'd be going in on all angles.

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The iPhone X Plus 2018 switchover leaked

The iPhone X Plus 2018 switchover leaked

Details about the release of the 2018 iPhone X Plus remain in the rumor realm - but have been given a new bit of credence this week from China. What we're to understand as of now is that the whole iPhone lineup might well make the switch to the notch - the removal of the home button and the replacement of said home button with a larger display. Can you imagine your iPhone SE feeling the same, but looking a whole lot different?

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Apple aware of select iPhone 7 models experiencing disabled mics

Apple aware of select iPhone 7 models experiencing disabled mics

If you're an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus user that's noticed the phone's microphone has stopped working properly, you're not alone. It turns out that certain models of the iPhone 7 have begun experiencing a mic bug after updating to iOS 11.3 or later. The issue doesn't appear to be too widespread at the moment, but with the result being a nonfunctional microphone it makes things like calls and FaceTime pretty difficult.

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Tim Cook: iPhone X pricing, strategy here to stay [UPDATE]

Tim Cook: iPhone X pricing, strategy here to stay [UPDATE]

This is the first time since the iPhone line was split into two devices that the more expensive unit sold more than the lesser. That's what Apple CEO Tim Cook suggested during Apple's fiscal Q2 financial results call this afternoon. Cook responded to a question of the current Apple strategy of releasing three phones at once - specifically on the iPhone X and it's starting price of $999 USD. Tim Cook said he couldn't be prouder of the work they'd done and the way they've done business in the quarter at hand - and the one before that, too.

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iPad Review 2018: This one’s for my kids

iPad Review 2018: This one’s for my kids

This newest iteration of the iPad isn't made for the people who buy a new iPad each time Apple makes one available. Instead, the iPad we're reviewing here today is the Cupertino company's continuation of a design that's already been proven to work. People that've never owned an iPad, people that haven't bought a new iPad for a half-decade, and people looking to buy iPads for schools - this is the iPad for you. I'm a parent, and it turns out this iPad is for my children and me, too.

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iPhone 6s Plus switch: Why Apple’s next X will convince you

iPhone 6s Plus switch: Why Apple’s next X will convince you

Today we're going to talk about what you're options might be later this year if you've currently got an iPhone 6s. Now's about the time when the iPhone 6s is scheduled to start trading in in large numbers. That's because the iPhone 6s came out a couple years ago, and users are getting antsy. Now that the iPhone 6s isn't as cool as it once was, users want to make a big change.

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