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iPhone sales revenue Q1 2018: iPhone X premium pricing in effect

iPhone sales revenue Q1 2018: iPhone X premium pricing in effect

Apple released Q1 2018 earnings this afternoon with iPhone revenue up, but unit sales down, year over year. Because units went down but revenue went up, we can assume only one thing: People are spending more cash on their iPhone. That very likely means that the iPhone X took a big chunk of sales this quarter, and also likely means that iPhone sales tended to trend higher - the larger of the two standard iPhone 8 models, and iPhone X.

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iOS 11.3 to bring Face ID family purchase approval finally

iOS 11.3 to bring Face ID family purchase approval finally

Face ID, or rather the removal of Touch ID in lieu of it, has thrown much of established iOS practices into chaos. Never mind the issue of tricking the 3D face recognition system, there are some things that can’t also be done precisely because of that. One of those is easily approving family purchases using Face ID, which is both a safety measure and a major inconvenience for parents. Now it seems that, based on the latest iOS 11.3 beta, that is going to change and parents will finally be able to approve their kids’ purchases with their face.

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iPhone X production reportedly halved as sales disappoint

iPhone X production reportedly halved as sales disappoint

The release of the iPhone X in November represented a pretty big move for Apple. Not only was it the first iPhone to use an OLED display and ship without home button - something that's been featured on the face of every other iPhone to date - but it was also the most expensive iPhone Apple has ever released. It looks like that $999 price point didn't end up doing it any favors, as new reports are claiming the iPhone X has experienced slower than expected sales.

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iPhone X Plus coming with 2-cell battery, 4GB RAM, says Kuo

iPhone X Plus coming with 2-cell battery, 4GB RAM, says Kuo

KGI Securities' Ming-chi Kuo has been highly regarded for his analyses and forecasts for upcoming Apple products. While many of them have indeed come to pass, they do sometimes sound too good, or too bad, to be true. While we're still more than half a year away from a new iPhone, the ball has started rolling on what this year's lineup will be like. The 6.-1 inch iPhone has already been suggested but now Kuo stirring things up again with a larger, 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus.

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iPhone X and 8 Verizon BOGO deal is complex but worth it

iPhone X and 8 Verizon BOGO deal is complex but worth it

It isn't often we see discounts on iPhones, but every once in a while, carriers like to break them out to get people in the door. Today, that carrier is Verizon, which has announced a new BOGO deal on the most recent iPhones. That offer is a little convoluted, as these carrier deals tend to be, with Verizon imposing a few different requirements in order to take advantage of it.

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iOS 11.3 Beta download: how to and where

iOS 11.3 Beta download: how to and where

This afternoon Apple released the newest version of iOS for iPhone and iPad, iOS 11.3 (in public beta form.) Users will be able to download this software whenever they get the opportunity, starting earlier today. Users with an iPad or iPhone released in the past 3 years will be able to make with all the download'n right this minute.

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iOS 11.3 beta features: multi-room AirPlay 2, Face ID checkout prompt

iOS 11.3 beta features: multi-room AirPlay 2, Face ID checkout prompt

If you haven’t yet had your fill of news about the first iOS 11.3 developer beta, don’t worry because there will be more to come as developers and users take it apart to discover unannounced features. Take, for example, these two new ones. It seems that Apple has finally gotten the ball rolling on pushing out AirPlay 2 after months of silence, though the question remains whether this multi-room feature will actually be included in the soon to launch HomePod.

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New iOS 11.3 Animoji revealed

New iOS 11.3 Animoji revealed

Animoji are perhaps one of the most surprising things to come out of the iPhone X. What seems like a silly little gimmick on the surface has actually managed to capture the hearts of at least some iPhone X users, leading Apple to bolster the Animoji ranks in the upcoming release of iOS 11.3. Today Apple is previewing that iOS update (which is arriving later this spring), along with the new Animoji that will come with it.

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iPhone 6.1-inch sacrifices detailed to undercut iPhone X 2018

iPhone 6.1-inch sacrifices detailed to undercut iPhone X 2018

Apple's trio of new iPhone models for 2018 could see it sacrifice familiar features in order to offer a budget option, it's been predicted, with the 6.1-inch iPhone tipped to compromise in unexpected ways in order to stay affordable. Though Apple has, unsurprisingly, not made any comment on its roadmap for iPhone launches this year, the Cupertino firm is widely expected to offer three new models, all more akin to the iPhone X than the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus.

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iPhone X vs Sony A7R III camera showdown: There’s an app for that

iPhone X vs Sony A7R III camera showdown: There’s an app for that

Smartphone photography has been improving with each generation of device, and it's not unusual these days to see theater releases shot on iPhone. All the same, there's still a little skepticism out there about just how well an iPhone sensor can hold up to a dedicated camera, and whether it's just a stopgap or could actually be the device you should reach for first.

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iPhone X deals? Don’t hold your breath

iPhone X deals? Don’t hold your breath

A report today suggests iPhone X won't be moved to a second-tier spot in Apple's iPhone collection: not now, not ever. Over the past several years, each time a new iPhone was released, the previous iPhone was knocked down one spot in the overall iPhone hierarchy, thereby reducing its price. Now, with the first generation of iPhone X done, that traditional movement isn't likely.

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Galaxy S9 release date may hinder tech to truly battle iPhone X

Galaxy S9 release date may hinder tech to truly battle iPhone X

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is just one of three big-name smartphones the company will reveal this year. The company is set to reveal the Samsung Galaxy S9, the Samsung Galaxy S9+ (or Galaxy S9 Plus), and the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. These three devices will be very similar to one another, and the first two will inform the details of the third. This morning we're going over the latest batch of details from South Korea and China on the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus, both of which are expected to be revealed in late February of 2018.

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