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IPhones Reportedly See A Performance Hit After Applying Spectre Patch

8 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

As you might have heard, Apple has come under fire in recent times over their recent admission that they slow down older iPhones with degrading batteries. Now it looks like iPhones have been slowed down even further, although in this case it might not necessarily be Apple's fault, at least not entirely. Recently it was discovered that there was a major security flaw found in today's modern processors for both desktop and mobile, and it was suggested that the patch to fix this problem would result in a hit in performance. It turns out that this was pretty accurate, thanks to tech developer...
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IPhone battery replacement taking too long? OfficeMax & Office Depot can help for $28

IPhone battery replacement taking too long? OfficeMax & Office Depot can help for $28

8 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Office supply and electronics retailer OfficeMax/Office Depot have just cut their aftermarket battery replacement pricing to $28 , just enough to undercut Apple by a buck.
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Office Depot and OfficeMax Offering $28 Aftermarket iPhone Battery Replacements Until February

Office Depot and OfficeMax Offering $28 Aftermarket iPhone Battery Replacements Until February

8 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Office Depot and OfficeMax today informed us they have lowered their iPhone battery replacement fee to $27.99 at select stores across the United States through February 4, 2018, essentially matching Apple's discounted $29 price.
The lower price, down from $49.99 regularly, is applicable to the iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone SE, subject to battery availability and while supplies last.
Office Depot and OfficeMax promise same-day battery replacements. If the order is not completed by the end of regular store hours...
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Office Depot offers $28 same-day iPhone battery replacements as Apple delays some repairs to March

Office Depot offers $28 same-day iPhone battery replacements as Apple delays some repairs to March

8 monthes ago   |   By BGR

Bad news, iPhone users: Apple is running out of replacement batteries. The company came under fire recently when it was revealed that the company throttles older iPhone models. After years of staying quiet while people accused the company of deliberately slowing down old iPhones, Apple was finally forced to come clean. The company does indeed intentionally slow older handsets once their battery capacity is depleted to a certain point. The reason, according to Apple, is to extend battery life and prevent unexpected shutdowns, but users are still furious and more than 30 different lawsuits...
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Budget-friendly LG K30 lands at Boost Mobile for $150

Budget-friendly LG K30 lands at Boost Mobile for $150

T-Mobile and Amazon are already selling the LG K30 in the United States, so it's no surprise that Sprint has decided to offer the affordable smartphone through its prepaid... Read more ...

‘Golfing Around' Gets a New 9-Hole Course and More in Latest Update

‘Golfing Around' Gets a New 9-Hole Course and More in Latest Update

Late last month developers Colin Lane and Matthew Barrie partnered up to release a new mobile golfing game to the App Store called Golfing Around. Whereas the name Colin Lane... Read more ...

Qualcomm accuses Apple of stealing modem secrets and passing them to Intel...

Qualcomm accuses Apple of stealing modem secrets and passing them to Intel for new iPhone chips

Qualcomm is back with another claim in the complex Apple vs. Qualcomm battle , as the latter has accused Apple of stealing “vast swaths” of its confidential information and... Read more ...

TechInsights Publishes Apple A12 Die Shot: Our Take

TechInsights Publishes Apple A12 Die Shot: Our Take

As is custom by now every year, we look forward to TechInsights teardown of the latest new mobile SoCs. This time around we're delighted to see a new die shot of the new Apple... Read more ...

Monster Hunter: Stories lands on Android and iOS devices

Monster Hunter: Stories lands on Android and iOS devices

Capcom's most successful Monster Hunter game made its debut on consoles and PC back in January and August, respectively. Today, the Japanese publisher launched a Monster Hunter... Read more ...

Pixel 3's Camera App Likely To Feature Greater Google Lens Integration

Pixel 3's Camera App Likely To Feature Greater Google Lens Integration

I n short: It's now expected the Camera app shipped with the upcoming Google Pixel 3 smartphones will feature a more integrated version of Google Lens. Thereby, decreasing the... Read more ...

Jaybird Tarah is an all-star wireless workout earbud for wired holdouts

Jaybird Tarah is an all-star wireless workout earbud for wired holdouts

The tug-of-war between wired and wireless headphones has finally started to lean in wireless' favor - but, as headphone company CEOs will tell you, there are still some who... Read more ...

IPhone XS and XS Max battery life lower than leading Android phones

IPhone XS and XS Max battery life lower than leading Android phones

More battery life results are in for the Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max , and they too found that neither keep up with some leading Android phones. Tom's Guide put nine... Read more ...

Leica's New Mobile App Offers Users More Control Over Their Cameras

Leica's New Mobile App Offers Users More Control Over Their Cameras

These days a lot of digital cameras come with Bluetooth and/or WiFi built into them. The idea is that by offering a wireless connection, users will be able to transfer photos... Read more ...

The Samsung Galaxy P30 will not include an in-display fingerprint scanner...

The Samsung Galaxy P30 will not include an in-display fingerprint scanner after all

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) The Samsung Galaxy P30 is certainly starting to shape up. Yesterday, it was revealed that the smartphone would ship with a new LCD display and earlier... Read more ...