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IPhones Reportedly See A Performance Hit After Applying Spectre Patch

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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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Apple files patent application for an eye tracking system designed for its...

Apple files patent application for an eye tracking system designed for its AR glasses

Apple is rumored to be developing a device that one ex-Wall Street analyst thinks will be bigger than the iPhone. We are talking about Apple's AR glasses that are expected to... Read more ...

A Sprint - T-Mobile merger deal may be agreed upon next week

A Sprint - T-Mobile merger deal may be agreed upon next week

After discussions that went on and off last year, T-Mobile and Sprint - the third and fourth largest mobile carriers in the US - may finally be on the verge of merging. Earlier... Read more ...

Motorola targets the US for future growth after Latin America success

Motorola targets the US for future growth after Latin America success

Motorola has set its sights on international growth going forward. In recent years, the Lenovo-owned brand has seen huge success in Latin American markets, with the company... Read more ...

Homo Machina uses your phone to show how the human body is a machine

Homo Machina uses your phone to show how the human body is a machine

Mobile game Homo Machina is like a stylish take on that Magic School Bus episode where they shrink down and explore their sick classmate's insides. Instead of a cartoon... Read more ...

You Don't Need a Gaming Phone to Game Like a Pro on Android

You Don't Need a Gaming Phone to Game Like a Pro on Android

As manufacturers try to differentiate their smartphones from the sea of Android devices, a new genre of smartphone has emerged: gaming phones. Razer Phone was the first to gain... Read more ...

Samsung's Galaxy S9 Active may arrive with a 4,000 mAh battery and same...

Samsung's Galaxy S9 Active may arrive with a 4,000 mAh battery and same 5.8-inch display

After several years of launching an “Active” variant of its flagship phones, it should come as no surprise that Samsung is actively working on the Galaxy S9 Active. While most... Read more ...

Kuo Again Predicts No 3D Touch for 2018 6.1-Inch LCD iPhone

Kuo Again Predicts No 3D Touch for 2018 6.1-Inch LCD iPhone

Apple's upcoming 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may not feature 3D Touch due to cost constraints, according to a new note shared yesterday by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and... Read more ...

LG G7 ThinQ leaks out again, this time in Aurora Black

LG G7 ThinQ leaks out again, this time in Aurora Black

The LG G7 ThinQ has appeared in yet another render, although this time it shows off the rumored Aurora Black color. LG has already confirmed that it will be unveiling the LG G7... Read more ...

Deal: AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now $200 off

Deal: AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now $200 off

Folks planning to purchase an AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ can now save $200 on either phone, but only with activation of an eligible monthly plan. This new deal is... Read more ...

Updated Spectacles are here; changes include new colors, HD video, water...

Updated Spectacles are here; changes include new colors, HD video, water resistance and higher price

After selling 220,000 Spectacles at $129.99 a pair, Snap is back with a slightly more costly and updated version of the video recording glasses. Major changes include the... Read more ...