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IPhones Reportedly See A Performance Hit After Applying Spectre Patch

9 days 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

9 days 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

9 days 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

9 days 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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6.1 Inch iPhone X With LCD Display Coming Later This Year

6.1 Inch iPhone X With LCD Display Coming Later This Year

We previously heard that Apple would launch three new iPhone X smartphones this year, two with an OLED display and one with an LCD display. The two with the OLED displays are... Read more ...

Flipkart Republic Day Sale 2018: Best deals on gaming laptops

Flipkart Republic Day Sale 2018: Best deals on gaming laptops

Flipkart is currently hosting the Republic Day sale and is offering attractive discounts, bank offers, card offers and no-cost EMIs on several products including smartphones... Read more ...

OUKITEL U18 To Launch On January 29 With A 21:9 Display

OUKITEL U18 To Launch On January 29 With A 21:9 Display

OUKITEL had teased the arrival of the OUKITEL U18 earlier this month, and the company has just confirmed that the device will become available starting next week. The OUKITEL... Read more ...

Interest in Apple's new iPhones near all-time lows at Verizon, AT&T and Sprint

Interest in Apple's new iPhones near all-time lows at Verizon, AT&T and Sprint

Armed with quarterly customer survey reports it's been doing since 2013, research firm Cowen sounds the alarm on iPhone sales going forward, based on its latest Q4... Read more ...

The first Sony Xperia phone without a 3.5mm headset jack might be released soon

The first Sony Xperia phone without a 3.5mm headset jack might be released soon

Whether we like it or not, it's probably just a matter of time before most relevant smartphone makers are ditching 3.5mm audio jacks, at least on their high-end devices... Read more ...

Deal: JBL Link smart speakers are discounted by up to 35% at US retailers

Deal: JBL Link smart speakers are discounted by up to 35% at US retailers

It's true the Amazon enabled Alexa voice commands on its Android app, but that won't replace the smart speakers yet. Two voice assistants seem to drive sales of smart speakers... Read more ...

Latest Apple iPhone X ad is all about the selfie, Portrait Lighting, and...

Latest Apple iPhone X ad is all about the selfie, Portrait Lighting, and Muhammad Ali

Ming-Chi Kuo is arguably the most connected Apple analyst on this planet. Working for KGI Securities, Kuo has a fabulous track record and when he talks about Apple products... Read more ...

Apple's latest ad touts iPhone X selfies w/ help from Muhammad Ali

Apple's latest ad touts iPhone X selfies w/ help from Muhammad Ali

Apple today has shared a new advertisement for the iPhone X on YouTube. The ad focuses on the device's Portrait Mode selfie feature and features narration from Muhammad... Read more ...

More details of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus leak out ahead of MWC

More details of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus leak out ahead of MWC

With the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress at the end of February, we've got a pretty good idea of what to expect... Read more ...

ZTE Axon 7 starts getting Android Oreo beta in the US

ZTE Axon 7 starts getting Android Oreo beta in the US

ZTE announced back in December that the Axon 7 will be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo at some point this year. Although the handset maker did not provide customers with a... Read more ...