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IPhones Reportedly See A Performance Hit After Applying Spectre Patch

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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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Pair of videos show iPhone survive accidental drops from plane and amusement...

Pair of videos show iPhone survive accidental drops from plane and amusement park ride

The iPhone has been known to survive some unheard of conditions before. Most recently we saw an iPhone X survive a weeks-long river adventure and return in working condition to... Read more ...

This week's top stories: Apple updates the MacBook Pro, all of the hardware...

This week's top stories: Apple updates the MacBook Pro, all of the hardware still to come in 2018, and more

In this week's top stories: Apple updates its MacBook Pro line, a report suggests the end of the iPhone X and iPhone SE, Ming-Chi Kuo outlines all of the Apple hardware still... Read more ...

The Surface Phone isn't being killed, just ‘significantly reworked'

The Surface Phone isn't being killed, just ‘significantly reworked'

It's been a whirlwind month for rumors on Project Andromeda, better known as the quasi-mythical Surface Phone. First the Verge reported it was coming soon. Then Mary Jo Foley... Read more ...

Verizon running BOGO deals on multiple Android flagships, no trade-in required

Verizon running BOGO deals on multiple Android flagships, no trade-in required

Just a few days before the Amazon Prime Day 2018, Verizon is running a BOGO deal on some of the most interesting Android flagships launched in the last two years. We have the... Read more ...

T-Mobile's new deal gets you an iPhone for $99 or a Galaxy S8 for $199

T-Mobile's new deal gets you an iPhone for $99 or a Galaxy S8 for $199

We've hit the midway point in the summer, which means it's officially time for corporations to start plugging the back to school promotions. No one has ever explained why kids... Read more ...

T-Mobile announces Back to School deals: $400 off high-end Samsung phones...

T-Mobile announces Back to School deals: $400 off high-end Samsung phones, and more

T-Mobile today announced a series of Back-to-School deals that will allow customers to save money on various smartphone models. To be fair, some of the new T-Mobile deals are... Read more ...

Full Adobe Photoshop For iPad Being Developed

Full Adobe Photoshop For iPad Being Developed

Apple has been focusing on enabling users to do much more with the iPad than they ever could. The company added many features with iOS 11 to offer PC-like functionality but... Read more ...

Curved OLED Display Rumored For Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Curved OLED Display Rumored For Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Huawei's next flagship smartphone of the year could have a dual-edge curved OLED display if reports are believed. The company launched the Huawei Mate 10 last year with an LCD... Read more ...

Galaxy Note 9 Price Possibly Revealed In New Leak

Galaxy Note 9 Price Possibly Revealed In New Leak

Now that Samsung has confirmed that it will be unveiling the new Galaxy Note flagship at an event next month, many are wondering how much the company is going to charge for the... Read more ...

Facer unveils Watch Face Games for your Wear OS or Tizen smartwatch

Facer unveils Watch Face Games for your Wear OS or Tizen smartwatch

Have a little time to kill but don't want to pull out your phone? Facer, the company that provides third party watch faces for your smartwatch, is offering what it calls Watch... Read more ...