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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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New LG V30 update brings AI features and a name change

New LG V30 update brings AI features and a name change

LG V30 owners sour about the debut of the smarter LG V30S ThinQ don't have to feel so forgotten anymore, as the AI upgrade that comes built into the V30S ThinQ is starting to... Read more ...

Recent Study Shows 97 Percent Satisfaction Rate for iPhone X Early Adopters

Recent Study Shows 97 Percent Satisfaction Rate for iPhone X Early Adopters

With one major exception, iPhone X early adopters are satisfied with Apple's latest handset. That's according to a recent study from industry analysis firm Creative Strategies... Read more ...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: AT&T Galaxy S9 from $570, WeMo Smart Wall Switch $35...

9to5Toys Lunch Break: AT&T Galaxy S9 from $570, WeMo Smart Wall Switch $35, SanDisk 256GB USB-C Flash Drive $65, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter , RSS Feed , Facebook , Google+ and Safari... Read more ...

Deals: iPhone X and Beats at Best Buy, 2017 iPad at Walmart, and Latest...

Deals: iPhone X and Beats at Best Buy, 2017 iPad at Walmart, and Latest Anker Discounts

Best Buy is back today with a refresh of deals on Apple and Apple-related products and accessories, this time including a deal on the iPhone X. With the sale, you can save up... Read more ...

Amazon May Be Developing A Home Robot

Amazon May Be Developing A Home Robot

Amazon is a major player in the smart speaker market already and it appears that the company now has another device that it wants to put in your home. According to a new... Read more ...

OnePlus giving away 6,000 tickets for Avengers: Infinity War in 10 cities...

OnePlus giving away 6,000 tickets for Avengers: Infinity War in 10 cities across India

OnePlus announced on Monday that it is giving away 6,000 complimentary tickets for Avengers: Infinity War movie that is scheduled to release in India on 27 April. The giveaway... Read more ...

Samsung May Allow Video Chats With AR Emoji

Samsung May Allow Video Chats With AR Emoji

Samsung introduced its Animoji counterpart with the Galaxy S9 earlier this year. The feature is called AR Emoji and it's slightly different than Apple's version in that it... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S9 may soon be available with way more storage

Samsung Galaxy S9 may soon be available with way more storage

If you haven't yet purchased a Samsung Galaxy S9 , your patience may soon pay off. Samsung's latest phone could roll out globally with larger memory variants, putting the... Read more ...

Best iPhone Game Updates: 'PUBG Mobile', 'Rules of Survival', 'Heroes of...

Best iPhone Game Updates: 'PUBG Mobile', 'Rules of Survival', 'Heroes of Steel', 'Zen Pinball', and More

And welcome to the week! It's time once again for our look back at the noteworthy updates of the last seven days. Battle royale games are the hottest thing around right now... Read more ...

The man at the center of the Facebook scandal talked last night on CBS' 60...

The man at the center of the Facebook scandal talked last night on CBS' 60 Minutes

If you've been following the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, you surely have heard the name Aleksandr Kogan. He is the Russian-American researcher who developed the app... Read more ...