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IPhones Reportedly See A Performance Hit After Applying Spectre Patch

One year 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

One year 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

One year 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

One year 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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Motorola updates Moto Z3 to Android Pie, unlocking 5G Moto Mod support

Motorola updates Moto Z3 to Android Pie, unlocking 5G Moto Mod support

The first 5G-upgradeable smartphone now has the software necessary to support promised 5G hardware, but when will the accessory be released? Read more ...

Samsung Joining The Crypto Bandwagon With Galaxy S10: Leak

Samsung Joining The Crypto Bandwagon With Galaxy S10: Leak

Leaker Gregory Blake recently took to Twitter, replying to fellow leaker Ice universe, to show off what seems to be a Galaxy S10 running a cryptocurrency wallet and full-on... Read more ...

OPPO R17 Pro Review - Eye-Catching Beauty

OPPO R17 Pro Review - Eye-Catching Beauty

What You Need to Know There's no denying the same DNA runs through both OPPO's R series and the same-generation OnePlus flagship, but OPPO is looking to further differentiate... Read more ...

How to check iOS feature availability in your country

How to check iOS feature availability in your country

Wondering if the latest and greatest features for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch are supported where you live? Follow along for how to check iOS feature availability in your... Read more ...

LG G8 may introduce touch-free gesture controls, teases MWC 2019 invite

LG G8 may introduce touch-free gesture controls, teases MWC 2019 invite

Touch is so 2007 to 2018, according to the LG's invite. Say hello to gesture controls - or at least, that's what the LG G8 invite for MWC 2019 strongly implies. The official LG... Read more ...

Argos has already slashed £50 off the price of Honor View 20 deals

Argos has already slashed £50 off the price of Honor View 20 deals

The Honor View 20 has barely been out for a day and yet retailers are already attempting to undercut each other for the best price on a SIM-free handset - Argos has emerged as... Read more ...

Meizu Zero is the first smartphone with no charging port, buttons, or speakers

Meizu Zero is the first smartphone with no charging port, buttons, or speakers

Since the loss of the headphone jack, many have assumed that we'll eventually see a device which drops each and every port. Today, that's exactly what's happening with the... Read more ...

AirPods 2 tipped to launch in the first half of 2019

AirPods 2 tipped to launch in the first half of 2019

Apple is going to launch the second generation of AirPods in the first half of 2019 with new health tracking features onboard. This claims a new report citing inside industry... Read more ...

LG will show a smartphone with hover gesture control at MWC

LG will show a smartphone with hover gesture control at MWC

LG hasn't had the best of times recently, that is despite producing one of the most underrated handsets of 2018 in the form of the LG V40. The brand has seen market share... Read more ...

Don't expect the Honor 20 to have a notch

Don't expect the Honor 20 to have a notch

Honor just announced its first phone with a pinhole front-facing camera - that's the Honor View 20 - and it looks like we can expect that to takeover from the notch in future... Read more ...