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IPhones Reportedly See A Performance Hit After Applying Spectre Patch

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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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Chrome 64 for Android released in the Google Play Store, here's what's new

Chrome 64 for Android released in the Google Play Store, here's what's new

It's been more than a month since Google released the last stable version of Chrome for Android, which brought the enhancements of some existent features. Today, Google is... Read more ...

Apple might release a cheaper 6.1-inch iPhone without the iPhone X's killer...

Apple might release a cheaper 6.1-inch iPhone without the iPhone X's killer feature

We're hardly two months out from the launch of the iPhone X, but rumors for this year's iPhones have already begun to swirl. In addition to an updated 5.8-inch iPhone X and a... Read more ...

IOS 11.2.5 is now available for iPhone and iPad

IOS 11.2.5 is now available for iPhone and iPad

Apple has officially release iOS 11.2.5 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The release build version is 15D60. more... Read more ...

Man takes a bite of an iPhone battery causing it to explode

Man takes a bite of an iPhone battery causing it to explode

A man replacing the battery on his Apple iPhone visited an electronics store in Nanjing City, China. Not sure about the legitimacy of the cell being offered by the retailer, he... Read more ...

KGI: 6.1-Inch iPhone to Have Single-Lens Rear Camera, Aluminum Frame, 3GB...

KGI: 6.1-Inch iPhone to Have Single-Lens Rear Camera, Aluminum Frame, 3GB RAM, and No 3D Touch, Cost $700-$800

Apple will release a 6.1-inch iPhone with an LCD display, aluminum frame, and 3GB of RAM, but without 3D Touch, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research... Read more ...

Snapchat now allows stories to be read by people without the app

Snapchat now allows stories to be read by people without the app

Snapchat users have so many stories to tell; starting today, certain subscribers to the app will be able to share their stories to people who have not installed the Snapchat... Read more ...

Apple will reportedly differentiate iPhone 9 and iPhone 11 with screens and...

Apple will reportedly differentiate iPhone 9 and iPhone 11 with screens and rear cameras

After releasing the iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus , and iPhone X in 2017, Apple will reconfigure its lineup with three new models, according to reliable KGI Securities analyst... Read more ...

Honor confirms 9 smartphones will receive the EMUI 8.0 update

Honor confirms 9 smartphones will receive the EMUI 8.0 update

Honor has just announced that 9 smartphones will receive the new EMUI 8.0 in China. Among them, the Honor 8 is mentioned although an official confirmed the smartphone will not... Read more ...

More to Know About the Apple HomePod

More to Know About the Apple HomePod

Now that the Apple HomePod has finally been given a release date , we're finding out even more tidbits regarding the Siri-enabled speaker. Here are some additional HomePod... Read more ...

012: HomePod release date, iOS 11.2.5, and 6.1-inch iPhone | 9to5Mac Daily

012: HomePod release date, iOS 11.2.5, and 6.1-inch iPhone | 9to5Mac Daily

Today we've got loads of HomePod launch news, changes available in iOS 11.2.5, and new details about the rumored 6.1-inch iPhone. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and... Read more ...