Speculations have been circulating about the iOS 13 not being compatible with the fifth- and sixth-generation iOS devices. Apple phone and tablets like the Apple iPhone 6s and iPad Air would be obsolete when the new update arrives. Here's what we know about the new iOS 13 update. According to Macrumors, Israeli news site The Verifier claimed that the iOS 13 update will not have support for the iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, and the iPad mini 4. Moreover, any device released prior to the iPhone 7 will not be supported by the new firmware. However, the site didn't say how they got the information so take it with a grain of salt. So far, this potential move is different from the usual Apple support as of the latest iOS 12. Currently, the iOS 11 and iOS 12 updates span its support starting from iPhone 5 until the latest devices. If the new iOS 13 will really do this move, only sixth-generation iOS devices will be supported. While the new updates don't make the phones … [Read more...] about Apple iPhone 6S, iPad Air becoming obsolete when iOS 13 arrives?
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source Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Apple announced three new iPhones last year: the iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus, and the high-end iPhone X. Those three phones start at $700, $800, and $1,000, respectively. The most expensive iPhone model, the iPhone X, in many ways represents the future of the iPhone. But it’s not for everyone. Here are 9 reasons it’s worth considering an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus instead of the iPhone X: 1. The iPhone X is more expensive than the iPhone 8. source Apple This might be the most important factor for many people. The iPhone 8 starts at $700, while the larger iPhone 8 Plus starts at $800. The iPhone X, on the other hand, starts at $1,000. Simply, you can save at least $200 by going with an iPhone 8, which, keep in mind, is still a brand-new phone from Apple, with most of the same features as the iPhone X. 2. The iPhone 8 and the 8 Plus are powered by the same brains as the iPhone X. source Apple From a … [Read more...] about 9 reasons you should buy an iPhone 8 instead of an iPhone X
Apple has made a lot of gorgeous smartphones over the years. While the iPhone has evolved plenty over the years, particularly with regards to functionality, we thought it’d be fun to just focus on how the exterior of the phone has changed over the years, and rank our favorite looks. Here are the best-looking iPhone designs of all-time, from the original iPhone to the iPhone X: 12. The original iPhone source YouTube/JerryRigEverything We’ve written extensively about how terrible the very first iPhone was from a technical standpoint when it was launched in 2007. From a design perspective, though, it was a good-looking phone that was intuitive to use, with buttons and the mute toggle on the side, and the power button on top. With its silver trim and matte back, it looked like a more premium version of the iPod Touch. More beautiful iPhone models came along, but this was the model the launched the smartphone wave that defined the last decade. 11. The … [Read more...] about RANKED: The best-looking iPhone designs, from the original iPhone to the iPhone X
There’s never been a better time to evaluate your smartphone options if you’ve always been an iPhone user. Business Insider/Sujin Thomas If you’ve always only ever used an iPhone, there’s no better time to start evaluating your options than now. With so many world-firsts laid out by Android smartphones arriving way before the iPhone – from bezel-free designs, OLED displays and augmented reality – many of these features have even undergone upgrades that the iPhone struggles to play catch-up with. I finally decided to see what the hype was all about and took the plunge by ditching my trusty iPhone 7 Plus for a new Samsung Galaxy S9+ in a two-week trial, and what I’ve learnt has been somewhat surprising. The S9 and S9+ might not look very different from its predecessor, the S8, and many reviewers have even said that current S8 users may not even see a need for an upgrade. One big focus of the new S series phones are its camera updates and while … [Read more...] about I ditched my iPhone to finally try my first Android, the Samsung Galaxy S9+ – here’s what it was like
Samsung is boosting its ad budget in Thailand to consolidate its leading market position in smartphones, a pre-emptive strike against the arrival of Apple's much-awaited iPhone 5 next month. Mr Wichai with actress Araya A. ‘Chompoo’ Hargate, the S III presenter. Wichai Pornpratang, vice-president for telecom business at Thai Samsung Electronics, said the South Korean firm has slated its highest-ever advertising budget to promote the flagship Galaxy S III smartphone. After the launch of the product two months ago, Galaxy S III sales more than doubled those of any model sold in the past, he said. Samsung yesterday began a campaign called Galaxy S III Society to expand its user base. The company expects to sell more than 19 million Galaxy S III smartphones globally by September. Songklod Wongpeng, a telecom accounts manager at the research firm GfK, said competition in high-end smartphones priced above 20,000 baht will intensify in the fourth quarter with the arrival of the … [Read more...] about Samsung’s S III campaign aims to counter iPhone 5