New glass enclosure, A11 Bionic chip, and flash storage to blame for iPhone 8 price increase

Posted by Chance Miller @9to5Mac 9/25/2017 6:04:25 PM

With the introduction of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, Apple slightly raised the price of each device. Now, new research from IHS Markit published by Bloomberg offers a bit more insight as to what drove Apple’s price hike… more…

iPhone X is a sad joke, according to 'Silicon Valley' cast

Posted by Chris Matyszczyk @CNet 9/25/2017 6:00:00 PM

Commentary: A new "Funny or Die" video offers a glimpse into the tech industry disdain for Apple's "smartphone of the future."

Have you noticed a significant change in battery life since updating to iOS 11? [Poll]

Posted by Chance Miller @9to5Mac 9/25/2017 5:39:51 PM

Apple last week officially released iOS 11 to the public and since then, we’ve been receiving a bevy of questions from readers about battery life. The majority say they’ve seen battery life fall since upgrading to Apple’s latest operating system, but we’re curious: have you noticed a change in battery life since upgrading to the final release of iOS 11? more…

Bill Gates goes Android, still won't use an iPhone

Posted by Chris Matyszczyk @CNet 9/25/2017 4:46:00 PM

Commentary: The Microsoft co-founder admits in an interview on Fox that he's recently switched to an Android phone.

7 things to know before upgrading to MacOS High Sierra

Posted by Lori Grunin @CNet 9/25/2017 4:42:00 PM

The latest version of MacOS changes some of the operating system's underlying plumbing, but it's more evolutionary than revolutionary by design.

Snapchat’s latest augmented reality feature lets you paint the sky with new filters

Posted by Chance Miller @9to5Mac 9/25/2017 3:47:35 PM

Snapchat’s focus on augmented reality is continuing with its latest iOS app update. The company today announced a new feature called “Sky Filters” that uses augmented reality to paint the sky in your photo a totally different color… more…

Apple shares what third-party chargers work with iPhone 8/X fast charging

Posted by Michael Potuck @9to5Mac 9/25/2017 1:18:06 PM

A new Apple support document lays out what to look for in third-party hardware to make use of the new fast charging feature for iPhone 8 and iPhone X. more…

iMovie for Mac updated with HEVC support for macOS High Sierra users

Posted by Chance Miller @9to5Mac 9/25/2017 1:13:12 PM

Hot on the heels of Apple releasing macOS High Sierra to the public earlier today, the company has updated iMovie with several enhancements. The update brings the video editing app to version 10.1.7. more…

The best (and worst) new iPhone 8/Plus features [Video]

Posted by Jeff Benjamin @9to5Mac 9/25/2017 12:37:56 PM

The iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus are officially on sale, and we were able to score both new smartphones early last Friday morning (read Jordan’s full review). This launch felt a little different from past iPhone launches, simply because the highly-anticipated iPhone X looms large on the horizon. I’ve asked lots of people, and many of them have stated that they are waiting for Apple̵...

Apple's Siri ditches Bing search for Google

Posted by Stephen Shankland @CNet 9/25/2017 11:50:00 AM

If you'd rather see Google answering the questions that stump Siri, good news: Microsoft's Bing got the boot.

5 things Face ID needs to keep us from missing Touch ID

Posted by Jessica Dolcourt @CNet 9/25/2017 10:46:00 AM

We know a thing or two about unlocking phones with our eyes.

How to force restart the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Posted by Jason Cipriani @CNet 9/25/2017 7:56:00 AM

Previous key combinations either won't do a thing or will attempt to call for help.

Ikea teases Apple about iPhone 8 wireless charging

Posted by Chris Matyszczyk @CNet 9/24/2017 11:43:00 PM

Commentary: A new ad campaign from the furniture retailer highlights that its products have wireless charging too.

Google wants to be Apple again. Here's the problem

Posted by Chris Matyszczyk @CNet 9/24/2017 10:00:00 AM

Commentary: To succeed in mobile hardware, Google will have to master something for which it has never shown expertise: product marketing.

Going once, going twice: An Apple-1 and a Steve Jobs autograph

Posted by Abrar Al-Heeti @CNet 9/24/2017 5:00:00 AM

Tech nostalgia is driving auction bidders to scramble for vintage computers and memorabilia.

How to really turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in iOS 11

Posted by Rick Broida @CNet 9/23/2017 5:00:00 AM

Turns out just tapping the buttons in Control Center doesn't do it!

iPhone 8 drop test: How fast will it crack?

Posted by Vanessa Hand Orellana @CNet 9/23/2017 5:00:00 AM

We subjected a brand new iPhone 8 to three drop tests to find out how fast it would break.

Selling your old iPhone? Here's how to avoid scams

Posted by Marguerite Reardon @CNet 9/23/2017 5:00:00 AM

You might need a hand paying for that iPhone X. CNET’s Marguerite Reardon offers advice on how to safely sell your old phone to help pay for the new one.