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iPhone battery health: How to check it on your own

January 3, 2018

Checking the performance level of your iPhone, or any iOS device for that matter, isn’t complicated. In fact, it doesn’t even require a visit to the Apple Store. Keep in mind, Apple isn’t actually requiring your battery to fail its test to make you eligible for the $29 replacement. Checking your battery is more for […]

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How to get Apple’s $29 iPhone battery replacement

January 3, 2018

Apple will replace your iPhone battery for just $29. iFixit Most phone owners come to realize that an old battery is a weak battery, one that gradually loses capacity. But it turns out that an old battery can also be a performance-killing battery, as evidenced by Apple’s recent revelation: Owing to an intentional software feature, […]

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Apple will replace your iPhone battery even if it passes a test

January 3, 2018

When Apple revealed that it was secretly slowing down old iPhones as their batteries aged, some were understandably annoyed.  When Apple announced it would replace those batteries for just $29 each, some were still worried that their phones might not qualify for the fix. (The replacement cost has been lowered to £25 in the UK and AU$39 […]

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Report: Intel CPUs suffer from major security flaw, fix could bring notable performance hit to macOS

January 3, 2018

Intel processors from the last decade reportedly suffer from a severe chip-level security bug that isn’t necessarily easy to fix. The Register reports that the fix must come at the OS level, and even when the fix is available, there will be a notable performance hit… (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods […]

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TrendForce predicts improved Face ID and screen-to-body ratio for iPhone, says Samsung will struggle

January 2, 2018

Technology analysts TrendForce estimated that total smartphone production for 2017 reached 1.46B units, up 6.5% on the previous year. It predicts that growth will be slightly slower in 2018 as component costs continue to rise. The company also predicts that iPhone sales will increase significantly this year, while those of Samsung smartphones will fall … […]

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