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Author: Perry Toone

Apple’s $29 iPhone battery replacement program is available right now but supplies are limited

Earlier this week, Apple admitted to slowing down older iPhones and subsequently apologized for the lack of transparency about the issue. In addition to the apology, Apple has also announced that iPhone owners would be able to replace their batteries at a discounted rate of $29 starting in late January 2018. In an update to the original statement, Apple has now brought forward its replacement program so you can get new battery for your iPhone 6 (or later) handset starting right now. Alternatively, you can do it yourself, with a discounted iFixit kit. See also: As before, the company...

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iPhone slow to encourage upgrades

UPDATE: This post was made in October 2017 and by late December Apple had admitted it deliberately slows iPhones to encourage people to buy a new iPhone. You can read Apple’s apology here. At Apple, our customers’ trust means everything to us. We will never stop working to earn and maintain it. We are able to do the work we love only because of your faith and support — and we will never forget that or take it for granted. As the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X and iOS 11 hit the market, a usual rumor...

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Comparing iPhone 8/Plus and iPhone with other Smartphones

Take a look at this chart to see how the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X compare to leading smartphones. Specification iPhone X iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus Galaxy Note 8 Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 Plus Essential Phone LG V30 Pixel Pixel XL HTC U11 BB KeyOne Display 5.8 inches 4.7 inches 5.5 inches 6.3 inches 5.8 inches 6.2 inches 5.71 inches 6 inches 5 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches 4.5 inches Resolution 2436 x 1125 1334 x 750 1920 x 1080 2960 x 1440 2960 x 1440 2960 x 1440 2560 x 1312 2880 x 1440...

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How do the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus compare?

After the Apple event today we all know some of the big new features with iPhone 8 and iPhone X, such as face ID facial recognition and speedy new chip 25% faster than the iPhone 7.  What else can we expect and how do these 3 new phones releases by Apple today compare to one another? Face ID The chance that a random person that can unlock your iPhone with Face ID is one in a million Face ID also works Apple Pay Limited third-party apps will support Face ID No home button Where is the home button gone?...

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Fitbit Flex 2

Fitbit Flex 2 Review The new Fitibit Flex 2 is fullt waterproof so you can now take it in the shower and pool. Is it really worth getting the Flex 2? We tested the device and posted our review below. Pros Sleek design Comfortable to wear Waterproof Automatically detects and tracks exercises Cons Does not track floors Basic fitness tracking Software has bugs and compatibility issues Limited sleep data The Device The device itself comes in two sizes, one for larger wrists and the other for smaller wrists. It is lightweight and comfortable to wear. Most of the time...

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