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How to check if your iPhone 6s battery is eligible for a new battery

About two weeks after launching the iPhone 6s battery repair program, Apple has released a tool that allows users to check if their iPhone 6s is affected by the program. The page lets users enter a serial number to determine whether an iPhone 6s is eligible for a free battery replacement. As we stated in the original post, a small number of iPhone…

WSJ: Hi-res curved-screen iPhone 8 could be top end model

A report from the WSJ notes that Apple is testing a high-resolution, curved-screen iPhone for its next generation of smartphones. Particularly, it says that this setup will only be available as the top end model, known as iPhone Pro. Rumors of the addition of a third iPhone tier have been floating around even before the iPhone 7 had arrived. Though now…

KGI: ‘all-glass’ 2017 iPhone will be requirement for wireless charging, may not come in the box

Well known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities reports that the 2017 iPhone will add wireless charging for the first time. Kuo believes we will be getting a charging setup similar to the Apple Watch. Many Android phones support wireless charging with plastic and metal chassis, but the 2017 iPhone will switch to an all glass casing which would…

Apple will fix your iPhone 6 Plus affected by Touch Disease but it’ll cost you $149

Earlier today, Apple launched a new repair program for iPhone 6 Plus devices that were affected by the hardware flaw called “Touch Disease.” The program is Apple’s swift action to address the hardware issue that affected the display of the iPhone 6 Plus and rendering it unresponsive to its user’s touch. At the same time, a thin gray flickering line can…

KGI: Apple plans on releasing a 5.2-inch OLED iPhone 8 in addition to 4.7 and 5-5-inch iPhones with LCD

KGI is now reporting that Apple will shelve the two phone strategy next year with yet another high-end model. It says that Apple is planning on releasing one new iPhone, dubbed iPhone 8, with a major design change, component upgrades, and will feature an OLED display that is 5.2-inches in size. In addition, the company will make two new iPhones with 4.7…