Tag Archives: iPhone

Report: iPhone 7 processors to be made exclusively by TSMC

According to a report from The Electronic Times in South Korea, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, or TSMC, has won the bid to make all of Apple’s next generation of iPhone processors. Last year, TSMC and Samsung were reported to be racing toward a 10nm manufacturing process for future iPhone processors. TSMC chose to invest heavily in the…

‘Error 53′ may lead to a lawsuit against Apple

I’ve been trying to avoid writing an article about the ‘Error 53′ fiasco because honestly I believe it’s a non-issue. If you get your screen replaced by a third-party, it’s your responsibility to know that the third-party may or may not be using Apple certified parts. With Touch ID, however, replacing your screen gets a bit more difficult because it…

Apple seeds iOS 9.3 beta 3 to developers

It’s been a few weeks since Apple seeded the second iOS 9.3 beta to developers and public beta testers, Apple today has seeded its second iOS 9.3 beta to developers. iOS 9.3 is the third major revision for iOS 9. iOS 9.3 beta is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. We assume a public beta for the firmware will soon be available…

Apple adds an additional 30 banks and credit unions to Apple Pay

In Apple’s continued expansion of Apple Pay, the company has added another 50 U.S. banks to the company’s mobile payment service. Apple Pay is available for iPhone 6 and above and Apple Watch in-store via NFC. The service is also available in-app for any iPad supporting Touch ID. Here’s the list: Anderson Brothers Bank Bank & Trust…

Small shop in Shenzhen upgrading 16GB to 128GB for $60

Apple is known for charing customers $100 to go from 16GB to 64GB, and another $100 to go from 64GB to 128GB. But a little shop in Shenzhen is planning to change all of that, by upgrading your 16GB iPhone to 128GB for $60. The memory upgrading process takes only a couple of minutes and your data will be transferred to the new flash storage module so…

Apple is working on long range wireless charging, according to report

According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple is working on a wireless charging solution that could make its way into the 2017 iPhone. The iPhone maker is working with several partners in the United States and Asia to create a solution where iPhones and iPads can be charged across the room, rather than using an inductive charger and power mat. Of course,…