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    FS/FT: HP Spectre x360 13t 4K laptop, Sennheiser HD598, Apple accessories

    For sale/trade: offers welcome! HEAT (6-0-0) I am local to Torrance, CA. PAYPAL, local cash/venmo accepted Things I am looking for (I can add $$ on my end): cheap, large capacity SSDs (>1.5TB per physical drive) Bose soundsport wireless who knows what else I may be interested in... drop me...
  2. DooKey

    Apple Passes Over Intel in Search for 5G Chips for the iPhone

    Calcalist has reviewed some internal Apple communications and it appears that Intel is out of iPhones beginning with the 2020 models. Also, the Intel team working on the next-gen modems have been redirected to other efforts within the company. Further, Intel and Apple aren't responding to...
  3. DooKey

    New 2018 iPhone Models to Come in Gold, Grey, White, Blue, Red and Orange Colors

    9To5Mac says Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes the 2018 iPhones are going to come in three flavors and will also have a larger variety of colors. Besides the additional colors that will be offered we'll see the entry-level iPhone come with an LCD screen and lots of X features, an upgraded...
  4. FrgMstr

    iPhone Will Give Exact Location to 911 Soon

    Apple has now decided to let the caller's exact location to be transmitted during 911 calls, just like every other app on your phone. Under the new system, iPhones will send their exact location to a RapidSOS dispatcher, which will then forward the coordinates to local emergency response...
  5. DooKey

    Cops say iPhone Hackers Have Found a Workaround to Apple's New Security Feature

    Apple just announced a new security feature for their phones that helps to prevent intrusions through the USB port onboard. However, cops are pretty confident that hackers have already found a workaround for this feature and security firm Grayshift, makers of the GrayKey used by police to break...
  6. DooKey

    Folding Andromeda Device Could be Microsoft’s iPhone Moment

    Microsoft has been rumored to have a folding phone in the works for some time and the latest patent of the device shows how it could be used and what it would display. It looks like a small hinged tablet and has displays on both sections. The keyboard appears to be a GUI and can disappear when...
  7. DooKey

    Apple Will Seal Up Law Enforcement’s Favorite iPhone Cracking Method

    An upcoming version of iOS is going to stop law enforcement from using the USB port on iPhones to break into the phone. The feature is called USB Restricted Mode and if the phone is locked will limit access after one hour of inactivity. At this point the USB port will only allow charging. Apple...
  8. FrgMstr

    iPhone Losing Some of its Global Luster

    While the Galaxy S9 Plus and S9 have overtaken the iPhone X in global market share, Apple still holds 5 of the top ten spots, making up 9.3% of the global smartphone market. Samsung pulls in behind with 6.5% total, and Xiaomi rounds it out with 2.9%. According to the latest research from...
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    82% of American Teenagers Own an iPhone?

    Business Insider is reporting that 82% of American teens currently own an iphone, and 84% say that their next phone will be an iPhone. This information comes from a "PiperJaffray's Teens Survey," which according to the article questions thousands of kids across 40 states with an average age of...
  10. DooKey

    Cops Will Definitely Use Dead Suspects Fingers/Face to Open iPhones

    It was pretty much a given that once Apple began using fingerprints and face ID that iPhones weren't going to be very secure if the owner was incapacitated or dead. The FBI and other law enforcement organizations have been using fingers and faces of bad guys to open iPhones (Site detects ad...
  11. DooKey

    Siri Reads Your Notifictions Aloud Even When the Lock Screen is Hidden

    Apple has a little privacy issue on their hands now that it has come out that Siri will read aloud notifications from the hidden lock screen if you ask her to. Apple is aware of the issue and plans to release a software patch in a future iOS release. It's good Apple is going to fix this...
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    Apple is Secretly Developing Its Own Screens

    Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is designing and manufacturing its own displays for the first time. According to the article, Apple is producing next generation MicroLED screens in a 62,000 square-foot secret facility in Santa Clara California. Currently they have only developed a prototype...
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    FS: iPhones - 6s 64gb unlocked

    Cleaning out my closet a bit Prices INCLUDE shipping to continental US, PayPal is preferred but open to other options $200 - iPhone 6s 64GB space grey, carrier unlocked (was AT&T, I have unlock confirmation) $SOLD$ - iPhone 5s 16GB gold, Verizon locked Pretty sure these prices are...
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    Android Tops iOS in Loyalty Survey

    Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, LLC. or CIRP has released new research that finds that Android users are more loyal to their platform that iOS users. They survey of 500 people shows that Android has a 91% loyalty rate while iOS loyalty is at 86%, which is as high as the research company...
  15. FrgMstr

    Students Protest Apple Addiction as 911 Calls Pick Up

    It amused me that both of these headlines are circulating at the same moment in the news cycle. First, The Stanford Daily leads with a "huge" protest at the local Apple store in Palo Alto. Stanford Students Against Addictive Devices (SSAAD) are upset that Apple is not doing more to curb iPhone...
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    iPhone Battery Replacement Times Are Up to Two Months

    9to5 Mac is reporting that wait time for battery replacement for the iPhone 6 and 6 plus are averaging 3-4.5 weeks, with the longest wait for any Apple store being 9-10 weeks. This comes weeks after Barclays had reported that there should be steady improvements for battery availability...
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    Phones At Apple Repair Center Are Calling 911 Multiple Times a Day

    CBS Sacramento is reporting that phones located at an Apple repair center in Elk Grove California have been calling 911. The Elk Grove police states that they receive on average, 20 accidental 911 calls a day from the repair center, and roughly 1,600 calls since October. The Sacramento County...
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    Apple Tells Senator It May Give Rebates To Customers Who Bought iPhone Batteries

    The Hill is reporting that Apple has sent a letter to Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune, that states it is exploring the option of offering rebates to customers who bought iPhone batteries at full price. The company says that it is exploring the option after Thune pressed the tech...
  19. FrgMstr

    DOJ and SEC Load Up to Go After Apple's Slow Old Phones

    We all know that Apple was only slowing down its older phones to help protect its customer base from a declining, it had nothing to do with slowing your phone down in order to motivate its sheep to buy a newer faster iPhone. Seems as though the DOJ and SEC are fully buying that story. SAN...
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    Apple Delays New iOS Features to Focus On Stability

    In a report today, Apple is changing it's 2018 strategy for iOS in order to focus on performance and quality issues. Software head Craig Federighi announced the revised plan to employees at a meeting earlier this month, planning to make iPhones more responsive and less prone to issues. The...
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    Steven Soderbergh Says He Only Wants to Use iPhones to Shoot Movies

    In an article on IndieWire, director Steven Soderbergh, director of "sex, lies and videotape," and "Oceans 11/12/13" states he is done directing "studio movies" and only wants to use iPhones for his upcoming projects. Soderbergh's newest movie "Unsane" was shot completely on iPhones...
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    Man Causes Explosion in Electronics Store After Biting iPhone Battery

    A man in an electronics store in China caused the replacement battery for his iPhone to explode after biting it. It is believed that the man decided to bite on the battery in an attempt to test its authenticity or durability, possibly following the same logic as people testing if an item is made...
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    Apple May Replace Some iPhone 6 Plus Models Needing Whole-Device Repairs With iPhone 6s Plus

    In a report from MacRumors, Apple has sent out a document to Apple Authorized Service Providers today. The document states "orders for whole unit service inventory of some iPhone 6 Plus models may be substituted to an iPhone 6s Plus until the end of March 2018." MacRumors states it believes the...
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    iPhone Users WIll Be Able to Turn Off Performance Throttling

    Apple CEO TIm Cook has stated in an interview that an upcoming iOS update will give users more information on the health of their devices battery. More importantly the update will give users the option to disable the CPU throttling to maintain normal CPU performance, but will be at risk of...
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    Shanghai Consumer Council Demands Apple's Explanation Over Slow-Down

    Xinhua, a state run Chinese news agency has stated that the Shanghai Consumer Council has sent an inquiry letter to Apple over the slow-down of older iPhones after an iOS update, demanding a reply before Friday. Apple is currently facing over 40 lawsuits from around the world over the slowdown...
  26. R

    My friend took his daughter to Macy's in NYC

    with his brand new IPhone 8 in his pocket. She made him try some cologne. By the time they got on the train to head home he had received a text from the cologne vendor and a facebook post. His phone was in his pocket the whole time, locked. He asked me about it. I theorize that there was some...
  27. DooKey

    Apple Will Replace Batteries Regardless of Condition for $29

    A few days ago we reported that Apple apologized for the iPhone slow down issue and would replace batteries for $29 this year. A lot of people were wondering if the batteries had to show up bad on a diagnostic, but a French tech blog, iGeneration, is reporting that an internal Apple memo states...
  28. DooKey

    Apple Apologizes and Offers $29 Battery Changes

    Apple has offered up an apology for the recent debacle of slowing down iPhone cpu's in older model phones. They just wanted to make your phone last as long as possible. Also, in addition to this mea culpa, they are going to offer a $29 battery change out for your iPhones (6 and later)...
  29. DooKey

    Apple Being Sued for Slowing Down Older iPhones

    You knew it was coming, but who knew it was going to start this fast? Yes, a class action lawsuit (WARNING auto play video) has been filed in California after Apple admitted they were intentionally slowing down older iPhones to keep them running longer. I just don't understand why Apple...
  30. DooKey

    Google Releases Tool To Help iPhone Hackers

    Google released a hacking tool for iOS 11.1.2 (11.2 is out now) that is says can find bugs in that release. Supposedly in can only be used on the 7, 6s, and iPod touch 6G, but can be adapted for use on others. According to Google this tool is out there to help Apple patch exploits faster and...
  31. DooKey

    2018 iPhones May Feature Liquid Crystal Polymer Antennas For Faster LTE Speeds

    According to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, a well known researcher of future apple technology, the 2018 iPhones will have Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) antennas. In addition to that, he believes the phone will support 4X4 MIMO standards that when used with the LCP antennas will allow much higher...
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    [FS] Matte Black iPhone 7 Plus 256GB (locked to AT&T)

    Hello, I am putting my iPhone 7 Plus up for sale as I've replaced it with a new phone. The phone is currently locked to AT&T. Phone is in mint condition as its been in a case & tempered glass screen protector since being unboxed. Includes the following: Phone (obviously) Original box...
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    FS: *NEW* Pixel XL 128GB Verizon (Unlocked) Quite Black

    Hello, I have a brand new Pixel XL 128GB Verizon (unlocked) Quite Black phone. I bought 2x of them awhile ago and used one as my daily phone till I moved to a S8+. I have moved now to a Pixel 2 XL and pretty much forgot that I had an extra Pixel laying around, brand new. Works on Verizon...
  34. DooKey

    New Samsung Ad Attacks Apple for 10 years of inferior iPhones

    Samsung strikes back at Apple in this interesting YouTube video. In a nut shell they are saying what Android fans have been saying for years; Apple adopts every feature after Samsung. Take a look and let me know what you think. Watch the video here.
  35. DooKey

    Best Buy Stops Some Sales of New iPhones After Pricing Backlash

    Bestbuy is going to stop selling iPhones (WARNING auto play video) without carrier activation. They say this after customers complained they were selling the iPhones for $100 more than what Apple was selling them for. According to Bestbuy offering iPhones with different purchasing options has...
  36. H

    FS: Iphone X 64gb Silver At&t

    Open to offers? $1100 min. 11/3 confirmed
  37. FrgMstr

    FBI Not Forced to Disclose iPhone Hack Company

    It would seem that the FBI will not be forced to disclose the name of the company that cracked Syed Farook's iPhone 5C last year, or how much it paid to do so, in order for the FBI to search the contents of the phone after the San Bernardino terror attack. In her ruling, released Saturday...
  38. R

    FS: iPhone 7 Plus 128gb w/ AppleCare+

    SOLD $600 $575 Shipped iPhone 7 Plus 128GB w/ AppleCare + (T-Mobile/Unlocked) AppleCare never used, includes box and all brand new accessories Full Specs | Full Imgur Album heat under riddlerthc
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    Glass-Bodied iPhone 8 Shatters Repeatedly in Drop Tests

    Apple claims that the glass used for the new iPhone 8 is the most durable glass ever used in a smartphone. SquareTrade, a company that provides extended warranties for electronic devices, puts that claim to the test in a series of drop tests. Both of the iPhone 8 models shattered on all sides in...
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    The iOS 11 Thread

    EDIT: Major feature update today. 11.1 (October 31st) https://www.macrumors.com/2017/10/31/apple-releases-ios-11-1-with-new-emoji/ I'm assuming that this is to coincide with the press gaining access to their iPhone X's and wanting to have maximum features launched with it. Still everyone...
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