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Apple iPhone 8 Under Fire as iPhone X Looms – Fortune

Saturday, October 21, 2017

And all the other Apple news and rumors this week. It’s hard to say whether Apple is in a good spot or a perilous one with its new slate of iPhones. Over the past several days, reports have been swirling that say the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are in trouble. The devices’ sales are much lower than expected, and there are currently no signs that they’ll turn around…

Apple and AT&T activate LTE Band 8 to give iPhone users in Puerto Rico cellular service by Loon Balloon – TechCrunch

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Apple, AT&T, the FCC and Alphabet’s X division have all put into motion efforts to give residents of Puerto Rico more cellular connectivity. Apple has been working with AT&T to extend and activate cell service for users in Puerto Rico. To improve what is a terrible connectivity situation there, it’s going to enable a provisional band of LTE that has been recently approved, but not activated in the US and…

Android Circuit, New Galaxy X Problems, Google Reveals Pixel 2 Superpower, Microsoft’s Android Love – Forbes

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes a new Galaxy S8 model, the latest secrets of the Pixel 2 and 2 XL, the announcement of the Nokia 7, three problems for the Galaxy X to solve, Microsoft’s big Android push, and ZTE’s folding smartphone. Android Circuit is here to remind you of a few of the…

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple’s Nasty Surprise – Forbes

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Apple ’s best ever iPhone is coming soon. But the harsh reality for Apple is it may not come soon enough and in significant enough quantities to avert a very nasty surprise… ‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating the best features / biggest problems hidden behind the headlines. Apple Apple’s iPhone X (left) is under extreme pressure due to poor sales of the iPhone 8…

Apple reportedly isn’t producing enough iPhone X units for first weekend sales – TechCrunch

Saturday, October 21, 2017

According to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is still facing supply chain constraints for the upcoming iPhone X. The company will have around 2 to 3 million units before the launch on November 3rd, which shouldn’t be enough to meet demand. While Apple didn’t disclose exact numbers for first-weekend sales last year, the company sold 13 million iPhone 6s units during the first weekend, 10…

Apple and AT&T activate LTE Band 8 to give iPhone users in Puerto Rico cellular service by Loon Balloon – TechCrunch

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Apple, AT&T, the FCC and Alphabet’s X division have all put into motion efforts to give residents of Puerto Rico more cellular connectivity. Apple has been working with AT&T to extend and activate cell service for users in Puerto Rico. To improve what is a terrible connectivity situation there, it’s going to enable a provisional band of LTE that has been recently approved, but not activated in the US and…

Android Circuit, New Galaxy X Problems, Google Reveals Pixel 2 Superpower, Microsoft’s Android Love – Forbes

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes a new Galaxy S8 model, the latest secrets of the Pixel 2 and 2 XL, the announcement of the Nokia 7, three problems for the Galaxy X to solve, Microsoft’s big Android push, and ZTE’s folding smartphone. Android Circuit is here to remind you of a few of the…

Apple and AT&T activate LTE Band 8 to give iPhone users in Puerto Rico cellular service by Loon Balloon – TechCrunch

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Apple, AT&T, the FCC and Alphabet’s X division have all put into motion efforts to give residents of Puerto Rico more cellular connectivity. Apple has been working with AT&T to extend and activate cell service for users in Puerto Rico. To improve what is a terrible connectivity situation there, it’s going to enable a provisional band of LTE that has been recently approved, but not activated in the US and…

How to Look As Hot As Possible Using the New iPhone Camera – New York Magazine

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Apple’s newest iPhones (specifically the iPhone 8 Plus and the soon-to-be-released iPhone X) have a hidden talent: They’re both really, really good at making you (and all of your friends) look way, way hotter. In fact, they honestly just make everything you take a photo of — from food to landscapes — look incredible. How is this possible, you might ask. Magic? Photoshop? Some form of voodoo? Nope. It’s called Portrait…

iPhone X Pre-Order Pre-Approval For iPhone Upgrade Program Customers Starts October 23 – Forbes

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Anthony Karcz What exactly do you call early notice for pre-approval of a pre-order? If you’re an Apple iPhone Upgrade Program member and didn’t upgrade to the iPhone 8 last month, next Monday, October 23, is going to be a very good day for you. Apple is once again giving current iPhone Upgrade Program participants a leg-up on pre-ordering, this time for the hotly-awaited iPhone X. From October 23 until October…

Android Circuit, New Galaxy X Problems, Google Reveals Pixel 2 Superpower, Microsoft’s Android Love – Forbes

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes a new Galaxy S8 model, the latest secrets of the Pixel 2 and 2 XL, the announcement of the Nokia 7, three problems for the Galaxy X to solve, Microsoft’s big Android push, and ZTE’s folding smartphone. Android Circuit is here to remind you of a few of the…

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple’s Nasty Surprise – Forbes

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Apple ’s best ever iPhone is coming soon. But the harsh reality for Apple is it may not come soon enough and in significant enough quantities to avert a very nasty surprise… ‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating the best features / biggest problems hidden behind the headlines. Apple Apple’s iPhone X (left) is under extreme pressure due to poor sales of the iPhone 8…

Apple and AT&T activate provisional LTE Band 8 to give iPhone users in Puerto Rico cellular service – TechCrunch

Friday, October 20, 2017

Apple has been working with AT&T to extend and activate cell service for users in Puerto Rico. To improve what is a terrible connectivity situation there, it’s going to enable a provisional band of LTE that has been recently approved, but not activated in the US and Puerto Rico, where it has not been licensed. Because LTE is not licensed on Band 8, many phones have not yet been equipped…

Apple reportedly isn’t producing enough iPhone X units for first weekend sales – TechCrunch

Friday, October 20, 2017

According to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is still facing supply chain constraints for the upcoming iPhone X. The company will have around 2 to 3 million units before the launch on November 3rd, which shouldn’t be enough to meet demand. While Apple didn’t disclose exact numbers for first-weekend sales last year, the company sold 13 million iPhone 6s units during the first weekend, 10…

The Best Android Game Has Just 4.5% User Retention After 30 Days – Forbes

Friday, October 20, 2017

Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes has been downloaded perhaps 50 million times. It’s a top-10 game for revenue. But 95 out of 100 people who install it on Android aren’t using the app a month later. And it is the very best game on Android for mobile user retention. Mobile user retention is bad, as everyone in the mobile app install business knows. But new data seems to show that Android retention…

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple’s Nasty Surprise – Forbes

Friday, October 20, 2017

Apple ’s best ever iPhone is coming soon. But the harsh reality for Apple is it may not come soon enough and in significant enough quantities to avert a very nasty surprise… ‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating the best features / biggest problems hidden behind the headlines. Apple Apple’s iPhone X (left) is under extreme pressure due to poor sales of the iPhone 8…

Apple hit with trademark lawsuit over iPhone X ‘animoji’ feature – Reuters

Friday, October 20, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Japanese software company is suing Apple Inc (AAPL.O) in a U.S. court over the trademark for the term “animoji”, alleging the U.S. technology company stole the name to use on a feature of its iPhone X. Tokyo-based Emonster kk sued Apple on Wednesday in federal court in San Francisco, saying it holds the U.S. trademark on the term animoji and that Apple’s use of the…

Apple reportedly isn’t producing enough iPhone X units for first weekend sales – TechCrunch

Friday, October 20, 2017

According to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is still facing supply chain constraints for the upcoming iPhone X. The company will have around 2 to 3 million units before the launch on November 3rd, which shouldn’t be enough to meet demand. While Apple didn’t disclose exact numbers for first-weekend sales last year, the company sold 13 million iPhone 6s units during the first weekend, 10…

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple’s Nasty Surprise – Forbes

Friday, October 20, 2017

Apple ’s best ever iPhone is coming soon. But the harsh reality for Apple is it may not come soon enough and in significant enough quantities to avert a very nasty surprise… ‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating the best features / biggest problems hidden behind the headlines. Apple Apple’s iPhone X (left) is under extreme pressure due to poor sales of the iPhone 8…

The Very Best Android Game Has Just 4.5% User Retention After 30 Days – Forbes

Friday, October 20, 2017

Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes has been downloaded perhaps 50 million times. It’s a top-10 game for revenue. But 95 out of 100 people who install it on Android aren’t using the app a month later. And it is the very best game on Android for mobile user retention. Mobile user retention is bad, as everyone in the mobile app install business knows. But new data shows that Android retention rates…