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Apple’s iPhone 8 and iPhone X: Live updates – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

First off, it’s pronounced “iPhone 10.” Now that that’s out of the way, here are the specs for Apple’s new top-of-the-line device.  The body – Edge-to-edge display – Glass on front and back (same as iPhone 8) – Water and dust resistant – Comes in Space gray and silver finishes – Super retina display (5.8-inch screen, 458 pixels per inch) – OLED display   No more home screen – Raise…

Apple’s iPhone 8 and iPhone X: Live updates – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

First off, it’s pronounced “iPhone 10.” Now that that’s out of the way, here are the specs for Apple’s new top-of-the-line device.  The body – Edge-to-edge display – Glass on front and back (same as iPhone 8) – Water and dust resistant – Comes in Space gray and silver finishes – Super retina display (5.8-inch screen, 458 pixels per inch) – OLED display   No more home screen – Raise…

How to get the new iPhone for half price – MarketWatch

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

It’s “iPhoneapalooza 8” time. Apple AAPL, -1.32%   will unveil the 10th-anniversary iPhone at 1 p.m. EST Tuesday. Once again, resale sites have reported a surge in trade-ins of old iPhones ahead of the announcement, but they expect…

How to get the new iPhone for half price – MarketWatch

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

It’s “iPhoneapalooza 8” time. Apple AAPL, -1.37%   will unveil the 10th-anniversary iPhone at 1 p.m. EST Tuesday. Once again, resale sites have reported a surge in trade-ins of old iPhones ahead of the announcement, but they expect…

iPhone 8 and iPhone X rumors: iOS 11 leak spills name, chip, and other details – Macworld

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Update 9/11/17: 9to5Mac has gotten an early copy of the final version of iOS 11 and it has revealed all sorts of details about the new iPhone X. Go to the “What’s the latest?” section for all the new details. Apple is still selling tens of millions of iPhone 7s every month—but all everyone can talk about is what’s coming next. After all, 2017 marks the iPhone’s 10th anniversary, so Apple is reportedly…

iPhone 8 and iPhone X rumors: iOS 11 leak spills name, chip, and other details – Macworld

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Update 9/11/17: 9to5Mac has gotten an early copy of the final version of iOS 11 and it has revealed all sorts of details about the new iPhone X. Go to the “What’s the latest?” section for all the new details. Apple is still selling tens of millions of iPhone 7s every month—but all everyone can talk about is what’s coming next. After all, 2017 marks the iPhone’s 10th anniversary, so Apple is reportedly…

The iPhone X’s notch is bad news for wireless carriers – BGR

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The iPhone was the first smartphone in the world to launch without any interference from carriers. In exchange for exclusivity, AT&T agreed to let Apple handle everything about the phone, including the software and marketing. That’s why the iPhone comes without any bloatware, not including Apple’s, and has no carrier branding on it, like other phones. The only place the carrier is allowed to display its name is in the…

The iPhone X’s notch is bad news for wireless carriers – BGR

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The iPhone was the first smartphone in the world to launch without any interference from carriers. In exchange for exclusivity, AT&T agreed to let Apple handle everything about the phone, including the software and marketing. That’s why the iPhone comes without any bloatware, not including Apple’s, and has no carrier branding on it, like other phones. The only place the carrier is allowed to display its name is in the…

Apple’s iPhone X will stand for ‘exclusive’ – The Verge

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Today’s iPhone launch, coming a full decade after the release of the original iPhone, will feature a device quite similar to Apple’s first ever smartphone. The newest iPhone, whose name has already leaked out as iPhone X, will be like the original in that it will be higher in price than most people are used to paying for phones, it will be constrained in availability due to the difficulty of…

Ahead of iPhone X day, Samsung teases 2018 foldable phone launch plan – TechCrunch

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Apple is preparing to draw scores of eyes to Cupertino later today as it unboxes a clutch of new iPhones, including a new premium handset, called the iPhone X, slated to have a near bezel-less OLED display, a 3D face unlock feature and a $1,000+ price-tag, while bringing various new camera and feature tweaks — many of which have leaked in recent weeks. Even so, the new iPhones are set to look like,…

Quiz: Find Out Which iPhone Matches Your Personality – TIME

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Apple is getting ready for its September 12 keynote, where the tech giant is expected to announce the latest iPhone models. In the 10 years since the very first iPhone was launched, Apple has released 15 different models — and each has had its own personality. There’s the clean-and-simple original iPhone, the chatty iPhone 4s that brought us Siri and the iPhone 7 that broke with tradition and got rid…

Qualcomm claims Android always beats the iPhone to new features – The Verge

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Qualcomm today published a somewhat self-congratulatory blog post that lauds the company and its Android partners for achieving a series of industry firsts that include wireless charging, dual-camera systems, OLED smartphone screens, edge-to-edge displays, and more. If you’ve been following recent Apple rumors and leaks, you know that those are all things we expect to see spread across the new iPhones that the company will unveil tomorrow. (Some of the…

The Epochs of Apple’s iPhone Business – The Atlantic

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

As Apple prepares to unveil the newest version of the most successful consumer product of all time, charts show the critical juncture the company faces.

Live from Apple’s iPhone 8 / iPhone X event – TechCrunch

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

This is it, Apple’s big event. It’s iPhone day at the opulent new Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino. We’ll have our respective butts planted firmly in those (reportedly) $14,000 seats in order to bring the news to you live from the front lines. The event is shaping up to be another big one for Apple. After months of rumors and leaks, we think we’ve got a pretty solid picture of what’s…

Lumion Unveils Apple iPhone X Cases At Mobile World Congress Americas – Forbes

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Lumion’s Osprey case for iPhone X ($15.99) features a curved silhouette for comfortable handling and modern looks and can secure up to 2 credit cards in its compact space for ultimate convenience during travel and shopping. Hong-Kong startup Lumion unveiled an iPhone X case collection to protect the new all-glass device hours before Apple’s official announcement of its latest smartphone lineup this Tuesday, which will include the iPhone 8, 8…

The Retail Apocalypse And The Urgent Quest For Remarkable – Forbes

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

People enter the newly opened Amazon Books on May 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Some love the “retail apocalypse” narrative. It’s great clickbait, makes for captivating keynote speeches and gives consultants a hook to peddle complicated strategic frameworks. Alas, it’s mostly nonsense. Physical retail is definitely different, but it’s far from dead. The fact is plenty of new stores are opening, many traditional retailers and…

The iPhone X’s notch is bad news for wireless carriers – BGR

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The iPhone was the first smartphone in the world to launch without any interference from carriers. In exchange for exclusivity, AT&T agreed to let Apple handle everything about the phone, including the software and marketing. That’s why the iPhone comes without any bloatware, not including Apple’s, and has no carrier branding on it, like other phones. The only place the carrier is allowed to display its name is in the…

Here’s what Wall Street expects out of the Apple iPhone event – CNBC

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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The $1000 iPhone X Is Just the Beginning – New York Magazine

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The iPhone X, 90 percent off. Photo: Francis Dean/Corbis via Getty Images For a long time, cell phones were expensive. Almost 35 years ago, Motorola sold its DynaTAC 8000X for $3,995. The Simon Personal Communicator PDA was available for just $900 in 1992. You could’ve snagged the Motorola StarTAC for $1,000 in 1996. Cell phones then were toys for the high-end — an element as important as French cuffs and slicked-back…

Everything we expect from Apple’s big iPhone event – TechCrunch

Monday, September 11, 2017

Tomorrow’s the big day. Apple’s annual fall unveil kicks off tomorrow at 10AM PT, christening the company’s opulent new Steve Jobs Theater in the process. We’ll be resting our butts in those reportedly $14,000 seats, bringing you the news as it breaks. But from the looks of it, there may not be all that many stones left to turn over by the time Tim Cook hits the stage tomorrow morning….