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Ohio State fans creatively troll Apple’s iPhone glitch – ESPN

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Although Apple finally fixed a glitch that had recently plagued iPhones by autocorrecting the letter “I” to the letter “A” with a question-mark symbol, Ohio State fans weren’t ready to let the company off the hook just yet. During Saturday’s game between Ohio State and Michigan State, Buckeyes fans behind one of the end zones used strategically colored cards to configure themselves…

Tests give iPhone X display top honors, but camera is merely competitive – TechCrunch

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Lab tests on the recently released iPhone X put Apple’s new flagship in the highest tiers of quality when it comes to the display and camera, but it’s only in the former category that it truly leaves the competition behind. Of course, what’s the point of having great images if your screen can’t show them properly? Apple doesn’t tend to make their own displays; but while LG, Sharp and, in…

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017

iPhone bug frustrates users typing ‘i’ – fox8.com

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

NEW YORK — iPhone? More like A?phone. Some Apple users have discovered a bug that automatically corrects the lower-case letter “i” to “A” and a question mark symbol. The issue appears to impact iPhone users on its most recent mobile software, iOS 11.1. The new software launched last Tuesday and features hundreds of new emoji. Not surprisingly, the bug is frustrating many Apple users. “WHY does my #iphone keep changing…

The NichePhone-S is a tiny little Android phone – The Verge

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

As Apple brings smartphones to bold new places, another company is trying to take us back to a simpler, calmer, and much cheaper time. FutureModel plans to release a surprisingly accurately named device called the NichePhone-S later this month that runs Android but doesn’t seem to do much more than make calls, send texts, and stream music. It’s similar in shape to a credit card and looks like an odd…

Some iPhone users can’t type the letter ‘i’ — here’s what’s going on and how to fix it – Business Insider

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

There’s a bug in Apple’s iOS 11.1 that automatically changes the letter “i” to an “A” with a question mark in a box. Following is a transcript of the video. A bug in Apple’s iOS 11.1 doesn’t let you type the letter “i.” The “i” becomes this … The problem likely comes from the auto-correct software or it could be linked to emojis. Some users get an “I” in the…

Samsung returns to mock iPhone X buyers in latest commercial … – The Verge

Monday, November 06, 2017

Samsung loves to mock Apple and its fans that line up outside stores to get the latest iPhone. While the Galaxy S8 maker hasn’t attacked Apple directly for some time, there’s a long history in and out of the courts thanks to a line of commercials. Samsung is returning to its attacks just in time for the iPhone X. A new commercial highlights the Samsung vs. Apple war, and plays…

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Monday, November 06, 2017

iPhone bug: People unable to write the letter I after Apple’s software update breaks their keyboards – The Independent

Monday, November 06, 2017

People with iPhones can’t write the letter “I”. The strange behaviour has caused consternation and confusion around the world, given that “i” is a rather important letter in the English language, as well as being a key part of the name of the iPhone, iPad and iOS 11, all of which are being hit by the bug. Thankfully, there’s a fix that makes your iPhone work properly. But it’s still not clear…

Apple Warns iPhone X Has A Nasty New Surprise – Forbes – Forbes

Monday, November 06, 2017

Google’s Pixel 2XL is a fabulous smartphone whose reputation has been dragged through the mud. This is due to its display which has a blue tint at angles and isolated reports of OLED ‘burn-in’. Now Apple has just warned the iPhone X, the most expensive iPhone ever released, carries the same risks…  ‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating the best features / biggest problems hidden behind…

iPhone X ‘the most breakable iPhone ever’ in SquareTrade drop … – 9to5Mac

Monday, November 06, 2017

Following a series of six drop tests of the iPhone X, gadget insurance company SquareTrade has labelled the iPhone X ‘the most breakable, highest-priced, most expensive to repair iPhone ever.’ The iPhone X suffered catastrophic failure right from the first drop … NordVPN Face Down Drop Test: On its first drop, SquareTrade saw the iPhone X shatter, its screen become unresponsive, and its widely touted facial recognition feature fail completely….

The iPhone’s still got it, judging by the lines – USA TODAY

Friday, November 03, 2017

x Embed x Share CLOSE How well does Face ID work? We let USA TODAY newsroom staffers test Apple’s new facial recognition system. USA TODAY Crowds gather at the Fifth Avenue Apple Store ahead of the iPhone X launch.(Photo: Eli Blumenthal, USA TODAY) The iPhone still draws a crowd. A full day before the iPhone X was to go on sale at the Apple Store on New York’s Fifth Avenue…

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Friday, November 03, 2017

The iPhone X Is Cool. That Doesn’t Mean You Are Ready for It. – New York Times

Friday, November 03, 2017

And although the face scanner for unlocking the device is impressive and creepily accurate, in many situations, it didn’t work as quickly as a fingerprint scanner. It also failed to unlock the phone when I wore a pair of Persol sunglasses. The iPhone X feels ahead of its time, perfect for a target audience of technology enthusiasts and obsessive photographers. Everyone else may want to wait awhile to buy. An…

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Thursday, November 02, 2017

Two Powerful Acronyms That Will Spur Retail in India – Forbes

Thursday, November 02, 2017

A customer tries out cosmetics at a retail brand store in a mall in Bangalore (MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images) Today’s in-store retail technology has the power to connect consumer data to physical goods, deriving actionable insights like never before. In the long run, these tech-support solutions could optimize in-store sales, track buying trends and preferences, and increase operational efficiency, thereby improving store performance and increasing revenues. Early adoption of such technologies…

App developer access to iPhone X face data spooks some privacy experts – Reuters

Thursday, November 02, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) won accolades from privacy experts in September for assuring that facial data used to unlock its new iPhone X would be securely stored on the phone itself. But Apple’s privacy promises do not extend to the thousands of app developers who will gain access to facial data in order to build entertainment features for iPhone X customers, such as pinning a three-dimensional mask…

The retail wreck is far from over, but there is one name you can still buy – CNBC

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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The iPhone X was originally planned for 2018 – The Verge

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Apple’s release of both the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X has always been seemed a little strange, and now we know why: the company had originally intended to release the redesigned X in 2018, according to an interview with Mashable about the making of the new phone. Related iPhone X review: face the future Dan Riccio, the SVP of hardware engineering at Apple, describes how Apple had originally intended…

Watch how Apple’s amazing new Animoji mimic your face on the iPhone X – CNBC

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

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