2 Comments By Tripp Mickle Tripp Mickle The Wall Street Journal BiographyTripp Mickle @trippmickle [email protected] Sept. 21, 2018 8:23 a.m. ET Two of the newest iPhones hit stores Friday, with predictable scenes of customers around the world lining up outside Apple Inc. AAPL 0.26% stores and the decade-old guessing game over how strong demand will be for the technology giant’s latest gadgets. Sales of the iPhone XS and XS Max, unveiled Sept. 12, began Friday at 8 a.m. at Apple’s Sydney store and continue across Asia, Europe and the Americas. Customer turnout will go a long way toward determining Apple’s results over the next year. Though iPhone unit sales have stagnated, the company has delivered record revenue by increasing prices. It has extended that strategy this fall, jacking up the price of the top-end XS Max model to $1,099 from $999. Newsletter Sign-up The new handsets, which feature Apple’s largest screens ever, as well as … [Read more...] about Apple Launches New iPhones (Again). Here’s a Guide.
CNET is providing the coverage of the event where Apple is expected or speculated to announce the iPhone XS and the iPhone XR, as well as Apple Watch Series 4 and possibly new iPad Pros.The largest of Apple's three new phones, called the iPhone Xs Max, has a 6.5-inch screen (measured on the diagonal) that's longer than a ham and cheese from Subway. In a worst-case scenario, the iPhone SE will mark the last compact iPhone model to ever appear in an Apple store.The high-end iPhone X is getting an upgrade and new size options: a 5.8-inch iPhone XS ($999) and the 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max ($1,449). Pre-orders start on October and it'll ship on October 26th.Many hardcore tech fans had seen this coming as Apple looks to fight off competition from the likes of Samsung and Huawei.With edge-to-edge displays, improved water resistance, and a camera that can 'carry out a trillion operations on every photo, ' Apple's latest iPhone line-up may be its most impressive yet.As announced at this morning's … [Read more...] about Apple launches iPhone XS and XS Max with Super Retina OLED displays
The leak, discovered in new product page listings of the Apple.com sitemap by the site All Things How, appears to confirm the three new phones will be called the iPhone XS, XS Max and iPhone XR. But, as rumoured beforehand, it will be more affordable than the premium models. The rear sports a 12-megapixel wide-angle camera with improved two-tone flash. Apple also introduced a lower-cost 6.1-inch (15.5 cm) iPhone XR made of aluminum, at a starting price at $749. Meanwhile, the iPhone Xs, at $999, has the same screen size of its predecessor, but with the internal upgrades found in the Max. With six new colours (white, black, blue, yellow, coral, (PRODUCT) RED), the iPhone Xr may also be popular for those uninterested in the silver, space gray and gold options with iPhone Xs. Pre-orders for the new phone will open on Friday, October 19 while the on-sale date will be October 26 here in the UK. Other analysts have slightly different prices-$699, $969 and $1,069-but all are banking on Apple … [Read more...] about Apple launches the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max
If you want to download all that (or a portion of it), you can, but note that preparing the data for downloading might take a while, and the resulting bundle of files might be many gigabytes in size.The iPhone-maker has just launched a new Data and Privacy portal in order to comply with GDPR which comes into force across the European Union from Friday. To use the website can only residents of EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, though the company promises the coming months to start service around the world.Data can come from purchases/activity on the App Store, iTunes, iBooks, Apple Music, Apple's online and retail stores, and AppleCare. Segment, which has long helped companies connect with third-party data services, has rolled out tools to help its customers track those requests, data updates, and user consent changes to forward them on to supported vendors. The EU defines personal data as all information "related to an identified or identifiable natural person".The … [Read more...] about Apple launches privacy portal for user data ahead of GDPR
By Mark Gurman | Bloomberg News PUBLISHED: April 9, 2018 at 8:42 am | UPDATED: April 9, 2018 at 8:49 am Apple announced new versions of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in red, keeping its entry-level iPhones fresh after being overshadowed for months by the iPhone X. The new color scheme is part of the “PRODUCT(RED)” initiative, a program that gives a percentage of sales to the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS. Apple didn’t announce a red version of the iPhone X, which remains available in either grey or white. It’s the second year in a row that Apple has rolled out a red version of its latest iPhone. Last March, Apple launched a red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and discontinued those models about six months later when the initial iPhone 8 line launched. The red iPhone 8 models cost the same as the gold, grey, and silver versions, at $699 for the smaller model and $799 for the Plus. The new color goes on pre-order Tuesday and is available in stores from April 13, … [Read more...] about Apple launches red iPhone 8 to keep line fresh mid-cycle