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The Best FREE Games for iPhone

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These are the best games that money really can’t buy!

A few years ago, if you wanted to do any serious gaming you either had to buy a console like the PlayStation or Xbox or spend a load of money on a top end gaming PC.  Thanks to the power of the iPhone and the vast range of titles on the App Store, you now have a world of gaming literally at your fingertips without the need for loads of extra tech.

There’s loads of free games out there as well, so you don’t even have to add any extras to your monthly phone bill! But won’t the games be full of adds or in app purchases?  This is true in some cases, you just have to find the needles in the haystack – or just read our guide!

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Apple Screws OnePlus Over Launch Event Timing

Apple’s attempt the overshadow the OnePlus 6T launch event is very transparent!

OnePlus were due to launch the OnePlus 6T in New York on 30th October – the same day Apple were scheduled to host their own secret launch event.  They have now moved their conference to the day before – 29th October – as to avoid being “overshadowed” by the behemoth that is Apple Inc.

The OnePlus 6T is tipped to be an iPhone X killer.  Bigger screen, more memory, faster processor.  The list goes on.  But most importantly, MUCH cheaper.  Apple may have scheduled this event in an attempt to overshadow the 6T launch; which says a lot! Continue reading Apple Screws OnePlus Over Launch Event Timing

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The iPhone XS and XS Max Have Got Big Charging Problems

The new iPhone XS and XS Max smartphones have some serious charging issues!

Apple is yet to issue any statement regarding the complaints of iPhone XS and XS Max smartphones not charging.  Many owners have reported that their iPhone refuses to charge if it’s been on standby for a while.  Other users report that their phones only charge when the screen is switched on.  Unbox Therapy YouTube blogger Lewis Hilsenteger has dubbed the issue “Chargegate” in a video on his channel where he demonstrates the issues.  Apple is yet to say anything about the issue.

In a video uploaded to YouTube and his 12 million subscribers on Saturday – he tested 9 iPhones by plugging them into an official Apple Charger.  2017’s iPhone X charged without issue – but many of the new XS and XS models failed to charge correctly – or even at all!  Most of the phones tested would only charge when the screen was awakened but one would not charge at all.  Mr Hilsenteger said he had been made aware of the problem by a fan who sent him an email directing him to the issue. Continue reading The iPhone XS and XS Max Have Got Big Charging Problems

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The iPhone X Seems To Have Developed Another Bug

Some owners of the iPhone X have started experiencing a new issue with the phones most basic of functions – answering calls.

The iPhone X was released towards the end of 2017 to very mixed reviews.  Tim Cook hailed the phone as the device that would lead Apple into the next decade of iPhone’s yet many owners have been left disappointed their very expensive devices and the iPhone X has experienced a number of defects and bugs since it was rolled out.

The latest bug to raise its head affects the simplest and most essential function of any phone – the ability to answer incoming calls.  For a phone that’s armed with sophisticated facial recognition software and state of the art cameras, you would think calling would work flawlessly. Continue reading The iPhone X Seems To Have Developed Another Bug

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The iPhone X is Getting Cancelled This Summer!

An extremely credible source has leaked a report that states Apple will be cancelling the iPhone X this summer due to slow sales.

AppleInsider has managed to obtain a report from acclaimed KGI securities analyst Ming-Cho Kuo that say’s Apple are disappointed with sales of the expensive handset which has led to a decision to cancel production in the summer.  This in unprecedented for Apple and marks the first time a handset has been cancelled in its first year since the iPhone 5C in 2014.

The Chinese market has been mentioned as a large factor in the cancellation and the report cites China’s disinterest in the device as a main reason.  China has been falling out of love with Apple for a few years now, favouring home brands over foreign.  And big screen’s dictate the market and the iPhone X’s notch has been seen as removing too much usable space.  The iPhone 8 Plus offers more screen for less cost. Continue reading The iPhone X is Getting Cancelled This Summer!

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Apple’s Legal Problems in the US Continue Over iPhone Slowing

Now the US Congress is involved with the head of the US Senate writing to Apple to demand answers.

Apple recently admitted to slowing down iPhone’s in a bid, they claim, to prolong the life of ageing batteries found in the devices.  Many users weren’t happy with the revelations and multiple high profile law suits have been raised in the US.

Now problems for the company look to get worse as the head of the Senate Commerce Committee, Senator John Thune has written to Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, to demand answers and an explanation to the problems.  The committee also wants to know why the company didn’t offer free battery replacements.

The letter comes after confirmation from French prosecutors that the countries Finance Ministry Fraud Control department is launching their own investigation to find out exactly what went wrong with iPhone’s and determine if Apple could of, and should of handled the situation differently. Continue reading Apple’s Legal Problems in the US Continue Over iPhone Slowing

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Apple Has Now Issued a Formal Apology To iPhone Customers

Apple has been forced to issue a formal apology to iPhone users after the company finally admitted to slowing down their smartphones in order, as the company claims, to prolong battery life.

The company has also offered to replace batteries in aging iPhone’s at a highly discounted rate and is going to be issuing a software update in the New Year that will allow users to monitor their batteries health.

It has long been suspected that Apple has been slowing down older models of iPhone via software updates with a lot of users accusing the company of trying to force them to upgrade via this nefarious tactic. Continue reading Apple Has Now Issued a Formal Apology To iPhone Customers

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Apple Now Faces Multiple Lawsuits After Admitting Slowing Down iPhones

Several lawsuits brought against the US tech giant claim the company defrauded iPhone users by slowing down their phones without warning.

Last week Apple finally admitted to something that had long been suspected.  The company had been slowing down older models of iPhone via software updates.  The company claimed this was done to keep the phones running at optimal performance and to prolong the life of aging batteries.

But many users feel defrauded by the company have filed lawsuits in the US seeking a call to action status that would potentially represent millions of users.

The lawsuits – filed in the U.S District Courts in the states of California, New York and Illinois make multiple claims including the notion that iPhone users may have attempted or even paid for repairs to their phones, which would have been futile and a waste of time and money. Continue reading Apple Now Faces Multiple Lawsuits After Admitting Slowing Down iPhones

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How Much Does an iPhone X Actually Cost? A Lot Less Than You Might Think!

The iPhone X is the most expensive smartphone Apple has ever produced.  But how much does the device actually cost to make.  Not as much as you might think it turns out.

The iPhone X starts at £999 for the cheapest model and can run you up to £1348 if you opt for the larger storage size and Apple Care extended warranty.  That’s a LOT of money for a smartphone of any description.

The iPhone X’s striking design doesn’t bring too many new features to the table.  Facial recognition and emojis that match your face aside, the iPhone X was still seen as behind Samsung and other Android devices in many areas.

That aside, the iPhone X still sold out on release and back orders are just beginning to be fulfilled.  As with most other Apple devices before it, the hype matched customer demand and the device was hugely sought after. Continue reading How Much Does an iPhone X Actually Cost? A Lot Less Than You Might Think!

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Is Apple Purposely Reducing Performance Of Older Models of Smartphone? A New Report Suggests ‘YES!’

A new report has emerged which sheds further light on whether or not Apple intentionally slow down older iPhones via software updates.

Updated: 21/12/2017 – Apple has now confirmed this to be true!

The report suggest that the tech giant knowingly slow down the speed of processors in older models of iPhones, especially those with worn batteries – making the overall speed of the device slower.

Many users have reported their older model iPhones getting slower, especially after updating or when a new model is released.  Primate Labs collated data collected via their Geekbench program that is run on 1000’s of iPhones. Continue reading Is Apple Purposely Reducing Performance Of Older Models of Smartphone? A New Report Suggests ‘YES!’