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Apple has announced its long awaited bezel-less, premium 10th anniversary smartphone, iPhone X at its September event. Priced at $999 for the 64GB model and $1,149 for 256GB, iPhone X is Apple’s most expensive iPhone yet.

The iPhone X has a brand-new design and is the first iPhone to feature an OLED display. The iPhone X has a 5.8-inch screen with minimal bezels, giving it a physical size close to the iPhone 8, with a screen size larger than the iPhone 8 Plus.

The iPhone X features glass on the front and back with a stainless steel body that seamlessly meet at the device’s curved edges. Other flagship features include the devices new 3D sensors that bring Face ID as a replacement to Touch ID and wireless charging support.

The iPhone X along with the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus feature the A11 Bionic processor. The all new chip has four efficiency cores that are up to 70% faster than A10 Fusion and two performance cores that are up to 25% faster. The new models also have an Apple designed GPU that offers up to 30% better performance than the A10 chip.

iPhone X will be available for preorder on October 27 and will launch on November 3.

iPhone X Stories August 9

How much is your iPhone X worth right now?

The iPhone X was one of the most stunning iPhones to date when it launched, but as time passes, it ages just like any other smartphone — so why not check its trade in value? Whether you’re looking to sell your iPhone X to upgrade to the iPhone 11 or even the iPhone 12, you’ve come to the right place. First, let’s find out how much it’s worth and how to get the most value for your trade-in.

iPhone X Stories August 1

How to trade in or recycle your old iPhone and upgrade to the iPhone 12

The iPhone 12 has arrived. If you’re coming from an older device but want to update to the newest model, it’s clear that the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max are great devices. But what should you do about that aging phone now that you’re planning to upgrade? Here’s how to trade in and recycle your old iPhone for the latest-and-greatest…

iPhone X Stories March 12

Newly shared prototype images today show that Apple considered making the iPhone X in the dark and glossy “jet black” finish. This color was incredibly popular when it first introduced with the iPhone 7, but it had some major durability concerns…

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iPhone X Stories March 2

Australian man takes legal action against Apple after his iPhone X ‘exploded’ in his pocket

Apple is facing a lawsuit in Australia after an iPhone X user claims the device exploded in his pocket, leading to second-degree burns. As reported by 7 News, the incident occurred in 2019 and the man is now taking legal action after Apple allegedly failed to respond to his inquiries about the problem.

iPhone X Stories March 2, 2020

iPhone X on left with orig. OLED display, with iFixit LCD on right

iFixit has been offering OLED screens for those who would like to tackle repairs on their own. Those go for around $100 less than what Apple charges for an official screen replacement but now, it’s started offering LCD replacement for iPhone X, XS, and XS Max. It’s an interesting downgrade from OLED but some on a budget with DIY interest might find it’s a great option.

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iPhone X Stories January 24, 2020

Doubt is today being cast on a reported Jeff Bezos iPhone hack, which was said to have given attackers full access to the photos and messages stored on his iPhone X.

The report was based on analysis by a cybersecurity firm commissioned by the Amazon founder to find out how private messages and photos were obtained by the National Enquirer

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iPhone X Stories January 23, 2020

A forensic analysis shows that a sophisticated attack on Jeff Bezos’ iPhone X gave full access to both his photos and messages.

The attack, and the alleged attempted blackmail that followed, led to the famous “No thank you, Mr Pecker” blog post in which the Amazon founder decided to go public about the existence of embarrassing texts and photos…

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iPhone X Stories October 22, 2019

Face Unlock on Google’s Pixel 4 is less secure than the iPhone’s Face ID, but it does have one feature I’d like to see Apple copy: Skip Lock Screen.

Copying that would be perfectly fair, as Google has recently confirmed that it will be copying at least part of Face ID’s Require Attention feature…

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iPhone X Stories September 21, 2019

The iPhone 11 officially became available yesterday at Apple Stores around the world as well as other retailers. The iPhone 11 is the followup to the iPhone XR and it comes two years after the initial introduction of the iPhone X. This means there are likely many iPhone X users who are considering upgrading this year. Read on as we compare the iPhone X vs the iPhone 11.

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iPhone X Stories May 27, 2019

Temporarily using an iPhone 8 has provided a new perspective on the iPhone X series – and really underlined just how far Apple’s iPhone design process has come.

Unsurprisingly, my diary series’ generally result in a flurry of posts early on, as I get to know a new product, with only occasional updates further down the line. My last iPhone X Diary entry was almost a year ago to the day.

But a fault with my iPhone X gave me the opportunity for a comparison with the iPhone 8 …

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iPhone X Stories May 8, 2019

How to check if your iPhone X screen is eligible for a free replacement

Are you having issues with your iPhone X screen not responding properly to touch input? Or seeing the screen respond to ghost touches? Read on for how to check if your iPhone X screen is eligible for a free replacement.

iPhone X Stories April 12, 2019

We’ve been hearing reports for some time that Foxconn is gearing up for iPhone X production in India, and a new report says that volume production is set to begin in July.

The earliest report – at that time quite vague – was in December of last year. That said only that ‘top-end iPhones’ could be made in India by Foxconn ‘as early as 2019,’ alongside iPhone 8 production by Wistron …

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iPhone X Stories April 2, 2019

There have been conflicting reports about whether or not Foxconn will be making the iPhone X/XS in India. But a new report today says that the claims are true, and that test production is due to begin within a matter of weeks.

The first suggestion that flagship iPhone models were to be made in India came in December of last year …

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iPhone X Stories January 31, 2019

iPhone X/XS users complaining about accidentally switching on the flashlight

Some iPhone X/iPhone XS users are complaining that it’s too easy to accidentally turn on the iPhone flashlight from the Lock screen …

iPhone X Stories January 16, 2019

Update: Ritchie now says the iPhone X he tried to use with the iPhone XS Smart Battery Case was not updated to iOS 12.1.3. Since updating, the iPhone X does work with the iPhone XS Smart Battery Case, but with inconsistent results.

Apple yesterday officially unveiled its new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. iPhone X users, however, have been left wondering whether or not the iPhone XS case will function with their device. Now, we have our answer.

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iPhone X Stories January 7, 2019

Data suggests iPhone XR was top selling iPhone in November, yet yearly sales down 20%

New data from market research firm Counterpoint shows iPhone sales are down 20% YoY based upon November 2018 numbers versus 2017. Further, the firm shows that last November, the $999+ iPhone X was the best selling phone in November, while this year it is the iPhone XR, which starts at $749.

iPhone X Stories December 27, 2018

Ever since the Apple Watch, I’ve used a diary format to track my experience of Apple products over time. A conventional review represents a one-off take on a product at the time it’s written, but product diaries of my Apple devices provided a much more rounded perspective – from pre-purchase expectations through established use.

Unsurprisingly, I generally have plenty to say in the early stages, and less as time goes on. But as we approach the end of the year, I thought it would be useful to provide a roundup of my current view of each – as well as a look at how Apple might persuade me to upgrade next year …

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Flagship model iPhones will be made in India for the first time, says a new report, potentially taking the company’s business in the emerging market ‘to a new level.’ It follows a recent report that senior Apple execs are to meet government officials there next month to discuss manufacturing plans.

The move will also see assembly in India carried out by Foxconn rather than Wistron, which is currently Apple’s sole iPhone assembler in the country …

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iPhone X Stories December 4, 2018

Popular YouTuber MKBHD put together a huge blind smartphone camera test with 16 popular devices. After getting six million votes from users on Twitter and Instagram, the results are in, and surprisingly both iPhone X and XS were knocked out in the first round.

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iPhone X Stories November 9, 2018

After being discontinued in September, Apple has finally confirmed an issue regarding the iPhone X’s display module. The company has also announced a repair program for the 13-inch non Touch Bar MacBook Pro, offering free repairs on certain devices with 128GB or 256GB of storage. Apple says that these models may suffer from data loss or failure.

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iPhone X Stories October 24, 2018

Update: The BBC reports that Samsung has denied that there is a lawsuit, but refused to confirm or deny that it is asking for some money back from Sobchak.

It’s not unusual for celebrities paid to promote Android brands to be caught using an iPhone. In many cases, they have been caught out on Twitter – like Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot.

But Samsung appears to take the matter more seriously than most: they are suing their own Russian brand ambassador for using an iPhone X for a massive $1.6M …

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iPhone X Stories October 9, 2018

If you’ve recently upgraded from a device like an iPhone 8, iPhone 7, or older iPhone, you’ve likely noticed how different it is to use a phone that lacks a physical Home button. But what about basic iPhone reset functions like how to force restart iPhone XS, or even more advanced functions like entering Recovery or DFU mode? All of these functions previously required Home button input, so methods have changed with the latest crop of new iPhones.

In this post and hands-on video walkthrough, we show you everything you need to know about performing these functions on your iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. expand full story

iPhone X Stories October 2, 2018

With iOS 12.1, the phone emoji finally loses the home button to reflect modern iPhone design

The iOS 12.1 update will bring more than 70 new emoji to iPhone and iPad users. Apple has also tweaked some of the existing set, most notably the iPhone device emoji. Despite the iPhone X being around for almost a year, the emoji demonstrated a silver iPhone 6. That has finally changed in the latest beta …

iPhone X Stories September 19, 2018

Whilst the exterior design of the iPhone XS is practically unchanged compared to iPhone X, the devices are not identical. Obviously, the Max is larger and will not fit any current cases. The 5.8-inch iPhone Xs situation is more murky.

Macotakara has found that the camera bump on the iPhone XS is just a tad bigger than the iPhone X, which means some existing cases are not a perfect fit.

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