iPhone Overview Updated March 25, 2021

iPhone

See All Stories

6,501 'iPhone' stories

November 2008 - September 2022

iPhone walkie-talkie

Introduced in 2007 by Steve Jobs, iPhone is Apple’s flagship iOS device and easily its most popular product around the world. Software wise, it runs iOS and includes a large collection of mobile apps through the App Store.

Since its introduction, Apple has released at least one new phone every single year. In recent years, that has typically been in the fall. iPhones are sold through multiple retail channels including Apple Stores, cellular stores, Best Buy, and other major electronic retailers. iPhones can be bought with a single up front payment, financed through the iPhone Upgrade Program, or financed through a cellular carrier.

Apple’s smartphone has become much more than just a phone since its debut. The iPhone can act as your primary camera, music player, GPS device, email client, mobile banking system, messaging device, movie player, and much more.

Current Lineup for 2019:

Discontinued Models:

Read below for all of our coverage

iPhone Stories September 22

Apple’s Photos app gets lots of attention with iOS 16 and one of the valuable new features is the ability to batch edit photos thanks to new copy and paste edits buttons. Here’s how it works to batch edit iPhone Photos in iOS 16.

Brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle fully integrates 5 different applications on a single Apple-only platform. Businesses can automatically deploy, manage & protect all their Apple devices. Request a FREE account to learn how to put your Apple fleet on auto-pilot at a price point that is hard to believe.

expand full story

iPhone Stories September 21

The Mail app gets multiple handy upgrades with iOS 16. One of the new features is the ability to stop email from being delivered after hitting the send button. Read along for a hands-on look at how it works to unsend email with iPhone on iOS 16.

expand full story

Luxury Apple accessory maker Courant is out with its newest charger. The MAG:2 features MagSafe compatibility with a minimalist sculptural metal and leather or metal and cloth design. If you’re looking for something that stands out, here’s what you get with MAG:2.

expand full story

iPhone production in India will increase to around 25% of total global output by 2025, according to a new analyst report. The report suggests a similar percentage of other Apple products will be made outside China by the same year.

We’ve seen a number of signs recently that India is growing increasingly important to Apple as a second key manufacturing hub, as the company continues efforts to reduce its dependence on China …

expand full story

iPhone Stories September 20

The Health app gets fresh capabilities with iOS 16 that will be valuable for many users. A major new feature is the ability to track medications on iPhone (vitamins and supplements too). Read on for a look at how it works to use the iOS 16 feature.

Brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle fully integrates 5 different applications on a single Apple-only platform. Businesses can automatically deploy, manage & protect all their Apple devices. Request a FREE account to learn how to put your Apple fleet on auto-pilot at a price point that is hard to believe.

expand full story

iPhone Stories September 19

iPhone 14 Pro camera zoom is a noteworthy enhancement this year. This is the first iPhone camera system to feature three back lenses with four focal lengths, and the result is the most versatile camera Apple has ever released. See for yourself in our sample shots below.

expand full story

One of the upgrades with iOS 16 that’s a bit under the radar is the ability to use haptic feedback with the native keyboard. Here’s how to turn on the iPhone haptic keyboard and why it’s preferable to third-party keyboards.

expand full story

iPhone Stories September 16

iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro are now officially available in stores, and both devices come with hardware upgrades and new features. And if you haven’t bought the new iPhones yet, this might be the perfect time to trade in your old iPhone for one of the new models. Our official trade-in partner Decluttr can help you with the best trade-in values, plus a 10% cash bonus with code 9TO5MAC.

expand full story

A Chinese spy carrying out industrial espionage against GE Aviation and Honeywell’s aerospace division was caught with the help of access to an iCloud backup of his iPhone. The data obtained included a never-before-seen copy of a security form used by the Chinese security service when recruiting spies.

Xu Yanjun, an officer in China’s Ministry of State Security (MSS) was arrested and brought to trial in the US after investigators lured him out of the country to a meeting in Belgium, from where he was extradited to America …

expand full story

iPhone Stories September 15

The Messages app gets some valuable upgrades this year with iOS 16. One of the interesting features is the ability to unsend iMessages on iPhone. Follow along for a hands-on look at how the feature works, its limitations, and what the experience is like for the person on the other end.

Brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle fully integrates 5 different applications on a single Apple-only platform. Businesses can automatically deploy, manage & protect all their Apple devices. Request a FREE account to learn how to put your Apple fleet on auto-pilot at a price point that is hard to believe.

expand full story

iPhone Stories September 14

Moft recently launched its newest Apple accessory: the Flash dual-purpose MagSafe wallet for iPhone. Along with carrying two to three cards, the clever design means you’ve also always got a handy stand for both portrait and landscape use. After spending the last month with it, here’s why the Flash has become my favorite wallet.

expand full story

iPhone Stories September 13

iOS 16 comes with lots of love for Apple’s Photos app and one of the useful new additions is a built-in duplicate finder. Here’s how it works to use the new feature to delete duplicate iPhone photos a few at a time or in large batches.

expand full story

Even if you like to wait for new iOS and macOS updates to settle down before you take the plunge, you will want to update your iPhone and Mac asap, even if you opt to remain on iOS 15 for now. On iPhones, Apple is offering a choice between iOS 15.7 and iOS 16 when you update.

An update is urgent because iOS 15.7 (and iOS 16) and macOS Monterey 12.6 fix zero-day security vulnerabilities, which Apple says may currently be in active use by attackers …

expand full story

iPhone Stories September 12

How to change iPhone time font on the iOS 16 lock screen

iOS 16 brings a whole slew of changes to the iPhone lock screen. There are a whole bunch of new dynamic wallpapers to choose from, and you can customize further with your own app widgets. One other thing you may notice upon updating to iOS 16 is that the time/clock font has changed to be a new thicker style, compared to the thin clock font iOS 15. Here’s how to change it back.

The headlining new feature with iOS 16 is the ability to make custom Lock Screens. From widgets, fonts, photos, new wallpapers, and more, follow along for a hands-on look at how to create a custom iOS 16 Lock Screen on iPhone.

expand full story

iOS 16 is now available to iPhone users everywhere, but there are still many other new features coming this year. At the bottom of its press release today, Apple teased a new “Clean Energy Charging” feature coming with a future update to iOS 16. Here’s how that could work…

expand full story

iPhone Stories September 9

iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro are now available to pre-order via the Apple Store app as well as the Apple Store Online. The new devices were announced during the Apple event on Wednesday and pack a number of updates, ranging from improved camera hardware to satellite connectivity, the new Dynamic Island, and more.

expand full story

iPhone Stories September 2

The iPhone US market share hit an all-time high last quarter, giving it more than 50% of the total US market for the first time ever, according to a new market intelligence report.

Apple also dominates global premium smartphone sales, accounting for 78% of the $1,000+ segment worldwide …

expand full story

iPhone Stories September 1

mophie is out today with its latest snap+ charging accessories for iPhone, AirPods, iPad, Mac, and more. Headlining the releases are the new snap+ 3-in-1 wireless charging stand and the multi-device travel charger.

expand full story

A proposed new EU smartphone repair law has been opposed by a trade association representing Apple, Samsung, and other smartphone makers. The law is intended to reduce electrical waste as part of an environmental protection program.

The law would require companies to ensure that they continue to make at least 15 key spare parts available for five years from the launch of a phone. It would also necessitate a minor improvement to Apple’s requirements for free battery replacement…

expand full story

iPhone Stories August 26

Considering switching carriers as you think about upgrading to iPhone 14? With market competition strong, the major US carriers are offering compelling incentives for new customers. Below we’ll specifically focus on T-Mobile vs Verizon including how they compare with speed, how to find real-world coverage maps, how to test both carriers for free instantly with an iPhone eSIM, and more.

expand full story

iPhone Stories August 25

Apple’s iPhone 14 event is just around the corner which means it’s the ideal time to trade in (or lock in a value) for your iPhone to get the best deal. Here’s a look at the best time to trade in your iPhone based on the depreciation of Apple’s smartphones in recent years.

expand full story

How to check who can see your iPhone location

Apple holds privacy and security as two of its core values and it has detailed resources on how to protect your devices, accounts, and personal safety. Follow along for a look at the recommended steps to check who can see your iPhone location including how to make sure no one can track you.

Shown off at this year’s Def Con is an unassuming and powerful hacking tool, the O.MG Elite cable. With the physical appearance of a standard Lightning or USB-C cable, the hidden modifications mean this cable can log keystrokes, perform attacks, and even transmit data stealthily from air-gapped devices with its own WiFi network.

expand full story

Powered by WordPress VIP