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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.

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iPhone Stories November 28

Continuity Camera is easily one of the best new features in macOS Ventura. Starting with macOS 13 and iOS 16, you can instantly turn your iPhone into a super high quality webcam for video calls and more. We’ll tell you how and why you should below.

Brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle fully integrates five different applications on a single Apple-only platform. Businesses can automatically deploy, manage, and 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.

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iPhone Stories November 27

A USB-C iPhone may have once seemed impossible, but the latest rumors suggest it’s actually coming sooner than you may think. Amid regulatory pushback and limitations of the Lightning connector, the first USB-C iPhone could be released as soon as 2023. Head below for the latest details on what we know so far.

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How to receive and send a fax with iPhone or iPad

As far as technology has advanced, there are still times when you might need to send or receive a fax. Whether it’s a rare or regular occurrence, fortunately, you can handle your fax needs with an app. Read on for three ways to receive and send a fax with iPhone or iPad, including two free options as well as solutions for businesses with strict privacy requirements.

iPhone Stories November 24

One way ‘Knives Out’ sequel ‘Glass Onion’ escaped bad guys not using iPhones: Samsung foldables

Ahead of availability on Netflix next month, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is currently in theaters for a limited one-week release. It’s a nuanced film, but one of the more clever things was how Rian Johnson escaped something that the director said was “gonna screw [him] on the next mystery movie. Some spoilers about Glass Onion below.

The Brazilian Ministry of Justice ordered in September the suspension of iPhone sales in the country after concluding that Apple harms consumers by not offering the power adapter included with the device. Even after million-dollar fines, Apple still fails to comply with the requirement – which has now led to the Federal District-based consumer protection regulator seizing iPhones from retail stores.

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iPhone Stories November 21

How to watch the World Cup on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and web plus free full-match replays

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is here, the most-watched sporting event on the planet. Whether you’re looking to follow along at home, on the go, or at the office, here’s how to watch the World Cup on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and web.

The StoryGraph – an app that lets you track, rate, and review the books you’ve read amongst many, many other things – is something every book lover should have in their app library. Complete with beautiful analytics, personalized recommendations, and a 1.2 million-member community, The StoryGraph is everything Goodreads isn’t. We spoke with cofounders Nadia Odunayo and Rob Frelow to dig more deeply into everything we love about our new favorite book app.

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iPhone Stories November 18

Verizon is following T-Mobile’s lead and making it seamless and free to test out its network. With the new eSIM trials, you can start 30 days of service with Verizon to test out its 5G/4G coverage and performance.

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iPhone Stories November 15

MagSafe came to the iPhone back in 2020 with the introduction of the iPhone 12. Thus far, Apple itself hasn’t really expanded its lineup of accessories that tap into MagSafe technology, outside of the polarizing MagSafe Battery Pack.

New images posted to Twitter claim to show one MagSafe accessory Apple seemingly developed but abandoned before launching: the “Magic Charger.”

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iPhone Stories November 14

Mujjo recently launched its interpretation of a slim MagSafe leather wallet. While it’s similar to Apple’s MagSafe wallet, Mujjo has made three notable changes that add up to a much-improved experience. Read on for our full review.

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iPhone Stories November 10

Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, also known as CIRP, shared a new market research report this week with data on iPhone sales between late September and early October 2022. The data, which covers the first three weeks of iPhone 14 sales, shows that more customers have been opting for iPhone models with higher storage capacity in the US.

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iPhone Stories November 9

How to recycle most any type of electronics at Apple, Best Buy, and Staples

Curious where you can recycle old devices and more for free? Read on for how to recycle electronics of any brand at Apple, Best Buy, Staples, and more.

iPhone Stories November 8

iPhone apparently somehow becomes a working foldable phone, and wow is it cursed [Video]

Call it a deepfake or a marvel of engineering. Either way, there’s something eery and unnatural about this apparent iPhone that’s somehow been modded to become a working foldable phone.

People are wondering why you’re silencing notifications from them, even when a Focus mode isn’t turned on

Do your friends and family keep asking you why your notifications are silenced? If you’re not actually using a Focus mode like Do Not Disturb, this is probably a head-scratcher for you.

The major US carriers have been working to increase account security to prevent a notorious hack fraudsters use called SIM swapping (or port-out scam). However, Verizon offers something beyond the competitors with its “Number Lock” feature. Read on for how to stop SIM swap attacks on iPhone.

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iPhone Stories November 4

Belkin is out with its latest iPhone accessory today, the Boost Up Charge Pro Wireless Car Charger with MagSafe. Belkin touts this is the first car vent mount charger for iPhone on the market to deliver official MagSafe 15W fast wireless charging.

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Apple is expected to shift up to 25% of its iPhone production to India by as soon as 2025. Following up on iPhone 14 manufacturing kicking off in September by Foxconn in the country, Pegatron has become the second vendor to start making Apple’s latest smartphone in India.

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iPhone Stories November 3

Samsung is continuing its obsession with Apple, this time with a new ad mocking the company for not releasing a foldable iPhone. The video argues that it’s “time to get off the fence” and make the jump to Samsung devices, rather than “wait” for Apple to match the features and products it already offers…

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Adding to the list of carriers that are making it seamless to start a test drive, Cricket Wireless is now offering potential customers the ability to start a free and instant eSIM trial on iPhone. Read on for all the details.

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iPhone Stories November 2

Apple has been developing its own modem chips for iPhone, and some reports suggested that the company would start using them as soon as 2023. However, a statement from Qualcomm suggests that Apple will keep using third-party modems rather than its own chips for the 2023 iPhone models.

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A handy new health and fitness feature comes with watchOS 9 and iOS 16 that’s available both during and after workouts. Follow along for how to see heart rate zones on Apple Watch and iPhone, what they mean, how to see your max heart rate, manually edit your zones, and more.

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iPhone users in India will finally be able to take advantage of 5G connectivity starting next week. In a statement to The IndianExpress, Apple confirmed that a new beta of iOS 16.2 next week will bring 5G support to iPhone users in India using Airtel or Jio networks.

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iPhone Stories October 27

Here’s an alternative to Belkin’s awkward Continuity Camera mount for iPhone

Apple’s Continuity Camera feature has landed with macOS Ventura and iOS 16 that lets you use your great iPhone camera as your Mac’s webcam. However, that also means you need to find a good way to mount your iPhone at the right height and angle.

Apple has published a new “Success Story” on its Apple at Work website, touting a partnership with United Airlines. Apple says that United Airlines deployed iPhones and iPads to all of its 85,000 employees, making them “fully mobile and empowered to be their most effective.” There are some pretty cool statistics on how this partnership has helped employees, passengers, and more…

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