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Consumer Reports Rates Galaxy S8 Over iPhone 7 as ‘iPhone 8’ Rumored to Address Most Shortcomings

The newest smartphone ratings from Consumer Reports have been shared this week, and the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have beaten out its smartphone competitors, including Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, in categories related to design, battery life, camera, and more. Apple’s current generation of iPhone (launched September 2016) is older than the Galaxy S8 family (launched April 2017), so it makes sense that Consumer Reports’ ratings would end up favoring .

iPhone 8 Case Compared to iPhone 7 Offers Clear Picture of Size Difference

Though the launch of the “iPhone 8” is months away, case makers have already started creating cases for the device based on leaked design renderings and schematics. A case designed for the iPhone 8 surfaced on Alibaba, and was purchased by Japanese site Mac Otakara for a series of images and a video. We’ve already seen some iPhone 8 cases so the design shouldn’t come as a surprise, but this particular case includes comparisons .

Apple announces new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in red

In a surprise move, Apple has just announced a new colour option for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus – an anodised aluminium (PRODUCT) RED colour. The (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition models of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have been released to celebrate 10 years of partnership between Apple and (RED), the organisation that helps fund HIV/AIDS-related programmes. These new special edition models of the iPhone 7 will be available worldwide starting .

iPhone 7’s Lack of ‘Compelling’ Features Convinced Most Galaxy Note7 Owners to Stay With Samsung

In a recent piece by The Wall Street Journal, hardware analyst Stephen Baker commented on the state of holiday sales figures for both Apple and Samsung. While many believed Apple would have it easy this season due to Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 crisis, Baker said that “Apple’s own lack of a wowing product this year” meant that woeful Note7 owners opted for other high-end Galaxy phones, and not the iPhone 7. “Most of those who bought .

In love with your new iPhone 7? Here are 20 tips that will make you adore it even more

You’re happy with your shiny new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, right? Of course you are! It’s the latest, and definitely greatest iPhone that Apple has made yet. Unless you only own headphones with a 3.5mm jack. Then it’s maybe not so good. Anyway, the beautifully sleek phone is in your hand, so what’s next? Beyond all the usual features like Touch ID, the new camera, and yes, plugging in headphones using the .

Apple May Add ‘Jet White’ Color Option for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Apple plans to add a “Jet White” color option for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models, according to Japanese website Mac Otakara. The report did not outline when Apple might add the sixth color to the lineup, and it also warned the information obtained from supply chain sources “may be unreliable.” Mac Otakara has accurately leaked information about Apple’s upcoming plans in the past, including the new Jet Black color and no 3.5mm .

Apple Has a Temporary Workaround if the Home Button Fails on an iPhone 7

With the introduction of the iPhone 7, Apple did away with the classic click-mechanism home button in favor of a “solid-state” pressure sensitive one that uses haptic feedback to mimic traditional button presses. The programming that controls the Taptic Engine-powered feedback is deeply integrated into iOS 10, so much so that it appears Apple has been able to offer a temporary workaround when the iPhone’s diagnostic software senses that the technology is playing up. .

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Survive Hot Coffee, Soda, and the Ocean in New Videos

With the launch of a new iPhone comes an inevitable collection of videos that put the device to its limits to see how well it stands up against Apple’s durability claims. Earlier today, YouTube channel JerryRigEverything put the iPhone 7 under a few intense scratch and bend tests, and now a few more videos have emerged online, mainly focusing on the new iPhone’s IP67 water resistance. This water resistance means the iPhone 7 and .

iPhone 7 Unboxing Video Reveals New ‘Choose Your Click’ Home Button Option

YouTuber MKBHD recently unboxed the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus on his channel, showing the contents of each smartphone’s packaging, the boot-up of iOS, and even a quick overview of official Geekbench benchmark results. In the video, the unboxed iPhones encompass the new Jet Black and Black color options, for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, respectively. Interestingly, once MKBHD begins cycling through the iOS set-up process, he discovered a new step .

iPhone 7 Facing Supply Shortages as Production Ramps Up Ahead of Launch

Following tradition, a new report out of Apple’s supply chain is hinting that the company “may need to contend with a supply shortage” for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, citing vague issues with “faulty components” as the central problem (via Nikkei). Similar stories have emerged before the launch of the new iPhone nearly every year, stemming from Apple’s annual late-summer production ramp-up ahead of the September iPhone reveal. “If Apple sticks to .