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T-Mobile launching $200 off iPhone X, half off Apple Watch Series 3 deals this week

T-Mobile is kicking off some Apple-focused deals this Friday. Starting February 23, T-Mobile customers can trade in an eligible device and get their trade-in value plus an extra $200 back when they purchase an iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, or iPhone 7 Plus on EIP. The $200 comes in the form of a prepaid MasterCard card. Here’s the list of devices that are eligible for trade-in with this offer: Apple iPhone 7 … [read full article]

iOS 11.2.6 now available, fixes Telugu character bug that causes iPhone to crash

Apple users, it’s time to update. iOS 11.2.6 is now available. This update addresses a bug that was discovered last week which could cause your iPhone to crash when it receives a particular character from the Indian language Telugu. Here’s the full iOS 11.2.6 changelog from Apple: Fixes an issue where using certain character sequences could cause apps to crash Fixes an issue where some third-party apps could fail to connect to external accessories While … [read full article]

Apple previews iOS 11.3, which will bring features like battery health info, new Animoji, and ARKit 1.5

Now that iOS 11.2.5 is out, Apple is placing a focus on iOS 11.3, and today the company gave a preview of the features that’ll be included in this new update. iOS 11.3 will bring with it new features in response to the recent news that Apple slowed performance on older iPhones with aging batteries. Specifically, the update will show battery health and recommend if the battery needs to be services. iOS will also … [read full article]

Apple releases iOS 11.2.5 and watchOS 4.2.2 updates

iPhone and iPad users, it’s time to update. iOS 11.2.5 is now available for the iPhone and iPad. One feature of this update is a fix for a bug called chaiOS. The bug involved a link to a webpage with hundreds of thousands of characters in its metadata which, when sent using Messages, would generate a link preview that could freeze the Messages app and possibly crash the iPhone. Also included in iOS 11.2.5 is support … [read full article]

More Android and iPhone devices added to T-Mobile’s #GetOutoftheRed promo

In addition to announcing an upcoming Buy One, Get One deal, T-Mobile today shared some news on its #GetOutoftheRed promotion. T-Mobile says that the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, and iPhone X are now eligible for its #GetOutoftheRed offer. This brings the number of phones that are eligible for this promo up to 13. #GetOutoftheRed launched in mid-2017 as a way to attract Verizon customers to join T-Mobile. With this deal, … [read full article]

iOS 11.2.2 now available with security fixes for Spectre vulnerability

iOS users, the time to update is here again. Apple today released iOS 11.2.2 to the iPhone and iPad. This is a small, security-focused update, and Apple explains that it includes “security improvements to Safari and WebKit to mitigate the effects of Spectre.” Spectre is one of two major CPU flaws (the other being Meltdown) that affect devices with processors from Intel, AMD, and ARM. Apple recently said that it included mitigations to protect … [read full article]

Apple now offering $29 iPhone battery replacements

If you’ve got an iPhone 6 or later and were planning to have your battery replaced at a discount next month, it looks like your wait has been shortened considerably. Apple today confirmed that it is now offering $29 battery replacements to qualifying iPhones. “We expected to need more time to be ready,” Apple explained to TechCrunch, “but we are happy to offer our customers the lower pricing right away. Initial supplies of some replacement … [read full article]

Apple explains why it slowed down iPhones with older batteries, says it’ll offer discounted battery replacements

Apple found itself in a bit of a controversy last week, when some reports about it slowing down iPhones with older batteries came out. The company confirmed that was doing so at that time, and today it shed a bit more light on the situation. Apple today posted a message to further explain why it slowed down iPhones with older batteries and what it plans to do in the future. With the update to iOS … [read full article]

T-Mobile bringing back iPhone BOGO, $300 off iPhone X deals

T-Mobile kicked off a Buy One, Get One deal on Apple, Samsung, and LG smartphones last month, but the Apple phones were only part of the deal for a little more than a week. If you missed out on that offer, you’re going to get a second chance. From December 21st through December 24th, T-Mobile will bring back two of its previous iPhone offers. You’ll be able to buy an iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, … [read full article]

iOS 11.2.1 update now available for iPhone and iPad

iPhone and iPad owners, it’s time to update once again. A week and a half after Apple surprised us on an early Saturday morning with iOS 11.2, the company has released iOS 11.2.1 at a more reasonable time.  The main feature of this update is that it addresses an issue that could disable remote access to shared users of the Home app. There are some other unspecified bug fixes thrown in there, too, says Apple. To … [read full article]