Tag: Batteries

Apple’s 2019 iPhones to wirelessly charge other devices, sport bigger batteries and frosted glass

Apple’s 2019 iPhone lineup allegedly won’t look much different from the company’s current offerings outside of some frosted glass, new technologies like "bilateral" wireless charging, ultra-wide band for enhanced indoor… Read more »

Apple replaced 11 million iPhone batteries in 2018, up from its usual of 1-2 million

Following Apple’s revision to its Q1 2019 earnings, it was revealed that Tim Cook would hold an all-hands meeting to discuss the results with Apple employees. While the majority of… Read more »

Apple Watch Series 4 has smaller batteries than Series 3, official specs show

An official spec sheet shows that despite what was claimed in a third-party teardown this week, the Series 4 has slightly reduced battery capacity versus the Series 3, even if… Read more »

iPhone XS sees slight battery capacity reduction as XS Max and XR offer biggest batteries yet

Apple shares battery specifications for iPhones by giving usage ratings for talk time, internet use, video playback and more, but it doesn’t share the actual battery capacity for each model…. Read more »

Second class action suit surrounding Apple’s throttling of iPhones with depleted batteries launches

Just hours after the first class action suit was launched against Apple alleging harm by the company’s actions to keep iPhones functional in the case of a chemically depleted battery,… Read more »

This week on AI: ‘Apple Car’ & ‘iPhone 9’ batteries, ‘iPhone 8’ leaks, Apple software updates & more

Batteries, oddly, ended up being a theme of Apple product rumors this week — including ones for the company’s possible electric car. The "iPhone 8" otherwise dominated headlines, with less… Read more »

Apple extends repair coverage to 3 years for Apple Watch (1st gen) w/ expanded/swollen batteries

Apple has extended its service coverage for Apple Watch (1st gen) models experiencing expanded/swollen battery problems to three years, covering customers for service for an additional two years beyond the… Read more »

Apple to replace batteries of iPhone 6s units suffering from unexpected shutdowns

It seems Apple has run into its own smartphone battery troubles. Days after the company launched an iPhone 6 Plus repair program for units impacted by so-called "touch disease" faults,… Read more »