iPhone battery fire forces brief evacuation of Zurich Apple store

iPhone battery fire forces brief evacuation of Zurich Apple store

An Apple store in Zurich, Switzerland was temporarily evacuated on Tuesday after an iPhone’s battery at the service desk overheated in the middle of a removal procedure, emitting smoke. A technician burned his hand, and in all seven people received medical help, Reuters reported. Local police noted that about 50[…]

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Apple now offers unlocked iPhone X models in the US

Apple now offers unlocked iPhone X models in the US

Enlarge / The iPhone X’s display, with rounded edges and the sensor housing—also called the notch. (credit: Samuel Axon) Just over a month after the iPhone X debuted, Apple is now selling carrier-agnostic models of the iPhone X. US customers can place orders on Apple’s website for SIM-free iPhone Xs,[…]

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Apple planning new, “robust” parental controls to help protect children, teens

Your old iPhone battery can be replaced even if it passes Genius Bar test

(credit: Jhaymesisviphotography) Last week, Apple apologized for its iPhone performance slowdown “misunderstanding” and offered select iPhone users a discounted price on battery replacements. However, it was unclear if passing a Genius Bar diagnostic test would disqualify a device from getting that affordable battery replacement. According to a report by MacRumors,[…]

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