The designs of new iPhone XS and older X are nearly identical and the 2017 model mostly fits in the Smart Battery Case. Nevertheless, the handset gets power only under some conditions. Apple’s support website flat-out stating “The Smart Battery Case isn’t compatible with iPhone 8 or iPhone X.” iMore reported on Twitter that the iPhone X generally goes in the charging case, but with some issues. “Camera fits but not tight, speaker/mic holes aren’t aligned.” Ritchie and others are now reporting that the case will charge the iPhone X after it’s updated to iOS 12.1.3, which is still in beta. That said, the shape of the Smart Battery Case isn’t fully compatible with the iPhone X ports. And Apple also continues to say the two are not compatible. Consider these carefully before purchasing this accessory to be used with an iPhone X. … [Read more...] about New iPhone XS battery case works with iPhone X. Sort of.
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It looks like the new $129 Smart Battery Case for the iPhone XS will support last year’s flagship iPhone X after all. Yesterday, it seemed like Apple was leaving its most dedicated customers out in the cold when the company announced the new battery case for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR but not for the iPhone X that early adopters snapped up in late 2017. Worse, even though the iPhone X and the iPhone XS are practically the exact same size and shape, Apple told us point blank that the XS case wouldn’t be compatible. It even says so on Apple’s support page. But iMore editor-in-chief Rene Ritchie has now confirmed that the case not only fits, but it seems to charge the older iPhone X just fine, though you may need to swipe away a “This accessory is not supported by this device” notification before it’ll work. If your friends or family tell you differently, you might want to note that Ritchie was the one who originally spread the word that the case … [Read more...] about Apple’s iPhone XS battery case actually works with the iPhone X
Black Friday is nearly here, and that means huge discounts are coming to your favorite devices. Yes, even the iPhone. Apple may be notoriously stingy when it comes to Black Friday deals and marking down its smartphones, but that doesn't mean carriers and retailers aren't generous. Also: Best Black Friday 2018 deals: Business Bargain Hunter's top picks We've already spotted tons of sales, and some of them lob hundreds of dollars off the top models or come with perks like gift cards. Everything from the latest models, including the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max, all the way down to the iPhone SE, are on sale. CNET: Best Black Friday deals | Best Holiday gifts 2018 | Best TVs for the holidays Some sales start as early as Nov. 16, while others will go live from Thanksgiving (Nov. 22) through to Cyber Monday (Nov. 26). Make sure you watch when sales start and end. If you want to see deals specifically for other phones, go here. We also have more Black Friday deals here.Best … [Read more...] about Best Black Friday 2018 iPhone deals: $400 iPhone X gift card, BOGO iPhone XR, and more
THE IPHONE X, Apple's 10th-anniversary smartphone is no more. Following the unveiling of the iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, the firm removed the 2017 flagship from its website - along with the iPhone SE and iPhone 6S. While Apple is no longer offering the iPhone X, it's still available to buy via a number of UK retailers and operators. We've rounded up the best deals, along with the latest news, below. Release datePre-orders for the iPhone X began on 27 October, before it started shipping on 3 November. It was discontinued on 12 September 2018. PriceCarphone Warehouse, naturally, is offering the iPhone X and is flogging the phone on tariffs with EE, iD, O2 and Vodafone. Pricing starts at £56 per month with a £129.99 upfront cost, an O2 tariff that comes with 30GB monthly data. Over on the EE website, the iPhone X is available on eight different tariffs. The cheapest comes in at £63 (!) a month with a £100 … [Read more...] about iPhone X: Handset ‘explodes’ after updating to iOS 12.1
Video: Apple dominates smartphone industry profits with iPhone X.Caviar, the Russian accessory maker of gold iPhone editions engraved with Vladimir Putin's or Donald Trump's head, or even both of them together, has released a solar-powered iPhone X 'Tesla'. The new iPhone X Tesla is even more expensive than Caviar's gold engraved iPhone editions but possibly more functional, assuming the solar panels work as promised and the iPhone isn't constantly in a pocket. If so, it may reduce the time spent connected to a USB power cord for charging. Who knows what happens to the solar panel in Russia's long, dark winters, but owners nonetheless get a fancy blue solar panel on the rear, gold edges, and a gold plate next to the camera that's embossed with the word 'TESLA' and a unique number ranging from 1 to 999, denoting the total number of iPhone Tesla X units Caviar intends to make.Caviar says iPhone X Tesla Number 1 will be mailed to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. It will be the only version that has … [Read more...] about iPhone X Tesla: Need to get rid of cash? This $4,500 solar-power phone is an option