Ming-Chi Kuo Says iPhone X's TrueDepth Production Issues Stabilizing, Won't Affect Next Year's Models

While the iPhone X has reportedly faced production issues related to the TrueDepth camera, resulting in shipment delays, respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said supply of components for the facial recognition system is now stable. In a research note with KGI Securities, obtained by MacRumors, Kuo added that Apple won’t “repeat the mistake” of delayed production …

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Apple Sending Emails to iPhone Upgrade Program Customers Who Had iPhone X Pre-Order Failures

Apple this evening began sending emails to customers who attempted to pre-order an iPhone X through the iPhone Upgrade Program but ran into a problem during the process. In the email Apple asks customers to place a new iPhone Upgrade Program order and to reply to the email with the order number. It’s not clear …

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Final Cut Pro X 10.4 Coming Later This Year With Improved Color Tools, HEVC and VR Support

At the Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit, which includes a visit to Apple’s Cupertino Campus, Apple announced the next version of its video editing software aimed at professionals, Final Cut Pro X 10.4. Details about the announcement were shared on Twitter by FCPX experts Peter Wiggins, Alex Gollner, and Richard Taylor, giving us a …

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Apple Updating Some iPhone X Orders With Improved Delivery Dates

Some customers who pre-ordered the iPhone X when pre-orders went live and initially received shipping estimates of one to two weeks are seeing their orders upgraded to delivery on November 3. MacRumors reader Colin ordered a 256GB iPhone X from T-Mobile and was originally provided with a delivery estimate of November 10 to November 17, …

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TouchArcade iOS Gaming Roundup: Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, Stranger Things in Minecraft, and More

This week seems like it was totally dominated by all things Animal Crossing Pocket Camp. The story of this game first kicked off over a year ago when Nintendo teased both Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem. They were originally slated for a fall 2016 release, and, well, we have since seen how that turned out. …

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Apple Encourages Developers to Update Their Apps for iPhone X

Apple this afternoon reminded developers about the imminent launch of the iPhone X and encouraged them to submit apps that are optimized for the new device. Developers can download Xcode 9.0.1 to test apps using the iPhone X simulator before submitting their updated apps to iTunes Connect.The future is almost here. iPhone X will be …

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iPhone X Models Flooding Craigslist and eBay Amid Six Week Shipping Estimates

It took somewhere around 15 minutes for the iPhone X to begin selling out this morning after pre-orders went live at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time, and for some models, that timeline was much shorter. Delivery estimates started slipping to one to two weeks within minutes, and by the time 1:00 a.m. rolled around, Apple was …

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Best Buy Says iPhone X Costs $100 Extra at Full Price Because Flexibility Sometimes 'Has a Cost'

Best Buy began accepting iPhone X pre-orders alongside Apple at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time today, but several customers quickly realized that the electronics retailer is charging an extra $100 for the smartphone at full price. Apple charges $999 or $1,149 for the iPhone X with 64GB or 256GB of storage in the United States. Best …

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Some AT&T and Apple Store Customers Faced Unexpected Delays When Trying to Pre-Order iPhone X

iPhone X pre-orders began at 12:01 a.m. on the West Coast and 3:01 a.m. on the East Coast in the United States, with throngs of Apple customers rushing to purchase the device as quickly as possible in the middle of the night. While many customers were able to complete their order quickly enough to receive …

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First iPhone X Orders Now 'Preparing for Shipment' in Europe With November 3 Launch Day Delivery [Update: US Too]

The first iPhone X pre-order customers have begun noting in the MacRumors forums that their orders recently moved to the “preparing for shipment/dispatch” stage. These users are located in Europe, and will be among the first to get the iPhone X in their hands, with deliveries promised to arrive on launch day next Friday, November …

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iPhone X Launches at Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA on November 10

Virgin Mobile USA today announced that it will begin taking iPhone X pre-orders on its website on Friday, November 3. The carrier originally said it would launch pre-orders today, in line with Apple and major carriers like AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile, but evidently the date has been pushed back by one week. Boost Mobile likewise …

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Apple Watch Series 2 Aluminum Models Drop to $230 in 38mm and $260 in 42mm

Following the launch of the Apple Watch Series 3 last month, the previous generation of Apple’s wearable device — Series 2 — has seen a steady stream of sales hit both aluminum and stainless steel editions, with the best discounts arriving for the aluminum models. The first discounts (from B&H Photo) marked 38mm devices down …

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