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Apple introduces red iPhone 8

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA:  Apple has announced iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus RED Special Edition, the new generation of iPhone in a stunning red finish. Both phones sport a beautiful glass enclosure, now in red, with a matching aluminum band and a sleek black front. The special edition RED iPhone will be available to order online in select countries and regions from Friday, April 13. Apple also introduced a new RED iPhone X Leather Folio, which will be available beginning tomorrow. Crafted from specially tanned and finished…

Apple shares drop on iPhone 8 demand worries

CALIFORNIA: Apple Inc’s shares fell 1.5 percent in premarket trading on Thursday as brokers and traders speculated over poor demand and cuts in production of iPhone 8, ahead of the November launch of the 10th anniversary iPhone X. Apple no longer gives regular updates on sales numbers but indications from supply channels, phone operators and analysts who track the sector have fueled talk of poor sales for the latest update of the smartphone. KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst John Vinh reported earlier this week that a…

Buyers favor iPhone 7 over iPhone 8: research

Apple Inc’s older iPhone 7 models are outselling the recently launched iPhone 8 ahead of the early November debut of the premium iPhone X, broker KeyBanc Capital Markets said, citing carrier store surveys. Traditionally, new editions of the iPhone have sold quickly as fans queue for the latest upgrade, but early surveys have added to chatter that the iPhone 8 is not proving as popular as its predecessors. U.S. wireless carrier AT&T said last week its third-quarter postpaid handset upgrades were fewer by nearly…

Chinese state media report bloated battery in Apple’s iPhone 8

BEIJING: A fresh case of Apple new iPhone 8 popping open due to a swollen battery has been reported in state media in China, the world’s biggest smartphone market where the US firm is seeking to revive faltering sales. The incident comes as Apple investigates similar cases reported in Taiwan and Japan of batteries in its latest iPhone 8 Plus becoming bloated, causing the device’s casing to open. On its website on Thursday, China’s state-backed ThePaper.cn cited an iPhone buyer surnamed Liu as saying his newly purchased…

Apple begins investigation as new iphone 8 screens ‘fall apart’

CALIFORNIA: All buzz release of new iphone 8, 8 plus and iphone X by the Apple saw a jolting break when reports surfaced claiming new iPhone bursting open, days after the flagship device went on sale. Pictures on social media showed an £800 iPhone 8 Plus handset that appeared to have split alongside the side. One owner said the device's casing cracked open as it was charging, according to Taiwanese media. The phone had reportedly been in use for five days and was being charged with an official cable and power…

iPhone X shipping delay may dampen Apple’s holiday quarter

Apple’s highly anticipated iPhone X features a slew of innovations but delayed availability could hurt holiday-quarter sales. The much-hyped event on Tuesday unveiled three new phones, an advanced watch that can take calls and a new Apple TV, but die-hard fans will not be able to get their hands on the iPhone X until Nov. 3 - much later than iPhone 8’s shipping date of Sept. 22. The delay in shipping of the iPhone X could hurt Apple’s seasonally-strong fiscal first quarter as orders get pushed to the following quarter.…

Twitter erupts in Jokes after Apple unveils pricey iPhone X

CALIFORNIA: Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called “the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone.” But it certainly divided the Apple fans over pricey new gadget. The launch contained few surprises, with leaked details on the phone and other products including an updated Apple Watch proving largely accurate. But the iPhone X’s $999 price still raised eyebrows, and its Nov. 3 ship date prompted…

Apple unveils three new iPhones, hails ‘biggest leap forward’

CUPERTINO, USA: Apple unveiled three new iPhone models on Tuesday, including a top-of-line handset described as "the biggest leap forward" since the original iPhone 10 years ago. Apple chief executive Tim Cook announced the premium iPhone X -- pronounced 10 -- as well as a new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Cook, speaking at the first event at the new campus theater named for the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, said the latest flagship handset is a milestone for the company a decade after the first iPhone release. "Ten…

Apple to launch iPhone 8 on Sept 12

NEW YORK: Apple sent out invitations Thursday to a September 12 media event at which the US tech giant is expected to unveil new iPhone models for the 10th anniversary of the culture-changing smartphones. The keenly anticipated event will be the first to take place in the Steve Jobs Theater at its new “spaceship” campus in Silicon Valley. In trademark style, Apple revealed little in the invitation that provided the date, time, location and a message that read “Let’s meet at our place.” Apple is under particular…

Samsung eyes reset with new Galaxy Note 8

NEW YORK:  Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a new model of its Galaxy Note8 as it seeks to leave behind the debacle over exploding batteries in the previous generation of the device, and mount a renewed challenge to Apple and its soon-to-come iPhone 8. SCROLL DOWN FOR FULL SPECIFICATIONS Samsung executives introduced the Note 8 "phablet" at an event in New York City, repeatedly thanking fans who had remained loyal to the device. "None of us will ever forget what happened last year," Samsung president of mobile…