iPhone X

AppleCare+ for iPhone X is a good idea

iPhone X

Now that the iPhone X has arrived, so have questions about its repairability. Even when taking every precaution, accidents can happen. While the iPhone X boasts the strongest glass ever used in a smartphone, it's still glass. What happens if the iPhone X gets damaged by a drop? Apple has revealed out-of-pocket repair costs for its flagship iPhone, and these numbers should lead device owners to seriously consider an AppleCare+ plan.

iPhone X pre-orders sold out, delivery times slip

iPhone X Folio Case Cosmos Blue

Apple opened pre-orders for the iPhone X yesterday, with the device going on sale right after midnight. In addition to Apple's main site, the Apple Store app and service carriers joined the party. Needless to say, the initial batch of units slated for pre-order sold out in about 10 minutes.

What you need to fast charge your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone X

USB-C fast charging for iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X.

The iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X will all be capable of fast charging, a feature that Apple claims will allow you to charge your handset to 50% or more within 30 minutes. Unfortunately, you will need some hardware that doesn't come in the box to achieve this.

Report: Apple to cut iPhone 8 production in half ahead of iPhone X launch

iPhone X

A new report in the Taiwan-based newspaper Economic Times (via Reuters) claims Apple plans to cut iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus production by nearly 50 percent in November and December. Cutting production of its latest flagship iPhone before the holiday shopping season would typically be a bad sign, but Apple is most likely preparing for the launch of the iPhone X.

Analysts believe that Apple plans to focus on the iPhone X which delivers a radical new design and new Face ID feature. However, Apple shares still "fell 1.5 percent in premarket trading on Thursday as brokers and traders speculated over poor demand and cuts in production of the iPhone 8," according to Reuters.


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