Having problems with a Smart Battery Case on the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR? You may be eligible for a new case from Apple. The company recently announced its official Smart Battery Case replacement program. While the program does not extend the standard warranty on battery cases, it covers affected units for up to two years after the original retail sale.
An internal product merchandising guide has been revealed by Appleosophy showing Smart Battery Cases for the latest iPhone models. The document, dated Fall 2018, was leaked from an internal Apple Store guide titled "Apple Premium Reseller Accessory Merchandising Guidelines". Apple's current case lineup is featured on the page, which falls under the Seasonal Accessory Colors section of the Product Merchandising chapter.
Every time users flood the Apple support pages with a new iPhone issue, it's likely the episode will be referred to as one of the many "Gate" controversies named after the 70s Watergate scandal. Over the years, hardware and software glitches have been known as Antennagate, Chipgate, Hissgate and Bendgate. So what is Charge-Gate?
Apple said that AirPower would arrive in 2018. While the clock may be ticking, there are still a few months for the company to deliver. AirPower promises to allow multiple Apple devices to charge at the same time on a single wireless charging mat. For anyone doubting that AirPower is on the way, a look at iPhone XS packaging may change the situation.
Apple doesn't list the amount of RAM inside its devices, leaving us to depend on leaks and sites like iFixit to learn what is powering any newly released iPhone and iPad models. Regulatory filings in China, published by MyDrivers, have revealed two unknowns about the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR: RAM and battery size.