Apple and Alipay Launch China iPhone Deal

· Andrew Orr · News

Apple and Alipay partner to launch a US$30/month China iPhone deal. Shoppers can borrow interest-free money for Apple purchases. 

AnandTech's Comprehensive iPhone XR Review

· Andrew Orr · Link

Andrei Frumusanu wrote a long, detailed iPhone XR review, talking about the display, battery life, and more.

The iPhone XR is an interesting product for Apple: It is clear that it aims to be a lower-cost alternative to the higher-end XS flagships. Yet at the same time it’s not directly an alternative to either the XS or the XS Max, and rather represents a model that squarely fits in-between its two higher-priced siblings.

Although the iPhone XR has been out for a while, this is still a great review to read.

New iPhone XR Deal: $18.99/month Offer

· Andrew Orr · News

Apple continues to promote the cheaper model with a new iPhone XR deal. Sign up in an Apple Store and get it for US$18.99/month.

Make Room for Color in This New iPhone XR Ad

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

In the latest iPhone XR ad people are parkouring around a city, wearing what looks like prison uniforms. Each uniform is in a color representing the iPhone XR: black, white, coral, blue, red, and yellow. The tagline is ‘Make room for color’ and briefly promotes the iPhone XR’s Liquid Retina display. The song in the video is “Come Along” by Cosmo Sheldrake. Check it out below.

Apple Expands iPhone Trade-in Program

· Charlotte Henry · News

iPhone XR smartphone available in several colors

Apple extended a promotional trade-in program to countries around the world, so more people can get more money off a new iPhone XS or XR.

iPhone XR Rated Best Single-Lens Phone

· Charlotte Henry · News

iPhone XR in black, blue, and silver

The iPhone XR has been rated the smartphone with the best single-lens camera by scientific benchmarking system DxOMark.

Pro Photographer Tyler Stalman Reviews iPhone XR, XS Cameras

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Professional photographer Tyler Stalman reviews the iPhone XR and iPhone XS cameras in a video. He talks about all of the new features, like Smart HDR, the new image signal processor, and how the wide-angle lens is slightly wider than previous models. Speaking of Smart HDR, he noted that it only works with video shot at 30 fps or lower. But it works whether you’re shooting in 720p, 1080p, or 4K. Mr. Stalman also notes something he found that can correct the blurring problems around the edges of subjects when you shoot in Portrait Mode.

Apple Heads Into the Holidays With a Particularly Strong Lineup

· John Martellaro · Editorial

Apple and a Big Pile of Cash

After what looked to be a rather bleak year in terms of new Apple products, the company came out swinging this fall with a strong overall lineup of Macs, iPads and iPhones. John sizes up Apple’s prospects.

Why the iPhone XR Isn’t More Popular

· John Martellaro · Editorial

iPhone XR in black, blue, and silver

Something is happening with the iPhone XR. No one except Apple knows for sure what the sales numbers are relative to the XS family. But interesting questions are being posed.

iPhone XR Available Carrier-Free

· Charlotte Henry · Product News

iPhone XR available with no carrier

The Apple website shows buyers can choose to purchase the model with AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile or Sprint or without a carrier.