The iPhone XS and XS Max are currently available from $699 on the refurb store – $200 down on the original retail price.
Apple Adds iPhone Battery Case Replacement Program
Apple is launching an iPhone battery case replacement program after a number of customers reported problems with 2019 case models.
Apple Shares 'Cascade' Experiments Video Shot on iPhone XS
Over the weekend Apple shared a video called ‘Cascade’ shot on iPhone XS by Donghoon Jun and James Thornton of Incite in collaboration with WET.
The video offers incredibly close-up looks at water in a variety of different environments, showcasing the potential of the iPhone XS camera. The video shows off features such as slo-mo, 4K, and more.
It’s a beautiful video and part of Apple’s Experiments series.
Increased Tariffs Could Raise iPhone XS Price by $160
Following an increase of tariffs on Chinese goods by the Trump administration on Friday, today China retaliated, and the iPhone XS price could be affected.
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Chinese Retailers Slash iPhone Prices for Second Time in 2019
Chinese retailers cut the price of iPhone XS models by as much as 1,700 yuan, the second time they have slashed iPhone prices in 2019.
New iPhone XR Deal: $18.99/month Offer
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.
New Shot on iPhone Video 'The Bucket' Celebrates Chinese New Year
As expected, the latest “Shot on iPhone” video landed Thursday, to celebrate Chinese New Year. Shot on an iPhone XS by filmmaker Jia Zhangke, The Bucket tells the story of a man heading to the city for Chinese New Year, and the bucket his mother gives him for his travels filled with the taste of home.
Counting the Angels That Can Dance on an iPhone Display
Theologians ponder how many angels can dance on the head of a pin. This article does the same with a discussion about whether a hole punch in your iPhone display is better than a notch. OMG. I laughed ’till it hurt.
New 'Shot on iPhone XS' Film Set for Chinese New Year Release
Apple looks set to release a new “Shot on iPhone XS” film in the near future. 9to5Mac picked up on Chinese reports which indicated that the new clip will be will be released to coincide with Chinese New Year. Those reports suggested that the latest iPhone XS short will be officially announced on January 25th. Apple released a “Shot on iPhone XS” film back in September 2018. It showed off the camera’s slow motion, time-lapse, and 4K capabilities.
A post on Chinese social network QQ.com shares what appears to be teaser materials for the film. Text invites you to click on text to reveal the protagonist of the film, and doing so reveals a man with a taped-up bucket … Other text asks whose story will be told, and how the secret will be kept, revealing further images of the man on the back of a motorcycle and a closer shot of the bucket.
Reminder: iPhone Battery Program Ends Dec. 31
After it was revealed that older iPhone batteries were throttled, Apple created a battery replacement program for customers.