Items tagged with iSight

Apple’s iPhone is usually front and center at Apple’s September keynotes, but that wasn’t the case today. The iPhone was relegated to pulling up the rear of the keynote behind the Apple Watch, iPad Pro, and all-new Apple TV. But then again, we already knew what Apple was going to reveal — this is a refresh year, after all, for the iPhone. The iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S look nearly identical to their predecessors (including the same 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays, respectively), but now include 7000 series aluminum which is stronger than the “bendy” aluminum used in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.... Read more...
The last time we visited an Apple hardware repair program, the company had to fix defective graphics cards on a number of 2011 through 2013 model year MacBook Pros. Today, Apple is admitting to more defects in its hardware and it’s the popular iPhone 6 Plus phablet that is the subject of a new “replacement program.” The problem stems from an issue with the smartphone’s rear iSight camera — in many instances, the camera takes blurry or as some users describe it “wobbly” images and will not focus properly. The problem dates back to at least October 2014, when an affected user posted a thread to the... Read more...
Best Buy has been sending out consumer surveys asking for people's opinions on potential products and services that could be released. It's a common practice for retailers to do this and normally no one would bat and eyelash at such a survey, but the fact that Best Buy is gauging customers, in detail, about an Apple brand HDTV has people wondering if the oft rumored panel might finally be nearing release. The survey, which was tipped anonymously to The Verge with a screen capture, presents a potential ad for a 42-inch Apple HDTV at Best Buy for $1,499. "Apple finally reinvents what a TV can do,"... Read more...