Frozen iPhone 7, iOS and tvOS, Qualcomm, Indian iPhones, Galaxy Note 7, AirPods and 6s, Terminology app


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Ice fisher’s iPhone 7 Plus survives 13-hour immersion after dunk in Russian river — An ice fishing accident has led to an unexpected demonstration of the iPhone 7’s water resistance capabilities, after an iPhone 7 Plus was retrieved in from the bottom of a frozen-over river, and found to be in perfect working order. It had not been damaged from the drop or the 13 hours submerged in 4C (39.2 F) water.

Apple releases iOS 10.2.1 and tvOS 10.1.1 with bug fixes and improvements — Apple has just  released iOS 10.2.1 and tvOS 10.1.1. Both updates are available via the over-the-air mechanisms, which you can find in Settings>General>Software Update on iOS and Settings>Software on tvOS. With the iPhone, you can also plug it into a Mac and update via iTunes, which is faster and more reliable.

Qualcomm financials under the gun if Apple postpones iPhone modem royalties — Apple chip supplier Qualcomm could take a major financial hit if Apple decides to withhold royalties until its $1 billion lawsuit is finished, an analyst noted on Monday.

Wistron set to help produce Apple’s 2017 iPhones in India — Apple has indeed picked Wistron to be its first iPhone manufacturer in India, with plans to get the company working phones launching later this year, a report claimed on Monday – although Apple has not yet secured a deal to set up Indian manufacturing.

Galaxy Note 7 investigation concludes, pair of issues will cost Samsung $5 billion — Samsung has concluded its investigation involving the 2016 Galaxy Note 7 fires, and has determined that two different flaws resulted in the conflagrations in the failing devices, with one creeping in after a too-quick investigation. The Samsung Galaxy S8 will miss a Mobile World Congress debut in the aftermath of Note 7 fires.

Some users finding AirPods drop phone call audio when paired with iPhone 6s — Apple is looking into claims by a number of AirPods owners that the audio accessories have connectivity issues, with the Bluetooth connection temporarily dropping during phone calls, yet not during music playback.

Hands-on with the completely revamped Terminology dictionary app — AppleInsider looks into the newly re-written Terminology app, which provides definitions for words highlighted within other apps.

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