Post-holiday iPhone sales fears ‘overblown,’ analyst says — Contrary to some recent reports, one analyst firm believes that adverse market conditions for iPhone sales are being given too much weight and predicts better performance than previously expected buttressed by high demand for the iPhone 7 Plus.
Apple Support iPhone app reaches 22 markets with additions like France & UK — Apple’s official Support app for iPhone and iPad is now available to download in 22 regions, some additions this week being France, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
The full region list includes Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Macau, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States.
Apple ships 2.5M iPhones in India during 2016, boosted by iPhone 7 release — Apple shipped 2.5 million iPhones in India during the whole of 2016 —a third of those in the fourth quarter, when the iPhone 7 launched in the country, according to Counterpoint research data released this week.
iOS 10.3 will let apps change their Home screen icon at any time, no update required — Tucked away amid a flurry of new reports covering upcoming new features in Apple’s operating system updates, like Theater Mode on Apple Watch and Siri in watch apps, Night Shift on Mac and Find My AirPods on iPhone, Apple yesterday quietly announced that developers will soon be allowed to change their app’s Home screen icon programmatically, whenever they like.