Apple shares fall due to worries on iPhone 8 sales — Apple’s shares fell 1.5% in premarket trading on Thursday as brokers and traders speculated over poor demand and cuts in production of iPhone 8, ahead of the launch of the iPhone X, reports Reuters.
The article says indications from supply channels, phone operators and analysts who track the sector have fueled talk of poor sales for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Rosenblatt Securities analyst Jun Zhang said he believed Apple could cut iPhone 8 production and shift capacity toward iPhone X as the premium phone is expected to sell out quickly. [We just bought one for my partner, but honestly, I think it’s too expensive – and wait till X arrives!]
How to block in-app Ratings and Reviews requests in iOS — In-app review reminders are important for developers because they get more users to enter App Store reviews, which are critical for boosting visibility and helping other users decide if an app is right for them. If you have, say, a jillion apps on your iPhone, however, those review pop-ups can get a little overwhelming – or at least annoying. Luckily, there’s a way to turn them off for all apps in iOS 11with just a couple taps.
Apple Pay may be coming to Poland and the Netherlands later this year — Apple may be preparing a large European expansion for Apple Pay later this year, as new rumours point to Poland and the Netherlands joining a list of rollouts.
NAB calls for activation of iPhone FM radio feature Apple says does not exist — Less than a month after U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai called on Apple to activate FM radio functionality in its iPhone devices, the National Association of Broadcasters on Wednesday issued a similar call to action, saying the company could easily integrate such features if it so desired.
But Apple has gone on record as saying iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 do not include FM radio chips or antennas designed to support FM signals.
Manage email and internet accounts in iOS 11 — You’ve gotten your feet wet with iOS 11, but one nagging problem is still eating at you: how do you manage your email and Internet accounts? You used to see all of your Mail accounts in a specific place within the Settings app, but that option just isn’t there anymore. Not to worry. You still have an easy and quick way to configure new and existing email accounts, once you know where to look.