Cops Told ‘Don’t Look’ at New iPhones to Avoid Face ID Lock-Out
After five failed attempts with the 'wrong' face, Apple's Face ID system will fall back to asking a passcode; a tricky situation for investigators.
Someone Uploaded What Look to Be Apple’s Internal iPhone Repair Videos
What appear to be 11 Apple videos describe repair procedures, show special tools, and reference specific material.
Review: A Counterfeit, $100 iPhone X
We disassembled the phone and asked security researchers to probe it to find out what it is. Verdict: It's wild.
Right to Repair
The First Aftermarket iPhone X Screens Use LCDs, Not OLEDs
Third-party replacement screens use a totally different technology, but they still work with the iPhone X—sort of.
Who Are You
Is Your Smartphone an Extension of Your Mind?
The 'extended mind thesis' suggests devices deserve the same protections as our brains and bodies.
We Flew Around the World to Watch the Annual Race to Tear Down the iPhone
"Welcome to the headquarters of the global repair movement."
iPhone X's Face ID Can Be Fooled With a 3D-Printed Mask
“It was even simpler than we ourselves had thought.”
The iPhone X's Back Glass Is Fragile and an Expensive Nightmare to Repair
The glass is connected to the phone's housing with welds and a lot of glue.
How iFixit Became King of the iPhone Teardown
We went to Australia to learn how—and why—iFixit does its electronics teardowns.
iPhone X Teardown: The Logic Board Is Tiny and the Battery Is Gigantic
We're in Australia tearing down the iPhone with iFixit.
iPhone X Machina
“The future of the smartphone” is the same as it ever was. It doesn’t need reinventing, it needs interrogating.
We Asked People Who Bought Brand-New Apple Products Whether They Made Them Happy
Yes, you want the iPhone X with the talking poo, but once it's in your hands will it actually bring you joy?