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Park Chan-wook’s Short Martial-arts Film Shot Entirely on iPhone Released

Park Chan-wook’s Short Martial-arts Film Shot Entirely on iPhone Released

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean award-winning director Park Chan-wook’s short film shot entirely on the latest iPhone was released online Friday. “Life is But a Dream” is part of Apple’s “Shot on iPhone” marketing campaign and Park’s second iPhone-shot film since “Night Fishing,” which won the Golden Bear for Best Short Film [...]

Galaxy Smartphones Boast Faster Download Speed than iPhone 12 at Home

Galaxy Smartphones Boast Faster Download Speed than iPhone 12 at Home

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy smartphones has faster download speeds than Apple Inc.’s iPhone 12 models on local networks in South Korea, a market tracker said Monday. Ookla, which runs internet speed measurement tool Speedtest, conducted a 5G download speed test for major smartphones in the third quarter of this [...]

iPhone Users in Outcry over Continued Dropped Calls Even After iOS Update

iPhone Users in Outcry over Continued Dropped Calls Even After iOS Update

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The users of iPhone devices, including the iPhone 12 and 13, continued to experience dropped calls even after updating the mobile operating system released by Apple last month to fix the issue, industry sources said Wednesday. An official at LG Uplus Corp., a major South Korean telecom operator, said [...]

Prosecutors to Reinvestigate Apple’s Alleged Slowing Down of Old iPhones

Prosecutors to Reinvestigate Apple’s Alleged Slowing Down of Old iPhones

SEOUL, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean prosecutors have decided to launch a new investigation into the allegation that the U.S. tech giant Apple Inc. deliberately slowed down old iPhones through its operating systems (OS) updates. According to prosecution sources on Monday, the Seoul High Prosecutors’ Office directed officials on July 15 to resume [...]

Limited Tech Support Has Android Users Up in Arms

Limited Tech Support Has Android Users Up in Arms

SEOUL, June 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Following Apple Inc.’s recent decision to support its newest smart device operating system, iOS 14, on older generation iPhone models dating back as far as six years, controversy has reemerged over Android smartphones, which have a shorter duration of technical support. Consumers say that a flagship smartphone model costing [...]