News: iOS 11 drops ‘beta’ status for Portrait Mode, allows effect to be removed from existing photos

It appears that Apple has decided that the iPhone 7 Plus Portrait Mode feature will be ready for prime time with the release of iOS 11. The latest iOS 11 beta removes the “beta” status of the feature, first introduced in iOS 10.1 last fall, and also adds the ability to remove the effect from […]

Verizon bumps upgrade fee to $30, no longer offers 2-year contracts to existing customers

Verizon introduced a $ 20 upgrade fee not long ago, but that didn’t last long. Now the fee is officially $ 30 and it applies to both buying a device at full retail price and on a payment plan. There also used to be a $ 40 upgrade fee for those getting new two-year contracts, […]