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Topic: iPhone

Apple delays Turkish iPhone 6s launch in aftermath of deadly Ankara bombing

10/14/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple has quietly delayed the launch of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in Turkey, owing to last week's bombing in the capital of Ankara that killed 97 people, it was revealed on Wednesday.


Bank website accidentally teases upcoming Apple Pay launch in Canada

10/13/2015, 03:10 pm

One year after it debuted in the U.S., Apple Pay NFC-based mobile payments may finally be on the verge of launching in Canada, a leak by local bank TD Canada Trust hinted on Tuesday.


Apple Pay gains support for 29 more US financial institutions, including Scottrade

10/13/2015, 11:10 am

Apple on Tuesday added 29 more U.S. banks to the roster supporting Apple Pay, perhaps the most significant inclusion being Scottrade, the nationwide trading and investments firm.


iPhone 6s display teardown offers close-up look at 3D Touch sensor

10/12/2015, 05:10 pm

A teardown published on Monday suggests that the 3D Touch sensor in the iPhone 6s is relatively easy to remove from the rest of the display, and that an accompanying change may actually make it simpler to fix iPhones.


Tests confirm marginal difference between Samsung, TSMC-made A9 chips in Apple's iPhone 6s

10/12/2015, 03:10 pm

New battery test results, published on Monday, appear to support Apple's claim of little difference in the longevity of an iPhone 6s with a Samsung-made A9 chip versus one manufactured by TSMC.


Facebook adds support for 3D Touch on iPhone 6s, Office for iOS gets automatic font downloads

10/12/2015, 12:10 pm

Facebook on Monday added basic 3D Touch commands to its iPhone app, while Microsoft updated the iOS version of its Office suite with features like automatic font downloads, and quicker document navigation in Word.


Judge looks to jumpstart public encryption debate with Apple iPhone unlocking case

10/12/2015, 11:10 am

A U.S. federal judge is asking Apple to comment on whether a sought-after government order to unlock a customer's iPhone would be "unduly burdensome."


How to use iOS 9's keyboard as a trackpad with 3D Touch on iPhone 6s

10/11/2015, 06:10 am

Apple's new pressure-sensing 3D Touch technology, introduced with iPhone 6s, lets users swiftly navigate iOS 9 with Quick Actions and "Peek and Pop" previews. A lesser known -- but equally functional -- feature turns iPhone's soft keyboard into a trackpad for granular cursor control, making text entry and navigation a snap.


Apple officially adds Bluetooth 4.2 support to iPhone 6, 6 Plus & iPad Air 2

10/09/2015, 06:10 pm

In announcing Bluetooth 4.2 support for iPhone 6s, iPad Pro and iPad mini 4 last month, Apple published product comparison charts suggesting that same technology was also activated in older hardware. The company recently confirmed that change by updating specific product pages for iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2.


Overcast 2 goes free, adds streaming, chapters and 3D Touch controls

10/09/2015, 01:10 pm

Developer Marco Arment on Friday released Overcast 2, an update to the popular iOS podcast app that makes it completely free to use and adds several significant improvements, such as streaming and early 3D Touch support.


iPhone 6s supplies tracking far better than 2014 iPhone 6 launch, store stock indicates

10/09/2015, 10:10 am

Apple is currently doing far better at keeping supplies of the iPhone 6s available than it did with the iPhone 6 or iPhone 5s, according to research conducted by investment firm Piper Jaffray.


Apple starts sales of SIM-free iPhone 6s, 6s Plus handsets

10/08/2015, 09:10 pm

Almost one month after the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus launch in September, Apple on Thursday started sales of factory unlocked SIM-free handsets that come unbound from carrier contract commitments.


Apple Pay coming to Starbucks, KFC, Chili's in 2016

10/08/2015, 05:10 pm

Apple Pay is about to expand its footprint in a big way as Starbucks, KFC and Chili's locations across the U.S. are preparing to support Apple's touchless payments service in 2016, with pilot programs rolling out this year.


Apple says battery life gap only 2-3 percent in TSMC, Samsung A9 chips

10/08/2015, 05:10 pm

Trying to quell rumors, Apple on Thursday issued a statement claiming there is little difference in the battery life of iPhones using A9 chips made by TSMC versus those made by Samsung.


Apple adds more launch locations for iPhone 6s, Apple Watch on Oct. 22 & 23 [u]

10/08/2015, 04:10 pm

Apple on Thursday laid plans to ship the iPhone 6s and Apple Watch to still more countries toward the end of October, on top of other recently-announced rollouts. [updated]


AT&T begins enabling Wi-Fi Calling for some subscribers

10/08/2015, 03:10 pm

AT&T began turning on Wi-Fi Calling for a portion of subscribers on Thursday, just days after receiving a waiver from the Federal Communications Commission, AppleInsider has learned.


Apple's iPhone 6s 4K camera shoots better video than $3,000+ Nikon DSLR, test finds

10/08/2015, 12:10 pm

The iPhone 6s shoots 4K video that, when downscaled, is superior to the 1080p video from a Nikon D750 DSLR setup costing between $3,000 and $4,000, according to a recent comparison.


Adobe makes Lightroom iOS apps completely free, drops license & Creative Cloud requirements

10/08/2015, 09:10 am

The Lightroom photo workflow apps for iPhone and iPad are now completely free to use, ditching a former requirement to sign up for a Creative Cloud subscription or own the desktop software.


Verizon plans to share 'supercookie' tracking data with AOL ad network

10/07/2015, 04:10 pm

Beginning in November, Verizon will start sharing the data gathered by its so-called "supercookie" identifier with AOL's ad network -- potentially raising privacy and security concerns, a report noted on Wednesday.


Apple Pay not coming to UK's Barclays until 2016, CEO says

10/07/2015, 12:10 pm

Customers of U.K. bank Barclays will have to wait until early 2016 to use of Apple Pay on their iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches, according to an email from the company's CEO of Personal and Corporate Banking.