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Topic: iPhone

Install the AT&T 'Call Protect' app on your iPhone to cut way back on spam calls

05/10/2017, 01:05 pm

If you've had an iPhone for a very long time, there is a pretty decent chance that you're also still on AT&T -- and you get battered with spam phone calls. AT&T has an app to help deal with that, and AppleInsider has taken a look at it.

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Apple's iPhone 7 was world's best-selling smartphone in first quarter of 2017

05/10/2017, 11:05 am

In a new report, Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus claimed the number one and two most sold smartphones, during the first calendar quarter of 2017.

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New EU laws could soften Apple's grip on App Store content and revenue

05/10/2017, 11:05 am

The European Commission is preparing new regulations that could reduce some of Apple's absolute control over the App Store, in light of the company's position as a "gatekeeper" for customers.

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'iPhone 8' rendering pops up, based on CAD files allegedly used for construction

05/10/2017, 10:05 am

Prolific electronics leaker OnLeaks has posted a rendered video of the "iPhone 8" that was crafted off of an alleged CAD schematic of the casing of the phone.

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Questionable case leak may point to Ion-X glass on back of Apple's 'iPhone 7s'

05/10/2017, 09:05 am

An image leaked on Wednesday appears to depict rear shells for an upcoming iPhone, using Ion-X glass -- the same material found in the displays of non-sapphire Apple Watches.

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Production ramp of 'iPhone 8' could be delayed to November, cause supply constraints

05/09/2017, 04:05 pm

Production difficulties might force Apple to push back full manufacturing of the widely rumored "iPhone 8" into October or November, severely impacting overall iPhone shipment estimates for the second half of 2017, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple adds Singapore transit directions to Maps ahead of first local store opening

05/09/2017, 03:05 pm

Apple is in the process of rolling out public transit directions to iOS and Mac users in Singapore -- presumably setting the stage for the city-state's first Apple store, due to open soon.

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WhatsApp encrypting iCloud backups of chat logs, but may be vulnerable

05/09/2017, 09:05 am

Facebook-owned WhatsApp quietly began encrypting iCloud backups of chat logs in late 2016, a report revealed this week -- though that protection may now be compromised.

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Workflow 1.7.4 update restores some Google-related actions to iOS scripting app

05/08/2017, 02:05 pm

Apple's first update to the Workflow app after the initial renovation in March restores integration with Google Chrome and Pocket -- but others including Google Street View remain absent.

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Sen. Feinstein claims FBI paid $900K to crack San Bernardino shooter's iPhone

05/08/2017, 01:05 pm

The FBI paid approximately $900,000 to a third party to help break into the iPhone 5c of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein said recently when questioning FBI director James Comey at a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing.

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Supply chain preps for Apple's Oct. launch of 'iPhone 8' with hiring spree, resolves bottlenecks

05/08/2017, 08:05 am

The latest supply chain reports out of China are refuting previous observations that the "iPhone 8" would be delayed, and are claiming that manufacturers of previous low-yield products have resolved production problems.

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Why Apple is expected to stick with Lightning over USB-C in the new 'iPhone 8'

05/07/2017, 03:05 am

A new iPhone is coming and it is probably loaded with all the technology Apple can bring to bear -- but the "iPhone 8" will probably be missing USB-C when it launches. AppleInsider explains why Apple will probably stick with Lightning for at least another year.

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Fender intros iPhone-connected Mustang GT guitar amps with preset sharing

05/05/2017, 12:05 pm

Fender on Friday launched a new line of guitar amps, the Mustang GT series, notable for including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth -- which not only enables streaming music, but changing up presets via an associated iPhone and Android app, Fender Tone.

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Germany's Bosch wins orders to supply motion sensors for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

05/05/2017, 09:05 am

German supplier Bosch will provide some of the motion sensors for "the next iPhone," diverting some orders away from Apple's once exclusive supplier, InvenSense, according to a report.

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Apple sells 80% of iPhone-class, $600+ smartphones in China

05/04/2017, 04:05 pm

Low-end Chinese phones from companies that barely turn a profit and sell their cheaper products outside of urban centers are growing fast, but, Apple has an 80 percent lock on premium phone sales in China that isn't weakening. That's fueling Services and driving buyers into Apple Stores for other premium gear.

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Apple updates App Analytics for developers with new metrics on discovery

05/04/2017, 01:05 pm

Apple this week upgraded its App Analytics service on iTunes Connect with new details on app discovery, offering developers more clues on how to maximize their marketing.

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Snap signs major network deals for Snapchat TV shows

05/04/2017, 11:05 am

Snap is reportedly signing deals with a variety of TV networks to get shows in its popular iPhone and Android app, Snapchat -- echoing a similar strategy being adopted by Twitter.

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Qualcomm seeks to block US iPhone imports - report

05/03/2017, 05:05 pm

As a part of the legal battle between the two firms, Qualcomm is reportedly looking to secure a ban on Apple's U.S. iPhone imports -- a move that would financially devastate the Cupertino tech giant if successful.

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US homebuilder Brookfield makes Apple HomeKit standard in new homes

05/03/2017, 03:05 pm

U.S. homebuilder Brookfield Residential on Wednesday announced that all of its new southern California communities will by default come with Apple HomeKit accessories, making them controllable via Siri or iOS 10's native Home app.

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Cook claims Q2 iPhone performance better in light of channel inventory cuts

05/03/2017, 01:05 pm

While iPhone shipments were down year-over-year in the March quarter to 50.8 million, Apple CEO defended this in Tuesday's results call, citing a simultaneous reduction in channel inventory by 1.2 million units.

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