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AT&T eases up on throttling of grandfathered unlimited data plans for smartphones

05/07/2015, 02:05 pm

AT&T has relaxed its policy of throttling users of its grandfathered unlimited data plans, and will now only impose slower speeds only at times or in places with high network congestion, a small update to the carrier's website revealed on Thursday.

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iPhone marketshare surges for Apple in Europe, China during March quarter

05/06/2015, 12:05 pm

Adoption of the iPhone was up globally during the March quarter, and in Europe was particularly influenced by people switching from Android devices, according to new smartphone market data published on Wednesday by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

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Apple working on ResearchKit-based DNA testing, sources claim

05/05/2015, 06:05 pm

Apple is collaborating with researchers on new ResearchKit-based iPhone apps that will allow people to undergo DNA testing, in some cases for the first time, for scientific analysis and research, according to a Tuesday report.

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Mophie launches waterproof Juice Pack H2Pro battery case for Apple's iPhone 6

05/05/2015, 02:05 pm

Mophie on Tuesday revealed a new battery case, the Juice Pack H2Pro, which it said will not only extend the battery life of an iPhone 6 but make it waterproof to a depth of 1.2 meters (about 4 feet) for 30 minutes.

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Amazon Instant Video gets HD, cellular streaming on iOS, Waze launches 'Unusual Traffic' Twitter feeds

04/30/2015, 05:04 pm

Amazon on Thursday released a major update to its Instant Video iOS client, while Waze launched Unusual Traffic, a series of city-based Twitter accounts hooked into data from its mobile navigation apps.

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Sony operating profits set to quadruple, aided by iPhone camera sensor orders

04/30/2015, 11:04 am

Based in large part on strong sales of camera sensors for products like Apple's iPhone, Sony is forecasting that its operating profits will more than quadruple in the coming year, a report said on Thursday.

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Evernote adopts new Plus tier and revamped Premium option, Airbnb comes to iPad

04/29/2015, 05:04 pm

Evernote on Wednesday added a new Plus tier to its notetaking services, simultaneously changing up its Premium subscription, while Airbnb introduced a native iPad interface to its iOS app.

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Samsung reclaims lead over Apple in global smartphone shipments during March quarter

04/29/2015, 10:04 am

Despite strong iPhone sales, Samsung was able to top Apple in terms of smartphone shipments during the March quarter and reclaim market leadership, research firm Strategy Analytics said on Wednesday.

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Cook says 20% of iPhone install base upgraded to iPhone 6, 6 Plus

04/27/2015, 05:04 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday revealed about 20 percent of active iPhone users have upgraded to the company's latest iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus hardware, leaving room for growth.

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center enables HealthKit integration for patient data

04/27/2015, 09:04 am

Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center updated its electronic health records system over the weekend to support data from Apple's HealthKit platform, the hospital's chief information officer has revealed.

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Samsung's Galaxy S6, S6 Edge receive tepid interest in native South Korea

04/22/2015, 12:04 pm

While most industry watchers predict strong sales for Samsung's latest flagship smartphones, South Korean consumers do not appear smitten with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, bringing home just 20,000 handsets per day since their release.

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Apple 'unlikely' to launch new 4-inch iPhone model this year, insider says

04/22/2015, 11:04 am

Sales of the 4-inch iPhone 5s remain strong, suggesting to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo that Apple likely won't debut a new handset in that size this year, leaving an upgraded model with Apple Pay support potentially on hold until 2016.

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Apple updates several optional iOS apps, adds Watch remote support to Keynote

04/21/2015, 05:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated several of its official iOS apps -- including the iWork suite -- with minor improvements, but most significantly added Apple Watch support to Keynote, allowing remote control of presentations.

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ARM earnings grow 22 percent on royalties from newer smartphones like iPhone 6

04/21/2015, 04:04 pm

Revenue at British chip designer ARM Holdings rose 22 percent to 227.5 million pounds ($339 million) in the first quarter, largely on the back of 64-bit smartphones such as the iPhone 6 and the newly-shipped Samsung Galaxy S6, a report noted on Tuesday.

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Google to discontinue YouTube support on older iOS devices, Apple TVs

04/20/2015, 05:04 pm

The YouTube app will no longer function on many older iOS devices and Apple TVs after today, a consequence of the YouTube Data API being updated to support newer features, according to an official Google document.

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American broadcasters turn up the volume on misguided campaign to enable FM tuners in smartphones

04/20/2015, 02:04 pm

Millions of consumers have switched off their radios in favor of music and commentary streamed over the internet, a trend that many in the terrestrial broadcast industry allege has been bolstered by device makers and wireless carriers who have conspired to disable built-in radio receivers in a bid to sell more expensive data packages.

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Manhattan district attorney grabs attention saying iPhone will become 'device of choice' for terrorists

04/20/2015, 01:04 pm

In a weekend conversation on radio station WNYM/970 AM, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. called the iPhone "the terrorists' communication device of choice," owing to the default disk encryption present in iOS 8.

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Roommates stab each other with beer bottles in iPhone vs. Android dispute

04/17/2015, 06:04 pm

Two men in Tulsa, Okla. were hospitalized on Friday after stabbing each other in a fight over the superiority of iPhones versus Android devices, according to a local ABC TV affiliate.

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Chrome for iOS adds Today widget, Halo comes to iPhone and iPad for first time

04/16/2015, 06:04 pm

Google today updated its Chrome for iOS Web browser with features such as an iOS 8 Notification Center widget and support for app extensions, while Microsoft launched its first Halo game for iOS, called Spartan Strike.

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Chinese government officially suspends controversial banking technology rules

04/16/2015, 01:04 pm

The Chinese government on Thursday officially suspended rules on bank technology that have sparked the ire of the U.S. government and international businesses, and could have produced a barrier to the arrival of Apple Pay in the country.

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