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Apple's iPhone SE, iPhone 7 Plus take top spots in customer satisfaction index

05/23/2017, 12:05 pm

Apple's iPhone SE and iPhone 7 Plus top a new survey of customer satisfaction amongst U.S. customers surveyed over the span of a year.

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India promises Apple tax-free iPhone parts imports in exchange for expanded manufacturing

05/23/2017, 09:05 am

India is reportedly willing to waive taxes on imported iPhone parts in exchange for the company helping to expand Wistron's manufacturing operations in Bengaluru, where the iPhone SE is currently being made.

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Samsung order report points to wider adoption of OLED screens in 2018 'iPhone 9' refresh

05/23/2017, 08:05 am

Supply chain rumors from South Korea allege that Samsung has signed another deal for OLED screen production for future iPhones, with up to 180 million screens demanded by Apple.

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New Apple ads & redone 'Switch' site sell Android users on iPhone perks

05/22/2017, 04:05 pm

Apple on Monday introduced an overhauled "Switch" minisite, hoping to persuade more Android users to buy an iPhone, while simultaneously releasing a related series of video ads.

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The Netherlands gain more mass transit details in Apple Maps

05/22/2017, 10:05 am

Apple has expanded its mass transit information to the Netherlands, with the full set of data involving stations, tracks, and other stations coming online on early Saturday morning -- but live train and bus data is not yet available.

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Lawsuit accuses Apple & Visa of stealing ideas behind Apple Pay as Apple teases new tech

05/22/2017, 09:05 am

A lawsuit launched this week accuses Apple and Visa of patent infringement via Apple Pay, in fact suggesting that one or both of the companies stole core ideas behind the platform.

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Presentation slide again suggests 'iPhone 8' Touch ID sensor on rear of device

05/22/2017, 08:05 am

A photograph of a PowerPoint presentation suggests that the "iPhone 8" Touch ID sensor module cutout is on the back of the screen -- shedding some doubt on recent mockups and illustrations putting it underneath the display glass.

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Alleged Apple molds show expected 'iPhone 8' design next to '7s' and '7s Plus'

05/20/2017, 04:05 pm

A trio of molds from China claim to show the shape and design of Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup, suggesting that the so-called "iPhone 8" may be slightly taller than the 4.7-inch "iPhone 7s," but could be considerably smaller than the "iPhone 7s Plus."

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Beddit 3 may offer a sneak peek at sleep tracking on the Apple Watch 'Series 3'

05/20/2017, 03:05 am

Beddit's HealthKit-ready sleep-tracking technology -- recently acquired by Apple -- works well enough and may be useful for problem sleepers, but is probably a luxury for most people, and more a harbinger of what we can expect with the third-generation Apple Watch.

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Apple adds 4 new videos to 'How to Shoot on iPhone 7' series

05/19/2017, 05:05 pm

Apple this week added four videos to the recently released "How to Shoot on iPhone 7" tutorial series, expanding the campaign to a total of 20 shorts centered around taking better photos with the flagship smartphone.

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Security firm recovers iCloud Notes beyond Apple's 30-day deletion window

05/19/2017, 02:05 pm

Despite an Apple policy of permanently wiping deleted iCloud Notes older than 30 days, it appears to be possible to recover notes that are far older, a security firm said on Friday.

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Ford updates 2016-model vehicles with support for Apple CarPlay

05/19/2017, 11:05 am

Ford on Friday issued a software update for 2016-model vehicles equipped with its SYNC 3 platform, enabling support for Apple's CarPlay, as well as Google's Android Auto.

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New 'iPhone 8' 3D Touch tech rumored to be more expensive than Apple expected

05/19/2017, 08:05 am

Apple's alleged supplier for the 3D Touch implementation for the OLED "iPhone 8" has hiked its price, and is reportedly charging more than double for the assembly in the new phone, versus what it charges for the iPhone 7.

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'Fair Repair Act' proposal in New York under fire by Apple lobbyists

05/18/2017, 04:05 pm

A bill currently on the table which would require electronics companies to sell replacement parts and service tools to the general public is being challenged by a lobbyist group being funded by Apple.

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Apple orders Chinese social networks to stop 'tip' functions that break App Store rules

05/18/2017, 10:05 am

Apple is reportedly cracking down on social networks in China providing payment services between users, ordering the creators of popular messaging apps to disable 'tip' functions in order to comply with App Store rules, in what may be a move by Apple to try and increase revenue from in-app purchases.

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Apple's iPhone scores 92% loyalty rate ahead of 'iPhone 8' launch, study finds

05/18/2017, 12:05 am

A new study published by investment bank Morgan Stanley shows 92 percent of iPhone users who are "somewhat or extremely likely" to upgrade within 12 months intend to buy Apple, a good indicator that this year's iPhone revamp has the makings of a so-called "super cycle."

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New mockup photos purport to show final design of Apple's 'iPhone 8'

05/17/2017, 04:05 pm

Photos of a mockup published on Wedesday are claimed to show the finished design of Apple's "iPhone 8," including a vertical twin-lens camera on the rear, and the absence of any physical home button or obvious Touch ID sensor.

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Google adds 'Smart Replies' to Gmail for iOS, based on machine learning

05/17/2017, 02:05 pm

Coming alongside the start of its annual I/O conference, Google is on Wednesday launching an updated Gmail app for iOS and Android, introducing a "Smart Reply" feature based on the company's machine learning technology.

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Google Assistant standalone iPhone Siri competitor app launching for iPhone [u]

05/17/2017, 01:05 pm

As predicted, Wednesday's tenth I/O conference saw the launch of the Google Assistant voice recognition tool to the iPhone.

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Apple makes iOS 10.3.3 beta available to public beta participants

05/17/2017, 01:05 pm

A day after the developer release, Apple has made the first public beta available for iOS 10.3.3 for the iPhone and iPad.

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