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Rumor calls for 256GB option on iPhone 7 Plus, but some details sound implausible

01/02/2016, 02:01 pm

The same Chinese website that detailed purported specifications for an upcoming iPhone 6c has now claimed that Apple's flagship iPhone 7 Plus will ship later this year with a 265GB storage option. However, the site's historical credibility is questionable.

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iPhone fitness apps to help you keep that New Year's resolution

01/01/2016, 03:01 pm

Getting fit is ultimately about time, effort, and determination -- you can do it without any technology -- but there are a number of iOS apps out there that can help keep you on track past that critical first month.

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Times Square & Philips Hue New Year's Eve apps will help you ring in 2016

12/31/2015, 11:12 am

iPhone users celebrating New Year's Eve by following the ball drop in New York City's Times Square have a few iOS apps to enhance their evening, including the event's official app, and a unique Philips-based app synced with the company's Hue lighting system.

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AT&T quietly begins supporting voice-over-LTE calls to other carriers

12/31/2015, 10:12 am

Some AT&T subscribers should now finally be able to place VoLTE (voice over LTE) calls to people on other carrier networks, increasing the chances of better call quality and multitasking.

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T-Mobile says it's 'optimizing' YouTube video, not throttling it

12/30/2015, 04:12 pm

Looking to deflect allegations, T-Mobile denied that it's throttling YouTube for users of its Binge On perk, instead saying that it's presenting "mobile optimized" content.

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AT&T will stop offering 2-year contract subsidies for new smartphone purchases on Jan. 8

12/30/2015, 03:12 pm

U.S. carrier AT&T has made repeated efforts to eradicate two-year contract subsidies for new smartphone purchases, and that plan will become absolute in just a few weeks, a leak from the company has revealed.

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Apple to host artistic iPhone photography & iPad illustration workshops at retail stores

12/30/2015, 10:12 am

Apple is beginning a new series of retail workshops meant to teach its customers more artistic skills, not just technical ones, according to an announcement.

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Apple to source iPhone OLEDs from Samsung and LG, report says

12/29/2015, 08:12 pm

Adding to a growing number of rumors claiming iPhones will soon integrate OLED display technology, a report out of South Korea claims Apple is close finalizing a supply agreement that will see both Samsung and LG Display provide the necessary panels for the future handsets.

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Apple's iPhone sales up 133% in rapidly growing Middle East & Africa region

12/29/2015, 03:12 pm

While smartphone sales growth is slowing in many mature markets, annual shipments in the Middle East & Africa grew by 31 percent in Q3, nearly 3x faster than the global rate. Apple's premium iPhone sales grew by 133 percent in the region to enter the top five vendors by volume.

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'iPhone 6c' to boast larger battery than iPhone 5s, 2GB of RAM, production to start in Jan. - report

12/29/2015, 11:12 am

Though Apple's new 4-inch iPhone will sport the same screen size as the iPhone 5s, it will feature a number of internal improvements, including more RAM, a faster A9 processor, and a larger battery, according to a new report.

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Apple's 'iPhone 7' lineup said to be waterproof, sport new antenna-concealing tech

12/29/2015, 10:12 am

Catcher Technologies will help supply chassis components for upcoming iPhones said to be both waterproof and use "new compound materials" to conceal their antennas, according to a new rumor.

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What's next for Apple in 2016: a focus on HomeKit, Apple Pay & Maps ecosystems

12/29/2015, 08:12 am

In 2015, Apple dramatically enhanced its ability to make money, and at the same time incrementally dismantled the profit engines of its competitors, leaving them even weaker for their next match in 2016. But Apple has several weaknesses related to the core strength of its existing ecosystems that it needs to address over the coming year if it wants to retain and enhance its brand of excellence that drives sales of its premium, profitable hardware.

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Hyundai bringing CarPlay to Sonata in next quarter via paid SD card upgrade

12/28/2015, 11:12 am

Hyundai will finally be adding Apple CarPlay support to the Sonata in the first quarter of 2016, over a year later than promised, in the form of a paid upgrade.

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Apple requests another $179 million in supplemental damages from Samsung

12/24/2015, 06:12 pm

Three weeks after finally receiving $548,176,477 from Samsung over the South Korean company's infringement of Apple's design and technology patents dating back to a 2012 jury verdict, the iPhone maker has filed for another $178,659,870 in supplemental damages and $1,192,490 in interest payments.

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Review: Gamevice Lightning-connected gaming controller for iPhone is unique, too expensive

12/24/2015, 09:12 am

With a clever Lightning-connected design and solid construction, we're mostly impressed by the Gamevice gaming controller for iPhone. But with a $100 price tag, a risk of not fitting future iPhone models, and broken controller forwarding support from Apple in iOS, we feel it's an extremely niche device.

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T-Mobile accused of downgrading YouTube video quality without consent

12/23/2015, 11:12 am

T-Mobile is reportedly downgrading the quality of YouTube clips viewed by customers, even though the service isn't a partner in T-Mobile's Binge On program.

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Court dismisses scaled-back lawsuit over texts misdirected by Apple's iMessage

12/23/2015, 09:12 am

A U.S. federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Apple over the company's iMessage system, which can misdirect texts once iPhone owners switch over to Android, a report said on Wednesday.

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Apple's 4-inch 'iPhone 6c' set for April 2016 launch, China Mobile claims

12/22/2015, 12:12 pm

China Mobile is apparently planning for an April 2016 launch of a new 4-inch iPhone, a product launch calendar from Apple's carrier partner has revealed.

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Apple marks Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter as officially iPhone-compatible

12/22/2015, 11:12 am

Apple on Tuesday updated its product page for the Lightning-to-USB Camera Adapter to officially include iPhone support, extending it beyond the iPad use the accessory was originally designed for.

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Facebook now testing iPhone 6s Live Photos support for iOS users

12/21/2015, 03:12 pm

Facebook on Monday launched a limited pilot of Live Photos support for people using the company's iOS app, with plans for wider compatibility in 2016.

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