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5.8" iPhone X designed for two-handed use as Apple apparently drops support for Reachability

09/13/2017, 03:09 pm

After years of resisting the trend of larger phones, Apple has now fully embraced two-handed smartphone use with the iPhone X, as the device apparently lacks Reachability -- a feature first introduced three years ago with the iPhone 6.

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Quick charging the iPhone 8 and iPhone X requires at least $70 in accessory purchases

09/13/2017, 03:09 pm

Apple says that the iPhone 8 and iPhone X will charge from completely depleted to 50 percent in 30 minutes -- but what it omits is that it requires additional purchases to do so, from a narrow range of vendors.

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Rumor recap: Who was right and wrong about the iPhone X and iPhone 8

09/13/2017, 12:09 pm

It's increasingly difficult for Apple to surprise fans at its keynote presentation thanks to persistent leaks. But this year proved even more leaky than usual, thanks largely to Apple itself. AppleInsider offers a recap of the iPhone X and iPhone 8 rumor cycle, with a breakdown of who got what right -- and wrong.

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Apple invites iPhone Upgrade Program members to 'prep' for Friday's iPhone 8 pre-orders

09/13/2017, 12:09 pm

Apple has begun sending emails to people in the iPhone Upgrade Program, urging them to do "prep work" to be sure they can pre-order an iPhone 8 this Friday morning.

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Apple's iPhone 8 pre-orders will start at 12:01 a.m. Pacific time on Friday

09/13/2017, 10:09 am

This Friday's iPhone 8 preorders will start at 12:01 a.m. Pacific time, or 3:01 a.m. Eastern, Apple has confirmed via its website.

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Apple migrates sought-after Jet Black finish to lower-capacity 32GB iPhone 7

09/13/2017, 10:09 am

Apple has expanded the jet black finish beyond just the higher capacities of the iPhone 7 family, and is now offering it on the 32GB versions of both the iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus.

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First look: iPhone 8 series with A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging, more

09/13/2017, 03:09 am

If Apple hadn't introduced iPhone X at a special event on Tuesday, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus would have been its premium priced, stand-out smartphone models for 2017. But even with the new X shamelessly showing off, the relatively less exciting pair of 8s actually offer a compelling upgrade for buyers who want and need less than the absolute best, most expensive option in smartphones.

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First look: Hands-on with Apple's iPhone X

09/12/2017, 08:09 pm

Apple released its first major iPhone redesign in three years on Tuesday with iPhone X, a technologically advanced smartphone that boasts an all-new OLED Super Retina Display, TrueDepth camera system, Face ID, A11 Bionic Chip with onboard neural engine and more. AppleInsider went hands-on with Apple's newest flagship and came away impressed by the handset's fit and finish.

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Apple discontinues (Product)Red iPhone 7, ups iPad Pro pricing

09/12/2017, 08:09 pm

Not announced during Tuesday's packed keynote was Apple's apparent discontinuation of the (Product)Red iPhone 7, as well as a price increase for high-capacity iPad Pro models.

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Apple quietly cuts price of iPhone SE to $349 for 32GB, $449 for 128GB

09/12/2017, 07:09 pm

While introducing its most expensive iPhone ever, the $999-and-up iPhone X, Apple also cut the price of its smallest and most affordable handset, making it cheaper than ever to purchase a new model.

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Apple embraces Qi wireless charging standard for iPhone X & 8, earns praise from Wireless Power Consortium

09/12/2017, 06:09 pm

Rather than cook up its own unique version of wireless charging, Apple has instead decided to utilize the established Qi wireless charging method -- an open standard run by the Wireless Power Consortium, which welcomed the news on Tuesday.

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New Apple 'Human Interface Guidelines' & videos take developers through iPhone X, Apple Watch Series 3 & Apple TV 4K

09/12/2017, 05:09 pm

In parallel with announcing the products themselves, Apple on Tuesday issued new "Human Interface Guidelines" and other online resources meant to define how apps should be built for the iPhone X, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K.

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Apple's Clips to add new 'Selfie Scenes' mode powered by iPhone X TrueDepth camera in November

09/12/2017, 05:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday quietly announced a forthcoming update to its Clips app that will add support for the new TrueDepth depth-sensing camera set to debut with iPhone X this November.

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Apple's new iPhone X folio case wakes/sleeps handset like iPad Smart Cover

09/12/2017, 04:09 pm

Apple in an update to its website on Tuesday unveiled a new folio style case for iPhone X, and in doing so revealed the forthcoming flagship handset boasts n integrated Hall sensor that can be used to wake and sleep the device like an iPad Smart Cover.

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Belkin Boost Up Qi-compatible wireless charging pad arriving for iPhone 8, iPhone X

09/12/2017, 04:09 pm

In conjunction with Apple's iPhone X release event, accessory maker Belkin unveiled its new Qi wireless charging pad for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone -- the Boost Up.

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Apple debuts $999 iPhone X with OLED Super Retina Display & Face ID authentication

09/12/2017, 02:09 pm

Apple has officially unveiled the future of the smartphone in the OLED iPhone X, the company's nod to the tenth anniversary of the iPhone itself in a presentation at the venue named after the founder of Apple -- Steve Jobs Theater.

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Apple unveils 4.7-inch iPhone 8 & 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus, shipping Sept. 22 starting at $699

09/12/2017, 02:09 pm

At its Tuesday press event Apple introduced the direct successors to 2016's iPhone 7 series, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus -- equipped with 4.7- and 5.5-inch LCD displays, and the company's new six-core A11 Bionic processor.

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Alleged iPhone X benchmarks pop up, blows away the Samsung Galaxy S8 in every regard

09/12/2017, 12:09 pm

With a single-core score more than double that of the Galaxy S8, the "iPhone 10,5" thought to be the iPhone X, leaves the Android device in the dust -- and is very close to the 13-inch entry-level i5 MacBook Pro.

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Samsung tries to steal Apple's iPhone X thunder by teasing foldable Galaxy Note in 2018

09/12/2017, 11:09 am

In an announcement possibly timed to divert attention from Apple's expected announcement of the iPhone X and iPhone 8, Samsung on Tuesday revealed that it's hoping to ship a Galaxy Note with a foldable display in 2018.

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Rumor: Apple multi-device wireless charger coming 2018, Belkin & Mophie to support iPhone X at launch

09/12/2017, 09:09 am

While the iPhone X and iPhone 8 are expected to feature support for wireless inductive charging, customers will need to rely on accessories from third-party manufacturers at launch, with an unconfirmed rumor claiming Belkin and Mophie will be stepping up to the plate.

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