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Topic: iPhone

Apple to offer iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c cases, Lightning docks at launch

09/10/2013, 02:09 pm

Apple is stepping back into the iPhone accessories market with iPhone cases, leather for the iPhone 5s and silicon for the iPhone 5c, and Lightning-ready docks for both devices.

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Apple keeps 8GB iPhone 4S around as free-on-contract option

09/10/2013, 02:09 pm

In introducing its new iPhones on Tuesday, Apple both adhered to tradition and shook things up, dropping the iPhone 5 but keeping the iPhone 4S alive as the low-end model.

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Apple announces 'Touch ID' fingerprint scanner for iPhone 5S

09/10/2013, 02:09 pm

As widely rumored prior to its announcement, the iPhone 5s will sport biometric fingerprint security with a new feature Apple is calling "Touch ID," a seamless mode of authentication built directly into the phone's home button.

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Apple announces iPhone 5s: Touch ID fingerprint security, 64-bit A7 CPU, new gold option coming Sept. 20

09/10/2013, 01:09 pm

Apple took the wraps off the iPhone 5s on Tuesday, the first smartphone in the world with a 64-bit desktop-class chip, and the new Touch ID fingerprint sensor that allows users to securely unlock the device with just the touch of a finger.

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Apple unveils new iPhone 5c in green, blue, red, yellow & white starting at $99, launching Sept. 20

09/10/2013, 01:09 pm

The new multi-colored iPhone 5c was made official by Apple on Tuesday, with the device packing a 4-inch Retina display, A6 processor, hard-coated polycarbonate body, and coming in five different flavors when it launches next Friday, Sept. 20.

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iPhone trade-in program roundup: Apple retail, Gazelle, Walmart

09/10/2013, 12:09 pm

Just ahead of Apple's expected reveal of the new iPhone, Walmart is looking to attract iPhone trade-ins with a new program announced on Tuesday, a move that will bring the retail giant into competition with not only established services like Gazelle, but also with Apple itself.

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Photo of alleged 'iPhone 5S' user guide reveals 'Touch ID sensor' home button

09/10/2013, 01:09 am

Just hours before Apple is expected to unveil a next-generation iPhone at a special media event in California, an image has surfaced claiming to show an "iPhone 5S" quick start guide that makes refers to the handset's "Home Button/Touch ID sensor" button.

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WSJ reaffirms 'iPhone 5S' to boast fingerprint sensor, 'iPhone 5C' left without

09/09/2013, 10:09 pm

Less than one day before Apple is expected to unveil its new iPhone lineup, a report from The Wall Street Journal reiterates rumors that the flagship "iPhone 5S" will carry a biometric fingerprint reader.

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China Mobile, NTT DoCoMo agreements predicted to drive 35M additional iPhone sales in 2014

09/09/2013, 11:09 am

If Apple were to reach agreements with carriers China Mobile and NTT DoCoMo to offer the iPhone before the end of the year, it would increase the company's addressable market by about 900 million total subscribers, providing a major boost to sales throughout 2014.

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Smartphones now account for 56% of US market, Apple's iPhone at 25% share

09/09/2013, 11:09 am

Smartphones are now the predominant type of cellular phone in the United States, accounting for more than half according to a new poll, while Apple's iPhone leads all other devices among smartphone owners.

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Apple's more affordable 'iPhone 5C' expected to have greatest US benefit for T-Mobile

09/09/2013, 09:09 am

The debut of a new, less expensive iPhone model may have the greatest domestic benefit for T-Mobile, America's fourth-largest carrier which appeals to more budget-oriented customers.

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European Apple patent hints at NFC-enabled iPhone fingerprint sensor

09/08/2013, 05:09 pm

A recently unveiled European patent filed by Apple describes a means of combining a fingerprint scanner with near-field communication technology, furthering rumors that Apple's next iPhone will integrate a novel form of security in order to set itself apart.

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First images of purported 'iPhone 5C' logic board show minor design changes

09/08/2013, 04:09 am

A batch of photos claiming to show the logic board bound for Apple's rumored low-cost "iPhone 5C" hit the Web on Saturday, with the alleged part showing minor design changes from the current iPhone 5.

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The Apple Era begins as Microsoft, Google shift to a hardware centric model

09/07/2013, 02:09 pm

The formerly universal consensus that widely licensed software (like Windows) would always win out over integrated hardware products (like the Macintosh) has finally reached a definitive end, years after being proved wrong.

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China Mobile may postpone iPhone launch to complete TDD-LTE network

09/07/2013, 12:09 am

According to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, China Mobile will introduce Apple's iPhone to its 700 million subscribers by the end of the year, but the world's largest telecom first needs to finish rolling out its TDD-LTE network, a task that could delay the phone's launch until November.

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Apple likely to launch 4.5" to 5" iPhones in 2014, analyst says

09/06/2013, 10:09 pm

Coming on the heels of Apple's rumored experimentation with larger screened version of the iPhone, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes the Cupertino company will release a handset sporting a 4.5-inch to 5-inch display.

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Silver ring around 'iPhone 5S' home button may be integral to fingerprint reader, not just for looks

09/06/2013, 09:09 pm

Reports on Friday spurred talk of a "silver ring" that will supposedly adorn the "iPhone 5S" home button, though a look at the technology driving Apple's AuthenTec sensors suggests the part is more important than just window dressing.

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First customers already in line for new iPhones Apple has yet to announce

09/06/2013, 08:09 pm

The first iPhone line waiters have already staked their claim outside New York's iconic Fifth Ave Apple Store, camping in front of the shop's jumbo glass gemstone a full four days before the company will formally acknowledge the new products exist.

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WSJ: Apple preparing 'iPhone 5C' shipments for China Mobile, hints at new deal

09/06/2013, 04:09 pm

Apple is reportedly set to ship a rumored less-expensive version of the iPhone to China Mobile, indicating that the two companies have finally signed an agreement that could see the iPhone access the world's largest cellular carrier's over 700 million subscribers.

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Apple's iPhone holds 40% share of US smartphone market

09/06/2013, 03:09 pm

The iPhone has kept Apple in the number one spot among manufacturers for the U.S. smartphone market yet again, with Apple's bestselling device actually growing its share from the previous quarter.

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