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Topic: iPhone

Rumor: 'iPhone 6s' to be stronger with Series 7000 aluminum, slightly thicker for Force Touch

06/17/2015, 08:06 am

Apple's next-generation iPhone will take a few design cues from the Apple Watch, not only gaining the new Force Touch input method, but also utilizing the company's custom Series 7000 aluminum for a casing that will be up to 60 percent harder than the iPhone 6.

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Apple adds UBS, 29 other financial institutions to Apple Pay roster

06/16/2015, 12:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday added another 30 institutions to the list offering credit and debit cards with support for Apple Pay, the most prominent being the U.S. branch of UBS, a Swiss banking and investment firm primarily serving rich and institutional clients.

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Apple shares four new 'Shot on iPhone 6' videos to World Gallery

06/15/2015, 06:06 pm

Continuing its camera-focused iPhone 6 ad campaign, Apple added four new user films to the "Shot on iPhone 6" webpage on Monday, highlighting the handset's ability to capture stunning high contrast images.

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Apple aims to double retail footprint, iPhone sales in India with help of new distribution deals

06/15/2015, 01:06 pm

Apple has signed a deal with a fifth Indian smartphone distributor, Optiemus Group, as part of a campaign to more than double retail reach and hence double iPhone sales in each of the next three years, a report said on Monday.

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Twitter launches 'Experiments' program for iOS, Google brings AirPlay to Slides

06/11/2015, 06:06 pm

Twitter is launching an "Experiments" beta-testing program for iOS, a report said on Thursday. Google meanwhile updated its three iOS Docs apps, most notably adding AirPlay and Chromecast support to Slides.

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Foxconn may build Apple iPhone plant in India, could reduce local costs

06/11/2015, 09:06 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is reportedly in talks to open a new iPhone assembly plant in India, potentially allowing the handset to achieve lower prices and boost sales in the growing market.

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Apple's 'iPhone 6s' could improve selfies with 1080p front-facing camera and flash

06/10/2015, 03:06 pm

Selfie fiends may have a good reason to upgrade to Apple's next-generation iPhone, as configuration files discovered in the first beta release of iOS 9 hint at new capabilities for the front-facing camera, including 1080p recording and a built-in flash.

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eBay arrives on Apple Watch, Google Maps for iOS gets pushed locations

06/09/2015, 04:06 pm

eBay on Tuesday released its first app for Apple Watch, while Google Maps for iOS updated with the ability to receive locations pushed from the desktop.

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Cadillac to support Apple CarPlay on 'majority' of upcoming 2016 cars

06/09/2015, 01:06 pm

General Motors' Cadillac division on Tuesday announced that it will add support for Apple CarPlay to most of its 2016 vehicles, the first group of which will launch later this summer.

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Apple's iOS App Store hits 100B downloads, pays out $30B to developers

06/08/2015, 02:06 pm

In an update to developers at WWDC, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company recently exceeded 100 billion downloads at the iOS App Store, and has generated $30 billion for developers.

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New Apple Pay plans include store cards, UK launch in July

06/08/2015, 02:06 pm

At its Monday WWDC keynote Apple annouced a number of planned changes to Apple Pay, including the addition of store rewards cards, and plans to launch in the United Kingdom in July.

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Apple to open source Swift later this year with support for iOS, OS X, and Linux

06/08/2015, 02:06 pm

Apple on Monday announced that it would make its popular new Swift programming language open source, releasing the language and toolchains for iOS, OS X, and Linux.

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HTC uses photos taken on an iPhone to show off its new 24K-gold One M9

06/08/2015, 11:06 am

Taiwanese device maker HTC recently unveiled a limited run of its flagship One M9 handset plated in 24-karat gold, showing the new device off on Twitter --using photos taken with an iPhone.

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Apple Pay to reportedly land in UK by summer

06/07/2015, 02:06 am

A report on Saturday claims Apple is finalizing plans to launch Apple Pay in the UK later this summer, which would mark the in-house payments service's first international offering since rolling out in the U.S. last October.

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Apple's iPhone gobbles up marketshare in U.S. as competitors stumble

06/05/2015, 04:06 pm

A fresh report published by comScore on Friday says Apple's share of the U.S. smartphone market grew nearly two percent during a three-month period ending in April, pushing iPhone's share of subscribers above 43 percent.

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Apple Online Store stops offering iPhone with 2-year AT&T contract

06/05/2015, 01:06 pm

Apple removed the option to buy an AT&T iPhone on a two-year contract from its online store on Thursday night, reflecting AT&T's wider shift away from two-year contracts.

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Rumor: Apple taps AU Optronics to build 4-inch iPhone screens for 2016 hardware update

06/05/2015, 11:06 am

Supplier AU Optronics has secured a deal to produce screens for a future 4-inch iPhone, which may be in the works to ship in 2016, a report said.

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Edward Snowden hails Apple as 'pioneering' for iOS 8 security measures

06/05/2015, 10:06 am

Whistleblower and former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden lauded Apple for enabling measures like default full-disk encryption in iOS 8, in a rare editorial published on Friday.

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Samsung says '6>6' in new Galaxy S6 Edge ad

06/04/2015, 07:06 pm

In its never ending quest to one-up Apple, Samsung on Thursday revealed a new ad campaign counting the ways the partially curved Galaxy S6 Edge display outperforms iPhone 6. The spots come with the cheeky tagline, "When you do the math it's clear, six is greater than six."

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Yahoo to discontinue support for Mail, Contacts on older Apple devices

06/04/2015, 04:06 pm

Support for Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Contacts will be discontinued for some older Apple devices as of June 15, Yahoo said in a Thursday blog post.

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