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Apple iPhone XS awarded smartphone camera of the year, Google Pixel 3 runner-up

12/05/2018, 12:12 pm

Apple's iPhone XS beat out other rivals for 2018's best smartphone camera award from Digital Photography Review, notably Google's Pixel 3.

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Bloomberg continues iPhone panic mongering by conflating Apple's Give Back trade-in program with price slashing

12/05/2018, 08:12 am

Bloomberg is back with a story that presents Apple's trade-in program as being an example of desperate price slashing in response to supposedly flagging sales of what Apple has actually stated is its most popular phone -- the iPhone XR.

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Every Android maker to have 5G flagship by end of 2019, Qualcomm says

12/05/2018, 12:12 am

Providing insight into the future of smartphone technology -- and taking a jab at Apple -- Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon said that by the end of 2019, all Android handset makers will have at least one flagship device capable of accessing speedy 5G networks. Apple's iPhone is not expected to make the leap to 5G until 2020.

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Artist wins coveted Turner Prize for short films shot on iPhone

12/04/2018, 11:12 pm

Artist Charlotte Prodger was presented the 2018 Turner Prize at a ceremony in London on Tuesday for a moving-image exhibition comprised of two short films, "Bridgit" and "Stoneymollan Trail," which was filmed entirely on an iPhone.

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Nomad launches Rugged Case with support for Moment lenses

12/04/2018, 08:12 pm

Nomad this week released its latest leather Rugged Case for Apple's iPhone models, designed with a built-in mount for the popular line of Moment lenses.

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Apple confirms 70 percent of iOS devices now running iOS 12

12/04/2018, 03:12 pm

The adoption rate for iOS 12 is considerably faster than that of iOS 11, Apple has confirmed, with new figures revealing the latest generation of the company's operating system for iPhones, iPads, and the iPod touch is now installed on 70 percent of all iOS-based devices.

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Apple's largest supplier reported 24 percent surge in revenues from OLED display, components sales

12/04/2018, 10:12 am

Apple's largest supplier-- and the primary source of the flexible OLED panels used in iPhone X and the new iPhone XS lineup-- reported 24 percent year-over-year growth in its Q3 revenues from its semiconductors, memory, and display panel unit, an increase it attributed to "increasing demand for flexible [OLED] panels." That supplier was Samsung, and the "major customers" it credited clearly included the world's largest seller of high-end OLED phones. Why aren't Samsung's results attributed to being an "iPhone supplier"?

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Apple falls 2% as HSBC joins chorus of banks downgrading shares on iPhone saturation fears

12/04/2018, 09:12 am

A dependance on the iPhone for the majority of its revenue and a saturation of the smartphone market has contributed to a downgrade of Apple's shares from HSBC, which shifted Apple down from a "Buy" grade to "Hold" and a reduced 12-month target price from $205 to $200.

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Apple shifting marketing staff, pushing trade-ins to expand sales of 2018 iPhones

12/04/2018, 09:12 am

Apple is reportedly changing up its tactics to boost sales of the iPhone XS and iPhone XR, to boost sales of its flagship product for the holiday season.

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Foxconn mulls Vietnam move for iPhone production to avoid effects of U.S. tariffs

12/04/2018, 08:12 am

Apple assembly partner Foxconn is reportedly considering the possibility of setting up a new facility in Vietnam, a move that could potentially prevent the iPhone from being hit by tariffs created by the Trump administration in its ongoing trade war with China.

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Review: Harman Kardon's Google-powered Citation 100 sounds great in an unremarkable way

12/03/2018, 03:12 pm

The Citation 100 is a high-quality smartspeaker, and possibly an easy choice for people already bought into Harman Kardon, but otherwise there's not much reason to choose it over speakers from the likes of Apple, Google, or Sonos.

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First Alert rolls out second-gen, HomeKit-compatible Onelink Smart Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm

12/03/2018, 12:12 pm

First Alert on Monday launched a second generation of the Onelink Smart Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm, compatible with Apple HomeKit and Amazon Alexa.

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Holiday gift ideas: Find the best deals & lowest prices on MacBooks, iPads, iMacs and Apple Watches

12/03/2018, 12:12 pm

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? AppleInsider has rounded up the best deals on everything from Apple Watches to iMac Pros, with cash discounts of up to $1,400 off. Many of these deals end today, so don't delay.

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Verizon aims for 5G Samsung smartphone launch in first half of 2019

12/03/2018, 11:12 am

Smartphone users in the United States will be able to use Verizon's 5G wireless network in the first half 2019 starting with Samsung devices, the carrier has announced, a move that means the main rival to Apple in the market will have a headstart on the iPhone in offering the high-speed connection to consumers.

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Why Apple is now focusing on users, not units in Fiscal 2019

12/03/2018, 08:12 am

Across the last 20 years, Apple has shifted from selling Macs in a world dominated by Windows PCs to being a dominant global brand that services a vast installed base that's more valuable, influential, and lucrative than Windows was at its peak. Apple wants its investors to understand that, and is now challenging the media narrative that suggests it running an unsustainable race against various manufacturers churning out ever-increasing volumes of hardware units.

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Apple's royalty payments showdown with Qualcomm set for April 15

12/03/2018, 07:12 am

A date has been set for a courtroom battle between Apple and Qualcomm in San Diego in April, one set to resolve some of the ongoing patents and royalties lawsuits between the two companies around the world, but while the possibility of a settlement has been raised in a recent Qualcomm interview, Apple's legal team insist this not to be the case at all.

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Apple unlikely to release first 5G iPhone until 2020 or later

12/03/2018, 07:12 am

While some rivals appear set to launch hardware with support for nascent 5G wireless technology in 2019 at some point, Apple looks like it's going to wait another year before making an iPhone that can use them -- like it did twice before.

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Updated AirPods with wireless charging case expected in early 2019, redesign coming in late 2020

12/02/2018, 08:12 am

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has updated his predictions for Apple wireless earbud line, with a relatively minor upgrade expected in the next six months, and a more pronounced revision with design changes launching before the end of 2020.

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Compared: Fortnite on the iPhone XR versus Note 9

12/01/2018, 02:12 pm

Fortnite continues to be a wildly popular mobile game, but while it has been shown to be a great game to play on the iPhone XS Max by AppleInsider, it has yet to be put through its paces on the iPhone XR. As a recent Fortnite update enabled the 60 frames per second option on iOS, now is the ideal time to see how the cheaper iPhone option for 2018 fares against the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

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Sending unsolicited nudes via AirDrop might soon be illegal in NYC

12/01/2018, 01:12 am

A bill introduced to the New York City Council this week seeks to address the growing problem of "cyber flashing," or the act of sending explicit photos to strangers through file sharing technology like Apple's AirDrop.

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