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New AT&T policy may restrict Apple Stores from selling iPhone with two-year contract, reports say

05/21/2015, 11:05 pm

According to multiple unconfirmed reports, AT&T is on the verge of making a major change to its smartphone sales model that will prohibit third-party retailers, like the Apple Store, from selling handsets under two-year contract terms.

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Foxconn to handle bulk of manufacturing for Apple's 'iPhone 6s' & 'iPad Pro' this fall, insider says

05/21/2015, 09:05 am

Longtime Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn will handle the bulk of production for the company's next-generation iPhone, and will also be the sole manufacturer of the anticipated 12.9-inch iPad, both on track to launch this fall, according to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Apple's online store outs Touch ID-equipped iPhone 5c [u]

05/21/2015, 09:05 am

A promotional photo posted to Apple's online storefront this week shows what appears to be a new version of the plastic-backed iPhone 5c, largely unchanged save for the notable addition of a Touch ID sensor in the home button.

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Microsoft inadvertently reveals 'Flow by Outlook' chat app for iPhone

05/20/2015, 10:05 am

Microsoft appears to be developing a streamlined chat and email application for iPhones called Flow by Outlook, a leaked download webpage marked "Microsoft Confidential" revealed on Wednesday.

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Clothing retailer Express now accepting Apple Pay at all US stores

05/19/2015, 05:05 pm

Clothing retailer Express on Tuesday began accepting Apple Pay at all of its U.S. outlets, adding yet another feather in the cap of Apple's mobile payment platform.

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Second-gen Automatic car adapter adds GPS, real-time data, third-party app support

05/19/2015, 04:05 pm

Automatic Labs on Tuesday launched a upgraded version of the Automatic, a Bluetooth adapter that plugs into a vehicle's OBD-II (on-board diagnostic) port and communicates with a paired iOS or Android device.

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Basis ships Peak Titanium Edition fitness tracker, updates apps with HealthKit, Google Fit support

05/19/2015, 01:05 pm

Basis on Tuesday launched a Titanium Edition of its Peak fitness tracker, and simultaneously announced software updates enabling support for Apple HealthKit and Google Fit.

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Apple Pay picks up 34 new banks including NASA, San Francisco Federal Credit Unions

05/19/2015, 11:05 am

Apple on Tuesday added 34 more financial institutions to the roster supporting Apple Pay, its mobile payment platform for Touch ID-capable iPhones and iPads, as well as the Apple Watch.

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Apple adds new Lightning dock for iPhone 6, 6 Plus

05/19/2015, 10:05 am

Alongside updates to its MacBook Pro and Retina iMac lines, Apple on Tuesday released a small but long-anticipated accessory for iPhone owners with an all-new Lightning dock designed to work with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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Audible enables CarPlay support, Mercedes-Benz prepares Apple Watch app

05/18/2015, 04:05 pm

Amazon-owned Audible on Monday added CarPlay support to its audiobook app for iOS, while Mercedes-Benz revealed an upcoming Apple Watch app that will handle functions like navigation and vehicle status updates.

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President Obama uses iPhone to make first post on personal Twitter account [u]

05/18/2015, 02:05 pm

U.S. President Barack Obama made his first post from a personal Twitter account on Monday, doing so from an Executive Office iPhone despite previous worries about the device's security.

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Foxconn posts record first-quarter profits on strong sales of Apple's iPhone 6

05/15/2015, 12:05 pm

Asian manufacturer Hon Hai -- better known as Foxconn -- on Friday reported its highest first-quarter profit growth in a decade with a 56 percent jump year-over-year, driven at least in part by strong sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Rumor: 12MP camera in Apple's 'iPhone 6s' will pack in smaller pixels

05/15/2015, 09:05 am

With numerous reports reaffirming that Apple's next-generation iPhone will feature a higher-quality 12-megapixel camera, one analyst has chimed to claim that the company will achieve this through smaller pixels in the images it captures.

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Sunrise Calendar builds Meet into iOS 8 keyboard, HBO Go adopts modernized UI

05/14/2015, 05:05 pm

Microsoft on Thursday updated Sunrise Calendar for iOS with a new scheduling tool called Meet, while HBO brought the iOS edition of HBO Go up to par with a redesigned interface.

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Apple on track for another 51+ million iPhone sales this quarter, research says

05/14/2015, 02:05 pm

Demand for Apple's iPhone continues to stay extremely strong, even as the life cycle of the current iPhone 6 series begins to wind down heading into the fall, new data from UBS reveals.

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LifeProof launches ruggedized Fre Power battery case for iPhone 6

05/14/2015, 01:05 pm

Case maker LifeProof on Thursday launched preorders for the Fre Power, a new battery case for the iPhone 6 also designed to be rugged and waterproof.

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Coppertino launches Loop cloud music storage, Google Docs and Slides for iOS get direct image capture

05/13/2015, 03:05 pm

Coppertino on Wednesday launched a new cloud music locker called Loop, while Google updated its Docs and Slides iOS apps to enable inserting freshly-snapped photos.

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Facebook debuts fast-loading 'Instant Articles' exclusively on iPhone app

05/13/2015, 10:05 am

Facebook on Wednesday launched "Instant Articles," a mobile-oriented platform through which publishers can have their stories hosted on Facebook servers and theoretically load as much as 10 times faster than a standard Web link.

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Hundreds of iPhones, other Apple products seized from smugglers at Argentine border

05/12/2015, 03:05 pm

An illicit shipment of electronics --including hundreds of iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks --worth nearly $800,000 has reportedly been confiscated by Argentinian tax authorities as smugglers continue to take advantage of arbitrage opportunities for Apple's high-priced devices.

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Sprint, Verizon will pay $158 million to settle complaints about bill cramming

05/12/2015, 02:05 pm

U.S. carriers Sprint and Verizon will together spend $158 million to settle government complaints that they let third-party firms bill subscribers millions in unauthorized charges, a practice known as "cramming," the Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday.

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