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Surge in OLED equipment orders linked to Apple's upcoming iPhones - report

05/23/2016, 09:05 am

A major leap in display manufacturing equipment orders may strongly suggest that Apple is preparing to build OLED-equipped iPhones, possibly in time for 2017 models, a report said on Monday.

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Outlandish 'iPhone 7' chassis shell features quad speakers, new camera layout

05/22/2016, 05:05 pm

A set of highly questionable photos posted to the web on Saturday supposedly show an "iPhone 7" rear casing sporting a quad-speaker array and vertically arranged rear camera, microphone and True Tone flash module, both hallmark design features seen on Apple's 9.7-inch iPad Pro.

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How to free up space on your iPhone without deleting photos or apps

05/22/2016, 02:05 pm

Running out of space on your iPhone can be extremely frustrating. Whether you're looking to install a cool app recommended by friends or want to add to your photo collection, being limited by a lack of space is exasperating to say the least. Instead of deleting files and apps, though, there are a few simple ways to free up space on your iPhone to make room for new data.

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Apple may turn to LG with Sony lagging in dual-lens camera modules for 'iPhone 7 Plus'

05/20/2016, 04:05 pm

Because of production problems, Sony is behind schedule in producing dual-lens camera modules for Apple, which may turn to LG to provide the majority of initial modules for this year's 5.5-inch "Plus" iPhone, a research analyst claimed on Friday.

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First BMW vehicles with Apple's CarPlay coming later in 2016

05/20/2016, 12:05 pm

BMW -- one of the few major automakers without support for Apple's CarPlay -- should finally begin offering the technology later this year through two new vehicles, according to an official pricelist.

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iPhone marketshare dips to 14.8% amid tougher Chinese competition, Gartner says

05/20/2016, 11:05 am

Apple's year-over-year drop in smartphone sales during the March quarter also caused the company to lose marketshare, though part of the shift can be linked to fast-rising Chinese smartphone makers, according to new research data.

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Google's smartphone-based Daydream VR gets support from top Android manufacturers

05/20/2016, 09:05 am

Google's forthcoming Daydream platform for virtual reality has support from Android device makers including Samsung, HTC, LG, and Huawei, though the hardware is predicted to only be "slightly better" than Samsung's own Gear VR.

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Apple Pay gains support for Chime online bank, Chase offers free Clapton album

05/19/2016, 05:05 pm

Apple Pay on Thursday picked up support for Chime, a U.S. online-only bank, while the brick-and-mortar Chase Bank promised to give away a new Eric Clapton album to Apple Pay users.

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Glass-based iPhone redesign coming in 2017, Apple partner Catcher reaffirms

05/19/2016, 03:05 pm

Amidst rumors of an all-new glass-backed look for the iPhone in 2017, the chief executive of Catcher, the company that builds metal casings for the iPhone lineup, added fuel to the fire on Thursday with new comments about next year's model.

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New details in 'iPhone' trademark case punctuate Apple's ongoing legal problems in China

05/19/2016, 12:05 am

Weeks after Apple saw its bid for exclusive Chinese rights to the "iPhone" trademark dashed in court, new information illustrates the battle the company faces in dealing with China's laws.

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Tim Cook, other Apple execs to talk iPhone partnerships during India trip

05/18/2016, 11:05 am

While in India this week, CEO Tim Cook and a team of fellow Apple executives will reportedly be meeting with the leaders of local telecoms firms, looking to bolster iPhone numbers with partnerships on sales and distribution.

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Microsoft sells Nokia feature phone division to Foxconn for $350M

05/18/2016, 08:05 am

Microsoft's steady decline in the mobile phone business continues, as the Redmond, Wash., company announced on Wednesday that it will sell the feature phone division it acquired from Nokia to a subsidiary of manufacturer Foxconn for $350 million.

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Apple Pay gains 30 more US banks amid wait for more retail chains

05/17/2016, 05:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated the roster of U.S. banks supporting Apple Pay with another 30 entries, while shoppers continued to wait for more retail partners to come onboard.

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Apple hires wireless charging experts, hinting at tech for 2017 iPhones & iPads

05/17/2016, 12:05 pm

Apple is hiring a number of people with experience in wireless charging, a technology it could be planning to build into 2017 iPhone and iPad models.

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Foxconn & Pegatron kick off hiring early to cope with Apple's more complex 'iPhone 7' - report

05/17/2016, 11:05 am

Apple's two main assembly partners, Foxconn and Pegatron, are said to have begun extra hiring for iPhone production early this year, allegedly owing to the complexity of the "iPhone 7."

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Intel rumored to supply up to 50% of modems for Apple's 'iPhone 7'

05/17/2016, 09:05 am

Intel will reportedly supply up to half of the cellular modem chips being used in Apple's "iPhone 7" and "7 Plus," expected to ship in September.

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Suppliers gearing up to ship Apple's 'iPhone 7' by end of September

05/17/2016, 08:05 am

Like clockwork, Apple's well-established annual iPhone release cycle is on track once again, as a new report claims the company's suppliers are prepared to begin shipping the "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus" by the end of the third quarter.

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OLED iPhone with curved screen could appear in 2018, research forecasts

05/16/2016, 11:05 am

Apple will ship an OLED iPhone with a curved screen in 2018, as part of a ramp-up of the company's OLED use beyond the Apple Watch, according to a new research forecast.

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Alleged 'iPhone 7' shell photos show relocated antenna bands, unexpected cutout

05/16/2016, 09:05 am

Photos published on Monday show what is purported to be a rear shell for Apple's upcoming "iPhone 7," largely matching recent schematics leaks except for one addition.

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Despite Q2 sales dip, Apple's Macs, iPad and iPhone continue to outperform the industry

05/14/2016, 05:05 pm

Over the past quarter, reports from all over have been belaboring the idea that Apple is on the edge of crisis because its iPhone sales--which represent the majority of its business--declined year-over-year and because China--its brightest growth territory--similarly turned in disappointing sales numbers across the board.

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