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This week on AI: Apple AR glasses in 2020, iPad Pro with Face ID & more

11/11/2017, 12:11 am

With the iPhone X barely on shelves, rumors have already begun to turn to future Apple hardware, including the company's predicted augmented reality headset.

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Video: Apple's Clips 2.0 puts you in the Millennium Falcon cockpit with Star Wars augmented reality

11/10/2017, 05:11 pm

Apple's updated Clips 2.0 on Thursday, and it now supports augmented reality 360-degree selfie scenes using iPhone X's TrueDepth camera system. Other additions include Disney content including a panorama aboard the Millenium Falcon and Mega-Destroyer -- and AppleInsider shows you all the new features.

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Some iPhone X owners report mystery green lines appearing on displays

11/10/2017, 12:11 pm

Some buyers of Apple's iPhone X are encountering green lines along the left or right side of the OLED display, according to various accounts on social media.

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Extreme test shows OLED iPhone X with 'dark mode' saves nearly 60% battery over 3 hours

11/10/2017, 10:11 am

After publicizing ways to reduce power consumption on the iPhone X OLED display, AppleInsider has begun to put the methods to the test to get a feel for exactly how much power can be saved. The answer: a lot.

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Vietnamese firm trips up iPhone X's Face ID with elaborate mask & makeup

11/10/2017, 10:11 am

A Vietnamese security firm says it has managed to bypass the iPhone X's Face ID system using a mask, in spite of Apple efforts to specifically prevent that deception, but regular users have no obvious reasons to be concerned about the alleged efforts.

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Apple kickstarts 'This Weekend Only' promotion at App Store

11/09/2017, 10:11 pm

Apple on Thursday introduced a new weekly feature at the iOS App Store, "This Weekend Only," highlighting discounted goods and services available through iPhone and iPad apps.

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Video: Extending the iPhone X's battery life with 'Dark Mode'

11/09/2017, 07:11 pm

Using dark wallpaper, "Smart Invert," and some other iOS features, it's possible to push the iPhone X's battery surprisingly far.

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Apple acknowledges iPhone X becoming unresponsive in cold weather, promises software fix

11/09/2017, 07:11 pm

The iPhone X can temporarily lose touch functionality in cold weather, Apple admitted on Thursday in response to owner complaints.

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Apple's Clips 2.0 adds iPhone X TrueDepth features, Selfie Scenes, 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' content

11/09/2017, 02:11 pm

Apple has updated its Clips short video production and sharing app to 2.0, bringing with the update a redesigned update, better iCloud support, Selfie Scenes, and the Millenium Falcon from the "Star Wars" series as a backdrop.

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Skype for iOS borrows from Snapchat by adding machine learning-based photo filters

11/09/2017, 02:11 pm

Microsoft has updated Skype for iOS to include new Snapchat-style filters in the iPhone and iPad messaging app, with the additional stickers and photo effects borrowing heavily from Sprinkles, an experimental iPhone camera app that relied on machine learning Microsoft released in April.

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Apple releases iOS 11.1.1 update with 'i' autocorrect fix, 'Hey Siri' bug repair

11/09/2017, 01:11 pm

Apple has released another "sub-point" update to iOS 11, with iOS 11.1.1 addressing the "i" bug that caused the letter to be autocorrected to "A" and a question mark.

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Apple acquires photo sensor technology company InVisage

11/09/2017, 12:11 pm

Apple has apparently purchased decade-old InVisage technology, a company behind the QuantumFilm technology that takes up less space than traditional camera sensors and with better performance characteristics.

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Some iPhone 8, iPhone X users suffering from GPS issues, software fix appears to be coming in iOS 11.2

11/09/2017, 11:11 am

A growing thread on the Apple community support forums suggests that users are having some difficulties with GPS accuracy mostly on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X -- but a software fix appears to be included for most in the most recent beta of iOS 11.2.

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Free-to-play 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' and 'PES 2018 Mobile' iPhone games land on the App Store

11/09/2017, 10:11 am

Two games from very different franchises arrived in the App Store this week, with 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' introducing crude humor to the card collection genre, while PES 2018 Mobile's annual refresh adds real time multiplayer with friends.

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iPhone 7, iPhone 6s dominate Q3 smartphone sales, iPhone 8 has strong debut

11/09/2017, 09:11 am

The iPhone held the top two worldwide sales slots in the third quarter of 2017, with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s holding the top two spots on the chart.

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Video: Apple's iPhone X speakers sound off louder than iPhone 8 Plus

11/08/2017, 07:11 pm

Despite sharing many features under the hood, the iPhone X's speakers appear to be more powerful than what you'll hear on the iPhone 8 Plus.

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Video: Apple's iPhone X speakers vs. Samsung's Galaxy Note 8

11/08/2017, 07:11 pm

The iPhone X's stereo speakers give it a clear advantage in built-in audio over Samsung's latest flagship smartphone.

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FBI said to have missed opportunity to unlock Texas shooter's iPhone

11/08/2017, 06:11 pm

In the first 48 hours after Devin Kelley opened fire at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 26 people, neither the FBI nor other law enforcement agencies asked for Apple's help in unlocking Kelley's iPhone or linked accounts -- possibly missing a critical opportunity, according to one report.

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Apple updates Workflow with iOS 11 & iPhone X optimizations

11/08/2017, 05:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday updated its Workflow automation app for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch with optimizations for the iPhone X, as well as support for various iOS 11 features.

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Niantic follows up 'Pokemon Go' with 'Harry Potter' AR game for iPhone

11/08/2017, 04:11 pm

Game developer Niantic's follow-up to the popular 'Pokemon Go' could end up being a similar game but within a different major franchise, with 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' being prepared for launch sometime in 2018, complete with augmented reality and travel-based gameplay elements.

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