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US appeals court reopens Apple v. Samsung iPhone design suit in wake of Supreme Court ruling

01/13/2017, 12:01 pm

In the aftermath of a critical Supreme Court ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reopened a long-standing Apple lawsuit accusing Samsung of copying the iPhone's design.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' to gain tougher IP68 water and dust resistance - report

01/13/2017, 11:01 am

When it launches later this year, Apple is reportedly planning to make the water and dust resistance of the "iPhone 8" even better than the iPhone 7, upgrading it to an IP68 rating.

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HTC's new U series phones follow Apple's iPhone 7 in eliminating headphone jacks

01/12/2017, 12:01 pm

In a surprise announcement, HTC on Thursday revealed two new flagship phones, the U Ultra and U Play -- both of which, like Apple's iPhone 7, abandon a headphone jack in favor of digital-only audio.

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With Verizon, Comcast, Spectrum customers still waiting, Cable One joins Apple's Single Sign-On

01/12/2017, 11:01 am

Apple has added cable company Cable One to its Single Sign-On feature for iOS and tvOS, while most cable subscribers in the U.S. still can't utilize the feature at all.

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Apple revenues from iOS ecosystem should exceed $1 trillion this year, analyst says

01/12/2017, 03:01 am

According to independent analyst Horace Dediu, Apple's iOS hardware ecosystem and related services is on schedule to generate a cumulative $1 trillion sometime in 2017, a milestone for a consumer product.

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Tony Fadell explains early iPhone development process

01/11/2017, 05:01 pm

Former Apple executive Tony Fadell discusses the genesis of what would become the iPhone, Steve Jobs' insistence about a rotary dial in software, and the evolution of the iPod in a new interview.

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Data shows Apple clawing back iPhone share in US, but ceding ground in China

01/11/2017, 11:01 am

Apple's iPhone continued to gain more U.S. marketshare towards the end of 2016, according to research data published on Wednesday, but saw setbacks in China, facing tough competition from local and often cheaper alternatives.

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Average iPhone price higher in US than many other countries, survey finds

01/11/2017, 10:01 am

Americans are paying more for their iPhones than citizens of 38 other countries, according to a study into the average cost of electronics around the world, with a difference between the U.S. and the cheapest country's prices found to be more than $220.

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Video shows early competing iPhone prototypes developed by Tony Fadell and Scott Forstall

01/11/2017, 01:01 am

A video posted to the internet on Tuesday shows two very early iPhone prototypes running differing software versions of Apple's "Acorn OS," one developed by a team led by Tony Fadell and another by Scott Forstall's group.

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Apple CareKit integrates with Tresorit ZeroKit to secure patient data in the cloud

01/10/2017, 07:01 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced its CareKit development framework, designed to create apps that let healthcare professionals continue followup care with patients, is now integrated with Tresorit's ZeroKit, which provides end-to-end encryption of users' account credentials and their health data to the cloud.

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AT&T to raise unlimited data plan pricing to $40 in March

01/10/2017, 06:01 pm

Just over a year after AT&T raised rates for subscribers grandfathered in to unlimited data plans, the company once again intends to bump up prices another $5 per month come March.

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Rumored 'iPhone 8' stainless steel chassis could expand Apple's American supply chain

01/10/2017, 11:01 am

If Apple does indeed switch to a Jabil-made stainless steel chassis for the "iPhone 8," the company could expand its comparatively small American supply chain and appease U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump, who has pushed for more domestic manufacturing.

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Verizon plans purge of 200GB+ bandwidth hogging unlimited data users

01/10/2017, 10:01 am

Verizon Wireless will force unlimited data subscribers who use over 200 gigabytes of bandwidth per month to change their plan to one with a data cap, or face having their wireless service disconnected.

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Apple to forge 'iPhone 8' chassis from stainless steel, report says

01/10/2017, 02:01 am

A rumor out of East Asia on Tuesday suggests Apple might ditch aluminum for forged stainless steel in crafting its next-generation iPhone, lending credence to predictions of an "iPhone 8" with "glass sandwich" design.

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Phil Schiller discusses iPhone's impact on Apple, 10 years after launch

01/09/2017, 10:01 am

On the 10th anniversary of the iPhone's unveiling, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller reminisced on the past decade, talking about what the iPhone means to the company, how it has changed Apple over time, and the marks the device has made on the entire world.

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WeChat CEO celebrates Apple iPhone at 10, challenges App Store with new 'mini programs'

01/09/2017, 09:01 am

After a series of social media posts celebrating the iPhone's 10th anniversary, WeChat founder Allan Zhang deployed a series of web apps for all smartphone users called "mini programs," in an attempt to combat Apple's dominance in the field and possibly collect some of the billions of dollars fed into the app economy in the future.

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As OLED iPhone rumors swirl, Apple supplier Sharp sinks $864M into display tech

01/09/2017, 09:01 am

Foxconn-owned Sharp is reportedly planning to invest 100 billion yen, or about $864 million U.S., into setting up an OLED production line, amidst expectations that Apple's "iPhone 8" will switch from LCD display technology to OLED.

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Ten Years of iPhone: the past present and future of Apple's blockbuster phenomenon

01/09/2017, 03:01 am

Ten years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the original iPhone during his keynote address at Macworld 2007. More than just a new product, the new device launched a radical new computing platform and rapidly accelerated the sophistication of mobile computing.

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Samsung makes good on promise to bring Gear S2, S3, Fit 2 smartwatch compatibility to iOS

01/08/2017, 07:01 am

After initially announcing iOS support for the Gear S3 in August of 2015, Samsung has published apps for the Gear S2, Gear S3, and Gear Fit2 on the iOS App Store, making them compatible with the iPhone.

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Apple's latest iPhone 7 Plus commercial showcases dual-lens 'Portrait' photo mode

01/07/2017, 04:01 pm

Apple on Saturday published a new ad highlighting Portrait mode, an iPhone 7 Plus exclusive feature that seamlessly blends image data from the handset's dual cameras to create artificial bokeh.

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