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How ditching the home button on iPhone X could pave the way for a dynamic, foldable future iPhone

10/12/2017, 12:10 pm

Moving away from the home button could allow for future iPhones to be used in a variety of different orientations -- and different physical form factors. AppleInsider explains how the absence of a physical home button on the iPhone X could set the stage for future radical design changes, amid rumors that Apple is interested in pursuing a folding iPhone.

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Apple seeks new patent for folding displays as rumors of a foldable OLED iPhone heat up

10/12/2017, 08:10 am

On the heels of a rumor that Apple is working with OLED maker LG on a future iPhone that could fold in half, a new patent application from the company describes the very same thing.

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Rumor: Apple working with LG on foldable OLED iPhone in 2020, leaving rival Samsung in dark

10/11/2017, 01:10 pm

Samsung is believed to be the sole supplier of OLED displays for Apple's forthcoming iPhone X, but in an effort to keep future technology breakthroughs secret from its chief rival, Apple is rumored to have partnered with LG to work on a new, foldable iPhone concept.

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Deals: LG 43" 4K monitor for $649 ($350 off); 21" iMac 4K (Radeon 560) for $1,399 ($100 off); no interest financing for 12 months on iPhone 8

10/03/2017, 11:10 am

B&H Photo is taking $350 off LG's 4K display (43MU79-B) today only, bringing the price down to $649.95 with no tax outside NY and NJ. Apple authorized resellers are also discounting 2017 iMacs by $100, and Amazon sellers have iPhone 8 devices in stock with no interest if paid in full within 12 months using the Amazon.com Store Card.

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New version of LG Display Manager available for macOS High Sierra with USB, camera tweaks

10/02/2017, 02:10 pm

LG has released a new version of its utility for owners of the company's UltraFine displays for High Sierra, bringing improvements to USB connectivity, the built-in web camera, and the integrated speakers.

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LG unlikely to enter iPhone OLED supply chain before 2019

09/07/2017, 12:09 am

Following revelations that Samsung could be the sole supplier of OLED displays for a next-generation "iPhone 8" handset, a report late Wednesday reaffirms previous claims that Apple's effort to diversify its supply chain with panels from LG is unlikely to bear fruit before 2019.

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Apple seeking to diversify iPhone OLED supply beyond Samsung with LG investment, postulates analyst

07/30/2017, 09:07 pm

With rumors swirling about an Apple investment in LG Displays to crank out OLED screens, an analyst report suggests that the iPhone maker is seeking to make LG a secondary supplier of iPhone screens in 2019 and 2020 to cut back on the need for Samsung screens.

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Apple invests $2.7B in LG's OLED production for future iPhones - report

07/28/2017, 11:07 am

In an effort to expand availability of OLED displays for future iPhones, Apple has reportedly sunk 3 trillion won, or $2.7 billion U.S., into partner LG's manufacturing capabilities.

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LG mobile sales tank as Samsung Mobile revenues improve, but they're still below 2014's Peak Galaxy

07/27/2017, 08:07 pm

LG blamed a "challenging quarter for mobiles" for the $117.27 million quarterly loss posted by its mobile unit, even as the company posted slightly higher year-over-year revenues across its other businesses. Samsung similarly reported strong overall earnings--primarily from its semiconductor segment--while its mobile unit turned in revenues and profits better than last year but still below its Galaxy heyday back in 2014.

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LG amping up OLED production with $7B investment to win back iPhone screen orders

07/25/2017, 11:07 am

LG has announced that it will pour more than half of its capital expenditure budget into manufacturing plants to increase production of large panels suitable for televisions, as well as small ones for devices like the forthcoming "iPhone 8."

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Apple could invest up to $2.62 billion in LG's new iPhone OLED factory

07/03/2017, 09:07 am

Apple appears to be widening supply options for future OLED screen deliveries, with multiple media reports claiming that it is on the cusp of a deal with LG to expand manufacturing capacity.

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LG Innotek aiming at making flexible circuit boards for Apple's 'iPhone 9' - report

06/26/2017, 01:06 pm

LG Innotek is in the process of setting up flexible printed circuit board (PCB) production, with the goal of becoming a primary supplier for the Apple iPhone, according to a report out of LG's home country, South Korea.

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PSA: There are not (yet) any Retina-caliber external displays compatible with Apple's eGPU support in macOS High Sierra

06/26/2017, 09:06 am

In yet another likely reason that external graphics card support for Mac will not exit beta until 2018, there are not any external monitors currently on the market, compatible with macOS High Sierra's eGPU feature, that match the pixel density of Apple's own Retina displays.

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Video review: LG's UltraFine 5K Thunderbolt 3 display, 6 months later

05/31/2017, 03:05 pm

Six months after it launched, how does LG's UltraFine 5K Thunderbolt 3 display hold up? AppleInsider revisits the premium monitor intended for Apple's USB-C MacBook Pros in this video review.

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'iPhone 8' may pair FaceTime camera with 24mm or 28mm adjunct lens for facial ID

05/11/2017, 01:05 pm

With LG Innotek's new Apple-specific facility pegged as the supplier for the front-facing cameras on the "iPhone 8," speculation has turned to what exactly is mounted to facilitate the rumored facial recognition feature said to be in the device.

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LG Innotek reportedly supplying facial recognition cameras for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

05/11/2017, 11:05 am

LG Innotek is supplying facial recognition camera modules for Apple's "iPhone 8," according to reports out of South Korea, using a new facility dedicated to Apple products.

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Samsung, LG concerned by Apple's plans to replace OLED with micro-LED in 2017 Apple Watch 3, later iPhones

04/25/2017, 04:04 pm

Later this year, Apple is expected to begin production of its advanced new power-efficient display technology known as micro-LED, which is expected to initially be used to replace OLED in Apple Watch Series 3. The shift is part of a series of moves that is concerning Samsung, LG and other South Korean suppliers.

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Apple A10 iPhone 7 speeds past Samsung Galaxy S8, Google Pixel, LG G6 & BBK 3T (with 2x RAM)

04/17/2017, 06:04 pm

Apple's lead in mobile performance--powered by the efficiency of iOS 10 and the computational speed of its custom A10 Fusion Application Processor--beats the newest, leading premium Androids in a wide range of tests from processor and 3D benchmarks to real-world device startup and app launching and multitasking. Not even 6GB of RAM and the extra cores of Qualcomm's fastest Snapdragon 835 can prop up the laggard, inefficient Android OS.

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Rumor: Apple pushing LG to get into smartphone OLED business for 2018 iPhone

04/17/2017, 10:04 am

In an apparent bid to diversify its supply chain and reduce reliance on rival Samsung, Apple is said to be pushing LG Display to enter the small- to medium-sized OLED business, potentially in time for a 2018 iPhone update.

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Apple's iPhone, Samsung phones nearly equal in J.D. Power satisfaction survey

03/23/2017, 12:03 pm

While Apple and the iPhone ranked first in a survey of U.S. customer satisfaction with smartphones, the company's chief rival -- Samsung -- came second by only the slimmest of margins, according to a J.D. Power report published on Thursday.

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