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Recent supposed 'iPhone 7' leaks come from common, questionable origin

07/19/2016, 03:07 pm

Revelations from China suggest all of the recent alleged "iPhone 7" hardware photos and videos do not show authentic parts, but instead mockups based off of a single design sourced from an alleged Apple manufacturing partner.

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Brazilian judge orders indefinite block of WhatsApp, affecting millions of users

07/19/2016, 01:07 pm

A Brazilian judge on Tuesday ordered the country's five cellular carriers to block access to Facebook's WhatsApp indefinitely, disrupting access to the popular chat/VoIP app for tens of millions of people.

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Only two new iPhone models shipping this fall, not three, prominent leaker claims

07/19/2016, 12:07 pm

Despite some rumors to the contrary, Apple is planning to launch just two new iPhone models this fall, just as it has done for the last two years, a well-known leak source said on Tuesday.

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Kia to offer free Apple CarPlay upgrades on select models

07/19/2016, 11:07 am

Kia on Tuesday announced plans to update some of its fleet with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, marking a rare instance in which older vehicles will get access to the phone link technology.

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Apple Pay expands to France with support for Mastercard and Visa cards

07/19/2016, 01:07 am

Apple continued an accelerated worldwide rollout of its in-house payments service Apple Pay on Tuesday with a debut in France, the eighth major market to gain compatibility since launch.

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Iran threatens iPhone ban in bid to stanch smuggled smartphone sales

07/19/2016, 01:07 am

A new anti-smuggling initiative set to debut in Iran later this week could result in an effective iPhone ban until Apple agrees to officially do business in the country as a registered entity, local reports say.

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Apple debuts pair of new 'Shot on iPhone' ads with backyard wildlife focus

07/18/2016, 05:07 pm

Apple on Monday made available two new advertisements from its award-winning "Shot on iPhone" campaign, highlighting nature and the iPhone camera's zoom feature.

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New photos claim to show three different 'iPhone 7' models, including 'Pro'

07/18/2016, 12:07 pm

A batch of photos published on Monday show what are purported to be three different models of the "iPhone 7," including a "Pro," but with unlikely "S" markings on the back.

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Pokemon Go hits Canada & 26 European countries, server struggles stall Japan launch

07/18/2016, 10:07 am

Despite a possible weekend assault by hackers, Pokémon Go is now available in 35 countries, with a Japanese launch on hold pending an expansion of much-needed server capacity.

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US Army's Special Operations switching tactical kit from Android to iPhone - report

07/18/2016, 09:07 am

The U.S. Army's Special Operations Command, or SOCOM, will be switching from Android to the iPhone for a situational awareness kit issued to soldiers, according to a report.

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Leaked video highlights alleged differences between 'iPhone 7' and iPhone 6s

07/18/2016, 08:07 am

A new video from China allegedly shows a semi-functional functional "iPhone 7" with the same features and design as previous photo and video leaks, offering another glimpse of what Apple's next iPhone is expected to look like.

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Rumor: TSMC to be exclusive manufacturer of both Apple's 'A10' & 'A11' chips

07/18/2016, 08:07 am

Apple competitor Samsung could be on the outs for the next two generations of iPhone processors, according to a new rumor, which claims that rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company will be the sole provider of both the "A10" and "A11" CPUs.

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GlaxoSmithKline targets arthritis in first ResearchKit study by a drug company

07/15/2016, 09:07 pm

Apple's ResearchKit was quickly adopted by clinical studies at a series of universities and hospitals, but a new iOS app focused on rheumatoid arthritis from pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline marks the first time a drug company has made use of the framework.

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FIS Cardless Cash to enable Touch ID banking at 70,000 ATM machines

07/15/2016, 08:07 pm

While select banks have already begun rolling out card-free ATMs for iPhone users with Apple Pay, a new partnership between FIS Cardless Cash and ATM network Payment Alliance International promises to bring similar security and card-free convenience to iPhone users via an app that authenticates via Touch ID.

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MetroPCS expands sales of Apple's iPhone line to all of US

07/15/2016, 01:07 pm

T-Mobile's prepaid MetroPCS brand on Friday began nationwide sales of Apple's current iPhone range, plus the iPhone 5s, following a soft launch in Florida.

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Spark developer says some users locked out of Apple IDs, blames own servers

07/15/2016, 09:07 am

A number of users of the popular email app Spark reported being locked out of their Apple IDs overnight, something developer Readdle later linked to server upgrades it was making.

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Pokemon Go European launch widens as T-Mobile, Sprint offer promotions for US players

07/15/2016, 08:07 am

Pokémon Go continues its European deployment in Italy, Portugal, and Spain, with T-Mobile and Sprint offering various enticements for players of the vastly popular title in the U.S.

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Microsoft wins Apple-aligned case against U.S. over warrant for foreign emails

07/14/2016, 06:07 pm

A U.S. Federal Court has ruled in Microsoft's favor in a closely-watch case involving a warrant the government obtained for a customer's emails stored on an Irish server. The ruling frees U.S. companies from being forced to hand over customer data if it's not being stored within the U.S.

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New video shows alleged 'iPhone 7' casings in silver & space gray

07/14/2016, 05:07 pm

Adding to an ever-growing set of parts leaks, a video uploaded on Thursday purports to show the rear casings of two "iPhone 7" units, apparently in line with designs seen elsewhere.

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DxO One Lightning camera for iPhone & iPad arrives at Best Buy's online & retail stores

07/14/2016, 03:07 pm

DxO's dedicated iPhone and iPad Lightning-connected camera, the DxO One, expanded its sales reach this week with a launch at Best Buy's U.S. online store, and a select number of retail locations.

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