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Delta allegedly switching flight crew hardware from Surface to iPad in early 2018

10/20/2017, 01:10 pm

Airline Delta is allegedly in the process of switching its staff from Windows-based devices to iOS, with flight attendants set to replace Nokia handsets with the iPhone 7 Plus in early 2018, while pilots will apparently see their Microsoft Surface tablets exchanged for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro.

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Apple urges iPhone Upgrade Program members to get 'head start' on iPhone X order process

10/20/2017, 11:10 am

Apple is encouraging participants of its iPhone Upgrade Program to be prepared for the release of the iPhone X, inviting customers to go through a pre-approval process for the upgrade a few days before it ships on October 27.

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Apple to stockpile 2-3M iPhone X units prior to launch, component shortage eases in November

10/20/2017, 01:10 am

Apple's iPhone X production woes are nearing an end, according to well-informed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who says shortages of key components like specialized handset circuit boards should resolved in November.

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CEO of Canada's Rogers sees 'anemic' demand for Apple's iPhone 8

10/19/2017, 03:10 pm

The CEO of Canadian communications giant Rogers said that the company is so far seeing "anemic" demand for Apple's iPhone 8, potentially adding to the evidence that global sales are soft.

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Facebook not launching media and news subscription tool on iPhone because of Apple's 30% take

10/19/2017, 03:10 pm

Facebook is on the verge of launching a way to allow companies to sell subscriptions through the social media venue -- but a dispute over Apple's mandated 30 percent of revenue derived through apps distributed on its store appears to have scuttled the launch on the iPhone.

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Rumor: Apple supply chain looking to cut iPhone X costs in 2018, reducing consumer prices

10/19/2017, 02:10 pm

A new report from the Chinese supply chain suggests that Apple has been developing the 2018 model-year iPhones to include many if not all of the iPhone X technologies, in new models said to be codenamed "Lisbon" and "Hangzhou."

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Assa Abloy buys out HomeKit-compatible smartlock maker August

10/19/2017, 12:10 pm

On Thursday, Sweden's Assa Abloy -- one of the world's biggest lock manufacturers, owning several brands including Yale -- announced plans to buy out August Home, best known for its Apple HomeKit-compatible Smart Lock.

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How to teach Siri to pronounce names correctly on your iPhone

10/19/2017, 11:10 am

Some names can be hard for Siri to pronounce, and if you don't correct the matter won't be accurately retrieved by Apple's voice-powered assistant. Here's how to fix them.

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Rumor claims Apple cutting iPhone 8 production orders in half

10/19/2017, 10:10 am

Apple is allegedly slashing its production orders for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus by roughly 50 percent for November and December, which if true could be the earliest such cut in the iPhone's history.

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NAB calls for activation of iPhone FM radio feature Apple says does not exist

10/18/2017, 09:10 pm

Less than a month after U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai called on Apple to activate FM radio functionality in its iPhone devices, the National Association of Broadcasters on Wednesday issued a similar call to action, saying the company could easily integrate such features if it so desired.

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Apple Pay may be coming to Poland and the Netherlands later this year

10/18/2017, 03:10 pm

Apple may be preparing a large European expansion for Apple Pay later this year, as new rumors point to Poland and the Netherlands joining a list of rollouts.

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Apple reveals secret sauce behind 'Hey Siri' detection in latest research paper

10/18/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple's latest contribution to its machine learning blog is a dive into how the software behind the "Hey Siri" command works, and how the company uses a neural network to convert the acoustic pattern of a voice to filter it out from the background.

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Apple adds several US airports to Apple Maps including Chicago's O'Hare

10/18/2017, 10:10 am

Apple has added the interiors of several major U.S. airports to Apple Maps, among them O'Hare International and Midway International in Chicago.

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Apple Pay comes to Spain's CaixaBank, adding some 13M customers

10/18/2017, 09:10 am

Spain's CaixaBank has officially added support for Apple Pay, expanding the platform's reach in the country by over 13 million people.

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Apple, Predix team up for industrial gear control and monitoring, GE will standardize on iPhone and iPad

10/18/2017, 09:10 am

Apple and GE have announced a partnership to deliver industrial apps designed to bring data and analytics from GE's Predix's automation platform to the iPhone and iPad -- and GE will now use iOS devices across its employee workforce.

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Long, rough road ahead for Qualcomm and Apple in Chinese courts

10/17/2017, 03:10 pm

A series of experts on the Chinese courts, patent attorneys, and other specialists have weighed in on the Apple versus Qualcomm battle, and believe that resolution through the system is well more than a year away, assuming that an agreement is not reached before then.

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Video: See how iPhone 8 4K 60fps video sacrifices some picture quality for higher framerate

10/17/2017, 02:10 pm

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are the first smartphones on the market to shoot ultra-high-resolution 4K video at 60 frames per second. But shooting 4K at that framerate does come with some visual compromises. AppleInsider demonstrates in our new video.

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Apple Maps transit information added for Birmingham, Ala.

10/17/2017, 09:10 am

Apple on Tuesday added public transit directions for Birmingham, Alabama for users of the Maps apps on iOS and macOS.

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Supply chain claims Apple's iPhone X part bottleneck woes will be resolved before Christmas

10/17/2017, 08:10 am

A new supply chain report suggests that the chokepoints on iPhone X manufacturing are loosening, and shipments from assemblers may meet demand before the holiday season concludes.

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Sen. Franken lauds Apple response detailing Face ID security

10/16/2017, 05:10 pm

Shortly after Apple introduced iPhone X with Face ID biometric security in September, U.S. Senator Al Franken challenged CEO Tim Cook to address the technology's potential impact on consumer privacy. Apple has since responded in a letter detailing the system's built-in security features.

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