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Trio of Disney Channel iPhone and iPad apps consolidate into single DisneyNow app

09/28/2017, 06:09 pm

Making good on a promise to do so, Disney has combined three of its content-providing apps, consolidating Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior into DisneyNow.

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FCC chairman urges Apple to activate FM radios in iPhones in light of recent disasters [u]

09/28/2017, 12:09 pm

The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, has renewed pressure on Apple to turn on the FM radios hidden inside every iPhone, citing how useful that might have been during Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. [Updated with Apple response]

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Video: The best wireless chargers for iPhone 8 and iPhone X

09/28/2017, 11:09 am

The launch of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus mark the debut of Qi wireless inductive charging in Apple's products. But which charging pad is the best option for your new iPhone? AppleInsider gives you the scoop.

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Apple considering 'Full Active' LCDs from Japan Display for 2018 iPhones

09/28/2017, 10:09 am

Apple is reportedly considering "Full Active" LCDs by Japan Display for use in some of next year's iPhones, perhaps supporting views it will make a slow transition to OLED.

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Apple publishes white paper explaining usage and security of iPhone X Face ID

09/27/2017, 03:09 pm

Apple has taken steps to educate potential owners of the iPhone X about Face ID ahead of its release on Nov. 3, releasing a white paper alongside a support document that explains how the biometric authentication technology works to keep the user's data secure.

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Third report reaffirms iPhone X TrueDepth Face ID camera is bottleneck for Apple

09/27/2017, 09:09 am

The advanced new facial recognition system in Apple's iPhone X is the main holdup in production of the device -- a rumor now corroborated by three different publications ahead of the handset's November launch.

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KGI: iPhone 8 sales in line with expectations, analysts overplay short Apple store lines

09/27/2017, 01:09 am

Sales of Apple's iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are off to a solid start despite claims from analysts and media citing a lower than usual turnout at Apple store locations as evidence of decreased interest in the new smartphone lineup.

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Super fast bionic glass: iPhone 8 Review

09/26/2017, 09:09 pm

Apple's latest iPhone 8 is supercharged by its new A11 Bionic chip, which does the heavy lifting for a series of major new camera features as well as making everything faster. It also packs iPad Pro's True Tone display and Fast Charging, and adds Qi wireless charging through its beautifully glossy rear glass back, built in a familiar shape but with a new steel structure ringed in an aluminum band with precision seams that continue the water and dust resistance of the previous 7 generation.

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Super fast, big bionic glass: iPhone 8 Plus Review

09/26/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple's latest iPhone 8 is supercharged by its new A11 Bionic chip, which does the heavy lifting for a series of major new camera features as well as making everything faster. It also packs iPad Pro's True Tone display and Fast Charging, and adds Qi wireless charging through its beautifully glossy rear glass back, built in a familiar shape but with a new steel structure ringed in an aluminum band with precision seams that continue the water and dust resistance of the previous 7 generation.

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Apple says fix coming for 'crackling' iPhone 8 audio

09/26/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued a statement confirming a small number of iPhone 8 handsets suffer from an audio glitch that causes a "crackling" noise during phone calls, saying a fix for the problem is in the works.

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Plex News comes to Apple TV, iPhone & iPad with over 190 sources

09/26/2017, 12:09 pm

Making use of its Watchup acquisition, Plex on Tuesday announced a new feature for its media streaming software, Plex News, which assembles a personalized video montage based on a range of global sources.

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Report backs up claims of slow 3D sensor production for Apple's iPhone X

09/26/2017, 11:09 am

3D sensor suppliers for the iPhone X are "still struggling" to achieve significant output and improve yield rates, according to a report, which also reiterated expectations that the phone will be in very short supply.

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Tips: Turn off iOS 11 Smart Punctuation to avoid data entry problems

09/26/2017, 09:09 am

An unexpected side effect of Apple's new Smart Punctuation feature in iOS 11 has manifested and is causing some problems with apps that use Core Data to store strings. Here's how to turn off Smart Punctuation, and why you might want to for now.

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Apple's iPhone X to boast 2,716mAh battery, 3GB of RAM, Chinese regulatory filing shows

09/26/2017, 03:09 am

A filing with the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology's Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center (TENAA) appears to show specifications for Apple's iPhone X, notably a capacious 2,716 milliamp-hour battery that will power an A11 Bionic chip clocked at 2.4GHz.

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Apple spends an estimated $247.51 on iPhone 8 parts, $288.08 on iPhone 8 Plus

09/25/2017, 10:09 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has repeatedly dismissed bill of material estimates as incorrect, but that's not stopping research firm IHS Markit to share its latest findings with industry analysts. This year, the firm estimates Apple spends $247.51 on the components that comprise one 4.7-inch iPhone 8 with 64GB of storage.

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Apple's iPhone 8 supports EVS for high-quality audio over LTE

09/25/2017, 05:09 pm

Gone largely unnoticed in the aftermath of Apple's iPhone unveiling, the new iPhone 8 lineup now supports the enhanced voice services (EVS) codec, promising higher quality calls over LTE networks that support the feature.

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MLB At Bat to get Apple ARKit enhancements for 2018 season

09/25/2017, 12:09 pm

Major League Baseball is in the middle of testing ARKit features for its At Bat iOS app, which will offer people live statistics as they watch a game from the stands.

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Apple taking cautious approach with iPhone X production before preorders begin - report

09/25/2017, 10:09 am

With preorders for the iPhone X not set to start for over a month, Apple is said to be employing a conservative approach with production of its flagship handset, as suppliers are reportedly turning out parts at a pace slower than anticipated.

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iPhone X preorders could top 50 million, but TrueDepth camera is bottleneck for Apple

09/25/2017, 10:09 am

The premium-priced iPhone X is on track to be a colossal success for Apple, but whether or not the company can overcome production issues to satisfy consumer demand remains a major question mark ahead of its November launch.

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Apple rumored to launch jumbo-sized 6.46-inch iPhone X in 2018

09/25/2017, 10:09 am

Reports from South Korea suggest that Apple has ruled out a 5.2-inch OLED phone in 2018, and is examining two sizes of OLED screens with one very similar to the iPhone X, plus a large-format LED model.

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