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Topic: iPhone X

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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Apple sued over 'Animoji' trademark, allegedly tried to buy IP rights prior to iPhone X debut

10/19/2017, 11:10 pm

A Japanese company on Wednesday filed suit against Apple for allegedly infringing on a U.S. trademark covering "Animoji," which the Cupertino tech giant is using to market a new facial recognition feature introduced with iPhone X.

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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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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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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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iPhone X, pent up demand predicted to drive Apple sales for years to come -- if all factors line up

10/16/2017, 11:10 am

An analyst has mixed feelings about the iPhone X pricing and release schedule, and believes that it may drive Apple's valuation to new heights -- but if it is not well accepted, then it will eat into the company's earnings for years to come.

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First shipment of Apple's iPhone X limited to just 46,500 units

10/16/2017, 09:10 am

Apple's main assembly partner, Foxconn, recently sent out its first shipment of the iPhone X -- but that batch included just 46,500 units, according to one report.

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How Apple's iPhone X TrueDepth AR waltzed ahead of Google's Tango

10/13/2017, 05:10 pm

Apple's iOS 11 brings Augmented Reality to a huge installed base of over 350 million iOS devices with powerful A9, A10 Fusion or A11 Bionic chips. However, another form of AR is about to be introduced, exclusive to the company's new iPhone X. Here's a deeper look at Apple's big AR surprise.

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Apple could diversify Face ID TrueDepth camera supply chain with Largan Precision

10/13/2017, 09:10 am

Apple's iPhone camera module supplier Largan Precision is looking to enter the 3D sensor market that underpins the Face ID technology according to the CEO of the manufacturer.

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Inside Apple's ARKit and Visual Inertial Odometry, new in iOS 11

10/12/2017, 03:10 pm

When iPhone launched ten years ago it took basic photos and no videos. Today's iOS 11 now achieves a new level of image capture with Depth, AI Vision and Machine Learning. In parallel, it hosts a new platform for Augmented Reality, which integrates what the camera sees and graphics created by the device. Here's a look at how it works.

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Apple's iPhone X suppliers 'still struggling' with dot projectors for TrueDepth camera

10/12/2017, 12:10 pm

Apple suppliers are continuing to have trouble making the 3D sensors for the TrueDepth camera in the iPhone X, and in particular the dot projector belonging to the "Romeo" transmission module, according to a Thursday report.

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Tech fund manager bullish on Apple stock in run-up to iPhone X preorders, but says future uncertain

10/12/2017, 10:10 am

Apple stock is prime for a rally in the run-up to iPhone X preorders on Oct. 27, even if there are concerns about the phone and the company in the future, according to one prominent investor.

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iPhone X took over two years to develop, marks new chapter in iPhone design, says Jony Ive

10/11/2017, 01:10 am

In a brief interview with Japanese design magazine Casa Brutus, Apple's Chief Design Officer Jony Ive dropped a few interesting tidbits about the development, future technological implications and public reception of iPhone X.

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iPhone X sightings on the rise in San Francisco

10/09/2017, 05:10 pm

iPhone X is increasingly making early appearances as Apple employees routinely carry around the new device and use it openly in public. If it had a less distinctive design, perhaps nobody would have noticed.

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Apple's Cook visits Normandy war cemetery, iPhone X supplier ahead of meeting Macron

10/09/2017, 08:10 am

Apple head Tim Cook on Monday shared publicity photos from a pair of stops on his tour of France, including a visit with iPhone X supplier Eldim, and a trip to the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, where over 9,300 U.S. soldiers who fought in World War II are buried.

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Android makers shift focus from under-display fingerprint readers to 3D sensing after iPhone X debut

10/07/2017, 01:10 am

According to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Android hardware makers have turned their attention away from under-display fingerprint readers and toward 3D sensing technologies like those Apple debuted with iPhone X, a flip-flop designed to capture customer sentiment.

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Jony Ive on iPhone X and Apple's future products: Design and ideas must wait for technology to catch up

10/06/2017, 02:10 pm

In a conversation at The New Yorker's TechFest conference in Manhattan on Friday, Apple chief designer Jony Ive gave a small glimpse into the development of the upcoming iPhone X, and the time that it takes for technology to catch up to ideas.

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iPhone X TrueDepth supply issues likely to clear up in early 2018, 'super cycle' still coming

10/06/2017, 10:10 am

KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo sees the TrueDepth camera and Face ID as the real driving force behind a "super cycle" for the iPhone, with it ultimately growing iPhone sales for the entirety of fiscal year 2018.

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