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Apple Pay picks up new card issuers in US, China, France, Finland & Italy

12/19/2017, 12:12 pm

Apple has added dozens of new banks and credit unions to its list compatible with Apple Pay, focusing primarily on the U.S., but with a number of international expansions.

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iPhone X expected to reach global supply equilibrium by mid-January, helping iPhone ASP surge to $740

12/18/2017, 02:12 pm

With next-day delivery of the iPhone X achieved in the U.S., one analyst believes Apple will completely catch up with demand for the hot selling handset worldwide by mid January, potentially setting the company up for big sales to kick off 2018.

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iPhone X available for next-day delivery in the U.S., same-day pickup from most stores

12/18/2017, 11:12 am

Apple has updated its online store to reflect the improved availability of the iPhone X in the United States, with potential customers informed they can purchase the mobile device with next-day delivery, or they can pick up their orders from a number of Apple retail outlets today in a majority of cases.

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Apple hikes most India iPhone prices after tax hike, with iPhone X topping out at $1,647

12/18/2017, 10:12 am

Apple has raised the prices of several iPhone models in India, reacting to a recent increase of import taxes on electronics.

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Bogus version of 'Cuphead' appears on Apple's App Store, developer gets it pulled [u]

12/18/2017, 09:12 am

A fake version of Studio MDHR's popular animated platform shooter, "Cuphead," appeared on the App Store on Monday, drawing attention to the problem of copycat mobile apps.

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iPhone X price premium fears overblown, strong demand continues in U.S., China

12/18/2017, 09:12 am

New data collected from prospective iPhone buyers in China by an investment analyst suggests that demand for the 256GB iPhone X remains outstanding -- which will lead to a massive quarter for Apple.

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AirPods now shipping post-Christmas from Apple, many other online retailers

12/17/2017, 06:12 pm

In the U.S., at least, AT&T may be the best bet to score AirPods online before Christmas, as Apple and a number of other vendors are now listing post-Christmas dates for shipping.

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Video: iPhone X vs Note 8 - Real World Comparison after 1 month

12/16/2017, 05:12 pm

I started out my smartphone experience right at the launch of the very first Android phone, HTC's G1 and stuck to that OS until the last couple years. We've been comparing the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 against the iPhone 8 and iPhone X for over a month now and I think it's time to talk about the real world differences between these two flagship devices.

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India hikes import tax on cellphones, liable to hit Apple's iPhone hardest

12/15/2017, 09:12 am

The Indian government is raising import taxes on cellphones from 10 to 15 percent, which could put pressure on Apple to accelerate local iPhone manufacturing.

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Celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi with discounts on games for macOS and iOS

12/14/2017, 08:12 pm

To celebrate the release of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' in cinemas, games linked to the major movie franchise offer discounts or free items as a bonus to their players. AppleInsider has collected some of the better offers available on Mac, iPhone, and iPad, so you can continue your 'Star Wars' experience long after watching the latest installment.

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Pandora opens up on-demand music to free & Plus subscribers

12/14/2017, 04:12 pm

Pandora is gradually rolling out on-demand music to listeners without a Premium subscription, putting it more direct competition with Spotify, and offering at least one advantage over Apple Music.

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Apple posts brief iPhone X Apple Pay tutorial video on YouTube

12/14/2017, 12:12 pm

Apple has added to its suite of instructional videos, with a new one discussing how to use Apple Pay for transactions at the point of sale.

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Lisa Jackson details iPhone 8, iPhone X environmentally friendly design, more in interview

12/13/2017, 08:12 pm

Apple routinely touts environmentally-friendly aspects of new product releases, and that was no different with iPhone 8 and iPhone X. In a newly unearthed interview, Apple's VP for Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson details how the company designed its latest flagships to be the greenest ever offered.

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New HomePod beta firmware released, unlikely to divulge much about future products

12/13/2017, 04:12 pm

Apple employees with a HomePod have a new firmware version available for testing -- with older versions of the device's code having revealed much about the then forthcoming iPhone X.

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Apple & Samsung could be only smartphone makers with 7nm chips in 2018

12/13/2017, 04:12 pm

Apple and Samsung could potentially become the only smartphone vendors and chip designers to adopt 7-nanometer processors for 2018 phones, owing to the costs involved, a report noted on Wednesday.

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Review: Sphero R2-D2 and BB-9E from 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' are great toys, better Swift learning aids

12/13/2017, 02:12 pm

Toys, and particularly tech toys, can have very short half lives. AppleInsider has been playing with three of Sphero's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" app-controlled droids by a dad who was there in 1977, and by a pair of children who long to be a long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away.

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Apple releases promised iOS 11.2.1 and tvOS 11.2.1 update, restoring shared HomeKit access

12/13/2017, 01:12 pm

Apple has released iOS 11.2.1 and tvOS 11.2.1, with bug fixes and minor changes including restoration of remote access to shared users of the Home app.

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Apple grants Finisar $390M for research & production on laser tech used in iPhone X

12/13/2017, 08:12 am

Apple on Wednesday announced plans to pay U.S. firm Finisar -- which manufactures the VCSELs (vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers) used in the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera -- $390 million out of its $1 billion Advanced Manufacturing Fund.

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Synaptics makes available in-display fingerprint sensor to a 'top five' manufacturer

12/12/2017, 05:12 pm

Long-time Apple supplier Synaptics has revealed its new fingerprint scanning technology, with the company claiming that it functions through "infinity displays" like that found in the Galaxy S8 and iPhone X.

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Comparison: iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8 biometrics

12/11/2017, 08:12 pm

Both Apple's iPhone X and Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 offer camera-based biometrics for unlocking your handset, but which one is better? We put both to the test in this video.

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