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Topic: iPhone

TSMC slashes revenue guidance due to iPhone, global smartphone market slowdown

01/17/2019, 07:01 am

Apple chip partner TSMC has issued a warning on its financial situation, advising of reduced revenue growth and plans to cut its investments as the company combats the global smartphone market slowdown that has affected many other device producers.

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Rumor claims 2019 iPhone will get 10MP TrueDepth camera, stick to Lightning

01/16/2019, 04:01 pm

Although Apple is expected to deliver significant upgrades to the rear-shooting camera on 2019 iPhones, other components may not follow suit, a rumor claimed on Wednesday.

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Bleak smartphone industry could lead to double-digit iPhone decline in 2019

01/16/2019, 03:01 pm

The entire smartphone industry may be under a great deal of strain in 2019, with the biggest impact felt at the higher end as manufacturers like Apple and Samsung are poised to take a big hit, assuming a market analysis by J.P. Morgan is correct.

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Apple's stock is the one for 'the next decade,' former retail head Ron Johnson declares

01/16/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple's original retail head Ron Johnson urged investors to buy the company's stock on Wednesday, calling it a good long-term bet, and arguing that iPhone sales will revive during the next cycle.

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Sprint promises to finally end sales of location data to third parties

01/16/2019, 12:01 pm

Following shortly behind its rivals, Sprint on Wednesday promised that it would at last end sales of location data to third parties -- something it and other U.S. carriers once promised to do before.

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Sprint adds Apple Business Chat to support its iPhone & iPad customers

01/16/2019, 11:01 am

Subscribers with U.S. carrier Sprint can now take advantage of Apple Business Chat when they need help with a plan or device.

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AirPower reference spotted in Malaysian iPhone Smart Battery Case website [u]

01/16/2019, 09:01 am

Potentially keeping hope that the AirPower is still alive, Apple's Malaysian website makes a reference to the charging mat in relation to its new Smart Battery Cases.

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Qualcomm points to innovation costs as shield to FTC's antitrust claims

01/16/2019, 09:01 am

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has rested its case against Qualcomm, with the chip maker saying that innovation is expensive, and its licensing practices are justified based on that alone.

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Apple launches Smart Battery Cases for iPhone XS, XS Max & XR

01/15/2019, 04:01 pm

Apple on Tuesday launched three new Smart Battery Cases to match its latest iPhone lineup, significantly extending the longevity of its handsets.

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Another render of a potential 2019 iPhone design with triple-lens camera emerges

01/15/2019, 03:01 pm

A new set of "iPhone XI" renders emerged on Tuesday, claimed to depict one of the rear camera designs Apple is considering.

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Apple's COO delivers blistering testimony on Qualcomm's 'onerous demands' over cellular patents

01/15/2019, 01:01 pm

Court testimony from Apple's Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams has laid out that Qualcomm has repeatedly flexed its monopoly control over the cellular industry in its dealings with Apple, demanding that Apple not only pay to license its patents, but also cross-license all of its own intellectual property above and beyond requiring a 5 percent cut of the total cost of Apple's products plus exclusivity in sourcing all of Apple's mobile chips.

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What Haptic Touch on the iPhone XR can do, and how it differs from 3D Touch on the iPhone XS

01/15/2019, 11:01 am

When Apple released the iPhone XR, it didn't include 3D Touch as a feature due to the technical challenges of implementing an edge-to-edge display, but did introduce an alternative: Haptic Touch. AppleInsider explains how the haptic-based version fares compared against the well-known and well-loved feature it replaces.

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Nike's Adapt BB is an iPhone-controlled, self-lacing basketball sneaker

01/15/2019, 10:01 am

Following up on earlier teases, Nike on Tuesday announced the Adapt BB, a self-lacing basketball sneaker that can be controlled from smartphones, including the iPhone.

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Apple Business Chat continues expanding with auto dealer platform Gubagoo

01/15/2019, 09:01 am

The newest company to adopt Apple Business Chat is Gubagoo, which specializes in setting up 24/7 chat for auto dealerships and manufacturers.

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German court finds Apple iPhone doesn't infringe on Qualcomm patent in second case

01/15/2019, 06:01 am

A Mannheim, Germany judge has tossed one of the myriad cases between Apple and Qualcomm, declaring that the iPhone isn't violating one of Qualcomm's power management patents.

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Apple replaced 11M iPhone batteries under 2018 repair program, 9M more than average

01/15/2019, 01:01 am

At an all-hands employee meeting in January, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that some 11 million iPhone batteries were replaced as part of a special 2018 repair program, a figure up to 11 times what the company would have expected under normal circumstances.

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Rumor: Apple developing seventh-generation iPod touch, mulling USB-C for next iPhone

01/14/2019, 07:01 pm

Industry scuttlebutt from CES 2019 suggests Apple is looking to market a next-generation iPod touch device to stimulate services revenue from Apple Music and the App Store. Separately, sources claim the company is working to integrate USB-C into a 2019 iPhone model.

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Nike teases Tuesday reveal of new iPhone-controlled self-lacing sneakers

01/14/2019, 03:01 pm

One of the features of Nike's self-lacing sneakers for the mass market -- set to be announced Tuesday -- will be smartphone control, including the iPhone, according to a teaser video.

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Apple's iPhone a big priority for U.S. corporate spending in 2019

01/14/2019, 02:01 pm

Corporations are preparing to increase their spending on Apple products over the next 12 months, a survey of chief information officers has revealed, with companies set to provide more iPhones to employees than in the last four years.

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Face ID, Touch ID unlocks can't be compelled by law enforcement, rules federal judge

01/14/2019, 11:01 am

The police cannot force a person to unlock their iPhone with Face ID or Touch ID, a U.S. federal judge has ruled, a move that effectively provides users the same protection for the biometric security for their devices as previously afforded to passcodes.

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