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Verizon switches on eSIMs for owners of iPhone XS, XS Max & XR

12/07/2018, 04:12 pm

U.S. carrier Verizon is beginning to activate eSIM lines for Apple's dual-SIM iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max, according to subscribers.

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Apple appears to have three new Smart Battery Cases ready to go

12/07/2018, 03:12 pm

If clues in Apple's recently released iOS and watchOS updates are anything to go by, we may see new Smart Battery cases for all three of the latest iPhones before the end of 2018.

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Qualcomm, Michael Simmons on DJay, Ron Johnson on Steve Jobs, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

12/07/2018, 08:12 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor speaks with Michael Simmons who works with Algoriddim on DJay, which was a part of the iPad Pro keynote this year. Victor and William talk about Qualcomm, opposition research PR firms, 5G phones, and more.

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Apple's iPhone XR named best single-lens smartphone by DxOMark

12/07/2018, 06:12 am

The photography software firm's benchmarking arm praises Apple for improvements to flash but criticizes zoom shots and low-light images. For overall quality, the iPhone XR still beats the previous best phone, the Google Pixel 2.

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Apple Store app sends rare push notification to promote new iPhone models

12/07/2018, 12:12 am

Apple on Thursday sent out a rare push notification promoting its latest iPhone XR and XS models to iPhone Upgrade Program members, continuing an advertising blitz that began with a limited time trade-in offer last month.

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T-Mobile previews eSIM activation app for iPhone ahead of December launch

12/06/2018, 06:12 pm

In preparation of a wide public launch expected before the end of the year, T-Mobile on Thursday previewed eSIM activation app for iPhone that will allow iPhone XS and XR owners to configure a second line on their device without visiting a retail store.

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Hands on: Twelve South leather cases for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR

12/06/2018, 04:12 pm

As they do every year, Twelve South refreshed their lineup of cases -- Journal, BookBook, and SurfacePad -- for the latest iPhones. We tested them out on our new iPhone XS Max to see how they hold up.

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ConnectSense ships HomeKit-ready Smart Outlet 2

12/06/2018, 03:12 pm

ConnectSense on Thursday released the Smart Outlet 2, a HomeKit-compatible accessory that fits on top of a standard North American wall outlet.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 is over a year behind Apple's A12 Bionic, lacks a premium Android audience

12/06/2018, 02:12 pm

At its Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm outlined its new 855, a chip it hopes will power the next generation of premium Androids. It addresses silicon work Apple has driven in its Application Processors leading up to the latest A12 Bionic, but it's less clear who will be building high-end Androids with Qualcomm's most advanced processor yet, and for how long.

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Huawei CFO arrest in Canada could affect iPhone tariffs if US-China trade talks sour

12/06/2018, 11:12 am

Huawei's CFO -- and founder's daughter -- Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada on Saturday and faces extradition to the United States. The move against one of Apple's biggest international smartphone competitors threatens to open a new front in a looming trade war between the US and China.

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Apple's USB-C charger and third-party USB-C Lightning cables are good signs for future iPhones

12/06/2018, 11:12 am

Apple is now selling its own 18W USB-C charger and is now allowing third-party MFi certified Lightning to USB-C cables. AppleInsider discusses why this is a good sign for future USB-C parity in all of Apple's chargers.

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iPhone's Health app data crucial to murder conviction in British court

12/06/2018, 09:12 am

A British man has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for murdering his wife thanks in part to the Health app on the couple's iPhones.

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Rosenblatt cuts AAPL target again, citing worries over 'Services' growth and low iPad Pro sales

12/06/2018, 07:12 am

Analysts have started looking at the iPad Pro, and iPhone sales beyond the holiday quarter for reasons to cut Apple stock target price estimates, with a historically bearish one dramatically scaling back his target price.

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AT&T flips switch on iPhone XS and XR eSIM support in US [u: Verizon rumored for Friday]

12/05/2018, 05:12 pm

AT&T became the first major U.S. carrier to support Apple's eSIM technology with the rollout of iOS 12.1.1 on Wednesday, providing owners of iPhone XS and XR models access to two numbers on a single device.

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Apple scrutinizing and rejecting some third-party screen time apps

12/05/2018, 05:12 pm

The launch of iOS 12 and Screen Time in September has resulted in Apple taking a harsh stance with some competing "digital health" apps, which have reportedly been subject to extra review, blocking, or removal -- even in the case of titles that have been around for years.

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Apple begins selling 18W USB-C power adapter separately for iPhones & iPads

12/05/2018, 01:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday launched a standalone option for its 18-watt USB-C power adapter, enabling fast charging for the iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone XR, and iPhone XS.

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Apple releases macOS Mojave 10.14.2, tvOS 12.1.1, plus iOS 12.1.1 with FaceTime changes, eSIM expansion

12/05/2018, 01:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday released macOS Mojave, tvOS 12.1.1 and iOS 12.1.1 to the public, with the latter update bringing changes to FaceTime calls, additional eSIM support for the 2018 iPhones, and an extension of Haptic Touch on the iPhone XR, among other changes.

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Apple finally releases the $39 iPhone XR Clear Case

12/05/2018, 12:12 pm

The iPhone XR Clear Case is now available, and is the first case produced by Apple for the model, after a month of nothing official from the company.

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Apple iPhone XS awarded smartphone camera of the year, Google Pixel 3 runner-up

12/05/2018, 12:12 pm

Apple's iPhone XS beat out other rivals for 2018's best smartphone camera award from Digital Photography Review, notably Google's Pixel 3.

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Bloomberg continues iPhone panic mongering by conflating Apple's Give Back trade-in program with price slashing

12/05/2018, 08:12 am

Bloomberg is back with a story that presents Apple's trade-in program as being an example of desperate price slashing in response to supposedly flagging sales of what Apple has actually stated is its most popular phone -- the iPhone XR.

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