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Apple says iPhone & Watch apps will have to support iOS 12, watchOS 5 & new hardware by March

09/12/2018, 07:09 pm

Following its Wednesday GM releases, Apple on Wednesday began calling for developers to submit apps compatible with iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, warning that iPhone and Apple Watch apps will have to meet new standards come March.

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iPhone XR hands-on: New model called 'fascinating,' 'a super-strange phone'

09/12/2018, 06:09 pm

Apple Wednesday unveiled its lower-end -- but still very expensive -- new iPhone model, the iPhone XR. The assembled tech press sized up the new device after the "Gather Round" event in Cupertino.

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iPhone battery prices to go up in 2019, but stay below pre-2018 levels

09/12/2018, 05:09 pm

As expected, Apple will hike the prices of out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacements starting in January, but will keep them below what it charged before offering $29 swaps in the aftermath of last year's slowdown controversy.

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iPhone XS, XR hands-on: Max is large but light, XR shows major potential

09/12/2018, 05:09 pm

Apple introduced its three new iPhones Wednesday, and one of the major takeaways for the XS and XS Max is that they're very big. A look around the web at early hands-on demos.

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Apple drops bundled 3.5mm adapters from all new iPhones, sticks with 5W USB-A power

09/12/2018, 04:09 pm

In a potential disappointment to some buyers, iPhones are no longer shipping with 3.5mm headphone adapters in the box, and still come with 5-watt power adapters that forego USB-C.

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Apple discontinues sales of iPhone X, 6S, 6S Plus and SE

09/12/2018, 03:09 pm

Apple added three new models to its iPhone lineup on Wednesday, but subtracted several older versions, including former flagship iPhone X and the popular small-format iPhone SE.

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AppleCare+ adds theft and loss protection for iPhone, starts at $14.99 per month

09/12/2018, 03:09 pm

Overshadowed by Wednesday's hardware announcements, Apple is introducing a new tier to its AppleCare+ extended warranty service for iPhone that lets owners pay to protect against theft and loss.

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Apple's updates case lineup for new iPhone Xs, iPhone XR with fresh colors

09/12/2018, 03:09 pm

To go with the new iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone XR, Apple has updated their case lineup to support the new sizes, as well as with fresh colors.

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Dual-SIM and eSIM technology in iPhone XS and iPhone XR enables use of two phone plans on one device

09/12/2018, 02:09 pm

Apple is enabling purchasers of the iPhone XS and iPhone XR to take advantage of eSIM technology to set up two carrier connections, allowing customers to use different plans while roaming or to use two different phone numbers on the same device.

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Apple announces colorful new 6.1-inch iPhone XR with full-screen Liquid Retina Display and Face ID

09/12/2018, 02:09 pm

At the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino on Wednesday, Apple debuted the new iPhone XR that includes a full-screen LCD display, Face ID, and is available in six colors.

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iPhone XS A12 Bionic chip features 7nm design, next-gen Neural Engine

09/12/2018, 02:09 pm

In revealing the iPhone XS on Wednesday, Apple also detailed its core processor, the 7-nanometer A12 Bionic, which includes a new iteration of its "Neural Engine" for tasks related to machine learning, such as Face ID and animoji.

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Apple debuts 5.8-inch iPhone XS and 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max with OLED screens

09/12/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple has officially taken the wraps off their latest flagship handsets -- the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max -- during the "Gather round" presentation at the Steve Jobs Theater on Wednesday.

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Qualcomm faces more antitrust scrutiny in Germany over iPhone modem lawsuits

09/12/2018, 10:09 am

Qualcomm is facing increased scrutiny in Europe, with more preliminary investigations being made against the company over antitrust issues, due to a complaint from Apple earlier this year that alleges Qualcomm is using patent lawsuits in Germany as a means to monopolize part of the iPhone supply chain.

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Apple Store sitemap leak confirms 'iPhone XS,' 'iPhone XS Max,' & 'iPhone Xr' names for 2018 models

09/12/2018, 07:09 am

Apple appears to have confirmed the names of some of its incoming iPhone models for 2018 just ahead of its "Gather Round" launch event, after the product sitemap file for the online Apple Store was updated to include accessories for the "iPhone XS," "iPhone XS Max," and "iPhone Xr" suspected to be for the 6.1-inch LCD model.

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Online Apple Store down in advance of 'iPhone XS' reveal event

09/12/2018, 07:09 am

As it does every year, Apple has taken down its online store in preparation for the unveiling of the "iPhone XS" and potentially other products later in the day.

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Kuo: Apple unlikely to integrate rear-facing 3D sensor in 2019 iPhone

09/12/2018, 01:09 am

Contrary to industry expectations, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes the company will not integrate a rear-side time of flight (TOF) solution in its 2019 iPhone lineup, saying the technology is not yet ready for the augmented reality revolution.

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Apple's premium-priced iPhone X hoisting up sales of iPhone 8 Plus, study suggests

09/11/2018, 09:09 pm

After Apple confirmed iPhone X to be the top-selling iPhone in both the first and second quarters of 2018, fresh data from Mixpanel suggests the premium-priced handset also acted as a halo device to prop up sales of iPhone 8 Plus.

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Apple antenna engineer awarded prestigious Marconi Society honor

09/11/2018, 05:09 pm

Apple RF engineer Dr. Ding Nie has been named by the Marconi Society as one of four Paul Baran Young Scholars for his work toward increasing throughput in wireless systems.

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Steven Soderbergh's 'High Flying Bird' shot on an iPhone, gets distribution deal

09/11/2018, 03:09 pm

Netflix is slated to distribute the drama "High Flying Bird" from the award-winning Soderbergh, who also released another iPhone-shot film, "Unsane," in early 2018.

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Photos show alleged 'iPhone Xc' SIM trays in five colors

09/11/2018, 12:09 pm

Reinforcing the notion that the "iPhone Xc" will take after the colorful iPhone 5c, new images published on Monday are claimed to show SIM trays in five different metallic hues.

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