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Apple AirPods arrival date officially updated from late October to "coming soon"

10/27/2016, 08:10 pm

Confirming a report from Wednesday, Apple's AirPods street date has shifted on the company's web page from late October, to a less specific "coming soon."


Nike+ Run Club updates with Apple Music & GPS support for impending Apple Watch Nike+ launch

10/27/2016, 12:10 pm

A day before the Apple Watch Nike+'s arrival at stores and doorsteps, Nike has updated its Nike+ Run Club app -- closely integrated with the special-edition Watch -- with a variety of features, including support for Apple Music, and GPS across all compatible Watch models.


Samsung still No. 1 smartphone vendor, but Note 7 knocked marketshare back to 2014

10/27/2016, 03:10 am

Leaning on an expansive lineup of affordable Android handsets, Samsung retained its spot as the world's top smartphone vendor for the third quarter of 2016, according to research firm IDC. However, premium phone makers -- Apple and Samsung included -- are being squeezed from the bottom, as manufacturers of cheaper Android alternatives gained ground.


Apple to release 4.7" and 5.5" 'iPhone 8' models, no 5" version for 2017

10/26/2016, 05:10 pm

Contrary to reports on Wednesday claiming Apple intends to release three new iPhone models in 2017, including a middle-of-the-road 5-inch iteration, a source tells AppleInsider immediate plans are to stick with the usual 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch flagships.


'iPhone 8' to come in three sizes, feature glass backs across the board - report

10/26/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple is planning to launch next year's flagship iPhone in 4.7-, 5-, and 5.5-inch sizes, and will likely use glass backs for all three, a Japanese report claimed on Wednesday.


Elgato debuts standalone Eve Light Switch for Apple's HomeKit

10/26/2016, 12:10 pm

Accessory maker Elgato on Wednesday launched the Eve Light Switch, which it claimed is the world's first standalone switch with support for Apple's HomeKit.


AT&T charges US law enforcement for access to customer data

10/26/2016, 10:10 am

Rather than simply hand over data when asked, AT&T is actually charging U.S. law enforcement agencies between $100,000 and $1 million or more per year to access its metadata, turning a profit, according to a report.


French Apple iPhone, iMac bludgeoner given six-month suspended jail sentence, fined

10/26/2016, 09:10 am

The man who smashed at least 17 demo stations at the Dijon, France Apple store on Sept. 29 had his day in court, and in addition to a six-month suspended jail sentence, he must pay Apple 17,548 euros for the damage -- far short of the company's own estimate.


Samsung hopes to fend off interest in iPhone, overcome Note 7 disaster by pre-announcing 2017 Note 8

10/25/2016, 03:10 pm

As part of the continuing Galaxy Note 7 fire debacle, Samsung is not only offering financial incentives for customers to trade their problematic phone for a Galaxy S 7 phone and stay in the Samsung ecosystem in the face of pressure from the iPhone 7, but it is also saying that customers in the country will be able to exchange a Galaxy S 7 for the forthcoming Galaxy Note 8 for half the normal price.


Apple ramping up iPhone 7 production to take advantage of Samsung's Note 7 woes - report

10/25/2016, 09:10 am

Apple is reportedly increasing its iPhone production orders in the fourth quarter in a bid to take marketshare from Samsung, still reeling from the end of the Galaxy Note 7.


Apple turns on Apple Pay in Japan with debut of iOS 10.1 & watchOS 3.1

10/24/2016, 03:10 pm

In tandem with Monday's iOS and watchOS updates, Apple has activated Apple Pay in Japan, potentially one of the platform's most important markets.


T-Mobile quarterly earnings increase attributed to iPhone 7, promotions

10/24/2016, 08:10 am

U.S. wireless provider T-Mobile has posted its latest quarterly results, seeing a double-digit increase in earnings, a 165 percent increase in net income, and improved customer retention, partly on the strength of Apple's iPhone 7 launch in September.


China beats iOS App Store records in Sept. quarter with $1.7B in revenue

10/21/2016, 02:10 pm

China is now Apple's greatest source of revenue for the iOS App Store, after the country not only topped the U.S. in the third quarter but generated the highest-ever App Store revenue for any country.


Apple's website leaks hints of impending Apple Pay support in Germany

10/21/2016, 11:10 am

Hints from its website suggest that Apple is on the verge of announcing Apple Pay for Germany, filling in one of several major gaps in its European coverage.


iPhone 7 made up 43% of Apple's US iPhone sales in Q3, data says

10/21/2016, 09:10 am

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus reportedly represented 43 percent of Apple's U.S. iPhone sales in the third quarter, even though they were only available for the last two weeks of the frame.


Qualcomm's iPhone 7 Plus modem beats Intel modem in areas with weak signal

10/20/2016, 03:10 pm

The Qualcomm modem used in some versions of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus performs markedly better than the Intel one, at least where signal might be poor, according to research published on Thursday.


Apple's iPhone leads in JD Power satisfaction survey of US carrier customers

10/20/2016, 11:10 am

In terms of customer satisfaction Apple is the most popular smartphone brand among U.S. carrier subscribers, according to two new J.D. Power studies, though that position isn't absolute.


Facebook updates iOS app with food & ticket purchases, new Recommendations system & more

10/19/2016, 12:10 pm

Facebook on Wednesday ushered in a series of changes to its main iOS app, with a focus on getting people to use it to interact with local businesses.


Apple Pay picks up 24 more US banks & credit unions plus British Airways bookings

10/18/2016, 03:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday added another 24 banks and credit unions to the list supporting Apple Pay in the U.S., filling in an increasingly small set of coverage gaps. British Airways, meanwhile, introduced limited support for the the platform in its iOS app.


Researchers expect 74 million iPhone sales in Q4 2016 on strength of new releases

10/18/2016, 02:10 pm

New analyst research suggests that the iPhone 7 family of phones is selling better than that of the iPhone 6s, but numbers and financial impact for the third quarter are being kept low by early stock limitations on the sought-after iPhone 7 Plus.