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IKEA does second backtrack on Apple HomeKit support for Tradfri lighting

10/12/2017, 11:10 am

Home furnishings vendor IKEA has once again had to retract claims of Apple HomeKit support for Tradfri, its range of smartbulbs and related accessories.

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Yale's Assure smart lock family gets HomeKit support with iM1 Network Module upgrade

10/12/2017, 10:10 am

Long-time lock producer Yale has added HomeKit support to its Assure lock family, in the form of the iM1 Network Module that provides support for Siri controls through Apple's Home app.

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Apple seeks new patent for folding displays as rumors of a foldable OLED iPhone heat up

10/12/2017, 08:10 am

On the heels of a rumor that Apple is working with OLED maker LG on a future iPhone that could fold in half, a new patent application from the company describes the very same thing.

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Apple iOS 11.0.3 update available, fixes iPhone 7 haptic feedback, iPhone 6s screen service issue

10/11/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple has issued a third update to iOS 11, with the latest fix sorting out haptics and audio on some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices, plus one involving non-genuine display replacement on the iPhone 6s.

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Rumor: Apple working with LG on foldable OLED iPhone in 2020, leaving rival Samsung in dark

10/11/2017, 01:10 pm

Samsung is believed to be the sole supplier of OLED displays for Apple's forthcoming iPhone X, but in an effort to keep future technology breakthroughs secret from its chief rival, Apple is rumored to have partnered with LG to work on a new, foldable iPhone concept.

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Discover allows claiming Cashback Bonuses through Apple Pay

10/11/2017, 09:10 am

Credit card firm Discover on Wednesday announced that people can now claim Cashback Bonuses for Apple Pay transactions directly through the iPhone's Wallet app.

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iPhone X took over two years to develop, marks new chapter in iPhone design, says Jony Ive

10/11/2017, 01:10 am

In a brief interview with Japanese design magazine Casa Brutus, Apple's Chief Design Officer Jony Ive dropped a few interesting tidbits about the development, future technological implications and public reception of iPhone X.

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Patent holding firm picks up Sony & Nokia IP, files suit against Apple

10/10/2017, 05:10 pm

Non-practicing entity Ironworks Patents has filed a lawsuit against Apple, hoping to claim up to 12.5 cents per iPhone for U.S. patents originally belonging to Sony and Nokia.

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SmartHalo bike navigation & tracking accessory comes to Apple stores

10/10/2017, 04:10 pm

The SmartHalo -- an iPhone-compatible bicycle accessory, aimed at navigation, fitness, and safety -- is now available through Apple's web and brick-and-mortar stores across the U.S. and Canada.

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Google's Pixel 2 XL priced higher than Apple's iPhone 8 Plus but is half as fast, lacks many key features

10/10/2017, 04:10 pm

Google's latest effort to show off its vision for "Pure Android" hardware costs more than Apple's iPhone 8 Plus but is half as fast, lacks a telephoto lens, offers no support for Qi wireless charging, isn't capable of recording smooth 60fps 4K video and--like Windows 10 Mobile--offers no potential of an installed base for building new, compelling AR apps.

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Supreme Court asks Trump administration for thoughts on App Store pricing lawsuit

10/10/2017, 12:10 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court is asking the Trump administration for opinions on whether it should hear Apple's attempt to dismiss a years-long class-action lawsuit, which claims the company has inflated App Store prices by charging developers a 30 percent commission and blocking sales elsewhere.

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Wells Fargo enables Apple Pay-authorized transactions at 5,000+ ATMs

10/10/2017, 09:10 am

U.S. bank Wells Fargo on Tuesday annnounced that it's now supporting NFC-based authentication -- including Apple Pay -- at over 5,000 ATMs, letting people use the machines without having a debit card handy.

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Watch: Apple's iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 7 Plus cameras compared

10/09/2017, 10:10 pm

Though the cameras in Apple's latest iPhones boast the same megapixel count as last year's models, the new devices sport greatly improved internal components, from "deeper" pixels to an upgraded image signal processor. See how the new hardware compares to its predecessor in this video.

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BNZ second bank to support Apple Pay in New Zealand

10/09/2017, 09:10 pm

The Bank of New Zealand, better known as BNZ, on Monday announced it will become the second major financial institution to support Apple Pay in New Zealand, further expanding the fledgling payment solution's reach into smaller international markets.

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iPhone X sightings on the rise in San Francisco

10/09/2017, 05:10 pm

iPhone X is increasingly making early appearances as Apple employees routinely carry around the new device and use it openly in public. If it had a less distinctive design, perhaps nobody would have noticed.

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Apple issues second betas of iOS 11.1, High Sierra 10.13.1, tvOS 11.1, and watchOS 4.1 [u]

10/09/2017, 01:10 pm

Nearly two weeks after the last beta releases Apple on Monday provided developers with updated test versions of its next significant software releases for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV, all of which are set to get point-one updates in the near future.

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Android makers shift focus from under-display fingerprint readers to 3D sensing after iPhone X debut

10/07/2017, 01:10 am

According to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Android hardware makers have turned their attention away from under-display fingerprint readers and toward 3D sensing technologies like those Apple debuted with iPhone X, a flip-flop designed to capture customer sentiment.

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Futuremark analysis debunks rumor that Apple slows older iPhones down on purpose with iOS updates

10/06/2017, 03:10 pm

Benchmarking firm Futuremark has weighed in on claims that Apple is intentionally slowing down older iPhones to encourage upgrades, with analysis of benchmark results indicating iPhones maintain their performance over time instead of deteriorating.

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Jony Ive on iPhone X and Apple's future products: Design and ideas must wait for technology to catch up

10/06/2017, 02:10 pm

In a conversation at The New Yorker's TechFest conference in Manhattan on Friday, Apple chief designer Jony Ive gave a small glimpse into the development of the upcoming iPhone X, and the time that it takes for technology to catch up to ideas.

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iPhone X TrueDepth supply issues likely to clear up in early 2018, 'super cycle' still coming

10/06/2017, 10:10 am

KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo sees the TrueDepth camera and Face ID as the real driving force behind a "super cycle" for the iPhone, with it ultimately growing iPhone sales for the entirety of fiscal year 2018.

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