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Garmin refreshes Fenix smartwatch line, adds live iPhone traffic data to Drive systems

01/04/2017, 01:01 pm

Fitness tracker Garmin has announced three more Apple Watch competitors in its Fenix smartwatch range, led by the Fenix 5 series, which giving users more size options to choose from.

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Ford, Toyota herald new members on board with Apple CarPlay-opposing industry group

01/04/2017, 01:01 pm

Auto manufacturers Ford and Toyota are welcoming new members to its SmartDeviceLink Consortium, in an effort to stop Apple's CarPlay and Google Auto from gaining any more traction in the market.

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Incipio Ox Case for iPhone 7 includes built-in headphone jack, Lightning port

01/04/2017, 01:01 pm

Prolific iPhone case producer Incipio has announced the Ox Case, an accessory for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus that marks the return of a headphone jack -- one that can be used while still allowing the iPhone to charge at the same time.

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FLIR upgrades One thermal imaging camera for iPhone, debuts GoPro-like drone models

01/04/2017, 10:01 am

Thermal imaging company FLIR has announced an improved third-generation model of its iPhone-connected One camera, a ruggedized model called the FLIR One Pro. In addition, it also announced a pair of GoPro-like cameras suitable for standalone use or drone mounting.

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Assembly company Wistron looking to expand India factories, possibly for future iPhone construction

01/04/2017, 08:01 am

Recent supply chain reports suggest that once and possibly future iPhone manufacturer Wistron is expanding its efforts in India, possibly as a way to help Apple fulfill local sourcing requirements for future iPhones.

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Shure introduces Lightning cable with integrated DAC for sound isolating earbuds

01/03/2017, 10:01 pm

Following Apple's move away from the longstanding 3.5mm headphone adapter format, Shure on Tuesday announced a Lightning cable with built-in digital-to-analog converter for owners of its earbud products.

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'Super Mario Run' App Store purchases exceed reported 3% guesstimate, Apple says

01/03/2017, 11:01 am

Reports claiming a low number of $9.99 "Super Mario Run" upgrade purchases are said to be inaccurate, based on supposed "wrong assumptions" made by an app analytics firm, AppleInsider has learned.

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TSMC on track for volume production of 7nm chips for iPhone, iPad in 2018

01/03/2017, 08:01 am

Apple chip manufacturer TSMC is reportedly on schedule to receive the first designs for chips using the 7nm FinFET process in the second quarter of 2017, paving the way for new power-sipping A-series processors for future iPad and iPhone models.

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It's cold! These are the best iPhone-compatible gloves to keep your hands warm

01/02/2017, 11:01 am

The U.S. is gripped by winter, and touch screens don't always respond well to gloves. Why freeze, just to use your smartphone? AppleInsider has options to keep your hands warm, and still take that call from your mother!

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Editorial: Apple survived 2016's onslaught of fake news and failed competitors

12/31/2016, 04:12 pm

Across 2016, ostensibly legitimate journalists and research firms gravely warned that Apple was in trouble on every front--from low cost wearables to Microsoft's 2-in-1 notebooks, to Google's new Pixel Phone and a resurgent Samsung--as well as falling behind everyone else in the emerging, very promising field of Virtual Reality. They were all so incredibly wrong we can now have a good end-of-year laugh at their expense.

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Slower-than-expected iPhone 7 sales prompt Apple to cut production by 10%, report claims

12/30/2016, 12:12 pm

Apple's new iPhone 7 lineup has "sold more sluggishly than expected," according to a new report, which claims that the company has cut orders for early 2017 by some 10 percent.

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AirPods builder Inventec expanding capacity, growing workforce to meet demand

12/30/2016, 09:12 am

Apple supplier Inventec, who appears to be the sole provider of Apple's AirPods at this time, has started expanding capacity at its plants to satisfy worldwide demand for the wireless devices.

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Apple rumored to begin iPhone production in India by end of 2017

12/29/2016, 05:12 pm

Amid rumors that Apple is ramping up efforts to sell its wares in India, a report on Thursday claims the company is "very serious" about starting up iPhone production operations in the country by the end of 2017.

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Lawsuit blames Apple's 'less safe' FaceTime implementation for fatal traffic accident

12/29/2016, 02:12 pm

A family whose daughter's life was tragically cut short by a driver using FaceTime is suing Apple, claiming that the company has made a "less safe" than possible version of the telecommunications utility available, and as such is responsible for the crash.

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Foxconn's iPhone plant in Zhengzhou built on billions in Chinese government aid - report

12/29/2016, 02:12 pm

Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory -- where about half of all Apple's iPhones are made -- exists in large part because of billions of dollars in handouts and tax breaks from the Chinese government, a report pointed out on Thursday.

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Wistron said to have claimed some future Apple 'iPhone 7s,' 'iPhone 8' orders

12/29/2016, 10:12 am

Recent reports from the supply chain claim that frequent rumor target Wistron, the builder of the iPhone 5c and SE, has seized at least some future orders from Apple for future iPhone models -- but what it will actually be tapped for is unclear.

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Rumor: Apple will ship 60M-70M 5.8" 'iPhone 8' units in 2017 with Samsung-made AMOLED displays

12/29/2016, 10:12 am

Apple's supply chain has huge expectations for the anticipated flagship 2017 iPhone, projecting as many as 70 million shipments next year for the all-new design, rumored to feature a 5.8-inch AMOLED display.

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Foxconn/Sharp may boost Kantatsu stake to win more iPhone camera lens orders from Apple

12/29/2016, 09:12 am

Foxconn-owned Sharp is likely to increase its investment in a Japanese lens module maker, Kantatsu, in a bid to win iPhone orders away from Taiwan's Largan Precision, a report said on Thursday.

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Apple seeks tax benefits, label law waivers to build iPhones in India & boost local sales

12/29/2016, 09:12 am

Apple continues to work with the Indian government to penetrate the growing mobile market, and is seeking relaxed product labelling laws, as well as tax benefits to start manufacturing the iPhone inside the country, which is now the second largest smartphone market in the world.

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Love is blind: NPD says Android customers are so committed that exploding Note 7 did little to help Apple

12/29/2016, 08:12 am

Like loyalty to a political party or hometown sports team, smartphone users are extremely passionate about their choices -- a commitment that led many customers to stick with Samsung, despite the disaster of its downright dangerous Galaxy Note 7.

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