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Two Apple suppliers tapped for 'iPhone 8' OLED 3D Touch solutions, dropping big bucks on fab facilities

03/08/2017, 09:03 am

A new supply chain report pegs touch panel manufacturers General Interface Solution and TPK Holding as OLED touch panel suppliers for Apple, with the pair spending millions of dollars to expand capacity in time for the "iPhone 8."

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3D imaging tech in Apple's 'iPhone 8' may push launch past September - report

03/08/2017, 09:03 am

The 3D imaging sensors anticipated for the "iPhone 8" are being produced by STMicroelectronics at a factory in France, a report said on Wednesday, cautioning that parts might not be ready by Apple's usual September launch window.

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Apple captured 540% the profits of Samsung Mobile in 2016 as China's phone makers battled for scraps

03/08/2017, 02:03 am

Apple's iPhone continued to grab the vast majority of smartphone profits globally, due to poor performance by Samsung and largely profitless production of massive numbers of lower end models by several companies in China.

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Rumor: Apple's 'iPhone 8' might not feature full-screen OLED sans home button, to launch long after September reveal

03/08/2017, 12:03 am

Though analyst consensus has Apple releasing an OLED "iPhone 8" with wireless charging and "invisible" home button later this year, a report on Tuesday claims the described model is but one of many prototypes that might not make it to production.

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ZTE agrees to pay $892 million for violating US sanctions, wiping out 2 years of profits

03/07/2017, 11:03 pm

Chinese phone maker ZTE has agreed to plead guilty on charges of violating U.S. sanctions restricting the sale of American technology to Iran and North Korea, and lying about it to investigators. It will pay $892 million in fees, effectively wiping out about two years of the company's net profits.

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Apple says 'many' exploits revealed in CIA leak already patched in latest iOS version

03/07/2017, 10:03 pm

Apple late Tuesday issued a response to the WikiLeaks CIA data dump, saying "many" of the supposed iOS exploits have already been addressed in the most recent version of its flagship mobile operating system.

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Nine Years of Apple's iOS SDK generated $60 billion, 1.4 million jobs

03/07/2017, 03:03 pm

Nine years ago, Apple released its first Software Development Kit for iOS, enabling third parties to build native apps for iPhone and iPod touch for sale in the iTunes App Store. The program has since generated over $60 billion for Apple's developers and has created 1.4 million jobs related to app development.

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Learn how to read faster with Spritz on the iPhone and iPad

03/07/2017, 02:03 pm

The average reading speed of an adult is just about 300 words a minute, which sounds impressive, but comprehension suffers as adults also tend to only retain about 60% of what they read -- fix both with Spritz.

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WikiLeaks document dump reveals CIA iPhone penetration team, insecurity of exploit library

03/07/2017, 11:03 am

A new batch of 8,761 files was released on Tuesday by WikiLeaks that alleges that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency has a dedicated iOS exploit team -- and lacks the ability to keep the attack vectors under lock and key.

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Honda & Porsche reveal new sports cars with support for Apple's CarPlay

03/07/2017, 10:03 am

Automakers Honda and Porsche on Tuesday announced two new sports cars with support for Apple's CarPlay technology, namely the 2017 Civic Type R, and the 2018 911 GT3.

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Report confirms Sharp pouring $878M into in OLED production ahead of 'iPhone 8'

03/07/2017, 09:03 am

Sources familiar with the matter have confirmed that Sharp is investing 1 trillion yen into OLED screen production, more than a month after reports circulated that it was planning to do so.

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Official webpage hints at Apple Pay's imminent arrival in Italy

03/07/2017, 09:03 am

Apple's Italian website now includes a section dedicated to Apple Pay, confirming earlier signs that the mobile payment option is coming to the country in the near future.

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Adobe updates Lightroom pro photo apps for iOS with 'Authentic HDR' & more

03/06/2017, 02:03 pm

Adobe on Monday released updates to the iPhone and iPad versions of Lightroom, making various enhancements including the addition of "Authentic HDR," a new shooting mode.

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Fitbit intros iPhone-connected Alta HR, plans sleep tracking updates for current wearables

03/06/2017, 12:03 pm

Fitbit on Monday revealed the Alta HR, an upgrade of its more fashion-oriented fitness tracker, plus plans to update the software on two of its other devices with better sleep tracking.

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Amazon begins selling iPhone 6 with 32GB storage in India

03/06/2017, 10:03 am

A version of the iPhone 6 that includes 32 gigabytes of storage has resurfaced in another country, with Amazon exclusively selling the smartphone in India from Monday, following similar sales in China and Taiwan offering the device with the new storage capacity.

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Samsung & Interflex boost circuit board output for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

03/06/2017, 09:03 am

Two firms, Interflex and Samsung Electro-Mechanics, are reportedly boosting their spending on production of flexible printed circuit boards (FPCBs) specifically for Apple's upcoming iPhones, including the "iPhone 8," which should be the first iPhone with an OLED screen.

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Japanese report backs view Apple's 'iPhone 8' will use 5.8-inch OLED display

03/05/2017, 04:03 pm

This year's top-of-the-line iPhone -- typically nicknamed the "iPhone 8" -- will sport a 5.8-inch OLED screen, Japan's Nikkei said on Sunday as it switched course and backed up similar rumors.

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Fantastical 2.8.3 adds more Apple Watch options, retains ease-of-use

03/05/2017, 02:03 pm

Small improvements to the latest version of the long-running Fantastical aim to keep the app best in class -- AppleInsider checks to see if the modifications add up to anything.

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Google Keep for iPhone and Mac disappoints, imposes profound limitations on users

03/03/2017, 01:03 pm

Even with Google's powerful search, the company's Keep service is too lightweight for serious use, but AppleInsider squeezes the most out of it that we can.

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Taiwan Mobile opens preorders for limited release of gold iPhone 6 with 32GB storage

03/03/2017, 10:03 am

Taiwan Mobile has started to accept pre-orders for a limited-edition release of the iPhone 6, with the Taiwanese carrier offering the gold version to customers on March 10 with 32 gigabytes of storage, a capacity that Apple hasn't offered in western markets.

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