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Early iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, Apple Watch orders are on the way to customers

09/20/2018, 08:09 am

Apple customers are one step closer to being able to play with the new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, as well as the new Apple Watch Series 4 with deliveries for Apple's new hardware starting to ship from carriers and stores ahead of Friday's official release.

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iPhone XS teardown shows single-cell battery, few other changes from iPhone X

09/20/2018, 07:09 am

While the iPhone XS shares the practically the same external appearance as the iPhone X, the first teardown of the latest Apple smartphone reveals a few changes were made to the inside, including the use of a new battery and some smaller alterations to other internal components.

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Hands on with Apple's new lineup of iPhone XS and XS Max cases

09/19/2018, 08:09 pm

To go alongside the latest iPhones -- the XS and XS Max -- Apple has updated its lineup of first-party cases, which include leather, silicone and folio options. AppleInsider goes hands-on with the accessories to see what has changed and find out if they are compatible with the iPhone X.

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'Crazy Rich Asians' director shows off iPhone XS Max video prowess in short film

09/19/2018, 05:09 pm

A new short film shot entirely on iPhone XS Max by "Crazy Rich Asians" director Jon M. Chu highlights the handset's video creation potential.

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Review: The iPhone XS gets longer life and camera lenses with the Moment Pro Photo battery case

09/19/2018, 04:09 pm

Moment's Pro Photo case is an Apple-certified battery case for your iPhone X or iPhone XS with enough tricks up its sleeve to please most anyone.

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Hands on: Jaybird's wireless X4 sport headphones

09/19/2018, 03:09 pm

When it comes to sport headphones, the competition is increasingly fierce -- and the X4 is industry veteran Jaybird's attempt to stay near the top of the heap.

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Does Apple have any premium buyers left for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max?

09/19/2018, 02:09 pm

Emerging media narratives suggest that with smartphone sales contracting in many markets globally, there will increasingly be less opportunity for Apple to sell its high-end, ultra premium iPhone models to new buyers. But the reality is that Apple has a vast installed base of iPhone users-- and across the last year, while Apple earned incredible billions selling iPhones, only a small percentage of those users have yet upgraded to its newest, high-end flagships.

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Apple sold 43% of all phones priced above $400 globally in Q2, earned majority of handset profits

09/19/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple's iPhone earnings were over 3.6 times that of Samsung and over three times the profits of the top four brands in China, as the company sold 43 percent of all "premium" phones globally.

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Larger camera bump in iPhone XS may prevent reuse of some iPhone X cases

09/19/2018, 12:09 pm

Owners of the iPhone X upgrading to the iPhone XS may not be able to use their existing smartphone cases with the new mobile device, after the discovery the rear camera protrusion on the iPhone XS is larger than the one on the earlier model, which could cause an issue for some protective accessories.

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iPhone XS, XS Max, XR Battery sizes, RAM revealed by Chinese regulator

09/19/2018, 09:09 am

Regulatory filings in China have revealed a number of interesting details about Apple's newest iPhones, including that the iPhone XS and XS Max both use 4GB of memory, and while the iPhone XS Max and XR have larger batteries than the iPhone X, the iPhone XS uses a smaller capacity power source.

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Apple planning to ramp iPhone XR production to 'over 50 percent' of new iPhones

09/19/2018, 09:09 am

Although much of its media hype has been focused on the iPhone XS and XS Max, Apple is reportedly planning to boost production of the iPhone XR past the 50 percent ratio by December.

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Apple shares several early iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max reviews ahead of launch

09/18/2018, 07:09 pm

Ahead of the iPhone XS and XS Max release this Friday, Apple has highlighted a few of the early reviews praising the latest handsets.

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Google Maps becomes first third-party navigation app with Apple CarPlay support

09/18/2018, 04:09 pm

Google on Tuesday updated the iOS version of Google Maps with CarPlay support, taking advantage of iOS 12's ability to employ navigation options beyond Apple Maps.

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Everything new in iOS 12.1 beta 1: Group FaceTime returns!

09/18/2018, 03:09 pm

The first developer beta of iOS 12.1 has been seeded to developers. AppleInsider takes the plunge to discover any new features or changes buried within.

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Inside iOS 12: AutoFill gives password manager apps on your iPhone a big boost

09/18/2018, 01:09 pm

After years of steadily absorbing features like suggesting strong passwords and remembering the ones you've got, iOS 12 now gives back to password manager developers. The new AutoFill lets your third-party password manager be on tap in more places and much more easily. AppleInsider unlocks what you do -- and where the unexpected limitations are.

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What has changed with AppleCare+ for iPhone XS or Apple Watch and why you should consider coverage

09/18/2018, 01:09 pm

AppleCare+, Apple's warranty add-on service to help manage the cost of accidental damage, received some changes as part of the introduction of the iPhone XS and the Apple Watch Series 4. AppleInsider explains what has been altered, and why you should consider paying for the extra cover.

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Bogus hot takes about low iPhone X demand being repeated about iPhone XS

09/18/2018, 11:09 am

Financial blogs are taking seriously an early claim by a Rosenblatt Securities analyst who says he's discovered that preorders of Apple's new iPhone XS and XS Max were "weaker compared to iPhone X preorders" a year ago. Reports have failed to note, however, that analyst Jun Zhang was wrong last year, too.

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Apple's custom Neural Engine in iPhone XS about 'letting nothing get in your way'

09/18/2018, 10:09 am

Apple's insistence on custom design of chips like the Neural Engine in the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR is about unchaining the company's other designers, according to the lead of its chip architects.

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iPhone XS improvements to Qi wireless charging limited to efficiency, not voltage increase

09/18/2018, 09:09 am

The initial wave of reviews for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are starting to roll in, with them universally finding that Apple's implementation of Qi charging on the new models hasn't increased the power, but has instead improved efficiency of the technology.

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Tim Cook talks iPhone XS, Apple Watch, China tariffs on 'Good Morning America'

09/18/2018, 08:09 am

In an interview with Robin Roberts from New York, Apple CEO touted the new iPhones and also spoke about some policy questions.

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