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Apple & Samsung to bring legal battle to US Supreme Court on Tuesday

10/10/2016, 09:10 am

In its first case over design patents in some 120 years, the U.S. Supreme Court will tackle the outcome of the biggest Apple v. Samsung lawsuit on Tuesday, as Samsung looks to reduce the scope of damages owed.

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Three more lawfirms join class action over 'touch disease' affecting iPhone 6

10/09/2016, 07:10 pm

An additional three lawfirms are now participating in a class action suit first launched in August, which accused Apple of failing to acknowledge or do free repairs for a so-called "touch disease" affecting some owners of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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Headphone picks for iPhone 7 users missing the 3.5mm headphone jack

10/09/2016, 07:10 am

One of the biggest changes unveiled with the iPhone 7 was the deletion of the phone's 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of an all Lightning solution. It's been a divisive issue, but luckily there are plenty of viable options out there, from Bluetooth devices to high-fidelity third-party Lightning products.

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FBI investigation of Minn. mall mass stabbing may rekindle iPhone encryption debate

10/07/2016, 03:10 pm

The FBI has the phone of Minnesota alleged terrorist and mass-stabbing perpetrator Dahir Adan, and is investigating how to gain access to the data contained within.

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Apple gets $119.6M 'slide-to-unlock' verdict reinstated against Samsung

10/07/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple won an 8-3 vote at a U.S. federal appeals court on Friday, successfully reinstating a $119.6 million verdict against Samsung for violating iPhone patents including a "slide-to-unlock" concept.

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Apple reveals more international launch dates for iPhone 7 & Apple Watch Series 2

10/07/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple on Friday confirmed more international launch dates for the iPhone 7 and the Apple Watch Series 2, making the announcements through its local websites and third-party vendors.

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Google Maps updates with new iOS 10 widgets, more place details

10/07/2016, 11:10 am

Google has updated the iOS version of Maps with a few significant improvements, among them widgets redesigned for iOS 10, and more details about some of the places users visit.

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Apple pulls API doc browser Dash citing 'repeated fraudulent activity'

10/06/2016, 05:10 pm

Apple has pulled Dash, a popular API documentation resource, from the Mac and iOS App Stores, claiming that developer Bogdan Popescu manipulated reviews to get more downloads.

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Staples, Aeroflot & easyJet add support for Apple Pay on the Web

10/06/2016, 01:10 pm

Three more merchants have enabled Web-based Apple Pay transactions, including office supply chain Staples and two airlines: the U.K.'s easyJet, and Russia's Aeroflot.

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First look: Elwing electric skateboard promises portable iPhone-connected city commutes

10/06/2016, 11:10 am

With its crowdfunding goal already met, the makers behind the Elwing electric skateboard have set their sights on delivering backers a compact, commuter-focused riding experience. AppleInsider had a chance to go hands-on with the prototype hardware ahead of a 2017 launch.

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New York rail commuters get access to Apple Pay in MTA eTix app

10/06/2016, 11:10 am

People commuting by rail around New York state can now use Apple Pay or Masterpass to buy tickets and passes through the MTA eTix app, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week.

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Google's Pixel XL priced like Apple's iPhone 7 Plus but is half as fast, lacks many key features

10/06/2016, 10:10 am

Google's latest effort to show off its vision for "Pure Android" hardware costs the same as Apple's iPhone 7 Plus but is half as fast, lacks Optical Image Stabilization, a telephoto lens, weather resistance, support for wide color gamut and stereo speakers.

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X-ray of Apple's iPhone 7 Lightning headphone adapter finds mystery circuit, likely for DAC

10/06/2016, 09:10 am

Apple's new Lightning to 3.5-millimeter headphone adapter -- bundled with every new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and also sold separately for $9 -- features a unique integrated circuit, the purpose of which cannot be verified, but has likely been deduced.

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Samsung Galaxy fire blamed in evacuation of Southwest flight [u]

10/05/2016, 02:10 pm

Southwest Airlines evacuated 75 passengers from a flight preparing to take off from Louisville Airport in Kentucky after smoke from a Samsung Galaxy phone filled the cabin. The phone was a replacement Galaxy Note 7 that had been powered down for takeoff.

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Five years after Steve Jobs: An Apple with the courage to say 'No'

10/05/2016, 12:10 pm

Five years ago today, Steve Jobs passed away -- just one day after Apple introduced Siri on the new iPhone 4s. While the pundit press immediately dreamed of a rapid collapse of Apple in his absence, instead the company Jobs cofounded spiraled upward to become the largest and most profitable ever. Why were they all so very wrong?

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Apple's iPhone 7 handily outperforms new Google Pixel in early benchmarks

10/05/2016, 09:10 am

The Google Pixel phone officially revealed on Tuesday wasn't a well-kept a secret prior to release, and as a result there are a large number of benchmarks available. They show the phone's raw performance lags far behind that of the iPhone 7, and is even defeated in single-core performance by the iPhone 6s and iPhone SE.

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Facebook Messenger turns on promised end-to-end chat encryption

10/04/2016, 04:10 pm

Facebook on Tuesday launched end-to-end encryption for all users of its Messenger mobile app, though the option isn't on by default, and comes with some other limitations.

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Photographer showcases upcoming Portrait mode using Apple's iPhone 7 Plus at wedding

10/04/2016, 12:10 pm

Reddit users claiming to be professional photographers proclaim the iPhone 7 Plus in Portrait mode in iOS 10.1 an excellent, high-quality photography tool when coupled with the appropriate user skillset.

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Canada's Desjardins, UK's Metro & The Co-Operative add support for Apple Pay

10/04/2016, 11:10 am

Outside of Russia, a trio of international financial institutions added support for Apple Pay on Tuesday, including Canada's Desjardins, and the U.K.'s Metro Bank and The Co-Operative Bank.

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Apple Pay launches in Russia with support for Mastercard and one bank

10/04/2016, 02:10 am

Russia on Tuesday became the latest major market to gain access to Apple Pay, with iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad owners in the region now able to provision Mastercard credit cards and use the service at participating retailers.

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