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iOS quarterly market share grows in China as Apple's iPhone outpaces local vendors

06/15/2017, 09:06 am

Apple is increasing the market share of iPhones and iPads in a number of key markets, according to a report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, with iOS noted as posting a strong period-on-period gain in urban China after sales of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus outpaced those of local rivals Oppo and Huawei.

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Report claims Apple expanding CareKit, working on iPhone health record repository feature

06/14/2017, 10:06 pm

Apple appears to be working on a digital medical record initiative to simplify getting all of a patient's information to every caretaker that needs it, and will take advantage of the iPhone's near-ubiquity in U.S. health care to do it, according to a new report.

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E3 2017: Nexon's 'Durango' exiting long development, releases for iOS in tail-end of 2017

06/14/2017, 09:06 pm

Nexon's survival title "Durango" has made an appearance at the 2017 E3, showing off a combination of isometric role-playing and survival in a creature-infested post-apocalyptic world.

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Schiller refutes book's account that he demanded physical keyboard in early iPhone

06/14/2017, 08:06 pm

A forthcoming book's accuracy about the early development of the iPhone has come under fire by Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller and Tony Fadell, with both denying a story that Schiller vigorously demanded a physical keyboard during development of the original iPhone prototypes was accurate.

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Wisconsin location reportedly under consideration for US Foxconn factory

06/14/2017, 07:06 pm

Sources claim that Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has set its sights on Wisconsin as a location for its U.S. plant -- but governmental sources in the state note that any firm deal is still some time away.

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Apple partner Wistron says 'iPhone 7s Plus' will include wireless charging, improved waterproofing

06/14/2017, 01:06 pm

In an apparent breach of Apple's secrecy protocols, Wistron's chief executive told reporters on Wednesday that this fall's anticipated "iPhone 7s Plus" will add wireless charging, and also improve on the water resistant design introduced with the iPhone 7 series.

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Largan confirms it will ship facial recognition 3D sensors this year, in time for Apple's 'iPhone 8'

06/14/2017, 11:06 am

Though the company stopped short of saying who the components are for, Apple supplier Largan has affirmed that it will ship 3D sensors capable of scanning a user's face and unique iris, capabilities rumored to be a part of the anticipated "iPhone 8."

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E3 2017: 'The Elder Scrolls: Legends' card game for iPad to expand, iPhone version arrives this summer

06/14/2017, 09:06 am

Bethesda this week announced an expansion -- with over 150 new cards -- for its iPad digital card game, "The Elder Scrolls: Legends," as well as an iPhone version of the game coming in July.

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Apple updates iWork apps for Mac & iOS with new shape libraries, other enhancements

06/13/2017, 04:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated both the Mac and iOS editions of its iWork suite, primarily adding 500 new shapes that can be inserted into any Pages, Numbers, or Keynote document.

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Boston Children's Hospital Caremap iPhone app utilizes CareKit to track, share pediatric data

06/13/2017, 03:06 pm

A new app from the Boston Children's Hospital produced in conjunction with Duke University uses Apple's CareKit, and promises to simplify the medical data collation and distribution for parents with children with special medical needs.

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Apple deploys third developer betas of iOS 10.3.3, macOS 10.12.6, watchOS 3.2.3, tvOS 10.2.2 [u]

06/13/2017, 01:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued third betas of iOS 10.3.3, macOS 10.12.6, watchOS 3.2.3, and tvOS 10.2.2 to the developer community, running those betas in parallel with the new versions of the company's operating systems revealed at WWDC.

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Hyundai preps Kona 'subcompact' SUV with Apple CarPlay support

06/13/2017, 10:06 am

Hyundai this week announced the Kona, its first-ever "subcompact" SUV, which at least in some markets will support Apple's CarPlay standard for bridging iPhones with dash displays.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' predicted to revive iPhone growth despite later October ship date

06/13/2017, 09:06 am

Apple will announce its flagship OLED iPhone in September, but ship it in October -- still potentially achieving impressive sales, according to an analyst memo obtained by AppleInsider.

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Drag-and-drop for iPhone enabled by tweaks in Apple's iOS 11 beta code

06/12/2017, 04:06 pm

Though the upcoming technology is reserved for iPads, drag-and-drop can be enabled for the iPhone by making a few adjustments to the iOS 11 developer beta, according to a series of tweets.

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Leak purports to show front and back panels of Apple's 'iPhone 8' & 'iPhone 7s'

06/12/2017, 03:06 pm

Photos published on Monday allegedly depict the front and back panels of Apple's three 2017 iPhones, falling in line with rumors -- though there may be a reason to question their authenticity.

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Honda's Clarity Electric launching with Apple CarPlay in August

06/12/2017, 02:06 pm

The 2017 Clarity Electric, equipped with Apple CarPlay, will ship to "select" dealerships in California and Oregon beginning Aug. 1, Honda announced on Monday.

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Apple allowing retailers to slash pricing on older iPhones to gain traction in India

06/12/2017, 09:06 am

The business realities of India as a market have pushed Apple to allow authorized vendors to cut prices dramatically in India on older phones, dating as far back as the iPhone 5.

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Executable code allowed in iOS 11 apps for educational purposes, developer reference tools

06/12/2017, 08:06 am

The new developer's guidelines promulgated by Apple for iOS 11 have made a big change, allowing developers to include executable code in apps used for educational purposes, or for developer's tools.

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Apple won't have gigabit downloads on 'iPhone 8' because of Intel modems - report

06/09/2017, 07:06 pm

Although Apple already has access to Qualcomm modems with gigabit download speeds, it won't enable that bandwidth in upcoming iPhones due to its use of Intel chips as well, according to a report.

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Apple changes App Store rules to allow tips via in-app purchases, block custom review prompts

06/09/2017, 06:06 pm

Addressing a recent controversy, Apple this week updated App Store rules to allow tipping functions -- albeit with the company's usual 30 percent take from in-app transactions. Review pop-ups, meanwhile, must now make use of an official Apple API.

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