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Apple's iPhone X bests Samsung's new Galaxy Note 9 in benchmark testing

08/09/2018, 07:08 pm

Early benchmark testing of Samsung's just released Galaxy Note 9 shows the flagship phablet is unable to top Apple's iPhone X with A11 Bionic processor despite hitting market nearly 11 months later.

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Unicode 12 emoji shortlist includes 55 gender & skin tone combos for couples holding hands

08/09/2018, 04:08 pm

On Thursday the Unicode Consortium -- of which Apple is a part -- announced the 179 candidates that are on the shortlist for emoji in Unicode 12, which should reach iPhones and other mobile devices in the first quarter of 2019.

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Apple trade-in guide: Where to get the most money for your used iPhone, iPad, Watch or Mac

08/09/2018, 01:08 pm

With iPhone launch season around the corner, we're rounding up where to get the most money for your used device at leading buyback providers, such as Gazelle, BuyBack World and MyPhones Unlimited, with special coupons and exclusive trade-in bonus deals.

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Apple wants iPhone to be proof of identity and replace passports

08/09/2018, 08:08 am

Apple has considered the possibility of using the iPhone as a form of identification for the user, with one proposed onboard secure storage system using RFID having the potential to use a smartphone as an alternative to a passport for travelers at ports.

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Apple likely headed to court over potential iPhone ban in India

08/09/2018, 08:08 am

The India government has refused Apple's request to exempt the iPhone from anti-spam laws regarding a mandatory anti-spam app, with the fight possibly ending up in the iPhone getting cut off from the country's cellular networks.

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Apple supplier earnings suggest TrueDepth coming to three new iPhone models in 2018

08/08/2018, 07:08 pm

Apple TrueDepth parts supplier Lumentum reported better than expected results for the June quarter, with anticipated order volume suggesting the depth-sensing camera system will arrive on three new iPhone models this year, according to analyst predictions.

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Apple's iOS Health Records has 75+ backers, uses open-source frameworks for easy adoption

08/08/2018, 04:08 pm

Apple's iOS Health Records program has grown to 77 supported health organizations, and is using an open-source standard known as Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, or FHIR, the company's head of Clinical and Health Informatics revealed at a speech on Wednesday.

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Fix Apple's Copy and Paste problem on the Mac and iOS with these tools

08/08/2018, 03:08 pm

Once you've used a clipboard manager once, it becomes as essential as copy and paste. While Apple has only made a tiny concession to the idea, however, there are many third-party alternatives. AppleInsider reveals what makes clipboard managers special and so important.

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Review: Lenovo's Smart Display can sell iPhone owners on Google Assistant

08/08/2018, 02:08 pm

Lenovo's product makes a surprisingly solid case for why a smartspeaker should have a touchscreen, moreso than the Amazon Echo Show or Spot.

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Google Pixel 3 XL leak shows taller notch than iPhone X coupled with big chin

08/08/2018, 12:08 pm

Google is seemingly following the same trend as other Android smartphone producers for the next generation of Pixel devices, a video leak suggests, by copying the iPhone X's use of a notch at the top of the display in a device believed to be the Pixel 3 XL.

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Top five best iPhone apps for travelers

08/08/2018, 11:08 am

If you've got your iPhone, your passport and, okay, also a battery charger, then you're ready to go anywhere. AppleInsider recommends apps for every stage of your journey.

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After being killed by Apple, Palm branded devices coming back from the dead

08/08/2018, 10:08 am

The Palm brand may be revived before the end of this year, with recently discovered filings revealing a smartphone produced by TCL has been provided to regulators for testing, one that uses the Palm name and has the model number "PVG100."

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Apple responds to Congress on privacy, reaffirms 'the customer is not our product'

08/07/2018, 03:08 pm

Apple's government affairs chief has written a letter defending the company's practices on privacy and data collection, calling them "radically different" from the actions of other tech companies, like Facebook and Alphabet.

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Hands on: Nanoleaf's HomeKit-enabled Rhythm Edition Light Panels

08/07/2018, 03:08 pm

Having recently looked at LIFX's Beam and Tile, we thought we'd remedy a hole in our coverage of HomeKit-ready wall lights: Nanoleaf's popular Light Panels, specifically the recent Rhythm Edition.

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Hands on: ElevationLab NightPad charges your iPhone 8 or iPhone X in the dark

08/07/2018, 02:08 pm

Adding to the ever-growing list of iPhone-capable wireless chargers, ElevationLab recently launched their new NightPad Qi charging pad. AppleInsider goes hands-on for a quick look at the new charger.

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Here are the vehicles and receivers with Apple CarPlay announced in 2018

08/07/2018, 11:08 am

Once an expensive niche option -- and still that way, in some cases -- CarPlay is becoming increasingly common on new cars, trucks, and SUVs, as well as aftermarket receivers. Here's a roundup of the introductions in 2018 so far, the latest being confirmation for the 2019 Toyota Sienna.

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Logitech Powered Wireless Charging Stand for iPhone 8 & X is co-designed by Apple [u]

08/07/2018, 10:08 am

Logitech has launched the Powered Wireless Charging Stand, an accessory built for the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X, with the unique bulletpoint of being designed "in collaboration" with Apple. [Updated with price correction by Logitech]

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Slow progress on common smartphone charger initiative may get extra EU push

08/07/2018, 09:08 am

The European Commission is examining if it should push smartphone producers like Apple to collaborate on a single mobile phone charger that would work with all smartphones, due to an apparent lack of progress by vendors in moving towards creating a common charger.

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Pentagon bans geolocation services on iPhones, Apple Watch used by military personnel

08/07/2018, 08:08 am

U.S. military personnel are banned from using geolocation features in iPhones, the Apple Watch, and other smartphones and fitness trackers while deployed, as the Pentagon believes they could endanger lives by revealing the user's location in areas where they are operating.

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Everything new in iOS 12 beta 6

08/06/2018, 03:08 pm

Earlier on Monday, Apple released the sixth beta of iOS 12 to developers. We've had our heads down rooting through this latest update to see what has changed in this update.

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