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As Apple gears up for AR headset, Snap writes off $39.9M in unsold Spectacles

11/08/2017, 10:11 am

Snap this week dramatically missed Wall Street estimates, reporting a net loss of $443.2 million -- with a big write-off of $39.9 million in Snap Spectacles about a year after release. Should Apple jump in to the headset market as rumored, Snap's own wearable ambitions may only get worse.

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Video: All iPhone X gestures and interactions in under 5 minutes

11/07/2017, 08:11 pm

The home button is now a thing of the past with Apple's flagship iPhone X, leaving users with new gestures and interactions to get the job done. AppleInsider shows you all of the new iPhone X gestures and interactions, including Reachability Mode.

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Low markups in Beijing's gray market suggest lower Chinese demand for Apple's iPhone X

11/07/2017, 05:11 pm

Gray market iPhone X dealers in Beijing are reportedly charging much smaller premiums for the iPhone X than they did for last year's iPhone 7 Plus, allegedly reflecting lower Chinese demand in general.

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Encryption debate may start anew with discovery of Sutherland Springs shooter's smartphone

11/07/2017, 04:11 pm

The Sutherland Springs church shooting in Texas is likely to restart the smartphone encryption debate, with the FBI in possession of the shooter's locked and encrypted smartphone.

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Israel-based Corephotonics sues Apple over iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus dual-lens camera

11/07/2017, 02:11 pm

Israel-bases company Corephotonics has sued Apple, alleging that the iPhone manufacturer has used four of its patents surrounding dual-camera technology in the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus without permission or licensing.

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Walmart Pay uses bizarre metric to claim its dominance over Apple Pay is approaching

11/07/2017, 11:11 am

A recently published study claims that WalMart Pay is getting ready to surpass Apple Pay -- but fails to acknowledge the more limited reach that the QR code-based service has versus Apple's.

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Analysts claim iPhone continues to control US smartphone market in Q3

11/07/2017, 11:11 am

Apple is continuing to lead other smartphone manufacturers in terms of smartphone shipments to the United States in the third quarter, according to Strategy Analytics, despite an alleged dip in iPhone shipments during the period, and an overall year-on-year contraction of the U.S. smartphone market.

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iPhone X availability expands to 14 more countries before the end of November

11/07/2017, 10:11 am

Following what appears to have been a blockbuster first weekend of sales of the iPhone X, Apple has announced that it is expanding sales of the device to 14 more countries on Nov. 23 and Nov. 24.

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iPhone X Super Retina HD gets A+ from DisplayMate: "best performing smartphone display we have ever tested"

11/06/2017, 07:11 pm

In evaluating the new iPhone X display, Dr. Raymond M. Soneira of DisplayMate called it the "most innovative" and "best performing smartphone display we have ever tested," noting in particular its leading absolute color accuracy, the highest full screen brightness for an OLED smartphone, highest full screen contrast rating in ambient light and highest contrast ratio, with the lowest screen reflectance and smallest brightness variation with a viewing angle.

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Apple reaping higher profits from each iPhone X sold than iPhone 8, analysis claims

11/06/2017, 06:11 pm

Despite the expense of technologies like a 5.8-inch, edge-to-edge OLED display and a 3D facial recognition camera, the iPhone X is actually more profitable per-device than the iPhone 8, according to a research estimate published on Monday.

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Video: Safari credential AutoFill through Face ID on Apple's iPhone X

11/06/2017, 05:11 pm

If you've got iCloud Keychain and Safari's AutoFill turned on, Face ID on the iPhone X will let you quickly log into virtually any website.

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Apple's $119.6 million victory in iPhone utility patent battle with Samsung finally upheld

11/06/2017, 02:11 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a Samsung appeal over slide-to-unlock, text prediction, and other utility patents of Apple's that it was found to have used, and a $119.6 million dollar ruling is still in place.

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Apple unveils second developer betas of iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, macOS 10.13.2, tvOS 11.2

11/06/2017, 01:11 pm

A week after the latch batch of releases, Apple has deployed second developer beta releases of all of its operating systems, including watchOS 4.2. iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2.

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iPhone X tips: How to record your own Animoji karaoke

11/06/2017, 12:11 pm

Apple's Animoji are a smash hit, but one of their most popular uses is not what was originally intended: lip syncing along with your favorite songs. The process of recording it is a little unconventional, but AppleInsider is here to explain how you can get in on the fun.

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Always on call: UK's NHS pilot provides video consultations via iOS app

11/06/2017, 12:11 pm

The National Health Service in the United Kingdom is piloting a scheme that would allow patients to be seen by a local doctor using a video call on an iPhone, a move that could help reduce the waiting times for patients to see a doctor, as well as reducing the need to visit the physical doctor's office.

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Apple's 2018 iPhone X will have new metal frame allowing for faster wireless data transfers

11/06/2017, 11:11 am

Supply chain reports suggest that Apple will expand it's casing business for the 2018 iPhone to Catcher and Casetek, with a new casing required to improve data transmission quality.

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iPhone X tips: Maximize battery life with 'dark mode' inverted colors and grayscale

11/06/2017, 09:11 am

Apple's switch to an OLED display on the iPhone X means users who dig into the settings of the device can squeeze out more battery life, reducing the power consumption of the screen and extending the time needed between charges. AppleInsider tells you how to do it.

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Apple offers temporary fix for iOS 11 'i' bug until future software update arrives

11/06/2017, 09:11 am

Apple has acknowledged the existence of a bug in iOS 11 concerning the autocorrection of the letter 'i,' by offering affected users a work around via its support pages until a software update is released that solves the issue.

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SquareTrade iPhone X drop-test video disagrees with iFixit's repairability assessment

11/06/2017, 09:11 am

Device insurance purveyor SquareTrade calls the iPhone X the "most breakable iPhone ever" in a series of drop tests -- but the assessments that the company did of the repairability differ with iFixit's teardown of the device.

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Apple offers 30-minute online training sessions to iPhone X purchasers

11/06/2017, 08:11 am

To acclimate users to the iPhone X, Apple is offering a phone conversation with an Apple Specialist, while watching a video on a computer to "help you go further" with the new device.

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