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Video: One week using Apple's iPhone X vs. iPhone 8 Plus

11/12/2017, 07:11 pm

There are benchmarks and specs -- and then there are actual use cases that may differ between the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. AppleInsider has spent over a week with the iPhone X now, and here's what we think about it, versus the iPhone 8 Plus.

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Review: August's Smart Lock Pro + Connect bundle is a pricey but useful Apple HomeKit add-on

11/12/2017, 02:11 pm

August's top-end Smart Lock Pro + Connect bundle probably is probably a costly luxury for most people, but works as advertised, and with HomeKit in tow can be a gateway to some clever automations.

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iPhone X impresses Windows executive, Android fans but bitter bloggers still hating

11/11/2017, 09:11 pm

Apple's iPhone X is drawing compliments from some unlikely places, ranging from the official Twitter account of Steven Sinofsky, the former President of Microsoft's Windows Division, to diehard Android fans sharing their unvarnished opinions on Reddit. However, it can't please embittered bloggers who wanted Apple to fail.

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iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus production accelerating alongside cutback in orders for iPhone 8

11/11/2017, 09:11 am

Reports from the supply chain suggest that any production problems that may have plagued the iPhone X are long past, and Apple and its manufacturing partners will increase production to ship about 26 million of the OLED model in the holiday quarter.

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Review: Fitbit Ionic aims at Apple Watch, but needs more apps

11/11/2017, 12:11 am

Fitbit's first attempt at a smartwatch proves better as a high-end fitness tracker than a full-on competitor to the Apple Watch.

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This week on AI: Apple AR glasses in 2020, iPad Pro with Face ID & more

11/11/2017, 12:11 am

With the iPhone X barely on shelves, rumors have already begun to turn to future Apple hardware, including the company's predicted augmented reality headset.

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Video: Apple's Clips 2.0 puts you in the Millennium Falcon cockpit with Star Wars augmented reality

11/10/2017, 05:11 pm

Apple's updated Clips 2.0 on Thursday, and it now supports augmented reality 360-degree selfie scenes using iPhone X's TrueDepth camera system. Other additions include Disney content including a panorama aboard the Millenium Falcon and Mega-Destroyer -- and AppleInsider shows you all the new features.

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Some iPhone X owners report mystery green lines appearing on displays

11/10/2017, 12:11 pm

Some buyers of Apple's iPhone X are encountering green lines along the left or right side of the OLED display, according to various accounts on social media.

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Extreme test shows OLED iPhone X with 'dark mode' saves nearly 60% battery over 3 hours

11/10/2017, 10:11 am

After publicizing ways to reduce power consumption on the iPhone X OLED display, AppleInsider has begun to put the methods to the test to get a feel for exactly how much power can be saved. The answer: a lot.

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Vietnamese firm trips up iPhone X's Face ID with elaborate mask & makeup

11/10/2017, 10:11 am

A Vietnamese security firm says it has managed to bypass the iPhone X's Face ID system using a mask, in spite of Apple efforts to specifically prevent that deception, but regular users have no obvious reasons to be concerned about the alleged efforts.

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Apple kickstarts 'This Weekend Only' promotion at App Store

11/09/2017, 10:11 pm

Apple on Thursday introduced a new weekly feature at the iOS App Store, "This Weekend Only," highlighting discounted goods and services available through iPhone and iPad apps.

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Video: Extending the iPhone X's battery life with 'Dark Mode'

11/09/2017, 07:11 pm

Using dark wallpaper, "Smart Invert," and some other iOS features, it's possible to push the iPhone X's battery surprisingly far.

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Apple acknowledges iPhone X becoming unresponsive in cold weather, promises software fix

11/09/2017, 07:11 pm

The iPhone X can temporarily lose touch functionality in cold weather, Apple admitted on Thursday in response to owner complaints.

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Apple's Clips 2.0 adds iPhone X TrueDepth features, Selfie Scenes, 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' content

11/09/2017, 02:11 pm

Apple has updated its Clips short video production and sharing app to 2.0, bringing with the update a redesigned update, better iCloud support, Selfie Scenes, and the Millenium Falcon from the "Star Wars" series as a backdrop.

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Skype for iOS borrows from Snapchat by adding machine learning-based photo filters

11/09/2017, 02:11 pm

Microsoft has updated Skype for iOS to include new Snapchat-style filters in the iPhone and iPad messaging app, with the additional stickers and photo effects borrowing heavily from Sprinkles, an experimental iPhone camera app that relied on machine learning Microsoft released in April.

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Apple releases iOS 11.1.1 update with 'i' autocorrect fix, 'Hey Siri' bug repair

11/09/2017, 01:11 pm

Apple has released another "sub-point" update to iOS 11, with iOS 11.1.1 addressing the "i" bug that caused the letter to be autocorrected to "A" and a question mark.

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Apple acquires photo sensor technology company InVisage

11/09/2017, 12:11 pm

Apple has apparently purchased decade-old InVisage technology, a company behind the QuantumFilm technology that takes up less space than traditional camera sensors and with better performance characteristics.

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Some iPhone 8, iPhone X users suffering from GPS issues, software fix appears to be coming in iOS 11.2

11/09/2017, 11:11 am

A growing thread on the Apple community support forums suggests that users are having some difficulties with GPS accuracy mostly on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X -- but a software fix appears to be included for most in the most recent beta of iOS 11.2.

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Free-to-play 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' and 'PES 2018 Mobile' iPhone games land on the App Store

11/09/2017, 10:11 am

Two games from very different franchises arrived in the App Store this week, with 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' introducing crude humor to the card collection genre, while PES 2018 Mobile's annual refresh adds real time multiplayer with friends.

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iPhone 7, iPhone 6s dominate Q3 smartphone sales, iPhone 8 has strong debut

11/09/2017, 09:11 am

The iPhone held the top two worldwide sales slots in the third quarter of 2017, with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s holding the top two spots on the chart.

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