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Second-gen Automatic car adapter adds GPS, real-time data, third-party app support

05/19/2015, 04:05 pm

Automatic Labs on Tuesday launched a upgraded version of the Automatic, a Bluetooth adapter that plugs into a vehicle's OBD-II (on-board diagnostic) port and communicates with a paired iOS or Android device.

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Basis ships Peak Titanium Edition fitness tracker, updates apps with HealthKit, Google Fit support

05/19/2015, 01:05 pm

Basis on Tuesday launched a Titanium Edition of its Peak fitness tracker, and simultaneously announced software updates enabling support for Apple HealthKit and Google Fit.

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Apple Pay picks up 34 new banks including NASA, San Francisco Federal Credit Unions

05/19/2015, 11:05 am

Apple on Tuesday added 34 more financial institutions to the roster supporting Apple Pay, its mobile payment platform for Touch ID-capable iPhones and iPads, as well as the Apple Watch.

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Apple adds new Lightning dock for iPhone 6, 6 Plus

05/19/2015, 10:05 am

Alongside updates to its MacBook Pro and Retina iMac lines, Apple on Tuesday released a small but long-anticipated accessory for iPhone owners with an all-new Lightning dock designed to work with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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Audible enables CarPlay support, Mercedes-Benz prepares Apple Watch app

05/18/2015, 04:05 pm

Amazon-owned Audible on Monday added CarPlay support to its audiobook app for iOS, while Mercedes-Benz revealed an upcoming Apple Watch app that will handle functions like navigation and vehicle status updates.

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President Obama uses iPhone to make first post on personal Twitter account [u]

05/18/2015, 02:05 pm

U.S. President Barack Obama made his first post from a personal Twitter account on Monday, doing so from an Executive Office iPhone despite previous worries about the device's security.

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Foxconn posts record first-quarter profits on strong sales of Apple's iPhone 6

05/15/2015, 12:05 pm

Asian manufacturer Hon Hai -- better known as Foxconn -- on Friday reported its highest first-quarter profit growth in a decade with a 56 percent jump year-over-year, driven at least in part by strong sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Rumor: 12MP camera in Apple's 'iPhone 6s' will pack in smaller pixels

05/15/2015, 09:05 am

With numerous reports reaffirming that Apple's next-generation iPhone will feature a higher-quality 12-megapixel camera, one analyst has chimed to claim that the company will achieve this through smaller pixels in the images it captures.

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Sunrise Calendar builds Meet into iOS 8 keyboard, HBO Go adopts modernized UI

05/14/2015, 05:05 pm

Microsoft on Thursday updated Sunrise Calendar for iOS with a new scheduling tool called Meet, while HBO brought the iOS edition of HBO Go up to par with a redesigned interface.

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Apple on track for another 51+ million iPhone sales this quarter, research says

05/14/2015, 02:05 pm

Demand for Apple's iPhone continues to stay extremely strong, even as the life cycle of the current iPhone 6 series begins to wind down heading into the fall, new data from UBS reveals.

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LifeProof launches ruggedized Fre Power battery case for iPhone 6

05/14/2015, 01:05 pm

Case maker LifeProof on Thursday launched preorders for the Fre Power, a new battery case for the iPhone 6 also designed to be rugged and waterproof.

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Coppertino launches Loop cloud music storage, Google Docs and Slides for iOS get direct image capture

05/13/2015, 03:05 pm

Coppertino on Wednesday launched a new cloud music locker called Loop, while Google updated its Docs and Slides iOS apps to enable inserting freshly-snapped photos.

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Facebook debuts fast-loading 'Instant Articles' exclusively on iPhone app

05/13/2015, 10:05 am

Facebook on Wednesday launched "Instant Articles," a mobile-oriented platform through which publishers can have their stories hosted on Facebook servers and theoretically load as much as 10 times faster than a standard Web link.

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Hundreds of iPhones, other Apple products seized from smugglers at Argentine border

05/12/2015, 03:05 pm

An illicit shipment of electronics --including hundreds of iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks --worth nearly $800,000 has reportedly been confiscated by Argentinian tax authorities as smugglers continue to take advantage of arbitrage opportunities for Apple's high-priced devices.

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Sprint, Verizon will pay $158 million to settle complaints about bill cramming

05/12/2015, 02:05 pm

U.S. carriers Sprint and Verizon will together spend $158 million to settle government complaints that they let third-party firms bill subscribers millions in unauthorized charges, a practice known as "cramming," the Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday.

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Apple's next-gen 'iPhone 6s' to come in rose gold model, feature 2GB RAM, 12MP camera

05/12/2015, 08:05 am

This year's iPhone upgrade will feature a rose gold casing color, matching the Apple Watch Edition, according to one well-connected insider, who also revealed it will feature a 12-megapixel camera and 2-gigabytes of RAM, among other changes.

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Shares of Apple predicted to reach $160 on continued strength of iPhone 6

05/11/2015, 12:05 pm

In a memo to investors on Monday, Canaccord Genuity raised its price target for Apple stock from $155 to $160, based on a belief that there remains plenty of room for expansion in iPhone 6 sales.

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Chinese smartphone market shrinks for first time in 6 years, but Apple still booming

05/11/2015, 07:05 am

The Chinese smartphone market shrunk by 4 percent in the first quarter of calendar 2015, marking the first time it has seen a year over year contraction in six years, even in the face of huge growth by Apple, IDC reported on Monday.

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iPhone share of US market grows to 42.6% in March quarter

05/08/2015, 10:05 am

Apple slightly increased its lead as the most popular smartphone maker in the U.S. during the March quarter, while Samsung and Motorola lost ground, according to new data published on Friday.

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AT&T eases up on throttling of grandfathered unlimited data plans for smartphones

05/07/2015, 02:05 pm

AT&T has relaxed its policy of throttling users of its grandfathered unlimited data plans, and will now only impose slower speeds only at times or in places with high network congestion, a small update to the carrier's website revealed on Thursday.

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