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Report backs up claims of slow 3D sensor production for Apple's iPhone X

09/26/2017, 11:09 am

3D sensor suppliers for the iPhone X are "still struggling" to achieve significant output and improve yield rates, according to a report, which also reiterated expectations that the phone will be in very short supply.

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Tips: Turn off iOS 11 Smart Punctuation to avoid data entry problems

09/26/2017, 09:09 am

An unexpected side effect of Apple's new Smart Punctuation feature in iOS 11 has manifested and is causing some problems with apps that use Core Data to store strings. Here's how to turn off Smart Punctuation, and why you might want to for now.

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Apple's iPhone X to boast 2,716mAh battery, 3GB of RAM, Chinese regulatory filing shows

09/26/2017, 03:09 am

A filing with the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology's Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center (TENAA) appears to show specifications for Apple's iPhone X, notably a capacious 2,716 milliamp-hour battery that will power an A11 Bionic chip clocked at 2.4GHz.

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Apple spends an estimated $247.51 on iPhone 8 parts, $288.08 on iPhone 8 Plus

09/25/2017, 10:09 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has repeatedly dismissed bill of material estimates as incorrect, but that's not stopping research firm IHS Markit to share its latest findings with industry analysts. This year, the firm estimates Apple spends $247.51 on the components that comprise one 4.7-inch iPhone 8 with 64GB of storage.

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Apple's iPhone 8 supports EVS for high-quality audio over LTE

09/25/2017, 05:09 pm

Gone largely unnoticed in the aftermath of Apple's iPhone unveiling, the new iPhone 8 lineup now supports the enhanced voice services (EVS) codec, promising higher quality calls over LTE networks that support the feature.

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MLB At Bat to get Apple ARKit enhancements for 2018 season

09/25/2017, 12:09 pm

Major League Baseball is in the middle of testing ARKit features for its At Bat iOS app, which will offer people live statistics as they watch a game from the stands.

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Apple taking cautious approach with iPhone X production before preorders begin - report

09/25/2017, 10:09 am

With preorders for the iPhone X not set to start for over a month, Apple is said to be employing a conservative approach with production of its flagship handset, as suppliers are reportedly turning out parts at a pace slower than anticipated.

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iPhone X preorders could top 50 million, but TrueDepth camera is bottleneck for Apple

09/25/2017, 10:09 am

The premium-priced iPhone X is on track to be a colossal success for Apple, but whether or not the company can overcome production issues to satisfy consumer demand remains a major question mark ahead of its November launch.

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Apple rumored to launch jumbo-sized 6.46-inch iPhone X in 2018

09/25/2017, 10:09 am

Reports from South Korea suggest that Apple has ruled out a 5.2-inch OLED phone in 2018, and is examining two sizes of OLED screens with one very similar to the iPhone X, plus a large-format LED model.

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Netflix app updated for 1080p HDR on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, forthcoming iPhone X

09/24/2017, 03:09 pm

An update to the iOS Netflix app brings HDR video to Apple's new crop of phones including the iPhone 8 family and November's iPhone X, but as of yet, the feature has not been added to the Apple TV version of the app.

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Inside iPhone 8: Apple's A11 Bionic introduces 5 new custom silicon engines

09/23/2017, 07:09 pm

Apple's new A11 Bionic chip used in iPhone 8 and the upcoming iPhone X packs in an array of processing cores and sophisticated controllers, each optimized for specific tasks. We only know a bit about these, let alone what else is packed into this SoC. Here's a look at the new Apple GPU, Neural Engine, its 6 core CPU, NVMe SSD controller and new custom video encoder inside the package.

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Singapore government to trial Apple Pay for public transport in 2018

09/22/2017, 10:09 pm

A small number of commuters in Singapore will soon be able to use their iPhone or Apple Watch to pay for train and bus rides, as the country's Land Transit Authority plans to launch a pilot program involving Apple Pay in 2018.

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Apple adds global FeliCa support to Apple Pay with iPhone 8, iPhone X & Apple Watch Series 3

09/22/2017, 08:09 pm

Overshadowed by Apple's recent glut of hardware news, the company's latest mobile devices now feature NFC technology that allows all iPhone 8, iPhone X and Apple Watch Series 3 devices, even those sold outside of Japan, to interact with FeliCa terminals.

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Inside iPhone 8: new 29 watt Fast Charging like iPad Pro, using USB-PD

09/22/2017, 08:09 pm

Apple's new iPhone 8 supports new Qi wireless charging pads as a wireless convenience, but if you're in a hurry to recharge, you'll want to plug it in to take advantage of the significantly faster charge you can get using a standard 10 or 12 watt iPad adapter. New to iPhone 8 is an even quicker "Fast Charging" feature that uses the 29 watt USB-Power Delivery specification associated with USB-C and USB 3.1 to get you from zero to 50 percent in 30 minutes.

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Watch: Unboxing all 3 iPhone 8 colors, plus bonus Quick Start setup

09/22/2017, 06:09 pm

Considering a new iPhone 8 or 8 Plus? AppleInsider unboxes all three color options of Apple's latest handset lineup and goes through the new Quick Start setup feature, which lets users transfer setup options and settings over from another device running iOS 11.

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Apple premieres new promo video, '8 things to love about iPhone 8'

09/22/2017, 04:09 pm

Apple on Friday released a new video ad, "8 things to love about iPhone 8," looking to hook viewers on its latest smartphone, shipping today.

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Apple's Tim Cook says iPhone 8 & Apple Watch Series 3 seeing localized sellouts

09/22/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple is seeing localized sellouts of the iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 on launch day, though units may still be available, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a TV interview.

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Apple says it studied famous painters & photographers for Portrait Lighting on iPhone X & 8 Plus

09/22/2017, 12:09 pm

Apple looked at lighting by photographers like Annie Leibovitz and Richard Avedon -- and painters like Johannes Vermeer -- when building the Portrait Lighting feature found on the iPhone X and the iPhone 8 Plus, the company claimed in an interview published on Friday, coinciding with the launch of the iPhone 8 line.

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After decade of iPhone launches, there's still a line in San Francisco

09/22/2017, 11:09 am

At Apple's Union Square flagship retail store in San Francisco, an early morning line of about 100 people formed down the block for new iPhone 8 and Apple Watch Series 3 buyers, split between users with pre-order reservations and people who just stopped by to pick up the new gear.

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Ikea 'This Charges Everything' ad campaign for iPhone 8 Qi charging invokes past Apple slogans

09/22/2017, 11:09 am

Ikea is capitalizing on not just Apple's inclusion of Qi charging on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X to promote its own line of compatible charging equipment -- but also implements variations of phrases that Apple has used in the past.

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