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'iPhone 7' might replace 3.5mm headphone jack with second speaker, analysts say

02/12/2016, 02:02 pm

Apple's next-generation iPhone -- expected to abandon a 3.5mm headphone jack -- will probably replace the part with a second speaker, according to a Barclays research memo obtained by AppleInsider.

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AT&T lays plans to begin testing 5G data in 2016, brings back 2-for-1 iPhone deal

02/12/2016, 12:02 pm

AT&T on Friday announced its plans to test 5G network technology, beginning with lab tests in the second quarter done in collaboration with Intel and Ericsson.

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Apple captured 21% of smartphone processors, 31% of tablet CPUs in 2015

02/12/2016, 10:02 am

Although the smartphone and tablet processor markets actually declined year-over-year in 2015, Apple managed to capture large shares of both in 2015 simply manufacturing for its own devices, Strategy Analytics said in data released on Friday.

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TestFlight gets support for iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2 betas

02/11/2016, 05:02 pm

Apple on Thursday released a new version of the TestFlight iOS app, adding support for iOS 9.3 and watchOS 2.2, both of which are still in beta form.

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FBI complains it can't break encryption on phone used by San Bernardino terrorists

02/11/2016, 10:02 am

FBI technicians have been trying and failing to break the encryption of a phone used by the couple who killed 14 people in a terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif. in December, according to FBI Director James Comey.

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TSMC reportedly sole supplier of next-gen 'iPhone 7' A-series chip

02/10/2016, 07:02 pm

A report claims Apple will rely solely on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company to produce the next-generation system-on-chip design destined to power this year's iPhone hardware refresh, beating out longtime Apple partner Samsung.

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iPhone controlled 40% of US smartphone market in 2015, data shows

02/10/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple secured 40 percent of the U.S. smartphone market in 2015, though close competitor Samsung managed to gain ground, according to a research report published on Wednesday.

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System outage prevents adding Visa cards to Apple Pay

02/10/2016, 10:02 am

Apple reported an unusual network problem on Wednesday, preventing some owners of Visa credit or debit cards from adding them to Apple Pay.

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Proposed bill would ban US states from mandating backdoors in encryption

02/10/2016, 09:02 am

A bipartisan bill introduced to the U.S. House of Represenatives on Wednesday would bar individual states and localities from requiring backdoors in encryption, something often demanded by law enforcement officials and intelligence agencies.

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Lawfirm considers suit over iPhone's Touch ID-connected 'Error 53'

02/08/2016, 05:02 pm

A Seattle-based lawfirm is considering a class action lawsuit against Apple, following reports of an "Error 53" message some iPhone owners have seen after having unofficial repairs done on their Touch ID sensor.

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Facebook app still an iPhone battery hog, testing shows

02/08/2016, 11:02 am

Though Facebook has been trying to address power usage concerns through software updates, its main iOS app is still a drain on the iPhone's daily battery life, a report claimed on Monday.

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Apple sneaks into several Super Bowl 50 commercials

02/08/2016, 01:02 am

Apple didn't buy airtime during America's National Football League 2016 Super Bowl, but some of its products did turn up playing a cameo role in a variety of commercials.

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Apple, Inc CEO Tim Cook's piqued peek at Peak iPhone

02/07/2016, 07:02 pm

Halfway through the last quarter, supply chain rumors of iPhone production cuts--purportedly "30 percent" of some unknown number--snowballed into an abominable snow-boogeyman of conjecture that claimed the end to iPhone growth was nigh and speculated about a downhill implosion of Apple's sales overall, an embarrassing lack of interest in Apple's newest iPhone 6s and a rapid evaporation of the world's most valuable company. They were wrong, here's why.

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How to watch Super Bowl 50 on your Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV

02/06/2016, 04:02 pm

It's Super Bowl weekend, and for cord cutters that usually means a visit to a bar or friend's house -- but not this year, as NFL broadcast partner CBS has made the game available almost everywhere you look.

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TSMC, other Apple suppliers in Taiwan largely unaffected by deadly 6.4 earthquake

02/06/2016, 12:02 am

A tragic earthquake has hit the city of Tainan in southern Taiwan, injuring 144, killing at least 5 people and causing the collapse of several large buildings. So far however, it appears that Apple's suppliers in the region have survived the quake without sustaining significant damage.

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Apple's rumored 4" iPhone to launch with hot pink color option, report says

02/05/2016, 08:02 pm

Apple is working on three different color options for the launch of its much-rumored 4-inch iPhone, including a version closer in hue to a hot pink iPod than rose gold, a report said Friday.

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Apple acknowledges 'Error 53' glitch, says it's part of Touch ID security [u]

02/05/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple on Friday publicly acknowledged an unusual "Error 53" message, triggered by updating an iPhone 6 to iOS 9 or later after having the phone's Touch ID sensor fixed by an unofficial technician. [Updated]

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Apple Pay hits 1,000 US card issuers ahead of planned retail expansions

02/05/2016, 09:02 am

On Friday Apple reached the 1,000 mark for the number of U.S. card issuers supporting Apple Pay, a figure continuing to outpace the number of retail chains supporting the platform.

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Japan Apple Stores roll out iPhone screen protector installation service

02/04/2016, 09:02 pm

Apple Stores in Japan are now offering screen protector installations using dedicated TrueClear Pro machines made by Belkin, with prices ranging from 2,180 yen to 4,280 yen (about $19 to $37) depending on material and size.

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Apple to allow broken screens on trade-in iPhones, offer optional screen protector installations

02/04/2016, 07:02 pm

Apple Stores will soon reportedly adopt two new measures related to the problem of cracked iPhone screens, including allowing some broken iPhones into its Reuse and Recycle trade-in program, and offering installation of purchased screen protectors.

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