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Apple's 'iPhone 6s' could improve selfies with 1080p front-facing camera and flash

06/10/2015, 03:06 pm

Selfie fiends may have a good reason to upgrade to Apple's next-generation iPhone, as configuration files discovered in the first beta release of iOS 9 hint at new capabilities for the front-facing camera, including 1080p recording and a built-in flash.

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eBay arrives on Apple Watch, Google Maps for iOS gets pushed locations

06/09/2015, 04:06 pm

eBay on Tuesday released its first app for Apple Watch, while Google Maps for iOS updated with the ability to receive locations pushed from the desktop.

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Cadillac to support Apple CarPlay on 'majority' of upcoming 2016 cars

06/09/2015, 01:06 pm

General Motors' Cadillac division on Tuesday announced that it will add support for Apple CarPlay to most of its 2016 vehicles, the first group of which will launch later this summer.

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Apple's iOS App Store hits 100B downloads, pays out $30B to developers

06/08/2015, 02:06 pm

In an update to developers at WWDC, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company recently exceeded 100 billion downloads at the iOS App Store, and has generated $30 billion for developers.

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New Apple Pay plans include store cards, UK launch in July

06/08/2015, 02:06 pm

At its Monday WWDC keynote Apple annouced a number of planned changes to Apple Pay, including the addition of store rewards cards, and plans to launch in the United Kingdom in July.

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Apple to open source Swift later this year with support for iOS, OS X, and Linux

06/08/2015, 02:06 pm

Apple on Monday announced that it would make its popular new Swift programming language open source, releasing the language and toolchains for iOS, OS X, and Linux.

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HTC uses photos taken on an iPhone to show off its new 24K-gold One M9

06/08/2015, 11:06 am

Taiwanese device maker HTC recently unveiled a limited run of its flagship One M9 handset plated in 24-karat gold, showing the new device off on Twitter --using photos taken with an iPhone.

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Apple Pay to reportedly land in UK by summer

06/07/2015, 02:06 am

A report on Saturday claims Apple is finalizing plans to launch Apple Pay in the UK later this summer, which would mark the in-house payments service's first international offering since rolling out in the U.S. last October.

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Apple's iPhone gobbles up marketshare in U.S. as competitors stumble

06/05/2015, 04:06 pm

A fresh report published by comScore on Friday says Apple's share of the U.S. smartphone market grew nearly two percent during a three-month period ending in April, pushing iPhone's share of subscribers above 43 percent.

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Apple Online Store stops offering iPhone with 2-year AT&T contract

06/05/2015, 01:06 pm

Apple removed the option to buy an AT&T iPhone on a two-year contract from its online store on Thursday night, reflecting AT&T's wider shift away from two-year contracts.

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Rumor: Apple taps AU Optronics to build 4-inch iPhone screens for 2016 hardware update

06/05/2015, 11:06 am

Supplier AU Optronics has secured a deal to produce screens for a future 4-inch iPhone, which may be in the works to ship in 2016, a report said.

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Edward Snowden hails Apple as 'pioneering' for iOS 8 security measures

06/05/2015, 10:06 am

Whistleblower and former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden lauded Apple for enabling measures like default full-disk encryption in iOS 8, in a rare editorial published on Friday.

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Samsung says '6>6' in new Galaxy S6 Edge ad

06/04/2015, 07:06 pm

In its never ending quest to one-up Apple, Samsung on Thursday revealed a new ad campaign counting the ways the partially curved Galaxy S6 Edge display outperforms iPhone 6. The spots come with the cheeky tagline, "When you do the math it's clear, six is greater than six."

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Yahoo to discontinue support for Mail, Contacts on older Apple devices

06/04/2015, 04:06 pm

Support for Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Contacts will be discontinued for some older Apple devices as of June 15, Yahoo said in a Thursday blog post.

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Periscope adds map-based feed browsing, Sunrise Calendar hits Apple Watch

06/04/2015, 11:06 am

Twitter on Thursday added several features to Periscope, most significantly a map browser, while Microsoft added an Apple Watch app to Sunrise Calendar.

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Apple, Samsung tied for highest smartphone customer satisfaction, iPhone falls behind Galaxy Note

06/04/2015, 08:06 am

When it comes to smartphones, Apple and Samsung are in a neck-and-neck race for the overall customer satisfaction crown, though the South Korean giant has leapt ahead of Apple and the iPhone with its jumbo-sized Galaxy Note series.

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D-EYE eye-scanning iPhone accessory lets medical professionals screen for, diagnose disorders

06/03/2015, 07:06 pm

D-EYE, an Italian company working to deploy affordable medical systems for mass health screenings, on Wednesday announced its eponymous iPhone-based retinal imaging accessory is now shipping.

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Google announces Street View iOS app, plans to merge Views into Maps

06/03/2015, 03:06 pm

Google on Wednesday announced plans to launch a new app, Street View, which will let anyone submit a photo sphere to Maps, including ones captured via compatible 360-degree cameras.

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AT&T exec sees end of phone subsidies on horizon

06/02/2015, 07:06 pm

President and CEO of AT&T Mobile and Business Solutions Ralph de la Vega said Tuesday that phone subsidies will soon vanish as customers move away from two-year commitments in favor of new financing plans.

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Sprint adds Monthly Rolling Data to prepaid plans, exclusive to Best Buy

06/02/2015, 04:06 pm

Sprint on Tuesday joined the roster of U.S. carriers offering rollover data for prepaid cellular plans, but with some key restrictions, according to an official announcement.

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