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What has changed with AppleCare+ for iPhone XS or Apple Watch and why you should consider coverage

09/18/2018, 01:09 pm

AppleCare+, Apple's warranty add-on service to help manage the cost of accidental damage, received some changes as part of the introduction of the iPhone XS and the Apple Watch Series 4. AppleInsider explains what has been altered, and why you should consider paying for the extra cover.

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Bogus hot takes about low iPhone X demand being repeated about iPhone XS

09/18/2018, 11:09 am

Financial blogs are taking seriously an early claim by a Rosenblatt Securities analyst who says he's discovered that preorders of Apple's new iPhone XS and XS Max were "weaker compared to iPhone X preorders" a year ago. Reports have failed to note, however, that analyst Jun Zhang was wrong last year, too.

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Apple's custom Neural Engine in iPhone XS about 'letting nothing get in your way'

09/18/2018, 10:09 am

Apple's insistence on custom design of chips like the Neural Engine in the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR is about unchaining the company's other designers, according to the lead of its chip architects.

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iPhone XS improvements to Qi wireless charging limited to efficiency, not voltage increase

09/18/2018, 09:09 am

The initial wave of reviews for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are starting to roll in, with them universally finding that Apple's implementation of Qi charging on the new models hasn't increased the power, but has instead improved efficiency of the technology.

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Tim Cook talks iPhone XS, Apple Watch, China tariffs on 'Good Morning America'

09/18/2018, 08:09 am

In an interview with Robin Roberts from New York, Apple CEO touted the new iPhones and also spoke about some policy questions.

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New iPhones can conduct certain NFC transactions even when iOS is not running

09/17/2018, 11:09 pm

The iPhone XS and XS Max, which ship this week, as well as the forthcoming iPhone XR support certain NFC card transactions even when iOS is not running and the host device is powered because it needs to be charged.

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iPhone XS LTE speeds up to 266 percent faster than iPhone X, early test reveals

09/17/2018, 10:09 pm

As we head towards the release of the iPhone XS, the first speed tests are teasing what we can expect when it comes to LTE speeds across the major carriers. According to results from SpeedSmart.net, iPhone XS and XS Max will boast quite the improvement from last year's iPhone X.

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Photographers share stunning photos shot on iPhone XS

09/17/2018, 07:09 pm

As it does almost every year, Apple granted a pair of professional photographers early access to iPhone XS ahead of its release to show off the handset's capabilities. Prior to launch this Friday, travel photographer Austin Mann and former White House photographer Pete Souza on Monday shared images pulled from Apple's flagship smartphone.

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Updates bring Password Autofill support to 1Password, Dashlane, Keeper and LastPass

09/17/2018, 05:09 pm

Updates to popular iOS titles 1Password, Dashlane, LastPass and Keeper deliver support for Apple's Password Autofill tool, a built-in password management extension that is now open to third-party apps in iOS 12.

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Apple updates iOS GarageBand, Apple Support & Apple TV Remote apps with new options

09/17/2018, 02:09 pm

In conjunction with the release of iOS 12 and tvOS 12, Apple has updated three of its optional iOS apps, namely GarageBand, Apple Support, and Apple TV Remote.

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iPhone & other Apple products face not just Trump tariffs, but Chinese tax retaliation

09/17/2018, 11:09 am

The iPhone and other Apple products could reportedly take a hit not just from added tariffs on China proposed by the Trump administration, but retaliatory measures directed against the U.S.

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Is Apple's AirPower wireless charging pad late because of something besides technical challenges?

09/17/2018, 11:09 am

Much ado has been made about a minor peripheral charger Apple previewed last year but subsequently still hasn't brought to market. But, there's a much more obvious reason for AirPower to never show up, an issue Steve Jobs himself ran into multiple times.

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Apple enables software-based 3D Touch calibration for iPhones, simplifying repairs

09/17/2018, 09:09 am

As of Monday, Apple is allowing authorized repair outfits to use software calibration for 3D Touch on iPhones, which should streamline the repair process for both technicians and iPhone owners.

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Kuo: High preorder demand for Apple Watch Series 4, low expectations for 5.8-inch iPhone XS

09/16/2018, 11:09 pm

Breaking down first weekend pre-order sales of Apple's just announced iPhone and Apple Watch products, noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes current shipping estimates and launch day supply bode well for iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4. Demand for the 5.8-inch iPhone XS, however, appears to be lower than expected.

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Apple crime blotter: California Apple Store theft arrests, AirDrop on a plane, and a Chuck E. Cheese iPhone theft

09/16/2018, 09:09 am

Find My iPhone catches a home invader, iPhone celebrity intrigue in Nigeria, and more trouble on the Letgo app.

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iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max carrier deals: Buy one, get one $700 off; $0 per month with eligible trade & more

09/15/2018, 11:09 pm

Now that preorders have begun for Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max, wireless carriers are offering deals on the new devices. We're rounding up where to get the best discounts, including buy one, get one $700 off promotions.

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Apple focuses on size with 'Illusion' ad for iPhone XS & XS Max

09/15/2018, 04:09 pm

Apple on Saturday uploaded the first TV-length ad for the iPhone XS and XS Max to YouTube, dubbed "Illusion."

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If you have an iPhone X, should you upgrade to the iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max?

09/15/2018, 12:09 pm

Preorders for the iPhone XS and XS Max have just commenced, and some may be wondering if it's worth ordering one if they already own an iPhone X. It's a question AppleInsider has been asked a lot, so let's talk about it.

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This week on AI: Apple event showcases iPhone XS, XS Max & XR, Apple Watch Series 4

09/15/2018, 12:09 am

Apple finally swung the hammer this week, introducing the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, as well as the Apple Watch Series 4. We also found out when the company is set to release iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, and macOS Mojave.

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New Apple video details iPhone XS and XS Max in less than a minute

09/14/2018, 05:09 pm

In a new video, Apple shows all there is to show about its latest flagship iPhone models that were introduced at a special event on Wednesday.

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