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Apple meets with Chinese consumer watchdog in Beijing to talk iPhone 6s shutdown issues

02/10/2017, 10:02 am

A representative from Apple has met with the government-affiliated China Consumer Association, advising the watchdog of the progress it has made in combatting the battery issues plaguing some iPhone 6s units.

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Rumor: Apple to begin 'iPhone 8' production earlier than usual with more stringent inspection requirements

02/10/2017, 09:02 am

While the handsets are still on track to launch September, Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup --led by an anticipated high-end OLED model --is rumored to go into production earlier than the usual timeframe, in a move that could allow the company more time to iron out kinks associated with new technology.

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Apple's W1-equipped BeatsX earphones now available to purchase after months-long delay

02/10/2017, 05:02 am

After missing a scheduled fall 2016 release, Apple on Friday initiated sales of its new BeatsX wireless earphone model, with select models ready to pick up in store today ahead of initial shipments next week.

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Quickly adjust AirPods volume by percentage and check listening levels with Siri

02/09/2017, 06:02 pm

Due to its distinct lack of physical controls, setting sound levels on Apple's new AirPods requires the use of either Siri or the volume buttons on a paired iPhone, both of which operate on preset magnitudes. For greater control, use Siri to raise or lower the beats by percentage.

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Nintendo president gaining confidence in iPhone gaming following big 'Mario,' 'Fire Emblem' launches

02/09/2017, 03:02 pm

Nintendo has latest mobile game, 'Fire Emblem: Heroes', has so far earned the game company $5 million dollars since its launch on February 2, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima advised in an interview, with the Japanese firm increasing its confidence in producing apps for iOS and other platforms.

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Track today's blizzard with the best third-party weather apps for your iPhone or iPad

02/09/2017, 12:02 pm

Apple's native iOS Weather app is pretty spartan. Given that we're in the midst of a very strange winter in the U.S. -- with record temperatures, thunderstorms, tornadoes, ice storms, and epic snow all in the same week -- use one of these six weather apps to get a bit more data than Apple supplies.

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Screen protector bubbles on your iPhone could be a thing of the past with Kawasaki's new robot

02/09/2017, 11:02 am

Kawasaki this week showed off an industrial robot called "duAro" that can perfectly apply a screen protector to Apple's iPhone with no trapped air bubbles, accomplished in conjunction with Aldebaran and SoftBank's humanoid Pepper robot.

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Wireless charging and new glass casing will require heat compensation in Apple's 'iPhone X'

02/09/2017, 11:02 am

In reimagining the iPhone from the ground up with new features like wireless charging, Apple will reportedly also have to rethink how the handset is built, adding a thin graphite sheet to the handset's internals to prevent overheating.

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Fate of screen supplier Japan Display unclear if Apple shifts to OLED for 'iPhone X'

02/09/2017, 09:02 am

Analysts predict that recent reorganizational efforts and a financial assist by the Japanese government for Apple supplier Japan Display, the prime supplier of iPhone screens, may not matter much if Apple does in fact shift to OLED screens in the "iPhone 8" and future models.

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Apple's 10th anniversary 'iPhone X' could cost more than $1,000 - report

02/08/2017, 02:02 pm

A new high-end, top-of-the-line iPhone featuring an OLED display and an all-new design is expected to debut later this year with a similarly premium price tag, which one report claims could start at more than a thousand dollars.

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Apple Pay continues to grow, 27 more US banks added to mobile payment service

02/08/2017, 01:02 pm

As part of its regular expansion, Apple has added 27 more banks and credit unions to its list of institutions that support Apple Pay.

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2018 Ford Expedition features Apple CarPlay, wi-fi hotspot, wireless mobile charging

02/08/2017, 01:02 pm

Despite working on its own SmartDeviceLink, Ford continues to offer Apple's CarPlay in its new vehicles, with the 2018 Expedition including the technology alongside a wi-fi hotspot.

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Fire breaks out at Samsung factory responsible for Note 7 battery production

02/08/2017, 12:02 pm

The Galaxy Note 7 battery saga continues to cause problems for Samsung, as a fire broke out Wednesday at a facility used in the production of the faulty batteries found in the discontinued smartphone.

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A month with Apple's AirPods: a long-term video review

02/08/2017, 01:02 am

After using Apple's AirPods for more than a month, AppleInsider revisits the company's first wireless headphone device to report on battery life, design benefits and flaws, durability, performance and more. We also offer our two cents on areas that need improvement.

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Must-know Siri commands for Apple's wireless AirPods

02/08/2017, 01:02 am

To keep AirPods as hassle-free -- and aesthetically pleasing -- as possible, Apple opted to completely replace physical controls with Siri voice commands, a first for the company. AppleInsider compiled a few key phrases new AirPods owners should know in order to get the most out of their purchase.

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2018 Dodge Durango SRT to feature Apple CarPlay and BeatsAudio sound system

02/07/2017, 07:02 pm

Adding to a slowly growing list of new cars with support for Apple's CarPlay, Dodge on Tuesday announced its 2018 Durango SRT will feature the in-car entertainment system, as well as BeatsAudio premium sound.

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Despite claims to the contrary, Apple's 'iPhone 8' remains likely to launch in September

02/07/2017, 10:02 am

Two supply chain reports, one from an analyst and one from a purported parts supplier, make different clams about the manufacturing start date of Apple's feature-laden anniversary "iPhone 8." But there has been no serious indication thus far that Apple will stray from its typical annual September launch window.

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Apple shares new 'One Night' ad as part of 'Shot on iPhone 7' campaign

02/06/2017, 07:02 pm

Apple on Monday aired the latest of its iPhone 7 commercials, once again putting the handset's imaging capabilities front and center with a collection of videos and photos from around the world, all captured on a single night.

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UK's BT publicly supports Google, fears Apple dominance, in EU Android antitrust case

02/06/2017, 04:02 pm

Google has received some support in's ongoing Android antitrust case with the European Commission from British Telecom, with the U.K. communications giant allegedly getting involved to help prevent Apple from becoming too dominant in the smartphone market.

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Apple cedes ground in growing Chinese smartphone market as consumers await redesigned 'iPhone 8'

02/06/2017, 12:02 pm

The iPhone is being overtaken in China by a raft of new locally-produced smartphone rivals, according to a new report, which shows Apple's market share dropping despite greatly increased smartphone shipments in the region.

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