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Topic: iPhone

Apple launches iOS 8.3 public beta

03/12/2015, 03:03 pm

Apple on Thursday officially expanded its public software beta program to include iOS, seeding members with iOS 8.3 beta 3, the same version provided to registered developers earlier in the day.

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Banks ING and OCBC launch new apps with support for Touch ID logins

03/11/2015, 10:03 pm

Dutch bank ING and Singapore's OCBC Bank recently integrated Touch ID compatibility to their respective iOS apps, marking the first time Apple's fingerprint recognition system has been used to protect mobile banking apps in those countries.

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Intel to reportedly supply LTE chips for 2016 iPhone

03/11/2015, 06:03 pm

Apple will reportedly turn to Intel's new XMM 7360 LTE modem when it launches a special next-generation iPhone model in 2016, suggesting the company is looking to diversify baseband chip suppliers.

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Next-gen iPhone rumored to include Force Touch, possible pink color option

03/10/2015, 09:03 pm

A report on Tuesday reiterated claims that Apple plans to integrate Force Touch features into its next iPhone model, and at the same time floated new rumors about an upcoming pink version of the handset.

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GameStop pledges to support Apple Pay in wake of Apple Watch event

03/10/2015, 01:03 pm

Another major retail chain, GameStop, has announced plans to support Apple Pay in the aftermath of yesterday's Apple Watch press event, with preparations underway to introduce the payment technology later this month.

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Apple's iPhone 6, 6 Plus raise combined iPhone shipments to 700 million

03/09/2015, 01:03 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday announced that the company has sold more than 700 million iPhones since launch, just months after Apple announced the sale of its 1 billionth iOS device.

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Inside Greater China: An exclusive look at Apple Inc in Hong Kong

03/07/2015, 09:03 pm

Apple has singled out Greater China--including mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan--as a primary growth center. AppleInsider took a trip to learn more, starting with a week exploring Taiwan followed by a week in Hong Kong.

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Banks reportedly clamp down on Apple Pay card provisioning in wake of fraud

03/07/2015, 12:03 am

Banks are instituting more stringent credit and debit card authorization policies for Apple Pay users after criminals took advantage of previously lax security protocols to provision new accounts using stolen card data.

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Apple extends iPhone 5 battery replacement program into 2016

03/06/2015, 03:03 am

Apple has pushed back the expiration date of its iPhone 5 battery replacement program, which was originally scheduled to end on March 1, to provide owners of faulty equipment a full three years of component coverage.

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iPhone orders remain strong, Apple likely to top 54M units in March quarter, Barclays says

03/05/2015, 03:03 pm

Sources in Apple's supply chain are particularly bullish about iPhone sales to start 2015, leading investment firm Barclays Capital to say that its forecast of 54 million units for the current quarter is a "conservative" estimate.

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Inside Greater China: An exclusive look at Apple Inc in Taiwan

03/05/2015, 01:03 am

Apple has singled out Greater China--including mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan--as a primary growth center. AppleInsider took a trip to learn more, starting with a week exploring Taiwan.

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'iPhone 6s' said to ship with 2GB of RAM, Apple leaning toward including Apple SIM

03/04/2015, 12:03 pm

Apple's 2015 iPhone update will purportedly add some features introduced in the iPad Air 2 last year, including an upgrade to 2 gigabytes of RAM and the possibility of pre-installing the Apple SIM, giving users the ability to select a carrier on their own out of the box.

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Costly supercar maker Koenigsegg joins list of Apple CarPlay backers

03/03/2015, 11:03 am

Koenigsegg, a Swedish supercar maker which sells some of the most expensive vehicles on Earth, has joined the list of auto manufacturers offering support for Apple's CarPlay standard via the Regera, a new car unveiled today at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland.

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Smartphone shipments topped 1.2 billion in 2014, Samsung's share plummeted in face of Apple gains

03/03/2015, 09:03 am

Squeezed at the high-end of the market by Apple, and also at the low-end by cheaper Chinese alternatives, Samsung saw its share of the total smartphone market shrink in 2014, even as overall smartphone shipments grew to new heights.

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Apple's 'Shot on iPhone 6' campaign goes global with billboards, ad spaces

03/02/2015, 10:03 pm

After launching its "Shot on iPhone 6" ad campaign on Sunday, works from Apple's "World Gallery" are now showing up on billboards, static ad spaces and in magazines in far flung locales around the globe.

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Apple supplier NXP to merge with rival Freescale Semiconductor in $11.8B deal

03/02/2015, 06:03 am

Dutch chipmaker NXP -- which provides near-field communications and motion processing hardware for Apple -- announced on Monday that it would spend $11.8 billion to acquire rival firm Freescale Semiconductor, a seminal semiconductor manufacturer and itself a longtime Apple supplier.

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Samsung responds to iPhone 6 with premium metal & glass Galaxy S6, counters Apple Pay with Samsung Pay

03/01/2015, 04:03 pm

Kicking off the Mobile World Congress event on Sunday, Samsung took the wraps off its highly anticipated next-generation handsets, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, both of which use premium glass and metal to counter the blockbuster success of Apple's iPhone 6.

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Apple touts iPhone 6 as world's most popular camera in showcase of extraordinary user photos

03/01/2015, 03:03 pm

Apple on Sunday launched a home page takeover paying homage to the iPhone 6's camera with a series of striking photographs and videos taken by its users, including tips, tricks and apps used along the way.

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Sources: Apple's 2015 'iPhone 6s' models to gain Force Touch but no dual-camera system

02/28/2015, 10:02 am

Apple's 2015 family of iPhones are expected to adopt features first introduced in other Apple products, such as the dynamic Force Touch input found on the Apple Watch, but won't include a recently-rumored multi-camera system, AppleInsider has been advised.

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Firehouse Subs rolls out support for Apple Pay to over 800 locations nationwide

02/26/2015, 02:02 pm

Apple has added another food-and-beverage arrow to its Apple Pay quiver, as hot sandwich chain Firehouse Subs on Thursday announced that each of its more than 860 locations across the U.S. would begin accepting contactless payments through Apple Pay.

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