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Apple Pay loyalty cards coming to more restaurants such as Quiznos & MOD Pizza

06/22/2017, 01:06 pm

Thanks to behind-the-scenes work, a number of major U.S. restaurant chains like Quiznos, Smashburger, and MOD Pizza will start offering Apple Pay-connected loyalty cards "later this year," according to an announcement.

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Apple facing uphill battle in India from Samsung mindshare, factory expansion

06/22/2017, 10:06 am

Other than just battling the Indian government for concessions and dealing with the shaky financial situation of the populace, Apple is also fighting a large and aggressive Samsung presence in the country for the minds of the consumers.

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Apple explains how to customize and share Photos Memories in new tutorials

06/21/2017, 09:06 pm

Expanding its "How to Shoot on iPhone 7" tutorial series, Apple on Wednesday posted a pair of videos explaining how to customize and share Memories clips generated by the Photos app in iOS 10.

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Apple News publishers get access to reader demographics, third-party ads

06/21/2017, 04:06 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced a collection of Apple News changes that directly impact publishers, including quick access to reader demographics and more advertising options, particularly support for third-party ads.

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New Siri icon location could hint at touchscreen home button in Apple's 'iPhone 8'

06/21/2017, 03:06 pm

In the course of testing iOS 11, a new graphic for Siri has been spotted -- and it renders in exactly the same spot where a home button would be on an edge-to-edge iPhone without a customary home button in the bezel.

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HomeKit compatibility coming to Flic Hub home automation physical control system

06/21/2017, 01:06 pm

A crowd-funding campaign is underway for thee Flic Hub that promises to put switches with robust scripting anywhere in a house to control multiple devices -- and the manufacturer claims that full HomeKit support is coming soon.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple's 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' keeps you safe on the road

06/21/2017, 12:06 pm

Beginning this fall, iOS 11 will debut a new safety feature for Apple's iPhone: "Do Not Disturb While Driving." AppleInsider corralled a co-pilot to test it out -- here's how it works.

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Virgin Mobile USA goes iPhone-exclusive, promises first year of unlimited plan for $1

06/21/2017, 10:06 am

Sprint-owned Virgin Mobile USA announced this week that as of June 27, it will only sell the iPhone -- and through the end of July, offer the first year of an "Inner Circle" unlimited plan for $1.

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Apple still undecided on fingerprint tech for 'iPhone 8,' no shipments until October

06/21/2017, 09:06 am

The OLED-embedded fingerprint technology for Apple's "iPhone 8" is "still being worked out," an analyst claimed on Wednesday, with the company only deciding on one of three options by the end of June.

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Apple shows off Memories feature in new iPhone 7 'The Archives' ad and tutorial video

06/20/2017, 04:06 pm

Apple has continued the "practically magic" advertising campaign for the iPhone 7 on Tuesday with a new ad spot called "The Archives," which emphasizes the Memories feature in Photos.

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Apple Pay comes to more US, UK & Chinese banks, Uber's new in-app tipping [u]

06/20/2017, 04:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its roster of Apple Pay card issuers with dozens more U.S. institutions, as well as a few international additions. Uber, meanwhile, announced a long-demanded in-app tipping feature, which should be compatible with Apple Pay. [Updated with support for MBNA in Canada]

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Case maker gambles big on Apple's rumored 'iPhone 8' design, builds 9 cases for edge-to-edge display

06/20/2017, 01:06 pm

Olixar -- the company behind a recent "iPhone 8" screen protector -- on Tuesday launched a complete series of cases for Apple's upcoming phone, banking on rumored features such as an edge-to-edge OLED display and a vertically-aligned rear camera.

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Apple product security team briefing shows 99% drop in stolen iPhone cases from 2014 to 2016

06/20/2017, 11:06 am

A new report sheds some light on Apple's anti-leak department, with employees for the Global Security Team coming from the NSA, FBI, Secret Service, and U.S. military supervising an operation that deals with more people per day in the production lines in China than the TSA does in airports.

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Pioneer's Lightning-connected Rayz Rally promises room-filling sound for music, calls on iPhone

06/20/2017, 10:06 am

The Pioneer Rayz Rally is an external wired iPhone speaker, powered through the device's Lightning port, and is suitable for both small areas, and conference rooms.

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Apple claims recent Supreme Court ruling makes Qualcomm iPhone IP agreement invalid

06/20/2017, 09:06 am

Apple has escalated its legal attack on Qualcomm, declaring the iPhone broadband chip license agreement is invalid, and the manufacturer is illegally double-dipping in its demand for a royalty payment for chip technology in conjunction with charging for the chips.

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Apple's 'iPhone 8' orders, Samsung demands impacting Chinese component supply for other vendors

06/20/2017, 09:06 am

Supply chain reports suggest that Apple's and Samsung's rapacious demand for smartphone components will deeply impact parts available for other manufacturers, with industry-wide shortages expected in the second half of 2017.

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Ring ships Apple-compatible Video Doorbell 2, says HomeKit coming to other accessories

06/19/2017, 11:06 pm

Ring on Monday launched the Video Doorbell 2, a Mac-, iPhone-, and iPad-compatible smarthome accessory that makes several key upgrades over its predecessor.

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Alleged 'iPhone 8' screen protector shows edge-to-edge layout, 'dip' for front-facing sensors

06/19/2017, 08:06 pm

Photos and video of a screen protector -- purportedly for Apple's "iPhone 8" -- may support the idea that the device will have an edge-to-edge display, excluding only a small area for an earpiece and front-facing sensors.

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Apple teaming with startup Health Gorilla for iPhone medical record plans

06/19/2017, 06:06 pm

Apple's efforts to centralize medical records on the iPhone are being done with the help of a small startup called Health Gorilla, and will focus on making it easier to share those records with different healthcare providers, a report said on Monday.

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Ikea's plans for ARKit revealed, virtual shopping tool will launch in fall with iOS 11

06/19/2017, 12:06 pm

Briefly teased at the WWDC keynote, flat-pack furniture company Ikea has officially declared that it is working on a ARKit catalog for the iPhone that will launch at some point in late 2017.

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