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iPhone 6s leads top consumer tech searches in Google's 2015 'Year in Search'

12/16/2015, 09:12 am

The iPhone 6s was the most searched-for consumer technology item this year in Google's annual Year in Search rankings, published on Wednesday, though Apple did have competition from companies like Samsung and LG.

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Pebble Time gains fitness tracking through HealthKit-compatible Pebble Health

12/15/2015, 05:12 pm

Pebble on Tuesday updated its Pebble Time smartwatches with Pebble Health, a feature bringing fitness tracking to its product lineup for the first time.

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Apple Pay picks up 66 new banks, BJ's Wholesale Club store cards

12/15/2015, 12:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday added another 66 financial institutions to its list of U.S. card issuers for Apple Pay, as well as promised support for BJ's Wholesale Club store cards.

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Dealers say GM's rapid adoption of Apple CarPlay is helping them sell cars

12/14/2015, 04:12 pm

American automaker General Motors has rolled out support for Apple's CarPlay iPhone integration faster and across more models than its rivals, resulting in independent dealers reporting that the feature draws in customers and helps to close the deal in selling new cars.

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Samsung appeals $548M Apple patent verdict to the U.S. Supreme Court

12/14/2015, 02:12 pm

In a bid to reduce or eliminate the $548 million the company has been forced to pay rival Apple over a patent dispute, Samsung on Friday filed a petition to have its appeal heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Apple slashes iPhone 5s price in India by almost half

12/14/2015, 12:12 pm

Apple on Monday cut the price of the iPhone 5s in India down to 24,999 rupees ($372), a sharp reduction from the 44,500 rupees ($663) the device was selling for in September.

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Samsung to follow Apple, Huawei with pressure-sensing display in 'Galaxy S7'

12/14/2015, 09:12 am

The next flagship handset from South Korean conglomerate Samsung will reportedly feature a 3D Touch-like pressure-sensitive display, the company's latest fast follower move as it seeks to claw back marketshare.

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The search for Apple's next big thing

12/13/2015, 08:12 pm

For years, Apple's detractors have predicted that the company's industry-leading profits from Macs, iPods, iPhones and iPads would erode away as cheaper products from high volume competitors--and more innovative disruptors--emerged to knock it from its profitable perch, forcing the company to constantly invent new product categories just to stay alive. But that hasn't happened. Instead, Apple keeps increasing its profitability while also expanding into new market segments.

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Review: Apple Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6 & 6s

12/12/2015, 11:12 am

Apple's Smart Battery Case will certainly get the job done, but it includes some baffling design decisions, and just isn't a great value compared to third-party products.

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AT&T offers buy-one-get-one-free on iPhone 6s as Apple Watch hits Wal-Mart

12/11/2015, 02:12 pm

AT&T on Friday launched a new "Buy One Get One Free" promotion for premium smartphones, including the iPhone 6s. Meanwhile, Wal-Mart became the latest retailer to begin selling the Apple Watch.

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GoPro shares surge more than 10% after Apple acquisition speculation

12/11/2015, 10:12 am

Shares of action cam maker GoPro jumped 16% on Thursday after market analysts speculated that the company may be an acquisition target for Apple.

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Apple pushes iPhone 6s pop-up ads to App Store users on older iPhones, angering users

12/11/2015, 10:12 am

Apple is beginning to push fullscreen pop-up ads for the iPhone 6s to people opening the App Store app on some older iPhone models, according to a rush of user complaints.

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Tumblr for iOS gets Live Photos & 3D Touch, HBO GO adds support for Autoplay & iOS 9's Picture-in-Picture

12/10/2015, 01:12 pm

Tumblr on Thursday released a major update of its iOS app, including support for the advanced features of the iPhone 6s, while cable network HBO updated HBO GO with features designed for non-stop viewing.

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Teardown of Apple's Smart Battery Case exposes 1,877mAh battery, simple design

12/10/2015, 12:12 pm

Apple's new Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6 and 6s uses a relatively simple construction, centered around a 1,877 milliamp-hour battery sitting behind an aluminum plate, according to a teardown published on Thursday.

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Rumor: Apple developing proprietary mobile GPU, could replace Imagination's PowerVR

12/10/2015, 12:12 pm

Apple is allegedly at work on its own graphics processor technology, which -- if completed -- would bring almost all of its mobile processor design in-house.

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Tim Cook lauds new iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case design as easy to use

12/09/2015, 05:12 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook responded to negative criticism over the company's new Smart Battery Case, saying the "hump" battery cell is designed for easy-on, easy-off use.

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Twitter's Periscope claims App of the Year in Apple's 2015 App Store picks

12/09/2015, 01:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday published its annual Best of 2015 feature for the App Store, highlighting the company's own picks as well as overall bestsellers.

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Streaming music service Deezer updates iOS app with support for Apple's CarPlay

12/09/2015, 12:12 pm

Deezer has announced that an updated iOS app -- coming later on Wednesday -- will allow iPhone owners to control the music service via CarPlay.

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Cortana for iOS launching on Wednesday, Microsoft announces

12/09/2015, 10:12 am

Microsoft's voice assistant, Cortana, will be available on "select" iPhone and Android devices starting on Wednesday, with Cyanogen OS suport coming later this month, according to an official blog post.

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Tim Cook recruits Siri for advice in Cerebral Palsy Foundation "Just Say Hi" campaign

12/08/2015, 05:12 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook has joined a series of celebrities adding their voice to a new Cerebral Palsy Foundation campaign designed to spark conversations with people with disabilities--in a spot that seeks advice from Siri.

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