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Custom iPhone 6 paint job hints at what a rose gold Apple 'iPhone 6s' could look like

07/03/2015, 02:07 pm

Apple is rumored to offer its next-generation iPhone in a new rose gold color option, which has led to forgeries in the Far East attempting to imagine what the color might look like on a so-called "iPhone 6s."

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Apple's 'iPhone 6s' again said to be in production as parts leaks continue

07/03/2015, 10:07 am

Late-week reports from the Asian supply chain continue to suggest that Apple's next-generation iPhone has begun to roll off of assembly lines, with some indications that the forthcoming device will sport a nearly identical outward appearance with slightly tweaked internals.

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Apple's iPhone gains 2% marketshare in US as competitors falter

07/02/2015, 04:07 pm

The latest statistics from market research firm comScore reveal Apple widened its lead over competitors in the U.S. smartphone market over the three-month period ending in May, but more importantly gained another 2 percent in the platform race as Android faltered.

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Leaked Foxconn document backs 12MP camera, 2GB of RAM for 'iPhone 6s'

07/02/2015, 09:07 am

A document appearing to include a leaked Foxconn manufacturing schematic may back claims that Apple's next-generation "iPhone 6s" series will feature a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera, 4K video, and 2 gigabytes of RAM.

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Judge approves $50 million settlement from Sprint for phone bill cramming

07/01/2015, 03:07 pm

A U.S. judge has approved a $50 million settlement by Sprint with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, part of a still broader settlement over allegations it billed customers for services they never wanted.

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Olloclip introduces Studio camera case & accessories for iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

07/01/2015, 09:07 am

Olloclip on Wednesday announced its new Studio accessory system, meant to enhance the use of its add-on lenses for iPhones, including a ruggedized case with kickstand and new mounts.

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Apple could eschew plastic back for new metal case with 'iPhone 6c,' rumor says

07/01/2015, 09:07 am

The next iteration of Apple's lower-cost iPhone "C" series might do away with the colorful polycarbonate shell it's currently known for in favor of a more robust metal case similar to the iPhone 6, according to a recent analyst report.

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Photos of alleged 'iPhone 6s' chassis show revised internal layout, unchanged external design [u]

06/30/2015, 06:06 pm

A set of supposedly leaked photos suggest Apple's next-generation iPhone will include new or redesigned internal components, while retaining an external design identical to current models.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 'fastest smartphone,' if using phony benchmarks and ignoring iPhone 6 real world performance

06/30/2015, 06:06 am

Last Friday, Tom's Guide published an article calling Samsung's flagship Galaxy S6 the "world's fastest smartphone," writing that it came in "first in 6 out of 9 real-world tests and synthetic benchmarks." Unfortunately, that claim relied on cherry picked figures and ignored the real world entirely.

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Samsung jockeying to supply NAND for next-gen iPhone as Apple looks to boost storage, report says

06/29/2015, 05:06 pm

Samsung is reportedly looking to regain its role as a major NAND flash supplier to Apple's iPhone lineup, a lucrative deal that could bear fruit with year's expected hardware refresh.

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As Apple's iPhone turns 8, Force Touch and Touch ID are ready for the future

06/29/2015, 01:06 pm

Eight years after redefining the mobile computing experience with multitouch, Apple is laying the groundwork for yet another revolution with Force Touch and deep investments in biometric authentication technology that could make future iPhones even more secure and easier to use.

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Average selling price of smartphones in China jumps 37% thanks to popularity of Apple's iPhone

06/29/2015, 09:06 am

Following years of race-to-the-bottom pricing in China, the release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus --which introduced larger displays to Apple's lineup --prompted an apparent shift in consumer habits that has seen the average selling price of a smartphone jump by nearly 40 percent in the Asian nation.

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Apple kicks off production of next-gen iPhone with Force Touch, report says

06/26/2015, 06:06 pm

Apple has started early production of its next-generation iPhone models that will retain 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch form factors and integrate Force Touch technology, a report said Friday.

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Apple acquires dozens of biometric authentication patents from Virginia-based Privaris

06/26/2015, 03:06 pm

Evidence that Apple is planning significant overhauls to its Touch ID fingerprint recognition system continues to mount, with the company reportedly acquiring more than two dozen biometric authentication patents from privately-held Virginia firm Privaris.

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Rising number of T-Mobile iPhones hit with 'blue screen of death' reboots

06/26/2015, 10:06 am

In recent days a growing number of iPhone owners on T-Mobile U.S. have been impacted by seemingly random crashes and reboots, without any clear indication as to why or how to solve the problem, according to reports and comments on social media.

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Apple spotlights two new videos in 'Shot on iPhone 6' World Gallery

06/25/2015, 09:06 pm

Two new "Shot on iPhone 6" clips were added to Apple's crowd sourced World Gallery webpage on Thursday, highlighting the handset's ability to capture color-saturated scenes, sharp grayscale images and slow-motion footage.

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Apple confirms Confederate flag ban in App Store, says war games have to change art

06/25/2015, 03:06 pm

Apple on Thursday confirmed that it has removed a number of games and other apps from the App Store because they contain images of the Confederate battle flag.

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Facebook Messenger apps to allow chatting without a Facebook account

06/24/2015, 03:06 pm

Facebook on Thursday announced that new Messenger users will soon be able to sign up without a Facebook account, potentially expanding the reach of the chat service.

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Kenwood ships its first aftermarket receivers enabled for Apple CarPlay, starting at $900

06/24/2015, 02:06 pm

Kenwood on Wednesday began shipping two new dash receivers, the DDX9902S and DDX9702S, expanding aftermarket support for Apple CarPlay beyond Alpine and Pioneer units for the first time.

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Rumor: Apple's iPhones could adopt flexible OLED displays in 2018

06/24/2015, 09:06 am

South Korean display manufacturers are trying to persuade Apple to use flexible OLED screens for future iPhones, although the first such models might not ship until 2018, a report claimed on Wednesday.

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