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Stereo sound on iPhone 7 uses standard speaker plus earpiece in landscape mode

09/08/2016, 09:09 am

Apple's new stereo sound implementation on the iPhone 7 series of phones utilizes the bottom speaker in conjunction with a balanced earphone on the device, instead of a second edge-mounted speaker.


Watch: Hands-on video with Apple's jet black glossy iPhone 7

09/08/2016, 08:09 am

The highly anticipated iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were unveiled in San Francisco this week, and AppleInsider was there for a hands-on look at the new jet black glossy finish and dual-lens cameras. Here's a quick look and rundown of everything you need to know about the new iPhone, coming Sept. 16.


Apple defends decision to ditch 3.5mm jack, says AirPods development began years ago

09/07/2016, 08:09 pm

As expected, Apple did not include a 3.5mm headphone jack in its upcoming iPhone 7 and 7 Plus handsets, but company executives say the legacy port's demise has been a long time coming.


Everything you need to know before preordering Apple's iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus on Friday, Sept. 9

09/07/2016, 07:09 pm

In just a few short days, the new iPhone 7 will be available for preorder ahead of its Sept. 16 launch. AppleInsider is here to guide you through your choices to help you decide which model is right for you.


AppleCare+ gains $29 iPhone screen swaps, makes $99 fee universal for other repairs

09/07/2016, 06:09 pm

In tandem with announcing the iPhone 7 on Wednesday, Apple also revised its AppleCare+ plans for iPhones, instituting a $29 screen replacement option but forcing all customers to pay $99 for any other form of accident repair.


Trade-in roundup: iPhone 7 has landed, here's where to get the most cash for your old iPhones

09/07/2016, 06:09 pm

The best time to sell your old iPhone or iPad is when Apple introduces new models, like it did with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Here's a guide to help you net the highest trade-in value for your iPhone from Apple, Gazelle, BuyBack World, NextWorth, Amazon, or one of the many other buyback services.


Jet black iPhone 7 potentially vulnerable to scratching, Apple admits

09/07/2016, 05:09 pm

People considering the jet black versions of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus should be careful, as those options are more prone to scuffing and scratching, Apple notes on its website.


First Look: Apple's new iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2

09/07/2016, 05:09 pm

Apple's "See You on Sept. 7" event on Wednesday brought the expected iPhone 7 family refresh, with features aimed at extending battery live and improving user photography, as well as a new Apple Watch with GPS technology. AppleInsider was on the scene, and spent some time with each new piece of gear.


Apple officially ditches headphone jack for Lightning, will include adapter in iPhone 7 box

09/07/2016, 02:09 pm

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will ship not only with a pair of Lightning-connected EarPods, but also a legacy headphone adapter in the box, Apple announced on Wednesday.


Apple announces water resistant iPhone 7: pressure sensing home button, dual cameras, jet black finish

09/07/2016, 02:09 pm

This year's iPhone 7 series features a number of upgrades throughout, including a new jet black glossy finish option, a click-free pressure sensitive home button, and the best mobile cameras Apple has ever offered. Storage has been doubled, and preorders begin this Friday ahead of a Sept. 16 launch.


Apple accidentally reveals water resistant iPhone 7 family on Twitter

09/07/2016, 01:09 pm

Apple's official twitter account introduced and exposed some details about the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus before deleting the tweets.


AppleInsider is live at Apple's 'iPhone 7' event - tap here for our coverage

09/07/2016, 01:09 pm

This year's iPhone upgrade, plus a new Apple Watch, is set to be unveiled in San Francisco, and AppleInsider is there live with exclusive news, analysis and photos. Here is the place to view all of our live coverage!


New photos offer detailed glimpse of 'iPhone 7,' including potential 'piano black' model

09/07/2016, 10:09 am

A new series of photos claim to offer what may be the most detailed preview yet of Apple's anticipated "iPhone 7," including what could turn out to be the previously rumored "piano black" color.


Supply chain loading up with first 'iPhone 7' shipments, Apple Store down for event

09/07/2016, 09:09 am

With 371,000 units of the "iPhone 7" family said to be inbound to retail establishments, Apple appears to have a good start on channel inventory for late September availability.


Italian report shows alleged 'iPhone 7' box design, points to Sept. 16 launch

09/07/2016, 08:09 am

The "iPhone 7" is not only shipping out to various countries in preparation for launch, but should go on sale Sept. 16, a report said on Wednesday morning, just hours ahead of Apple's official announcement.


Apple Pay adds support for 27 US banks and credit unions

09/06/2016, 08:09 pm

Continuing a rapid buildout of Apple Pay services, Apple this week announced a new batch of 27 U.S. banks and credit unions as participating card issuers.


Apple requests wireless charging chip samples for upcoming iPhone product, report says

09/06/2016, 07:09 pm

A report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Apple recently requested a batch of wireless charging chip samples from Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek, suggesting the iPhone maker is forging ahead with development of a bespoke wireless charging solution.


Apple Pay to debut in Japan with FeliCa tap-to-pay support in 2016, report says

09/06/2016, 06:09 pm

A report on Tuesday elaborates on rumors regarding Apple's supposed plan to integrate Japan's FeliCa tap-to-pay standard into an upcoming iPhone model, saying integration of the contactless payments technology will help introduce Apple Pay to the East Asian market.


Chinese social media largely quiet ahead of Apple's 'iPhone 7' announcement

09/06/2016, 04:09 pm

Judging by social media conversations, Chinese interest in Apple's "iPhone 7" appears to be subdued, a report indicated on Tuesday.


Casemaker posts high-res potential look at Apple's new darker shade of 'iPhone 7'

09/06/2016, 01:09 pm

A photo shared with AppleInsider allegedly shows the upcoming "iPhone 7" in a darker shade, possibly supporting rumors of a switch to "space black" instead of gray for Apple's flagship product.