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Apple's revival of iPhone 6 with 32GB storage continues with sales in Belarus

03/16/2017, 10:03 am

The re-release of the iPhone 6 with 32 gigabytes of storage is expanding into another territory, after launches in India, China, and Taiwan in recent months, with a premium reseller offering the unusual-capacity handset to customers in Belarus beginning next week.

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WePay joins online payment platforms supporting Apple Pay

03/16/2017, 10:03 am

On Thursday WePay -- an online payments platform with clients like Meetup, GoFundMe, and FreshBooks -- announced that its clients can now accept Apple Pay on the Web, along with Android Pay.

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With 'iPhone 8,' Apple & Samsung to dominate 2017 OLED supply, squeezing out others

03/16/2017, 09:03 am

Huawei may have just 8 percent of its smartphones shipped with OLED panels in 2017 because of constrained supply forced by Apple's shift to the technology, and Samsung selling the majority of its available supply for the "iPhone 8."

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Kantar: iPhone 7 top selling smartphone in U.S., Europe & urban China

03/15/2017, 04:03 pm

A new report by Kantar Worldpanel examining global smartphone sales data shows Apple's flagship iPhone 7 continues to win new market share for Apple in most of the regions tracked, outside of Spain, China and Japan.

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Services growth on track to deliver big long-term payout for Apple, analyst says

03/15/2017, 04:03 pm

An analyst claims that Apple is on track for its services business revenue estimates so far, and any large acquisitions it may make will just accelerate the growth driven by the iPhone 7, and successor "iPhone 7s" and "iPhone 8" devices expected in 2017.

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Polar H10 Bluetooth Heart Rate Sensor offers enhanced accuracy, iPhone connectivity

03/15/2017, 03:03 pm

Wearable technology company Polar has introduced the H10 Bluetooth Heart Rate Sensor, with the new version of the chest-worn device offering greater accuracy over previous models, plus the ability to be connected to an iPhone and Apple Watch using the company's app.

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Australian banks call alternatives to NFC 'unrealistic' in fight to avoid using Apple Pay

03/15/2017, 11:03 am

Major banks in Australia find alternatives to NFC-based payments, such as Apple Pay, to be an "unrealistic" prospect to the Australian mobile payment marketplace, according to a submission provided to a government regulator, arguing for Apple to open up access of the iPhone's NFC technology to third parties.

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Supply chain suggests Apple's 'iPhone 8' will sport mildly curved Samsung OLED screen

03/15/2017, 11:03 am

Yet another report has emerged from the Chinese supply chain, suggesting that while the high-end "iPhone 8" will have a curved screen, but it won't be so pronounced as to make it unrecognizable as an iPhone at first glance.

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Samsung could rejoin Apple's iPhone processor supply with 2018 'A12' chips

03/15/2017, 10:03 am

Samsung is reportedly intensifying its investments into chip production, with an eye on once again manufacturing A-series processors for Apple starting in 2018.

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Pegatron confirms it can build the iPhone in the US, assuming Apple picks up all the costs

03/15/2017, 08:03 am

After a few months of revenue boosted by Apple production demands, manufacturing partner Pegatron's CEO says that the company could build the "iPhone 7s" and "iPhone 8" in the U.S. if it is asked to -- but Apple would have to shoulder all of the company's costs for doing so.

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Why Apple is unlikely to ditch Touch ID for facial recognition with 'iPhone 8'

03/15/2017, 01:03 am

Apple is rumored to integrate face-scanning cameras in its upcoming "iPhone 8" handset this fall, sparking speculation that facial recognition technology will replace the company's Touch ID authentication system. AppleInsider explains why such a move is unlikely, at least this year.

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New photo of Apple's iPhone repair and calibration machine surfaces online

03/14/2017, 08:03 pm

An image of the special machine Apple uses to conduct back-of-store iPhone repairs surfaced online on Tuesday, with the photo showing off a few more features than previous leaks including an up-close look at screen calibration controls.

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Google adds Safari-like 'Reading List' feature to Chrome for iOS

03/14/2017, 05:03 pm

Google on Tuesday updated its Chrome browser for iOS with the "Reading List," a feature mimicking an identically-named counterpart in Apple's Safari.

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Russia finds Apple guilty of ordering iPhone price fixing with local retailers

03/14/2017, 04:03 pm

Apple did indeed engage in price fixing by ordering 16 Russian retailers to lock in specific prices for iPhones, the country's Federal Antimonopoly Service ruled on Tuesday.

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New terminal could bring Apple Pay to more restaurant tables

03/14/2017, 02:03 pm

A new payments terminal, E la Carte's PrestoPrime EMV, could potentially bring Apple Pay to more restaurants, and let people pay for food and drinks without either a card or interacting with a waiter.

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Concept imagines Apple's 'iPhone 8' with Siri-based augmented reality

03/14/2017, 09:03 am

A new set of concept renders for Apple's "iPhone 8" -- sometimes known as the "iPhone X" or "iPhone Edition" -- envisions the device making use of augmented reality technology to let Siri and widgets connect with the outside world.

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Mazda says Apple CarPlay support coming soon, including retroactive upgrades

03/13/2017, 04:03 pm

Apple's CarPlay -- and Android Auto -- will be coming to Mazda vehicles sometime in the near future, the Japanese automaker revealed on Monday, taking it off the list of major holdouts in CarPlay support.

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Apple's new 'Sticker Fight' ad for iPhone 7 emphasizes iMessage feature

03/13/2017, 03:03 pm

The latest in Apple's advertising campaign for the iPhone 7 and iOS 10 brings Apple's "stickers" feature into the real world in a playful and colorful manner.

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Apple releases sixth betas of macOS 10.12.4, iOS 10.3 to developers [u]

03/13/2017, 01:03 pm

Apple on Monday made available a sixth beta releases of macOS 10.12.4 and iOS 10.3 to developers, marching ever closer to a public release. [Updated with info on public betas]

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Apple updates HomeKit accessories page with availability & new categories

03/13/2017, 11:03 am

Apple this week updated its webpage for supporting HomeKit accessories with changes like new categories, and rough indications of when some future devices will ship.

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