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Glucose sensor app said to be first third-party title to access Apple iPhone's NFC

02/06/2018, 09:02 am

An app for Abbott's FreeStyle Libre glucose reader is said to be the first third-party iOS title to make use of the NFC chip in Apple's iPhone, previously reserved only for Apple Pay.


NYPD begins rolling out 36,000 iPhone 7, 7 Plus handsets to Manhattan cops

02/05/2018, 08:02 pm

As part of a planned switch away from Microsoft's defunct Windows Phone platform, the New York Police Department recently began issuing officers their choice of iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus handsets, devices some cops are already lauding as the "ultimate tool" to fight crime.


Telegram was pulled because of child pornography, says Apple's Phil Schiller

02/05/2018, 01:02 pm

The "inappropriate content" that saw Telegram briefly disappear from the App Store last week was child pornography, Apple's marketing chief explained in response to a customer question.


Lesser-known Android phone makers copy look of Apple's iPhone X

02/05/2018, 10:02 am

A pair of relatively unknown Android phone makers are reportedly copying the look of Apple's iPhone X without actually offering identical features.


Apple, Cisco partnering for enterprise cybersecurity insurance program focused on iPhone, iPad, Mac

02/05/2018, 09:02 am

A new "industry-first offering" from Cisco, Apple, Aon, and Allianz has been launched, allowing businesses small and large to utilize Apple devices, and Cisco security hardware, and in doing so, qualify for a "enhanced cyber insurance" program protecting the company from the financial impact of a cyber attack.


Samsung's vice chairman pardoned in time for the Olympics it's sponsoring

02/05/2018, 07:02 am

A South Korean corruption scandal involving millions of dollars in bribes made by Samsung's de facto leader Lee Jae-yong in exchange for government favors has been conveniently pardoned just in time for Samsung to sponsor the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.


Small number of iPhone X users screens not waking quick enough to field phone calls

02/04/2018, 11:02 pm

A small number of new #iPhoneX owners have been reporting that a call will sometimes come in to the device, the phone's screen will not wake and respond to a touch quick enough to answer.


Next-gen 6.1-inch LCD iPhone again predicted to outsell OLED models

02/04/2018, 04:02 am

KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes consumer demand for a next-generation 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will outpace that of two OLED models rumored to debut during this fall's refresh cycle, buoying suppliers of LCD panels, aluminum chassis and other related components.


KGI: Intel might be exclusive modem supplier for 2018 iPhone lineup, Qualcomm iced out

02/04/2018, 01:02 am

According to noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Intel's baseband chips are expected to power communications across Apple's entire 2018 iPhone lineup, a supplier switch that, if true, would deal a major blow to market leader Qualcomm.


Chinese counterfeiter made over $1.1M trafficking phony iPhones, iPads in US

02/02/2018, 06:02 pm

A Chinese national living in the U.S. on a student visa will be sentenced in May after pleading guilty to conspiracy and trafficking of counterfeit Apple products including iPhones and iPads, a scheme for which he earned more than $1.1 million.


Apple activates repair program for iPhone 7 models impacted by 'No Service' issue

02/02/2018, 05:02 pm

Apple on Friday initiated a repair program for iPhone 7 devices affected by an issue that caused a "No Service" message to display in the status bar even when cellular network coverage is available, saying a faulty logic board component is to blame for the error.


Apple beat Samsung in unit sales with iPhone X during Q4, during the "biggest annual fall in smartphone history"

02/02/2018, 12:02 pm

Last year, Samsung's exploding Galaxy Note 7 created a catastrophically distracting meltdown for the company that enabled Apple to surpass it in total unit sales of smartphones during the winter quarter. This year, Apple has again surpassed sales of all Samsung smartphones in the quarter, except this time it's by virtue of trend-bucking new demand for the innovative, revolutionary iPhone X--without much apparent regard for its price.


Two Apple retail employees hospitalized following battery rupture at Hong Kong store

02/02/2018, 12:02 pm

Two employees at a Hong Kong Apple Store were taken to hospital on Friday following another battery-related incident, according to reports, with the pair said to have inhaled smoke generated by an iPhone battery while undertaking an in-store repair of a customer's device.


What a difference a week makes: Apple's $88.3 billion quarter is even more impressive broken down week-by-week

02/02/2018, 10:02 am

Not only was Apple's holiday quarter of 2017 a hard compare to previous year's numbers because of three flagship models, but the year-ago quarter had an extra sales week. AppleInsider breaks down the numbers for a closer look at Apple's earnings, on a "average per week" basis.


Apple tops worldwide smartphone vendor list in Q4 amid industry contraction, report says

02/01/2018, 10:02 pm

Apple led the worldwide smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to fresh statistics from Strategy Analytics, with strong demand for products like iPhone X and iPhone 8 bucking wider market headwinds.


Apple's 77.3 million iPhone, $88.3 billion quarter by the numbers

02/01/2018, 07:02 pm

The addition of the iPhone X that commanded a steeper premium than ever before has made Apple's financial quarter an interesting one. The changes over time are best illustrated graphically, showing the magnitude of the quarter, as compared to quarters of years past.


Apple At Work teams with CDW to help enterprise deploy Macs, iOS in employee choice initiative

02/01/2018, 07:02 pm

Apple is expanding its efforts to make it easier for the enterprise to more efficiently buy or lease iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watch, Apple TV and other products in a new initiative it is initially rolling out with CDW.


Apple Pay finally coming to Brazil later in 2018 [u]

02/01/2018, 05:02 pm

In Apple's Q1 results call, CEO Tim Cook confirmed that Apple Pay will reach the biggest South American market -- Brazil -- sometime later this year. [Updated with official webpage]


Tim Cook: iPhone X 'top-selling iPhone every week since it shipped in November'

02/01/2018, 05:02 pm

In Apple's quarterly earnings statement, Apple CEO Tim Cook declared that since it shipped to customers, the iPhone X was the biggest seller every week, outpacing the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus through November and December.


Apple shares 'Three Minutes' feature shot on iPhone X, commemorating the Chinese New Year

02/01/2018, 01:02 pm

Apple has released a new video called "Three Minutes" in Singapore, alongside a page dedicated to the tools and techniques that the director used to shoot the video completely on the iPhone X.