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Shazam iPhone app updated, may herald future services integrated into Apple Music

02/15/2018, 04:02 pm

The Apple-owned Shazam service has updated its app for the first time since the aquisition, and has added lyric syncing in real-time to a played song, better search results display, and an all-new track menu providing access to all the information the service has.

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Apple says all new iPhone apps must support iOS 11 SDK, iPhone X display as of April

02/15/2018, 04:02 pm

Starting in April, developers submitting new titles to the iOS App Store will have no choice but to use the iOS 11 SDK -- and if they're supporting the iPhone, offer iPhone X display compatibility.

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'An incredible money-making machine:' Apple's iPhone captures record 51% of global smartphone revenues

02/15/2018, 12:02 pm

For the first time ever, Apple's iPhone captured more than half of all global smartphone revenues in a single quarter, outperforming the rest of the industry on the strength of the premium-priced iPhone X.

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Microsoft 'Photos Companion' iPhone app allows for easy transfer of pictures to Windows 10 PC

02/15/2018, 09:02 am

Seeing a need in education, Microsoft has developed an app to pull all the pictures off multiple iPhones and mobile devices and store them locally on a central Windows 10 machine.

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New Apple webpage touts apps & technology for augmented reality on iOS

02/14/2018, 02:02 pm

Apple has created a new mini-site promoting ARKit, the company's augmented reality platform for iPhones and iPads, as well as recent hardware advances made to enhance the technology.

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Rear-facing 3D sensing technology possibly slated for fall 2019 iPhone, allowing Apple to press AR advantage

02/14/2018, 12:02 pm

With the iPhone X just three months out of the gate, and discussions about the 2018 iPhone refresh starting, eyes are starting to look at 2019, with new supply chain discussion by an investment analyst firm suggesting that Apple is now working on a world-facing 3D sensor to assert dominance in augmented reality.

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Apple News generates little income for smaller publishers, curators take pitches from publishers on dedicated Slack channel

02/14/2018, 11:02 am

Apple's editorial team reportedly takes pitches from large reporting venues on a private Slack channel, and a team of about a dozen staffers decide if the story lives or dies on Apple News, and as a result, what makes money from being spotlighted on the service.

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Future iPhones destined for Chinese market may draw upon local supplier for flash storage

02/14/2018, 09:02 am

If a new supply chain report is accurate, Apple is discussing a flash memory buy from Yangtze Memory Technologies for iPhones specifically destined for the Chinese market.

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Qualcomm unveils 2-gigabit LTE modem amid rumors Apple's iPhone going Intel-only

02/14/2018, 09:02 am

Qualcomm on Wednesday revealed the Snapdragon X24, its latest LTE modem for mobile devices, with peak download speeds hitting 2 gigabits per second -- though Apple may choose to forego the technology in its next iPhones.

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Hands On: OmniOutliner 3 for iPad organizes everything from text to ideas

02/14/2018, 08:02 am

OmniOutliner 3 is a brainstorming app as well as a writer's tool, and with Wednesday's update brings a pared down Essentials options to the iPad. AppleInsider delves into what's good and bad about the new release.

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Apple expected to ship 100M 6.1" LCD iPhone units priced at $700-$800 in late 2018

02/14/2018, 08:02 am

Adding to expectations that the new 6.1-inch iPhone with LCD display will be a blockbuster success, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said on Wednesday that he expects the company will ship a whopping 100 million units in the second half of 2018.

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Samsung's Galaxy S9 expected to copy iPhone X's animoji with '3D emoji' feature

02/13/2018, 12:02 pm

Looking to keep up with Apple's iPhone X, Samsung is planning to add an animoji-like "3D emoji" feature to the Galaxy S9 premiering later this month, according to a Korean report.

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Android-powered Essential Phone estimated to have shipped just 88K units in 2017

02/13/2018, 10:02 am

Despite being one of the first handsets on the market with an edge-to-edge display, the Essential Phone, pioneered by former Android chief Andy Rubin, failed to compete with the likes of Apple's iPhone X in any meaningful way, with one new estimate suggesting just 88,000 units were shipped last year.

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Apple highlights Portrait selfies, bouncing Live Photos in latest iPhone tutorials

02/12/2018, 06:02 pm

Apple on Monday posted a trio of short tutorial videos to its YouTube channel explaining how to take perfect Portrait selfies with iPhone X and bouncing Live Photos with all current iPhone models.

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Apple Maps transit directions come to Tucson, Arizona

02/12/2018, 04:02 pm

Thanks to behind-the-scenes updates, visitors and residents of Tucson, Ariz. can now use Apple Maps to figure out public transit directions across the city.

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Alto's Odyssey coming to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV on Feb. 22

02/12/2018, 03:02 pm

The follow-up to "Alto's Adventure," snowboarding endless-runner "Alto's Odyssey" now has a release date, with the new title expected on Feb. 22.

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Reminder: Apple includes a tiny AirPlay toggle in iOS 11's Control Center for iPhone and iPad

02/12/2018, 02:02 pm

Apple, in its "infinite wisdom," compacted the Control Center in iOS 11, and gave AirPlay even less of a starring role on it. With HomePod now available and able to have audio streamed via AirPlay, AppleInsider shows you where the AirPlay button is, and two slightly different ways to turn it on.

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Verizon to join other carriers in temporarily locking new iPhones

02/12/2018, 01:02 pm

Verizon will soon begin briefly locking all smartphones bought for its network as way of combatting theft and fraud, the wireless carrier announced on Monday.

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Apple suppliers Qualcomm & Broadcom to meet directly to talk $121B acquisition deal

02/12/2018, 12:02 pm

Qualcomm and Broadcom will reportedly meet on Wednesday in order to discuss the latter's $121 billion takeover offer, despite Qualcomm's repeated rejections in the past.

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How to download old versions of apps from the App Store on an older iPhone or iPad that can't run iOS 11

02/08/2018, 12:02 pm

Apple hasn't totally left old iPad owners behind. In addition to still signing the last iOS releases for those devices, you can still download software for them -- assuming you know where to look.

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