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DRAM, NAND supplies for 'iPhone 8' tight in global shortage of components

07/06/2017, 09:07 am

Apple's 2017 iPhone production may be impacted by an industry-wide shortage of DRAM has been compounded by a production problem at a Micron plant, and aggravated by low yields of 3D NAND production from Apple suppliers SK Hynix and Toshiba.

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Following 'iPhone 8,' Apple plans to go all-OLED with 2018 iPhones

07/06/2017, 08:07 am

While this year's iPhone lineup is expected to feature just one model with an OLED display -- the flagship "iPhone 8" -- the company is rumored to embrace the display technology in a big way a year later, when it could offer three OLED iPhones.

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Apple launches sixth betas of iOS 10.3.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6

07/05/2017, 01:07 pm

One week after the last set of releases, Apple has made available the sixth beta of iOS 10.3.3 and macOS 10.12.6 to developers for testing.

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Questionable report claims Apple shipping 'influx' of next-gen iPhones with Touch ID on back

07/05/2017, 11:07 am

Confusion and misdirection for Apple's 2017 iPhone lineup continues to persist, with the latest claimed leak dubiously suggesting an "influx" of iPhone units with rear Touch ID sensors have been shipping. But there is plenty of reason to be skeptical about the latest claims.

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Unhappy with 'iPhone 8' rumors? Apple will still offer new iPhones with Touch ID this fall

07/04/2017, 12:07 pm

Apple giveth, and Apple taketh away -- and the latest "iPhone 8" rumors suggest that Touch ID could be leaving with the top-end device. But even if the widely feared (yet still unconfirmed) scenario does actually take place, you've still got options.

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Apple reduces cost of iPhones, iPads in India following sales tax reforms

07/04/2017, 11:07 am

Apple cut the price its products in India this week, discounting its iPhones by up to 7.5 percent alongside reduced-cost iPads and Mac systems, with the pricing adjustment coinciding with the introduction of major sales-related tax reforms in the country.

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Supply chain remains skeptical Apple can embed Touch ID fingerprint sensor into 'iPhone 8' OLED display

07/03/2017, 12:07 pm

A list of 10 features that the "iPhone 8" will have -- or lack -- has been published by noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who believes Apple will not embed a Touch ID sensor under the screen.

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Apple could invest up to $2.62 billion in LG's new iPhone OLED factory

07/03/2017, 09:07 am

Apple appears to be widening supply options for future OLED screen deliveries, with multiple media reports claiming that it is on the cusp of a deal with LG to expand manufacturing capacity.

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Samsung reportedly spending $21B to expand OLED capacity for 'iPhone 8,' future devices

06/30/2017, 09:06 am

Possibly flush with OLED screen orders for the "iPhone 8," Samsung is reportedly beefing up its production capacity by building new factories at a pair of new sites in South Korea.

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Apple's first iPhone was also the first to realize the potential of the smartphone

06/29/2017, 11:06 pm

The iPhone was the phone I'd wanted all along. I had been trying to use cell phones as if they were iPhones for years, but nothing really stuck.

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Dr. Applelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the iPhone

06/29/2017, 10:06 pm

It was 2008. I had just recently returned to the U.S. after a three-year stint in Japan, the place where all tech lover dreams come true, and iPhone was all the rage. But I wasn't convinced.

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Apple posts short movie 'Detour' by Michel Gondry shot entirely on iPhone

06/29/2017, 09:06 pm

As part of its ongoing iPhone advertising campaign, Apple on Thursday posted to its French website a short film called Detour, which was shot entirely using iPhone 7 hardware by French director Michel Gondry.

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Apple's iPhone changed both the face of phones and personal computing

06/29/2017, 08:06 pm

Though Apple co-founder Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone at the MacWorld Expo on January 9, 2007, it would not be until Friday, June 29, 2007, that it officially went on sale. You had one choice in cellular carriers, AT&T, and though it did not support the then-new 3G network or have any apps, it was described as "revolutionary" and "game-changing" by the press.

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10 years ago -- Apple's iPhone as seen on AppleInsider and by our readers

06/29/2017, 03:06 pm

AppleInsider was heavily invested the the launch of the original iPhone, and you were too. Here's some of the things we said about it at launch -- and what somer of you thought then.

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Apple Pay gets MLB stadium expansion, support for Greenlight cards for kids

06/29/2017, 03:06 pm

Apple Pay is now available for the first time or in expanded fashion at several more Major League Baseball stadiums, according to an announcement. Parents, meanwhile, have gained the option to let their kids use Apple Pay through Greenlight debit cards.

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Original iPhone keyboard designer shows off Apple's 'Wallaby' hardware prototypes

06/29/2017, 03:06 pm

A new image shows a pair of early iPhone prototypes used during the creation of the device's software, allowing developers to build the revolutionary touchscreen keyboard that, back in 2007, was actually controversial.

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An iPhone switch story from a reluctant Android switcher

06/29/2017, 02:06 pm

The iPhone launched 10 years ago, but Roger switched much more recently, in 2015. On the milestone anniversary of Apple's groundbreaking handset, he tells his story.

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Apple email campaign encourages trade-in upgrades to iPhone 7 ahead of 'iPhone 8'

06/29/2017, 01:06 pm

A new email marketing campaign from Apple is nudging owners of other smartphones -- and older iPhones -- to trade them in towards an iPhone 7, just months from when the "iPhone 7s," "7s Plus" and "8" are likely to be announced.

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Apple's iPhone is 10 years old, but its creation was decades in the making

06/29/2017, 11:06 am

The iPhone is a story of decades. It wasn't just invented by a scrappy team of inventors or willed into existence by one man brainstorming an idea.

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First class graduates from Apple's Naples, Italy Developer Academy with VP Lisa Jackson on hand

06/29/2017, 11:06 am

The first class from Apple's Naples, Italy Developer Academy on the grounds of the University of Naples Federico II has graduated, and Vice President Lisa Jackson was there to commemorate the occasion.

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