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Apple, Intel engineers reportedly tightly engaged to produce 5G modem for future iPhone

11/16/2017, 08:11 pm

Apple may completely ditch Qualcomm for a 5G modem in the future, with a new report claiming that iPhone engineers are working closely with Intel to deliver gigabit per second wireless speeds.

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Call with Apple Watch Series 3 saves kitesurfer from shark-infested waters

11/13/2017, 06:11 pm

After a nasty crash with a landing in a great white shark nursery area, a kite surfer used his Series 3 Apple Watch with LTE to summon rescuers, and direct them to his location.

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Apple Watch Series 3 LTE use not ideal for marathon runners, offers 3 hours of streaming music & GPS

11/01/2017, 10:11 am

If you want to stream music while tracking an extended outdoor workout, you'll probably want to bring your iPhone in tow with your new Apple Watch Series 3, as the latest watchOS 4.1 update offers just three hours of uptime while streaming music and using GPS.

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Apple releases watchOS 4.1 with support for LTE music streaming on Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular

10/31/2017, 01:10 pm

Delivering a feature that has been showcased in advertisements for the Apple Watch Series 3 since it launched in September, Apple on Tuesday released watchOS 4.1, giving users the ability to stream Apple Music and an iCloud Music Library without a phone near by.

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LTE Series 3 Apple Watch cut off from networks in China, government concerns likely to blame

10/19/2017, 09:10 am

Purchasers of the Series 3 Apple Watch with LTE in China at present have no wireless network connectivity options, with the lone carrier possibly forced by the government to cease service.

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Apple releases watchOS 4.0.1 with fix for LTE/Wi-Fi connectivity bug on Apple Watch Series 3

10/04/2017, 02:10 pm

A widely publicized bug that shipped with the new Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular has been addressed with a new software update, in the form of watchOS 4.0.1, which should improve the reliability of LTE cellular connections without an iPhone nearby.

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watchOS 4.1 will bring LTE music and radio streaming to Apple Watch Series 3

09/27/2017, 01:09 pm

The newly released watchOS 4.1 developer beta includes expansions to the Apple Watch's built-in Music app, including the ability to stream songs from Apple Music and iTunes Match via an LTE connection on the new Series 3 hardware.

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Review: Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular further establishes an emerging computing platform

09/27/2017, 10:09 am

The Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular takes a major step forward in making Apple's wrist-worn device its own independent, connected computing platform. Simply put, it's a must-have for athletes in the Apple ecosystem, and a wearable device worth considering for many other non-fitness use cases.

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How to ditch bad Wi-Fi info so Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular has better connectivity

09/21/2017, 02:09 pm

The Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE has a bug related to how it decides to stay on shoddy Wi-Fi, or shift to LTE. This can be remedied somewhat by cleaning up your known networks and not connecting to the some bad Wi-Fi hotspots in the first place -- here's how to do it.

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Qualcomm loses two key rulings in its patent royalty fight with Apple

09/21/2017, 12:09 am

Qualcomm got two bits of bad news today in its squabble with Apple. First, it has failed to force Apple's manufacturing partners to make royalty payments prior to a determination of what the total disputed royalties should be, and second it lost an effort to stop Apple from pursing antitrust cases against it in other countries.

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Demand for Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular stronger than expected, taking 80%+ of preorders

09/18/2017, 01:09 pm

With a starting price just $70 more than the non-cellular option, the new Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular accounts for the lion's share of preorders ahead of this Friday's launch.

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iPhone 8, iPhone X lack support for T-Mobile's new 600 MHz extended LTE network

09/18/2017, 09:09 am

The technical specifications for Apple's new iPhone 8 and iPhone X lack a discrete entry for the 600MHz spectrum required to use T-Mobile's new multi-billion dollar LTE network on Band 71 -- but at present, only one other smartphone has support for the frequency.

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T-Mobile's John Legere boosts Apple Watch LTE speed limit in response to customer feedback

09/16/2017, 11:09 am

T-Mobile's CEO, John Legere, took to Twitter to announce a change to their Apple Watch plans, boosting the speed limit that the company had applied to the Series 3 LTE-equipped model.

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These stickers cover up the Digital Crown red dot on your Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular

09/15/2017, 03:09 pm

The Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular features a unique aesthetic decision, placing a large and noticeable red dot on the Digital Crown, that may not be appealing to all buyers. Thankfully, there are a few decent options for covering it up with a decal.

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Apple Watch Series 3 cellular Apple Music streaming coming in October at the earliest

09/14/2017, 02:09 pm

Apple Watch Series 3 owners opting for LTE may be sold on Apple Music streaming straight to the device -- but the feature won't arrive until a software patch arrives "soon."

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AT&T, Verizon will charge $10 per month for Apple Watch Series 3 cellular data plans [ux2]

09/12/2017, 06:09 pm

Though the Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular hardware costs just $30 more than its predecessor, it will run users an additional $10 per month for mobile data access on America's two largest wireless carriers.

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Apple announces $399 Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular, letting you ditch your iPhone for data on the go

09/12/2017, 01:09 pm

The new Apple Watch Series 3 will let users make phone calls, stream music, use Siri, get directions and much more without the need for an iPhone to be nearby. It launches on Sept. 22 with a starting price of $399 with integrated cellular radio.

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On strength of LTE version, Apple Watch predicted to hit 15M sales in 2017, 20M in 2018

08/18/2017, 09:08 am

Reports from the supply chain suggest that the Apple Watch will see 15 million sales, but a suspected launch of an LTE model in the fall will push that number to 20 million in 2018.

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Report corroborates fall Apple Watch refresh with LTE connectivity, same design

08/15/2017, 08:08 am

Citing new sources, another venue has jumped into the fray with new Apple Watch rumors, suggesting that LTE connectivity is coming in September to Apple's wearable line.

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It doesn't matter that Apple's 'iPhone 8' may not support 4G Gigabit LTE or 5G

06/12/2017, 01:06 pm

A report claiming Apple's "iPhone 8" won't supporting some next-generation connectivity generated some confusion about the new device's prospects -- but it really won't matter. AppleInsider explains the technology, and why the next crop of iPhones won't be impacted if Apple limits connectivity speed.

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