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Watch: Apple's Siri on iPhone X vs. Samsung's Bixby Voice on Galaxy S9+

05/02/2018, 06:05 pm

Concluding AppleInsider's in-depth comparison of flagship smartphones from dueling tech titans Apple and Samsung, we take a closer look at the pair's respective virtual assistant technologies, Siri and Bixby Voice.

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Samsung, Micron, Hynix sued for alleged DRAM price fixing

04/27/2018, 05:04 pm

Another class action lawsuit has been filed, alleging that Samsung, Hynix, and Micron conspired to limit the supply of memory, keeping consumer prices artificially high as a result.

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Data suggests China's smartphone decline worse than expected, Apple's iPhone pushed out of fourth place

04/27/2018, 09:04 am

The Chinese smartphone market was actually hit harder in the March quarter than a recent report suggested, dropping 21 percent year-over-year to 91 million units, according to a separate analysis.

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AppleInsider Podcast talks iPhone rumors, committing to USB-C, and EU proposals to regulate app stores

04/27/2018, 08:04 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor is joined by Sonya Mann to talk about the latest news in iPhone LCD and SE2, the difficulty with going all-in on USB-C, and EU proposed regulation of app stores.

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Bloomberg butchers Samsung OLED statements to portray iPhone X as weak

04/26/2018, 07:04 am

Bloomberg is taking full advantage of Apple's quiet period in the week before its earnings release to issues a series of reports suggesting data points that could possibly be used to support its narrative that demand is somehow "weak" for the most profitable, attention-getting smartphone in the world--even as other vendors scramble to copy its looks and features.

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Samsung reports weak demand for OLED displays used in iPhone X

04/26/2018, 12:04 am

Samsung Electronics reported positive quarterly profits on Wednesday, its fourth consecutive period of massive record gains, but warned of slow growth due to weaker than expected demand for smartphone OLED panels like those supplied to Apple for iPhone X.

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Apple rumored in talks with Samsung to lower OLED costs for 2018 iPhones

04/24/2018, 09:04 am

Apple is reportedly negotiating with Samsung Display to reduce what it pays for OLED panels, and as a result push down the prices for 2018 iPhones.

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Senior executives will not take stand at Apple v. Samsung trial in May

04/23/2018, 08:04 pm

Next month, Apple will continue its pursuit of hundreds of million of dollars in damages from Samsung as part of a protracted patent infringement case dating back to 2011. Unlike the original trial, however, the companies are keeping their respective top brass off the stand.

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Watch: iPhone X vs. Galaxy S9 Plus battery charging times compared

04/20/2018, 01:04 pm

The comparison of the Apple's iPhone X's features against main rival Samsung's Galaxy S9 Plus continue with more battery tests, this time examining how long each of the premium smartphones take to recharge.

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Sloppy report depicts Apple as struggling with LG as an alternative to Samsung OLEDs on new iPhones

04/20/2018, 10:04 am

A new report claiming to understand Apple's supply chain has asserted that LG screens might be facing development issues as a second source for OLED displays on upcoming iPhones, based on Apple's higher than normal scrutiny of LG prototypes--and then strangely claims this issue is driving iPhone X prices so high that "some" are not buying it.

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Apple's efforts to widen OLED screen supply for 2018 iPhones stymied by LG delays

04/20/2018, 09:04 am

Apple's plans to work with LG as a second supplier for iPhone screens appear to have suffered a blow due to manufacturing delays, according to a new report.

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Apple's 2018 Environmental Responsibility Report zeroes in on renewable energy, takes flak from Greenpeace

04/19/2018, 05:04 pm

Apple on Thursday published its 2018 Environmental Responsibility Report, with an emphasis on its recent renewable energy achievements and plans to push them further. Greenpeace, however, took the opportunity to slam the company's efforts, saying it should be focusing on other issues.

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Apple's iPhone holds crown for owner loyalty, as Samsung retains lead in U.S. smartphone activations

04/18/2018, 12:04 pm

Despite the Apple loyalty hitting a high, the March launch of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ helped propel Samsung ahead of Apple in U.S. smartphone activations during the last quarter, a reversal of what happened during the holiday period.

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Watch: iPhone X vs. Galaxy S9 Plus battery life compared

04/17/2018, 02:04 pm

Continuing the comparison between Apple's iPhone X and Samsung's Galaxy S9 Plus, AppleInsider pitted the flagship smartphones against each other in a number of battery life tests, to see which can last the longest. Can the battery in Apple's premium device out-last its main rival?

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OLED screen production for 2018 iPhone expected to start in May

04/16/2018, 11:04 am

Although it may feel like the iPhone X launched just recently, Samsung is reportedly kickstarting OLED panel production for two of this fall's iPhone models, including a 5.8-inch "iPhone X 2" and a 6.5-inch "iPhone X Plus."

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OLED production for 2018 iPhone starting in May amid Apple and Samsung pricing dispute

04/12/2018, 08:04 am

The Apple supply chain is gearing up to start production of OLED panels for the 2018 iPhone launches expected this fall, according to industry reports, but despite the impending commencement of manufacturing the components, Apple and Samsung Display are apparently still negotiating the prices for the panels.

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Video: iPhone X vs S9 Plus - Which should you buy?

04/06/2018, 03:04 pm

Last year we compared the iPhone X to Samsung's Note 8, and the iPhone was hands-down the flagship phone of choice. With the new Galaxy S9 Plus, Samsung appears to have improved on nearly every aspect of its smartphone hardware, at least on paper, but has it caught up to Apple's flagship mobile device?

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Watch: iPhone X vs. Galaxy S9+ video quality compared

03/29/2018, 04:03 pm

The latest installment in our Galaxy S9 comparison series examines the video quality of the cameras in Apple's iPhone X against Samsung's Galaxy S9+, including a close look at Samsung's new Super Slow Motion feature.

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Some early Samsung Galaxy S9 owners beset by touchscreen, data, lens flare issues

03/23/2018, 11:03 am

Some owners of Apple's chief competition against the iPhone X -- the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ -- are encountering problems with the responsiveness of touchscreens, excessive lens flare, and inaccurate data use tracking according to user complaints on assorted forums.

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Video: Animoji on the iPhone X versus AR Emoji on the Galaxy S9 Plus

03/22/2018, 03:03 pm

Apple and Samsung both have hardware for facial recognition of users that are being used for animoji -- and AppleInsider compares the two systems.

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