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Topic: iPhone 6

Chinese court overturns patent ruling, enabling continued iPhone 6 sales by Apple

03/25/2017, 06:03 pm

The Intellectual Property Court in Beijing has overturned a ruling that found Apple violated a patent belonging to a Chinese tech firm, Shenzhen Baili -- and in the process, removed the threat of a city-wide ban on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales.

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Deals: 32GB Apple TV for $129 ($20 off); iPhone case blowout from $2.99; 13" MacBook Pro for $1,349 ($150 off)

03/23/2017, 02:03 pm

Apple deals are rolling in this week with instant discounts on 4th gen 32GB Apple TVs ($20 off) and 13-inch MacBook Pros with function keys ($150 off). B&H is also slashing prices on iPhone 6/6s/Plus cases with free shipping and prices starting at $2.99. Quantities are limited, though.

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Apple to start Indian iPhone manufacturing within next two months

03/23/2017, 09:03 am

Apple's Indian manufacturing will finally begin within the next 4 to 6 weeks at a Wistron plant in Bangalore -- and more ambitious plans are already being hatched.

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Apple's revival of iPhone 6 with 32GB storage continues with sales in Belarus

03/16/2017, 10:03 am

The re-release of the iPhone 6 with 32 gigabytes of storage is expanding into another territory, after launches in India, China, and Taiwan in recent months, with a premium reseller offering the unusual-capacity handset to customers in Belarus beginning next week.

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Amazon begins selling iPhone 6 with 32GB storage in India

03/06/2017, 10:03 am

A version of the iPhone 6 that includes 32 gigabytes of storage has resurfaced in another country, with Amazon exclusively selling the smartphone in India from Monday, following similar sales in China and Taiwan offering the device with the new storage capacity.

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Taiwan Mobile opens preorders for limited release of gold iPhone 6 with 32GB storage

03/03/2017, 10:03 am

Taiwan Mobile has started to accept pre-orders for a limited-edition release of the iPhone 6, with the Taiwanese carrier offering the gold version to customers on March 10 with 32 gigabytes of storage, a capacity that Apple hasn't offered in western markets.

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Apple's iOS 10.2.1 addresses unexpected iPhone 6, 6s shutdowns

02/23/2017, 07:02 pm

Apple on Thursday revealed an iOS point update that was released a month ago includes a bug fix for an issue causing iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus and 6s Plus device owners to experience unexpected shutdowns.

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Apple, ad agency sued over voice sample used in iPhone 6 TV commercial

01/25/2017, 03:01 pm

The lead singer of '70s a capella group The Persuasions is suing Apple for using a song by Jamie xx in an iPhone 6 TV commercial, claiming the ad violates his "right of publicity" due to the track containing a sample of his voice.

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Apple denies imminent iPhone 6 battery exchange program in the works

01/17/2017, 10:01 am

After rumors circulated claiming that the iPhone 6 family will be the next recipient of a battery exchange program, AppleInsider has been told that the report is incorrect, as there is apparently no justification for a wide program to fix issues.

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Apple asks Beijing court to lift iPhone 6 sales ban, reverse patent infringement ruling

12/08/2016, 02:12 am

Apple on Wednesday appeared in Chinese court to defend its iPhone 6 from patent infringement charges leveled by now insolvent tech firm Shenzhen Baili, arguing that the Beijing Intellectual Property Office defied legal convention in its decision to ban sales of the device.

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Shanghai consumer agency reports spontaneous iPhone 6 fires, Apple refutes claim

12/06/2016, 03:12 pm

With a battery repair program already in place, Apple is under more fire from consumer protection agencies in Shanghai, with eight claims of iPhone 6 fires -- but Apple blames external damage for the problem after inspection of the afflicted devices.

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Flawed 3rd-party chargers reportedly culprit in Apple's China iPhone 6 investigation

11/18/2016, 09:11 am

Sources close to the investigation on Chinese iPhone 6 models failing with what appears to be a charged battery have told AppleInsider that the main cause of the problems appear to be not related to Apple engineering, but is directly related to the proliferation of low-quality third-party charging peripherals in the country.

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China looks into sudden iPhone 6 & 6s shutdowns plaguing some Apple customers

11/15/2016, 10:11 am

The China Consumers Association on Tuesday asked Apple to investigate complaints that some iPhone 6 and 6s units are shutting off suddenly and permanently, despite nominally having plenty of charge left.

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Three more lawfirms join class action over 'touch disease' affecting iPhone 6

10/09/2016, 07:10 pm

An additional three lawfirms are now participating in a class action suit first launched in August, which accused Apple of failing to acknowledge or do free repairs for a so-called "touch disease" affecting some owners of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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New lawsuit accuses Apple of turning blind eye to 'touch disease' on iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

08/29/2016, 03:08 pm

A new class action lawsuit against Apple claims that the company has been aware of the so-called "touch disease" on 2014 iPhones for some time, and unfairly refused to repair affected devices at no cost.

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Sources: iPhone 6 series 'touch disease' now accounting for about 11% of Apple Store repairs

08/26/2016, 02:08 pm

Exclusive AppleInsider research points to about 11 percent of an Apple Store's daily iPhone service traffic to be related to the so-called "touch disease" problem, eclipsing all other individual issues dealt with by retail personnel on a day-to-day basis.

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Touch controllers on iPhone 6, 6 Plus failing in specific way for some users

08/23/2016, 03:08 pm

A handful of users of the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are reporting manifestation of display aberrations and inconsistent touch functionality -- and a screen replacement doesn't fix the problem.

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Chinese firm that had iPhone 6 sales suspended in Beijing 'barely exists,' investigation finds

06/22/2016, 02:06 pm

Shenzhen Baili -- the company that recently won a Chinese patent ruling over the iPhone 6 -- is now a shadow of its former self, a report said on Wednesday.

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Chinese bureau finds Apple copying smartphone patents with iPhone 6 design

06/17/2016, 09:06 am

The design of Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is too similar to the 100C phone by Shenzhen Baili, and violates that company's patents, the Beijing Intellectual Property Office ruled on Friday.

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Apple unable to repair iPhone of teen lost at sea

05/12/2016, 01:05 am

A team of Apple engineers worked "around the clock" to return missing Florida teen Austin Stephanos' iPhone back to working order after it was submerged in sea water for some eight months, but on Wednesday the device was deemed unrepairable.

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