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Apple makes fifth iOS 10.3.2 beta available for developer testing

04/27/2017, 01:04 pm

For the second time this week, Apple has released an iOS 10.3.2 beta for registered developers only.

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Early Q2 iPhone estimates hint Apple's sales up slightly over 2016

04/27/2017, 01:04 pm

Possibly offering a peek into Apple's March-quarter results due to be revealed May 2, data released on Thursday estimated that Apple shipped some 51.6 million iPhones during the period, a slight improvement over 51.2 million a year prior.

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Apple still working on P2P payment transfer service to compete with Venmo

04/27/2017, 10:04 am

Apple is said to be working on its own peer-to-peer money transfer service, potentially under the secure Apple Pay umbrella, allowing users to quickly and securely send money to one another, much like Venmo and Square Cash.

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A very false narrative: Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple's iPhone

04/26/2017, 04:04 pm

It's hard to escape the media pronouncements that iPhones are now boring again after Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S8, Apple's Mac business is being overshadowed by more exciting Surface Windows PCs from Microsoft and that Apple Watch is a disappointing dud. But all of those media narratives are wrong, here's why.

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Alleged 'iPhone 8' schematic shows wireless charging pad, no rear Touch ID

04/26/2017, 02:04 pm

New purported schematics for Apple's "iPhone 8" show the rear of the device, possibly backing up claims that the product will switch to vertically-aligned lenses -- albeit without a Touch ID sensor.

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How Apple's 'iPhone 8' could improve battery life with 2-cell design, OLED screen

04/26/2017, 01:04 pm

The hurdles to better battery life in modern devices are both technical, in terms of power consumption, and physical, as limited by space available. Apple's upcoming "iPhone 8" is rumored to address both of those issues, potentially allowing for longer battery life than ever.

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Google Maps adds parking reminders on Apple's iPhone

04/26/2017, 10:04 am

Taking a cue from Apple Maps, Google has updated its own Maps app for the iPhone with support for parking reminders, including both manual and automatic options.

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NAB Show 2017: FeiyuTech iPhone gimbals

04/26/2017, 02:04 am

AppleInsider is on the scene at the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show with a look at some of the hottest gear designed to work with Apple products. In this video, we take a closer look at some of FeiyuTech's handheld iPhone gimbals.

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Verizon debuts unlimited data plan for prepaid customers

04/25/2017, 06:04 pm

Verizon on Monday introduced a new unlimited data tier for prepaid customers, with the plan adding to the mobile carrier's four capped options.

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Apple AI guru Tom Gruber speaks of artificial intelligence's 'inevitability' at TED

04/25/2017, 04:04 pm

Speaking at the TED conference, Siri co-founder and Apple AI expert Tom Gruber declared that artificial intelligence should be used less to replace humans, and more to enhance aspects of humanity that are unreliable or fail with time, like memory.

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First look: Rigiet iPhone camera gimbal is an affordable way to stabilize video recordings

04/25/2017, 10:04 am

Before its crowdfunding campaign kicked off on Tuesday, AppleInsider had the opportunity to go hands-on with Rigiet, a new iPhone-compatible camera gimbal offering super-smooth video recording at a budget price.

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Production of Apple's 'iPhone 8' said to be affected by unspecified Samsung OLED problems

04/25/2017, 09:04 am

Another supply chain source suggests that the "iPhone 8" supply in 2017 will be profoundly hamstrung has emerged, but for a different reason -- tight supplies of the the Samsung OLED screen.

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Uber sued for $5M over 'Hell' app used to track Lyft drivers

04/25/2017, 09:04 am

Fresh off revelations of the ridesharing service's run-in with Apple, Uber is being sued for the use of an app called "Hell," which allegedly tracked drivers from the company's main U.S. rival Lyft.

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Purported internal schematic of 'iPhone 8' shows 'A11' chip, removable SIM

04/24/2017, 11:04 am

Adding to the cacophony of recent "iPhone 8" rumors, a purported illustration of the layout of the interior of the high-end future iPhone has appeared on Chinese social media showing a conventional Touch ID location, and some other realignments needed for a vertical camera module position.

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Apple Maps gains public transit directions for Paris

04/24/2017, 09:04 am

Filling in an important gap in its native Maps apps for iOS and macOS, Apple this weekend introduced public transit directions for Paris, including detailed station information.

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CNC blank of 'iPhone 8' appears on Twitter, likely based on previous questionable diagrams

04/24/2017, 09:04 am

A purported Foxconn CNC model of the "iPhone 8" has surfaced online -- but as with the diagrams leaked over the last two weeks, there is no way to tell how accurate the model is, or if it is even close to what Apple will ship.

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'Severe supply shortages' of Apple's 'iPhone 8' said to be a major concern through end of 2017

04/24/2017, 08:04 am

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is once again cautioning investors that Apple's anticipated flagship "iPhone 8" could be in extremely limited supply to end 2017, thanks to the expected adoption of a number of new technologies, namely an edge-to-edge OLED display.

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After tricking govt regulators, Uber got caught breaking Apple's iOS App Store rules

04/23/2017, 03:04 pm

In 2014, Uber was discovered to be blocking authorities from seeing its cars in order to evade regulations or bans in a series of locations including Paris, Las Vegas, China and South Korea. The next year, Apple found out Uber was also flouting its iOS developer rules to identify users' devices by hardware ID--and nearly got kicked out of the App Store over it.

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How the technology behind Apple's Touch ID will likely change with 'iPhone 8'

04/22/2017, 01:04 am

There's a lot of talk about Apple's shift to a new screen technology with the "iPhone 8," but fewer conversations about how it will all work -- AppleInsider explains what changes Apple will likely need to make to implement the technology, while retaining Touch ID on the front of the rumored edge-to-edge screen on the device.

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UK site The Guardian drops Apple News in bid to boost ad & subscription revenues

04/21/2017, 04:04 pm

Prominent U.K. newspaper The Guardian on Friday pulled out of two major app-based initiatives, Apple News and Facebook Instant Articles, in a bid to reclaim revenue.

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