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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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'iPhone 7' production affected by low yields on waterproof speaker, dual camera - report

08/26/2016, 11:08 am

As Apple gears up to launch its next-generation iPhone, key components reportedly face production issues, with low yields allegedly seen for the new dual-lens camera expected on the "iPhone 7 Plus."

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Intel plots attack on Apple's partnership with TSMC, looks to build A-series chips by 2018

08/26/2016, 11:08 am

As Intel looks to muscle its way into the smartphone CPU business, the chipmaker has reportedly set its sights on competing with TSMC, the firm currently responsible for the A-series processors found in the iPhone, iPad and more.

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Apple again rumored to axe iPhone home button in 2017

08/25/2016, 09:08 pm

Apple is again rumored to be on track to remove the iconic physical home button from its flagship mobile product, the iPhone, when a next-generation version of the device launches next year.

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Apple to integrate Japan's FeliCa tap-to-pay standard in next-gen iPhone, report says

08/25/2016, 08:08 pm

Apple is reportedly working to release a special iPhone model for the Japanese market that will integrate a specific iteration of Sony-developed FeliCa technology, a longstanding tap-to-pay solution for smartphones.

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Dangerous, targeted iPhone attack nullified by Apple with iOS 9.3.5 patch

08/25/2016, 03:08 pm

More details have emerged about the need for the iOS 9.3.5 patch, which looks to have terminated a trio of exploits capable of a remote jailbreak and mass exfiltration of data from a target's iPhone, including device and account passwords.

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WhatsApp says it will share some data with Facebook for ads & other purposes

08/25/2016, 01:08 pm

Messaging service WhatsApp on Thursday updated its user terms and privacy policy, revealing that it will start sharing phone numbers and some analytics data with its parent company, Facebook.

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Spigen rolls the dice, launches 33 protective cases for Apple's unannounced 'iPhone 7' lineup

08/25/2016, 11:08 am

Case manufacturing company Spigen appears to be the first to deliver protective cases for the "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus" to the consumer market, though whether they will actually fit the rumored devices remains to be seen.

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Apple Maps team enhances Japanese station data, setting stage for transit directions in iOS 10

08/25/2016, 09:08 am

Apple is reportedly improving the detail of its train/subway station mapping for Tokyo and other Japanese cities, preparing for the long-awaited arrival of public transit directions.

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Suspect order assembly sheet purports to confirm 256GB 'iPhone 7' capacity

08/24/2016, 05:08 pm

A noted smartphone product leaker known for collecting data from Chinese manufacturers has published an assembly sheet for the "iPhone 7," but there does not appear to be any clear designation on the paper that directly points to Apple as the client.

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Microsoft updates Word Flow iOS keyboard with built-in search tools, 3D Touch & more

08/24/2016, 01:08 pm

Microsoft has released a significant 2.0 upgrade of its Word Flow keyboard for the iPhone, mainly adding a wide range of integrated search functions.

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Unlikely photos of "iPhone 6 SE" packaging appear, contain some questionable details

08/24/2016, 09:08 am

A series of photos have popped up purporting to show packaging for a new "iPhone 6 SE," but may be photo manipulations, combining the iPhone 6 and iPhone SE boxes.

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UK supermarket giant Asda tests support for Apple Pay

08/23/2016, 04:08 pm

Major U.K. supermarket chain Asda is currently in real-world testing of Apple Pay, despite its parent company, Walmart, not offering any compatibility whatsoever in North America.

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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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Pyle launches low-end attack on GoPro with iPhone- & Apple Watch-connected $80 4K camera

08/23/2016, 02:08 pm

The newest affordable action camera from electronics maker Pyle Audio captures 4K video at 120 frames per second, along with offering iOS connectivity and an array of mounting accessories.

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Facebook tests new autoplaying videos with sound for iOS users

08/23/2016, 11:08 am

Facebook on Tuesday began a limited test of new video autoplay technology for its mobile app, including a version that begins playing audio automatically as a person scrolls past a clip in their News Feed.

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Primax tipped to be building dual-lens camera modules for 'iPhone 7 Plus'

08/23/2016, 09:08 am

A Taiwanese supplier, Primax Electronics, will be manufacturing at least some of the dual-lens camera modules for Apple's "iPhone 7" line, a report indicated on Tuesday.

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Sony readies its first aftermarket receiver with Apple CarPlay support

08/22/2016, 03:08 pm

Expanding CarPlay's so-far limited number of aftermarket upgrade options, Sony has announced the XAV-AX100, its first receiver to support the Apple platform.

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Apple may launch three new iPhones in 2017, limiting curved OLED to one model - report

08/22/2016, 12:08 pm

Apple is preparing not two but three new iPhone models for 2017, the third of which will have a curved OLED screen similar to the Edge versions of Samsung's Galaxy phones, a report claimed on Monday.

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Apple loses ground in Indian smartphone market, iPhone 5s still favored over SE - research

08/22/2016, 11:08 am

Despite Apple attempts to push deeper into the Indian smartphone market, the iPhone is still largely failing to gain traction, according to a recent research study.

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