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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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Apple's iPhone 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature helping to reduce dangerous habits

04/18/2018, 10:04 am

A study found smartphone use while driving continues to be an issue in the United States, but Apple's introduction of Do Not Disturb While Driving last year has made a small difference, reducing the amount of iPhone use while at the wheel by approximately 8 percent.

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iOS release of 'Fortnite' rakes in over $25M in first 30 days

04/18/2018, 09:04 am

Epic Games' "Fortnite" -- a free-to-play third-person shooter, which took off after adding a battle royale mode copying "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" -- amassed over $25 million in its first 30 days after being ported to iOS devices, according to research data shared this week.

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Probable 'iPhone SE 2' exposed by European regulatory agency

04/18/2018, 07:04 am

Apple may be close to announcing a follow-up to the iPhone SE, after the discovery of a regulatory filing reveals details and images for unannounced mobile devices from Apple, effectively confirming new iPhones will be on the way in the near future.

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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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Russia demands Apple pull Telegram for iPhone from App Store

04/17/2018, 09:04 am

Russia's telecomunications regulator, Roskomnadzor, sent orders to both Apple and Google on Tuesday, asking them to halt local downloads of the popular secure messaging app Telegram.

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Apple grabs 86% of global smartphone profits, iPhone X alone seizes 35%

04/17/2018, 09:04 am

New research covering the last calendar quarter of 2017 suggests that not only did Apple once again command the lion's share of the smartphone market's profit, but the iPhone X was responsible for collecting more than one-third of it.

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What's new in iOS 11.4 beta 2

04/16/2018, 04:04 pm

Apple on Monday released the second beta of iOS 11.4 to developers, though the software update only includes a few small changes this time around.

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Apple's iPhone unlikely to recover eroded Chinese marketshare, analyst argues

04/16/2018, 03:04 pm

CEO Tim Cook once envisioned China as Apple's next big market, set to eclipse even the U.S. in revenue. That dream has taken a raincheck in the past two years, with iPhone units down 8 to 11 percent -- and Apple is unlikely to bounce back, an analyst suggested in a memo obtained by AppleInsider.

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Apple should do more to combat smartphone addiction, insists iPod-Father Tony Fadell

04/16/2018, 12:04 pm

Apple needs to examine the problem of smartphone addiction, former Apple executive and 'father of the iPod' Tony Fadell believes, suggesting the iPhone producer should come up with a way to combat unhealthy levels of device usage.

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Apple explains 'Hey Siri' speaker recognition in latest Machine Learning Journal update

04/16/2018, 12:04 pm

Apple on Monday published the latest entry into its Machine Learning Journal, explaining further nuances of the "Hey Siri" wakeword for devices like iPhones and iPads.

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Samsung's Galaxy S9 phones inch out iPhone X for top Consumer Reports ranking

04/16/2018, 11:04 am

In a surprise development, Consumer Reports has named the two newest Samsung smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, to the number one spot in its smartphone rankings.

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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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James Comey tears into Apple, Silicon Valley over encryption policies in new book

04/16/2018, 10:04 am

Former FBI director James Comey is extremely critical about Apple, other tech companies, and their policies when it comes to encryption in his new book "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership."

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Review: ElevationLab CordDock is unlike any other iPhone dock

04/15/2018, 05:04 pm

Smartphone docks have been around since well before the original iPhone launched in 2007, but Apple's handset helped turn the accessory category into one of the largest for third-party manufacturers. AppleInsider has been using the CordDock for a few weeks now, and it stands out from most we've tested before.

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The day Apple Watch solved a murder: An Apple crime roundup

04/15/2018, 01:04 pm

An Australian murder was solved using Apple Watch data, a scuffle broke out in an Apple Store over headphones, and an unfounded accusation of iPhone theft made against an Apple Store employee during a flight feature in this roundup of Apple-related crime reports.

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Hands-on: Apple's new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8

04/13/2018, 07:04 pm

The (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 8 and 8 Plus adopt a striking new crimson appearance to help support one of Apple's longest running partnerships. We go hands on and take a closer look at the special edition handset.

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Apple loses court battle over 'counterfeit' iPhone parts in Norway

04/13/2018, 04:04 pm

Norwegian repair shop owner Henrik Huseby got a cease-and-desist from Apple letter about his use of imported, aftermarket iPhone screens, was issued a cease and desist order, and threatened with fines -- but fought the company in the courts and won.

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FCC photos hint at future -- or defunct -- gold iPhone X model

04/13/2018, 03:04 pm

Apple is or was planning to ship a gold-colored version of the iPhone X as predicted by some early rumors, according to U.S. Federal Communications Commission documents.

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US lawmakers ask FBI director to explain decision to take Apple to court

04/13/2018, 02:04 pm

A bipartisan group within the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray on Friday, looking for answers on why the agency took Apple to court to unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino killer Syed Rizwan Farook.

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