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Study: Apple Pay has more Gen X users than Millennials, but adoption slowing

10/27/2015, 12:10 am

A study from Phoenix Marketing International says Apple Pay is still picking up users one year after launch, and recently saw a bump in usage rates from Gen X card holders, but overall growth is quickly reaching a plateau.

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Apple's new iPhone 6s ad features NBA star Steph Curry, focuses on Live Photos

10/26/2015, 08:10 pm

Apple on Monday continued to draw on star power for its iPhone 6s ad campaign, releasing a short spot showing off the handset's new Live Photos feature with the help of NBA MVP Steph Curry.

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JPMorgan Chase partners with CurrentC to offer Apple Pay alternative

10/26/2015, 06:10 pm

JPMorgan Chase, one the largest banks and an early partner of Apple Play, has announced plans to partner with the MCX CurrentC platform in an effort to offer its own "Chase Pay" app using scannable bar codes rather than tap-to-pay NFC technology.

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Siri limits music chart questions to Apple Music subscribers

10/26/2015, 05:10 pm

Apple's Siri voice assistant in iOS will refuse to answer questions about music charts for people who aren't Apple Music subscribers, users noted on Monday.

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Facebook revamps Notifications tab in mobile apps, adds new location-based options

10/26/2015, 03:10 pm

Facebook on Monday announced another series of changes to its mobile apps, most notably enabling new notifications more closely tailored to users and their current location.

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Verizon asks FCC for waiver to enable Wi-Fi calling features

10/26/2015, 09:10 am

Verizon has submitted a petition to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, asking for a waiver that would allow it to enable Wi-Fi calling on its network.

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Apple enlists A-lister Jamie Foxx, NBA star Steph Curry to tout iPhone 6s

10/25/2015, 06:10 pm

Apple released a trio of star-studded iPhone 6s spots on Sunday, with two shorts starring Jamie Foxx and Siri, and a proper minute-long commercial showing off iPhone's cameras with an assist from Golden State cager Steph Curry.

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Apple adds Windows PC support for iCloud Photos to its iCloud Drive & Outlook package

10/23/2015, 09:10 pm

Apple has released free update to "iCloud for Windows" adding support for iOS-synced Photos to the company's software for accessing iCloud Drive files from Windows PCs, along with support for syncing web browser bookmarks and making iCloud email, contact and calendar data available within Outlook.

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LifeProof upgrades Fre Power battery case for iPhone 6s

10/22/2015, 04:10 pm

LifeProof on Thursday announced a new version of its ruggedized Fre Power battery case, updated to support the iPhone 6s.

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Chrome for iOS picks up iOS 9's iPad multitasking features, Facebook Search expands to public posts

10/22/2015, 04:10 pm

Google on Thursday updated the iOS edition of Chrome with support for iOS 9's multitasking features, while Facebook updated its Web and app interfaces with wider search functions, including the ability to see any public post.

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iPhone 6s stops listening for 'Hey Siri' when it's in your pocket or face down on a table

10/22/2015, 02:10 pm

Apple's new iPhone 6s utilizes its M9 coprocessor for "Hey Siri" input, allowing it to always listen for voice commands. Well, almost always.

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iOS 9.1 update gives Sprint iPhone users access to Continuity-style Wi-Fi Calling

10/21/2015, 05:10 pm

Following the release of iOS 9.1 on Wednesday, Sprint announced that iPhone users updating their firmware will be able to take advantage of improved Wi-Fi Calling, expanding on Apple's Continuity feature.

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Apple updates Siri with quips about 'Back to the Future Day'

10/21/2015, 09:10 am

Playing into social media trends, Apple on Wednesday updated its Siri voice assistant with a variety of responses to people wishing it "Happy Back to the Future Day."

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Unlocking an iPhone for investigators impossible in 'in most cases,' Apple tells court

10/20/2015, 04:10 pm

Apple cannot unlock an iPhone for government investigators "in most cases now and in the future," lawyers for the company said in a brief submitted to a U.S. District Court, while acknowledging it had some access to the phone at the heart of a Justice Department case.

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Facebook begins rolling out Instant Articles to all iPhone app users

10/20/2015, 03:10 pm

Facebook officially launched its Instant Article platform on Tuesday, initially making it available exclusively to users of the company's iPhone app, and with a relatively small number of American publishers on board.

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Apple Pay gains support for 75 more US banks, including HSBC

10/20/2015, 01:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday added 75 more U.S. financial institutions to the list supporting Apple Pay, most notably HSBC, which until now was only supported in its U.K. homeland.

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Polar announces A360 fitness tracker with heart rate sensor, iPhone notification support

10/20/2015, 12:10 pm

Fitness gear maker Polar on Tuesday annoucned a new fitness tracker, the A360, which offers features like a color touchscreen, a heart rate monitor, and iPhone notifications.

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China's ad firm Youmi apologizes for data-harvesting APIs used in pulled iOS apps

10/20/2015, 09:10 am

Chinese mobile advertiser Youmi on Tuesday offered "sincere apologies" for supplying an SDK to developers that contained data-collecting private APIs in violation of App Store rules.

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Apple patents multi-use magnetic iPad stand, embedded environmental sensor tech

10/20/2015, 05:10 am

Apple on Tuesday was granted patent rights to an all-purpose docking solution for iPad and embedded sensor technology that could one day lead to an iPhone capable of informing its user of changes in temperature and humidity.

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iPhone 6s & 6s Plus preorders sell out within 30 minutes in Samsung's home of South Korea

10/19/2015, 04:10 pm

The first batch of South Korean preorders for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sold out within minutes on Monday at the country's three major cellphone carriers, setting a blockbuster pace ahead of Friday's official launch.

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