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Intel LTE modems to power AT&T version of Apple's 'iPhone 7' - report

06/10/2016, 12:06 pm

Apple's next-generation handset will be a big win for chipmaker Intel, as the so-called "iPhone 7" series will reportedly ditch Qualcomm LTE modems for certain models, including AT&T in the U.S.

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Rumor: Apple's 'iPhone 7' to ditch Space Gray for 'Deep Blue' color option

06/09/2016, 09:06 pm

A highly questionable rumor from East Asia on Thursday claims Apple will replace the venerable Space Gray colorway with a new "Deep Blue" shade when it launches the next-generation iPhone this fall.

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LG Innotek to be sole 'iPhone 7 Plus' dual-lens camera module supplier - report

06/09/2016, 04:06 pm

LG Innotek will be the exclusive supplier of dual-lens camera modules for Apple's "iPhone 7 Plus," expected to ship this September, a Korean report claimed on Thursday.

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Motorola's swappable 'Moto Mods' turn smartphones into projectors, loudspeakers, high-end cameras

06/09/2016, 04:06 pm

In a push to reclaim some of the smartphone space dominated by Apple and Samsung, Lenovo-owned Motorola on Thursday unveiled a new hardware project called "Moto Mods," a series of swappable accessories that can bring new capabilities to the Moto Z line of handsets.

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Apple debuts 'Shot on iPhone' ad timed with European Football Championship

06/09/2016, 01:06 pm

Apple's U.K. branch on Thursday premiered a new "Shot on iPhone" ad, "The Beautiful Game," exploiting the UEFA European Football Championship beginning on Friday.

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Apple could face slower upgrade cycles as study shows iPhone owners clinging to devices longer

06/08/2016, 12:06 pm

A slower rate of technical improvements in the iPhone, coupled with new carrier financing plans phasing out two-year subsidies, have helped to change how frequently mobile customers upgrade their Apple handset, a new study has revealed.

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Success of next-generation iPhone could rest with Siri, survey says

06/07/2016, 05:06 pm

A fresh survey published ahead of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference suggests updates to Siri and the unlocking of the digital assistant's software development kit could be a key factor in future iPhone adoption, a topic of keen interest coming off Apple's first ever handset sales contraction.

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ITC investigates Apple & AT&T over haptic patent complaints by Immersion

06/07/2016, 03:06 pm

On Tuesday the U.S. International Trade Commission launched an investigation into Apple and AT&T, following up on a complaint by San Jose's Immersion that various products are violating its haptic feedback patents.

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Apple Pay expansion could coincide with WWDC, Switzerland launch rumored for June 13

06/07/2016, 12:06 pm

Apple Pay is reportedly launching in Switzerland next Monday, June 13 -- the same day that WWDC kicks off, potentially signaling that an expansion throughout Europe could be announced.

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Samsung may launch two bendable smartphones with OLED screens in 2017

06/07/2016, 09:06 am

Samsung is considering announcing not one but two smartphones with bendable OLED screens as soon as early 2017, which could potentially be more radical designs than what's rumored for Apple's own OLED phones that year, a report said on Tuesday.

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T-Mobile entices subscribers with stock options, weekly prizes, free in-flight Wi-Fi

06/06/2016, 08:06 pm

T-Mobile at its latest "Un-carrier" event on Monday announced a fresh set of incentives designed to woo subscribers, including a stock program for customers, weekly giveaways and free Gogo Wi-Fi service on domestic flights.

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Apple's 'Shot on iPhone' video catalog gets 8 new videos

06/06/2016, 05:06 pm

In a friendly reminder that iPhone is the world's most popular digital camera, Apple on Monday added eight new user videos to its "Shot on iPhone" series, highlighting the handset's ability to capture high-quality footage in the most challenging environments.

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AT&T to lean on 'iPhone 7' promotions to temper subscriber decline, analyst says

06/03/2016, 08:06 pm

AT&T is looking to iPhone to protect its postpaid mobile subscriber base from incursions made by carriers and "Un-carriers" alike, a strategy expected to result in attractive "iPhone 7" promotions later this year, according to investment bank Nomura Securities.

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Apple supplier Broadcom forecasts sales surge in preparation for upcoming 'iPhone 7' launch

06/03/2016, 12:06 pm

Wireless chip supplier Broadcom is anticipating revenues in the current quarter to rise over 20 percent sequentially as the firm prepares for the launch of Apple's next-generation iPhone models, the company's CEO revealed late on Thursday.

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Shah Rukh Khan won't be Apple's Indian brand ambassador, new report claims

06/03/2016, 10:06 am

Despite rumors, Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan is not poised to become Apple's brand ambassador in India, a regional news agency said on Friday.

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KFC officially launches Apple Pay at US restaurants

06/01/2016, 04:06 pm

Fried chicken chain KFC on Wednesday announced that it has finally begun supporting Apple Pay, something originally teased by Apple in October 2015.

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Forecast says Apple iPhone shipments will drop to 227M in 2016, resume growth in 2017

06/01/2016, 12:06 pm

iPhone shipments may actually slip from about 232 million in 2015 to 227 million this year, marking the first such decline in Apple history, according to a research forecast published on Wednesday.

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Both 'iPhone 7' and 'iPhone 7 Plus' will come in 256GB capacities - report

06/01/2016, 09:06 am

This year's iPhone upgrades will be more spacious than ever, according to a new report, which claims Apple is "certain" to increase the maximum storage size to a whopping 256 gigabytes.

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Apple Pay adds support for BMO, TD and Scotiabank in Canada

06/01/2016, 12:06 am

Canadian Apple Pay users have three more banking options from which to choose, as Apple on Wednesday rolled out support for the country's remaining "Big Five" banks BMO, TD and Scotiabank.

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Mophie introduces wirelessly charging battery case for Apple's iPhone 6s & 6s Plus

05/31/2016, 11:05 am

Mophie is launching what it calls its first wireless charging ecosystem for iPhones, centered around a new battery case called the Juice Pack Wireless.

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