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Apple Pay gains support for Chime online bank, Chase offers free Clapton album

05/19/2016, 05:05 pm

Apple Pay on Thursday picked up support for Chime, a U.S. online-only bank, while the brick-and-mortar Chase Bank promised to give away a new Eric Clapton album to Apple Pay users.

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Glass-based iPhone redesign coming in 2017, Apple partner Catcher reaffirms

05/19/2016, 03:05 pm

Amidst rumors of an all-new glass-backed look for the iPhone in 2017, the chief executive of Catcher, the company that builds metal casings for the iPhone lineup, added fuel to the fire on Thursday with new comments about next year's model.

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New details in 'iPhone' trademark case punctuate Apple's ongoing legal problems in China

05/19/2016, 12:05 am

Weeks after Apple saw its bid for exclusive Chinese rights to the "iPhone" trademark dashed in court, new information illustrates the battle the company faces in dealing with China's laws.

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Tim Cook, other Apple execs to talk iPhone partnerships during India trip

05/18/2016, 11:05 am

While in India this week, CEO Tim Cook and a team of fellow Apple executives will reportedly be meeting with the leaders of local telecoms firms, looking to bolster iPhone numbers with partnerships on sales and distribution.

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Microsoft sells Nokia feature phone division to Foxconn for $350M

05/18/2016, 08:05 am

Microsoft's steady decline in the mobile phone business continues, as the Redmond, Wash., company announced on Wednesday that it will sell the feature phone division it acquired from Nokia to a subsidiary of manufacturer Foxconn for $350 million.

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Apple Pay gains 30 more US banks amid wait for more retail chains

05/17/2016, 05:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated the roster of U.S. banks supporting Apple Pay with another 30 entries, while shoppers continued to wait for more retail partners to come onboard.

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Apple hires wireless charging experts, hinting at tech for 2017 iPhones & iPads

05/17/2016, 12:05 pm

Apple is hiring a number of people with experience in wireless charging, a technology it could be planning to build into 2017 iPhone and iPad models.

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Foxconn & Pegatron kick off hiring early to cope with Apple's more complex 'iPhone 7' - report

05/17/2016, 11:05 am

Apple's two main assembly partners, Foxconn and Pegatron, are said to have begun extra hiring for iPhone production early this year, allegedly owing to the complexity of the "iPhone 7."

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Intel rumored to supply up to 50% of modems for Apple's 'iPhone 7'

05/17/2016, 09:05 am

Intel will reportedly supply up to half of the cellular modem chips being used in Apple's "iPhone 7" and "7 Plus," expected to ship in September.

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Suppliers gearing up to ship Apple's 'iPhone 7' by end of September

05/17/2016, 08:05 am

Like clockwork, Apple's well-established annual iPhone release cycle is on track once again, as a new report claims the company's suppliers are prepared to begin shipping the "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus" by the end of the third quarter.

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OLED iPhone with curved screen could appear in 2018, research forecasts

05/16/2016, 11:05 am

Apple will ship an OLED iPhone with a curved screen in 2018, as part of a ramp-up of the company's OLED use beyond the Apple Watch, according to a new research forecast.

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Alleged 'iPhone 7' shell photos show relocated antenna bands, unexpected cutout

05/16/2016, 09:05 am

Photos published on Monday show what is purported to be a rear shell for Apple's upcoming "iPhone 7," largely matching recent schematics leaks except for one addition.

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Despite Q2 sales dip, Apple's Macs, iPad and iPhone continue to outperform the industry

05/14/2016, 05:05 pm

Over the past quarter, reports from all over have been belaboring the idea that Apple is on the edge of crisis because its iPhone sales--which represent the majority of its business--declined year-over-year and because China--its brightest growth territory--similarly turned in disappointing sales numbers across the board.

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Alpine debuts new 9-inch CarPlay display, Kia details Sportage and Optima upgrades

05/13/2016, 02:05 pm

Aftermarket upgrade specialist Alpine on Friday launched a new, 9-inch dash display with support for Apple's CarPlay, while Korean automaker Kia further detailed plans to support CarPlay in the 2016 Optima and 2017 Sportage.

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Google's new 'Gboard' for iPhone lets you Google while you Google

05/12/2016, 10:05 am

If you're an iPhone owner who has been wishing for a way to involve Google in basically everything you do on your Apple device, the search giant has good news -- an all-new iOS keyboard with Google inside.

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Rumor: Apple's 2017 iPhone will be radical redesign with Touch ID, FaceTime camera & speaker embedded in display

05/11/2016, 02:05 pm

With this year's "iPhone 7" expected to have a similar design and form factor to the current iPhone 6s, rumors continue to point toward a major overhaul in 2017, with one well-connected insider suggesting Apple is working on an edge-to-edge display that will conceal components and sensors under the screen.

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Instagram updates iOS apps with 'flat' designs, Google Translate gets offline support in 52 languages

05/11/2016, 01:05 pm

Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday launched a cosmetic overhaul of its iOS apps, while Google updated its Translate app with support for offline translation in 52 languages.

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Apple's 'iPhone 7 Plus' rumored to use 3GB of RAM for dual-camera image processing

05/11/2016, 12:05 pm

Apple's larger 5.5-inch "iPhone 7 Plus" will rely on 3 gigabytes of RAM in order to handle the hefty image processing requirements for its advanced dual-camera design, according to well-connected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities.

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'iPhone 7' schematics suggest dual camera, Smart Connector will be exclusive to 5.5" Plus model

05/11/2016, 11:05 am

A new series of images rumored to show the design of both the "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus" suggest that Apple's larger 5.5-inch model will be the only one to receive a dual-lens camera, as well as the magnetic Smart Connector.

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Android remains king of crashes, once again seeing more device failures than Apple's iPhone

05/11/2016, 10:05 am

Android phones continued to see the most devices failures in the first quarter of 2016, although the gap with iPhones shrunk hugely quarter-to-quarter, according to a research study published on Wednesday.

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