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Conflicting reports emerge about iPhone 7 retail stock levels for launch

09/14/2016, 03:09 pm

As accounts surface claiming that the iPhone 7 will be particularly constrained at retail for the launch, sources familiar with the matter are saying that they will be no more or less limited at launch day than for any other first day of sale since the iPhone 4.


Tim Cook says AR, VR are 'really cool' and have garnered Apple's interest

09/14/2016, 10:09 am

In an interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts, Apple CEO Tim Cook made comments suggesting that augmented reality would be a future focus for Apple. He also defended complaints of easy AirPod loss, and discussed iPhone 7 design decisions.


Suppliers see high chip orders in advance of Apple's iPhone 7 launch

09/14/2016, 10:09 am

The iPhone 7, shipping Friday, has been creating higher-than-expected demand for chip production and contributing to a crunch on NAND flash memory supply, a pair of reports said on Wednesday.


iPhone upgrade program members have stock available, Apple support call-backs ongoing

09/14/2016, 09:09 am

Apple has added more stock to the online reservation program for Apple Upgrade Program members, and return calls promised by Apple customer care to resolve ordering issues have started.


Apple shares iPhone 7 ad with focus on dual-cameras, water resistance

09/14/2016, 01:09 am

Apple on Tuesday posted to its YouTube channel an iPhone 7 television advertisement focusing on the upcoming handset's advanced picture taking capabilities, water resistance, stereo speakers and more.


Failed iOS 10 installs force users to plug into iTunes for restoration of 'bricked' device [u]

09/13/2016, 02:09 pm

Upgraders are taking to social media to complain that some "over the air" iOS 10 updates are failing, necessitating a full restore for an afflicted device through iTunes [update: now fixed].


Apple launches iOS 10, tvOS 10 & watchOS 3

09/13/2016, 12:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday made available iOS 10 for iPads, iPhones, and the iPod touch bringing mass enhancements to messages, Maps, Siri, Photos, Apple Music, News, and more.


The best features in iOS 10: Siri, Home, Messages, Notifications, Apple Music, more

09/13/2016, 12:09 pm

Tuesday's iOS 10 launch cleans up older iOS features, and introduces a number of new ones, including a new Home app for HomeKit, stock app hiding, voice mail transcription, and much more.


Apple expands Maps transit directions to Columbus and Pittsburgh

09/13/2016, 11:09 am

Just ahead of Tuesday's launch of iOS 10, Apple has enabled Maps public transit directions for two more U.S. cities, namely Columbus, Ohio and Pittsburgh, Pa.


2017 iPhone will have 'virtual button' built into edge-to-edge display - report

09/13/2016, 11:09 am

Next year's flagship iPhone will have a "full-screen face," with an embedded "virtual button," a report said on Tuesday, reinforcing some other recent rumors about Apple's expected redesign.


Review roundup: iPhone 7 is the greatest iPhone yet, but lack of the headphone jack is annoying

09/13/2016, 09:09 am

A bevy of iPhone 7 reviews have been published in advance of the phone's actual release, with nearly all of them singing the praises of the device, amidst one big omission -- the headphone jack.


iPhone 7 preorders at T-Mobile 4X greater than iPhone 6 launch, matte black most popular color

09/12/2016, 10:09 pm

This week's launch of the iPhone 7 is shaping up to be a blockbuster success for U.S. carrier T-Mobile, as the company's CEO revealed that sales have essentially quadrupled that of the iPhone 6 two years ago.


Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall seen as a 'gift' to Apple and its iPhone 7 Plus launch

09/12/2016, 08:09 pm

The timing of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 phablet recall could be a boon for Apple and this Friday's debut of the iPhone 7 Plus, one analyst believes, as preorder lead times are said to be on pace with expectations.


China Apple dealer de-boxes matte black iPhone 7, reveals Jet Black packaging

09/12/2016, 05:09 pm

The first unveiling of the matte black iPhone 7 has reportedly taken place, and was published in conjunction with the Jet Black box for comparison on China social media on Monday


Apple A10 Fusion in iPhone 7 family surprises, exceeds pre-release expectations

09/12/2016, 03:09 pm

Apple's A10 Fusion processor found in the new iPhone 7 family is a quad-core chip, but not one like Apple's ever used in any device its ever made before.


Disaffected Apple Upgrade Program customers can now call support for iPhone 7 order help

09/12/2016, 01:09 pm

Apple is allowing participants in the Apple iPhone Upgrade Program to call customer service, with some customers being presented with additional options for preorder, beyond what is available on the website.


Facebook switches on bot-based purchases in Messenger

09/12/2016, 01:09 pm

Facebook on Monday announced that one of the key poles of its bot strategy, chat-based purchases, will soon take effect for users of its Messenger app.


iPhone 7 & 7 Plus have bigger batteries than iPhone 6s line, specs show

09/12/2016, 11:09 am

The 4.7-inch iPhone 7 features a 1,960 milliamp-hour battery, while the 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus includes a 2,900 milliamp-hour supply -- both significant increases over their predecessors, a report noted on Monday.


iPhone 7 Plus vs. iPhone 7 camera: Dual lenses provide major upgrade potential

09/12/2016, 11:09 am

Apple's choice of an all-new dual-sensor camera module on the iPhone 7 Plus steals the show, making it a compelling upsell from the 12-megapixel single lens on the iPhone 7. If you're still torn deciding between which model is for you, here's a comparison of what the iPhone 7 Plus camera offers over the iPhone 7.


Pro photographer tests iPhone 7 Plus cameras at US Open, finds they perform 'exceedingly well'

09/12/2016, 10:09 am

Apple and ESPN equipped photographer Landon Nordeman with an unreleased iPhone 7 Plus for this weekend's U.S. Open tennis tournament, resulting in a series of photos showcasing the new dual-lens system for the phone, set to launch on Friday.