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iPhone X orders held up by credit freezes put in place after Equifax hack

10/27/2017, 11:10 am

Some customers scrambling to preorder the hotly anticipated iPhone X early Friday morning hit an unexpected roadblock: Credit freezes put in place after the Equifax data breach held up authorization of payment plan loans.

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Boost & Virgin Mobile customers to get Apple's iPhone X on Nov. 10

10/27/2017, 11:10 am

U.S. prepaid carriers Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile -- both connected to Sprint -- have announced that they will officially launch the iPhone X on Nov. 10, a week after Apple, Sprint, and many other parties.

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Google reveals higher traffic acquisition payouts, supporting claims of costlier Apple search deal

10/27/2017, 09:10 am

While Google parent company Alphabet beat forecasts in this week's third-quarter results, pulling in $27.77 billion in revenue, the company simultaneously warned of higher traffic acquisition costs -- likely supporting claims that it's paying Apple more to be the default option in Safari search.

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iPhone X out-of-warranty repairs eclipse iPhone 8 Plus at $549, screen repairs run $279

10/27/2017, 09:10 am

Apple has announced repair costs for the iPhone X, with AppleCare+ fees remaining the same as other phones, but out of warranty fees commensurate with the higher retail price of the phone, and similar in price to screen repairs on the Galaxy S8 with Samsung parts.

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Just as it did with iPhone 8, Best Buy tacks $100 extra onto upfront payments for iPhone X [u]

10/27/2017, 09:10 am

Customers in a rush to preorder the iPhone X from Best Buy on Friday morning may be in for a bit of sticker shock when they double-check the final bill, as the retailer tacked on an extra $100 for full-price purchases of the handset [updated with comment from Best Buy].

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Apple sells out of launch day iPhone X supply in matter of minutes

10/27/2017, 04:10 am

Launch day supply of Apple's iPhone X was exhausted mere minutes after the handset went up for sale early Friday, with rabid demand driving delivery estimates out 4 to 5 weeks for all models, on all carriers.

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Apple's iPhone X goes up for preorder online [update: launch units sold out]

10/27/2017, 03:10 am

As scheduled, Apple took iPhone X preorders live on Friday shortly after 12:01 a.m. Pacific, through the dedicated Apple Store app for iOS and the Apple.com online storefront.

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Apple online store goes down in preparation of iPhone X preorders

10/26/2017, 08:10 pm

As has become tradition, Apple on Thursday took its online store offline as the company prepares for an inevitable crush of iPhone X preorders, scheduled to go live a minute after midnight on Friday, Pacific time.

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Apple's expanded Century City store in LA to launch alongside iPhone X on Nov. 3

10/26/2017, 02:10 pm

Apple has announced that its revamped Century City store -- on Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles -- will open Nov. 3, just in time to host people hunting for an iPhone X at retail.

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First look: LIFX Mini smartbulb with Apple HomeKit

10/26/2017, 12:10 pm

LIFX is one of the better-known LED smartbulb brands, but until recently, it was also completely missing from Apple's HomeKit platform. We're currently testing this newfound support with one of the company's latest lights, the Mini.

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LG said to be producing Apple iPhone camera modules in new Vietnam factory

10/26/2017, 10:10 am

A new LG Innotek factory in Vietnam is allegedly geared toward churning out single- and dual-lens camera modules for various iPhone models, matching Apple's growing demands.

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Apple versus Samsung patent damages retrial slated to start May 14

10/26/2017, 09:10 am

The Apple v. Samsung patent damages retrial will begin May 14 and run for five days, U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh has ruled, agreeing with a timeline proposed by both parties.

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How to preorder iPhone X with Apple's battle-tested Apple Store app

10/26/2017, 01:10 am

Apple's iPhone X is by far the most hotly anticipated device of 2017. With all signs pointing to a quick sellout of initial stock, prospective buyers will have to go into Friday's preorder process with a game plan.

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First Look: Yale Assure Lock SL with iM1 HomeKit-compatible networking module

10/25/2017, 07:10 pm

Long-time lock producer Yale has added HomeKit support to its Assure lock family in the form of the iM1 Network Module -- and AppleInsider has the Assure Lock SL with the module on-hand.

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Apple and Cochlear partner on new hearing implant technology

10/25/2017, 07:10 pm

Australia-based company Cochlear on Wednesday debuted its latest hearing implant sound processor, the Nucleus 7, which was developed in cooperation with Apple to connect with and integrate sound from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.

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How to fix problems with iOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad

10/25/2017, 02:10 pm

For some, iOS 11 has proven to be problematic -- but not for everyone, and not on every device. Here are a few things to try to (hopefully) clean up some issues before Apple issues a fix in software.

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Apple may have bought camera sensor firm InVisage for better low-light iPhone images

10/25/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple has bought out camera sensor firm InVisage, a blog post and extended evidence suggest, potentially paving the way for future iPhone cameras that perform better in low-light environments.

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Apple denies it reduced accuracy of Face ID to aid iPhone X production

10/25/2017, 12:10 pm

In a statement, Apple has directly refuted claims that Face ID has been compromised by changes in how it certifies parts for the Face ID system.

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Microsoft kills Kinect just as Apple dives into facial recognition with iPhone X Face ID

10/25/2017, 12:10 pm

With days until the launch of the iPhone X and its Face ID camera array, Microsoft's own motion sensing and facial recognition system for Xbox, dubbed Kinect, has been officially discontinued after a long period of languish. AppleInsider explains how Apple and Microsoft's separate facial recognition technologies -- one failed, one upcoming -- both share common roots.

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Users continue to experience sluggishness, battery life problems in iOS 11 after multiple updates

10/25/2017, 11:10 am

Problems with battery life and instability proliferate on social media and Apple support forums after the launch of iOS 11, but have persisted through three sub-point updates, don't seem to have a common cause, or are easily rectifiable.

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