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Apple support page discusses iPhone performance management, throttling options in iOS 11.3

02/06/2018, 03:02 pm

Apple has published a new page about lithium ion batteries in an iPhone, discussing how they work in simple terms, why throttling is necessary, and how iPhone performance management works in iOS 11.3.

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Apple launches iPhone battery replacement reservation program through support app in Canada

01/31/2018, 01:01 pm

Apple appears to be launching a trial of a iPhone replacement reservation program in Canada, with the app taking names for particular models, and promising to alert users when the battery is available locally.

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Wistron close to India land deal for expanded iPhone SE fabrication, start of iPhone 6s manufacture

01/31/2018, 08:01 am

Wistron appears to be lurching closer to a land deal to expand its factories devoted to Apple iPhone production in India, and may start cranking out the iPhone 6s relatively soon.

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'iPhone SE 2' production rumored to begin soon, ship in May or June

01/26/2018, 09:01 am

A supply chain report has seemingly validated previous rumors that Apple is working on a successor to the iPhone SE, with the device going into production in the second quarter, and shipping in May or June of 2018.

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India loosens 30 percent sourcing requirement on sale goods, paving the way for Apple Stores

01/15/2018, 10:01 am

The India government has loosened up -- but not eliminated -- a 30 percent rule that was putting a damper on Apple's plans to open up retails stores in the country.

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Video: Next generation iPhone SE 2 may have a glass back for Qi charging

01/10/2018, 03:01 pm

According to a recent rumor, the next-generation "iPhone SE 2" may feature a glass back just like the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, suggesting it will feature wireless charging.

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How iPhone batteries work, and how Apple manages performance over time

01/02/2018, 02:01 pm

Lithium-ion batteries such as those found in nearly every smartphone and tablet are not little, indestructable homogenous power reactors. AppleInsider delves briefly into the construction and chemistry of them, and discusses how an old battery works against not only device manufacturers, but the users themselves.

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$29 battery exchanges for iPhone 6 and newer now available at most Apple retail locations

12/30/2017, 02:12 pm

Many Apple retail locations in the U.S. started the $29 battery replacement for the iPhone 6 or newer, well in advance of a previously announced January timeframe -- but appointments are filling up, and turnaround times are growing.

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Third iPhone battery lawsuit says Apple used slowdowns to avoid fixing defects

12/22/2017, 06:12 pm

Taking a different tack, another class action lawsuit -- following Apple's admission that it slows down iPhones with weakened batteries -- charges that the company made the change to avoid the full cost of fixing defects.

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Apple responds to reports of worn batteries forcing iPhone CPU slowdowns

12/20/2017, 02:12 pm

Apple has confirmed that it temporarily slows down processes on older iPhones with poorly functioning batteries, with a recent update able to "smooth out the instantaneous peaks" when needed to prevent device shutdown.

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Apple hikes most India iPhone prices after tax hike, with iPhone X topping out at $1,647

12/18/2017, 10:12 am

Apple has raised the prices of several iPhone models in India, reacting to a recent increase of import taxes on electronics.

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India hikes import tax on cellphones, liable to hit Apple's iPhone hardest

12/15/2017, 09:12 am

The Indian government is raising import taxes on cellphones from 10 to 15 percent, which could put pressure on Apple to accelerate local iPhone manufacturing.

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India not likely to cave to Apple's taxation, import law change demands for manufacturing expansion

12/11/2017, 09:12 am

Apple and India are once again at loggerheads about expanding iPhone manufacture in the company, and the country's taxation authority is not likely to concede to demands for more slack in local part sourcing requirements, a lighter tax burden on imported components, or the call for governmental assistance with capital investment.

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India's Commerce and Industry Minister signals support for Apple's manufacturing expansion

11/27/2017, 10:11 am

Efforts to increase manufacturing of Apple products in India have received support from the country's Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu, with the official claiming the Centre will support the company in setting up new lines, and is apparently awaiting a formal proposal.

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Apple's 'iPhone SE 2' rumored to ship in first half of 2018, made in India

11/22/2017, 10:11 am

Apple is reportedly planning to ship a second-generation iPhone SE in the first of half of next year, assembled by Wistron at facilities in Bangalore, India.

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Mockups envision 'iPhone X Plus' and 'iPhone SE 2' with edge to edge displays, Face ID

11/20/2017, 01:11 pm

Though a next-generation iPhone SE isn't expected to get the OLED edge-to-edge treatment, that hasn't stopped German magazine Curved from imagining what it -- along with a Plus-sized iPhone X rumored to arrive in late 2018 -- might look like.

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Texas Rangers serve Apple with warrants for access to Sutherland Springs shooter's iPhone

11/18/2017, 08:11 pm

The Texas Rangers have served Apple with search warrants for data linked to the iPhone of Devin Kelley, who killed 26 people at a church in Sutherland Springs near San Antonio.

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Wistron looking to add new Apple-centric factory after iPhone SE successes in India

11/07/2017, 08:11 am

Apple's iPhone SE supplier in India, Wistron, has reportedly identified a few areas where it could build a new plant to continue building the company's products locally.

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Apple quietly cuts price of iPhone SE to $349 for 32GB, $449 for 128GB

09/12/2017, 07:09 pm

While introducing its most expensive iPhone ever, the $999-and-up iPhone X, Apple also cut the price of its smallest and most affordable handset, making it cheaper than ever to purchase a new model.

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No, the iPhone home button is not dead (yet)

08/30/2017, 01:08 pm

Gesture controls are the touchscreen equivalent of keyboard shortcuts on a traditional computer -- that is to say they are meant for pro users. For that reason, users shouldn't expect that Apple will kill off the iPhone home button entirely anytime soon, despite radical changes expected on the pro-focused "iPhone 8."

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