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MediaTek gets HomePod Wi-Fi chip orders, angling to be iPhone modem supplier

07/02/2018, 08:07 am

MediaTek is potentially getting closer to potentially becoming an iPhone modem supplier, after supply chain sources of a report claim the Taiwanese manufacturer is probably going to supply Wi-Fi chips to Apple for the HomePod.

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Here are all the new Apple Pay card issuers added during 2018

07/01/2018, 09:07 am

Apple is now regularly updating its roster of banks and credit unions with Apple Pay. Here are all the card issuers added this year, in the U.S. and abroad. Updated in August with additions in the U.S., Russia and Ukraine.

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Review: Olloclip for iPhone X -- the best budget lens system

06/30/2018, 12:06 pm

Olloclip released an updated version of their popular mobile lenses, tailor-made for the iPhone X. Included is a wide angle lens, a fisheye lens, and a macro lens -- and we've been testing it out for a few weeks.

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U.K. regulatory board backs Apple iPhone X claim of 'studio quality' portraits

06/30/2018, 07:06 am

The British Advertising Standards Authority has overruled objections to an iPhone X television commercial. The spots, which began airing in March, focused on "radically new cameras with Portrait Lighting" and highlighted "Studio-quality portraits. Without the studio."

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Review: Elgato's Eve Aqua water controller is for HomeKit diehards

06/29/2018, 03:06 pm

As the British might say, the Eve Aqua "does what it says on the tin," even if it could stand refinements in some areas.

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Sketchy rumor claims 2018 iPhones will sport both embedded Apple SIMs and standard SIM trays

06/29/2018, 01:06 pm

One or more of this fall's iPhones will make use of dual-SIM, dual-standby (DSDS) technology, in some cases using an embedded Apple SIM, a Chinese report claimed this week.

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Apple taking Maps 'to the next level' in iOS 12

06/29/2018, 11:06 am

Not content with the uneven coverage in Apple Maps since its 2012 launch, Apple on Friday revealed that it will debut limited first-party maps data in the next iOS 12 beta, expanding that coverage as time goes on.

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The story of the original iPhone, that nobody thought was possible

06/29/2018, 09:06 am

When the iPhone shipped to customers on June 29, 2007, The first generation of the device that would change the world was missing a lot of what is has today, but it set up the road map for Apple that continues to this day.

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AT&T takes WatchTV service live for iPhones, iPads & Apple TV

06/29/2018, 09:06 am

As promised AT&T has launched WatchTV, a live TV service offered as a perk of its new "Unlimited &More" data plans, as well as in a $15-per-month standalone service.

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Ground broken on Foxconn's first US factory, rumored to supply iPhone screens for Apple

06/29/2018, 08:06 am

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou was joined by U.S. President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and others on Thursday as the company broke ground at a future factory in Mount Pleasant, Wis., which could potentially be turned to helping Apple.

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Podcast discusses 2018 iPhones, the iPhone 6s rebirth, and Foxconn in Wisconsin

06/29/2018, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Andrew O'Hara discuss the new 2018 iPhone rumors, iPhone 6s production in India, and Foxconn's factory in Wisconsin. We also give a preview about some multi-room speaker systems Andrew is reviewing.

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Qualcomm's bid to block iPhone imports 'magnifies' antitrust practices, consumers contend

06/28/2018, 09:06 pm

A group of consumers suing Qualcomm over alleged antitrust practices on Thursday filed a motion to prevent the chipmaker from obtaining a U.S. International Trade Commission exclusion order targeting iPhones with Intel modems, saying an import ban would simply amplify anticompetitive behavior.

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AT&T fined $5.25M for '911' call outages that impacted more than 15,000 users [u]

06/28/2018, 06:06 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and AT&T on Thursday issued a joint statement saying the telco will pay out $5.25 million to settle a government probe into two "911" service outages.

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Samsung's OLED iPhone display supply dominance challenged

06/28/2018, 07:06 am

Apple's investment and patience may be rewarded soon, as a long-time rumored second supplier of OLED screens appears to be finally ramping up production, perhaps in time for the fall iPhone lineup.

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AT&T more than doubles 'administration fee' on post-paid phones, tablets and smartwatches

06/27/2018, 11:06 pm

AT&T could add some $970 million to its annual revenue by increasing from 76 cents to nearly $2 an "administrative fee" that shows up as a line item buried deep in customers' monthly bills.

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Apple versus Samsung patent trial finally completely over

06/27/2018, 03:06 pm

Apple and Samsung on Wednesday at last concluded their long-running fight over several iPhone patents, with both parties agreeing to settle remaining claims and counterclaims.

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Motion-sensing Gameball adds physical interaction to iPhone, iPad & Apple TV gaming

06/27/2018, 11:06 am

A Seattle firm, Play Impossible, has signed an exclusivity deal putting its iOS- and tvOS-connected Gameball only in North American Apple stores as well as Apple's website.

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Comparing AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile & Verizon's 'unlimited' wireless plans for iPhone in 2018

06/26/2018, 01:06 pm

If you consider unlimited data practically mandatory for your iPhone, you've got a few options from the major U.S. carriers. Cutting through some of the marketing, here's what's on tap and how it compares.

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Cheaper MacBook Air, Face ID iPads, new Apple Watch coming later in 2018, report claims

06/26/2018, 12:06 pm

Apple market analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back again with a new report, answering some investors' main questions about the 2018 Apple product lineup.

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Switchers still healthy market for Apple, account for 20 percent of quarterly iPhone sales

06/26/2018, 11:06 am

Although Android switchers typically represent about 15 to 20 percent of iPhone purchases each quarter, they're not necessarily buying the models Apple would most like them to buy, according to new research estimates.

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