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Apple defends privacy stance & FBI wants iPhones unlocked on the AppleInsider Podcast

01/10/2020, 08:01 am

Victor and William discuss Apple's rising sales in China, the FBI's renewed pressure on encryption backdoors, and Samsung's innovative icon design practice.

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Future iPhones may act as emergency beacons even without cell service

01/09/2020, 06:01 am

A new patent describes multiple ways in which an iPhone could use cell signals, wi-fi or even other nearby devices to get an emergency distress beacon out, plus ways of prolonging the battery until rescue arrives.

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Apple Pay Express Transit users hit with unintended charges at New York City turnstiles

01/08/2020, 06:01 pm

A small number of subway riders in New York City this week complained of a bug in Metro Transit Authority (MTA) tap-and-go turnstiles that inadvertently activates the Apple Pay Express Transit feature on user iPhones, resulting in double billing.

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Apple shares shrug off war threat as analysts scramble to raise their targets

01/08/2020, 10:01 am

Apple shares rebounded in pre-market and regular session trading on Wednesday as investors appeared to shrug off the potential of escalating tensions between the United States and Iran.

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Apple launches Shot on iPhone Night Mode photo competition

01/08/2020, 09:01 am

Starting on Wednesday, Apple is launching an all-new Night Mode photo challenge for owners of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

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Foxconn says it's not withdrawing its $5B investment in India

01/07/2020, 03:01 pm

Foxconn has denied a Tuesday report claiming it was canceling investment in India valued at $5 billion, one that alleged there was an internal dispute between the iPhone assembly partner and Apple itself.

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CES 2020: Best of iPhone & iPad Accessories

01/06/2020, 04:01 pm

CES has always included a high number of accessory producers showing off add-ons for iPhones, iPads, and other devices, and this year is no exception. Here is AppleInsider's list of notable accessories that made an appearance at the trade show.

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Crime blotter: blowtorches used to steal iPhones, and a carjacker fought off with an iPad

01/05/2020, 09:01 am

Thieves in the UK stealing iPhones are using blowtorches to melt locks, while a ten-year-old whacks a carjacker over the head with an iPad. Plus, Apple is sued for how one of its Apple Stores was robbed.

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Swallowed AirPod sends 7-year-old to emergency room

01/03/2020, 12:01 pm

A second-grader has landed himself in the emergency room after accidentally swallowing a Christmas gift -- an AirPod.

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Dell adds iOS file transfers and app mirroring to Mobile Connect

01/02/2020, 12:01 pm

Dell will be making it easier for owners of its notebook lines to work on the move with their iPhones, by announcing an update to its Dell Mobile Connect software with iOS support to transfer files to apps on an iPhone, as well as to mirror apps on the notebook display.

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Two 'iPhone SE 2' models could launch in 2020

01/02/2020, 08:01 am

A questionable report from the supply chain based on a purported "roadmap" suggests that Apple could release two 'iPhone SE 2' models in 2020, in different sizes.

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Apple chip partner TSMC to start 5nm 'A14' production in mid-2020

01/02/2020, 07:01 am

TSMC is ready to begin manufacturing the "A14" chip intended for the late 2020 iPhone lineup starting in the second quarter of 2020.

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December 2019 in review: Apple releases the long awaited new Mac Pro

01/01/2020, 02:01 pm

The Mac Pro and the Pro Display XDR dominated December, but there was also possibly, just possibly, an end to the year-long issues with China.

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Apple's Emergency SOS feature foils attempted sexual assault

12/30/2019, 10:12 pm

An iPhone owner this week credited Apple's Emergency SOS feature with thwarting a sexual assault attempt in Virginia Beach, Va., an attack that could have turned deadly had police not received the automated alert.

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August 2019 in review: Apple Card arrives, Siri listeners, trade wars escalate

12/30/2019, 04:12 pm

In August, 2019, the Apple Card was officially launched. At the same time, the company had to re-evaluate having people listen to Siri recordings, and the US/China trade tensions got complicated.

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Apple escalates legal fight with iOS virtualization tool provider Corellium

12/30/2019, 02:12 pm

The researchers at Corellium are under legal assault by Apple, and the security firm has responded to Apple's latest legal volley and effort to block its iOS virtualization tool with the DMCA.

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Apple Maps improvements conclude with push into Alaska, Central & Southeast US

12/27/2019, 04:12 pm

Apple has made good on a promise it made at WWDC, and has now rolled out improved Apple Maps data across the entire U.S.

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Japan Display exploring sale of smartphone factory to Apple for $820M

12/27/2019, 12:12 pm

Japan Display has reached out to both Apple and Sharp Corp in hopes of selling off its main smartphone screen factory in hopes to settle its massive debt.

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Got a new iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch? These Apple trade-in deals deliver bonus cash on used devices

12/27/2019, 12:12 pm

If you received a new Apple Watch 5, 16-inch MacBook Pro or iPad for the holidays, now is the time to sell your used device(s) for cash with exclusive trade-in bonuses. Put the money toward accessories -- or save it for a rainy day -- the choice is yours.

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Apple is offering free two-hour delivery for last-minute Christmas shoppers

12/23/2019, 11:12 am

From now until December 24 at 4:00 P.M. local time, anyone who lives in a metro where courier delivery is available can get their iPads, iPhones, or some Macs delivered to their home in two hours -- for free.

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