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Apple's iCloud and iTunes targeted in patent infringement suit

05/20/2019, 04:05 pm

An Irish business, Data Scape Limited, has launched a Texas lawsuit against Apple accusing it of violating a data sync patent by way of iCloud, iTunes and the devices those services run on.

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US Justice Department likely to block Sprint & T-Mobile merger

05/20/2019, 04:05 pm

Only hours after FCC chairman Ajit Pai expressed his support for Sprint and T-Mobile's proposed merger, the U.S. Justice Department was reported to be against the deal over antitrust concerns.

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FCC chairman says he'll recommend Sprint & T-Mobile merger

05/20/2019, 10:05 am

U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said he'll recommend approving a proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, following a series of promises the carriers made for their $26.5 billion deal.

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Lutron's Aurora dimmer for Philips Hue lighting installs over a light switch

05/20/2019, 09:05 am

Lutron on Monday launched a new dimmer, the Aurora, intended exclusively for Philips Hue smartbulbs that clips on over an existing light switch.

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Editorial: After mocking Apple over 5G, Huawei has now lost nearly every technology supplier

05/20/2019, 06:05 am

During the legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm that threatened to delay 5G-capable iPhones, Huawei mockingly announced to the media that it could supply Apple with its own 5G modems. But now the tables have turned: Qualcomm is established as an iPhone supplier while Huawei has to scramble to deliver devices without leading chips from Qualcomm, Qorvo, Xilinx, Intel, and a variety of other suppliers of U.S. technology.

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The best iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max battery cases

05/19/2019, 12:05 pm

For a while after the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, there were no choices for battery life-extending cases -- but that's all changed. Now, six months after release, what are best battery case options for the pair?

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Spotify begins testing 'Car Thing' voice assistant accessory

05/17/2019, 04:05 pm

In the next few weeks Spotify will begin a U.S. test of its first hardware, an auto accessory offering hands-free music control.

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How to turn Macs and iPhones into the best and fastest research tools

05/17/2019, 12:05 pm

There's a reason why so many college students use Macs and iPads. While you need to prepare carefully, and you need certain apps and tools, these devices are superb for research projects.

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'Minecraft Earth' brings AR-based block gaming to iOS this summer

05/17/2019, 09:05 am

Minecraft is the latest franchise to make the transition to augmented reality, with the announcement Minecraft Earth will give players the ability to build block structures in their own back yard using an iPhone or iPad, starting with a closed beta commencing this summer.

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'Call of Duty: Mobile' beta goes live in India, expanding over 'coming months'

05/17/2019, 09:05 am

Activision has opened up pre-registrations for "Call of Duty: Mobile," a free-to-play version of the popular first-person shooter for iOS and Android, developed with help from China's Tencent.

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Japan's Seven-Eleven stores will sell Apple's own iPhone accessories

05/17/2019, 06:05 am

The majority of Japan's 20,925-strong chain of Seven-Eleven convenience stores will stock official Apple iPhone accessories including cables, power adapters and EarPods.

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Post-holiday, the iPhone installed base appears to have grown by 2 percent

05/16/2019, 03:05 pm

Apple's growth rate of the install base of active iPhones is flattening a bit in the US, analysis from CIRP claims, with the number of iPhones in use estimated to have grown 2% between the start of January and the end of March.

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Compared: Google's Pixel 3a XL vs. Apple's iPhone 7 Plus

05/16/2019, 02:05 pm

Google's Pixel 3a XL can't compete from a performance standpoint with anything Apple has released from the last two years. It is more similar in silicon, and price, to the three year old iPhone 7 Plus, so which one should you pick up?

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Apple highlights iPhone-based photography of Rachael Short for Global Accessibility Awareness Day

05/16/2019, 12:05 pm

To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Thursday, Apple has profiled Rachael Short, a quadriplegic photographer in California, who expresses herself visually by taking shots on her iPhone XS, pared down from her previous use of multiple cameras.

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Apple could have used pinhole-sized sensors in display to keep Touch ID on the iPhone X

05/16/2019, 11:05 am

Before the introduction of the iPhone X and Face ID, Apple was considering ways to implement Touch ID on a smartphone without using an externally visible fingerprint reader, with one technique involving a series of pinholes in the display panel that could allow a fingerprint to be captured through the screen.

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day commemorated on Apple's homepage

05/16/2019, 10:05 am

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is May 16, and Apple has chosen to mark the occasion with a big section on the front page highlighting features in Apple's products.

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AirPlay 2 comes to DTS Play-Fi gear, Arcam & McIntosh first supporting brands

05/16/2019, 09:05 am

Devices compatible with DTS's Play-Fi multi-room wireless audio standard are now beginning to support Apple's AirPlay 2, according to an announcement.

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Hands on: Creative's desktop soundbar, the Sound BlasterX Katana

05/15/2019, 03:05 pm

We're checking out some of the higher-end desktop speakers suitable for Macs, beginning with Creative's soundbar/subwoofer combo, the Sound BlasterX Katana.

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Evolve launches its first iPhone-connected skateboards with new GTR series

05/15/2019, 02:05 pm

Australian e-skate maker Evolve opened up preorders for its new GTR boards on Wednesday, its first to offer an iPhone app.

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Pokemon battler Rumble Rush coming soon to iPhone

05/15/2019, 12:05 pm

A new free-to-play Pokemon game, "Rumble Rush," should soon launch for iPhones, carrying over the "Rumble" series previously hosted on Nintendo's Wii, Wii U, and 3DS.

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