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Verizon names 20 more 5G cities, T-Mobile says mmWave 5G will be urban-only

04/25/2019, 08:04 am

Verizon on Thursday announced 20 further U.S. cities set to get 5G, including the fastest version of the standard, millimeter wave (mmWave) -- a technology T-Mobile's CTO says won't make it beyond urban borders.

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HomePod's multi-user support could use iPhones to secure Siri queries using personal data

04/25/2019, 08:04 am

The HomePod could offer support for Siri with multiple users in the future without worrying about a user's personal data being accessed, with Apple coming up with a method to authenticate the speaker is authorized to make potentially sensitive queries using the presence of a nearby iPhone.

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No, '250 scientists' didn't warn that AirPods are a cancer risk

04/25/2019, 07:04 am

Over the last month, a UK tabloid and the Medium blogging platform helped launch a wave of articles later syndicated by Yahoo and other clickbait sites implying that large group of scientists were very concerned about the health risks of AirPods. The problem: the petition was signed in early 2015, before AirPods were even announced. Its concerns were not linked to the extremely weak Bluetooth Low Energy protocol that AirPods use.

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Apple's will to 'hurt Qualcomm financially' illustrated by Qualcomm's opening statement

04/24/2019, 05:04 pm

Slides of Qualcomm's opening arguments against Apple have been published, exposing more detail of Apple's long plan to hurt Qualcomm financially to force reduced modem chip payments.

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MindNode 6 mind mapping app adds new Focus mode to Mac and iOS

04/24/2019, 02:04 pm

The longstanding mind map app MindNode has been updated to add new features to its Mac and iOS versions. Both now feature a Focus mode that concentrates the map on one topic and the iOS edition also lets you select multiple elements to edit or move together.

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Power button class action suit for iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 will be heard on Oct. 25

04/24/2019, 01:04 pm

A class action lawsuit against Apple concerning sleep/wake button issues with the iPhone 4, iPhone 4s and iPhone 5 is going to be heard in a Californian court, with the lawyers bringing the lawsuit against the iPhone producer putting out a call for potentially affected device owners ahead of the October trial.

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US survey reveals iPhone XR most popular model, middling Services uptake

04/24/2019, 10:04 am

The iPhone XR was the most popular iPhone model sold in the United States for the quarter ending March 2019, a survey has revealed, while the company's move towards pushing services apparently has quite a way to go before iTunes, Apple Music, and others are actively being used by the majority of iPhone owners.

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Apple Pay rumored launching in Austria on Wednesday

04/23/2019, 12:04 pm

Apple Pay will reportedly launch in Austria on Wednesday, arriving there well after the U.S. and many European neighbors.

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Editorial: Super Frenemies - why the world is better off with both Apple and Samsung

04/23/2019, 07:04 am

Apple and Samsung are often depicted as cutthroat enemies, but it's also no secret they are also their own largest customers, unquestionably dependent upon the success of each other's business. Could that change, and would the world be better off with just a single, giant, more vertical phone maker?

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Sprint, AT&T reach settlement in lawsuit over rebranding 4G as '5G E'

04/22/2019, 07:04 pm

A settlement has emerged in Sprint's lawsuit against AT&T, which accused the rival carrier of "blatantly misleading consumers" with its use of the term "5G E" to market high-speed 4G connections.

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Review: JBL's Endurance Peak wireless earbuds deliver excellent fit & sound

04/22/2019, 04:04 pm

If you can look past its touch controls, the JBL Endurance Peak is a great balance of price, longevity, and audio quality amongst fully wireless earbuds.

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Tim Cook shares four 'shot on iPhone' images to promote Earth Day

04/22/2019, 10:04 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook has marked Earth Day by highlighting four environmentally-themed photographs as part of the company's ongoing "Shot on iPhone" social media campaign, with all of the images of animals and plant life taken using an iPhone.

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'iPhone 5G' in late 2020 will drive 200 million sales for Apple, says Ming-Chi Kuo

04/22/2019, 09:04 am

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has thrown his hat into the ring in regards to iPhone 5G predictions, and also suspects that it will be released in the second half of 2020, and it will have a big impact on sales.

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Editorial: Could Apple's lock on premium luxury be eclipsed by an era of good-enough gear?

04/21/2019, 10:04 am

Across decades, Apple has developed its reputation for selling luxurious electronics with both a premium price and elevated expectations. But Apple's attention to detail means it's not often a trailblazer. Could the profits that are currently driving Apple at some point shift to instead support vendors like Samsung and Huawei who offer cheaper access to new tech faster, in a sloppier but "good enough" beta technology form?

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Northern California Apple Store thefts restart, $100K in iPhones lifted from Best Buy & more

04/21/2019, 08:04 am

San Francisco Bay Area Apple Store thefts restart, plus iPhone thefts around the world including one in which the thieves came back to ask for the passcode, and another by a man who had gotten out of jail moments earlier -- all on the Apple Crime Blotter.

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'iPhone XI' and 'iPhone XI Max' case manufacturing dummies pop up on Chinese social media

04/20/2019, 03:04 pm

A pair of images of an "iPhone XI" dummy for manufacturing purposes purports to show accurate dimensions of the 2019 iPhone lineup, including a square camera extrusion.

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Apple hatched years-long plan to reduce royalty payments to Qualcomm, documents reveal

04/19/2019, 09:04 pm

Though in its court battles Apple argued that Qualcomm patents weren't any more valuable than those of companies like Ericsson and Huawei, in private the company praised them -- and was aiming to sue Qualcomm as far back as 2014, according to newly-exposed documents.

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Got a new iPad or Mac? Here's where to get the most money for your used Apple device with bonus cash offers

04/19/2019, 01:04 pm

With Apple's new iPad Air, iPad mini and 2019 iMac now in the hands of consumers, it's time to free up some spending money for new accessories and trade in your pre-owned hardware for cash. We've rounded up the best deals -- many with exclusive bonuses -- when you trade in an iPhone, iPad, MacBook Pro or even AirPods.

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Qualcomm and Apple settle, Samsung folds, Facebook failing at security, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

04/19/2019, 08:04 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor close the books on the Qualcomm suit, Samsung has problems with a folding phone, and Facebook steals contacts from 1.5M people.

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Apple outsells Samsung as iPhone tops US mobile activations chart for Q1 2019

04/18/2019, 02:04 pm

The iPhone was the most popular smartphone bought in the United States, according to figures produced by CIRP, with Apple narrowly beating Samsung for market share in the first quarter of 2019, suggesting Apple may see an improvement on its sales in its upcoming financial results.

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