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Apple, TSMC, Google & more sued by Globalfoundries over chip connectivity patents

08/26/2019, 11:08 am

Globalfoundries has filed multiple suits in US and German courts, alleging that Apple and chip supplier TSMC are infringing 16 patents -- and iPhone imports into the US could be impacted in the future as a result.

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Lower iPhone production cost may help Apple absorb 10% tariff

08/26/2019, 08:08 am

Apple may be able to help offset the impact of December's tariffs on the iPhone due to alterations in its production cost, JP Morgan believes, with the bill of materials per iPhone said to be lower for the upcoming 2019 models than for previous versions.

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Editorial: Free advertising for Apple Card isn't coming from unit sales or market share

08/24/2019, 09:08 am

Apple Card is all over the news, in part because the physical legacy card it ships with can be scuffed up if you throw it in your jeans pocket with coins and keys. There are thousands of other card issuers globally that wish the inherently fragile nature of a pristine credit card was also capable of driving free global advertising of their brand as well. Why does Apple get so much free press?

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Apple, Samsung slapped with class action over handset RF emissions

08/24/2019, 12:08 am

That was fast. Two days after a Chicago Tribune investigation found many contemporary mobile phones, including late-model iPhones, do not comply with radio frequency emissions standards, Apple and Samsung are being sued over alleged damages and problems related to RF exposure.

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What to expect at Apple's new iPhone 11 event today - and what not to

08/23/2019, 04:08 pm

There'll be iPhones, of course, but Apple has a lot more to offer that it could choose to reveal. Based only on the most solid information from the supply chain, here's what we can -- and can't -- expect to see at the Apple event later today.

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Sprint's latest iPhone deal delivers iPhone 8 or 8 Plus for $8 per month

08/23/2019, 02:08 pm

For a limited time only, Sprint is discounting iPhone 8 and 8 Plus devices to just $8 per month with lease, plus free overnight shipping.

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Zens announces 16 coil Liberty Qi charger for more flexible wireless charging

08/23/2019, 09:08 am

Zens has announced a new wireless charger, giving users "complete freedom of placement" with a new wireless charging strategy.

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Apple TV+, Apple Card, Apple Health employee exodus on the AppleInsider Podcast

08/23/2019, 09:08 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William look forward to Apple TV+, examine whether Apple Card can really help with financial literacy, and wonder about news of Apple employees quitting over disagreements about the company's Health strategy.

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Law firm already jumping on reports of high RF emissions in iPhone 7

08/22/2019, 02:08 pm

One day after publication of independent testing of iPhone radio frequency emissions a law firm is making questionable comparisons, and is already asking people to reach out if they feel that they are impacted.

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Review: The DJI Osmo Mobile 3 gimbal is more compact & powerful than ever

08/22/2019, 01:08 pm

Over the past few years, the market has flooded with smartphone gimbals due to the quality of smartphone cameras, plus falling costs and miniaturization of gimbal technology. DJI has been at the forefront of all this, and is continuing that with the Osmo Mobile 3 gimbal.

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Bose Portable Home Speaker is the company's first rechargeable model

08/22/2019, 11:08 am

Bose will be adding the Bose Portable Home Speaker to its lineup in mid-September, featuring Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, voice control, and AirPlay 2 and Spotify Connect compatibility.

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The OtterBox OtterSpot is a stackable Qi wireless charger and battery system

08/22/2019, 10:08 am

Otterbox, known for its rugged life-proof phone and tablet cases, is releasing a new Qi-certified wireless charging system with detachable batteries dubbed the OtterSpot.

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Apple refining methods to reset & calibrate future iPhone toxic gas sensors

08/22/2019, 08:08 am

Apple is continuing work on iPhone-embedded poisonous gas sensors, with its latest invention being a way to calibrate and lengthen the life of the consumable materials used to detect the toxins.

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'iPhone 11' camera & new 'A13' chip element will provide far better photography

08/22/2019, 07:08 am

A new "iPhone 11" rumor roundup has been posted mostly repeating what has been said before -- but Bloomberg's Mark Gurman is predicting big improvements from the triple lens camera for photographers and videographers.

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British Airways buys 15,000 iPhone XR units for cabin crew

08/21/2019, 08:08 pm

As part of a major investment in customer relations enhancements, British Airways on Wednesday announced plans to outfit its 15,000 cabin crew employees with an iPhone XR loaded with personalized in-flight service apps.

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FCC re-examining iPhone RF levels after controversial report

08/21/2019, 05:08 pm

Testing commissioned by the Chicago Tribune suggests that Apple's iPhone has radio frequency broadcasts slightly above a legal limit, which has spawned a new range of testing by the federal government but this is not a crisis, nor a health hazard in any way, and here's why.

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Samsung trying to fight iMessage chat elitists with response graphic gallery

08/21/2019, 03:08 pm

Samsung wants owners of its smartphones to know that they can respond to iPhone owners cutting them out of chats -- but they may not want to use what Samsung has provided.

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This 'iPhone 11' case manufacturer is expecting a shorter Apple Pencil

08/21/2019, 01:08 pm

Accessory producer Olixar is producing cases for the 'iPhone 11 Pro,' with some models sporting a holster to hold a shorter Apple Pencil.

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Huge lineup of new 2019 iPhone & Apple Watch models revealed by regulatory filings [u]

08/21/2019, 10:08 am

Apple's fall lineup of products spanning iOS, watchOS, and macOS devices have been spotted in a large filing made with the Eurasian Economic Commission.

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Editorial: Here's why the 'iPhone 11' will do fine, despite no 5G

08/21/2019, 10:08 am

While rumors and speculation suggest the 2019 iPhones may not necessarily be a worthwhile upgrade versus older models or worth buying prior to 5G, the vast majority of existing iPhone owners are still interested in upgrading to the 'iPhone 11.'

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