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Editorial: Huawei and the phony hate for Apple's iPhone in China

05/29/2019, 03:05 pm

According to a wide variety of analysts following Apple, the Trump Administration's trade war with China and its Entity Listing of Huawei is maybe somewhat bad for the largest Android producer in China--and perhaps even for Android, given that it has now lost its second largest licensee globally--but it's mostly just bad news for Apple, because both the state and people of China are going to respond by shunning Apple's products. That's wrong, here's why.

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Mophie announces new USB-C powerstation portable battery line

05/29/2019, 01:05 pm

Mophie has announced a new line of portable batteries including the powerstation mini, the powerstation, the powerstation XL, and the powerstation XXL, all with a shared USB-C port for both charging the battery, and charging devices.

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Apple cutting older iPhone production, 2019 iPhone schedule on track says supply chain report

05/29/2019, 07:05 am

Apple will be making cuts to production for its older iPhone models in the third quarter, Rosenblatt Securities predicts, but while the 2019 iPhone manufacturing effort is thought to be on schedule, the analysts don't believe market share will be maintained in China due to the turbulent trade relations with the United States.

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iPhone's global marketshare drops in March quarter as Chinese rivals remain ascendant

05/28/2019, 04:05 pm

Apple saw the iPhone drop to 11.9% of the global smartphone market in the March quarter, even as Chinese rivals like Huawei bucked the industry's overall decline.

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Moment expands lineup with new gear bags and wallet iPhone cases

05/28/2019, 12:05 pm

Popular mobile lens maker Moment has taken the wraps off their latest product -- bags. A popular request for Moment, the company is introducing the Fanny Sling Pack, the Crossbody Wallet and wallet cases.

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True Tone and white balance may be controlled by an iPad's backlight in future

05/28/2019, 11:05 am

Future iPhones and iPads may offer the True Tone functionality in hardware rather than software, with Apple suggesting the backlight of a display panel could use a combination of colors to provide the perfect illumination for the screen that matches the ambient light of the user's environment.

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Screenshots show iOS 13's Dark Mode, new Reminders app

05/28/2019, 11:05 am

Backing recent reports, new screenshots are claimed to show iOS 13's rumored and long-demanded Dark Mode, as well as a redesigned Reminders app.

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Huawei will consume Apple's lost Chinese smartphone market share, says JP Morgan

05/28/2019, 10:05 am

While Huawei is going to take a giant hit worldwide from US sanctions, Apple in China will likely see a drop in shipments for 2019, resulting in sales less than half the levels seen at its peak in 2015, says JP Morgan.

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Citigroup bailed on Apple Card because of worries about profits

05/28/2019, 09:05 am

Citigroup was in the running to become the U.S. financial partner for the Apple Card, but abandoned the effort late into negotiations because of worries about "acceptable profit," a report claimed on Tuesday.

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Retaliatory Chinese iPhone ban could cause 'demand destruction,' hammer Apple's earnings

05/28/2019, 09:05 am

Apple could face serious "collateral damage" from the Trump administration's bans against Huawei, even if iPhone shipments seem to be on the rebound in the short term, Cowen analysts said on Tuesday.

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Citi analysts lower Apple earnings expectations over continuing US-China trade war tensions

05/28/2019, 08:05 am

The ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China has prompted analysts at Citi to cut their forecast for Apple's earnings in the second half of 2019, citing the belief unrest by Chinese consumers will result in lower iPhone demand in the country.

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Apple Maps vehicles to expand Canadian recon this summer

05/27/2019, 11:05 am

Apple on Monday announced that Apple Maps vehicles will do deeper scouting and imaging in Canada this summer, laying the groundwork for first-party data and enhanced details.

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Elgato intros Stream Deck Mobile app, turning iPhones into live broadcast controllers

05/27/2019, 10:05 am

Elgato has released Stream Deck Mobile, an app that turns iPhones into a broadcast controller for videos on YouTube, Twitch, Mixer, and elsewhere.

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Apple iPhone assembler Foxconn says order fluctuations will have 'limited impact'

05/27/2019, 08:05 am

Apple's primary assembly partner Foxconn has issued a vague statement, suggesting that the company is expecting fortunes to improve when Apple launches its 2019 iPhones.

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Apple has a secret security facility devoted to stress-testing iPhone components

05/27/2019, 06:05 am

Future iPhone processors and other chips are subjected to temperature changes from -40C to 110C in order to check their vulnerability to attack.

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2019 'iPhone 11' may play audio over two Bluetooth devices at once

05/27/2019, 04:05 am

The 2019 iPhones could feature a dual Bluetooth system that lets them send audio to two separate devices, according to a report citing Asian suppliers.

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Apple Store armed robberies & 'Find My iPhone' solves crimes on the Apple crime blotter

05/26/2019, 08:05 am

Find My iPhone catches more thieves, Amazon employees are caught stealing Apple Watches, and armed robberies at Apple stores in Arizona. All this and more on this week's Apple crime blotter.

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Editorial: Apple Card invites you to join a premium, private club

05/25/2019, 02:05 pm

To enable Apple Card purchases at merchants that don't yet accept Apple Pay, the company designed its own physical credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs and MasterCard, associating the Apple brand with a new set of "digital-first" credit features. It also features unique iOS app functionality with a strong focus on the privacy of your data.

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Tim Cook promotes 'Chronicles of San Francisco' exhibit and iOS app

05/25/2019, 12:05 pm

Apple's Cook has extolled a "moving masterpiece" by artist JR which is a mural depicting around 1,200 people filmed in San Francisco. The exhibition is accompanied by an exquisite iPhone app.

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2019 iPhones again predicted to have three-lens camera, 2020 to have full screen Touch ID

05/24/2019, 10:05 am

Apple could bring back Touch ID along with 5G support in the 2020 iPhone, Barclays analysts predict, with a recent fact-finding trip to meet supply chain firms resulting in expectations about the 2019 iPhones that doesn't seem to suggest anything majorly different from other speculation attempts.

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