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Amazon prepping Alexa-enabled AirPods rival for release in 2019

04/04/2019, 04:04 pm

Amazon is reportedly creating an Alexa-enabled set of fully wireless earbuds that could pose competition for Apple's AirPods.

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Apple Pay comes to Singapore transit, New York City piloting in spring

04/04/2019, 10:04 am

Apple Pay is now available to public transit riders in Singapore, and will begin a pilot program with New York City's MTA later this spring.

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'Synthetic group selfies' on iPhone could produce seamless collages from multiple pictures, automatically

04/04/2019, 09:04 am

Group portraits could be made from multiple selfies taken on a number of different devices and digitally stitched together, Apple suggests, with an automated system creating a synthetic group selfie from separate self-portraits, one that could also be rearranged to the user's wishes.

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TSMC's 7nm chip capacity may be maxed out during 2019 iPhone production

04/04/2019, 09:04 am

Apple's A-series processor manufacturer, TSMC, may see its 7-nanometer chip capacity pushed to the absolute limit in preparation for 2019 iPhones, a report claimed on Thursday.

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Future iPhone, Apple Watch sensors could detect low blood sugar based on body odor alone

04/04/2019, 08:04 am

The iPhone or Apple Watch could warn users of dangerous gases in the air or warn diabetics of high or low levels of blood sugar in the future, with Apple considering ways to add the ability for its mobile devices to "smell" the local environment, as well as to detect extremely fine dust particles or pollution.

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Feds bust $900,000 iPhone repair & return scam in Oregon

04/04/2019, 08:04 am

Two engineering students in Oregon are accused of bringing thousands of counterfeit iPhones to Apple and having them replaced with real ones that they then shipped to China for sale.

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Alleged photo of 2019 iPhone chassis claims to confirm three camera design

04/04/2019, 06:04 am

A photograph of a part claimed to be the internal chassis of a 2019 iPhone has been posted on the Chinese social media site Weibo. If accurate, it confirms previous rumours that the next iPhone will have a three-camera system.

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Apple might debut first in-house modem in 2021 as it questions Intel's ability to deliver 5G chip [u]

04/03/2019, 08:04 pm

A report on Wednesday highlights Apple's struggles to obtain 5G modem chips for its flagship iPhone by 2020, saying increasingly tense relations with current supplier Intel might delay those plans. That might not matter, as the company is on track to build its own modems that could debut in 2021.

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iPhones get second overseas price cut in a week, this time in India

04/03/2019, 04:04 pm

Apple's Indian resellers are reportedly slashing the cost of the iPhone XR starting this Friday, marking the second time this week iPhones have seen price cuts in foreign markets.

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Hands on: Swagtron's iPhone-enabled SwagCycle Pro scooter

04/03/2019, 03:04 pm

We've been exploring portable, iPhone-connected electric vehicles lately, and the next one we're putting on our local roads is Swagtron's SwagCycle Pro.

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With Apple 5G modem likely in 2021, prospects for 5G iPhone in 2020 'in jeopardy'

04/03/2019, 10:04 am

Apple is running up against pre-production deadlines to have an 5G modem in the 2020 iPhone, so it may wait until Apple is done with an in-house solution in 2021 a UBS analyst said on Wednesday.

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Editorial: Why Apple isn't 'slashing prices' in China

04/03/2019, 03:04 am

"Apple slashes prices in China" was the dramatic headline shared by outlets this week ranging from CNBC to VentureBeat. That's not actually true, so why is it being reported?

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Apple's Clips app updates with camcorder filter, new graphics & sharing options

04/02/2019, 02:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated Clips -- its Snapchat-like iOS video recorder -- with a new camcorder filter, plus extra posters, stickers, Live Titles, and sharing options.

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Editorial: CBC again attacks Apple's repair policies, but still lacks knowledge of how it really works

04/02/2019, 02:04 pm

Six months after the last attack on Apple's repair policies and practices, CBC has produced another report objecting to Apple's reluctance to dealing with water-damaged iPhones, with it again lacking an understanding of how and why Apple's repair department works the way it does.

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Wistron extends Indian iPhone production to include iPhone 7

04/02/2019, 08:04 am

Apple has expanded the range of its iPhone production in India from the iPhone SE and iPhone 6S to the iPhone 7, as manufacturing partner Wistron is said to have been producing the older iPhone model for distribution in the local market since March.

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OLED could be only display technology used in 2020 iPhones

04/02/2019, 06:04 am

Apples's 2020 iPhone releases will be completely OLED-based, claims a report, with all three of the smartphones said to use the display technology as Apple departs from using LCD-based screens for the product line completely.

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Trial run of iPhone X manufacturing set to begin in India

04/02/2019, 06:04 am

India manufacture may soon not be limited to just the low-end of the iPhone line, as Foxconn appears ready to start manufacturing the iPhone X at its Chennai facility.

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Eddy Cue repeatedly visited Washington Post, New York Times in failed Apple News+ bid

04/01/2019, 02:04 pm

Apple was adamant about securing the New York Times and Washington Post for Apple News+, and put intense pressure on the heads of both papers, according to a behind-the-scenes telling.

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2019 iPhone will charge AirPods Wireless Charging case, have larger battery

04/01/2019, 01:04 pm

A new supply chain report from Ming-Chi Kuo declares that the 2019 iPhone lineup will boast two-way wireless charging, and has gone so far to name Apple's suppliers for the technology.

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Apple lowers prices of iPhones and iPads in China following tax cut

04/01/2019, 10:04 am

Apple has reduced the price of its products in China once again, cutting the price of the iPhone, iPad, AirPods, and other items in the market as the company attempts to resuscitate its disappointing sales figures in the highly-prized region from the last quarter's financial results.

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