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How the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will fare against the Samsung Galaxy S10

01/24/2019, 12:01 pm

With the impending launch of Samsung's Galaxy S10 next month, rumors and benchmarking suggest that it won't be as fast as the current generation of iPhones. Based on the pre-launch processor leaks, how will the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max fare against the next big thing to come out of Samsung?

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iPhones with optional AppleCare available through Verizon's Visible network

01/24/2019, 10:01 am

Verizon's Visible carrier brand began selling iPhones on Thursday, moving away from a bring-your-own scheme it previously relied on.

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Apple in 2019 and the case of the expensive iPhone

01/24/2019, 09:01 am

A glance at the writing that passes for financial news headlines today might make it appear that Apple is entering 2019 with troubled sales, intense new competition emerging in China, and a weakening economy where nobody can afford to buy its expensive products anymore. The solution held up by many pundits is so old that it sounds comfortably soothing: iPhones should be cheaper! But they're wrong, here's why.

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Apple restocks iPhone SE on clearance site, all models available

01/23/2019, 11:01 pm

Apple on Wednesday restocked its online clearance store with iPhone SE models, once again offering fans of the popular small form-factor handset a crack at purchasing the device new nearly three years after it first debuted.

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Apple features Apple Pay Cash with new YouTube ads

01/23/2019, 04:01 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a trio of videos to its YouTube channel, hoping to hook more people on the idea of using Apple Pay Cash.

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Review: Apple's iPhone Smart Battery Case finally grows up

01/23/2019, 01:01 pm

After taking a year off -- much to the chagrin of iPhone X owners -- Apple recently released a new version of its Smart Battery Case. This time, it comes with new features, a refined design, and is available for the first the first time in a larger size.

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Qualcomm doesn't wield enough power to harm competition, says trial witness

01/23/2019, 10:01 am

Testifying during the ongoing antitrust trial pitting the U.S. Federal Trade Commission against Qualcomm, an expert witness claimed that despite the FTC's allegations, the company doesn't have enough clout to harm the mobile chip industry.

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Apple's 'Shot on iPhone Challenge' offers chance for user's photos to be featured in ads

01/22/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple has asked iPhone owners to submit their best photographs to the Shot on iPhone Challenge, with images selected by the company able to be featured on billboards, Apple retail outlets and online.

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iPhone XS Max ranks fourth in DxOMark selfie camera rankings

01/22/2019, 11:01 am

DxOMark on Tuesday published its first-ever test rankings for smartphone selfie cameras, putting Apple's top-end phone, the iPhone XS Max, in just fourth place.

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Tested: Using the iPhone XS Smart Battery Case on the iPhone X

01/22/2019, 11:01 am

The Smart Battery Case for the iPhone XS physically fits on the 2017 iPhone X -- but how well does it actually work with the older device? AppleInsider puts it through its paces.

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Apple exec admits Qualcomm was the only option for 4G in the iPhone for years

01/22/2019, 10:01 am

Potentially aiding Qualcomm's trial defense against the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Apple has admitted that for years, there was no other realistic option but Qualcomm when it wanted 4G modems for iPhones.

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Foxconn says it will hire 50,000 in China amid claims of iPhone-related layoffs

01/22/2019, 09:01 am

Apple's main assembly partner, Foxconn, said on Tuesday that it's aiming to hire over 50,000 people across its Chinese factories during the first quarter, which may at least eliminate any worst-case scenarios in the aftermath of weak iPhone sales.

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2020 iPhone lineup appears set to use OLED screens across the board

01/22/2019, 07:01 am

A report into the misfortunes of LCD supplier Japan Display claims that the company is in trouble because of slow sales of the iPhone XR and will not recover because Apple is moving to OLED for all its phones in 2019.

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Apple's AirPower again rumored to launch in 2019

01/22/2019, 01:01 am

Backing up rumors that Apple's long delayed AirPower wireless charging mat has entered mass manufacturing, a report on Tuesday claims the device is in production ahead of a launch date sometime in 2019.

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Google Fi for the iPhone solid for travelers, but still has same carrier customer service nonsense

01/21/2019, 01:01 pm

At the tail end of 2018, Google changed the name of their MVNO carrier service from Project Fi, to Google Fi and opened up support to the iPhone. AppleInsider has been using it for a while even before the announcement, so let's take a look at the service now that you don't have to jump through hoops to use it on an Apple device.

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Abode unveils second-gen smarthome gateway with future Apple HomeKit support

01/21/2019, 11:01 am

Abode on Monday launched its second-generation smarthome gateway, with the promise that Apple HomeKit support is coming "soon."

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Apple is financially exploiting wireless carriers in South Korea, says antitrust watchdog

01/21/2019, 09:01 am

Apple is taking advantage of South Korean carriers by collecting money for ads, the country's Fair Trade Commission said during a hearing on the iPhone maker's business practices.

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If you wanted an iPhone SE new from Apple, you've probably missed your chance

01/21/2019, 09:01 am

The unexpected return of the iPhone SE to the U.S. online Apple Store in a clearance sale has ended after only a day of availability, as the company has run out of stock.

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Latest 'Shot on iPhone' uses iPhone XS to highlight football in American Samoa

01/21/2019, 07:01 am

Apple has published a new "Shot on iPhone" video to its YouTube account, showcasing the camera capabilities of the iPhone XS, with the film featuring a teenage athlete on American Samoa who has accepted a full-ride scholarship to a university in the NCAA Division I.

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Crime blotter: A Walmart iPhone theft ring, New Hampshire delivery scammers sentenced

01/20/2019, 02:01 pm

Police are seeking a pair of thieves nabbing Apple gear late at night from WalMarts, 1400 iPads lifted by civil servant, FedEx employees nabbed for grabbing Apple packages, and more in the latest Apple-related crime blotter.

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