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Chinese iPhone shipments dipped 3.1M in Q4 2018, full year down 2.5M units

01/24/2019, 07:01 pm

Shedding light on Apple's China woes, Strategy Analytics on Thursday published smartphone shipment estimates for the region covering calendar 2018 that shows a precipitous decline in iPhone unit growth.

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Apple iPhone modem supplier Intel cites weak demand in Q4 earnings miss

01/24/2019, 07:01 pm

Slowing iPhone sales have seemingly impacted another major tech industry player, as Intel on Thursday blamed lower-than-expected revenue for the fourth quarter of 2018 in part on weak modem demand.

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Latest iOS beta hints at 'AirPods 2' with 'Hey Siri' setup screen

01/24/2019, 06:01 pm

A "Hey Siri" configuration tool found in Apple's latest iOS 12.2 beta suggests Apple is on the verge of releasing a second-generation AirPods model capable of native interactions with the virtual assistant.

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Apple sued over Bluetooth communications in devices going back to iPhone 3GS

01/24/2019, 03:01 pm

Apple has become the target of a new lawsuit from Rembrandt Wireless Technologies over infringement claims on two patents related to Bluetooth, following after a successful case where Samsung was ordered to pay $11.1 million in a similar lawsuit.

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Everything new in iOS 12.2: HomeKit TVs, Remote in Control Center, Apple News, & more

01/24/2019, 03:01 pm

After a lengthy beta period for iOS 12.1.3, Apple has released iOS 12.2 to developers. There are several changes in store for this point update and AppleInsider walks you through what to expect.

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iPhone XR best-selling iPhone model, claiming 39 percent of US sales in December

01/24/2019, 03:01 pm

In line with claims by Apple, estimates published on Thursday suggest that the iPhone XR was the best-selling iPhone model in the U.S. during the December quarter.

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Apple News coming to Canada with iOS 12.2 & macOS 10.14.4 Mojave beta

01/24/2019, 01:01 pm

The first beta of iOS 12.2 was just released to developers, and one of the first major changes is the launch of Apple News for Canadian users.

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Apple's holiday quarter revenue miss not fully appreciated by Wall Street, says Gene Munster

01/24/2019, 01:01 pm

Wall Street predictions for Apple's future demonstrate that the analysts don't yet have a good handle on the long-term effects of Apple's predicted $5 billion shortfall during the holiday quarter according to long-time Apple analyst Gene Munster.

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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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