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Apple paid Samsung estimated $683M in Q2 for missing OLED purchase target

07/04/2019, 11:07 pm

Samsung on Friday released a bleak earnings forecast for its second fiscal quarter of 2019, projecting operating profits more than halved from last year due to ongoing weakness in the company's bread-and-butter memory chip business.

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Apple's iOS 13 beta 3 FaceTime gaze magic is triumph of tech evolution

07/04/2019, 05:07 pm

Apple's subtly flattering new FaceTime feature in iOS 13 beta 3 corrects the appearance of your attention so that you appear focused on your caller -- as if perfectly staring at the camera -- even when you're looking at the screen. The magic behind it has incrementally developed across years of evolving software and hardware advancements, offering some interesting insight into how Apple uniquely charts out the future with its products.

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Apple's iPhone privacy ad campaign continues with new billboards

07/03/2019, 08:07 pm

Apple recently erected new billboard advertisements in Canada to promote what has become an intense focus on consumer data privacy, continuing a campaign launched at CES 2019 in January.

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Hands on with Apple's FaceTime Attention Correction feature in iOS 13

07/03/2019, 11:07 am

In the latest iOS 13 beta, Apple is leaning into its augmented reality prowess to fix a common eye contact issue had during FaceTime calls. AppleInsider goes hands on and dives into the new feature to find out how it works.

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iOS 13 beta fixes FaceTime eye contact with image manipulation

07/03/2019, 08:07 am

The third developer beta of iOS 13 tackles a long-standing problem with video calls: realistic eye contact between participants.

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Everything new with iOS 13 beta 3

07/02/2019, 04:07 pm

Apple's is still making a lot of changes to the iOS beta, and there are a few notable ones in the release of the third beta on Tuesday afternoon. Here are all the changes we've found thus far.

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US iPhone owners hazy on 5G compatibility, iPhone features claims survey

07/02/2019, 04:07 pm

The iPhone 7 and iPhone XR are the hardest models to identify on the market, a survey examining the knowledge of smartphone owners in the United States suggests, with many also believing their iPhones are also compatible with just-launched 5G mobile networks.

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Deal for Sprint & T-Mobile merger could turn Dish into a new wireless carrier

07/02/2019, 03:07 pm

Dish, T-Mobile, and the U.S. Department of Justice are reportedly near a compromise deal for T-Mobile's proposed merger with Sprint, which if completed, would see Dish become a national wireless carrier.

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Xiaomi CC9's 'Mimoji' heavily borrows from Apple's 'Memoji'

07/02/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple's Memoji concept has been 'borrowed' by another smartphone vendor, but Xiaomi's take on it is a seemingly direct copy of the iPhone's personalized 3D avatar feature, complete with the extremely similar name 'Mimoji.'

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Spotify's Stations radio app adds support for Apple CarPlay

07/02/2019, 08:07 am

Spotify has updated Stations, its Pandora-like spinoff app, with support for Apple CarPlay on compatible vehicles and head units.

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Apple plans cheaper iPhone for China with new Touch ID, claims iffy report

07/02/2019, 06:07 am

Supply chain sources claim Apple intends to make an exclusive China iPhone which will drop Face ID and instead use an under-the-screen fingerprint sensor.

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Apple sued over alleged infringement of PocketFinder GPS patents

07/01/2019, 07:07 pm

Apple is once again facing down a patent lawsuit over integral iPhone technology, as low power GPS specialist Location Based Technologies on Monday leveled claims that the tech giant infringes on a clutch of inventions used by the relatively popular PocketFinder series of products.

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Austin's CapMetro network plans Apple Pay later in July

07/01/2019, 02:07 pm

CapMetro -- the public transit system for Austin, Texas -- is reportedly adding Apple Pay and Google Pay to its mobile apps later in July.

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Best 4th of July deals extended: save up to $1,500 on Apple products

07/01/2019, 12:07 pm

July 4 may be over, but the holiday markdowns are still going strong. We're rounding up the best sales on Apple's latest iPad Pros, 2019 MacBook Pros, iMacs, Apple Watches and much more that are still in effect heading into the weekend.

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Alleged 3D renders of Apple's 2019 iPhone hit the internet

07/01/2019, 07:07 am

Alleged leaked CAD renders of the new 2019 iPhone have appeared on the internet, showing details that line up with prior rumors about the devices expected to launch in September

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Hands on: Amazon's compact Echo Show 5 smart display

06/30/2019, 11:06 am

Not to be outdone, Amazon recently launched its answer to the Lenovo Smart Clock, the Echo Show 5 -- coming in much cheaper than other Alexa-equipped smart displays.

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Japan imposes new trade restrictions on Apple's Korean suppliers

06/30/2019, 10:06 am

Beginning July 4 Japan is imposing new restrictions affecting South Korean tech companies, including key Apple suppliers Samsung and LG, in retaliation for a Korean court ruling finding Nippon Steel must pay for forced Korean labor during World War II.

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Editorial: No Bill Gates, Windows was not iPhone's 'natural' nemesis

06/30/2019, 09:06 am

Microsoft's former chief executive Bill Gates mused this week that it would have been the "natural thing" for Microsoft to have been the "standard non-Apple phone platform." But he's wrong, and here's why.

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Reagle's HomeKit-enabled Smart Door Lock ships in July

06/30/2019, 09:06 am

A promised HomeKit accessory, the Reagle Smart Door Lock, is confirmed as launching in early July, expanding the limited number of HomeKit-ready smartlocks on the market.

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Apple's best designs by Jony Ive, according to the AppleInsider staff

06/29/2019, 05:06 pm

On Thursday, Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive announced his intent to leave the company after nearly 30 years on the job, many of which were spent at the side of tech visionary Steve Jobs. In wake of that bombshell, AppleInsider takes a look back at our favorite Ive designs.

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