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US iPhone install base continuing to grow but at a slower rate than 2017

02/07/2019, 10:02 am

The audience for iPhone is continuing to grow in the United States, albeit at a slower rate, research suggests, with the install base for Apple's smartphone reaching 189 million units in the last quarter of 2018, an increase of 23 million on the same quarter in 2017.

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India backs down under corporate pressure, delays import tax on smartphone touch panels

02/06/2019, 01:02 pm

Originally set to take effect this month, the Indian government has postponed a tax on touch panel imports that would have impacted smartphone makers like Apple and Samsung.

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Apple expands on-foot recon for Apple Maps, debuts overhauled schedule site

02/06/2019, 11:02 am

Apple has revamped its schedule site for Apple Maps ground reconnaissance, simultaneously revealing more on-foot efforts in the U.S. and plans to start the first vehicle work in Andorra.

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iPhone 7, iPhone 8 being modified for German market following Qualcomm patent trial win

02/06/2019, 10:02 am

In order to continue selling the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 in Germany, following a court's decision to ban the sale of patent-infringing iPhones at retail in the country, Apple is looking into making changes to the hardware of the two models as a workaround to the court order.

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Apple goes behind the scenes of 'Shot on iPhone' film celebrating Chinese New Year

02/05/2019, 10:02 pm

Two weeks after releasing director Jia Zhangke's "The Bucket," a short film commemorating Chinese New Year, Apple on Tuesday posted a video that goes behind the scenes of the "Shot on iPhone" production.

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Apple wins motion to narrow damages Qualcomm can claim at upcoming trial

02/05/2019, 04:02 pm

A federal judge has granted an Apple motion to limit the damages Qualcomm can claim in a patent trial slated to start next month in San Diego.

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Tesla launches new iPhone cases and folios on Amazon storefront

02/05/2019, 02:02 pm

You can now encase your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X in a sleek Tesla adorned case or folio through the company's new online store on Amazon.

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Lawsuit claims Apple's iOS updates in 2016 forced customers to buy new iPhone chargers

02/05/2019, 10:02 am

A new attempted class action lawsuit claims Apple is forcing owners of iOS devices to repeatedly buy new chargers by updating the iPhones with new requirements, after a user found her old charger suddenly stopped functioning properly with her iPhone.

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Apple supplier Career accused of forcing 200 'voluntary' resignations amid iPhone slowdown

02/05/2019, 09:02 am

The Taiwanese city of Taoyuan is investigating charges that an important Apple supplier, Career Technology, pushed 200 full-time workers to sign "voluntary" resignations.

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Roku rumored in talks to support Apple's AirPlay 2

02/04/2019, 04:02 pm

Apple and Roku are reportedly in negotiations to bring AirPlay 2 to the latter's media streamers, and possibly Roku-based TVs by the likes of Sharp and TCL.

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Apple includes confusing "5G E" AT&T connectivity icon in iOS 12.2 beta

02/04/2019, 04:02 pm

AT&T's controversial move to add a "5G E" connectivity logo to smartphones on its network has seemingly reached the iPhone, with the second beta of iOS 12.2 reportedly displaying the logo on the screen when the iPhone access part of the carrier's "5G Evolution"-based network.

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Certified refurbished iPhone X on sale through online Apple Store from $769

02/04/2019, 01:02 pm

Apple has started to sell manufacturer-reconditioned versions of the iPhone X through its online store, but while it provides a cheaper alternative to the current-generation iPhone XS, the pricing of the models makes it more expensive to acquire than the newer iPhone XR.

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Apple might pay teenager who found Group FaceTime surveillance bug

02/04/2019, 10:02 am

An Apple executive has reportedly suggested that the 14-year-old who discovered the Group FaceTime surveillance exploit would be rewarded by the company's bug bounty program.

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Microsoft's Xbox Live coming to third-party iPhone and iPad games

02/04/2019, 09:02 am

Microsoft's Xbox Live online platform -- originally limited to its namesake consoles -- should soon come to a variety of third-party games on other hardware, including iPhones and iPads.

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The first MFi USB-C to Lightning cable is up for pre-order, $3 cheaper than Apple's

02/04/2019, 07:02 am

Accessory producer Anker has opened preorders for its first USB-C to Lightning cables, giving iOS device owners a slightly cheaper alternative to Apple's own cable that can be used to charge iPhones and iPads.

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Chinese iPhone sales up following price cuts on local shopping sites

02/01/2019, 05:02 pm

Apple is already lowering iPhone prices in China and seeing some return on the tactic, at least according to two online retailers.

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Apple commemorating Heart Month with Apple Watch activity challenge, events in stores

02/01/2019, 08:02 am

As February is Heart Month, Apple will not just have an activity challenge to mark it, but it will have heart health events in Apple Stores in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York.

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How to stream Super Bowl LIII on your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV

02/01/2019, 07:02 am

If you're a football fan looking to catch the Rams play the Patriots for the trophy on Feb. 3, there are a few options for watching on Apple devices without firing up a Web browser.

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German court tosses four of eight Qualcomm patent suits against Apple

01/31/2019, 04:01 pm

A Munich district court on Thursday rejected four out of eight local lawsuits brought against Apple by Qualcomm, granting the iPhone maker at least a temporary victory.

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Apple kills Google's enterprise development certificate because of Screenwise Meter

01/31/2019, 04:01 pm

Apple on Thursday took action against Google for violating terms of its developer agreement, and has rescinded the search giant's enterprise development certificate like it did when Facebook was caught doing much the same.

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