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Italy forces iPhone battery throttling notice posting on Apple's Italian homepage

02/11/2019, 08:02 am

Apple's homepage in Italy has been required to display a report about iOS updates affecting performance if a battery is chemically depleted or not functioning properly, following a lawsuit and a fine levied against both Apple and Samsung for reportedly misleading users.

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Apple being sued because two-factor authentication on an iPhone or Mac takes too much time

02/09/2019, 02:02 pm

A class action suit has been filed that accuses Apple's two-factor authentication of being too disruptive to users, taking too much time out of a user's day when it is needed, and abusive since it can't be rolled back to a less safe login method after 14 days.

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iPhone replacement cycles slowing down to four years, pose threat to services, analyst says

02/08/2019, 05:02 pm

One of Apple's greater revenue threats is the increasing likelihood that iPhone owners will hold onto old models rather than spend ever-higher amounts on upgrades, according to a new analyst memo.

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There is no difference between how Apple is handling Roger Stone's or the San Bernardino shooter's iCloud data

02/08/2019, 02:02 pm

Once again, social media is ablaze with accusations that Roger Stone and the San Bernardino shooters are being treated differently by Apple in regards to iCloud data -- but in the real world, there is no difference between how the iCloud data turnover was handled by Apple. AppleInsider breaks it down.

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Apple Pay expected to debut in Czech Republic on Feb. 19

02/08/2019, 09:02 am

Apple Pay may launch in the Czech Republic sooner rather than later, debuting on Feb. 19, according to one report.

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Sprint sues AT&T over adding bogus '5G E' icon to iPhones & other devices

02/08/2019, 07:02 am

AT&T is being taken to court by Sprint over its use of the "5G E" symbol for when iPhones and other smartphones connect to AT&T's mobile network, with Sprint's lawsuit claiming its competitor is misleading customers into thinking they are on a 5G network when they are really on 4G LTE.

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T-Mobile's future streaming service will focus on a-la-carte subscriptions, not channel bundles

02/07/2019, 04:02 pm

T-Mobile's still nebulous streaming TV plans will concentrate on existing outside subscription services rather than offering up a new package of live TV channels, the company said in a Thursday earnings call.

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Apple pays teenager for discovery of Group FaceTime bug with bug bounty, scholarship

02/07/2019, 03:02 pm

Apple has confirmed it is going to reward the 14-year-old who discovered the Group FaceTime surveillance exploit, providing the family with compensation for finding the bug as well as helping towards the teenager's future education costs.

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New iPhone XS & iPhone XR ad sells Portrait Mode's background blur

02/07/2019, 03:02 pm

Apple on Thursday premiered its latest iPhone ad, trumpeting Portrait Mode on both the XS and the XR.

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Review: Boosted's top-flight, iPhone-connected Stealth electric skateboard

02/07/2019, 02:02 pm

It may not be for everyone, including e-skate fans, but it's hard to deny that the Boosted Stealth is a top-quality board, maybe even a good choice for beginners committed to learning.

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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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