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President Trump threatens 10% tariff on $325B of electronics starting Sept. 1

08/01/2019, 02:08 pm

In the latest chapter of the ongoing trade war, President Donald Trump has threatened to levy a 10% tariff on electronics from China, including most of Apple's product line, in retaliation for moves by the Chinese government.

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New California class action launched over iPhone throttling issue

08/01/2019, 02:08 pm

A collection of 18 plaintiffs have launched a new class action through a U.S. District Court in San Jose, joining cases that have since been consolidated accusing Apple of fraudulent behavior in deliberately throttling older iPhones with weaker batteries.

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Setting up your iPhone in iOS 12.4 & iOS 13 is easier with Migration Assistant

08/01/2019, 01:08 pm

The process of transferring data to a new iPhone is a frustrating and lengthy process. Thanks to Migration Assistant included as part of iOS 12.4 and newer, it is now easier -- and faster -- than ever. Here is how it works.

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Billie Eilish featured in upcoming Apple Music Lab sessions

08/01/2019, 01:08 pm

Apple has switched up its "Today at Apple" Music Lab sessions to feature Billie Eilish's "You Should See me in a Crown," replacing Madonna's "Crave" remix session that had started in June.

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Editorial: No, Apple isn't in a post-iPhone era, and won't be anytime soon

08/01/2019, 12:08 pm

You can prove anything with statistics, and sometimes it's obvious why you'd try. After Apple made it's usual everything-is-great financial call this week, talking heads are dramatically pointing out that for the first time in seven years, the iPhone accounted for less than 50% of Apple's revenue.

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Apple's AirDrop & Wi-Fi password sharing features can potentially expose critical ID data

08/01/2019, 10:08 am

Wireless features like AirDrop and Wi-Fi password sharing on iPhones, Macs, and other Apple devices can expose exploitable data, according to a recent report -- but there are two easy solutions.

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Editorial: As Apple plays the telephone game, analysts hear something else entirely

08/01/2019, 10:08 am

When Apple entered the smartphone market in 2007, it didn't do so to lose money making most of the world's smartphones as a public service. All these years later, a shocking number of analysts and reporters still seem to be confused about this.

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Mophie's updated Juice Pack Air for iPhone XS, XS Max & XR now available to all

08/01/2019, 09:08 am

Mophie's recent update of the Juice Pack Air battery case for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR is now on sale to everyone, until now having been reserved for Amazon Prime members.

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Review: Swagtron's SwagCycle Pro is a fun and easy ride, but underpowered

08/01/2019, 07:08 am

Swagtron's SwagCycle Pro is a fun, iPhone-enhanced "last mile" transportation option, if catering to a narrow niche.

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Analysts predict Apple Pencil support in 2019 iPhone - again

07/31/2019, 03:07 pm

An analyst prediction for the 2019 iPhone refresh has suggested the inclusion of support for the Apple Pencil, a potential feature that has occasionally surfaced in rumors over the last few years, but has yet to actually make an appearance in the final product.

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Hands on: Adding a telephoto lens to the iPhone XR with Moment

07/31/2019, 11:07 am

The iPhone XR's camera takes great landscape, and wide angle portraits. But wouldn't it be better to have a telephoto zoom lens like its more expensive flagship, the iPhone XS?

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iPhone's global marketshare dips to 10.1% amid rise of Samsung & Chinese brands

07/31/2019, 09:07 am

Apple's share of the global smartphone market fell year-over-year in the June quarter from 11.3% to 10.1%, attributable by a research firm mostly because of better performance by Chinese vendors and Korea's Samsung.

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Editorial: Apple's Q319 earnings destroy a mountain of fake data and false reporting

07/31/2019, 09:07 am

Apple's continuing performance as a market-responsive, commercially savvy innovator is destroying feebleminded media narratives that seek to portray the company as helpless and befuddled. It also demonstrates that the real incompetence lies in bad reporting by sloppy journalists seeking to deliver titillating headlines rather than accurate, factual portrayals of the industry.

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Analysts upbeat on Apple results with strong Services and Wearables

07/31/2019, 08:07 am

Following the announcement of Apple's record-setting June quarter revenue of $53.8 billion, analysts have been quick to pass judgment on the iPhone maker's fortunes, with Apple exceeding expectations but still with some trepidation present for the fourth quarter results ahead of an anticipated high-performing 2020.

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Vizio starts rolling out AirPlay 2, HomeKit updates for compatible televisions

07/31/2019, 08:07 am

Starting on Wednesday, Vizio has started the HomeKit and AirPlay 2 update process for some of its Smartcast line televisions dating back to 2017.

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Apple 'couldn't be happier' with improved sales in China

07/30/2019, 07:07 pm

Following a previous decline in sales, and increases in both exchange rates and rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China, Apple's Tim Cook sees positive signs for the future.

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Apple Card arrives in US this August

07/30/2019, 05:07 pm

After a long incubation period, the Apple Card will finally reach the U.S. public sometime this August, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed during Tuesday's quarterly results call for the third quarter of 2019.

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Apple's iPhone sales down 13% in Q3, accounts for less than half of total revenues

07/30/2019, 05:07 pm

In a continuing downward trend, Apple's iPhone revenue was down 13% year-over-year, according to Apple's recently released earnings report, with the segment now accounting for less than half of the company's total quarterly revenue.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q3 2019 earnings report and conference call

07/30/2019, 04:07 pm

Following the publication of results for its third fiscal quarter of 2019, encompassing April through June, Apple provided additional detail surrounding the continuing situation in China, as well as more information about its Services business in an earnings conference call.

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Counterfeit iPhone trafficker sentenced to 3 years in prison

07/30/2019, 04:07 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice has sentenced a Chinese national to over three years in prison for trafficking counterfeit Apple goods into the United States from China, including fake iPhones and iPads, as part of a criminal conspiracy that made over $1.1 million in the United States alone.

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