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AT&T to roll out true 5G to consumers in 'weeks'

11/22/2019, 11:11 am

It's still chiefly a lower-speed version of the technology, but genuine 5G is shortly to reach 'tens of millions' of AT&T customers across the US. True full speed 5G for businesses is also expanding.

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Editorial: Steve Jobs shared secrets of Apple's iPad but nobody listened

11/11/2019, 07:11 am

Before he passed away, Steve Jobs uncharacteristically shared some strategic insights in public on what would make tablets successful. Rather than the rest of the industry benefiting from his observations, critics and competitors insisted he was wrong and set out to prove it.

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A4 to A5: How Apple outflanked its fragmented competition in silicon

11/07/2019, 10:11 am

Apple's A4 project helped deliver the custom silicon for the very first iPad, positioning the company in a race against time with the world's leading mobile chip designers. Although it ran into stiff competition along the way, Apple succeeded with an implementation that was markedly different from its peers. Here's how they did it.

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Apple Watch continues to dominate the smartwatch market

11/07/2019, 10:11 am

The Apple Watch continues to be the biggest name in smartwatches, analysis from Strategy Analytics claims, with Apple close to owning half of the global smartwatch market following its performance in the last quarter.

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Apple's iPad still leading global tablet market despite Amazon surge

11/06/2019, 10:11 am

Apple has continued to maintain its dominance in the global tablet market in the last quarter, according to Strategy Analytics, but major online retailer Amazon has overtaken Samsung to become its nearest rival, in part due to its promotion of Prime Day.

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How Apple's dramatic rise in computing flipped an OS myth

11/05/2019, 09:11 am

The history of personal computing is often told in terms of operating systems: the dramatic battle between IBM's DOS PC vs Apple's Macintosh; the emergence of fiefdoms of promising independents such as Amiga OS, NeXTSTEP and BeOS; and ultimately the crushing destruction of any PC OS competition under the homogenous, global and permanent rule of Microsoft's Windows platform. But these stories often resulted in inaccurate conclusions, because the OS platform wasn't the only important factor in picking winners and losers.

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Editorial: Following Fold fiasco, Samsung fields a flexible flip-phone

10/30/2019, 06:10 am

At its annual Samsung Developer Conference, Google's leading Android licensee is working hard to be taken seriously as a software platform vendor on its own, highlighting Bixby, SmartThings, a closer copying of Apple's iOS appearance, and new plans to license Tizen OS to other TV makers. Yet most of its attention is centered on a few seconds of a video depicting the concept of a flip-phone.

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Editorial: How Apple beat Samsung in the 2010 global ARM race

10/27/2019, 01:10 pm

Apple hasn't been outpacing Samsung in mobile Application Processor design over the past decade simply due to a first-mover advantage or by just having smarter people designing its silicon. Here's a look at how Apple first snuck past a larger and more entrenched silicon rival to gain its lead in advanced mobile chips, and why it matters to the future of tech.

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Editorial: Samsung's new Exynos 990 isn't fast enough to maintain its custom M core

10/25/2019, 11:10 am

Samsung just introduced its latest Exynos 990, destined to power certain versions of its most premium Galaxy S11 flagship next spring. What's most interesting about the new chip how little attention Samsung paid to its CPU performance, a race where it's losing so badly that it appears to be throwing in the towel on its custom M core efforts entirely.

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Samsung T5 Review: Two years after release, it's still a great portable SSD for Mac or iPad

10/25/2019, 07:10 am

The Samsung T5 portable SSD isn't a new release, but is still a great compact drive that pairs very well not only with a Mac, but with an iPad Pro as well.

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Samsung issues patch for Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor problem

10/24/2019, 08:10 am

Following confirmed accounts that the Galaxy S10's fingerprint sensor can be defeated with a cheap screen protector, Samsung says it has issued a software patch to resolve it.

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Editorial: As Apple A13 Bionic rises, Samsung Exynos scales back its silicon ambitions

10/23/2019, 12:10 pm

A decade after Apple and Samsung partnered to create a new class of ARM chips, the two have followed separate paths: one leading to a family of world-class mobile silicon designs, the other limping along with work that it has now canceled. Here's why Samsung's preoccupation with unit sales and market share failed to compete with Apple's focus on premium products.

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Editorial: Samsung hasn't copied Apple TV+ yet, but it's only a matter of time

10/19/2019, 07:10 am

It's not true that Samsung copies absolutely everything Apple ever does. Apart from Apple TV+, though, we're struggling to find another exception -- and there are reasons to think TV won't be safe for long, either.

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Samsung admits a screen protector defeats Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor

10/17/2019, 10:10 am

Following a British newspaper account of a woman discovering anyone could unlock her Galaxy S10 since she added a screen protector, Samsung is promising a software patch.

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Interbrand names Apple as top brand for seventh year running

10/17/2019, 09:10 am

Citing Apple's move to create an ecosystem using products and services, Interbrand assigned a 'brand value' of $234.2 billion, an increase of 9% on last year.

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iPhone 11 versus Galaxy S10e -- Benchmark and hands on comparison

10/16/2019, 02:10 pm

The popular iPhone 11 and the Galaxy S10e overlap similar markets and price points. AppleInsider breaks down the differences.

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Compared: Apple's iPhone 11 Pro versus Samsung's Galaxy S10

10/14/2019, 03:10 pm

AppleInsider pits Apple's latest flagship smartphones -- the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max -- against the comparable Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ to see which truly is the best performer.

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Camera quality shootout: iPhone 11 Pro versus the Galaxy S10

10/09/2019, 03:10 pm

In this image shootout, we pit Apple's iPhone 11 Pro against the Samsung Galaxy S10 to see which has a better camera system.

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Compared: Apple's iPhone 11 Pro Max versus the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and 10+

10/06/2019, 01:10 pm

The iPhone 11 Pro Max may be the most high-specification model available from Apple, but how does it shape up against its main rival, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and the Note 10+? AppleInsider compares the specifications to determine an on-paper winner.

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Galaxy Note 10+ vs iPhone XS Max - the benchmarks

09/06/2019, 12:09 pm

Samsung's latest and greatest Galaxy Note 10+ is on our test bench, so we put it against Apple's current flagship, the iPhone XS Max to see which phone takes the crown in our benchmarking showdown.

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