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iPhone gaining US marketshare, slipping in China & Europe, say March-quarter numbers

04/16/2019, 08:04 am

While Apple's iPhone is increasingly ubiquitous in the U.S., the product's share is declining in urban China and the five major European markets, according to new research estimates.

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Samsung, Huawei getting close to iPhone, spending on camera hardware to get there

04/05/2019, 07:04 am

Android smartphones focusing on improved displays and cameras haven't beaten the iPhone but are narrowing the gap, suggests analysts from Cowen, with main rivals Huawei and Samsung said to be considerably outspending Apple on the rear camera assembly in each of their flagship mobile devices.

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Samsung expects 60 percent dip in operating profit for Q1, worst performance in 4 years

04/05/2019, 12:04 am

Apple "frenemy" Samsung is expecting a bleak first quarter of 2019, with the company estimating operating income to come in down more than 60 percent on the year due to drooping memory chip prices and sluggish smartphone sales.

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With Apple 5G modem likely in 2021, prospects for 5G iPhone in 2020 'in jeopardy'

04/03/2019, 10:04 am

Apple is running up against pre-production deadlines to have an 5G modem in the 2020 iPhone, so it may wait until Apple is done with an in-house solution in 2021 a UBS analyst said on Wednesday.

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Apple's AirPods took 60 percent of fully wireless earbud market in holiday quarter

03/29/2019, 08:03 am

Apple's AirPods claimed 60 percent of fully wireless earbud sales during the December quarter, according to new estimates, beating out other well-reviewed buds from the likes of Jabra and Bose.

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Samsung warns of revenue shortfall due to 'weakening overall demand' for smartphones & components

03/26/2019, 09:03 am

Chief Apple rival Samsung Electronics on Tuesday warned investors that it would report disappointing results for the March quarter, foremost blaming "weakening overall demand."

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New Apple TV app coming to third-party smart TVs, streaming devices this spring

03/25/2019, 02:03 pm

Apple is opening its new Apple TV experience to new audiences by expanding the device range it will be available on, with a selection of smart TVs and set-top boxes from third-party device producers set to offer the new version of the app in the coming months.

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Apple missing from list of companies supporting OpenXR AR and VR spec

03/21/2019, 11:03 am

The Khronos Group has ratified and publicly released a provisional specification for OpenXR, an open standard for AR and VR platforms, but while many major firms are supporting the effort, Apple does not appear to be publicly offering its own support.

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Review: Galaxy Buds easily beat Apple's AirPods but are years late to the game

03/15/2019, 02:03 pm

Samsung's Galaxy Buds are very late to the race, but they arrived in style. Boasting a plethora of features AirPods users have been asking for, these truly wireless earbuds don't disappoint for the money.

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Apple sold 35 million AirPods in 2018, currently most popular 'hearable' brand

03/15/2019, 10:03 am

Apple sold around 35 million AirPods during 2018, Counterpoint Research estimated on Friday, adding that the company represents the most popular "hearable" brand in the U.S. at the moment.

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Video quality showdown -- Galaxy S10e versus iPhone XR

03/13/2019, 01:03 pm

AppleInsider tests the video recording aptitude of the new Samsung Galaxy S10e and the iPhone XR in a variety of environments from slow-motion to stability.

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China's BOE wants to break Samsung's control of iPhone OLED screens

03/13/2019, 11:03 am

A Chinese display maker, BOE, is reportedly stepping up production of touch-integrated OLED screens in a bid to win iPhone-related orders from Apple.

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Video: Galaxy S10e versus iPhone XR benchmarking showdown

03/11/2019, 04:03 pm

The next phone to slide across our desk is the Galaxy S10e, the lower-cost flagship from Samsung. Watch, as we pit it against against Apple's own budget device in this latest showdown.

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Tips: How to pair your AirPods with a Galaxy S10 -- or any other device

03/09/2019, 11:03 am

Using AirPods with a new Samsung Galaxy S10 is easy to do. AppleInsider walks you through how to pair them, as well as what features you may miss out on.

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Video: iPhone XR versus Galaxy S10e photo quality comparison

03/08/2019, 12:03 pm

The budget-friendly iPhone XR and Samsung Galaxy S10e both have extremely capable shooters packed into their attractive -- and lower-cost -- designs. We pit the pair against each other to see which one has the overall best low-cost flagship camera system.

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Video: iPhone XS Max versus Galaxy S10+ photo quality comparison

03/07/2019, 04:03 pm

We pit Samsung's brand new Galaxy S10 Plus against Apple's iPhone XS Max in this ultimate photo comparison to see which cameras are best.

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Samsung's Galaxy S resale value dropped twice as fast as iPhone X this year

03/07/2019, 07:03 am

Despite concerns voiced about the price of iPhone X, Apple's modern Face ID models have proven to be the company's most popular phones. In part, that's because buyers know they can invest in the latest iPhone and later resell it to buy the next new model, because iPhones retain a resale value much better than premium-priced Androids.

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Samsung predicted to ship up to 45M Galaxy S10 units in 2019

03/06/2019, 07:03 pm

On the back of strong pre-order demand, research analyst Ming-Chi Kuo on Wednesday revised shipment predicts for Samsung's new Galaxy S10 smartphone lineup, estimating the South Korean tech giant will move between 40 and 45 million units in 2019.

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Benchmark showdown: Samsung Galaxy S10+ versus iPhone XS Max

03/06/2019, 05:03 pm

Samsung's latest and greatest Galaxy S10+ is on our test bench, so we pitted it against Apple's flagship iPhone XS Max to see which phone takes the crown in our a benchmarking showdown.

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Samsung reportedly developing two more foldable phone models in 'see what sticks' strategy

03/05/2019, 11:03 pm

Looking to take an early lead in the nascent foldable phone market, or attempt to force the form factor into the mainstream, Samsung is reportedly developing two new designs that will build on its recently announced Galaxy Fold.

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