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Qualcomm wins import & sales ban on iPhones shipping with iOS 11 in China

12/10/2018, 09:12 am

Qualcomm has won a preliminary order in a Chinese court banning the import and sale of iPhones with older versions of iOS installed out-of-the-box, over software patents that Apple was found to have violated in iOS 11.

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Cyber Monday 2018 iPhone deals: Free iPhone XR; iPhone 7 for $5 per month; BOGO iPhone 8

11/21/2018, 01:11 am

Sprint's Cyber Monday deals are already in effect with buy one, get one free offers, $100 off the Apple Watch Series 4, and iPhone 7 devices for just $4.17 a month.

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Compare the iPhone XS and iPhone XR versus the size of other iPhones with this printable guide

09/13/2018, 11:09 am

There are a lot of possible screen sizes for the iPhone. AppleInsider shows you exactly the size of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR -- and how they compare to other recent models.

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Apple drops bundled 3.5mm adapters from all new iPhones, sticks with 5W USB-A power

09/12/2018, 04:09 pm

In a potential disappointment to some buyers, iPhones are no longer shipping with 3.5mm headphone adapters in the box, and still come with 5-watt power adapters that forego USB-C.

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Apple discontinues sales of iPhone X, 6S, 6S Plus and SE

09/12/2018, 03:09 pm

Apple added three new models to its iPhone lineup on Wednesday, but subtracted several older versions, including former flagship iPhone X and the popular small-format iPhone SE.

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New lawsuit claims Apple infringed on lead-free solder alloy patent in iPhones

07/18/2018, 08:07 pm

In the latest patent infringement suit against Apple, Singapore Asahi Chemical & Solder Industries PTE Ltd. has brought suit in Ohio, alleging that the company infringed on its solder patent in the manufacturing of several different iPhones.

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iPhone 7 Plus survives 300-foot drop from amusement park ride in Florida

07/16/2018, 03:07 pm

Apple has never claimed that the iPhone is indestructible, but another news story finds one of the devices continuing to work after falling hundreds of feet to the ground from an amusement park ride, while filming the descent the whole time.

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Apple's cheaper iPhones are not the volume sellers pundits predicted: iPhone 8, X are

07/05/2018, 11:07 am

It's not news that Apple is grabbing all the profits in the smartphone industry. But new data shows that Apple's most expensive new iPhone flagships are accomplishing this largely on their own, indicating that analyst chatter about smartphone users really wanting cheaper devices is totally delusional.

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Apple continues to dominate best-selling smartphones rankings despite recent S9 launch

06/12/2018, 08:06 am

Continuing market research finds that iPhones continue to pack a list of the top-10 smartphones sold globally, even eight months after the release of the iPhone X.

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Apple offering $50 credit for iPhone batteries replaced before discounted repair program

05/23/2018, 12:05 pm

Apple is offering a $50 credit to customers who paid for an out-of-warranty battery replacement for iPhone 6 or later devices.

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iPhone 7 Plus tops smartphone consumer satisfaction survey

05/23/2018, 12:05 pm

Apple's iPhone 7 Plus from 2016 tops the ASCI Telecommunications user survey, with iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus coming in fourth and fifth.

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Apple iPhone surges 16 percent in US in spite of market's overall decline

05/22/2018, 09:05 am

Apple's U.S. iPhone sales were up 16 percent year-over-year during the March quarter to 16 million, even as the domestic smartphone market as a whole dropped 11 percent from 43.7 million units to 38.7 million, according to research published on Tuesday.

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Video: the iPhone X reviewed, six months later

05/18/2018, 11:05 am

From its release right up until this month's earnings announcement, analysts have said Apple will discontinue the iPhone X this year due to low sales. While the iPhone X itself might be replaced by new models and not continue for a second year, like the iPhone 7, there is no denying what Apple's premium smartphone has brought to the table.

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Apple says mic problem affecting some iPhone 7 models with iOS 11.3 or later

05/04/2018, 01:05 pm

Apple is aware of a problem in which the microphone will stop working on iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models running iOS 11.3 or later, AppleInsider can confirm.

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Consumer Reports pegs Apple's iPhone X & 8 Plus as having best smartphone cameras

02/28/2018, 03:02 pm

In a piece published this week, Consumer Reports rated the dual-lens iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus as having the best smartphone cameras, with the single-lens iPhone 8 sitting just behind them.

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Apple support page discusses iPhone performance management, throttling options in iOS 11.3

02/06/2018, 03:02 pm

Apple has published a new page about lithium ion batteries in an iPhone, discussing how they work in simple terms, why throttling is necessary, and how iPhone performance management works in iOS 11.3.

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Apple activates repair program for iPhone 7 models impacted by 'No Service' issue

02/02/2018, 05:02 pm

Apple on Friday initiated a repair program for iPhone 7 devices affected by an issue that caused a "No Service" message to display in the status bar even when cellular network coverage is available, saying a faulty logic board component is to blame for the error.

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Apple, Samsung under investigation by Italian government over planned obsolescence allegations

01/18/2018, 01:01 pm

Italy's antitrust organization has launched a probe investigating allegations that Apple and Samsung use software updates not as a tool to secure or expand upon smartphone capabilities, but to speed up the aging process and force users to buy new phones.

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China adds to government pressure on Apple over iPhone slowdowns

01/15/2018, 08:01 pm

Apple is facing yet another government-backed inquiry into revelations of deliberate iPhone performance throttling, as the Shanghai Consumer Council reportedly sought answers on Monday.

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Apple's iPhone 7 Plus was second most-popular smartphone sold in China during 2017

01/15/2018, 11:01 am

Analysis into the Chinese smartphone market reveals Apple continues to be a major force in the region, with both the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus appearing in a list of the top ten mobile devices sold in the country in 2017 alongside locally-produced rivals.

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