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Apple supplier Japan Display gets $723M bailout amid weakening iPhone sales

02/12/2019, 08:02 am

One of Apple's key suppliers, Japan Display, is getting a bailout of 60 to 80 billion yen -- up to $723 million -- as it copes with soft iPhone demand and competition from Chinese panel makers.

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'AirPods 2' may not launch until the fall, Wireless Charging case coming sooner

02/12/2019, 07:02 am

More rumors have emerged on Tuesday morning about the "AirPods 2," with the latest suggesting that they aren't arriving until late 2019.

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Qualcomm $243 million antitrust judgement upheld by Korean Supreme Court

02/12/2019, 07:02 am

The South Korean Supreme Court has affirmed a ruling that found Qualcomm guilty of illegal kickbacks to cellphone manufacturers to keep modem adoption high, and must pay at least 200 billion won ($243 million) in damages.

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iPhone owners in the US spent an average of $79 on apps in 2018

02/11/2019, 05:02 pm

Although Apple has had to take measures to keep them in check, App Store subscriptions may indeed be pushing up the amount of money extracted from iPhone owners, according to new research estimates.

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Review: Mujjo's all-new touchscreen gloves offer flexible, convenient warmth

02/11/2019, 03:02 pm

AppleInsider braves the biting winter cold to test out the updated Mujjo touchscreen-capable gloves on our iPhone and Apple Watch.

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Apple will provide Health Records feature to veterans in conjunction with VA

02/11/2019, 11:02 am

Working with the US Department of Veterans Affairs, Apple announced that the Health Records on iPhone feature will be available soon to veterans.

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Apple's weak Chinese iPhone sales blamed directly on high prices

02/11/2019, 10:02 am

Apple's setbacks in the Chinese smartphone market can be directly linked to its decision to push iPhone prices even higher, research firm IDC claimed on Monday.

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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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