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Israeli company claims Apple copied its dual-camera tech

Whatever you think of your dual-camera iPhone, there's one company that's less than thrilled. Israeli startup Corephotonics is suing Apple for allegedly infringing on patented technology with the cameras in the iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus (it's likely…
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Samung Galaxy S7 gets nod over Apple iPhone 8 according to Consumer Reports

In their latest round of reviews and recommendations for smartphones, Consumer Reports is recommending buyers choose the Samsung Galaxy S7 over the new Apple iPhone 8. Having one of the leading sources for buying recommendations choose a phone that is over a year old over the latest release from Apple has to sting and points […]

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Apple Watch Series 3 review: A good watch, a so-so phone replacement

With each generation, the Apple Watch's purpose has seemed to shift. The first one demonstrated what Apple thought a wearable should be, and the second tried to be the perfect workout companion. When it came time to build the Series 3, though, Apple…
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Apple acquires AI tech that seeks to understand your photos

At WWDC this year, Apple announced that iOS11 would have a new and improved Photos app, thanks in part to machine learning and AI. Apparently some of the advancements in this technology could be due to the acquisition of Regaind, a French startup tha…
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Apple questioned about Face ID security by the US Senate

A lot of people quickly raised concerns about privacy and security the moment Apple revealed iPhone X and its Face ID feature. Edward Snowden, for instance, thinks it normalizes face scanning, "a tech certain to be abused." Now, US Senator Al Franken…
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Qualcomm seeks U.S. iPhone ban in latest move against Apple

A few years ago a huge legal battle between Samsung and Apple dominated headlines as the two giants worked to move to the top of the smartphone market. Since then, things have taken a turn for the better and the companies mostly limit their competitive nature to the market. Over the past few months though, […]

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Apple will process some Apple Watch battery repairs for up to 3 years

Apple has recognized that some of its earliest Apple Watches have been affected by swollen batteries, and will provide these owners with two years of service that extend beyond the one-year limited warranty.

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Apple Music delays its ‘Carpool Karaoke’ series

Apple had indicated that its first video series for Apple Music would arrive in April, but we're almost into May and Carpool Karaoke is nowhere to be found. According to Reuters, a March premiere party was postponed 'days' before it was going to take…
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Apple is issuing its Watch owners an Earth Day fitness challenge

Apple takes the environment pretty seriously, and as part of its Earth Day initiatives, it’s challenging you to go outside for 30 minutes. And if you do so with the Apple Watch, you’ll unlock a series of new iMessage stickers.

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Yes, that’s a selfie drone flying around in your local Apple Store

Apple Stores are going to be a lot noisier from this week after the company inked a deal to be the sole seller of the new Hover Camera Passport “selfie drone” from ZeroZero Robotics.

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Apple Watch 3: News and rumors

The Apple Watch Series 2 was released to some fanfare, but many are looking for more. In fact, the next Apple Watch could be the best yet. Here’s everything we know about the Apple Watch Series 3 so far.

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Someone made a Game Boy emulator for the Apple Watch

An Apple Watch developer has figured out how to port the Gambatte Game Boy emulator to the hardware, creating a unique control scheme that takes advantage of the wearable’s touchscreen.

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Apple launches permanent App Store section to showcase indie games

Apple’s Indie Showcase will give independent games a prominent place to shine on the App Store. Leading up to the reveal, Apple offered discounts on numerous indie games, some of which occupy spots in the top-10 paid chart.

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Apple iPhone 8 rumors and news

We’ve already heard plenty of rumors about the iPhone 8, which is likely to arrive in 2017, including that it may be called the iPhone X or iPhone Edition. Here are all the exciting rumors about this incredible-sounding phone.

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Apple vs. Qualcomm: Everything you need to know

Apple is following the FTC’s lead and has sued Qualcomm for a massive $ 1 billion in the U.S., $ 145 million in China, and also in the U.K., claiming the company charged onerous royalties for its patented tech.

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How to back up your Apple Watch

This is our guide on how to back up your Apple Watch. If you need to back up or restore your Apple Watch, then this guide will take you through the pairing process, show you how to back up, and list the information that will and won’t get backed up.

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How to back up your Apple Watch

This is our guide on how to back up your Apple Watch. If you need to back up or restore your Apple Watch, then this guide will take you through the pairing process, show you how to back up, and list the information that will and won’t get backed up.

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California resident sues Apple over absence of lock-out function while driving

Texting while driving is a problem that a California resident believes Apple can minimize, but will not do, with a lock-out mechanism for the iPhone. This belief is at the center of a lawsuit against the company.

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Apple AirPod ad campaign begins with limited product availability

A dancer by the name of Lil Buck showcases the “freedom” of the new Apple AirPods in a series of TV spots also viewable on YouTube. Whether you want them or not, the earbuds may not be available immediately for order.

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Apple nabs 31.3 percent of smartphone sales at the start of 2016 holiday season

Apple is making some gains on Google’s Android mobile operating system and devices — a new report shows the iPhone 7, 7 Plus, and 6S were the three most popular smartphones in the U.S. at the start of the holiday period.

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Apple could be planning new wearables, starting with Carl Zeiss smart glasses

Apple might be looking to get in on a risky market where Google famously failed with its botched Google Glass project. According to rumors, Apple is currently exploring smart glasses as part of a push into augmented reality.

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Future Apple AirPods could use magnetic ear hooks to keep them off the ground

One of the biggest issues with the Apple AirPods is that they can fall out of your ear and you could lose them. An Apple patent, however, suggests that could change in a future version thanks to magnetic ear hooks.

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In response to Nokia lawsuit, Apple pulls all Withings products

Just a few days after Nokia announced a series of lawsuits against the iEmpire, Apple seems to have tacitly agreed to engage in battle by pulling all Withings products from its digital shelves.

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Nokia sues Apple over a slew of patent infringements

Nokia announced today that it has sued Apple for patent infringement in Germany and the US. According to the suit, Apple did agree to a license to a few Nokia patents in 2011, but has declined offers since then. "Through our sustained investment in r…
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Apple could invest $1 billion in SoftBank Vision Fund for emerging tech

According to reports, Apple is in talks to invest $ 1 billion in the SoftBank Vision Fund — aimed at investing in emerging technologies. That could help Apple gain insight into recent tech innovations.

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How to use Apple Pay to buy things in stores and online

Apple Pay is Apple’s mobile payment service, one that lets you forgo the need to input 16-digit numbers and swipe a physical card. Here’s how to set it up on your iOS, MacOS, or WatchOS device, and where you can use it.

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The next Apple Watch? Latest patents describe a limb-detecting circular device

New Apple patents describe a smartwatch with a unique circular design capable of limb detection, or the ability to identify appendages. Apple has been reluctant to adopt a circular design so far, citing usability concerns

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Apple could be planning new wearables push, starting with smart glasses

Apple might be looking to get in on a risky market where Google famously failed with its botched Google Glass project. According to rumors, Apple is currently exploring smart glasses as part of a push into augmented reality.

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Looking to buy an Apple Watch? 400 Kohl’s stores to soon start carrying wearable

ur friendly neighborhood Kohl’s will soon be carrying a somewhat unexpected item in the form of the Apple Watch. As Fortune reported Thursday, Kohl’s and Apple have now partnered to sell the iEmpire’s wearable at 400 stores.

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Outraged at the ports on the MacBook Pro? Apple slashes prices of its USB-C dongles

MacBook Pro customers, Apple has heard your cries! The company has slashed the prices of its USB-C dongles in response to the criticism surrounding the ports available on the new MacBook Pro.

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Startup gives the Apple Watch two cameras by hiding them inside the band

Apple may not have had room to fit a camera inside its smartwatch, but why not put it inside the band? The CMRA band packs in a front- and rear-facing camera along with 8GB of storage inside of a connected wristband.

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Apple has reportedly made mockups of its long-rumored iMessage for Android

It seems as though the rumors that Apple is developing an iMessage for Android aren’t dead yet. In fact, the company may have even made mockups of the app for Android, according to recent reports.

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Apple detox: How to switch from iOS to Android without missing a beat

If you’ve decided to bridge the great tech divide and leave Apple’s walled garden for the unknown shores of Android, then you’ll find all the tips and advice you need to help you settle in right here.

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Apple Watch Nike+ arrives on October 28th

If you've been holding off on getting an Apple Watch Series 2 in hopes of scoring the running-oriented Nike+ edition, you only have a few more days to wait. Apple has updated its product page to reveal that Apple Watch Nike+ will be available on Oct…
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U.S. Supreme Court questions Apple, Samsung on importance of design patents

Samsung and Apple have been at each other’s throats for the better part of six years. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments from both sides, and will offer a ruling some time next year.

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New York’s busiest railways now accept Apple Pay

New York has been in the process of rolling out a mobile solution for the Metropolitan Transit Agency's super-busy Long Island Railroad and Metro North Railroad lines over the summer, and this week the app was updated with support for both Apple Pay…
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Apple and Spotify start streaming unofficial mixes

Earlier this year, both Spotify and Apple inked deals with Dubset for unofficial mixes, one of SoundCloud's most popular services. As Techcrunch reports, the first of those is now streaming, a DJ Jazzy Jeff Jeff remix from Anderson .Paak. Dubset's M…
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Apple loses FaceTime patent retrial, ordered to pay $302.4 million

In the continuing saga of Apple vs. VirnetX, Reuters reports that a federal jury in the Eastern District of Texas has ruled in favor of VirnetX, ordering Apple to pay $ 302.4 million in damages. This particular case has been going on since 2010, and i…
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Apple chooses Battersea Power Station for new London HQ

Apple has settled on a new base of operations in London: Battersea Power Station. The iconic landmark, situated on the Southwest side of the city, has laid mostly dormant since its closure in 1983. A huge regeneration effort is now underway, however,…
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Apple may open a retail store on Samsung’s turf in South Korea

South Korea doesn’t have an Apple store, but the iPhone maker is trying to change that. While Samsung already is dealing with the recall of its Galaxy Note 7, it now has to worry about a possible physical retail presence from its rival.

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Apple has filed a patent for a paper bag, really

Apple has filed patents for a myriad of tech stuff over the years, from VR goggles to a wraparound phone display to a tablet cover with a built-in screen. Its latest one, however, is for a paper bag.

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In a mad dash to dethrone Apple, Samsung put too much stress on suppliers

Samsung execs learned that Apple wasn’t going to offer new major features in the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and seized the chance to “dazzle consumers” with the Galaxy Note 7. An earlier release date forced suppliers to meet new deadlines.

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Battle of the 7s: Apple iPhone 7 vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

The iPhone 7 is finally here, boasting top-of-the-line specs and a stunning design. But how does it stack up against the lauded Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge? We put the two devices head to head to find out which is better in terms of hardware and software.

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New Apple patent filing suggests wireless charging is still a part of the iPhone’s future

While Apple has repeatedly said that it isn’t sure wireless charging adds convenience for consumers, that’s not stopping internal development by any means. Could it finally arrive in iPhone 8?

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Weekly Rewind: Twitter’s tenuous future, Note 7 recalls, and Apple

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week.

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How to pre-order the new iPhone 7 or Apple Watch Series 2, and avoid the lines

Wondering how to get your hands on Apple’s new iPhone 7 and Watch Series 2? We’ve rounded up a list of retailers, carriers, and online merchants that’ll hook you up with the latest and greatest.

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Everything Apple debuted at its iPhone 7 event in one big roundup

Apple’s September 7 event was home to a number of big announcements. From the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus to the Apple Watch 2 to a slew of new Beats headphones. Here’s everything we saw at the monstrous event.

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Apple just dropped the price of the iPad across the board

The iPhone 7 and Apple Watch 2 may have made the headlines at the Apple event, but Apple didn’t completely forget about the iPad. In fact, shortly after the event the company updated the prices and storage options for its tablet series.

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Why the first Apple Watch RPG isn’t worth your time

Cosmos Rings, an Apple Watch exclusive role-playing game from the makers of Final Fantasy, doesn’t play to the platform’s strengths.

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Watch the trailer for Apple Music’s Cash Money documentary

Wondering what Apple's Cash Money documentary will look like? You can already get a peek today. Apple has posted a trailer for the feature, The Cash Money Story: Before Anythang, that gives you a sense of what to expect from the Apple Music exclusive…
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