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April 25, 2018
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Apple looking to simplify iPhone branding for 2018 releases, analyst predicts

Apple could make a major change to the way it names successive iPhone generations this year, Guggenheim analyst Robert Cihra suggests, tipping Apple to take the opportunity to simplify what the iPhones are called when the new models launch this … Continue reading

April 24, 2018
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Apple reportedly seeking OLED price reduction from Samsung in run-up to this year’s iPhones

Supply-chain sources say that Apple is in negotiations with Samsung for lower pricing on the OLED screens the Korean company is making for this year’s iPhones. The request for price reductions comes as no surprise to the industry as the … Continue reading

April 24, 2018
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Apple hires former Samsung, Microsoft exec to head up South Korea efforts

After firing its Korea head in 2012 amid slowing iPhone sales, Apple has hired a new leader for its business in that area. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple recently hired Brandon Yoon to head its South Korea … Continue reading

April 20, 2018
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Apple stock taking a beating on analyst note predicting soft summer iPhone X demand

Apple stock, and the market, are both taking a big hit after a notable analyst predicted in "in-line" quarterly earnings report accompanied with predictions for the June quarter being lower than what Wall Street is currently expecting. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

April 19, 2018
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9to5Mac Happy Hour 169: FCC leaks gold iPhone X as Apple doubles down on secrecy

This week Benjamin and Zac talk about recent Amazon Alexa features and HomePod sales, Apple’s leaked memo on stopping leaks, the FCC’s gold iPhone X leak, and the potential for third-party Apple Watch faces. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on … Continue reading

April 16, 2018
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‘Father of iPod’ Tony Fadell thinks Apple needs to tackle iPhone addiction, company reportedly working on it

The former Apple engineer Tony Fadell, nicknamed the ‘father of the iPod,’ thinks Apple has a responsibility to tackle the problem of iPhone addiction. He says what is needed is the equivalent of nutrition advice – where we know which … Continue reading

April 15, 2018
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Feature Request: Playing TV shows & movies on Apple TV using HomePod & Siri

Since HomePod was released last month, a spotlight of sorts has been put on Siri – more specifically, Siri’s weaknesses. HomePod has stiff competition in the smart speaker space, with companies like Google and Amazon having their own, more advanced, … Continue reading

April 15, 2018
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Apple considering third-party Apple Watch face support, watchOS beta code reveals

A line of code unearthed in Apple’s latest watchOS 4.3.1 beta release suggests a future version of the operating system will allow third-party developers to deploy customizable watch faces, a feature for which many users have pined since Apple Watch … Continue reading

April 15, 2018
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Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 gets rare discount: 38/42mm, GPS, Cellular from $297

Nike is offering some nice discounts on Apple Watch Series 3 this evening with deals starting at $ 297. You’ll find price drops on both 38 and 42mm sizes, along with GPS and cellular configurations. Free shipping is available across the … Continue reading

April 12, 2018
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Kuo: Apple losing AR lead to low-cost competitors, lack of software innovation to blame

Apple is frittering away its lead in the augmented reality space after setting a rapid pace with ARKit in iOS 11 and advanced hardware in iPhone and iPad, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who sees Chinese upstart Oppo gaining … Continue reading