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October 9, 2018
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CBC Video claims Apple’s repair policies are abusive, but ‘proof’ falls far short

A report from the CBC has attacked Apple’s policies and practices regarding repairs, taking the company to task for expensive in-store repairs, coercing customers to buy new products in some cases — but the publication shows a stunning lack of … Continue reading

October 2, 2018
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Opera Touch claims to be the perfect browser for iPhone X/XS owners, for two reasons

Opera has ported its Opera Touch mobile browser from Android to iOS, and claims that it’s the perfect choice for iPhone X and iPhone XS/Max owners. The company says ‘zero-step search’ and a Fast Action button make the browser ideal for larger-screened … Continue reading

June 24, 2018
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Apple disputes claims of iOS ‘vulnerability’ to brute force passcode hack

Apple on Saturday responded to reports suggesting a security researcher had discovered a simple to execute bypass to iOS passcode protections, saying the supposed vulnerability is in fact the result of erroneous testing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 1, 2018
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Sketchy leak claims to show iPhone SE 2 screen protector w/ iPhone X-like notch

The iPhone SE 2 rumor train continues tonight. Leaker Sonny Dickson took to Twitter today to share an image that claims to show an iPhone SE 2 screen protector with a notch cutout… more… 9to5Mac

April 9, 2018
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Report: Virgin Mobile employee memo claims (RED) iPhone 8 & 8 Plus launching tomorrow

Several reports have suggested that Apple is planning a new color of its iPhone 8, and now it looks like the launch of that device is nearing. According to a report today, Virgin Mobile has informed employees that Apple is … Continue reading

March 20, 2018
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SquareTrade claims Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ at lower risk of cracking than iPhone X

Device insurance provider SquareTrade recently ran its usual barrage of stress tests on Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and S9+ handsets, saying that while the phones are more durable than Apple’s iPhone X, they still crack when dropped. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 14, 2018
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Comments Off on More audiophile praise for the HomePod as professional tests confirm Apple’s claims

More audiophile praise for the HomePod as professional tests confirm Apple’s claims

There has been much debate about the audio quality of the HomePod. The majority of reviews have praised the speaker for its sound quality (if not for its smarts), but there have been some dissenting voices. Some audiophiles have been … Continue reading

October 27, 2017
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Comments Off on Google reveals higher traffic acquisition payouts, supporting claims of costlier Apple search deal

Google reveals higher traffic acquisition payouts, supporting claims of costlier Apple search deal

While Google parent company Alphabet beat forecasts in this week’s third-quarter results, pulling in $ 27.77 billion in revenue, the company simultaneously warned of higher traffic acquisition costs — likely supporting claims that it’s paying Apple more to be the … Continue reading

August 9, 2017
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Comments Off on New report says Apple’s ‘iPhone 8’ already in mass production, despite recent claims

New report says Apple’s ‘iPhone 8’ already in mass production, despite recent claims

Apple’s assembly partners are already working full-tilt on three new iPhones for this fall, acccording to one report, differing from a recent claim that the "iPhone 8" won’t enter mass production until mid-September. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 21, 2017
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Report claims LG will be exclusive battery supplier for next year’s ‘iPhone 9’

Even though we are still well in the midst of iPhone 8 rumor season, a new report from The Korea Economic Daily flashes forward a year to the so-called ‘iPhone 9.’ The report claims that Apple has reached an agreement … Continue reading

February 3, 2017
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Class action lawsuit claims Apple intentionally broke FaceTime on iOS 6 to push users towards iOS 7

Apple has been hit with another class action lawsuit in California. This one alleges that the company forced users to upgrade to iOS 7 by essentially breaking FaceTime in iOS 6. The move to render FaceTime useless in iOS 6, according … Continue reading

February 2, 2017
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Latest Strategy Analytics data claims Apple Watch shipments of 5.2M, marketshare of 63% in holiday quarter

Following Apple’s “record” quarter it reported yesterday, Strategy Analytics is today out with new data showing the performance of the Apple Watch during the holiday quarter. Apple touted yesterday that its wearable had a record quarter and today’s data further reflects … Continue reading

January 21, 2017
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Sketchy rumor claims iOS 11 will bring long overdue group FaceTime calling

iOS 11 may finally deliver a highly requested FaceTime feature, according to a new rumor. The Verifier which is a technology blog out of Israel claims Apple is planning to include group video calling for FaceTime starting with iOS 11 later this year. … Continue reading

November 24, 2016
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Second Source Claims Apple Will Launch 10.5-inch iPad in 2017

A report from the Taiwanese supply chain emerged overnight claiming Apple will release a 10.5-inch “education and enterprise” tablet as part of its iPad line-up next year (via DigiTimes). The 10.5-inch iPad is said to be equipped with Apple’s A10X … Continue reading