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Apple continues UK 'There's more to iPhone' campaign with focus on recycling, Face ID, iOS 12

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:17

Apple is continuing its "There's more to iPhone" campaign in the United Kingdom, by publishing three new videos to its regional YouTube account highlighting the usefulness of iOS 12 software updates, Face ID, and the iPhone maker's recycling schemes.
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Nielsen to start sharing Hulu & Prime Video viewership later in 2019, could force concessions by Apple

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:07

Nielsen will reportedly begin sharing viewership data for Hulu and Amazon Prime Video later this year, which could put pressure on Apple to allow the same with its new video service.
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Hands on: JLab's Epic Air Elite fully wireless sport earbuds

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:52

Adding to competition for Apple's AirPods, JLab is out with a new pair of fully wireless earbuds, the sport-focused Epic Air Elite. We're putting them through the ringer.
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LG OLED smart TVs with HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support start shipping in April starting from $2,499

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:17

LG will be releasing its first OLED smart TVs with HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support in April, the South Korean electronics producer has confirmed, with the range able to connect to other devices and audio hardware that take advantage of Apple's smart home platform.
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How to watch 2019's March Madness on your Apple devices

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 09:57

For college basketball fans, the NCAA's March Madness tournament is nigh -- 2019's games run March 19 through Apr. 8. Here's how to follow along on an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple TV if you're not watching on cable or satellite.
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Review: AirPulse A100 Bluetooth speakers put Hi-Fi sound into a smaller footprint

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 09:03

After listening to sub-par audio, it is time to upgrade your speakers. The AirPulse A100 powered speakers are a beautiful and wonderful sounding option.
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Apple sold 35 million AirPods in 2018, currently most popular 'hearable' brand

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:00

Apple sold around 35 million AirPods during 2018, Counterpoint Research estimated on Friday, adding that the company represents the most popular "hearable" brand in the U.S. at the moment.
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From Animoji to TestFlight: Apple's four WWDC images are bursting with app icons

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 07:50

There isn't just one announcement image of the dates for WWDC 2019, there are four. AppleInsider examines what apps make the cut for all four images -- and whether they're a clue to what this year's gathering will focus on.
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Google Translate support added to iOS Gboard two years after Android version

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 07:20

Google has updated Gboard, its third-party keyboard for iOS, adding the ability to take advantage of Google Translate to write text in another language directly from the keyboard itself, without requiring users to access the separate Google Translate app or the website version.
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Apple building team to put movies & shows in front of Oscar & Emmy voters

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 06:55

Despite having yet to air anything qualifying, Apple is reportedly recruiting strategists to get its movies and TV shows in front of awards voters, such as those for the Emmys and Oscars.
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Spotify's App Store complaint, Apple's India approach, and analysts try predicting the future on the AppleInsider podcast

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 06:35

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Spotify wants to change the App Store rules for everybody. Victor and William break the saga down, and then examine just what Spotify is really trying to achieve.
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2019 iPhone again predicted to have square camera bump, triple-lens configuration

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 05:04

The rumored triple-camera configuration of the 2019 iPhones will have the lenses in close proximity to each other in a square camera bump, according to a report citing Chinese suppliers, with the claim corroborating mockups of the supposed mobile devices that surfaced in January.
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Apple says Spotify 'wants all the benefits of a free app without being free'

Apple Insider - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 01:34

Apple late Thursday issued a statement responding to, and refuting, anti-competition claims leveled by Spotify this week, a rare move for the tech giant who typically refuses to publicly engage with competitors lobbing serious accusations.
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Qualcomm out billions of dollars as Apple wins summary judgment in breach of contract lawsuit

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 18:44

In a determination delivered by a California federal court on Thursday, Qualcomm was found to have no grounds for the clawback of funds dispensed to Apple under an incentive payments agreement, meaning the chipmaker is unlikely to collect what is thought to be billions of dollars.
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Chinese iPhone demand 'recovering' as supply chain stabilizes, analyst says

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 15:10

Chinese iPhone demand is "recovering" thanks to price cuts, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty said on Thursday, conflicting with the views of some other analysts.
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'Privacy. That's iPhone' ad campaign launches, highlights Apple's stance on user protection

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 15:02

The new Apple "Privacy. That's iPhone" ad campaign has debuted, reiterating the company's stance on user privacy and protections in hardware and software.
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Back by popular demand: Funcl's $49 AI wireless earbuds are a budget-friendly alternative to Apple AirPods

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 14:37

Back for a limited time only, AppleInsider readers can pick up Funcl's AI wireless earphones for just $49 with coupon, matching the lowest price we've seen to date. These portable Bluetooth headphones are a great budget-friendly alternative to Apple's $159 AirPods -- and right now they're in stock and ready to ship at Amazon.
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Artists claim Apple pays in goods instead of cash for Today at Apple sessions

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 13:20

Apple has come under fire for failing to pay artists taking part in the Apple Store's Today at Apple sessions in San Francisco, after it was discovered participants were offered a free Apple product instead of receiving an appearance fee from the retail outlet.
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'Star Wars' set the stage for Apple's streaming video service two decades ago

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 13:06

As we wait for Apple to announce its new streaming video service, AppleInsider takes a look back to when it was the company's QuickTime software that brought "Star Wars" to the web audience -- and forever changed how we watched video online.
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Review: Fibaro's HomeKit water sensor is a must as flood-season approaches

Apple Insider - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 12:48

The Fibaro Flood Sensor is a great HomeKit-compatible way to monitor your home for leaking water, but Bluetooth connection may be too limited for some.
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