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Apple Isn’t Doing so Hot in India Due to iPhone Pricing and Business Strategy

The “world’s biggest untapped tech market” hasn’t been so fond of Apple’s efforts to break in, according to a new report. The Wall Street Journal has published a story on Tuesday that digs deep into Apple’s lackluster effort to jump into the Indian tech market, showing “little success so far” despite Apple’s internal focus on […]

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Official Apple Music Twitter Account Tweets From An Android Device

What goes around…comes around. We have seen plenty of celebrities and Android OEMs tweet about their flagship device from an iPhone. Some notable ones include ‘Wonder Woman’ star Gal Gadot promoting a Huawei flagship smartphone from her iPhone and Samsung’s Nigeria account highlighting the Galaxy Note 9’s display in a tweet posted from an iPhone. […]

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Former NASA Engineer Turns HomePod Box Into Glitter and Fart Spray Bomb to Catch Thieves

It is pretty common for packages left in front of one’s doorway to be stolen in the United States. Most people get around this problem by installing security cameras in their doorway for additional security. Former NASA engineer Mark Rober, however, came up with a very novel idea involving an Apple HomePod retail box. Frustrated […]

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Truecaller: Spam calls jumped over 300% in 2018

According to the yearly report published by Stockholm-based phone number-identification service Truecaller, spam calls grew by 300 percent year-over-year in 2018. The report also found that telecom operators themselves are much to blame. Between January and October of this year, Truecaller said, users worldwide received about 17.7 billion spam calls. That’s up from some 5.5 […]

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iPhone XS Smart Battery Case Reference Found in Fall 2018 Edition of Internal Accessory Document

Earlier this month, the first details of a Smart Battery case for the iPhone XS were leaked. Now, adding more credence to reports of Apple working on a Smart Battery Case, Applesophy has found references for the battery case in “Apple Premium Reseller Accessory Merchandising Guidelines” document which is meant for Apple employees and is used inside […]

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Qualcomm Says Apple Violating Court Order By Continuing to Sell iPhones in China Despite iOS 12.1.1

Last week after Qualcomm managed to get the Chinese patent court to ban the sales and import of iPhones in China, Apple announced that it would roll out a software update this week to circumvent the two software-related patents it was found to be violating. The two patents related to the way applications are managed on […]

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Apple Releases iOS 12.1.2 With Fixes for eSIM Activation and More

Apple started beta testing iOS 12.1.2 not too long ago, but the minor update is now ready for a public launch. On Monday, Apple officially released the next update for iOS, releasing iOS 12.1.2 out to the public. As the version number suggests, this is a minor update in the grand scheme of things. However, […]

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Apple Lands TV Deal With ‘Fast and Furious’ Director Justin Lin

Justin Lin (Fast & Furious 6, Star Trek Beyond) is moving on to a major TV deal with Apple. Variety reports on Monday that Apple has signed another high-profile deal for its upcoming streaming service. Apple now has an exclusive TV development deal in place with director Justin Lin’s Perfect Storm Entertainment company. Lin himself […]

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T-Mobile Now Offers eSIM Support in iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and XS Max

Apple introduced dual SIM functionality with the debut of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. But it would take a subsequent software update before the feature actually went live. But now it works! For wireless customers in the United States, the wait would be even longer. Despite the fact that the feature […]

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T-Mobile Offering a Free iPhone When You Activate a Line and Trade in an Eligible Device

T-Mobile offered up a variety of ways to get a free phone recently, thanks to the holiday shopping sprees out there, and now the offer is back. The magenta un-carrier is offering up a return to its free iPhone offer, letting customers, both new and existing, add a line to get the free device as […]

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3D Printed Head Fools Face Unlock on Galaxy S9, Note 8, and OnePlus 6; iPhone X ‘Impenetrable’

Apple debuted Face ID with the iPhone X in 2017. Since then, Android OEMs have been in a race to bring face unlock to their own mid-range and flagship devices as well. Unlike Apple, Android OEMs simply relied on software wizardry and the selfie camera to get the job done. This allowed them to bring […]

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Lawsuit Alleges iPhone 8 Plus Comes with Higher-Quality Display Than iPhone X

A new lawsuit has been filed against Apple for misleading consumers about the screen size of the iPhone X, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max. The suit has been filed in the US District Court of Northern California, with the plaintiffs alleging that Apple’s “all screen” marketing about the iPhone X display is false and […]

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Apple Has Won The Rights To All New ‘Peanuts’ Content After An Intense Bidding War

20th Century Fox Apple has been preparing to get into the streaming game by building up a catalog of original programming which will begin launching next year, and the tech giant just acquired a huge property with Charles M. Schulz’s beloved creation, Peanuts. In what was apparently a highly competitive bidding war, Apple eventually made […]

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Apple’s Streaming Service Will Release Brand New ‘Peanuts’ Content

Another day, another major landmark deal for Apple and its upcoming streaming service. On Friday, Variety reports that Apple has secured a deal with DHX Media, which will bring all-new, original content based on the Peanuts franchise. That means Apple will be releasing a variety of different pieces in the future, including shorts, specials, and […]

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