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iPhone 7 Plus may be outselling its smaller sibling

Preliminary data from U.S. sales of Apple's newest iPhones suggested that the larger 7 Plus was outselling the smaller 7, which would be a first, a market research firm said.

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FBI faces lawsuit because it's stayed mum on iPhone 5c hack

The FBI’s refusal to reveal how it accessed an iPhone 5c from the San Bernardino shooter will face scrutiny in court. USA Today’s parent company and two other news group have filed a lawsuit against the agency, demanding it turn over the details.

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iPhone 7 Plus teardown reveals what Apple did with the headphone jack's space

iFixit's iPhone 7 Plus teardown reveals Apple put the extra space from the missing headphone jack to good use.

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The FBI could have saved money with this iPhone 5c hack

The FBI may have paid a small fortune to unlock an iPhone 5c used by the San Bernardino shooter. But a security researcher has demonstrated a way to do it for less than $100.


Odds that Apple brings back the iPhone's headphone jack? History says pretty slim

Apple rarely backtracks once its mind is made up, and the exceptions don't always last.

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'Fastest smartphone chip ever,' the A10 Fusion, powers Apple's new iPhone 7

Apple's A10 Fusion at the heart of the iPhone 7 is the most powerful chip ever to appear in a smartphone, the company claimed. Apple's new ARM processor allocates low-effort jobs to special low-powered cores, then ramps up the performance when needed. The upshot: better battery life.


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Two cameras in iPhone 7 Plus allow synthetic zoom, soft-focus backgrounds

Apple's latest camera innovation turns photos into data streams that can be prodded for many different kinds of enhanced results.


Apple pushes new EarPods and AirPods for a future without headphone jacks

Apple removes the headphone jack from the iPhone 7, ships Lightning EarPods and an adapter instead.

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On eve of iPhone 7, a third of iPhones are 3-plus years old

A third of the iPhones now in use are three or more years old, an app analytics vendor said a day before Apple unveils the new iPhone 7.


Apple reportedly will add Sony's Felica RFID to iPhone 7

Apple will add support for Sony's Felica RFID communications technology to the new iPhone 7 that is expected to be announced on Wednesday, according to a report in The Nikkei newspaper.

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How to watch the live stream of Apple's 9/7 event

We'll be live-blogging Apple's event, but you can also watch it live on your iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Mac...even a PC.

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See you on the 7th: Apple's iPhone event is confirmed

Mark your calendars for Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. Pacific, when Apple will unveil the iPhone 7—and possibly the Apple Watch 2—at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco.

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Apple has sold 1 billion iPhones

Tim Cook told employees in Cupertino that Apple sold its 1 billionth iPhone last week.

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During coup attempt, Turkish president appears via Facetime on live TV

In what could be another first for our connected world, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan placed what appeared to be a Facetime call into a national news broadcast early on Saturday while the world tried to figure out if a military coup against him had succeeded.

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Florida man sues Apple for $10 billion for 'stealing' his iPhone invention from 1992

He's also asking for 1.5 percent of all future iPhone sales—around $3.5 billion per year.