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Friday, September 17, 2021

iPhone 13 upgraders who couldn't preorder with Apple Card will still get 3% Daily Cash

iPhone 13 upgraders who couldn't preorder with Apple Card will still get 3% Daily Cash

Some Apple Card customers eager to get their hands on the latest iPhone 13 were driven to use an alternative form of payment when preorders went live on Friday due to a now resolved iPhone Upgrade Program problem.

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Apple rolls out AppleCare+ extensions to France, Italy and Spain

Apple rolls out AppleCare+ extensions to France, Italy and Spain

Apple is expanding availability of an AppleCare+ option that allows device users to extend their warranty beyond the typical coverage period.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook addresses workplace issues, pay equity, more in all-hands meeting

Apple CEO Tim Cook addresses workplace issues, pay equity, more in all-hands meeting

Apple CEO Tim Cook fielded questions regarding pressing employee relations topics in an all-hands meeting on Friday, and while he acknowledged certain issues, some workers were not placated by his answers.

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Photo reveals Apple's plastic wrap-free iPhone 13 packaging

Photo reveals Apple's plastic wrap-free iPhone 13 packaging

As part of new environmental efforts announced on Tuesday, Apple said it will cut down on the material used in iPhone 13's packaging by removing the outer plastic wrap that typically enshrines the device in its box.

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ExclusiveDeals: save up to $200 on 2020 13" MacBook Pros, plus $60 off AppleCare

Deals: save up to $200 on 2020 13

AppleInsider readers this week can save $75 to $200 on every 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro at Adorama with exclusive coupon discounts. Plus, save $60 on AppleCare and get an additional 5% back with the new Edge Credit Card. Total savings can reach upward of $440 off the latest notebooks bundled with AC and the Edge financing promotion.

iPhone 13 comparison, in-depth on Apple Watch Series 7, and iPad mini on the Appleinsider podcast

iPhone 13 comparison, in-depth on Apple Watch Series 7, and iPad mini on the Appleinsider podcast

On the AppleInsider podcast this week we dive into the details of Apple's new devices and decide if the Apple Watch Series 7 is worth an upgrade, plus best practices for upgrading to the new iPhone 13.

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Apple threatened to pull Facebook from the App Store over human trafficking

Apple threatened to pull Facebook from the App Store over human trafficking

Apple reportedly threatened to pull the Facebook app from the App Store in 2019 after reports surfaced that the social media platform was being used by human traffickers.

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Best iPhone 13 case deals: OtterBox, Pad & Quill, Spigen, Incipio & more all on sale

Best iPhone 13 case deals: OtterBox, Pad & Quill, Spigen, Incipio & more all on sale

Did you just order Apple's brand-new iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max or iPhone 13 mini? If so, you may want to protect the $699+ phone. Best of all, you won't have to plunk down a lot of coin thanks to these iPhone 13 case deals on covers designed to fit any budget.

VideoHands on with Apple's iPhone 13 Pro silicone cases

Hands on with Apple's iPhone 13 Pro silicone cases

With iPhone 13 now available to order, we go hands-on with Apple's official first-party silicone case options for its newest smartphone.

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Viral AirTag discovery behind license plate likely staged

Viral AirTag discovery behind license plate likely staged

A young woman has alleged that she found an Apple AirTag tucked behind her license plate on TikTok intended to stalk her, earning her nine million views — but the recollection of the tale is suspicious.

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Apple shares a guided tour of iPhone 13 & iPhone 13 Pro models

Apple shares a guided tour of iPhone 13 & iPhone 13 Pro models

Apple has shared a new video offering a guided tour of its iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro models, including comparisons and real-world examples of the new features.

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iPhone 13 battery capacities have all increased versus iPhone 12

iPhone 13 battery capacities have all increased versus iPhone 12

A product safety filing has revealed the official battery capacities of the iPhone 13 lineup, which features larger batteries and better battery life on every single model.

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Apple posts first look at 'Foundation' one week before premiere

Apple posts first look at 'Foundation' one week before premiere

Apple TV+ sci-fi drama "Foundation" gets a first look trailer featuring commentary from writer David S. Goyer and the cast.

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Apple ordering frequent COVID testing for all corporate, retail employees

Apple ordering frequent COVID testing for all corporate, retail employees

Apple will reportedly begin requiring regular coronavirus testing for both vaccinated and unvaccinated employees working at its offices or brick-and-mortar stores.

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Best Deals Sept. 17 - $105 Beats Studio Buds, $100 off AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, more!

Best Deals Sept. 17 - $105 Beats Studio Buds, $100 off AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, more!

Friday's best deals include $58.99 for a Microsoft 365 Personal 12 month subscription and $15 Amazon.com Gift Card, $105 Beats Studio Buds, and more!

Sell your used iPhone for cash, grab a 13% limited-time bonus

Sell your used iPhone for cash, grab a 13% limited-time bonus

Apple's iPhone 13 is officially available for purchase and now is the time to lock in the best trade-in price for your used device before values drop.

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max already seeing shipping date slips

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max already seeing shipping date slips

Following Apple's starting to take pre-orders for the iPhone 13 range, the iPhone 13 Pro Max has already slipped back more than a week.

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iPhone Upgrade Program & Apple Card causing iPhone 13 pre-order snags [u]

iPhone Upgrade Program & Apple Card causing iPhone 13 pre-order snags [u]

The Apple Card is failing as a payment method for some customers trying to pre-order iPhone 13 from Apple's website, aggravated by issues with Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program.

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How to get an iPhone 13 with the iPhone Upgrade Program

How to get an iPhone 13 with the iPhone Upgrade Program

The late launch of the iPhone 12 range in 2020 means that users on the iPhone Upgrade Program shouldn't get to update to iPhone 13 yet — but Apple will allow it, for a price.

Best iPhone 13 Deals: Free phone offers, cash savings, trade-in promos

Best iPhone 13 Deals: Free phone offers, cash savings, trade-in promos

Apple's just-announced iPhone 13 is officially available for preorder. AppleInsider rounds up the best deals, which deliver free phone offers, cash savings and trade-in promotions.

Apple has started preorders for the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro

Apple has started preorders for the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro

The Apple Store is back online with iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max models ready for preorder ahead of deliveries starting September 24.

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Apple drops iOS Private Relay feature for users in Russia

Apple drops iOS Private Relay feature for users in Russia

Apple's forthcoming Private Relay privacy feature in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey, will reportedly no longer be usable in Russia.

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Apple faces labor relations charge, OSHA investigation over fired employee

Apple faces labor relations charge, OSHA investigation over fired employee

Ex-Apple senior manager Ashley Gjovik's firing is being investigated by the National Labor Relations Board.

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FeatureCompared: iPhone 13 & iPhone 13 mini versus iPhone 12 & iPhone 12 mini

Compared: iPhone 13 & iPhone 13 mini versus iPhone 12 & iPhone 12 mini

With the launch of the iPhone 13, millions of iPhone owners will be considering an upgrade. Here's what you need to know about the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini when compared versus the iPhone 12 family of devices.

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FeatureCompared: iPhone 13 mini vs. iPhone 12 mini vs. iPhone SE

Compared: iPhone 13 mini vs. iPhone 12 mini vs. iPhone SE

Apple's launch of the iPhone 13 mini could prompt some iPhone SE owners to make the upgrade to the current-generation model. Here's our comparison of the smallest iPhones Apple sells.

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TipsHow to preorder the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro

How to preorder the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro

Apple will start taking preorders for the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro from September 17, but with strong competition between carriers, there can be better deals available.

Apple, Google drop Russian opposition app ahead of election

Apple, Google drop Russian opposition app ahead of election

Russia's "Smart Voting" election app has been removed from the App Store and Google Play, in what an opposition spokesperson calls "political censorship."

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Apple's online store goes down ahead of iPhone 13 preorders

Apple's online store goes down ahead of iPhone 13 preorders

As is tradition, Apple late Thursday took its online storefront down in preparation of what is expected to be a rush of preorders for its latest iPhone 13 series, though the launch will likely be a little less hectic than usual without Apple Watch Series 7.

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Apple is monitoring legal challenges to Texas abortion law

Apple is monitoring legal challenges to Texas abortion law

Apple in an internal memo circulated among employees on Thursday said it is monitoring legal challenges to Texas' recently passed abortion law, according to a report.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Apple Watch SE ships with new USB-C charging cable

Apple Watch SE ships with new USB-C charging cable

Apple's soon to be mid-tier Apple Watch SE now ships with the company's Magnetic Fast Charger, a USB-C cable designed to accommodate the enhanced charging capabilities of Apple Watch Series 7.

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Developer disputes Apple's take on 'FlickType' removal

Developer disputes Apple's take on 'FlickType' removal

Kosta Eleftheriou, developer and vocal App Store critic, says it took a year of appeals to get his "FlickType" Apple Watch keyboard approved, with those hard-fought gains potentially wiped clean now that Apple "Sherlocked" the app.

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New iPad mini gets 5G, but lacks mmWave support

New iPad mini gets 5G, but lacks mmWave support

Apple is bringing 5G connectivity to iPad mini, but the pint-sized tablet does not include support for speedy mmWave bands.

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Apple executives talk impact of diversity initiatives at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation conference

Apple executives talk impact of diversity initiatives at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation conference

Apple executives Alisha Johnson, program lead for the company's Racial Equality and Justice Initiative, and Lyn Stanfield, external relations leader of the Inclusion and Diversity team, spoke about the company's racial equity programs at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 50th Annual Legislative Conference.

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Apple's new iPhone 13 Pro case illustrates massively enlarged camera 'bump'

Apple's new iPhone 13 Pro case illustrates massively enlarged camera 'bump'

Apple's latest iPhone 13 Pro lineup features improved camera hardware capabilities across the board, enhancements that required a redesign of the handset's camera "bump."

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Apple shareholders press company to reverse 'anti-competitive repair policies'

Apple shareholders press company to reverse 'anti-competitive repair policies'

A recently filed Apple shareholder resolution is pressuring the company to reverse its "anti-repair practices," which it says conflicts with Apple's reputation as a climate leader.

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Preorders for iPhone 13 outpace iPhone 12, likely due to Huawei struggles

Preorders for iPhone 13 outpace iPhone 12, likely due to Huawei struggles

Customers in China have placed more than 2 million preorders for Apple's iPhone 13 lineup, surpassing the number of iPhone 12 preorders in 2020, likely because of the void left by high-end Huawei handsets.

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Apple releases new marketing tools for developers

Apple releases new marketing tools for developers

App developers can use a new Apple web tool to generate promotional images on the fly.

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Russia threatens fines if Apple & Google don't remove opposition app

Russia threatens fines if Apple & Google don't remove opposition app

A Russian media watchdog reportedly plans to fine Apple and Google if they refuse to remove an opposition leader's app from their respective app stores.

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Apple debuts 'The Morning Show' recap ahead of Friday season two premiere

Apple debuts 'The Morning Show' recap ahead of Friday season two premiere

Apple helps fans catch up on Apple TV+ hit "The Morning Show" with a new two-minute season one recap video.

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