Consumer Electronics

Consumer Reports Gives iPhone X Poor Marks for Broken Glass, Battery Life

Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone X is not the best smartphone in the world. Despite its many strengths, new Consumer Reports tests faulted it for a screen that breaks too ...
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Late-Arriving iPhone X Costs Apple Market Share

The decision by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to delay shipments of its flagship iPhone X until November cost the company share in many of its key markets. Share declined by ...
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Amazon Cuts Price on Echo Dot by 40%

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Echo Dot can run an entire house, nearly. That makes it remarkably useful, so it is odd that Amazon would cut the price of the second ...
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Apple Seizes Lead in Wearables Market as Fitbit Falters

A new analysis of the wearables market worldwide shows that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) posted the lead in market share. Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT) finished third by the same measure. ...
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iPhone X Rings Up $370 in Materials Cost, So Why Does It Cost You $999?

The $999 64 GB Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone X costs the company $370.25 in component parts, based on a preliminary teardown of the new phone by engineers at IHS ...
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Motorola Snags More of US Smartphone Market as Apple Dips

Total third-quarter shipments of smartphones into the U.S. market fell by 2% year over year, from 40.1 million units to 39.5 million. One-time mobile phone giant Motorola nearly doubled its ...
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Huawei Could Pass Apple as World’s No. 2 Smartphone Company

If Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) management looks over its shoulder, it will see someone is gaining on it. That would be Chinese smartphone company Huawei, which nearly caught Apple in ...
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Can Apple Sell 100 Million iPhones?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) posted a breakout quarter as virtually every one of its businesses surged. While iPhone sales were not terribly impressive, up 3% to 41.7 million, the results ...
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How iPhone X Threatens Holiday Retail Spending

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) will have its new iPhone X in retail stores starting Friday, and already buyers are lined up outside some stores in order to be among the ...
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iPhone X Preorders Explode, Shipments Push Into December

Whether it is due to limited supply or record-breaking demand, if you haven't ordered the new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone X by now, you're going to have to wait ...
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Will Apple Have Enough iPhone Xs to Go Around?

As November draws closer, the hype surrounding the new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone X is building. Although there is always an incredible amount of news surrounding the iPhone giant, ...
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Is Apple Cutting Production of iPhone 8?

Citing a report in Taiwan's "Economic Daily News," TheStreet.com reported Thursday morning that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) may be cutting orders for iPhone 8 parts by as much as half ...
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99% of Fake iPhone Chargers Sold Online Failed

With the holiday season nearly upon us again, a lot of consumer electronics gear will once again be popular and, once again as well, consumers will be looking for a ...
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T-Mobile Offers $300 Off iPhone 8 for People Who Switch Carriers

T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) generally is seen as the most aggressive of the four big wireless companies in terms of low-priced deals to gain subscribers. That apparently has worked ...
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The Windows Phone Obituary Has Been Tweeted

While most of us have long figured that Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows Phone was defunct, the official word seems to have appeared in a tweet Monday morning from the ...
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