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iPhone faces potential ban in Iran – CNET

The iPhone could be barred from sales in Iran. CNET iPhones could be persona non grata in Iran unless Apple takes measures to comply with the country’s anti-smuggling requirements. The Iranian government has kicked off a new project to ban potentially smuggled mobile phones, The Japan Times said on Tuesday, ...

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Apple Pay's new lure: A $5 gift card – CNET

Haven’t used Apple Pay yet? Try it at your local Apple Store, and you’ll get $5 or £5 in credit. Apple Sign up for Apple Pay at an Apple Store, and you’ll get a $5 or £5 gift card for your effort. The promotion, which started this week, works as ...

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Would you buy an iPhone if Apple doubled the price?

Image: David Gewirtz’ dark and disturbing nightmares At $651, the average price of an iPhone is well above the worldwide $208 average cost of an Android smartphone. Last year, my wife and I bought two top-of-the-line 128GB iPhone 6s Plus models, along with AppleCare. We knew what we were getting ...

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8 ways to improve iPhone battery life – CNET

Screenshot by Rick Broida Ask any iPhone owner for a wish-list of improvements and I guarantee “better battery life” will be at the top. It just seems like there’s never enough juice. That’s in part because we use our phones all day, and in part because batteries just wear out ...

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