CES 2017 highlights in photos

CES now sprawls over more than a dozen hotel casino locations including the Venetian Sands which is featured here

Somehow CES gets larger every year. It has now grown way beyond consumer electronics, into nearly every corner of high-tech. After six days at press events and the show itself, here are some of our favorite highlights.

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Alleged parts leaks suggests Apple could boost battery life, feature ceramic body with 'iPhone 7'

Article Image A battery claimed to be destined for the anticipated “iPhone 7” shows a larger capacity than the current iPhone 6s, suggesting Apple may be able to squeeze more capacity into a smaller frame — and potentially with an all-new casing material.

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'iPhone SE' predicted to be a hit with Apple upgraders, selling up to 15M per year

Article Image While larger iPhones have driven sales among switchers, a new 4-inch iPhone is likely to drive upgrades among existing Apple users, to the tune of up to 15 million units per year, one analyst believes.

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First look: Gamevice is a unique, collapsible, Lightning-connected iPhone game controller

Article Image Gamevice is the first Lightning-connected controller case we’ve tested for Apple’s larger iPhones, fitting both the iPhone 6 and 6s series, as well as the larger Plus variants. It accomplishes this with a unique, collapsible design that helps it stand out from other options on the market.

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In-depth review: Apple's iPhone 6s & 6s Plus with 3D Touch

Article Image Last year’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus introduced a larger, slimmer form factor housing higher resolution Retina HD screens and improvements in processors, cameras and wireless. While Apple’s latest 6s and 6s Plus models look virtually identical, the company has significantly improved nearly every key feature, from a stronger glass and metal exterior outside to high-performance components inside, including a new pressure sensitive 3D Touch display.

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iPhone 6s Plus expected to be constrained at launch due to backlight bottlenecks

With preorders underway for the iPhone 6s and its larger counterpart, the 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus is expected to see limited supply at launch, due to apparent production issues related to the handset’s backlight.

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Apple's iPad Pro Smart Connector open to accessory makers, Logitech Create keyboard coming in Nov.

Aside from its larger 12.9-inch Retina display, the biggest external design change on the iPad Pro is a new port dubbed the Smart Connector. Apple has revealed that third-party accessory makers will be able to create their own accessories for the Smart Connector, and the company even worked with accessory maker Logitech for one set to debut this November.

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IDC speculates an Apple 'iPad Pro' could help invigorate 2-in-1 tablet market

If Apple releases a “larger, screen-detachable” iPad in the near future it could help invigorate the once-quiet 2-in-1 tablet market, IDC suggested in a Wednesday research report.

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Rumor: Apple to launch 'end-of-life' iPad mini model and 'iPad Pro' in 2015, forego 'iPad Air 3'

A questionable report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Apple will announce a larger 12.9-inch “iPad Pro” and refreshed iPad mini by the end of 2015, but will not introduce a follow-up to the iPad Air 2. Further, the company is supposedly planning to end-of-life iPad mini after this year’s revamp.

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Rumor: Samsung to take on Apple's iPhone 6 Plus with 5.5-inch 'Galaxy S6 Plus'

Samsung is rumored to be just weeks away from introducing a larger version of its flagship Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone, featuring a 5.5-inch display that would match Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus, and may even use the same “Plus” moniker.



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Apple's 12.9" iPad will feature Bluetooth stylus, Force Touch, NFC & more, source says

Apple is indeed working on a larger iPad which will feature a number of changes, including an all-new Bluetooth stylus accessory with pressure sensitivity, support for Force Touch input, and a USB-C connector, AppleInsider has learned.



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Apple's 'fundamentally different' iPhone 6 expected to buck seasonal sales trends

Apple’s iPhone 6 and larger iPhone 6 Plus will likely perform better in the June and September quarters than previous iPhone models, analyst Gene Munster believes, which will help to propel shares of the company’s stock to new highs.



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Security review finds no critical flaws in Truecrypt 7.1a

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The second, larger audit of TrueCrypt 7.1a has concluded, with no sign of the software-breaking flaw that its creators warned was there. What’s this mean for the future of the code and the program’s many users?

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Apple Stylus Rumor: Taking Care of Business?


Apple will introduce a stylus to accompany its expected new, larger iPad, an analyst with a good scorecard in predicting Apple products wrote in a research note on Sunday.
Speculation about a 12.9-inch iPad Pro to be launched this year has been grist for the rumor mill for months, but the prediction of an Apple stylus is a new development. The stylus would be sold separately and be a relatively barebones device, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo wrote in a research note.

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Shares of Apple dip more than 2% following downgrade from Japanese bank

Shares of Apple stock took an unexpected slide on Thursday, and dragged the larger market down as a whole with it, after a high-profile Japanese bank downgraded its rating on the iPhone maker to “neutral.”



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Rumor: Apple's 12.9" 'iPad Pro' to sport beefed-up A8X chip, 'iPad Air 2' to gain 2GB RAM

If Apple does launch a new, larger iPad with a 12.9-inch display this year, a new report from the Republic of China suggests that the device could ship with an upgraded “A8X” variant of the A8 introduced alongside the iPhone 6 series, while the next-generation iPad Air might double the RAM of its predecessor.



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Samsung openly admits 'positive reaction' to iPhone 6 Plus prompted early launch of Galaxy Note 4

The “difficult situation” brought on by record-breaking opening weekend sales of Apple’s new, larger iPhones has prompted arch-rival Samsung to both speed up the release of its Galaxy Note 4 as well as slash the phablet’s list price, a company official publicly said this week.



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