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Apple Will Soon Refresh iPod Lineup with Hardware and Design Changes





According to the latest rumors that appeared on the Internet earlier this week, the guys from Cupertino may show us a brand new iPod lineup on July 14th. The rumors come from French website iGen.fr, which has a good track record when it comes to Apple gadgets and their release dates. This means we can believe the latest report shared by French reporters.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, July 11th, 2015. 18:57

PC and Mac Shipments Decline, Gartner Reporters Claim



According to the latest report from Gartner, worldwide PC shipments have declined by 9.5% in the second quarter of 2015. As noted by the analysts, this is the most noticeable decline since Q3 2013. PC vendors managed to sell 68.4 million computers in the past months.

If to speak about the Mac sales in the second quarter of this year, they saw a decline as well. The sales of Apple computers fell only by 2.5%. It should be pointed out, however, that this number represents only the sales results in the United States of America, where Apple products are incredibly popular among the customers. You can take a look at the detailed description of PC and Mac sales results in the chart below.


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Friday, July 10th, 2015. 15:39

Apple Launches iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan Public Beta Testing Program



One day after seeding betas of iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan to developers, the guys from Cupertino have launched a public beta testing program. If you have a compatible device, you can try the new pre-release software right now. To download and install iOS 9 or OS X 10.11 El Capitan, you need to sign up for Apple’s public beta testing program. You can do this on Apple’s official website for beta testers. However, as usual, I don’t recommend you to update your devices to these betas as they may be quite unstable.


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Friday, July 10th, 2015. 13:37

Apple Seeds watchOS 2.0 Beta 3 to Developers



Apart from seeding iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan betas to registered developers, Apple has also made the third pre-release version of watchOS 2.0 available for download. In case you don’t know, the previous beta was released two weeks ago and could boast of a number of improvements for the developers creating apps for the Apple Watch as well as other minor updates.


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Thursday, July 9th, 2015. 13:32

Apple Seeds OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta 3 to Developers



Apart from making iOS 9 Beta 3 available for developers, the guys from Cupertino have recently seeded the third pre-release version of OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Just as iOS 9 beta, the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system has been released two weeks after the release of the previous beta, which contained a number of security and stability improvements.


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Thursday, July 9th, 2015. 11:51

Apple Seeds Third iOS 9 Beta to Developers



Apple has seeded the third iOS 9 beta to developers for testing. The release comes about two weeks after the release of the second beta and a month after the debut of iOS 9 at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. The guys from Cupertino have added a wide number of bug fixes and new features to the update, making iOS 9 a thing worth waiting for.


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Thursday, July 9th, 2015. 11:00

Apple Watch Sales Fall by 90% [Chart]



According to the latest report from a research firm called Marketwatch, the sales of the long-awaited Apple Watch have fallen by 90% since the first week of availability back in April. On average, Apple has been selling about 20.000 smartwatch units a day. In the first days after the release, the number of wearable devices sold was equal to about 200.000 units per day. As you see, the difference is huge.


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Wednesday, July 8th, 2015. 17:19

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Apple Stops Signing iOS 8.3, Reporters Claim



Apple has just stopped signing iOS 8.3. This means that it is no longer possible to restore a device to this version of Apple’s mobile operating system. Moreover, it is now impossible to downgrade to iOS 8.3.


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Wednesday, July 8th, 2015. 14:41

Home Sharing to Be Restored in iOS 9 - Eddy Cue



According to what Apple’s Senior Vice President Eddy Cue shared on Twitter, the guys from Cupertino are currently planning to restore the Home Sharing feature for music in iOS 9, which is expected to be released to public later this year. In case you don’t know, Home Sharing was pulled out from iOS 8.4 and many users started complaining about this.


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Tuesday, July 7th, 2015. 15:40

New Schematics Show that Next-Gen iPhone Will Be Slightly Thicker



According to the latest images showing leaked schematics for the next-generation iPhone, the handset will get the same design as its predecessor. However, the device may become a bit thicker due to new hardware components, Chinese insiders claim. The schematics that are available below have been first spotted on the Japanese version of Engadget.com, that is why I think we can believe what we see.


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Tuesday, July 7th, 2015. 11:39

Hackers Release Taig 2.3.1 Beta with Cydia 1.1.20



Taig team has recently released a beta version of of its tool for untethered jailbreak of iOS 8.4. This version has an index 2.3.1 and contains only one improvement, which is Cydia 1.1.20 integration. In case you don’t know, Cydia 1.120 has a bunch of enhancements and bug fixes that make its work more stable. Apart from the inclusion of Cydia 1.1.20, looks like there are no other new features. This means that if you have already updated to this version of Cydia, you can simply ignore Taig 2.3.1 beta.


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Tuesday, July 7th, 2015. 10:39

iPhone 6 Plus Explodes While Being Charged



An iPhone 6 Plus unit suddenly exploded while being charged, Apple Daily reporters claim. The incident took place in Tai Wai, Hong Kong. Fortunately, the victim, who is a woman surnamed Tsang wasn’t injured.

According to what the reporters write, the iPhone 6 Plus with 128Gb of storage was connected to an electric outlet and placed near victim’s bed at about 1 a.m. Next morning, at 8 a.m., the woman was awakened by a loud bang and smoke coming out of her handset. As can be seen on the image below, the protective case of the iPhone is molten and the front panel is badly damaged by the heat.


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Monday, July 6th, 2015. 20:00

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Pegatron to Hire 40.000 Workers to Assemble Next-Gen iPhone



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple supplier Pegatron has recently begun hiring workers for the assembly of the next-generation iPhone. As noted by DigiTimes reporters, the supplier plans to hire as many as 40.000 employees. They will be engaged in the production of the upcoming iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, which are expected to be released this September. The work on the smartphones has already begun as several iPhone parts including the logic board with a number of updated chips and the casing of the would-be handset have appeared on the Internet not long ago.


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Monday, July 6th, 2015. 18:02

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Let’s take a look at these posts right now.


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Sunday, July 5th, 2015. 18:07

Cydia 1.1.20 Released with Updates and Bug Fixes



The developer behind Cydia, saurik, has recently released an update for his application. This update contains a number of bug fixes that make Cydia more stable and efficient. That is why if you have a jailbroken iPhone or iPad, you can update Cydia to the version 1.1.20 right now. It is recommended to update if you have any problems with Cydia or if it causes problems to your device.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, July 5th, 2015. 17:36