According to the results of the recent survey conducted by a Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, 14.8% of current iPhone owners plan to upgrade to the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus once it comes out and 29% more may do this if they find the device attractive and worth an upgrade. The results of the survey are quite optimistic for Apple provided that most customers have no idea of what the next-generation phone may be as there is no official information about that.
A new high-resolution photo showing the alleged iPhone 7 back panel has recently appeared on the Internet. The leaked image lets us take a closer look at the redesigned antenna bands and larger camera cutout. To be honest, the photo is similar if not identical to all previous photos we have seen over the last couple of weeks, but it lacks the certification information and the iPhone branding, which appear only on those components that enter the actual production.
It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. In order not waste precious time, let’s start talking about the articles worth your attention straight ahead.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active, or in other words, a device that is expected to survive under five feet of water for at least 30 minutes, has recently failed a water resistance test conducted by Consumer Reports. The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is a protected version of the flagship S7 and it is targeted at those users who like pushing their phones to the limit.
Below you can take a look at the short video highlight of the recent water resistance test.
Apple has agreed to pay a firm called Mirror World Technologies, which is a Network-1 subsidiary, $25 million to settle the lawsuit and license the patents that describe a system that is capable of storing the files in a kind of chronologically ordered layout. Apple uses a similar system in Time Machine and Cover Flow and this infringes on the 1999 patent granted.
Apple’s business in China is not going well even though the company continues to invest in this market. According to the latest report shared by Bloomberg, the Cupertino tech giant has recently lost more than 1% of the smartphone market share in this country. The iPhone is currently the fifth top-selling smartphone with a share of 10.8%, which is down from 12% in 2015. The first place in the ranking is taken by Huawei, with other members of the top-five list including Vivo, Oppo, and Xiaomi.
Apple has released an update to the Apple Music app for Android users. The update contains fixes for the music playback and playlists issues as well as a number of minor stability and performance enhancements. If you use Apple Music on your Android phone or tablet, you can install the latest version using the software update option on your device. The current version of the application is 0.9.11, it is compatible with Android 4.3 or higher.
This update resolves a playback issue where songs skip over the first two seconds of music. It also fixes an issue where albums added to a playlist appear in an unexpected order.
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Apple has just made the first public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra available for download, which means that any user with a valid Apple ID and compatible iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac can take a closer look at the pre-release software.
To start testing iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, you need to first sign up for Apple’s public beta program, accept terms and conditions and take several other usual steps. The beta program
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New images showing the iPhone 7 CAD renders have been recently shared by a French website Nowhereelse.fr. First spotted on of the Chinese social networks, the photos go in line with the latest rumors and show a larger cutout for the enhanced camera, dual speakers, lack of the headphone jack and the redesigned antenna bands. There is also a separate image that depicts an opening for the dual camera that may become an exclusive feature of the larger iPhone 7 Plus or Pro.
Less than a day after seeding new pre-release versions of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra to developers, Apple has released the fifth beta of iOS 9.3.3 and OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan to developers and members of the public testing program.
The Wall Street Journal reporters have recently confirmed that Apple may be planning to increase the base storage on the iPhone 7 from 16GB to 32GB. This makes sense as the handset will be equipped with a better camera meaning that images and videos shot on the iPhone will take even more space. Apart from that, there are still many users who like to store music on their devices and need this extra storage.
Apple has just seeded new betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra to developers for testing. Both pre-release software versions contain a number of minor enhancements including bug fixes and performance tweaks. Looks like there are no new features apart from those that have been announced during the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote in June, but in case we find something worth your attention, we will let you know.
A new alleged iPhone 7 photo has been recently spotted on the Internet. This time the image was posted on the website called techtastic.nl that has been correct in the past. The latest photo is quite similar to all previous leaks and shows a redesigned and slightly larger camera as well as new antenna bands. The handset depicted below apparently lacks the headphone jack, however, because of the poor quality of the photo we can’t be totally sure the 3.5mm connector is indeed missing. In general, the photograph goes in line with all current rumors and reports from reliable insiders.
During the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote last month, Apple teased new animated emojis for the Messages app in iOS 10. A couple of days ago, the company has finally released four stickers packs to be used on the first beta of the new mobile operating system.
According to the latest report from the Wall Street Journal reporters, Apple is reportedly planning to acquire the streaming music service called Tidal that is owned by Jay Z and focused on offering high-fidelity audio to its subscribers. Currently, the service has a little bit more than 4 million paying subscribers.