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Apple Pay Setup Screens Found in iOS 8.1 Beta





Developer Hamza Sood has found new Apple Pay setup screens hidden in iOS 8.1. Apple seeded the second beta of iOS 8.1 to developers today. The update is expected to bring support for Apple Pay; however, support for the feature is still unavailable, even to developers.

Sood managed to unearth the setup screens in the Passbook app and the initial iOS 8.1 setup process.

Apple Pay setup screen in an internal Passbook


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Wednesday, October 8th, 2014. 16:31

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iPhone LTE Speed Test: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 5s [Video]



Apple claims the iPhone 6 has 'Faster LTE': "With faster LTE — up to 150 Mbps — iPhone 6 users can experience faster download and upload speeds for browsing the web, streaming music, making video calls, and more." During the iPhone 6 keynote, Apple SVP Phil Schiller revealed that these speeds are possible through a technology called carrier aggregation. The new iPhone 6 uses Qualcomm MDM9625M LTE Category 4 modem chip which offers up to 150 Mbps downlink data rates and 50 Mbps uplink data rates. Let's take a look if this is actually any faster than the previous iPhone 5S.

iClarified did a quick test. They have found the spot with the absolute best reception possible. Testing was done late at night, when network usage is lower. The speeds are actually amazing.

iPhone 6 showed 100 Mbps download speed and 35 Mbps upload, while iPhone 5S - 35 Mbps and 15 Mbps respectively.  Impressive, isn't it.

 

 

   

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Wednesday, October 8th, 2014. 16:19

Apple Now Lets You Easily Check If an iOS Device is Activation Locked



Apple has posted a new 'Check Activation Lock Status' page that lets you enter the serial number or IMEI of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to check if activation lock is enabled or disabled. This is useful if you want to confirm that the device you are about to purchase is ready for you to use. ie. not stolen.


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Tuesday, October 7th, 2014. 14:57

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App Launching Speed Test: Apple iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 [Video]



How fast is iPhone 6 compared to other popular smartphones? PhoneBuff performed a serious of real tests.

Each phone was raced through a series of apps including the camera, photos, web browser, Dictionary.com, Photoshop Touch, Google Earth, Temple Run 2, Fifa 14, Smash Hit, and Angry Birds. The series of apps was then opened for a second time to test the multi-tasking abilities of each device.

Take a look at the results in the video below:

   

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Monday, October 6th, 2014. 18:31

Apple to present new iPads, iMacs, OS X Yosemite on October 16th



Apple will reportedly hold a special event on October 16th to launch new iPads, iMacs, and OS X Yosemite, according to Re/code.

Sources tell Code/red the company will hold its next special event on Thursday, Oct. 16 — not the 21st. Headlining the gathering: The latest updates to its iPad line, along with those new iMacs that 9to5Mac told us about earlier this week. Also: OS X Yosemite. Given the breadth and spectacle of Apple’s September event, this one will be a more laid-back affair held at the company’s Town Hall Auditorium in Cupertino, without any mysterious white structures and awkward one-song concerts.

   

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Monday, October 6th, 2014. 18:14

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Apple to Release iOS 8.1 With Support of Apple Pay on October 20th?



It appears that aside from the financial results in the fourth fiscal quarter, on October 20th, Apple is planning to release iOS 8.1 and launch its long-awaited payments service called Apple Pay. This is what Bank Innovation writes. Another thing, which indicates that the next-gen mobile operating system will indeed come less than in three weeks, is the fact that it has been recently seeded to developers for testing.


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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014. 12:42

iPhone 5c Was Best Selling Smartphone in Britain in August



Ahead of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch this September, Apple's iPhone 5c became the top selling smartphone in Britain. In fact, this handset was so popular that it even outsold the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the iPhone 5s. And that is an impressive result, I must admit.


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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014. 2:37

Apple Asking Developers to Submit Apps for OS X Yosemite 10.10



According to the latest reports from Apple developers, the company is currently asking its developers to create apps for the upcoming OS X Yosemite 10.10 that is expected to be released soon. The guys from Cupertino say that new apps can be submitted to the Mac App Store using the latest gold master seed of Xcode 6.1, which appeared on the Internet earlier this week.


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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014. 2:12

Apple to Announce Fiscal Q4 Financial Results on October 20th



According to the recently-updated Investor relations page, Apple will officially announce its financial results in the fourth fiscal quarter (which is the third calendar quarter) of 2014 on October 20th. This means that soon we'll find out how many iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units the guys from Cupertino have sold over the last weeks and how much money they have earned. As usual, you will get an opportunity to take a look at the financial report immediately after the conference call end.


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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014. 1:51

Apple to Release iPad Air 2 in Gold Color?



According to the latest report from reliable insiders, the guys from Cupertino are planning to release a gold version of their next-generation full-size iPad nicknamed iPad Air 2. The gold version of the 9.7-inch tablet will be available together with the usual silver and space gray models, Bloomberg reporters write. If Apple releases a new iPad Air model, company's tablet lineup will match the lineup of the iPhone 5s, which is also available in three different colors.


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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014. 1:33

Apple Watch Mass Production to Start in January



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, the mass production of the Apple Watch may begin in January. Such a rumor has been spotted on a Taiwanese website  AppleDaily.


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Wednesday, October 1st, 2014. 3:27

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Samsung to Supply Apple With 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch Displays



Looks like the guys from Cupertino can’t or don’t want to get rid of the dependence on their main market rival, which is Samsung. According to the latest report from DigiTimes, the South Korean manufacturer will supply Apple with 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch panels for the upcoming iPad models. First shipments will be sent to Apple at the end of this year, so looks like the appropriate deal between tech giants has already been signed.


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Wednesday, October 1st, 2014. 3:00

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Apple Releases OS X Yosemite GM Candidate to Developers and Next Public Yosemite Beta



Apple on Tuesday released a candidate golden master version of OS X Yosemite and a fourth public beta of OS X Yosemite to developers and the users registered in the public beta-testing program. Tuesday’s releases come two weeks after the releases of previous Yosemite betas that contained numerous bug fixes, design tweaks and other improvements.


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Wednesday, October 1st, 2014. 1:51

Apple Releases iOS 8.1 Beta to Developers for Testing



Apple on Monday released iOS 8.1 to developers for testing. As you probably know, iOS 8.1 is one of the three versions of the mobile operating system the guys from Cupertino are currently working on. The release comes several days after the release of iOS 8.0.2, which contained a wide number of bug fixes.


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Wednesday, October 1st, 2014. 0:48

Apple Currently Testing Three New iOS 8 Versions?



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter and according to the recent web traffic data, the guys from Cupertino are currently testing three iOS 8 versions. This may indicate that Apple has come up with a new strategy of updating its mobile operating system. Earlier, a major update was released once in at least 5 or 6 months. For example, iOS 7 was released in September, 2013 and iOS 7.1 that contained the support of CarPlay, surfaced only in March of 2014. Taking into account the fact that Apple is already testing iOS 8.1, iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3, it appears that the new versions of iOS may be released alongside new product launches.


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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014. 13:54