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iFixit Performs 4th Generation Apple TV Teardown [Images]





The iFixit team has recently posted a teardown of the recently-announced fourth-generation Apple TV. As it turns out, the set-top box features a wide number of internal changes and new components that make its performance noticeably higher. The images of the disassembled Apple TV 4 are available below, so you can take a look at them right now.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015. 14:09

Lucky Customer Posts First iPhone 6s Benchmark Results and More



Adrienne Levin, a customer from the United States of America, was lucky enough to receive her pre-ordered iPhone 6s much earlier than she was expecting. Knowing that there are almost no reviews and benchmarks of the long-awaited handset, she took several photos of her dog using the updated 12-megapixel camera of her Rose Gold iPhone 6s, shot a short 4K video and posted the results of Geekbench 3 benchmark to show us all performance improvements of the new handset.


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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015. 13:54

Apple Releases First OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan Public Beta



Several days after the release of the first OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan beta to developers, Apple has seeded that same build to the members of the public beta testing program. The release comes more than a week before the official release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to public.


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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015. 13:07

Apple Releases watchOS 2.0 to Users Worldwide



Apple has finally released watchOS 2.0 to Apple Watch users worldwide. The update was expected to become available to public on September 16th, however, Apple found a major bug in the software that delayed the release.


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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015. 10:53

iOS 9 Adoption Rate Reaches 50% - App Store Data



According to Apple’s latest press-release devoted to the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus pre-sales and retail stores availability, the recently-released iOS 9 is now installed on more that 50% of active devices. Even though iOS 9 bricked a wide number of iPhones and iPads and caused a number of compatibility and performance issues, its adoption rate is close to setting up a new record.


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Monday, September 21st, 2015. 16:44

App Store Suffers First Malware Attack, Hundreds of Apps Get Infected



According to the latest report from Reuters, hundreds of apps on the App Store got infected with a malware. This is the first time so many applications fell as victims of hackers and the first time Apple failed to discover the malware before releasing apps to public.


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Monday, September 21st, 2015. 15:04

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so I’d like to tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. It’s no secret that most of the articles this week are somehow connected with either new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus or iOS 9 that became available for users worldwide on September 16th.


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Sunday, September 20th, 2015. 16:32

Apple Watch to Become Available in Austria, Denmark and Ireland on September 25th



Looks like Apple has finally caught up with the demand for the Apple Watch. Apple has recently updated its official websites in Austria, Denmark and Ireland to reveal that the long-awaited wearable device will go on sale in these countries as soon as on September 25th. By the way, this is the date when the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will become available for purchase in the 12 countries of the first wave of launch.


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Sunday, September 20th, 2015. 16:06

Here’s What to Do If Your iPhone or iPad Gets Stuck on 'Slide to Upgrade' Screen



After upgrade to iOS 9 last week, many users began to complain about an issue causing iPhones and iPads to freeze on ‘Slide to Upgrade’ screen. As it turns out, Apple is aware of the issue and is currently working on a fix. The company has recently released a special support document with steps for those people who got their phones or tablets bricked after attempting to upgrade to the latest version of iOS. You can find these steps either below, or on Apple’s website.


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Sunday, September 20th, 2015. 13:52

Images Showing Rose Gold iPhone 6s and Retail Packaging of All Models Appear Online



Several new images showing the retail packagings of all iPhone 6s models and a rose gold device have recently appeared on the Internet. The images have been first spotted on a Spanish website called iPhoneros. The reporters claim they got the photos of Space Gray, Silver, Rose Gold and Gold iPhone 6s boxes from reliable Chinese sources, so it appears that they are legitimate and authentic. The images are available below.


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Saturday, September 19th, 2015. 17:34

iOS 8.4.1 vs iOS 9: Which is Faster on Your iPhone?



Now that Apple released iOS 9 to users worldwide, many people are curious about how fast is this version of Apple’s mobile operating system. It’s no secret that system performance depends on the hardware, so if you’re using an iPhone 4s with iOS 9, it will be slightly slower than the iPhone 6 with iOS 9 on board.

9to5Mac reporters have recently shot and shared a good video showing how the system performance of iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 with iOS 8.4.1 is different from system performance of the same devices with iOS 9 installed. The reporters compared the boot time, application load speed, and used a benchmark to check the overall performance. In almost all cases, iOS 9 turned out to be slightly slower than iOS 8.4.1. The browsing and Wi-Fi performance are better, though.


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Friday, September 18th, 2015. 18:44

Apple Seeds First OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 Beta to Developers for Testing



Less than two weeks before the official release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to users worldwide, Apple has seeded the very first OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 beta to developers for testing. The most-recent pre-release build has become available for testers several days after the release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM to developers.


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Friday, September 18th, 2015. 16:27

iFixit Performs Teardown of iPad mini 4, Confirms 2GB of RAM



The iFixit team has recently performed a teardown of the iPad mini 4, which was officially announced at a media event last week. This teardown confirms that the updated 7.9-inch tablet is equipped with 2GB of RAM and 1.5 GHz Apple A8 processor. Apart from that, the experts have found out that the device comes with a smaller battery.


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Friday, September 18th, 2015. 15:59

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Microsoft CEO Calls Apple’s iPhone an ‘iPhone Pro'



Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has recently called Apple’s iPhone with a number of Microsoft apps on board an 'iPhone Pro'. During a meeting called the Salesforce Dreamforce conference, Satya Nadella demonstrated such apps as Skype, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Sway, Outlook and claimed the latter one was the best mail application currently available for users of all platforms. Microsoft CEO explained that he’s not the owner of the phone and that it is used just for demo purposes.

Take a look at the video below:


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Friday, September 18th, 2015. 15:25

Apple Releases iTunes 12.3 Supporting iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan



Alongside iOS 9 release to public on Wednesday, September 16th, Apple also started seeding iTunes 12.3 with support of OS X 10.11 El Capitan and the most-relent build of iOS. The update is available for all users with compatible hardware. It should be installed as soon as possible as it contains a wide number of bug fixes and stability improvements for Apple Music and Apple ID security.


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Thursday, September 17th, 2015. 13:09