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"Beating Apple is #1 Priority" - Samsung





While Samsung claims it was Apple who started the severe rivalry a couple of years ago, it turns out it wasn't. Actually, quite on the contrary.

Back in 2012, the South Korean company issued an internal document, in which outlined "beating Apple" as the "#1 priority" for the year. Below you may take a look at the screenshot of the leaked document.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Monday, April 7th, 2014. 17:35

Top 10 Stories of the Week



The week has nearly come to an end, so it’s just the time to talk about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.

This week’s top stories deal with iPhone 6 and Apple vs Samsung trial. As you probably know, some sources claim that the next-gen iPhone with 4.7-inch screen will be released in the second half of 2014 and the device with 5.5-inch display will be delayed. Whether it is truth or not we shall see soon.


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Sunday, April 6th, 2014. 14:44

It Took Apple Several Years to Design iPhone for 'Normal People'



As you probably know, earlier this week Apple appealed to court for the second time. The guys from Cupertino sued Samsung over a number of patents they say the company infringed on. Some of them deal with Apple’s iPhone and the “Slide to Unlock” feature.


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Sunday, April 6th, 2014. 14:10

iPhone Market Share in Japan Is Close to 70% - Apple VP Greg Joswiak



Greg Joswiak, Apple VP of iPad, iPhone and iPod Marketing, in a short interview to TV Tokyo revealed that iPhone market share in Japan is close to 70%. When asked about the next-gen iPhone 6, Joswiak avoided answering the question. Well, this is what Apple employees usually do after they hear questions about the upcoming products.


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Sunday, April 6th, 2014. 14:01

iPhone 5s's Touch ID vs Samsung Galaxy S5's Fingerprint Scanner - Video



A new video showing iPhone 5s’s Touch ID compared to Samsung Galaxy S5’s fingerprint sensor has been recently published by iCrackUriDevice on YouTube. The short clip shows how to setup fingerprint sensors on both devices. Apart from that, it makes it clear which system is more intuitive and easy-to-use. The video is available below, take a look.


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Saturday, April 5th, 2014. 15:40

Apple Remains U.S. Top Smartphone Manufacturer



The company from Cupertino remains U.S. top smartphone manufacturer with Samsung and LG coming in the second and the third place respectively. Moreover, Apple’s market share continues to grow, comScore reports. However, Google’s Android is still the top smartphone platform as nearly 52% of devices on market have Android on board.


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Saturday, April 5th, 2014. 15:14

Tim Cook Is Nearly the Richest Tech Company CEO in the World



Apple CEO Tim Cook has become nearly the most successful CEO of the last year. The sum he earned over 2013 is nearly $74 million. Such achievement allowed him to occupy the second spot in the richest tech CEO’s rating. As to the first and the third positions, they’re occupied by Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook with nearly $4 billion and Meg Whitman of HP with $17.6 million respectively.


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Saturday, April 5th, 2014. 14:52

12 Million People Downloaded Office for iPad - Microsoft



Just a week after the official release, iWork's main rival - Office for iPad - managed to set a new App Store record. Microsoft on Thursday announced 12 million downloads of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. What a result, huh?


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Friday, April 4th, 2014. 17:55

Apple Seeds Another OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Beta to Developers



Apple has recently released another beta-version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to developers for testing. Those who hope to see notable changes and improvements will surely be disappointed - there're no new features. The update contains primarily stability improvements and bug fixes. Nothing more.


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Friday, April 4th, 2014. 17:45

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference to Take Place in June



Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will take place in June. Apple yesterday confirmed that the big event will kick off on Monday, June 2nd. The official confirmation was found by journalists in Apple’s latest press release.


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Thursday, April 3rd, 2014. 19:26

Photos of New Glass Turkish Apple Store Appear on Internet



Apple has officially unveiled its new flagship store located in Turkey. I must admit, it has a number of similar features with Apple’s Manhattan store. I’m now talking about a large glass cube you will see on the images below.


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Thursday, April 3rd, 2014. 19:20

Apple Updates iWork for iOS and Mac



Apple on Tuesday updated its iWork for both iOS and Mac with a new read-only sharing mode, Retina graphics support, improved design and a number of other important features. The updated iWork suite apps are currently available on App Store and Mac App Store, so don’t waste your time - go and get them right now.


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Apple to Acquire Japan's Renesas SP Drivers Soon - Rumor



The company from Cupertino may soon acquire Renesas SP Drivers, a unit of Japan's Renesas Electronics that manufactures chips for smartphone displays. Such chips are designed specifically for small or mid-size screens; they’re capable of detecting a display's performance, energy efficiency and a number of other parameters. Renesas SP is currently one of the Apple’s suppliers.


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Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014. 18:31

Apple vs Samsung Trial: Round 2



Apple has once again appealed to the U.S. court in order to make Samsung pay $2 billion in damages. In case you don’t know, Apple accuses the South Korean company of infringing its patents and intentional copying of the iPhone design.


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Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014. 17:55

Apple Officially Releases Safari 7.0.3 to Users Worldwide



Apple has officially released Safari 7.0.3 to users worldwide. The release comes just about a week after the latest beta, which contained some minor enhancements. Apple says that the new version is recommended for all OS X Mavericks users as it “contains improvements to compatibility, stability, and security.”


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Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014. 17:50