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Retina iPad mini Launch Delayed Because of Faulty LCD's





According to Asian sources, Apple’s second-gen iPad mini has a faulty screen. LCD panels manufactured by Sharp have some burn-in issues and this is probably one of the main reasons for a delayed launch date.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Saturday, November 9th, 2013. 3:23

Apple Stores Around the World to Close Earlier Next Weekend



A large number of Apple’s Retail Stores around the world will be closed a few hours earlier next weekend - on November 17th and November 18th.


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Thursday, November 7th, 2013. 21:31

Apple to Certify Two New iPhone and iPad Suppliers Soon



The company from Cupertino will certify two new Asian factories to help in manufacture of the iPhone 5c and iPad mini soon. The reason for such a decision is growing demand for the devices. Current Apple’s suppliers - Foxconn and Pegatron - can’t cope with the production load.


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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013. 22:51

Apple Releases iTunes 11.1.3 with Equalizer and Performance Improvements



Apple released iTunes 11.1.3 on Tuesday. The new version features a number of improvements connected with equalizer and the application performance. Well, take a look at everything yourself:


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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013. 22:43

Apple Publishes Report on Government Information Requests



Apple on Wednesday published a Report on Government Information Requests. This document shows the statistic on law enforcement requests the company from Cupertino has received over the period from January to the end of June.


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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013. 22:34

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Foxconn Testing a New Large-Screen iPad - Rumor



According to Chinese sources, Foxconn is now testing a brand new iPad with an enormous screen. Whether this information is legitimate or not is still unclear, however, insiders claim that such a device may be actually unveiled next year. Well, if to speak about me, I don’t think Apple will release the larger iPad soon. But who knows, anything may happen.


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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013. 22:21

iPad Activations on AT&T Increased More than 200% Compared with Last Year’s iPad Launch



AT&T has released an official statement, which shows that during the opening weekend the number of iPad Air activations increased more than 200% compared with 2012 iPad launch.


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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. 23:55

Apple to Open Manufacturing Facility in Mesa, Arizona



Apple will build a special sapphire manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona in order to produce components for its iPhones, iPads and possibly Macs and MacBooks. Such information was shared by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Monday.


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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. 23:48

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iPad Air is Cheaper to Build than iPad 3



Apple’s new iPad Air is about 13% or $42 cheaper to build than the last-year iPad - the 16GB Wi-Fi-only model cost is $274. Although some components, namely, the 9.7-inch Retina display, are a bit more expensive than earlier, in general the device now costs less.


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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. 23:36

Apple's Awarded with Patent for User Tracking System



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded Apple with a patent for a "System and method of determining location of wireless communication devices/persons for controlling/adjusting operation of devices based on the location". That means guys from Cupertino may soon start working on a kind of home automation technology that will help to control various devices using a person’s location.


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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. 23:26

Updates for OS X Mavericks are Just Around the Corner



Apple is expected to roll out the update for OS X Mavericks soon. This update will include some bug fixes for the Mail, iBooks, Safari, and the Remote Desktop Client apps. All of these minor updates are being tested by Apple’s employees.


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Monday, November 4th, 2013. 23:24

iOS Engineering Vice President, Henri Lamiraux, Retired from Apple



Apple’s top iOS Engineering Vice President - Henri Lamiraux - retired from Apple a couple of weeks ago. This happened just after the iOS 7.0.3 release. According to Lamiraux’s words, he planned to leave the company a “little while ago”. As we can see, Apple’s former top iOS engineer successfully accomplished the task he'd set.


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Monday, November 4th, 2013. 23:17

Most People Upgrade to iPad Air from iPad 2 - Survey



According to the poll conducted by analyst Brian White of Cantor Fitzgerald, 73% out of 106 early iPad Air buyers he interviewed at Apple Stores in New York City, were upgrading from older tablet models. Only 27% were new to Apple’s iPad.


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Monday, November 4th, 2013. 23:11

Those Who Purchase iPad Air on T-Mobile will Get 200MB of Free Data Each Month



John Legere, T-Mobile CEO, has recently confirmed that his company offers 200MB of free data for all those who purchase the iPad Air on T-Mobile network. He has also noted that such an offer is available for all customers with no restrictions or additional conditions attached.


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Sunday, November 3rd, 2013. 19:52

75% of Early iPad Air Purchasers are People Who Already Own an iPad



According to PiperJaffray latest survey, 75% of the US early iPad Air purchasers already own an iPad. Only 58% of the last year’s iPad mini purchasers owned an iPad. What is the reason for such different figures?


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Sunday, November 3rd, 2013. 19:37

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