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'User Studies Exercise Physiologist' is required for iWatch Team





Apple has heated the rumors about iWatch by posting a employment advertisement seeking a 'User Studies Exercise Physiologist' to design and run user studies related to cardiovascular fitness & energy expenditure.


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Written by Lizzen

Friday, February 7th, 2014. 1:22

Apple to Use LG Chem's Lithium-Ion Batteries for iWatch



No more rumors claiming that Apple’s long-anticipated iWatch will use solar power as a source of energy; as noted by several reliable insiders, the new wearable gadget will be equipped with a usual lithium-ion battery, manufactured (most likely) by LG Chem. However, there’s no information about the battery capacity of the would-be device.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Friday, February 7th, 2014. 0:49

Burberry runaway filmed with iPhone 5s [video]



Apple presents a new video called 'On the Runway With iPhone 5s'. This time Cupertino company boasts the possibilities of iPhone 5s camera by filming the Burberry's September 16th runway show held in London. Apple has already had some dealing with the fashion company. In October Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts was hired to work as Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores in Apple.

It is the second video showed by Apple to feature the possibilities of iPhone 5s camera. The Mac 30-anniversary video was also filmed with the new iPhone.

You can enjoy the Burberry runaway video right here.

   

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Written by Lizzen

Friday, February 7th, 2014. 0:26

Apple Store to be Opened in Brazil on February 15



The company from Cupertino will open a new retail store soon. This will be the first Apple Store in Brazil and the grand opening will take place on February 15th 2014 at 11 a.m. local time. According to iClarified, the store will be located in VillageMall shopping center.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Friday, February 7th, 2014. 0:05

Evad3rs released Evasi0n 1.0.5 to jailbreak iOS 7.0.5



The evad3rs have released an updated evasi0n 7.0.5 that brings the ability to jailbreak iOS 7.0.5. The iOS 7.0.5 was released earlier this week for the some iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models (the GSM + CDMA editions).

Pod2g noted the change on twitter

Hi there! evasi0n 1.0.5 with support for iOS 7.0.5 is up on http://evasi0n.com .


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Apple is PC and tablet market leader...again



A research firm Canalys has published a report which states that in Q4 2013 Apple remains the market leader of the combined PC and tablet market in shipments. Apple occupies 19.5% of the market by shipping 30.9 million Mac and iPad units. Lenovo is the market follower with 11.8% share. It has increased the result by 25.5% and jumped over HP to become second best.


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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, February 6th, 2014. 0:27

Sapphire-coated iPhone display via concrete [video]



Have a look at this fantastic demo-video! It shows that the sapphire-coated display cannot be scratched by concrete. Screen protection company Aero-Gear makes an experiment, scratching a  concrete block over iPhone display protected by sapphire cover. Assuming the video is genuine, the result is very impressive. We can expect great scratch-resistance from coming iPhone 6.

We’ll have a lot more on Apple’s sapphire aspirations in the coming days in a series of special reports.

   

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Written by Lizzen

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014. 23:44

Philips expert will work for iWatch Team



9to5Mac reports that Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips Research, an expert on sleep research, will work for Apple's iWatch team.

Before joining Apple, Raymann served as a senior scientist at Philips Research working as a lead on various sleep related research projects. He founded the Philips Sleep Experience Laboratory, a non-clinical sleep research facility, and also lead projects researching various aspects of sleep and activity monitoring through the Philips’ Consumer Lifestyle Sleep Research Program and the company’s Brain, Body, and Behavior group. Raymann’s research covers many projects related to monitoring and modulating sleep patterns through non-medical means.


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Written by Lizzen

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014. 23:24

Two More Evasi0n7 Exploits Successfully Patched in iOS 7.1 Beta 5



Looks like Apple has found a way to prevent people from jailbreaking their iOS devices. According to iH8sn0w, iOS 7.1 beta 5, released on Tuesday, patches two exploits used to jailbreak Apple’s smartphones and tablets. Keep in mind that the fourth beta patched another vulnerability used by evasi0n7. It appears that beginning from iOS 7.1, it would be impossible to hack your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. And that is definitely not good.


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Apple Reportedly Restarting iPhone 4 Production for India and Other Developing Markets



According to the recent report from The Economic Times, Apple has resumed the production of its discontinued iPhone 4. The company from Cupertino plans to sell these handsets in the developing markets i.e. in India, Indonesia, Brazil and probably some other countries.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014. 15:15

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 Beta 5 to Developers



Apple on Tuesday released iOS 7.1 beta 5 to registered developers for testing. The release comes just two weeks after the fourth beta, which contained a couple of minor improvements and tweaks.


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Wednesday, February 5th, 2014. 14:09

Setting up Sound Blaster Evo Zx



We have already written about supercharged headset Sound Blaster Evo Zx. One of the most visible difference between Evo Zx and other headphones is extraordinary sound quality thanks to many hi-tech technologies. In particular Evo Zx has an internal sound processor SB-Axx1. Today we will take a close look at this processor's power and possible setting.

For iOS operating system Creative made a special app called Sound Blaster Central. When you first connect Evo Zx to an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, the intelligent headset analyzes if Sound Blaster application is installed. If no special app is found you'll get a message advising you to install the software from the Apple App Store.


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iPhone 6 to Feature Brand New 10MP Camera - Rumor



Following today’s rumor claiming that the would-be iPhone 6 will get an 8 megapixel camera, another report from Chinese website IT168 indicates that Apple’s next generation handset will be equipped with at least 10MP sensor with an aperture of f/1.8 and and new lenses.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014. 22:52

iWatch first year sales can become a record



According to Katy Huberty, Morgan Stanley analyst, Apple will reach $17.5 billion iWatch sales over the first year of release, showing a better performance than iPad with $12 billion in the launch year. Such optimistic forecast bases on the belief that iWatch will become an additional accessory for any iOS user rather than positioning itself as a completely new product.


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Written by Lizzen

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014. 21:51

Tim Cook to visit Turkish president



Apple CEO Tim Cook is visiting Turkey on his mini world tour. The meeting with Turkish President Abdullah Gümeet will be held on Tuesday, February 4. The information was published on president's official website.

Naturally, the topics to be discussed are kept secret, although there are some speculations. It is believed that the main issue will be Turkey's "FATIH Project", which implies replacement of traditional teaching tools with innovative equipment like Apple's iPad.


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Written by Lizzen

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014. 18:45