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iPhone 8 May Be Launched in September, But in Limited Quantities





According to the latest report from Barclays analysts, the iPhone 8 may be launched in September alongside two other models, but in very limited quantities. Apple will be able to catch up with the demand and improve the stock availability only in the fourth quarter of 2017.


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Friday, March 24th, 2017. 19:41

Child Saves His Mother’s Life Using Touch ID and Siri



A 4-year-old boy was able to call emergency services using his mother’s iPhone after the woman lost consciousness. Touch ID and Siri helped the child to call for help and save his mother’s life.


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Friday, March 24th, 2017. 19:12

New iPad is Thicker and Heavier Than iPad Air 2



As noted by 9to5Mac reporters, the new 9.7-inch iPad announced earlier this week, is heavier and thicker than the iPad Air 2. On top of that, the tablet lacks the anti-reflective coating its predecessor had.


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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. 14:24

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Apple Reacts to Hackers’ Threat, Says There Were No Breaches



Yesterday, a group of hackers demanded that Apple should pay them $75,000. They claimed they had access to more than 600 million icloud.com, me.com, and mac.com accounts and promised to delete these accounts unless the company pays them until April 7. Today, Apple commented on the issue, saying there were no Apple ID or iCloud breaches. Apple also suggested that the hackers may have obtained the account details leaked by third-party services.


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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. 13:08

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iPhone 6s Named Most Popular Smartphone of 2016



According to the latest report from a research firm IHS Markit, the iPhone 6s was the most popular smartphone in 2016. In terms of global shipments, the handset outpaced the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and the iPhone 6s Plus. What’s even more interesting, the 2015 flagship was way more popular than the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy J3, and other Samsung devices. Additional details can be seen below.


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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. 12:23

Apple Discontinues iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2



Yesterday, Apple released the 9.7-inch iPad. At the same time, the company discontinued the 9.7-inch iPad Air 2 and the 7.9-inch iPad mini 2. As of yesterday, nobody can purchase each of these two directly from Apple. The fourth-generation iPad mini is now available only with 128GB of storage at the price of $399.


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Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017. 15:05

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Check Out First (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 Plus Unboxing Video



A well-known YouTuber Marques Brownlee has shared an unboxing video featuring the new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 Plus. The device was announced yesterday and is expected to go on sale on March 24, so it is unknown where and how Brownlee got his phone. Anyway, below you can find some highlights from the unboxing video.


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Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017. 11:15

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Apple Releases (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Updates iPhone SE



Along with the new 9.7-inch iPad with the A9 processor, brighter Retina display, and lower price tag, Apple has today announced the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The company has also doubled the storage capacity of the 4-inch iPhone SE. As of today, the device has 32GB and 128GB of storage on top of 16GB and 64GB of storage it had previously. One can purchase the updated smartphone for $399.


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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017. 17:22

Apple Unveils New 9.7-inch iPad [Images]



Apple has just announced a new 9.7-inch iPad called simply iPad. The device replaces the older iPad Air lineup that will no longer be updated. The new iPad has a price tag of $329 for the entry-level Wi-Fi only model and is a cheaper model for those who want to try using Apple tablets and save some money.


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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017. 16:37

iPhone 8 to Be Similar to iPhone 2G – Report



According to the latest report from the Korean news website ETNews, the iPhone 8 will get a design reminiscent of the first-generation iPhone. The back panel will be rounded and made of glass, industry sources claim.


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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017. 14:50

Apple Seeds Eighth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to Developers and Public Testers



Apple has seeded the eighth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The update brings bug fixes, security, and stability enhancements for compatible Mac computers.


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Monday, March 20th, 2017. 20:38

iPhone Kills Man Who Was Charging It While Being in Bath



A 32-year-old man from London died because of the iPhone that he was charging while taking a bath. The phone was plugged in and the part of charging cable fell into the water. The man was electrocuted and paramedics were unable to save his life. The incident took place in December, 2016.


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Monday, March 20th, 2017. 19:58

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.

Most of the articles this week deal with the new iPad models that are expected to be unveiled either next week or in April. There are also several posts that deal with iOS 10.3, the $1899 iPhone 7 Plus Retro Edition as well as with the untethered jailbreak of iOS 10.3 that may become public within next few weeks.


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Sunday, March 19th, 2017. 17:55

Developer Teases Untethered iOS 10.3 Jailbreak



A developer nicknamed 0xnever has announced on Twitter that he will soon release an untethered jailbreak of iOS 10.3, which is currently being tested by developers and public testers. According to the hacker, his tool will turn the semi-tethered Yalu jailbreak into a fully untethered with just one tap. Looks like there are many vulnerabilities in the latest iOS version that can be used to hack it.


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Sunday, March 19th, 2017. 0:00

Apple to Build Additional R&D Centers in China



Apple is planning to build two additional R&D centers in China in 2017. Earlier it was announced that two similar centers will open in Beijing and Shenzhen, but the company decided that it needs two more facilities for its major market. They will be located in Shanghai and Suzhou. Apple will spend over $500 million on the Chinese research and development centers.


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Saturday, March 18th, 2017. 17:12

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