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LG to Produce Displays for iWatch - Rumor





New rumors that deal with Apple’s long-anticipated iWatch surfaced on the Internet. This time the South Korean sources claim that LG will produce displays for the wearable gadget. Contrary to the information that appeared earlier, the company from Cupertino is working on one iWatch model, not on two.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014. 2:03

Apple Sold 55.3 Million iPhones Last Quarter - Analysts



According to Fortune’s recent report, Apple sold as many as 55.3 million iPhone units during the Q4 of 2013. It should be noted, however, that these are only the estimates made by a group of professional and amateur financial experts, not the actual results.

As usual, the predictions made by professionals and young analysts differ.


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Tuesday, January 21st, 2014. 1:54

Top 10 Stories of the Week



Looks like it’s Sunday again and that means I have to make a short review of the most interesting events of these days for people who don’t have enough time to read each post we publish during the week.


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SleekSleep Lets You Sleep or Wake Your iPhone Using Proximity Sensor



There’s a new interesting tweak in Cydia called SleekSleep that lets you use the proximity sensor on your iPhone as a Sleep button. This means you can sleep or wake your device using a simple motion in front of it. A good way to impress your friends, I guess.


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Sunday, January 19th, 2014. 16:46

Apple Opens New Flagship Store in Brisbane, Australia



Apple opened a new store in Brisbane, Australia on Friday. This store was announced in 2011, however, due to problems with contractors, it began working only this weekend.


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Sunday, January 19th, 2014. 16:36

Download iOS 7.1 Beta 3 [Links]



Developers can download iOS 7.1 Beta 3 here. Everybody else can download using the links below.

You can update to iOS 7 without a registered iPhone UDID. Tutorial is here.

Download links for iOS 7.1 Beta 3:

   

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iPad Pro to Come This Fall - Rumors



Apple will Launch it’s widely-rumored tablet with an enormous 12.9-inch display no sooner than in the third quarter of 2014, reports Digitimes. Apart from this device, we’re likely to see an updated 7.9-inch iPad mini and a full-size 9.7-inch iPad.


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Saturday, January 18th, 2014. 18:07

"Blue Screen of Death" on MacBook Pro?



According to numerous reports that can be found on the Apple Support Forums, many 2011 MacBook Pro users suffer from Discrete AMD GPUs failures. Apart from this hardware issue, many owners claim their laptops sometimes reboot to a blue or gray screen, which somehow resembles the famous “Blue Screen of Death” found on computers running Windows. As a result, they need to reinstall the operating system or, more often, boot into safe mode.


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Saturday, January 18th, 2014. 17:59

Tim Cook Says 'Great Things' are Coming When Asked about iPhone 6



Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday visited one of the China Mobile stores for the launch of iPhone 5s on this carrier. Apart from announcing the iPhone availability on contract with China Mobile, Cook autographed a couple of smartphones for lucky customers.


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Saturday, January 18th, 2014. 17:52

BioUnlock - Tweak that Will Let You Unlock Your Mac Using Touch ID on iPhone 5s



Eric Castor, a developer who created such famous Cydia tweaks as Lyric Flow and Mewseek, has announced an upcoming tweak BioUnlock. You can take a look at how it works below.


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Friday, January 17th, 2014. 20:59

Apple Releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Beta 2 to Developers



The company from Cupertino has released the second beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 to developers. The first beta with build number 13C32 came out about a month ago and included a number of improvements. The most important one was FaceTime Audio.


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Friday, January 17th, 2014. 20:48

42% of Smartphone Users in the USA Own iPhone



According to a research firm NDP, more than 40% of all smartphone users in the USA own an iPhone. This is a significant improvement from Q4 2012 figure, which was 35%. Samsung’s Android devices become more and more popular, so the South Korean manufacturer comes on its usual second place. As to the other companies, namely, Motorola, LG, HTC and Blackberry, their share on the market continues to drop.


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Friday, January 17th, 2014. 20:28

Apptray: New Tool to Customize Notification Center on iOS 7



Notification Center is a very useful element of Apple’s iOS 7. It is pretty functional, however, there’s a number of things you might want to add to quick launch in order to have access to them directly from the home screen.


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Friday, January 17th, 2014. 2:14

Thieves Steal Apple Products From Moving Truck



A group of thieves in Germany in a rather strange way attempted to rob a truck full of iPhones, iPads, iPods and other products. Why strange? Well, the truck was moving at the moment of robbery.


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Friday, January 17th, 2014. 2:02

Another iPhone 6 Concept - Video



Alex Casabò, an industrial designer, has recently created a beautiful and incredibly realistic concept of the next-generation iPhone. It looks pretty much the same as the current iPhone 5s; at the same time, it can boast of larger and better screen and a number of minor improvements.


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Friday, January 17th, 2014. 1:37