Like every Sunday, I’ve come up with a list of the most interesting posts of the past week. Well, you know that. I hope that you got used to reading such roundups.
ArsTechnica has developed a chart that shows us the influence iOS 7.1 has on the battery life of your device.
During this Wi-Fi browsing test the battery life of different devices on iOS 7.1 was compared with the one working on iOS 7.0.6. The finding showed that most of the scores differed within a few percent so can be accounted for by an error.
Ahead of iPhone 6 release that is expected to take place either in July or in September, TechRadar has come up with its own smartphone concept. To be honest, it looks pretty much the same as other concepts. Except for one thing - there’s no physical home button. Instead, the creators of the video suggest that Apple will use a next-generation Touch ID sensor. Take a look at the video and you’ll understand what I mean.
A usually reliable insider named Sonny Dickson has recently revealed some specs for the upcoming iPhone 6. I really don’t know if we can trust these facts and figures, so it’s better to take them with a pinch of salt.
As you probably remember, I once wrote that Microsoft will release its Office for iOS in the first half of 2014. According to some trusted sources, the new Office for both iPhone and iPad is now ready and fully functional. Now it’s up to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to decide whether to release the new product or not.
Good news for all those who want to buy an iPad Air, but lack enough money for a brand new tablet: Apple has started selling refurbished iPad Air through its online store. And the prices are more than affordable. For instance, Wi-Fi model with 16GB of memory on board costs only $419.
Apple has reportedly faced some serious difficulties that prevent the company from the development of its long-anticipated 12.9-inch tablet called iPad Pro. That is why Apple has put this project on hold,
Apple on Thursday seeded the second OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 beta to registered developers for testing. The release comes just a week after the company from Cupertino unveiled the first OS X 10.9.3 beta. This version included a number of important bug fixes as well as improved 4K display compatibility for Macs.
A new MacBook case was presented by Twelve South company. The new case called Rutledge BookBook Case is the first one unveiled by the company over the last 3 years.
According to Toyota announcement on its U.K. blog, the company will be installing CarPlay on the coming vehicles starting in 2015. However, the information was soon deleted.
The initial article was called "Apple CarPlay: Coming soon to a Toyota near you". It said "Come 2015, you’ll be able to get the iPhone experience you love in your Toyota with Apple CarPlay."
According to the latest reports, Apple is currently testing iOS 8 and such new apps as Healthbook, Preview and TextEdit. The screenshots showing the appropriate app icons leaked online earlier today. As to the first app, it is believed to be a fitness tracker; Preview and TextEdit are the Mac’s applications with iCloud support and slightly limited functionality (if to compare with their desktop versions).
The company from Cupertino has received final approval for its new flagship Apple Store in San Francisco. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the Planning Commission on Wednesday officially allowed Apple to begin the construction of the new store, which will be located on Union Square.
Although it is not recommended to upgrade to the latest iOS version if you have a jailbroken device, iOS 7.1 adoption rate in North America reached as many as 12% in just 45 hours after the official release, Chitika reports. Such results are based on online ad impressions from iOS-devices gathered between March 9th and March 12th, 2014.
The latest estimates prove that iTunes Radio has become the third most popular streaming music service in the United States. Incredible result, especially if to keep in mind that Apple’s service is just 6 months old. As stated in the Edison Research report (via
Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6 may look very similar to the current iPhone 5C. This is what is written in the latest report by Mac Otakara. Apart from that, the report cites some sources, which claim that in terms of design the new handset will slightly resemble iPod nano.