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Another iPhone User Killed by Counterfeit Charger





Another iPhone user has been found dead these days. This time it’s a 28-year-old man from Thailand who reportedly was electrocuted by his iPhone 4S. As noted by local sources, the man was lying on the phone while charging it. And again, the charger was manufactured by an unknown third-party firm.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Friday, November 29th, 2013. 2:37

“Jobs” Movie Now Available on iTunes



A Joshua Michael Stern film called “Jobs”, starring Ashton Kutcher as Jobs and Josh Gad as Wozniak, has recently become available on iTunes. Those who want to watch the Steve Jobs biography can now do this without visiting the local cinema. How much does it cost to watch the film? As noted by MacRumors,


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Wednesday, November 27th, 2013. 21:43

iPhone 5s In Stock Again - Piper Jaffray



Apple suppliers have finally produced enough iPhone 5s units to catch up with the demand, latest survey claims. Well, almost - currently about 90% of the flagship models are available for purchase at the company’s retail stores. And it’s a very substantial increase, I must admit. iPhone 5s supply grew from 31% on November 11th to what we have now.


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Wednesday, November 27th, 2013. 21:34

Apple Updated App Store Search Algorithms



If you have difficulties in typing on iPhone (just like me), then the piece of news I’m going to share with you will surely be useful. According to what has been posted on AppleInsider, Apple has recently updated App Store’s search algorithms for better recognition of misspelled words. So if you’re searching for "hotwls" instead of "hotels" - now you’ll find what you need.


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Wednesday, November 27th, 2013. 21:25

Nokia Releases Lumia 2520 Ad - Video



Nokia has released a new ad for its most recent tablet running Windows 8 - Lumia 2520. To be honest, the gadget looks pretty much the same as Windows Surface, but, unlike the Microsoft’s creation, features a separate physical keyboard equipped with a powerful battery that lets the tablet work for as many as 16 hours on a single charge. Impressive, don’t you think so?


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Wednesday, November 27th, 2013. 0:03

Another Touch ID Patent Granted to Apple



Another patent that deals with Touch ID was granted to the company from Cupertino. It explains how gestures could be identified by the fingerprint sensor and used for navigation through various apps and menus.


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Tuesday, November 26th, 2013. 23:47

Quanta Computer to Produce Larger-Sized iPad?



According to the latest Digitimes report, Apple has signed a deal with Quanta Computer to produce larger-sized iPad. The Taiwanese-based company is said to start the production of the 12.9-inch iPad in the second half of 2014. There’re also rumors that deal with iWatch, however, I don’t know whether we can trust these rumors or not.


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Tuesday, November 26th, 2013. 23:36

Touch ID Patent Applications Published by Patently Apple



A pair of Apple’s patent applications that deal with Touch ID have been spotted on Patently Apple. These applications explain how the new iPhone 5s fingerprint sensor works and where the fingerprints are stored. At last we have some information from the trusted source.


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Monday, November 25th, 2013. 23:54

Apple Purchased Israeli Firm PrimeSense for $360



Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet on Sunday confirmed that the company from Cupertino has purchased an Israeli firm called PrimeSense. This sum of acquisition is $360 million and this is probably the only thing we know for sure.


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Monday, November 25th, 2013. 23:39

Regional Carriers Start Offering iPad mini Cellular Models in the USA



American regional carriers are starting to offer cellular iPad mini with Retina display. Models with 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB are now available on several networks across the USA.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 20:36

Apple Looking for Reuse (Trade-In) Worldwide Program Manager



According to the latest job listings posted on Apple’s official website, the company from Cupertino is currently looking for a Reuse (Trade-In) Worldwide Program Manager. This person will be responsible for managing “all current world wide programs, developing and implementing programs in emerging markets”.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 20:29

Product (RED) Mac Pro Sold for Nearly $1 Million



Product (RED) Mac Pro, designed by Jony Ive and Marc Newson, was sold on Saturday for $977,000. The device, which was at first expected to be purchased for about $40,000-60,000, surprisingly became the most expensive personal computer ever created. The charity Sotheby's auction aimed at raising money for The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 20:22

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Apple Wins Another Court Case Against Samsung



Samsung will pay Apple for copying some of the iPhone key features and design elements. For those who don’t remember - last year the South Korean company was found guilty of violating several Apple patents. The sum Samsung was ordered to pay Apple last year was $1.05 billion.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 2:23

Apple Announces Unlocked iPhone 5s Availability in 1-2 Weeks



Apple on Friday started offering unlocked, SIM-free iPhone 5s units with shipping estimates of 1-2 weeks. For you to compare - those who decide to purchase the device on contract have to wait for about 3-5 weeks. As to the prices, they’re just the same for both SIM-free and locked smartphones. The iPhone 5s with 16GB of memory on board is available for $649; for the model with 32GB and 64GB of memory one will have to pay extra $100 or $200 respectively.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 2:11

Foxconn to Build Manufacturing Facility in the USA



Apple’s main supplier - Foxconn - is currently thinking on building a new manufacturing facility in the United States. The new plant, according to the latest rumors, will be built in Pennsylvania very soon.


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Saturday, November 23rd, 2013. 1:53

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