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Apple Begins Training Retail Employees Ahead of Apple Watch Launch





According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple has begun training its retail employees in the USA and the U.K. ahead of the launch of the long-awaited Apple Watch. The stores staff has reportedly begun getting acquainted with the new wearable device, its specs and features. Retail employees should be aware of every particular detail of the smartwatch in order to be able to sell it and help those customers who encounter problems connected with the gadget.


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Saturday, February 7th, 2015. 19:10

iOS 8.2 to Be Released in March, Ahead of Apple Watch Release



According to what reliable sources write, iOS 8.2, which can boast of the support of the long-awaited Apple Watch, will be officially released to users worldwide ahead of the release of the smartwatch. In case you don’t know, earlier it was reported that the next version of Apple’s mobile operating system will become available alongside the release of the wearable device.


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Thursday, February 5th, 2015. 0:13

Apple Releases Fifth iOS 8.2 Beta to Developers for Testing



Apple on Monday seeded the fifth beta of iOS 8.2 to developers for testing. The release took place about three weeks after the release of the fourth beta and nearly three months after the release of the very first testing version of iOS 8.2. This beta also includes WatchKit SDK, which allows to create apps and notifications for the long-anticipated Apple Watch and Xcode 6.2 beta 5.


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Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015. 21:03

Apple to Equip Its Retail Stores with Safes to Store Gold Apple Watch Units



Apple has recently begun equipping its retail stores with safes to store gold Apple Watch models, reliable insiders write. The reason for such a step is quite obvious: gold smartwaches are pretty expensive, moreover, because of the material they’re made of, they can be considered as jewelleries. According to the most recent rumors, the gold Apple Watch may get the price of about $4.999-9.999. The difference between the luxurious “Edition” device and the entry-level aluminum model is truly enormous as the latter one will reportedly cost $349.


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Monday, February 2nd, 2015. 22:26

Apple Asks Selected Developers to Finish Apple Watch Apps By Mid-February



Although the long-anticipated Apple Watch is expected to hit the store shelves no sooner than in April, Apple has already asked several developers to finish their apps by mid-February. For example, one of the biggest Apple Pay partners has been recently notified that he should finish its Apple Watch-compatible application by February, 12th.


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Saturday, January 31st, 2015. 19:10

Apple Watch to Hit Store Shelves in April - Tim Cook



Earlier this year, a rumor appeared on the Internet, which suggested that the guys from Cupertino are planning to release the long-anticipated Apple Watch in March. Well, as it turns out, the launch date has been altered. According to what Tim Cook has recently said, the smartwatch may hit the store shelves as soon as in April as the development of the wearable gadget hasn’t yet been finished.


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Wednesday, January 28th, 2015. 22:30

Apple Watch to Hit Stores in March, 12-inch MacBook Air Early in 2015



Several new rumors, which deal with Apple's long-anticipated smartwatch and the 12-inch MacBook Air have recently appeared on the Internet. According to the latest report released by a well-known and usually reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo, the Apple Watch will indeed hit the store shelves in March. Moreover, he is sure Apple will ship 2.8 million Apple Watch units in the first quarter of the availability of the smartwatch. Apart from that, the expert believes that the launch of the larger MacBook Air will also take place early this year - in the first quarter.


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Monday, January 26th, 2015. 1:38

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, that's why I've made up a list of the most interesting posts of the last seven days. This week was full of events worth your attention, so make sure you check out all of them.


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Monday, January 26th, 2015. 1:01

Martin Hajek Creates New iPad Pro Concept [Images]



As you probably know, apart from releasing the Apple Watch and the 12-inch MacBook Air sometime this year, the guys from Cupertino are expected to launch the new version of its iPad. This version will feature an enormous 12-inch display (yes, just like the next-gen MacBook), thin aluminum body, Touch ID fingerprint sensor and a bunch of other useful features. People familiar with the matter claim the tablet will be targeted at the enterprise users and called the iPad Pro. Keeping these things in mind, a well-known designer Martin Hajek has recently created a new iPad Pro concept.


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Monday, January 26th, 2015. 0:46

Apple Wants Apple Watch to Work 19 Hours in Active/Passive Mode



As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino are expected to release their long-anticipated Apple Watch as soon as in March. While we know that the smartwatch will be equipped with Apple S1 processor, a number of sensors capable of tracking user’s physical activity and a bunch of other useful features, we have no idea of the battery capacity of the wearable device.


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Saturday, January 24th, 2015. 0:52

iOS 8 Adoption Rate Reaches 69% in Mid-January - Apple



According to the latest data that can be found on Apple's support page for developers, iOS 8 adoption rate has once again improved. Although this improvement is not as substantial as the previous one, it shows that more and more people switch to the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system. Some of them purchase smartphones and tablets with iOS 8 pre-installed, but most of the users simply upgrade to a newer version of iOS.


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Wednesday, January 21st, 2015. 19:16

Apple to Announce Record-Breaking iPhone and Mac Sales in Holiday Quarter - Analysts



According to what the analysts predict, Apple's iPhone and Mac sales in the holiday quarter have set a new record in the history of the company. As noted by Katy Huberty of Morgan Stanley, over the holiday period, the guys from Cupertino have sold nearly 69 million iPhone units and about 5.8 million Mac units.

In case you don't remember, in the Q1 2014, Apple managed to sell as many as 51 million iPhones. If to speak about Mac sales, they are expected to beat the current record of 5.5 million Apple's computers sold in Q4 2014.


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Tuesday, January 20th, 2015. 23:01

Apple Released 'Apple Watch' in 1995? [Video]



You probably think that the upcoming Apple Watch will become the first wearable device the guys from Cupertino have ever created. And what if I tell you that you are wrong?

As it turns out, back in 1995, two years before Steve Jobs came back to his company, Apple released a beautiful wrist-worn watch made of anodized aluminum with incredible design, colorful logo, scratch-resistant glass and "Mac OS" inscription on the band. Of course, it was just a watch; it couldn't boast of Bluetooth or Wi-Fi (it was 1995). However, the "Apple Watch" was very good-looking.


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Monday, January 19th, 2015. 20:46

Young Designer Creates iOS 9 Concept [Video]



As you probably know, Apple is currently working on several iOS versions, namely, iOS 8.1.3, iOS 8.2, iOS 8.3 and iOS 9. While the first three versions are very unlikely to feature something really worth your attention (apart from the support of Apple Watch, of course), the latter one is expected to bring a wide number of new features to Apple’s iPhones and iPads. Its release may take place in September alongside the release of the new iPhone or iPhones.


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Sunday, January 18th, 2015. 23:04

18% of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Users Would 'Definitely' Buy Apple Watch



According to the latest survey conducted by a finance company Credit Suisse, 18% of the current iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners would "definitely" purchase the long-anticipated Apple Watch, which is expected to hit the store shelves this March. 11% of the questioned said they would "probably" buy the upcoming wearable device and another 18% informed they would "definitely not" purchase the smartwatch. What is interesting is that 27% of users either say they would "maybe" spend their money on the gadget, or "probably not".


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Wednesday, January 14th, 2015. 21:41