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Apple Releases New iPhone 7 Ads [Video]





Apple has released two new iPhone 7 commercials highlighting the camera added to the smartphone capable of taking high-quality shots even in low-light conditions and its water resistance that can be useful in a number of different situations.

Two short ads are called ‘Midnight' and 'Morning Ride'. Both are available on Apple’s official YouTube channel and below.


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Monday, September 19th, 2016. 20:09

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and have a look at the articles worth your attention right now.


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Sunday, September 18th, 2016. 20:09

Watch These Early iPhone 7 Durability Test Videos



Both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are now available for purchase, so YouTube is becoming full videos comparing the durability of the new model with the durability of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s released in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Below you can watch several drop, bend, and water resistance tests shot by different users.


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Sunday, September 18th, 2016. 19:41

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Here’s How to Force Restart iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus [Video]



Apple has changed the buttons that are used to force restart the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. On older devices, to perform a force restart it was required to press and hold the Sleep/Wake button together with the Home button. This combination doesn’t work on the newest iPhones because the Home button is no longer a physical one.

To force reboot the iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, one has to press and hold the Sleep/Wake button along with the Volume Down button. There’s no need to test this yourself if your device works properly, just keep in mind the combination has been changed.

Below you can take a look at the short video shot by iClarified demonstrating the new method of force restart.

Apple announced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at a media event on September 7th. The pre-orders for both handsets went live on September 9th and the official release of the updated devices took place on September 16th.




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Sunday, September 18th, 2016. 19:20

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Home Button on iPhone 7 Requires Skin Contact to Work



As it turns out, the Home button on the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus requires skin contact to work. What this means is that if you cover the Touch ID sensor embedded to the button with any material and try to unlock the phone or use the button for any other purpose - it won’t work. While at first this doesn’t appear to be a big problem, it actually is.


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Saturday, September 17th, 2016. 11:15

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iFixit Post Apple Watch Series 2 Teardown



Aside from letting us know about the internals of the iPhone 7 Plus, the iFixit team has also performed a teardown of the Apple Watch Series 2 that went on sale in a number of countries together with new iPhones.

As noted by the experts, the smartwatch is much better protected from water. Furthermore, it has a new OLED display with integrated Force Touch, updated GPS, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, and Bluetooth 4.0 hardware. There’s also a new S2 chip, better 273 mAh battery as well as some other improved components. The size of the wearable device is the same as the one the original Apple Watch has.

The smartwatch is packed with small parts, so disassembling it is quite a tough task. Similar to the first-generation Apple Watch, the 2016 model is rather difficult to repair, so its repairability score is 6 out 10.

Below you can take a look at the video and several photos of the teardown posted by iFixit.


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Saturday, September 17th, 2016. 9:55

Apple to Remove Headphone Jack from Macs Soon?



Looks like Apple plans to ditch the headphone jack across all devices its produces. MacBook users have recently begun receiving emails from the company with something like a questionnaire asking about various MacBook Pro features. One particular question of the survey is of the greatest interest for us. Here it is: "Do you ever use the headphone port on your MacBook Pro with Retina display?"


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Thursday, September 15th, 2016. 21:49

iOS 10 Was Jailbroken Again by Luca Todesco [Video]



A well-known hacker Luca Todesco has once again demonstrated iOS 10 jailbreak. This time on his iPad and with working MobileSubstrate. The disclaimer is that the jailbreak called presumably YaluX is compatible only with 64-bit devices. This means that it won’t work on the iPhone 5 and older devices. This is not the first video demonstrating the jailbreak of iOS 10, however, this is the first clip showing it on the publicly released version of the operating system.


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Thursday, September 15th, 2016. 20:35

Apple Releases New iPhone 7 Ad [Video]



Ahead of the official release of the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Apple has released a new short commercial devoted to both handsets. The video highlights improved cameras, water resistance, better battery life, dual speakers, and glossy black design of new iPhones. The ad is available either below or on Apple’s official YouTube channel, so you can watch it right now.

New cameras. Water-resistant. Stereo speakers. Longer battery life. This is 7.

Apple announced new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus last Wednesday. The pre-orders went live on September 9th.

What do you think about the latest iPhone commercial? Let me know in the comments section below this post.




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Wednesday, September 14th, 2016. 22:41

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Apple Releases iOS 10, But Don’t Update Right Now



As promised, Apple on Tuesday released iOS 10 to users worldwide. The latest major update contains a number of noticeable design changes, new features, and security enhancements for compatible iPhones and iPads.

Below you can take a look at the main fields of improvements found in iOS 10.


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Wednesday, September 14th, 2016. 10:06

Take a Look at First iPhone 7 Unboxing Photos



Several new unboxing photos of the Jet Black iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have been recently spotted online. Aside from giving us a closer look at the handsets, they reveal that Jet Black devices come in black retail boxes. The photos, which are available below, have been shared by a user nicknamed shuo0521 on Feng and seem to show genuine phones.


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Tuesday, September 13th, 2016. 23:15

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iPhone to Get New Full-Screen Face with Virtual Home Button in 2017?



According to the latest report from the New York Times, Apple will add a brand new full-screen face with a virtual Home button to the iPhone lineup in 2017. The rumor comes from two Apple employees aware of product update plans who asked not to be identified. Apple refused to comment on the issue.


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Tuesday, September 13th, 2016. 21:24

Tech Certification Data Confirms Major iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Specs



Several iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus specs have been confirmed earlier today by a Chinese website called TENAA. In particular, now we know the exact amount of RAM, battery capacity, and screen resolutions of both handsets.


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Tuesday, September 13th, 2016. 20:19

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Check Out These Early Photos Taken with iPhone 7 Plus



As you know, both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus feature improved cameras that should take incredible shots under any conditions. Below you can take a look at several images shot by Sports Illustrated photographer David E. Klutho showing how the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus performs in the daylight. The photos were taken last Sunday, several days before the release of the smartphone. They give some highlights from the Titans-Vikings game and point to the quality of new dual sensor included in the device.


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Monday, September 12th, 2016. 22:12

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Microsoft Criticizes Apple in New Surface Pro 4 Commercial



Microsoft has recently released a new Surface Pro 4 commercial highlighting main features of the device. Along with that, the tech giant has criticised Apple for not adding a touch screen to the MacBook. Below you can a look at the latest ad as well as read the description posted to YouTube by Microsoft.

With a pen that lets you write on the screen, a detachable keyboard, and tunes like this, Surface Pro 4 is the easy choice.

Apple is expected to release an update to its Mac lineup later this year. In particular, the analysts believe that we will see a new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and, most importantly, the Mac Pro that did not have any updates since 2013. Stay tuned for more rumors.

 




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Written by Andrey

Monday, September 12th, 2016. 21:51