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WWDC to Take Place June 5-9 in San Jose





Apple has officially announced that the annual Worldwide Developers Conference or WWDC will take place June 5-9, 2017 in San Jose. During the event, the company will offer various meetings for developers as well as other events. The conference will be held near the new Apple Campus 2 construction site.


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Thursday, February 16th, 2017. 18:22

iPhone 8 to get 5.8-inch Display with ‘Function Area’ – Analyst



Ming-Chi Kuo reports that the iPhone 8 may get a display with something called “function area”. According to the analyst, this will be a part of the OLED display located at the bottom featuring virtual buttons and some shortcuts for quick actions. The size of the front panel will be 5.8 inches, however, the “active area” of the display will be equal to only about 5.15 inches.


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Thursday, February 16th, 2017. 13:15

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Apple Sold More Smartphones Than Samsung in Q4 2016



According to the latest report from Gartner, Apple sold more smartphones than Samsung in the fourth quarter of 2016. Apple’s smartphone market share accounted for 17.9%, while that of Samsung was equal to 17.8%. The different between two smartphone makers is small – only 256,000 units.


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Thursday, February 16th, 2017. 12:47

Chinese Firm May Supply OLED Screens for Future iPhones



A Chinese firm called BOE Technology Group Co. may soon start supplying Apple with displays for new iPhones. According to Bloomberg, the company is currently building two factories in China that will produce AMOLED displays. Even though Apple has been testing sample displays manufactured by BOE for months, the final decision is yet to come. Both companies are currently in talks.


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Wednesday, February 15th, 2017. 12:45

Only 5.8-inch iPhone 8 to Feature Glass Body – Report



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, only the 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 will feature a body made of reinforced glass with a stainless steel frame. The 4.7-inch iPhone 7s will have an aluminum back panel similar to the one its predecessor had. The design of the 5.5-inch handset hasn’t yet been confirmed, supply chain insiders claim.


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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. 22:29

Apple Releases Two New iPhone 7 Plus Ads [Video]



Apple has released two new ads highlighting the iPhone 7 Plus dual camera and its Portrait mode. The ads are called “Soul Mate” and “Creek”. Both are available on Apple’s official YouTube channel as well as below.


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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. 20:48

Fast Company Names Apple 4th Most Innovative Company of 2016



Apple has become the fourth most innovative company of the world, according to the rating published by Fast Company. The business media points out that the company develops both hardware and software. This creates a unique experience for users, who remain loyal to the brand.


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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. 12:46

Apple Ordered 60 Million OLED Displays from Samsung



According to the latest report from The Korea Herald, Apple has ordered 60 million OLED panels from Samsung. This order accounted for 5 trillion won or $4.35 billion and is an additional one. Last April, Apple reportedly ordered 100 million OLED panels for 8 trillion won. In total, the South Korean manufacturer has to produce 200 million OLED displays for the upcoming iPhone 8.


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Monday, February 13th, 2017. 21:10

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday, which means that we should take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste our time and do this right now.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 17:09

Suppliers to Start iPhone 8 Production Earlier than Usual



The production of the next-generation iPhone may start earlier than usual. According to DigiTimes, the parts for new handsets will be delivered by the end on the first quarter and then the suppliers will begin trial production of OLED panels and other components.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 14:39

Catch, Swim, Play: Apple Releases New Apple Watch Commercial



Apple has released a new Apple Watch Series 2 commercial that encourages people to be active and move. The short ad called “Catch, Swim, Play” is available either below or on Apple’s official YouTube channel, so you can take a look right now.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 13:30

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iPhone 8 Wireless Charger to Be Sold Separately – Rumor



According to the latest report from Mac Otakara, the next-generation iPhone may indeed feature wireless charging. However, the reporters believe Apple will sell the wireless charger separately. In other words, it won’t be included in the package along with the new iPhone.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 1:41

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Tim Cook Calls Augmented Reality ‘A Big Idea Like the Smartphone’



Tim Cook believes that augmented reality is a technology that is incredibly important and promising. Apple CEO compared AR with smartphones and said its significance is huge. Such words may mean that the Cupertino-based giant is working on something that may change the way we understand augmented reality and the way it is used in modern gadgets.


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Saturday, February 11th, 2017. 17:42

Users Complain About Chipped Paint on Matte Black iPhone 7 Units



More and more matte black iPhone 7 users are complaining about the paint that is chipping off their devices. Apple seems to be aware of the issue, but has not yet officially commented on it. The company refuses to replace the affected iPhone units claiming that this is not a manufacturing fault and thus the devices can’t be swapped for free.


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Saturday, February 11th, 2017. 16:09

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iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus to Get Wireless Charging – Analyst



According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, all three iPhone model this year will feature wireless charging. The new technology may make the devices a bit more expensive, especially the flagship iPhone 8 with a 5.8-inch OLED display.


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Friday, February 10th, 2017. 12:36

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