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Apple to Offer One-Day New Year Discounts in Japan





Apple has announced that it will hold the traditional New Year sale in Japan. On January 2nd, the company will be offering discounts on many products both online and at its retails stores across the country.

Last year, Apple organised a Lucky Bag promotion called Fukubukuro. For around $300, customers could purchase a mysterious sealed bag with Apple products and accessories inside. Sometimes their value exceeded the price. Typically, Apple put accessories and small devices in the bag, but some customers managed to find MacBooks and iPads as well.

This year, however, it appears that the company would simply offer discounts. No Fukubukuro promotion is scheduled for January.




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Tuesday, December 27th, 2016. 20:48

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5-inch iPhone 7s to Get Vertical Dual Camera – Rumor



According to the latest report shared by a Japanese site Mac Otakara, the next-generation iPhone may get a 5-inch version with new dual camera placed vertically rather than horizontally. The reporters call the new smartphone the iPhone 7s and claim it will resemble the other two models in terms of specs.


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Tuesday, December 27th, 2016. 12:28

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Apple Campus 2 on Christmas Day [Video]



Two new aerial videos showing the progress on Apple’s Campus 2 have been shared on YouTube on Christmas day. Both short clips show how much work has been done on the construction site over the last couple of weeks.


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Monday, December 26th, 2016. 21:22

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s take a look at the articles worth your attention right now.


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Sunday, December 25th, 2016. 14:59

Apple to Investigate Inconsistent MacBook Pro Battery Life Reported by Consumer Reports



Earlier this week, independent testers from Consumer Reports tested the new MacBook Pro and found out that the laptop is very unpredictable in terms of battery life. According to the controversial results, the MacBook Pro battery life varies from 4.5 to nearly 19,5 hours. This has become the reason for not including the notebook to the Consumer Reports’ list of recommended devices for the first time in a couple of years. The results seem to be strange, so Apple’s SVP Phil Schiller claimed the company is investigating the issue.


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Saturday, December 24th, 2016. 23:40

March iPad Update is Under Question Due to Chip Manufacture Issues



According to the latest report from reputable sources, we won’t see a new iPad in March, even though earlier Asian sources claimed Apple was planning an update in early 2017. The reason for delaying the launch is problems with the 10-nanometer process both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Samsung are facing. The manufacturers may fail to produce enough A10X processors in time for the new tablet.


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Saturday, December 24th, 2016. 14:06

Apple Releases New Apple Watch Ad [Video]



Apple has released a new Apple Watch commercial called “Go Swim”. The ad is a part of the series that launched earlier in December focusing on making gifts. The ad is available below as well as on Apple’s official YouTube channel, so you can take a look right now.


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Friday, December 23rd, 2016. 11:58

Apple Launches New Photos App On iCloud.com



Apple has launched a redesigned Photos web app on iCloud.com for users worldwide. The new design of the webpage is quite similar to the look of the Photos app on the Mac. The most notable change is a sidebar on the left with the albums of the user, and other handy items that are used frequently. The sidebar makes it easier to navigate through the Photos web app.


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Friday, December 23rd, 2016. 11:26

Watch This Ultimate AirPods Durability Test [Video]



A well-known YouTube blogger nicknamed EverythingApplePro has performed a durability test of the new wireless AirPods that hit the market last week. The headphones turned out to be quite durable and survived numerous drop test from various heights. Moreover, they new earbuds seem to secretly waterproof.

Below you can take a look at the video showing the YouTuber torturing the AirPods.


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Thursday, December 22nd, 2016. 9:00

Apple Starts Selling Refurbished Apple Watches



Apple has started selling refurbished Apple Watch units on its official website. For the first time since the launch of the original wearable device in 2015, the company is offering discounted devices on a dedicated webpage.


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Thursday, December 22nd, 2016. 8:13

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Apple to Slightly Update iMac, MacBook, and MacBook Pro in 2017



According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is working on an update for the iMac, MacBook and MacBook Pro in 2017. However, these won’t be major updates, sources add.


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Wednesday, December 21st, 2016. 9:07

Check Out First Hands-On Videos with New AirPods



Last week Apple finally released the long-awaited wireless AirPods. Just hours after becoming available for purchase, the initial batch of headphones was sold out and the shipping dates slipped a couple of weeks to January 2017. The AirPods also start hitting Apple Stores across the globe.

Those who was among the first to purchase the new AirPods, somehow managed to receive them and shot first short reviews and hands-on videos.

Most reviewers point out that the AirPods pair with the iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch and sit in the ear perfectly well. The battery life also seems to be fine. Among the drawbacks, they name the price and some other minor issues like occasional troubles while using third-party music services.

Check out some of the reviews down below.


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Tuesday, December 20th, 2016. 13:50

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Apple Still Works on New Desktops – Tim Cook



Apple hasn’t abandoned the desktop business. According to Tim Cook, the company has “great desktops” in its roadmap. This means that next year, we may see an updated iMac, Mac mini, and Mac Pro. At least, we hope that’s what Cook meant.


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Tuesday, December 20th, 2016. 13:18

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iPhone 8 to Feature Plastic OLED Screen



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple has ordered curved plastic OLED panels for the iPhone 8. The Korea Herald reporters believe all iPhone models next year will be equipped with new screens manufactured by Samsung Display. Similar displays can be found on Galaxy S7 models.


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Tuesday, December 20th, 2016. 8:00

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



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


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Sunday, December 18th, 2016. 12:47