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Steve Jobs' Thoughts on Web and eCommerce in 1996





A new video from 1996 showing Steve Jobs talking about the Web and eCommerce has recently appeared on the Internet. There are many things former Apple CEO predicted correctly, for example, the role of eCommerce and its development in the second millennium. However, Jobs didn’t think that we would use the Web as a source of information and that was his main mistake.

The short video is available below. Take a look and tell me what you think about it in the comments section below this post.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, December 8th, 2014. 21:01

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, that is why I would like to tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Are you ready to read my short roundup? If the answer is positive, let’s not waste time and begin.


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Sunday, December 7th, 2014. 21:36

Apple Makes Foxconn Improve Its Robots for Assembling iPhones



According to the latest report from a Chinese website Jiemian, Foxconn robots, which were designed to assemble Apple's iPhones, are currently not precise enough to cope with that task. However, this doesn't mean that they won't ever be used in the production of the smartphones. They can substitute human workers after Foxconn solves the problems Apple found.


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Saturday, December 6th, 2014. 18:45

Apple Updates Maps App for iOS and OS X and Siri



Apple on Friday released an update to its Maps app for both OS X and iOS. This update brought the Flyover feature to nine new cities and monuments in the USA and Europe. Moreover, the guys from Cupertino added one noticeable new feature to their virtual assistant called Siri, which now supports international movie times.


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Saturday, December 6th, 2014. 18:39

Apple Releases One More OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 Beta to Developers



Apple has recently released another beta-version of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 to developers for testing. The release comes just two weeks after the release of the previous 10.10.2 beta, which included a number of bug fixes and performance improvements. Many Yosemite users worldwide have recently begun complaining about Wi-Fi issues, so probably the latest beta contains fixes to these issues.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Friday, December 5th, 2014. 21:08

Apple's Campus 2 to Boast Large Auditorium and Fitness Facility



As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino are currently working on the construction of their new and massive Campus 2. The futuristic building continues to take shape at enormous speed, which indicates that Apple wants to finish the construction process as soon as possible. A new piece of information has recently appeared online. According to this piece of information, Apple plans to spend as many as $161 million on the auditorium and $74 million on a fitness facility for its workers.


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Friday, December 5th, 2014. 21:05

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64-bit Processors for iPhone 6 Rivals See Delays in Production



According to the latest rumors shared by reliable sources, iPhone 6 rivals are currently seeing delays in production of 64-bit Snapdragon processors. These processors should power to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9 and LG G4, however, the manufacturer has recently encountered a number of serious problems that make it impossible for the CPU to hit the market in the near future.


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Friday, December 5th, 2014. 20:58

Apple Currently Working on New 4-inch iPhone?



According to the recent rumor shared by Asian sources, the guys from Cupertino are currently planning to add a new model to the existing iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus lineup. This model will reportedly get a 4-inch display. As to the release, it may take place as soon as next year.


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Thursday, December 4th, 2014. 21:41

iPhone 6 Plus Units Account for 41% of Phablet Sales in the USA



Although Apple’s 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus was officially released only in September, it managed to become one of the most popular phablets on the market. According to the latest report from a research firm called Kantar Worldpanel, 41% of all phablets sold in the USA over the last several months are iPhone 6 Plus units. Well, another incredible result for the guys from Cupertino.


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Thursday, December 4th, 2014. 21:30

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Shipping Times for Several iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Models Improve to 3-5 Days



Ahead of the upcoming holiday season, shipping times for several iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models have improved to 3-5 days in the USA. This indicates that Apple suppliers are currently doing their best to assemble enough handsets to meet the demand. And that is good both for the guys from Cupertino and for the customers planning to purchase either 4.7-inch or 5.5-inch smartphone.


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Thursday, December 4th, 2014. 21:23

Apple TV Loses Ground in the USA Because of Roku and Chromecast



Apple TV set-top box has reportedly begun losing ground as its main rivals, namely, Roku and Chromecast, have become much stronger. According to what was shared by a marketing research firm Parks Associates, Roku streaming media players currently occupy the first place on the U.S. market, Google’s Chromecast sticks stand on the second one and Apple TV boxes are down one position on the third spot.


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Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014. 22:10

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Asian Smartphone Manufacturer Accuses Apple of Patent Infringement



According to the latest reports from reliable sources, Chinese low-cost smartphone vendor called Digione accused Apple of violating its patent. The Asian manufacturer claims the design of Apple’s latest iPhone 6 was copied from firm’s 5.5-inch handset with 8-core MediaTek CPU, Android OS on board and a price tag of 799 yuan. The iPhone 6, by the way, has a price tag of 5288 yuan.


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Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014. 21:57

Apple Patents Innovative iPhone Fall Protection System



Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for an innovative and quite futuristic iPhone fall protection system that can recognize when the handset is dropped and shift its center of gravity to avoid serious damage. The Patent No. 8.903.519 entitled "Protective mechanism for an electronic device” describes how such a system may be created and added to the next-generations of Apple handsets.


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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014. 19:41

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iPad Air Plus or iPad Pro Physical Mockup Appears Online



As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino are currently working on the new iPad with a massive 12.9-inch or 12.2-inch display. The device is expected to get the name of "iPad Pro" or "iPad Air Plus". According the leaked schematics published on the Internet last week, the long-anticipated tablet will boast of the dimensions of 305.31mm x 220.8mm x 7mm.

Today a new video appeared online. In the short clip you may see a physical mockup of the device compared to Apple's iPhones, iPads and the 13-inch MacBook Pro. The video is available below, take a look.


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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014. 19:13

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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Using TaiG (Windows) [iOS 8.0-8.1.1]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform untethered jailbreak of iOS 8.0 - iOS 8.1.1 firmwares using Taig for Windows.

This tutorial works for:

  • iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPod Touch 5G
  • iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3

Supported firmwares: iOS 8.0 - iOS 8.1.1.


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