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AirPods Captured 2% of Market One Month After Debut





Last week, Slice Intelligence reported that Apple’s new wireless AirPods captured about 26% of market just month after official release. Looks like these estimates are not accurate. According to Ben Arnold, an executive director and industry analyst at NPD Group, the earbuds took 2% of market in unit sales and 3% of dollar sales, leaving Beats, Bose and other brands far ahead. The reason for a big difference between the figures of Slice Intelligence and NPD Group is that the latter one uses a much larger panel of shoppers that includes those who shop online and offline.


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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017. 18:56

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Apple Releases Security Update for OS X El Capitan



Apple has released a supplemental security update for OS X El Capitan. The update addresses a kernel issue that may make the computer running this version of the operating system unresponsive or slow. If you still haven’t upgraded to macOS Sierra 10.12, it is recommended that you update your computer now.


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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017. 18:40

Apple to Launch iPhone 6 Battery Replacement Program – Rumor



According to the latest report from a Japanese site Mac Otakara, Apple may be planning to launch an iPhone 6 battery replacement program. As of now, however, it is unknown, what range of serial numbers is affected and whether Apple’s intentions are serious. The issue behind possible battery replacement program is also unknown, reporters add.


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Tuesday, January 17th, 2017. 22:25

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MacBook and MacBook Pro to Get Kaby Lake CPUs and More RAM in 2017



According to the latest report from usually-reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will update the 12-inch MacBook and both 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with new Kaby Lake processors and more RAM in 2017.


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Tuesday, January 17th, 2017. 11:20

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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 time and take a look at the list of posts worth your attention right now.


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Sunday, January 15th, 2017. 17:30

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Apple Releases New Apple Watch and AirPods Ads [Video]



Apple has released several new AirPods and Apple Watch Series 2 commercials. All short ads are available below and on Apple’s official YouTube channel.

The first commercial is dedicated to the Apple Watch and motivates people to be active and complete their fitness goals. It is entitled “Close Your Rings — Dance, Run, Rock”.


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Sunday, January 15th, 2017. 16:05

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iPhone 8 to Get IP68 Water Resistance – Rumor



According to the latest report from the Korea Herald, the next-generation iPhone may feature improved water resistance. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus both have IP67 water resistance, while the new model may comply with the IP68 standard, reporters claim. The same standard is currently supported by the Galaxy S7 and will be supported by the new Galaxy S8.


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Saturday, January 14th, 2017. 15:32

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Apple Seeds New Betas of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.3 to Developers



A couple of days after seeding previous betas of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.3 to developers, Apple has released two new pre-release versions of software. Both contain minor enhancements and bug fixes.


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Friday, January 13th, 2017. 18:20

iFixit Team Celebrates 10 years of iPhone Teardowns



The iFixit team has decided to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the iPhone introduction in a rather special way. The company has taken all iPhone teardowns it performed over the last 10 years and posted them on their website in a single article.


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Thursday, January 12th, 2017. 18:28

Apple Campus 2: January Aerial Video



Matthew Roberts, a man who regularly posts drone videos showing progress on the construction site of the new Apple Campus 2, has released the January update. The video is available either below, or on the Roberts’ YouTube channel.


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Thursday, January 12th, 2017. 17:40

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iPhone 7, 7 Plus, and 6s Captured 31.3% Market Share in the USA in November



According to the latest report shared by Kantar Worldpanel, Apple’s iPhone captured 31.3% of the US smartphone market in the quarter ending before holidays. Android share is falling as the vendors are selling less smartphone with this operating system on board. In 2015, Android’s share was 60.4% and now it’s 55.3%. iOS is slowly but steadily luring new customers and Android is losing them.


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Thursday, January 12th, 2017. 16:45

iPhone 8 to get Glass Body and Steel Frame – Report



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, the next-generation iPhone will feature a stainless steel casing along with two glass panels on the back and front side. This design is quite similar to the design of the iPhone 4, so it’s not surprising that the suppliers of the new components are Foxconn and Jabil. Apart from other things, these two companies were responsible for the production of external components for the iPhone 4.


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Wednesday, January 11th, 2017. 14:08

Check Out These 1st Generation iPhone Prototypes with Different UI



Sonny Dickson has recently shared a video showing two early prototypes of the first-generation iPhone. Below you can take a look at the user interface of the two models and see how the iPhone could have looked like if Steve Jobs chose a different prototype.


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Wednesday, January 11th, 2017. 13:06

Apple Releases Third Beta of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.3



Apple has released iOS 10.2.1 beta 3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.3 beta 3 to developers for testing. Both updates contain security, stability, and performance improvements for compatible devices.


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Tuesday, January 10th, 2017. 12:06

Apple Celebrates 10th iPhone Anniversary



10 years ago, on January 9th, 2007 Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the iPhone. The device combined a widescreen iPod for multimedia, a device for communication on the Internet, and a phone in one powerful piece of tech. Yesterday, Apple released a press-release to mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone lineup and commemorate Steve Jobs contribution to what many experts believe was a revolution in the tech world.


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Monday, January 9th, 2017. 21:30