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iPhone 7 Beats Galaxy Note 7 in Real-Life Speed Test [Video]





Apple’s iPhone 7 is faster than the Galaxy Note 7 in real life. The results of the recent speed test performed by PhoneBuff prove that the newly-released phone is much better at opening apps, editing videos, and keeping open games and applications active in the background.

PhoneBuff performed a test consisting of a set of typical everyday tasks. The final result of the iPhone 7 is 1 minute 40 seconds, whereas that of the Galaxy Note 7 is equal to 3 minutes 14 seconds. This difference becomes even more surprising if we take a look at the specs of both devices. Apple’s iPhone 7 features an A10 Fusion chip and 2GB of RAM, while the Galaxy Note 7 has an Exynos 8890 CPU and 4GB of RAM.

Currently, the iPhone 7 is available for purchase on several markets, while the sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 have been paused due to the problem with the exploding battery of the device.

 




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Monday, September 19th, 2016. 20:31

Working iPhone 7 Prototype Spotted Online [Video]



First video showing a working iPhone 7 prototype has been recently shared on the Chinese social network Weibo. As can be seen below, the phone is a gold model with a working rear camera and a number of diagnostic applications used to test the functionality of the upcoming handset. The device from the video has a redesigned back panel with larger protruding camera and redesigned antenna bands. Moreover, there is no headphone jack. Finally, one can spot two stereo speakers for better audio playback.


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Friday, August 5th, 2016. 10:58

Apple Releases New iPad Pro Commercial [Video]



Apple has just released a new iPad Pro commercial entitled "What's a Computer?" The aim of the short ad is to highlight the most prominent features of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, including the compatibility with popular office applications, apps for work and entertainment, the support of Apple Pencil for drawing, Picture in Picture and more. The commercial is available below and on Apple’s official YouTube channel, so you can take a look right now.

You think you know what a computer is, but then you see this one. Meet iPad Pro.

What do you think about the latest iPad Pro commercial? Leave your comments below this short post.




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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016. 17:15

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Apple Seeds New iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan and tvOS 9.2.2 Betas to Testers



Apple has seeded the fourth beta of iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan and tvOS 9.2.2 to developers and public testers. The company encourages the developers to test the pre-release software as well as their applications on newer builds, which may mean that the debut of final versions is just around the corner.


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Thursday, June 30th, 2016. 1:37

Stock Apps can Be Removed in iOS 10



Just as we expected, Apple has added the ability to delete stock apps you don’t need from the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch running iOS 10. Users across the globe have been waiting for this feature for years and looks like now it has been successfully implemented. Alongside the announcement of iOS 10 and release of the first beta for developers, Apple has also made the default apps available on the App Store in case someone needs them after deletion.

The stock applications that are now available for download include Mail, Maps, Notes, Podcasts, Calculator, Watch, calendar, Music and a number of others.

The ability to delete defaults apps will let users of devices with 16GB of storage on board free up precious space on their phones and tablets. Furthermore, Apple will hopefully update the aforementioned applications more frequently.

 




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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016. 14:15

Apple Watch Becomes Less Interesting for Developers



According to the latest report from Business Insider, developers are starting to lose interest in the Apple Watch. The report is based on data from a mobile database provider Realm. Tim Anglade, the Vice president of the company, says the number of apps created for the Apple Watch platform has fallen recently and that it continues to fall. In fact, out of every 1000 new applications developed for various Apple devices, only one is currently built for watchOS.


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Monday, May 30th, 2016. 18:34

iOS and Mac App Store Experience Search Problems



A growing number of Reddit and Twitter users are reporting about major problems with iOS and Mac App Store that fail to search for popular apps and display correct search results. For example, many users see iPhone apps listed as iPad-only applications and vise versa.


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Thursday, May 5th, 2016. 16:21

Apple to Let Users Hide or Delete Stock Apps?



According to the metadata found in a number of App Store apps, Apple may be planning to allow users to hide or remove the stock applications they don’t want to have on their devices. Frankly speaking, letting users delete the stock software they don’t need can help those who want to keep only the programs they utilize on a regular basis and avoid app clutter. However, since the size of Apple’s stock apps is really small, the ability to delete them won’t actually help to free up space on 16GB devices.


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Thursday, April 7th, 2016. 12:16

Apple Releases iOS 9.3.1, Fixes Web Links Issue



Apple has released a new build of iOS 9.3.1 with fixes for the recent web links bug affecting Safari, Mail, Chrome and a number of other applications. Over the past couple of days, iOS 9.2.1 and iOS 9.3 users have been reporting about app freezes and crashes after tapping on links inside of these apps. Hopefully, the update resolves the problem.

Here’s what Apple writes about the latest iOS build:

Fixes an issue that caused apps to be unresponsive after tapping on links in Safari and other apps.

If you have a compatible iPhone or iPad and face the aforementioned problem, it is recommended that you update as soon as possible. If your phone or tablet works fine, you can either skip this iOS version or install it, it is all up to you.

The update is available via Software Update section on your device or through iTunes. The size of the new build is 35.3MB.




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Friday, April 1st, 2016. 9:52

Apple to Release Fix for iOS 9.3 Web Links Bug Soon



Apple is aware of the recent problem with opening links in Safari, Mail and a number of other applications on iOS 9.3 and iOS 9.2.1. Moreover, according to the latest report from TechCrunch, the company is already working on a fix for the bug that will be included in the next minor update for the mobile operating system. We need to be patient and wait for the newer build of IOS.


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Wednesday, March 30th, 2016. 14:57

Opening Web Links Can Crash or Freeze Apps on Devices with iOS 9.3



In addition to the recently discovered iOS 9.3 bug bricking older iPhones and iPads immediately after the update, a new flaw in the operating system was reported by a number of users on Saturday. As can be seen on the Apple Support Communities forum, many people talk about app crashes and freezes after clicking on Web links. The bug affects Apple’s native applications, namely, Mail, Messages and Safari, as well as third-party software like Google Chrome.


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Monday, March 28th, 2016. 12:36

New Vulnerability Affects Third-Party Mac Apps



As noted by a bunch of reliable news websites, a wide number of third-party Mac apps are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. The vulnerability in Sparkle, an open source framework, which is used by many developers to make the update process easier, can let hackers execute malicious JavaScript code when the infected app or apps perform checks for updates. According to security researchers, uTorrent and a ‘huge’ number of other applications that are available outside the App Store are prone to the aforementioned vulnerability.


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Wednesday, February 10th, 2016. 19:01

Apple Releases New Apple TV 4 Commercial [Video]



Apple has recently released a new commercial dedicated to the new Apple TV in general and to the applications one can use on the updated set-top box in particular. The ad is called “Apple TV - The Future of TV is Apps” and it is currently available either on Apple’s official YouTube channel or below.


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Friday, January 22nd, 2016. 16:32

App Store Dominates in Revenue, Google Play Remains Leader in App Downloads [Chart]



According to the data shared by App Annie, Google Play saw a massive growth in the number of downloads in 2015 that allowed the store to double the number of App Store downloads. Still, Apple’s online marketplace dominated in the revenue generated by the purchases of applications.


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Thursday, January 21st, 2016. 12:47

Apple to Raise App Store Prices in 7 Countries Soon



Apple has recently announced that it will be raising the App Store prices in seven countries, namely, Canada, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore and South Africa. The main reason for reviewing the price policy is connected with the exchange rate fluctuations in the aforementioned countries.


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Tuesday, January 19th, 2016. 14:56