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iPad Mini Teardown Reveals A5 Chip And Samsung Display Driver





iFixit has already performed a teardown of the new iPad mini, revealing its components for the first time. Among the interesting discoveries is the Samsung display driver chip. However, it does not mean that the display was manufactured by Samsung and the codes on the backside of the display do not offer clear evidence of its manufacturer. The production of iPad mini’s display had been reported to be shifted from Samsung to LG and AU Optronics.


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Friday, November 2nd, 2012. 1:31

Phil Schiller Confirmed iPad Mini Carries Stereo Speakers



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It seems that iPad mini launch this Friday will mark the first time an iOS device includes stereo speakers. It appears that Apple’s transition to the new Lightning connector has left sufficient space for one more speaker on the bottom edge of the tablet, though the company decided not to include additional speaker to the iPad 4. Until now iPad models only included a single speaker grille.


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Thursday, November 1st, 2012. 1:46

iPad Resales Increased 700-1000%



As MarketWatch reports, websites specializing in device resales saw enormous increase in iPad interest after Apple's media event yesterday, with submission for resale rising 700-1000 percent. Chief gadget officer at Gazelle.com Anthony Scarsella said:


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Thursday, October 25th, 2012. 0:56

Spec comparison: iPad mini vs iPad 2 vs iPad 4



What's the difference between iPad Mini and iPad 2 and iPad 4? Let's take a look at the full spec comparison made by Apple:


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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. 23:07

Apple Announced New iPad With A6X Chip And Lightning Connector



Сегодня на медиа-конференции Apple представила обновлённую модель полноразмерного iPad с более быстрым процессором A6X и коннектором Lightning. Новый чип имеет в два раза большую производительность графического и центрального процессоров, по сравнению с предыдущим чипом. При этом новый iPad имеет такой же дизайн и обеспечивает те же 10 часов работы от батареи, как и предыдущий iPad. Apple также добавила в новый iPad поддержку множества дополнительных международных операторов LTE-сетей.


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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. 0:33

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0]



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UPDATE: Apple released iOS 6.0.1, so you can NOT restore to earlier firmware (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys. If you are on iOS 6.0 right now you can use this tutorial.

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on iOS 6 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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iFixit Teared Down Apple’s new iPod Touch



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Experts from a teardown firm iFixit examined the internals of the new fifth-generation iPod touch. The teardown offers a look at how Apple has managed to pack all of the details into a body, which has 20 percent less volume than the fifth-generation iPhone. The iPod touch lacks cellular communications technology and carries fewer details, which are consolidated into a handful of parts. The battery and logic board are smaller than in the iPhone 5 and they are arranged in a top-and-bottom layout unlike the side-by-side layout used in the iPhone.


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Thursday, October 11th, 2012. 20:11

Apple Marks One-Year Anniversary of Steve Jobs' Death



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Today is the one-year anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, and Apple has posted on their website a simple letter of remembrance from Tim Cook below the standard site navigation bar  and presented a nearly two-minute photo slideshow of Jobs paired with some of his famous audio clips.

A message from Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.

Steve’s passing one year ago today was a sad and difficult time for all of us. I hope that today everyone will reflect on his extraordinary life and the many ways he made the world a better place.


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Saturday, October 6th, 2012. 1:15

Apple looking into hybrid wireless headphones for "active" users



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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published Apple's patent application which was filed in March 2011. The patent, titled "Detachable wireless listening device,” demonstrates a unique set of headphones, designed to withstand the rigors of athletic activity by eliminating the need for cumbersome cords.


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Thursday, October 4th, 2012. 23:14

Hundreds Of iPhone 5s Stolen From Several Stores Around The Globe



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With Apple’s retail locations and carriers taking delivery of iPhone 5 stocks last night, a number of heists have occurred in different parts of the world. While Apple’s retail locations were full of employees preparing stores for the iPhone 5 launch, carriers’ retail stores, which were left unattended last night, became the main target for thieves.


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Saturday, September 22nd, 2012. 1:25

Apple Bought 200 Acres For Second Solar Farm



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Earlier this year, Apple revealed its plans to build a second solar farm several miles away from its new data center in Maiden, North Carolina. The new 20-megawatt facility would complement another 20-megawatt solar farm that seems to be nearing competion across the street from Apple’s data center.


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Thursday, September 20th, 2012. 22:08

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iPhone 5 Estimated Component Costs Begin At $199



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HIS iSuppi has published its estimate of the cost of iPhone 5’s bill of materials (BOM), which they made based on industry knowledge and information disclosed by Apple. The estimate, which doesn’t include many other costs associated with manufacturing, sales and product development, pegs the bill of materials of the entry-level iPhone 5 with 16 GB at $199. HIS iSuppi notes:


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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. 19:52

Apple's massive NC solar farm near completion



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New aerial photos captured by WCNC-TV and published by GigaOm this week demonstrate that Apple's massive solar farm set to power its North Carolina data center is almost finished. The new expansive facility locates adjacent to Apple's data center in Maiden, N.C.


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Saturday, September 15th, 2012. 21:05

Jony Ive explains design process of Apple’s new EarPods



Apple officially unveiled its new redesigned headphones called “EarPods” at the yesterday’s media event. The company explained that the EarPods are three years in the making and posted a video featuring Jony Ive explaining the process of creating the new earbuds.


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Thursday, September 13th, 2012. 15:50

Apple Announces September 19th Release Date for iOS 6



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Other announcement Apple made yesterday was the release of iOS 6 mobile operating system, which was first announced in June at the company's WWDC keynote event and will be available on September 19th as a free download for the 4S, 4, 3GS, new iPad, iPad 2 and 4th generation iPod Touch. The iPhone 5 will ship with iOS 6.

Apple already detailed the specific iOS 6 features that would be available to certain iOS devices back in June. Siri will be enhanced to provide movie information, sports scores, and the ability to post to Facebook and Twitter. The new Passbook app will hold tickets, passes, and payment cards for participating businesses. Safari will have a full-screen mode for better browsing and iCloud tabs to save your open tabs and offer immediate access to them on your other iOS devices and your computer.


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