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Apple Won’t Release New iPhone SE in 2017, Sell Less iPhones





According to the latest report from usually-reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple won’t release an updated 4-inch iPhone SE model next year. The expert also expects that Apple’s smartphone sales will continue to decline.


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Saturday, November 5th, 2016. 17:08

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Android Dominates Global Smartphone Market in Q3 2016



While iOS global market share and iPhone shipments continue to decline, Android devices continue to gain momentum. According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, Android share reached nearly 88% in the third calendar quarter of 2016, leaving iOS with 12.1% far behind.


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Thursday, November 3rd, 2016. 13:27

Apple to Release MacBook with E-Ink Keyboard in 2018



According to the latest report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple is planning to release a revamped MacBook lineup featuring E-Ink keyboards in 2018. The company will develop a new laptop together with Australian startup Sonder. It currently working on a dynamic E-Ink keyboard capable of displaying shortcuts, emojis, special symbols aside from traditional alphabet and numeric keys.


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Thursday, October 20th, 2016. 12:19

Samsung Halts Production of Galaxy Note 7 for Safety Reasons



Samsung has temporarily stopped the production of the infamous Galaxy Note 7. Such a difficult decision comes after numerous reports about exploding smartphones from the new batch that was deemed safe.


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Monday, October 10th, 2016. 19:26

Apple Launches Apple Pay in Russia



Apple Pay has started working in Russia marking the tenth country of the service availability. Since its launch in the USA in 2014, Apple’s contactless payment service has debuted to the United Kingdom, China, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Hong Kong, France, Singapore, and Russia.

Currently, Apple Pay works only with Mastercard cards issued by Sberbank. With time, however, the service will start working with other major banks and retailers including ATAK, Auchan, Magnit, Azbuka Vkusa, Media Markt, M.Video, and several others. Moreover, soon Apple Pay will start working at Eldorado and Burger King.

Apple is steadily expanding Apple Pay to major markets. Soon the service will debut in New Zealand.




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Tuesday, October 4th, 2016. 15:17

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus Are Available for Pre-Orders Now



The pre-orders for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have officially went live earlier today. If you live in one of the countries of the first wave of launch, you can pre-order the long-awaited handset right now.


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Saturday, September 10th, 2016. 0:21

Pangu Jailbreak Users Report About Unauthorized Access to Their Account Details



A growing number of those iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users who used the latest version of Pangu jailbreak are reporting that the app gets unauthorized access to their Facebook, PayPal as well as credit and debit account details. While the Pangu team is trustworthy and very unlikely to steal user’s personal data, its Chinese partners who most likely had access to the tool or its ways of distribution might have used it for stealing sensitive data.


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Sunday, July 31st, 2016. 19:54

Chinese Firm Creates iPhone Case with Android on Board [Video]



A Chinese firm Haimawan has recently announced a new case called MESUIT that lets you run a second SIM card and Android OS on your iPhone.

According to the creators, this is currently the first and the only case of such type. Apart from other things, the case has a 16GB of storage on board and a built-in battery. MESUIT for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s features a 1,700mAh battery and the version for larger iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus is equipped with a 2,500 mAh battery. The accessory runs a custom-built version of Android called MESUIT 1.0 that can be launched from a dedicated iPhone application.

Below you can take a look at the video showing the case and how it is supposed to work.

Do you think MESUIT will be popular outside China? Would you buy it? Leave your comments below this post.




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Saturday, July 23rd, 2016. 16:57

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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 interesting posts of the last couple of days. In order not waste precious time, let’s start talking about the articles worth your attention straight ahead.


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Sunday, July 10th, 2016. 20:59

iPhone Ranked 5th Most Selling Smartphone in China



Apple’s business in China is not going well even though the company continues to invest in this market. According to the latest report shared by Bloomberg, the Cupertino tech giant has recently lost more than 1% of the smartphone market share in this country. The iPhone is currently the fifth top-selling smartphone with a share of 10.8%, which is down from 12% in 2015. The first place in the ranking is taken by Huawei, with other members of the top-five list including Vivo, Oppo, and Xiaomi.


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Saturday, July 9th, 2016. 17:22

Samsung to Supply Apple with 40M AMOLED Displays in 2017



According to the latest report from usually-reliable DigiTimes reporters, Samsung will supply Apple with 40 million AMOLED panels for the rumored all-new iPhone that is expected to be released in 2017. In 2018, the figure may rise to 80 million units and in 2019 to 120 million units. Currently, Samsung Display is the main supplier of AMOLED displays for the Galaxy lineup. The orders from Apple and other vendors worldwide will allow the company to remain the main AMOLED display manufacturer in the world.


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Thursday, June 30th, 2016. 1:29

Intel to Become Second LTE Chip Supplier for New iPhone



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Intel will supply Apple with LTE modems for some iPhone models. Qualcomm will remain the main manufacturer of chips for iPhones sold on Verizon and in China, but Intel’s modems will be added to the handsets on the AT&T network and on some other markets outside the United States.


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Saturday, June 11th, 2016. 19:04

Foxconn Replaces More Than Half of Workers with Robots



According to the latest report from South China Morning Post, Apple’s key supplier Foxconn has replaced more than a half of its workers with modern robots over the course of last couple of years. As noted by the reporters, since the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the factory has reduced the number of employees from about 110,000 to nearly 50,000.


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Thursday, May 26th, 2016. 15:54

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Google Becomes World’s Most Valuable Company



Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has recently surpassed Apple and became the most expensive company in the world. Alphabet’s market capitalization is now equal to about $498.56 billion while the one of Apple is about $496.69 billion. Apple’s position has become much worse over the last couple of weeks because of the first decline in iPhone sales in the history. Even more, weak iPhone, iPad and Mac sales still continue to influence Apple’s market capitalization.


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Friday, May 13th, 2016. 20:21

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so looks like it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last seven days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at the articles worth your attention.


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Sunday, May 8th, 2016. 23:09