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iPad 4 Reviews: Faster, Lightning Port, Better Camera





Along with the iPad mini, Apple will release another new iPad model on November 2 – four-generation iPad. The embargo on reviews has been lifted, but they include no real surprises. The iPad 4 launched only seven months after the iPad 3 release.


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Wednesday, October 31st, 2012. 15:52

The yacht that Steve Jobs built with French designer Philippe Starck revealed



Super yacht "Venus", the design of which was commissioned by Apple’s co-founder, Steve Jobs, was officially launched in Aalsmeer, on Sunday. The opening was attended by the Jobs` family. 80-metre hull made entirely of aluminum. In addition to "the Spartan” Interior, steering cabin is equipped with seven 27-inch iMacs using navigation, management systems and other software for the operation of Venus.


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Tuesday, October 30th, 2012. 0:42

iPad mini gets Siri but iPad 2 still left without



The new iPad mini is compatible with Apple's Siri voice recognizing assistant, however the iPad 2 still won't be able to access the feature. It seems that Siri will never make it to the iPad 2, as the tablet was only mentioned in passing in a brief a comparison to the new iPad mini. It is unclear why Apple decided to once again pass over the iPad 2, though it could mean that Apple may axe the product from the tablet line as it is more expensive and less capable than its newly-released sibling. Moreover, the mini-model of the iPad has the same screen resolution as the 9.7-inch iPad 2's.


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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. 23:35

Will it blend test: iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 [Video]



Blendtec has posted a video demonstrating how the iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3 holds up to their blender.

It's time for Tom to get a new phone. So which one should he get? The new iPhone 5, or the Samsung Galaxy S3? You know how he will decide. Which blends best.

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Wednesday, October 17th, 2012. 16:42

AuntenTec Will Stop Supplying Fingerprint Sensors To Non-Apple Customers in 2013



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According to Korean website etnews.com, fingerprint sensor company AuthenTec has notified many of its customers, including Dell, Lenovo, HP, Fujiitsu and Samsung, that it will stop offering its technology to them as of next year. In July Apple agreed to buy AuthenTec, and it is expected that AuthenTec's board will approve the acquisition in October.


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Tuesday, September 25th, 2012. 2:01

High Resolution and 3D Interactive Mockup of Apple's Rumored 'iPad Mini'



CiccareseDesign has created a new set of renderings and even a 3D model of the 7.85-inch "iPad mini" setting up for an October debut. The design is based on the numerous rumors, part leaks, and work by case manufacturers who are trying to determine what the device will look like in order to have their products ready for sale as soon as possible. As far as you know, the 7.85-inch iPad offers 66% of the surface area of the current 9.7-inch iPad and almost 40% more surface area than competing 7-inch tablets.


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Wednesday, September 5th, 2012. 23:58

Apple stock soars to all-time closing high after favorable verdict



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In the first day of trading since a favorable ruling in the company's high-stakes patent dispute against Samsung on Friday,  shares of Apple stock reached all-time closing highs on Monday. Apple’s shares broke the former record of $668.87 to reach $675.68, up $12.86.


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Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. 23:57

Samsung guilty of patent infringement, Apple awarded nearly $1.05B



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Jurors deciding the patent Apple v. Samsung suit have reached a verdict, finding Samsung to have infringed on certain Apple patents, according to in-court reports from The Verge. The damages owed total nearly $1.05 billion for Samsung and zero for Apple.


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Saturday, August 25th, 2012. 23:19

Video Compares Black and White iPhone 5 Glass Panels to iPhone 4S



SmartPhoneMedic has posted a video comparing leaked black and white 'iPhone 5' glass panels to the iPhone 4S.

As you can see, the iPhone 5 front glass panel is slightly taller than the current iPhone 4/4S. However, it still remains the same width. Compared to the Samsung Galaxy S III, the iPhone 5 will have a smaller display area in both width and height. We're not sure why Apple decided to only make it taller and not wider, but I'm sure Mr. Cook will explain it at the upcoming Apple Event. The other major component is the 8-pin dock connector. It does look like Apple has moved away from their traditional 30-pin dock connector to a new, and much smaller, 8-pin dock connector. It is still unknown if they will provide some type of adapter for those out there with 30-pin dock connector accessories. It will be very interesting to see how Apple handles this issue.




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Thursday, August 23rd, 2012. 16:33

Phil Schiller on History of the iPhone



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Phil Schiller took the stand today, describing Apple's development of the iPhone and iPad at a time when few believed the company could shake up the mobile industry, offering a bit of insight into the history of the iPhone. AllThingsD posted a summary of Schiller's comments.

People suggested all kinds of things Apple could do, Schiller recalled: “Make a camera, make a car, crazy stuff.”


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Saturday, August 4th, 2012. 23:52

More Early iPhone and iPad Prototype Designs Surfaced



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AllThingsD has now put together a gallery of dozens of images of the early iPhone and iPad prototype designs from the court documents revealed during the ongoing lawsuit between Apple and Samsung.

Among the many filings on Saturday was a document with dozens of sketches and prototypes for both the iPhone and iPad. Some had already been included in earlier filings, but Saturday’s collection was particularly extensive.


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Tuesday, July 31st, 2012. 0:55

Today Apple To Release Bug Fix Update For Podcasts App



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After Apple released Podcasts app last month, many users have complained about crashes, bugs and other problems with the app. All Things D reports that an update for the app should appear later today:

“Podcasts users take note: Apple has been hard at work tweaking the app to fix the problems that currently plague it and sources say the company expects to post an update to it this afternoon that should vastly improve it”.


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Thursday, July 26th, 2012. 0:18

Behind the Deal for Apple's North Carolina Data Center



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GigaOM reports that Apple was initially interested in building its data center within an abandoned textile mill in the area, but then the company decided that the building would be too small for its needs.

Economic development officials in Catawba County, and a data center development group, had been talking with Apple for months to get the company interested in setting up its data center in town. Then the developer spent months making sure that an abandoned mill building — a remnant of the region’s days as a vibrant textile manufacturing area — would be ready to house the new facility.


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Thursday, July 12th, 2012. 23:38

iOS 6 Maps Hacked To Work On iPhone 4



As we reported earlier this week, some iOS 6 features will not be compatible with all iDevices. Among these features are new turn-by-turn navigation and Flyover that are not supported on the iPhone 4 and older devices.

But according to videos posted by Russian site iGuides, Flyover and 3D maps can properly work on a jailbroken iPhone 4. After digging in the firmware, an iOS developer Anton Titkov has managed to get these feature working on the iPhone 4 and has even posted instructions for enabling these functions.


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Apple MacBook Air design patent could disrupt Ultrabook rollouts



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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued on Tuesday Apple Design Patent No. D661,296 which covers the asymmetrical wedge-like or so-called "teardrop" shape first introduced in the company's MacBook Air line of computers. Such patent may cause problems for Ultrabook manufactures, replicating the MacBook Air's look.

Despite the fact that the patent describes design details, it gives also schematic illustrations that provide an exhaustive look at how the MacBook Air's body differs from existing thin-and-light PCs.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, June 9th, 2012. 11:33