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Apple Temporarily Stopped iCloud Password Resets Over The Phone





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According to Wired, Apple has temporarily stopped processing changes of Apple ID passwords over the phone. This step comes as a response to the experience of reporter Mat Honan whose iCloud account was hacked, which resulted in the wipe of his MacBook Air, iPad and iPhone. Wired reports:


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Wednesday, August 8th, 2012. 11:06

Video And Photo Comparison of iPhone 5 And iPhone 4S Front Panels



iPhone repair parts company Etrade Supply has published a comparison of the front panels of purported next-generation iPhone and iPhone 4S. In line with many other leaked photos and videos, the front panel for iPhone 5 shows that the device will include a taller display and its FaceTime camera will be placed above the earpiece.


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Friday, August 3rd, 2012. 19:57

Sharp President Confirmed Shipments Of Displays For Next iPhone in August



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According to Reuters, today at a press conference in Tokyo Sharp president Takashi Okuda made a public statement, acknowledging that Sharp will start shipping displays for the upcoming iPhone this month. Reuters said:

“Japan's Sharp Corp. said it will start shipping screens destined for a new Apple iPhone that is widely expected to be released in October ahead of the pre-Christmas shopping season. Shipments will start in August.”


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Thursday, August 2nd, 2012. 19:04

Samsung's tablets returned after buyers realized they weren't iPads



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In the legal fight between Apple and Samsung, Best Buy told that it was processing Galaxy Tab returns from unhappy customers who thought they were getting an iPad. To prove its words, Best Buy submitted to the court the emails, internal memos and other evidence documents.


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Saturday, July 28th, 2012. 21:04

WhatsApp Messenger Free For a Limited Time



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The popular messaging app, WhatsApp, has been made free for a limited time only. Grab it while you can, before it goes to the normal $0.99 price.

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform smartphone messenger currently available for iPhone and other smartphones. The application utilizes push notifications to instantly get messages from friends, colleagues and family. Switch from SMS to exchange messages, pictures, audio notes and video messages with WhatsApp users at no cost. All features are included without the need for extra in-application purchases.


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European Carriers Stockpiling Nano-SIMs Ahead iPhone 5 launch



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Financial Times reports that European carriers have begun stockpiling the new nano-SIMs ahead the launch of the next-generation iPhone that will use the new standard.

Operators expect that the iPhone will feature the nano sim in a slimmed down design, according to two sources with knowledge of the situation, and have begun to store millions of the cards in warehouses in anticipation of high demand for Apple’s iPhone. Apple declined to comment.


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Tuesday, July 17th, 2012. 23:41

Apple Patent Application Reveals Integrated Charging Contacts in iPod Nano Clip



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Appleinsider has found a very interesting Apple’s patent that was originally filed in January 2011 and reveals the company’s interest in using the iPod nano's clip as a charging and docking mechanism. Apple wants to eliminate the need for a dedicated docking port on the bottom edge of the device.

By incorporating electrical contacts into the clip and using a dock adapter to provide compatibility with Apple's current docking stations, the clamping action of the iPod nano's clip could hold the device in position for charging purposes.


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Friday, July 13th, 2012. 8:38

Purported physical model of iPad mini surfaced



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Gotta Be Mobile has posted the photos of a physical model of the "iPad mini". The model sheds light on the basic shape of the rumored device, but it is only a case maker's mold, so we couldn’t claim that it reflects the device's form factor. According to the report, a pixel count on the photos suggests that the iPad mini will measure approximately 213 mm by 143 mm and be slightly thinner than the full-size iPad. The mockup also includes a smaller dock connector and two speaker grilles along the bottom edge of the device.


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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012. 18:49

Apple Made Statement On Withdrawal Of Its Product From EPEAT Registry



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Last week we reported that Apple had pulled its qualifying Mac computers from the EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) registry.

This move, which is reportedly related to the company’s design decisions, may impact Apple’s sales to corporations and governmental organizations. Among the first entities to respond to Apple’s withdrawal is the city of San Francisco that will bar most municipal purchases of Mac products.


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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012. 12:31

Bloomberg: Apple Will Introduce iPad Mini In October



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Following the publication of our latest report about potential for smaller iPad mini, Bloomberg now weigh in with its own report claiming that Apple is going introduce the new iPad mini in October with availability by the end of this year.


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Download Google Chrome for iPhone and iPad



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Google released Google Chrome browser for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.


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Friday, June 29th, 2012. 1:06

Brightcove’s API Makes It Easier To Create Dual-Screen Apple TV And iOS apps



Today  Brightcove introduced App Cloud Core, a free edition of its app platform allowing developers to create iOS apps using JavaScript and HTML5. One of the main new features of the platform is the ability for developers to create dual-screen iOS app to transfer content to the Apple TV via AirPlay.


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Leaked photos of possible assembled next-gen iPhone



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We’ve already seen tons of photos of different next-generation iPhone parts. But now Chinese site has posted a set of pictures that reportedly depict a fully-assembled leak of Apple's 2012 iPhone. The publication acknowledged the photos were "really incredible," while calling them the "most-possible" leak of the next-generation iPhone. Though, the authenticity of the images remains unverified.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012. 16:42

Apple published official WWDC 2012 keynote video



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Apple has just published a dedicated WWDC keynote stream page to its website, it’s available right here.




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Tuesday, June 12th, 2012. 13:55

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