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iPhone 6 to Feature NFC Chip - Rumor





Apple's iPhone 6 will be equipped with an NFC chip. This is what people familiar with the matter say. Apart from that, Apple has reportedly signed a deal with China UnionPay, which means that the Passbook app may soon start supporting this banking service.


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Monday, May 12th, 2014. 15:34

iOS 7 Does Not Encrypt Email Attachments - Security Researcher



Apple's iOS 7 (including iOS 7.1) is not as secure and protected as it was believed to be. According to what security researcher Andreas Kurtz writes, email attachments sent using native Mail app aren't encrypted. What's even more interesting is that Apple claims the files are encrypted. This means the guys from Cupertino had no idea about the issue until now.


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Tuesday, May 6th, 2014. 17:52

Microsoft Updates Office for iPad With Printing Capabilities



Microsoft on Tuesday released the first major update for its Office for iPad. The guys from Redmond added printing capabilities to all of the apps from Office suite, namely, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. What this means is that now you can print any document you like directly from your iPad.


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Wednesday, April 30th, 2014. 17:53

New 'Office 365 Personal' Subscription for Mac and iPad Users



A couple of weeks after the official release of Office for iPad, Microsoft has decided to start offering a cheaper Office 365 subscription for those people who use Office apps only only on two devices. For instance, on a Mac or PC or on a tablet. In our particular case, on an iPad.


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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014. 18:13

Early iPhone 5 Buyers Wanted Larger Display



According to a leaked document from the Apple vs Samsung trial, early iPhone 5 buyers already wanted larger display, improved battery life and better Maps app.


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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014. 17:40

12 Million People Downloaded Office for iPad - Microsoft



Just a week after the official release, iWork's main rival - Office for iPad - managed to set a new App Store record. Microsoft on Thursday announced 12 million downloads of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. What a result, huh?


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Friday, April 4th, 2014. 17:55

Updated Auxo 2 Jailbreak Tweak to Be Released on April 2nd



A3 tweaks, a group of hackers behind Auxo, a tweak that allowed to extend the functionality of the app switcher in iOS 5 and iOS 6, has announced the Auxo 2 - an updated jailbreak tweak compatible with iOS 7. Take a look.


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Monday, March 31st, 2014. 19:40

Apple Was Granted Patent for 'Transparent Texting’ Tech



Last week Apple was granted another patent entitled ‘Transparent Texting’. According to a patent application published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the company from Cupertino is planning to develop a system that will automatically change the background image of popular messaging apps and replace it with a live video feed from the device’s rear camera. Interesting idea, don’t you think so?


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Monday, March 31st, 2014. 19:35

Microsoft Will Release Office for iPad on March 27



According to the latest rumors, Microsoft will release its Office for iPad as soon as on March 27th. The company has been working on a new office suite for Apple’s tablet for a couple of months and looks like the time has come to show the results of this work.

As noted by The Verge, Office for iPad will get the interface similar to the iPhone version of the app. In order to be fully functional, the application will obviously require an Office 365 subscription.


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Tuesday, March 18th, 2014. 18:47

New Images Showing Apple's Healthbook App for iOS Appear on the Internet



As you probably know, Apple is expected to release iOS 8 soon. This event is expected to take place later this year. However, ahead of the purported launch, a bunch of photos showing iOS 8’s new and amazing application called Healthbook surfaced on the Internet.


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Monday, March 17th, 2014. 20:52

Apple to Launch 8GB iPhone 5c ...Tomorrow?



The company from Cupertino will release an 8GB iPhone 5c tomorrow. The new handset is expected to become about $80 cheaper that the current 16GB version, so looks like Apple is seriously planning to occupy the entry-level smartphones market.


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Monday, March 17th, 2014. 19:42

Microsoft to Release New Office for iOS Any Day Now - Reuters



As you probably remember, I once wrote that Microsoft will release its Office for iOS in the first half of 2014. According to some trusted sources, the new Office for both iPhone and iPad is now ready and fully functional. Now it’s up to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to decide whether to release the new product or not.


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Saturday, March 15th, 2014. 19:55

Leaked iOS 8 Screenshots Show Healthbook, TextEdit and Preview App Icons



According to the latest reports, Apple is currently testing iOS 8 and such new apps as Healthbook, Preview and TextEdit. The screenshots showing the appropriate app icons leaked online earlier today. As to the first app, it is believed to be a fitness tracker; Preview and TextEdit are the Mac’s applications with iCloud support and slightly limited functionality (if to compare with their desktop versions).


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Beautiful Gábor Balogh’s iWatch Concept - Photos



It seems that ahead of the iWatch launch, every designer thinks he’s obliged to create its own smartwatch concept. And while most of these concepts look ugly and impractical, there’re some that are really worth paying attention to. Gábor Balogh’s iWatch concept is one of such.

This designer created a device, which doesn’t actually resemble a smartwatch. It resembles a classic watch and that it the point.


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Saturday, March 8th, 2014. 21:19

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so looks like it’s time to take a look at this week’s most popular posts. Are you ready? If so, let’s begin.

The story that became the top read this week deals with the next-gen iPhone launch. According to the latest rumors, Apple may unveil its new handset as soon as in July; not in September as was reported earlier.


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Sunday, March 2nd, 2014. 20:28