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Google to Announce Apple's HealthKit Competitor Soon?





Google is expected to announce a HealthKit competitor soon. According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, the release of Google's fitness tracking application will take place at the annual conference for developers called Google I/O, which is set to be held later this month in San Francisco.


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Saturday, June 14th, 2014. 1:42

25 Reasons Why iPhone 5S Is Better Than Galaxy S5 - [Video]



A new interesting video has been recently posted on YouTube, which is called “25 Reasons the iPhone 5s is Better Than the Galaxy S5”. It shows us why Apple’s iPhone is better that the South Korean handset. The video was created by PhoneBuff. What is interesting is that the video was posted to same YouTube channel, where you can watch a video called “25 Reasons the Galaxy S5 is Better Than the iPhone 5s”. Both clips are available below.


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Sunday, June 1st, 2014. 20:49

Apple Is No Longer World's Most Valuable Brand



Apple is no longer world's most valuable brand. According to the annual study of global brands conducted by Millward Brown, the company from Cupertino is currently on the second place. The first spot is occupied by Apple's main rival - Google.


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Wednesday, May 21st, 2014. 19:49

Apple and Samsung to Settle Patent Infringement Lawsuits Without Applying to the Court



According to the latest report from The Korea Times, Apple and Samsung are currently working on an agreement that would settle all their patent infringement lawsuits at once and without applying to the court. The two tech giants have begun the negotiations quite recently.


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Monday, May 19th, 2014. 19:19

Patent War Between Apple and Google is Over?



Apple and Google have decided to stop the patent war. According to the latest reports, the company from Cupertino and Google’s Motorola Mobility unit have recently agreed to end all the so-called patent battles. This, however, doesn't mean that the tech giants will start cross-licensing each other's patents.


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Saturday, May 17th, 2014. 15:26

Apple to Add HD Audio Playback to iOS 8 and Release New In-Ear Headphones and Lightning Cable



According to the latest rumors from various sources, Apple is planning to improve the quality of music playback in iOS 8. Apart from that, the guys from Cupertino may release new versions of both In-Ear Headphones and Lightning connector.


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Tuesday, May 13th, 2014. 23:15

iPad Sales Won't Grow in the Near Future - Analyst



According to what Morgan Stanley’s analyst Katy Huberty says, Apple's iPad sales won't grow this quarter. The reasons for such poor results are the absence of new products and the price, which is, compared to Android tablets, pretty high.


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Monday, May 12th, 2014. 19:19

iPhone 6 Physical Mockup Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5 - Images



A couple of days ago, another iPhone 6 physical mockup appeared on the Italian website Macitynet. Below you may take a look at the images showing this device compared to Samsung's Galaxy S5.

The handset manufactured by the Korean company has a 5.1-inch display and a thickness of 8.1mm. These characteristics make the smartphone larger and thicker than the iPhone 6 mockup.


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Sunday, May 4th, 2014. 17:41

New 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Physical Mockup



UPDATE: Another iPhone 6 mockup has appeared on the Internet late this morning. It is said to be based on the leaked 4.7-inch iPhone schematics. You can take a look at the mockup below.

A couple of images showing something what appears to be a physical mockup of the next generation iPhone with a 5.5-inch display have been spotted on the Internet. The mockup seems to be based on renderings shared by a Japanese website MacFan last month.


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Thursday, May 1st, 2014. 15:08

iPhone 6 Case Compared to iPhone 5s, Nexus 5 and Galaxy Note 3 - Video



So far, we have seen several different cases for the upcoming 4.7-inch iPhone 6. In a video below we can see one of such cases compared to Apple's iPhone 5s, Google's Nexus 5 and Samsung's Galaxy Note 3. The video has been uploaded to YouTube by a user nicknamed Unbox Therapy.


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Thursday, April 24th, 2014. 15:48

Apple and Google Fight for Exclusive Games for Their Platforms



Apple wants major game developers to release their new games exclusively for iOS. This will allow to lure many customers from the competitive platform - Android. The problem is that Google also plans to get the so-called first rights for many games.

Both tech giants promise to promote new games and their developers placing them to all kinds of ratings and lists. Now it’s up to developers to decide what company - Apple or Google - to choose.


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Monday, April 21st, 2014. 15:09

Top 10 Stories of the Week



Like every Sunday, I have something special for you. It’s a list of the most interesting and the most popular posts of the last week. Are you ready to take a look? If so, let’s begin.


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Sunday, April 20th, 2014. 19:29

Apple to Start Working on New Device-Unlocking System?



According to the latest patent filings published on Thursday by the US Patent and Trademark Office, Apple is planning to develop a new device-unlocking system. This system will allow users to unlock their iOS devices by connecting a set of illuminated dots, so that drawing a custom pattern on the screen of the device. The patent applications are entitled 'Gesture entry techniques'. There're two filings that deal with the new technology, not one, which a bit strange, I guess.


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Apple Earns More than Hewlett Packard, Google, Intel and Cisco Combined



According to Silicon Valley's top companies rating (SV150), Apple earns more than Hewlett Packard, Google, Intel and Cisco combined. The rating prepared by San Jose Mercury News experts is based on Bloomberg latest reports and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission data.


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Monday, April 14th, 2014. 18:13

Apple Plans to Change iTunes Music Store Dramatically



According to the latest rumors, the company from Cupertino is planning to change the iTunes music store dramatically. The reason for such overhaul is quite simple and obvious: the number of music downloads declines from quarter to quarter and Apple’s iTunes Radio is not as successful as it was expected to be.


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Saturday, April 12th, 2014. 16:41