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iOS Devices Dominate in Enterprise Market - Analysts





According to the latest Good Technology report, Apple’s iOS devices dominate in the enterprise market. And this is not strange, I believe, since Google’s Android is rumored to be less secure and reliable.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, February 16th, 2014. 14:54

Screen versus bezel comparison for smartphones



@somospostpc has published an interesting comparison list of the percentage of screen versus bezel for smartphones.


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iOS and Android Dominate on World Smartphone Market



According to the latest estimates, iOS and Android accounted for as many as 95.7% of all smartphone shipments in Q4 2013. And this is a substantial increase, I believe, because in 2012 the two platforms had 91.2% share. 17.6% of shipments went to iOS and 78.1% - to Android.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, February 13th, 2014. 20:52

iPhone 6 will boast a new LED backlight



LEDInside reports that the iPhone 6 will be slimmer, lighter and boast a new LED backlight specs.

According to sources from Apple supply chain, the iPhone 6 is likely to be released in June 2014, and will have larger monitor size of 4.7”. Industry insiders also projected the iPhone 6 will have a much lighter frame, which will lead to upgrades in LED backlight specs. In the previous generation, the iPhone used 0.6t side-view type LED, in contrast the new iPhone will probably be adopting 0.4t side-view type LED.


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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, February 13th, 2014. 2:37

Apple requests Sony to supply more camera components



Nikei reports that Sony is likely to increase the supply of camera components for the coming iPhone.

The Japanese firm already supplies nearly all of the CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) sensors for the current iPhone models' rear-mounted main cameras. Apple is likely looking to switch to Sony sensors for the secondary camera on the screen side, used for taking self-portraits.


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Written by Lizzen

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014. 1:52

Apple's iPhones to Be Manufactured by Google Robots?



Apple’s iPhones may be soon manufactured by Google robots. According to what The Wall Street Journal writes, the search giant is currently working with Foxconn on automating assembly lines at its factories. Foxconn chairman “expressed excitement over new automation technologies”, so looks like both companies will soon become close business partners.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014. 22:46

Senate Asks Apple and Other Tech Giants to Find Solutions to Distracted Driving Problem



The United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Thursday asked Apple, Google, Samsung, AT&T and Sprint to collaborate and come up with a technical solution to the problem of distracted driving.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, February 7th, 2014. 22:16

iOS and Mac OS X Won't Merge into One Operating System



Despite the rumors claiming iOS and Mac OS X will merge in near future, Apple executives say they won’t. Even more, Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi and Bud Tribble have recently assured the reporters that OS X 10.10 will prove that the company from Cupertino is planning to develop both systems, without giving preference to one or another.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014. 20:43

Phil Schiller Tweets Links to Security Report Criticizing Google's Android



Apple executive Phil Schiller has recently tweeted a link to a Cisco research report showing that a huge part of mobile malware - about 79% - is developed specifically for Android devices. This means that this operating system is less secure and stable than all the other.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014. 20:39

Apple Did Not Violate Motorola’s Push Notifications Patent - U.S. Appeals Court



Apple did not violate Motorola’s push notifications patent. Well, at least this is what The U.S. Court of Appeals says. Such a decision upholds the International Trade Commission verdict - back in April, this organization also concluded that the company from Cupertino was not guilty.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, January 11th, 2014. 23:37

Pegatron and Probably Foxconn to Produce iPhone 6



As you probably know, the company from Cupertino is expected to launch two new iPhones this year. The first one will get a 4.7-inch and the second one, according to the latest rumors, a 5.7-inch display. But who will assemble the iPhone 6? Asian sources claim there will be two factories responsible for manufacturing process, namely, Pegatron and Foxconn.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, January 11th, 2014. 0:45

MacBook has New Rival - Chromebook?



According to the latest research, Apple’s iPad remains the most popular tablet in the USA. However, if to speak about laptops, things aren’t looking so good for the company from Cupertino. Take a look at the chart below.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, December 29th, 2013. 19:51

Apple Patents Map Layers, Not Like Those Google Uses



The company from Cupertino has recently filed a patent for customizable map layers. You may say that various maps developers, like those working for Google, already use layered maps. Nevertheless, according to the patent application entitled “Interactive Map” published by United States Patent and Trademark Office on December 19th, Apple’s concept is a bit different from the existing ones.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, December 23rd, 2013. 0:42

iPhone 5s Ranks 3rd on Google’s Year-End Zeitgeist List



Apple’s iPhone 5s was ranked 3rd on Google’s Year-End Zeitgeist list. That means that the new flagship is extremely popular among the customers all over the world. Samsung’s Galaxy S4, by the way, was ranked as 8th on the same rating.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, December 19th, 2013. 1:55

Apple to Release iWatch in 2014?



The company from Cupertino may release its long-anticipated iWatch as soon as next year. The big event will take place in October.

However, Apple still has got some problems that deal with battery life of the would-be device. Possible solution to this problem is a wireless charger that will help to make the charging process more efficient.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, December 15th, 2013. 3:36