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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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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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Sunday, December 15th, 2013. 3:36

Apple to Take Part in Campaign against NSA’s “PRISM” Program



Apple has lined up with AOL, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo and a number of other tech companies to fight against NSA’s “PRISM” program. According to what The Wall Street Journal reporters write (via 9to5mac), the company from Cupertino, together with its allies, is launching a campaign to resist the U.S. government and keep user’s data secured from third parties.


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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013. 2:18

Apple Purchased Another Small Firm Called Topsy Labs Inc.



According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple has recently purchased another small firm called Topsy Labs Inc. This is a company that creates software to search and analyse data from social media like Twitter and Google+. As to the sum of acquisition, it is $225 million or even more, Dan Primack of Fortune reports.


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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013. 2:51

Retina iPad mini Displays Fewer Colors Than iPad Air - Tests



Apple’s newly-released iPad mini with incredible Retina display shows fewer colors than its market rivals. Moreover, difference in picture quality on iPad mini and its “older brother” iPad Air is noticeable without special equipment. And the results of independent tests once again prove the fact that colors on iPad mini look somehow darker and not as vivid as on rival tablets. Who’d ever have thought, huh?


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Monday, November 18th, 2013. 18:50

Apple Showed Interest in Acquiring BlackBerry Patents, But Got Refusal



Apple, along with Microsoft, Lenovo, Cisco and Google, showed interest in acquiring parts of BlackBerry Ltd, Reuters report. You see, the company holds a wide number of patents that are worth about $1 to $3 billion. These patents will surely be helpful for competitive smartphone manufacturers and Apple in particular.


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Saturday, November 9th, 2013. 21:48

Bing for iOS has been Updated with Full iOS 7 Support and More



Bing app for iOS has been updated recently to match the iOS 7 design. Apart from that, now the Microsoft’s search engine can boast of new image viewer, improved stability and some other features.


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YouTube App is Now Compatible with iOS 7



Thanks to the latest update, YouTube App is now compatible with iOS 7. This is good news for all those, who can’t imagine their lives without watching latest videos.


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Saturday, September 28th, 2013. 0:09

Google Translate App Has Been Updated



Google Translate for iOS has been updated recently. Now you can translate various texts between more than 70 languages on the go and with no effort at all.


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Friday, September 20th, 2013. 22:12

YouTube App Will Support Offline Viewing Soon



Google has announced that soon its mobile YouTube apps will support offline viewing. Such information has been first spotted on the YouTube Creator Blog on Wednesday, September 18th.


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Wednesday, September 18th, 2013. 23:44

iPhone Holds About 40% Share of the American Smartphone Market



According to comScore MobiLens and Mobile Matrix, the iPhone now holds a 40% share of the American smartphone market, which means that users still prefer this device to the others.


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Sunday, September 8th, 2013. 17:55

Apple officially announces 10 September event



It was reported that Apple has invited members of the press to a special event held on September 10th. Cupertino company is expected to unveil there the rumored iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C.

According to latest reports,  iPhone 5S will boast a faster processor, improved camera, more storage, a fingerprint scanner. Moreover, the device will launch in four colors, including gold and graphite.

The low-cost iPhone 5C will boast a plastic casing in multiple colors.


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Google Maps Updated with the Ability to Share Your Favorite Places via Google+



Google Maps app for iOS got the update on August 28th to give all the users the ability to share their favourite places trough Google+. Apart from that, there’re some stability improvements and bug fixes.


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Apple Updates Siri to Make Fun of Google Glass Fans



Apple has updated Siri recently with the ability to give smart responses to those who mock it with a command 'Okay Glass', which is originally used to control Google Glass. From now on, each time Siri hears these two words, it will reply with one of such phrases:

  • "Just so you know, I don't do anything when you blink at me."
  • "Stop trying to strap me to your forehead. It won't work."
  • "I think that glass is half empty."
  • "I'm not Glass. And I'm just fine with that."
  • "Very funny. I mean, not funny "ha-ha," but funny."
  • "Glass? I think you've got the wrong assistant."

If you have nothing better to do, check whether you have the latest version of Siri virtual assistant installed on your device and try to play with it on your own.

via iclarified.com




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Thursday, August 29th, 2013. 1:54

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iWork for iCloud is Now Available for All Users



Those who use iCloud.com - not only the Apple developers - can now try the new iWork for iCloud beta. All you need to do to take a look at Google Docs and Office 365 main rival is to sign in to your iCloud account. Pages, Numbers and Keynote are the three apps the new cloud-based office suite can boast of.


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