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Entry-level iPhone 8 to Cost $870 – Analyst





According to the latest report from UBS analyst Steven Milunovich, the entry-level iPhone 8 model will cost $870. The model with a maximum amount of storage will cost $1070. The information comes from a research note obtained by Business Insider. Since this is not the information shared directly by Apple, we should take it with a few pinches of salt.


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Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017. 17:25

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Apple to Unveil 10.5-inch iPad Pro and Touchscreen Siri-based Speaker at WWDC



According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will unveil the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and the Siri-based smart speaker at the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Aside from these devices, the company will also announce new versions of iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS.


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Sunday, May 14th, 2017. 12:29

Speed Test: iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy S8+ [Video]



Which flagship is faster, the newly-released Galaxy S8+ or the 2016 iPhone 7 Plus? If you want to get answer to this question, you should probably take a look at the video posted by Phonebuff. The YouTubers put both devices to the test to find out what device is faster in real life.

Below you can compare the app opening time of both devices and make some conclusions. You might guess that the newer smartphone features better hardware, so it tops the iPhone. Well, this is not the case with the S8+.


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Monday, April 24th, 2017. 20:59

PC Market Grows and Mac Shipments Go Up 4.1% in Q1 2017



According to the latest report from a research firm IDC, global PC shipments grew in the first quarter of 2017 for the first time in 5 years. The 0.6% growth is an indication that people still use computers and that computer manufacturers still have something to offer. Apple’s Mac shipments grew 4.1% to 4.2 million units compared to the first quarter of 2016 and allowed the Cupertino company to get the fourth spot in the top computer vendors ranking.


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Wednesday, April 12th, 2017. 14:27

iPhone 8 to Get Smart Connector Port – Rumor



According to the latest report from The Verifier, the iPhone 8 will feature a Smart Connector port. This port may be used for inductive wireless charging and connecting augmented or virtual reality devices and accessories.


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Saturday, April 8th, 2017. 12:52

New iMacs to Come with New CPUs, RAM, Graphics and More



According to the latest report from Pike's Universum, the next-generation iMac will be released in October. The desktop will get updated hardware components, but the price is still unknown. Assuming that new processor, RAM, and SSDs are expected, the device won’t be cheap at all.


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Friday, April 7th, 2017. 11:34

iPhone 8 May Be Launched in September, But in Limited Quantities



According to the latest report from Barclays analysts, the iPhone 8 may be launched in September alongside two other models, but in very limited quantities. Apple will be able to catch up with the demand and improve the stock availability only in the fourth quarter of 2017.


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Friday, March 24th, 2017. 19:41

Apple to Build Additional R&D Centers in China



Apple is planning to build two additional R&D centers in China in 2017. Earlier it was announced that two similar centers will open in Beijing and Shenzhen, but the company decided that it needs two more facilities for its major market. They will be located in Shanghai and Suzhou. Apple will spend over $500 million on the Chinese research and development centers.


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Saturday, March 18th, 2017. 17:12

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Apple to Release OLED iPhone 8 and 2 LCD Models – Nikkei



According to the latest report from Nikkei Asian Review, Apple will indeed release a 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 later this year. Along with this model, the company will unveil the 4.7-inch iPhone 7s and 5.5-inch iPhone 7s Plus with LCD screens. Releasing two larger models, Apple plans to increase the average selling price to $700 and lure new customers in Asia and other regions.


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Monday, March 6th, 2017. 11:06

Google to Release New Pixel Phones Later This Year



Rick Osterloh, Google’s vice president and head of hardware department, confirmed that the company is working on the second-generation Pixel phone. The device will remain premium and will be announced later this year. The executive did not reveal the date of the announcement or specs, but confirmed that the company is planning to release one new handset per year.


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Saturday, March 4th, 2017. 13:55

iPhone 8 Won’t Get USB-C – Ming-Chi Kuo



According to the latest report from reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple won’t switch to ditch the Lightning connector in favor of USB-C. Instead, the company will improve the port so that all new iPhone models support fast charging.


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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017. 20:29

Apple Adds Apple TV 2 to List of Obsolete Products



Apple has included the second-generation Apple TV in the list of obsolete devices. The set-top box was released in 2010 and became the first one to get a black body and an aluminum remote. The Apple TV 2 featured an Apple A4 processor and supported 720p video. Its successor, the Apple TV 3, boasts the A5 CPU and supports Full HD resolution.


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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017. 12:00

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New 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPads Won’t Be Released Until May-June



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, the new 10.5-inch iPad and the next-gen 12.9-inch iPad Pro won’t ship until May-June. The tablets should be unveiled at a media event next month, but it’s very unlikely that Apple will manage to catch up with the demand and ship all new devices at the same time. The report is based on data shared by Taiwanese supply chain insiders.


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Friday, February 24th, 2017. 20:44

iPhone 7 Plus Catches Fire, Apple Promises to Investigate Issue



According to the latest report shared by Mashable, an iPhone 7 Plus that belonged to Brianna Olivas smoked and melted one day after being diagnosed as fully working at the Apple Store. Nobody was injured, but the phone melted and became totally useless. The video showing the melting iPhone was shared by Brianna on Twitter. The short video went viral and now has more than 1 million views.


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Friday, February 24th, 2017. 12:58

New iPads, 128GB iPhone SE, Red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to Be Announced in March



According to the latest report shared by a Japanese website Mac Otakara, Apple will release several new iPad Pro models, as well as the updated 128GB iPhone SE and the red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, February 20th, 2017. 21:30