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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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Monday, February 20th, 2017. 21:30

Only 5.8-inch iPhone 8 to Feature Glass Body – Report



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, only the 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 will feature a body made of reinforced glass with a stainless steel frame. The 4.7-inch iPhone 7s will have an aluminum back panel similar to the one its predecessor had. The design of the 5.5-inch handset hasn’t yet been confirmed, supply chain insiders claim.


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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. 22:29

Fast Company Names Apple 4th Most Innovative Company of 2016



Apple has become the fourth most innovative company of the world, according to the rating published by Fast Company. The business media points out that the company develops both hardware and software. This creates a unique experience for users, who remain loyal to the brand.


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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. 12:46

Suppliers to Start iPhone 8 Production Earlier than Usual



The production of the next-generation iPhone may start earlier than usual. According to DigiTimes, the parts for new handsets will be delivered by the end on the first quarter and then the suppliers will begin trial production of OLED panels and other components.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 14:39

iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus to Get Wireless Charging – Analyst



According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, all three iPhone model this year will feature wireless charging. The new technology may make the devices a bit more expensive, especially the flagship iPhone 8 with a 5.8-inch OLED display.


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Friday, February 10th, 2017. 12:36

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Apple to Manufacture iPhones in India



Indian IT minister Priyank Kharge has confirmed that Apple will start manufacturing iPhones in this country. According to the government official, these devices will be targeted at the local market.


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Saturday, February 4th, 2017. 20:23

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iOS 11 Won’t Support 32-bit Apps and iPhone 5



It appears that iOS 11 won’t support 32-bit applications. Moreover, the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c won’t be compatible with the new firmware version as they feature old hardware, GSMArena claims.


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Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. 11:59

Wistron to Become Main iPhone Supplier in India



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Wistron will become the main 2017 iPhone manufacturer in India. Foxconn and other vendors will become back up manufacturers. Apple will turn to them if demand for the new handset increases. To prepare for the demand, Wistron has increased the production capacity at its factories in India and China, reporters claim.


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Monday, January 23rd, 2017. 18:08

Apple Celebrates 10th iPhone Anniversary



10 years ago, on January 9th, 2007 Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the iPhone. The device combined a widescreen iPod for multimedia, a device for communication on the Internet, and a phone in one powerful piece of tech. Yesterday, Apple released a press-release to mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone lineup and commemorate Steve Jobs contribution to what many experts believe was a revolution in the tech world.


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Monday, January 9th, 2017. 21:30

Apple to Introduce 3 iPad Models in March, One with 10-10.5-inch Screen



According to the latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will unveil three iPad models in March. Both 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models will get some hardware improvements, apart from that, there will be one completely new version of the tablet.


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Monday, January 9th, 2017. 15:58

Samsung to Announce Cause of Galaxy Note 7 Explosions Soon



Samsung has determined the reason for Galaxy Note 7 explosions. It will officially announce the results of the investigation of hardware components of the device later this month, says the report from Korean sources.


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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017. 14:30

Reset Fixes AirPods Charging Case Battery Problem



Back in December, we told you that many users faced problems with the AirPods case. It was losing 15-20% of charge in mere hours and couldn’t work 24 hours without being charged. The only solution was replacing the headphones at the Apple Store. However, looks like there’s another one.


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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017. 13:48

Apple to Start Selling AirPods Within Few Days – Rumor



Apple’s wireless AirPods may finally appear at the stores in December. According to the latest report from AppleInsider, retail sources claim that within few days a limited batch of headphones will become available for purchase.


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Tuesday, December 13th, 2016. 12:18

New MacBook Pro Users Complain About Battery Life



New MacBook Pro users report about problems with the battery life on their machines. Most of the users claim the laptops work only for about 3 to 6 hours, whereas the advertised battery life is up to 10 hours. Some users report that battery life sometimes decreases 5% in 12 minutes.


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Sunday, December 4th, 2016. 17:31