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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

New MacBook Pro Users Experience GPU Issues [Video]



A growing number of new MacBook Pro users are complaining about random GPU lags and glitches occurring while using their laptops. In most cases, the issues appear when running resource-intensive apps like Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Premiere, Photos and some others. It is currently unknown, whether the problem is connected with faulty GPU chips or other hardware issues. Moreover, it is difficult to tell how many MacBook Pro laptops are affected.

Below you can take a look at the video shared by one MacBook Pro user working in Adobe Media Encoder.


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Saturday, November 26th, 2016. 19:39

Apple Announces $150 iPhone 6 Plus Multi Touch Repair



Apple has announced the iPhone 6 Plus multi-touch repair program. The company is offering a display repair to those, who have encountered the so-called “Touch Disease” hardware fault. However, the program is a bit different from all other as Apple demands that the customers pay $150 for the repair, claiming the issue is caused by dropping the phone, not by hardware defect. The company also gives the money back to those who already paid for the repair.


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Saturday, November 19th, 2016. 18:25

Apple Releases New Beats Solo3 Ad [Video]



Apple has just released a new commercial for its Beats Solo3 wireless headphones. The short ad highlights better sound quality of the headphones and up to 40 hours of battery life as well as compatibility with most iPhones and iPads. All these things have become possible thanks to the new W1 chip and other hardware improvements found inside of the headphones. You can take a look at the short ad below.


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Tuesday, November 15th, 2016. 15:18

Next-Gen iPhones to Get 5-inch and 5.8-inch Bezel-less Displays - Analysts



According to the latest forecast shared by Barclays Research analysts, next year Apple will release two iPhone models with slightly curved 5-inch and 5.8-inch displays without bezels. The analysts cite Asian sources, most likely, Apple suppliers, who believe the company will fit larger bezel-less screens into the sizes of current iPhone 7 and iPhone Plus.


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Saturday, November 12th, 2016. 15:02

MacBook Pro Outsells 12-inch MacBook and Other Rivals



Many users claim that new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units are too expensive and lack modern hardware and ports required for comfortable work. As it turns out, these things did not influence the sales of both laptops, that set up a new record. This is what Slice Intelligence researchers write.


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Thursday, November 10th, 2016. 14:09

Check Out Microsoft's Adaptive Keyboard Prototype from 2009



Microsoft has created a prototype of something called the Adaptive Keyboard long before Apple introduced the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units with the Touch Bar panel. However, the company did not release a final product leaving the keyboard with a touch sensitive display panel at the top only a concept. Below you can watch a short video revealing the 2009 Microsoft’s prototype.


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Saturday, November 5th, 2016. 16:08

New MacBook Pro Units Aren’t Compatible With Current Thunderbolt Devices



According to the latest report from Plugable, both 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro are not compatible with most existing Thunderbolt 3 devices due to the hardware these devices use.


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Saturday, November 5th, 2016. 0:30

Watch These First Hand-On Videos with New MacBook Pro Models [Video]



Yesterday, Apple announced the updated MacBook Pro with OLED Touch Bar and a number of other hardware improvements.

If you missed the media event and haven’t yet seen the new notebook, below you can watch some of the first hands-on video featuring the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro.


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Friday, October 28th, 2016. 15:14

Apple Won’t Show Updated iMac and 5K display on October 27



According to the latest report from Ming-Chi Kuo, we won’t see the updated iMac and 5K display at the upcoming “Hello Again” event. In fact, these devices will be released only next year. On October 27, Apple will show us only the new MacBook Pro and possibly the 13-inch MacBook Air.


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Sunday, October 23rd, 2016. 22:42

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Apple Discontinues Apple TV 3 - Confirmed



Apple has discontinued the third-generation Apple TV and removed the device from its online store. Moreover, the company confirmed that it will no longer produce and officially promote the older set-top box, focusing on the newer Apple TV 4 working on tvOS.


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Wednesday, October 5th, 2016. 19:45

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Apple Becomes World’s Most Valuable Brand… Again



For the fourth year in a row, Apple has become the most valuable company in the world. The rating has been formed by a research firm Interbrand that takes into account a wide range of factors influencing the overall company perception, for example, its financial performance, customers’ feedback, and the strength of the brand.


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Wednesday, October 5th, 2016. 19:41