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Apple May Introduce New 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air at WWDC





Apple is reportedly working on a two updated MacBook Air models. According to what reliable supply chain sources claim, there will be two laptops with 13-inch and 15-inch screens. In terms of design, both laptops should remain similar to the existing models and get a thin all-aluminum body. There are no details about the 11-inch MacBook Air model, so looks like the company is planning to stop manufacturing this device and focus its attention on the 12-inch MacBook, first introduced earlier this year.


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Monday, November 30th, 2015. 19:51

4-inch iPhone to Be Released Next Year, iPhone 7 to Get 3GB of RAM and Be Waterproof



According to the latest report from TrendForce, Apple will indeed release a 4-inch iPhone in the second quarter of 2016. Apart from that, the most recent report indicates that the next-generation iPhone dubbed iPhone 7 will be waterproof and get 3GB of RAM.


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Saturday, November 21st, 2015. 17:16

More Than 100 Million iPhones Are in Use in USA, Most Are iPhone 6 or Later



According to the latest report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), there’re more than 100 million iPhone units in use in the United States. 58 million are iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units and 4 million are iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units. With reference to the data published by experts, we can make a conclusion that 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch smartphones are of greatest popularity among the customers in the USA. Another interesting thing is that the demand for devices, which were released in 2014, namely, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, is still very strong. Smaller devices like the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, are gradually losing their share of the US market because of relatively old hardware and their form-factor.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, November 20th, 2015. 20:33

iOS 9 Adoption Rate Reaches 67% - App Store Data



According to the latest data shared by Apple, the adoption rate of iOS 9 has recently reached 67%. The data is based on the App Store usage and reflects the number of active iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners accessing the store to download applications and use Apple services. The adoption rate has grown only 1% since November 2nd, however, that’s not strange since Apple hasn’t released any firmware updates that usually boost the adoption speed.


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Wednesday, November 18th, 2015. 15:49

Quanta Computer Already Working on Apple Watch 2?



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple supplier called Quanta Computer is currently working on the next-generation Apple Watch, which is expected to be launched in 2016. This company assembles the first generation of Apple’s wearable device, so the rumor about the development of the new smartwatch looks quite plausible.


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Saturday, November 14th, 2015. 22:14

Google to Design Chips for Smartphones to Compete with Apple on Equal Terms?



It looks like Google has decided to follow in Apple’s footsteps and start designing its own chips for future smartphones and tablets. Such a step requires serious research work and money, however, it can make Android devices much more competitive.


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Saturday, November 7th, 2015. 19:15

Developer Finds Hidden ‘Indoor GPS’ App on App Store



Looks like Apple has a bunch of hidden applications on the App Store. One of such apps has been recently discovered by a software developer named Steve Stroughton-Smith. It is called Indoor Survey and as it can be easily guessed from its name, it serves for indoor positioning. People familiar with the matter claim that it can be used to mark certain locations inside of various buildings, for example, stores, restaurants etc.


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Monday, November 2nd, 2015. 19:59

New HTC One A9 Looks Pretty Similar to iPhone 6s [Images]



One of Apple’s numerous market rivals, HTC, has just announced its new flagship device called the HTC One A9. The most interesting thing about this device, especially for Apple fans and iPhone users, is the way it looks. As can be seen below, the smartphone is incredibly similar to the iPhone 6s.


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Wednesday, October 21st, 2015. 18:11

iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Owners Report Various Issues with Their Phones



Customers have recently begun receiving their pre-ordered iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units. Although these devices are brand new and are supposed to work perfectly well, a number of users have faced various problems with Touch ID, 3D Touch, power and speakers.


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Wednesday, September 30th, 2015. 19:54

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iOS 8.4.1 vs iOS 9: Which is Faster on Your iPhone?



Now that Apple released iOS 9 to users worldwide, many people are curious about how fast is this version of Apple’s mobile operating system. It’s no secret that system performance depends on the hardware, so if you’re using an iPhone 4s with iOS 9, it will be slightly slower than the iPhone 6 with iOS 9 on board.

9to5Mac reporters have recently shot and shared a good video showing how the system performance of iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 with iOS 8.4.1 is different from system performance of the same devices with iOS 9 installed. The reporters compared the boot time, application load speed, and used a benchmark to check the overall performance. In almost all cases, iOS 9 turned out to be slightly slower than iOS 8.4.1. The browsing and Wi-Fi performance are better, though.


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Friday, September 18th, 2015. 18:44

Apple Releases iTunes 12.3 Supporting iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan



Alongside iOS 9 release to public on Wednesday, September 16th, Apple also started seeding iTunes 12.3 with support of OS X 10.11 El Capitan and the most-relent build of iOS. The update is available for all users with compatible hardware. It should be installed as soon as possible as it contains a wide number of bug fixes and stability improvements for Apple Music and Apple ID security.


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Thursday, September 17th, 2015. 13:09

Hands On With New iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus [Video]



As it was already mentioned on our website, on September 9th Apple announced the long-awaited iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Both devices feature better hardware and several great new features, for example, Live Photos, and in general are handsets worth spending money on. Below you may take a look at several first hands on videos giving us a closer look at the devices.


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Friday, September 11th, 2015. 17:44

4K 21-inch iMac Production Has Reportedly Started



According to the latest report from usually-reliable DigiTimes reporters, Apple has recently started the production of the new 21-inch iMac featuring new 4K Retina display with a resolution of amazing 4096 x 2304 pixels. As noted by the Taiwan-based Apple suppliers, the shipments may be equal to about 1.4-1.5 million iMac units in this quarter.


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Friday, September 11th, 2015. 17:07

iPhone 6s Has Smaller Battery Capacity than iPhone 6



A couple of weeks ago, a rumor appeared on the Internet that suggested that the iPhone 6s will get a smaller battery size and capacity than the iPhone 6. The rumor was accidentally proven by Apple in the iPhone 6s Introduction Video. Attentive users managed to see that the battery has a capacity of 1715mAh, which is noticeably lower than the capacity of the battery found in the iPhone 6 (1810mAh).


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Friday, September 11th, 2015. 16:12

Adobe: iPad Pro has 4GB RAM



Interesting news regarding iPad Pro internals: an Adobe press release has seemingly revealed that it has 4GB RAM – a doubling of the 2GB in the iPad Air 2.

iPad Pro is great for creative workflows with a high res 12.9″ touch screen display at 2732 x 2048 pixels, A9X chip, and 4GB RAM …


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Thursday, September 10th, 2015. 14:54