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Top 10 Stories of the Week





It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.

Most of the articles this week deal with Apple’s upcoming iPhone as well as the March media event, where the company may unveil the new lineup of iPads. There are also several posts about the latest iOS and macOS Sierra versions and rumors about Apple’s rivals.


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Sunday, February 26th, 2017. 12:07

Apple’s Market Value is Larger Than That of Google



Apple shares are now worth $713.96 billion. This makes the Cupertino-based tech giant the largest company in the world in terms of market value. Strangely enough, Google search results show that Alphabet, its parent company, is the leader. This data is outdated, as the worth of Alphabet shares was larger only at some point in 2016. Currently, the company comes in the second place with market value of about $579.15 billion.


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Sunday, February 26th, 2017. 11:39

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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

iOS 10.2.1 Prevents iPhone 6 and 6s from Unexpected Shutdowns



Last year, a problem with some iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s units was found that resulted in unexpected shutdowns of these devices. To make the smartphones work again, owners had to plug them in. In a statement shared with TechCrunch, Apple revealed that iOS 10.2.1 that is now installed on 50% of active devices has helped to reduce the number of iPhone users suffering from the problem.


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Friday, February 24th, 2017. 12:31

Five Teams Work on Wireless Charging for New iPhone



Apple hasn’t decided which wireless charging technology to use the next-generation iPhone. According to the latest report from Reuters, the company has at least five groups of engineers working on wireless charging solutions.


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Thursday, February 23rd, 2017. 21:50

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Upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8+ Specs Leaked [Image]



A well-known insider Evan Blass has just revealed key specs of the upcoming iPhone 8 and iPhone 7s Plus rival, the Galaxy S8+. According to what can be found on his Twitter, the handset will get a 6.1-inch or 6.2-inch AMOLED display, 4GB or RAM, and an iris scanner. The origin of this specs sheet remains unknown, but Evan Blass is a reliable insider who is to be believed.


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Thursday, February 23rd, 2017. 19:56

Apple Names Campus 2 'Apple Park', Promises to Open It in April



Apple has named its new campus "Apple Park". According to the latest press release shared by the company, the employees will start moving to the new headquarters after official opening in April. The process of organizing the work of 12,000 employees in a new place will take about six months. Some additional building will be ready only later this year.


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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017. 18:49

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Samsung to Start Selling Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 in India and Vietnam



According to the latest report from The Investor, Samsung is planning to start selling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 units. It is cheaper for the manufacturer to order new batteries and reassemble several million smartphones than to destroy all recalled and never-sold devices. Sources claim that refurbished Note 7 units will be sold in India and Vietnam.


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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017. 16:55

Take a Look at These New iPhone Ads [Video]



Apple has posted six new iPhone 7 ads on its official YouTube channel. Four commercials belong to the “One Night” campaign, while the other two showcase the Portrait mode of the iPhone 7 Plus. You can check out the new videos below. Don’t forget to tell us what you think!

To start off, let’s take a look at the simple clips showing the beauty of Shanghai, New York, Johannesburg, and Tokyo. All photos have been taken by independent photographers and then carefully reviewed and merged into four videos by Apple.


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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. 19:57

iPhone 8 to Get 2K Display, 3GB of RAM, and 256GB of Storage



According to the latest report from TrendForce, the next-generation iPhone will get a 5.8-inch 2K display and 3GB of RAM. The report also corroborates earlier rumors suggesting Apple will get rid of the Home button and add two storage options, namely, 64GB and 256GB.


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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. 19:25

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Apple Seeds New iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Betas to Developers



Apple has released iOS 10.3 beta 3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 3 to developers for testing. The release comes two weeks after the release of previous betas. The updates bring numerous bug fixes as well as security, stability, and performance improvements for compatible devices.


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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. 18:52

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

Apple to Introduce Jet Red iPhone This Year



According to a sketchy rumor shared by Chinese insiders, Apple may release the iPhone 8 in a new ‘Jet Red’ color. Sources close to the Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou claim that at first the new model will be available only in China, but with time may hit other markets.


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Monday, February 20th, 2017. 15:59

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Fortune Calls Apple World's Most Admired Company Again



For the tenth year in a row, Apple has become the world's most admired company. The ranking was created by Fortune, it is based on feedback from 3,800 reliable analysts, industry experts, executives and other specialists. Such firms as Amazon, Starbucks, Berkshire Hathaway, and Disney follow Apple in the list.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, February 20th, 2017. 12:18