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Apple and Samsung Moving From "Frenemies" To "Enemies" Relationship





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Apple and Samsung have for a long time had a strained relationship, with the companies locked in many court trials relating to their competition in the tablet and smartphone markets. As tensions between companies have continued to grow, Apple has been trying to decrease its reliance on Samsung for production of components. Now The Korea Times reports on how the relationship between companies has moved from a "love-hate" to a "hate-hate" relationship.


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Written by maxim

Monday, October 15th, 2012. 19:18

iFixit Teared Down Apple’s new iPod Touch



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Experts from a teardown firm iFixit examined the internals of the new fifth-generation iPod touch. The teardown offers a look at how Apple has managed to pack all of the details into a body, which has 20 percent less volume than the fifth-generation iPhone. The iPod touch lacks cellular communications technology and carries fewer details, which are consolidated into a handful of parts. The battery and logic board are smaller than in the iPhone 5 and they are arranged in a top-and-bottom layout unlike the side-by-side layout used in the iPhone.


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Thursday, October 11th, 2012. 20:11

Apple Marks One-Year Anniversary of Steve Jobs' Death



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Today is the one-year anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, and Apple has posted on their website a simple letter of remembrance from Tim Cook below the standard site navigation bar  and presented a nearly two-minute photo slideshow of Jobs paired with some of his famous audio clips.

A message from Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.

Steve’s passing one year ago today was a sad and difficult time for all of us. I hope that today everyone will reflect on his extraordinary life and the many ways he made the world a better place.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, October 6th, 2012. 1:15

Phil Schiller: Scratching Of iPhone 5 Is Normal As With Any Aluminum Product



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According the report from 9to5Mac, one of its readers emailed Apple’s chief of marketing Phil Schiller, regarding scratching of the new iPhone. Scratches on the iPhone’s body are most visible on the black models because they reveal the silver color of the aluminum underneath the anodized slate color. Schiller said that scratching is “normal” when the device is in use.


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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012. 1:29

iPhone 5 Javascript Benchmarks More Than Two Times As Fast As iPhone 4S



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AnandTech published the first SunSpider benchmark for the iPhone 5. This benchmark measures performance of Javascript in web browsers.

Lower is better, so the iPhone 5 with the score of 914.7ms outstripped all other devices measured in the test. Moreover, it is the fastest SunSpider test for a smartphone they have ever recorded. The new iPhone is more than twice as fast as the iPhone 4S that scored 2250ms and significantly faster than the Galaxy S III that scored 1442.9-1824.9ms.


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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. 13:19

Retina MacBook Pro Users Still Complaining of Image Persistence



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Back in late June,early purchasers of Apple's Retina MacBook Pro reported on the image persistence caused by some production issues. Having used a device for a certain period of time, they noticed its screen became vaguely and left traces of previous images.

Apple replaced the defective devices. DisplayMate’s Ray Soneira has mentioned the persistence was caused by early production issue, but three months later, users still complain of the released product’s “ghosting” issue. A lot of messages were posted on MacRumors' forums and at Apple Support Communities which are largely reported on the issues related to the LG displays and experienced by the manufacturer. Samsung Displays were not affected by the issue.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012. 19:43

Apple Announces Major iTunes Update Coming Next Month



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During yesterday’s special media event Apple unveiled a radically redesigned version of iTunes for Mac and PC featuring a "dramatically simpler" interface. The updated iTunes will receive iCloud integration to show all your media content saved in Apple's cloud storage service and save your position in movies or TV shows automatically so that you can pick up where you left off on another device.

We created iTunes because we love music and we’re going back to our roots with an incredibly clean design that keeps your music at the forefront,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “The new iTunes works seamlessly with iCloud, always keeping your entire library at your fingertips, and we’re adding great new features that make listening to your music more fun.


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Thursday, September 13th, 2012. 14:09

Spec comparison: iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4S what's changed?



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Today Apple introduced new iPhone 5. Let's take a look at the specification comparison between old iPhone 4S and the new iPhone 5:


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Apple in talks to build internet radio service



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People familiar with Apple's plans said Apple is looking to create a streaming radio service to rival current offerings like Pandora, according to Wall Street Journal sources. The purported internet-based service will focus on virtual stations to play music on a web browser or dedicated apps. One source said Apple considered competing in the internet radio market in the past as a way to help users discover new music, but ultimately scrapped the plans due to high licensing costs.


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Friday, September 7th, 2012. 23:40

Closeup Photos Show Clear Difference in Thickness Between iPhone 5 and 4S



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Repair firm iResQ has posted side-by-side comparison shots of the purported next-generation iPhone and the iPhone 4S. The photo shows that the iPhone 5 is indeed substantially thinner than the iPhone 4S. Apple's move toward thinner body components and a thinner distribution of internal components enabled by the larger surface area due to the 4-inch screen of the iPhone 5 have allowed the company to substantially shrink the device's overall thickness.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, September 6th, 2012. 14:25

Photos of Assembled 'iPhone 5' Front Panel



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New images thought to be of the front assembly for Apple's next-generation iPhone were found on Sunday by Chinese site Apple.pro and posted to a Photobucket account that previously posted photos of measurements showing that the third-generation iPad would be thicker than the iPad 2, as well as the first leaked photo of the next-generation iPhone front panel in white.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, August 27th, 2012. 23:37

Apple may launch next-gen iPhone, 'iPad mini' at two separate media events



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Jim Dalrymple, the well-known Apple journalist, reported in his blog on Thursday that Apple may be preparing to debut a next-gen iPhone and 'iPad mini' at two separate media events. Apple is widely expected to debut the sixth-generation iPhone at a special event on September 12, at which time pre-orders are said to begin. Further rumors point to a U.S. rollout starting September 21. Almost nothing is known of the iPad mini. Different report suggests that the smaller iPad will debut at either the same iPhone event or at a later date.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, August 24th, 2012. 22:58

Leaked Photos Of The Logic Board For The iPhone 5



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French website Nowhereelse points to new photos that were originally posted on Chinese forum Weiphone. Two photos seems to be the back and front panels of the next iPhone logic board, which holds the processor and a number of support chips for the smartphone. The board is different from logic boards found in both the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.


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Monday, August 13th, 2012. 13:33

13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Once Again Shows Up in Benchmarks



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A month ago Geekbench posted results of the benchmark tests with the presence of a "MacBookPro10,2" entry in database, suggesting that a 13-inch version of the Retina MacBook Pro is indeed in the works. As far as you know, the newest 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro carries a "MacBookPro10,1" identifier.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, August 11th, 2012. 21:56