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Apple Receives More Money From iTunes And Accessories Than Other Companies From Phones





According to analysis by Asymco of Apple’s revenue breakdowns, Apple received more money from accessories and iTunes sales than all other companies, except for Samsung, received from phone sales over the last quarter.


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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. 22:59

Apple Has Become The #1 Vendor Of Mobile Phones In U.S. For The First Time



According to a new research from Strategy Analytics, Apple outstripped Samsung for the first time ever to become the number one vendor of mobile phones in U.S. The report notes that Apple sold 17.7 million iPhones during the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to 16.8 million sold by Samsung and 4.7 million sold by LG holding the third place.


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Friday, February 1st, 2013. 15:58

Direct download links for the latest iOS 6.1 firmware



Here are the direct download links for the latest iOS 6.1 firmware:

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  • iPad 4 (Wifi iPad3,4; model A1458): 6.1
  • iPad 4 (Wifi+Cellular iPad3,5; model A1459): 6.1
  • iPad 4 (Wifi+Cellular iPad3,6; model A1460): 6.1
  • iPad mini (Wifi iPad2,5; model A1432): 6.1
  • iPad mini (Wifi+Cellular iPad2,6; model A1454): 6.1
  • iPad mini (Wifi+Cellular iPad2,7; model A1455): 6.1
  • iPad 3 (Wifi iPad3,1): 6.1
  • iPad 3 (Wifi+GSM iPad3,3): 6.1
  • iPad 3 (Wifi+CDMA iPad3,2): 6.1
  • iPad 2 (new gen iPad2,4): 6.1
  • iPad 2 (WiFi iPad2,1): 6.1
  • iPad 2 (Wifi+GSM iPad2,2): 6.1
  • iPad 2 (Wifi+CDMA iPad2,3): 6.1


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LG Bumped Apple To 3rd Place In US Handset Market



Recently the iPhone have captured a record 53 percent of the smartphone market in the U.S, but when it comes to its second place in the handset market (feature phones and smartphones combined), a new report said LG moved Apple to third place during December thanks to strong sales of its highly popular Optimus G.


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Monday, January 21st, 2013. 22:31

Sharp reduces the iPad display production, because of lower consumer demand



Reuters reports that Sharp, one of the major partners that produce displays for Apple`s mobile devices, has reduced the production of displays for iPad at one of its plants. Sources do not indicate the reasons for the dramatic reduction, but it seems to be a combination of decreasing consumer interest to the iPad mini and the natural seasonal downturn.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, January 19th, 2013. 0:00

27-inch iMac production can be improved in the next month



Apple's 27-inch iMac continues to be in short supply, as Apple sets deadline for delivery of new online orders 3-4 weeks. 21.5-inch models have been delivering within 7-10 days. Even before the launch of the new iMac, it was expected that the device will be in short supply in the 2013, in connection with questions on assembly of new displays. The process involves laminating the screen directly on device's glass.


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Friday, January 11th, 2013. 15:29

18,5% Of Mobile Phone Subscribers In U.S. Are Now Using iPhones



Today comScore published the results of its survey of mobile phone subscribers in U.S. for the September-November period, noting that 18.5% of mobile phone subscribers are using an iPhone, up 1.4% from the data for June-August timeframe. Samsung continues to lead the pack with 26.9% of the market share, up from 25,7% in the previous period, while LG, HTC and Motorola lost their shares.


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Thursday, January 3rd, 2013. 22:44

iFixit Performed A Teardown Of The New 21,5-inch iMac



iFixit has already completed its teardown of the new 21,5-inch iMac that officially launched on Friday. The company described the teardown as an “exercise in disappointment,” saying that the new thinner design brings new hurdles for reparaibility. Notably, the iMac’s  LCD and glass are now glued to the frame, while accessing the CPU, hard drive and RAM now requires removing the logic board. iFixit said:


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Sunday, December 2nd, 2012. 1:26

Shipments Of iPad mini And New iMac Will Be Constrained Until 2013



According to DigiTimes, shipments of the iMac and iPad mini are expected to be limited in 2012 due to display production issues.

Reportedly, the panels for the iPad mini have seen low yield rates. As a result, Apple may fall short of 10 million target and reach only 6 million mark for the shipments of the iPad mini in the fourth quarter.


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Wednesday, November 28th, 2012. 13:17

iPad Mini Teardown Reveals A5 Chip And Samsung Display Driver



iFixit has already performed a teardown of the new iPad mini, revealing its components for the first time. Among the interesting discoveries is the Samsung display driver chip. However, it does not mean that the display was manufactured by Samsung and the codes on the backside of the display do not offer clear evidence of its manufacturer. The production of iPad mini’s display had been reported to be shifted from Samsung to LG and AU Optronics.


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Friday, November 2nd, 2012. 1:31

iPhone 5 Launching in India and Other Countries on November 2



The Economic Times reports that Apple will start selling the iPhone 5 in India on November 2. It was rumored that the launch was set for today, but the supply delay forced Apple to postpone the introduction for a week.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, October 29th, 2012. 0:13

Samsung To Stop Supplying LCD Displays To Apple Next Year



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According to The Korea Times report, Samsung and Apple relationship continues to deteriorate with Samsung wanting to terminate its deal with Apple and cease supplying liquid crystal display (LCD) to the company next year. Senior Samsung source said:


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Monday, October 22nd, 2012. 19:19

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

Displays for 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Now in Production



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Citing upstream supply chain sources, NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim claims that a high-resolution display bound for a rumored 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display is now in production. The production timeline could point to a fall debut for the rumored 13-inch Retina display-packing MacBook Pro.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. 16:14

LG Started Mass Production Of Displays Based On The In-Cell Technology



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According to Reuters, South Korean company LG Display has announced that they started mass production of new thinner displays that are widely expected to be for use in the next-generation iPhone.


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Thursday, August 23rd, 2012. 12:39