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Apple Launches iPhone Trade-In Program in Germany?





Apple has reportedly launched its iPhone trade-in program in Germany. German Apple Store app users already see the offer listed within the app, however, the program is yet to be announced on Apple's official website.

The trade-in program allows to change your old iPhone in working condition for a discount on a newer device.


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Monday, April 7th, 2014. 17:53

Top 10 Stories of the Week



The week has nearly come to an end, so it’s just the time to talk about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.

This week’s top stories deal with iPhone 6 and Apple vs Samsung trial. As you probably know, some sources claim that the next-gen iPhone with 4.7-inch screen will be released in the second half of 2014 and the device with 5.5-inch display will be delayed. Whether it is truth or not we shall see soon.


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Sunday, April 6th, 2014. 14:44

It Took Apple Several Years to Design iPhone for 'Normal People'



As you probably know, earlier this week Apple appealed to court for the second time. The guys from Cupertino sued Samsung over a number of patents they say the company infringed on. Some of them deal with Apple’s iPhone and the “Slide to Unlock” feature.


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Sunday, April 6th, 2014. 14:10

iPhone Market Share in Japan Is Close to 70% - Apple VP Greg Joswiak



Greg Joswiak, Apple VP of iPad, iPhone and iPod Marketing, in a short interview to TV Tokyo revealed that iPhone market share in Japan is close to 70%. When asked about the next-gen iPhone 6, Joswiak avoided answering the question. Well, this is what Apple employees usually do after they hear questions about the upcoming products.


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Sunday, April 6th, 2014. 14:01

Apple Seeds Another OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Beta to Developers



Apple has recently released another beta-version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to developers for testing. Those who hope to see notable changes and improvements will surely be disappointed - there're no new features. The update contains primarily stability improvements and bug fixes. Nothing more.


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Friday, April 4th, 2014. 17:45

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference to Take Place in June



Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will take place in June. Apple yesterday confirmed that the big event will kick off on Monday, June 2nd. The official confirmation was found by journalists in Apple’s latest press release.


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Thursday, April 3rd, 2014. 19:26

Apple Updates iWork for iOS and Mac



Apple on Tuesday updated its iWork for both iOS and Mac with a new read-only sharing mode, Retina graphics support, improved design and a number of other important features. The updated iWork suite apps are currently available on App Store and Mac App Store, so don’t waste your time - go and get them right now.


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Apple Officially Releases Safari 7.0.3 to Users Worldwide



Apple has officially released Safari 7.0.3 to users worldwide. The release comes just about a week after the latest beta, which contained some minor enhancements. Apple says that the new version is recommended for all OS X Mavericks users as it “contains improvements to compatibility, stability, and security.”


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Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014. 17:50

Recently Released Microsoft Office Apps Top App Store Charts



As you probably know, Microsoft on Thursday released its long-anticipated Office for iPad. The office suite consists of three apps, namely, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Just two days after the official release, these apps are now ranking as top three free apps on the App Store. What a successful debut, huh?


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Sunday, March 30th, 2014. 0:10

Alleged Schematics for 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch iPhone 6 Appear on the Internet



An image showing the purported schematics for Apple’s long-anticipated iPhone 6 has recently appeared on the Internet. Whether the photo is legitimate or not is still a question as the company from Cupertino hasn’t yet confirmed that it is working on a next-gen smartphone.


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Friday, March 28th, 2014. 23:11

Apple Engineer Reveals How Original iPhone Was Created



As you know, Apple’s first-gen iPhone was released in 2007. The development of the device, however, began much earlier - in 2004. This is what Greg Christie, Apple senior software engineer, revealed in an interview to The Wall Street Journal a couple of days ago.


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Wednesday, March 26th, 2014. 19:57

iPhone Batteries Will Be Soon Assembled on Fully Automated Lines



Apple, like any other company, is constantly trying to make the production of its gadgets more efficient. Apart from that, the guys from the Cupertino want to get rid of the dependence on manpower at its factories. That is why Apple has recently decided to move the production of the iPhone batteries to new automated assembly lines.


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Monday, March 24th, 2014. 20:33

12-Inch MacBook to Be Released Soon - Rumor



Back in October, a normally reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities claimed that Apple will release a new 12-inch MacBook with a display resolution of 2732 x 1536 pixels in 2014. Looks like he was right. According to a new report that appeared on the Internet yesterday, the company from Cupertino is indeed working on a new MacBook Air. As to the MacBook Pro, there won’t be any updated model until September.


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Saturday, March 22nd, 2014. 20:06

How Often Do People Replace Their Mobile Devices with New Ones?



What do you think about such statement: iPhone users replace their devices with newer ones more frequently than iPad users? In fact, it turns out to be truth. According to the latest report from CIRP, people who own an iPhone change it for a newer version once every two years. iPad and especially Mac users spend money on new tablets or desktops much less frequently. Take a look at the chart.


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Friday, March 21st, 2014. 21:11

Apple Releases New Beta Versions of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 and iTunes 11.1.6



Apple released two new betas on Tuesday: OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 and iTunes 11.1.6. Both are currently available only for the company employees and both contain some bug fixes and improvements.


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Wednesday, March 19th, 2014. 18:08