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Apple Remains World’s Most Valuable Brand in 2015





According to the latest data shared by a research firm Interbrand, Apple remains the most valuable brand in the world. The first place in the annual rating has been occupied by the Cupertino company since 2013, when Apple surpassed a long-time leader, Coca-Cola, and took the lead. As noted by the experts, Apple value is now equal to $170.27 billion. That’s an increase of $51.4 billion or as many as 43% in comparison with the last year’s results.


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Monday, October 5th, 2015. 17:11

Apple Acquires Firm VocalIQ, Possibly Plans to Improve Siri



According to the latest report from the Financial Times reporters, Apple has recently acquired a firm called VocalIQ. This company, which is quite famous in tech circles for creating a self-learning dialogue API, is located in the United Kingdom. Looks like in the nearest future Apple plans to improve its virtual voice assistant.


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Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. 19:50

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Apple Officially Releases Second Public OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan Beta



Following the releases of iOS 9.0.2 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan to users worldwide, Apple on Thursday seeded the second OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan beta to the members of the public beta testing program. The second public beta was released about a week and a half after the release of the very first testing version, which contained a number of security enhancements, stability improvements and bug fixes.


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Friday, October 2nd, 2015. 16:03

Apple Releases OS X 10.11 El Capitan to Users Worldwide



Apple has released OS X 10.11 El Capitan to users worldwide. Before the official public release, the company seeded as many as eight betas to developers to make sure the operating system is stable, efficient and secured.

Below you can take a look at the short video published by MacRumors that shows us the new version of OS X and its main new features.


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Thursday, October 1st, 2015. 10:42

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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Apple Releases Second OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan Beta to Developers



Apple has recently seeded the second beta of OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan to developers for testing. The release came nearly a week after the release of the very first OS X 10.11.1 beta and one day before the official public release of OS X 10.11, which is scheduled for September 30th.


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Wednesday, September 30th, 2015. 13:40

A9 Chips from Samsung and TSMC Are Different in Size - Chipworks



As you know, Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus feature a brand new A9 processor. This processor is manufactured by two separate companies, namely, Samsung and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. The first vendor uses a 14-nanometer manufacturing process, while the second one fabricates the chips using a 16-nanometer process.


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Tuesday, September 29th, 2015. 14:20

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iPhone 7 to Be Waterproof and Dustproof - Rumor



According to the latest report from usually-reliable website Macotakara, the next-generation iPhone will be waterproof and dustproof. This device, called presumably the iPhone 7, will also feature a non-metallic frame and a new LCD. What’s even more interesting is that Apple has already created a prototype. It appears that the recently-released iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are the last Apple handsets that feature the aluminum body.


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Tuesday, September 29th, 2015. 10:51

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Apple Releases First OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan Public Beta



Several days after the release of the first OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan beta to developers, Apple has seeded that same build to the members of the public beta testing program. The release comes more than a week before the official release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to public.


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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015. 13:07

Apple Watch to Become Available in Austria, Denmark and Ireland on September 25th



Looks like Apple has finally caught up with the demand for the Apple Watch. Apple has recently updated its official websites in Austria, Denmark and Ireland to reveal that the long-awaited wearable device will go on sale in these countries as soon as on September 25th. By the way, this is the date when the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will become available for purchase in the 12 countries of the first wave of launch.


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Sunday, September 20th, 2015. 16:06

Images Showing Rose Gold iPhone 6s and Retail Packaging of All Models Appear Online



Several new images showing the retail packagings of all iPhone 6s models and a rose gold device have recently appeared on the Internet. The images have been first spotted on a Spanish website called iPhoneros. The reporters claim they got the photos of Space Gray, Silver, Rose Gold and Gold iPhone 6s boxes from reliable Chinese sources, so it appears that they are legitimate and authentic. The images are available below.


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Saturday, September 19th, 2015. 17:34

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 Seeds First OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 Beta to Developers for Testing



Less than two weeks before the official release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to users worldwide, Apple has seeded the very first OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 beta to developers for testing. The most-recent pre-release build has become available for testers several days after the release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM to developers.


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Friday, September 18th, 2015. 16:27

iFixit Performs Teardown of iPad mini 4, Confirms 2GB of RAM



The iFixit team has recently performed a teardown of the iPad mini 4, which was officially announced at a media event last week. This teardown confirms that the updated 7.9-inch tablet is equipped with 2GB of RAM and 1.5 GHz Apple A8 processor. Apart from that, the experts have found out that the device comes with a smaller battery.


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Friday, September 18th, 2015. 15:59

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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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Written by Andrey

Thursday, September 17th, 2015. 13:09