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Apple Has to Make a “Good Computer” – Oculus VR Founder





Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR, the company that specializes in virtual reality technology said that Apple should make a more powerful computer, if it wants to deal with VR.


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Friday, March 4th, 2016. 22:32

New Details About iPhone 7 Revealed: Thinner Waterproof Body and No Headphone Jack



Japanese Apple blog Macotakara has recently shared some news about the iPhone 7.

According to the reporters, the handset will get a number of advanced features, for example, a thinner Lightning connector that is supposed to reduce the overall thickness of the iPhone. In fact, it’s said that the updated model will be 1mm thinner than the iPhone 6. Still, it will have the same width and height.


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Tuesday, March 1st, 2016. 20:51

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9.7-inch iPad Pro to Get 12-Megapixel Camera - Rumor



Last week, a report appeared on the Internet suggesting that the upcoming 9.7-inch tablet may be called the iPad Pro and in terms of design and hardware resemble the 12.9-inch device introduced in 2015. According to a new report from 9to5mac reporters, the tablet will get a 12-megapixel camera capable of recording 4K videos. This will make the smaller iPad Pro different from its larger predecessor with an 8-megapixel sensor.


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Tuesday, March 1st, 2016. 11:59

Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 Ads Claiming PCs Are Better than Macs



Apple’s rival, Microsoft, has recently released several new commercials comparing Windows 10 to Apple’s Mac OS X. As usual, Microsoft claims PCs are better and that average users can perform more tasks with computers running Windows, not OS X. The ads highlight the features present on Windows 10 devices and missing from OS X, such as Cortana for desktop, touch screens and more. The commercials are available below, you can take a look right now.


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Monday, February 29th, 2016. 23:11

Three Possible iPhone SE Designs Revealed [Concept]



A well-known concept designer Martin Hajek has recently created several new renderings of what he believes is an iPhone SE. The renderings are based on recent leaks and rumors about the upcoming 4-inch handset and show us three different designs.

The first one is similar to the iPhone 5s and is based on facts collected by 9to5Mac reporters.


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Monday, February 29th, 2016. 22:47

4-inch iPhone to Be Called iPhone SE - Rumor



According to the latest report from reliable sources, the smaller 4 inch iPhone will be called the iPhone SE, not the iPhone 5SE. If the rumors turn out to be legitimate, we may see the first iPhone without the number in its name.


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Saturday, February 27th, 2016. 22:17

Next 9.7-inch iPad Will Be Called iPad Pro, not iPad Air 3 - Rumor



According to reliable sources, the next-generation iPad that is expected to be released alongside the iPhone 5se on March 15th won’t be called the iPad Air 3. Instead, Apple will make the device a part of the iPad Pro lineup.


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Friday, February 26th, 2016. 14:25

iPhone 5se Drawings Reveal Design of Upcoming Handset



Several new drawings showing the design of the long-awaited 4-inch iPhone 5se have been recently shared by a case manufacturer. The drawings prove that in terms of design the handset will be similar to the iPhone 5s. The only noticeable difference is the Sleep/Wake button that has been moved to the right side of the device. Sources claim that the edges of the iPhone 5se will be more similar to the edges of the iPhone 6, however, that’s not very conspicuous. The most important thing is that the iPhone 5s cases should fit the newer model, even though they will make it nearly impossible to use the side Sleep/Wake button.


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Friday, February 26th, 2016. 13:49

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Apple to Add Siri to OS X 10.12 This Fall - Rumor



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple is planning to add Siri to OS X 10.12, which is expected to be released as soon as this fall. Sources claim that the company has been testing Siri on OS X internally for a long period of time and that the virtual assistant is nearly ready for the release.


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Thursday, February 25th, 2016. 13:08

Fourth Beta of iOS 9.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 Now Available for Public Testers



Following the release of the fourth beta of iOS 9.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 to registered developers, Apple has made the pre-release software available for the members of the public beta testing program.


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Wednesday, February 24th, 2016. 16:58

Apple Sold 4.1 Million Apple Watch Units in Q4 2015, 11.6 Million in 2015 Overall



According to the latest report shared by IDC, the Apple Watch sales in the holiday quarter of 2015 accounted for impressive 4.1 million units or 15% market share. Such result allowed Apple to occupy the second spot in the ranking of top wearable device manufacturers. The first place was taken by Fitbit and the third one went to Xiaomi.


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Wednesday, February 24th, 2016. 13:42

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Most of the articles this week deal with the upcoming 4-inch iPhone 5se that is expected to be announced at a media event on March 15th and the full-size iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus that will be launched in the fall. There’re also some posts related to the bugs found in iOS, the launch of Apple Pay in China and several other topics.


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Sunday, February 21st, 2016. 15:19

iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 to Feature Apple’s Latest Processors



According to the latest report from Bloomberg, the 4-inch iPhone 5se and the iPad Air 3 that are expected to be unveiled on March 15th will be equipped with Apple’s latest processors. The iPhone 5se will reportedly get the same processor as its predecessor, the iPhone 6s, while the updated tablet will feature the A9X chip.


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Saturday, February 20th, 2016. 17:55

Customers Begin Receiving New USB-C Cables for Their MacBooks



Earlier this month, Apple launched a new replacement program for faulty USB-C cables purchased together with 2015 MacBook units and began shipping the replacement cables to the customers free of charge. Today, a report appeared on the Internet suggesting that first customers have begun receiving their replacement cables and special letters from Apple explaining the terms of USB-C cable replacement program.

Below you can take a look at a typical package from Apple.


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Wednesday, February 17th, 2016. 17:39

Apple Stops Selling iPhone 4s and iPhone 5c in India



Apple has just stopped selling the iPhone 4s and iPhone 5c in India in an attempt to increase the average selling prices of the iPhone 5s and other devices and in such a way make the business in this rather poor country more profitable.


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Wednesday, February 17th, 2016. 17:06