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Suppliers in Brazil and Vietnam Now Produce Cables for Apple





As you probably know, Apple suppliers responsible for manufacture of all kinds of cables, chargers and things like that used to be located only in China. According to the updated support page created to help customers recognize Apple’s certified products among the extensive amount of counterfeit ones, the production of authorized accessories for iPhones, iPads and Macs has been recently moved to Vietnam and Brazil. This means that currently Apple has partners in at least three countries, namely, China, Vietnam and Brazil.


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Saturday, April 18th, 2015. 19:32

Apple to Launch Apple Pay in Canada in November?



According to the latest report shared by The Wall Street Journal, Apple is planning to launch Apple Pay in Canada as soon as in November. The reporters claim the guys from Cupertino are currently in talks with six major Canadian banks about the possible launch of the NFC-based payments system in the near future.


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Saturday, April 18th, 2015. 17:49

Apple Releases First OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Beta to Developers for Testing



Apple on Thursday seeded the very first OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 beta to developers for testing. The release came just about a week after the official public release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. In case you don’t know, the latest stable OS X version can boast of new Photos app and several other improvements.


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Friday, April 17th, 2015. 22:37

Supplemental Update for OS X 10.10.3 Is Now Available for All Users



As you probably know, Apple’s OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 was officially released to users worldwide on April 8th. Following this release, the guys from Cupertino on Thursday made the so-called supplemental update for OS X 10.10.3 available for download. According to the release notes, this update can boast of a fix for the bug in the video driver, which made it difficult or impossible for Mac to start up when running certain applications created to capture video.


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Friday, April 17th, 2015. 22:31

Global Apple Watch Pre-Orders Reached 2.3 Million Units - Analyst



According to the latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple managed to sell as many as 2.3 million Apple Watch units globally in the first day of sales. In case you don’t remember, the number of pre-orders in the USA on April 10th was reportedly equal to about 1 million.


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Thursday, April 16th, 2015. 23:16

About 200 Samsung Employees Are Working Exclusively on Displays for Apple Devices



According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Samsung has earlier this month formed a separate team, which will be responsible for the development and manufacture of displays specifically for Apple’s iPads and MacBooks. Although Samsung is not the first company that has a special department dedicated to supplying Apple with various components (LG also has one), such a step shows that not only Apple is dependent from its main market rival.


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Wednesday, April 15th, 2015. 16:55

Apple Acquires Israeli Firm Called LinX Imaging



According to the latest report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple has recently purchased an  Israeli camera technology called LinX Imaging. The sum of acquisition is equal to about $20 million, the reporters claim. Looks like the guys from Cupertino have decided to improve the cameras found in their iOS devices. Unlike most device manufacturers, Apple plans not to simply increase the number of megapixels, but to work on the quality of the lenses and photo sensors in general. LinX Imaging will surely help Apple to accomplish such an ambitious task as it has developed a number of technologies specifically for making the quality of images taken with a smartphone camera better.


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Wednesday, April 15th, 2015. 16:33

12-inch Retina MacBook Teardown by iFixit [Images]



The iFixit team has recently performed a teardown of the brand new 12-inch Retina MacBook. As it turns out, although the laptop is full of modern hardware, it is incredibly difficult to disassemble it. Consequently, when your MacBook stops working properly, you will have to give out a lot of money to repair it. This is probably the biggest drawback of the thinnest laptop ever manufactured by the guys from Cupertino.


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Wednesday, April 15th, 2015. 16:00

Apple Releases First iOS 8.4 Beta with All-New Music App



Apple on Tuesday seeded the first iOS 8.4 beta to developers for testing. The release took place just five days after the official release of iOS 8.3 to users worldwide. The most-recent version of Apple’s mobile operating system can boast of several minor improvements and one easily-noticeable feature, which is a revamped Music app, which is not only working faster, but also has a completely new design.

Below you may take a look at the short video created by MacRumors reporters showing the redesigned Music app as well as at the list of its improvements.


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Apple Indeed Sold 1 Million Apple Watch Units on April 10th, Analysts Claim



According to the latest report from a research firm Slice Intelligence, Apple received nearly 1 million of pre-orders on April 10th in the USA. This is probably the main reason for shipping estimates for all smartwatch models to slip to June and even July.


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Monday, April 13th, 2015. 22:52

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Let’s not waste our time and take a look at the articles I have selected for you right now.


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Sunday, April 12th, 2015. 20:17

Apple Watch Units Still Have Hidden Diagnostic Ports [Images]



According to a photo, which was shared by one MacRumors user on Saturday, the Apple Watch units used for try-on appointments at the Apple Stores in the USA and a number of other countries still have a hidden diagnostic port. In case you don’t know, first rumors about the port that can possibly allow people to use different “smart” band accessories with their wearable devices appeared in March.


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Sunday, April 12th, 2015. 19:31

Apple Watch Users Can Manually Adjust Time Displayed on Watch



We all know that the Apple Watch is a device, which can boast of some truly unique features, for example, Force Touch, Digital Crown and a bunch of health-tracking sensors. However, there’s one important feature added to the smartwatch specifically for those people, who always turn up late for various meetings. It is possible to adjust the time displayed on the watch face manually. This means you can use the old, but effective trick and move the displayed time ahead in order not to be late.


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Saturday, April 11th, 2015. 16:30

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Apple Pulls iPhoto and Aperture Apps from App Store After OS X 10.10.3 Release



Apple has recently pulled the iPhoto and Aperture apps from the Mac App Store. As you probably know, the reason for such a decision is the official release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 with a new Photos app on board, which is a replacement for iPhoto and Aperture. The guys from Cupertino won’t update these applications anymore and with time they will even stop supporting their older versions.


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Saturday, April 11th, 2015. 15:59

Apple Releases iOS 8.3 to Users Wordwide



Apart from releasing OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 to users worldwide, the guys from Cupertino have recently released iOS 8.3. The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system can boast of a number of stability and security improvements as well as some new features. In case you don’t remember, the very first iOS 8.3 beta was seeded to developers in February.


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Saturday, April 11th, 2015. 0:14