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Next-Gen iPhone to Feature New Qualcomm LTE Chip





As you already know, the next-generation iPhone will look nearly identical to the current iPhone 6. However, as shown on the images that appeared on the Internet earlier this week, Apple’s handset will boast of a brand new LTE chip manufactured by Qualcomm. This chip will reportedly support faster LTE speeds (up to 300 Mbps) and be more energy efficient. Together with the upcoming iOS 9, this may lead to a substantial increase in battery life of the iPhone 6s.


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Thursday, July 2nd, 2015. 10:40

First Photos Showing iPhone 6S Casing Leak Online [Images]



According to the latest report shared by people familiar with the matter, the next-generation iPhone called presumably the iPhone 6S will get a design nearly identical to the design of the current iPhone 6. The thickness and width of the smartphone will remain the same and it will feature same antenna lines as its predecessor. The position of speakers, microphones and the Lightning connector won’t be changed as well. However, if to speak about the internal components layout, it will be slightly different.


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Wednesday, July 1st, 2015. 16:34

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 with Numerous Fixes



Apart from releasing iOS 8.4 to users worldwide, Apple has also made OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 available for download. According to Apple, this update improves the stability, compatibility and security of Mac computers. If you have a compatible Mac, it is recommended that you update to OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 as soon as possible. It should be noted that this is only an under-the-hood update, so you won’t find any noticeable design changes or new features.


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Tuesday, June 30th, 2015. 20:17

Apple to Announce Financial Results in Q3 2015 on July, 21st



According to the latest announcement found on Apple’s official website, the company will report its financial results in the third quarter of fiscal 2015 on Tuesday, July 21st. The conference devoted to the number of iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and Macs sold and the sum of money earned by the guys from Cupertino over the last three months will begin at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m ET). If you are interested in Apple’s financial results in the last quarter, you will get an opportunity to watch a live stream of the conference call right here. Apart from that, you will find a detailed copy of the financial report on our website.


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Tuesday, June 30th, 2015. 12:45

Taig Team Releases Updated Version of iOS 8.3 Jailbreaking Tool with Fixes



Taig team has recently updated their jailbreaking utility for iOS 8.3 to fix a number of issues that caused problems while hacking the device. If you have a jailbroken iPhone or iPad or if you plan to jailbreak your handset or tablet in the nearest future, you can take a look at this article and download TaiG 2.1.3 for iOS 8.3 from here. Keep in mind that you hack your device at your own risk.


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Monday, June 29th, 2015. 23:10

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 last seven days. Let’s not waste time and start discussing them right now.


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Sunday, June 28th, 2015. 17:27

Apple Watch Will Soon Become Available for Customers in New Countries



As you probably know, today the Apple Watch will become available for purchase in Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan. As it turns out, the guys from Cupertino also plan to launch the smartwatch in the Netherlands, Sweden and Thailand in the near future. To be more precise, the sales in these countries will go live on July 17th. Users will get an opportunity to purchase the Apple Watch either on the Internet, or via company's official retail store. If you live in one of the aforementioned countries, you may soon become a lucky owner of the tiny gadget.


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Friday, June 26th, 2015. 17:56

Here’s How Low Power Mode in iOS 9 Saves Battery



As you probably know, Apple’s upcoming iOS 9 can boast of a Low Power mode that helps to make the battery life longer by turning off the background activity and a number of other things you don’t really need when your battery is about to drain. According to Apple, when the device is put into this mode, its performance is reduced. Although it’s quite obvious, MacRumors reporters have decided to test the ability of  Low Power mode to extend battery life using Geekbench 3, which now supports iOS 9.


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Friday, June 26th, 2015. 14:24

Apple to Pay Music Labels 0.2 Cents for Each Song Streamed During Apple Music Free Trial Period



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the guys from Cupertino will pay record labels 2 cents for each song streamed by Apple Music users during the the three-month free trial period. Initially, Apple did not plan to pay artists during the trial period, however, after some of them began to complain about such state of things, the company executives changed their plans and reconsidered the payments policy.


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Thursday, June 25th, 2015. 13:51

Apple Releases Second Beta watchOS 2.0 to Developers



Apart from releasing OS X El Capitan 10.11 Beta 2 and the second testing version of iOS 9, the guys from Cupertino have also seeded watchOS 2.0 Beta 2 to developers. The update to the operating system running on company’s first-ever wearable device contains a number of stability and security improvements. The latest beta gives Apple Watch developers more opportunities to create native apps for the smartwatch and make them even more easy-to-use and functional.


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Wednesday, June 24th, 2015. 18:44

Apple Releases Second Beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11 to Developers for Testing



Apple has recently seeded the second beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11 to developers. The release took place nearly two weeks after the official announcement and the release of the initial beta of the new desktop operating system at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference.


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Wednesday, June 24th, 2015. 17:24

Here’s How Macintosh OS 7.5.5 Running on Apple Watch Looks Like



Software developer Nick Lee has recently shared a new interesting video showing Macintosh OS 7.5.5 running on the recently-released Apple Watch. The video, which is available below, demonstrates how many things have changed in the computer industry over the last twenty years. In case you don’t know, the version of Apple’s operating system for Macs running on the wearable device was originally released on September 27, 1996. Quite an old build, I must admit.


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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015. 20:15

Tastes of Chinese Customers Influence Apple’s Choice of Colors for New Devices



Apple CEO Tim Cook has recently confirmed that the main reason for the company to manufacture gold iPhones, MacBooks and Apple Watches is a strong demand for such devices in China. As you probably know, Chinese market is one of the most promising for Apple as the number of customers there grows rapidly each month. According to the latest report published by Bloomberg reporters, users from China generated 29% of Apple revenue in the quarter, which ended in March.


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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015. 17:53

Taig Team Releases Jailbreak for iOS 8.3



I have got some good news for all those people who have been waiting for the jailbreaking tool capable of hacking iOS 8.3. Taig team has just released such a tool and you can download it right now. It should be noted, however, that the jailbreak for iOS 8.3 is currently available only for Windows computers, so if you are using Mac and want to try the new utility, you have to find a PC or use Bootcamp.


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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015. 15:01

Apple Launches Faulty 27-inch iMac Hard Drive Replacement Program



Apple has recently launched a 27-inch iMac hard drive replacement program. According to what the guys from Cupertino write, a small number of late-2012 27-inch iMacs may have some problems with their 3TB hard drives. Those who use the aforementioned devices and have encountered hard drive failures, can replace the faulty parts either at Apple Store or with the help of Apple Authorized Service Providers. Apart from that, the guys from Cupertino have begun sending emails to faulty 27-inch iMac owners with the information about the recently-launched replacement program and its terms and conditions.


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Monday, June 22nd, 2015. 19:00