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Only 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Will Feature Dual Camera - Analyst





According to the latest report from usually-reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the widely-rumored dual camera will be included only in the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus model to differentiate the device from its smaller sibling.


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Monday, April 4th, 2016. 18:05

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iFixit Team Posts 9.7-inch iPad Pro Teardown [Images]



A couple of days after disassembling the 4-inch iPhone SE, the iFixit team has just performed a teardown of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. As it turns out, the device combines the design of the iPad Air lineup with the internals used in the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Unfortunately, this device is very difficult to repair, so its repairability score is only 2 out of 10.


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Monday, April 4th, 2016. 17:38

iFixit Posts Complete iPhone SE Teardown [Images]



The iFixit team has posted its iPhone SE teardown, which confirmed most of the details about the device that surfaced yesterday after the Chipworks teardown of the same 4-inch handset. Apple’s updated 4-inch device is stuffed with iPhone 5s internals mixed up with some unique components developed specifically for this model.


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Friday, April 1st, 2016. 13:55

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Analysts Call iOS 9.3 Most Stable Version in Years



According to the latest report from a research firm Apteligent, Apple’s iOS 9.3, which was released on March 21st and contained three major bugs affecting thousands of users all over the world, is the most stable version of the mobile operating system over the last couple of years. The experts claim that iOS 9.3 has the lowest crash rate in comparison with iOS 8, iOS 9 and iOS 9.2. In case you don’t know, a crash rate reflects the possibility of a software glitch or any other problem with the operating system.


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Thursday, March 31st, 2016. 14:16

iPhone SE Is Popular Among Former Android Users



According to the latest report from Slice Intelligence, the smaller 4-inch iPhone SE lures more Android switchers than the flagship iPhone 6s released in 2015. The figures shared by the analysts are based on the reports about SE pre-orders, so I guess we can trust what we see.

As noted by the experts, about 35% of early iPhone SE adopters purchased an iPhone online in the course of past two years. Nearly 16% of new owners of the 4-inch device are former Android users. If to compare these figures with those of the iPhone 6s, we’ll see that former Android owners made only 10% here.

Apple hasn’t yet announced the exact number of iPhone SE units pre-ordered in the first-wave launch countries. However, the company is expected to do this at a special conference call dedicated to the financial results in the second quarter of fiscal 2016 on April 25th.




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Wednesday, March 30th, 2016. 17:21

Foxconn Will Acquire Sharp for $3.5 Billion



Foxconn will finally acquire Sharp, reliable sources claim. The tech giant has confirmed its plans to purchase the Japanese company for $3.5 billion. Initially, the acquisition price was equal to incredible $6.2 billion, however, after long negotiations and some external factors that influenced both parties, the sum was reduced to something more realistic.


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Wednesday, March 30th, 2016. 15:55

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Apple to Release Fix for iOS 9.3 Web Links Bug Soon



Apple is aware of the recent problem with opening links in Safari, Mail and a number of other applications on iOS 9.3 and iOS 9.2.1. Moreover, according to the latest report from TechCrunch, the company is already working on a fix for the bug that will be included in the next minor update for the mobile operating system. We need to be patient and wait for the newer build of IOS.


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Wednesday, March 30th, 2016. 14:57

Apple to Announce Financial Results in Q2 of Fiscal 2016 on Monday, April 25th



Apple will officially announce the financial results in the second quarter of fiscal 2016 on Monday, April 25th. The conference call will be held at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. ET. After the event, the company will post the conference call recording to its official website, so that anyone can get access to it.

Below you will find the official announcement made by the company earlier today.

FY 16 Second Quarter Results

Apple’s conference call to discuss second fiscal quarter results is scheduled for Monday, April 25, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. ET

Aside from the financial results in Q2 of fiscal 2016, Apple may also share the information about the number of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac units sold over the last couple of months, so stay tuned.




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Tuesday, March 29th, 2016. 13:36

iPhone SE Pre-Orders Hit 3.4 Million in China



According to the latest report from CNBC, Apple’s new 4-inch iPhone SE has good chances to become an incredibly popular device. Only in China the company has received more than 3.4 million pre-orders over the last couple of days. Gold handsets have been chosen by more than 1.3 million users and the pre-orders for the rose gold iPhone SE have made up another 1.2 million units. It should be noted, however, that today’s numbers are not official. Apple may announce the exact number of pre-ordered devices in a week or so, but now we have only the reports and estimates from third-party sources.


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Monday, March 28th, 2016. 18:09

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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 articles of the past seven days.

No doubt, the posts about the newly-released 4-inch iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, the updated Apple Watch with redesigned bands and new builds of iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 are of the greatest popularity this week. Make sure you read each and every post to get all the information about new devices and software.


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Sunday, March 27th, 2016. 13:45

Apple to Unveil Updated 12-inch MacBook Soon?



References to the unannounced early 2016 12-inch MacBook model have been recently found in the System Image Utility and the OS X Server application. Moreover, Pike’s Universum has recently determined what processors these new devices will have. According to the latest findings, the CPUs will include Intel® Core™ m3-6Y30 Processor (up to 2.20 GHz), Intel® Core™ m5-6Y54 Processor (up to 2.70 GHz) and Intel® Core™ m7-6Y75 Processor (up to 3.10 GHz).


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Thursday, March 24th, 2016. 16:32

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Apple to Release New Ultra-Thin 13-inch and 15-inch MacBooks This Summer - Rumor



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Apple may be planning to release brand new ultra-thin 13-inch and 15-inch MacBooks as soon as this June. The laptops will be thinner than the current MacBook Air lineup and resemble the 12-inch MacBook released in 2015. As to the specs, they remain unknown.


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Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016. 17:10

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Watch Apple’s March 21st Media Event Here - Video



Apple has released a video of yesterday’s media event dedicated to the 4-inch iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro as well as to the updated Apple Watch, iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2. Right now, the keynote is available on Apple’s official website, but pretty soon the company will share the video on its official YouTube channel, so stay tuned.

If you missed the media event or want to watch it once again, use this link to visit Apple’s website.

To download updates on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac, use the software update mechanism built-in these devices.

What do you think about the products and software Apple released yesterday? Leave your comments below.




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Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016. 16:55

Apple Watch: New Bands, watchOS 2.2 and Price of $299



Aside from making new builds of iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 available for download and announcing two new devices, the 4-inch iPhone SE and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, Apple has also made some minor updates to the Apple Watch.


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Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016. 16:22

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Apple’s March 21st Event – How to Watch



As you probably heard it all over the news, on 21 March, Apple will hold a big media event and unveil a number of new devices, namely, the iPhone SE, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and the updated Apple Watch. Of course, it’s an important date for Apple fans, just like any other company’s presentation.


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Monday, March 14th, 2016. 22:26