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Siri Helps to Save Lives of 3 Fishermen





Siri on an iPhone 7 has once again helped to save several lives. Three fishermen who traveled four miles from the coast of Key Biscayne last Sunday nearly drowned after their boat started taking on water. Luckily, one of them had a waterproof iPhone 7 and managed to call emergency services using Siri.


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Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017. 10:49

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Apple Seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 5 to Developers



Apple has released the fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to developers. The update contains a number of security, stability, and compatibility improvements. No new features or design changes have been spotted so far.


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Monday, May 1st, 2017. 23:44

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most popular posts of the last couple of days.

Most of the articles this week deal with the OLED iPhone 8, its alleged specs, and leaked schematics and components that reveal the design of the handset. There are also several posts about new betas of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 and the upcoming Amazon Echo competitor developed by Apple.


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Sunday, April 30th, 2017. 14:21

New Details About Apple’s Amazon Echo Competitor Appear Online



A well-known insider Sonny Dickson has shared some more details about the upcoming Amazon Echo competitor created by Apple. According to Dickson, the new device will have a concave top part with controls and resemble the Mac Pro in terms of design. There will be a large speaker as well. Most importantly, Apple may announce the gadget at the Worldwide Developer Conference in June alongside new versions of iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS.


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Saturday, April 29th, 2017. 13:23

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New iPhone 8 Schematic Leaks Online [Image]



New schematic showing something similar to the iPhone 8 rear panel has leaked online. The image is interesting as it shows the dual camera placed vertically as well as what appears to be a wireless charging component. It’s difficult to say if the component depicted below is legitimate or not as it was shared by an unknown sources on the Chinese social network Weibo. After that, it was reposted by KK Leaks, OnLeaks, and Benjamin Geskin.


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Thursday, April 27th, 2017. 15:26

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Apple to Release Two New iPhones in 2017, Not Three – Rumor



According to a sketchy rumor from the Chinese website Micgadget.com, Apple will release two iPhone models this year, not three. Sources close to Foxconn claimed that the firm had received orders only for two high-end iPhone versions.


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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017. 17:51

Apple Seeds iOS 10.3.2 Beta 4 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 4 to Developers



Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 Beta 4 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 4 to developers for testing. The updates contain bug fixes and security improvements. No details about new features have surfaced so far.

The fourth beta of iOS 10.3.2 has a build number 14F5086a and features enhancements for Siri and third-party VPN services compatibility. There are no other noticeable changes.

macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 4 is a minor update with a build number 16F67a. According to Apple, the update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of macOS and compatible computers.

If you have a developer account, you can download and test the latest software right now. Back up your devices before installing  iOS 10.3.2 Beta 4 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 4.




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Monday, April 24th, 2017. 20:42

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 couple of days. Let’s take a look at the stories worth your attention right now.


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Sunday, April 23rd, 2017. 19:50

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Apple Starts Selling Refurbished 13-inch MacBook Pro Units with Touch Bar



Apple has started selling refurbished 13-inch MacBook Pro units with Touch Bar. The refurbished models are $270–300 cheaper than the new ones, so if you want to save some money, you should definitely take a look at the available configurations.


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Friday, April 21st, 2017. 20:01

iPhone ASP to $753 in 2018 – Analyst



According to the latest report from Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, the average selling price of the iPhone will rise dramatically in 2018. During the last holiday quarter, iPhone ASP was $695, while in 2018 it may rise to $753 due to new features and design of the OLED iPhone 8. Another possible reason is the fact that customers are now choosing ‘Plus’ models more often than smaller handsets. Larger iPhones are more expensive, and this influences the average selling price.


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Friday, April 21st, 2017. 17:54

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Several New iMacs Are Coming This Year – DigiTimes



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Apple will release two new iMac models in the third quarter of 2017. The production is set to start in May and the supplier is Quanta Computer. Moreover, the company is working on a completely revamped model that will hit the store shelves at the end of 2017.


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Wednesday, April 19th, 2017. 12:06

Apple Made GarageBand, iMovie, and iWork Apps Free for All Users



Apple has made Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, as well as GarageBand and iMovie free apps for iOS and Mac users. This means that if you have a compatible iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or a Mac computer, you can visit the App Store and get the latest versions of these apps free of charge.


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Wednesday, April 19th, 2017. 11:39

Apple Releases Third Betas of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS 10.12.5 to Testers



Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 beta 3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 beta 3 to developers and public testers. Both updates contain bug fixes and make compatible devices more stable, secure, and efficient.


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Tuesday, April 18th, 2017. 17:25

iPhone 8 to get Stainless Steel Frame and Vertical Camera – Rumor



Japanese reporters from Macotakara believe the next-generation iPhone has reached the DVT (Design Validation Test) stage ahead of start of mass production later this year. According to the latest report, the phone features a stainless steel frame that is placed in between the front and back glass panels. The design of the handset is a bit similar to the design of the iPhone 4, even though the iPhone 8 is larger, thinner and has an OLED display along with other notable improvements.


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Tuesday, April 18th, 2017. 11:10

Apple Will Test Self-Driving Cars in California



Apple may soon start testing self-driving cars in California. According to the latest report from Business Insider, on Friday, California authorities officially issued the Cupertino giant the Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit. Apple was added to the list of companies that have permission to test self-driving cars in the state. Aside from Apple, Google and Tesla have similar permissions.


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Saturday, April 15th, 2017. 18:38

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