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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 last couple of days. Let’s take a look at these posts right now.


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Sunday, February 19th, 2017. 15:35

Apple Uses This Case to Hide Future iPhone Prototypes [Images]



Sonny Dickson has recently shared several images that show a secret case Apple uses to hide its iPhone prototypes during transportation. The case hides both front and back panels of the handset as well as its size. The images showing the case itself and documents it comes with have been published by MacRumors.


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Sunday, February 19th, 2017. 14:37

Check Out New iPhone 8 Concept with Display Function Area



Earlier this week, a well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has shared a report suggesting that the iPhone 8 may get a new 5.8-inch OLED display with a function area for virtual buttons and shortcuts. Several days before this report appeared on the Internet, a MacRumors forum member nicknamed deuxani created a beautiful iPhone 8 concept featuring an edge-to-edge display with a virtual Home button and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor embedded right in the screen. You can check out the concept images below.


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Saturday, February 18th, 2017. 20:20

WWDC to Take Place June 5-9 in San Jose



Apple has officially announced that the annual Worldwide Developers Conference or WWDC will take place June 5-9, 2017 in San Jose. During the event, the company will offer various meetings for developers as well as other events. The conference will be held near the new Apple Campus 2 construction site.


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Thursday, February 16th, 2017. 18:22

iPhone 8 to get 5.8-inch Display with ‘Function Area’ – Analyst



Ming-Chi Kuo reports that the iPhone 8 may get a display with something called “function area”. According to the analyst, this will be a part of the OLED display located at the bottom featuring virtual buttons and some shortcuts for quick actions. The size of the front panel will be 5.8 inches, however, the “active area” of the display will be equal to only about 5.15 inches.


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Thursday, February 16th, 2017. 13:15

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Warning: New Malware Attacks Mac Users



A new piece of malicious software for Mac computers called Xagent has been recently found by the Bitdefender security experts. It is a modular backdoor that penetrates into the system and can steal browser passwords, take desktop screenshots, and even steal iPhone backups stored on the computer. The malware was reportedly created by a group of hackers called APT28.


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Wednesday, February 15th, 2017. 11:57

Fast Company Names Apple 4th Most Innovative Company of 2016



Apple has become the fourth most innovative company of the world, according to the rating published by Fast Company. The business media points out that the company develops both hardware and software. This creates a unique experience for users, who remain loyal to the brand.


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Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. 12:46

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday, which means that we should take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste our time and do this right now.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 17:09

iPhone 8 Wireless Charger to Be Sold Separately – Rumor



According to the latest report from Mac Otakara, the next-generation iPhone may indeed feature wireless charging. However, the reporters believe Apple will sell the wireless charger separately. In other words, it won’t be included in the package along with the new iPhone.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 1:41

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Security Researchers Found Two New Mac Viruses



As noted by independent Mac security researchers, there are two new instances of malware for macOS. The first piece of malicious software uses Microsoft Word to penetrate into the system and the second one pretends to be a software update and then hacks the system.


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Friday, February 10th, 2017. 15:52

iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus to Get Wireless Charging – Analyst



According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, all three iPhone model this year will feature wireless charging. The new technology may make the devices a bit more expensive, especially the flagship iPhone 8 with a 5.8-inch OLED display.


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Friday, February 10th, 2017. 12:36

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Apple Seeds New iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4 Betas to Developers



Apple has seeded the second beta of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers. The updates contain a number of stability, security, and performance improvements for compatible devices.


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Wednesday, February 8th, 2017. 13:03

iPhone 7 Loses Market Share to Cheaper Android Phones in China



iPhone sales in China demonstrated a year-over-year decline in 2016, reports a  research firm IDC. According to the researchers, Chinese customers are waiting for the iPhone 8 that is why the market share fell from 13.6% and 58.4 million units shipped in 2015 to 9.6% and 44.9 million units last year. Apple took the fourth spot in the IDC ranking, while OPPO, Huawei, and VIVO managed to surpass the Cupertino-based giant in both market share and units shipments.


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Monday, February 6th, 2017. 19:09

New MacBooks to Get Additional ARM Chip



Apple is working on a new ARM-chip that will be added to the next-generation MacBook. According to Bloomberg, this new chip will work simultaneously with the main processor and be responsible for low-power mode features of the laptop. This is a bit similar to the chip that makes the Touch Bar work on the 2016 MacBook Pro.


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Thursday, February 2nd, 2017. 20:21

Check Out New Glossy iPhone 8 Concept [Video]



Thadeu Brandao has created a beautiful iPhone 8 concept with a massive display and new Home button integrated into the front panel. Together with the bottom part of the display, it works just like the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro adding useful features right where you need them. You can check out the video showing the concept on YouTube and below.


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Thursday, February 2nd, 2017. 12:10

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