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"iPad Pro" to be Released in October 2014 - Rumor





Apple is expected to release a 12-13-inch “hybrid” iPad this year and as noted by Patrick Wang of Evercore Partners, this device is sure to change the laptop market. According to analyst’s sources, the iPad with such a large screen is designed specifically for enterprise market.


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Saturday, January 4th, 2014. 18:04

MacBook has New Rival - Chromebook?



According to the latest research, Apple’s iPad remains the most popular tablet in the USA. However, if to speak about laptops, things aren’t looking so good for the company from Cupertino. Take a look at the chart below.


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Sunday, December 29th, 2013. 19:51

Kurfürstendamm Apple Store in Berlin Robbed Monday



A gang of thieves smashed the car through Kurfürstendamm Apple Store in Berlin, Germany Monday morning. All they were able to steal, however, was a couple of iPhones, iPads and MacBooks.

This is not the first crime committed by the gang. Earlier this month the same guys broke into another store and made off with €100,000 worth of modern electronics.


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Tuesday, December 24th, 2013. 0:55

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It is Possible to Covertly Hack MacBook Webcams and Spy on Users



According to the recent news, it is possible to hack Apple's FaceTime camera and control it remotely without the laptop’s user permission. This is what was proved by a court case against the teenager who recently took control over his classmate’s computer to take nude photos of her. Moreover, former FBI agent also says it is possible to hack the camera i.e. disable its green indicator and make it record video without user’s knowledge.


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Friday, December 20th, 2013. 1:32

President Barack Obama is Not Allowed to Use Apple’s iPhone?



Do you know that President Barack Obama is not allowed to use Apple’s iPhone? According to what he has recently told journalists, the reason for this is that the gadget is not safe enough. The only device that fits the safety requirements of the Secret Service is an unknown handset manufactured by BlackBerry in 2007, AppleInsider reports.


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Friday, December 6th, 2013. 1:53

Some Retina iPad Minis Show Image Retention Issues



Some Retina iPad minis may show image retention issues, reports Marco Arment, a person that created a special test to detect the problem in MacBook Pros with Retina displays. Faulty IGZO-panels, according to the latest rumors, were manufactured by Sharp and this were probably these panels that caused production delays and forced Apple to release the tablet quietly.


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Saturday, November 16th, 2013. 21:24

Apple Fixes MacBook Pro's Keyboard and Trackpad Bugs



Apple on Thursday released an update for late-2013 13-inch MacBook Pros addressing the issue with laptop’s keyboard and trackpad freezes.


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Saturday, November 9th, 2013. 3:34

Apple to Open Manufacturing Facility in Mesa, Arizona



Apple will build a special sapphire manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona in order to produce components for its iPhones, iPads and possibly Macs and MacBooks. Such information was shared by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Monday.


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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. 23:48

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New MacBooks and iMacs Use Ambient Light Sensor to Detect Movement



According to the independent app developer Moshen Chen, latest MacBook Pros and iMacs are equipped with an ambient light sensor that detects movements in order to delay sleep mode.


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Saturday, November 2nd, 2013. 19:56

Turkish Apple Online Store Went Online



Turkey has recently got its own Apple Online Store. Although the website is now only partially operational, looks like in near future customers from this country will be able to purchase iPhones, iPads, Macs and other gadgets and accessories directly from Apple.


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Friday, November 1st, 2013. 20:11

Apple will Fix MacBook Pro Keyboard and Trackpad Lockup Issues



Apple is currently working on a fix for the late-2013 MacBook Pro bug that causes laptop’s keyboard and trackpad to freeze from time to time. It was previously reported that the problem may be a result of the conflict between MacBook’s hardware the operating system.


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Thursday, October 31st, 2013. 22:52

Apple Files a Patent for Built-in MacBook and iPhone Solar Power Converters



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office posted on Thursday another patent application. And again it was Apple that filed a patent for "Power management systems for accepting adapter and solar power in electronic devices," or, in other words, for a solar power converter.


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Thursday, October 31st, 2013. 22:42

Apple Admits Some iPhone 5s Units have Faulty Batteries



Apple has confirmed that some of the iPhone 5s owners may be experiencing problems with their new smartphones. The issues deal with battery performance of the device. Because of the manufacturing error, Apple’s new flagship may suffer from reduced battery life.


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Wednesday, October 30th, 2013. 20:07

Keyboard and Trackpad Freezes on Apple's New MacBook Pro



New Retina MacBook Pro seems to be quite a faulty device. Although it is equipped with Intel’s latest Haswell processor, Iris graphics and fast SSD, numerous users report about issues connected with laptop’s keyboard and trackpad, caused probably because of a conflict between OS X Mavericks and the hardware.


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Tuesday, October 29th, 2013. 0:38

Intel's Iris Graphics Boost New 13-inch MacBook Pro GPU Performance by at Least 50%



Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro equipped with Intel’s Iris integrated GPU proved that it is significantly faster in terms of graphics performance if compared to predecessors.


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Saturday, October 26th, 2013. 19:29