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Apple's 64-bit A7 Made Chipmakers Panic





Apple put the entire chipmaking industry in panic mode this September, when the company released a 64-bit mobile processor, claims an unnamed Qualcomm insider. According to what he actually said (via AppleInsider), support for 64-bit processing "hit us [chipmakers] in the gut".


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Wednesday, December 18th, 2013. 2:03

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China Mobile Deal Can Boost iPhone Sales by 12 Million Units in 2014



According to the latest rumors, the deal between the company from Cupertino and China Mobile can possibly boost iPhone sales by at least 12 million units in 2014. Moreover, there’s potential for even higher sales rates.


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Wednesday, December 18th, 2013. 1:42

Apple Tweaks iOS App Store Search Algorithms, but Why?



On December 11th or December 12th, Apple updated iOS App Store search algorithms. Such a change made all the apps fall at least 40 spots down in App Store rankings. This is eight times more than usually.


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Monday, December 16th, 2013. 2:53

Apple Offering 24-hour Shipping for Any Carrier-Locked iPhone 5s



Apple is now offering 24-hour shipping for any carrier-locked iPhone 5s version you choose, AppleInsider reports. However, those who plan to purchase an unlocked handset, will have to wait a bit - a few days, probably. One-day shipping is currently available only for customers in the United States, but with time, I believe, such an option will be added to Apple Online Stores all over the world.


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Wednesday, December 11th, 2013. 20:37

iPhone 5s is Available in U.S. Retail Stores - Gene Munster



Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray has issued a new report, claiming that Apple’s iPhone 5s is currently available in all of the retail stores across the USA. The analyst’s figures are based on data from 60 locations in different cities. According to what Munster writes, all models, either carrier-locked or unlocked and SIM-free, can be purchased right now.


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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013. 2:38

China Mobile to Start Accepting Pre-Orders for Apple’s iPhone 5s and 5c on Thursday



According to the latest rumors, world’s largest carrier - China Mobile - will start accepting pre-orders for Apple’s iPhone 5s and 5c as soon as this Thursday. As to the date of the official launch, it is set for late December. At least this is what AppleInsider reports.


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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013. 2:28

China Mobile Denies Signing Deal with Apple - Negotiations in Progress



A few days ago The Wall Street Journal published a report claiming that Apple and China Mobile signed the partnership agreement. Well, looks like these companies actually failed to finish the negotiations and the information, provided by an unknown source, is just fake. What that means is that we don’t know for sure if the iPhone will debut on China Mobile network by the end of this year or not.


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Sunday, December 8th, 2013. 0:01

Apple’s Smartphones Occupy Nearly Half of US Market



According to the latest research conducted by analytics firm comScore, Apple’s smartphones occupy nearly a half of the US market. Samsung, the main rival of the company from Cupertino, is currently on the second place. Its share continues to grow, well, just like the Apple’s one.


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Saturday, December 7th, 2013. 0:44

Apple Finally Signed Deal with China Mobile



Apple has finally signed a deal with the world’s largest carrier - China Mobile. What that means is that very soon, probably on December, 18th, all the iPhone fans from China will be able to purchase their beloved device on contract.


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Friday, December 6th, 2013. 2:11

iOS 7 Demonstrates Highest Level of Adoption



iOS 7, released this fall, demonstrates probably the highest level of adoption, at least among the North American users. This is what the analytics firm called Chitika claims. According to the data, collected by the experts, about 74% of the internet traffic from iOS devices comes from those with iOS 7 on board.


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Friday, December 6th, 2013. 2:03

Company from Cupertino Was Granted Another Patent



The company from Cupertino was granted a patent No. 8,600,120 for "Personal computing device control using face detection and recognition" on Tuesday. In other words, it’s a technology that allows your iPhone or iPad to recognize you among other people. Such a system can possibly take mobile security to the next level.


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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013. 2:16

Kindle Fire HDX Ad Mocking iPad Air and Jony Ive



It’s something like a new trend: companies that create tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices release ads, where their gadgets are compared with Apple’s iPads, iPhones etc. Well, that’s not a crime, but what is the reason for mocking iPad Air and Jony Ive?

As you might have guessed, somebody has filmed another short clip to make fun of Apple. But this time it’s not Microsoft, it’s Amazon.


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Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013. 2:21

76% of All Devices Sold in Japan in October Were iPhones



Apple’s iPhone has always been extremely popular in Japan. But nobody expected that iPhone 5s and 5c could make more than 75% of sales in this country. Well, if to believe the latest data, as many as 76% of all the devices sold in Japan in October were iPhones.


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Saturday, November 30th, 2013. 23:51

Apple is Leader in Sphere of Mobile Advertising



Apple is still a leader in the sphere of mobile marketing and advertising. As noted by the experts, ad impressions recorded from Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod touch doubled in the 3rd quarter of 2013 those from all Android devices. Take a look at the chart below.


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Saturday, November 30th, 2013. 2:53

iPhone 5s In Stock Again - Piper Jaffray



Apple suppliers have finally produced enough iPhone 5s units to catch up with the demand, latest survey claims. Well, almost - currently about 90% of the flagship models are available for purchase at the company’s retail stores. And it’s a very substantial increase, I must admit. iPhone 5s supply grew from 31% on November 11th to what we have now.


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Wednesday, November 27th, 2013. 21:34