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Another Apple Supplier Accused of Violating Workers’ Rights.





Another Apple supplier has been recently accused of violating workers’ rights. The company called Biel Crystal Manufactory, which produces interior parts for Apple, Samsung and HTC devices is said to be forcing people within its Chinese factories to work overtime.


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Sunday, December 1st, 2013. 0:32

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Another iPhone User Killed by Counterfeit Charger



Another iPhone user has been found dead these days. This time it’s a 28-year-old man from Thailand who reportedly was electrocuted by his iPhone 4S. As noted by local sources, the man was lying on the phone while charging it. And again, the charger was manufactured by an unknown third-party firm.


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Friday, November 29th, 2013. 2:37

Apple Updated App Store Search Algorithms



If you have difficulties in typing on iPhone (just like me), then the piece of news I’m going to share with you will surely be useful. According to what has been posted on AppleInsider, Apple has recently updated App Store’s search algorithms for better recognition of misspelled words. So if you’re searching for "hotwls" instead of "hotels" - now you’ll find what you need.


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Wednesday, November 27th, 2013. 21:25

Quanta Computer to Produce Larger-Sized iPad?



According to the latest Digitimes report, Apple has signed a deal with Quanta Computer to produce larger-sized iPad. The Taiwanese-based company is said to start the production of the 12.9-inch iPad in the second half of 2014. There’re also rumors that deal with iWatch, however, I don’t know whether we can trust these rumors or not.


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Tuesday, November 26th, 2013. 23:36

Apple Purchased Israeli Firm PrimeSense for $360



Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet on Sunday confirmed that the company from Cupertino has purchased an Israeli firm called PrimeSense. This sum of acquisition is $360 million and this is probably the only thing we know for sure.


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Monday, November 25th, 2013. 23:39

Product (RED) Mac Pro Sold for Nearly $1 Million



Product (RED) Mac Pro, designed by Jony Ive and Marc Newson, was sold on Saturday for $977,000. The device, which was at first expected to be purchased for about $40,000-60,000, surprisingly became the most expensive personal computer ever created. The charity Sotheby's auction aimed at raising money for The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 20:22

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Apple Wins Another Court Case Against Samsung



Samsung will pay Apple for copying some of the iPhone key features and design elements. For those who don’t remember - last year the South Korean company was found guilty of violating several Apple patents. The sum Samsung was ordered to pay Apple last year was $1.05 billion.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 2:23

Apple to Launch 12.9-inch iPad in Early 2014 - Rumor



There’re some new rumors that deal with the so-called ‘iPad Maxi’. Apple’s purported 12.9-inch tablet will be released in the first quarter of 2014, Korean sources claim. Moreover, the device is already being built by the local supplier. Isn’t it incredible?


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Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. 0:12

AT&T Selling iPhone 5s for $99 with Two-Year Contract



Good news for all those who haven’t yet purchased an iPhone. AT&T has made both models, either it is a plastic iPhone 5c or high-end iPhone 5s - ridiculously cheap. Well, you will have to sign a two-year contract with the carrier to get one of the Apple’s new devices for a discounted price, but if that doesn't bother you, why not?


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Monday, November 18th, 2013. 19:02

Android Tablet Revenue Overtakes Apple's iPad Revenue For First Time Ever



For the first time ever, total revenue from all Android tablets (combined) has exceeded that of Apple’s iPad. According to IDC latest press release and Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty announcement,


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Saturday, November 16th, 2013. 21:41

Shipping Estimates for iPhone 5s Have Changed to 1-2 Weeks



Shipping estimates for iPhone 5s have changed to 1-2 weeks. That means that the company continues to increase production of its flagship device and makes everything possible to ship the required number of units to customers as soon as possible.


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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013. 23:18

Two iPhones with Curved Screens to Be Released in 2014



According to the latest rumors, Apple is now working on brand new iPhones with curved glass screen covers, large displays and sensors that are capable of determining how much pressure is applied to touch screen. Sources claim we shall see another two iPhone versions is 2014, however, this information is unconfirmed.


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Monday, November 11th, 2013. 23:07

GTAT to Supply Sapphire Material for More Than 30 Million iPhones Yearly



The company from Cupertino has recently signed a deal with GT Advanced Technologies - an American sapphire material manufacturer that is expected to supply Apple with components for iPhone and iPad. Some sources even claim that sapphire will be used in production of the long-expected iWatch, however, these rumors are still unconfirmed.


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Sunday, November 10th, 2013. 20:39

Retina iPad mini Launch Delayed Because of Faulty LCD's



According to Asian sources, Apple’s second-gen iPad mini has a faulty screen. LCD panels manufactured by Sharp have some burn-in issues and this is probably one of the main reasons for a delayed launch date.


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Saturday, November 9th, 2013. 3:23

Foxconn Testing a New Large-Screen iPad - Rumor



According to Chinese sources, Foxconn is now testing a brand new iPad with an enormous screen. Whether this information is legitimate or not is still unclear, however, insiders claim that such a device may be actually unveiled next year. Well, if to speak about me, I don’t think Apple will release the larger iPad soon. But who knows, anything may happen.


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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013. 22:21