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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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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013. 22:21

Apple Asks Samsung to Produce Retina Panels for iPad mini



According to recent rumors, the company from Cupertino has asked Samsung to help in manufacture of Retina displays for the new iPad mini that is expected to be launched soon. Apple’s current partners - Sharp and LG Display - can’t cope with production volumes; this results in supply constraints.


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Friday, November 1st, 2013. 20:23

LG to Supply OLED Displays for iWatch



LG - not Samsung - will supply Apple with OLED displays for iWatch, The Korea Herald reports. Whether we can trust this source is still a question; nevertheless, this newspaper claims that the two companies are about to sign a deal soon.


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Tuesday, October 29th, 2013. 21:08

Customized Mac Pro Revealed for Product (RED) Charity Auction



Jony Ive, Apple senior vice president of design, and designer Marc Newson have created a unique red-colored Mac Pro for the upcoming Sotheby's charity auction that aims at raising money for fighting HIV/AIDS. The Product (RED) Mac Pro is said to be sold next month for quite a big sum of money.


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Saturday, October 26th, 2013. 19:36

Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c to Become Available in 35 Countries on October 25th



After quick September’s stockouts, Apple’s iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will become available in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, the U.K. and the U.S.A. And this is expected to happen… today.


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USA Today Claims that iOS 7 is Apple's "Most Troubled" Operating System



USA Today claimed on Thursday that iOS 7 is the "most troubled" if to compare it with older versions of the Apple’s mobile operating system. However, the journalists were unable to provide at least one expert's conclusion or independent testing result, so looks like such an article was aimed only to draw some attention from the newspaper readers, that’s all.


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Sunday, October 20th, 2013. 18:51

A Guy from California Sues Tim Cook over iOS 7 Automatic Update Mechanism



A guy from California has decided to sue Apple CEO Tim Cook. The user is for some reason dissatisfied with over-the-air update mechanism that makes it easier to get and install the latest version of the firmware.


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Saturday, October 19th, 2013. 22:41

Apple's Cutting iPhone 5c Production - Rumor



According to Reuters and The Wall Street Journal, Apple has asked its two main suppliers - Pegatron and Hon Hai - to cut the production of the iPhone 5c in the fourth quarter. Moreover, there’s some information connected with the Apple’s new flagship that can be found in one of the reports.


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Wednesday, October 16th, 2013. 20:21

Apple's iPhone 5s will Become Available in Two or Three Weeks



Good news for those who hasn’t yet purchased the iPhone 5s - Apple's online store now displays shipping times of two to three weeks. With more than 9 million iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c units sold during the launch weekend, the company from Cupertino had to push the shipping dates to “October”. And now, at last, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models are said to become available within only two weeks.


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Sunday, October 13th, 2013. 16:53

Photos of a Scale Model of the Apple's New Spaceship Campus



There’re some photos of a scale model of the Apple's new spaceship campus, Mercury News reports. I must admit - these images look just awesome.


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Saturday, October 12th, 2013. 18:43

Qualcomm Backs Away From Negative Comments on Apple A7



Qualcomm spokesman has backed away from the statements made by one of the company executives concerning the Apple A7 chip capabilities. In case you missed that piece of news, Anand Chandrasekher, Qualcomm CMO has recently claimed that the new Apple’s processor is a "marketing gimmick".

According to AppleInsider:

The comments made by Anand Chandrasekher, Qualcomm CMO, about 64-bit computing were inaccurate. The mobile hardware and software ecosystem is already moving in the direction of 64-bit; and, the evolution to 64-bit brings desktop class capabilities and user experiences to mobile, as well as enabling mobile processors and software to run new classes of computing devices.

Looks like Qualcomm executives should think twice before they blame someone for something, otherwise, they can as well be blamed - for incompetence.




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Wednesday, October 9th, 2013. 19:23

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Samsung Will Still Participate in Apple A8 Processor's Production



According to the Korean website Hankyung, Samsung - along with TSMC - will be making chips for Apple’s future devices. Although TSMC is said to become a major supplier of the Apple’s A8 processors with 60-70 percent of the production load, the South Korean company will still have to produce the remaining 30 or 40 percent of chips.

As we know, the iPhone 5s is working on Apple A7 processor - the one manufactured by Samsung.

Despite the fact, that the company from Cupertino has signed a deal with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. earlier this year, it looks like nothing will seriously change. At least in 2014.




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Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013. 1:06

YouTube App is Now Compatible with iOS 7



Thanks to the latest update, YouTube App is now compatible with iOS 7. This is good news for all those, who can’t imagine their lives without watching latest videos.


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Saturday, September 28th, 2013. 0:09

Download All the iOS 7 iPad Wallpaper Backgrounds



Apple has added new iPad wallpapers in iOS 7 firmware. You can check them out in the gallery below.

A zip file of the wallpapers can be downloaded here.


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Wednesday, September 25th, 2013. 19:09

Apple is working large 13" iPad [Photos]



New rumors from the Chinese United Daily News claims that Apple is working with Quanta on a larger iPad. Macrumors report:

Quanta Computer is an Apple supplier responsible for Apple’s current MacBook Airs and an unusual choice for tablet production as those devices are currently produced by suppliers like Foxconn and Pegatron. The report claims, however, that Quanta is aiming to diversify.

This summer WSJ reported that Apple was asking to see prototypes of an iPad measuring slightly less than 13-inches diagonally.

So how would this big iPad look like? Take a look at the mockups below:


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Wednesday, September 25th, 2013. 18:52