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Apple removed 'HiddenApps' from the App Store





Application that hides the standard apps on the iPhone, such as Stocks or Newsstand, hasn`t been established in the Apple’s App Store.

 


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iPhone 5S Will Include NFC Functionality And Fingerprint Sensor



China Times reports that Taiwanese chip company Chipbond has been chosen to supply a number of iPhone 5S’ components, including chips to support near field communication (NFC) functionality, fingerprint sensors and touch display drivers. According to the report, Apple will use the fingerprint sensor capabilities to improve the security of NFC-based features such as mobile payments.


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Written by maxim

Monday, March 11th, 2013. 22:37

Apple's iWatch isn't the next revolution



Bloomberg reports that Swatch CEO Nick Hayek does not believe that potential iWatch could replace the iPhone. At a press conference in Grenchen, Switzerland, Hayek hinted that a smart watch from Apple will fail due to the small size of the display.

 


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, March 9th, 2013. 14:35

Apple Offering Half of Royalty Rate Paid By Pandora For Streaming Music Service



According to The New York Times, Apple is going to undercut its future competitors in respect of royalty rates for its upcoming streaming music service, offering a rate that is just half as large as the rate paid by Pandora despite speculations that Apple is planning to offer more flexibility than allowed by the Pandora’s license. The report said:


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Friday, March 8th, 2013. 0:16

Analysts Suggest Apple Will Miss Its Revenue Forecast For 2Q 2013



Citi analysts issued a new research note claiming that Apple will miss its own revenue estimates of $41-43 billion for the second quarter by more than $500 million.

According to CNET, the research note says that reduced demand for iPhone 5 related components in Apple supply chain indicates that there is a softer demand for iPhone 4S and iPhone 5.


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Wednesday, March 6th, 2013. 22:57

Ferrari In Talks With Apple To Broaden Their Partnership



 

As Ferrari unveils its new 963 horse power “LaFerrari” hybrid car, Ferrari CEO Luca Cordero Di Montezemolo said Apple and Ferrari are in talks to broaden their partnership in the sphere of in-car entertainment. According to Bloomberg, Luca Cordero Di Montezemolo said that Ferrarri would be “more precise” about their partnership with Apple over the next few months.

 


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Wednesday, March 6th, 2013. 1:54

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Apple is to develop 2TB solid state drives for next Mac Pro model



According to an unconfirmed report from the Bright Side of News, Apple is developing a two terabyte solid state drive for incorporation into the next Mac Pro.

 


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013. 20:04

Apple’s ‘iWatch’ Could Launch As Early As This Year



According to Bloomberg's report, Apple’s rumored smartwatch could launch this year.

Bloomberg claims citing a person familiar with Apple’s plans that features under considerations for the device include allowing users to make calls, check map coordinates and see the identity of incoming callers. The device could also include sensors for monitoring health data, such as heart rate, and a pedometer for counting steps.


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Monday, March 4th, 2013. 21:36

Analyst Says Cheaper iPhone and iPhone 5S Will Launch in August/September



Taiwan's Commercial Times points to a research note issed by an analyst Kirk Yang from Barclays claiming that Apple is planning to launch a lower-cost iPhone and an iPhone 5S in the August/September timeframe.


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Friday, March 1st, 2013. 22:20

Devices With 'Willow Glass' Displays Unlikely To Appear During Next Three Years



Earlier this month The New York Times said that Apple is working on a smart watch with curved display that could make use of Corning’s flexible Willow Glass. Today Bloomberg reported that Corning believes it will likely take at least three years before devices with bendable Willow Glass displays can hit the market.


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Friday, March 1st, 2013. 1:43

iPhoneDevSDK informs what led to hacking Apple and Facebook



In January, a number of Apple employees’ Mac devices have been hacked after visiting a popular iPhoneDevSDK forum. The employees from Facebook and, probably, dozens of other companies have also been attacked by the hacker. The site's owner, Ian Sefferman,  has provided some limited details about what happened in his blog.


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Thursday, February 21st, 2013. 21:25

Apple Stimulates Sales Growth In Two Main Consumer Electronics Categories



Today NPD released a report analyzing consumer technology sales in U.S. for 2012. According to the report, since 2010, U.S. consumer technology sales have decreased by $4 billion, down to $143 billion.


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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013. 13:13

Apple Told Reseller That New Mac Pro Will Arrive In Spring 2013



France Systems, Apple reseller in France, sent out newsletter to its customers informing them that Apple will halt Mac Pro sales on March 1st, 2013 due to new regulatory requirements in EU.

As reported by both MacGeneration and Mac4Ever, the reseller also points out in the newsletter that Apple told them a new Mac Pro will arrive in Spring of this year. Translation:


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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013. 20:45

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Company Owning ‘IPHONE’ Trademark In Brazil Wiling To Sell It To Apple



Brazilian electronics manufacturer IGB Electronica SA that owns the 'IPHONE' trademark in Brazil said it is willing to negotiate selling its rights to the trademark to Apple following the release of a line of Android phones under the name 'IPHONE' in that country.  Bloomberg reports:


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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013. 2:02

iPhone For The First Time Took Top Spot For Mobile Web Usage



Analytics company StatCounter today published the result of the new research on mobile Internet usage in January 2013. Last month iPhone users held the number one position, while Nokia experienced a considerable decline in 2012.


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Monday, February 4th, 2013. 20:46