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Top 10 Stories of the Week





It is Sunday, which means that we should take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste our time and do this right now.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 17:09

Suppliers to Start iPhone 8 Production Earlier than Usual



The production of the next-generation iPhone may start earlier than usual. According to DigiTimes, the parts for new handsets will be delivered by the end on the first quarter and then the suppliers will begin trial production of OLED panels and other components.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 14:39

iPhone 8 Wireless Charger to Be Sold Separately – Rumor



According to the latest report from Mac Otakara, the next-generation iPhone may indeed feature wireless charging. However, the reporters believe Apple will sell the wireless charger separately. In other words, it won’t be included in the package along with the new iPhone.


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Sunday, February 12th, 2017. 1:41

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iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus to Get Wireless Charging – Analyst



According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, all three iPhone model this year will feature wireless charging. The new technology may make the devices a bit more expensive, especially the flagship iPhone 8 with a 5.8-inch OLED display.


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Friday, February 10th, 2017. 12:36

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iPhone 8 to Cost More Than $1000 – Report



 According to the latest report from Fast Company, the next generation iPhone called presumably the iPhone 8 or iPhone X will cost about $1000. This is the price Apple reportedly plans to charge for the OLED display, faster processor, new design, and other improvements of the 10th anniversary iPhone.


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Thursday, February 9th, 2017. 12:58

Another Galaxy S8 Image Leaks Online



Update: 9to5Google reports that the image was photoshopped and thus is fake.

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S8 next month, which means that the handset is ready or nearly ready. New image that was posted on the Chinese social network Weibo gives us a closer look at the upcoming iPhone 8 rival. The photo seems to be genuine, it shows us the bottom side of the new South Korean flagship.


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Tuesday, February 7th, 2017. 19:09

iPhone 8 Production Will Begin Earlier than Expected



According to the latest report from Tech Trader Daily, Apple may start the iPhone 8 production earlier than expected. This, however, doesn’t mean that the release of the device will take place earlier.


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Tuesday, February 7th, 2017. 15:38

iPhone 7 Loses Market Share to Cheaper Android Phones in China



iPhone sales in China demonstrated a year-over-year decline in 2016, reports a  research firm IDC. According to the researchers, Chinese customers are waiting for the iPhone 8 that is why the market share fell from 13.6% and 58.4 million units shipped in 2015 to 9.6% and 44.9 million units last year. Apple took the fourth spot in the IDC ranking, while OPPO, Huawei, and VIVO managed to surpass the Cupertino-based giant in both market share and units shipments.


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Monday, February 6th, 2017. 19:09

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting stories of the last couple of days.

Most of the posts this week deal with Apple’s iOS and semi-tethered yalu jailbreak that now works with all 64-bit Apple devices except the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. There are also several articles about the iPhone 8 and its specs, Apple’s financial results in the first quarter of fiscal 2017, and Apple Campus 2.


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Sunday, February 5th, 2017. 18:32

Samsung to Build New AMOLED Panel Factory in Vietnam



According to the latest report from the Korean newspaper Chosun Daily Newspaper (via DigiTimes), Samsung is planning to expand the AMOLED production to the Bac Ninh Province in Vietnam. Currently, the South Korean tech giant has one facility that manufactures AMOLED panels located in the Thai Nguyen Province, but later this year, the company may set up a new factory to catch up with the demand for new displays that grows steadily each month.


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Friday, February 3rd, 2017. 17:43

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Check Out New Glossy iPhone 8 Concept [Video]



Thadeu Brandao has created a beautiful iPhone 8 concept with a massive display and new Home button integrated into the front panel. Together with the bottom part of the display, it works just like the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro adding useful features right where you need them. You can check out the video showing the concept on YouTube and below.


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Thursday, February 2nd, 2017. 12:10

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OLED Displays for iPhone 8 May Cost Apple $50 Million in Q2 – Analyst



As it was reported earlier, the iPhone 8 may be equipped with a new OLED display. According to a research note from Cowen & Company analyst Timothy Arcuri, the switch to new displays may cost Apple $50 million in incremental costs. This sum will be paid to suppliers in March, but the quarterly gross margin of the company should not be affected too much, the analyst adds.


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Monday, January 30th, 2017. 20:56

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Check Out New iPhone 8 Concept [Video]



Later this year, Apple is expected to unveil the next-generation iPhone called the iPhone 8. Recent rumors and reports from reputable analysts suggest that the device may get a major redesign. Inspired by these rumors, Iskander Utebayev has created an iPhone 8 concept featuring a glossy black body, rounded display, and the iSight camera embedded in the Apple logo on the back panel of the device.


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Saturday, January 28th, 2017. 17:00

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Japan Display to Produce Flexible LCDs in 2018



According to the latest report from the Wall Street Journal, one of Apple suppliers, Japan Display, is planning to start the production of flexible LCD displays in 2018. They are cheaper to produce and the company says it has already found several smartphone vendors that are ready to start using new screens. OLED screens are more advanced, they use less power, but provide better image quality. Still, LCDs are good for mid-range and low-end smartphones.


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Thursday, January 26th, 2017. 15:29

iPhone 8 to Feature New Fingerprint Scanner



Apple will replace the Touch ID scanner in the Home button with a new sensor. A well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes Apple will use an optical fingerprint reader in the iPhone 8 as it is more accurate, reliable, and can be placed under the display. The switch to thinner and more advanced OLED displays is the main reason for the tech giant to adopt the new technology.


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Sunday, January 22nd, 2017. 18:35

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