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Drop Test: iPhone 7 vs. Galaxy S8 [Video]





A well-known YouTuber TechRax has released a new video testing the durability of the newly-released Galaxy S8 and the red iPhone 7. The blogger performed a series of drop tests that revealed that both devices can be cracked quite easily when accidentally dropped on concrete.


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Thursday, April 6th, 2017. 19:17

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Apple and Samsung Sign 2-Year OLED Panel Supply Deal



Apple and Samsung have reportedly signed a two-year contract, under which the Korean manufacturer has to produce 92 million OLED panels for the upcoming iPhone model. The worth of the contract is $9 billion, DigiTimes reporters claim.


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Thursday, April 6th, 2017. 13:26

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iPhone 8 Launch to Take Place in October or November



According to the latest report from the Chinese newspaper Economic Daily News (via DigiTimes), the launch of the new iPhone 8 may take place in October or November. The reasons for this include difficulties in the lamination process of curved OLED displays and the adoption of new 3D sensing system that should be used for facial recognition.


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Wednesday, April 5th, 2017. 19:19

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Base iPhone 8 Model to Cost $850 – Analyst



According to the latest report from UBS analyst Steven Milunovich, the base 64GB iPhone 8 model will cost $850 to $900 in the United States. This contradicts earlier rumors that suggested the all-new OLED iPhone might get a price tag of $1000.


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Wednesday, April 5th, 2017. 11:24

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Samsung Gets Order for 70 Million OLED Panels for iPhone 8



Apple has ordered 70 million bendable OLED panels from Samsung. According to Nikkei Asian Review, these components will be used in the 5.2-inch iPhone 8. Notably, the reporters believe the screen of the next-generation flagship will be smaller than it was expected earlier.


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Tuesday, April 4th, 2017. 10:30

You Can Bypass Facial Recognition System on Galaxy S8 Using Photo



Earlier this week, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus that feature edge-to-edge AMOLED displays and a bunch of new sensors including the face scanner. Today, a video appeared on the Internet showing the lock screen bypassed using a photo of the registered user of the phone.


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Sunday, April 2nd, 2017. 10:35

2017 iPhones to Get True Tone Displays – Rumor



According to the latest research note from Barclays analysts, all 2017 iPhones will get True Tone displays. The ambient light sensors that are needed for the True Color screen functionality will be manufactured by AMS.


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Saturday, April 1st, 2017. 10:48

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Samsung Unveiled Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus



Yesterday, Samsung unveiled new iPhone rivals, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Both handsets feature curved OLED displays and lack physical buttons on front panels. New flagship devices come in two sizes – the smaller model has a 5.8-inch display, and the larger version features a 6.2-inch screen.


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Thursday, March 30th, 2017. 10:16

iPhone 8 May Be Launched in September, But in Limited Quantities



According to the latest report from Barclays analysts, the iPhone 8 may be launched in September alongside two other models, but in very limited quantities. Apple will be able to catch up with the demand and improve the stock availability only in the fourth quarter of 2017.


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Friday, March 24th, 2017. 19:41

iPhone 8 to Be Similar to iPhone 2G – Report



According to the latest report from the Korean news website ETNews, the iPhone 8 will get a design reminiscent of the first-generation iPhone. The back panel will be rounded and made of glass, industry sources claim.


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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017. 14:50

iPhone 8 Display Won’t Be as Curved as Galaxy S7 Edge Display



The next-generation iPhone may get a new 'gentler' curved display than the display of the Galaxy S7 Edge. This will be an AMOLED display, however, its edges will be curved only slightly as it is difficult to produce a matching curved glass cover. Thanks to the new screen, the active viewable area of the iPhone 8 display will be 5.2-inches. The report comes from usually reliable Nikkei analysts.


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Thursday, March 16th, 2017. 13:01

Morgan Stanley Predicts 20% iPhone Unit Sales Growth in Fiscal 2018



According to the latest report from Morgan Stanley’s analyst Kate Huberty, iPhone unit sales will rise at least by 20% in fiscal 2018. The reason for this is a brand new model with improved specs as well as customers’ anticipation for this model.


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Wednesday, March 15th, 2017. 12:49

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New iPhone 8 Concept Hits YouTube [Video]



If you’re waiting for the next-generation iPhone and iOS 11, you might like the new concept created by a designer Vianney le Masne. In the short video below we can see the iPhone 8 featuring a borderless OLED display, new iteration of iOS with Dark Mode and slightly tweaked design and features.

The designer notes that adding a black theme to the iOS interface together with the OLED display will create a unique experience for users. Changing the handset in such a way is an improvement that many people hope to see in the 10 anniversary iPhone.

Anyway, check out the concept yourself.


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Monday, March 13th, 2017. 18:04

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, let's take a look at the most popular posts of the last couple of days.

Most of the articles this week deal with the iPhone, its future version called the iPhone 8 or iPhone Edition, and new builds of iOS and macOS. There are also some posts that deal with the iPhone rival called the Galaxy S8 and some other interesting stories.


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Sunday, March 12th, 2017. 14:28

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Galaxy S8 Will Be Less Popular than Galaxy S7 – Analyst



According to the latest report from reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the demand for the upcoming Galaxy S8 won't be as strong as the demand for the Galaxy S7 one year ago. As for the reasons for weak demand, they include lack of selling points and customers' anticipation for the iPhone 8.


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Sunday, March 12th, 2017. 14:15

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