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New MacBook Pro to Get Touch ID Power Button and OLED Touch Panel





New rumor has recently appeared on the Internet that suggests the next-generation MacBook Pro, which is expected to be launched in the fall, will feature a Touch ID power button as well as the anticipated OLED touch sensitive panel instead of functions keys. Today’s rumor goes in line with previous reports from Ming-Chi Kuo and other reliable insiders.


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Tuesday, August 9th, 2016. 18:37

Samsung Sells 77 Million Smartphones in Fiscal Q3 2016, Apple Hits Only 40.4 Million



According to the latest report from a research firm iDC, in the third fiscal quarter of 2016, Samsung sold about 77 smartphones compared to only 40.4 million iPhones Apple managed to ship to its customers. As Apple fans wait for the new model to come this September, the South Korean giant sees increase in sales of its Galaxy S7. Samsung’s market share is now equal to 22.4%, while that of Apple is 11.8%. The average iPhone selling price has also decreased from $662 to $595 in 2016.


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Friday, July 29th, 2016. 0:32

Mac Shipments Continue to Decline - IDC Report



According to the latest report from IDC, Apple’s computer shipments decreased in the second quarter of 2015. Due to this fact, the company has fallen to the fifth place in the ranking of worldwide PC shipments. Apple’s market share is now equal to 7.1%, down from 7.4% one year ago, and the number of Macs sold to customers worldwide accounted for 4,42 million units, down from 4,82 million units in 2015. The global PC market also experienced a decline of 4.5%. The shipments were equal to 64 million units.


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Tuesday, July 12th, 2016. 15:27

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Most of the articles this week deal with the next-generation iPhone, the specs of this device, new versions of iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan, tvOS 9.2.2 and, of course, iOS 10 beta jailbreak demonstrated by the Pangu team as well as the possible release of iOS 9.3.2 jailbreak.


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Sunday, July 3rd, 2016. 21:48

Samsung to Supply Apple with 40M AMOLED Displays in 2017



According to the latest report from usually-reliable DigiTimes reporters, Samsung will supply Apple with 40 million AMOLED panels for the rumored all-new iPhone that is expected to be released in 2017. In 2018, the figure may rise to 80 million units and in 2019 to 120 million units. Currently, Samsung Display is the main supplier of AMOLED displays for the Galaxy lineup. The orders from Apple and other vendors worldwide will allow the company to remain the main AMOLED display manufacturer in the world.


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Thursday, June 30th, 2016. 1:29

New MacBook Pro to Feature Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor?



According to the latest report from reliable insiders, the next-generation MacBook Pro that may be announced later this summer and that is expected to feature a new OLED panel instead of function keys could also get a power button with Touch ID fingerprint sensor. The new button then may be used for securing Apple Pay transactions on the web, purchasing content on the App Store, and unlocking the laptop.


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Tuesday, June 28th, 2016. 14:45

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting articles and rumors of the last seven days.

Several posts this week deal with the recently announced iOS 10 and new betas of iOS 9.3.3 and OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan. However, most of the articles tell us about the next-gen iPhone and possible specs of the device including a dual camera, no headphone jack and 256GB storage option. There are also some new leaked images of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus back panels.


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Sunday, June 26th, 2016. 23:10

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Sharp Will Be Ready to Ship OLED Panels for New iPhone in 2017



According to a statement made by a Hon Hai chairman Terry Gou, Sharp will start shipping OLED panels for the completely revamped iPhone in 2017. According to the executive, the panels will be ready in time for Apple to use them in the rumored handset.


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Saturday, June 25th, 2016. 1:13

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Apple Won’t Completely Change iPhone Design in 2016 - WSJ



According to the latest report from the WSJ, Apple won’t completely change the design of the iPhone in 2016. The reporters believe that the company will improve water resistance and make the handset thinner and lighter. Moreover, it is very unlikely that the next-generation iPhone will get a headphone jack. As to the size, both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will resemble the 4.7-inch iPhone 6s and 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus. The report cites KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who earlier this year said that the new iPhone may become 1mm thinner and made other predictions concerning the device.


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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016. 11:35

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Apple Pulls 2012 non-Retina MacBook Pros from Store Showcases



Apple has begun pulling the 2012 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro models from the shelves of Apple Stores in the United States. While the laptops are still available for purchase, they are no longer showcased to customers. They can’t take a closer look at the older devices and test them with their own hands. This may mean that Apple is preparing the ground for the rumored 13-inch MacBook Pro model with an OLED touch panel instead of function keys.


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Tuesday, June 21st, 2016. 17:32

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it's high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Most of the articles this week deal with Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference and new versions of iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS announced during the keynote of the event. There are also several posts that tell us about the next-generation iPhone and Apple Watch and their possible specs.


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Sunday, June 19th, 2016. 23:13

Check Out Apple’s New Wireless Keyboard Concept Featuring OLED Panel [Video]



If you like rumors like I do, you might have heard that Apple is reportedly planning to add a new touch-sensitive OLED panel instead of functions key on the new MacBook Pro. Many things point to this, for example, leaked photos of the alleged casing for the laptop or references found in the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system called macOS Sierra. But what if Apple decides to integrate similar OLED panels into its wireless keyboards? Below you can take a look at the concept showing how everything may look like.


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Saturday, June 18th, 2016. 16:54

New References to OLED Touch Panel and Touch ID on MacBook Pro Found in macOS Sierra



Several new hints that prove Apple is planning to add a new OLED touch panel instead of the function keys as well as the Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the next-generation MacBook Pro have been found in the first developer beta of macOS Sierra announced earlier this week.

The reference to new functionality is available in macOS Sierra beta for developers. There are resources that describe new LED “Do Not Disturb” and “Night Shift’ buttons on the keyboard. Other resources and references to new features are available on a dedicated webpage of Apple’s developer website.


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Wednesday, June 15th, 2016. 14:25

Martin Hajek Creates MacBook Pro Concept [Images]



Following the beautiful concepts of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Martin Hajek has released a new 13-inch MacBook Pro concept featuring the rumored OLED panel instead of the function keys. Apart from that, the renderings reveal a couple of USB-C ports and a design similar to the design of the 12-inch MacBook. These things prove that the designer is aware of the latest rumors that deal with the laptop and that he find these rumors legitimate and trustworthy.

Below you can take a look at the images showing the 13-inch MacBook Pro concept.


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Saturday, June 11th, 2016. 19:08

Samsung to Release 2 Handsets with Foldable Displays in 2017 - Rumor



According to the latest report from Bloomberg reporters, Apple’s rival Samsung may release two new smartphones with bendable screens in 2017. The devices are expected to get OLED displays and become new iPhone rivals. The report is based on rumors shared by people familiar with the matter, so I guess we can believe it.


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Wednesday, June 8th, 2016. 16:35