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Apple Will Discontinue iPhone 3GS And Introduce 8GB iPhone 4S





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According to a report from The Telegraph, Apple will likely discontinue the iPhone 3GS once it introduces the new iPhone at next week’s media event. The report also said that Apple will likely introduce an 8 GB iPhone 4S with a middle price point as it did with the iPhone 4 last year.

“The new update will mean that the 8GB version of the iPhone 4 will be the entry-level iPhone, probably given away free on £20 per month contracts, as the 3GS is currently”.

The Telegraph also notes that iPhone 5 will come in three different capacities, probably the same 64 GB/32 GB/16 GB line seen with the iPhone 4S.

Moving the iPhone 4 into the position that is currently occupied by the iPhone 3GS would allow more carriers to offer a free iPhone, because the iPhone 4 is sold in both CDMA and GSM versions while the iPhone 3GS is only offered in GSM version.

The iPhone 3GS would probably be most missed by customers who want to buy contract-free smartphones. Currently Apple sells contract-free, unlocked iPhone 3GS for $375 in the U.S. and at higher prices in other countries such as $455 in China. If the company elected to continue selling the device along with its three other iPhone models, it would have to cut the price even further.




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Closeup Photos Show Clear Difference in Thickness Between iPhone 5 and 4S



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Repair firm iResQ has posted side-by-side comparison shots of the purported next-generation iPhone and the iPhone 4S. The photo shows that the iPhone 5 is indeed substantially thinner than the iPhone 4S. Apple's move toward thinner body components and a thinner distribution of internal components enabled by the larger surface area due to the 4-inch screen of the iPhone 5 have allowed the company to substantially shrink the device's overall thickness.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, September 6th, 2012. 14:25

Delays In Components Forced Apple Into A Tight Product Release Schedule



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Analyst from KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo has published a new research sharing his expectations on Apple’s product releases for the 2012. He notes that delays in some components have forced the company in a tight timeline which may impact product sales in the short term. These delays have affected several Apple’s products, including the updated iMac and rumored iPad mini.


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Saturday, September 1st, 2012. 0:59

Displays for 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Now in Production



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Citing upstream supply chain sources, NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim claims that a high-resolution display bound for a rumored 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display is now in production. The production timeline could point to a fall debut for the rumored 13-inch Retina display-packing MacBook Pro.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. 16:14

Apple Hits New Highs as Tim Cook Celebrates One Year as CEO



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On August 24 one year ago Steve Jobs stepped down from the Apple’s CEO post which he held for more a decade and Tim Cook took over the company’s management. After the announcement, Apple's stock dropped more than 5% in after hours to $351.

But now Apple is the most valuable publicly-traded company in the world. Its current share price is $668, gaining more than 75% year-over-year. With Cook in charge, Apple released the iPhone 4S, the new iPad, the Retina MacBook Pro, Mountain Lion and previewed the next version of iOS.


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Saturday, August 25th, 2012. 14:44

Apple may launch next-gen iPhone, 'iPad mini' at two separate media events



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Jim Dalrymple, the well-known Apple journalist, reported in his blog on Thursday that Apple may be preparing to debut a next-gen iPhone and 'iPad mini' at two separate media events. Apple is widely expected to debut the sixth-generation iPhone at a special event on September 12, at which time pre-orders are said to begin. Further rumors point to a U.S. rollout starting September 21. Almost nothing is known of the iPad mini. Different report suggests that the smaller iPad will debut at either the same iPhone event or at a later date.


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Friday, August 24th, 2012. 22:58

Facebook Released Much Faster App For iPhone



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AllThingsD reports that Facebook has released a rewritten iOS app that is considerably faster than the previous version. With increasing number of users accessing Facebook via mobile, the company considers that it is essential to have a fast mobile app.


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Photo of USB Cable With Apple’s Smaller Dock Connector Surfaced



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iLounge points to a photo of what is claimed to be the  cable with Apple’s new dock connector.

The cable includes a scannable code and some text on its USB connector part, but the final version of the cable will almost certainly not include these features.


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Thursday, August 23rd, 2012. 1:14

Apple's new mini Dock Connector to feature 9-pin



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A mini Dock Connector expected to be introduced alongside Apple's so-called iPhone 5 next month will spot 9 official points of contact and takes design cues from the company's patented MagSafe adapters. According to people familiar with the matter, new mini Dock Connector will deliver enhancements in I/O connectivity in addition to comprising roughly 60% less real estate and orientation independence when plugged into any one of Apple's future iOS devices.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012. 22:34

Pre-Orders for Next-Generation iPhone to Begin September 12



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New information from iMore, one of the first to claim that Apple will be holding its media event to introduce the next-generation iPhone on September 12, points Apple will start taking pre-orders for its sixth-generation iPhone on September  12 following a special event announcing the device ahead of the already-rumored first wave of launches on September 21. Apple's first launch wave typically includes the United States.


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Tuesday, August 14th, 2012. 14:41

Leaked Photos Of The Logic Board For The iPhone 5



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French website Nowhereelse points to new photos that were originally posted on Chinese forum Weiphone. Two photos seems to be the back and front panels of the next iPhone logic board, which holds the processor and a number of support chips for the smartphone. The board is different from logic boards found in both the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.


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Monday, August 13th, 2012. 13:33

Internal Samsung memo shows iPhone caused 'crisis of design'



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New documents revealed during the legal battle between Apple and Samsung by Samsung Chief Strategy Officer Justin Denison show that the South Korean electronics giant had a "crisis of design" when the first iPhone launched in 2007. An internal memo telling about a "crisis of design" between the company's products was intended to put Samsung in a positive light became fodder for Apple counsel William Lee and "opened the door" to Apple's questioning.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012. 21:35

Apple's Smaller Dock Connector Coming to Entire iOS Device Lineup



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iMore reports that Apple will be moving its entire lineup of iOS devices, including the new iPad, to the new connector later this year. As far as you remember, iMore was the first source to report that Apple will introduce a smaller dock connector with the launch of the next-generation iPhone.


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Monday, August 6th, 2012. 23:43

Claimed SIM Tray for Next-Generation iPhone 5




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New photos of the next-generation iPhone 5 SIM tray have surface online, claiming Apple’s plans to introduce a more compact "nano-SIM" standard alongside this year's iPhone launch. The photos of the empty SIM tray, published over at Nowhereelse.fr, reveal a design that will command roughly 40 percent less internal space when compared to existing micro-SIM cards. Sized roughly a third smaller than existing MicroSIM cards found inside current iPads and iPhones, the so-called nano-SIM design was reportedly modified back in May to address objections on the part of rival handset maker Nokia.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, August 6th, 2012. 22:05

Phil Schiller on History of the iPhone



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Phil Schiller took the stand today, describing Apple's development of the iPhone and iPad at a time when few believed the company could shake up the mobile industry, offering a bit of insight into the history of the iPhone. AllThingsD posted a summary of Schiller's comments.

People suggested all kinds of things Apple could do, Schiller recalled: “Make a camera, make a car, crazy stuff.”


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, August 4th, 2012. 23:52