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Apple’s Global Smartphone Market Share Grows, Android Remains Top Platform





According to the latest figures from Gartner analysts, Apple’s market share on global smartphone market grew 0.6% year-over-year to as many as 13.1% in the third quarter of 2015 ending in September. Still, even such results didn’t help Apple to beat Google’s Android, which is now the most popular smartphone platform.


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Thursday, November 19th, 2015. 16:55

Apple Has Second-Gen iPhone 5s Ready for Production?



Rumors about the release of a 4-inch iPhone early next year are becoming more and more informative. According to the latest report from Macotakara reporters, Apple already has a second-generation iPhone 5s ready for production. Reliable sources close to Apple’s supply chain claim this device is equipped with an A8 processor. Other specs include Wi‑Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, better FaceTime camera and possibly something else.


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Wednesday, November 18th, 2015. 16:33

Apple Apps Are Incorrectly Ranked on Some iOS Devices



As it was spotted by analysts from Sensor Tower, the iOS App Store Top Free Charts section may display incorrect ratings for such apps as Pages, Keynote, Numbers and iMovie on a number of devices. The researchers claim that on some iOS gadgets the aforementioned apps have higher ratings than on the desktop App Store version and other iOS devices. As an example, the experts show the screenshots of the App Store Top Free Charts on the iPad mini 2 and on the iPhone 6s Plus. In the first case, we can spot iMovie, Keynote and Numbers in the Top-10 list. In the second case, we don’t see any of these applications among the first ten most popular.


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Tuesday, November 17th, 2015. 18:15

Apple Once Again Rumored to Release 4-inch iPhone Next Year



According to the latest report from IHS Technology researcher Kevin Wang, the long-awaited 4-inch iPhone called probably the iPhone 6c may be released in mid-2016. Previous report from this source pointed to the release of the device in the fourth quarter of 2015, however, because of the new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo or under some other circumstances, Wang decided to change the forecast.


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Monday, November 16th, 2015. 19:54

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Says We No Longer Need Computers



In the most-recent interview to The Independent reporters, Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed that he travels with the new iPad Pro and iPhone and that he feels he doesn’t need the laptop or computer any more. The reason for a switch to the tablet is probably connected with new Smart Keyboard compatible with this device. Cook has also pointed out that the Apple Pencil is not the stylus in its usual meaning, but a pencil that can be used for drawing, writing and performing a number of other things.


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Tuesday, November 10th, 2015. 16:42

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Apple Working on New Mac Pro with 10 USB 3.0 Ports - Rumor



The researchers have reportedly found references to a new Mac Pro model featuring as many as 10 USB 3.0 ports. The references have been spotted in the official build OS X 10.11 El Capitan and thus are pretty reliable source of information.


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Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015. 12:26

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Developer Finds Hidden ‘Indoor GPS’ App on App Store



Looks like Apple has a bunch of hidden applications on the App Store. One of such apps has been recently discovered by a software developer named Steve Stroughton-Smith. It is called Indoor Survey and as it can be easily guessed from its name, it serves for indoor positioning. People familiar with the matter claim that it can be used to mark certain locations inside of various buildings, for example, stores, restaurants etc.


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Monday, November 2nd, 2015. 19:59

Facebook App for iOS 9 Drains Battery Quickly, but There's Already Fix



With the release of iOS 9, a wide number of users have begun complaining about the battery drain issue while using the Facebook app. Finally, Facebook representatives have started explaining the reason for the problem and improving the functionality of the application to make it less energy-consuming.


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Friday, October 23rd, 2015. 19:22

Apple Will Replace MacBook and MacBook Pro Displays with Damaged Anti-Reflective Coating for Free



Apple has recently launched a new Quality Program aimed at addressing issues with MacBook and Retina MacBook Pro anti-reflective coating. Back in March, a number of users began reporting about the coating on their MacBooks coming off because of different factors, for example, the pressure of keyboard on the display when the laptop is closed or due to the usage of unauthorized cleaning solutions. Currently, there are more than 6,000 customers facing the aforementioned problem.


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Sunday, October 18th, 2015. 22:23

Camera Inside iPhone 6s Receives Same DxOMark Score as iPhone 6



During the September media event devoted to the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Apple focused the attention of media and potential buyers on the updated 12-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front cameras added to the devices. While Apple indeed improved the functionality of built-in iPhone cameras, the quality of images taken with these sensors seems to be similar to the quality of images taken with the iPhone 6.

Below you may take a look at the chart showing which devices should be purchased by those who love taking photos with their phone.


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Thursday, October 15th, 2015. 14:40

New iMacs Are Up to 20% Faster Comparing to Previous Models



Earlier this week, Apple introduced the updated lineup of 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMacs. The new generation of Apple desktop computers got new Retina displays, 4K and 5K, better processors and graphics from Intel. All these things should have made the iMacs much faster and power efficient.


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Thursday, October 15th, 2015. 11:36

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Apple to Launch 21.5-inch Retina iMac Next Week, iPad Pro to Hit Store Shelves in November



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple is planning to launch a 21.5-inch iMac with Retina display as soon as next week. The updated lineup of devices may hit the store shelves on October, 13th, however, the first batch is said to be limited due to unknown manufacturing difficulties. The same sources claim that Apple will not update the lineup of 27-inch iMacs this year.


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Wednesday, October 7th, 2015. 18:42

Apple Releases Six New Apple Watch Commercials [Video]



As the long-awaited Apple Watch continues to appear at the stores in new countries, the company has released a series of new commercials showcasing the wearable device and its features.

In particular, the ads, which are available either on Apple’s official YouTube channel, or below, demonstrate such features as messaging, fitness, Maps and Apple Pay.


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Tuesday, October 6th, 2015. 13:12

Lucky Customer Posts First iPhone 6s Benchmark Results and More



Adrienne Levin, a customer from the United States of America, was lucky enough to receive her pre-ordered iPhone 6s much earlier than she was expecting. Knowing that there are almost no reviews and benchmarks of the long-awaited handset, she took several photos of her dog using the updated 12-megapixel camera of her Rose Gold iPhone 6s, shot a short 4K video and posted the results of Geekbench 3 benchmark to show us all performance improvements of the new handset.


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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015. 13:54

Microsoft CEO Calls Apple’s iPhone an ‘iPhone Pro'



Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has recently called Apple’s iPhone with a number of Microsoft apps on board an 'iPhone Pro'. During a meeting called the Salesforce Dreamforce conference, Satya Nadella demonstrated such apps as Skype, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Sway, Outlook and claimed the latter one was the best mail application currently available for users of all platforms. Microsoft CEO explained that he’s not the owner of the phone and that it is used just for demo purposes.

Take a look at the video below:


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Friday, September 18th, 2015. 15:25