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Apple Reportedly Restarting iPhone 4 Production for India and Other Developing Markets





According to the recent report from The Economic Times, Apple has resumed the production of its discontinued iPhone 4. The company from Cupertino plans to sell these handsets in the developing markets i.e. in India, Indonesia, Brazil and probably some other countries.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014. 15:15

iWatch first year sales can become a record



According to Katy Huberty, Morgan Stanley analyst, Apple will reach $17.5 billion iWatch sales over the first year of release, showing a better performance than iPad with $12 billion in the launch year. Such optimistic forecast bases on the belief that iWatch will become an additional accessory for any iOS user rather than positioning itself as a completely new product.


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Written by Lizzen

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014. 21:51

Apple gets another claim for e-books price fixing



On Friday, another claim was filed over Apple for conspiring with publishes to fix E-Book prices. This time Cupertino company is believed to owe American E-Book customers at least $280 million in damages.  Steve Berman, who is the attorney representing the consumers, states that due to the conspiracy E-Books prices rose 18.1 percent, which lead to $280 million in damages.

State attorneys general and consumers who sued the world’s most valuable technology company over its e-book pricing are seeking $280 million in damages and want that amount tripled, a lawyer for them said in a filing yesterday with the federal judge in Manhattan who presided over the U.S. case against Apple.


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Written by Lizzen

Monday, February 3rd, 2014. 1:00

Creative Hitz MA2600 review



After purchasing a music player, smartphone or tablet many users think of buying new headphones to replace original ones. Indeed some people just want a better sound quality and user experience, others search for a replacement of already broken ones. We have been able to take a look at Hitz MA2600 headphones from Creative.

First impression always starts from the process of unpackaging the box. Hitz MA2600 looks great, at first sight one can tell that these headphones are very well made. The design is bright and modern. These on ear type headphones have professionally-tuned 40mm neodymium drivers that must deliver excellent sound. There is also a microphone, so Hitz MA2600 can be used to make calls as well. Two options for color - black and white. Official web page positions Hitz MA2600 as a premium headset for music and calls. We are sure it is also good for movies and games.


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Ming-Chi Kuo's Predictions Concerning iPhone's Rival - Galaxy S5



Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has recently published a report claiming that Samsung will embed a fingerprint sensor and a 32-bit processor into its Galaxy S5. The analyst thinks that the South Korean company needs a some kind of biometric verification system in order to keep up with Apple’s iPhone 5s and iPhone 6. And he’s right.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014. 1:18

iPad Air Takes Major Tablet Spot in the USA in December



Apple’s iPad Air has taken a top tablet spot in December in the USA. More than 40% of all Apple tablets sold during the holiday season were iPad Airs, reports research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. Anyway, these are only the estimates.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014. 20:11

Samsung to Release Two Models of its Flagship, Just Like Apple Did in 2013



Following Apple’s example, its South Korean rival decided to split the Samsung Galaxy S5 lineup into two models - metal and plastic. These models, of course, will get different price tags: the smartphone with metal housing is expected to be sold for €800 ($1,093), while the model with all-plastic body - for €650 ($889).


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Tuesday, January 14th, 2014. 22:57

iPhone 6 to Come in September - Rumor



South Korean sources report that the next-generation iPhone 6 will be released in September. This will happen after the iPhone ‘Phablet’ launch in May. The device, called probably iPhone Air, is said to be only 6 mm thin. Apart from that, insiders expect the new handset to be made of metal and feature the design similar to the current iPhone 5s.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014. 20:10

Apple Acquires SnappyLabs - Rumor



The company from Cupertino has reportedly purchased SnappyLabs, the firm, which created SnappyCam photo app. Although the acquisition hasn’t been confirmed officially, SnappyLabs’ website is currently unavailable and SnappyCam app seems to be removed from the App Store.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, January 5th, 2014. 19:39

Late 2013 Mac Pro Equipped with Removable CPU



Other World Computing has performed a teardown of the late 2013 Mac Pro and confirmed that the desktop is equipped with a removable CPU. This means users can purchase a cheaper Mac Pro, use it for a while and upgrade to a faster processor when the prices drop.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, December 29th, 2013. 4:00

‘Lucky Bag’ One-Day Sale in Japan - January 2nd



Apple will kick off its traditional ‘Lucky Bag’ one-day sale in Japan. This will happen on January 2nd. For those who don’t know, ‘Lucky Bag’ is a bag with discounted Apple products inside. It is sealed, so the customers can’t see what’s inside - and this is the point of all that stuff. Also known as Fukubukuro, the Lucky Bag promotion is a kind of Japanese local New Year’s Day custom.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, December 27th, 2013. 2:17

Apple Accused of Violating Taiwanese Trade Laws



The company from Cupertino is accused of violating article 18 of the country’s Fair Trade Act. According to the latest rumors, Apple told local carriers what price they should set for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission says Apple should pay a $670.000 fine for “interfering with mobile service providers and handset distributors’ pricing.”


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Written by Andrey

Friday, December 27th, 2013. 2:03

It's Cheaper to Buy Mac Pro than to Assemble Comparable Desktop



Apple’s new cylindrical Mac Pro is a very expensive device since its top configuration costs nearly $10.000. Such a model features a 2.7GHz 12-core Intel Xeon E5 processor, 1TB of flash storage, Dual AMD FirePro D700 GPUs and 64GB of RAM. AppleInsider crew tried to assemble a comparable WIndows computer and it turned out to be even more expensive. Take a look at the chart below.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013. 20:45

Holiday Prices on Popular Apps - Don't Miss!



Many apps on the App Store have become discounted or even free due to the holidays. End of December seems to be the best time to purchase new software for both iPhone and iPad since one can save a lot of money. Literally. Check out the list of all the worth purchasing apps, created by MacRumors, to make sure I'm not joking. It is available below.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, December 23rd, 2013. 1:40

Apple Started Selling Redesigned Mac Pro on Thursday



Apple started selling a completely redesigned Mac Pro on Thursday. That means if you want to purchase a new cylindrical desktop, you can place the appropriate order through Apple’s online store right now. However, don’t expect that your computer will be delivered to you within few days - according to MacRumors, shipping dates were pushed back to January or even February.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, December 20th, 2013. 1:47