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The Cost of the iPhone 5s and 5c Components





We all know that the iPhone 5s is an expensive device. Well, the iPhone 5c - which was earlier for some inexplicable reason called ‘the cheap iPhone’ - is expensive as well. And how much money does it take to manufacture these gadgets?


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013. 1:04

iPhone 5s is More Popular in China than the iPhone 5c



According to the latest Localytics report, iPhone 5s is more popular in China than the iPhone 5c. And this is strange, since all the analysts have predicted that the colorful iPhone 5c - not his high-end brother - would become the leader of the market in this country.


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Wednesday, September 25th, 2013. 0:49

Tim Cook Showed up at Palo Alto Apple Store on Friday



Tim Cook arrived at the Palo Alto University Apple Store on Friday morning, ahead of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c launch. According to people standing in a line, he greeted each person and then went on his way.


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Sunday, September 22nd, 2013. 15:15

Apple Asks Suppliers to Increase Production of Gold iPhone 5s - Rumor



The gold iPhone 5s seems to be a device of high demand - according to the latest WSJ report, the company from Cupertino has asked its suppliers to increase the production of the new handset by one third. As you probably know, the first two batches of the Apple’s new gold flagship were sold out after a few minutes after the launch of sales.

Apple Inc. has asked its suppliers to increase production of the gold-colored iPhone 5S by an additional one-third after seeing strong demand, people familiar with the situation said. It isn’t clear whether there are currently supply constraints manufacturing the new iPhone.

Apple hasn’t yet confirmed the rumor, anyway, it seems to be plausible.




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Friday, September 20th, 2013. 22:28

Apple is opening a Retail store in the New World Trade Center



According to New York Post, Apple is negotiating a new retail store to be opened in the new World Trade Center shopping mall.

The report claims that Westfield, the company in control of all the retail space at the WTC, has found retailers for 90% of the first sites to open. This includes around 360,000 square feet in the Transportation Hub Oculus and in the lower levels of Larry Silverstein’s office towers two and three.

Westfield is said to have signed a lease with Victoria’s Secret — and is said to be close to deals with dozens of retailers, including Apple, J. Lindberg, Tory Burch, Theory, Michael Kors, Swatch and Abercrombie & Fitch, as well as several glamorous international brands.

The three towers were designed by architects Foster + Partners. They are currently working on Apple’s new California headquarters and will also be designing the future San Francisco 2 retail store.




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Tuesday, September 17th, 2013. 1:31

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Apple Reportedly Boosts iPhone 5s Battery Capacity by 10% and iPhone 5c by 5%



As it was stated at the media event on Tuesday, Apple had increased the battery capacity of the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Due to such improvements, both devices can boast of about 10 hours of talk time on 3G and 10 hours of internet browsing using LTE. As to the standby time, it is now increased to 250 hours. Compared to the iPhone 5 capabilities (8 and 225 hours respectively), the iPhone 5s’ and 5c’s results show that the engineers from Cupertino did a good job.


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Sunday, September 15th, 2013. 19:32

Apple gets license that allows iPhone launch in China



According to WSJ, Apple has obtained the final license essential for the launch of iPhone on China Mobile's network standard.

According to the website of China's Telecom Equipment Certification Center Wednesday, Apple was given a "network access license" for a handset resembling the iPhone that runs on the mobile standards used by China Mobile for third and fourth generation cellular services. Other licenses were given to Apple for handsets running the technology used by both China Unicom and China Telecom.

The approval means that Apple is most likely to introduce the iPhone on China Mobile, the world's largest cellular carrier with 700 million subscribers.


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Thursday, September 12th, 2013. 1:49

What iPhone 5S Home button might look like



A few days ago the photo of iPhone 5S packaging was published. The new device is expected to feature a new Home button - with a ring around it. According to rumors, this part is indeed the long-awaited fingerprint sensor.

A 3D artist Martin Hajek has rendered what the coming iPhone might look like if the image of Home button is correct. Martin's high-resolution picture features a LED illumination ring surrounding the Home button. However, no official statements have been made on this component, so we can only guess about its real appearance.

We will remind you again that Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C on September 10. The iPhone 5S device is likely to boast dual-led flash for better low light pictures, fingerprint sensor, improved processor, new champagne/graphite color options, and more.

Have a look at the renders of iPhone 5S Home button


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Tuesday, September 10th, 2013. 2:08

Apple TV Software Update?



I’ve previously written that aside from the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C releases, on September 10th Apple may show us a completely new Apple TV, stuffed with new amazing features and whatever else. Well, today I must admit I was wrong. According to the latest AllThingsD report, there would be a software update for the existing TV box on Tuesday, but definitely not the new product presentation.


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Sunday, September 8th, 2013. 18:25

China Mobile Will Carry the Lower Cost iPhone 5C?



The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple will ship its lower cost iPhone 5C to China Mobile. And this seems to be possible since Apple’s CEO Tim Cook visited China in July to have a talk with the carrier’s executives about the partnership.


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Saturday, September 7th, 2013. 17:49

Another Apple's Supplier Accused of Labor Abuses



Another Apple’s supplier is accused of labor abuses. This time it’s a factory that manufactures the widely rumored lower cost iPhone 5C. According to the latest China Labor Watch report, all the workers at a Chinese factory, which is owned by a Florida-based company Jabil Circuit are regularly forced to work extra hours without getting money for the work they do.


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Thursday, September 5th, 2013. 23:14

Apple Will Unveil New Apple TV on September 10th?



Apple may unveil a new Apple TV at the media event on September 10th, where the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C are to be shown, Panjiva reports.


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Thursday, September 5th, 2013. 0:05

Apple officially announces 10 September event



It was reported that Apple has invited members of the press to a special event held on September 10th. Cupertino company is expected to unveil there the rumored iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C.

According to latest reports,  iPhone 5S will boast a faster processor, improved camera, more storage, a fingerprint scanner. Moreover, the device will launch in four colors, including gold and graphite.

The low-cost iPhone 5C will boast a plastic casing in multiple colors.


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iPad 5's Digitizer and Rear Casing Compared with an iPad 4



A new video was uploaded to YouTube on Tuesday that compares the touch screen digitizer and rear casing of a would-be iPad 5 with the current iPad 4. The parts shown in the video look just like those from the leaked photos published before and prove that the next generation iPad will get the design, which is nearly identical to the one iPad mini has.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013. 23:48

Apple Launches Its Revamped 'Bug Reporter' Website



Apple has recently redesigned its “Bug Reporter” tool, which is also known as "Radar". As to the new features, the most notable are auto-saving and improved searching. The revamped developerswebsite is now up and running - it went online this weekend.

The site recognizes when a bug has already been reported, apart from that, it is now very easy to attach files to the report.

According to AppleInsider:

Apple's Bug Reporter includes the ability to filter bugs, and utilize an advanced search to find specific problems. Development can be divided into a number of categories, including operating systems like iOS, and services like iCloud.

The website is only available for those who have an Apple’s developer account.




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Written by NickTarasenko

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013. 16:57