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New iPad mini Shipping Estimates Improve to 1 to 3 Days





Ahead of holidays, Apple’s iPad mini supplies finally begin to improve. As noted by MacRumors, Apple is now capable of shipping its ‘small’ tablet to any location in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Asia Pacific within 1-3 business days. For those who live in Europe, shipping times have recently decreased to 3-5 days.


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Monday, December 16th, 2013. 3:01

Apple Tweaks iOS App Store Search Algorithms, but Why?



On December 11th or December 12th, Apple updated iOS App Store search algorithms. Such a change made all the apps fall at least 40 spots down in App Store rankings. This is eight times more than usually.


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Monday, December 16th, 2013. 2:53

Apple to Release iWatch in 2014?



The company from Cupertino may release its long-anticipated iWatch as soon as next year. The big event will take place in October.

However, Apple still has got some problems that deal with battery life of the would-be device. Possible solution to this problem is a wireless charger that will help to make the charging process more efficient.


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Sunday, December 15th, 2013. 3:36

Apple’s Orders to Make About 10% of TSMC’s Revenue in 2014



Apple’s orders for 20-nanometer chips are expected to make about 10% of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s revenue in 2014. According to AppleInsider, the Taiwanese manufacturer will produce a large part of Apple’s A-series processors. What that means is that the company from Cupertino is trying to get rid of its dependance on Samsung, which is currently one of Apple’s main chip suppliers.


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Sunday, December 15th, 2013. 3:29

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Death at Pegatron is Not Related to Working Conditions - Apple



A 15-year-old Pegatron worker, who falsified documents to get the job, was found dead in October. The company from Cupertino began the investigation and found out that this incident hadn’t been connected with his work at the factory, Reuters reports.


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Friday, December 13th, 2013. 1:11

Apple Offering 24-hour Shipping for Any Carrier-Locked iPhone 5s



Apple is now offering 24-hour shipping for any carrier-locked iPhone 5s version you choose, AppleInsider reports. However, those who plan to purchase an unlocked handset, will have to wait a bit - a few days, probably. One-day shipping is currently available only for customers in the United States, but with time, I believe, such an option will be added to Apple Online Stores all over the world.


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Wednesday, December 11th, 2013. 20:37

iPhone 5s is Available in U.S. Retail Stores - Gene Munster



Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray has issued a new report, claiming that Apple’s iPhone 5s is currently available in all of the retail stores across the USA. The analyst’s figures are based on data from 60 locations in different cities. According to what Munster writes, all models, either carrier-locked or unlocked and SIM-free, can be purchased right now.


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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013. 2:38

China Mobile to Start Accepting Pre-Orders for Apple’s iPhone 5s and 5c on Thursday



According to the latest rumors, world’s largest carrier - China Mobile - will start accepting pre-orders for Apple’s iPhone 5s and 5c as soon as this Thursday. As to the date of the official launch, it is set for late December. At least this is what AppleInsider reports.


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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013. 2:28

Apple to Take Part in Campaign against NSA’s “PRISM” Program



Apple has lined up with AOL, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo and a number of other tech companies to fight against NSA’s “PRISM” program. According to what The Wall Street Journal reporters write (via 9to5mac), the company from Cupertino, together with its allies, is launching a campaign to resist the U.S. government and keep user’s data secured from third parties.


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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013. 2:18

All Existing iPads Boot Speed Test - Video



iClarified reporters have recently come up with an idea of comparing the boot speed of all the existing iPads, namely, iPad 1, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad mini (1st generation) and iPad mini (2nd generation). The result of their creative tablet testing is available at the video below.


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Sunday, December 8th, 2013. 20:25

Touch ID is not as Reliable as it was Expected to be



Touch ID fingerprint sensor embedded to the iPhone 5s is not as reliable as it was expected to be. A number of users claim that with time the accuracy of the new security system is degrading. Dr. Drang, a consulting engineer, is one of such users.


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Sunday, December 8th, 2013. 20:18

Number of Apps on U.S. App Store Reaches 1 Million



The number of apps on the U.S. App Store for both iPhone and iPad has reached 1 million. As of Saturday, there were 1,006,557 apps available for download, MacRumors reports. This figure doesn’t include “foreign” apps i.e. those available within one country or a couple of countries, but not in the United States.


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Sunday, December 8th, 2013. 20:06

China Mobile Denies Signing Deal with Apple - Negotiations in Progress



A few days ago The Wall Street Journal published a report claiming that Apple and China Mobile signed the partnership agreement. Well, looks like these companies actually failed to finish the negotiations and the information, provided by an unknown source, is just fake. What that means is that we don’t know for sure if the iPhone will debut on China Mobile network by the end of this year or not.


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Sunday, December 8th, 2013. 0:01

Apple Demands Compensation for Attorney's Fees



Apple spent nearly $60 million on a patent infringement lawsuit against its South Korean rival - Samsung. And now the guys from Cupertino are trying to recover at least a part of the money they wasted. According to the latest AppleInsider report, Apple filed a motion in U.S. District Court last Friday demanding a compensation for their attorneys' fees.


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Saturday, December 7th, 2013. 23:47

Apple Changed Shipping Estimates for iPhone 5s



Apple on Thursday once again changed shipping estimates for the iPhone 5s to 1-3 days. This means that the company from Cupertino has finally caught up with the demand on this device and is ready to sell customers any 5s model they choose.


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Saturday, December 7th, 2013. 0:36