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More Workers Assemble iPhone 5s - Foxconn





Foxconn has been reportedly adding new workers to iPhone 5s assembly lines in order to catch up with the demand on this device. Earlier this month, the company from Cupertino decided to cut down the production of plastic iPhone 5c. As we can see now, this was the right decision as the number of iPhone 5s units available for purchase has grown dramatically since that time.


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Saturday, November 30th, 2013. 3:01

iPad mini 2 Display Not Innovative Enough?



DisplayMate, a company that specializes in precise display testing, has recently compared three most popular 7-inch tablets - iPad mini with Retina display, Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Nexus 7. Guess what - Apple’s tablet was criticised for what the experts call “really bad planning”. iPad mini was given the last, third place.


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Friday, November 29th, 2013. 2:57

Another iPhone User Killed by Counterfeit Charger



Another iPhone user has been found dead these days. This time it’s a 28-year-old man from Thailand who reportedly was electrocuted by his iPhone 4S. As noted by local sources, the man was lying on the phone while charging it. And again, the charger was manufactured by an unknown third-party firm.


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Friday, November 29th, 2013. 2:37

Quanta Computer to Produce Larger-Sized iPad?



According to the latest Digitimes report, Apple has signed a deal with Quanta Computer to produce larger-sized iPad. The Taiwanese-based company is said to start the production of the 12.9-inch iPad in the second half of 2014. There’re also rumors that deal with iWatch, however, I don’t know whether we can trust these rumors or not.


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Tuesday, November 26th, 2013. 23:36

Touch ID Patent Applications Published by Patently Apple



A pair of Apple’s patent applications that deal with Touch ID have been spotted on Patently Apple. These applications explain how the new iPhone 5s fingerprint sensor works and where the fingerprints are stored. At last we have some information from the trusted source.


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Monday, November 25th, 2013. 23:54

Apple Purchased Israeli Firm PrimeSense for $360



Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet on Sunday confirmed that the company from Cupertino has purchased an Israeli firm called PrimeSense. This sum of acquisition is $360 million and this is probably the only thing we know for sure.


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Monday, November 25th, 2013. 23:39

Apple Looking for Reuse (Trade-In) Worldwide Program Manager



According to the latest job listings posted on Apple’s official website, the company from Cupertino is currently looking for a Reuse (Trade-In) Worldwide Program Manager. This person will be responsible for managing “all current world wide programs, developing and implementing programs in emerging markets”.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 20:29

Apple Wins Another Court Case Against Samsung



Samsung will pay Apple for copying some of the iPhone key features and design elements. For those who don’t remember - last year the South Korean company was found guilty of violating several Apple patents. The sum Samsung was ordered to pay Apple last year was $1.05 billion.


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Sunday, November 24th, 2013. 2:23

Foxconn to Build Manufacturing Facility in the USA



Apple’s main supplier - Foxconn - is currently thinking on building a new manufacturing facility in the United States. The new plant, according to the latest rumors, will be built in Pennsylvania very soon.


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Saturday, November 23rd, 2013. 1:53

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Apple Starts Aggressive Trade-In Program in India



The company from Cupertino is launching an aggressive trade-in program in India. Sources claim that Apple executives met with retail partners in the country last week to discuss the details of the offer. In order to make the residents of India purchase iPhone 5c or iPhone 4S, Apple will be offering incredible discounts for all those who decide to change iPhone 4 in working condition for the newer device.


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Friday, November 22nd, 2013. 0:42

iPhone 6 with 4.9-inch Display Being Field Tested Now?



According to the latest report from one of the Far East tech websites, Apple has recently begun field trials of iPhone 6. The device is expected to be launched next year and what’s even more interesting - it can feature a large 4.9-inch display.


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Friday, November 22nd, 2013. 0:31

Apple Gets Final Approval for New Campus from Cupertino City Council



After long years of announcements, presentations and various meetings, it finally became clear - Apple will build a new campus. The company from Cupertino on Tuesday received final approval for its project from Cupertino City Council. What that means is that Apple can now officially start construction of the new headquarters.


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Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. 22:25

White House Plans to Ban Phone Unlocking While Claiming to Support It



According to secret documents leaked by WikiLeaks not long ago, the White House has been in talks with other countries to make phone unlocking illegal by international law. And it is rather strange since in public the US government supports those who struggle for the legalization of unlocking.


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Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. 22:13

Apple Seeds iOS 7.1 Beta to Developers



Apple has released the very first iOS 7.1 beta to registered developers. The build number of this firmware version is 11D5099e, it is available for testing purposes only. Apart from the new iOS 7.1, the company from Cupertino seeded a new Apple TV beta.


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Tuesday, November 19th, 2013. 23:58

Apple Acquires PrimeSense - Contract Nearly Signed



According to the latest rumors, Apple acquires an Israeli firm called PrimeSense. The negotiations that started in July now seem to be nearly over - there’s only one legal issue left to be solved. As to the price of acquisition, it is approximately $345 million.


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Monday, November 18th, 2013. 2:20