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Next-Gen iPad Air to Feature Touch ID, Apple A8 Processor and 8 Megapixel Camera





Apple’s next-gen iPad Air will boast of a number of new features. According to what people familiar with the matter say, the tablet will be equipped with an upgraded Apple A8 processor, Touch ID fingerprint sensor and better 8-megapixel camera.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, June 12th, 2014. 2:32

Synaptics Acquires iPhone Display Chipmaker



According to the latest rumors, Synaptics has purchased Renesas Electronics division called Renesas SP Drivers. The firm produces display chips for various smartphones including Apple's iPhone.


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Thursday, June 12th, 2014. 2:16

Maps Developers Are Leaving Apple?



As you probably know, Apple's iOS 8, which was announced at Worldwide Developers Conference last week, contains a number of important enhancements. However, those who have upgraded to iOS 8 beta may have noticed that there're no updates for Apple's native Maps app. According to the latest reports, lack of updates is caused by the fact that many developers left the company in 2014.


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Tuesday, June 10th, 2014. 1:30

iPhone 6 to Feature Faster LTE, NFC Support and More



As you probably know, Apple is expected to release its next-generation handset this fall. According to the rumor, which appeared on the Internet earlier today, the iPhone 6 will feature a larger screen, wireless charger and the support of near field communication technology (NFC) and LTE networks. Well, this is what VentureBeat reporters write.


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Monday, June 9th, 2014. 22:36

Two More New Features of iOS and OS X



As you already know, a bunch of new interesting features have been added to Apple's OS X Yosemite 10.10 and iOS 8. Both operating systems were announced at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, which took place on Monday.

Among the new features, today I'd like to point out only two. These are iMessage screen sharing and FaceTime Audio conference calls.


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Saturday, June 7th, 2014. 22:27

Apple's iWatch to Feature Curved OLED Display?



Another rumor, which deals with Apple's iWatch, appeared on the Internet today. According to the latest report from Nikkei, the guys from Cupertino will show us their new wearable device in October. Moreover, the same source claims that the iWatch will be equipped with a curved OLED display. Together with your iPhone, it will monitor your health.


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Friday, June 6th, 2014. 21:29

iOS 7 Adoption Rate Reaches 89.7% - Chitika Insights



According to the latest report from research firm Chitika Insights, iOS 7 adoption rate has recently reached 89.7%. Such figure is based on the data about web traffic generated by North American iPhone users.


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Saturday, May 31st, 2014. 18:57

Healthbook, HealthKit and iResearch Are Now Apple's Trademarks



Apple has reportedly filed trademarks for several apps and features from the upcoming iOS 8, namely, Healthbook, HealthKit, iResearch and some other. Apart from the filings related directly to Healthbook, there're some that deal with other iOS features. One of those is the Apple CarPlay trademark, which was filed in February.


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Saturday, May 31st, 2014. 18:46

Apple Is Working on Its Mobile Payment Service



According to the latest rumors, the guys from Cupertino are seriously thinking about their own mobile payment service. In fact, they have even begun negotiations with several retail store chains concerning the possibility to launch such a service in near future, insiders claim.


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Friday, May 30th, 2014. 22:08

iWatch to Feature Wireless Charger?



Apple's long-anticipated iWatch will reportedly feature a wireless charger. According to the latest reports from supply chain insiders, the guys from Cupertino have recently begun testing wireless charging coils manufactured on a Shenzen-based factory owned by Luxshare.


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Thursday, May 29th, 2014. 23:09

OS X 10.9.4 Beta Contains References to New iMac



Apple has released the first OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 beta to developers for testing. This OS X beta has a build number 13E9 and contains only stability improvements and minor bug fixes. However, there’s one interesting thing about this OS X version.


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Thursday, May 29th, 2014. 15:23

Apple to Announce Beats Acquisition This Week



The company from Cupertino will officially announce Beats Electronics acquisition this week, The New York Post reports. The sum of acquisition is slightly lower than we expected.

As it was mentioned last week, Apple planned to purchase Beats for about $3.2 billion. As it turns out, the sum for some reason has been reduced to $3 billion.


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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014. 15:36

5.5-inch iPhone 6 to Become $100 More Expensive than 4.7-inch?



According to what the analysts from Nomura Securities write, by the end of 2014, Apple will sell as many as 46 million iPhone 6 units. The experts claim that the 4.7-inch handset will be called iPhone 6 Air and the 5.5-inch model - iPhone 6 Pro. The smartphones will become more expensive.


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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014. 15:32

New iPhones and iPads Will Feature Touch ID Sensor - Ming-Chi Kuo



Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has recently confirmed that the guys from Cupertino are planning to equip each handset and tablet launching this year and later with a Touch ID fingerprint sensor. This means that both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 and both next-generation iPad and iPad mini will get one. The prediction is based on the data concerning fingerprint sensor shipments, which have reportedly increased lately.


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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014. 1:05

New Healthbook Concept - Video



As you know, Apple is expected to announce iOS 8 at WWDC. One of the most interesting things about the next-gen operating system is the widely-rumored Healthbook app.

If you’re interested in how this app works and if you can’t wait, you may take a look at the demo created by a designer named Jayaprasad Mohanan. This demo is compatible with iOS 7, so you can even run it on your iPhone.


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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014. 0:46