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Top 10 Stories of the Week





It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most popular posts of the past seven days. Most of the articles this week deal with the recent bugs found in iOS 9.3 and the fixes for these bugs. Apart from that, there are some posts that deal with the 4-inch iPhone SE and its internal components as well as with the rumors about the upcoming iPhone 7.


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Sunday, April 3rd, 2016. 23:32

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iFixit Posts Complete iPhone SE Teardown [Images]



The iFixit team has posted its iPhone SE teardown, which confirmed most of the details about the device that surfaced yesterday after the Chipworks teardown of the same 4-inch handset. Apple’s updated 4-inch device is stuffed with iPhone 5s internals mixed up with some unique components developed specifically for this model.


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Friday, April 1st, 2016. 13:55

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Analysts Call iOS 9.3 Most Stable Version in Years



According to the latest report from a research firm Apteligent, Apple’s iOS 9.3, which was released on March 21st and contained three major bugs affecting thousands of users all over the world, is the most stable version of the mobile operating system over the last couple of years. The experts claim that iOS 9.3 has the lowest crash rate in comparison with iOS 8, iOS 9 and iOS 9.2. In case you don’t know, a crash rate reflects the possibility of a software glitch or any other problem with the operating system.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, March 31st, 2016. 14:16

Apple to Release Fix for iOS 9.3 Web Links Bug Soon



Apple is aware of the recent problem with opening links in Safari, Mail and a number of other applications on iOS 9.3 and iOS 9.2.1. Moreover, according to the latest report from TechCrunch, the company is already working on a fix for the bug that will be included in the next minor update for the mobile operating system. We need to be patient and wait for the newer build of IOS.


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Wednesday, March 30th, 2016. 14:57

iPhone to Get Glass Body, Wireless Charging, New Biometric Sensors and AMOLED Display in 2017



According to the latest report from usually-reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will make the 2017 iPhone completely different from its predecessor, the iPhone 7. The expert believes that the company will equip its new phone with a glass body similar to the one iPhone 4 had and an AMOLED display.


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Saturday, March 26th, 2016. 23:16

New iPhone SE: Specs Overview & First Photos



Just as we all expected, Apple has today unveiled the 4-inch iPhone SE. The handset is the first 4-inch smartphone released by Apple since 2013 and in terms of design it’s quite similar to the iPhone 5s. When it comes to the hardware specs, however, it’s absolutely different from its predecessor.


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iPhone SE Will Still Have 16GB Storage Option?



According to the leaked image showing the retail packaging of the upcoming iPhone SE, the handset will have a base storage of 16GB and NFC for Apple Pay. The photo has been first spotted on the Chinese social network Weibo, so its origin is rather questionable. Anyway, the image reveals the specs of the new 4-inch iPhone and confirms previous rumors about the device.


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Saturday, March 19th, 2016. 0:44

Another Alleged Photo of iPhone 7 Appears Online



Another alleged image of the iPhone 7 surfaced on the Internet yesterday. This time it emphasizes the antenna bands. According to previous rumors, Apple wants to get rid the antenna lines across the back panel and move them the top and bottom parts of the device.

The photo below confirms the rumors and at the same time matches another image that appeared online yesterday.


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Thursday, March 17th, 2016. 19:14

New Alleged Images of iPhone 7 Plus Dual Camera Module Surface Online



One can find a lot of rumors about the dual camera in the new iPhone 7 Plus on the Internet these days. Today, images of the possible camera module appeared on one Taiwanese site. These images are very similar to the photos that were shared two months ago by the Chinese insiders.


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Wednesday, March 16th, 2016. 2:03

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Samsung to to Release iPhone SE Rival Soon



It seems that the iPhone SE, which will be announced on March 21st at Apple’s special media event, may soon get a strong rival. According to the rumors from Taiwan, Samsung plans to release the Galaxy S7 mini.


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Tuesday, March 15th, 2016. 1:03

Leaked Photo of iPhone 7 Chassis Surfaces Online



An image showing something what appears to be chassis for the upcoming full-size iPhone 7 has been recently shared by Nowhereelse. If legitimate, the photo proves that Apple has finally got rid of the antenna breaks across the iPhone back panel and moved them to the upper and lower parts of the handset to make its design more sleek and refined. Apart from that, the camera cutout shown in the photo seems to be larger than the one of the iPhone 6 and 6s, hinting at the possible use of a bigger photo sensor.


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Monday, March 14th, 2016. 1:49

Pangu Releases Untethered Jailbreak of iOS 9.1



A hacker group called Pangu has just released an untethered jailbreak of iOS 9.1. It’s available for both Windows and Mac users. As you know, iOS 9.1 was released in October, so it’s actually high time someone hacked this version of Apple’s mobile operating system.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, March 12th, 2016. 1:19

Apple to Unveil iPhone SE on March 21st



As you may know, on March 21 Apple will hold a special media-event dedicated to a possible introduction of company’s new devices. One of the most anticipated of them is the iPhone SE.


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Friday, March 11th, 2016. 1:43

New Patent on Liquidmetal Home Buttons from Apple



Yesterday Apple was granted several new patents. One of the most important of these patents is the one covering Liquidmetal Home buttons for company’s main devices – iPads and iPhones.

Liquidmetal has a number of unique qualities, which include the resistance from corrosion, light weight and high strength.


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Thursday, March 10th, 2016. 1:47

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First Look at Leaked iPhone 7 Case [Images]



Yesterday, @OnLeaks posted first images showing something what appears to be the iPhone 7 case.  As you know, Apple plans to unveil the new smartphone in September. Even though the release date is still far away, first photos revealing the look of the phone are already available on the Internet.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, March 10th, 2016. 1:15