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iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 to Become Minor Updates with Security and Performance Improvements?





More and more rumors about iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 appear ahead of the long-anticipated Worldwide Developers Conference, which is scheduled to take place in June. According to the most recent rumor from reliable insiders, Apple will focus on the quality and security of both updates. Apart from the features that may be added to Apple's operating systems, Apple plans to increase the performance, stability and reliability of the devices running these systems.


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Sunday, May 24th, 2015. 0:33

Next-Gen iPhone to Get 32GB of Storage, 2GB of RAM and Force Touch?



As you probably know, Apple may release the next-generation iPhone as soon as this August or September. Yesterday, a new report appeared online, which gives us some more details on the smartphone and its technical specifications. The document was released by the TrendForce reporters. According to this report, the next-generation iPhone will get 32GB of internal storage, 2GB of RAM and the support of Force Touch technology, which was first introduced in the Apple Watch and the 13-inch MacBook Pro. Just like the previous reports from reliable sources, this one suggests that there will be two iPhone models with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays.


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Sunday, May 24th, 2015. 0:11

Apple to Announce Next-Gen iPhone in August, Release to Come in September?



According to the latest report released by usually reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the guys from Cupertino may officially announce the next-generation iPhone in August and release the device in September. This report goes in line with the rumors, which appeared earlier this week suggesting that Apple may change its usual update cycle and release the new iPhone model or models in August instead of September. It should be noted, however, that Apple has never organized any media events devoted to new product launches in August, so this may be the first time.


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Friday, May 22nd, 2015. 18:57

New Rumors About 12-inch iPad Pro Appear Online



According to the latest report released by people familiar with the matter, Apple is currently working on a widely-rumored split-screen viewing mode for the iPad, which will allow users to work with two apps on a single screen simultaneously, multi-user login option as well as on two models of the long-awaited 12-inch iPad Pro codenamed “J98″ and “J99”. The aforementioned software improvements are expected to be introduced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference scheduled for June. Alongside the revamped Music app supporting Apple’s upcoming Beats-based streaming music service, they will may be added to iOS 9.


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Friday, May 22nd, 2015. 18:53

Apple in Talks with Russian Labels to Launch Apple Music in This Country



As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino are currently working on a new streaming music service. It will be reportedly called Apple Music. Its announcement may take place as soon as in June at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.


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Thursday, May 21st, 2015. 18:27

Apple Adds 35 New Banks to List of Supported by Apple Pay



As you probably know, Apple’s NFC-based payments system called Apple Pay is currently available only in the United States of America. The guys from Cupertino are working hard to increase the number of partners supporting their service. A strong indication of their effort is the fact that they are constantly updating the list of supported banks and financial institutions. According to the latest document published by Apple, Apple Pay has recently begun working with 35 new banks in the USA. The total number of partners among financial institutions is now close to 300. If to take into account the number of retailers and shops across the USA, the total number will be even larger.


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Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. 23:24

Apple Has Launched New 15-inch MacBook Pro and 27-inch iMac



Apple on Tuesday released the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro and the 27-inch iMac with an amazing 5K display. The release took place one day earlier than we expected. As you know, rumors pointed to the official launch of the aforementioned devices on Wednesday.


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Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. 23:17

Apple to Release Next-Generation iPhone in August - Rumors



Yesterday I told you about the possible shift in Apple's usual product update cycle due to the release of the 15-inch MacBook Pro and the 27-inch iMac this Wednesday. Today a new rumor appeared on the Internet that suggests that the guys from Cupertino may release the next-generation iPhone as soon as in August instead of September. The reason for such an early release of the device is probably connected with the good supply of components for the handset called presumably the iPhone 6s or iPhone 7.


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Tuesday, May 19th, 2015. 18:34

Apple to Release 15-inch MacBook Pro and 27-inch iMac on Wednesday - Rumor



According to the latest report from MacG, the guys from Cupertino may release a brand new 15-inch MacBook Pro as well as the 27-inch iMac as soon as this Wednesday. The report goes in line with the previous rumors suggesting that Apple is working on the updated versions of its laptop and desktop. Still, earlier it was believer that these devices will be announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference scheduled for June. If the latest rumor turns out to be true, we’ll see a shift in Apple’s usual update cycle.


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Monday, May 18th, 2015. 23:51

Apple Has Acquired GPS Firm Called Coherent Navigation



According to the latest rumors, Apple has recently acquired a GPS firm called Coherent Navigation. This firm, which was founded in 2008 by engineers from Stanford and Cornell, developed a technology that allows to locate objects with more precision using the so-called High Integrity GPS system.


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Monday, May 18th, 2015. 23:32

Next-Generation iPhone to Feature 12-Megapixel Camera - Rumor



According to what IHS Technology Research Director for China Kevin King has recently shared on Weibo, Apple’s next-generation iPhone will feature a 12-megapixel camera with smaller pixels. This rumor goes in line with the most-recent report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who also stated that the guys from Cupertino may equip their new gadget with a brand new photo sensor.


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Saturday, May 16th, 2015. 16:43

Labor Shortages Reportedly Caused Slow Apple Watch Launch



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, labor shortages were the reason for the slow launch of the Apple Watch back in April. Apple’s main supplier responsible for the assembly of the wearable device, Quanta Computer, was unable to find the required number of workers during the Lunar New Year holidays and this caused supply constraints. As noted by Quanta Vice Chairman, the guys from Cupertino were even thinking about switching to other manufacturers to catch up with the demand for the gadget.


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Saturday, May 16th, 2015. 15:42

Apple Watch Can't Be Locked After Being Lost or Stolen



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the Apple Watch can soon become a potential target for thieves. You see, there’s no such feature as Activation Lock embedded to the wearable device. In case you don’t know, this security feature makes it impossible for thieves to use the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with a new account.


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Saturday, May 16th, 2015. 0:03

15-inch Broadwell MacBook Pro: To Be or Not to Be?



The shipping times for many 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro models have recently begun slipping to 2 or 3 weeks. This indicates that the supplies of the high-end laptop continue to decline. It’s true that the guys from Cupertino may unveil a brand new 15-inch MacBook Pro model with a Broadwell processor inside at the Worldwide Developers Conference scheduled for June. However, keeping in mind that these chips are currently deeply constrained, I don’t think that the official announcement is imminent.


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Friday, May 15th, 2015. 23:48

New Apple Campus 2 Aerial Photos Appear Online



According to the latest aerial images shared by a traffic reporter Ron Cervi, the construction workers at Apple’s Campus 2 are working with an enormous speed. The images shared via Twitter depict the entire construction site and show how fast the main building,  four-story restaurant and the amphitheater with a large demonstration area are being built. The aforementioned aerial photos are available below, take a look.


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Wednesday, May 13th, 2015. 22:38