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Here’s How Low Power Mode in iOS 9 Saves Battery





As you probably know, Apple’s upcoming iOS 9 can boast of a Low Power mode that helps to make the battery life longer by turning off the background activity and a number of other things you don’t really need when your battery is about to drain. According to Apple, when the device is put into this mode, its performance is reduced. Although it’s quite obvious, MacRumors reporters have decided to test the ability of  Low Power mode to extend battery life using Geekbench 3, which now supports iOS 9.


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Friday, June 26th, 2015. 14:24

Apple to Pay Music Labels 0.2 Cents for Each Song Streamed During Apple Music Free Trial Period



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the guys from Cupertino will pay record labels 2 cents for each song streamed by Apple Music users during the the three-month free trial period. Initially, Apple did not plan to pay artists during the trial period, however, after some of them began to complain about such state of things, the company executives changed their plans and reconsidered the payments policy.


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Thursday, June 25th, 2015. 13:51

Apple Releases Second Beta watchOS 2.0 to Developers



Apart from releasing OS X El Capitan 10.11 Beta 2 and the second testing version of iOS 9, the guys from Cupertino have also seeded watchOS 2.0 Beta 2 to developers. The update to the operating system running on company’s first-ever wearable device contains a number of stability and security improvements. The latest beta gives Apple Watch developers more opportunities to create native apps for the smartwatch and make them even more easy-to-use and functional.


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Wednesday, June 24th, 2015. 18:44

Apple Releases Second Beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11 to Developers for Testing



Apple has recently seeded the second beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11 to developers. The release took place nearly two weeks after the official announcement and the release of the initial beta of the new desktop operating system at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference.


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Wednesday, June 24th, 2015. 17:24

Apple Launches Faulty 27-inch iMac Hard Drive Replacement Program



Apple has recently launched a 27-inch iMac hard drive replacement program. According to what the guys from Cupertino write, a small number of late-2012 27-inch iMacs may have some problems with their 3TB hard drives. Those who use the aforementioned devices and have encountered hard drive failures, can replace the faulty parts either at Apple Store or with the help of Apple Authorized Service Providers. Apart from that, the guys from Cupertino have begun sending emails to faulty 27-inch iMac owners with the information about the recently-launched replacement program and its terms and conditions.


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Monday, June 22nd, 2015. 19:00

Future iPhones to Get New Sleeker Design - Insiders



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, the guys from Cupertino are working on a new iPhone design. As noted by reliable sources, future iPhones will boast of thinner bodies with Touch ID fingerprint scanners integrated directly into the display. There will be no Home button, insiders claim. Apple reportedly looks forward to integrating both touchscreen and display drivers into a single chip.


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Monday, June 22nd, 2015. 18:04

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it is time to take a look at the most interesting stories of the past seven days. Are you ready? If so, then let’s not waste time and start right now.


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Sunday, June 21st, 2015. 18:44

Apple Watch 2 to Get FaceTime Camera and Several Other New Features?



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the next-generation Apple Watch will boast of a number of new features aimed at making it a more independent device. Some of the new features may be added to the watchOS 2.0, which is expected to be officially released in the near future.


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Friday, June 19th, 2015. 17:49

Next-Generation iPhone May Get 7000 Series Aluminum Body



According to the latest report from a usually reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s next-generation iPhone may get a body made out of 7000 Series aluminum. In case you don’t know, this is the material used in the Apple Watch Sport. This alloy is 60% stronger than usual aluminum, however, it is just the same in weight.


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Thursday, June 18th, 2015. 15:56

Apple Updates 'Shot on iPhone 6' Gallery on Its Website



As you probably know, Apple has a special page on its website that is dedicated to the photos and videos shot using the iPhone. The guys from Cupertino have recently updated this page with a four new short videos. You can find them either below, or on Apple’s official website under the "World Gallery films" section.


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Tuesday, June 16th, 2015. 16:13

Apple May Make watchOS Even Better This Fall



As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino are currently working on the new version of watchOS for the Apple Watch. The next iteration of the operating system for Apple’s wearable device will boast two serious improvements, namely, the ability to connect to known Wi-Fi hotspots without the iPhone and new push complications. Of course, Apple will add lots of stability, security and performance enhancements, but the two features mentioned above are surely the most awaited. The exact date of watchOS 2 release remains unknown. All we know is that it will be made available for public this fall.


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Monday, June 15th, 2015. 18:45

New ‘iPad Pro’ Keyboard With New Keys Found in iOS 9



A new thing that points to the release of the larger iPad called presumably iPad Pro in the near future has been recently discovered by iOS developer Steve Troughton Smith. This proof is the new hidden keyboard found in iOS 9, which is capable of scaling to the larger screen and which can boast of several new keys and symbols.


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Monday, June 15th, 2015. 18:03

Apple Music: What We Expected and What We’ll Get



As a part of iOS 9 announcement, the guys from Cupertino on Monday announced their long-awaited streaming music service called Apple Music. Although it is yet to be launched, we can now discuss its main features.


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Tuesday, June 9th, 2015. 15:25

Apple Music Will Boast Of Three-Month Trial - Financial Times



According to the latest report from the Financial Times reporters, the long-anticipated streaming music service Apple Music will boast of three-month free trial. Well, I must admit this is much longer than the usual 30-day trial offered by most of the rival services. Apple has chosen probably one of the best ways to lure customers.


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Monday, June 8th, 2015. 14:26

Apple Reportedly Puts Off Release of iOS 8.4



According to the latest rumors shared by reliable insiders, the guys from Cupertino won’t release iOS 8.4 at their Worldwide Developers Conference that kicks off this Monday. Instead, the debut of the next generation of Apple’s mobile operating system will take place later in June. As you probably know, iOS 8.4 will boast of a completely redesigned Music app with the support of the long-anticipated Beats-based streaming music service and possibly a bunch of other interesting features.


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Monday, June 8th, 2015. 0:11