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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

Drake, Pharrell and David Guetta to Become iTunes Radio Guest DJs?



According to the latest report from the New York Post, Apple is currently in talks with such celebrities as Drake, Pharrell Williams and David Guetta concerning the possibility of becoming guest DJs for a completely revamped music service called iTunes Radio. The same report also states that the guys from Cupertino are still in negotiations with major labels about the upcoming Apple Music service, which is expected to be launched later this year. The reporters claim the guys from Cupertino will offer a three-month trial period and a regular fee of $10 per month for the new music service.


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Monday, June 1st, 2015. 17:32

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. To be honest, there are some articles worth your attention, so let’s not waste time and take a look at them right now.


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iOS 9 to Support Force Touch and Feature Other Interesting Features



Several new rumors related to the upcoming iOS 9 and its features have recently appeared on the Internet. According to these rumors, the guys from Cupertino are currently planning to add the support of Force Touch technology to the next iteration of their mobile operating system. In case you don’t know, the aforementioned technology was first introduced in the Apple Watch and the 13-inch MacBook Pro released last month.


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Wednesday, May 27th, 2015. 22:36

New iOS Bug Discovered that Crashes iPhones Using Text Message



A bug in iOS 8 has been discovered today, which affects the Messages app users. This bug allows to crash the Messages app or the iPhone using a special chain of Arabic characters and symbols. Immediately after a user receives an iMessage or an SMS with these symbols, the iPhone reboots. If the affected user opens the Messages app after the reboot, the app crashes and continues to crash each time the person attempts to open it.


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Wednesday, May 27th, 2015. 18:33

Microsoft Plans to Acquire BlackBerry - Rumor



According to the latest rumors shared by insiders, Microsoft is currently planning to acquire BlackBerry. There are several reason for such a decisive step, namely, Microsoft’s desire to compete with Apple on the smartphone market on equal terms and the substantial amount of important patents owned by the Canadian company. However, it should be noted that Microsoft is definitely not the only industry giant interested in BlackBerry. Such firms as Huawei, Lenovo and Xiaomi are said to be considering the idea of purchasing the aforementioned smartphone manufacturer as well.


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Tuesday, May 26th, 2015. 1:18

Apple to Remodel Its London Apple Store on Regent Street



Apple is about to remodel one of the most beautiful and popular Stores, located on the Regent Street in London historical center. This is what is stated in the recent application to Westminster authorities. It is reported that Apple has concluded an agreement with the award-winning architecture firm Foster and Partners. They will be in charge of redesigning the exterior, as well as interior of the store.


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Tuesday, May 26th, 2015. 0:27

iPhone 6s to Feature 12-Megapixel RGBW Photo Sensor Manufactured by Sony



Earlier this month, first rumors began to appear on the Internet suggesting that the long-anticipated iPhone 6s will boast of the 12-megapixel camera. According to a usually reliable website Feng.com, Apple’s new handset will indeed feature a 12-megapixel RGBW sensor produced by Sony.


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Tuesday, May 26th, 2015. 0:09

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it is time for me to tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Let’s take a look at these articles right now.


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Sunday, May 24th, 2015. 18:30

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