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Base iPhone 8 Model to Cost $850 – Analyst





According to the latest report from UBS analyst Steven Milunovich, the base 64GB iPhone 8 model will cost $850 to $900 in the United States. This contradicts earlier rumors that suggested the all-new OLED iPhone might get a price tag of $1000.


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Wednesday, April 5th, 2017. 11:24

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Samsung Gets Order for 70 Million OLED Panels for iPhone 8



Apple has ordered 70 million bendable OLED panels from Samsung. According to Nikkei Asian Review, these components will be used in the 5.2-inch iPhone 8. Notably, the reporters believe the screen of the next-generation flagship will be smaller than it was expected earlier.


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Tuesday, April 4th, 2017. 10:30

You Can Bypass Facial Recognition System on Galaxy S8 Using Photo



Earlier this week, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus that feature edge-to-edge AMOLED displays and a bunch of new sensors including the face scanner. Today, a video appeared on the Internet showing the lock screen bypassed using a photo of the registered user of the phone.


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Sunday, April 2nd, 2017. 10:35

New iPhone to Be Called iPhone Edition – Rumor



Apple’s next-generation iPhone may be called the iPhone Edition, not the iPhone 8 or iPhone X as was predicted earlier. Moreover, the device will feature a brand new design with rear camera located vertically rather than horizontally, Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the back, and a metal, not glass, back panel. The rumor comes from the website called iDrop News, it is based on the information shared by insiders.


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Wednesday, March 29th, 2017. 20:07

10.5-inch iPad Pro to Enter Limited Production Stages This Month – Rumor



According to the latest report from IHS Markit analyst Rhoda Alexander, the 10.5-inch iPad Pro will enter early production stages this month. The analyst believes that Apple’s manufacturing partners will start limited production of the tablet that is expected to be announced either in spring, or at WWDC in June, or in the second half of this year.


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Wednesday, March 29th, 2017. 11:54

TSMC to Start A11 Chip Volume Production in April



According to the latest report shared by the Economic Daily News (via DigiTimes), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will start the volume production of the A11 chip in April. The processor will be used in the upcoming iPhone 8 and iPhone 7s, the sources claim. By July, the supplier should produce 50 million chips. By the end of this year, the number of new processor produced by the company is expected to reach 100 million units.


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Monday, March 27th, 2017. 19:29

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so it’s time to take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at them right now.


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Sunday, March 26th, 2017. 12:59

Apple Starts Selling Red iPhones, New iPad, and Updated iPhone SE



Today, Apple has started selling the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, new 9.7-inch iPad as well as the 32GB and 128GB iPhone SE in a number of countries worldwide. The devices are now available via Apple’s official website, but the shipping estimates vary from several days to weeks, depending on the device, its configuration, and customer’s location. New gadgets can be purchased at physical retail stores too.


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Friday, March 24th, 2017. 20:25

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iPhone 8 May Be Launched in September, But in Limited Quantities



According to the latest report from Barclays analysts, the iPhone 8 may be launched in September alongside two other models, but in very limited quantities. Apple will be able to catch up with the demand and improve the stock availability only in the fourth quarter of 2017.


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Friday, March 24th, 2017. 19:41

Apple Reacts to Hackers’ Threat, Says There Were No Breaches



Yesterday, a group of hackers demanded that Apple should pay them $75,000. They claimed they had access to more than 600 million icloud.com, me.com, and mac.com accounts and promised to delete these accounts unless the company pays them until April 7. Today, Apple commented on the issue, saying there were no Apple ID or iCloud breaches. Apple also suggested that the hackers may have obtained the account details leaked by third-party services.


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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. 13:08

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iPhone 6s Named Most Popular Smartphone of 2016



According to the latest report from a research firm IHS Markit, the iPhone 6s was the most popular smartphone in 2016. In terms of global shipments, the handset outpaced the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and the iPhone 6s Plus. What’s even more interesting, the 2015 flagship was way more popular than the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy J3, and other Samsung devices. Additional details can be seen below.


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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. 12:23

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.

Most of the articles this week deal with the new iPad models that are expected to be unveiled either next week or in April. There are also several posts that deal with iOS 10.3, the $1899 iPhone 7 Plus Retro Edition as well as with the untethered jailbreak of iOS 10.3 that may become public within next few weeks.


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Sunday, March 19th, 2017. 17:55

Apple to Quietly Announce 9.7-inch iPad Pro 2 Next Week



Next week Apple will unveil the 9.7-inch iPad Pro 2. As noted by a Japanese blog Macotakara, the device will be announced via press release rather than a separate media event. The reporters cite local analysts who have a mixed track record, that is why you should take today’s rumor with a few pinches of salt.


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Thursday, March 16th, 2017. 12:29

Apple to Unveil New iPads in April – Insiders



Rumors that appeared on the Internet on Monday suggested that Apple may unveil four new iPad models next week. Today, however, a new report from Digitimes predicts that the media event dedicated to new devices will take place only in April. The reason for this delay is Apple’s plan to announce the tablets at the Apple Park. It is difficult to understand who to believe.


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Tuesday, March 14th, 2017. 19:20

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Apple to Unveil New iPads Next Week – Rumors



According to the latest report shared by MacRumors, Apple may unveil several new products between March 20 and March 24. The reporters cite anonymous supply chain insiders. Notably, another report from 9to5Mac suggests that there are four previously unseen iPad models running iOS 10.3 beta and iOS 11 in the testing, so looks like the new products will be iPads.


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Tuesday, March 14th, 2017. 0:57