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New 12-inch MacBooks Are 15% to 18% Faster Than Predecessors





Earlier this week, Apple released updated 12-inch MacBook models. According to the latest Geekbench results shared by reliable insiders, the laptop with a 1.2GHz processor is about 15% to 18% faster than its predecessor. In the single-core test the laptop managed to earn 2,894 points and in the multi-core test the result was equal to 5,845 points. Apart from that, the new MacBook has a 41.4-watt-hour battery that helps it to work up to 9 hours on a single charge.


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Thursday, April 21st, 2016. 0:30

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Apple Releases New 12-inch MacBooks, Makes 8GB of RAM Standard for 13-inch Air



Apple has today released new 12-inch MacBook models with updated Skylake Intel Core M processors, Intel HD Graphics 515, faster SSD storage and RAM and additional hour of battery life. Externally, the laptops look just like the 2015 models, however, according to Apple, they are 25% faster. Apart from that, there’s now a rose gold 12-inch MacBook that matches the iPhone lineup.


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Tuesday, April 19th, 2016. 18:27

Siri Confirms Apple’s WWDC to Take Place June 13th to June 17th



Every year, Apple organizes a special event for its developers called the Worldwide Developers Conference or WWDC. Up to this day, the official dates of the 2016 conference remained unknown, however, today, Siri surprisingly revealed the information about the upcoming meeting. According to Apple’s virtual assistant, WWDC 2016 will take place June 13th to June 17th in San Francisco.


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Monday, April 18th, 2016. 22:54

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Apple Has Secret Car Testing Facility in Berlin?



According to the latest report published by a German newspaper called Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Apple has a secret car lab in Berlin. About 15-20 experienced employees from German automotive industry are reportedly working at this facility to help the company create an innovative and advanced vehicle, the reporters claim. The report suggests that Apple’s car will be electric, but lack the support of self-driving capabilities.


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Monday, April 18th, 2016. 15:51

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Apple to Let Users Hide or Delete Stock Apps?



According to the metadata found in a number of App Store apps, Apple may be planning to allow users to hide or remove the stock applications they don’t want to have on their devices. Frankly speaking, letting users delete the stock software they don’t need can help those who want to keep only the programs they utilize on a regular basis and avoid app clutter. However, since the size of Apple’s stock apps is really small, the ability to delete them won’t actually help to free up space on 16GB devices.


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Thursday, April 7th, 2016. 12:16

Check Out New iPhone 7 Concept Based on Rumors [Video]



Geert van Uffelen has recently created a new iPhone concept based on the most-recent rumors. The device depicted in the video below features a slim body similar to the one iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s have, dual lens camera, new antenna bands, Smart Connector from the iPad Pro lineup and dual speakers. In line with previous rumors, the handset lacks the headphone jack and comes in gold, rose gold, black, silver and space gray colors.

Apple is expected to unveil the next-generation iPhone later this year. Most likely, the media event dedicated to the new handset will take place in September.

What do you think about today’s concept? I’m waiting for your answers in the comments section below.




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Tuesday, April 5th, 2016. 13:54

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Only 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Will Feature Dual Camera - Analyst



According to the latest report from usually-reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the widely-rumored dual camera will be included only in the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus model to differentiate the device from its smaller sibling.


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Monday, April 4th, 2016. 18:05

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iFixit Team Posts 9.7-inch iPad Pro Teardown [Images]



A couple of days after disassembling the 4-inch iPhone SE, the iFixit team has just performed a teardown of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. As it turns out, the device combines the design of the iPad Air lineup with the internals used in the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Unfortunately, this device is very difficult to repair, so its repairability score is only 2 out of 10.


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Monday, April 4th, 2016. 17:38

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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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