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iPhone 6 to Feature NFC Chip - Rumor





Apple's iPhone 6 will be equipped with an NFC chip. This is what people familiar with the matter say. Apart from that, Apple has reportedly signed a deal with China UnionPay, which means that the Passbook app may soon start supporting this banking service.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, May 12th, 2014. 15:34

Samsung Becomes Top iPad Display Supplier



This may sound strange, but according to the latest report from usually reliable market research firm DisplaySearch, Samsung managed to become Apple's main iPad display panel supplier in the first quarter of 2014. The South Korean company produced as many as 5.2 million 9.7-inch Retina displays, which were used in the iPad Air and the fourth generation iPad.


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Monday, May 12th, 2014. 15:25

Apple Acquires Beats Electronics - Rumor



Apple may soon acquire Beats Electronics, the headphone manufacturer and the company behind one of the most popular streaming music services. The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and The New York Times have confirmed that Apple is currently in talks with Beats Electronics. If the two companies come to an agreement, the acquisition will be announced next week.


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Friday, May 9th, 2014. 16:26

TSMC Shipped First Batch of Fingerprint Sensors for Upcoming Gadgets



According to the latest rumors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has already provided the first batch of fingerprint sensors for Apple's would-be iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. This may indicate that the mass production of all of the abovementioned gadgets will start soon.


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Thursday, May 8th, 2014. 20:08

Apple to Open Flagship Store Inside of World Trade Center Mall in New York



According to the latest rumors, Apple may open its new flagship store inside of the upcoming World Trade Center mall in New York. The store is expected to be located in the lower level of the mall.

The guys from Cupertino signed all the documents required for opening the store. This means it may be opened as soon as in 2015.


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Wednesday, May 7th, 2014. 17:14

Both Apple and Samsung are Found Guilty of Patent Infringements



Samsung infringed on Apple's patents. This is what the jury found out during the Apple vs Samsung trial. What is interesting, though, is that Apple was also accused of violating Samsung's patent for "Apparatus for recording and reproducing digital image and speech", so now it has to pay the South Korean manufacturer $158.400.


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Monday, May 5th, 2014. 18:27

Apple Releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Codenamed 'Epic' to Employees



According to the latest rumors, Apple has recently released OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 codenamed 'Epic' to the company employees. What is interesting about this update is that it has appeared before the official release of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3.


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Monday, May 5th, 2014. 18:03

iPhone 6 Physical Mockup Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5 - Images



A couple of days ago, another iPhone 6 physical mockup appeared on the Italian website Macitynet. Below you may take a look at the images showing this device compared to Samsung's Galaxy S5.

The handset manufactured by the Korean company has a 5.1-inch display and a thickness of 8.1mm. These characteristics make the smartphone larger and thicker than the iPhone 6 mockup.


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Sunday, May 4th, 2014. 17:41

New 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Physical Mockup



UPDATE: Another iPhone 6 mockup has appeared on the Internet late this morning. It is said to be based on the leaked 4.7-inch iPhone schematics. You can take a look at the mockup below.

A couple of images showing something what appears to be a physical mockup of the next generation iPhone with a 5.5-inch display have been spotted on the Internet. The mockup seems to be based on renderings shared by a Japanese website MacFan last month.


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Thursday, May 1st, 2014. 15:08

Microsoft Updates Office for iPad With Printing Capabilities



Microsoft on Tuesday released the first major update for its Office for iPad. The guys from Redmond added printing capabilities to all of the apps from Office suite, namely, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. What this means is that now you can print any document you like directly from your iPad.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014. 17:53

Apple's Suppliers Begin Production of iWatch



According to the latest rumors, Apple's suppliers have recently begun the production of the long-anticipated iWatch. However, this is not the mass-production yet. Apple's smartwatch is expected to be launched this fall, so it's high time the suppliers started assembling the gadget.


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Wednesday, April 30th, 2014. 17:21

iPhone 6 to Be as Thin as Current iPod touch?



According to the latest rumors, Apple's next generation iPhone with a 4.7-inch screen may become as thin as the current iPod touch. In case you don't know, this device is only 6.1mm thick. Just for you to compare: iPhone 5s is 7.6mm thick.

Below you may take a look at the video published to YouTube by Unbox Therapy, in which the alleged iPhone 6 case we've already heard about is compared to a 2012 iPod touch.


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Tuesday, April 29th, 2014. 17:18

Apple to Show Updated MacBooks Soon?



Apple may soon show us an updated MacBook Air. The laptop is expected to get a new Haswell CPU and nothing more, so looks like it will be just a minor update.


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Tuesday, April 29th, 2014. 16:58

Apple Improves Its Position on Several Markets Due to Strong iPhone 5s Sales



According to the latest report from Kantar Worldpanel, the company from Cupertino has managed to improve its position on the world's smartphone market.


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Monday, April 28th, 2014. 18:21

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It's Sunday today, so let's take a look at the list of most popular posts of the last seven days.

As to the most interesting news and rumors, this time they deal mostly with the upcoming iPhone 6 and iOS 8. Both are expected to debut this fall.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Sunday, April 27th, 2014. 19:04