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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

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, let's take a look at the most popular posts of the last couple of days.

Most of the articles this week deal with the iPhone, its future version called the iPhone 8 or iPhone Edition, and new builds of iOS and macOS. There are also some posts that deal with the iPhone rival called the Galaxy S8 and some other interesting stories.


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Sunday, March 12th, 2017. 14:28

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Galaxy S8 to Get Both Iris Scanner and Facial Recognition System



According to the latest report from the Korea Economic Daily, Samsung will add the support for facial recognition to the Galaxy S8. The main reasons for adding this feature are speed and readability of the iris scanner that may not be comfortable for all users. Apple's upcoming flagship, the iPhone 8, may also get both authentication systems as well as Apple is planning to either stop using the fingerprint scanner or place it under glass after removing the Home button.


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Sunday, March 12th, 2017. 14:09

iPhone 8 Won’t Get Curved Screen – Analyst



According to the latest report from IHS Markit analyst Wayne Lam, the next-generation premium iPhone will not get a curved OLED display. Instead, the expert believes Apple will adopt a flat panel similar to the 2.5D glass the company is currently using in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The report is based on analysis of supply chain, so it’s actually quite trustworthy.


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Saturday, March 11th, 2017. 11:06

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Check Out New iPhone 8 Renders



Benjamin Geskin has created a set of beautiful renders that depict how the next-generation iPhone might look like. The device shown below has an edge-to-edge display with thin bezels at the top and bottom, dual camera, and clean design. There’s no Home button, but there’s enough space for the function area that may replace it. A good thing about the images shared by Geskin is that they are based on recent rumors about the new iPhone called presumably the iPhone 8 or the iPhone Edition.


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Friday, March 10th, 2017. 20:26

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4, No iOS 10.3 Beta 5



Apple on Tuesday seeded the fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The latest update is a minor one, but if you use an earlier beta on your Mac, it is recommended that you install this version. It contains stability improvements and bug fixes.


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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. 11:50

New iPhone to Be Called iPhone Edition – Rumors



According to the latest report from a Japanese website MacOtakara, the next-generation iPhone with an OLED screen and other major improvements may be called the iPhone Edition. The release of the model may take place much later than the release of the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus that will be only slightly updated. The reporters believe the phone to be a premium model and a perfect choice for the Apple Watch Edition.


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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. 11:14

Reporters Spot First Reference to macOS 10.13



First public reference pointing to the macOS 10.13 that is expected to be released this fall has been spotted by Pike's Universum. The reference seems to be a CatalogURL for developer seeds. It proves that Apple is already working on the new version of the operating system for Mac computers.


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Tuesday, March 7th, 2017. 19:18