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Google to Release New Pixel Phones Later This Year





Rick Osterloh, Google’s vice president and head of hardware department, confirmed that the company is working on the second-generation Pixel phone. The device will remain premium and will be announced later this year. The executive did not reveal the date of the announcement or specs, but confirmed that the company is planning to release one new handset per year.


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Saturday, March 4th, 2017. 13:55

New Leaked Image and Video Show Galaxy S8



As the release of the new iPhone rival, Galaxy S8, draws near, more leaked images and videos showing the device appear on the Internet. Today insiders published an official press image of the handset as well as a new short clip showing a working Galaxy S8 unit.


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Wednesday, March 1st, 2017. 23:43

New 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPads Won’t Be Released Until May-June



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, the new 10.5-inch iPad and the next-gen 12.9-inch iPad Pro won’t ship until May-June. The tablets should be unveiled at a media event next month, but it’s very unlikely that Apple will manage to catch up with the demand and ship all new devices at the same time. The report is based on data shared by Taiwanese supply chain insiders.


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Friday, February 24th, 2017. 20:44

Upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8+ Specs Leaked [Image]



A well-known insider Evan Blass has just revealed key specs of the upcoming iPhone 8 and iPhone 7s Plus rival, the Galaxy S8+. According to what can be found on his Twitter, the handset will get a 6.1-inch or 6.2-inch AMOLED display, 4GB or RAM, and an iris scanner. The origin of this specs sheet remains unknown, but Evan Blass is a reliable insider who is to be believed.


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Thursday, February 23rd, 2017. 19:56

Samsung to Start Selling Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 in India and Vietnam



According to the latest report from The Investor, Samsung is planning to start selling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 units. It is cheaper for the manufacturer to order new batteries and reassemble several million smartphones than to destroy all recalled and never-sold devices. Sources claim that refurbished Note 7 units will be sold in India and Vietnam.


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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017. 16:55

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it is high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the last couple of days. Let’s take a look at these posts right now.


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Sunday, February 19th, 2017. 15:35

Apple Sold More Smartphones Than Samsung in Q4 2016



According to the latest report from Gartner, Apple sold more smartphones than Samsung in the fourth quarter of 2016. Apple’s smartphone market share accounted for 17.9%, while that of Samsung was equal to 17.8%. The different between two smartphone makers is small – only 256,000 units.


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Thursday, February 16th, 2017. 12:47

Apple Sold 6 Million Apple Watch Units in Q4 2016, Became Market Leader



According to the latest report from a research firm Canalys, in the fourth quarter of 2016 Apple shipped 6 million Apple Watch units. The revenue generated by the sales accounted for $2.6 billion, which makes Tim Cook’s words about record sales and strong demand for the device truth. The sales grew 12% year-over-year, researchers claim.


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Wednesday, February 8th, 2017. 19:13

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iPhone 7 Loses Market Share to Cheaper Android Phones in China



iPhone sales in China demonstrated a year-over-year decline in 2016, reports a  research firm IDC. According to the researchers, Chinese customers are waiting for the iPhone 8 that is why the market share fell from 13.6% and 58.4 million units shipped in 2015 to 9.6% and 44.9 million units last year. Apple took the fourth spot in the IDC ranking, while OPPO, Huawei, and VIVO managed to surpass the Cupertino-based giant in both market share and units shipments.


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Monday, February 6th, 2017. 19:09

Tim Cook to Receive University of Glasgow Honorary Degree on Wednesday



Apple CEO Tim Cook will receive the University of Glasgow honorary degree on Wednesday, February 8. The students and staff of the university will have an opportunity to visit the Q&A session with Cook and get answers to their questions. The event is scheduled to start at 6 PM.


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Sunday, February 5th, 2017. 18:00

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Apple Loses Status of the Most Valuable Brand



Apple has lost its title of the most valuable brand in the world. According to the latest report from Brand Finance, the Cupertino giant is now on the second spot of the ranking with the brand value of $107.1 billion. The first place is occupied with Google that has the brand value of $109.5 billion.


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Thursday, February 2nd, 2017. 12:44

Apple Reveals Results for Financial Q1 2017



Apple has announced its financial results in the first quarter of fiscal 2017. According to the official figures, the revenue accounted for $78.4 billion and net profit made $17.9 billion. In 2016, the these numbers were different: $75.9 billion and $18.4 billion respectively.


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Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. 11:46

AirPods Captured 2% of Market One Month After Debut



Last week, Slice Intelligence reported that Apple’s new wireless AirPods captured about 26% of market just month after official release. Looks like these estimates are not accurate. According to Ben Arnold, an executive director and industry analyst at NPD Group, the earbuds took 2% of market in unit sales and 3% of dollar sales, leaving Beats, Bose and other brands far ahead. The reason for a big difference between the figures of Slice Intelligence and NPD Group is that the latter one uses a much larger panel of shoppers that includes those who shop online and offline.


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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017. 18:56

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Apple Releases New Apple Watch and AirPods Ads [Video]



Apple has released several new AirPods and Apple Watch Series 2 commercials. All short ads are available below and on Apple’s official YouTube channel.

The first commercial is dedicated to the Apple Watch and motivates people to be active and complete their fitness goals. It is entitled “Close Your Rings — Dance, Run, Rock”.


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Sunday, January 15th, 2017. 16:05

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iPhone 7, 7 Plus, and 6s Captured 31.3% Market Share in the USA in November



According to the latest report shared by Kantar Worldpanel, Apple’s iPhone captured 31.3% of the US smartphone market in the quarter ending before holidays. Android share is falling as the vendors are selling less smartphone with this operating system on board. In 2015, Android’s share was 60.4% and now it’s 55.3%. iOS is slowly but steadily luring new customers and Android is losing them.


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Thursday, January 12th, 2017. 16:45