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First Photo Showing Battery for iPhone 6 Appeared Online





New photos showing something very similar to the battery for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 appeared on the Internet earlier today. As you may see on the image below, the battery has a capacity of 1,810 mAh. If to compare this battery to the battery found inside of the iPhone 5s, we may see that its capacity only slightly higher as the capacity of the current Apple’s smartphone.


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Friday, July 18th, 2014. 0:02

Samsung to Produce Apple's A9 Chips?



According to the latest rumors, Samsung will become the manufacturer of the A-series chips for Apple’s gadgets in 2015, not Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company as it was reported earlier. Today’s report comes from Reuters and cites KGI Securities analyst Michael Liu, who have reportedly talked to TSMC investors, so I think we can believe it.


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Thursday, July 17th, 2014. 23:57

New Anti-Apple Ads from Samsung [Video]



Samsung has released two anti-iPad Air ads. The first one bashes the lack of true multitasking and the so-called ‘Split Screen’ mode on Apple’s tablet and the second one claims that the Samsung Galaxy Tab S’s Super AMOLED display is better than the LCD display of the iPad Air. Both ads are available below, so you can watch them and tell me what do you think in the comments section.


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Sunday, July 13th, 2014. 2:47

New Rumors About Apple's A8 Processor Appear Online



According to the most recent rumors, Apple’s next-generation A8 processor won’t be quad-core as was reported earlier. As noted by several supply chain sources, the chip will boast of the clock speed of at least 2GHz, but will remain dual-core.


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Sunday, July 13th, 2014. 2:37

TSMC Ships First Batches of A8 Processors to Apple



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has recently began shipping processors for Apple’s long-anticipated iPhone 6. The chips are now moving towards the plants where the handsets will be assembled.


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Friday, July 11th, 2014. 1:43

Apple's iPhone 5s Is Word's Top Selling Smartphone



According to a new report from a research firm ABI Research, Apple's iPhone 5s is currently the world’s top selling smartphone. The second, the third and the fourth places in the rating are occupied by Samsung’s Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 LTE respectively. The last spot in the Top 5 ranking was given to the iPhone 4S.


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Top 10 Stories of the Week



The week has nearly come to an end, that is why I've decided to tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.


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Microsoft to Release Fitness Band Compatible with iOS?



As you probably know, Microsoft is working on its own smartwatch. This wearable device, however, will differ greatly from the rivals' products. According to a well-known Windows blogger Paul Thurrott, Microsoft's smartwatch is actually a cross-platform fitness band.

What this means is that the small gadget will be compatible not only with Windows Phone, but also with Android and iOS. Moreover, just like Apple's iWatch, it will feature a number of health and fitness-related sensors.


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Friday, July 4th, 2014. 1:08

Samsung and GlobalFoundries to Produce Apple's A9 Chips in 2015



According to what people familiar with the matter say, Samsung and GlobalFoundries will start producing Apple’s 14-nanometer A9 chips in 2015. Apart from these companies, two more firms may get a chance to supply Apple with processors for its smartphones and tablets. These firms include Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Intel.


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Thursday, July 3rd, 2014. 0:23

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Remain Top-Selling Smartphones in Europe



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, Apple's handsets remain the top-selling smartphones on European market. Despite the fact that Samsung's Galaxy S5 was released after the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, it still only on the third place. However, the South Korean device seems to be gaining popularity.


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Samsung to Acquire Nuance - Company Behind Siri's Speech Recognition Technology



Samsung Electronics may soon acquire a firm called Nuance. This is the company behind the speech recognition technology, which is currently used by Apple's Siri virtual assistant.


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Tuesday, June 17th, 2014. 2:03

Foxconn to Use Sharp's Technology to Produce Displays for iPhone and iPad



According to the latest report from Taiwanese reporters, Apple's supplier Foxconn is currently in talks with Sharp. The company wants to start producing the screens for the iPhone and iPad using Sharp's technologies. This may allow Apple to become less dependent from Samsung.


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Sunday, June 15th, 2014. 23:38

Google to Announce Apple's HealthKit Competitor Soon?



Google is expected to announce a HealthKit competitor soon. According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, the release of Google's fitness tracking application will take place at the annual conference for developers called Google I/O, which is set to be held later this month in San Francisco.


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Saturday, June 14th, 2014. 1:42

Synaptics Acquires iPhone Display Chipmaker



According to the latest rumors, Synaptics has purchased Renesas Electronics division called Renesas SP Drivers. The firm produces display chips for various smartphones including Apple's iPhone.


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Thursday, June 12th, 2014. 2:16

Apple's iPhone Remains U.S. Top Smartphone - comScore



According to the latest comScore research, Apple’s iPhone is the leader of the smartphone market in the United States. In the three months, which ended in April, the iPhone had a market share of about 41%.


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Wednesday, June 4th, 2014. 15:16