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iPad Pro to Come This Fall - Rumors





Apple will Launch it’s widely-rumored tablet with an enormous 12.9-inch display no sooner than in the third quarter of 2014, reports Digitimes. Apart from this device, we’re likely to see an updated 7.9-inch iPad mini and a full-size 9.7-inch iPad.


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Saturday, January 18th, 2014. 18:07

42% of Smartphone Users in the USA Own iPhone



According to a research firm NDP, more than 40% of all smartphone users in the USA own an iPhone. This is a significant improvement from Q4 2012 figure, which was 35%. Samsung’s Android devices become more and more popular, so the South Korean manufacturer comes on its usual second place. As to the other companies, namely, Motorola, LG, HTC and Blackberry, their share on the market continues to drop.


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Friday, January 17th, 2014. 20:28

Samsung to Release Two Models of its Flagship, Just Like Apple Did in 2013



Following Apple’s example, its South Korean rival decided to split the Samsung Galaxy S5 lineup into two models - metal and plastic. These models, of course, will get different price tags: the smartphone with metal housing is expected to be sold for €800 ($1,093), while the model with all-plastic body - for €650 ($889).


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Tuesday, January 14th, 2014. 22:57

iPhone 6 to Feature 8MP Camera and Image Stabilization System



According to the latest report from The China Post, Apple’s iPhone 6 will be equipped with an 8 megapixel camera very similar to the one used now in iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s. But don’t get upset or disappointed - it will feature an intuitive image stabilization system.


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Friday, January 10th, 2014. 23:59

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It’s Sunday now, the week nearly came to an end, so I guess it’s time to take a brief look at the most popular stories of the past seven days.

There were many events, but I don’t think it would be very smart of me to retell all of them in this short post. Instead of doing this, I’ve picked 10 most popular stories in case you haven’t yet read them and put these bits together for you to take a look. Enjoy!


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Apple Wants to Ban Infringing Samsung Devices in the USA Even Though They No Longer Exist



The company from Cupertino renewed its motion to permanently ban the sales of a number of Samsung products in the United States. In case you don’t know, back in 2012, Apple accused Samsung of copying the interface and interiour design of its iPhone. Moreover, the Korean company was said to be using a number of Apple’s patents without permission.


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Sunday, December 29th, 2013. 3:50

Apple Filed Two Patent Applications This Week



The company from Cupertino filed two new patent applications this week. According to iDownloadBlog, the first one deals with a new technology that could let the smartphone detect your cardiac signal. The second one describes a special display capable of detecting touches even when a user’s finger is not in contact with the screen surface.


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Wednesday, December 25th, 2013. 20:55

Nokia Releases Another Lumia 2520 Ad



Nokia a few days ago released a new ad for its Lumia 2520 tablet. To say it’s another video that compares Windows 8 tablet to Apple’s iPad is to say nothing. Anyway, you’d better watch the short clip yourself.


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Wednesday, December 25th, 2013. 0:23

iPhone 5s Ranks 3rd on Google’s Year-End Zeitgeist List



Apple’s iPhone 5s was ranked 3rd on Google’s Year-End Zeitgeist list. That means that the new flagship is extremely popular among the customers all over the world. Samsung’s Galaxy S4, by the way, was ranked as 8th on the same rating.


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Thursday, December 19th, 2013. 1:55

Samsung to Hire Former Apple Store Designer



Samsung will reportedly hire Apple’s former senior store designer to work on company’s new retail locations’ look. The South Korean company is currently planning to open as many as 1,500 new stores, "Samsung Experience Shops," in the United States.


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Thursday, December 19th, 2013. 1:46

Apple to Begin Producing More Advanced Processors in 2015



The company from Cupertino may start producing more advanced processors in 2015. Or, it is better to say, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and Samsung will switch to new 14- and 16-nanometer fabrication processes. What’s even more interesting is that TSMC is expected to become Apple’s main supplier with 60-70% of orders.


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Thursday, December 19th, 2013. 1:08

Apple’s Orders to Make About 10% of TSMC’s Revenue in 2014



Apple’s orders for 20-nanometer chips are expected to make about 10% of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s revenue in 2014. According to AppleInsider, the Taiwanese manufacturer will produce a large part of Apple’s A-series processors. What that means is that the company from Cupertino is trying to get rid of its dependance on Samsung, which is currently one of Apple’s main chip suppliers.


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Sunday, December 15th, 2013. 3:29

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Apple is #1 Smartphone Vendor in America



According to the data, published recently by AppleInsider, Apple still remains the most successful smartphone manufacturer in the USA. iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c remain the most popular devices, purchased on contract in the USA for the third month in a row.


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Friday, December 13th, 2013. 0:01

Apple's "Curved touch sensor" Patent Granted



Curved displays are the future. Well, this is what Samsung, LG and a number of other companies want us to believe. Back in October, Samsung announced the first smartphone ever with curved display and LG promised to release a curved OLED television.

The company from Cupertino couldn’t stand aside, so it came up with a patent for its own curved screen for smartphones, tablets and other gadgets. This patent was granted by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday.


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Wednesday, December 11th, 2013. 1:36

China Mobile to Start Accepting Pre-Orders for Apple’s iPhone 5s and 5c on Thursday



According to the latest rumors, world’s largest carrier - China Mobile - will start accepting pre-orders for Apple’s iPhone 5s and 5c as soon as this Thursday. As to the date of the official launch, it is set for late December. At least this is what AppleInsider reports.


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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013. 2:28