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Apple Took 3rd Place in Top Smartwatch Vendors List





Apple’s share in the wearables market grew 13% year over year in the fourth quarter of 2016. The company shipped 4.6 million Apple Watch units and took 13.6% of market. This allowed the manufacturer to take the third spot in the ranking shared by a research firm IDC representing top vendors of smartwatches and other wearable devices. The first place of the ranking is occupied by Fitbit, that lost 22.7% of the market share and the second one – by Xiaomi. The fourth and the fifth spots are taken by Garmin and Samsung.


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Friday, March 3rd, 2017. 12:05

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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

Watch Galaxy S8 Teaser and Some of Samsung’s Latest Ads [Video]



Yesterday, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Apple’s main rival, Samsung, announced the Unpacked media event scheduled for March 29th, where the company will unveil the long-awaited Galaxy S8. The South Korean manufacturer also shared several ads to reassure customers that all phones pass numerous security checks and tests before they are released. This is a step aimed at making people believe that the Galaxy Note 7 disaster won’t happen with new models.

As for the Galaxy S8, it will get a Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, an iris scanner, and a number of other new features.

You can take a look at the ads below.


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Monday, February 27th, 2017. 19:58

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 Apple’s upcoming iPhone as well as the March media event, where the company may unveil the new lineup of iPads. There are also several posts about the latest iOS and macOS Sierra versions and rumors about Apple’s rivals.


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Sunday, February 26th, 2017. 12:07

Five Teams Work on Wireless Charging for New iPhone



Apple hasn’t decided which wireless charging technology to use the next-generation iPhone. According to the latest report from Reuters, the company has at least five groups of engineers working on wireless charging solutions.


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Thursday, February 23rd, 2017. 21:50

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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 and Broadcom are Working on Wireless Charging System for iPhone



According to the latest report from JPMorgan, Apple may be working with Broadcom on a custom wireless charging system for future iPhone models. As noted by the researchers, these two companies have been working together for about two years, but still, they may be not ready to include the new charging system in the iPhone 8. The reason for the delay is security concerns that are caused by the problems Samsung had with its Galaxy Note 7 last year.


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Saturday, February 18th, 2017. 18:49

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

Chinese Firm May Supply OLED Screens for Future iPhones



A Chinese firm called BOE Technology Group Co. may soon start supplying Apple with displays for new iPhones. According to Bloomberg, the company is currently building two factories in China that will produce AMOLED displays. Even though Apple has been testing sample displays manufactured by BOE for months, the final decision is yet to come. Both companies are currently in talks.


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Wednesday, February 15th, 2017. 12:45

Check Out Latest Galaxy S8 Renders [Images]



As the release of the new iPhone 8 rival, Samsung Galaxy S8, draws near, more and more leaked images and renders showing the device appear online. Today, Sammobile has shared several realistic and beautiful images showing how the S8 may actually look like. You can take a look at these images below.


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Monday, February 13th, 2017. 22:21

Apple Ordered 60 Million OLED Displays from Samsung



According to the latest report from The Korea Herald, Apple has ordered 60 million OLED panels from Samsung. This order accounted for 5 trillion won or $4.35 billion and is an additional one. Last April, Apple reportedly ordered 100 million OLED panels for 8 trillion won. In total, the South Korean manufacturer has to produce 200 million OLED displays for the upcoming iPhone 8.


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Monday, February 13th, 2017. 21:10

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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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Another Galaxy S8 Image Leaks Online



Update: 9to5Google reports that the image was photoshopped and thus is fake.

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S8 next month, which means that the handset is ready or nearly ready. New image that was posted on the Chinese social network Weibo gives us a closer look at the upcoming iPhone 8 rival. The photo seems to be genuine, it shows us the bottom side of the new South Korean flagship.


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Tuesday, February 7th, 2017. 19:09