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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

Samsung to Build New AMOLED Panel Factory in Vietnam



According to the latest report from the Korean newspaper Chosun Daily Newspaper (via DigiTimes), Samsung is planning to expand the AMOLED production to the Bac Ninh Province in Vietnam. Currently, the South Korean tech giant has one facility that manufactures AMOLED panels located in the Thai Nguyen Province, but later this year, the company may set up a new factory to catch up with the demand for new displays that grows steadily each month.


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Friday, February 3rd, 2017. 17:43

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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

OLED Displays for iPhone 8 May Cost Apple $50 Million in Q2 – Analyst



As it was reported earlier, the iPhone 8 may be equipped with a new OLED display. According to a research note from Cowen & Company analyst Timothy Arcuri, the switch to new displays may cost Apple $50 million in incremental costs. This sum will be paid to suppliers in March, but the quarterly gross margin of the company should not be affected too much, the analyst adds.


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Monday, January 30th, 2017. 20:56

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the posts worth your attention. Most of the articles this week deal with Apple’s recent software updates, but there’re some other important things as well.


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Sunday, January 29th, 2017. 15:45

Samsung Explained Why Galaxy Note 7 Was Exploding



Samsung has released a report that tells us about the reasons for the Galaxy Note 7 explosions. Notably, the company says that there were several things that caused the batteries to burst into flames.


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Monday, January 23rd, 2017. 15:11

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



 It is Sunday today, which means it’s time to discuss the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s start right now.

Most of the articles this week deal with the iPhone 8 and its alleged specs. There are several posts about Samsung, new iPads, and AirPods.


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Sunday, January 22nd, 2017. 18:50

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Another Leaked Photo Shows Galaxy S8



GizChina has shared an image that shows what appears to be the Galaxy S8. The leaked image of the iPhone 8 rival was reportedly obtained from the company that produces accessories.


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Friday, January 20th, 2017. 14:29

Faulty Battery Caused Galaxy Note 7 Explosions – Samsung



Samsung has reportedly discovered that faulty batteries were the cause of fires and explosions of the Galaxy Note 7. According to the latest report shared by Reuters, Samsung has finished the investigation and will announce its results on January 23, before the event dedicated to the earnings in the fourth quarter.


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Monday, January 16th, 2017. 20:44

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