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Apple Dominates Holiday Sales [Chart]





As it turns out, the demand for the iPhone 7 and older models is still strong. According to a research firm Flurry Analytics, most of the smartphones purchased and activated during the holidays were iPhones.


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Wednesday, December 28th, 2016. 14:19

Galaxy S8 to Get 8GB of RAM, Faster Storage, and 6-inch Screen



According to the latest report shared by Gizmochina, the next-gen iPhone rival, Galaxy S8, will feature 8GB of RAM, faster UFS 2.1 flash storage, and new 6-inch display for larger Galaxy S8 Plus model. In general, there will be two models: a smaller one with 5.1-inch screen, and a larger one with new 6-inch screen.


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Monday, December 26th, 2016. 17:02

March iPad Update is Under Question Due to Chip Manufacture Issues



According to the latest report from reputable sources, we won’t see a new iPad in March, even though earlier Asian sources claimed Apple was planning an update in early 2017. The reason for delaying the launch is problems with the 10-nanometer process both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Samsung are facing. The manufacturers may fail to produce enough A10X processors in time for the new tablet.


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Saturday, December 24th, 2016. 14:06

iPhone 8 to Feature Plastic OLED Screen



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple has ordered curved plastic OLED panels for the iPhone 8. The Korea Herald reporters believe all iPhone models next year will be equipped with new screens manufactured by Samsung Display. Similar displays can be found on Galaxy S7 models.


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Tuesday, December 20th, 2016. 8:00

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iPhone May Get Foldable Screen in 2018



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, LG Display will supply Apple with new foldable displays for future iPhones. Apart from the Cupertino-based company, Google and Microsoft are interested in teaming up with the Korean Supplier.


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Saturday, December 17th, 2016. 15:22

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.


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Sunday, December 11th, 2016. 22:15

Upcoming Update to Brick All Galaxy Note 7 Units for Safety Reasons



Samsung will soon finally kill the lineup of the infamous Galaxy Note 7. According to the latest press release shared by the manufacturer, on December 19th the company will seed an update that will literally brick the devices that are still in the customers’ hands. After the update, the device will no longer charge, which means it will become useless and relatively safe.


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Saturday, December 10th, 2016. 15:38

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Apple Denies iPhone Battery Explosion Issues in China



A Chinese consumer group called the Shanghai Consumer Council has reported about 8 cases of the iPhone 6 battery catching fire due to manufacturing fault. Apple denied such claims saying that all of the devices it received for inspection had signs of physical damage. The company offered the users of damaged iPhones repairs, but obviously, these repairs won’t be free.


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Wednesday, December 7th, 2016. 15:45

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Galaxy S8 Won’t Have Headphone Jack – Rumor



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Samsung is planning to ditch the headphone jack in the upcoming Galaxy S8. The company reportedly plans to make the device thinner, include a larger battery and add stereo speakers. The latter will be produced together with Harman, a manufacturer Samsung acquired earlier this year.


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Wednesday, December 7th, 2016. 15:23

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Apple Watch Market Share Falls to 4.9% – IDC



According to the latest report from IDC, the Apple Watch market share declined 71% in the third quarter of 2016. Complicated interface and aging lineup are among the reasons that contributed to the decline.


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Tuesday, December 6th, 2016. 12:36

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Sudden iPhone 6s Shutdowns Are Caused by Mistake in Battery Manufacture



There’s a widespread issue affecting a wide number of iPhone 6s users and causing their devices to power off all of a sudden. In November, Apple acknowledged the problem and launched a free battery replacement program for the devices manufactured between September and October of 2015. On Friday, the company has apologized for the issue and explained what exactly is causing the problem.


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Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. 15:19

Apple Testing More Than 10 iPhone Prototypes – WSJ



According to the latest report from the the Wall Street Journal, Apple may release an iPhone with a curved OLED screen next year. The company has asked its suppliers to submit prototypes of their displays for testing. The screens have higher resolution than those used by Samsung.


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Monday, November 28th, 2016. 18:28

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means that we should discuss the most interesting stories of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and start about the posts worth your attention right now.


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Sunday, November 27th, 2016. 13:25

Samsung to Release Glossy Black Galaxy S7 in December



Apple’s main rival, Samsung, is planning to release a Jet Black version of the Galaxy S7 as soon as early next month. The report comes from The Korea Herald and looks quite legitimate.


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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016. 15:32

Apple to Introduce Dual-lens Optical Image Stabilization System Next Year



According to the latest report from Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is planning to bring the optical image stabilization system to both lenses of the dual camera on the iPhone 8 Plus or whatever the device is called. Currently, only the wide-angle lens of the iPhone 7 Plus has optical stabilization. As noted by the analyst, the company will redesign the camera to integrate a new OIS system.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, November 17th, 2016. 21:07