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iPhone Display Size May Increase to 5.8-Inches





DigiTimes, a reliable Taiwanese newspaper, reports that Apple has plans to increase the size of the larger iPhone to 5.8 inches. This change may happen in 2018, although some sources expect it to be accomplished even in 2017.


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Tuesday, March 8th, 2016. 23:34

Samsung Galaxy S7 Shows Better Benchmark Results Than iPhone 6s



A popular benchmark app AnTuTu made a comparison of 10 most popular chips in smartphones. Qualcomm’s 820 model that is used in the new Samsung Galaxy S7 has achieved the best results. The second place belongs to Apple’s A9 processor.


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Tuesday, March 8th, 2016. 0:41

iPhone 6s Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 – Speed Test



Yesterday, YouTube channel SuperSaf TV released a video where two smartphones, namely, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and iPhone 6s Plus were compared in a speed test. The results of the test are quite surprising. If you expect Samsung’s new device to be much faster than iPhone 6s due to the fact that it was released later and has a better processor, you’re wrong.


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Monday, March 7th, 2016. 23:36

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time we discussed the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Most of the articles this week deal with the long-awaited 4-inch iPhone SE, iPhone 7 and its specs as well as with Apple’s plans and technologies for the upcoming handsets and tablets.


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Monday, March 7th, 2016. 1:18

Samsung Galaxy S7 and iPhone 6S Tested in Water



YouTube channel EverythingApplePro released an interesting video a couple of days ago. People behind the channel decided to test Samsung’s new smartphone Galaxy S7 Edge and the iPhone 6S in a plastic reservoir filled with water to see if they can get some unexpected results.

According to Samsung, their Galaxy S7 is fully waterproof in accordance with the IP68 standard. Unlike the previous models, the S7 is supposed to work normally after being held in the water for 30 minutes and can be put up to 1,5 meters deep.

Moreover, the company claims to use not only outside waterproof coverage, but inside as well. It means that even USB ports and the headphone jack will work absolutely fine after you drop the smartphone in the water.


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Sunday, March 6th, 2016. 1:44

Samsung Didn’t Give Full Support to Apple in Confrontation Against FBI



A major conflict between Apple and the FBI about privacy problems and encryption has been widely reviewed in media recently and is still going on in court. Probably, every significant figure in technology world and among politics has already spoken in defense of Apple or the FBI.


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Friday, March 4th, 2016. 23:07

First iPhone With OLED Display to Be Released in 2017?



According to Nikkei, Apple has changed the date of launch of the first iPhone with an OLED screen. Earlier it was reported that the new display will be released in 2018, but now the company seems to be planning to install it on the 2017 device. One of the reasons for this is poor smartphone sales in the last couple of months.


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Friday, March 4th, 2016. 1:14

New Details About iPhone 7 Revealed: Thinner Waterproof Body and No Headphone Jack



Japanese Apple blog Macotakara has recently shared some news about the iPhone 7.

According to the reporters, the handset will get a number of advanced features, for example, a thinner Lightning connector that is supposed to reduce the overall thickness of the iPhone. In fact, it’s said that the updated model will be 1mm thinner than the iPhone 6. Still, it will have the same width and height.


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Tuesday, March 1st, 2016. 20:51

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting articles of the past seven days. Most of the posts this week deal with pre-release versions of iOS 9.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 as well as with the upcoming 4-inch iPhone SE and the 9.7-inch iPad called the iPad Pro. There are some other interesting articles, so make sure you check them out.


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Sunday, February 28th, 2016. 12:02

Samsung Releases Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge [Video]



Apple’s main rival, Samsung, has just unveiled its new flagship devices, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. In terms of design, both gadgets are pretty similar to their predecessors, however, there are several features that make these phones completely different.


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Monday, February 22nd, 2016. 15:40

Samsung Leaks Galaxy S7 Video Ahead of Official Launch at MWC



Apple’s main rival, Samsung, has accidentally leaked the video highlighting the unreleased Galaxy S7 smartphone and a couple of its features including wireless charging, undefined level of water resistance as well as its deep integration with the Gear S2 smartwatch. The short clip entitled “Samsung Galaxy: Get Ready for #TheNextGalaxy” has been posted to Samsung’s Indonesian launch site.


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Tuesday, February 16th, 2016. 13:22

Recent Earthquake Will Impact Chip Production - TSMC



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) admits that the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit Taiwan and killed 116 people earlier this month may impact the production capacity and cause problems in the assembly of processors in 2016. Previously, the company was planning to restore about 95% of production capacity within 2 or 3 days, but looks like the earthquake had caused much more damage to manufacturing facilities than it was believed.


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Monday, February 15th, 2016. 20:02

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Most of the articles this week deal with rumors about Apple’s upcoming devices and services as well as with vulnerabilities found in iOS 9 and OS X. There are also some posts about the releases of new betas of iOS 9.3 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 for developers.


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Sunday, February 14th, 2016. 22:28

Apple Dominates the U.S. Smartphone Market, Samsung's Catching Up



According to the latest report shared by a research firm Parks Associates, Apple’s iPhone still dominates the U.S. smartphone market, however, Samsung is catching up.


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Thursday, February 11th, 2016. 17:36

TSMC to Become Sole A10 Processor Manufacturer



According to the latest report from ETNews, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has become a sole manufacturer of the processor for the upcoming iPhone 7 that is expected to be released this fall. The company will reportedly be using the 10-nanometer manufacturing process and this has become the main reason for Apple to choose the Taiwanese manufacturer, not Samsung.


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Thursday, February 11th, 2016. 13:27