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Apple Files Patent Describing ‘Panic Mode’ on iPhone





The United States Patent and Trademark Office has recently published a rather interesting patent application filed by Apple. The document describes a technology that allows to activate a special ‘panic mode’ on the iPhone with the help of special fingerprint. This special mode will allow to protect user’s data in case a robber forces the owner to unlock his phone, moreover, it will let the so-called ’emergency response providers’ take photos of the robber, determine the location of the handset and perform a number of other actions, for example, contacting police or letting a family member know about the situation.


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Friday, November 6th, 2015. 15:12

Apple Working on New Mac Pro with 10 USB 3.0 Ports - Rumor



The researchers have reportedly found references to a new Mac Pro model featuring as many as 10 USB 3.0 ports. The references have been spotted in the official build OS X 10.11 El Capitan and thus are pretty reliable source of information.


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Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015. 12:26

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Here’s How You Can Weigh Plums Using iPhone 6s [Video]



As it was already mentioned on our website, Apple’s iPhone 6s is a device that can boast of a number of serious improvements, for example, better processor and camera, 2GB of RAM, and a 3D Touch display. The latter one, by the way, can be used not only to open a context menu on your handset, but also to perform a lot more practical tasks. One of such tasks is weighing plums right on the display of the iPhone 6s.

In a new video from Simon Gladman we can see how the new 3D Touch screen displays the weight of several plums. The heavier plum is highlighted in yellow. To make such things possible, the author of the video has created a special app called the Plum-O-Meter.


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Monday, October 26th, 2015. 15:01

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New HTC One A9 Looks Pretty Similar to iPhone 6s [Images]



One of Apple’s numerous market rivals, HTC, has just announced its new flagship device called the HTC One A9. The most interesting thing about this device, especially for Apple fans and iPhone users, is the way it looks. As can be seen below, the smartphone is incredibly similar to the iPhone 6s.


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Wednesday, October 21st, 2015. 18:11

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so it is high time we discussed the most popular posts of the past seven days. For sure, the most interesting and a bit surprising post is the one telling us about the release of iOS 9 jailbreak. There are also some articles dealing with Apple’s new iMacs with Retina 4K and 5K displays as well as with the internal components of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.


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Sunday, October 18th, 2015. 23:47

Camera Inside iPhone 6s Receives Same DxOMark Score as iPhone 6



During the September media event devoted to the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Apple focused the attention of media and potential buyers on the updated 12-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front cameras added to the devices. While Apple indeed improved the functionality of built-in iPhone cameras, the quality of images taken with these sensors seems to be similar to the quality of images taken with the iPhone 6.

Below you may take a look at the chart showing which devices should be purchased by those who love taking photos with their phone.


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Thursday, October 15th, 2015. 14:40

Ars Technica Proves iPhone 6s Units with TSMC and Samsung Chips Have Similar Battery Life



Last week, Apple issued a statement claiming that the real-life battery life of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units equipped with A9 chips manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and Samsung may vary a bit. Earlier this week, the experts from Ars Technica have conducted a battery life test on two iPhone 6s models with different processors inside to either confirm Apple’s words or deny them.


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Tuesday, October 13th, 2015. 14:16

Facebook App for iOS Now Supports 3D Touch



As the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus begin to appear in the stores across the world, more and more popular applications gain the support of new features added to these handsets. In particular, the Facebook app has been just updated with the support of Apple’s 3D Touch technology. The most-recent version allows iPhone users to Take Photo/Video, Upload Photo/Video and Write Post simply by pressing the app icon.


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Monday, October 12th, 2015. 20:17

Apple Releases Third OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 Beta to Developers and Public Testers



Apple on Wednesday seeded the third OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 beta to developers and public testers. The release took place one week after the release of OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 Beta 2 and the public release of OS X El Capitan 10.11.


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Thursday, October 8th, 2015. 9:46

Apple Releases Six New Apple Watch Commercials [Video]



As the long-awaited Apple Watch continues to appear at the stores in new countries, the company has released a series of new commercials showcasing the wearable device and its features.

In particular, the ads, which are available either on Apple’s official YouTube channel, or below, demonstrate such features as messaging, fitness, Maps and Apple Pay.


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Tuesday, October 6th, 2015. 13:12

Tim Cook Commemorates Steve Jobs on 4th Anniversary of His Death, Sends Email to Employees



Apple CEO Tim Cook has earlier today sent an email to employees to commemorate Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs, who passed away four years ago. The internal company email has been obtained by The Telegraph reporters and then reposted by a number of tech websites across the world. It is currently unclear how the email sent to employees has become available for public.


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Monday, October 5th, 2015. 18:54

Skype Finally Gets iOS 9 Support



The Skype app both for iPhone and iPad has been recently updated with the support of iOS 9 and a number of other minor improvements. These improvements include the ability to start a chat right from the Spotlight search menu and such new features as Quick Reply, Split View and Slider Over for iPad.


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Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. 20:33

Apple to Sell 18 Million Apple Watch Units by the End of 2015, New Model to Come in Mid-2016



According to the latest report from a research firm Cowen and Company, by the end of this year, Apple will sell as many as 18 million Apple Watch units. Next year, the analysts expect Apple to ship 45 million smartwatch units.


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Tuesday, September 29th, 2015. 16:19

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Apple Sold 13 Million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Units During First Weekend of Availability



Apple has officially announced that it sold more than 13 million iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units during the first three days of availability. Apple CEO Tim Cook has even said that this year’s sales are ‘phenomenal’.


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Monday, September 28th, 2015. 17:42

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Apple Seeds First OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 Beta to Developers for Testing



Less than two weeks before the official release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to users worldwide, Apple has seeded the very first OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 beta to developers for testing. The most-recent pre-release build has become available for testers several days after the release of OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM to developers.


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Friday, September 18th, 2015. 16:27