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Apple Releases New 'Switch to iPhone' Ads [Video]





Apple has released a series of new commercials targeted at those who are planning to switch from their Android phone to the iPhone. The ads highlight the benefits of using the iPhone and are available on Apple’s official YouTube channel and below.


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Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017. 18:22

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.

Most of the articles this week deal with the OLED iPhone 8 and its possible release date, price, and specs. There are also some articles that tell about Apple’s market cap, iPhone 7 sales, and the 10.5-inch iPad Pro with thinner display bezels.


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Sunday, May 14th, 2017. 13:25

Apple Posts iPhone 7 Camera Tutorials [Video]



Apple has shared a series of new videos called “How to Shoot on iPhone 7”. Short clips are available on the dedicated page of Apple’s official website. Some of the most interesting clips are also available on Apple’s YouTube channel or below.


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Saturday, May 13th, 2017. 14:11

LG Innotek Will Supply Apple with Facial Recognition Camera Modules for iPhone 8



LG Innotek will supply Apple with facial recognition camera modules for the upcoming iPhone 8, reports the Korea Economic Daily. The reporters claim Apple and LG Innotek started working on the new system last year and that it will have a wide range of applications, from biometric authentication to gaming.


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Friday, May 12th, 2017. 13:18

iPhone 7 Was the Best Selling smartphone in Q1 2017



According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, the iPhone 7 was the best selling smartphone in the first quarter of 2017 and the iPhone 7 Plus was the second one.

Apple shipped 21.5 million units of the 4.7-inch model and 17.4 million units of the 5.5-inch device. This allowed Apple to take 11% of market. The third best selling smartphone was OPPO R9s, which is being heavily promoted in Asia and India. The fourth and the fifth places in the Strategy Analytics are occupied by Samsung’s Galaxy J3 and galaxy J5.


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Thursday, May 11th, 2017. 12:59

iPhone 8 to Get Better Earpiece – Analysts



According to the latest report from JPMorgan, the iPhone 8 will feature an improved earpiece that will make the sound quality better and enhance the waterproofing of the device. The analysts believe the next-generation iPhone will come with AirPods instead of EarPords, however, this is quite unlikely considering the price and availability problems of the new wireless headphones.


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Sunday, May 7th, 2017. 21:37

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Speed Test: iPhone 8 vs. Galaxy S8+ [Video]



Which flagship is faster, the newly-released Galaxy S8+ or the 2016 iPhone 7 Plus? If you want to get answer to this question, you should probably take a look at the video posted by Phonebuff. The YouTubers put both devices to the test to find out what device is faster in real life.

Below you can compare the app opening time of both devices and make some conclusions. You might guess that the newer smartphone features better hardware, so it tops the iPhone. Well, this is not the case with the S8+.


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Monday, April 24th, 2017. 20:59

Suppliers Face Difficulties with iPhone 8 Production – Analyst



According to the latest report from usually reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 8 production may be delayed until October–November due to difficulties with some components. Still, if new features like the OLED display or new 3D-sensing system function properly, the demand for the handset will be strong in the first quarter of 2018 just like in the launch September quarter.


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Monday, April 24th, 2017. 20:27

Check Out These New iPhone 8 Renders [Images]



Benjamin Geskin has created a set of new iPhone 8 renders. The designer claims his creation is based on “real blueprints” of the upcoming flagship smartphone, but anyway, we recommend not to take the images you’re about to see for granted.


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Friday, April 14th, 2017. 18:57

iPhone 8 Design Drawing Leaks Online [Image]



Design drawing showing something similar to the OLED iPhone 8 has been shared on Chinese social network Weibo. The image shows the device with a large display, no Home button, and, most importantly, the Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the back panel.


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Friday, April 14th, 2017. 11:20

Samsung is World’s Top Smartphone Vendor Again – TrendForce



Samsung has once again become world’s main smartphone brand by market share. The Korean tech giant has regain its lead and beaten Apple. The company has lost its positions after the fiasco with the Galaxy Note 7, but looks like now the demand for its handsets is strong again. This allowed Samsung to grab the market share of 26.1% in the first quarter. Apple’s market share is now equal to 16.9%, according to TrendForce.


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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. 19:59

Images Show Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 with 3,2000mAh Battery



Several images showing the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 have recently appeared on the Internet. They come out of Vietnam, a country where the Korean manufacturer has several manufacturing facilities. This fact proves that Samsung may be planning a launch of the updated Galaxy Note 7 in the near future.


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Sunday, April 9th, 2017. 13:31

Samsung Unveiled Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus



Yesterday, Samsung unveiled new iPhone rivals, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Both handsets feature curved OLED displays and lack physical buttons on front panels. New flagship devices come in two sizes – the smaller model has a 5.8-inch display, and the larger version features a 6.2-inch screen.


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Thursday, March 30th, 2017. 10:16

Apple to Start iPhone Production in India Within 4–6 Weeks



According to the latest report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple may begin assembling iPhones in India within 4–6 weeks. Nearly all preparations for the start of smartphone productions have been finished, an anonymous official told the WSJ.


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Saturday, March 25th, 2017. 11:20

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iPhone 6s Named Most Popular Smartphone of 2016



According to the latest report from a research firm IHS Markit, the iPhone 6s was the most popular smartphone in 2016. In terms of global shipments, the handset outpaced the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and the iPhone 6s Plus. What’s even more interesting, the 2015 flagship was way more popular than the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy J3, and other Samsung devices. Additional details can be seen below.


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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. 12:23