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Demand for iPhone 6s in South Korea is Strong, Pre-Orders Close Within Minutes





According to the latest report from Yonhap News, the pre-orders for the new iPhone 6s in South Korea sold out within minutes. Ahead of official launch in this country on Friday, three major carriers, namely, SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus claim that there are no handsets currently available for purchase and that the rose gold iPhone 6s is the most popular model among the local customers.


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Tuesday, October 20th, 2015. 14:24

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Apple Acquires Smartphone AI Development Firm Called Perceptio



Following the acquisition of a firm called VocalIQ, Apple has purchased another startup - Perceptio. This company is working on a technology that allows to use artificial intelligence on portable devices like smartphones or tablets, but without the need to utilize large amounts of user’s information and store it in the cloud. The report about Apple’s latest acquisition comes from Bloomberg, which is a very reliable source.


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Tuesday, October 6th, 2015. 15:07

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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

First iPhone 6s Unboxing, Drop Test and Bend Test Appear Online



First lucky customers in the selected countries begin to receive their pre-ordered iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units and post first unboxing videos, drop tests and bend tests of the recently-launched devices. We have chosen a number of the most interesting clips and decided to share them with you. The videos are available below, so you can take a look right now.

The first clip comes from a YouTube user nicknamed Lachlan Likes A Thing. Since it’s an unboxing video, we can see how the iPhone 6s retail packaging looks like and what accessories come with the new iPhone.


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Friday, September 25th, 2015. 14:56

Lucky Customer Posts First iPhone 6s Benchmark Results and More



Adrienne Levin, a customer from the United States of America, was lucky enough to receive her pre-ordered iPhone 6s much earlier than she was expecting. Knowing that there are almost no reviews and benchmarks of the long-awaited handset, she took several photos of her dog using the updated 12-megapixel camera of her Rose Gold iPhone 6s, shot a short 4K video and posted the results of Geekbench 3 benchmark to show us all performance improvements of the new handset.


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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015. 13:54

Apple Announces New iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus [Images]



Just as we expected, Apple has announced new iPhone models. The devices are called the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. From the point of view of external design, the handsets look nearly identical to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, however, in terms of hardware these are completely different gadgets.


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Wednesday, September 9th, 2015. 22:31

What to Expect from Today's Apple Media Event?



The long-awaited media event for reporters devoted to new Apple gadgets will take place today, on Wednesday, September 9th. Although Apple hasn’t yet disclosed any information about the upcoming event, there’s a number of rumors from reliable sources that prove we’ll see many interesting things today.


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Wednesday, September 9th, 2015. 11:23

Here’s How iPhone 6c May Look Like [Concept]



Many rumors point to the release of the smaller iPhone 6c alongside the 4.7-inch iPhone 6s and 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus. This device is expected to get the a 4-inch display, 1GB of 2GB of RAM and a number of other hardware improvements. As noted by reliable insiders, the handset will come with iOS 9 on board.


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Tuesday, September 8th, 2015. 12:07

iPhone 7 to Be as Thick as iPod touch and iPad Air 2 - Ming-Chi Kuo



According to the latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is planning to make the iPhone 7 as thin as the iPod touch and the iPad Air 2. In a document obtained by AppleInsider reporters Kuo suggests that the 2016 iPhone may get the thickness of 6.0mm or 6.5mm. Apart from that, the expert believes that Apple will continue using Force Touch displays in the upcoming iPhones. First smartphone, which is expected to support the technology currently used in the Apple Watch and a number of MacBook models, is the iPhone 6s.


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Monday, September 7th, 2015. 15:34

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it is time to discuss the most popular posts of the past seven days. It was very difficult to choose only ten articles since this week turned out to be full of events and rumors worth your attention.


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Sunday, September 6th, 2015. 19:41

iPhone 6s to Feature ‘3D Touch Display' - Rumor



As noted by reliable insiders, the long-awaited iPhone 6s will feature a new enhanced version of Force Touch. The new display will reportedly be called ‘3D Touch Display' and support three levels of touch, sources add.


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Sunday, September 6th, 2015. 19:22

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Apple Remains Top U.S. Smartphone Manufacturer, iOS Market Share Continues to Grow - comScore



Apple remains top U.S. smartphone manufacturer. According to the latest report from a research firm comScore, the market share of the company from Cupertino was equal to 44.2% during the period of three months ending in July. Such vendors as Samsung, LG, Motorola and  HTC occupy the places in the top-five list.


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Saturday, September 5th, 2015. 13:47

Samsung Announces New Gear S2 Smartwatches



Apple’s main rival, Samsung, has recently announced the Samsung Gear S2, a smartwatch with a round display. This Apple Watch rival comes in three versions, namely, Classic, standard, and 3G. The first model can boast of a black leather band and a black case while the second one features a gray case and a rubber band. The third model, as can be guessed from the name, is capable of connecting to 3G networks and thus can be used without the smartphone as a separate device.


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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015. 16:32

iPhone 6c Will Resemble iPhone 5c - Rumor



According to a report from GizmoChina, the design of the widely-rumored iPhone 6c will be identical to the design of the iPhone 5c. This means the handset will get the same plastic body with colorful back shells. Does this mean that the device will be a copy of the iPhone 6 in terms of hardware? Well, we don’t know this for sure, but if to keep in mind that the 5c was a copy of the previous-generation Apple smartphone, such a suggestion really makes sense.


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Friday, August 28th, 2015. 16:29

Developer Finds Force Touch Code in iOS 9



Looks like the next-generation iPhone will indeed feature a Force Touch display. A well-known developer Hamza Sood has recently discovered some code in iOS 9 that proves the guys from Cupertino will add the support of Force Touch to the iPhone 6s. This piece of news has been shared by the developer on Twitter.

Below you may take a look at the screenshot proving what I’ve just written.


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Thursday, August 27th, 2015. 13:03