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Taig Team Releases Updated Version of iOS 8.3 Jailbreaking Tool with Fixes





Taig team has recently updated their jailbreaking utility for iOS 8.3 to fix a number of issues that caused problems while hacking the device. If you have a jailbroken iPhone or iPad or if you plan to jailbreak your handset or tablet in the nearest future, you can take a look at this article and download TaiG 2.1.3 for iOS 8.3 from here. Keep in mind that you hack your device at your own risk.


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Monday, June 29th, 2015. 23:10

iPhone 6 Beaten by Galaxy S6 and LG G4 in Performance Tests



According to a recent performance test conducted by Tom's Guide reporters, Apple’s iPhone 6 is no longer world’s fastest smartphone. As proved by the results shown in the chart below, the device manufactured by the guys from Cupertino managed to get only the third place. The first and the second spots are occupied by Samsung Galaxy S6 and LG G4.


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Sunday, June 28th, 2015. 16:56

Apple Suppliers Start Production of Next-Gen iPhone Supporting Force Touch



According to the latest report from Bloomberg reporters, Apple suppliers have recently begun the production of next generation iPhone with Force Touch display. This not the mass production yet, reporters claim. Apple decided to order a small batch of handsets to test them and make the required corrections and modifications.


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Saturday, June 27th, 2015. 16:17

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Apple Invents New Aluminum-Like Metal for iPhones



According to Apple’s latest patent filing, the guys from Cupertino have recently created a new material that looks and feels like metal, but actually is a frequency-transparent plastic. This invention can possibly allow Apple to get rid of the antenna bands that can be found on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and create a smartphone with an incredibly sleek design. Below you may take a look at the mockup of the handset made of this new material compared to the iPhone 6.


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Sunday, June 21st, 2015. 18:08

Here’s How Galaxy S6 Edge Plus May Look Like



As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino are expected to release two next-generation iPhones later this year. People familiar with the matter claim these handsets will be called the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus. This smartphones will reportedly get new processors, 2GB of RAM, the support of Force Touch technology and a bunch of other hardware improvements. If to speak about the software, the devices will use iOS 9 and boast of a new Music app supporting Apple’s upcoming streaming music service.


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Saturday, June 20th, 2015. 18:42

Next-Generation iPhone May Get 7000 Series Aluminum Body



According to the latest report from a usually reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s next-generation iPhone may get a body made out of 7000 Series aluminum. In case you don’t know, this is the material used in the Apple Watch Sport. This alloy is 60% stronger than usual aluminum, however, it is just the same in weight.


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Thursday, June 18th, 2015. 15:56

Apple Updates 'Shot on iPhone 6' Gallery on Its Website



As you probably know, Apple has a special page on its website that is dedicated to the photos and videos shot using the iPhone. The guys from Cupertino have recently updated this page with a four new short videos. You can find them either below, or on Apple’s official website under the "World Gallery films" section.


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Tuesday, June 16th, 2015. 16:13

Foxconn to Open Several New Factories in India by 2020?



According to the latest report from Reuters reporters, Apple’s main partner, Foxconn, is currently planning to build a new factory in India, which will be responsible for assembling iPhones. The reason for such a decision is the increasing wage inflation in China. In the near future, Foxconn will start searching for a suitable location for the new factory, reporters claim. By 2020, Foxconn plans to build as many as 10-12 new manufacturing facilities and data centers in India. And that is quite an ambitious task that requires a lot of resources, I must admit.


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Friday, June 12th, 2015. 16:47

iPhone 6, Galaxy S6 or HTC One M9 Plus: Which One Is Faster?



A new interesting video has recently appeared on the Internet. This video shows us three flagship devices, namely, Apple’s iPhone 6, Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and HTC’s One M9 Plus compared to each other in terms of speed and performance.

The author of the short clip decided to use several applications to test the launch speed and the performance of each high-end smartphone. As can be seen in the video below, the iPhone 6 turned out to be the most efficient device. Samsung Galaxy S6 was nearly identical from the point of view of performance, while One M9 Plus was noticeably slower than the aforementioned devices. And that is strange since this handset has 3GB of RAM.


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Sunday, May 31st, 2015. 17:50

Microsoft Plans to Acquire BlackBerry - Rumor



According to the latest rumors shared by insiders, Microsoft is currently planning to acquire BlackBerry. There are several reason for such a decisive step, namely, Microsoft’s desire to compete with Apple on the smartphone market on equal terms and the substantial amount of important patents owned by the Canadian company. However, it should be noted that Microsoft is definitely not the only industry giant interested in BlackBerry. Such firms as Huawei, Lenovo and Xiaomi are said to be considering the idea of purchasing the aforementioned smartphone manufacturer as well.


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Tuesday, May 26th, 2015. 1:18

Next-Gen iPhone to Get 32GB of Storage, 2GB of RAM and Force Touch?



As you probably know, Apple may release the next-generation iPhone as soon as this August or September. Yesterday, a new report appeared online, which gives us some more details on the smartphone and its technical specifications. The document was released by the TrendForce reporters. According to this report, the next-generation iPhone will get 32GB of internal storage, 2GB of RAM and the support of Force Touch technology, which was first introduced in the Apple Watch and the 13-inch MacBook Pro. Just like the previous reports from reliable sources, this one suggests that there will be two iPhone models with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays.


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Sunday, May 24th, 2015. 0:11

Apple to Release Next-Generation iPhone in August - Rumors



Yesterday I told you about the possible shift in Apple's usual product update cycle due to the release of the 15-inch MacBook Pro and the 27-inch iMac this Wednesday. Today a new rumor appeared on the Internet that suggests that the guys from Cupertino may release the next-generation iPhone as soon as in August instead of September. The reason for such an early release of the device is probably connected with the good supply of components for the handset called presumably the iPhone 6s or iPhone 7.


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Tuesday, May 19th, 2015. 18:34

40% of U.S. iPhone Users Upgraded to iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus - CIRP



According to the latest report from a research firm called Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), nearly 40% of the iPhone owners in the United States of America have upgraded to the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus since the release of the handsets last year. The total number of Apple’s iPhones in use was equal to about 94 million in March. 25 million out of this number were iPhone 6 units and 13 million - iPhone 6 Plus units. Since March, the number of active iPhone users has grown.


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Sunday, May 17th, 2015. 14:24

Leaked Images Show Next iPhone Rival - Galaxy S6 Active



As you probably know, Apple’s main rival, Samsung, released two new smartphones, namely, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge earlier this year. Both handsets are made of aluminum and have a pretty nice design. According to the latest images posted online by @evleaks, in the near future, the South Korean tech giant will release something called the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active. The rugged version of the flagship device will reportedly feature a 5.1-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, a 14-nanometer Exynos 7420 processor and two cameras, rear and front-facing, with 16 megapixels and 5 megapixels respectively. Looks like there will be no fingerprint sensor. However, the waterproof and dustproof device will get a 3.500mAh battery.


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Friday, May 15th, 2015. 23:38

Here's How New iPhone Air Concept from SET Solution Looks Like



As you probably know, Apple's iPhone 6 is currently one of the thinnest smartphones on market. It features a sleek design and a display with incredibly thin bezels. The next-generation iPhone, which is expected to be released in the second half of this year is expected to become even thinner.

Keeping this in mind, SET Solution has recently created a new concept of the device called the iPhone Air. This model can boast of the 4-inch screen, the thickness of only 4.3mm, the height of 122.7mm and the width of 56.9mm. Moreover, it features a Full HD display and the usual Home button with Touch ID sensor. As you may see below, the latest video from the researchers is based on Apple's iPad Air commercial.


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Thursday, May 14th, 2015. 19:57