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President Obama Has Signed Cell Phone Unlocking Bill





As it was expected, President Obama has signed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act. The legislation, which successfully passed the US House of Representatives and the US Senate earlier this year, makes it legal for any user to unlock any smartphone purchased on the territory of the USA.


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Sunday, August 3rd, 2014. 1:33

Apple's Smartphone Market Share Falls, Huawei, Lenovo and LG Gain Ground



Apple’s smartphone market share in the world continues to decrease. The reason for the iPhone to lose ground is a great number of small Chinese manufacturers that produce cheap, but at the same time, efficient handsets. As we know, price is the key factor, which influences customers in the developing countries.


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Wednesday, July 30th, 2014. 13:12

Top 10 Stories of the Week



The week has come to an end, that is why I have come up with a list of the most popular posts of the past seven days. Let's take a look at these posts right now.


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Monday, July 28th, 2014. 1:31

Smartphone Unlocking Will Become Legal Soon?



Looks like soon the smartphone unlocking will be made legal again and that's a piece of good news for the customers in the USA and worldwide. It seems as if soon it will be absolutely legal to unlock iPhones and other smartphones purchased in the United States.


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Sunday, July 27th, 2014. 0:38

Mass-Production of 4.7-inch iPhone 6 Started, iPad Assembly to Start in September



According to what several Asian sources write, the production of Apple’s 4.7-inch iPhone 6 has already begun. They also claim that the 5.5-inch model assembly hasn’t started yet, which indicates that the larger smartphone won’t be released in September.


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Saturday, July 26th, 2014. 0:50

Apple Remains Tablet Market Leader - IDC



Although Apple’s iPad sales continue to decline, the company from Cupertino still remains the leader of the world’s tablet market. As to the other members of the Top 5 rating, they include Samsung, Lenovo, Asus and Acer.


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Saturday, July 26th, 2014. 0:44

iPhone 6 to Be Released in Mid-September?



According to what people familiar with the matter write, Apple's 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will be unveiled in the middle of September. The mass-production of the device has already begun, so I think that the guys from Cupertino will be able to catch up with the demand on the smartphone.


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Thursday, July 24th, 2014. 23:03

Mass-Production of iPhone 6 to Begin Very Soon?



As noted by Asian insiders, the mass-production of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will start next week. Moreover, the same sources claim that Foxconn will start assembling the 5.5-inch handset as soon as August, which indicates that there are still some chances that the smartphone will hit the store shelves this fall and not in the first quarter of 2015, as it was reported earlier.


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Saturday, July 19th, 2014. 0:23

First Photo Showing Battery for iPhone 6 Appeared Online



New photos showing something very similar to the battery for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 appeared on the Internet earlier today. As you may see on the image below, the battery has a capacity of 1,810 mAh. If to compare this battery to the battery found inside of the iPhone 5s, we may see that its capacity only slightly higher as the capacity of the current Apple’s smartphone.


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Friday, July 18th, 2014. 0:02

Photos Showing iPhone 6 Touch ID Sensor Appear Online



A couple of images showing something very similar to the Touch ID fingerprint sensor for Apple’s iPhone 6 surfaced on the French website Nowwhereelse.fr. As we may see on the photos, the leaked part looks similar to the sensor found inside of the iPhone 5s. Apart from the sensor, there’s also a flex cable.


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Thursday, July 17th, 2014. 1:33

Apple Has Found New iPhone 6 Battery Supplier



As you probably know, Apple has encountered some manufacturing problems, which made the company postpone the release of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6. According to the latest rumors, these problems are connected with the production of the ultra-thin battery for the device.


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Wednesday, July 16th, 2014. 0:01

Apple Launches iPhone and iPad Trade-In Program in Australia



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, Apple has launched the iPhone and iPad trade-in program in Australia today. From now on, any Australian customer can change his old iPhone or iPad in working condition for a discount on a newer device.


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Tuesday, July 15th, 2014. 23:55

Apple Teams with Intelligent Energy to Boost iPhone Battery Life?



A new rumor has recently appeared on the Internet that suggests that Apple has recently teamed with a British firm Intelligent Energy to make the battery life of the company’s smartphones, tablets and laptops much longer.


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Monday, July 14th, 2014. 23:07

5.5-inch iPhone 6 Won't Be Released Until Late 2014 or Early 2015 - Analyst



According to the latest reports from Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Apple’s 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may be delayed until late 2014 or even early 2015. The reasons for such a delay are probably connected with manufacturing difficulties. These difficulties include the production of the smartphone front and rear panels.


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Monday, July 14th, 2014. 23:05

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday again, so looks like it's high time I told you about the most interesting stories of the past seven days.

As you may have noticed, most of the posts deal with Apple's long-anticipated iPhone 6 and the iWatch. According to the latest rumors, the first gadget will be equipped with a dual-core 2GHz processor. The mass-production of the handset will start later this month. If to speak about Apple's smartwatch, we shall see it no sooner than in the fourth quarter of 2014. The mass-production will reportedly begin in November.


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Monday, July 14th, 2014. 1:12