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iPhone 8 to Get Facial and Gesture Recognition – Report





According to the latest report from Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri, the iPhone 8 will get a 5.8-inch OLED wraparound screen with a thin bezel at the top featuring two sensors used for facial and gesture recognition. Furthermore, the Home button with Touch ID scanner will be integrated in the display, Arcuri claims. Apple may also add wireless charging capabilities to the next-generation iPhone.


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Thursday, January 19th, 2017. 20:49

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Apple to Launch iPhone 6 Battery Replacement Program – Rumor



According to the latest report from a Japanese site Mac Otakara, Apple may be planning to launch an iPhone 6 battery replacement program. As of now, however, it is unknown, what range of serial numbers is affected and whether Apple’s intentions are serious. The issue behind possible battery replacement program is also unknown, reporters add.


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Tuesday, January 17th, 2017. 22:25

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MacBook and MacBook Pro to Get Kaby Lake CPUs and More RAM in 2017



According to the latest report from usually-reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will update the 12-inch MacBook and both 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with new Kaby Lake processors and more RAM in 2017.


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Tuesday, January 17th, 2017. 11:20

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Faulty Battery Caused Galaxy Note 7 Explosions – Samsung



Samsung has reportedly discovered that faulty batteries were the cause of fires and explosions of the Galaxy Note 7. According to the latest report shared by Reuters, Samsung has finished the investigation and will announce its results on January 23, before the event dedicated to the earnings in the fourth quarter.


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Monday, January 16th, 2017. 20:44

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iPhone 8 to Get IP68 Water Resistance – Rumor



According to the latest report from the Korea Herald, the next-generation iPhone may feature improved water resistance. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus both have IP67 water resistance, while the new model may comply with the IP68 standard, reporters claim. The same standard is currently supported by the Galaxy S7 and will be supported by the new Galaxy S8.


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Saturday, January 14th, 2017. 15:32

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Samsung Finalizes Galaxy S8 Specs Ahead of Production



Samsung has finalized the design of the next-generation iPhone rival – the Galaxy S8. This means that the company will start the mass production of the upcoming device very soon. The specs of the smartphone go in line with previous rumors.


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Friday, January 13th, 2017. 18:30

Apple Seeds New Betas of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.3 to Developers



A couple of days after seeding previous betas of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.3 to developers, Apple has released two new pre-release versions of software. Both contain minor enhancements and bug fixes.


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Friday, January 13th, 2017. 18:20

iFixit Team Celebrates 10 years of iPhone Teardowns



The iFixit team has decided to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the iPhone introduction in a rather special way. The company has taken all iPhone teardowns it performed over the last 10 years and posted them on their website in a single article.


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Thursday, January 12th, 2017. 18:28

iPhone 7, 7 Plus, and 6s Captured 31.3% Market Share in the USA in November



According to the latest report shared by Kantar Worldpanel, Apple’s iPhone captured 31.3% of the US smartphone market in the quarter ending before holidays. Android share is falling as the vendors are selling less smartphone with this operating system on board. In 2015, Android’s share was 60.4% and now it’s 55.3%. iOS is slowly but steadily luring new customers and Android is losing them.


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Thursday, January 12th, 2017. 16:45

iPhone 8 to get Glass Body and Steel Frame – Report



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, the next-generation iPhone will feature a stainless steel casing along with two glass panels on the back and front side. This design is quite similar to the design of the iPhone 4, so it’s not surprising that the suppliers of the new components are Foxconn and Jabil. Apart from other things, these two companies were responsible for the production of external components for the iPhone 4.


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Wednesday, January 11th, 2017. 14:08

Apple Releases Third Beta of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS Sierra 10.12.3



Apple has released iOS 10.2.1 beta 3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.3 beta 3 to developers for testing. Both updates contain security, stability, and performance improvements for compatible devices.


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Tuesday, January 10th, 2017. 12:06

Apple to Introduce 3 iPad Models in March, One with 10-10.5-inch Screen



According to the latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will unveil three iPad models in March. Both 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch models will get some hardware improvements, apart from that, there will be one completely new version of the tablet.


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Monday, January 9th, 2017. 15:58

Luca Todesco to Release iOS 10.2 Jailbreak Soon



A well-known developer Luca Todesco will add the support of iOS 10.2 to his yalu jailbreak. However, the updated utility won’t support the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. It will be possible to hack these devices running only iOS 10-iOS 10.1.1. The hacker promised to fix issues found in latest versions of jailbreak, however, he didn't specify when the update will come.


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Sunday, January 8th, 2017. 22:35

New MacBook Pro to Get IGZO Displays – Rumor



According to the latest report from IHS, Apple may be planning to switch to IGZO display panels for the MacBook Pro lineup in the second quarter of 2017. Moreover, the report says company will stop the production of the 11-inch MacBook Air and reduce the orders for notebook panels from 6 to 2.7 million. Most of these will be for the 13-inch MacBook Air.


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Sunday, January 8th, 2017. 22:29

Here’s How Galaxy S8 May Look Like



A new image has been recently posted on Weibo showing possible design of the next iPhone rival, the Galaxy S8.

In line with latest rumors, the device has a curved screen that takes nearly all front panel. Furthermore, there are no buttons on the front of the device except for the Home button that may have the fingerprint scanner inside. In general, the device looks like an enhanced Galaxy S7 version with larger screen-to-body ratio.


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Thursday, January 5th, 2017. 19:24