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Apple Releases New iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Betas





Apple has released new betas of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The updates contain a number of bug fixes and under-the-hood changes aimed at making the software more stable and secure.


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Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. 12:01

Watch Galaxy S8 Teaser and Some of Samsung’s Latest Ads [Video]



Yesterday, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Apple’s main rival, Samsung, announced the Unpacked media event scheduled for March 29th, where the company will unveil the long-awaited Galaxy S8. The South Korean manufacturer also shared several ads to reassure customers that all phones pass numerous security checks and tests before they are released. This is a step aimed at making people believe that the Galaxy Note 7 disaster won’t happen with new models.

As for the Galaxy S8, it will get a Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, an iris scanner, and a number of other new features.

You can take a look at the ads below.


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Monday, February 27th, 2017. 19:58

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 Apple’s upcoming iPhone as well as the March media event, where the company may unveil the new lineup of iPads. There are also several posts about the latest iOS and macOS Sierra versions and rumors about Apple’s rivals.


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Sunday, February 26th, 2017. 12:07

New 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPads Won’t Be Released Until May-June



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, the new 10.5-inch iPad and the next-gen 12.9-inch iPad Pro won’t ship until May-June. The tablets should be unveiled at a media event next month, but it’s very unlikely that Apple will manage to catch up with the demand and ship all new devices at the same time. The report is based on data shared by Taiwanese supply chain insiders.


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Friday, February 24th, 2017. 20:44

iPhone 7 Plus Catches Fire, Apple Promises to Investigate Issue



According to the latest report shared by Mashable, an iPhone 7 Plus that belonged to Brianna Olivas smoked and melted one day after being diagnosed as fully working at the Apple Store. Nobody was injured, but the phone melted and became totally useless. The video showing the melting iPhone was shared by Brianna on Twitter. The short video went viral and now has more than 1 million views.


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Friday, February 24th, 2017. 12:58

Five Teams Work on Wireless Charging for New iPhone



Apple hasn’t decided which wireless charging technology to use the next-generation iPhone. According to the latest report from Reuters, the company has at least five groups of engineers working on wireless charging solutions.


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Thursday, February 23rd, 2017. 21:50

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Apple Names Campus 2 'Apple Park', Promises to Open It in April



Apple has named its new campus "Apple Park". According to the latest press release shared by the company, the employees will start moving to the new headquarters after official opening in April. The process of organizing the work of 12,000 employees in a new place will take about six months. Some additional building will be ready only later this year.


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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017. 18:49

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Samsung to Start Selling Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 in India and Vietnam



According to the latest report from The Investor, Samsung is planning to start selling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 units. It is cheaper for the manufacturer to order new batteries and reassemble several million smartphones than to destroy all recalled and never-sold devices. Sources claim that refurbished Note 7 units will be sold in India and Vietnam.


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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017. 16:55

Take a Look at These New iPhone Ads [Video]



Apple has posted six new iPhone 7 ads on its official YouTube channel. Four commercials belong to the “One Night” campaign, while the other two showcase the Portrait mode of the iPhone 7 Plus. You can check out the new videos below. Don’t forget to tell us what you think!

To start off, let’s take a look at the simple clips showing the beauty of Shanghai, New York, Johannesburg, and Tokyo. All photos have been taken by independent photographers and then carefully reviewed and merged into four videos by Apple.


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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. 19:57

iPhone 8 to Get 2K Display, 3GB of RAM, and 256GB of Storage



According to the latest report from TrendForce, the next-generation iPhone will get a 5.8-inch 2K display and 3GB of RAM. The report also corroborates earlier rumors suggesting Apple will get rid of the Home button and add two storage options, namely, 64GB and 256GB.


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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. 19:25

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Apple Seeds New iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Betas to Developers



Apple has released iOS 10.3 beta 3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 3 to developers for testing. The release comes two weeks after the release of previous betas. The updates bring numerous bug fixes as well as security, stability, and performance improvements for compatible devices.


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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. 18:52

New iPads, 128GB iPhone SE, Red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to Be Announced in March



According to the latest report shared by a Japanese website Mac Otakara, Apple will release several new iPad Pro models, as well as the updated 128GB iPhone SE and the red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.


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Monday, February 20th, 2017. 21:30

Apple Lost Smartphone Market Share in China to Local Brands



According to the latest report from Canalys, Apple’s share in the Chinese smartphone market dropped in 2016. Currently, the company occupies the fifth spot behind Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi.


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Sunday, February 19th, 2017. 15:05

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Apple Uses This Case to Hide Future iPhone Prototypes [Images]



Sonny Dickson has recently shared several images that show a secret case Apple uses to hide its iPhone prototypes during transportation. The case hides both front and back panels of the handset as well as its size. The images showing the case itself and documents it comes with have been published by MacRumors.


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Sunday, February 19th, 2017. 14:37

Latest iPad Pro Commercials Explain Why iPad is Better than Computer



Apple has released four new iPad Pro commercials that tell us why the device is better than traditional computer or laptop for most people. All ads are available below as well as on Apple’s official YouTube channel.

The first video tells us that there are no viruses on the iPad Pro, which makes this device better than a computer.


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Saturday, February 18th, 2017. 19:28