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Top 10 Stories of the Week





It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the posts worth your attention. Most of the articles this week deal with Apple’s recent software updates, but there’re some other important things as well.


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Sunday, January 29th, 2017. 15:45

macOS 10.12.4 Beta Displays Native Icons of Windows.EXE Files



According to Vaclav Vancura who works as a Mac product designer at Microsoft, the latest beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 displays native icons of executable Windows files instead of using generic images for unknown file types. This, however, doesn’t mean that Mac users can launch EXE files on their computers, at least now.


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Sunday, January 29th, 2017. 15:19

Apple Seeds First Public Betas of iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4



Apple has released first public betas of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to the members of its Beta Software Program. If you have signed up for this program, you can now get access to the latest updates.


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Friday, January 27th, 2017. 13:01

Luca Todesco Released iOS 10.2 Jailbreak



A well-known Italian hacker Luca Todesco has released a jailbreak of iOS 10.2 with working MobileSubstrate. The latest version of jailbreak is available on Todesco’s website.


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Thursday, January 26th, 2017. 19:52

Japan Display to Produce Flexible LCDs in 2018



According to the latest report from the Wall Street Journal, one of Apple suppliers, Japan Display, is planning to start the production of flexible LCD displays in 2018. They are cheaper to produce and the company says it has already found several smartphone vendors that are ready to start using new screens. OLED screens are more advanced, they use less power, but provide better image quality. Still, LCDs are good for mid-range and low-end smartphones.


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Thursday, January 26th, 2017. 15:29

Apple Releases First macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Beta to Developers



Apple has released the first beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers. The update features a new Night Shift mode similar to the one that debuted in iOS 9.3 and contains some other minor tweaks.


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Wednesday, January 25th, 2017. 14:07

Apple Releases First iOS 10.3 Beta with Lots of Improvements



Apple has released the first beta of iOS 10.3 with several new features to developers. The update brings a new file system to the firmware and includes other noticeable changes.


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Wednesday, January 25th, 2017. 13:06

iPhone 8 to Use Apple’s Own Wireless Charging Technology



According to the latest report from a research firm Copperfield Research, the iPhone 8 may support a wireless charging technology developed by Apple, not the one created by Energous or other firms that work in this field. The report is based on Apple’s patent filings that suggest that the company is interested in inductive chargers for the new iPhone and other products. Most of the patents have been filed quite long ago, so it’s high time Apple developed something based on these patents.


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Tuesday, January 24th, 2017. 15:15

Apple Releases iOS 10.2.1 with Bug Fixes



Apple has released iOS 10.2.1 to users worldwide. The update brings a number of security and stability improvements and bug fixes. There are no new features or design tweaks in the update.


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Tuesday, January 24th, 2017. 13:10

Wistron to Become Main iPhone Supplier in India



According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Wistron will become the main 2017 iPhone manufacturer in India. Foxconn and other vendors will become back up manufacturers. Apple will turn to them if demand for the new handset increases. To prepare for the demand, Wistron has increased the production capacity at its factories in India and China, reporters claim.


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Monday, January 23rd, 2017. 18:08

iPhone 8 to get New 3D Touch Sensor – Analyst



According to the latest report from usually reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the next-generation iPhone will feature a new 3D Touch sensor compatible with new wraparound OLED display panel that is supposed to be used in the handset. This new panel will be more sensitive and offer users more levels of pressure levels. To make the new sensor stronger and reinforce the entire structure of the OLED panel, Apple will use an additional layer of metal, Kuo says.


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Saturday, January 21st, 2017. 19:16

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Group FaceTime Video Calling to Debut in iOS 11 – Rumor



According to the latest report from The Verifier, iOS 11 will bring a number of new social features to the operating system. One of such features is the ability to add up to 5 participants to FaceTime video calls. Apple may announce the feature later this year at its annual WWDC conference along with other improvements and enhancements for iOS.


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Saturday, January 21st, 2017. 11:11

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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