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Apple Won’t Completely Change iPhone Design in 2016 - WSJ





According to the latest report from the WSJ, Apple won’t completely change the design of the iPhone in 2016. The reporters believe that the company will improve water resistance and make the handset thinner and lighter. Moreover, it is very unlikely that the next-generation iPhone will get a headphone jack. As to the size, both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will resemble the 4.7-inch iPhone 6s and 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus. The report cites KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who earlier this year said that the new iPhone may become 1mm thinner and made other predictions concerning the device.


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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016. 11:35

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Apple Will Ship iPhone 7 with Standard Headphones and Lightning Adapter



According to the latest report from Macotakara, Apple plans to ship the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with standard 3.5mm headphones and a Lightning adapter. Recent rumors suggest that the company will ditch the headphone jack to reduce thickness and weight of the devices and make the headphones compatible with the Lighting port of the handsets.


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Tuesday, June 21st, 2016. 18:17

Apple Pulls 2012 non-Retina MacBook Pros from Store Showcases



Apple has begun pulling the 2012 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro models from the shelves of Apple Stores in the United States. While the laptops are still available for purchase, they are no longer showcased to customers. They can’t take a closer look at the older devices and test them with their own hands. This may mean that Apple is preparing the ground for the rumored 13-inch MacBook Pro model with an OLED touch panel instead of function keys.


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Tuesday, June 21st, 2016. 17:32

Developer Enables Dark Mode for Settings App in iOS 10



Additional proofs of Apple’s plans to bring a new system-wide Dark Mode to iPhones, iPads and iPod touch units have been recently found in the first beta of iOS 10. A developer named Andrew Wiik managed to turn on the rumored mode for the Settings app on his iPhone running the latest firmware version.

Below you can take a look at the screenshots showing how the Dark Mode on iOS may look like.


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Monday, June 20th, 2016. 21:15

Check Out Apple’s New Wireless Keyboard Concept Featuring OLED Panel [Video]



If you like rumors like I do, you might have heard that Apple is reportedly planning to add a new touch-sensitive OLED panel instead of functions key on the new MacBook Pro. Many things point to this, for example, leaked photos of the alleged casing for the laptop or references found in the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system called macOS Sierra. But what if Apple decides to integrate similar OLED panels into its wireless keyboards? Below you can take a look at the concept showing how everything may look like.


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Saturday, June 18th, 2016. 16:54

iOS 10 Has Been Successfully Jailbroken



A well-known hacker nicknamed iH8sn0w has successfully jailbroken iOS 10 beta that was released to developers last Monday. This means that Apple hasn’t patched all exploits that could be used to hack the devices running the latest version of company’s mobile operating system. Below you can take a look at the video showing a jailbroken iPhone 5 running iOS 10.


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Apple Executive Explains Why iMessage Won’t Come to Android



One of Apple executives has recently explained why the company hasn’t brought iMessage to Android. In a comment to tech journalist Walt Mossberg, this person revealed that there are two reasons for not expanding the messaging service to rival platforms.


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Friday, June 17th, 2016. 11:08

Check Out These 75 New iOS 10 Features [Video]



Earlier this week, Apple unveiled iOS 10, the next version of the mobile operating system that is compatible with the iPhone 5, iPad 4, iPad mini 2 or newer as well as with the 6th generation iPod touch. Even though the update is currently available only as a beta, 9to5Mac’s Jeff Benjamin has just created a nice video showing all new features and improvements found in iOS 10. It is rather long, however, it’s quite informative, too, so if you want to get a closer and detailed look at what’s new in the firmware, make sure you watch the clip below.


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Thursday, June 16th, 2016. 18:04

Apple Asks Retail Employees to Test macOS Sierra



Several days after the release of the first beta macOS Sierra, Apple has started inviting its retail employees to test the software. Apple notes, though, that the participation in testing is not obligatory and that the employees are not required to download the pre-release version of the operating system to their computers if they don’t want to do this.


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Thursday, June 16th, 2016. 16:38

Leaked iPhone 7 Front Panel Reveals Touch-Sensitive Home Button



Two new images showing the front panel of the iPhone 7 have recently appeared on the Internet. What is interesting about these images is that they depict a touch-sensitive Home button instead of the physical one that was present in Apple handsets since the very first model. The photos also reveal narrower bezels of the front panel.


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Thursday, June 16th, 2016. 13:44

Apple Watch 2 to Come Alongside iPhone 7 - Suppliers



According to the latest report from Digitimes reporters who cite supply chain sources, the next-generation Apple Watch will be launched in the fall alongside the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. As to the shipments of components for the new smartwatch, they should begin in the third quarter of 2016.


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Wednesday, June 15th, 2016. 14:55

Apple Posts Full WWDC Keynote to YouTube [Video]



Apple has posted a full video of the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote that took place on Monday to YouTube.

During the event, the tech giant announced new versions of its operating systems, namely, watchOS 3, tvOS 10, iOS 10 and macOS Sierra. Each and every version contains a number of new features, performance and design enhancements as well as stronger data encryption to protect the data users store on their devices.

Right after the WWDC keynote, Apple released first betas of the aforementioned operating systems to developers for testing and promised that public beta testing program will start in July. As to the release for end users, it may take place in the fall.

You can watch the full WWDC 2016 keynote below.

 




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Wednesday, June 15th, 2016. 13:04

Apple Announces watchOS 3 and tvOS 10 at WWDC



As a part of WWDC keynote, Apple has announced new versions of watchOS and tvOS. Both represent a major step forward in terms of usability and features and give Apple developers more opportunities to create apps and optimize them for these platforms.


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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016. 0:29

Apple Announces macOS Sierra and Releases Beta for Developers



Apart from announcing iOS 10 and new versions of watchOS and tvOS, Apple has just announced the next generation of its desktop operating system, macOS Sierra. The big update features Siri, Universal Clipboard that allows to copy something on one device and paste it seamlessly on another one, Auto Unlock feature that makes it possible to unlock your laptop from an iPhone or Apple Watch and other features.


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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016. 0:19

Apple Announces iOS 10 with New Features and Design Tweaks



Apple has just announced iOS 10 with a number of new advanced features and improvements to notification center, lock screen, QuickType keyboard, Photos app, Maps and other sections of the operating system.


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Monday, June 13th, 2016. 22:55