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iPhone 6s Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy S7 – Speed Test





Yesterday, YouTube channel SuperSaf TV released a video where two smartphones, namely, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and iPhone 6s Plus were compared in a speed test. The results of the test are quite surprising. If you expect Samsung’s new device to be much faster than iPhone 6s due to the fact that it was released later and has a better processor, you’re wrong.


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Monday, March 7th, 2016. 23:36

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time we discussed the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Most of the articles this week deal with the long-awaited 4-inch iPhone SE, iPhone 7 and its specs as well as with Apple’s plans and technologies for the upcoming handsets and tablets.


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Monday, March 7th, 2016. 1:18

Samsung Galaxy S7 and iPhone 6S Tested in Water



YouTube channel EverythingApplePro released an interesting video a couple of days ago. People behind the channel decided to test Samsung’s new smartphone Galaxy S7 Edge and the iPhone 6S in a plastic reservoir filled with water to see if they can get some unexpected results.

According to Samsung, their Galaxy S7 is fully waterproof in accordance with the IP68 standard. Unlike the previous models, the S7 is supposed to work normally after being held in the water for 30 minutes and can be put up to 1,5 meters deep.

Moreover, the company claims to use not only outside waterproof coverage, but inside as well. It means that even USB ports and the headphone jack will work absolutely fine after you drop the smartphone in the water.


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Sunday, March 6th, 2016. 1:44

Apple Has to Make a “Good Computer” – Oculus VR Founder



Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR, the company that specializes in virtual reality technology said that Apple should make a more powerful computer, if it wants to deal with VR.


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Friday, March 4th, 2016. 22:32

Apple Releases New Pre-Release Builds of OS X, iOS, watchOS and tvOS to Developers



Apple on Tuesday seeded the fifth beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 to developers for testing. Latest pre-release builds contain a number of minor performance and stability enhancements and bug fixes.


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Thursday, March 3rd, 2016. 1:43

Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 Ads Claiming PCs Are Better than Macs



Apple’s rival, Microsoft, has recently released several new commercials comparing Windows 10 to Apple’s Mac OS X. As usual, Microsoft claims PCs are better and that average users can perform more tasks with computers running Windows, not OS X. The ads highlight the features present on Windows 10 devices and missing from OS X, such as Cortana for desktop, touch screens and more. The commercials are available below, you can take a look right now.


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Monday, February 29th, 2016. 23:11

Apple to Unveil New iPhone, iPad on March 22nd - Rumor



According to the latest report from Re/code, Apple’s media event devoted to the widely-rumored 4-inch iPhone SE, new 9.7-inch iPad Pro and the updated Apple Watch will take place on March 22nd, not March 15th as it was reported earlier this year. It is currently unknown whether the event was moved to the aforementioned day or this was Apple’s original date.


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Sunday, February 28th, 2016. 22:32

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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting articles of the past seven days. Most of the posts this week deal with pre-release versions of iOS 9.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 as well as with the upcoming 4-inch iPhone SE and the 9.7-inch iPad called the iPad Pro. There are some other interesting articles, so make sure you check them out.


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Sunday, February 28th, 2016. 12:02

4-inch iPhone to Be Called iPhone SE - Rumor



According to the latest report from reliable sources, the smaller 4 inch iPhone will be called the iPhone SE, not the iPhone 5SE. If the rumors turn out to be legitimate, we may see the first iPhone without the number in its name.


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Saturday, February 27th, 2016. 22:17

Apple to Add Siri to OS X 10.12 This Fall - Rumor



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple is planning to add Siri to OS X 10.12, which is expected to be released as soon as this fall. Sources claim that the company has been testing Siri on OS X internally for a long period of time and that the virtual assistant is nearly ready for the release.


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Thursday, February 25th, 2016. 13:08

Take A Look at New iPhone 7 Concept with Expandable Widescreen



A new incredibly interesting and quite awkward iPhone 7 concept has recently appeared on YouTube. The new iPhone mockup has been created by Sonitdac and a thing that makes it completely different from all other concepts is expandable widescreen display. While it is obvious that Apple won’t release such a device this year, the idea is actually quite innovative and worth researching, I guess.

The video showing the aforementioned iPhone 7 concept is available below.


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Thursday, February 25th, 2016. 11:32

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Fourth Beta of iOS 9.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 Now Available for Public Testers



Following the release of the fourth beta of iOS 9.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 to registered developers, Apple has made the pre-release software available for the members of the public beta testing program.


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Wednesday, February 24th, 2016. 16:58

Apple Sold 4.1 Million Apple Watch Units in Q4 2015, 11.6 Million in 2015 Overall



According to the latest report shared by IDC, the Apple Watch sales in the holiday quarter of 2015 accounted for impressive 4.1 million units or 15% market share. Such result allowed Apple to occupy the second spot in the ranking of top wearable device manufacturers. The first place was taken by Fitbit and the third one went to Xiaomi.


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Wednesday, February 24th, 2016. 13:42

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Apple Lowered Transaction Fees to Launch Apple Pay in China



As it was already reported, Apple launched Apple Pay in China last week. In accordance with the latest report from people familiar with the matter, to make the mobile payment system work in this Asian country, Apple had to halve the usual transaction fee. Currently, the fee is equal to  0.07% in China, while in the United States and other regions it accounts for approximately 0.15%.


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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016. 15:17

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Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 to Developers



Apple has today seeded the fourth beta of iOS 9.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2 to registered developers for testing. Each version contains minor enhancements and bug fixes aimed at making it more stable and efficient.


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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016. 1:24