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The guys from Cupertino on Monday released the next iOS 8 beta to developers for testing. The release of the fifth beta-version comes two weeks after the release of the fourth beta, so we may assume that the work on the next-gen mobile operating system continues at a normal pace.
According to the latest figures from a research firm Net Applications, the global usage of Apple’s iOS as an operating system has fallen behind Android. Well, of course, the market in terms of the so-called install base has been for months or even years led by Google’s mobile operating system, but this is probably the first time when the guys from Cupertino lost the competitive struggle in terms of the actual user base.
It is Sunday today, that is why I have decided to make a roundup of the most popular posts of the past seven days. I think you should take a look.
According to the latest reports from the Wall Street Journal, Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers will become the head of iTunes Radio. This indicates that the guys from Cupertino are seriously planning to develop both music streaming services without giving preference to one. That is why the experts say that we won’t see the brands merging in the near future.
According to the latest reports from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple will release only three million iWatch units this year. Moreover, because of the problems connected with the production of sapphire screens for the new wearable device, nearly half of the iWatch units may get glass screens instead of the sapphire ones.
Apple has seeded the very first beta of its OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 to registered developers for testing. At first glance, it seems as if the new version of the operating system for Mac contains nothing new apart from the usual bug fixes, stability and performance improvements. To be honest, there’s indeed nothing new.
According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, the release of Apple’s next-generation iPhone will take place not in September, as it was reported earlier, but on Tuesday, October 14th. Moreover, as noted by one of the company employees, October will be a very busy month for the guys from Cupertino. This indicates that there may be some other product launches. For example, Apple may unveil the long-anticipated iWatch and updated iPad Air and iPad mini.
Apple’s smartphone market share in the world continues to decrease. The reason for the iPhone to lose ground is a great number of small Chinese manufacturers that produce cheap, but at the same time, efficient handsets. As we know, price is the key factor, which influences customers in the developing countries.
Looks like Beats Electronics wasn’t the only music-related company the guys from Cupertino planned to purchase this year. According to the latest report from Re/code, Apple is currently considering the possibility of buying the firm behind the music streaming application called Swell Radio. The price of acquisition is $30 million.
According to the latest reports from reliable sources, OS X Yosemite 10.10 adoption has nearly doubled since the launch of the first public beta. This indicates that Apple's customers from all over the world are aware of the plans of the company to release the new version of the operating system for Macs this fall. Moreover, they want to help make it more stable and efficient.
Apple has recently released the first public beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10. The pre-release version of the operating system for Macs is available for the first million of users who have registered as a beta-tester on Apple’s official
According to the latest reports from Asian sources, Apple’s next-generation iPad mini Air will be 30% thinner than the current model. It should be noted, however, that such a rumor has been first spotted in the Taiwan's United Daily News newspaper, so I suggest that you should take it with a few pinches of salt.
It is Sunday today and this means that I should tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Let’s take a look at them.
A new video showing something what appears to be a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 sapphire front panel has been recently posted to YouTube by Unbox Therapy. In the short clip, which is available below, you may see Joe Rogan shooting the front panel with an arrow.
According to the video posted to YouTube by Marques Brownlee, the front panel of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 seems to be made of the next-generation Gorilla Glass or a kind material with a thin sapphire coating and not entirely of sapphire, as it was reported earlier.