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Apple Releases iOS 8.1 Beta to Developers for Testing





Apple on Monday released iOS 8.1 to developers for testing. As you probably know, iOS 8.1 is one of the three versions of the mobile operating system the guys from Cupertino are currently working on. The release comes several days after the release of iOS 8.0.2, which contained a wide number of bug fixes.


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Wednesday, October 1st, 2014. 0:48

Apple Currently Testing Three New iOS 8 Versions?



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter and according to the recent web traffic data, the guys from Cupertino are currently testing three iOS 8 versions. This may indicate that Apple has come up with a new strategy of updating its mobile operating system. Earlier, a major update was released once in at least 5 or 6 months. For example, iOS 7 was released in September, 2013 and iOS 7.1 that contained the support of CarPlay, surfaced only in March of 2014. Taking into account the fact that Apple is already testing iOS 8.1, iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3, it appears that the new versions of iOS may be released alongside new product launches.


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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014. 13:54

iPhone Boot Test Reveals Surprising Results [Video]



We all know that the latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are incredibly fast and efficient. But how much time does it actually take for the new handsets to boot and how this boot time is different from the time iPhone 5s and earlier models of the smartphone demonstrate? Let’s find out.

On the video below, you may take a look at the full line-up of iPhones taking part in the ultimate boot time test. The rules of this test are incredibly simple: all the handsets should be running the latest firmware version they support and be freshly updated.


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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014. 2:23

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It’s Sunday today, that is why I have prepared a short list of the most popular and the most interesting posts of the past seven days for you. If you have time and desire, you may take a look.


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Sunday, September 28th, 2014. 22:29

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Apple to Launch iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China Soon?



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have nearly reached the final regulatory approval of the Chinese authorities, which means that the handsets may soon go on sale in China. The purported launch date is October 10th.


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Sunday, September 28th, 2014. 19:39

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It Is Now Impossible to Downgrade to iOS 7.1.2



Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 8.0.1 and iOS 8.0.2, which contained a number of important fixes for Phone, Keyboard, Safari, Sharing, SMS/MMS messages, Photo Library and VPN. After seeding the new iOS 8 version to customers worldwide, the guys from Cupertino finally stopped signing iOS 7.1.2 firmware version. This means that all those people who migrated to iOS 8 or later no longer can downgrade.


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Sunday, September 28th, 2014. 19:15

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Are Not as Bendable as It Was Believed [Video]



According to the latest report from a research firm called Consumer Reports, Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus is not as bendable as it was believed. It took 90 pounds of force to bend the recently-released 5.5-inch iPhone and about 70 pounds of force to deform its 4.7-inch sibling. The larger handset is actually stronger, which is a bit of surprise for me.


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Sunday, September 28th, 2014. 3:49

Apple to Release iOS 8.0.1 with Numerous Fixes - Rumor



According to the latest rumors, Apple is currently working on iOS 8.0.1, which will bring fixes for such features as Phone, Keyboard, Safari, Sharing and VPN on the iPhone and iPad. Whether there will be any fixes for Wi-FI and battery life issues discovered a couple of days ago is still a question without an answer. Nevertheless, we know that the update for iOS 8 is in the works and will be released very soon.


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Wednesday, September 24th, 2014. 21:25

It Is Possible to Bend iPhone 6 Plus with Bare Hands [Video]



Yesterday I told you that it is possible to bend the iPhone 6 Plus while carrying it in the pocket of pants all the time. Today, a guy named Lou (from Unbox Therapy) decided to prove or refute the rumors and took his own iPhone 6 Plus to the ultimate bend test. As it turned out, it was a bad idea.


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Wednesday, September 24th, 2014. 20:21

Beats Music to Get New Name in February - Rumors



According to the latest report from Re/code, the guys from Cupertino are planning to launch their revamped streaming music service with a new branding next year. To be more precise, this will happen during the 2015 Grammy Awards in February. Looks like Apple won’t shut or rename the recently-acquired Beats Music service until that time. A piece of good news for all Beats fans, right?


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Wednesday, September 24th, 2014. 19:49

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iOS 8 Adoption Rate Reaches 46% Week After Release



It has been nearly a week since Apple released its iOS 8 to users worldwide. Six days after the release, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system is installed on 46% of all the iOS devices connected to the App Store. Well, at least this is what the guys from Cupertino say.


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Wednesday, September 24th, 2014. 1:28

iOS 8 Users Encounter Issues with Slow Wi-Fi and Poor Battery Life



According to the latest report from reliable sources, iOS 8 users are currently complaining about problems with Wi-Fi and battery life of the devices running the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system. In particular, a number of iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display and iPhone 5s owners as well as those who have recently purchased the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus complain that they experience difficulties in connecting to Wi-Fi network. Moreover, the battery of the devices running iOS 8 drains incredibly quickly.


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Wednesday, September 24th, 2014. 0:41

First iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Benchmark Results



Following the release and record-breaking first weekend sales, AnandTech experts took both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for testing and benchmarked them. Moreover, the newly-released handsets were compared to the iPhone 5s and a number of rival handsets including the HTC One (E8), Motorola Moto X, Samsung Galaxy S5, Google Nexus 5 and some others. If you one of those people, who like Apple and its products, you will be pleased with the results of the benchmarks.


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Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014. 0:03

Apple Announces Record-Breaking First Weekend iPhone Sales



Apple on Monday announced that the sales of its 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus in the opening weekend topped ten million units. That is a new record for the guys from Cupertino. Apple managed to break the last year’s record of nine million iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c units sold during the first three days. What an impressive result!


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Monday, September 22nd, 2014. 22:28

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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Fail Drop Tests



Immediately after the start of sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in several countries, first drop and crash tests began to appear on the Internet. The bad news is that both handsets are not doing well in these ultimate durability tests. While they somehow manage to remain intact when dropped on the side and back, they have no chances when dropped on the face. The smaller iPhone seems to demonstrate slightly better results, but in general, both handsets can’t be called the strongest devices on the market. Take a look at the video and you will understand what I mean.


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Monday, September 22nd, 2014. 20:19

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