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Top 10 Stories of the Week





It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.

Most of the articles this week deal with the new iPad models that are expected to be unveiled either next week or in April. There are also several posts that deal with iOS 10.3, the $1899 iPhone 7 Plus Retro Edition as well as with the untethered jailbreak of iOS 10.3 that may become public within next few weeks.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, March 19th, 2017. 17:55

Developer Teases Untethered iOS 10.3 Jailbreak



A developer nicknamed 0xnever has announced on Twitter that he will soon release an untethered jailbreak of iOS 10.3, which is currently being tested by developers and public testers. According to the hacker, his tool will turn the semi-tethered Yalu jailbreak into a fully untethered with just one tap. Looks like there are many vulnerabilities in the latest iOS version that can be used to hack it.


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Sunday, March 19th, 2017. 0:00

Apple Seeds Seventh iOS 10.3 Beta to Developers and Public Testers



Apple has released the seventh beta of iOS 10.3 to developers and public testers. The release took place just three days after the release of the previous beta. This is rather strange as typically Apple seeds new builds once a week. Such an early release of the seventh beta may mean that Apple has found a serious security issue affecting the firmware and decided to fix it as soon as possible.


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Friday, March 17th, 2017. 14:35

iOS 11 Won’t Support 187,000 32-Bit Apps



According to the latest report from Sensor Tower, iOS 11 may stop supporting about 200,000 32-bit apps that aren’t yet updated with the support for 64-bit processors.


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Thursday, March 16th, 2017. 12:02

Morgan Stanley Predicts 20% iPhone Unit Sales Growth in Fiscal 2018



According to the latest report from Morgan Stanley’s analyst Kate Huberty, iPhone unit sales will rise at least by 20% in fiscal 2018. The reason for this is a brand new model with improved specs as well as customers’ anticipation for this model.


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Wednesday, March 15th, 2017. 12:49

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Apple Seeds New Builds of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to Testers



Apple has released the sixth beta of iOS 10.3 to developers and the members of the public beta testing program. The release took place on Monday, less than a week after the release of the fifth beta. According to the release notes, this is a minor update that improves the stability and performance of iOS. Apple also seeded new builds of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to testers.


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Tuesday, March 14th, 2017. 15:45

Apple to Unveil New iPads Next Week – Rumors



According to the latest report shared by MacRumors, Apple may unveil several new products between March 20 and March 24. The reporters cite anonymous supply chain insiders. Notably, another report from 9to5Mac suggests that there are four previously unseen iPad models running iOS 10.3 beta and iOS 11 in the testing, so looks like the new products will be iPads.


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Tuesday, March 14th, 2017. 0:57

Galaxy S8 Will Be Less Popular than Galaxy S7 – Analyst



According to the latest report from reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the demand for the upcoming Galaxy S8 won't be as strong as the demand for the Galaxy S7 one year ago. As for the reasons for weak demand, they include lack of selling points and customers' anticipation for the iPhone 8.


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Sunday, March 12th, 2017. 14:15

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Galaxy S8 to Get Both Iris Scanner and Facial Recognition System



According to the latest report from the Korea Economic Daily, Samsung will add the support for facial recognition to the Galaxy S8. The main reasons for adding this feature are speed and readability of the iris scanner that may not be comfortable for all users. Apple's upcoming flagship, the iPhone 8, may also get both authentication systems as well as Apple is planning to either stop using the fingerprint scanner or place it under glass after removing the Home button.


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Sunday, March 12th, 2017. 14:09

Microsoft to Release Windows 10 Creators Update on April 11



Microsoft will start the rollout of the long-awaited Windows 10 Creators Update on April 11. MSPowerUser reporters believe the company will officially announce the major update and release a final build for testers by the end of March. After that, PC users will begin receiving this version. Still, as of now, there is no indication of Microsoft plans to start seeding Creators Update in April.


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Saturday, March 11th, 2017. 11:33

iPhone 8 Won’t Get Curved Screen – Analyst



According to the latest report from IHS Markit analyst Wayne Lam, the next-generation premium iPhone will not get a curved OLED display. Instead, the expert believes Apple will adopt a flat panel similar to the 2.5D glass the company is currently using in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The report is based on analysis of supply chain, so it’s actually quite trustworthy.


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Saturday, March 11th, 2017. 11:06

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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 25 with Improvements



Apple has released a new version of Safari Technology Preview. The latest build contains some new features and improvements that make the browser more stable and efficient when opening and rendering web pages.


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Thursday, March 9th, 2017. 12:39

Apple Releases iOS 10.3 Beta 5 to Testers



Apple on Wednesday released the fifth beta of iOS 10.3 to developers and the members of the Apple Beta Software Program. The update comes a little bit more than a week after the release of the previous version and contains a number of security, stability, and performance improvements.


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Thursday, March 9th, 2017. 12:11

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4, No iOS 10.3 Beta 5



Apple on Tuesday seeded the fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The latest update is a minor one, but if you use an earlier beta on your Mac, it is recommended that you install this version. It contains stability improvements and bug fixes.


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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. 11:50

New iPhone to Be Called iPhone Edition – Rumors



According to the latest report from a Japanese website MacOtakara, the next-generation iPhone with an OLED screen and other major improvements may be called the iPhone Edition. The release of the model may take place much later than the release of the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus that will be only slightly updated. The reporters believe the phone to be a premium model and a perfect choice for the Apple Watch Edition.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. 11:14