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Top 10 Stories of the Week





It is Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting stories of the past seven days. Let’s take a look at them right now.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Sunday, November 16th, 2014. 22:43

Customers Show Strong Interest in Apple Pay - Retailers



According to the latest reports from U.S. retailers, the customers show strong interest in the recently-launched payments service created by the guys from Cupertino. This doesn’t mean that the number of users of the new system is currently immense; still, it is noticeably larger than the amount of people who adopted similar services from Google or other companies in the first weeks after their launch.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Sunday, November 16th, 2014. 22:10

Apple Releases Safari 8.0.1, Safari 7.1.1 and Safari 6.2.1 Betas to Developers



The guys from Cupertino have recently released three new Safari beta-versions, namely, Safari 8.0.1, Safari 7.1.1 and Safari 6.2.1 to developers for testing. These betas are designed to work on different OS X versions and contain a wide number of bug fixes and security improvements.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Friday, November 14th, 2014. 21:17

Apple Watch Chipmakers to Begin Mass Production of Hardware for Smartwatch Soon



According to the latest report from Digitimes, Apple's chip suppliers have recently begun gearing up for the production of chips for the long-anticipated Apple Watch that is expected to be released next year. The guys from Cupertino have already placed orders for 30 - 40 million chip units, which indicates that the initial batch of wearable devices will be quite large.


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Thursday, November 13th, 2014. 23:48

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New iPhones Are Less Popular Among Former Android Users Than Expected



According to the latest survey results published by a research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are not as popular among Android switchers as they were expected to be. In fact, the amount of former Android users who decided to purchase Apple's handset this year is nearly two times smaller if to compare with 2013. Just look: 12% and 23%. I must admit, the difference is immense. What is even more interesting is that the number of Windows Phone or Blackberry switchers turned out to be smaller in 2014 as well; more people decided to upgrade to the iPhone 5s last year and not to the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus this year. This means that about 80% of the new iPhone buyers are former iPhone owners.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, November 13th, 2014. 23:19

Pegatron Will Boost Its Production Capacity to Help Apple Produce iPhones?



According the the latest report from Nikkei, Apple's supplier Pegatron is currently working hard to boost its production capacity. Such a step is caused by strong demand for the recently-released iPhone 6. Apart from manufacturing the 4.7-inch handset, this factory may also get orders for the production of the larger 5.5-inch model as Foxconn can't cope with such a massive load.


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Wednesday, November 12th, 2014. 21:38

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iOS 8 Adoption Rate Is Now Close to 60% - Apple



According to what can be found on the App Store support page for developers, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system is currently installed on 56% of compatible devices. Over the past month, the adoption rate has increased 8% and that is an impressive result, I must say. In case you don't know, Apple made the eighth version of iOS available for users worldwide seven and a half weeks ago.


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Wednesday, November 12th, 2014. 21:30

iOS Improves Its Position in Enterprise Market, Android Falls Behind



According to the latest Mobility Index Report published by a research firm called Good Technology, iOS market share in the enterprise market remains high and even goes up. The rival mobile operating system, Android, sees a decrease in market share in corporate sector and Windows Phone platform demonstrates stable results and remains the third most-popular OS.


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Tuesday, November 11th, 2014. 21:46

Apple Releases New OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 Beta to Developers for Testing



Apple has recently released a new beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 to developers for testing. The release comes just one week after the release of the previous OS X 10.10.1 beta, which had a build number 14B17 and contained a wide number of stability improvements and bug fixes.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014. 21:28

Apple Improves Its Position on U.S. and Global PC Market - IDC



According to the latest report from a research firm called IDC, Apple noticeably improved its position on the U.S. PC market in the third quarter of 2014. In fact, the guys from Cupertino managed to reach the highest PC market share ever reported. And such a result looks even more impressive if to take into account the fact that the PC sales do not include Apple's iPad sales.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014. 0:29

New Video Showing Apple's Campus 2 Appeared Online



A new high-resolution video showing the construction site of Apple's Campus 2 has been recently uploaded to YouTube. The short clip shot with the help of a drone equipped with a camera gives us a closer look at the structure that has been built on the foundation of the would-be headquarters over the past few weeks. Well, I must admit the construction workers do their job very and very quickly.


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Monday, November 10th, 2014. 21:06

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Pangu8 Jailbreak Utility Released for Mac OS X



The PanguTeam has released a Pangu8 utility for Mac OS X that can jailbreak iOS 8.0 - 8.1.

You can download the latest version of the Pangu Jailbreak utility for Windows and Mac OS from here. If you haven't jailbroken already, you can find our step-by-step instructions on how to do so here.
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Sunday, November 9th, 2014. 20:56

Pangu8 1.2.1 Jailbreak Utility Released



The PanguTeam has released Pangu8 1.2.1, an updated version of their utility to jailbreak iOS 8.0 - 8.1.

Here's what's new...

Version 1.2.1 - (2014.11.06)
1. Integrate with Cydia 1.1.16 (Cydia fixed boot issue when using "Restore from Backup" feature)

Cydia 1.1.16 resolved the iOS 8 "Restore from Backup" issue, increased iOS 8 multitask timeout, improved App Store redirect block, and fixed the login dialog on iPad.

You can download the latest version of the Pangu Jailbreak utility from here. If you haven't jailbroken already, you can find our step-by-step instructions on how to do so here.




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Friday, November 7th, 2014. 1:36

Stainless Apple Watch to Cost $500, Gold - $4.000 - Rumors



Several new rumors that deal with Apple's long-anticipated smartwatch and the prices for different versions of the gadget have recently appeared on the Internet. According to the latest report found on a French website called iGen.fr, the stainless steel model of the Apple Watch may cost about $500, while the high-end and luxurious gold version could get a price tag of $4.000 or even $5.000. Well, that's a bit too much for a smartwatch, don't you think so?


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014. 21:20

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128GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Owners Continue Reporting Crashing and Boot Loop Issues



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, a relatively wide number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners have encountered an issue that causes constant crashes and restarts of their devices. After such crashes, the smartphones get stuck in a boot loop and  it takes much time to bring them back to normal functioning. What is interesting about this particular glich is that it affects primarily the iPhones with 128GB of storage on board and those that have their storage full or nearly full.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014. 21:13